Cause & Effect 1.0 for iPad – Adventure game that plays out like a movie

UK based Velvet Rock Apps today introduces Cause & Effect 1.0 for iPad, their brand new adventure game that uses both real video footage and graphics to immerse the player in a world of intrigue. Playing the part of Max Alvarez, users navigate different locations and areas after Max arrives home from work only to find that things are not quite as routine as normal. Players interact with characters by talking to them on a mobile phone or receiving text messages.

Maintain releases Cocktail 5.1 (Snow Leopard Edition)

Maintain has released Cocktail 5.1 (Snow Leopard Edition), the latest maintenance update of Cocktail for users running OS X Snow Leopard 10.6. Cocktail is a general purpose utility for OS X that lets you clean, repair and optimize your Mac. This version adds ability to disable startup sound, adds compatibility with the latest versions of supported web browsers and addresses many other issues.

Bob Lutz writes Foreword: AUTOMANIA, enhanced iBook re: auto history

Barrington Promotions Inc. introduces AUTOMANIA 1.0, their new enhanced iBook for iPad. Featuring a Foreword written by industry giant, Bob Lutz, AUTOMANIA offers more than 450 images, new and old video and interactive elements throughout, combining to make this an engaging read, even if you’re not a car nut or historian. This book features 204 pages of pure entertainment, part Trivial Pursuit, part Jeopardy, little known facts, offbeat questions, notable feats and heart-wrenching defeats.

Theodolite Augmented Reality Nav App Featured in iTunes

Hunter Research and Technology today announced that the popular multi-function augmented reality nav app Theodolite has been featured in the iTunes App Store. Theodolite overlays real-time information about position, altitude, bearing, range, and inclination on the live camera image of an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, turning the device into a sophisticated electronic viewfinder. Theodolite is great for outdoor sports, hiking, boating, hunting, golf, sightseeing, photography, and navigation.

Curious Quests releases SlickFlick 2.0.1 for iOS – Photo Storytelling

UK based Curious Quests Ltd. announces SlickFlick 2.0.1, a major update to its popular photo storytelling app developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. SlickFlick encourages anyone to reveal the story behind their photos with captions, stickers and animations. In just seconds, create visually powerful stories from a multitude of photo sources using custom designed themes. Version 2.0.1 is a complete rewrite of the application, introducing a array of great new features and performance gains.

Crustalli releases Kick the Buddy: Second Kick 1.11.1 for iOS

Crustalli today announces Kick the Buddy: Second Kick 1.11.1, a continuation of its popular Kick the Buddy franchise for iOS. Kick the Buddy is a Perfect Method Of Stress Relief. Choose the face for the Buddy from your Photo Library or just leave him as he is and do with him whatever you want. New elements make the process of playing even more diverse and captivating: Dracula’s small helpers Vampire bats, unhappy marriage with Black widow, a dangerous surgery with a Flesh ripper or Dark hatchet.

Amazing Nature Flashcards App from Kodee’s Canoe

Vancouver based Nitrogen Studios introduces Kodee’s Canoe Nature Flashcards 1.0, the second App to the Kodee’s Canoe lineup developed exclusively for iPad. Kodee’s Canoe strives to inspire young kids to get outside and start exploring! Kodee’s Canoe “Nature Flashcards” is a premium educational App focusing on words and images from the great outdoors. With over 60 nature based cards, 3 languages and direct links to online animated content, this is a must have on every parent’s app list.

Marvel Apps release Tapestry Twist 1.0 for iOS – New Word Sudoku Game

Michigan based Marvel Apps, LLC today introduces Tapestry Twist 1.0, their brand new word sudoku game developed exclusively for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Tapestry Twist puzzles are based on a grid in which some of the letters to the puzzle are given. You will then fill in the missing letters making sure that no Row, Column, or individual Grouping has any repeated letters in them and that all RCGs have all the letters which spell out the title or answer to the puzzle.

Steam Patriots: Steampunk American Revolution Book App on Kickstarter

Noble Beast launches the Steam Patriots crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. Steam Patriots is an interactive book app project based on the history of the American Revolution. It features the founding fathers of the United States battling the British with steampunk technology in this work of speculative fiction. Imagine the War of American Independence fought by flying airships where soldiers exchange cannon fire far above the fray of steam-powered tanks, smoke-belching steamcycles and more.

Ski Tracker Hits the Slopes Just In Time

Nashville based 30 South introduces Ski Tracker: GPS Tracking for Skiers 1.0, its new sports-based tracking application developed exclusively for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Ski Tracker offers a way to record your ski runs and share them with your friends. It tracks speed, distance, altitude, vert, and time. Ski Tracker also shows you a map of your run, color-coded by speed. Check out the red areas where you got the most speed and see the blue corners you could have gone faster through.

Ba-Bomb! Explodes onto the iPad

Having successfully launched Ba-Bomb! and Ba-Bomb! Lite for iPhone, Studio Pina is proud to announce the release of the dedicated iPad version of their explosive puzzle game Ba-Bomb! It is described as easy to learn, hard to master, and always exciting. Ba-Bomb! has players blasting groups of colored bombs and creating explosive chain reactions while dealing with rocks, dud bombs, squids and giant bombs as they fill their punch cards to earn bonuses.

Powerful new search options: DEVONagent 3.4

DEVONtechnologies, LLC today updates all editions of DEVONagent to version 3.4, its popular smart research assistant developed exclusively for Mac OS X. DEVONagent helps you search more efficiently on the web. It searches multiple sources for relevant results, and gives you power tools for your research. Version 3.4 offers new search options, improvements and bug fixes. Both DEVONagent Pro and DEVONagent Express 3.4 come with a number of improved default search sets, plugins, and scanners.

Avadon: The Black Fortress HD 50% Off Sale – Fantasy RPG For iPad

Seattle based Spiderweb Software, Inc. today announced that, this week, their hit fantasy role-playing game for the iPad, Avadon: The Black Fortress HD, is now available for half its regular price. Avadon: The Black Fortress HD is an epic adventure in a strange and dangerous world. Gamers play as a spy and warrior, tasked to fight the enemies of their homeland. Avadon held the #1 RPG spot on iPad for over a week at launch and is now available at its lowest price ever.

Ambrosia Software Releases Snapz Pro X 2.5.0

Ambrosia Software, Inc. today announces Snapz Pro X 2.5.0, an important update to its award winning screen capture utility developed for Mac OS X. Snapz Pro X captures full motion video of anything on your screen, complete with digital audio, and an optional microphone voiceover. Version 2.5.0 has been rewritten from the ground up with the most modern APIs to take maximum advantage of Mac OS X 10.7.4 or later. This updated version is free to all registered users of Snapz Pro X 2.x.

Multiplayer Mobile Game Shadowgun: DeadZone Available On iOS and Android

Shadowgun: DeadZone 1.0, the multiplayer sequel to the fan-favorite third-person shooter Shadowgun from Madfinger Games, hits both the App Store and Google Play today. Experience heroic multiplayer battles that have never been seen on mobile device before. The visually stunning multiplayer game brings easy-to-use intuitive touch controls and visual detail typically reserved for console gaming systems to iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.