Video game exec startup set to shake up book publishing with ebook app

Vidya Books, a division of Vidya Gaming LLC, announced today that it has successfully raised the necessary funds to secure the launch of its innovative e-book platform and first book. Created by video game makers who love reading, Vidya Books is set to shake up the book publishing industry as the first and only e-book platform that is completely focused on using technology to inspire a passion for reading, rather than as a distraction. The app will be launched for iPad and iPhone within 60 days.

Shaderific now with camera support, movie textures and video capture

Shaderific version 3.0 is available on the App Store now. Shaderific is an educational 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 3.0 adds camera support, face detection, movie and framebuffer textures and video capture.

Wallet Guard version 1.1 is coming to the App Store

Sun And Moon Apps is proud to introduce Wallet Guard 1.0 for iOS. Wallet Guard allows you to securely store the contents of your wallet right on your phone. Capture the front & back images of all your cards. Create barcodes of your club & reward cards that can be scanned at various stores. Keep track of website, phone number, user name, password and other information associated with each card so you can easily access it on the go. Share insurance card images with your doctor or dentist offices.

London Lines & Stations – A Must-Have For London Travelers

UK based Think Code Release Ltd today introduces London Lines & Stations 1.0 for iPhone and iPod touch. Featuring a simple and clean user interface, London Lines & Stations is the perfect Underground, DLR and Overground passenger companion. A must-have for anyone who commutes or travels in London, the app uses the official data feeds provided by Transport for London to show in realtime the line and station status as well as live departure boards.

Tips Guide for iPad – Revolutionary Guidebook App Launched

UK based Stopframe Ltd today introduces Tips Guide for iPad 1.0, its revolutionary new guidebook app for iOS devices. Perfect for both beginners and intermediate users alike, Tips Guide for iPad features a modern, flat design. Chapters are colour-coded, enabling users to instinctively navigate the app. Discover how to split the keyboard in two for easier typing, view and manipulate 3D maps, replace the Home button with software features, plus the very basics such as iCloud and email tips.

TapDownApps releases AutoDash for iOS – Real-time GPS and Location App

TapDownApps today introduces AutoDash 1.0, their new real-time GPS and location app for iOS. AutoDash continuously updates speed, location, direction, address, weather and other related location based information. Records maximum speed and allows for saving and sharing of location. As a safety feature, an audible “caution” alert can be enabled for when you exceed a configurable caution speed. AutoDash is a great source of information while driving an automobile.

Mokool Changing Traditional Puzzles on Apple App Store

Puzzle lovers have a smorgasbord of game apps from which to choose with 14 new puzzle apps released by Mokool Inc. To accommodate any skill level, puzzles are timed and players can choose the level of difficulty and number of pieces for each game, ranging from 9 to 100. MoKool Apps has incorporated a Game Center for iOS users that allows players to challenge friends and family to beat their best times. The apps are fully integrated with Facebook and Twitter.

Successful iOS Developer Goes Full-Time with 1Tapps: Suite of 16 Apps

Carles Coll Madrenas, creator of the 1Tapps brand of iOS apps, today announces that he is now working for the company full-time. Founded in Spain in 2011, he formerly devoted 2 hours/day to the startup. Each of its 16 apps performs an important function, which might normally require a few seconds and 2 or 3 taps, immediately and with just a single tap. Its flagship app, 1TapVideo – Instant Video Recording, was voted the 2011 Best App Ever Award in the Video category by the readers of 148apps.

Finderous 3.0.4 for iOS Provides Exclusive Group Networking

Finderous announces Finderous 3.0.4, an update to the Social Networking app for iOS. The app helps people connect with location-based interest groups, filling a niche few other apps have. Finderous users can create interest groups and then engage followers with conversation threads. With exclusive group networking capabilities, a big face lift and easier navigation, users connect with people with similar interests, such as hobbies, places and causes they care about.

Barron’s EMT Exam Review Mobile App Allows for Prepping on the Go

Mobile app developer, gWhiz LLC, and leading publisher, Barron’s, have teamed up to create a practical and portable learning tool for would-be emergency medical technicians everywhere. The latest educational mobile app from gWhiz, Barron’s EMT Exam Review, allows users to review key material at their own pace and wherever they happen to be. With on-the-scene scenarios and multiple-choice questions revealing detailed explanations, the app is both practical and comprehensive.

Know When, Where and How to Fish in New York with New Fishing App

The App Door recently launched iFish New York 1.2, the latest in their iFish Series of apps. The iFish New York app features a sleek and simple interface that allows anyone to easily search for lakes by name or by proximity. Once a lake is selected, a wide range of information is readily available including fish species, directions, weather conditions – even a calendar for the best times to fish. Where available, it also includes detailed lake maps, local visitor information and nearby photos.

File Manager Pro App: 1M Downloads, 4.5 Stars, Release of New Version

Zuhanden GmbH announces that File Manager Pro App has reached 1m downloads with an average rating of 4.5 stars. In order to improve the best file manager app for iPhone and iPad even further they have released a new version 1.5, which amongst other great improvements includes iCloud synchronization, FTP support and WiFi Connect. Like the Finder on a Mac, File Manager Pro is the best app to download, organize and view all files on an iPhone or iPad.

Email Marketing PPV, Free Email List Software

Madrid based developer, 3y3.net announces Email Marketing PPV 4.0 for Mac OS X, a powerful and easy tool for building email list targeted to a specific market area. Email Marketing PPV is as simple to use as a search engine. Users only need to specify the keywords and Email Marketing PPV will bring thousand of emails addresses parsed from the search results. Lists can be exported in either CSV or VCF formats, widely supported by databases and email systems.

Delineato Pro: The Distraction-Free Productivity Tool for Mac OS X

Wow!Systems LLC and Fapptory Lda. introduce Delineato Pro 1.0.2 for Mac OS X. Delineato Pro is the professional edition of Delineato, the italian word for outline. Designed using the WYSIWYN paradigm, What You See Is What You Need, this carefully crafted application creates simple diagrams, mind maps, brainstorming, to-do lists or architectural diagrams. A clutter-free interface allows users to concentrate and focus on the essence of their work with a unique GUI and a zen look and feel.

iSkin Adds the claro Special Edition to its Line of iPhone 5 Cases

iSkin, a premium brand of fashion and technology lifestyle accessories today officially announces the new claro Special Edition ultra-thin protective case for the iPhone 5. Designed for those who wish to showcase the original look of the iPhone 5 but with a touch of personalization. The clear-tinted, high-gloss claro Special Edition are innovatively and tastefully designed to enhance the original look of the iPhone 5 while protecting it from scratches and everyday hazards.