Tappy Friends – New game where whac-a-mole meets Facebook! In AppStore

Porto, Portugal – AppGeneration announced today its newest app to hit the app store, Tappy Friends. A game where whac-a-mole meets your Facebook account, Tappy Friends will surely become a mainstay in your iOS device. For its maiden launch, Tappy Friends will be FREE for all users, but download it fast for this will only be for a limited time.

Tappy Friends is a sensory appealing game where it brings colorful animation as well as amazing sound effects to further your experience like no other game before. You are challenged to accumulate as many points as possible by tapping the characters in each of the 5 different scenarios available as they appear on the screen. Facebook integration is optional, which allows you to have pictures of your friends in place for the characters in each level, ridding your friends to gain more points and diamonds! With Game Center enabled, see how you rank on a worldwide scale while accumulating achievements on every level.

Features of the game:
* Facebook and Game Center integration
* Simple tap concept
* 4 different items to collect and use
* 5 different scenarios to unlock
* Colorful animation with amazing sound effects

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch or iPad
* iOS 3.0 or later
* 31.1 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Tappy Friends 1.0 is Free For A Limited Time and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category (Family and Action).

Tappy Friends 1.0
Download from iTunes
YouTube Video
Screenshot 1
Screenshot 2
Screenshot 3

Based in Porto, Portugal, AppGeneration Software specializes in software development and editorial content to provide a unique experience centered on smartphones and tablets. Copyright (C) 2011 NPolls. 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.

Graphic Node Introduces a New Wallpaper App for iOS

Sakiai, Lithuania – Graphic Node, a graphic design company that specializes in creating themes, templates, and illustrations for Mac OS X, today is thrilled to announce the release of a brand new wallpaper app for iOS, Screen Oven. iPhone or iPad users can download the app from the iTunes App Store and adorn the screens of their devices with one of nearly 500 backgrounds and tens of funny frames.

Graphic Node’s Screen Oven offers users a great supply of backgrounds to make the screens of their devices more exciting. The 500-piece background collection is classified by style into four categories. The Photo category contains over 100 high-quality photos depicting nature, food, and everyday objects. Textures include a number of familiar and unexpected patterns. Luminous offers tens of neon-light ornaments, and Abstract contains various 2D and 3D backgrounds.

To customize their screens further, users can supplement their selected backgrounds with a line of exciting photo frames or choose among tens of funky avatars, which can be used as screen backgrounds or assigned to contacts. The frames can also be combined with users’ own photos.

“With Screen Oven, we tried to create a little nice app that would be both useful and simply fun,” said Jolita Unguvaitiene, the general manager of Graphic Node. “iPhone and iPad owners glance at their devices hundreds of times a day, and it’s always nice to look at something special.”

Device Requirements:
* iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, 3/4G iPod touch and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.3 or later
* 168 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Screen Oven 1.1 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Lifestyle category.

Graphic Node
Screen Oven 1.1
Purchase and Download
Screenshot 2
App Icon

Graphic Node is a graphic design company based in Lithuania. It is committed to creating exceptional templates and themes for the Mac OS X community. It launched in 2011 and now offers an extensive choose of beautifully crated themes for iWork, iWeb and other applications. The small team of dedicated professionals at Graphic Node works hard to ensure the consistent quality of their products and maintains a constant focus on their users. Copyright 2011 Graphic Node. 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.

Put your iPhone in its place and get back to your life with inCharge

Tel-Aviv, Israel – Enddiction, an innovative new mobile application developer, has today announced the release of inCharge for the iPhone. The cure for constant iPhone-induced interruption, inCharge helps users free themselves from the burden of perpetually playing games, hanging out on social networks, and continuously checking emails. The app is super straight forward, offering a simple timed self-exclusion system to effectively wall off users from the many temptations of their phones. As an added bonus, this unique tool provides users graphs showing them how and when they use their phones, a function that can double as a monitoring utility for parents to check their kids’ phone use. Normally $2.99, for the next three days inCharge will be available for download on the Apple App Store’s Lifestyle and Productivity categories for $0.99 to celebrate its release. A free Lite version of the application, aptly named inCharge Lite, is available as well.

Idea behind inCharge is simple. In veritable anti-smartphone app, this innovative utility allows users to limit themselves from incessantly toying around with their iPhones, at least as much as they’ll allow themselves to be. Once inside the app users simply choose how long they’d like to ignore their phone – anywhere from a few minutes to hours on end – and click start. When running, inCharge turns the iPhone’s screen into a Safe-Zone with countdown clock, placing other apps out of view and giving users the push they need to put their phones away.

Since the app’s emphasis is on improving users’ own will power inCharge work on the honors system, leaving users free to bypass the app’s Safe-Zone if they need to make a call or simply can’t resist the urge to tweet, Facebook, or email any longer. Giving into mobile temptation won’t go unnoticed by inCharge though. The app will regularly give users notifications to remind them that their lock-out period is still active and encouraging them to stick to their guns and give the phone a rest. Losing yourself or a friend to your iPhone? Kick the habit and re-enter the real world with inCharge! Love someone who cannot put his or her phone away? Apple’s Gift-This-App option allows you to give inCharge to those you really care about.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.2 or later
* 2.6 MB

Pricing and Availability:
inCharge 0.9 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Lifestyle category.

Digital Addiction
inCharge 0.9
Purchase and Download
Screenshot 1
Screenshot 2
Screenshot 3

Founded in Israel, Enddiction is an emerging mobile application focused on creating practical tools geared to help iOS users live in greater harmony with their devices. (C) Enddiction 2011. 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.

Spanish Word Wizard for iOS – A Unique Talking Spelling App for Kids

Sophia Antipolis, France – L’Escapadou today is pleased to announce Spanish Word Wizard 1.0 for iOS, a Spanish version of their Word Wizard app that lets kids hear the sounds of letters and words, and provides spelling practice with a customizable Word list of more than 1,400 questions and answers. Featuring advanced text to speech capabilities, the app can pronounce an unlimited number of original words and spell-check an unlimited number of Spanish words.

“We’re happy to bring Word Wizard to Latino and Spanish families who use the iPad or the iPhone for education. We believe that it will help kids learn to read, write and spell Spanish as the English version does.” said Pierre Abel, founder of L’Escapadou.

The English and French versions have already won many accolades including:
* “…Powerful language-learning tool that is ideal for a child learning to read” – New York Times
* Editor’s Choice Award for Excellence in Design from Children’s Technology Review
* “…A fantastic app for young children” – GeekDad Blog, Wired Magazine
*”…I love the talking alphabet…I will certainly recommend it to early educators.” Mary Ellin Logue, Ed.D, Early Childhood Education, University of Maine
* Featured by Apple as ‘New and Noteworthy’ for iPad and iPhone in US
* Featured by Apple as App of the Week for iPhone in France (French Version)

In the talking Movable Alphabet, kids see all the letters at the bottom of the landscape oriented screen and hear the name or the sound of each letter aloud when they touch it. This multi-sensory approach, made famous through the writings of physician and educator Maria Montessori, engages the child completely. Each sense reinforces the other, and a wide range of cognitive styles is accommodated. Using the technology of the iPad/iPhone, Word Wizard enhances and amplifies the experience of seeing, touching, and hearing letters that young children have had in Montessori classrooms for more than 100 years. The app can be seen as taking the best of the Montessori method and making it still better.

The talking Movable Alphabet lets kids drag one letter at a time on to a grid (that automatically aligns the letters) or a blank page. As each letter is added to a word-in-progress, Word Wizard speaks the name of the letter aloud (or optionally, its phonetic sound) and then pronounces the proto-word, demonstrating how each additional letter alters the pronunciation of the whole. The child may never create a word in the Spanish language, but he or she is completely free to get to know the building blocks of words on their own terms. When the last letter of a correctly spelled word is put in place, the entire word is surrounded by white light, all the letters grow to remove the spaces between them, and the word is clearly pronounced.

Talking Movable Alphabet Highlights:

* 3 voices: 1 Latino voice (Female) and 2 Castilian voices (Female and Male)
* Spell checker highlights unrecognized words
* Spanish Phonics or letter name when a letter is touched in the alphabet
* Read each word or all the words created as a sentence.
* Grid or free placement mode
* Voice Transformer (speed,tone) for added fun
* Cursive and block letters
* Uppercase or lowercase letters for block letters
* 2 backgrounds

Familiar and at ease with letters, phonemes, syllables, words, and pronunciation, children can leave Movable Alphabet mode and visit Spelling Quizzes, where they can put into practice all they have learned and play a semi-formal game with rules and scoring. Each spelling quiz consists of 10 words. Spanish Word Wizard prompts “Escribe ‘madre'” and the child drags each letter as they did before to spell the word. If necessary, they can touch the Hint button to receive hints one letter at a time. When all 10 words have been spelled, the app displays the number of correct answers and the number of hints used.

Spelling Quiz Highlights:
* more than 1,400 words is organized into categories such as Family Members,Numbers , Colors, Animals, Body, 1,000 Most Frequently Used Words,…
* Create custom Word Lists by entering custom words and sentences, and even share lists
* Hints are available if kids do not know how to spell a word
* A variety of colorful animations are displayed when a word is completed
* Once a quiz is completed, a report is displayed and fun, interactive animations are available as a reward
* Scores are kept for each list

Children, parents, and teachers can quickly and easily create custom Word Lists. Type in a list of words separated by commas, or even sentences. Though the word may not be in the app’s Word List it will properly pronounce it and go on to score the quiz. This expansion capability makes Word Wizard a flexible tool for learning special vocabularies and terms, practicing words challenging to particular students, and challenging super-spellers with spelling bee favorites.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* Universal app optimized for display on all iOS devices
* 228 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Spanish Word Wizard 1.0 is only $3.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category. Review copies are available upon request.

Spanish Word Wizard 1.0
Purchase and Download
YouTube Video
App Icon

Based in Sophia Antipolis, France, L’Escapadou is an award-winning, family, design studio dedicated to creating fun, creative, and educational apps for iPad and iPhone, and it was recognized as an Editor’s Choice by Moms With Apps. Montessori Crosswords, L’Escapadou’s top selling app, has won the Children’s Technology Review Editor’s Choice Award for Excellence in Design. Pierre Abel holds a PhD in computer science and has worked extensively on user experience design. His wife, a translator currently busy home-educating their daughters, helps in the design of their educational apps. Watching their kids – 5 and 8 years old – learn and play is their main source of inspiration for the apps they make. The studio was founded in 2010 after the launch of the iPad, with the belief that the iPad can be a great tool for learning and creativity. Copyright (C) 2010-2011 L’Escapadou. 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.

FX Photo Studio presents: Let the International iPhoneography Show Begin

New York, New York – Let the magic begin! Finally, International iPhoneography Show comes to New York on the 16th of December. More than 7000 submissions were sent to the show during the qualifying phase from all parts of the world. The selection process was very difficult but now the 150 finalists are chosen. International iPhoneography Show lasts from December 16th till December 22nd.

The idea of the International iPhoneography Show is to give everyone, who creates pictures on iPhone a chance to be featured in New York at Soho Gallery for Digital Art. Plus the entrants get a chance to win the whole lot of iPhoneography goodies from the partners of the event.

Come and visit Soho Gallery in NY to enjoy best works and to choose winners of the show. Don’t miss one of the most exciting shows of December! If you don’t live in New York and cannot visit the show, don’t worry! Check the official site of the show to see the best photos and to follow latest updates. Moreover, the contest is ongoing and everyone can still submit photos processed with FX Photo Studio in order to participate in next events to gain awesome prizes. Every next month will bring you amazing contests and unique prizes. So keep on submitting your photos!

FX Photo Studio for iPhone, one of the best photo processing apps features over 194 effects and filters to make perfect pictures. The newest version of the application includes text labels that can easily be added to the photos. There is also a color splash tool, selective masking with the effects, image adjustments (gamma, hue, saturation, crop, etc), built-in camera (iPhone 4s support) and more features. The variety of filters includes lo-fi, vintage, art filters, crosspro effects, sketches, frames, vignettes, stencils and graffiti filters.

Device Requirements:
*iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.0 or later
* 19.0 MB

Pricing and Availability:
FX Photo Studio for iPhone is available at $0,99 for a limited period on App Store. Process your pictures and submit them to the contest to participate in monthly contests organized by FX Photo Studio. Share your photos to win awesome prizes and to let the world know about your iPhoneography talent.

International iPhoneography Show
FX Photo Studio 4.5
Purchase and Download
YouTube Video
App Icon

MacPhun LLC specializes in iOS and Mac software development. The company has been working in this field since the start of the iPhone era and they love what they do. MacPhun consolidates passionate professionals inspired by the idea of creating innovative, enthralling and consistently high quality photo and video software, including FX Photo Studio, Perfect Photo, Silent Film Director, Cartoonatic, etc. Copyright (C) 2011 MacPhun LLC. 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.

SMEStorage adds support for EMC Atmos & PogoPlug to its Cloud Appliance

London, United Kingdom – SMEStorage has announced that it has enhanced support for using Private Cloud Storage with its Cloud Appliance by integrating the EMC Atmos and PogoPlug Storage Clouds. The Cloud Appliance unifies data from over 30 different files stores and SaaS services, enabling such services to be accessed and managed from a single ‘Cloud file system’ whilst adding Cloud Governance and e-compliance features across all Clouds used.

Access to using EMC Atmos and PogoPlug Clouds is not only available to business Cloud FileServer users but is also available to free users of the SMEStorage multi Cloud Service.

Once a user or business adds these Clouds into their Cloud DashBoard, data from these Clouds can be accessed and managed directly from SMEStorage clients. These include native Mac,Linux and Windows local Cloud Drives and desktop Sync Tools and also native access from iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone 7 mobile devices.

CEO Ian Osborne stated, “We see a big push for companies who want to not only manage their own private data, but also be able to integrate different data endpoints for unified access and management in addition to having some control and governance around use of this data. This is what our Cloud File Server provides.”

“Personal or small business users can instantly setup a Cloud File Server using a PogoPlug device without needing to install any software or move any of their files. Everything can be setup and administered via the web unless a user wished to install desktop client access tools.”

“For larger businesses and Service Providers who use EMC Atmos. they can install the Cloud Appliance on their premises or in their data centre and leverage the tools and clients, including added value features that overlay all Clouds that are mapped to the Appliance such as WebDav, FTP, and Amazon S3 API access.”

“For Service Providers these tools and clients are available to be white labelled and customised, and indeed we are in trials with several large global ISP’s. For these ISP’s the ability to provide value added tools and services on top of EMC Atmos as well as the ability to integrate access to other competitive Clouds is a huge value differentiator.”

The Cloud File Server Appliance is available as a SaaS Service, as a hybrid on-premise solution, and as an appliance for Service Providers to use with EMC Atmos, OpenStack, Eucalyptus, public clouds, or their own home grown Storage Solutions.

Cloud File Server

SMEStorage provides provide a cloud storage gateway in which file meta-data is synchronised, but all files continue to reside on the original storage platform. In this way SMEStorage can offer value added services and clients to existing cloud storage providers, whilst also providing a single cloud file system which enables files from many different cloud storage providers to be managed in one cloud file tree. SMEStorage provide services to individual users, and also to corporate users via its Organisation ‘FileServer in the Cloud’ platform offering, which combines file sharing, user management and collaboration features. Copyright (C) 2011 SMEStorage. 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.

Chuppy Jump – Fun iOS Game to light up this holiday season

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – Not A Basement Studio today is pleased to announce the launch of Chuppy Jump, a new game for iPhone and iPod touch. Chuppy’s party is interrupted because of the power outage. Chuppy needs to collect the magical Xmas balls to light up the party. Use your skills, avoid obstacles, and help Chuppy have an amazing journey. Featuring a one-tap control, Chuppy needs to jump on 5 different types of leaves with different properties, collecting 6 power-ups, while completing 38 different challenging goals and level up! With Christmas design and bustling music, Chuppy Jump will provide gamers a fun and addicting experience this holiday season:

* 5 Kinds Of Leaves:
With different properties, those leaves bring Chuppy various difficulties to overcome.

* 6 Surprising Power-Ups:
Random gifts on the journey bring extra-power to get more points.

* 10 Levels And 38 Goals:
There’s more to just traveling as far as possible in Chuppy Jump.

* Totally Randomized Map:
The map will be randomized every time gamers play

* Profile Statistics:
Chuppy Jump tracks everything gamers do in game, so that they can show it off.

* Showcase Achievements:
On Game Center and OpenFeint.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch 2G, 3G, and 4G
* iOS 4.1 and above
* 34.3 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Chuppy Jump is available worldwide through the iTunes App Store. There are two version: Free with ad and paid version ($0.99). Promo codes are available for qualified reviewers. Enjoy Chuppy Jump, and have a Merry Xmas & Happy New Year!

Not A Basement Studio
Chuppy Jump Free
Chuppy Jump
App Icon

Founded in 2010, Not A Basement Studio is an app development studio located in Ho Chi Minh Ctiy, Vietnam. They have created Manga Rock, Manga Rock MF, Manga Rock Unity, Komik Connect, Wikly, and Comic Express. Almost 600,000 people downloaded their apps and responded encouragingly. Copyright (C) 2011 Not A Basement Studio. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the US and/or other countries.

Surprise Box for iPhone – Amazing Box Full of Random Animated Surprises

Cluj-Napoca, Romania – Art Dynasty today is pleased to announce the release and worldwide availability of the new application Surprise Box – a collection of scary and cute surprises.

“It’s free… it’s funny… and it’s just the beginning… more cool animated surprises with sounds are coming soon. Try it and share any surprise with friends,” said Sveatoslav Vizitiu, CEO of Art Dynasty.

Features of the Surprise Box app include:

* Free Surprises Included:
This version contains a predefined number of free surprises. Rotate the wheel for 2 seconds and the box will be opened with a random surprise played each time.

* Surprise Share:
Do you like a specific surprise? With one click you can share it via E-mail. You can make your friends enjoy every cute or scary surprise played in the app by sharing it with them.

* Surprise Import:
Anyone having the Surprise Box app installed can import and play a surprise directly from the E-mail received with that surprise attached.

* Buy More Surprises:
Can’t find the perfect surprise to be shared from the free surprise collection? Users can buy more surprises from the “Buy More …” section. More fun animated surprises will be available soon as In-App purchases.

“We designed our app specifically for the iPhone’s Retina display so that Surprise Box users could enjoy HD Surprises. We hope users will also appreciate the fact that the content is updated on a monthly basis,” Sveatoslav Vizitiu said.

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch
* Requires iOS 3.2 or later
* 19.5 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Surprise Box 1.0 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category.

Art Dynasty Studio
Surprise Box 1.0
Download from iTunes
App Icon
Press Kit (zip)

Art Dynasty is a design studio consisting of 2 hard-working enthusiasts willing to bring new ideas into the world of mobile apps and photography. The company was founded in October of 2005 with an ambitious goal to spur the market of creative design and photography. Creativity and innovation runs in the company and many new and amazing titles are planned to be released in the near future for all fans of design. Copyright (C) 2011 Art Dynasty. 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.

tappr.tv v4 lets you create, publish, and subscribe to music visuals

San Francisco, California – App artist deeje is pleased to announce the 4th major release of tappr.tv for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, which now features an online social community that lets users publish, rate, and subscribe to visuals for their favorite musical artists.

tappr.tv is a new kind of entertainment app for iOS that let’s users make their own music visuals, called dances, using over 100 visual wands. Each wand uniquely responds to the user’s touches with bursts of particles and light. While a song is playing, wand motions can be recorded into separate layers, called tracks. tappr.tv sports many unique features:

Theater – This is where users watch and rate dances by the tappr.tv community:
* Favorite Artists = displays dances based on the user’s artist subscriptions
* Top Rated = displays the top 30 dances on tappr.tv, based on the number of stars
* Most Watched = displays the top 30 dances on tappr.tv, based on number of views
* Newest = displays the last 30 dances published by the tappr.tv community
* Loops = displays loops that aren’t set to music, great for doodling and silent relaxation

* Ratings:
To help the tappr.tv community find the best dances, users can rate the dances they watch from 1 star “OK” to 5 stars “Awesome”.

* Studio:
This is where users create dances. When the user selects a dance, they can see and edit its tracks, change each track’s wand, and record wand movements. When they’ve created a dance they like, they can publish it for other tappr.tv users to watch and rate.

* Sharing:
In the Studio and Theater, users can share dances on Facebook, Twitter, or via Email, with a web-ready URL.

* Video Out & Play All:
Users can attach their iPad or iPad 2 to an HD TV, either wired or via AirPlay, and let tappr.tv shuffle thru all the dances in Favorite Artists or Loops. Great for chillaxin!

* Artist Subscriptions:
When users first launch tappr.tv v4, they’ll be asked to enable Scan Music Library, which will analyze their music for their favorite musical artists and subscribe to their “channels”. When new dances to songs by those artists are published by other tappr.tv members, users receive a push notification and those dances will automatically be downloaded into the Theater.

* Profile:
Here users can see their stats, what they’ve been doing, and who has been watching and rating their dances. Users can also see their published dances, ranked by their overall views. Users will also receive a push notification whenever someone watches or rates one of their dances.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.1 or later
* 7.7 MB

Pricing and Availability:
tappr.tv 4.1 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Social Networking category. For a limited, publishing is also free, so get dancing!

tappr.tv 4.1
Download From iTunes
App Icon

Located in San Francisco, California, aspiring app artist deeje has been developing consumer software for over 20 years, and is excited about the prospects of mobile apps as artistic endeavors. Other than tappr.tv, deeje has worked on various iOS projects including Biophilia, StarMaker, iSparkler, TagDis, and Clinks. Copyright (C) 2011 deeje LLC. 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 belong to their respective owners.

iTouchiLearn Feelings Helps Kids Identify and Communicate Emotions

Cary, North Carolina – Independent applications developer, Staytoooned today is thrilled to announce the release and immediate availability of iTouchiLearn Feelings for Preschool Kids 1.0, their new children’s educational app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. iTouchiLearn Feelings gives preschool, kindergarten and special needs kids the social cues needed to identify, interpret and communicate their emotions.

By interacting with words and associated visual actions, children step through the process that causes an emotion. iTouchiLearn Feelings is now available in the iTunes App Store for the iPod touch, iPhone and iPad devices. iTouchiLearn Feelings sequentially builds early learning social cues and enables children to apply what they learn to real world situations through:

* Funny animations that demonstrate cause and effect feelings and emotions
* Six fun activities that identify core feelings and improve communication skills
* Audio directions to facilitate learning and aid children with speech difficulties
* Ideal supplement for play and speech therapy
* Bonus animated sing-a-long happy song

What they are saying:
“Perfect for use with my students. We do a unit in our reading program about feelings as well incorporate it during our social skills lessons.”
“I just checked your app out. It looks great for teaching children with special needs to not only recognize emotions but explain why/how we should feel.”
“Wow this truly looks like an app that would be so important to help my students with cognitive disabilities and autism that just don’t seem to be able to understand emotions/feelings when described in verbal terms.”
“I am also a preschool teacher for children with autism. We work on identifying emotions and feelings in themselves and others.”
“I work with students who have ASD and this would be a great app to try out in my schools.”
“Fantastic for helping children with special needs understanding feelings, what a great teaching tool.”

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.1 or later
* 33.7 MB

Pricing and Availability:
iTouchiLearn Feelings for Preschool Kids 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category. For promo codes, contact Jane Scarano.

iTouchiLearn Feelings for Preschool Kids 1.0
App Icon

Staytoooned is an independent applications developer based in Cary, North Carolina. The company was founded in 2009 with the intent of creating engaging educational apps for young children. Staytoooned first effort, iTouchiLearn Words was successful in maintaining a good App Store ranking and attracting a solid number of fans. In 2010, Creative Director Jane Scarano decided that the company needed to make a major commitment to developing the best available educational apps. Scarano wanted to combine an interactive animated game format with well researched and age appropriate educational content. To achieve this goal Staytoooned formed a partnership agreement with a professional educator. The first product of that partnership is iTouchiLearn Numbers. Copyright (C) 2009-2011 Staytoooned. 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.

Design unique wallpapers for your iDevice with Mosaic Wallpaper Designer

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Independent developer Erwin Zwart today is thrilled to introduce the universal iOS app Mosaic Wallpaper Designer, built from the ground up to be as easy-to-use as possible. Add your own pictures to a variety mosaic grids an edit them using simple multitouch gestures. Designed wallpapers have Retina resolution for iPhone and are both landscape and portrait compatible for iPad. The result is saved to your device and can be shared with your friends via Twitter and Facebook.

“A huge amount of people love to customize their iDevice”, said Erwin Zwart, developer of Mosaic Wallpaper Designer. “But strangely enough, the greater part of all wallpaper apps contain a collection of non-personal wallpapers”. With Mosaic Wallpaper Designer you create unique and personal wallpapers, because you design them using your own pictures.

No designer skills are needed to design a beautiful custom wallpaper, because of the user-friendly interface and self-explanatory workflow. The concept of the entire app is based on simplicity, which makes it accessible for a wide range of users.

Device Requirements:
* Universal: iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* Universal Application
* 5.5 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Mosaic Wallpaper Designer 1.0 is $0.99 (USD) as an introduction prize for a limited time only, 50% less than the standard price of $1,99 (USD). Mosaic Wallpaper Designer is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category. Promo codes are available for qualified reviewers.

Erwin Zwart
Mosaic Wallpaper Designer 1.0
Purchase and Download
YouTube Video
App Icon

Erwin Zwart is a independent iOS developer. With his educational background being a E-Technology student and his interest in the latest technology he started developing Apps mostly as a hobby. After developing two Apps for the Dutch waterpolo competition which are loved by their users, Erwin Zwart has released StackPad Wallpaper Designer for iPad and PhotoStack Wallpaper Designer which became a great success. Copyright (C) 2011 Erwin Zwart. 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.

Gift the Colourful World of Animals and Their Voices to Your Little Baby

Riga, Latvia – Your little baby just started to explore the world and needs a little support from you. Now you could help easily with the fun educational game “Animal Book for Babies”. Designed for 1-3 years old children the game includes beautiful animal illustrations made by professional painter and carefully selected animal voices. The playing process naturally stimulates interaction and therefore improves your baby’s manual dexterity.

All parents wish the best for their children. We want even more, so we created this game for our own children. Now we share this great opportunity with you. Gift your baby hours of fun and take the benefit of education part of the game. Playing the game your baby will learn to recognize the animals, sounds they produce, and significantly improve the manual dexterity.

We have longtime cooperation with creative and talented painter working in children multiplication area. He filled the game with beautiful colourful illustrations, which make the game so fresh, fun, and highly attractive for children. We also have spent hours listening and selecting animal voices, which are most pleasant and fun to children. We are sure that we did the task well!

* Simple and intuitive interface adapted for small kids (1-3 years)
* All illustrations are prepared by professional painter working in children multiplication area
* Most of basic animals presented and more will be added soon (write back your suggestions)
* Retina quality images
* Most pleasant and fun sounds for every animal

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad
* Requires IOS 3.2 or later
* Universal Application
* 4.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Animal Book for Babies is available for $0.99 in the U.S., and is priced accordingly in other regions. Animal Book for Babies is available worldwide from Apple’s App Store for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Animal Book for Babies
Purchase and Download
Screenshot 1
Screenshot 2
Screenshot 3
App Icon

Being both independent iOS developer and happy father of 2 year little girl, allows Alexander Shumilov to develop innovative, both fun and educational applications for children. Copyright (C) 2011 Alexander Shumilov. 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.