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Fandor Now Streaming Indie Movies on iPad
Fandor, an online indie and international film streaming service, today released its iPad app. Members now access to Fandor's curated library of over one thousand independent and international films and makes it easy to share them with friends on Facebook and Twitter.
Show Off With Amazing Mind-Reading Magic Tricks on Your iPhone
UK based iOS Developer Joe Allen is pleased to announce today that Amazing Mind-Reading Magic Tricks 1.0 is now available for download in the iTunes AppStore, designed specifically for iPhone and iPod touch, with an iPad version due to release next week.
Take Home Talking Dog for iPhone for Free (for a limited time)
Talking Dog, the popular Talking Pet from Gigabyte Solutions, is free on the App Store for a limited time. Talking Dog has been very popular in Europe, reaching number 8 in the Italy overall charts and is now available for all to try for free.
Talking Santa Has Come to Town in the Form of an Interactive WeeMee Avatar
With just a few days left in the big countdown, Santa has already come to town and paid a visit to the App Store in the form of a WeeMee. Talking Santa by WeeWorld, makers of the WeeMee Avatar Creator, is an app that combines a Santa avatar with different animations, backgrounds, and playback voice selection.
RetroMem Wants Users to Exercise Their Memory the Old Fashioned Way
RetroMem combines four classic memory games in one app, and is appropriate for all ages, and especially for children. "Light Squares" game displays four lights which run in sequence that the player would respond to by tapping them in an identical sequence, for as many as can be remembered.
The NonHelpDesk for iPhone - Mocking Those Annoying Message Systems
Announcing that Bitbase Technologies Inc., the developers of The NonHelpDesk, has released an entertaining product for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. A newly launched product in the App Store, NonHelpDesk makes a hilarious mockery of those annoying automated help desk systems.
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.