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Direct Remote iPhone App Update Enables Control Of DirecTV on iPhone 5
Independent developer, David Likosar today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of Direct Remote 1.15, an update to his popular remote control utility developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
ShopSavvy 6.4.0 Offers Deals to In-Store and Online Holiday Shoppers
ShopSavvy, the world's largest mobile shopping community, today announced the introduction of ShopSavvy 6.4.0, now optimized for iPad users. Long the No. 1 shopping app for smartphone users with 40 million downloads, ShopSavvy 6 now includes a host of features that are perfect for iPad users who wish to research products, compare prices, and complete purchases from retailers across the Web - all without ever leaving the app.
1TapGuard - Burglar Alarm System for iOS
1Tapps today is pleased to introduce 1TapGuard - The Angry Dog 1.0 for iOS, their new Security app that enables single touch device surveillance on any iOS device. 1TapGuard provides the first line of defense by blaring out a dog bark that will startle the robber, alert you of the thief's presence, attract the attention of everyone nearby, and force the thug to abandon the heist.
Charge Watchdog App - dont worry for your phone when charging
Independent developer, Vladimir Puris is pleased to announce Charge Watchdog 1.1, his new app utility developed specifically for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Charge Watchdog keeps an eye on your device while it is charging.
Ultimate Downloader Pro - Downloading Made Simple for iPhone and iPad
Made for Use is pleased to introduce Ultimate Downloader Pro 1.0 for iOS, the most reliable, intuitive and easy to use downloader available with an enhanced file storage and management system.
Radio Alarm Clock for iPhone Adds 50,000 Stations to the Classic Wake-Up Call
The iPhone revolution has phased out so many stand alone devices that I can hardly remember what they were in the first place. I have not used a digital camera in years. I used to own a stand alone GSP device and a stand alone palm pilot calendar device.
A New Website for a New Version of Contacts Duster Pro
The new website of Contacts Duster Pro mirrors the new version of the app: it is sleeker, faster, and user-friendlier. Users who would like to see details and updates about the useful app will find the website easy to navigate.
Faber Acoustical Brings Room Acoustics to iPhone and iPad with RoomScope
Faber Acoustical has announced the arrival of RoomScope for iOS on the App Store. RoomScope both measures and analyzes room impulse responses, calculating acoustical parameters such as reverberation time, early decay time, clarity and definition.
Powerful and Beautiful QR Code Scanner
tapForApp, a developer of mobile apps, launched QR-Scan today on App Store around the world. QR-Scan allows you scan and read QR codes in new beautiful and intuitive way. Have you scanned geo data?
MKV, Video Enhancer SuperSharp and Streaming in CineXPlayer HD Update
NXP Software, developers of premier voice, audio, and video software solutions, is excited to announce the latest update to their popular mobile multimedia tool, CineXPlayer HD. As the only Dolby Mobile licensed app available on the iTunes App Store, CineXPlayer HD's update optimizes video viewing by featuring MKV support as well as streaming for XVID/AVI video files.
Time to Time - A time and duration calculator for iPhone
Independent developer Shane Welldon is pleased to announce the release of his first iPhone app, Time to Time. Time to Time is a calculator app through which users can perform a variety of calculations with times and durations including addition, subtraction, and 'to' operations for finding out the duration from one time 'to' another time.
What I Own for iPad Released
Natural disasters such as floods, hurricanes and fires destroying possessions throughout the world for billions of dollars each year. If you lost something from such a stressful event, burglary or other damage, you know how difficult the insurance claims process can be.
Version 2.1 of Contacts Duster Pro is iPhone 5 Ready
Just in time for the iPhone 5's release, MyClickapps.com has just upgraded its Contacts Duster Pro to version 2.1, with support for the new version of the phone.
People who have recently upgraded to the iPhone's newest version will find this to be an essential app.
Nest Thermostat Learns, Uses Wi-Fi and Saves Energy
The thermostat … it's that white, clunky device we pass by several times a day without giving it any thought, unless it's a bit too hot or cold and then there's the usual off or on switch flicked.
4Glob: Safeguard From Those Huge Data Bills
Nektony updated 4Glob, a new version of the mobile Internet data tracker for iPhone and iPad. 4Glob is an application that will help you stay within your plan and avoid overage fees, which will be beneficial for people actively using mobile Internet.