The Best Productivity Apps are on sale, download now!

We have some great apps for you today that have gone free for a short duration on the App Store, including SketchBook, Sherlock, Order and Chaos and more.

Featured Deal:

The Complete iOS 8 and Swift Developers Course: Pre-Order the Complete iOS 8 and Swift Developers Course worth $998 for just $79 to build your dream app. That’s a 92% savings off the retail price. You also get the Complete iOS 7 Course worth $499 for free. So grab the offer today.

Free Games:

  • Why Does It Spin: Do you think you’re able to follow this simple rule even if you would have to control a continuously rotating spinship through a colorful world full of narrow areas, moving obstacles, and many other fascinating game elements? $2.99 → Free
  • Order & Chaos: Explore a vast heroic fantasy world and join thousands of players in this massively multiplayer online experience that pushes the boundaries of epic. $6.99 → Free
  • Sherlock: Sherlock Holmes has an urgent message for you. He wants you to help him solve his latest case. Using your mobile phone, you must navigate the streets of London discovering clues, solving puzzles and piecing together the case. iPad $2.99 → Free iPhone $2.99 → Free
  • Joe Dever’s Lone Wolf: Lone Wolf is back, as a video game series with a brand-new story, a new combat system, stunning graphics and much more! Make meaningful choices and carve your own path through this non-linear story. Test your strength with the dynamic turn-based combat system, prove your skill with the lock-picking minigame and accept the challenge of wits posed by the mysterious Shianti Cube. $4.99 → Free

Free Apps:

  • SketchBook: Autodesk’s SketchBook Mobile is a professional-grade painting and drawing application designed for the iPhone and iPad. SketchBook delivers fluid pencils and sophisticated brushes in a simple and easy-to-use interface. Capture everything from your smallest doodles to your biggest ideas all in one place with SketchBook, no matter where you are.  iPhone $1.99 → Free iPad $4.99 → Free
  • Timeless: Timeless is a countdown timer and stopwatch application that combines a very simple and fast interface with powerful features like multiple timers, labeling, gesture based controls, Focus mode and colour themes. $.99 → Free

Game Price Drops:

  • Ninja Village: The shogun has fallen from power, plunging the land into chaos as feuding feudal lords scramble to take his place. But the shogun has an ace up his sleeve: you! As the head of a leading ninja clan, it’s up to you to rally your followers and help unify Japan. $4.99 → $1.99
  • Deus Ex: The Fall: Deus Ex: The Fall is the start of a new journey in the award winning Deus Ex game series. Set in 2027– the golden era for science, technology and human augmentation. Ben Saxon an augmented former British SAS Mercenary, is desperate for the truth behind a global conspiracy threatening his life. $6.99 → $.99

App Price Drops:

  • Scanbot: Scanbot is a premium mobile scanner app for documents and QR codes. Create high-quality PDF or JPG scans. Send them via email or upload them to Box, Dropbox, Evernote and other cloud services. $1.99 → $.99
  • Boxer: With support for Gmail, Outlook, Exchange (2007 and up), Yahoo, Hotmail, iCloud, AOL, & IMAP accounts, Boxer is bringing all of these features to all of your favorite email providers. $9.99 → $4.99
  • 1Password: 1Password creates strong, unique passwords for every site, remembers them all for you, and logs you in with a single tap. It’s the best way to stay secure and the fastest way to use the web. $17.99 → $9.99
  • Prizmo: Prizmo is a universal photo-based scanner app that lets you scan and recognize text documents, business cards, and images, and then export them as PDF/Text, vCard, or JPEG/PNG. $9.99 → $2.99
  • Grafio: Make neat, clean diagrams and schemes easily. Explain your idea or just clear it out for yourself mind mapping it. Teach. Present. Draw, sketch and drag objects on the canvas. Make connections and add text and images. Everything you need for visualising your idea. $8.99 → $3.99
  • Fantastical 2 for iPad: An award-winning, best-selling calendar app for the iPad with iOS 7. With the convenient Fantastical Dashboard, you’ll add, view, and interact with your events and reminders with ease. $9.99 → $7.99
  • Writer Pro: A popular text editing app for iPhone and iPad with iCloud sync, syntax control for nouns, verbs etc., and a lot of other features. $19.99 → $4.99
  • TodoProjects, Sub-tasks, Start Dates, Due Dates, Recurring Tasks (with detailed recurring options), Multiple Task Alerts, Overdue Tasks, Drag and Drop, Search, Print Lists, Folders, and much more. $4.99 → $1.99
  • Clear: One of the best todo and list apps with a great interface, and easy to use gesture-based interactions: $4.99 → $1.99
  • iTranslate Voice: Just speak into your phone and it immediately replies in one of the 42 languages the app supports. Look up definitions and translations for common words & phrases, just using your voice and more. $4.99 → $1.99
  • Tydlig: Tydlig is perfect for calculating everyday things like tips and discounts, showing the entire history and allowing you to change any number with instant updates. For deeper calculations real-time graphing is an excellent way to explore and visualize things like bank interest rates and trigonometric functions. $2.99 → $.99
  • Due: The beauty of Due lies in its simplicity. There’s no account to create, no start or end date to set, no need to prioritize, tag nor categorise. What there is however are what that matters: a note for your reminder and an alert that is set up in mere seconds. $4.99 → $1.99
  • Notability: Write, illustrate and annotate using gorgeous ink. Notability’s zoom window helps you quickly and clearly draw every detail, while the palm rest protects your notes from unwanted marks. Choose the right pen and paper for any project. $4.99 → $1.99
  • PDF Expert 5: Read, annotate or edit PDF documents on iPad or iPhone. PDF Expert allows you to mark up documents with highlights and handwriting, insert text and stamps, sign, fill forms and even merge PDFs. $9.99 → $4.99
  • Launch Center Pro: Launch actions, not just apps. Launch Center Pro like speed dial for everyday tasks. The app saves you time by launching complex actions in a single tap. iPad $4.99 → $1.99 iPhone $4.99 → $1.99
  • PCalc: PCalc is the powerful choice for scientists, engineers, students, programmers, or indeed anybody looking for a feature rich calculator. It includes an optional RPN mode and multi-line display, a choice of button layouts, an extensive set of unit conversions and constants, a paper tape, multiple undo and redo, engineering and scientific notation, as well as support for hexadecimal, octal, and binary calculations. $9.99 → $4.99
  • MindNode: MindNode makes mind mapping easy. Mind maps are a visual representation of your ideas, starting with a central thought and growing from there. This allows you to brainstorm & organize your thoughts in an intuitive way, so you can focus on the idea behind it. $9.99 → $4.99

If you like any of these apps, make sure you download them right away, since we don’t know when their prices could go up.

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