Daily App Digest – June 13, 2011

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Latest apps and updates to hit the iTunes store today…

Just A Ball

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AngryOrange, an innovative upstart mobile applications developer, is excited to announce the release of Just a Ball 1.0 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The launch of this addictive game marks the first AngryOrange app to go live on the App Store, and the developers couldn’t be happier. A physics based puzzle adventure, Just a Ball has users to use problem solving skills and sheer accuracy to get a soccer ball from its starting position into a box with a single shot. Gamers are challenged to complete these missions by strategically placing a sparse set of materials to guide the ball en route to its cardboard destination. Just a Ball is currently available for download on the Apple App Store for only $0.99 (USD) in the Games category.

Built to offer players a mentally engaging mobile gaming experience that is at once highly dynamic and complex, Just a Ball represents a near perfect balance between adrenaline pumping action and thought invoking strategizing on the player’s part. The game itself consists of 21 sequentially more challenging levels that force players to think more and more deeply about how to place and angle the materials they’re given, as well as how to angle their one shot once everything’s in place. Additionally, the game uses an authentic physics engine to give its gameplay more life-like dynamics and a truly authentic feel.

Sporting vibrant graphics, Just a Ball comes off looking as crisp and sunny as a day at the beach, a feeling that’s only accentuated by its sun basted blue sky backdrop. The game’s interface is both intuitive and sleek, while the app’s controls display a degree of sensitivity and responsiveness that lets player angle their materials and shoot their ball precisely how they’d like to. A mobile gaming experience that puts the laws of physics – not to mention player’s problem solving acumen – to the test, Just a Ball is just as addicting and enjoyable as it is satisfying to play.

$0.99/Download here

Writing Kit

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Writing Kit is a robust Markdown editor for iPad that comes with advanced, full-featured researching tools. WIRED Gadget Lab calls it "a mobile research room for iPad" while AppAdvice praises "If you’re one who frequently use Markdown and do research while writing, then Writing Kit is definitely for you and worth the admission price".

With the addition of Dropbox sync functionality in the latest release, Writing Kit further integrates into the writers’ workflow and allow them to truly use the app for all their writing needs.

Version 1.1 contains the following changes:
* Added: Dropbox sync
* Added: Image uploading to CloudApp directly from your photo library
* Added: Markdown cheat sheet, accessible via the Info button
* Added: Auto-save current documents every 10 keystrokes
* Added: Default file extension setting in the Settings app

* Fixed: Multiple paragraph insertion from the Insert Quote dialog
* Fixed: Files sent from external apps are kept in Inbox folder instead of moving to Documents
* Fixed: File manager & Tasks menu sizes no longer stuck when you open them while the keyboard is presented
* Fixed: Keyboard is now correctly dismissed when switching between browser and editor
* Fixed: Popovers are dismissed when switching to the editor from the browser
* Fixed: Preserve cursor position after using Preview/Quick Research/the browser
* Fixed: Markdown source code posting to Posterous is now wrapped in
* Fixed: Helvetica is now used instead of Arial in Preview

$4.99/Download here

MileBug

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MileBug helps those driving their own vehicles for business, charity, medical, or other reasons receive their reimbursement and/or tax deduction. With version 2.1 MileBug now features GPS Full Path tracking with Map Display allowing editable paths via draggable pins. Simply tap "Start Tracking" and MileBug will drop a pin every time you move more than 1/10 mile.

When adding a new trip, select "GPS Tracking" under the odometer readings on the Add Trip screen. This will slide on a Map View and show your current location. Simply tap "Start Tracking" and MileBug will drop a pin every time you move more than 1/10 mile. You can return to Add Trip and fill in the rest of the information, save it, and even leave MileBug to open other apps. As long as MileBug is running in the background (which it does by default), it’s tracking your trip.

At any time, you can open the Trip and return to GPS Tracking and see your path on the map. Your path is drawn on the map, with dragable pins every 1/10 mile. To edit your path, you can drag pins around, remove pins, even add new pins. If you happen to forget to turn off GPS tracking when you arrive at your destination, you can easily trim your path to the correct pin when you do remember.

$2.99/Download here

Redneck Jellyfish

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On May 30, 2011, the Phillips’, Keith (Dad), Greyson (12) and Iva (11) released Redneck Jellyfish 1.02 into Apple’s iTunes store. Gus Hickey is a jellyfish. His job is to build coral reefs. Simply tap the screen to make him swim and pick up coral seeds which he uses to grow more coral. Sounds simple, until he starts losing his tentacles to barnacles, crabs, sea urchins and other sea hazards!

"So many games today focus on destroying and tearing something down. With this game, I wanted to be sure the goal was ‘building’ something up", says Keith. They can’t remember how it started with a jellyfish, but the coral idea came from Greyson, who had done some cool sketches with a Sharpy marker that looked like abstract coral.

It took about four months to develop the game. Each played a part in the development. In typical "dad" fashion, Keith wrote most of the code. He used Ansca mobile’s Corona SDK, which made development a breeze. The language was easy to learn and there is a wonderful online community to help solve problems and share code. Iva did the concept sketches for the main character, and Greyson is the voice of Gus. They all collaborated on ideas for over 60 levels.

Keith says, "We kept getting more and more ideas for the game, like eating plankton and shooting fart bubbles at the crabs. Iva was learning about undersea vents and fault zones so she wanted a Volcano World. Greyson came up with pepper plankton, that gives you a speed "power up" to help battle the current. Eventually I had to say ‘enough’! And so we wrapped it up and submitted it to app store".

$0.99/Download here

Texas Monthly BBQ Finder

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Texas Monthly today is pleased to announce the launch of a new website, "Texas Monthly BBQ", and a new free iPhone app, the Texas Monthly BBQ Finder, designed to connect barbecue enthusiasts all over Texas – and around the world. The website and app will help users locate the best barbecue and provide a social network where BBQ joints are discussed, debated, and discovered. Casual observers can drop in to see what others are saying, while serious aficionados can engage in a little friendly competition to see who’s eating the most meat.

Texas Monthly has been covering the legendary pitmasters of the Lone Star State since the 1970’s. Its eagerly anticipated list of the state’s top fifty BBQ joints is considered by many to be the bible of smoked meat in Texas. In 2010, after much demand, the magazine began hosting an annual BBQ Festival, bringing together in one place many of the joints from its last top fifty list (VIP tickets for the 2011 festival go on sale today; general admission tickets are on sale on August 10. Click here for more information).

Drawing on Texas Monthly’s vast trove of knowledge and experience, the new website and app provide users with hundreds of reviews of Texas barbecue joints, all of them conveniently searchable with GPS, so that you’ll always know where the nearest BBQ joint is, and what to order when you get there.

Free/Download here

Doodle Grub

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Pixowl Inc. announced today the release and update to Doodle Grub, their popular free casual mobile game, inspired by the classic game Snake. The title has reached 1.5 million downloads and counts more than 200,000 active players every day. Praised for its successful combination of beautiful graphics and addictive gameplay, Doodle Grub received positive feedback from critics and gamers alike.

The game takes full advantage of the iPhone’s accelerometer, allowing players to control the movements of the worm by simply tilting their device. The main goal is to collect apples to grow while avoiding several enemies that slope around the screen.

Designed by Laurel, a famous French comic book illustrator, the game comes with 11 various themes to play in, each with their own unique enemies, apples and dangers. Doodle Grub’s distinctive feature that makes it stand out from other games of its kind is Wireless and Bluetooth multiplayer mode supported via Game Center. Players can also challenge their friends and family to beat high scores and post them to their Facebook and Twitter profiles.

Free/Download here

The DumDumb Exam

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As schools across the country have closed their doors for summer, students and parents who now find a little extra time on their hands can turn their attention to The DumDumb Exam. Played by over 55,000 dumdumbs so far, the app is available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

The free to try iPad version has been listed in the Trivia Games Top 10 for six months and has received more than 100 great reviews from fans across the world. Reviewers consistently asked for more levels to be added and so what started out as a 60 question test now includes 200 tricky challenges. Upcoming updates will extend the app to over 300 questions and will add in Game Center scores and special achievements.

Free/Download here

Legacy: Mystery Mansion

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Appache Mobile is proud to announce the release and immediate worldwide availability of Legacy: Mystery Mansion, an entertaining quest in the style of "three in a row", for iPhone and iPod touch. The game features an unusual way of playing puzzle games.

Gamers are offered to discover the mystery of an old mansion, which was inherited from a distant relative, the gentleman of fortune and adventurer. The aim of the game is to reveal the secret of each room and return home to its former prosperity.

The game combines puzzle and quest elements using a competitive Bejeweled-style playfield. To win, players have to collect artifacts and to use bonuses and prompts. The more matches are found, the higher is the score. The main challenge is to assemble the parts of the missing antiques within the strict time limit. There is also a possibility to enjoy the game for an indefinite time.

With twenty five levels, from the simplest to very complex, the game will keep players entertained for hours. Carefully detailed graphics and nice sound track that allow feeling deeply the atmosphere of the game make Legacy: Mystery Mansion perfect title for both casual and hard-core game enthusiasts.

$0.99/Download here

iTC Calc, The Timecode Toolkit

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iTC Calc 2, the Timecode Toolkit for iPhone, introduces an all-new, organic, creative & efficient interface based on tool cards. iTC Calc 2 offers a large selection of tool cards to simplify the work with timecodes: timecode-frame conversions, offset, duration and total running time calculations, frame rate converter, video disk space calculator, touch history and much more… iTC Calc 2 supports all of the standard frame rates, including 23.976 , 25, 29.97 DF & 59.94 DF. Current users of iTC Calc 1.x get a free upgrade to the new version.

iTC Calc A La Carte, the Modular Timecode Toolkit for iPhone, provides users the possibility to choose & buy the tools they really need though the build-in KPL Store. iTC Calc A La Carte replaces iTC Calc Light. Current users get a free upgrade to the new app.

$4.99/Download here

Amazing Machine

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TAS Games, in association with Infused Dreams, today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of Amazing Machine 1.0 for iOS. Amazing Machine is a new breed of puzzle game that utilizes 3D models and an advanced physics engine to provide a unique and entertaining experience. Amazing Machine is inspired by the old Sierra classic The Incredible Machine.

The mad scientist has created a series of machines to destroy the world. There is only one thing that can stop his planned reign of terror, the Plasmatron Sphere. The Plasmatron Sphere is capable of destroying his machines and putting a stop to his evil plans. However, he isn’t going to let his evil plans go down the drain easily. He has devised a series of devilishly complicated traps to prevent the Plasmatron Sphere from reaching the machines and destroying them. Your goal? Use your tools to guide the Plasmatron Sphere into the mad scientists machines to destroy them.

$2.99/Download here

Answers:YesNo HD

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Independent developer Dr. Robert Gouthro, MD today is pleased to announce Answers:YesNo HD 3.2 for iPad, his customizable, talking communication tool for use by those who are either preverbal or nonverbal. Originally designed to assist a young man with autism and motor planning issues in communicating with others, the app displays two very large buttons: a green button labeled "Yes" and a red button labeled "No." When either button is touched, the user’s Yes/No answer to a question is spoken aloud. Customized sets of button pairs can be quickly and easily created by inserting custom pictures and/or text. Also featured are: five different Yes/No voices; user definable button color, text, audio, and pictures; and the ability to pre-program five lesson plans, each consisting of six custom button pairs.

Dr. Gouthro, a physician, and his wife, a special needs nurse, saw the need for a simple, touchscreen communication board for those who are preverbal or nonverbal. Since its introduction in 2009, the app has been used successfully by individuals with autism, cerebral palsy, ALS, and other debilitating conditions. It is most often employed as an easy-to-use, enjoyable tool by parents, speech therapists, and teaching professionals who work with preverbal and nonverbal children/users to communicate or work on testing knowledge and comprehension. With multi-language support, Answers:YesNo is in daily use in many countries around the world.

$3.99/Download here

ScaleMaster

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Scales are elementary to all musicianship. They provide flavor and harmonic structure, but are at the same time fairly complex. ScaleMaster is designed to help in several key areas concerning scales. It lists over 100 scale types in all keys and shows them in music notation. There are four different clefs available (treble, bass, alto and tenor). Additionally scale degrees are shown qualified by the interval to the root. To help visualization there are four virtual instruments (bass, guitar, mandolin and piano). These virtual instruments feature overlays that can show scale degrees or position of a note in the current scale and can be shifted to all available positions. ScaleMaster 2.0 is now available at the App Store.

In version 2.0 ScaleMaster’s layout has been optimized greatly to provide a much larger viewing area and displays up to two rows of music notation. Scale’s can now be viewed in any direction or combination thereof. In single row setting up or down ScaleMaster now indicates semitones for all intervals. Also new for the iPhone version is landscape view which allows for a larger instrument area – 7 frets for the guitar, bass and mandolin instruments and over 2 octaves for piano. The center screen toolbar adds two buttons to adjust notation and instrument view detail respectively.

ScaleMaster 2.0 adds a completely new facility called chord matching. With chord matching one selects chord symbols in the matching picker to display a list of all scales that include the complete chord as scale tones. ScaleMaster’s notation view then shows chord tones in red and regular scale tones in black. On play the entire scale is played with the chord at the end. Chord matching comes in very handy when trying to determine which scales to use in improvisation and gives a number of alternatives to one’s go-to scale choices.

$9.99/Download here

First Words Sing and Learn HD

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Kiboomu is proud to announce their newest iPad app, First Words Sing and Learn HD. This educational app includes a Full Kids Music Album of 18 Songs, 18 Puzzles and 18 Coloring Pages. First Words Sing and Learn is a great educational "stepping stone" app for early learners. Users will learn words, letters, numbers, colors and shapes, body parts, food, days of the week, animal sounds and more. First Words Sing and Learn features a full kid’s music album of 18 sing-along songs, 18 puzzles and 18 coloring pages.

The award-winning songs include: Hello, Old MacDonald, Three Little Fishies, B-I-N-G-O, Apples and Bananas, The Ants Go Marching, Head & Shoulders, Colors, Shapes, On Top of My Pizza, 5 Little Monkeys, This is The Way We Go To School, The Wheels On The Bus, Alphabet Song, 6 Little Ducks, If You Know All The Seasons, Days Of The Week, and Goodbye.

$1.99/Download here

Music Marquee

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Tasty Cocoa Software today is pleased to announce Music Marquee 1.1.0 for iOS, a major update to their social music sharing app. Originally released as an alternative to the Last.fm iOS app, the update adds manual connectivity to Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, Ping.fm, and Friendfeed. Last.fm is a popular music recommendation service that helps listeners find more music they may like based on the songs they play. The service tracks the following for each listener: songs played, frequency of song being played, favorite songs and artists, and which friends have similar musical tastes. Music Marquee automatically sends a message (scrobble) to Last.fm containing this information as it pertains to the user, a process known as scrobbling.

According to Last.fm, which also offers an Internet radio service, "Scrobbles mean we can deliver personalized recommendations for every single Last.fm listener, every single day. We compare what you play to the scrobbles of millions of listeners around the world, meaning your recommendations are the result of more than 43 billion scrobbles and counting."

$0.99/Download here

iLectronz

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iNCEPTIONAL and Vmlweb have jointly released iLectronz 1.0.12, on the iOS App Store. iLectronz is a retro style arcade action game that requires precise hand-eye co-ordination and fast reflexes. Players blast an electron through a circuit grid and see how much energy they can generate without blowing a fuse or crashing along the way. It’s easy to pick up and play but difficult to truly master. Tap the left and right sides of the screen to jump left and right across the tracks. Collect all the electrons in a level. Pass through switches to match your colour to that of the electrons and avoid any chips on the tracks.

The game features 9 increasingly difficult levels and an Infinite Mode for extra replay value where the goal is to compete for high scores. Include Game Center Integration, Local and Global Leaderboards and Achievements.

Free/Download here

The Crows

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Xperimenta Planet S.L. has released The Crows 1.0.2. This is an original game that is now available for iPhone, iPad and Facebook. The game The Crows is a cross media that includes games on platforms such as Facebook, iPhone, iPad, MMO, a TV series and an Internet series.

Following the success of the adventure point’n click game The Crows, Xperimenta Planet returns with the adventures and antics of the inhabitants of the city of Rottenville. In the Facebook’s city builder game, the player has the possibility to create its own zombies in order to organize battles with his friends. This game has amazing graphics and colorful characters. You can get into your friends’ game and let them labors to prevent them continue to build their cities. Thus, the player manages a funeral competing with others for the control of the city of Rottenville to create links to the upper echelons of the society.

Throughout the game, the player enjoys a spectacular visual cartoon environment in 2D and a dark humor. The Crows enjoys power-ups, a cinematic for the introductions at the beginning of each mission, interactive menus, animated assistant, funny characters, etc.

This real-time massive multiplayer online game (MMORTS) is very elaborate and has an important technical support to play through an Internet connection with other players around the world. In the iPhone and iPad game, the player has to manage his own funeral home and help the family to get more corpses. Each character has a particular mission and each one allows the player to score points and unlock levels.

$0.99/Download here

Jump Birdy Jump

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Jump Birdy Jump is about the epic story of a little bird who wants to join his better half, but the cruel world won’t let him. You will have to collect as many stars as you can, as everybody knows, that’s what birds do, while jumping between wires and avoiding pitfalls.

Ovogame, just one guy really, hand-crafting games in his garage, is delighted to finally enter the iPhone development scene.

"Apparently, we are the 85415th registered developer on Apple’s IOS program. We are thrilled to enter this market at such an early stage. This should give us an edge over the competition." – Jean-Claude Cottier, Ovogame’s CEO.

$0.99/Download here

Cooktorial

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WEBST Consulting S.A., a mobile application developer, proudly announces the launch of its new project, Cooktorial 1.0, available for iPhone and iPod touch. Cooktorial is a recipes application, mainly addressed to the novice cook, although it can be of value to the more skilled cook as well, given that its main idea is to suggest what can be cooked based solely on the ingredients already available at home.

In fact, the main attribute setting Cooktorial apart from the rest of the cooking applications available on App Store is that, using Cooktorial, one can browse recipes which can be cooked using ingredients they already have, instead of finding a recipe which will, almost certainly, require a visit to the super-market.

Cooktorial implements an easy-to-use interface, a database of over 1,000 recipes, images and thorough description of each recipe, as well as providing the user with the option of filtering the results by preparation time, cuisine type and difficulty level.

Furthermore, with a single tap the user can generate a list with the most commonly found ingredients, which can be easily edited and will be automatically stored for future use.

Free/Download here

my Travel Assistant

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The Gamma Project has announced an update to their popular productivity/travel iOS app, my Travel Assistant. my Travel Assistant is a professional app for global travelers that integrates into a single, convenient package a smart, multi-currency expense tracker with automatic currency conversion, a 156-currency monetary exchange rate converter and a 36-language translator.

In addition to easy-to-use expense management at home and abroad, the app features: appealing user interface, auto-refresh of exchange rates; eMail expenses as a formatted HTML document, and/or a CSV file; easily edit, reorder or delete trips and entries; and a built-in, multi-function calculator. Designed as an intelligent assistant for international travelers, the app stores all expenses in both the local and converted, home currencies.

$2.99/Download here

AirBeam

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Appologics today is proud to announce the release of AirBeam 1.1, a major feature update to their high quality iOS video monitoring solution. AirBeam is an universal app for iPhone, iPod and iPad and streams high resolution video in realtime with up to 30 frames per second between multiple iDevices on a WiFi network. With AirBeam each device can be used either as a surveillance camera or as a remote monitor. AirBeam can run simultaneously on any number of devices, enabling flexible multi-camera and multi-monitor configurations.

With AirBeam 1.0 released just a month ago, AirBeam 1.1 introduces numerous new features:
* Adaptive video encoding now continuously measures the quality of the network connection and dynamically adapts the bitrate of the video stream. The result is a tremendous improvement of video quality and framerate
* Adjustable video buffering further smoothens video playback and allows adjustable latency for e.g. audio lipsync
* Password protection allows to protect camera devices with a password to prevent unauthorized access in open WiFi environments
* Screen off on camera devices reduces battery consumption and allows longer run times
* Mac readiness makes AirBeam ready for monitoring on Mac OS computers. The Mac OS app is currently in beta state and will be released on the Mac AppStore soon

$3.99/Download here

iRBot

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Tigertail Games has released iRBot 1.0 for iOS. Your quest as iRBot is to escape the treacherous space station before it explodes to your freedom. Make your way through a maze like abandoned space station and try to avoid the crazed droids that haunt these corridors.

iRBot is a 3D side scrolling platform games with awesome graphics that take you deep into the world. Great lighting effects and an easy to use control system are designed let you easily pick up the game and play at anytime.

Game features include:
* 3 large levels of the space station to play through
* Great fun game play
* Easy to use control system
* Great variety in graphics to keep you hooked
* Nice lighting effects
* Cool map to help you navigate the levels

$0.99/Download here

Skrappy

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Riada has announced the release of Skrappy 1.0, a scrapbook app for creating beautiful scrapbooks using dynamic content such as music, movies, voice memos and favourite websites as well as photos, text and clip art. It’s available now in the App Store for $3.99 (USD).

Skrappy has been designed to feel like a book, so pages are turned by swiping, with an animation to match. And unlike some products, photos are stored at full resolution, so there’s no reduction in quality when photos are resized or cropped.

"We see scrapbooking is a natural fit for iPad, but it needs to be intuitive and easy to use, and we believe Skrappy delivers this", said Daniel Adair, Riada’s CEO. "But making and sharing a scrapbook is really about creating a feeling, which is why we made sure that Skrappy can also make use of voice memos, movies, music and websites."

Creating a new scrapbook is easy using the built-in themes or creating a scrapbook from scratch. If a theme is selected, default theme objects in the scrapbook display a placeholder button, which can be tapped to quickly add content, such as photos. New themes can even be created and shared.

Objects have many editable properties such as borders, clipping shapes, fills, shadows and more. Even movies can be clipped to shapes. And all objects can have text overlays added using in-place text editing. Additional content can be added by browsing to an image on the web using the built-in web browser, then tapping and holding the image. The image will then be added to the current page as clip art, background or fill.

$3.99/Download here

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Albino Pixel Ltd. has announced the launch of its latest iPhone app Shake Up Your Mind! 1.0 on iTunes. Shake Up Your Mind!, which was released this week, is an app to make every day decisions easier and fairer. Do you ever argue over whose turn it is to wash up or whose turn it is to get the next round in? These are just a couple of situations where this app can help you out.

You can add as many of your family and friends as you want to the app, with photos and twitter names as extra options and you can also add/edit decisions as you see fit making this app very flexible and easy to mold to your needs.

Once you have a decision to make, choose who you want to take part and shake or tap the screen and up will pop the person chosen this time round. If you provided twitter names for your friends you can tweet them to let them know they were chosen and you can also post it to Facebook. On top of this you can look at statistics to see how many times people have been picked out, and settle arguments when people think they are always being picked on.

$1.99/Download here

FaceBomb Photo Explosion Booth Live

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Tiny Mobile Inc has announced FaceBomb Photo Explosion Booth Live 1.0 for iOS devices. FaceBomb is a new free psychedelic photography app from Tiny Mobile Inc available now on the iTunes App Store. FaceBomb unleashes your iPhone’s camera with an explosion of awesome sauce. Basically, FaceBomb takes your camera’s live feed and multiplies it leading to a photo explosion on your iPhone 4, iPad 2 or iPod touch 4th generation.

Imagine hundres of pictures of you, your friends or your cat’s face rendered to your iPhone’s screen in realtime. FaceBomb comes with 10 different photo explosion styles for hours of fun. Add up to 20 more photo explosion styles for the ultimate FaceBomb experience. FaceBomb is free for a limited time so get it now before the price goes up. Great for use with Instagram and other photo sharing services.

Blow your friends’ and coworkers’ minds or break the ice at a party with FaceBomb. FaceBomb is compatible with iPhone 4, iPad 2, and iPod 4th generation. If you like FaceBomb check out some of Tiny Mobile’s other apps like Awesome, Lie Detector Polygraph, FaceMash!, Idol Judge Singing and Voice Talent Evaluator, Verses the Poetry Game, Karma Quiz A Buddhist Daily Inventory, and Cash Power.

Free/Download here

Bela Lugosi – The Master of the Macabre for iPad

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Independent software development studio, Viki & Joe Software has announced the release and immediate availability of Bela Lugosi – The Master of the Macabre 1.0, an interactive multimedia app designed to discover the life behind one of cinema’s greatest icon, Bela Lugosi for Apple’s revolutionary iPad device.

This app makes your iPad come alive with rich video, audio and superb design. The app features the master of the macabre and provides an understanding of his life work with images and detailed biography. On Valentine’s Day, 1931, Universal Pictures released the silver screen’s first real horror film – Dracula. The movie became a smash hit and commercial success, and propelled its lead actor – the towering and charismatic Bela Lugosi – to film superstardom.

Lugosi was actually a native of the mysterious Romanian land known as Transylvania, a land bathed in the spooky legends of vampires. After becoming a successful stage actor in Budapest, Lugosi immigrated to the United States and won the role of "Dracula" in the original Broadway production. The powerful performance – a perfect showcase for Lugosi’s "erotic charisma" – made the stage show a huge success. His subsequent starring role in the screen adaptation and a series of horror films made him, at one time, "more popular than Clark Gable."

$1.99/Download here

iCocktails – World Awards Cocktails recipes

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iCocktails – World Awards Cocktails recipes is unique since it exclusively contains recipes of the most famous cocktails acclaimed by world associations and granted world awards! Our app iCocktails – World Awards Cocktails recipes offers you to choose a perfect cocktail for your situation from 4 main categories of drinks, whether it is breakfast, dinner in the bosom of your family or a party with friends – you’ll be able to find required cocktail simply and quickly by just choosing the category!

You won’t encounter misunderstandable phrases or multipage recipes in this app. All recipes are simple. They will teach you how to make the most famous cocktails step-by-step in less than 5 minutes without special skills. Five-minute-cocktail is reality now. You’ll need 2 minutes to read a recipe and 3 minutes to make a cocktail. You can easily email a recipe to your friends directly from the app by pressing a single button.

You can download iCocktails – World Awards Cocktails recipes application using Appstore. Along with the iCocktails program we also recommend iPizza HD – Healthy pizza recipes application – low-caloric pizza recipe book (less than 300 calories).

$0.99/Download here

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