Zoomable Media and master history teacher Brian Hurd have collaborated to create “The Shoah,” a emotionally moving multitouch textbook available on Apple’s iBookstore for immediate preview, purchase, and download. It features descriptions of 101 essential events, people, places, and concepts of the Holocaust, and is copiously illustrated with high resolution pictures and maps, each including audio captions of interesting facts and little-known details of this period in history.
Converting currency is just one of the smaller areas of travelling that is necessary but can be hard work. UK based jRuston Apps today introduces My Currency Converter 1.0, its new travel app developed for iOS devices. My Currency Converter supports over 150 different currencies from all around the world, ranging from the US Dollar to the Colombian Peso. Easily find out how much your currency is worth in just a few short moments, even if you aren’t connected to the internet.
Pi’ikea St. today introduces Mask Jumble Animals 1.0 for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, one of the first augmented reality games for kids in an iOS application. The app is the first to use facial recognition and allow kids to play the game while viewing themselves in a real time video mirror. Players simply hold the device steady and watch as their animal masks appear on their faces. When players achieve a full mask of one animal, they can catch strawberries to earn additional animal masks.
AppIt Ventures today introduces Internet Marketing Premier 1.0 for iPad, the second app in a suite of business apps. Designed for entrepreneurs and small business owners who want to quickly and easily create and execute an internet marketing strategy, Internet Marketing Premier is an interactive e-book. The app breaks down every major component of an internet marketing strategy through easy to understand tutorials and then helps the user create a customized action plan.
Gold Lion Apps today announces that their small, 3-person company, with 4 free apps on the App store, is successfully competing in the Finance category against the giants of the financial industry. Their apps have 1) been cited by Apple in “What’s Hot” in the iPad and iPhone Finance category in international App Stores, 2) achieved a ranking in the Top 75 Finance Apps, and 3) been downloaded in more than 80 countries worldwide. Their free apps enable users to track spot prices of gold & silver.
Let’s Go Publications announces its first comprehensive line of mobile apps for the iPhone, iPod touch, and Android. Available for 25 cities, each of the Let’s Go Explore apps features five short walking tours. Each tour contains honest reviews of listings from student researchers at Let’s Go. Complete with maps, GPS tracking, and offline walking directions, each app covers a diverse range of places, ranging from restaurants to cultural attractions to nightlife.
Concrete Software today introduces Wordsplosion 1.0, its new rapid-fire word game for iOS devices. In Wordsplosion players must correctly guess a five-letter word before the timer runs out. The first letter of the word is provided and players are allowed five incorrect guesses, but time is of the essence. Flawless production, attention to detail, and a huge dictionary filled with thousands of possible words place Wordsplosion among the best looking and most engaging word games available for iOS.
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.