Archive | February 8, 2013

VIDEO: Greenlight Capital Prods Apple for Cash and Two Other Stories You Need to Know

8 Feb

VIDEO: Greenlight Capital Prods Apple for Cash and Two Other Stories You Need to Know

Greenlight Capital Sued Apple on Thursday in a bid to get the company to share more of its free cash with investors, Linkedin’s earnings handily beat the street and Facebook’s Connect API causes the whole Internet issues.

Tiffen Steadicam Smoothee is Exclusive Gift for AMPAS Sci-Tech Awards

8 Feb

The Tiffen Company, a leading manufacturer of award-winning accessories for the still imaging, motion picture, and broadcast markets, announces its support for the upcoming Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards in conjunction with the Oscars. The Steadicam Smoothee has been selected as the exclusive gift 2013 Sci-Tech Awards. Steadicam Smoothee gives Academy Sci-Tech Awards attendees Hollywood-style camera stabilization in the palm of their hand.

Crossword Maker For Cruciverbalists Upgraded To Support All iOS Devices

8 Feb

Premiere Liaison releases a major update to its new crossword construction software, Crossword Maker For Cruciverbalists 2.0, to make it a universal app to support all iOS devices. Crossword Maker is a fully functional compilation software which provides many welcomed features to help people build their own crosswords, including an offline database to search published answers and clues, a customized keyboard to easily create symmetry pattern, sharing saved puzzles between devices, and much more.

Pubblog announces MailSteward 10.0 – Email Archiving Solution

8 Feb

Pubblog today announces MailSteward, MailSteward Lite, and MailSteward Pro, version 10.0. MailSteward is the ultimate email archiving solution for the Mac. MailSteward archives email in a relational database for easy access and safe backup of all your email. MailSteward can now search for multiple strings in the same field. Version 10.0 also includes a number of other enhancements and new features.

Acclaimed Graphic Novel App Goes Free With Release of New Chapter

8 Feb

Opertoon today announces the release of Chapter Four of the digital comic Upgrade Soul 1.2 for iOS, commemorating the occasion with a three-day sale on February 8-10 during which the first chapter of the app will be available for free (regularly $1.99 USD). Upgrade Soul tells the story of Hank and Molly Nonnar, wealthy science buffs who decide to fund science prodigy Kenton Kallose’s experimental therapy to rejuvenate the human body, with one condition: that they be first in line to receive it.

5 Free Valentine’s Apps to help you be more creative

8 Feb

The BamBooApps team have hand-picked 5 free iOS apps that can help anyone to be more creative while saying “I Love you” this Valentine’s Day. Saying I Love You isn’t always easy. BamBoo Group suggests 5 free iOS apps you can use to be a little more creative this time, including iBooks, Paper by FiftyThree, Ringtonium Lite, Recards for iPad and Jamie’s Recipes. Whether it’s writing a book, drawing that perfect sketch, creating the perfect ringtone, all can help.

Solar Walk for Mac as a New Way to Learn Astronomy

8 Feb

Vito Technology today announces Solar Walk, an update to their award winning solar system model for Mac OS X. Highly praised by parents and teachers and featured in Apple’s Back to School selection, Solar Walk 2.0.1 comes with new information, making it the most comprehensive interactive solar system model on the Mac App Store. Other additions include advanced graphical makeover, new interface tweaks and an interactive newbie guide to the most astonishing phenomena of the solar system.

Direct Remote iPhone App Updated To Support DirecTV Genie Clients

8 Feb

Independent developer, David Likosar, today announces Direct Remote 1.20, an update to his popular remote control utility for iOS devices. The Direct Remote app offers a new way to control DirecTV receivers connected to your home network. The app features quick tuning using up to 40 favorites and allows control of your receiver using intuitive gestures or a more traditional touch control. The 1.20 release adds support for Genie Client receivers (C31) and improves usability and help screens.

Little Kitty Exterminator Paws onto App Store with 3 Minutes of Speed

8 Feb

Fifty year old first time developer Salvatore Salonia of Nifwiggle Games brings elements of racing against the clock with speed to appeal to every gamer looking for a couple minutes of fun. Little Kitty Exterminator is a three minute cat and mouse game built on speed for casual gamers. Mice run from one hole to another in pursuit of a wedge of cheese. You, as Little Kitty, has to stop them. Scurrying in both directions, the mice get faster every minute and the action gets more frenetic.

Fun Park – Kids Preschool and Kindergarten Games – Now Free on App Store

8 Feb

Virginia based EFlashApps LLC introduces Fun Park 1.0, its new interactive kids educational game developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Developed specifically for early language and memory development, Fun Park provides a variety of games and activities for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarteners to learn words, numbers, colors, shapes and common themes such as transportation, animals and food items. Two or more young siblings can play together and even teach each other.