Daily iOS App Updates

Daily iOS App Digest – 02/16/11

Latest apps and updates to hit the iTunes store today…

SpeechTrans Ultimate


Magically Speak and Understand Different Languages within a matter of Seconds with 99% Speech Recognition Accuracy Powered by Nuance! Have you ever met a person you really like but due to the language barrier you wouldn’t be able to start a chat? SpeechTrans is here to help you out! Now includes a Patent Pending FACEBOOK VOICE TRANSLATION CHAT.


Dream Home


Dream Home is here to bring you a wide range of design ideas for every room in your house. Keep up with the latest home design trends, browse through tons of quality images and draw inspiration from the works of the professional interior designers from around the globe. Select interiors based on Room Type, Style and Color.


Stack the Countries


The goal of Stack the Countries is to answer world geography questions correctly and then build a stack of countries that reaches the checkered line. When the player completes a level, they win a randomly chosen country which is placed in their personalized map of the world. Players can customize the difficulty of the game by choosing a specific continent to focus on as well as choosing which types of questions they are quizzed on.




Continuous Integration, Inc. announces updates to three of their products on the iTunes App Store (Stock Wars, Monte-Lingual 1 to 10, and Monte-Lingual 1 to 10 Lite). This is unprecedented for the company since it marks the first time they have simultaneously provided updates to multiple products. Staying true to name of the company, Continuous Integration, Inc. is committed to providing new features for their apps and this is a step forward in fulfilling that commitment.

With the update to Stock Wars, the growing community of 25,000 traders will receive added FOREX trading support, much expanded Twitter features and integration, UI enhancements, a new Help section, as well as your usual bug fixes. As a special announcement, Continuous Integration, Inc. has listened to the voice of the people and will bring the capability of limit orders to Stock Wars in a release in the near future. They are currently working diligently to bring this feature to life as we speak so please stay tuned.

With the update to Monte-Lingual 1 to 10 (Full and Lite versions), children and parents alike will receive a highly demanded Help/Tutorial, along with enhanced UI features and bug fixes. Also, Continuous Integration, Inc. is currently working on ideas to expand their suite of products with a new version of Monte-Lingual which possibly focuses on elementary arithmetic as the next installment in the series.



Logic Consulting today is proud to announce the release and immediate availability of Drone Master 1.0, an AR.Drone remote control app for the iPhone 4 and 4th Generation iPod touch. The device requirements are based on the need for a device side gyroscope that currently only the iPhone 4 and 4th generation iPod touch offer.

Piloting the AR.Drone with Drone Master is easy in clone control mode. Clone control mode makes the AR.Drone match the movements of the user’s controller. Roll, pitch, and yaw are all matched enabling the user to pilot by feel alone.

Boat control mode offers advanced pilots the use of the iPhone or iPod touch as a control stick. The device is held upright as the user tilts the stick in the direction of intended flight. Both yaw and roll are combined in the turns making the AR.Drone move like an airplane or boat where the craft leans into the turns.


Mountain Bike: Simulator


This simulation game lets players enjoy the hair raising exhilaration of dirt biking through five wildly diverse areas. The game’s five main riding areas include vibrantly rendered Forest, Mountain, Winter, Park, and Urban zones. Furthermore, to ensure that players are always challenged the game’s campaign is structured via twenty five unique and sequentially more difficult levels. In addition to the games expansive campaign, Mountain Bike: Simulator also offers users the chance to take an arcade style spin on their biking experience with X-Training Sprint, a separate mini game included within the app. To help make Mountain Bike accessible to beginning or inexperienced players, the game includes a fully fleshed out training level where new riders can hone their skills before embarking on the app’s main game campaign.


Traffic Panic


Traffic Panic’s dark and moody in-game visuals resonate the style of the early Grand Theft Auto series, with an aerial view of bisecting highways. The aim of the game is to control the traffic lights to manage the traffic flow across the highways. Players have to make split-second decisions to keep the traffic flowing smoothly and avoid huge accidents, traffic jams and crashes.

Players control the traffic lights by tapping the screen which changes the lights from green to red and vice versa. The quicker the player safely crosses the traffic, the more points are awarded. If a vehicle crosses the highway without stopping at the lights, players are rewarded with double points.




Independent developer Antoan Tateosian is pleased to announce today ProAlarm 1.1 for iOS, an update to his alarm clock app that features 11 different digital and analog clock styles, and the option to wake up to the sound or music of an alarm. Immediately following the alarm, the app offers 5 different puzzle and problem solving games to help clear the mind of sleepiness. In addition, nearly 1,000 quotes encourage the user to start the day with a smile and hope. Fully customizable, the user may choose from over 20 different alarm sounds including relaxing, amusing, and irritating. Other features include: snooze alarm, music sampler wake up, iOS 4 multitasking background operation, brightness control, go to sleep listening to music timer, volume and vibration controls, daily alarm settings, and multiple alarms per week.


Cheat Master 5000


Users can import screenshots of their active Scrabble or Words With Friends games directly into Cheat Master 5000. The app will scan a gameboard using Optical Character Recognition (OCR), determine the user’s game type, and then present the fifty highest scoring moves. At a tap of the screen, Cheat Master 5000 will display other invaluable game information such as the specific tiles remaining in the tile bag and the opponent’s most likely rack. Cheat Master 5000 is free to try on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


Swing King


appsplit today is pleased to announce the latest addition to its app management service, the Split Program. This latest addition is a game called Swing King. Swing King is a fun, addictive and entertaining app that will give you endless hours of fun play. Hussein Yahfoufi, president of appsplit said: "We are very excited about this new partnership and the playfulness Swing King brings to appsplit".


Cut Notes


Digital Rebellion LLC has announced the availability of Cut Notes for iPad, a tool for taking timecode notes on set or during a screening. If you are a Producer, Director or Editor that still hand-writes timecode during a screening, say Hello to Cut Notes.


Time Sheet (Photo Verified)


Time Sheet (Photo Verified) 1.0 promotes honesty in respect to controlling time management between all parties. Company controllers will be freed up from endless hours, of hunting down missing time sheets and missing information. Customers also can be kept up to date on the progress and hours spent on projects. Time sheet (photo verified) is the best tool to instantly resolve time disputes between all involved parties.


Funny Status


Want to make your friends laugh? Of course you do. Easily make all your friends laugh with, Funny Status Updates for Facebook HD app has been available for iPad. Over 30,000+ per month use this app to make their friends chuckle. This remarkable app is available for only 99 cents in the App Store today.

This app is sizzling and already broke into the Top 10 of the Social Networking category on its first day!




Developed by London-based ForeMinds, ArticleSearch, the new, free app allows higher education students to do simultaneous searches for information across multiple sources. This includes searches of scientific papers, journals, articles, magazines and academic publications all available on the move from students’ mobile phones.

Developers say the app will allow students to avoid having to repeat their searches when using different computer systems. It will also mean they can carry out instantaneous searches of several libraries and sources from virtually any location while on the move. ArticleSearch gathers its results in "test tubes" to show information from each source. It also allows students to send the searches or its results to any colleague by SMS or email without the need for the person receiving it to have the app themselves.


Burn the Rope


Building on Burn the Rope’s phenomenal success in the App Store, Big Blue Bubble, Inc. has announced its upcoming major update to the top-selling iOS game. Praised by critics and gamers alike, Burn the Rope will be better than ever with new bug types, fast-paced bonus rounds, a new world of 16 never-before-seen-levels and beautiful Retina display support! We have also created a new "Burn the Rope Lite" version for those of you who prefer the try before you buy approach.

Since Burn the Rope’s release it has topped the charts in over fifty countries as the #1 puzzle app, dethroning such best-sellers as Fruit Ninja and Cut the Rope to sit at the #2 spot in the US App Store, right behind Angry Birds. Burn the Rope has caught fire with the iOS gaming audience, and with this upcoming feature-packed update Big Blue Bubble, Inc. is fanning the flames of success!


Big Hit Baseball


Beautiful Game Studios, part of Square Enix Europe, is pleased to announce that  Big Hit Baseball is now available on iTunes stores across Europe and America for just £1.19/$1.99

Pick from 20 different teams and get ready to step up to the plate with Big Hit Baseball as you bat and pitch your way through multi-cup and showdown modes to earn cups and team scalps. Can you be the first of your friends to collect all 20? Featuring retina and game centre support Big Hit Baseball delivers a fantastic arcade baseball experience on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad platforms.


Romance of Rome


Join Marcus as he travels to Rome in search of adventure of his life! Romance of Rome opens with the emperor announcing that thieves have stolen valuable imperial relics. The monarch promises his beautiful daughter’s hand in marriage to the one who brings them back. Help Marcus find the stolen relics and win the heart of the Emperor’s daughter. Explore the gigantic Coliseum, the fabulous Forum and other wonderful places for the whereabouts of the priceless pieces. Talk and help other citizens who will return your generosity. Visit merchants and purchase special items to show your worth. But be very careful, because you aren’t the only one with the eyes on the grand prize. Love, treachery and jeopardy await you in the Romance of Rome, a unique hidden object adventure that takes you back to the legendary days of the Roman Empire!

Joanne Carter, creator of the world’s most popular mobile photography and art website— TheAppWhisperer.com— TheAppWhisperer platform has been a pivotal cyberspace for mobile artists of all abilities to learn about, to explore, to celebrate and to share mobile artworks. Joanne’s compassion, inclusivity, and humility are hallmarks in all that she does, and is particularly evident in the platform she has built. In her words, “We all have the potential to remove ourselves from the centre of any circle and to expand a sphere of compassion outward; to include everyone interested in mobile art, ensuring every artist is within reach”, she has said. Promotion of mobile artists and the art form as a primary medium in today’s art world, has become her life’s focus. She has presented lectures bolstering mobile artists and their art from as far away as the Museum of Art in Seoul, South Korea to closer to her home in the UK at Focus on Imaging. Her experience as a jurist for mobile art competitions includes: Portugal, Canada, US, S Korea, UK and Italy. And her travels pioneering the breadth of mobile art includes key events in: Frankfurt, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Paris, Brazil, London. Pioneering the world’s first mobile art online gallery - TheAppWhispererPrintSales.com has extended her reach even further, shipping from London, UK to clients in the US, Europe and The Far East to a global group of collectors looking for exclusive art to hang in their homes and offices. The online gallery specialises in prints for discerning collectors of unique, previously unseen signed limited edition art. Her journey towards becoming The App Whisperer, includes (but is not limited to) working for a paparazzi photo agency for several years and as a deputy editor for a photo print magazine. Her own freelance photographic journalistic work is also widely acclaimed. She has been published extensively both within the UK and the US in national and international titles. These include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Popular Photography & Imaging, dpreview, NikonPro, Which? and more recently with the BBC as a Contributor, Columnist at Vogue Italia and Contributing Editor at LensCulture. Her professional photography has also been widely exhibited throughout Europe, including Italy, Portugal and the UK. She is currently writing several books, all related to mobile art and is always open to requests for new commissions for either writing or photography projects or a combination of both. Please contact her at: [email protected]