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NewsPoster Dec 20, 2013 09:38 PM
App deals for iOS users abounding over the holidays [U]
<em>[Updated again with yet more app deals]</em> Freebies and discounts on iOS apps are in plentiful supply during this holiday season, and <em>MacNN</em> is scouring the US App Store and web to bring our readers the best of these discounts, most of which should be locked-in throughout the next week or so (Apple is closing its iTunes Connect service, which allows developers to change App Store prices, until December 27). Here are just some of the best deals we've found for you.<br />
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<strong>Free for Xmas: non-game categories</strong><br />
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<em>[Update 2: some new freebies to replace a few that went away]</em> A number of iOS non-game apps have been reduced in price to free, among them video and music remixing app <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300939==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fvjay%2Fid523713724%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>Vjay</a> (normally $10), drawing app <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300940==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid355460798%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>Inspire Pro</a> (regularly $5), photography app <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300942==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fsplit-lens-2-pro-clone-yourself%2Fid680034966%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at% 3D11l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>Split Lens 2 Pro</a> (normally $2), and social network management app <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300944==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fmyfollowers-3-in-1%21-for-instagram%2Fid554288094%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at %3D11l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>My Followers 3 in 1</a> (regularly $1).<br />
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<a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301044==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid649470858%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>Spark Camera</a>, a movie shooter and editor that nabbed Apple Editors' Choice and App Store Best of 2013, is now free (previously $2), as well as travel app <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301045==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid338227344%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>Kayak Pro (normally $1), <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301046==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid435827153%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>Spanish: Speak and Learn Pro</a> (regularly $10), comic book creation app <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301047==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid603139024%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>Halftone 2</a> (previously $2), novelty photo app <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301048==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid529828678%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>OldBooth HD</a> (was $2), text editor <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301049==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid406964546%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>Daedalus Touch</a> (normally $5), and photo editor <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301050==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid477581818%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>Laminar Pro</a> (regularly $5). As with any free deals, there may be in-app purchases available.<br />
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<strong>Free for Xmas: Games</strong><br />
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There are, quite frankly, too many discounted and free games to entirely list -- but <em>TouchArcade</em> and other sites have kindly helped whittle down some of the best-known game titles that are now free of charge, including the quest title <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300945==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid477973472%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>LostWinds</a> (previously $4), <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300946==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fflick-football%2Fid372207885%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at% 3D11l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>Flick Football</a> (normally $1) and the iPhone-only <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300947==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fflick-football-super-save%2Fid415268722%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11 l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>Flick Football Super Save</a> (reg. $1), <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300948==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Ftoy-defense-hd%2Fid504278452%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11l3 Qo" rel='nofollow'>Toy Defense HD</a> (usually $3), <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300949==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Ftoy-defense-2-hd%2Fid618972152%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11l3 Qo" rel='nofollow'>Toy Defense HD 2</a> (previously $5) and <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300950==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Ftoy-defense-2%2Fid618983524%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11l3Q o" rel='nofollow'>Toy Defense 2</a> (regularly $2), <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300951==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fblock-vs-block%2Fid500909640%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D1 1l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>Block vs. Block</a> (reg. $3), <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300952==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fninja-striker%21-stylish-ninja%2Fid638105563%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D1 1l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>Ninja Striker</a> (normally $1) and <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300954==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid645859810%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>Angry Birds Star Wars II</a> (usually $1). The popular Mario World-esque game <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301051==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid581463445%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>Lep's World 3</a> (formerly $1) is also now free for a limited time. We also found the well-regarded <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301141==https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/id710354958?mt=8" rel='nofollow'>Skulls of the Shogun</a> has been reduced to free from its normal $5 price, as was <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301142==https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/id363592836?mt=8" rel='nofollow'>Pinball HD</a> (normally $2), and <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301142==https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/id363592836?mt=8" rel='nofollow'>Somersault</a> (was $2).<br />
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<strong>Great app deals: Non-game categories</strong><br />
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<div align='center'><img src='http://photos.macnn.com/article_images/118441-md-screen568x568.png' style='max-width: 100%;' alt='Fantastical 2 for iPhone' border='0' pagespeed_url_hash="3600622753"/><br/><span class='minor2'>Fantastical 2 for iPhone</span></div><br />
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<a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300973==http://appsanta.co" rel='nofollow'>App Santa</a> looks at first glance like a bundle deal, but it isn't: it's just a handy collection of developers who have banded together to offer App Store discounts. Among them are <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300955==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fapp%2Fid290986013%3Fat%3D10l4HP%2526ct%3Dapp santa" rel='nofollow'>Delivery Status</a> (now $3, was $5), <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300956==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fapp%2Fid723129092%3Fat%3D11l5PD%2526ct%3Dapp santa" rel='nofollow'>Mileage Log+</a> (was $10, now $5), Twitter client <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300957==http://georiot.co/2J7s" rel='nofollow'>Tweetbot</a> (formerly $5, now $2), journal/diary app <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300958==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fapp%2Fid421706526%3Fat%3D10lnHI%2526ct%3Dapp santa" rel='nofollow'>Day One</a> (now $3, down from $5), To-Do list <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300959==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fapp%2Fid689989355%3Fat%3D11lDL%2526ct%3Dapps anta" rel='nofollow'>Clear+</a> (was $5, now $2), <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300960==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fapp%2Fid695709241%3Fat%3D11l5PD%2526ct%3Dapp santa" rel='nofollow'>Perfect Weather</a> (33 percent off its normal $3 price), note-taking app <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300961==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fapp%2Fid655895325%3Fign-mpt%3Duo%253D4%2526ct%3Dappsanta" rel='nofollow'>Vesper</a> (was $5, now $3), VNC app <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301036==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=http%3A%2F%2Fmacnn.com%2Frd %2F300974%3D%3Dhttps%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple.com%2Fap p%2Fid655890150%3Fat%3D11l59P%2526ct%3Dappsanta" rel='nofollow' rel='nofollow'>Screens VNC</a> ($5 off its normal $20 price), <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300962==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fapp%2Fid284666222%3Fat%3D10l4D6%2526ct%3Dapp santa" rel='nofollow'>PCalc</a> (was $10, now $7), Readdle's <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300963==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fapp%2Fprinter-pro-print-documents%2Fid393313223%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at %3D10l6UJ%2526ct%3Dprinteripad_AppSanta" rel='nofollow'>Printer Pro</a>, <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300964==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fapp%2Fpdf-converter-save-documents%2Fid447444215%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at %3D10l6UJ%2526ct%3Dconverter_AppSanta" rel='nofollow'>PDF Converter</a>, cross-platform calendar sync program <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300965==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fapp%2Fid532016360%3Fat%3D11l5PD%2526ct%3Dapp santa" rel='nofollow'>Calendars 5</a>, and <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300966==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fapp%2Fscanner-pro-by-readdle%2Fid333710667%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3 D10l6UJ%2526ct%3Dscannerpro_AppSanta" rel='nofollow'>Scanner Pro</a> (all now $3, down from $7), <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300965==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fapp%2Fid532016360%3Fat%3D11l5PD%2526ct%3Dapp santa" rel='nofollow'>Launch Center Pro</a> (was $5, now $3) and password manager <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300968==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fapp%2Fid568903335%3Fat%3D10l4Hf%2526ct%3Dapp santa" rel='nofollow'>1Password</a> (normally $18, now $10).<br />
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In addition, the well-regarded calendar app <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300969==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid718043190%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>Fantastical 2</a> is on sale for $2 (half off its normal price), as is its <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300970==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid435003921%3Fmt%3D12" rel='nofollow'>Mac counterpart</a> ($10, down from $20). The same company offers an iMessage log search tool called <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301037==https://sites.fastspring.com/flexibits/instant/chatology?source=flexibits" rel='nofollow'>Chatology</a> for Mac that is also half price ($10, formerly $20). The iPad music-remixing app <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300971==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid669196929%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>djay</a> is also on sale for half off its normal $10 price, and <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300972==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fmailtab-pro-for-gmail%2Fid430252530%3Fmt%3D12%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D 11l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>Mailtab Pro for Gmail</a> is now just $1 (originally $2). Paiting software <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300975==http://www.artrage.com" rel='nofollow'>ArtRage</a> for both OS X and iOS is now half off its normal price (the iPad version is 40 percent off), and even <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300976==http://www.artrage.com/upgrades/" rel='nofollow'>upgrades</a> from previous Mac versions of ArtRage are now half off until January 2. Music app maker Korg is offering 50 percent off its <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301004==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=5573&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fartist%2Fkorg-inc.%2Fid363714046" rel='nofollow'>iOS apps</a>, and 30 percent off its legacy collection until January 1. <br />
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A rare sale on a augmentative communication app is underway as well. Developer <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301053==http://www.assistiveware.com/product/proloquo4text" rel='nofollow'>Assistiveware</a>, of iOS assistive talker <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301056==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fproloquo2go%2Fid308368164%3Fmt%3D 8" rel='nofollow' rel='nofollow'>Proloquo2Go</a> fame, has put its text-to-speech solution <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301055==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fproloquo4text%2Fid751646884%3Fmt% 3D8" rel='nofollow'>Proloquo4text</a> for sale. The normal price of $130 has been slashed to $65, a 50 percent savings. The app isn't for everybody, and is aimed at people with autism, cerebral palsy, developmental disabilities, apraxia, ALS/MND, laryngectomy, stroke, or traumatic brain injury.<br />
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<strong>Great app deals: Games</strong><br />
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<div align='center'><img src='http://photos.macnn.com/article_images/118441-md-IBIII.png' style='max-width: 100%;' alt='A scene from Infinity Blade III' border='0' pagespeed_url_hash="3484729307"/><br/><span class='minor2'>A scene from Infinity Blade III</span></div><br />
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When it comes to iOS game deals (and few Mac bargains as well), Santa's bag truly runneth over. Most of the big game studios have slashed prices by up to 90 percent on many of their game catalogs, offering savings galore. Electronic Arts offers a <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300977==http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=212899" rel='nofollow'>large selection</a> of games for just $1, including its <em>Sims</em> and <em>Need For Speed</em> lines. In addition, the company has added some holiday cheer to existing games, such as a pet reindeer to <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300978==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=5573&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fthe-sims-freeplay%2Fid466965151" rel='nofollow'>The Sims Freeplay</a>, a special holiday storyline and characters for <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300979==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=5573&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fthe-simpsons-tapped-out%2Fid497595276" rel='nofollow'>The Simpsons: Tapped Out</a>, "seasonal livery" for the Ford Focus RS in <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300980==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=5573&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Freal-racing-3%2Fid556164008" rel='nofollow'>Real Racing 3</a>, and a "Feastivus" celebration from December 24-30 in <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300981==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=5573&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fplants-vs.-zombies-2%2Fid597986893" rel='nofollow'>Plants vs. Zombies 2</a>.<br />
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Other notable titles include <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300982==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid610003290%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>Infinity Blade III</a> (now just $3, formerly $7), <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300983==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid639544885%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>XCOM: Enemy Unknown</a> for half off ($10), Final Fantasy games (<a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300984==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Ffinal-fantasy%2Fid354972939%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3 D11l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>the original</a>, <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300985==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Ffinal-fantasy-ii%2Fid354974729%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11l3 Qo" rel='nofollow'>II</a>, <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300986==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Ffinal-fantasy-iii%2Fid424591347%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11l 3Qo" rel='nofollow'>III</a>, <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300987==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Ffinal-fantasy-iii-for-ipad%2Fid430823968%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11 l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>III for iPad</a>, <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300988==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Ffinal-fantasy-iv%2Fid575119311%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11l3 Qo" rel='nofollow'>IV</a>, <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300989==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Ffinal-fantasy-v%2Fid609577016%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11l3Q o" rel='nofollow'>V</a>, <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300990==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Ffinal-fantasy-vii-advent-children%2Fid385514233%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at% 3D11l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>VII Advent Children Complete Larger-Than-Life Gallery</a>, <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300991==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Ffinal-fantasy-xiii-larger%2Fid361637135%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D 11l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>XIII Larger-Than-Life Gallery</a>, Tactics: War of the Lions for <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300992==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Ffinal-fantasy-tactics-war%2Fid446760220%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11l 3Qo" rel='nofollow'>iPhone</a> and <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300993==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Ffinal-fantasy-tactics-war%2Fid500098096%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11l 3Qo" rel='nofollow'>iPad</a>, and Crystal Defenders for <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300994==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fcrystal-defenders%2Fid300186798%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at %3D11l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>iPhone</a> and <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300995==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fcrystal-defenders-for-ipad%2Fid379052382%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11 l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>iPad</a>) all 50 percent off, <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300996==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fcall-of-duty-black-ops-zombies%2Fid471063940%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3 D11l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies</a> (now $3, was $7), quest game <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300997==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid537773100%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>Bastion</a> ($1, formerly $5), <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300998==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid508710184%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>Marvel Vs. Capcom 2</a> (was $5, now $1), the "full unlock" version of <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/300999==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid727420266%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga</a> (now $10, $5 off normal), <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301000==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Ffruit-ninja-hd%2Fid370066032%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11l3 Qo" rel='nofollow'>Fruit Ninja HD</a> for $1 (normally $2), <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301001==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fid611436052%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic</a> half off ($5), and The World Ends with You: Solo Remix (now $9 <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301002==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fworld-ends-you-solo-remix%2Fid544695089%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>for iPhone</a>, $10 <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301003==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fworld-ends-you-solo-remix%2Fid545042359%3Fmt%3D8" rel='nofollow'>for iPad</a>; half off regular price).<br />
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<div align='center'><img src='http://photos.macnn.com/article_images/118441-md-screen480x480.png' style='max-width: 100%;' alt='The Secret of Mana for iPhone' border='0' pagespeed_url_hash="80997691"/><br/><span class='minor2'>The Secret of Mana for iPhone</span></div><br />
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<em>[Update 1]</em> We've also found deals on games like <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301006==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fsecret-of-mana%2Fid407949800%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11 l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>The Secret of Mana</a> (now $4, was $9), the <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301007==http://9to5toys.com/2013/12/20/gameapp-deals-2k-game-sale-50-off-all-final-fantasy-ios-games-50-off-fruit-ninja-hd-ios-freebies-more/v" rel='nofollow'>Chaos Rings</a> series (including the iPad versions and all up to 75 percent off), <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301008==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fmagellan%2Fid544119998%3Fmt%3D8%2 526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>Magellan</a> for iPad ($5, was $15) and <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301009==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fmagellan-jr%2Fid581728336%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11l3 Qo" rel='nofollow'>Magellan Jr.</a> for iPhone (normally $5, now $2), the iPad-only <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301010==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fcradle-of-rome%2Fid456567951%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11 l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>Cradle of Rome</a> series (now $2, normally $5 each), as well as sale prices on <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301011==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Ffieldrunners-2%2Fid527358348%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11l3Q o" rel='nofollow'>Fieldrunners 2</a> (now $1, formerly $3) and the iPad <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301012==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Ffieldrunners-for-ipad%2Fid364204209%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11 l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>Fieldrunners</a> and <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301013==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Ffieldrunners-2-hd%2Fid556666026%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11l3 Qo" rel='nofollow'>Fieldrunners 2 HD</a> for iPad ($1 and $3 respectively, were $3 and $5).<br />
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Game makers 2K are also having an iOS sale, with titles including <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301014==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2F2k-drive%2Fid568869205%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D1 1l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>2K Drive</a> (was $7, now $1), <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301015==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fnba-2k14%2Fid692743025%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11 l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>NBA 2K14</a> (was $8, now $3), <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301016==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2F2k-sports-nhl-2k11%2Fid387273637%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11 l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>NHL 2K11</a> (just $1, normally $4), Sid Meier titles like <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301017==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fsid-meiers-ace-patrol-pacific%2Fid660820012%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3 D11l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>Ace Patrol: Pacific Skies</a> ($3, was $5), <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301018==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fsid-meiers-pirates%21%2Fid499794670%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526a t%3D11l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>Pirates!</a> and <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301026==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fcivilization-revolution%2Fid324563544%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526a t%3D11l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>Civilization Revolution</a> (both regularly $3, now $1). The iPad versions of <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301019==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fsid-meiers-pirates%21-for-ipad%2Fid438635005%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11 l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>Pirates!</a> and <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301020==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fcivilization-revolution-for%2Fid364150646%3Fmt%3D8%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11l 3Qo" rel='nofollow'>Civilization Revolution</a> are also both discounted (now both $1). Popular Double Fine quest and mystery game <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301144==https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/id656493344?mt=8" rel='nofollow'>The Cave</a> dropped from $5 to $2 (the <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301145==https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/id592009018?mt=12" rel='nofollow'>Mac App Store version</a> is also on sale, now just $3), and <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301146==https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/id511332635?mt=8" rel='nofollow'>Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode II</a> is now just $1, down from $5.<br />
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<strong>Mac app deals: Games</strong><br />
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There's also few game deals going on for the Mac, including half-off on the <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301021==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Flego-star-wars-saga%2Fid422055550%3Fmt%3D12%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D1 1l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>LEGO Star Wars Saga</a>, <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301022==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Flego-star-wars-iii-clone-wars%2Fid465605103%3Fmt%3D12%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D1 1l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>Star Wars III: The Clone Wars</a>, <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301023==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Flego-batman-2-dc-super-heroes%2Fid536119435%3Fmt%3D12%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3 D11l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>Batman 2: DC Super Heroes</a> and <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301024==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Flego-harry-potter-years-1-4%2Fid411279622%3Fmt%3D12%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D11l3 Qo" rel='nofollow'>Harry Potter Years 1-4</a>, all now $10. In addition, <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301025==http://click.linksynergy.com/fs-bin/click?id=JWU6hEpoB3Q&subid=&offerid=308294.1&type= 10&tmpid=3909&RD_PARM1=https%3A%2F%2Fitunes.apple. com%2Fus%2Fapp%2Fanomaly-warzone-earth%2Fid427155203%3Fmt%3D12%2526uo%3D4%2526at%3D 11l3Qo" rel='nofollow'>Anomoly Warzone Earth for Mac</a> is selling for 90 percent off its normal price of $10, now only $1. As mentioned above, the <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301148==https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/id592009018?mt=12" rel='nofollow'>Mac App Store version</a> of <em>The Cave</em> is also on sale, now just $3. Sale prices on items could change at any time, so buy soon.<br />
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<strong>Mac app deals: Non-game categories</strong><br />
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Non-game Mac programs don't get as much bargain action as iOS apps, but that doesn't mean there aren't some great deals out there. We love the menubar radio app <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301150==https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/id597611879?mt=12" rel='nofollow'>Radium 3</a>, and it's now on sale for half off at $5. Nicely-done and versatile RSS aggregator <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301151==https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/id588726889?mt=12" rel='nofollow'>ReadKit</a> is over half off (formerly $7, now $3), and password manager <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301152==http://appshopper.com/mac/productivity/1password" rel='nofollow'>1Password for Mac</a> offers 30 percent off its normal $50 price (now $35), and the iOS version is also on sale for $10 (normally $18).<br />
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Photo enhancing tool <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301153==https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/id716854513?mt=12" rel='nofollow'>Intensify</a> and <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301154==http://www.macphun.com/intensify" rel='nofollow'>Intensify Pro</a> are both on sale, with the former being $10 off, now $20, while the latter is 25 percent off its normal $60 price, just $45 (but only available from the developer, though an upgrade path from Intensify to the Pro version is available). Diary/Journal app <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301155==https://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/id422304217?mt=12" rel='nofollow'>Day One for the Mac</a> is also on sale, dropping from $10 to $8 (we previously noted a sale on the iOS version, mentioned above).<br />
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Finally, Mac app bargain-hunters should check out the last day of MacUpdate's MUPromo <a href="http://macnn.com/rd/301156==https://deals.macupdate.com/bundle/affil/5274" rel='nofollow'>"Appy Holidays" bundle sale</a>, which offers 10 great Mac utilities for just $40 (original retail value: $397!). Included for the first 5,000 buyers are freebies Flame Painter and IconBox, but the bundle also brings users six months of Anonymizer and backup service Backblaze, remote drive tool ExpanDrive 3, two NTFS utilities from Paragon, iStopMotion 3, MailHub, Mail Designer, Labels & Addresses, and utilities Cocktail 7 and Washing Machine.
 
YangZone Dec 21, 2013 08:12 AM
As of Dec 21st there is no discount on many of those *reduced to free* apps in the beginning of the piece.
 
macsrwe Dec 21, 2013 05:03 PM
"A number of iOS non-game apps have been reduced in price to free, among them... Panorama 360 Camera (both normally $1)"

The App Store is currently showing this app at $2! Not much of a sale.
 
Spheric Harlot Dec 21, 2013 05:41 PM
Whenabouts was The Elements supposed to go free? It's still at 13€.
 
Charles Martin Dec 22, 2013 03:00 AM
Apparently some developers used that last day of iTunes Connect operation to change prices, though Split Lens 2 is actually now free as part of App of the Day (just checked it). I'll correct the others that are no longer free. Thanks for spotting that.
 
Stuke Dec 22, 2013 11:23 AM
Yesterday I too looked for "The Elements" for free. It was not listed that way clicking the link in this story. Today, the story has been edited, no indication of that, and still uses "The Elements" screenshot to promote the savings. Just erase this story!
 
Mike Wuerthele Dec 22, 2013 07:49 PM
Okay, gang, here's the deal- this news item was published on Friday, and at the time of publication on Friday, everything was as published. Like Chas mentioned, some developers took the opportunity to make a last minute change to app prices, which we have no control over.

Sales end. The Elements sale ended, but it was live at the time of publication. Sales have a tendency to do that. If you've come late to the party, and some prices have changed we apologize for the waste of a single click of your time. If we saved you a dollar or two on something, then great!
 
Spheric Harlot Dec 22, 2013 08:33 PM
Is it possible that the sale was limited to the US?

Because I checked *before* this article was posted (I read the news elsewhere), and it never budged from its €12.99.
 
Charles Martin Dec 23, 2013 06:27 AM
Yes, the prices were only verified in the US store. It is not possible (well, it would require an much larger staff working around the clock) to check every non-US store on every item. I'll add something about that, it's a good point you bring up. Thanks for keeping us on our toes, gang.
 
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