iOS apps may dominate the Apple software industry now, but the Macintosh still seems to do better for great holiday sales. Whether you’re looking for games, creativity apps, laptop cases or more, we’ll be rounding up the relevant deals right here and updating the list through the end of the year.
- To celebrate Christmas, Coladia is offering its adventure game Return to Mysterious Island for MacOS X for free until December 26th. Mina, our heroine, becomes stranded on the shores of a wild and apparently uninhabited island. In this first-person survival adventure, players will encounter recognisable locations from the famous Jules Verne’s novel. Intuitive puzzle challenges & vast exploration of the lush tropical landscapes of the island, all combine for a brilliantly executed adventure game.
- In celebration of upcoming holidays, G5 Entertainment has announced a super sale on its 26 award winning games. Through January 1, 2013, the games noted below will be available at up to 60% off. Whether you’re lover or hidden object adventures or time management games and are an owner of iOS, Mac, Google Play, Kindle Fire, Nook device, this is one Christmas list that will bring you good cheer – whether you’ve been naughty or nice.
- Adobe today released a second round of special holiday pricing on Adobe.com for Lightroom 4 ($129.99), Photoshop Elements 11 ($79.99), Premiere Elements 11 ($79.99), and the Photoshop Elements 11 & Premiere Elements 11 bundle ($99). Pricing is valid Dec. 16 through Jan. 6, 2013.
- Incredible Bee has announced a holiday sale for all its apps. Renamer, MainMenu, MainMenu Pro and Archiver are all being offered at a bargain price for a limited period. Incredible Bee has put its entire app suite on sale: MainMenu, a rich maintenance tool to make your Mac extra fit; Renamer, a powerful batch file renaming tool; Archiver, the Mac way to work with archive files, such as ZIP and RAR. These are available through the Incredible Bee website, and through the Mac App Store.
- Aperio Lux is offering a special Christmas discount of 50% for purchasing any their applications. Aperio Lux creates applications which assist you in your work, help you rest and relax, enable you to personalize your Mac as much as possible. uDesktop HD is not just your personal wallpaper manager but a whole world of color and magic. IconFly is a simple and convenient means of creating icons from images. Tell Note simple and easy-to-use tool for audio recording.
- Is there someone in your life who might like to explore the Bible in a new way? Give them Glo Premium at a great price, and get the NIV Study Bible alongside the ESV, KJV and the Message translations, and over 3500 media elements in the Glo complete media pack. Plus for a limited time get the NKJV translation included—a $4.99 value! They will get 3 DVDs with Glo content to install on Mac & PC for offline access, plus they can access premium media and translations on their iPad and iPhone – up to 5 devices! The promo card that comes in this bundle will also add the NKJV to the iPad and iPhone (Mac & PC coming soon). A $95 total value at only $34.99.
- Not a sale, but a giveaway. MacXDVD Software is hosting a mega giveaway that Santa Claus himself would be proud of. Everyone is entitled to access the first gift MacX Video Converter Pro under the tree by the holiday courtesy, chock-full of surprising huge savings. The second round of giveaway will be followed by MacX iPhone iPad Video Pack. This Christmas giveaway carnival begins right now and will be continued over the course of Christmas holiday till Jan.7, 2013.
Hardware / Accessories
- New – Baby, it’s cold outside. Warm up to a great last-minute gift idea; save 10% on GelaSkins gift certificates through Christmas eve. Send the gift certificate via e-mail or print it out for hand delivery.
For additional gift ideas, be sure to check out the Appletell Holiday Gift Guide.