Violet Storm pushes iOS arcade action into the realm of the ridiculous

Mississauga, Ontario – Sad Cat Software, an innovative pioneer in mobile game development, is excited today to announce the release of Violet Storm for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. A graphically stunning arcade shooter, Violet Storm thrusts players into a vibrantly stylized neon world for some of the fastest, most frenetic, and most addicting shoot-em-up flying action available on iOS today. Boasting infinite levels, a wide array of wickedly powerful upgradable weapons and dozens of different enemies to blast, this game definitely brings the goods and all but guarantees you’ll get nothing short of an exhilaratingly fresh experience time and time again. Violet Storm is currently available for download on the Apple App Store for $0.99 in the Games category.

Mix together glowing graphics, strikingly smooth visual flares, and ridiculously over-the-top action that moves at breakneck speeds and you get Violet Storm. This “bird’s eye view” flying shooter was specifically designed to be about as far away from sensible and calm as possible. Violet Storm offers gamers access to what are arguably the wackiest and most over-powered weapons in its genre, twenty different enemies that burst into showers of colored electric glitter when shot, and a techno soundtrack to match Violet Storm’s high energy look and feel.

This game is as straightforward to play as it is addicting. Players float about their high contrast neon universe fighting off wave after wave of incoming enemies for as long as they can – the more baddies they kill the higher their scores climbs, its as simple as that. Violet Storm is an exceptionally well polished game. It features highly intuitive multi-touch controls, offers three different difficulty settings to stay accessible to any level of player, and even comes complete with interactive online leaderboards via Game Center integration. Don’t miss out on this gem of arcade mayhem, get to the App Store and blast through Violet Storm today.

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

Pricing and Availability:
Violet Storm 1.14 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

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Founded in Ontario, Canada, Sad Cat Software specializes in developing sophisticated, interesting, and uncommonly exciting mobile games for Apple’s iOS platform. The company is determined to create deeply entertaining mobile experiences that are unmatched in quality and and sheer fun. (C) Sad Cat Software 2012. 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.

Singular Software Presto Shortlisted for StudioDaily’s Prime Awards

Vancouver, British Columbia – Singular Software(TM), a developer of workflow automation applications for video production, is pleased to announce its presentation editing software, Singular Software Presto, has been nominated as one of the best new products for post by the StudioDaily Prime Awards. The industry event, held on Tuesday, April 17 during NAB 2012, honors the top innovative companies of the year in production and post.

Singular Software Presto is Presentation Magic:
Singular Software Presto creates beautiful, professional-quality videos of presentations automatically using video of the presenter and the original slide images. Presto incorporates sophisticated visual tracking and image-matching technology to simplify the entire editing process. Its automation magic creates a precisely timed slide track by replacing the presentation slides captured on video with the original high-quality presentation slides. The advanced tracking technology keeps the presenter in view, alongside the slides, in appealing two-up layouts. The resulting video can be used as is or further customized with Presto presentation templates.

On Display at NAB:
Singular Software Presto will be showcased in the Plug-in Pavilion at NAB 2012 (booth SL2426). Stop by the booth for hands-on demonstrations of the new software. For more information about Singular Software, please visit the company’s website. Want to schedule a private briefing with Singular Software? Please contact Anya Oskolkova. Interested in attending the StudioDaily Prime Awards? Register now for a spot at the can’t-miss industry event.

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Established in 2008, Singular Software pioneers the development of workflow automation applications for audio and video professionals. Its breakthrough solution, PluralEyes, offers innovative technology to automate and simplify multi-camera, multi-take and dual-system audio workflows. Singular Software products support industry leading non-linear editing products. For more information about Singular Software, please visit the company’s website. Singular Software Presto is a trademark of Singular Software Inc. All other trademarks, registered trademarks and products mentioned herein belong to their respective owners.

Dr. Panda, Teach me! a Multilingual Preschool Educational App on iOS

Chengdu, China – Independent app developer TribePlay today is pleased to announce the launch of Dr. Panda, Teach Me!, the first in a series of educational apps for children on the iPhone(R), iPod(R) Touch, and iPad(R). In this interactive app, children ages 2 – 5 explore an easy-to-navigate map with four different settings and animals from around the world. Children have fun collecting animals and creating their own zoo, while learning shapes, sizes, colors, differences, counting, logic, memory, and more. The app is available in five languages (English, German, Dutch, Japanese, and Chinese), each with a unique voice actor to interact with the child in his/her own native language. Dr. Panda is great for early learners (and their parents)!

Dr. Panda, Teach Me! includes 10 fun and educational activities for toddlers and preschoolers. With an easy “swipe of the finger” navigation system and activities that progress with a child’s mastery, Dr. Panda, Teach Me! is designed for extended and rewarding gameplay for a wide age range of child.

Dr. Panda, Teach Me! is certified by the kidSAFE(R) Seal Program and comes without any advertisements, pop-ups, external links, notifications and in-app purchases. To learn more go to kidSAFE online.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, 3/4G iPod touch and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 46.7 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Dr. Panda, Teach Me! – Preschool 1.1 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.

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TribePlay, based in Western China, Chengdu, was founded in 2008 and has built large-user-basis social games and virtual worlds. Dr. Panda is TribePlay’s second release on iOS(R), following the highly popular BrainJewel, which has been a #1 educational app in the Netherlands and Germany. TribePlay is a multinational company with Chinese, German, Polish, English and Dutch developers, designers and management. Our cross-cultural makeup, diverse points of view, and our passion for educational applications are key factors contributing to the playability of our games. At TribePlay the player comes first! Copyright (C) 2012 TribePlay. 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.

A Free Flashlight with Proximity Sensor Programmed

Cork, Ireland – 25dev, the developers of FlashLight, have launched an exciting yet very practical product for iPhone. The FlashLight application is the first new product of its kind, an application with Proximity sensor programmed for iPhone 4 and 4S. In addition to this powerful function FlashLight has other useful built-in features including quick integration of the flashlight by shaking it, the ability to monitor battery status, Morse Code and compass.

Finally a Flashlight with Proximity sensor programmed* for iPhone 4 and 4S. Turn your iPhone into a useful LED torch/flashlight with completely new features implemented in this application and get the most out of your iPhone. This application allows you to turn on/off flashlight without making any noise or pressing any buttons at all.

How?
* To turn ON simply open the Flashlight Application
* To turn OFF – Just cover your phone screen
* Put the phone fully in your pocket
* Turn the phone upside down on a table or surface

Using this feature to turn off the flashlight when it’s not in use saves your battery life. You will never be caught out with this application; this flashlight has an integrated battery meter always letting you know how much battery life remains.

Flashlight has may uses:
* Searching for items in dark corners or under furniture
* Reading Books/magazines
* Lights up a dark room at night
* During a power failure
* Finding a keyhole in the dark

Find out your own creative usage especially with proximity feature! You will always find this app handy in dark places. Free version has no iAds and it has almost all features for free. Enjoy a flashlight for free without iAds. Get a Flashlight in your pocket, when you need it, where you need it.

Features:
* Proximity sensor turns LED light on/off (Available in full version)
* Proximity sensor turns screen on/off (Available in full version)
* Integrated battery meter
* Shake your device to turn light on/off
* Push button (signal light) with very fast response time, ideal for Morse signals
* Remember last configuration after the application is closed
* No splash screen, very fast start
* Brightest and fastest-torch
* Easy and simple to use
* Elegant design and high quality retina graphics
* Realistic sound effects
* Professional dark design to save battery life
* No iAds, it’s Free

Note: continuous use of the LED flash can shorten battery life.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 4.3 MB

Pricing and Availability:
FlashLight: Free Flash Light 1.0 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Utilities category.

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25dev creates, designs and develops unique interfaces and amazingly beautiful graphics for the iOS platform. The company’s mission is to provide great products and great value for mobile application users. 25dev accomplishes this by performing extensive daily research, as well as new feature and technology analysis. From there, 25dev developers implement the best of the findings for their applications. Copyright (C) 2012 25dev. 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.

Bowling Paradise 1.2 Released With Lots Of Enhancements

Sydney, Australia – InnoLab today is excited to release a newly updated 3D game “Bowling Paradise” for iOS. The bowling game is packed with many great features that players are looking for.

New to this release
* Lots of gameplay enhancements as suggested by players to make it a perfect game
* Graphics and special effect improvements
* Game menu enhancements.

Bowling Paradise provides several unique, beautiful locations to play bowling
* Beach (peaceful and relaxing)
* Garden (fresh and relaxing)
* Slope (exciting – ball rolling down a special wavy path)
* Camping (quiet camping night)
* Dome (classic, luxury)
* Space (high impact – ball can fly in the air to hit pins)
* Mushroom (imaginary land)

Bowling Paradise is a unique, interesting and addictive game. Each location has its own atmosphere and gameplay. These exciting locations will keep you playing for hours.

Features of the Bowling Paradise app include:
* 3 game modes: single, against CPU, pass and play up to 4 players
* Realistic physics engine
* Amazing, state-of-art 3D graphics for Retina display
* Precise flick control
* 10 custom pin sets to choose from to match each location
* 10 custom balls, player can select up to 10 balls, one for each throw
* Swiping or tilting the device to add spin to the moving ball
* Two camera viewing modes

Device requirements:
* iPhone (3GS, 4, 4S), iPod touch (3/4G) and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.2 or later
* 46 MB

Pricing and availability:
Bowling Paradise is currently available for sale worldwide through the App Store in the Games category for $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies). Review copies are available upon request. There is also a FREE version of Bowling Paradise in the App Store.

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Based in Sydney, Australia, InnoLab specializes in creating mobile applications and games for mobile devices. Copyright (C) 2012 InnoLab. 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.

Tapose redefines multitasking, collaboration & content creation on iPad

Seattle, Washington – Zanther, Inc., a mobile commerce firm, has today announced the release of Tapose for the iPad. Tapose is a revolutionary new multitasking, productivity, and content creation solution that provides users with a collaborative multimedia Journal, fully featured Web Browser, Interactive Maps, and more, all of which can be used in tandem to transform how users get things done on the go. To boot, since many of Tapose’s productivity features are connected to the cloud users have unprecedented power to collaborate with others in a unified virtual workspace in real time and across different platforms.Tapose is available for download on the Apple App Store for $2.99 in the Productivity category.

Created to help busy iPad owners do more, Tapose – aptly derived from the word juxtapose – is a multifunctional productivity resource set to bring the functionality of Microsoft’s inspired yet ill-fated concept of a duel-screen tablet to the iPad. Tapose’s ambitious ideals of bringing users a truly multi-purposed, content creation solution are perfectly illustrated by it’s expansively functional Journal feature, which serves as the flexible, collaborative heart of the app. Supported by the Cloud, this is more than just a powerful and elegantly designed word processor. In addition to writing and text editing/ formatting features, the Journal allows users to create drawings, integrate mixed media elements with the help of a practical Media Lasso Tool, and more all while working from a single intuitive Control Hub.

Understanding that flexible collaboration options and genuine productivity go hand in hand today, Tapose’s Journal allows multiple users to share and edit their entries, even if they are working from different platforms. Tapose also provides users with simultaneous access to apps and sharing portals. This enables users to email contacts, print documents via Air Print, and export content to Evernote or Dropbox without having to pause everything else to do so. If it seems like Tapose is trying to tackle and reinvent enough functions to fill a whole tablet, that may be because it is. With multitasking features that allow processes to literally run side-by-side, cloud based cross collaboration options that would make Google blush, and enough practical features to supplement almost every native iPad function, Tapose more than lives up to both its namesake and the unique Courier concept that served as its inspiration.

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Zanther, Inc is an innovative new mobile applications developer focused on creating fresh high quality iOS mobile solutions.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. Copyright (C) 2012 Zanther, 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.

Templates for Numbers Pro for iPad/iPhone – 115 Customizable Template

Heidelberg, Germany – emendo Media today is pleased to introduce Templates for Numbers Pro 1.0, their collection of 115 customizable templates designed to supplement the 16 basic templates included with Apple’s Numbers application on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. With spreadsheets in more than 13 different categories, the template collection significantly helps users on the go to save time and product highly useful spreadsheets. Templates for Numbers Pro features 3 main categories, Finance, Time, and Personal with more than 13 different sub categories. Individual documents are quickly exportable into Numbers.

emendo Media has conveniently organized their professionally designed templates into three categories to summarize the main purpose of the templates: Finance, Time, and Personal. Within each of the three categories are up to 5 different sub-categories providing the user with a great variety of different templates. Users can easily browse through the templates and categories to find the right spreadsheet for every occasion. Users may choose from a wide variety of themes from simple to sophisticated, from fancy to functional.

Categories & Sub-categories:
* Finance: accounting, budgets & proposals, currency exchange, invoices
* Time: calenders, plans & planner, project management, time tracking, timetables
* Personal: comparisons, health & fitness, home & family, lists

Each sub-category features up to 15 different documents to match the users taste, occasion, and style. Every template can be used right away, but it is also very easy to customize every spreadsheet the way the users wants: Everythign from styles and fonts to colors and borders can be changed easily when exported into Numbers.

Feature Highlights:
* 3 main categories with all in all 13 different sub-categories
* 115 time-saving and professional-designed spreadsheet templates
* Great variety of different layouts and themes: Balance sheets, P&L statements, budgets, proposals, currency exchange tools, invoices, comparisons, health & fitness lists and planner, home & family organizer, all kinds of lists, calendars, planners, project management tools, time tracking sheets and timetables
* Layout compatibility: You can change everything right in Numbers (Fonts, colors, styles)
* High-quality designs: They look even better on the new iPad’s Retina Display
* Quick Look of the Previews in Fullscreen Mode
* Super fast export to Numbers (all templates are optimized for your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch)

“With Templates for Numbers Pro we are now helping all users of the iWorks suite of productivity apps.” stated lead programmer Jan Heiermann. “We have now three templates apps with a high quality standard in terms of design, usability and professional look. It has never been this easy to create stylish and useful documents on your iOS device with iWorks and our supporting apps.”

Device Requirements:
* Apple Numbers application required
* iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, 3/4G iPod touch and iPad
* iOS 5.1 or later
* 30 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Templates for Numbers Pro 1.0 is $4.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Productivity category. Review copies are available upon request.

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Based in Heidelberg, Germany, emendo Media is a creative and innovative media-consulting firm helping its clients to improve their marketing message. Founded in 2010, emendo Media has focused on the improvement of business and company presentations. Now, emendo Media is taking a step further and bringing back all its experience with business customers right to all iOS devices. Copyright (C) 2010-2012 emendo Media. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, Numbers, iPhone, iPod, and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Shave Me! 6.0 Update Adds New Tattoo Kit

Brighton, Massachusetts – Game developer Metaversal Studios today is thrilled to release version 6.0 of the hit Entertainment app Shave Me!, which has been downloaded by over 6 million users since its launch. This update gives fans the chance to unleash their creative talents with the unveiling of the Tattoo Kit.

The Tattoo Kit includes tattoo and removal guns and 8 different ink colors to brighten any masterpiece. Like previous Shave Me! creations, any tattoo created can be saved and shared on Facebook, Tumblr and Twitter, straight from the app itself. Users that have the Photo Shaving upgrade can also create tattoos on any image they choose.

“This new tattoo kit is awesome,” said Producer Dave Landry. “We think the Shave Me! fans are going to have a blast with this update!”

Metaversal Studios is the developer of numerous games for iOS, Android and the Mac App Store, with over 9 million downloads of their games across all platforms, including chart-topping Entertainment app Shave Me!, Bad Apples, Battle Harvest, and Updraft Jack.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.1.3 or later
* Universal Application
* 17.7 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Shave Me! 6.0 is free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Entertainment category.

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Based in Brighton, Massachusetts, Metaversal Studios develops casual games with a focus on mobile and online platforms. Other iOS titles by Metaversal Studios include Bad Apples, Shave Me! and GameRoom. Copyright (C) 2012 Metaversal 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.

Zevrix Releases Deliver Express 2.2: Adds Code-Based Delivery

Toronto (ON), Canada – Zevrix Solutions today is thrilled to announce Deliver Express 2.2, a feature update to its automated solution to send and share files easily across the Internet and local networks. Deliver Express processes files automatically from watched hot folders and supports various remote and local services. The software can run absolutely unattended and offers variable e-mail notifications, delivery to multiple destinations, automatic file compression and encryption, and much more.

The new version adds the ability to assign codes to delivery destinations and use a single hot folder for all destinations. It’s achieved by including the destination codes in file names. Files will be sent automatically from a special hot folder according to the codes, without the need to create a separate hot folder for each destination.

“What’s great about Deliver Express for organizations is the unattended nature of using a hot folder,” writes Jeffrey Mincey on Mac360. “It’s perfect for all kinds of file delivery. Sensitive documents, encrypted files, financial information, graphic files, photographs, large files and so on.”

Being used by such major ad agencies as BBDO, Publicis, MacLaren-McCann and Innocean, Deliver Express is ideal for companies and users that constantly send files to specific destinations. For example: ad agencies, photographers, audio/video studios, printers, etc. As a company-wide server solution, Deliver Express can run on a dedicated station processing files from network-based hot folders. Users only need to copy files to the hot folders, and they will be sent automatically with customizable e-mail confirmations issued upon delivery. The files can be easily retrieved through the link in notification e-mail.

Deliver Express offers the following key features:
* Automate both external and internal delivery tasks with hot folder processing
* Supports FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Amazon S3, AFP, SMB and local destinations
* Automatic e-mail notifications
* Submit files from both Mac and PC stations
* Automatic file compression
* Detailed delivery history

Pricing and Availability:
Deliver Express 2.2 can be purchased from Zevrix website as well as from authorized resellers. The license prices are based on the maximum number of destinations and range from $29.95 to $299.95 (USD). Trial is also available for download. Deliver Express is a Universal Binary and available for Mac OS X 10.5 and later.

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Located in Toronto, Canada, Zevrix Solutions provides automation and productivity solutions for Adobe Creative Suite software, PDF and graphic file diagnostics and Microsoft Office on Mac OS. Zevrix is dedicated to help professionals increase their profits through automating everyday tasks, producing error-free documents, saving disk space and cutting production costs. For more information, visit their website. Copyright (C) 2012 Zevrix Solutions. All Rights Reserved.

Alarm Clock – One Touch Pro released on App Store

Munich, Germany – Zuhanden today is thrilled to announce the release and immediate availability of Alarm Clock – One Touch Pro 1.0 on the App Store. Alarm Clock turns your iPhone into a beautiful night stand clock. The pure clock face looks gorgeous at day and night. There are thousands of alarm clocks available on the App Store, but none has the simplicity, functions and style of alarm clock. The clock really focuses on the essentials.

What our users say: “Simple and elegant! Crystal clean. Great work”, “Easy to see, easy to use and I like the dimmer”, “Elegant analog style. Fits well with iPhone sleek design”

One touch interface: With just one touch you can turn your alarm on or off. Simply tap and move the green alarm hand in order to set your wake up time. Setting your alarm has never felt so natural. Just like a classical analog alarm clock, the alarm will go off once the hour hand reaches the alarm hand. By swiping down with one finger you can dim the screen, allowing for an undistracted sleep at night.

Features:
* Turn on/off alarm with just one tap
* Wake up with your favorite music
* Continue to snooze with one tap
* One finger slide for screen dimming
* Automatic portrait and landscape display modes
* Also works in the background
* It is just a gorgeous clock

Device Requirements:
* iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, 3/4G iPod touch and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 3.0 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Designed in Germany to be enjoyed by you! Alarm Clock – One Touch Pro 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Utilities category.

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Zuhanden GmbH was founded in May 2010 as a mobile app development company based in Munich, Germany. Zuhanden is a term borrowed from the German philosopher Martin Heidegger and can be translated by ready-at-hand. In our interpretation this means to develop apps that are purposeful, simple and contextual. The company has two business lines encompassing the development of third-party apps and developing own applications. Zuhanden GmbH was founded by Hans Koenig. Hans holds an MSc in Information Systems from the London School of Economics. He previously worked in technology consulting as well as private equity. Copyright (C) 2010-2012 Zuhanden GmbH. 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.