Apps and games in the Mac App Store
The pillars of the earth – € 9.99 instead of € 32.99 (from macOS 10.11)
In this adaptation of the best-selling novel by Ken Follett, the player slips into the roles of the main characters to explore medieval England. The game consists of three parts, in the course of which a cathedral has to be built. In addition, a young boy has to complete an apprenticeship as a stonemason in order to eventually become a great builder. Numerous dangers lurk on the way to success, such as warlike intrigues and conspiracies, but also romances.
SkySafari 6 Pro – € 26.99 instead of € 64.99 (from macOS 10.10)
The professional astronomy app supports sky observers with an extensive database which, according to the manufacturer, contains all objects discovered so far. SkySafari 6 Pro not only shows the current state of the known universe, but also simulates its development over the past and future 10,000 years. The not quite as extensive version Sky Safari 6 is currently even available for free, one iOS app is available for € 21.99.
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Apps and games in the iOS App Store
Calzy – € 2.99 instead of € 3.99 (from iOS 10.0)
This calculator for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch is characterized in particular by its aesthetics, but also offers a wide range of functions. Calzy has a customizable button layout, supports drag & drop, 3D touch and dark mode. In addition to the simple basic mode, advanced scientific functions are also available.
Weather station – € 3.49 instead of € 5.49 (from iOS 9.0)
The app provides information about the most important weather data such as air pressure, wind direction and speed or the current temperature. Weather station also allows adjustments to be made to the display so that the preferred values are always available at a glance. In addition to the current location, any number of other locations can be saved; a search function is available for this.
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Movies in the iTunes Movie Store
Parasite – € 5.99 instead of € 11.99
Comedy by Bong Joon Ho, 2019, 132 minutes
The South Korean society satire has been awarded four Oscars, the Golden Palm and a Golden Globe, as well as numerous other film awards. The film tells the story of a poor family who settled in a rich and extremely elegant household. This has unforeseen consequences for both sides, as a class struggle soon breaks out, which comes up with black humor and thriller elements.
The Disaster Artist – € 3.99 instead of € 13.99
Comedy by James Franco, 2018, 103 minutes
The tragicomic film tells the true story of Tommy Wiseau. The aspiring filmmaker and Hollywood outsider becomes a legend thanks to his passion, but also because of rather questionable methods, and with “The Room” he created the “best worst film of all time”.
More discounted films in the iTunes Movie Store and on Amazon:
Sully (Drama, 2016) – € 3.99 instead of € 9.99
Space cowboys (Action, 2000) – € 5.99 instead of € 9.99
Jack Reacher (Action, 2012) – € 5.84 instead of € 9.99
48 hours only (Action Comedy, 1982) – € 5.84 instead of € 9.99
Gadgets and devices
Fire TV Stick 4K – € 29.24 instead of € 58.48
As part of the “Early Black Friday Deals” there are currently several Amazon devices at heavily reduced prices, including the Fire TV Stick 4K. The device is one of the cheapest ways to use Apple TV + on a UHD television. The streaming service from Cupertino comes on the stick via app, numerous other applications such as the media libraries of the public television channels and games are also available. The full HD counterpart Fire TV Stick Lite is also available at a discount, it currently costs only 19.48 euros.
More Amazon devices at reduced prices:
Echo Show 5 – € 68.23 instead of € 87.72
Echo Show 8 – € 97.47 instead of € 126.71
Fire TV Cube – € 68.23 instead of € 116.96
Kindle Oasis – € 180.32 instead of € 224.19
Kindle Kids Edition – € 58.47 instead of € 107.21
Apple Pencil (2nd generation) – 116.00 € instead of € 131.55
Media Markt calls the Apple Week and offers, among other things, the second generation Apple Pencil at an extremely affordable price. The pen is compatible with iPad Pro 11 “and iPad Pro 12.9” as well as iPad Air of the fourth generation. It ensures pixel-perfect precision when writing, drawing or painting on the touchscreen, sticks magnetically to the tablet and is charged wirelessly. The online retailer currently has numerous other Apple devices and accessories in offer, however, as usual, not all products are available at bargain prices, so price comparisons are advisable.
Note: The prices and availabilities mentioned were current at the time of publication, but can change at any time. MacTechNews therefore does not guarantee the long-term accuracy of the information.