How To Get Notifications When Android Apps Go On Sale On Google Play

Third-party applications for mobile smartphones and tablets are a funny old thing. Developers ply endless hours and resources into designing and developing powerful applications that enhance the functionality of a specific device, only for end-users to take exception to the fact that they have to actually part with real cash to purchase that app. If you own a smartphone, as well as an Android tablet, then the chances are that you have frequented Google Play and obtained the odd app or two, either as a paid purchase or a free download. Now, thanks to an app, you can receive immediate notifications when the best Android apps are offered with attractive price reductions.

Owners of smartphones and tablets tend to fall into one of three categories when it comes to purchasing third-party apps. You get the individuals who believe developer time and energy shouldn’t be rewarded and flat out refuse to purchase commercial applications. You get those who are happy to pay for extremely useful apps but tend to stick to a certain price tier. Then you have those who understand the value of a product and are happy to part with money for something that proves to be a useful investment. Even if you fall into the last category, it’s still financially prudent to get the best value for money.


AppSales helps you achieve all of this. It is essentially a quick installation that provides immediate notifications directly to the installed device whenever the best applications, games, and wallpapers go on sale on Google Play. The app uses some clever behind-the-scenes trickery to hook into the pricing points of apps, and monitors when they get reduced in order to invoke a notification to that effect. Users are then able to download the app at the reduced price as well as immediately see a pricing history table to see exactly how much they are saving. There’s also a nice little social aspect to the app that allows users to “like” and “comment” on sales.


One of the best features of AppSales that will likely earn it a lot of fans, is the Watchlist functionality which allows users to select groups of apps to “watch”. Filters can be applied to add further granularity to the function, such as the level of discount applied, number of downloads achieved, and the genre of the application. There are even direct links to the developers pages and app trailers from within AppSales.


(Download: AppSales for Android from Google Play)

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