July 27, 2011
Ever been overwhelmed by the vast selection of apps out there? Or spent day and night perfecting your app before it launches, only to wonder how users will even find it? If you’re a developer searching for a new platform to get your app some special attention, today is your lucky day. We’ve put together a list of the best apps for app discovery–both on the user-end and the developer-end! For users, these apps will help you find the best, most suitable apps for you. For developers, some of these apps provide a great new stage to display your app and reach a whole new level of potential users! As AppAdvice says, “Don’t let the success of your app purchases be based on chance!”
Bing – iPhone, iPad (FREE)
Everyone knows Bing as a great search engine, but what you might not know is that they’ve recently added a new feature, called ‘Auto App Discovery’. When this mode is selected, based on your specific searches, Bing gives you a list of relevant apps with direct links to download them onto your phone. How can you not love multi-functional apps like this? Try out the App for FREE in the App Store today!
AppMiner – iPhone, iPad (FREE)
AppMiner, designed for both the iPhone and iPad, highlights apps that are on sale for the day so you don’t miss out on overpaying for an app you might want! It also allows customization and can send push notifications on price drops for an app you’ve been waiting to get and have set on alert. Get the App for FREE in the App Store today!
AppShopper - iPhone, iPad (FREE)
AppShopper keeps you up to date on the newest App Store apps, sales and freebies! It allows you to organize apps in your own customized wish lists and automatically get notified when there is a sale or update on those particular apps. It also lets you sync with your AppShopper.com account for easy management of your wish lists from your web browser. Also, for developers, you can submit your app to AppShopper for review to be featured on their website and app! If you’re a game developer you can connect directly with AppShopper’s sister site TouchArcade to submit your app for review consideration. With AppShoppers wide reach your app will definitely get noticed!Get the App for FREE in the App Store today.
HotAppDeals – iPhone, iPad (FREE)
HotAppDeals provides a very simple, user-friendly interface to sort through newly-added apps. Also, you can easily see what other users have voted as the best deals in the app store, and get push notifications when your favorite apps are on sale. Best of all, you can share your favorite deals through Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, e-mail or SMS! Grab the App for FREE in the App Store today.
AppStart – iPad (FREE)
AppStart is a great app to get, especially if you just got your iPad 2. It offers iPad starter kits full of essential apps you might need, while filling you in on tips and tricks to master the use of your iPad 2. Throughout the app, you’ll find special sections giving the apps you need to turn your iPad into a specific kind of tool, or giving a list of the essentials apps for certain types of users. It gives you the exact apps you may need and eliminates the process of scouring the app store. Best of all, AppStart’s mother site, AppAdvice.com, loves connecting with developers! So, to all developers, submit an app you’d like them to review, want to be featured on their App Lists, Appisodes, or their “App of the Day.”, or if you have info on an upcoming creation–and get the App for FREE in the App Store today!