Marware, Inc. and Apps For Children With Special Needs are teaming up to help children by starting the 50 iPads for 50 children with special needs in 50 States campaign. Marware will be donating the first 5 iPads along with 5 Marware prize packs, to be awarded to Special Needs families in Florida, California, New York, Texas and Ohio. Businesses are encouraged to help A4cwsn reach their goal of 50 iPads by visiting their website for more information and donating whatever they can.
OfficeBleepster is an iPad application that allows for 2-way communication between an executive and his or her assistant. The app connects two iPads on a Wi-Fi network so the iPads may communicate with each other. Each pair of users includes one “executive” and “assistant” each with a screen that is relevant to their role. OfficeBleepster avoids interruptions, provides fast communications, and eliminates wasted time through safe and secure messaging.
EdgeMates Capitals, a puzzle matching game to help learn geography, is now available on the iPad. A series of tiles are created that have States/Cities/Countries on each side. The goal is to place the tiles on the game board so that each capital matches up with its State or Country on the connecting edge. Unlike other vocabulary apps, the gameplay is fun on its own. Three versions available for US Capitals, North American Capitals, and World Capitals.
Independent developer Bob Dronski today announced that EdgeMates, a puzzle matching game to help learn vocabulary on the iPad offered at a lower price. A series of tiles are created that have vocabulary words on each side. The goal is to place the tiles on the game board so that each word matches up with its translation on the connecting edge. Over 200 words in 11 categories, and 3 levels of difficulty keep users occupied for hours. Currently available for Spanish, Italian and Polish.
Big Blue Bubble today introduces Burn the Rope HD 1.0 for iPad. Players have to feed the fire and burn as much rope as they can in each level to progress. Now is the time to join in the flame-lighting fun with bigger graphics, brighter fire, and Wickman as you’ve never seen him before. Burn the Rope HD also features an innovative new touch control scheme exclusive to the iPad that lets players rotate the puzzle onscreen.
California based Anywise Enterprise, LLC today introduces The Matrix 1.1, their new video wall app for iPad. The Matrix allows you to create animations using your custom text and images and play that animation across any number of iPads in any rectangular configuration as if they were all one large screen. After layering your custom text or images in an animation, you can set it to motion and add several effects such as fading, growing/shrinking, flipping, rotating, pulsating, and even snowing.
Charles Edge, author of Apress’s latest book, “Enterprise iPhone and iPad Administrator’s Guide,” provides eight useful questions for IT professionals to consider before iPhone or iPad implementation. The iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch are feature-rich, extensible, and can integrate with practically any existing enterprise solution. This book is a perfect addition for any IT professional engaged in deploying the iPhone and/or iPad in their company or organization.