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Seven great sources for free iOS apps

Many apps are already a bargain at just a buck or two, but why spend money when you don't have to? Find out how to score all the freebies you could ever want.

Rick Broida Senior Editor
Rick Broida is the author of numerous books and thousands of reviews, features and blog posts. He writes CNET's popular Cheapskate blog and co-hosts Protocol 1: A Travelers Podcast (about the TV show Travelers). He lives in Michigan, where he previously owned two escape rooms (chronicled in the ebook "I Was a Middle-Aged Zombie").
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The best things in life are free. You know: love, sunsets, the second pizza you get you when you buy the first pizza. And apps. Definitely apps.

If you're an iPhone, iPod, or iPad user, you can find a smattering of freebies by rooting around the App Store.

But those are just the tip of a huge iceberg (free-berg?). With the right tools, services, and even apps, you can score a king's ransom in free iOS apps.

I've rounded up seven great sources for this free stuff. If you have a favorite, or you know of another option not listed here, be sure to share it in the comments!

In the meantime, hit the slideshow below to start your search for gratis app goodness.

Seven great sources for free iOS apps (screenshots)

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