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macrumors regular
Original poster
Jul 20, 2011
Whats up with all the cheesy apps that apple is giving out? I mean im not trying to be rude but the apps are all for kids. Anyone like any of the gifts so far?


macrumors 6502a
Oct 14, 2013
Mcallen Tx
Nope the only free gift i have downloaded was
Tiny thief and its surprisingly entertaining.

Oh and a Lorde song, not a fan but ill take music.

Jessica Lares

macrumors G3
Oct 31, 2009
Near Dallas, Texas, USA
I hope you don't go to Starbucks and complain about the songs they give you for free. :rolleyes:

It has been a long known fact that developers and companies will try and get out of these promotions as much as they can. That is why the App of the Week is frequently just Angry Birds something.

I don't know if Apple gives developers a flat payment for when they do these things, but Amazon doesn't, and even when it's offered, a lot of developers don't take it because it still loses them too much revenue. And in return, they get a bigger user base they can't deal with because of it.
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