Daily iOS App Updates

Daily iOS Digest – February, 4th, 2011

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



The New York Times announced in a list of weather apps that Weather+ is the most useful weather app available in the App Store. Weather+ is setting a new standard for weather applications available on the iPhone and iPad. Bob Tedeschi of The New York Times writes, " You would be well advised to download Weather+. This app puts all your vital weather information on one page, and the background video matches the weather conditions."

Weather+ is designed to be your daily companion for your basic Weather+condition needs and will drastically improve your connection to nature and its elements. Available on iPhone, iPod and iPad as universal binary. No additional costs.


The Master Pieces


Ballast Lane Applications, LLC thought Master Pieces’s content was a perfect match for the iPad’s interactivity and ability to present gorgeous, high resolution photographs and thus created the app based on the book. The app includes the book’s text, two-hundred details, and fifty-four masterpieces presented in a new way that really allows you to improve and test your art appreciation skills.


Redd Pepper’s Movie Trailer Maker


Using the Movie Trailer Maker you are able to construct an unlimited amount of unique trailers and have them played back by Redd immediately from your device. Redd has recorded several Thousands of words and phrases and ALL of them have been added into the application for you to use in your trailers. You can also save your sentences for use later and even select from pre-defined sentences.




Power App GmbH today is pleased to introduce WishesTree 1.0 for iOS, their app that offers fortune-telling, ancient wisdom, and timeless inspiration. A tradition in many cultures worldwide, this virtual wish tree is a giant, snow-covered Maple. When the iOS device is shaken one of the red-ribboned parchment scrolls, which are tied to the branches, floats to the ground, opens, and reveals its message. Sure to capture the imagination of all who try it, WishesTree is a reminder of the power of destiny, wishes, and dreams.




In Thumbat the player takes control of two recycling trash cans, the bats, and tries to keep the steel air purifier, the sky ball, in the air. Various "poison" particles in the air have an effect on the ball as it sweeps through, requiring the player to react quickly. The player has one sky ball and only one chance. The sky darkens, the game quickens and the effects get more pronounced as time passes. The players task is to last as long as possible.




Groundbreaking Games today released their first iOS game Puckerz!, an arcade action game for iPhone and iPod touch devices where players take control of a Puck and launch it around a destructible environment to collect as many orbs as they can before the time runs out.

In the game, players can choose from 7 different Pucks and are given at least 2 minutes to bounce around a level to collect orbs. Players need to collect at least 75% of the orbs in any given level to advance to the next. In addition to that, by planning their shots well, players can get time bonuses from 5 up to 25 seconds.


Grandpa’s Farm


Nanotalons LLC, an innovative new mobile application developer currently focused on mobile games, has announced the recent release and subsequent success of Grandpa’s Farm for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Structured as a destination game where young children can choose from four unique mini-games to play, Grandpa’s Farm provides toddlers with challenging and engaging exercises that encourage them to master skills such as basic counting and memory recall among multiple others. Representing a perfect mix of education and pure entertainment, Grandpa’s Farm is currently available for download on the Apple App Store for $1.99/Download



Mention Mobile has wasted no time in developing its first social iPhone application, Super Friends!. Released in the entertainment category of the iTunes app store, Super Friends! is a casual game that allows users to answer hilarious questions about his or her friends. Mention Mobile plans to create many applications like Super Friends! in 2011.

SuperFriends! takes social discussion to the next level. Add a little spice to your day, start a conversation amongst old friends, or just make fun of your buddies. The Super Friends! application has over 400 questions to ask users about specific friends. The application allows users to automatically import friends from Facebook and/or Address Book contacts. Unlike standard Facebook questioning applications, Super Friends! provides more sharing capabilities and advanced features thanks to iOS 4.0 capabilities. Super Friends!, allows users to share their answers openly, by posting to friends walls through Facebook or tweeting on Twitter, or privately through SMS text or email.


Stamp Art Fever


Probably as far back as 1839 Sir Rowland Hill did not think that its reform of the postal system would have inspired the creators of this game for iPhone/iPod. The Famous Penny Black was the first of countless stamps used around the world to send letters carrying news of all kinds. Soon, collectors around the world began to take care of them and rare specimens acquired an enormous economic value.

Stamp Art Fever revolutionizes your virtual world, great graphics and a perfect game of chance allows this application to become a must have. Download it immediately and begin to categorize your stamps. You have several ways to get the stamps you are looking for: the Philately and the Black Market. The game is enlivened by events, such as fire and theft, which could slow down your career.


Gratitude Rock, an iPhone Gratitude Journa


Energize Software has announced the release of Gratitude Rock – Journal / Diary of Positive Thoughts 2.0, an update to the gratitude journal program for iPhone and iPod touch devices. Version 2.0 adds 10 new features to this gratitude journal application.

Record your positive thoughts of gratitude each day while experiencing the relaxing sounds and images of the ocean. Add pictures to express your day’s thoughts and feelings, read an inspirational quote of the day, and wirelessly backup or export as a web page all of your information.

With our busy lives today, taking the time to write the things you are grateful for in this Gratitude Rock journal can help you to enrich your life and reach your full potential.


Hello Textpics


Sending friends and families some funny SMS,you can use this software.It includes lots of text pics satisfing with your needs.In the other hand,iphone’s keyboard is too small,so writing SMS is a trouble.In this case,using the software will save our time and energy,because we no longer need to type one by one。


Beats Radio


Broadcasting 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Bringing you a wide variety of live presented and automated programming.

Beats Radio are always on the lookout for new material. Whether its too cover live slots or to provide us with mixes too broadcast live. If you feel you have the talent then please get in touch.

Alarm Royale – Royal Wedding Alarm Clock, Facts & Countdown Timer


Wake up every day to an intriguing new fact about the wedding we’re all counting down to – The Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

Be gently aroused from your slumber to your choice of royal themed music, or perhaps the chimes of wedding bells in the distance. Choose to ‘Snooze’ a little longer, or ‘Stop’ and watch the red velvet curtains part and the union jack rise to reveal a new Royal Wedding fact.

The wide ranging facts have been thoroughly researched, and cover the lighthearted to the more serious information, making you feel like an insider to the world of the royal wedding.


Mouse Labyrinth


Mouse Labyrinth is the great logic game for the kids. Easy to control and easy to play. Select a right way through the labyrinth. There are 9 challenging levels waiting for you. The labyrinths are randomly generated so every game is a new fun! The best three times are recorded in the best score table.




myDjPAd is a Dj application for iPad! A clear and simple look combined with incredible easy of use make DjPad an immediate and very usable instrument in any performance.




This apps allows you to take pictures with beautiful frames around it!

Frame-it features over 20 different frames,
so there will be a frame for every occasion.


World War 1 on the Go – A history of and music from the era


This app is for people interested in World War 1 and contains tons of original content from the era.

Inside this app you’ll find:

Music and Audio – over 60 tracks of music and speeches from the era.

Video – Rare footage and documentaries about the war

Photos – 100’s of rare photos from the period

Sites – Links to great resources around the web

Books – Quick access to purchase insightful books about the war


Decked Builder HD


Decked Builder iPad is the iPad verison of the highly acclaimed Decked Builder for the iPhone and Mac.

Opening special: Until 28th Feb 2011, enjoy Decked Builder iPad at a highly discounted rate! Upgrade from the iPhone version now!

New in the iPad version:
– A fully optimized all-in-one view for searching and building your deck that allows you to work more efficiently.
– An enhanced deck testing view that allows you to simulate a game of magic by playing cards to the battlefield.


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: joanne@theappwhisperer.com