Lizbeth Publishing today announces App Instructor 2.0 for iOS, their app that provides an illustrated, step-by-step tutorial on different ways to make and sell iPhone and iPad apps. Designed especially for creative men and women who may have the next big idea for the App Store, but lack the skills to create and market it, the app includes: candid advice, tips & tricks, coding tutorials, sample legal agreements, links to useful products, instructional videos, and links to developer websites.
Toronto based Infinite Skills is now offering a 12.5 hour tutorial video course designed to make becoming an iOS Developer easier than it ever has been before. Presented by author Tony Bove, Learning To Build Apps for iPhone and iPad takes viewers through the standard app development cycle using the iOS SDK and Xcode all the way to submission to the App Store. The course focuses on two central app development projects – viewers can follow along and build the apps themselves, piece by piece.
Smudge Apps is building App’s that bring New Zealand to the forefront of global technology. Smudge builds apps for some of New Zealand’s biggest brands, and their work means the you can do cool stuff from your phone. Record a TV show, buy a movie ticket, or pay your cellphone bill with the touch of virtual button. The company’s portfolio has grown to be an impressive “who’s who” of the NZ app scene, and now includes iPhone and Android apps for many leading companies.
From the software artisans at A Tasty Pixel comes comes Loopy 2.0 for iOS, a savvy, sophisticated new iPhone live looping app that combines power with simplicity. A sleek, tactile interface lets anyone create music by layering looped recordings of singing, beatboxing, or playing an instrument. A wealth of rich, expressive features let more advanced users take their creativity even further. Loopy 2 empowers musicians and casual users alike.
Independent app developer Brandon Abbott today releases The Great Hat App 1.0 for iOS. This addictively fun apps allows you to try on a variety of funny, unique, and sometimes weird hats all from your iPhone or iPad. Simply take a picture or load one from your saved photo library. Featuring 28 unique and fun hats to try on, choose your favorite hat and position using touch zoom or rotate. Save, email, or post to Facebook.
For people in the US, Tax Day comes around this time every year and we loathe it. This year, Kitty Code is hoping to make tax day a little more bearable by making it’s one of a kind GPS treasure hunting app Traveler’s Quest free for a limited time. Written for the iPhone and using the built in GPS and location services, Traveler’s Quest gets you off the couch and into the real world to hunt for and bury virtual treasures. If you can get there, you can hunt or bury a treasure there.
Mobile application developer, Shreta Dupree announces iCrayonMaker, her most recent app for the iPad, iPod touch and iPhone. Upon opening, the app reveals a swirling color wheel and a box of crayons at the bottom. The Crayon Draw tab opens to a blank paper experience to encourage kids free style drawing and creativity. Kids will squeal with delight as they choose a crayon and literally touch and swirl in different colors on the circle. The user can save unlimited colors on all devices.
JBMJBM, LLC’s “Santa Video” iPhone App keeps making press headlines! The Santa Video app actually takes an image you supply and overlays any 1 of the 16 included videos of Santa onto your image. So it will appear that Santa is present in any of your photos moving around in your newly created video. Most recently the “Wall Street Journal” wrote an article that includes the app and a local TV station KBTX News has picked up a story on the app as well, not to mention numerous popular iPhone blogs.
California based Marketing Your App today announced a one-time presentation that will reveal key strategies to making money selling mobile applications. The 60-minute teleclass, called “5 Keys to Making Money with iPhone Apps”, will be held November 16, 2010 at 5pm Pacific time, and will discuss the rarely talked about business side of apps. Registration for this online event is free and open to the public.
San Francisco based indie software developer Greg Cheong today announces Bento Master 1.0, unique, easy to use bento box lunch planning and recipe app for the iPad. It allows you to easily explore ideas for new bento arrangements through its simple tap and drag interface, then instantly view all the recipes listed together to bring your creation into the real world. Bento Master includes helpful tips on designing and packing bento boxes, recommended tools and important food safety information.
SenSeb Productions Ltd. today announced a new PocketMe competition. You could win a iTunes Voucher just by making a video or image, thanks to the iPhone Soundboard Creator App PocketMe. With unlimited uses, PocketMe allows users to record nine of their favourite sounds, ready to be played back at the tap of a button. Soundboards can then be shared with friends just by bumping two iPhones together. The competition is open to all to win a fantastic prize.
Independent iPhone developer Alex Wiltschko today releases Octave 1.0 for the iPhone and iPod touch. Octave turns the iPhone into a fast and accurate real-time analyzer using either the iPhone’s built-in microphone, or any other iOS-compatible mic. With Octave, anyone can easily analyze the frequencies in the sound around them. Quickly find the frequency of the feedback in a PA system, bet your friends you can tell what frequency an ambulance’s siren is, or tune a guitar or piano and more.