Amanda Bean, first grade elementary teacher at Jessieville, began her Back to School preparation in May as she became involved with a new study involving Apps with Curriculum in the Classroom. Based on the premise that apps alone are not enough for educators, this study is part 2 of Apps with Curriculum and examines the need for app developers to provide curriculum that is Common Core State Standards aligned.
Tekton Technologies announces Orderly for iOS, their productivity App, with an intuitive user interface, that allows users to create To-Dos using simple iPhone gestures in the most natural way, setting apart other similar Apps. Notes are displayed on one of three shelves using Apple’s bookshelf metaphor: High Priority, Medium, and Low. Users can instantly view all the To-Dos, expand or contract them with pinch gestures, drag and drop between priorities, mark as complete, or swipe to delete.
In case you haven’t heard of it, Objective-Cologne is the first of its kind Cocoa Conference in the center of Europe. Over 60 people have already got their Ticket for this “cozy” event which is organized at a very special location which won’t let much more then 100 people in total. Furthermore, those people will gather the first evening for an amazing Conference Dinner in addition to receiving a collection of Schwag to wear proudly our amazingly nerdy Logo. Grab your ticket today for 439 Euro.
EchoMatrix announces the recent release of its new and addictive game, Cube Dodger, for the iOS platform. In Cube Dodger, players must control the little yellow SquareShip and are forced to evade oncoming colorful cubes at an increasingly rapid rate with the help of pure skill and concentration. Quick thinking is an essential aspect of Cube Dodger, as the SquareShip must be constantly directed away from the blocks in this action-packed game for all ages.
Laura J. White Mobile Development introduces iSpell that! 1.0 for iOS. This app is designed to provide a fun experience for children learning or practicing to spell three letter words. This app provides a bank of 50 images and associated audio recordings pertaining to the words. The child taps on the three letters presented with the image in the correct order to spell the word. If the word is misspelled, the word and audio are provided again, allowing three chances to spell the word correctly.
Econ Technologies updates ChronoAgent for Mac to version 1.3.5. This release fixes a problem in Mountain Lion where the Mac running ChronoAgent would go to sleep while there was an active connection. ChronoAgent for Mac is a utility that runs on the destination Mac and communicates directly with ChronoSync giving you full root access to the source and destination. ChronoSync is the automated synchronization and backup app for Mac OS X that can synchronize, backup, and create bootable backups.
The Museum of London Royal Timetrip app contains a specially edited and location-specific film collection, narrated by Helen Baxendale, covering a century of royal London life, featuring four royal weddings, two coronations and a funeral. The app, launched in time for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics, allows users to immerse themselves in iconic royal events from London’s past and explore the enduring relationship between the British monarchy and the people of London.
Shange-Qu Network introduces SweetCam 1.0 for iOS. This simple and powerful new free photography app lets users enhance the eyes, face or complexion of any portrait photo, or add cool pre set filters. The app features integrated social media sharing, and is designed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. With a single click, automatic face-detection and in-built algorithms, everyone can create wonderful looking photographs.
New app, NumberOne, from Neotko Studios SL defies the Stroop Effect by having users match pairs of tiles without reference to colour. NumberOne presents users with a colored tile featuring a number, letter or symbol, which must be matched correctly to one of several other colored tiles. It’s a full left-brain and right- brain workout that’s fun, challenging and addictive. The app is designed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Twindocs International Services announces the release of its free mobile app, Twindocs. The new app joins the company’s website and desktop software program in allowing people to store and access important files from anywhere – online, on computers, and on mobile devices. One of the most interesting features of Twindocs is that users can literally “print” documents directly to their account, which is a more secure, cost effective, and environmentally friendly solution.
Mac Mini Vault announces its third Mac mini colcation cabinet has gone online, increasing the current capacity to over 400 Mac minis. To celebrate this achievement Mac Mini Vault is offering its colocation services at unheard of discounted levels. Mac Mini Vaults customized 48U APC NetShelter cabinets are configured to host up to 140 Mac Minis. The Mac Minis are held in slots on specially designed shelves that slide out allowing for complete access of the ports and power buttons.
Shaderific version 2.2 is available on the App Store now. Shaderific is a utility app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch that helps computer science students and experienced developers to get started with OpenGL ES 2.0 shader development. The app makes it possible to write, compile and test shader programs directly on any iOS device without ever touching a laptop or desktop computer. Version 2.2 adds support for iPhone and iPod touch, making it now a universal iOS application.
Nektony today introduces Informer 1.0, its new system monitoring utility for iOS devices. Informer provides the most comprehensive information on monitoring and analysis of iPhone/iPad performance. It displays the current parameters beginning from the most basic device status parameters disk usage, network connections and carrier information, and more. The app supplies users with clear information regarding processes currently running on his/her mobile iDevice.
CoreMelt today releases its Lock & Load stabilizer for Final Cut Pro X. Lock & Load has long been an essential tool for legacy Final Cut Pro users. Now the new generation of Final Cut Pro X users can add the full power of an advanced stabilization tool to their editing repertoire. As well as providing fast smoothing of all kinds of camera motion, Lock & Load also provides advanced Rolling Shutter reduction to help minimize skew and wobble artifacts from CMOS sensors used in popular DSLR cameras.
Hunter Research and Technology announces Theodolite 3.0, a major update to the popular multi-function augmented reality app. 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. Version 3.0 adds breakthrough augmented reality movie recording, innovative sniper-style rangefinder scopes, and many other features.