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Lots of games on sale, where are the normal apps?

12-16-2011, 03:37 PM
#1
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 98
Lots of games on sale, where are the normal apps?

I have bought 7 games on sale, gotten a whole lot more for free thanks to this forum but id like some other apps, you know, apps that boost functionality, etc. Is there a sub forum for deals on non-game apps? Its kind of sad that there is nothing but games for my new iphone 4s, my galaxy s 2 had a lot of neat apps, hopefully ios is more than gaming.
12-16-2011, 04:16 PM
#2
Joined: Mar 2011
Location: London, England
Posts: 857
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Originally Posted by Neswii View Post
I have bought 7 games on sale, gotten a whole lot more for free thanks to this forum but id like some other apps, you know, apps that boost functionality, etc. Is there a sub forum for deals on non-game apps? Its kind of sad that there is nothing but games for my new iphone 4s, my galaxy s 2 had a lot of neat apps, hopefully ios is more than gaming.
Has it occurred to you that this is a forum that focusses primarily on games? It's kind of sad that you visit a forum such as this one expecting to find non-gaming apps. Sort of like buying a motorbike but expecting it to have 4 wheel drive capability.

Last edited by DelBoy2181; 12-16-2011 at 04:23 PM.

12-16-2011, 04:25 PM
#3
Joined: Mar 2011
Location: London, England
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PS: there's more to iOS than gaming. I'd suggest you spend some time perusing the App Store...unless you're a troll and just pretending to be plain ignorant?
12-16-2011, 04:32 PM
#4
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 975
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Originally Posted by Neswii View Post
I have bought 7 games on sale, gotten a whole lot more for free thanks to this forum but id like some other apps, you know, apps that boost functionality, etc. Is there a sub forum for deals on non-game apps? Its kind of sad that there is nothing but games for my new iphone 4s, my galaxy s 2 had a lot of neat apps, hopefully ios is more than gaming.
Welcome to TA first off! And to answer your question there isnt a forum or a section that deals with non gaming apps. But a wonderful website that even has its own app is http://appshopper.com/

This shows all the sales, updates and such for both the ios and mac app store. It has specific categories you can search for such as gaming, fitness, business, books (basically everything on the app store) This site is what a lot of people on the forum here use.

Hope this helps and enjoy your new phone, I'm jealous

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12-16-2011, 04:36 PM
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12-16-2011, 04:40 PM
#6
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Originally Posted by SirAwesome View Post
Welcome to TA first off! And to answer your question there isnt a forum or a section that deals with non gaming apps. But a wonderful website that even has its own app is http://appshopper.com/

This shows all the sales, updates and such for both the ios and mac app store. It has specific categories you can search for such as gaming, fitness, business, books (basically everything on the app store) This site is what a lot of people on the forum here use.

Hope this helps and enjoy your new phone, I'm jealous
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12-16-2011, 04:59 PM
#7
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Originally Posted by SirAwesome View Post
Welcome to TA first off! And to answer your question there isnt a forum or a section that deals with non gaming apps.
http://forums.toucharcade.com/forumdisplay.php?f=5

Isn't this a section dedicated to apps that aren't games? It's not very popular though.

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12-16-2011, 05:06 PM
#8
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 98
Quote:
Originally Posted by SirAwesome View Post
Welcome to TA first off! And to answer your question there isnt a forum or a section that deals with non gaming apps. But a wonderful website that even has its own app is http://appshopper.com/

This shows all the sales, updates and such for both the ios and mac app store. It has specific categories you can search for such as gaming, fitness, business, books (basically everything on the app store) This site is what a lot of people on the forum here use.

Hope this helps and enjoy your new phone, I'm jealous
Thank you haha. Yes, that site was just what I was looking for. I didn't want to use all my gift card on games. I will check the site out well.

Also, hope you get a 4s for Christmas
12-16-2011, 07:29 PM
#9
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 975
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Originally Posted by Neswii View Post
Thank you haha. Yes, that site was just what I was looking for. I didn't want to use all my gift card on games. I will check the site out well.

Also, hope you get a 4s for Christmas
Haha thanks, and glad I could help. If you have any another questions please feel free to message me.

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12-16-2011, 07:37 PM
#10
Joined: Apr 2011
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Yeah appshopper and just plain old searches are your best bet for non gaming apps. A lot of the mac sites tend to have best mail, password, browser, etc ios apps list and also the macrumors forums tend to have a lot of ios app discussions. As for deals, most of the productivity apps that are any good are do well enought to not need to go on sale. Productivity apps are a whole seperate deal, people want then or they don't. And most of them target people with credit cards anyway. Basically, you won't find many sales on the the better productivity apps.