Minecraft costs just 10p in Android app sale

Minecraft, Soundhound and Fieldrunners are among the Android apps that could be yours for just ten of Her Majesty's English pence.

What does 10p buy you these days? Not much -- but today in the Android Market it could buy you a brand spanking new app. Minecraft, SoundHound and Fieldrunners are among the Android apps that could be yours for just ten of Her Majesty's English pence.

The discounted games included today are Minecraft, Asphalt 6: Adrenaline HD, Great Little War Game and Fieldrunners HD. Cheap apps include SoundHound, SwiftKey X Keyboard, Endomondo Sports Tracker, SketchBook Mobile, Colour and Draw for Kids, and Paper Camera. At 10p each, that's 10 apps for just one pound.

The 10 for 10 offer is to celebrate a whopping 10 billion apps downloaded from the App Market. Over the course of 10 days, 10 apps are released every day, for 10 cents or 10 pence each. Get them all and it'll be 100 apps for £10. Bargainous! Check back tomorrow to see what treats are in store in the next batch.

Our favourites of today's apps are Minecraft , the digging game taking the world by storm, predictive typing app SwiftKey, and the fun photo-cartoonifying Paper Camera.

Apps are everywhere these days, but which is the best app store ? We've compared the worlds of Android, Apple, Windows and BlackBerry apps so you don't have to.

If you're looking for more essential Android apps, here's our list of the best Android apps you just can't afford to live without. For more gaming goodness, check out our button-bashing buddies at GameSpot UK, with the app-tastic app show Appetite for Distraction.

About the author

Rich Trenholm is a senior editor at CNET where he covers everything from phones to bionic implants. Based in London since 2007, he has travelled the world seeking out the latest and best consumer technology for your enjoyment.


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