Virginia based Hunter Research and Technology today announces Wx 1.4.1, the iPhone version of its popular weather app. Named a 2009 Mac Gem by Macworld magazine, Wx displays current conditions, forecasts, alerts, and radar for U.S. locations using high fidelity XML data from the National Weather Service. Designed for both serious weather watchers and casual users alike, Wx offers detailed information and facts in a fast, clean, and functional interface.
Kdan Mobile Software announced today that Animation Desk for iPad has been awarded with App Next 2011 Best Tablet App of the Year by Business Next, a prominent business and technology magazine based in Asia. The judging committee has commended the app for its elegant, intuitive user interface and outstanding visual design. The verdict of the magazine also emphasized the superior quality of Animation Desk for iPad that allows users to create hand drawn animations in an easy and fun manner.
Los Angles based Demansol Software Solutions today introduces Scotland Yard 1.0, their new strategy board game designed specifically for iPad. A classic hidden-information game, Scotland Yard for iPad can be as complicated or as simple as the players want it to be. You are either a detective or the elusive Mr. X and will take taxis, buses and train around London. Full of suspense, Scotland Yard for iPad encourages teamwork where up to 6 players can play.
Children’s app developer L’Escapadou today releases Montessori Crosswords 3.0, an update to their award-winning educational app for iOS devices. Montessori Crosswords helps kids develop their writing, reading and spelling skills by building words from a set of pictures using a phonics-enabled Movable Alphabet and 300 words. Version 3.0 brings innovative ways to deal with phonics and has already been acclaimed by users on the App Store. It is now on the iPad Education Top 10 Best Sellers list.
Virginia based Hunter Research and Technology today announces Wx 6, a reinvented version of the weather app that was named a 2009 Mac Gem by Macworld magazine. Wx displays current conditions, forecasts, warnings, and radar for U.S. locations using high fidelity XML data from the National Weather Service. Designed for both serious weather watchers and casual users alike, Wx offers detailed information and facts in a fast, clean, and functional weather app.
Independent app developer, Duck Duck Moose today introduces Word Wagon HD 1.0 for the iPad. Including more than 100 words, Word Wagon introduces letters, phonics, and spelling to children in Preschool, Kindergarten, and First Grade, ages 1-7. Children can choose words from seven different categories As children play with Mozzarella the Mouse and his friend Coco the bird, they can create words and earn colorful animated stickers and stars. The iPad version includes additional 7-letter words.
AV3 Software, developer and distributor of unique and innovative workflow tools for the creative community, is set to showcase Get, is pleased to announce that its award-winning dialog search tool for Final Cut Pro(R) editors, Get, has nabbed the highly-regarded DV Magazine Award of Excellence. This is the first time that AV3 Software has been recognized by DV Magazine for the prestigious award. In the May DV publication, industry veteran Oliver Peters gave Get a perfect 5 out of 5 DV diamonds.
Mimo Films announces that Mario Pochat’s internationally acclaimed award winning short film Bye Bye! is now available as an animated series on iTunes for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch fans all over the world. There are ten episodes in total. The first four-minute episode, Spanglish, is available for free in English and Spanish. The original 3D version is available for free as well. It is written for animation fans of all ages to enjoy.
zuuka and its successful publishing platform iStoryTime, has been presented with the Editor’s Choice Award for its app The Penguins of Madagascar: Read & Play available on iPad and iPad 2. Announced earlier last week by Children’s Technology Review, the award is for the highest quality children’s products in the interactive media category. Furthermore, it was recognized for being a “no fail” product, worthy of its cost, and its ability to keep children engaged for days at a time.
Dallas based Obvious Apps Launches Fairytale Beginning for the iPhone and iPad, a “Sex in the City 2.0 for the modern day.” Fairytale Beginning is a great example of how our society is progressing from soap operas, to edited reality tv, to unedited blogging. Readers can be a fly-on-the-wall and witness Whitney and Cayden’s daily interactions online, and if they are so inclined, can interact with them through Twitter.
Top London post-production house, ‘The Operators’ are the latest creatives to be featured on the Foliobook Hall of Fame. The Operators won the 2010 Photo District News self promotion award using Foliobook, the leading iPad portfolio app for top flight professional photographers and image makers. The Operators are one of London’s leading creative photographic retouching and CGI studio. They chose Foliobook as part of their award winning entry in PDN’s promotion awards.
Paolo Grifantini today announced that Currency Converter HD 3.4 for iOS is now on sale. Currency Converter HD features more than 220 currencies, packed with a series of features, like advanced currencies list sorting, exchange fees evaluation, precision control and custom exchange rates control. All of this is presented with an highly efficient and easily customizable interface, allowing for easy cross conversion and inverse conversion.
AssistiveWare today won the prestigious 2011 BETT Award for Special Educational Needs Solutions for Proloquo2Go. Proloquo2Go is the Augmentative and Alternative Communication solution for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad everyone is talking about, from ABC News to The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. People with autism, Cerebral Palsy, Down syndrome, ALS, developmental disabilities and beyond benefit from the Proloquo2Go speech technology.
Independent children’s app developer Duck Duck Moose today announces Park Math HD 1.0 for iPad. Park Math HD introduces early math concepts to children in preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. As children play with Blue Bear and his friends on the playground, Park Math teaches counting, addition, subtraction, sorting and more. The iPad version includes a new third level with counting up to 100 and addition/subtraction with numbers up to 20.