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Free iPhone apps for today, free Apple update fixes security flaw

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The free iPhone apps, compatible with iPad and iPod Touch, worth getting today start with “Flipp”, a free iPhone app that lets you get the money saving coupons found in your Sunday newspaper—without having to buy the paper-- while Apple releases a free update that fixes a security flaw in OS X, according to Apple Insider (Feb. 25).

Lots of consumers like saving money by using the coupons found in local flyers and weekly ads that come with your local Sunday newspaper. Used consistently, you can save as much as 40 percent a week with these coupons. Now there's a free iPhone app that lets you get these money saving coupons without having to buy the Sunday paper—saving even more money. With this free app you can search for a store, brand or item, tap items to clip coupons and put them in your shopping list, tap and hold to get item details—plus highlight items on sale for the best deals and savings.

Apple has now released the free OS X update 10.9.2 that fixes the SSL security flaw that previously appeared in iOS 7. This free update for OS X also adds new features like FaceTime audio calls and the ability to block incoming iMessages from individual senders. On Friday, Apple issued a free update to iOS, squashing this same security bug.

The free iPhone app, “FCC Speed Test” lets you accurately measure how your iPhone's mobile broadband is performing. You can run tests on download and upload speeds, packet loss and latency—just be sure to deactivate Wi-Fi before you run these tests.

In a big app deal today, “50music—listen to 50 music styles & thousands of playlists” (Reg. $2.99) is free. This iPhone app streams millions of songs in thousands of playlists for free from radio stations across the globe. You can share the stations you like with your friends though email, use AirPlay to stream music to your Apple TV and set a sleep timer.

In news about Apple TV, Apple has added the “WWE” network to Apple TV. “WWE” streams live content 24/7—everything from classic wrestling matches to reality television shows. A subscription is just $9.99 a month for six months—and what is especially interesting is that this subscription can be purchased though iTunes. Is the ability to purchase only the channels you want what Apple has in store for the future Apple TV? Tell us what you think in the comments below. Thanks.

If you don't have Apple TV, the free “WWE” app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch can be your portal to the “WWE Network”. What's more, if you watch events like “Monday Night Raw” on television, you can use this app to get exclusive info about the event.

“Flipp” requires iOS 7.0+, is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch and is optimized for iPhone 5.

“FCC Speed Test” requires iOS 7.0+, is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch and is optimized for iPhone 5.

“50music—listen to 50 music styles & thousands of playlists” requires iOS 4.3+, is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch and is optimized for iPhone 5.

“WWE” is rated 9+ for violence, profanity and crude humor. This free app requires iOS 6.0+, is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch and is optimized for iPhone 5.

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