Image Source: Good news: it looks like this year’s Black Friday (and the ensuing weekend and ‘Cyber Monday’) is going to include lots of sweet deals for fans of iOS apps, accessories for iDevices, and all of us garden variety Apple fanboys and fangirls. Even better news: we don’t have to wait in lines […]
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Black Friday – Sales for Apple and iOS Fans


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Good news: it looks like this year’s Black Friday (and the ensuing weekend and ‘Cyber Monday’) is going to include lots of sweet deals for fans of iOS apps, accessories for iDevices, and all of us garden variety Apple fanboys and fangirls. Even better news: we don’t have to wait in lines at 3:00AM (we’ll save that for the next iPad launch) or practice our 100 yard dash while fighting off other crazed holiday bargain hunters.  We can just sit back and use our interwebz browsing skillz to grab up some nice savings.

So here’s a little rundown of some of the notable iOS and Apple-related deals we’ve spotted so far …

Deals on iOS Apps

Fruit Ninja HD – 40% off from now through the whole Thanksgiving weekend. Just $2.99.

TomTom App for iPhone: $5 off ($34.99) from November 26-30th – for the US, Canada or Mexico versions.

Punflay Weekend sale on some of their apps for kids. Sale runs from November 25 – November 28. The following apps are free for that period: Number Sense, Who will Rule, Alzebra, Dress Jack-o-Ween and Rhymes for tots.

Gameloft Games Sale: all of these titles are reduced to $0.99 from now until Sunday:

– Iron Man 2
– Hero of Sparta 2
– Asphalt 5
– Brothers in Arms 2: Global Front
– The Settlers
– NFL 2011
– Let’s Golf! 2
– Shrek Kart

EA Games Sale – up to 80% on 25 top EA games for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Full list of games on sale is here:

Just in time for Thanksgiving dinner, we’re cutting more than turkey, we’re cutting prices on over 25 best-selling titles for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Fun games for you and your whole family like SCRABBLE, Reckless Racing, and MONOPOLY!

Art Authority 50% Off Sale on Black Friday – superb reference app with tens of thousands of the world’s finest artworks.

… their “Top 10” reference and educational app, Art Authority, will be on sale for half price on Black Friday, November 26, 2010. Timed to coincide with Apple’s “Special one-day shopping event,” Art Authority for iPad will be priced at $4.99, and Art Authority for iPhone at $3.99, each 50% off through the iTunes App Store.

Vito Technology Black Friday and Cyber Monday Apps Sale – some great titles here, heavily discounted …

We will be dropping price of all of our apps for 24h on Nov 26th and again for Cyber Monday on Nov 29th!

Star Walk top ranking stargazing guide
for iPhone (usually $2.99) – $0.99
for iPad (usually $4.99) – $0.99

Solar Walk 3d solar system model
universal for iPhone and iPad (usually $2.99) – $0.99

Geo Walk – spinnable globe of fun facts
for iPhone (usually $0.99) – FREE
for iPad (usually $2.99) – $0.99

Family Doctor – symptoms and diagnosis home medical advisor
for iPhone (usually $4.99) – $0.99

Epic Win on Sale – nice price drop for this rather unique to-do app, won from $2.99 to $0.99 from November 26th – 28th

1Password for iPhone and iPad Sale – both apps are reduced from $9.99 to $7.99 for Thanksgiving. Not sure for how many days this one lasts.

Navigon Navigation Apps Sale – for Black Friday itself, big discounts on their MobileNavigator app:

MobileNavigator iPhone USA: $29.99 instead of $49.99
MobileNavigator iPhone MyRegion: $19.99 instead of $29.99
MobileNavigator Android USA: $39.99 instead of $59.99

Readdle Apps Sale and iPad Giveaway: going on from (now) November 24th – 30th. Lots of very good apps here at very good discounts:

iPhone (all iPhone apps for $0.99)

1) ReaddleDocs ($4.99 -> $0.99) [Productivity, file management]

2) Scanner Pro ($6.99-> $0.99) [Business, pocket scanner]

3) OneDisk ($4.99-> $0.99) [Productivity, cloud storage]

4) Flash Drive ($4.99 -> $0.99) [Productivity, file carrier]

5) PDF Expert ($4.99 -> $0.99) [Business, PDF reader]

6) Take a Note ($4.99 -> $0.99) [Productivity, note taking tool]

7) BookReader ($4.99->$0.99) [Books, bookreader]

iPad (all iPad apps for $1.99)

1)   PDF Expert for iPad ($4.99 ->$1.99) [Productivity, advanced PDF annotating]

2)   ReaddleDocs for iPad ($4.99 -> $1.99) [Business, file management]

3)   Calendars ($6.99 -> $1.99) [Productivity, google calendar client]

4)   Printer Pro ($6.99 -> $1.99) [Productivity, wireless printing]
5)   PDF HD goes free (was $2.99) [Productivity, simple PDF viewer]

They’re also giving away 3 iPads:

We’re giving away 3 iPads. To win one of those, people have to own any Readdle app, follow @Readdle on Twitter and tweet this: Readde Apps #BlackFriday Sale. Follow @readdle, RT to win an #iPad:

Deals on Mac Apps

Smith Micro 60% Off Coupon Code: cuts 60% off with no minimum purchase required via coupon code “BLACKFRIDAY2010″. (You must be logged in to your account to apply this coupon.) That’s the best percent-off discount we’ve ever seen from this merchant. Smith Micro offers software titles such as StuffIt, Poser, VMware Fusion, and more. Coupon expires November 29.

Deals on Accessories for iDevices and Macs

BodyGuardz and ScreenGuardz Weekend Sale – 50% off. See Brandon’s post here on this big one:

Case-mate Black Friday Savings: use the code black10 to save from $5-50 depending on how much you spend with them. This one has already started and there are a number of iPhone and iPad cases included – see here for details and to start buying right now:

OWC (Other World Computing) Black Friday / Cyber Monday Deals – Started already today. Up to 90% off on a wide range of Mac accessories.

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Special Deals of up to 90% off will be available starting tomorrow, Wed., November 24 at:, including discounts on the most popular OWC Blu-ray drives, USB Docking Solutions, Memory Upgrades, SSDs, DIY Hard Drive Kits, Video Display Adapters, iPhone/iPad cases, and much more.  In addition, free shipping will be available on all orders over $145, with shipping as low as $1.95 for smaller orders and an instant OWC savings of up to $50 when customers select to pay by Amazon at checkout (in addition to Amazon’s savings of up to $40 when signing up for a Chase Amazon card).

I especially liked their 8GB memory upgrade kit price drop – from $119.99 to $99 – and grabbed it today.

Marware Black Friday Deals: 30% off your total purchase – on any of their broad range of cases and accessories for iDevices and Macs:

Use Promo Code BlackFriday10 at checkout and receive 30% off your entire purchase at Offer does not apply to shipping and handling. Discount may not appear live in shopping cart but will be applied when order is charged. Offer expires Saturday 11/27/10 at 11:59p.m. EST.

Sena Cases Black Friday / Cyber Monday Coupon Code – 25% off using coupon code BFCM10 for use on iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad cases and accessories it looks like:

Those are some of the big sales we’ve spotted so far. There are lots of others around and more coming I’m sure. Please feel free to throw in details and links to others you’ve seen in the comments. Happy saving to all. Smile

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