Now You Can Sketch Portraits Like a Pro

Auman Software, LLC announces the upcoming release of handPaint 5.0, an update to its popular handPaint app for iPhone and iPad by introducing a new portrait feature. On Friday, May 17, 2013, Auman Software’s prekApps will release version 5.0 of it’s popular handPaint iOS app. This update contains a new Portrait sketching feature as well as the elimination of ads and in-app purchases. Updates will be free to our 547,000 users, plus they will also get an added bonus.

Happi Papi Receives Editor’s Choice Award

Independent app developer Happi Papi achieved another milestone this week when its latest iPad learning game Happi & The Pirates 1.0.1 was awarded The Editor’s Choice Award by the reputable Children’s Technology Review. The Award is given only to the highest quality children’s products in the interactive media category. Happi & The Pirates is a spelling, math and puzzle brain game for kids where players have to solve a wide range of spelling and logic puzzles to uncover a hidden treasure.

Pixelmator 2.2 First Week Downloads Top Half a Million

The Pixelmator Team today announced that Pixelmator 2.2 downloads have topped half a million since last Thursday, making it the most successful release in the Pixelmator Team’s history. Pixelmator provides everything needed to create, edit, and enhance still images. Offering more than 100 new features and improvements, Pixelmator 2.2 Blueberry features new, easy-to-use Smart Shape, Move and Paint Selection Tools, and a new Light Leak effect for creating retro-artistically illuminated images.

MCE Announces Internal Blu-ray Player for iMac, Mac mini

MCE Technologies, LLC today announces that it will begin shipping the first ever internal drive for the iMac, and Mac mini, that plays Blu-ray movies with the included Mac Blu-ray Player software. The drive also reads and records to DVD and CD-recordable media like the original Apple SuperDrive it is designed to replace. The drive is compatible with Apple’s DVD Player application for the playback of DVD movies as well as with Finder Burning for burning DVDs and CDs at the Finder level.

What’s In Common: Addictive Single and Multiplayer Quiz Game for iOS

Mooniz Interactive Ltd. today introduces What’s in common – 4 pics 1 word to guess, their entertaining brain teaser game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Available in single and multiplayer modes, in 4 pics 1 word to guess, players find the word that is common to four pics that are displayed. In the single player version, there are 5 different levels. In the multiplayer mode, players can enjoy the thrill of unlimited quizzing fun with a question stock of over 130 questions in total.

New Times Tables App for iPad/iPhone for Kids to learn Tables 1 to 20

Mumbai based app developer, Internet Design Zone today introduces Times Tables For Kids 1.0, its new educational app for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch devices. Featuring an interactive and user-friendly interface, Times Tables for Kids allows kids in grades 1 to grade 4 learn and practice multiplication times tables from 1 to 20. Each times table is spoken aloud in a child’s voice to enable faster learning. A cute boy character will keep children entertained with his antics.

RCI-JEUX Announces Takuzu for iPhone and iPad

Paris based RCI-JEUX today introduces Takuzu 1.0, its first game for iPhone and iPad devices. Takuzu is an original number puzzle game inspired by Sudoku. Takuzu is a simple and clever alternative to Sudoku and this iPhone and iPad application has been developed with touch interfaces in mind. To play, all you need is your mind and your finger. Featuring three levels of difficulty, players simply tap to switch between 0 and 1 on each empty cell to complete the grid and solve the puzzle.

iFree Studio Announces New Server on Lies of Astaroth

Lies of Astaroth is a free-to-play epic fantasy MMORPG card game, which was developed by iFree Studio Limited for iOS systems. Lies of Astaroth has been very much favoured by players since its first release. With more than 100 beautifully drawn characters and dazzling battle effects, an envoy of the God of Prophecy will lead you through different maps and levels and help you conquer all of them. Due to positive feedback from players around the world, a new server is going to open.

Hangman Pro – Multiplayer Game 2.3 Released for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch

iThinkdiff today announces Hangman Pro – Multiplayer Game 2.3, an update to their popular Hangman Multiplayer game for iOS devices. It is developed based on traditional paper and pencil guessing game of hangman. It is a simple puzzle word learning game. In this game there are some particular word learning categories. This game can be played in single and multiplayer mode. This game is free to download. In this version usability updated and some bug fixed.

Arista Games Launches Jack and Jill’s Preschool Adventure App

California based Arista Games today introduces Jack and Jill’s Preschool Adventure 2.0, its new educational game title for iPad and iPhone devices. Produced in collaboration with Little Flowers Montessori, a leading Bay Area school, Jack and Jill’s Preschool Adventure teaches children needed Kindergarten preparation concepts such as colors, shapes, letters and numbers. With a simple intuitive interface, vibrant graphics, and captivating voices, the app keeps preschoolers engaged with learning.

HTML Stripper for Mac, an app for extracting text from HTML code

HTML Stripper is the new Apimac application for capturing and cleaning up from HTML code tags the text of any web page. Just drag and drop on the application’s window a .html file, a portion of code or, even a web address from Safari and the app will restore simple text, free from formatting and code tags. And thanks to the Strip Clipboard function, text can be copied and automatically cleaned up and instantly ready to be pasted into your favorite application.

Weather Pod For iPhone – Weather Intelligence in The Palm of Your Hand

UK based indie developer Rory Buckley today introduces Weather Pod 1.0 for iPhone and iPod touch. Weather Pod takes both a unique and advanced approach to how weather can be displayed on a handheld iOS device, taking advantage of touch and swipe gestures to give the user a fully interactive experience combined with stunning visuals and a variety of features. The motion background is cleverly designed to reflect your actual current weather conditions, whether it be rain, snow or thunderstorms.

Become an Expert in Painting with Your iPhone

Independent developer, Antons Zaicevs, introduces History Of Painting 1.0 for iOS. Users will explore the evolution of painting, meet the greatest painters, touch their most famous pictures, and learn the history and highlights of each painting style. With the awesome user interface, app users will feel like they are in the real art gallery. With more than 150 paintings, the app features the main painting styles as well as the 39 most famous painters.

NearBytes to be Available as an SDK for Beta-Testers in May

NearBytes, a Brazilian technology company, has developed a new communication by proximity technology based on sound that is very similar to Near Field Communication that can be used on any iOS or Android smartphone available today. This system is scheduled to be launch as an SDK in a Closed Beta Program by late May, and is inviting all app and game developers to sign up, and use it to create cool new content and engage even more with their public.

Final Cut Pro X Title Pop Effects Released on FxFactory

Make video titles sizzle with 50 customizable animated titles exclusively for Final Cut Pro X. Noise Industries introduces Title Pop to plugin platform FxFactory. Combining creative forces, developers Stupid Raisins and CineFlare teamed up to create a title pack that would give editors the ability to create interesting titles for footage. Title Pop, designed exclusively for use in Final Cut Pro X, includes 50 dynamic, unique and customizable titles.