Daily App Digest – 09/08/10

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Latest iPhone apps and updates to hit the iTunes store today…

Selena Gomez and The Scene on myRMX

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Los Angeles, California – myRMX and Hollywood Records today have released a myRMX App for Selena Gomez and The Scene for the iPhone and iPod touch. Ms. Gomez, Disney star and teen celebrity, is putting her fans first by giving them the opportunity to re-imagine her music with myRMX and share their creations with friends and the social web. The Selena Gomez and The Scene/myRMX App will include "I Don’t Miss You At All" and "I Won’t Apologize" from the Gold Certified album "Kiss and Tell".

Both songs were chosen for the myRMX platform for the best user experience possible, using the original session recordings that showcase the full range of talents of Ms. Gomez and her band. Pat Roberts, CTO of myRMX said, "We were excited when we saw what Hollywood Records had provided us, it really was the entire studio session – start to finish. They allowed us free reign in the selection of samples and I think that it really shows off their hard work in the studio and I know it showcases the full potential of myRMX."

Dominic Griffin, Vice President of Hollywood Records, championed the paring of Selena Gomez and The Scene’s music with myRMX. He said, "Interactive music is a great new way for fans to experience their favorite songs, and Hollywood Records is pioneering offerings for our artists’ fans, from established games like Guitar Hero to new, innovative apps like myRMX".

myRMX is a unique iPhone/iPod touch experience that allows users to remix their favorite artists’ songs with a fun, intuitive interface. Users may save their mixes and share those mixes with friends via email, and by posting the sharecodes that myRMX produces on their social sites. There is an In-App Store where other artists’ mixPACKs are available.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 4.0 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Selena Gomez and The Scene on myRMX (v1.2×402) is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Music category.

Purchase and Download: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/selena-gomez-the-scene-kiss/id385426048?mt=8

StyleMe! 1.0

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EureKOO today announces StyleMe! 1.0 for iPhone and iPod touch devices. StyleMe! is a fantastic fashion-app designed to help women chose their clothes and make combinations quickly. StyleMe! can store thousands of pictures, and be used either with the iPhone Camera or with the Photos Library, with the ability to export pictures to the Library as well. Girls can take a few shots trying out different clothes, and send them e-mail, MMS, and more.

The idea is very simple:
1) Take some shots of yourself with different clothes (with a mirror or with a friend)
2) Cut yourself into 4 parts with the in-app "slicer"
3) Combinate manually or push the "reload" button to combinate randomly
4) Save the combination
5) Finally, you can export saved pictures on your iPhone library and send them by e-mail, MMS etc.

Feature Highlights:
* Can be used either with the iPhone Camera or with the Photos Library
* Can store thousands of pictures
* Possibility to export picture to the iPhone Library

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later
* Tested on iOS 4.0 and iOS 4.1GM
* 7.7 MB

Pricing and Availability:
StyleMe! 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Lifestyle category. Free code available on demand! Depending on your audience, we can also offer some of them to your readers.

Purchase and Download: http://itunes.apple.com/app/styleme/id384471869?mt=8

MyNature Tree Guide, Version 1.1

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North Creek, New York – MyNature Inc. today is excited to announce the release of the latest version of the MyNature Tree Guide, Version 1.1. With its newest version, MyNature hopes to build upon its success of the MyNature Tree Guide 1.0.

MyNature Tree Guide makes an educational experience fun in new way. Using a series of 15 questions the user answers as many as possible. The app will match the answers against its database for the tree that most closely resembles the answered questions. You can also use the questions themselves as a broader search by searching for leaf shape, fruit shape, number of needles as well as many other combinations of searchable features a tree may have. Once identified, the user can see photos and range maps or read more to learn about the tree and its growth cycle.

The app can also alert users to which trees they may find in any area in North America. Just enter the state or province initials into the app and hit submit, all the trees featured for that state will be listed. MyNature Trees also includes a place for making notes, which is particularly useful for those who enjoy recording their outdoor discoveries.

Some of the MyNature Tree Guide Features are:
* Searchable database containing over 200 trees found in North America
* Clearly illustrated leaf drawings showing the prominent features of each trees leaf
* Digital images of an actual leaf, some with their Autumn colors
* Range maps to reference a trees presence in your location
* Full color digital images of a trees fruit or cone
* Digital images of a trees bark as well as its profile
* Handy ruler to measure and aid in leaf identification
* MyNature journal, where you can personally record the trees you’ve found along with the location, weather conditions or just your own personal thoughts about your day in the field
* State Tree quiz
* Interesting and fun facts about trees
* Scientific names and their meanings and much more

Currently, MyNature Trees features over 200 trees found in North America. MyNature Trees is a fully-loaded, one of a kind app that’s great for kids and adults alike. It is the most fun a nature loving person can have while learning. Version 1.0 had reached the Top 10 grossing reference apps in July 2010. Version 1.0 remained in the Top 25 grossing reference apps for 4 weeks and in the Top 50 for over 6 weeks since its release. The MyNature, Inc. Version 1.1 updates and corrects technical issues found with the iPhone 4.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later
* 129 MB

Pricing and Availability:
MyNature Tree Guide 1.1 is $6.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Reference category.

Purchase and Download: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/mynature-tree-guide/id377452068?mt=8

Algebra Touch 1.1

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Redmond, Washington – Sean Berry is pleased today to announce Algebra Touch 1.1 for iOS, an update to his educational app for learning and practicing algebra. Particular attention has been given to the user interface, making usage so intuitive that solving math problems seems more like a game than an academic exercise. The app features: 17 interactive lesson topics, interactive practice problems, and the ability to create unlimited new problems. All actions and responses are touch activated and animated. Users may anonymously volunteer data collected by Algebra Touch 1.1 for use by a group of university professors studying how people solve problems using the app.

People are inherently curious, and derive pleasure and satisfaction from mastering new skills and knowledge. Algebra Touch enables the excitement of learning through simplified, interactive, programmed instruction, and employment of styling and functionality usually reserved for electronic gaming. The principles and problem solving capabilities of algebra are, in themselves, fascinating. By simply facilitating the process of discovery, Algebra Touch makes math fun.

On launch in landscape orientation, the app displays in large white numerals on a black radial gradient "3+5." Beneath is a gray band with the instruction "Tap the + to add 3 and 5." Tapping the plus sign runs an animation where the numerals are reduced in opacity, the plus sign disappears, and the "3" and "5" move toward each other with only an "8" remaining onscreen. The instruction is accompanied by a "Show Me" button, which will automatically demonstrate the app’s method of executing operations by tapping the operator. Immediately, positive reinforcement and further explication appears "Very good! Adding is a form of ‘simplifying" – that is, making the expression more simple and less complicated."

Feature Highlights:
* Appropriate for learning or reviewing of algebra
* For students of any age or gender
* Enjoy the wonderful conceptual leaps of algebra, without the tedium of traditional methods
* Drag to rearrange, tap to simplify, and draw lines to eliminate identical terms
* Easily switch between lessons and randomly generated practice problems
* Users may create their own problems or edit current ones
* Topics include: Simplification, Like Terms, Commutativity, and Order of Operations
* Additional topics: Factorization, Prime Numbers, Elimination, and Isolation
* Advanced topics: Variables, and Solving Equations
* Features external display support with optional 30-pin, external display cable
* Version 1.1 includes universal support for all iOS devices
* Version 1.1 permits reset of progress through lessons to start at the beginning
* Version 1.1 allows scrolling through all factor-pair choices

From here, the user may choose "Back" to review, or "Next" to continue. Further developing the concept of algebraic simplification, the app goes on to cover such topics as: terms, negatives, multiplication, order of operations, factorization, and crossing out (eliminating) terms in fractions. On this foundation Algebra Touch goes on to explore variables, and solving simple and complex equations. Future updates are planned to introduce the concepts of distribution and factoring-out expressions. And as an added convenience in group teaching situations, the app uses the device’s 30-pin connector to enable display of the contents of the screen on a monitor, television, or video projector. The app was made possible with support from the Percepts and Concepts Laboratory of Indiana University, Bloomington.

Device Requirements:
* iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch
* iOS 3.2 or latter
* 3.1 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Algebra Touch 1.1 is $2.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.
Purchase and Download: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/algebra-touch/id384354262?mt=8

Red Card Rampage

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Oxford, United Kingdom – TurboNUKE today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of their new game, Red Card Rampage, which will be equally enjoyed by soccer fans and soccer haters alike. The game gives users an opportunity to take revenge on referees’ unfair red cards and give the referees what they actually deserve by kicking balls at them and making them very angry.

Red Card Rampage takes full advantage of the iPhone’s gaming capabilities demonstrating a flawless physics engine and the ability to specify the exact trajectory of the ball. Intuitive multi-touch controls guarantee precision of users’ shots, providing engaging gameplay.

The game has an easily-grasped concept: aim the ball at the ref, kick it, and make him very angry. Red Card Rampage is packed with 36 levels that vary widely with all sorts of different obstacles. Cunningly placed referees and other difficulties that increase level by level spice up the game, providing users with exiting gaming experience. In addition, players can go back and improve their scores, adding plenty of replay value to the game.

"It’s a great time waster, gives you something else to play with while waiting for the bus or just when you have a few spare moments. I think it’s really absorbing – I still play it every day, even though I created it." – said Rob James, Director of TurboNUKE.

Features:
* 8 football teams to choose from
* Wide variety of obstacles to overcome
* 36 levels with various degree of complexity
* Hours of addictive game play
* Lots of replay value

"Red Card Rampage is the first iPhone game released under the turboNUKE brand and we are very excited to see it finally out on this new platform. The game will let you take out all your referee frustrations without facing a jail sentence." – said Julian Scott, Director of TurboNUKE.

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
* Requires iOS 2.2.1 or later
* 12.3 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Red Card Rampage 1.0 is $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

Purchase and Download: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/red-card-rampage/id388957922?mt=8

Guitar Hero Interpol song pack now available on iPhone and iPod touch

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Coinciding with the launch of Interpol’s Interpol album release, a new song pack featuring the band is now available for the Guitar Hero® App for iPhone and iPod touch from Activision Publishing, Inc. Guitar Hero App fans will be some of the first to play along to Interpol’s “Barricade” from their new album. The entire song pack will contain the following tracks:

Interpol Song Pack

· “Barricade”
· “Evil”
· “Slow Hands”

Published by Activision and created by Guitar Hero veteran developer, Vicarious Visions, Inc., and built exclusively from the ground up for the iPhone and iPod touch, the Guitar Hero app takes full advantage of the platforms’ functionality and features all-new, innovative gameplay that will keep players rocking out as they strum, tap, slide and whammy to the hottest tracks from bands they know and love. The game also features a robust avatar customization mode that lets players personalise their game; built-in social integration so gamers can share their scores with their friends on Facebook, check leaderboards and get updates through in-game news feeds; intuitive new mechanics that challenge fans to tap, strum and whammy their way to the top of the Rock Ranks; and the ability to download new tracks from an in-game music store; wannabe rock stars will be shredding on guitar or ripping it up on bass whenever, wherever they want.

Guitar Hero for iPhone and iPod touch is available for £1.79 from the App Store at http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/guitar-hero/id374801345?mt=8 and features Queen, Rise Against, The Rolling Stones, Vampire Weekend, Weezer and The White Stripes. Song packs are only available through the Guitar Hero app and cost £1.19 each. For more information about Guitar Hero for iPhone and iPod touch, please visit GuitarHero.com.

Sleep Tracker

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San Jose, California – Viaden Mobile, a prominent developer of applications for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad in the Healthcare & Fitness and Games categories, today is pleased to introduce Sleep Tracker alarm clock: sleep cycles & noise recording, an intelligent app that literally watches over users’ sleep. Everybody knows that sound deep sleep is essential for effective, full-time functioning throughout the day. As little as 30 minutes of sleep deprivation may result in drowsiness and lower productivity during the day.

Focusing on the problem of sleep deprivation, the Viaden Mobile team came up with a unique smart solution. The main outstanding feature of Sleep Tracker is its ability to record noise and light disturbances that happen at night. Sleep Tracker makes it possible to play back the noises and flashes of light and overlay the recording with the graph of the user’s sleep cycle. Having this information at hand, users are able to make appropriate improvements to their sleeping environment for a healthier and more energetic lifestyle.

A bunch of other handy options also contribute to the overall efficiency of the app. Using the built-in accelerometer of the iPhone/iPod touch, Sleep Tracker registers the users’ movements in their sleep and identifies in which of the three sleep phases they are. Thanks to this, the alarm will sound during light sleep – the best time to wake up energized and refreshed.

4 wake-up modes are available for the iPhone and 3 for the iPod. Depending on the lifestyle and habits, users may choose to be woken up at the set time or at the best time for awakening within the fixed time frame, with or without monitoring of sleep cycles.

The sound settings have been designed to be absolutely user-oriented. There is a selection of special tunes both for awakening and falling asleep. Users can also choose their own tracks from the iPod playlist to serve as wake-up or chillout melodies. A separate volume regulator is available for both kinds of tunes, allowing users to set different levels of volume for wake-up and chillout tracks.

"Creating this app we strived to give people the most valuable but such a fragile thing as healthy sleep," says Yuri Gurski, Viaden Mobile CEO. "Our app allows users control their sleep as much as possible and really have their say in the matter, be fully in charge. Understanding one’s sleep pattern is the closest a man can get to the mechanism of sleep so far – and this is what users can achieve regularly using our app."

Supported Languages:
* US English, French, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.1.2 or later
* 17.7 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Sleep Tracker 1.0 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Healthcare & Fitness category.

Purchase and Download: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sleep-tracker-alarm-clock/id359431485?mt=8

PRANK ME! 1.08

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JBMJBM today announced PRANK ME! 1.08, an update to their very popular Top 50 ranked app for iOS. PRANK ME! allows the user to choose a fictitious character, create a prank telephone script, and then generate a professionally voiced prank phone call, which can be made anonymously. Version 1.08 features 22 additional characters added which brings the total to 48 characters and over 1100 audio sayings to choose from for pranking, with highly anticipated feature for Recording Your Own Character.

College Station, Texas – JBMJBM today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of 22 Additional Characters and a highly requested, highly anticipated Record Your Own Character feature for their very popular, Entertainment Category Top 50, PRANK ME! app for the iPhone.

This app allows the user to choose a fictitious character, create a prank telephone script, and then generate a professionally voiced prank phone call, which can be made anonymously. With the additional 22 characters added, it brings the total to 48 characters with over 1100 audio sayings to choose from for pranking. These additions already add to their large and diverse arsenal of pranking characters. The Record Your Own Character feature allows the user to use their own voice to create their own personalized pranking character. The user can add their own face picture, their own script, and best of all, their own audio to the app.

One of the most clever and flexible methods ever devised for making prank phone calls, PRANK ME! offers jokesters a new, hi-tech advantage. The app opens with cartoon renderings of classic characters and after choosing a character the user can choose and order a group of phrases to create a complete, scripted message.

For example, six different phrases can be put together to create the following message, pre-recorded by a professional voice-over artist: "This is Timothy A. Warrenton from the Internal Revenue Service, better known as the IRS. We have a matter we need to urgently talk with you about. It has come to our attention that you owe $10,545.00 in back taxes."

Given the variety of characters and dialogue, the fun-loving digerati will have no trouble putting one over on a close friend, family member, or lucky stranger. The app sports fun graphics, an easy to use interface, and free updates of additional characters and phrases. Eliminated are awkward attempts at disguising one’s voice. A library of professional male and female voices is included.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.1.3 or later
* 1.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
PRANK ME! 1.08 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category. Special Thanks to Mike Elmore. This Guy is Awesome.

Purchase and Download: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/prank-me/id376184194?mt=8

Invoice Robot 1.0

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Seattle, Washington – Urban Anomaly today is pleased to announce the release of Invoice Robot 1.0, an iPad and iPhone application for creating and transmitting invoices in PDF format. Invoice Robot provides a simple calculation template that can also be used for proposals, quotations and receipts.

Invoice Robot was developed for small businesses, non-profits and innovative people that want to create simple invoices and other documents from their iPads and iPhones without the assistance of administrative or accounting staff. Anyone waiting to get paid can close the loop on their financial transaction by sending stylish, professional invoices directly from their iOS device.

Urban Anomaly designers created Invoice Robot with the philosophy that standard business documents do not need to be time consuming or done with desktop software. And, the fastest way to get paid is to invoice the client as soon as services are delivered, thus devices like the iPad are perfect for creating and sending documents while on the go. Invoice Robot can also be used for other phases of a business transaction such as proposals and quotations before the work, and receipts to document payment. The application allows a moderate amount of customization, including the ability to modify titles, headers, footers and attach a company logo.

Unique Features:
* Add logos or graphics from the Saved Photos folder for a professional, custom format
* Pull recipient information from the device Contact list
* Calculate sales tax or make other adjustments and discounts
* Automatically calculate itemized amounts and totals
* Transmit to the payee with PDF email attachments
* Adjust labels and titles to meet specific needs
* Save up to seven reports

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPad, iPhone and iPod touch
* Requires iPhone OS 3.2 or later
* 1.7 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Invoice Robot 1.0 is only $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Productivity category.

Purchase and Download: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/invoice-robot/id389721392?mt=8

Calcuccino Lite 1.0

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Cambridge, United Kingdom – Cambridge Coders Limited today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of Calcuccino Lite 1.0, available for download from Apple’s App Store. Calcuccino Lite uses the iPhone’s large touchscreen and advanced operating system to provide an interface that is not possible on a physical calculator. The LCD can be swiped to display the current value in different number bases, or scientific notations. The main keypad can be swiped to reveal an interactive ASCII table. Functions are accessed through standard iPhone menus. Calcuccino Lite is not only visually stunning, but also practical to use.

Calcuccino Lite’s Main Features:
* Signed integer, unsigned integer and floating point arithmetic. This is a unique capability and allows Calcuccino Lite to handle numbers in the same way as the user’s native programming language
* Variable integer size from 2 to 32 bits. Match the integer size to that of the underlying operating system or language – important when working with everything from small microcontrollers to large microprocessors
* ASCII table. Convert both ways between ASCII code and value
* Bin, Oct, Dec and Hex number formats
* Shifts and rotates
* Bitwise logic (AND, OR, XOR, NOT, MOD etc.)
* Scientific functions (trigonometry, powers). All the commonly used functions needed for day-to-day engineering
* History, including the ability to Email the history steps

The user may upgrade to the full version of Calcuccino which provides the following additional features:
* 15 customisable favourites buttons for the user to store their own values or most commonly used functions
* Up to 64 bit integer support
* Arithmetic Shift Right function
* Shift and Rotate N-bits functions

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* iOS 3.1.3 or later
* 2.2 MB

Pricing And Availability:
Calcuccino Lite 1.0 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Utilities category.

Download From iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/app/calcuccino-lite-programmers/id386522700?mt=8

Tickle Me You 1.0

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Alexandria, Virginia – be | daronco today is delighted to announce Tickle Me You 1.0, an iPhone application that will literally make all your friends laugh. Tickle Me You allows you to select a photo or take a new picture. You can then add tickle zones anywhere you want on the photo. Then select one of several preset laughs or even record your own custom laughs. Once everything is setup you can touch the tickle zones or shake your phone. Your person will start laughing hysterically. If you like what you did you can save and name your person so you can bring them back whenever you like.

Feature Highlights:
* Choose existing or take a new picture
* Preset laughs and ability to record your own laughs
* Add custom tickle zones
* Shake to tickle
* Save as many people as you like

"The idea for Tickle Me You came from a friend at my day job," said Blaine DaRonco, founder of be | daronco, LLC. "There was another guy at work whose laugh was pretty funny. So he kept bugging me to make an app that simply had a picture of him with his laugh. I didn’t think much of the idea at the time, I kind of thought it would be a little creepy. But I finally caved and came up with Tickle Me You. It’s a bit more than what he was asking for. The customizability is what finally convinced me that it would be worth creating. Plus, it’s just kind of fun little app!"

Device Requirements:
* iPhone and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 1.0 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Tickle Me You 1.0 is only $.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category.
Purchase and Download: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tickle-me-you/id387588159?mt=8

Body Secrets

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Lausanne, Switzerland – Announcing Phemka, the developer of Body Secrets, has released their latest update for iPhone and iPod touch users. Body Secrets offers quick little blurbs, complete with illustrations, to help users translate two hundred and forty different gestures and body positions, shedding light on what others are really thinking and feeling. The Body Secrets app gives personality glimpses that go beyond appearances to delve below the surface and analyze the subconscious signs and signals that we all display.

The Body Secrets application is a fast and ready reference, offering quick little body language translations that lend insight and understanding about other people and ourselves. Covering two hundred and forty different gestures and body positions, the application is also a good tool for learning what to do or avoid with our own body language. This information is helpful when applying for work or otherwise trying to influence people by making a good impression.

Body Secrets includes many easy to use features, as well as helpful tips, advice and theories to assist users in taking full advantage of the knowledge contained in the app. Users are also able to add and save their own remarks, if they choose to.

These are some of the features that Body Secrets offers:
* Fast, discreet, easy to navigate
* Easy search function
* Read and analyze 240 different gestures and positions
* Know what to do or avoid to influence people
* Useful tool in any situation – personal or business
* Several sections of advice and theories
* Personalize or replace contents by adding notes or remarks and saving them
* For entertainment purposes only
* Developed by a teacher with a background in Psychology studies
* Fully ready for the iPhone 4 retina display

Although Phemka says that the app is purely for entertainment, the brief descriptions are all based on pure fact and simply state the pertinent details that people want to know. Within seconds, users can determine is someone is lying, would probably be a good employee or tend to be a dreamer in life. Phemka developers report that all of the images in Body Secrets are now set up for making the most of the new iPhone 4 retina display and the company welcomes any and all suggestions for future updates.

Supported Languages:
* US English, French, German and Italian

Device Requirements:
* 3G iPhone and iPod touch
* Requires iPhone iOS 3.1.2 or later (iOS 4.0 Tested)
* 11.8 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Body Secrets 1.5 is only $1.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Lifestyle category.
Purchase and Download: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/body-secrets/id336354787?mt=8

Easy UP/down Timers w/Tilt and Shake Control 2.0

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Thousand Oaks, California – Easy UP/down Timers w/Tilt and Shake Control 2.0 has been released which now has the ability to alert iPhone users of expired timers even if the app is not running or the device is asleep. This new capability combined with the power and flexibility of 25 timers that count up or down, timer linking, synchronization, and themes results in a complete timing solution for iPhone users.

For busy people who need to keep track of time for everything from cooking to time spent on projects for clients, this new release of Easy UP/down Timers w/Tilt and Shake Control provides new background alert functionality of expired timers on iOS4 devices that support multitasking.

Developed by Energize Software for the iPhone or iPod touch, the app comes complete with tilt and shake control, timer linking (start one timer when another one reaches zero), timer synchronization (start and stop timers in a group), customized pictures, themes, and the ability to record your own alarm sounds.

New features include background alert notifications (select just the sound or sound and a text alert popup), Retina display support, four color choices for visual alerts, more built-in sounds and enhanced themes.

Feature highlights include:
* 25 simultaneous timers that count up or down with status indicators (up, down, active, alert)
* Background alert notifications on multitasking iOS4 devices.
* Unique tilt and shake control of your device to start/stop/reset and increment/decrement time
* Link one timer to another to trigger timers to start upon completion of the first timer

You can:
* Keep track of individual food items cooking in the kitchen
* Track an exercise or gym routine
* Time a business presentation or speech

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.1 or later (4.0 required for background alerts)
* 11.4 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Easy UP/down Timers w/Tilt and Shake Control 2.0 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Productivity category.

Purchase and Download: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/easy-up-down-timers-w-tilt/id304858621?mt=8

Cry Translator

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Mississauga, Ontario – Announcing Biloop Technologic, S.L., the developer of Cry Translator, has released their latest update for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The application, which easily analyzes the meaning of an infant’s cry and provides suggestions on how to calm and soothe the baby, has been awarded the prestigious Medal of Gold at Salon des Inventions de Geneve 2010. This is the second award for Cry Translator, which is capable of identifying the five distinct cries made by all infants.

The Medal of Gold is a prestigious coup for any inventor. Winners are chosen from among the top contenders in the world, who travel to Switzerland to exhibit their ideas and compete with all of the other innovators in attendance. There are more than twenty categories that new products can fit into, with a Gold, Silver and Bronze medal awarded in each category. The Salon des Inventions exhibition is an annual event held in Geneva.

Biloop Technologic took the top prize in their category, earning the Gold medal for their cutting edge App, Cry Translator. The application can analyze and identify which of five distinct cries that an infant is making. Once it has determined whether the baby is hungry, sleepy, annoyed, stressed or bored, it offers helpful solutions for the problem. All of the tips found in Cry Translator have been proven 96% effective in clinical studies at a pediatric hospital.

These are some of the features found in Cry Translator:
* Attractive, easy to use interface
* Identifies the 5 distinct cries made by all infants
* Takes less than 10 seconds to get a translation
* Each translation is accompanied by helpful tips and suggestions
* Emergency contacts can added from a user’s address book for fast, easy access
* Winner of Medal of Gold at Salon des Inventions de Geneve 2010
* Winner of Prize for the Best Innovation Project of Menorca and second of Ballearic Islands
* Includes tutorial
* Great for new parents, grandparents and caregivers

This is not the first award for Biloop’s, Cry Translator. The App also won the Prize for the Best Innovation Project of Minorca and took second place for all of Spain’s Ballearic Islands. To ensure that the App continues to provide the very best for helping with communication with babies, Biloop intends to consistently update and upgrade features and suggestions.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone and iPod touch, iPad
* Requires iPhone OS 3.1 or later
* 0.6 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Cry Translator 1.2 is only $9.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Medical category.
Purchase and Download: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cry-translator/id332636983?mt=8

Head Illusion 1.1

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Potenza, Italy – Announcing that Yume Studio, the developer of Head Illusion, has just released the latest update for iPad users. Head Illusion 1.1 is an amazing, real magic trick, and it’s the first illusion of its kind in the App Store. This app is based on a real magician’s illusion that never fails to amaze. After staring at the app for about ten seconds, the audience will be left speechless when they see the user’s head magically grow or shrink. This illusion has been performed by professional magicians, in real magic shows and on television, and is now available for iPad.

Head Illusion 1.1 features include:
* Fun and interactive
* Simple gesture based controls
* Users perform a real magic trick, in person
* Professional illusion at a fraction of magic shop prices

To perform this amazing illusion, users simply open the app, swipe the screen to spin the spiral, either clock wise or counter clockwise, and hold the iPad in front of their face. To achieve the maximum effect, the audience must be at least five to ten feet away, and stare at the center of the spiral while the performer counts down from ten. For more dramatic effects, a slow count is used, with occasional brief pauses to remind the audience not to blink. When the count reaches zero, the user moves the device away from their face to reveal the illusion’s payoff.

Depending on which direction the spiral pattern was spinning, the audience will see the performer’s head either growing or shrinking. Users can intensify the growing illusion by opening their eyes more widely and "puffing" their cheeks, or make their head shrink even more by squinting and drawing their head down into their shrugged shoulders. Head Illusion 1.1 is a professional magician’s illusion that offers users a big payoff for a very small price. To learn more about this real magic trick, and other fun and exciting apps from Yume Studio, look for them on the App Store or visit their website.

Device Requirements:
* iPad Compatible
* Requires iOS 3.2 or later
* 1.5 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Head Illusion 1.1 is only $0.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category. This pricing is available for a limited time and, as an added bonus, all of this developer’s apps are available at a reduced price during this promotion.
Purchase and Download: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/head-illusion/id384354227?mt=8

Retro Light 1.0

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Overland Park, Kansas – Rade | Eccles today announces the release of Retro Light 1.0 for iPhone and iPod touch. Retro Light joins vintage analog hip with a modern ultra-lounge vibe to create the best multipurpose light app on the market. Choose between the utility of an LED/LCD flashlight or the euphoria of a mood light using a classic interface that evokes 70’s era Hi-Fi stereo systems to provide a blissful and groovy user experience.

A single, well placed button will quickly toggle the flashlight functionality on or off. For iOS devices that have an LED this produces an ultra bright light to help navigate in the dark. Devices without an LED will take advantage of the full LCD screen and display a bright white background which can be used to light your path.

Retro Light 1.0 is more than just a simple flashlight; it is a relaxing ambient mood light as well. Whether docked in the cradle, held in the hand, or strategically placed in a room, it will provide a random oscillation of vibrant light. As it cycles through color, intensity, and brightness settings it produces a never ending stream of soothing ambient colors to enhance your mood.

Features of Retro Light 1.0 include:
* Instant access to a powerful LED flashlight on supported iOS devices
* Instant access to a bright white LCD display on all other iOS devices
* Customizable settings for color, intensity, and brightness
* Random oscillation of customizable settings produce an endless spectrum of mood lighting
* Toggle an "always on" option to prevent the device from sleeping for long lasting enjoyment
* Realistic sound effects for button presses and switch toggles complete the retro user experience
* Hide the surrounding frame and user interface to experience full screen ambient light

Device Requirements:
* iPhone and iPod touch
* Requires iPhone OS 4.0 or later
* 12.5 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Retro Light 1.0 is only $0.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Utilities category.
Purchase and Download: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/retro-light/id389026163?mt=8

RealCam SP 3.1

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Montreal, Canada – SPMobile.net today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of RealCam SP 3.1, an update to its bestselling camera application for iPhone. RealCam was one of the first and most feature rich camera applications on the iPhone in 2009. Now RealCam is set to regain its leadership in the camera application market taking to the maximum the hardware options available on iPhone 4. The new update includes support for the new resolution, toggle front and back cameras as well as flash on iPhone 4.

Beginning 2009, RealCam was the first application to overlap functions and controls in the live view screen. With an interface like "Point-and-Shot" camera, the user was able to see and control all camera functions like image size, self timer, grid and preview image, without changing to other screen or view. All was there, in the same live screen.

The success of RealCam had recognition from major publishers, like printed edition of Macworld in June 2009, were RealCam was featured with rating of 3.5 on page 34 as "App Store Selections". Web edition of Macworld also quoted: "The little improvements that Real Cam SP add to the picture-taking capabilities of the iPhone add up for a much better photo-taking experience with Apple’s mobile phone."

Over the time, in more than 18 month, RealCam got more than 10 updates with better performance, stability, new features and user requests. Each time iPhone got a new update, RealCam was adapted to take the maximum profit from the new features available on hardware and software.

With the release of iPhone 4, there are new hardwares available to help taking better photos and RealCam got the support for them: 2 cameras + flash and Torch. Now users can control the flash from inside RealCam. There is a LED function to turn ON a bright light to see in very low light or total darkness. Another feature included in the new update is the stroboscopic light indicator when using the self timer.

People looking for a replacement of iPhone’s built-in camera, found the answer on RealCam and SPMobile.net continues to bridge the best of worlds: the convenience of a camera on the cellphone with the features on a more expensive and heavy "Point-And-Shot" camera.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 1.0 MB

Pricing and Availability:
RealCam SP 3.1 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Photography category.

Purchase and Download: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/real-cam-sp/id306214384?mt=8

Introducing Chem Pro 1.1

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New York, New York – Introducing Chem Pro 1.1, the ultimate Chemistry application for the iPhone and iPod touch. Chem Pro is the only Chemistry resource you will need to excel in either AP Chemistry or General Chemistry. Chem Pro combines three great applications into one. An amazing lesson library containing a total of 80 videos that cover the entire course of AP/General Chemistry, eight incredible sets of flash cards, and two essential tools – a molar mass calculator and a unit converter.

Lessons: Chem Pro contains a total of 80 video lessons – over 31 hours of playback time. These lessons are dedicated to helping students solve problems, the most important skill to have if you want to excel in a Chemistry course. This is the perfect companion to have after you step out of the classroom. Problems are solved stepwise at a slow and easy to follow pace. These videos don’t just cover one example problem per topic, they cover all the possible problem scenarios that you would encounter in your homework or on an exam.

Only what is important to solving the problem is covered, and there are no times where the video goes off topic. Every Chemistry topic is covered, from calculating molar masses to drawing Lewis structures to weak acid/base equilibrium. If you want to see what a lesson covers without watching the whole video, just tap the blue arrow next to the lesson name and the details of that lesson will appear. All 80 videos are downloaded right onto your iPhone or iPod touch along with the application so you won’t have to download anything else when you want to watch a lesson. You can learn whenever and wherever you go. All the videos are designed specifically for the iPhone’s screen so they are not blurry or hard to read. These videos don’t come from YouTube either, so you can be safely assured that you are not wasting your money when you buy this app.

Flash Cards: Chem Pro contains eight sets of flash cards specifically designed for what any student needs to memorize for his or her Chemistry course. With these flash cards, you can easily memorize the 40 basic element names and symbols, the 20 common polyatomic ion names and formulae, the common acid names, solution colors (specifically for the AP Exam), and the 13 VESPR molecular geometries.

After you have memorized this material, you will be sure to have a heads up on your classmates when exam time comes around. Simply select what you would like to memorize from the list of flash cards, and you are presented with clean user interface removed of any distractions. Just tap on the flash card and it amazingly flips around to show you the answer. Just swipe back and forth to go to the previous or next card. It’s that simple! What’s even better is that every time you go to a flash card set, it automatically randomizes the order of the cards so that you can quiz yourself to make sure you know the material. This great feature can save you hours of time making index cards to memorize Chemistry concepts.

Tools: Chem Pro contains two essential and time saving Chemistry tools – a molar mass calculator and a unit converter. While it is important to know how to calculate the molar mass of any compound or convert common units, these tools can save you an enormous amount of time doing these tedious calculations. With the molar mass calculator, simply scroll and pick the elements in your molecular formula and hit enter! The app does all the work. The molar mass calculator is pre-programmed with all the elements that you would find in any molecule used in Chemistry courses.

The most common elements are conveniently placed at the front of the calculator for quick and easy molar mass calculations and you can tap the same element multiple times to get more in your formula. Have a molecular formula that contains parentheses? No problem! Use the parentheses buttons to easily calculate the molar masses of complicated molecules. Have a compound that is a hydrate? Don’t worry! Just tap the hydrate button to easily add water molecules in your molecular formula. The unit converter contains all the standard units for length, mass, volume, temperature, pressure, energy and time.

Simply scroll back and forth between the different categories of units. Type the number and the select the unit you want to convert and you are automatically presented with a choice of conversions. In addition, the unit converter supports negative numbers and scientific notation for those tiny or huge numbers.

Chem Pro was developed by students for students. It will not only teach you Chemistry in a way you won’t find in the classroom, but also provide you with several time saving tools you will love to use. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions about anything in the application (including the lesson or video content) please feel free to utilize Chem Pro’s built in e-mail form to send us your thoughts, or you can just send an e-mail to iHelpNYC. Please try to be as detailed as possible.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 1.55 GB

Pricing and Availability:
Chem Pro 1.1 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category. If you are interested in Chem Pro, make sure to try out Chem Pro Lite which is also now available on the App Store. Chem Pro Lite contains the first 10 lessons of Chem Pro for an unbeatable price of free.

Purchase and Download: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/chem-pro/id386263255?mt=8

ThaiType version 1.1

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Bangkok, Thailand – MASAKA Soft today is pleased to announce the release of ThaiType version 1.1 for iPad. ThaiType was developed for users who need to type Thai characters on iPad. Typing Thai on iPad is the gap that has been left out from iPad’s features since the device was launch months ago. There has been many fixes and work arounds, but not really one solution that really understand the need of Thai speaking iOS device users, until now.

ThaiType work as simple and intuitive as real physical keyboard. You can switch between Thai, English, Numeric and any other languages keyboard, then export it to your favorite website or app. ThaiType also provide characters counter. Make composing text for service with number of characters limitation like Twitter much more easier.

ThaiType features include:
* Real keyboard layout
* Type in portrait or landscape
* Undo/Redo supported
* Adjustable font size
* Characters count included
* Export text to Email, Facebook, Twitter or Google

With this MASAKA Soft’s ThaiType application, there’ll be no more limits in your iPad experience.

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPad
* Require iOS 3.2 or later
* 0.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
ThaiType 1.1 is free downloadable (ad support) worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Utilities category.

Download from iTunes: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/thaitype/id385905254?mt=8

Column Subtraction 1.4.

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Espoo, Finland – Independent developer Esa Helttula has released Column Subtraction 1.4. It is an update of the educational math app for iPhone and iPod touch. Parents and educators have found the app very useful because it allows children to master the column subtraction method in an intuitive and fun way.

Easy to Use

The numbers are aligned automatically so that you can concentrate on solving the operations for each column. Pressing the borrow-button carries out borrowing which is animated step by step so you can see what happens. Borrowing over several columns is also supported.

After you solve the operation for each column the correct answer will fly to the right place. If the user presses the wrong button the answer will appear above the keyboard but it will not move.

Use random problems or input your own numbers

You can let the app pick the problems for you. Column Subtraction 1.4 has a new feature that allows you to input your own numbers. Customers had requested this feature.

25 Six-piece Jigsaw Puzzles

The puzzles are pictures of cute animals. Every time the user solves one subtraction problem, he will see one more piece of a six-piece picture puzzle.

To see all 25 complete puzzles the user has to solve about 200 column subtraction problems (Some pictures may appear twice before all different pictures have been shown). The picture puzzle feature can be turned off and on at any time.

Column Subtraction 1.4 has the following new features:
* 25 6-piece jigsaw puzzles of animals
* The jigsaw puzzles can be hidden
* Problems can be random or custom
* Support for Retina display in iPhone 4 and new iPod touch
* Support for fast app switching in iOS4

Other Features of the Column Subtraction App:
* The number of numbers to subtract can be 2 or 3
* Each number can have from 1 to 5 digits
* The current operation for each column can be hidden
* The operands of the current operation can be highlighted
* Colors of the interface can be changed
* The speed of the animations can be set

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.0 or later
* Supports iOS 4.0
* 3.8 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Column Subtraction 1.4 is only $3.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category. Column Subtraction is part of a popular series of 16 educational math apps for iPhone. Other mathematics apps in the series include Fraction Math, Long Division, Lattice Multiplication, Long Multiplication and Column Addition.

Purchase and Download: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/column-subtraction/id341040894?mt=8

Sudden Tap 1.2.11

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Cagliari, Italy – The Sudden Creations team released Sudden Tap 1.2.11, a new update for the iPhone rhythm game, now Plus+ enabled and iOS4 ready. With challenging and immersive gameplay, with animated notes and clean percussive feedback sounds, Sudden Tap lets the player feel like he’s not just playing the game but music too.

Sudden Tap brings a totally different gaming experience to the iPhone rhythm games scenario; unlike the more well known rhythm games, where notes flow down over virtual strings, Sudden Tap uses a modified/simplified version of Ouendan note-tapping system (Osu Tatakae Ouendan! NDS), with notes appearing in labeled order and counting down the time they need to be tapped using a glowing border.

Tap and drag the notes on the screen in the correct sequence and in time with the music. Crazy notes will fly on the screen, try to tap’em all. Now with Plus+, players can share online scores and unlock new awards. The Plus+ network combines the best features of an online gaming environment with the sharing and virality of traditional social networks.

Feature Highlights:
* 16 Playable level and 4 new song
* Crazy colored animated notes on the screen
* Clean and Cartoonish Interface
* Interactive Tutorial Session
* Watch Session helps to understand the rhythm
* 3D scene and animated character play with you
* 3D feedback sounds during gameplay
* Multi-tap and multi-drag notes
* Share your score with the Facebook Connection
* Share your score online with Plus+
* Unlock new awards and collect Plus+ points

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch
* Requires iPhone OS 3.0 or later
* 26.3 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Sudden Tap 1.2.11 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.
Purchase and Download: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sudden-tap/id371858946?mt=8

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