Illustrator, designer and programmer, Peterson Hamilton is proud to announce the release of Draw This App 1.0, his new educational app. Designed to work for any age and skill level, “Draw this App” turns your iPad into a virtual studio that will improve your drawing skills using metrics to track progress and an innovative guidance system to help you along. The app features a simplified break down of complex objects. Even seasoned artists will benefit from some of the mirror & memory exercises.
High Voltage Software, creators of hit mobile titles Conduit HD and Le Vamp, are celebrating Cinco de Mayo with the release of an action-filled and muy humoroso title for iPhone and iPad starring adorable Mexican zoo “animales” and a healthy dose of blood and gore. In addition to unforgettable undead characters, Zoombies: Animales de la Muerte! includes novel gameplay that allows players to demolish beastly zombies by tracing a line for their weapon to follow before it boomerangs back.
RainAware today introduces Ballpark Weather 1.0 for iOS, its innovative app that displays the number of minutes until rain reaches/leaves any stadium and the minutes until current precipitation ends. Featuring the proprietary RainAware system, this advanced algorithm interprets weather radar readings, determines the motion vector and calculates time of inbound and outbound rain. Wind speed and direction, possibly affecting home run frequency, are superimposed over an aerial photo of the stadium.
Acapela Group and AssistiveWare are proud to unveil that the first ever genuine, natural-sounding Australian children’s voices are now available in Proloquo2Go, a text-to-speech app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad designed to provide a voice for children who cannot speak. The companies also announced, Lisa, a new adult Australian female voice to complete the Australian voice family. Version 3.0 also adds a number of other major features, including ExpressivePower and much more.
Full Fat announces that Agent Dash has just hit the Amazon App Store and has received a new update, version 2.1, to its acclaimed endless runner for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, adding free microfilms as pick-ups, more level variety, a different level start every play and more. The player’s mission is to destroy as many villainous bases as they can. Players sprint through gorgeous environments, using spy skills to evade every hazard the evil megalomaniacs can throw at them.
Users transform the iPhone into a personal diet and lifestyle manager with UControl Weight 207, the latest offering from Knowledge is Power Solutions. The app with an intuitive, easy to use interface is aimed at anyone looking for a comprehensive diet and weight control program. With UControl Weight, users can turn their Apple device into a dedicated personal weight coach. The app helps users to stick to a healthy and effective diet regimen specific to their weight control goals.
UNAgames wants to celebrate the Workers’ Day with all workers playing iOS games, giving for Free its space action shooter Tapsteroids, which comes today with a major update, version 1.2. May 1 is a national holiday in more than 80 countries and celebrated unofficially in many other countries, UNAgames hopes that everyone around the world will enjoy this gift in this special day. Tapsteroids is a tribute to the classic arcade games. This fast-paced action shooter requires skill and strategy.
AlphaDigits comes up with the names of five top rated mobile apps every month based on the reviews published in the website during the particular month. Now, it has listed the top rated mobile apps for the month of April. April’s highlighted apps include: Zappix, Notebooks, SideBall, Sea Tale HD, and Space Sports. From bypassing customer service voice menus to a soccer game played against intergalactic moles, AlphaDigits April list includes a variety of apps for productivity and gaming.
Inseries 1.0 is the slightly different professional calculator app that allows you to naturally enter calculations and clearly browse your previous results. The new app for iPhone and iPod touch includes innovative functionality for naturally adding and subtracting percentages and uses swipe-gestures for memory operations to keep its user interface clean and simple. Inseries also features a built-in library of common constants and functions; even including a “real” random number generator.
LightRoomApps today announces GoDocs 4.0 for iOS, the fourth major release of the ultimate solution for Google Drive and Docs. GoDocs aims to provide the most productive solution for Google Drive and Docs on iPhone and iPad. With more than 15 innovative new features, GoDocs sports an all-new user experience, the all new ultrafast workflow, search inside documents, comments for documents, passcode protection, as well as new user interface themes.
Charlotte-based game developer, Dan Russell-Pinson today announces Tipping Point for iPad. Tipping Point is an immersive, photorealistic adventure game. Solving each puzzle reveals another layer of the intriguing story behind Tipping Point. This long awaited release completes the series with a brand new chapter 5 and an epilogue. Tipping Point gained a large following on the web due to its quirky storyline, challenging puzzles, original music and unusual look and feel.
Consolidating access to a wide range of analytics services into a single app, Pocket Analytics 1.0 was designed specifically to make the process of checking the status of key metrics more efficient & the data more relevant. The app is extremely flexible in allowing the user to customize how their data is presented & each from a different account with a different service. Users can also create their own tabs in the app to construct mini dashboards for related metrics from their accounts and more.
Stepping Stone Software today announced a Mobile Art Contest for art created with its award-winning app, Pen & Ink. Pen & Ink offers the simplest way to create beautiful watercolor paintings and sketches on the iPad. Anyone, from beginners to professionals, can enter the contest by downloading Pen & Ink for free from the App Store and creating an original piece of art. With the app, it is very easy for beginners to paint with watercolor, sketch with pens and pencils, or trace photographs.
The iMums will feature reviews of speech therapy apps, resources, tips, and question-and-answer sessions with speech and language therapists. Two weeks of news, sales, promo codes and giveaways of apps used for speech therapy is the highlight of “Let’s Talk: Speech and Communication.” The iMums promotion will start May 1st and end May 14 on the inaugural Apraxia Awareness Day. The iMums site also features reviews of educational apps for children with other special needs.
PlayScreen is launching a Crickler puzzle dedicated to notable technology predictions that failed, “Worst Tech Predictions EVER”. The puzzle features fifteen of the most infamously wrong predictions ever. Notable examples include Michael Dell’s 1997 suggestion that Apple Computer shut down and return their money to shareholders, Sir. Alan Sugar’s claim that the iPod would be dead by 2005, and the recent claim that in five years there would be no reason to have a tablet by Blackberry’s CEO.
JH Digital Solutions introduces Wordchampion 1.0, their newest addicting wordplay app developed for iOS devices. Featuring an internal dictionary of over 180,000 English words, Wordchampion is a fun mix of Scrabble and Tetris that is appropriate for people of all ages. The goal of this game is to find as many words as possible to prevent your screen from filling up with letters. Test your skills as you play against yourself, your friends and family, or people around the world.
Slide Swipe App Development introduces Quiltography 1.0 for the iPad. Quiltography is a unique, time and money saving, mobile digital quilt design tool for the modern quilter. Reduce the need to buy expensive quilt patterns, limit fabric wastage and make it quick and easy to search and audition fabrics to help design your next quilt. Choose from over 180 template blocks to to customize and audition your fabric. Use the built in camera roll or on board camera to add fabric to Quiltography.
Majorspot, Inc. today introduces Fluid Notes 1.0 for iPad. Featuring an intuitive interface that lets you draw, write, highlight, type and more in an easy simple way, Fluid Notes makes your notes clean, clear, crisp, & shareable. With 8 different tools to work with, & tons of colors, everything you need is a swipe away. Fluid’s Bookshelf lets you organize your books in beautiful form with an attractive selection of notebook cover designs. Retina Ink never looked so good. Available now for free.
Dr. S, eminent psychiatrist and media specialist, today continued his campaign, alerting parents to the dangers of unsupervised use of iPads by kids. Citing a recent headline from The NY Daily News, “Hooked on the iPad: Technology Addiction Affects Children as Young as 4, Experts Say,” Dr. S restated his message that touchscreen devices, with their irresistible interactivity, lights, colors and sound can potentially pose serious dangers to the mental health and cognitive development of children.
Reviva Softworks today announces that its best-selling medical app, SnoreLab 1.5.1 for iOS, has surpassed 100,000 downloads, putting it in the Top 10 of all apps in the Medical category in 14 countries. Easy to use and requiring no calibration, the app records samples of the user’s snoring throughout the night and provides a detailed analysis and a Snore Score. The app also tracks the effectiveness of snoring remedies as well as the effect of alcohol and other factors.