Madrid based 3y3.net today introduces New Chinese HSK for iPad, a learning app which allows you to study all vocabulary and pronunciation for the new HSK levels 1, 2, 3 and 4 comprising more than 1200 words. The new Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi is a standardized international Chinese proficiency test designed by the Center of Beijing Language and Culture University. It is a dependable measure of your Chinese level used in admission or course placement of colleges or universities, and job application.
Bacca today introduces Baccahjong 1.0 for iPad, their new matching game, a variation on the game of mahjong. The board contains a number of tiles, each with a cartoon drawing of an animal. The goal is to touch one tile, then another matching tile, which removes both. Very easy to learn and play, the game is unlike most other matching games because of the large number of different tiles, and the rules for matching, which limit to two the number of 90-degree turns allowed to reach the second tile.
Utah based Outside Ventures LLC today announces Beauty Minder Pro, and Beauty Minder Lite for iOS. Beauty Minder is a superb beauty organizer, enabling you to take complete control of all your beauty events. Key features include Google maps, direct dial and email, expense tracking, reminders, and calendar function. The Pro version provides full iCal sync and is now also available in Simplified Chinese. In addition, the new Beauty Minder Lite iPhone App offers the standalone calendar function.
San Francisco based TileSpeak Software today announced the release of TileSpeak for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices running on iOS 4.0 or later. TileSpeak Mahjong provides anyone interested in learning the Chinese language with a way to develop and expand their comprehension of written Chinese characters by simply playing Mahjong Solitaire on their mobile devices in their free time. Each game piece is stamped with a single character, and bears a tonal association by color on the game board.
Viaden Mobile today introduces Keno Pro HD 1.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Thanks to its stylish design and superb playability, this interpretation of the popular Keno game promises users bingo-game fun combined with flawless Chinese-style design and unparalleled playability. Keno Pro HD boasts a most convenient layout and high usability – all controls are intuitively clear. With Game Center integration, users can compete for the top places in the LeaderBoard or unlock over 20 achievements.
MSD Services introduces ManManLai Chinese 1.0, a new mobile app for iPhone and iPod touch. ManManLai Chinese is a personal learning tool combining a fully-searchable Chinese-English dictionary with a flash card and organizational system. ManManLai is designed to be a personal learning organizer that stays with a Chinese learner throughout the months and years of study and mastery. It promotes both structured learning and free-form exploration of the language.
Yokohama based Nagaraja Rivers today introduces Speak Chinese Fun Phrasebook 1.0 for iOS, its easy to use talking phrasebook app for Mandarin Chinese. Each phrase is displayed in large sized simplified Chinese characters, Pinyin with tone marks, and English translation. Featuring over 500 words and phrases, users can hear the audio for each phrase from a native Chinese speaker. Speak Chinese Fun Phrasebook does not require an internet connection. You can use it anywhere you go.
Beijing based Zicool Studios today announced the recent update of EasyChinese K1 v5.0 for the iPad. This dynamically in-depth learning application was developed to help children learn the basics of the Chinese language. Created cooperatively with Beijing Normal University Education professors, EasyChinese K1 utilizes a vibrant graphic approach to teach youngsters a fundamental set of four hundred Chinese characters, based on 1st semester of Grade 1 Chinese textbook from People’s Education Press.
Tampa based Wattanasoft today introduces “Learn Chinese (Mandarin)” for iOS devices. Learn Chinese (Mandarin) includes advanced phonetic spelling technology that gets students speaking correctly from the start; interactive multimedia aides the learning process; unit reviews re-enforce vocabulary; and advanced intuitive sequential learning builds lessons progressively. The early success the app provides makes students language-learning confidence soar.
Broadsword Publishing today announces Attack Kumquat HD 1.2 for iPad in Chinese. The player must successfully create mechanical linkages, causing a chain reaction that squashes the kumquat, a small orange-like fruit. HD gameplay takes place in the Arctic, Jungle, Grand Canyon. The new Sahara level introduce to increase the number of levels to 72. Version 1.2 is just one in a series of updates produced in response to customer feedback.
Independent app creator Rickey Nguyen today introduces Chinese Entertainment 1.0 for iOS. Chinese Entertainment includes the latest Chinese news, TV shows, movies, music, reviews, entertainment news as well as other news retrieved from various sources from the Internet compiled to one great app. It has both English and Chinese feeds, with options to share links on your Twitter and Facebook as well as send in Email.