Black Friday is upon us, and whilst physical and digital retailers are keen on getting us to spend on their amazing bargains, it’s sometimes worth looking a little closer to home for the savings. Those who download a lot of apps to their iPhone or iPad are invariably looking for a couple of things; quality and cost effectiveness. Unfortunately, quality usually comes at a premium, and rightly so. So thankfully, this particular Black Friday has brought with it a number of price reductions on some popular and quality apps within the iOS App Store.

We will be taking a look at some of the best iPhone and iPad apps available straight from the App Store itself, but of course the focus being to bring you the best paid apps gone free this holiday.


For a limited time you will be able to grab all these apps and games listed below on your iPhone or iPad for free.

Infinity Blade ($5.99 – FREE / iPhone and iPad)

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One of the most popular games on the App Store is now free for iPhone and iPad; for a limited period only, of course. The original Infinity Blade has been heralded and displayed on stage by Apple, downloaded millions of times across the world, and pretty much set the visual standard from a gameplay perspective on Apple’s iOS devices.

Download it from iTunes here.

Air Login ($0.99 – FREE / iPhone and iPad)

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Air Login is one of the great little applications that offers productivity services on the move. The developers behind the little utility have a great history of providing apps of this nature. Air Login is one that permanently keeps users connected to their Macs wherever they are.

Download it from iTunes here.

MacID ($3.99 – FREE / iPhone and iPad)

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Utilizing technologies that have a call to action based on biometric detection still feels a little bit like black magic. MacID is one of those little utilities that uses Touch ID on a connected iPhone or iOS device to unlock a Mac computer.

Download it from iTunes here.

Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock ($0.99 – FREE / iPhone)

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Nobody likes getting up in the morning, especially at this time of year. But it has to happen, so you may as well be woken by a free-of-charge, intelligent alarm clock that raises you from your slumber in the most natural way possible.

Download it from iTunes here.

Geekbench 3 ($0.99 – FREE / iPhone and iPad)

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This one will likely appeal to those tech enthusiasts out there who love pitting their devices against one another to see how they perform. Now free for a limited time, Geekbench 3 provides a set of benchmarks engineered to quickly and accurately measure processor and memory performance on a tested device.

Download it from iTunes here.

Pinpoint ($0.99 – FREE / iPhone and iPad)


Everyone loves taking screenshots. Now everyone can love annotating and pointing things out on the screenshots thanks to Pinpoint going free-of-charge as part of an offer.

Download it from iTunes here.

To-Fu Fury ($1.99 – FREE / iPhone and iPad)

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Games. Games. Games. Everyone with a mobile device loves to play a well created, addictive and challenging game. That’s where To-Fu Fury can come into the equation. More than seventy challenging levels make this Amazon Digital created puzzler a must have. Especially now it’s free.

Download it from iTunes here.

Modern Combat 5 ($5.99 – FREE / iPhone and iPad)


Undoubtedly one of the most accomplished and graphically stunning games available for the iPhone and iPad. Modern Combat 5 was named – and rightly so – as one of the App Store’s best app of 2014, and now its entirely free to download for a few days.

Download it from iTunes here.

Line Runner 2 ($1.99 – FREE / iPhone and iPad)


It may not have the visual complexity that Modern Combat 5 offers, but some of the most popular mobile games in existence are ones that are visually simple with a lot of challenging, addictive gameplay. Line Runner 2 is now free, and falls into that exact category.

Download it from iTunes here.

Localscope ($2.99 – FREE / iPhone)


Localscope is a window to the world around you, directly in the palm of your hand. The location aware and GPS features of the app means that users are able to explore geo-tagged information, search for places and results locally, and much, much more.

Download it from iTunes here.

Don’t Shoot Yourself! ($2.99 – FREE / iPhone and iPad)


Not shooting yourself is always great advice. It becomes even more important to not shoot yourself when you’re involved in a crazy puzzler that involves propelling yourself around the display using bullets. But remember; don’t shoot yourself. At least if you do you can take solace in the fact that it’s entirely free.

Download it from iTunes here.

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