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Chupa to Give Away $10K in Worldwide Mobile Programming Contest

Chupa to Give Away $10K in Worldwide Mobile Programming Contest

Chupa, a leading marketplace for buying and selling source code and components for Mobile Development, is giving away ten thousand dollars in prizes in the Chupa 10K Developer Competition.
Powered by Amazon and backed by international sponsors such as Airpush, Photo Cloud, Magic Solver, Nexmo, Appannie, Bugsense and Mashape, the grand prize is valued at $6500, and runner-up prizes valued at $3,000 and $1,000 respectively.

iPhoneArt.com Announces 2011 Mobile Art Grant Open for Submissions

The second annual IPA Mobile Art Grant is open for submissions on iPhoneArt.com. The IPA Grant, now in its second year, is the only international grant program specifically designed to provide financial support for mobile artists emerging at the top of their field.

Pocket God Comics Surpasses 500k Downloads, Now Free for Limited Time

Pocket God Comics Surpasses 500k Downloads, Now Free for Limited Time

Ape Entertainment and Bolt Creative announced today that the Pocket God Comics have hit over half of a million downloads to-date. Based off of the very popular Pocket God iOS game, newcomers to the digital comic series can get their hands on the first issue for free via Free App A Day and Monster Free Apps for a limited time.

APPNATION III Attracts Mobile Developers from Around the World

44 percent of all US mobile subscribers now have smartphones, and among those who purchased a new mobile phone in the last three months, 56 percent chose smartphones.
APPNATION (http://www.appnationconference.com/appnation3/), the leading executive conference and exposition focused on the burgeoning consumer applications economy will take place November 30 – December 1, 2011 at The Concourse at the San Francisco Design Center.

Just Think Design Launches Kickstarter Project for Innovative iPad 2 Stylus

Giving function and aesthetics an equally important weight, Just Think Design produces products that are both unique and practical. Just Think Design presents the Styló stylus designed for use with the Apple® iPad 2® and other capacitive tablets.

Informed Publishing Surpasses 100,000 Paid App Downloads

Informed Publishing Surpasses 100,000 Paid App Downloads

Today, Informed Publishing announced an important milestone in its history. It surpassed 100,000 paid downloads of the mobile app versions of its popular field guides for health care providers and first responders.

Teach Me Sushi Launches iPhone Update

Teach Me Sushi Launches iPhone Update

Teach Me Sushi, provider of hands-on sushi-making lessons throughout the New York area, today announced the latest offering in its line of popular applications for iPhone and iPad. Teach Me Sushi iPhone combines the company's instructional sushi apps into a single, interactive guide that takes users through sushi-making basics and on to the creation of advanced, sushi rolls.

EA Mobile Passes Out Halloween Treats — Save 80% on Select iOS Titles

EA Mobile Passes Out Halloween Treats — Save 80% on Select iOS Titles

Ready to play and save! EA Mobile is having a weekend sale featuring more than 30 games iPad games -- and to help gamers get in the holiday spirit, Plants vs Zombies for iPhone. If you needed a reason to stock up on some popular iOS titles, here it is.

The Legacy of Steve Jobs: Videos and Links Remembering an Icon

The Legacy of Steve Jobs: Videos and Links Remembering an Icon

Steve Jobs' Inspiring Speech

Whether they knew him personally or not, Steve Jobs was an inspiration to people all over the world. This 2005 commencement speech is one example — some say the quintessential example — of his ability to inspire a crowd and share wisdom with humility.

Rumor Mills Get It Wrong: Apple Announces iPhone 4S, iOS 5 and iCloud

Rumor Mills Get It Wrong: Apple Announces iPhone 4S, iOS 5 and iCloud

With new CEO Tim Cook taking the lead, Apple announced iPhone 4S this morning. A disappointment for those who were hyped up by the rumor mills to welcome a brand new iPhone 5, the iPhone 4S is still packed with some pretty cool new features including Apple’s dual-core A5 chip for blazing fast performance and improved graphics; an all new camera with advanced optics that include 8-megapixels and full 1080p HD resolution video recording; and Siri™, a digital personal assistant with voice control capabilities that are truly amazing.

Pirates Need 'Pads Too. Meet the rPlank

Pirates Need 'Pads Too. Meet the rPlank

According to Captain Drew: The rPlank™ doesn’t use fragile silicon memory storage or brittle petroleum based plastics – it be made of real materials like wood and brass and iron.

Clown Commandos Launches Talking Comics With Sound Effects Contest for Fans

Clown Commandos Launches Talking Comics With Sound Effects Contest for Fans

Clown Commandos was the first iPhone comic book app to offer real sound effects. Just tap the comic book sound effect and hear every BAM! SPLAT! and BOOM! Now, fans of the innovative series get to SOUND OFF by submitting their own sounds with the official Clown Commandos Sound Effect Contest!

App Studio Simplifies iPad Publishing for QuarkXPress Users

A free update released today for QuarkXPress 9 features App Studio, an addition which allows designers to create branded apps for the iPad, distribute applications through the Apple App Store, and also design and publish content for in-app purchases.

Trenchman iPhone Game Acquired in Appsplit Marketplace, Released to the App Store

appsplit announces the release of Trenchman, the first gaming iPhone app to be acquired by appsplit through its marketplace.
"Trenchman and gaming apps mark a new direction for appsplit," said Hussein Yahfoufi, founder and president of appsplit, a company which is best known for industry specific apps like its diamond pricing calculators, DiamPrice and My Jeweler.

Celebrate the Original iPhone Film Festival With Movie Looks HD for Free

Celebrate the Original iPhone Film Festival With Movie Looks HD for Free

Red Giant and the Original iPhone Film Festival are teaming up to inspire new levels of creativity for aspiring iOS filmmakers. Red Giant has signed on as a sponsor of this innovative competition which will showcase short films from the iPhone filmmaker community, and encourage filmmakers to tell their stories with the "film studio in their pocket" — Apple iOS devices.