Apple launches ‘Free App of the Week’ and ‘Editors’ Choice’ promos on App Store

“As noted by our sister site TouchArcade, Apple yesterday issued a Tweet announcing that Cut the Rope: Experiments is the company’s ‘Free App of the Week,’ discounted from its usual $0.99 price for the iPhone version and $1.99 price for the iPad version,” Eric Slivka reports for MacRumors.

“TouchArcade also notes several other tweaks to the App Store, including new ‘Editors’ Choice’ picks and the removal of the ‘Staff Favorites’ section,” Slivka reports. “As noticed by The Verge, the Editors’ Choice terminology has also been picked up in the Mac App Store… but there appears to be no Free App of the Week in the Mac App Store to correspond with the feature on the iOS side.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]


  1. The Free app of the week is going to be big for Android users wanting to switch.. it’s one of my Android friend’s big stance on why she uses Android. (that, and the tripe about how “open” Google Android is lol)

    1. So let me do some mental math here… If Amazon gives you one free one-dollar app every week, that’s an annual $52 worth of apps that you probably didn’t want to begin with, or may have already bought. (Seriously, if you had wanted one of them, wouldn’t you have bought it them for a dollar already?) Is that really adequate compensation for choosing a crappy phone?

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