With India's Independence Day round the corner, Apple is celebrating the occasion by having a special featured section highlighting apps from Indian developers on the App Store. The '15 Apps and Games From India' have got apps and games of which some are free and others are available at a discounted price of Rs 10 for a limited period. The apps are divided into three categories - Innovative services, Limited Time Offers and Indie Games for Rs 10.
Innovative services feature apps including Fitso Running and Fitn3ess App, Inshorts news app, Roposo: Share your style lifestyle app, Instant - Quyantified Self and Nestaway home rental app. Indie Games for Rs 10 include The Light Inside Us, Bluk, Blyss, Wordifly and Stay Mum.
Other apps highlighted under this section Urban Clap, hike messenger, Boom: music player with magical surround sound, Reboard keyboard + GIFand Themes and Think.
In May this year, during Apple CEO Tim Cook's visit to India, the company announced a new initiative to support engineering talent and accelerate growth in India's iOS developer community by establishing a Design and Development accelerator in Bangalore.
"India is home to one of the most vibrant and entrepreneurial iOS development communities in the world," said Cook.
"With the opening of this new facility, we're giving developers access to tools which will help them create innovative apps for customers around the world."