Some free IOS apps for today:

Weather Genie (was 0,99USD)
Weather GenieIntroducing Weather Genie 4.0 that turns your touches into LIVE WATER! Touch the screen to create ripples that interact and move just like real water. Try it out for yourself to see just how fun and innovative the interface is!!! And it has ALL the detailed weather info you’re looking for.Weather Genie combines custom hand-painted animation with gorgeous *breath-taking* backgrounds in HD. Perfect for docking with slideshow mode that fades between locations and backgrounds. The new version has dozens of new features, all the weather data you need, interface tweaks & customization features, add your own photos, etc.

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Paper
Paper From quick sketches to note taking to inspiration, Paper is the simplest way to capture ideas and dreams, enhanced with the added dimension and richness of real paper textures.
Simple and powerful Paint and Drawing tools support your creative energy without ever getting in the way of inspiration.

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Plight of the Zombie
Plight of the ZombieWe are tired of all of these zombie games designed for those apathetic people who just want to kill poor, innocent zombies all the time. They’re just hungry!
Plight of the Zombie features:
+ Play over 30 deliciously brainy puzzles
+ More levels being offered after release
+ Be one with your inner zombie as you nom on yummy brains
+ Support a savory cause by helping end zombie hunger
+ Appetizing store with plenty of tasteful accessories for your zombies

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The Translator HD
The Translator HDWith Translator, you can translate any text between 45 world languages. All you have to do is select your source and target languages, type your text and click on the translation button. It’s as simple as that.
You don’t even have to type your text. Just speak and your speech will be converted into text and translated instantly.
You can send your translation via Email or SMS or share it on Facebook or Twitter from inside the app.
If you need to communicate in a foreign language you don’t speak, then this app IS DEFINITELY FOR YOU.
So, in a nutshell, you can do the following:
✔ Translate your text in the language of your choice.
✔ Send your translation as a message or email.
✔ Share your translation on Twitter or Facebook.
✔ Copy your translation into other apps on your iPhone.

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It’s quite easy if you know where to start. There are two ways, you can use UILabel or NSString. With UILabel you can control width and height of rendered texture, also you have words wrap and text aligning.

So step by step:
1. first we need our UILabel, in CGRectMake we are setting our text size (rectangle)
2. then we need our text to display, also font using UIFont class
3. setting text color is also easy, but then comes little trick – you can use “clearColor” with background to make it transparent
4. next thing is to start new image context with UIGraphicsBeginImageContext
5. next 2 line are important if you don’t want your text to be vertically flipped (third parameter in CGContextTranslateCTM is our UILabel height)
6. then we need to render our label using renderInContext
7. and finally we have ready to use texture using UIImage

Well, this one can be really painful. But solution is simple, just make sure you are stopping every OpenGL AND sound activity in applicationWillResignActive function, not in applicationDidEnterBackground (becouse it’s too late, app is already in background and no OpenGL/Sound is allowed, you can add playing sounds in background into plist but OpenGL won’t be allowed anyway).