The Granny Coder – Gelex dev proves it ain’t too late to create

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Unless you are trying to make the last train home, it is never too late to start. The Granny Coder, a 78 year-old grandmother from Czech is proving this very maxim in the creation of a new arcade physics puzzle-game, Gelex. Years ago, she studied the programming languages C and C++, for an IT stint, but now, retired and battling increased free-time, she has picked up iPhone programming. Gelex has even better news: Handjoy are scheming to debut it at reduced price, or in the case that enough people shout and stamp about it on internet, it will be introduced for free in a few weeks.

By the way, “I want Gelex for free!”

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App Price Drop – Christmas Holiday Edition

Christmas is only days away and developers have dropped more prices in preparation for the Holiday Season. Frenzic, one of my favorite puzzlers on the iPhone is currently only $1.99. Bejeweled 2, another popular match puzzler is on sale for $2.99.  EA has dropped prices on their titles, including Yahtzee and Tetris. As usual, be sure to check this post for the entire price drop list.

Note: Our Dec 15th post for app sales are still in effect!

Frenzic

$4.99 —> $1.99

Frenzic

Bejeweled 2

$4.99 —> $2.99

Bejeweled 2

YAHTZEE Adventures

$4.99 —> $2.99

YAHTZEE? Adventures

TETRIS

$7.99 —> $4.99

TETRIS®

SCRABBLE

$7.99 —> $4.99

SCRABBLE

Spore Origins

$7.99 —> $6.99

Spore? Origins

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App Price Drop – Thanksgiving Sale Edition

With Thanksgiving (Black Friday Sale!) just around the corner, developers have slashed prices on some very popular apps. If you haven’t picked up some of these apps yet, now is a great time. We will be updating this list as more sales become available. Enjoy!

List Updated: Nov 28 @8:08am

Pathways

$4.99 —> Free

Pathways

BeejiveIM

$15.99 —> $9.99

BeejiveIM

CameraBag

$2.99 —> $0.99

CameraBag

Sketches

$4.99 —> $1.99

Sketches

iXpenseIt

$4.99 —> $2.99

iXpenseIt

Armado

$4.99 —> $2.99

Armado

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