Most apps from iTunes are worth free or 99 cents, but there a few that not only cost more than expected but are insanely expensive. Some developers are pricing their applications from $179.99 to $999. These apps aim one thing - to serve a wide range of specialised markets, professionals, law students gearing up for bar exam or flag-football enthusiasts.
One of the first apps offered from iTunes was I am Rich and its theme is to define that your family is filthy rich by buying the application. The price was set at $999.99. A ruby gem appears on the screen of buyers, indicating that the app was purchased. Users who did download and found out that it was a bad example of a sarcastic joke which slashed them $1,000. After complaints, the app was removed from the Apple Store. Today, there are still iOS applications that are way expensive compared to Temple Run: Oz and Google Maps, and it is debatable if they are worth buying.
This expensive application determines if you are a High Net Worth Individual, and if yes, you get to access services such as calendar, RSS reader, and iVIP validation which gets you an entry into the app's partner establishments. Be warned, the app checks if you are certified High Net Worth Individual and is UK-centric, meaning your wealth is measured in UK pounds.
2. MATG-SAP BusinessOne - $499.99
A business application for sales transaction use and with constant contact with sales executives and business finance developers. It also helps in marketing and stores account statement information. The app can sync with secure FTP, HTTP, or HTTPS.
3. iRa Pro - $899.99
This expensive application manages your IP-based surveillance equipments, and your iPhone becomes an observation point for viewing multiple servers, video cameras and more. It has live video feeds and camera management through digital servers.
A useful library reference app for dentists which provides information for diagnosis and treatment of dental problems. It accesses a huge database covering medicine, anesthesia and X-ray with graphic references.
7. XA1 - $179.99
It is an audio analysis spectrum app providing real-time feedback related to the audio spectrum. Useful for mixing and carrying out complex audio works.
8. Nursing Constellation Plus - $179.99
A nursing handy application for ER providing a calculator, medical dictionary, drug dosage calculator and more. The app contains diagnostic tests to make nursing life easier.