Mobile social game developer and publisher Magmic today announces Rubik’s Cube 1.0.8, an important update to their successful puzzle game for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. Play anywhere, anytime on the most authentic digital representation of the Rubik’s Cube available. Version 1.0.8 gives players the ability to checkin with Foursquare at key points within the game, allowing them to share their location and game progress with their Foursquare friends.
Virginia based Hunter Research and Technology today announces Theodolite 2.5, an update to their multi-function augmented reality viewfinder app for iOS devices. Theodolite serves uniquely as a compass, GPS, map, zoom camera, rangefinder, and two-axis inclinometer. It overlays real-time information about position, altitude, bearing, range, and horizontal/vertical inclination on the live camera image of an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, turning the device into a sophisticated electronic viewfinder.
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.
UK based EuroSmartz today announces PrintCentral Pro 2.0, an update to their flagship business and productivity application for iPhone and iPad. With PrintCentral Pro and an iPhone 4, customers can easily create their own mobile network and print wherever they are. A perfect solution for delivery drivers, truckers and road warriors, PrintCentral Pro will enable customers to print most common file types. Version 2.0 supports mobile printing using the “Personal Hotspot” capability on an iPhone 4.
Italian iOS app developer Fabrizio Bartolomucci today announces Virtual Tags 2.0, an update to his social augmented reality app for iOS devices. Virtual Tags allows users to create messages, known as clouds, based on their physical location which are then shared with other Virtual Tag users. These geotags are displayed on the screen of their mobile device as an overlay of the user’s physical environment, giving a real-time view of previous visitors to that location.
One of rock music’s most seminal live bands can now be seen in a completely new way, anywhere, anytime on the iPhone. Based on the award-winning photography book, Led Zeppelin: Live Dreams is now an app with interactive features and additional materials that could only be presented on iOS. Live Dreams includes unique visuals that capture the wide range of styles and moods unleashed at a Led Zeppelin concert. The insightful narrative illustrates the personal experience of the photographer.
In celebration of the release of Spyglass 3.3, Happymagenta is currently having a sale on just about every of their iOS apps. Now is a great time to pick up either of the popular Happymagenta apps, including an fun and useful augmented reality navigator and compass Spyglass and a powerful network scanner Scany. The sale will run until June 7, 2011, so you have about a three days to purchase before they bump back up to normal prices.
Virginia based Vito Technology Inc. announces that Star Walk 5.2 update is dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the first man in space, recently declared by the UN as “The International Day of Human Space Flight”. To celebrate this event we are dropping Star Walk’s price to $0.99 from the 8th to the 12th of April. New features of the new version include Augmented Reality for iPad 2, Calendar of celestial events, better graphics, extended search mode, and more.
A group of six young entrepreneurs started a public campaign on Kickstarter to raise funds to finish their latest creation. Tweet Land, the first set of games in the world that play with reality, turns people’s comments around the world on Twitter in a scene or activity on the game. For instance, if someone writes “meteor”, a metoer will immediately appear and change the game. Tweet Land recreates a new game each time, depending on the tweets that are shared in that instant around the world.
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.
Skobbler today announces the launch of ForeverMap, a powerful offline map for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, that fully exhibits the potential of the growing OpenStreetMap platform. ForeverMap brings users immediate offline access to stored maps for any region in the entire United States. ForeverMap introduces the most sophisticated use of the OpenStreetMap to-date, delivering offline access to city or street search, name browsing, location finder, route calculation and many more options.
Happymagenta today announces Spyglass 3.0.3 a special iPad 2 update to its popular multi-functional augmented reality navigation tool. Spyglass combines augmented reality features with a milspec compass, GPS tracker, sextant, optical rangefinder, angular calculator, color lens camera and many other tools. Tracking map locations, compass and gyroscope data, custom targets and even stars is easy with the program’s advanced heads-up display and augmented reality markers.
Virginia based Hunter Research and Technology today announced Theodolite HD 2.4 for the iPad 2. This novel multi-function augmented reality viewfinder app serves as a compass, GPS, map, zoom camera, rangefinder, and two-axis inclinometer. The app is great for navigation, outdoor sports, home projects, and photography. Theodolite HD lets users take geo-stamped and geo-tagged camera images and screenshots directly from the app with 2X and 4X digital zoom options and much more.
UK based Dna Dezign Ltd. today announces an update to Mannequin Me! 1.1 for iPhone and iPod touch devices. For fashionistas and shopaholics alike, Mannequin Me! is simple to use. It takes just a couple of easy steps to ‘try on’ an outfit. The user finds and takes a picture of a compatible mannequin, ‘Cuts’ out its clothes, selects a matching picture of themselves and then uses the provided tools to overlay the items onto their picture.