Chocolate Lab Apps today introduces Cat Horoscope Booth 1.0, its new entertainment app for iOS. Designed using the latest in iOS technology, Cat Horoscope Booth will discover your pet’s secret skills and uncover their destiny using an built-in real-time mobile cat scanner. The app takes a photo of your cat’s face, analyses the contours and then displays your cat’s horoscope. Discover the secrets that lie in your cat’s future and empower your cat to master their destiny with this fun app.
Digital Storytime’s editor, Carisa Kluver, has selected 50 book apps for kids from the past year for her annual “Essential Children’s Book Apps for iPad” post in the blog, The Digital Media Diet. The final part of this 4 part series, broken down by age, was just published! It has great titles for Toddlers, Pre-Schoolers, Elementary School Aged Kids and even Tweens! Includes free books for every age level.
Indie developer James Hollender’s Life Inventory for iPad version 2.5 has just been released features an enhanced User Experience. This and the iPhone version are Lifestyle apps that guide users in creating their own Moral Inventory, which can provide greater self-understanding of their personality, strengths, and weaknesses. These apps allow the user to learn more about themselves than ever thought possible and at only a small fraction the cost of a single visit to a therapist.
Previously available as separate apps for iPhone and iPad, the bestselling VLC Remote is now an universal application – one app will work on your iPhone and iPad. The sleek design gives easy access to powerful advanced controls including a graphic equalizer. It looks fabulous, it can display your album art, it’s simple to use and you get full control at a glance – no more moving between views, everything you need is right there, optimized for your device.
InJoyee Co., Ltd. today introduces iSwinging 1.0.0, their new gaming title developed exclusively for iOS devices. iSwinging is a spider-man-like swinging game that challenges players to swing through buildings with the use of strings and momentum. While swinging from one building to another, players collect coins alone the way to purchase and upgrade props to achieve better distance. Players can get great help from satellites and flying saucers too.
Shelly Data Doodles announces a special event, “Help Save Historic Trains.” In the month of September, half their proceeds from sales of the family friendly puzzle game “Puffer’s Train Challenge” will directly support two Historic railways – the Nevada Northern Railway and the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad. Puffer’s Train Challenge presents increasingly challenging train puzzles to be solved using either Zen mode or Star mode, an online competitive format.
Now is the time to make that shiny iPhone or iPad earn it’s keep. iCopilot is launching a complete course on the new iOS6 software that will be coming later this month for iPhone and iPad. If you have ever been confused by a menu, setting or default app, this course is for you. In-depth articles and hands on video tutorials will explain the process. Learn on-screen with one of iCopilot’s instructors.
PhatWare Corporation today announces WritePad 6.4, an update to their advanced note-taker for for iPhone and iPod touch. WritePad converts practically any handwriting into computer text, and allows you to share notes via Email, SMS, Twitter, Facebook, and more. WritePad also features integration with events, contacts, maps, and other iPhone resources. The new version of WritePad now supports new interactive styluses to further improve user experience and handwriting recognition quality.
25dev introduces Acro-Dict 1.0 for iOS. This useful app translates abbreviations, codes and acronyms, or AAC, that users encounter in their daily lives. For work and personal use, the app is helpful for parents wishing to translate what kids are texting on their phones or the internet. With a database of over 58,000 entries, 31 categories and intuitive search capabilities, the app is also helpful for medical students, doctors, businessmen, photographers, pilots, scientists, and more.
Appropos Solutions LLC today announces Cycle Aid 1.0 for iOS. Designed with men in mind, the app helps to track the menstrual cycles of a user’s significant other and empowers the user with knowledge for a greater understanding of the physical and emotional challenges experienced by women. The app features a color-coded calendar with menstruation days, fertility window, PMS days, individualized settings, countdown reminders, vacation planning, a database of tips and romantic ideas, and more.
An intense approach to motivate students learning Japanese, Kanji Assault is now available for iOS and Android devices. Engaging lessons and intense mini-games stress accuracy and repetition for students to quickly build speed in identifying single Kanji characters. Reaction time and responses determine the next test characters, ensuring that users are continuously challenged. Single character skills are then applied to the most commonly encountered compound Kanji in Japanese texts, signs, and newspapers.
Smarcle, Inc. releases 100 Lights 1.0, a game for iOS devices. It is a single screen, hidden object puzzle game where players must turn on every light in the room in order to advance to the next. Players will find themselves in a house containing rooms full of these puzzles which are on different visual and gameplay related themes. Each level is unique and requires clever thinking in combination with the use of iPhone’s accelerometer and touch screen controls in order to find the solution.
SimonBlog has brought its popular iPhone Handbook app to the iPad. With a Pinterest-like interface, it is a great app for new iPhone users that covers over 200 tips and tricks including the latest version of iOS and Siri. The iPhone app has gained great feedbacks from iPhone users. We’re sure the Handbook HD for iPad will amaze readers and make them more productive. It covers how users can create free iPhone ringtones, setup conditional call forward and improve battery life.
Scruff Monkey Productions announces BeatSpeak, the talking metronome for iPhone and iPad, is now available on the App Store. BeatSpeak is an ideal metronome for all musicians but especially drummers who not only want a solid time-keeper, but also want to know exactly which beat they’re on after a drum fill or complex polyrhythmic break. BeatSpeak says each beat aloud in the language of the user’s choice, so that they always know which beat they are on without having to check visually.
Top-quality mobile ad network Blu Trumpet announces the release of their inaugural API for its popular app-recommendation wall. The API will fuel faster app deployments, enabling developers to unlock the Blu Trumpet monetization proposition that delivers an effective 15 percent click-through rate, while keeping their apps simple and robust. Users who deploy the Blu Trumpet API before Sept 15th, 2012 may enter to win a pair of tickets to an NFL game in their city of choice.