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If Alarm Clock 1.6 Update Available Now
Big Paua today announced an extensive upgrade to If Alarm Clock for iPhone and iPod. Responding to customer feedback, a broad range of new features and improvements have been added to the already lauded core product.
Watch time fly with Visual for iOS - Available now in the App Store
TapeShow today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of Visual 1.0, its new, completely visual countdown timer for iOS devices. Knowing how long you have left is as simple as a glance.
The Ultimate Flashlight App for iPhone
From Keary Smith, the creator of many popular iPhone apps, comes Ultimate Flashlight on the iPhone App Store. Ultimate Flashlight is the ultimate flashlight app for the iPhone. Ultimate Flashlight uses the iPhone's built-in bright LED as a quickly-accessible flashlight.
LED Flare 3.0 adds iOS5 torch API and becomes the fastest torch app
Mother Tucker, LLC today is proud to announce LED Flare 3.0, an update to their iPhone 4 torch app for iOS. LED Flare is a gesture-based torch and strobe On/Off switch with a torch On/Off timer.
iPhone Calculator Evolved: CalcForm Aims to Make Mobile Math Easier
CalcForm was built to make mobile math easier with Inputs and Outputs.
The user can create as many inputs and outputs as they want, easily assign a formula to each output (using any combination of inputs, numbers, and other outputs), then change input values to automatically calculate all outputs.
SugarSync Revamps iPad With Simplified Interface for Accessing Files in the Cloud
SugarSync, a free service that actively syncs your folders and files across all your computers and mobile devices, today introduced a completely redesigned app re-written from the ground up to be truly optimized for the iPad.
Wake Up to Gentle Alarm and Ease Into the Day
How would you feel about waking every day to a siren sounding in your bedroom? Or how about the crashing of cymbals right next to your head? This is the stuff of nightmares. Yet it is not that far removed from most folks' actual morning experience.
Erase confidential data on the iPad with ProtectStar iShredder Pro HD
If you want to sell or give away your iPad you should definitely erase all personal data. The ProtectStar iShredder Pro HD will overwrite the free storage space of the device up to 50 times with random patterns.
Transform the New iPad into a Giant Trackpad With Mobile Mouse
Designed to operate via a local Wi-Fi network, Mobile Mouse 2.1 transforms your iPad into an oversized multitouch trackpad and remote for your computer. Because it ahs no line-of-sight limitations, the app allows users to control a Mac, PC, or Linux computer connected to a TV, or use it as a replacement for their mouse.
Share Your iPad With Family and Friends Thanks To Skyfire HotSwap
Tired of sharing your iPad and finding your Facebook, twitter, Gmail, and other accounts logged out? Today Skyfire, creator of the blockbuster mobile browser with over 13 million downloads to date, is introducing a solution that will ease your tablet sharing pain.
shake2u Invites Users to Shake iPhones Together to Transfer Files
When you are together with friends and want to share something out of your phone, do you fumble through your phone and email, take several times to get your friend's address right, wait for the slow transfer and ruin the exciting moment?
Type2Phone Update Features AppleScript Support for Automating iOS Tasks
Houdah Software has announced the immediate availability of Type2Phone 1.4. Type2Phone turns your Mac into a Bluetooth keyboard for your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad. Type2Phone running on the Mac will emulate a Bluetooth keyboard.
IfAlarm: Wakeup Alarms Set By Real World Conditions
Big Paua is pleased to announce IfAlarm for iPhone, available today for $1.99 on the App Store. IfAlarm takes the newest ideas in alarm clocks and goes a few steps further. Including standard sleep cycle monitoring, as well as monitoring weather conditions and sleep duration, alarms can be set not just by time but by a range of real world conditions.
Enhanced eFax App Does More Than Mobile Faxing
Cloud-based service provider eFax has unveiled an enhanced iPhone app with a new digitized signature feature. The new app enables mobile professional subscribers to easily sign, approve or initial important business documents such as contracts or invoices directly from their smartphone.
Skype for iPad Still Offering Same Great Service As the Original
A few years ago, I offered English lessons via Skype to anyone wanting to improve their conversational skills. I spoke to a wide range of people, including a student from Japan, a businessmen from India and a mom in Spain.