Quincy for Mac OS Released

Rochester, New York – Following in the footsteps of its successful counterpart for iOS, Quincy for Mac OS features the same editing and playback capabilities plus seamless MIDI integration into sequencers and DAWs alike. Quincy is a tool for the creation of image-based, interactive, live music. Compositions can be looped and react to mouse input during play. Quincy’s core engine is a full implementation of Conway’s Game of Life, capable of generating all possible Life variants including HighLife and Seeds. It comes with a Life editor, a large library of patterns, color mixer, features an adjustable grid size, random cell insertion and many display options. Editing tools go beyond pen and pattern stamp and also include options like copy, paste and rotate.

One of the design decisions made early on in development was to implement sound generators in a modular approach. This ensures extensibility for future versions, but also has a more immediate effect. Each module has a distinct flavor while at the same time delivering an infinite number of variations. That allows the composer to chose a general color or direction to begin with and then work their way down from the top with scale choices, tonality, rhythm or voice considerations and more.

Quincy ships with three sound modules (Chroma, Gregorian and Pentrix) with more to come. Each module uses its own algorithm to create sound but also defines meter, key and a base scale as tone material. The Chroma module is geared towards atonal music with several symmetric and chromatic scales. The Gregorian module employs church modes and the Pentrix module offers 27 types of pentatonic scales. A large selection of sample documents is included to demonstrate each of these module’s individual flavors and capabilities.

With an extended General MIDI sound library of over 200 individual sounds to select from Quincy offers a lot right out of the box. In addition to that Quincy implements virtual MIDI with very low latency to allow integration into DAWs like Ableton Live, Logic Pro, Reason and many more. Other settings include local audio control and selectable MIDI channel. All documents that Quincy creates are freely interchangeable with the iOS versions Quincy and Quincy Lite which are available on the iPhone App Store for a modest fee.

Quick Features:
* Intuitive interface
* Document based
* Large pattern library
* Adjustable grid size
* Virtual MIDI
* Full general MIDI instrument library
* File transfer with iOS via iTunes File Sharing
* Hi-res Graphics for Retina and 4k displays
* Extensive online documentation
* Academic discounts

Quincy is very powerful and a joy to work with. Create infinite variations on a theme by combining playback loops with random inserts or use in-performance editing by drawing into playing compositions without disturbing the original. Quincy renders stunning visuals, produces the craziest looking metronomes, very atmospheric soundscapes and strange rhythmic patterns that have many uses in music production.

Language Support:
Quincy is localized into Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.

System Requirements:
* Mac OS 10.9 or later
* 64-bit processor
* 6.3 MB RAM

Pricing and Availability:
Quincy 1.0.0 costs $35.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and is available worldwide exclusively through the Mac OS App Store in the music and education categories. Educational discounts are available. To celebrate this first release, Quincy is on sale through the App Store at a 30% discount until June 1st, 2015.

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Magzter’s Memorial Day Sale – Up to 75% Off on digital magazines

New York, New York – In honor of Memorial Day, the world’s largest and fastest growing global digital multi-platform magazine newsstand and bookstore, Magzter is offering up to 75% off on the best-selling magazines like Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Marie Clarie, Forbes, Maxim, Fast Company, Inc., Black Enterprise and many more. Magzter’s ever-growing users in the US can take advantage of this exclusive discount to buy their favorite magazines at unbelievable prices.

Magazines in Magzter are also excellent gifting options for your loved ones and will inculcate the reading habit in them. With Magzter, they can enjoy reading their favorite magazines on their smartphones, tablets or web. Reading on Magzter is so much fun and you will be profusely thanked for gifting them their treasured magazines, which they can read on the go.

Magzter GOLD, the ‘All you can read’ subscription model, will prove to be the ideal gifting choice as your loved ones can enjoy unlimited access to over 2,500 best-selling magazines on Magzter. The exciting new ‘Family Plan’ feature enables the subscribers to even share their Magzter GOLD subscription with up to four family members of their choice.

Make the most of Magzter’s Memorial Day sale by buying a lot of digital magazines and saving big!

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6/6 Plus
* Requires iOS 7.0 or later
* 16.8 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Magzter – Magazine & Book Store 4.2 is free and available worldwide through the App Store in the News category. Magzter also launched a path-breaking “All You Can Read” subscription service called Magzter GOLD, which gives digital readers unlimited access to 2,000+ magazines for a low monthly price. The app is also available on Google Play, and Windows 8, the web, Amazon App Store, Kindle Fire, and NOOK and is expanding to more platforms soon. Magzter’s easy purchase and renewal systems ensure subscriptions are paid on time, eliminating the need for paper checks and postal mail issues. Users can buy their magazines on any of the above devices/platforms and seamlessly port their purchases to any other devices, a feature unique to Magzter.

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Magzter is the world’s largest and fastest growing global digital multi-platform magazine newsstand and bookstore with over 25 million digital consumers, more than 5,700 magazines, thousands of books from over 2,500 publishers. Headquartered in New York, Magzter has its local offices in London, Paris, Barcelona, Munich, Amsterdam, Helsinki, Cape Town, Chennai and Singapore and will soon be expanding to other countries. Founded by global entrepreneurs, Girish Ramdas and Vijay Radhakrishnan in June 2011, Magzter enables magazine publishers around the world to create and deliver digital editions of their titles to global consumers. Powered by its proprietary OREY Click Publishing System(R), Magzter also enables their customers to publish interactive/audio-visual content in the magazine as it supports HTML5. Magzter launched Magzter GOLD subscription service to give digital readers unlimited access to thousands of magazines for a low monthly price.All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2015 Magzter Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

Construction Estimator 1.1 released for OS X – Easy-To-Use Estimating

Cromberg, California – MICOM Software today is pleased to announce the release of Construction Estimator 1.1 for Mac OS X. Construction Estimator is an easy-to-use estimating program to help a contractor or home owner estimate materials and cost of a project. The main menu of construction Estimator shows 13 functions to choose from.

Construction Estimator does not have a set beginning point, you can start with any function. Each function has inputs that relate to the area to be calculated. After inputting the measurements press the calculate button. This will calculate and display the cost and the materials. These totals are then displayed in the Totals form. The Totals form is where you can also save and load your estimates. After completing a function you can exit the form and return to the Main Menu to estimate other areas of construction.

Of course, the degree of your estimates accuracy depends on a number of factors. A small project, such as an addition, will likely produce a very close estimate. A bigger project, such as an entire home, may incur unexpected costs (such as more joists for support) and unforeseen difficulties (such as hard soil or bad weather). Careful input, along with experience that gives foresight, will yield a more accurate estimate.

System Requirements:
* OS X 10.7 or later
* 64-bit processor
* 6.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Construction Estimator 1.1 for the Mac is only $6.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide through the Mac App Store in the Productivity category.

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MICOM Software has been developing since 1979. MICOM’s goal is to provide easy to use software at reasonable prices. Copyright (C) 1979-2015 MICOM Software. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Zig Zag Race 1.0 – A super fun car race in space

Curitiba, Brazil – Paralagames Studios today is proud to announce the release and immediate availability of Zig Zag Race 1.0 for iOS, a new game on the new genre “Impossible.” Simple yet extremely fun to play, this is a super fun car race in space! Drive on the wild side, but don’t drive your car off the floating track. This fantastically fun race game will have you zigging and zagging your race car over a treacherous course on a floating race track course high above the ground. The challenging part is that your driving skills are all that is keeping you from driving over the edge.

Cool modern-retro stylized graphics and awesome racing action will have you racing to victory as you take on the fast and dynamic race tracks. This highly addictive game will entertain and thrill gamers of most play styles and ages.

Car Race Game Features:
* Fun race game
* Awesome gameplay
* Challenging tracks and courses
* Fast paced driving that will push your skills
* Highly addictive gaming with a great design and layout

“If you have the car driving skills, take a drive on the wild side and try this game!” explained Jefferson Scomacao, co-founder of Paralagames Studios. “This is the first release for this year and the start point to a sequence of new games in different genres from our team. Have fun and keep on racing!”

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6/6 Plus
* Requires iOS 8.0 or later
* 85.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Zig Zag Race 1.0 is Free (with no invading Ads) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

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Paralagames is a small, privately funded development studio whose focus is on creating free and fun games for all ages. The company is preparing releases for the educational field this year. Copyright (C) 2015 Paralagames Studios. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Suburban Aussie Mum Develops Social App: DoubleBud

Melbourne, Australia – Ever had a business idea and thought that could be a success, but not known where to start. This was exactly the feeling for Ag Lacey before she embarked on developing a large scale social App, DoubleBud. She had an idea for an App but this was coupled with zero technical knowledge, no funding to speak of and being a busy mum to young kids.

Ag says “I felt I just couldn’t let the idea go and be left wondering what if….”

The road was longer than expected and didn’t come without its setbacks. Expectation at the beginning had to be adjusted and a minimum viable product had to be established after reaching dead ends and costs rising. “Thankfully my husband helped out and with a technically talented developer I was able to see my idea start to take shape. I never thought there could be so much involved with building an app, that’s probably a good thing, otherwise I may have not gone down that road”

With so many Apps out in the market, it is getting increasingly difficult to find any gaps, but the DoubleBud App appears to have found a gap in the “now and then” photo market. Human nature determines we are naturally drawn to before and after photos, regardless of topic, whether it be house renovations, weight loss success’s, recreated childhood photos or superstars with or without their makeup, they are always fascinating. DoubleBud is an App that caters to exactly all those kinds of before and after photos and it encourages users to be motivated by the content they view and also to put up their own before and after photo strips.

‘The aim of DoubleBud is to motivate and inspire people by showing what can be achieved, no better way to accomplish this then through a series of photos’. DoubleBud is set out in various categories such as fit,fast and strong, foodies, outdoor style, indoor style, wheelies etc. Users need a minimum of two photos to form a ‘before and after’ story but can have as many as they need to highlight the change. The opportunity for business’s such as interior designers, builders, hairdressers, personal trainers, gyms, restaurants, car restorers is limitless, customers gravitate towards before and after photos to gain assurance as to what that business can do for them.

For anyone who has tried to step up their own business in a completely unrelated field to what they know, will know the enormous weight of expectation that was on Ag Lacey the developer of the new social App recently released into the AppleStore, DoubleBud. ‘The work doesn’t stop when the App is released, we are already working on the next update to include video capabilities’.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6/6 Plus
* Requires iOS 7.1 or later
* 37.1 MB

Pricing and Availability:
DoubleBud 1.0.2 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Lifestyle category.

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DoubleBud is a Melbourne, Australia based company, that has recently released a social App: DoubleBud into the Apple Store. DoubleBud is a startup focused on ensuring the continual development and expansion of this new App. The Company was started by Ag and Scott Lacey in April 2014. The aim is for the DoubleBud App to be a positive, social, motivating and inspiring place for users to share before and after stories. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2015 DoubleBud. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

Routes 2 – The ultimate iOS app for planning trips – Available on Jun, 3

Madrid, Spain – Following on from the success of the first app version, “Routes. Planning your journeys” (The Clash Soft, 2011), which reached Top #1 on many shops, including in Spain, game and app developer The Clash Soft today announces the up and coming release of Routes 2, a major update to its popular route planning app for iOS devices. Routes 2 will be completely programmed from scratch and promises many improvements that are sure to delight travellers from all over the world.

Travelers can now organize trips, anywhere in the world, without restrictions, choosing the days of the trips and creating a route for each day. Users can add as many waypoints for each day as they want, there are no limits. The most significant features included in “Routes 2″ are:

* Users can now search for places of interest for each day of their trip in a simple and fun way
* Thousands of tourist attractions available throughout the world, places to grab a bite to eat, hotels, entertainment, etc.
* They will have an overview of their entire trip at all times in the overview map
* All their trips will be saved on the device, so that they can access them even when they don’t have an internet connection
* Users also can now download complete maps so that they have them anywhere at any time
* Now they have the option to sign up to keep all their data saved in the same account to access them from any of their iOS devices
* The system will automatically generate a route on foot, by bike, by public transportation or by car
* The route generated will include distances in miles or kilometers (you can change it in app settings)
* If the traveller wants, the system can calculate the optimal route, by intelligently rearranging the route points
* They also can add specific addresses or contacts from their address book directly to their routes. Ideal for dealers
* Now they can get the GPS route to that point using Apple Maps, Google Maps, TomTom, Sygic, Waze or Navigon
* Users can send all their planned routes by email in CSV or GPX format so that other travellers can use them and incorporate them into their trips using “Routes 2″
* Travelers can choose trips or routes recommended by other users and use them theirselves
* Travelers accessing trips made by other users can review and assess them. The top-rated trips will appear on the app home screen
* Routes 2 is also compatible with Apple Watch, travelers can access all their trips, routes and route points straight from their smartwatch
* This application is fully translated into multiple languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian and German: More languages will be added soon

Available on iOS 7 and up devices such as iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, Routes 2 will be available in all App Stores from May 2015. It will be free for a limited period and then 1.99 Euros (currency exchange varies depending on the country). Please contact us for a pre-release app version to install on your own devices.

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Based in Madrid, Spain, The Clash Soft is a development company founded in 2008. The company develops apps for iOS devices, and is working every day for bring to the App Store the best casual games and apps. Copyright (C) 2008-2015 The Clash Soft. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Musk Links released for iOS – New Download Manager

Torgau, Germany – Independent music software developer, Joerg Garbers today is thrilled to announce the release of Musk Links 1.0 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The app and its web extension help users to quickly find relevant links in web pages and to download multiples files from web pages more easily. It analyses the web page and highlights links that have pre-selected file extensions. Users can search within these links for textual patterns and download matching files in the background. “Musk Links” is well integrated with Joerg Garbers’ other music apps.

Downloading files from web pages can be quite cumbersome and time consuming in iOS: Users have to tap a link in Safari, wait for the download to finish, tap “Open In…”, and choose the target app. For multiple downloads, users have to repeat this process. Some apps, like “Musk MIDI Player”, therefore embed a web browser to immediately use the downloaded files. However, embedded web browsers often do not support synchronized bookmarking or multiple tabs.

Since iOS 8, users can send the content of a Safari web page to a web extension for custom processing. The “Musk Links” web extension extracts all links from a web page that have pre-selected file extensions. Users can highlight these links in the web page, search for suitable links, select links and download the linked files in the background.

User can manage active downloads and organize, preview and export files. Besides being generally useful, “Musk Links” is an ideal companion app for Joerg Garbers’ music apps “Musk MIDI Player”, “Musk MIDI Keyboard” and “MIDI SolFa Mode-Go-Round”: All downloads are stored in a shared directory and are instantly accessible from all of these apps.

Language Support:
* English

Device Requirements:
* iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5/6/6 , iPod touch (3rd/4th/5th generation), and iPad
* Requires iOS 8.0 or later
* Universal app optimized for display on all iOS devices
* 10.7 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Musk Links 1.0 is freely available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Utilities category.

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Dr. -Ing. Joerg Garbers has worked in computational music research projects since 1998. He ported Rubato(R) from NextStep(TM) to Mac OS X(R), integrated OpenMusic, Humdrum and Rubato (OHR) and built a music retrieval system for Dutch folk song melodies. As a child, he built his first DIY-MIDI piano system by capturing key presses via the Armstrad CPC 464 joystick port. Copyright (C) 2015 Dr. Joerg Garbers – Softwareentwicklung. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

ChordsMaestro, Your Personal Music Chord Wizard

Darmstadt, Germany – Neonway recently updated ChordsMaestro 1.5, its most popular music app for Mac OS X. With no prior experience required, ChordsMaestro enables anyone to play and save chords of their favorite songs on seven different instruments. The app is perfect for beginners, hobby musicians, music students, and fun to use for music lovers of all levels. The update includes support for left-handed users, volume control, piano photos for right hand and images for flat sign representation.

ChordsMaestro features seven musical instruments and allows users to play all the chords in their favorite songs. They can select the way they prefer the chords to be represented: notes, piano keys or fret-board keys, for example. All the instruments in the app are interconnected, so users are able to switch between instruments using the same chords, listen to the selected chords in the original sound of their selected instrument; create, save and load the chords for their favorite songs and even transpose the chords to the key best suited for their voice range.

What our customers say:

“ChordMaestro is much more than a chord collection library; it’s like having your own personal musical master chord wizard buddy by your side. Instead of fumbling around for the right chord, ChordMaestro provides a fast, easy, and fun way to identify the perfect harmony for musical compositions. It’s a handy little tool that I plan to launch many, many times. Each chord features a fret-board representation, a real finger position image, staff notes, and sound. It can also transpose. This is an essential app for beginners and music students and an excellent resource for advanced musicians. What makes this app even more unique is the fact that it features several instruments, not just piano and guitar. Thank you, to the developers, for creating such a great app and selling it at a great price!” – Tommy Zai from Chandler

“very helpful – Just what I’ve been looking for.I’ve been looking for a clean program that would let me quickly drag and drop chord diagrams for Ukulele (and it does it for Piano, Guitar, Bass, Banjo, Mandolin, and Balalaika as well). Very neat and easy to use. Perfect for my needs, and I’m only beginning to explore its full powers.” – runstrong77 from United States

“This is an app you have to have. It is essential for every beginner (we all are) and music lover. It is not expensive and it is the best way to learn music and chords. The simplest way to be able to play music. To play by chords is much easier than to play by note and it is also the best option to understand music.” – jsevillamar from United States

“This is the best app I have ever seen for putting chords on a sheet.I was searching and finaly found what I was looking for!Now I can start creating my own songbooks with chords and lyrics by simply dragging the chords into Pages.Great !!!” – Mykindaguy from Belgium

System Requirements:
* OS X 10.7 or later
* 64-bit processor
* 37.6 MB

Pricing and Availability:
ChordsMaestro 1.5 is $9.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide through the Mac App Store in the Music category.

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Neonway is a software development company based in Darmstadt, Germany. The company has been developing apps since 2010. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2010-2015 Neonway. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

iNotepad for Mac: write and manage in one single document multiple texts

Udine, Italy – Apimac has just released iNotepad, a new app for OS X that let you write and manage in one single document hundreds or even thousands of texts. With iNotepad you have everything in one place as opposed to what happens with other apps for writing. Every document in iNotepad may contain hundreds or thousands of texts. For example all the reviews that you wrote for your blog or all the research papers that you wrote for college in the last few years.

Quickly find that text you wrote last year. When you open a document in iNotepad, within you will find all the texts you wrote about that subject, and not only the last text you wrote as in other applications. But the best part is that iNotepad features intuitive tools which are easy to use to immediately find what you are looking for, as well as organizing options, tag view, the possibility to open every text in a separate window, basic or advanced search via Regular Expressions and the quick scrolling through recent texts.

Designed to support all the latest Apple text technology, iNotepad will increase your productivity. Write texts and format them as you like, enhance them with images and export them into various standard file formats. Double-click on one image to edit it on the spot. Double-click on the list to edit the various texts in separate windows while continuing to look up all the other ones in the main window. Quickly find all your texts and notes when you need them thanks to convenient search tools, tags and handy navigable Recents system. iNotepad was born to write and manage multiple texts efficiently and conveniently:

* It supports the latest OS X technology to write any text with formatting and images
* iNotepad documents are designed to gather hundreds or thousands of texts belonging to a specific subject
* Optimize your work allowing you to extensively drag and drop from the Finder and from other applications
* Easily arranges, manages and organizes tons on notes and texts and allows you to quickly find them when you need them
* Easily exports and shares any text or group of texts
* Manages tags to easily classify, view and export the texts you need during your work
* It allows you to export an entire group of texts simply by dragging a tag to the desktop
* Thanks to the use of a password, it protects your privacy and avoids involuntary edits by others using your Mac

System Requirements:
* OS X 10.9 or later
* 64-bit processor
* 4.8 MB

Price and availability:
iNotepad is available today from the Apimac web site at a cost of $24.99 (USD). Early adopters can get a 30% discount providing the coupon code “EARLYDSCNT877100″ during the purchasing procedure. Owners of Apimac Notepad 9.9 are entitled a discount when purchasing the new app.

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Apimac is a software company dedicated to create intuitive OS X and iOS apps. People at Apimac aim to put into users hands apps which they can use in a way they do things every day. Right after opening their apps, users can immediately focus on their task, not even noticing that they’re using an entirely new software. Copyright 2015 Apimac. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iOS and OS X are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Arabic Dictionary 12.0 Released with Apple Watch Support

Melaka, Malaysia – iThinkdiff today is proud to announce the release of Arabic Dictionary 12.0, an update to their popular bilingual dictionary app for iOS devices. Featuring a large database, Pronunciation, Online Translator, Phrase Book, Flash cards and games help both students and travelers to translate nearly anything from Arabic into English and vice versa. Version 12.0 introduces Apple Watch support. Now anyone can quickly see recent search history, bookmarked words, translation, phrases and word of the day in their watch.

The leading iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch bilingual dictionary translates between English and Arabic now extremely useful for Apple Watch support. Lead developer Mahmud Ahsan said, “Now the dictionary will be more useful with the new Apple watch feature. Both students and travelers can use Arabic Dictionary to translate nearly anything from Arabic into English or vice versa. Over 290 million people speak Arabic, and it is my hope that this dictionary will make communication between Arabic speakers and English speakers easier than ever before.”

“Wikipedia lists Arabic script as one of the most popular writing systems in the world,” continues Mr. Ahsan, “so it was important for us to help users look up words quickly without having to transliterate them into Latin [English] characters first.”

Key Features:
* Translate individual words, phrases, or whole sentences
* Scan text in image by pointing your device camera to search in dictionary
* Cross search feature. Touch a word for a while for the menu [Copy | Define | Search | Pronunciation]
* Bookmark and Recent History for instant recall
* Multiple games to help students improve their English or Arabic vocabulary
* Online & Offline Pronunciation for English & Arabic text
* Flash Card & Word of the Day for vocabulary learning
* Phrase Book
* Apple Watch supported for quick access of saved and recent search words, phrases, translation and word of the day.

“Arabic Dictionary was designed for both students and travelers. You can use it as a phrase book for a short trip, or you can use it to learn a language for life. And, at only $4.99 in the App Store, it’s cheaper than either a paperback phrase book or even the simplest study guide. A free version with in-app purchase options is also available,” said Mr. Ahsan.

Arabic Dictionary’s core translation function works offline. But when the user’s device is online, several extra features become available, such as an online scoring system which helps students earn Achievements for using app features, plus a vocabulary Leaderboard which rewards the most effective students.

English words link to their Wiktionary page to help users discover the history behind words, and built-in app connections let users send their translations to other apps on their device, such as Facebook, Twitter, Email, and SMS.

All current iPhones, iPads, iPod touch and Apple Watch are supported. Devices with a Retina display will find Spanish Dictionary automatically optimizes itself for high-resolution text display so users don’t need to squint.

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Apple Watch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
* Requires iOS 7.0 or later
* Universal app optimized for display on all iOS devices
* 53.6 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Arabic Dictionary 12.0 is $4.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category. A free version with in-app purchase options is also available.

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Founded in 2010 by programmer Mahmud Ahsan, iThinkdiff is a leading creator of educational and entertainment apps for iPhones, iPads, and other Apple iOS devices. With over 8 million total downloads, thousands of five-star reviews, and 15 million monthly ad impressions, iThinkdiff games and translation apps are frequently featured on the Apple iTunes homepage. Copyright (C) 2010-2015 iThinkdiff. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, iPod touch, and Mac are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

Learning Sticker Puzzle, puzzle or sticker game? Your kids will tell you

Santa Clara, California – Black Mouton, an independent mobile App development studio, today is pleased to announce the release of Learning Sticker Puzzle 2.2, an update to their star kids app available on the App Store, Google Play and Amazon. Designed for kids of 2 to 5 years old, this free educational app helps develop the abilities of matching shapes, differentiating colors, learning daily objects by hearing, delicate finger movement and much more.

It’s a puzzle and a sticker game at the same time. Unlike simple jigsaw puzzles, each piece here is a sticker and has a meaning, composing an animal, a vehicle, a person, daily objects and so on. Kids learn not only how to complete the puzzle, but also what each piece means in real life.

What is so unique about this app? The multilanguage voice support! The puzzles come along with real human voice for each sticker, which helps kids understand and learn the object names. Currently English voice supported, the upcoming update will include Chinese, and later on expand to French, Spanish and more languages that users can choose from.

“We made our app with LOVE!” said Ye Wang, Co-founder and Chief Designer of Black Mouton, “I’m a mom of a 2.5-year-old girl, so I understand kids’ needs as well as parents’ concerns.” No advertising, no popups, no unexpected interruption or purchase at any time, is what the team guarantees.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Optimized for iPhone 5 and iPhone 6
* Requires iOS 5.1.1 or later
* 33.3 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Learning Sticker Puzzle 2.2 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.

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Ziggy Road 1.0 released for iOS and Android – Zigzag Traffic Racer

Huddersfield, United Kingdom – Abson Developments today is proud to announce the release and immediate availability of Ziggy Road 1.0, the latest Secret Box developed game for iOS and Android devices. Ziggy Road ZigZag Traffic Racer is set in the near future when all cars are self driven by computers. You are the owner of the new AGPO-500.

Unfortunately your new AGPO-500 has developed a bug! You are about to enter a busy city. Rush to take control of the runaway car and zigzag race to avoid everything! Classic zig zag traffic racer game play has been re-invented and brought bang up to date to give extreme speeds and heart stopping moments. Edge of your seat traffic race game play needing lightning fast reactions to survive.

* On trend 3D graphics
* Extreme speeds running at 60fps (on most devices)
* 29 Vehicles: Fire Engines, USA Muscle cars, Police cars, Trucks, Buses, Taxi and many more
* Three bonus games: Night Rider, Carnage, Zombies
* Leaderboards and Challenges
* 3D sound and Music tracks that react to gameplay
* Hidden features / Easter Eggs throughout the game
* Traffic racer game, but not as you know it

“I love the excitement of watching car chase scenes, and wanted to create the fastest heart stopping runaway car game possible on mobile,” explained Lance Abson, Creator of Ziggy Road. “Being a Computer Programmer the development of Computer Driven cars is both exciting and scary!”

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch iOS 6.0 or later
* 69.3 MB
* Android 2.3 or later
* 31.0 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Ziggy Road 1.0 is free and available worldwide exclusively through iTunes App Store, and Google Play in the Games category.

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Located in Huddersfield, England, Abson Developments was founded in 2003 by Lance Abson. Lance has 25 years software development experience with 59 commercial publications to date spread over 17 different hardware platforms. With development history dating back to the early Amstrad, Spectrum, and Amiga gaming period, Abson Developments is now at the forefront of mobile technology. Recent focus has been on developing Apple and Android Applications to a high level of excellence commanding respect within the industry. Abson Developments offers private contract work, and also develops its own in-house games and apps. Lance has contracted for many large companies including the BBC, SONY, HSBC, EE, French Connection. And also many startup and small companies. Specializing in both Business and Games software. Full product lifecycle experience from conception to deployment. All Material and Software (C) 2015 Abson Developments Ltd / All Rights Reserved. Ziggy Road is Copyright Abson Developments Ltd in the U.S. and/or other countries. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.