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X-Mas Calendar 2011 Creates Warm Thoughts of Christmas Cheer
While prepping for Christmas doesn't truly start for my family until after Thanksgiving, we're probably like most in that we definitely starting thinking about the magical holiday season as soon as the temperatures start dipping.
CSIpad Museum Tour Mixes Technology with Art of the Old West
Touch the dark screen to authenticate… your mission profile displays. Apply your finger to the sensor… the screen slides upward revealing a well-worn device with an animal skin back featuring glowing ruby control buttons and semi-transparent screens.
TVplus Claims Sync-Enabled Programming Can Grab CTR Above 10%
In a recent data sample taken from the TVplus user base, the Los Angeles based technology company recorded engagement numbers showing an 11% CTR on content “spots” while consumers watch television with the application.
Sock n Boots Leads Kids on Three Interactive Adventures on iPad
Sock n Boots Worldwide, a burgeoning children's book publisher, has today announced the release of Sock n Boots Adventures for iPad devices running on iOS 4.1 or later. Sock n Boots Adventures is a dynamic storybook app that updates three tales from the critically acclaimed Sock n Boots book series and turns them into interactive mobile adventures.
Talking Zack the Zombie Comes Back from the Dead to iOS
The second in a series of 3D-interactive character apps, "Talking Zack, the Zombie", is now available from Sprite Labs in the App Store as a Universal App.
Zack, the Zombie is back from the dead, just in time for Halloween.
Comixer Lets Kids Make Their Own Comic Strip
Great new features are now available for Comixer - The Comics Mixer, a comics-making iPad app for 7- to 13-year-olds (and everybody else!). To celebrate the new release, the app is on sale for $0.99 until November 1 in the iPad App Store.
Zombies Need Virtual Love Too: My Virtual Girlfriend and Boyfriend Adds Undead Love
Just in time for Halloween My Virtual Girlfriend and My Virtual Boyfriend, the popular iOS games from WET Productions, are being updated to offer Zombie Girlfriends and Boyfriends willing to pledge their "undying" love.
Little Vampie, Hit German Children's Book, Arrives in US as Interactive iPad App
Halloween is getting close and with it come the usual paraphernalia of the season. This year's largest Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany, brought some extra vampire gadgets for kids who love books – and especially digital books.
LazyTown JukeBox: Music Video App Gets Kids Dancing and Singing
Panarea Digital, a premier interactive content developer and production house, and LazyTown, a popular children's entertainment brand, launched its first joint app, “LazyTown Jukebox”, for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad, which is now available on the App Store.
Start Training Your Own Monster With New iPhone App
After seven months in development and thousands upon thousands of dollars in expenses, Monster Trainer will begin trying to make it all back $0.99 at a time today.
Monster Trainer allows users to raise, train, and battle friends with their very own monster using an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad device.
Graffiti Spray Can Gets In-App Upgrades Featuring Legendary Artists
At over 5 million downloads, the Graffiti Spray Can iPhone application now includes sketchbooks, drips, stencils, artist pack content from graffiti legend Cope2 and Phetus, and a new interface with more artistic features after a huge update was released recently.
Fakebook for iPhone: Pranksters Use Status Updates to Fool Unsuspecting Victims
YourFav recently announced the launch of Fakebook, the ultimate Facebook pranking mobile app for iPhone or iPod touch.With Fakebook, users create a fake Facebook status update or photo submission prior to showing their victim, then fool them into thinking it was really posted to Facebook.
iWavit TVAid Hopes to Become Ultimate Universal Remote for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch
The newest addition to the ThinkOptics' series of "Virtual Remote Control" apps, iWavit TVAid combines the functionality of a conventional remote control with the convenience of a built-in electronic program guide.
Fly Bird HD Flies Free, Lands in the App Store
Fly Bird HD 1.0, the newest release from Blue Onion Soft, Inc, landed in the App Store last week. Already the No. 1 game in five countries, Fly Bird HD is available for free on the iPhone and iPad.
My Virtual Boyfriend charms his way into the App Store
WET Productions today is pleased to announce that My Virtual Boyfriend, has been approved and is now available on the iTunes app store. From the Creators of the hit iPhone game, My Virtual Girlfriend, comes the eagerly anticipated male dating simulation game for iPhone and iPad, My Virtual Boyfriend.