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Future-Text Functions as a Text Messaging Scheduler
In a busy, but mobile world the ability to schedule text messages to be sent at future dates and times is a beneficial one. Whether you are a busy parent who wants to remind family members of weekly activities, errands or engagements or you are a small or independent business owner who communicates with employees via text, there are numerous possibilities that would make a scheduled text messaging app useful.
CrowdCall Offers Free Conference Calls Worldwide
Being a business owner who has clients in various cities who in turn have offices in several locations, conference calls are a must. Sure, we Skype every once in a while, but having more than a few participants requires that we use a conference line.
iber4 releases Save Contacts Email 1.3.3 Most simple and useful App ever
Enterprise developer iber4 today is pleased to announce Save Contacts Email 1.3.3 for iOS devices. Save Contacts Email is the kind of application that each one of us should carry in our iPhones.
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
Completely redesigned interface is streamlined and optimized for better use of iPad screen.
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.