To celebrate the lifting of the greater part of Apple's NDA, several developers are offering special deals on their apps. GTS World Racing [App Store] for the iPhone is now just $2.99 until October 19th in the US, and £1.79 until October 17 in the UK. The Wikipedia app Kiwi [App Store] is just $0.99 until October 5th instead of $2.99, and Block Breaker 2 [App Store] was permanently reduced in price to $1.99. [via 1, 2, 3]
Another pile of developers are offering discounts on their applications or are offering them completely free for a given time in an attempt to stimulate sales and boost their rankings. Read on after the break for the list.
Earthscape is a cool little Google Earth-like app that gives you a globe that you can turn and zoom right down to ground level. It also shows where you are based on your iPhone's GPS, as well as view information tagged for specific locations. Now, in order to bost their download numbers, they giving the $10 app away for free for a limited time.
Realizing how beneficial it can be to have as many downloads as possible, developers have started either giving their apps away for free or severely cutting prices in order to maximize their user rankings and give them a competitive edge. Pangea Software and the Poptiq people are now both offering limited-time deals on apps.