Sudoku with a Fun Character Twist – Charaku App for iPhone and iPad

Smileypop introduces Charaku 1.0 for iOS, the new way to play Sudoku. No numbers, just cute characters. Instead of typing or tapping, users drag and drop the different funny faces into place. For the countless Sudoku fans out there, they’ll enjoy a more visually appealing way to play their favorite puzzle game. For everyone else, the unique gameplay mechanics will have them flexing their fingers and their brain as they solve each increasingly difficult challenge.

Creaceed Hits 250,000 Users Milestone on the App Store

Four years after releasing its first application, and being the first Belgian company on the App Store, Creaceed hits a major milestone: 250,000 users on the App Store of its applications Vocalia, Prizmo, Kuboku and Movie Stiller. This celebration is the right time for a sale: Prizmo for iPhone, the All-in-One Mobile Scanning and OCR Solution, is available at 50 percent off for a few days.

Starry Melody 2.0 – A Better Starry Sky in Your Hand

Independent developer, Albert Wang, today announces Starry Melody 2.0, a major update to his popular iOS puzzle game. Combining music creation and puzzle solving, Starry Melody creates a beautiful starry sky and provides a relaxing yet fun gaming experience. In the 2.0 version, players can now link stars to form shining constellations while enjoying romantic piano tracks, and share the achievement using the new starry camera.

PlayPhone Social Gaming Network Continues Developer and Games Support

PlayPhone, Inc., a mobile social gaming global leader, today announced that it has ramped up the games offerings for its state-of-the-art social gaming network, PlayPhone Social Gaming Network, for mobile devices supporting Android, iOS, HTML5 and Windows Phone 7 platforms. For the third quarter ending September 30, PlayPhone will add more than 500 new developers to its program and 40 additional games, bringing the total games live on the PlayPhone Social Gaming Network to more than 200 titles.

Magzter at 3rd FIPP Asia Pacific Digital Magazine Media Conference

The 3rd FIPP Asia Pacific Digtial Magazine Conference, hosted by FIPP and KMA (Korean Magazine Association), is an international event for all magazine media companies from the 19th to 21st of September 2012. Magzter is the platinum sponsor of the conference. Magzter is also on the panel, discussing about Tablet Publishing and Distribution. Magzter enables publishers to offer digital editions of their titles so readers can easily access and enjoy them.

zGames Releases Animal Alphabet

Houston based zGames today introduces Animal Alphabet with Geoffrey the Giraffe Free 1.0, its new children’s educational title for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, Android phones and tablets, and Windows Phone, as well as an eBook. Hosted and narrated by Geoffrey the Giraffe, The Animal Alphabet contains 30 minutes of live-action animal footage from National Geographic. A winner of the prestigious Parent’s Choice award, it features a unique and catchy song for every letter and animal.

DSstyles Announces iPhone 5 Swarovski Crystal Case, 3 Enhancements Made

DSstyles today announced the world first iPhone 5 Swarovski case for the iPhone 5. It’s an advanced version of the iPhone 4/4s cases with Swarovski Elements. The iPhone 5 Swarovski crystal case comes with 3 major enhancements which are thickness, weight and also stickiness. The edges and corners of the new iPhone 5 case mold are also re-designed to be the thinnest possible. The total weight of the new iPhone 5 case is less than 10 grams.

StackSocial Launches Name Your Own Price Mac App Bundle

StackSocial announced today it has partnered with nine indie Mac developers to launch the first-ever Name Your Own Price Mac Bundle. The Name Your Own Price Mac Bundle allows Mac fans to pay what they want for six different Mac Apps including, iDocument, Jaksta, skEdit, iClip, Sparkbox, and MacCleanse 3. If customers pay more than the average price at that time, they’ll unlock 3 additional apps: MacFlux 4, Typinator, and ForkLift 2.

Heidi on the alp Free – Heidi story collection for iPad

JustKidsApps has announced that ‘Heidi on the alp’, the first part in the Heidi app series, is Free until September 21st to celebrate the recent update of the three Heidi apps as well as the release of the new 3 in 1 Heidi story collection. The Heidi apps are fun interactive storybooks true to the original by Johanna Spyri, with lots of educational and just-for-fun Bits and Bobs. The app includes many elements designed specifically to enchant, engage and educate young readers.

i.Business Magazine: 25% Discount Promotion for Advertisers

For a limited time, i.Business Magazine is offering a 25% discount promotion for all advertisers from September 15 to November 18, 2012. Sign up for 1 year of advertising you will get 25% off all advertising rates in the digital & print editions of their magazine. i.Business Magazine highlights what Apple can do for business and enterprise. It is the distinct choice for business end-users that are currently using Apple technology or are interested in switching.

TheHermonApps and iPhoneGlance present Guess That Flag 1.2 iOS app

TheHermonApps and iPhoneGlance are pleased to announce Guess That Flag 1.2 update. The update gives the user a chance to win an iPod touch or even The New iPad. To win one of the great prizes all the user has to do is beat Medium, Hard or Expert mode. They will then be entered into a draw, which iPhoneGlance will make on the 18th of December 2012. Also new in the update is a competition page and an information page so the user is at a much clearly understand about the app and the competition.

Car Xpenses app – updated with user input, keeps cars in tip-top shape

Umbrella Corporation has released Car Xpenses – Manage car maintenance 2.0, an update to its popular car maintenance app designed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Car Xpenses for iOS, changed the way car owners care for their vehicles allowing users to manage vehicle expenses, servicing, and maintenance. Car Xpenses – Manage Vehicle Maintenance, has been improved by a round of significant upgrades inspired, in part, by critical user feedback.

Budget Balance 1.5 released for iOS – Keep Budget in Control

Umbrella Corporation released Budget Balance 1.5, an update to its ultimate budget management tool for iOS devices. Bolstered by an intricately-designed, user-friendly interface, Budget Balance makes it easy for users to customize their own effective, and unique method of maintaining their salary, expenses and income. View transactions by day/week/month/year or even by location. Stay on top of your expenses, incomes and salary requirements and detect potential problems well before they arise.

Which App are TUAW, Brain Pickings and Carl Zimmer all talking about?

Thinx is proud to announce that Cassini HD 1.0.2, A Voyage of Discovery to Saturn for iPad is now available in the iTunes app store. Cassini HD harnesses that power to take audiences on a voyage of discovery to the ringed planet of Saturn. The app’s intuitive design helps users to easily navigate a collection of more than 840 spectacular images returned to Earth by the Cassini orbiter while showcasing those images in a way that is both elegant and informative.

Crazy Chinese Flashcards! turns boring flashcards learning into fun

m008 Studio, Inc. today announces the release of Crazy Chinese Flashcards! 1.2 and a new lite version for iOS devices. Crazy Chinese Flashcards! is designed to help kids start learning Chinese language. Studies have shown that use of flashcards is highly effective in learning Chinese yet kids find them boring and quickly lose interest. By presenting the flashcards in a catching game settings together with periodic pop-quizzes, kids can learn Chinese in a fun and effortless manner.