LearningSigns: Learn the alphabet before the language

[prMac.com] London, United Kingdom – LearningSigns just released version 1.1, an improved version of their mobile learning games for learning new alphabets, designed to help language learners to successfully master the hurdle of a new alphabet. Release 1.1. features new alphabets for Hebrew and Swedish, as well as info screen explaining the unique learning concept, a speed-play by optionally muting the supporting audio, and new localizations for Greek, Hebrew, Mandarin, Polish, Swedish, and Turkish. Adults who wish to learn a second language with an alphabet other than that of their first language face the challenge to first have to get familiar with the alphabet. Language learning applications assume that the learner already knows the alphabet, even for languages with different alphabets or writing systems. LearningSigns realised this market opportunity through their innovative approach: They offer a quick, fun, and researched approach to learn alphabets away from the textbook routine. The mobile learning industry with its smart-phones and tablets provides the ideal market place for the alphabet learning target groups of students, business and leisure travellers. LearningSigns games are designed to help travellers navigate their way to banks, restaurants and hotels, yet are easy for children to use to learn letters […]

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Travel+Escape’s New Digital Magazine Dares You To Face Your Fears

[prMac.com] Toronto, Canada – When you dream of a vacation, your first thoughts probably don’t involve BASE jumping in Norway, climbing a 3,000-foot rock wall in California or flying to Space. Travel+Escape’s launch issue of the new digital magazine available for the iPhone and iPad dares you to be bold, push your limits and “Face Your Fears”. Travel Escape’s inaugural adventure issue features five of the world’s most gripping travel destinations: Norway, Chile, California, British Columbia and the stratosphere. Get a head-cam view and behind-the-scenes look at the world of wingsuit flying with Norway’s champion BASE jumper, Espen Fadnes. Learn about the state of space tourism and what to expect in years to come. Readers can discover luxurious retreats, chic boutique hotels, oddball accommodations (including an Arctic ship hotel) and swipe through stunning retina-quality image galleries. Watch full-screen videos, including a high definition time-lapse of a serene Yosemite National Park. “The Travel Escape Magazine is a creative step for this brand which already has a strong online following,” said Simon Foster, SVP Digital Publishing & Business Development, Blue Ant Media. “The launch issue features stunning images and in-depth editorial, presented in a fun and inventive way. Our goal is to […]

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AR Flashcards Updated With Dinosaurs and Now Free

[prMac.com] Saint Louis, Missouri – Mitchlehan Media LLC today is proud to announce that AR Flashcards, the future of educational flash cards using augmented reality, has been updated to version 2.0. The update brings six new animated dinosaurs to the iPhone/iPad app and an Android version that is now available on Google Play. AR Flashcards turns learning the alphabet on its head by keeping children engaged with beautifully rendered 3d animals that pop up magically on the card. AR Flashcards has proven popular with moms of young children. Amanda of Midwestern Moms writes that “My daughter was repeating the letters and animal names and I could tell that she was learning a lot from this app, which of course is what is most important to me as a parent.” Key features/changes include:* Completely new graphical design* Rebuilt from the ground up using Qualcomm’s Vuforia* 26 animals representing each letter of the alphabet* 6 new animated dinosaurs* New camera button to allow users to take pictures of the AR animals* New focus controls for the AR camera* Optimized for iPhone 5 and Retina Screens* Now available for Android devices* Now Free “We really wanted to make this app free to put […]

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BasketMap, the most detailed and user friendly statistics for the iPhone

[prMac.com] Miami, Florida – Get all the information about your favorite players, teams, coaches, and awards right in the palm of your hand with BasketMap. This application is a “must have” for every fan. It is packed with a multitude of details on every player, coach, or team and it is the easiest and most intuitive way for enjoying the season while counting on the most detailed and user friendly statistics for basketball available on the iPhone. Information simply not found elsewhere! What is it that you want to know?Who are the biggest stars in the NBA? How did the Boston Celtics do during the 2010-2011 season? Who were the greatest players in the history of the NBA? Was Shaquille O’Neal with Los Angeles Lakers or with the Miami Heat when he won the Finals MVP in 2001? How did the New York Nicks play under Pat Riley’s couching compaired to Los Angeles Lakers and the Miami Heat? Even if all you wonder is how good of a player was Wilt Chamberlain compaired to Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal, and Lebron James, BasketMap is all you need. BasketMap includes features like:* Easy access and quick search for any Player, Team, Coach, […]

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FX Photo Studio: 1 million downloads in 4 days – iPad version goes free

[prMac.com] New York, New York – FX Photo Studio is a widely popular iOS photography app that offers users almost 200 stunning photography effects and filters. In addition photography lovers get a set of handy editing tools, text labels, color splash brush and more features for artistic and hassle-free image processing on iPhone or iPad. iPhone version of FX Photo Studio was initially priced $1.99 and ranked among top paid photography apps. On Thursday, April 18th MacPhun made the app free for the first time in its 5-year history. This experiment resulted in 288,000 new downloads on day one and exactly 1,040,446 new downloads from Thursday to Sunday. Inspired by the success of Fx Photo Studio for iPhone, developers have decided to keep the app free for a longer time and also switch the price of FX Photo Studio HD (iPad version of the app) from $1.99 to $0. iPad version of FX Photo Studio was specially designed for comfortable image editing on tablet and is ranked among best-selling photography apps for iPad. With both iPhone and iPad versions of FX Photo Studio available for free for a limited time, MacPhun are looking to get 10 million new downloads within […]

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Tilt World Celebrates Earth Day with a Player Challenge and Being Free

[prMac.com] Oakland, California – In celebration of Earth Day, Tilt World 1.8, the only iOS game to plant real-world trees, ramps up the fight against climate change by going free and offering double points for Earth Day through the end of April. The double points allows players to plant twice as many real world trees. Flip the carbon munching Tadpole calls for players to play green with an Earth Day Double Tadpole Tilt Point Challenge. Flip’s Earth Day Challenge:Flip, the carbon munching tadpole and main character of Tilt World, issued a challenge to players to add another 10 Million points to the world score in honor of Earth Day. Once players earn the 10 Million Tilt Points, the game plants a second 10 thousand trees with XEOPlay’s tree planting partner WeForest. Players can track the world score on the Tilt World Map and the carbon and family impact of tree planting on the Tilt World website. Tilt World: the immersive eco-adventure puzzler that plants real trees! * #1 Kids Free Game in China, #6 Kids Free Game in US, Top 10 in 17 countries* Use simple, fun, innovative tilt controls to help Flip chomp carbon and gather seeds* Complete an […]

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Suitcases 1.1 – Better, Easier and Faster to Use

[prMac.com] Saint-Petersburg, Russia – Avencode, based in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, has released a new version of it’s renowned Suitcases app. Suitcases 1.1 has a new view switcher added on. Meaning you can now switch between the usual check boxes and a new ‘Hide Packed’ feature. This makes your packing so much faster. When the founder of Avencode, Evgeny Turchaninov, first came up with Suitcases, he said that he had always found that apps used to help travelers were too complicated, and since he did a lot of traveling, he created suitcases for his personal use. “I think you will find it as user friendly and helpful as I do,” said Evgeny Turchaninov. Suitcases is an iOS app that provides travelers with sample check lists of things you will need on your travels. On installation, it comes with three custom made packing lists. One for business trips, vacation travel and summer camping. These are very flexible lists. The app features a two-list system: users add items to a white list and check them off as they are packed one by one and a yellow list that contains all the items not chosen this time and that are left behind. You can customize […]

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ATracker for iPhone – Easy and Elegant Daily Task and Time Tracker

[prMac.com] Stockholm, Sweden – WonderApps AB proudly announces implementing social network sharing function and new overview panel in its popular iPhone app ATracker – Daily Task and Time Tracking 4.1. ATracker is a time tracking application which is very easy to use and requires minimal setup. On the main screen, user can see the complete user defined task list and the overview of today’s time spending, and start/stop time recording simply by tapping the task. It only needs a name and/or icon to setup a unique task, with advanced settings as optional. So user can focus on own work instead of wasting time on mastering the app. Currently, ATracker is in top 100 list in productivity category in major Europe countries, e.g. UK, Germany, France, Spain, etc. In top 200 list in productivity category in US, Canada and China. This new feature allows user to share their time tracking report in bar chart or pie chart with customized text to their Facebook or Twitter account by pressing the Facebook or Twitter button in the report tab. Also, in this release, a new overview section is introduced on the main screen to present today’s aggregated time spending on each task. Users […]

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Make Friends and Share Bills with In Arrivo, The Social Travel App

[prMac.com] Rome, Italy – The latest version of In Arrivo has been released to the App Store, becoming the first travel based social network for Rome, and possibly the world. The new version 6.0 allows travelers to connect for friendship, taxi sharing and more, while still providing a rock-solid route-planning system for getting around the city. “For many people, travelling alone may be boring or uncertain, not to mention expensive,” explained Fabrizio Bartolomucci, creator of In Arrivo, “the app was already perfect for mapping routes accurately, but with the introduction of social networking capabilities, users can now meet up, make new friends and help each other reach their destinations. Travel in Rome just became fun!” As well as providing flawless route planning on the Metro and bus transit systems of Rome and Milan, In Arrivo now allows travelers to pre-plan their journeys and share them with other app users. The suggested route is created automatically and displayed on a map showing the shortest available route, making it easy to arrange to meet another In Arrivo user at a specific place and time to make taxi or car sharing simpler. Although In Arrivo was originally developed for travel around the Eternal […]

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Tips Guide for iPad 1.1 – Free Content Update for the Revolutionary App

[prMac.com] Bournemouth, United Kingdom – Stopframe Ltd is thrilled to announce the first update to its revolutionary guidebook app, Tips Guide for iPad. Available today, version 1.1 sees two new tutorials added to the extensive amount of guidance and tips already included within the app, plus minor tweaks to improve performance. The first new tutorial reveals how to use Parental Controls to prevent children from accessing inappropriate content or downloading in-app purchases. The second explains how to download Software Updates from the Settings app. Both tutorials are available at no extra cost via an app update for existing users. The full version of the app is available in the App Store for both iPad and iPhone. Stopframes revolutionary app reinvents the guidebook with a modern, flat design that removes faux textures, bezels and gradients. Chapters are colour-coded, enabling users to instinctively navigate the app. Animated text fades and moves across the screen, and interactive content makes learning easy and fun. By focusing on the user experience and stripping out unnecessary features, users will find it easier to focus on what’s important: discovering new ways to use their iPad. * Free, regular tutorials, chapters and updates* A re-imagining of what a […]

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