Summer is a favorite season for children as they break from daily routine. However, they may lose a large amount of what they learned during the school year. Experts call it “summer brain drain” and is more prevalent in math than in other subjects. More math activities for fun and discovery will help in retaining and sharpening kids’ skills over the summer. One great activity is solving number sequences with NxtApp 4 Kids, the popular and fun iPhone app.
Virginia based Chapper Apps today introduces I Found It 1.0, their new spot the difference game for Apple’s iPad device. In I Found It, each photo has 10 differences configured. Each game loads the photos in a random order, and randomly chooses 5 of these differences that the player must find compared to the non-edited photo. The result is up to 252 possible combinations of the differences used in each photo. Compete for the best score on Apple’s Game Center.
Houdah Software today announces HoudahSpot 3.4, an update to their acclaimed Spotlight front-end for Mac OS X. HoudahSpot eliminates the need for time-consuming filing and managing of documents. With powerful search options your files are always at your fingertips. HoudahSpot fully supports Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard and 10.7 Lion. HoudahSpot 3.4 improves Lion compatibility and brings refinements to many aspects of the product.
California based 3D Methods today announces Cryptic Keep 1.1, an update to its classic adventure style game for iOS devices. Players will solve mysteries and encounter puzzles throughout a vast castle in search of a vanished king’s lost sword. Each puzzle the player solves brings them one step closer to finding the true location of the sword. Version 1.1 allows players to fully explore the castle keep, includes 36 additional scenes, 14 new items, and many more puzzles.
Appsware today introduces “SYS Activity Manager” 2.0 and “SYS Activity Manager Lite” 1.0, their powerful new utility maintenance app for iOS devices as a universal application. The key features of this application include memory cleaning, effectively taking care of battery life, network identification and bandwidth testing, auto stop of unnecessary background applications and many more.
California today 3D Methods today introduces Cryptic Keep 1.0, its classic adventure style game for iOS devices. Players will solve mysteries and encounter puzzles throughout a vast castle in search of a vanished king’s lost sword. Each puzzle the player solves brings them one step closer to finding the true location of the sword. Will you be the one to find The Sword of Ire and enter the keep? Cryptic Keep features beautifully crafted scenes and a vast variety of items to discover and use.
AppAdvice writes NxtApp 4 Kids by ICON, LLC is an app for kids to learn and practice their math skills in a fun and challenging way. NxtApp 4 Kids presents questions that will also help with pattern recognition and the logic of numbers. The cute animals and creative music will appeal to kids, and help them stay engaged in the game. NxtApp 4 Kids would be an excellent addition to your summer app collection, as it will help kids keep their math skills sharp.
Revere-based independent developer James Hollender today released iSatFat 2.2, an update to his fitness app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. iSatFat allows users to easily find and record the saturated fat content in over 1,100 different food servings, helpful information for those who must limit their saturated fat intake. This app is based on the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. Version 2.2 include the capability to record Saturated Fat intake by the number of servings.
Haha interactive, which has released games such as Shape it and Flying Chicken has recently released a lifestyle application named, My Love * Diary, Journal, Notes for lovers(My Love) 1.0 for iOS. Rather like productivity apps, My Love keeps data and organizes it but it has specialty in love. As your love grows, the app will grow with your love, making it more worth-while. A variety of themes makes My Love more useful. All the data is organized and is easy to view due to the icons.
In coordination with entrepreneurs Jennifer and Christopher Eastman, 9magnets LLC has developed the Don’t Worry Button application, a simple and intuitive application for children, seniors, and teens to send a pre-set check-in message. The app offers an easy-to-use single button that when pressed, will send a “Don’t Worry” message along via email or text message to a concerned family member or friend.
UK based Corbenic Consulting Ltd has announced Car Maintenance Reminder 1.0 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Car Maintenance Reminder triggers text message like alerts on your iPhone/iPad/iPod when it’s time to perform maintenance or checks on your car. Timely regular maintenance saves money in the longer term as it prevents more costly maintenance issues occurring in the future. Alerts are completely configurable and can be triggered by the date and/or the cars odometer reading.
Raleigh based independent developer, Dan Tullis is pleased to announce that Word Mend Free HD has become the #1 download for iPad word games in 4 different countries. Additionally, the full version, Word Mend HD is in the top 10 for downloads in 3 different countries. Developed specifically for the iPad, Word Mend HD is an entertaining and challenging word puzzle / jumble game designed for gamers of all ages. There are over 11,000 jumbled words that you can rearrange to keep your mind in shape.
Raleigh based independent developer, Dan Tullis today introduces Word Mend 1.0 for iPhone and iPod touch. Keep your mind in shape with Word Mend’s word puzzles. Developed specifically for the iPhone, Word Mend is an entertaining and challenging word puzzle/jumble game designed for gamers of all ages. There are over 11,000 jumbled words that you can rearrange in as little as 1 second to several minutes, depending on the difficulty of the word and the sharpness of your brain.
Verietas Software today announces iHeartYou! 1.0 for iOS, an app designed and developed by a husband and wife specifically to help busy couples keep a little romance in their lives. iHeartYou! allows the user to select from several suggestion categories, ensuring that the suggestions it makes are appropriate to the user. With iHeartYou!, you will always remember to show your special someone you care.