BeiZ Ltd today announced that Staraoke – the kids’ singing game becomes free at least until Sunday 14th of August. Staraoke is a game that lets children control a cartoon character on their screen by singing along to various songs. Designed especially for 4 to 9 year old children, the software recognizes the singer’s pitch and keeps the character on the path unless you sing off key. If you sing correctly, the character stays on the path and you ramp up points.
Packing Pro has been chosen as a finalist in the iPad Travel App division of the 2010 Best App Ever competition. Voting for top app is now open and will continue until January 25. Packing Pro features an extensive, customizable catalog, several handy sample lists that can be used as templates, and unlimited, 100% customizable packing lists. Packing Pro has been a top-ranking travel app in the iTunes App Stores of several countries for more than a year and half.
Gyro Air Drums, the gyroscope controlled drum stick and drum set for the iPhone 4, has reached the top 5 nominees in the music category for the Best App Ever Awards sponsored by 148Apps. Gyro Air Drums was also recently featured by Apple in the 2010 iTunes Rewind – Hot Trends in Apps. The Best App Ever Awards were started in 2008 to honor the best iOS applications. The winners will be announced at the Macworld Expo 2011. Nominations are being collected until December 31st.
California based MobilityWare today announces that Solitaire has been named by Apple as one of the Top Free iPad Apps of 2010. Solitaire has been a mainstay in the Top Free Apps list for the iPad throughout the year, and has consistently ranked near the top of the Free Card Games category. While Solitaire boasts smooth gameplay and staying true to the classic card game, it also incorporates Apple’s Game Center, adding leaderboards and achievements to an already extremely popular application.
In collaboration with Appvent 2010, Savant Inc. today announces “The Balls!” will be Free this Friday, December 17th. Happy Appvent! Hardcore sports Coach Timmins wants you to juggle as many sports balls as possible. Bounce different balls a number of times until they burst. Be careful not to let them drop, or Coach Timmins will give you a verbal whipping! The Balls! offers two game modes, five different ball types, and Open Feint enabled.
After Hours, the weekly audio podcast starring Los Angeles radio and online media personalities Heidi Hamilton and Frank Kramer, was just named to the “Rewind 2010: Best Podcasts” year-end showcase of the iTunes Store’s best podcasts of 2010. Hamilton and Kramer, formerly top-rated Los Angeles radio personalities on KLSX and KABC, who walked away from successful radio careers two months ago to go Internet-only, are realizing massive success in the podcast and subscription content arenas alike.
Moving Tales’ revolutionary 3D animated storybook App ‘The Pedlar Lady of Gushing Cross’, and their recent release ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas’ have both been chosen by iTunes staff in the Interactive Stories section of the iTunes Rewind Hot Trends of 2010 for the iPad. By presenting tales of transformation, truth, drama and humor and leveraging state-of-the-art digital methods, Moving Tales’ establishes a truly original and engaging new world of storytelling.
Czech based MADFINGER Games today announces BloodyXmas 2010, their new 3D survival hack and slash game for iPhone and iPod touch. Get ready for the funniest, funnest, and most spectacular Christmas ever. In Santa’s workshop, protect Christmas presents against hordes of zombies, skeletons, witches and other monsters. BloodyXmas combines gorgeous cell-shaded 3D graphics with an enhanced survival game experience and an intuitive control scheme.
INNOVATTY, LLC announces that in collaboration with Appvent 2010, Geometrica wallpapers visualizer iPhone app will be free on Tuesday December 14th. Unique and entertaining, Geometrica gives the user the power to make his/her own stunning wallpapers with so much ease and so much fun. It’s an elegant way of turning basic geometric shapes into a stunning work of art. Geometrica features 200 pre-settings of different shapes to generate an endless combination of stunning shapes.
Jelly Biscuits today announced that “Food Fight! An Interactive Book by Glenn Melenhorst” has been included into the iPad ‘Apps for Kids’ section of the iTunes US App store. Food fight is an original story which tells the story of Tim, a boy from earth and Sammy, a sausage from somewhere else altogether. To celebrate this and the arrival of the holiday gifting season, Jelly Biscuits is dropping the price of Food Fight! until the 29th December.
StockWatch, Toughturtle’s award winning stock market and portfolio management App, has has been named one of the Top iPad Apps by Apple. Yesterday, only nine days into December, Apple announced its year-end iTunes Rewind lists celebrating the best in downloadable software for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Toughturtle continues to add features and streamline the StockWatch Apps to meet user demand and give them what they need to track their investments efficiently.
California-based 7twenty7 LLC today announced that SpinArt has been named one of the top iPhone Apps of the year by iTunes Rewind 2010. SpinArt is the portable iOS version of one of everyone’s favorite childhood crafts. The user spins a canvas and splatters paint onto it, creating intricate patterns in a matter of seconds. The annual iTunes Rewind list highlights the best in Apps and other media for the past year. SpinArt has been named to two separate top 10 lists in this year’s iTunes Rewind.