View Poll Results: How do you decide which free apps to dnload

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  • The picture

    7 4.64%
  • The description

    60 39.74%
  • The reviews

    69 45.70%
  • That it is featured

    5 3.31%
  • I don't dnload free apps

    2 1.32%
  • I dnload all free apps just to try

    8 5.30%
09-10-11 12:45 PM
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  1. dnottingham4's Avatar
    Description to see if I have a use for it, the reviews to make sure nothing ab normal is up with it.
    09-09-11 09:10 AM
  2. ylefrancois's Avatar
    Just wondering what makes you download a free app.

    I mean, it's free so no harm...but how do you choose (best answer)

    edit: forgot to add 'the developer'
    Because it's free ! And also I like to make my own decisions.
    09-09-11 03:50 PM
  3. cookney's Avatar
    when browsing apps on playbook i

    - look at icon - if looks cool ill click
    - check screenshots - if looks cool ill download]
    - check hasnt got bad star rating - bad reviews wont even bother
    - dont really read info too much just download if looks cool then delete if is ****!

    so cool icon and screenshots equals download! simple
    09-09-11 06:35 PM
  4. chiefbroski's Avatar
    I just check to make sure there are at least 3 stars before I consider it. Then I check to see if its something I'll use.
    09-09-11 11:19 PM
  5. yllus's Avatar
    I monitor the reviews closer on paid apps. I will give a free app a try based on the description.
    Interesting - this is my thought process as well.

    Reviews are almost worthless, some developers mount positive or negative campaigns and App World lets developers delete reviews, which also prevents them from counting toward the overall rating. They've changed that a few times (whether denied reviews count toward the average rating or not) but that's how it is right now, only the reviews the developer leaves count.
    Is it as simple as that? I know that I have the ability to mark reviews to be denied, but I've not yet seen the results.
    09-10-11 11:41 AM
  6. aawilson's Avatar
    I voted description I guess but I also take into account the screenshots and the reviews, I will try the free app and keep based what it can do and how fun or useful I find it.
    09-10-11 12:10 PM
  7. TaZ52083's Avatar
    I look at the reviews and screen shots then make a decision on getting it or not.
    09-10-11 12:45 PM
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