Archive | February 20, 2013

VIDEO: Apple’s Hacking and Two Other Stories You Need to Know

20 Feb

VIDEO: Apple’s Hacking and Two Other Stories You Need to Know

Apple corporate computers are compromised through a Java vulnerability, the U.S. plans a stronger response to such cybercrime, and Twitter shaves a couple of characters off tweets with included links.

Academy Award Winning Developer Introduces PhotoSpector & PaintedCamera

20 Feb

Daniel Wexler, the 2012 Technical Achievement Academy Award winning founder of The 11ers, releases details of their next two apps, PaintedCamera and PhotoSpector that bring professional-quality image manipulation to the mobile app ecosystem, building on the success of their 100,000-user app, Glaze, which turns your photos into unique works of art. PaintedCamera is a real-time app that turns your phone’s camera into a master artist. PhotoSpector offers advanced tools to edit your images and more.

DevStorm Apps releases Pop Farm 2.0.3 for iOS – Now Free

20 Feb

DevStorm Apps today announces Pop Farm 2.0.3, an update to their adorable physics based match-three game for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Now Free on the App Store, Pop Farm features easy to learn, but challenging gameplay: tap groups of the same animal type to get points. The more animals in the group, the more points received. Earning enough points unlocks new levels and new animals. Fully integrated with Game Center, version 2.0.3 introduces support for iOS 6.1 and stability improvements.

Coolygon Introduces Cubie Block for iOS/Android – Featured by Apple

20 Feb

Boston based Coolygon today introduces Cubie Block 1.0.1, their first new puzzle game developed for iOS and Android devices. Currently featured by Apple as a New Free Puzzle and promoted to the Top Free Puzzle Chart, Cubie Block is a simple yet very addictive puzzle game. The main objective is to move colorful Cubie Blocks to the matching color tiles. There are more than a hundred of free levels from board sizes of 3×3 to 6×6. Players can also race against the clock for higher star rating.

The Padcaster Gets a Room at the NAB 2013 StartUp Loft

20 Feb

The Padcaster LLC will be exhibiting in the StartUp Loft at the 2013 NAB Show, held in Las Vegas, Nevada from April 8 – 11. A rugged iPad case turned mobile production studio, the Padcaster transforms Apple’s tablet into an all-in-one moviemaking machine. The sturdy custom case lets videographers attach lights, mics and other necessary filmmaking accessories and enhancements to the iPad. Paired with the Lenscaster, the combo takes the iPad from ordinary tablet to high-tech production device.

Pop Rocks World Price Drop and Once-in-a-Lifetime Contest for Singers

20 Feb

Pop Rocks World 1.01 for iPad from Swag Soft is now available at no cost. Plus, aspiring singers who dream of showcasing their talents worldwide, and possibly earning the attention of music executives, agents and talent scouts, can enter the company’s new YouTube contest, and possibly launch themselves towards fame and glory. In Pop Rocks World, gamers are taken on an unforgettable journey that simulates the career path of a budding music mega star.

ShopSavvy Releases iOS 6 Update to Its QR Code Reader and Scanner App

20 Feb

ShopSavvy, the world’s leading mobile shopping platform, today announced it has completely revamped and refreshed its QR Code Reader and Scanner 3.0 application to give mobile-device users access to even more information about products and retailers an additional avenue to leverage a powerful technology. The revamp of ShopSavvy’s Quick Response Code Reader and Scanner simplifies mobile QR codes for consumers and makes it easier for retailers to use QR codes to reach mobile customers.

Cocktail Crazy Updated with New Features and Now Available for iPhone 5

20 Feb

Cocktail Crazy 2.0 from Monacode is the fun way for bartenders, party hosts and anyone else to learn how to make cocktails. The app features 8 cool, retro-styled bars, over 50 cocktails to mix and master, and is now compatible with iPhone 5. Cocktail Crazy transports users through retro graphics back to an era of trendy sophistication, where they must collect recipes for popular and classic cocktails, and serve their creations to thirsty clientele in eight of the world’s coolest bars.

Cosmic Conductor Lets Users Conduct the Starry Sky in Stunning Display

20 Feb

Cosmic Conductor 1.1 from Nick Hopman lets people use their fingers to conduct the stars in a stunning display of light and color, and immerse themselves in a world of wonder and uplifting cosmic energy. Users who want to relax and unwind can toggle the app’s Tranquility Setting, and watch as their fingers create a magical visual spectacle. They can even make the stars dance by playing their favorite song from their device’s library. The app is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.

Give Your Facebook Posts Some Personalized Flare with Hollanote for iOS!

20 Feb

Australian based Pokajot Pty. Ltd. announces the release of Hollanote 1.1 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. A useful Facebook posting companion, Hollanote lets users personalize posts and status updates via custom fonts and colors, eye-catching backgrounds, and a wealth of diverse emoticons. The app outfits user’s normally cookie-cutter posts with unique personal touches geared to get them noticed and help them stand out on cluttered Facebook news feeds and everywhere else they may be seen.