HP Offering 6 TouchPad Apps for Free


See…not all of the news is bad for TouchPad owners. HP has just announced on its blog site that 6 apps, ranging in price from $.99 to $14.99, are now free for a limited time–including 2 of the apps that Juan mentioned in today’s article: Sparkle HD and Camera for TouchPad. The other apps on offer are Glimpse, Kung Fu Panda 2 Storybook, Big Boss and Audubon Birds. Check out all of the info after the jump…and get started downloading; these apps won’t be free forever!

How does a cool, refreshing, and free 6-Pack sound?

If you have an HP TouchPad, get ready to spend some quality time in the HP App Catalog. We’ve selected six apps that normally sell for as much as $14.99 and we’re making them available at no cost to HP webOS customers for a limited time. (See free offer details below.)

GlimpseWith apps ranging from games to birdwatching, there’s something to delight everyone. Check out the six apps below, along with the individual promo codes you’ll need to zip through checkout on the house. (For details on how to use the App Catalog and promo codes, click here.) These promo codes are only for use in the U.S.; check back soon for promo codes in other countries where TouchPad is available.

Got your App Catalog open? It’s time to click open your 6-Pack (if you’re reading this on your TouchPad, just click on the app title and enter the promo code indicated in parentheses below (following the publisher’s name and regular price) when you check out:

  • Glimpse (Inglorious Apps, $5, injoj55410gavxv): Amp up your TouchPad multitasking to 11 using this customizable and addictive split-screen interface.
  • Kung Fu Panda 2 Storybook (zuuka, $2.99, eotss76676jjzqr): Enjoy images and voices from Kung Fu Panda 2 right on your TouchPad.
  • Big Boss (Fair Play Labs, $1.99, vfimk09918lngoz): Design your “Big BossBoss” – a gigantic monster – and attempt to defeat the brave heroes and powerful wizards of WackyLands.
  • Sparkle HD (10tons Ltd., $4.99, pweuq32135vrbhx): Save Crowberry Woods in this TouchPad version of the popular desktop game.
  • Camera for TouchPad (Keen Studios, $0.99, rijon62171nhvtu): Start snapping away, with options for managing your photos and using them with other TouchPad apps.
  • Audubon Birds (Green Mountain Digital, $14.99, jjiox66488ddnik): This searchable digital field guide to North American birds offers stunning photography and thrilling (trilling?) bird songs.

And stay tuned for the next 6-Pack of apps (planned for early September).