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Convertible, Popular iOS Unit Converter Turns One with Major Release
Douglas Buchanan, creator of Convertible and the name behind Brisbane-based Efecto Pty Ltd today is pleased to announce a major update to Convertible: Unit Converter for iOS. Coinciding with its one year anniversary in the App Store, Convertible: Unit Converter version 1.6 adds some unique new features to an application that has caught the attention of many for its original approach to the often unglamorous task of unit conversion.
techBASIC 3.0 Supports New iPhone/iPad Electronics Book from OReilly
Byte Works, Inc., today released techBASIC 3.0, which supports the new O'Reilly book, Building iPhone & iPad Electronics Projects. This hands-on book includes detailed project instructions and complete source code showing how to create real-world Arduino, sensor and Bluetooth low energy apps for iOS devices using techBASIC.
GiGi Brings the Next Generation of Secure Messaging to Android and iOS
Force Interactive, in partnership with GiGi, LLC, is excited today to announce the launch of GiGi 1.0 onto the App Store and Google Play. A powerful new secure messaging, file, photo, and video sharing platform, GiGi offers users an intuitive yet private way to connect with one another.
CoShop App - Shopping with Friends is Easier When You Are in Sync
Zizifus, Inc. introduces CoShop 1.1, available on the Apple App Store. The app allows you to see what friends are shopping for in real time. It also allows you to find nearby stores and coupons, store your favorite loyalty cards without having to remember 15 digit numbers or carrying cards!
Wipe All Traces of Deleted Data with iShredder 2 Standard for iOS
ProtectStar today is pleased to announce ProtectStar iShredder 2 Standard Edition 2.0.7 for iOS, an update to its best-selling utility designed to permanently wipe all traces of files that the user has deleted or put in the trash.
KeyPad Plus for iOS Updated with Unicode Support
Today KeyPad Plus for iOS was updated to version 2.5, adding support for international characters and symbols. With KeyPad Plus 2.5, the iPhone and iPad become powerful extensions to the traditional keyboard - with fluid keyboard layouts that can be tweaked to the needs of users.
Chronicles - The Unique Timer and Stopwatch Recorder App for iPhone
eMCeSqrd introduces Chronicles-Timer & Stopwatch Recorder 1.0 for iOS. Available now, the iPod and iPhone app is designed to keep track of how users spend their valuable time. Whether it's timing exercising, children doing homework, workmates on a break, or that heavy machine producing widgets, the recorded timed data will give users insights on where all of their time is spent.
New Reminder+ App to Delight Productivity Addicts and Absentminded Alike
The developers of AroundMe, the most widely used location app of its kind, today rolled out Reminder+, a brand new iPhone app (iOS 6.0 and higher) that combines the power of the location-based AroundMe database with time- and task-synced alerts.
myCodeStudio Releases Daily Shopper 2.0 for iPhone and iPad
myCodeStudio today is proud to announce that the latest version of their app, Daily Shopper, is now available as a free download on the Apple App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices.
Introducing Birthdays Calendar 1.0 - A powerful birthday utility for iOS
Independent development studio, Comexias today is thrilled to announce the release of Birthdays Calendar for iOS. Birthdays Calendar is a new and powerful birthday reminder app that lets users get their friend's birthday even if it is not specified on Facebook, a unique feature that is first of its kind.
Calculator+T Combines User-Friendly Calculator, Notepad and Clock
Math geniuses, engineers, business professionals, students and everyone else who wants to transform their iPad into a stylish, easy-to-use, feature-filled and multi-functional calculator can now download the new app Calculator+T 1.0, from developer Kiki Lemoniates.
Ace Calculator Aims for the Sweet Spot Between Spreadsheet and Calculator
Tiny Mobile has just announced the release of Ace Calculator 1.0, a tab based calculator app for iPad and iPhone. According to the developer's press release, Ace Calculator is for times "when a spreadsheet is overkill but a calculator won't cut it."
Ace Calculator combines the simplicity of a calculator and the utility of a spreadsheet.
Signature-Secret & Photos App, Now Excels with Multi-Segment Signatures
Signature-Secret Notes & Photos 2.21, an innovative privacy app for iOS that keeps sensitive images and information safe from prying eyes, has announced the release of a new version that will come with more dynamic features for secure and private device viewing.
ShopSavvy Releases iOS 6 Update to Its QR Code Reader and Scanner App
ShopSavvy, the world's leading mobile shopping platform, today announced it has completely revamped and refreshed its QR Code Reader and Scanner 3.0 application to give mobile-device users access to even more information about products and retailers an additional avenue to leverage a powerful technology.
Buogle Communications Introduces RapidNotePremium for iPad and iPhone
Buogle Communications, a leading creator and innovator of iOS mobile apps introduced RapidNotePremium 1.7, which is a full-featured line of note-taking applications that provide a unique and easy way to create quick reminders.