App Store Black Friday Deals: Free, Reduced Titles


Black Friday savings aren’t only impacting phone hardware, as app vendors also roll back their prices to entice downloaders. The App Store has a bunch of apps that are either available on deep discount, or have gone totally free. Here we take a look at some of the deals to be had:

— Free Apps —


Family Doctor – Symptoms and Diagnosis gathers information about what hurts, aches, and is generally making you feel under the weather, before attempting a diagnosis and giving you advice on how to recover. Reduced from $5 to free.

Super Twario is a twitter client that looks like a game, or is it the other way around? The app turns the experience of reading and replying to tweets into a side-scrolling platform game. Reduced from $1 to free.

Pickin’ Stix is a game that’s as simple as they come; from a screen full of scattered, colorful sticks, pick out the sticks resting on top. Reduced from $1 to free.


Clay Gunfighters tests your reaction time by simulating a quick-draw contest between two stop-motion animated gunslingers. Reduced from $1 to free.

Kosher Cookbook should help you start prepping for your Hanukkah entertaining with 300-some Kosher recipes by Gloria Kobrin. Reduced from $5 to free.

Super Blast pits your robot against attacking space monsters in an arcade-style shoot-em-up. Reduced from $1 to free.

In addition to the many apps that have been reduced to free, there are plenty of titles that you’ll still have to pay for, but with their prices now heavily slashed.

— Reduced Price Apps —


Pocket Informant (Calendar & Tasks) is a personal organizer and task manager, helping you keep track of what you need to do by when, and giving you the reminders you need to keep pace with your busy life. Reduced from $13 to $8.

Toy Story Mania features characters from the hit movies and serves up a collection of quick-pickup minigames, complete with unlockable bonus rounds. Reduced from $5 to $1.

IM+ Pro provides a unified interface for communicating across a range of messaging protocols, including support for MSN, AIM, Twitter, and Skype. Reduced from $10 to $7.


Remote HD lets you control your first-generation Apple TV using your iPhone as a touchscreen remote, as well as a slew of other Mac and PC apps. Reduced from $8 to $4.

NAVIGON MobileNavigator USA turns your iPhone into a full-featured GPS navigator, featuring 3D lane diagrams, parking locator, and voice guidance. Reduced from $50 to $30

TomTom U.S. & Canada is another GPS navigation app, with updated maps, routing based on historical traffic data, and new high-resolution graphics for the iPhone 4. Reduced from $50 to $40.


Cabela’s Dangerous Hunts 2011 takes you big-game hunting to go up against 3D-rendered beasts as you fight for survival. Reduced from $5 to $1.

Hipstamatic simulates vintage camera equipment, letting you use your iPhone’s camera to snap pics that look like they came from a pre-digital era. Reduced from $2 to $1.

Many of these deals are for a limited time only, so act fast if you plan on picking any up.

Source: AppShopper

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Stephen Schenck
Stephen has been writing about electronics since 2008, which only serves to frustrate him that he waited so long to combine his love of gadgets and his degree in writing. In his spare time, he collects console and arcade game hardware, is a motorcycle enthusiast, and enjoys trapping blue crabs. Stephen's first mobile device was a 624 MHz Dell Axim X30, which he's convinced is still a viable platform. Stephen longs for a market where phones are sold independently of service, and bandwidth is cheap and plentiful; he's not holding his breath. In the meantime, he devours smartphone news and tries to sort out the juicy bits Read more about Stephen Schenck!