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.
Gyro Air Drums 1.1, a gyroscope controlled virtual drum set app, now includes a full touch drum set that works on any iOS 4 device. The touch drum set is the most fluid available on the app store. Users can slide to play or tap to play the new animated drum set. If a user upgrades their device to the new iPod touch or to an iPhone 4, the app automatically upgrades and includes the gyroscope controlled air drums.
Personal Applets Corporation announces Gyro Tennis 1.0, their new game for iOS4 users. Leveraging the built-in gyroscope to control the racket and ball direction, Gyro Tennis allows players to challenge their friends in real time via Bluetooth or perfect their tennis skills against the ball canon. Gain experience in smashes at the net and lobbing over your opponent. Players can choose the equipment they want to play with, court surface, number of sets, difficulty level and much more.