Philadelphia based mobile productivity startup, AstralPad today introduces its iPad app that lets business users create professional office documents, and discuss them with their colleagues in real-time. AstralPad Office Collaboration 1.0 combines a full-featured Office productivity suite with the ability to work on multiple documents simultaneously, and share rich content across documents. It also integrates its Office features with live screen-sharing and video calling, in the same app.
Genesix today announces Jumvo 1.1.1, a free voice-based group messaging service for iPhone and iPod touch. Revolutionizing the growing group-messaging trend, Jumvo brings the personality and nuance of voice to the convenience of texting with its unprecedented functionality and Facebook integration. Jumvo enables its users to send individual, personal messages or start a voice-based group messaging thread so the conversation can continue no matter how scattered its participants are.
Minnesota based Maniac Games today announces development of Insane Arcade, a new freemium title for iOS devices. Players will soon get the chance to start with one tiny arcade and not only build that one to great success, but franchise out and build multiple arcades at once. Players will be able to select from hundreds of different machines, decorate, and attract patrons and legends to your arcade. Part SIM, part strategy with the social elements mixed in around them, and much more promised.
Dallas based Jobjuice introduces Jobjuice Strategy & Consulting 1.0, their new reference guide and job interview preparation tool for iOS devices. Created for MBAs and business professionals pursuing a career in consulting or business management, the app encourages dynamic preparation to develop creativity, structured thinking and solid business sense. There are over 80 themes that use cross-referencing to reinforce the links between diagnosis, strategy alternatives, implementation and results.
Melbourne based SpaceGum Pty Ltd today releases Battlepath Monsters 1.3, their location-based fighting game for iOS devices. A cross between a dungeon fighting game & location-based social network, Battlepath Monsters uses the location of real-world businesses and overlays fictional in-game merchants like Orc Burgers, Taverns and Wizard Shops on their position. Players are able to build a castle in their own location and siege other players locally or they can teleport to another city to attack.
Mobilewalla today introduces the new Mobilewalla App for the iPhone and iPad. The free Mobilewalla apps allows smartphone users to browse for their favorite apps from 21 categories among the more than 800,000 on the market. Every app on the market is categorized. Mobilewalla is a unique search and discovery platform which rates and scores every app in the marketplace with an independent scoring system, in real time. The scoring shows app growth and popularity over the last 7 days.
Gaming developer, Star Arcade today announce two new games including “Star Reversi” and “Star Paper Rock Scissors”. Star Paper Rock Scissors is a multiplayer game which can be played by two or more players. Win a five-round Rock Paper Scissors match by selecting a gesture which defeats that of the opponent. Star Reversi can be played by two players and the objective of the game is to reverse your opponent’s colors ending up with the maximum number of your own color discs on an 8×8 grid.
SocialGuide, a New York-based social TV company, has launched the first real-time social guide and TV companion for iPhone and Android-enabled phones. The mobile app provides a smarter, more social way to discover and watch TV and offers a series of features, including a social programming guide, genre filter, and social streams. SocialGuide’s Social Programming Guide ranks programs in order of their real-time social popularity as they air.
Gerald Aquila today announces Firetask 1.5, an update to his popular project-oriented GTD task management application for Mac OS X. Firetask lets you focus on the most important due and next tasks across all projects by combining concepts from GTD with practical elements of classical task management such as due dates and priorities. New app versions of Firetask for Mac, iPad and iPhone/iPod touch launch a new free cloud-syncing service in the form of a public beta, Lion support and more.
UK based Softpress Systems today releases Freeway 5.6, a free update to its award-winning web-design family, Freeway Express and Freeway Pro. Famous for its visual design model, ease-of-use and clean efficient standards-compliant code generation, Freeway is the tool of choice for professionals and home Mac users. Fully Lion-compatible, the update contains a range of new social media features, a simple PayPal button creation tool and several other enhancements and improvements.
StrayRobot today announces Wooords 1.1, their first mobile game for iOS. Featuring simple game mechanics and an uncluttered user interface, Wooords is a freeform word game with unique fridge magnet gameplay. Touch, move and combine letters to discover as many wooords as possible. Making more complex words will give you more points and forming multiple words in quick succession increases your score multiplier. Each puzzle has one or more nine letter words that offers maximum points.
Stellar Data Recovery today introduces Stellar Phoenix FileMaker Recovery 1.0, their new FileMaker database repair utility for Mac OS X. Stellar Phoenix FileMaker Recovery is an efficient utility to deal with almost any instance of FileMaker database corruption, by restoring inaccessible data into a newly created database. It recovers data from corrupt databases created in FileMaker Pro, Advance and above. Even heavily damaged files can be optimally repaired and restored with this software.
Podotree today introduced a full talk back feature to Cube Dog, its interactive 3D toy for iPhone and iPod touch. Your fully-customized and fully-awesome Cube Dog has a voice. Speak to it to hear him repeat what you say in a unique voice all your own. The latest version of Cube Dog brings popular voice-based response and new interactive animations to the world’s most customizable smartphone toy.
UK based indie developer, Quantum Sheep today announces the soon-to-be launch of its latest game, .Matrixx, on July 16th 2011, exclusively for iPad. Full of unlockable content, the title is a trippy avoid/collect game set within an enemy computer system. The player will have to collect as many blue spheres as possible, while avoiding the swarm of enemy red spheres, and collecting powerups to turn the tables on the enemy. .Matrixx promises to one of the most addictive games on your iPad.