Alam Alia, a leading technology program on Dubai TV, features popular math game NxtApp 4 Kids in a special episode. The episode discusses the importance of spending summer vacation productively through apps and social media. Developed specifically for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, NxtApp 4 Kids is a number sequencing game that sharpens kids’ mental math skills in a fun-filled atmosphere. It is farm-themed with engaging barnyard animals holding banners with sequences.
Watch live broadcasting and on-demand videos of Red Bull TV on your iPhone, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Red Bull has taken entertainment yet another step further. Watch Red Bull TV on your iPhone, no matter where, no matter when. With the Red Bull TV iPhone App, you have all the action right in the palm of your hand, with around the clock live streaming & more than 1.500 videos currently in the archive. The featured video categories include surfing, motor sports, aerial sports and many more.
BeeTV today announced the launch of BeeTV HD for the iPhone and enhancements to the recently released iPad App. This new version of BeeTV HD extends the social TV experience to millions of iPhone users with an enhanced user experience that is super-charged with deep Twitter and Facebook integrations and new features centering the experience around TV conversations. Users can simply drag their friends’ pictures onto the invite section to ask them to watch a show.
In response to growing customer demand, WaterField Designs today unveils the new Apple TV Case. The sleek, uniquely-fashioned nylon case with its orange or silver textured exterior includes soft, lightly-padded, custom-fitted, interior pockets for the Apple TV, the HDMI cable, the power cord and the remote. Apple TV Cases are available now from the WaterField Designs online store. All WaterField Designs cases are manufactured entirely in San Francisco.
TvTak, an innovative developer of video recognition mobile applications, will showcase for the first time in the United States, a new iPhone App that propels television interactivity to higher levels of engagement at the TechCrunch Disrupt convention held in New York City from May 23-25, in the Start-Up Alley. Instant Call-to-Action for Television on your iPhone, TvTak recognizes television shows and commercials in just one second.
Kiboomu scores 2nd major licensing deal within 6 months. Kiboomu’s lullaby song, Rock-a-bye Baby, will be featured in a Lifetime Original Movie, Justice for Natalee. Justice for Natalee is a follow up to the original movie: Natalee Holloway. The harrowing story began in Alabama in 2005 and is now being carried on through the sequel. This is second major licensing deal for a children song Kiboomu has landed in the last six months.
Galarina today announces WiiPhoto 1.1, an update to the iPhone app that turns a widescreen TV into a huge photo frame. WiiPhoto streams photos to a TV in a similar way as the new Apple TV but uses a Nintendo Wii console as the connected device instead.
WiiPhoto 1.1 adds iPhoto ’11 content to the list of supported photo sources, supporting any photo in the Photos app of your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad, for Flickr, Facebook, iPhoto, photos in a Mac folder and SmugMug.
A free iOS app from Avalore Studios, AdAppella 1.0 helps its users discover music used in TV adverts by providing a constantly updated list of advertisers, adverts and their associated music. Usually short pieces of a TV advert music tracks are often obscured by voice overs. AdAppella solves this problem by just catering users interested in TV advert music. Users can browse adverts by date of release or by advertiser, view a video of the advert and much more.
Appular announces its latest update for Invaders World Tour 3, an interplanetary defense game now available as a Universal app for all iOS devices. In an heroic effort to defend humanity, players engage in the epic battle that spans across 12 different countries in 60 explosive levels and bonus stages. The update features a TV output option, enabling users to play the game on their television by syncing two iDevices and using their iPhone or iPod touch as a wireless Bluetooth or WiFi controller.
California based Digital Rebellion LLC today announces Cut Notes 1.0.1 for iPad, a tool for taking timecode notes on set or during a screening. With a single tap of a Note Key, your notes can be a short as one word or an entire phrase, all added instantly at the current timecode. Cut Notes frees you from looking at what you’re writing and allows you to focus on what’s important: the cut. If you are a Producer, Director or Editor that still hand-writes timecode during a screening, say Hello to Cut Notes.
UK-based Twiddly today announces Reality Check 1.1 for iOS devices. Reality Check gathers the latest news and gossip on 29 of the most popular reality TV shows from around the world and displays the headlines in an attractive, convenient and customizable format. Users instantly get the low down on their favorite shows. The app makes it easy to share favorite stories because support for Twitter, Facebook, Delicious and many other services is built right in.
Ottawa based development firm JwalSoft Inc. today releases TVOut Genie 1.5, a free update to their Universal app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. TVOut Genie enables users to easily and conveniently show different kinds of content on TV/LCD Panels straight from any iDevice. Version 1.5 has gotten better with the ability to show all different kinds of documents in addition to other usability improvements.
Samsung announced today at CES Las Vegas that MOVL has been named the winner of Samsung’s Free the TV Challenge with their WeDraw TV App, The Magical Living Room Game. MOVL’s WeTeli TV App, a Social Video Jukebox, was also a finalist in the contest and received an honorable mention and prize money. The winning apps, WeTeli and WeDraw bring people together to watch, play and share using mobile devices that connect to SmartTVs.