The award-winning game Blowing from LNA Studio has found an enthusiastic market in the Apple App Store. The goal of the game is for the player to protect his or her digital feast from waves of attacking picnic crashers by blowing them away. By blowing on the iOS device’s microphone, the player is able to sweep away the hungry horde. To celebrate the game’s popularity among players and critics alike, for a limited time Blowing is being offered on sale as a thank you to its fans.
Award-winning developer, L’Escapadou today introduces Word Wizard 1.0 for iOS, their new educational app that fully exploits a text-to-speech engine to help kids learn word building and spelling. Kids can now build any word or sentence using a Movable Alphabet and immediately hear the text they wrote, as well as verify spelling using the built-in spell checker. The app also features fun spelling quizzes including 173 word lists of 10 words each, and the possibility to create custom word lists.
Independent iOS developer Samuel Harvey today releases Scrambleface – an introduction 1.0, an innovative free game for iPhone and iPod touch. Scrambleface takes a live video feed from the front facing or back camera and makes it into live action sliding puzzle levels. Watch in amazement as your lips are on top of your head. Each level is randomly generated so there are 1000s of combinations of puzzles. You can play each level over and over as they are different each time.
Spartadata has just released a free major update version 1.7 of Billing Credit Card Terminal. With the release of 1.7 Spartadata continues to revolutionize how merchants process payments through unique user interface design and simple functionality. True to form Billing App can now support up to 4 merchant accounts at once, and at the same time accept secure swipe base credit card transactions through a wide range of credit card readers and devices.
Binary Formations, LLC, recently announced Home Inventory 2.4, the latest version of its popular and critically acclaimed home inventory management application. Combining your Mac and iPhone, Home Inventory 2.4 introduces the easiest way yet to add item information to a digital home inventory with the addition of barcode scanning to Home Inventory Photo Remote allowing users to wander around their homes and add items and photos to their inventory without being stuck in front of their computer.
Independent developer Cristi Habliuc today announces Spin Frenzy 1.01, his latest arcade puzzle game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The game’s concept is simple: you are given a number of fruits which you have to pair in order to score points. When the fruits make a pair of at least 3, you get points for it. Spin Frenzy offers Game Center integration. Players can enjoy achievements, High Scores and compare their scores with friends and other players.
Amunsol today released Tracker for Facebook Pro 1.0.2 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. This is a new, innovative application that lets users see a map and list view of their Facebook friends’ locations in real-time and via Facebook Places Check-Ins. Users are able to also send messages with smileys, hide their location and tracking history and more. Tracker for Facebook also offers the unique capability of being able to view friends in a camera augmented reality.
Corbenic Consulting Ltd today announces Fuel Economy Calculator 1.2 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Fuel Economy Calculator addresses an often overlooked part of budgeting for your car – checking how efficiently your vehicle uses the fuel you put in. A driver simply needs to enter some details when they fill up at the pump and over a couple of stops the App can work out how fuel efficient their car is. The app works by using figures from your car’s odometer and is extremely accurate.
NSC Partners LLC today announces Clean Energy Hawaii STEM for Apple’s revolutionary iPad device. Developed in partnership with the MEDB Women in Technology Project, Clean Energy Hawaii STEM was designed specifically to support innovative energy science education worldwide – to be used by teachers, parents and students in class or at home to augment a science, technology, engineering and mathematics curriculum. Hawaii is used as a portal because of its ambitious goal of 70% Clean Energy by 2030.
Massachusetts based iStormApps today released Honk 1.0, an App for iPhone/iPad to help users avoid parking tickets and find their car. While in the background, Honk displays the minute-by-minute update of the remaining time. It also features a smooth handwriting memo and super-imposed photo to mark the parking spot. Honk automatically records the GPS location and offers convenient self-orienting map. Swipe. Scribble. And Quit. Parking has never been this fun! Honk if you agree.
California based XShot LLC announced that their innovative XShot iPhone 4 Case with detachable tripod adapter will be on display at CES 2011, January 6-9, 2011 along with the rest of XShot’s product line including the popular XShot camera extenders designed to get photographers in the picture. The XShot iPhone case provides full protection, versatility and functionality, and integrates the ability to mount to any tripod, XShot camera extenders, and other stabilizing device with ease.
Fellsware today announces Ski Vertical 1.1 for iOS. Ski Vertical is an easy way for Skiers and Snowboarders to record their daily and season total number of vertical feet, time and distance skied. At the same time Ski Vertical will play the users choice of music for riding a lift, skiing or waiting for friends. Ski vertical also allows you to compete with your friends to see who skis the most vertical, regardless of what ski mountain your friends are on.
California based XShot has announced the new innovative XShot iPhone 4 Case with detachable tripod adapter, exclusively designed for the new iPhone 4. Now users can mount their iPhone 4 to tripods, camera extenders, and other stabilizing devices with ease and versatility. This sleek, hard case with full enclosure protects the iPhone 4 and also acts as a bumper for good reception. As a bonus, the XShot comes with a mini flex tripod perfect to view or record great content.
California based 7twenty7 LLC today released PrankBooth 1.0, a first-of-its-kind app for iPhone 4 and 4th-generation iPod touch devices. PrankBooth presents fake apps to a user’s friend, followed by an unexpected surprise. PrankBooth utilizes the front-facing camera of the device to secretly record and photograph the reaction to the prank. The video and still photos can then be viewed, saved, or emailed directly from the app.