Having spend the last day or so browsing the Android store both on the Google Play website and on the Galaxy Note 2 phone, I have come to the conclusion that it is very difficulty to stay informed about what is new, on sale or popular in the store.
If you do not mind buying good apps for your Android smartphone, you may be interested in sales when they happen on Google Play. AppSales is an app for Android 2.1 or higher smartphones that assists you in keeping up with store sales. The app displays a daily list of apps that are on sale at the store, highlighting their name, download count, rating, original price and sale price in list form on the screen.
What makes this app special is the option to customize the results listing. The application settings enable you to set filters so that you are only notified about apps that meet certain criteria.
The application checks for new apps on sale every four hours and notifies you about new on-sale apps automatically. You can change the check interval or disable the notifications in the settings if you like.
Your selection impacts the number of apps and games displayed by AppSales on the front page of the app. If you set filters too restrictive, you may end up seeing no apps at all on some days.
The filtering options are excellent as they enable you to get only sale notifications for apps or game categories that you are interested in. A couple of apps and games are displayed per day if you keep the default settings. You do not necessarily need to install the app, as you can also check the app homepage on the Internet for the very same sale information. Subscribe to the RSS feed to receive unfiltered apps sale information via RSS.
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