Archive | February 7, 2013

VIDEO: Captain Kirk calls Chris Hadfield at space station

7 Feb

VIDEO: Captain Kirk calls Chris Hadfield at space station

Bob McDonald, host of CBC’s Quirks and Quarks, talks about the appeal of Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, and why it’s important for him to keep in touch with people on Earth

VIDEO: Yahoo’s New Ad Partnership and two Other Stories You Need to Know

7 Feb

VIDEO: Yahoo’s New Ad Partnership and two Other Stories You Need to Know

Yahoo partners with Google to serve ads, Twitter tweaks its mobile apps and Facebook debuts Developers Live.

RV AppStudios Releases New Game Bloody Monsters For iPhone and Android

7 Feb

RV AppStudios introduces Bloody Monsters 1.0 for iOS, Android, and Nook. Bloody Monsters is an extremely fun physics based shooting game with a bouncy twist. Unlike other shooting games, the bullets can kill multiple monsters in one shot and bounce all over the place. The app offers beautiful retina graphics, showcases awesome sounds and animations, and provides that perfect level of blood and gore. It is fun for casual players and keeps hard core gamers entertained as well.

All Cars – Great iPhone and iPad App – Complete Car Models Database

7 Feb

Are you interested in cars? Or are you considering buying a new car? The team at All Cars have released a comprehensive car models database for iOS, including brands and all mass-produced models available in the world. “All Cars” features a beautiful user-interface so you can navigate through all car brands easily. Perfect for every car lover, technical data and images for each car model version are included, as well as pricing in U.S. dollars and Euro.

The Three Little Pigs Book App Gets Updated with The Fun Activity Pack

7 Feb

Kid’s Academy Company announces today the release of the updated version of its interactive storybook, The Three Little Pigs and Big Bad Wolf 1.0.3. The games of the Fun Activity Pack create a fun-packed atmosphere that not only helps kids learn at their best but also makes the process immensely enjoyable. The update features developing and funny games that will be appreciated by both parents and kids.

Critical Missions: SWAT Arrives to Mac App Store With 300,000 DAU

7 Feb

Critical Force Entertainment is pleased to introduce Critical Missions: SWAT 1.1 for Mac users. Critical Mission: SWAT is the first true cross platform FPS (First Person Shooter) multiplayer game, which makes it a must – try game. Now also Mac players can enjoy fast paced Counter Strike like gaming experience against web and mobile players. Game types include Classic, Team Death Match (TDM), Zombie Mode, Zombie Match, Survival, Death Match, Juggernaut and Capture the Flag.

Kitten Calculator HD – The kitten with the highest IQ is Free

7 Feb

Behold the cutest in calculation, the Kitten Calculator. The kitten with the highest IQ is here to solve all your mathematical problems. Now with extra kittens packs and even tiger, leopard and panther cubs to entertain you whilst you calculate. As well as being fun for everyone, Kitten Calculator HD 2.0 provides a great introduction to a calculator for kids, to use for number recognition and the most basic concepts of adding, subtracting, dividing and multiplication.

Digital Storytime: Study Shows Book Apps Relevant To Get Kids Reading

7 Feb

Kids reading ebooks has almost doubled since 2010, and kids reading on iPads has grown 700 percent, making book apps a relevant means of getting kids to read. Carisa Kluver and Digital Kid’s Author have released a two-minute video short on how book apps get kids to read on iPads. The video tutorial explains how book apps have interactive features like animation, sound and story choices that engage kids in reading. Digital Storytime is a valued resource for parents, teachers and librarians.

It’s Puppies v. Monsters in retro-shooter Operation Smoochy 1.2 for iOS

7 Feb

Independent mobile game publisher, 4allStudios, today released an exciting new update to the company’s retro and casual shooter, Operation Smoochy, for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. A live action video of the game’s inspiration and the developers’ own Boston Terrier, Smoochy, has been added at the end of the game. Controls have been fine tuned and some other small tweaks were made to make gameplay more fun for everyone as well.

Strivia 1.1 for iOS – Trivia meets Strategy

7 Feb

Big Bold Games today announces Strivia 1.1, an update to their popular gaming title developed for iOS devices. Inspired by classic trivia games, Strivia is where board strategy meets trivia quizzes. Advance through multiple 3D game boards filled with bonuses and traps; make use of powerful upgrades and unlock special questions. Version 1.1 introduces new Gems, bonus Gems for Facebook and Twitter sharing, as well as performance improvements and minor bug fixes.