Remote Shutdown, Wake-On-LAN – all in one solution for your iOS device

Moscow, Russian Federation – Vlad Polyanskiy today proudly announces the release of iShutdown 2.1, a new version of his iOS utility to Wake-on-LAN, shut down, sleep, hibernate or restart your MAC or PC remotely. iShutdown 2.1 works both with Wi-Fi and 3G, it will scan your local network automatically and will find the reachable hosts. Now you can turn off your PC without leaving your comfortable armchair or warm bed. iShutdown will make it for you. Easily. Quickly. Conveniently. Version 2.1 features a new great user-friendly interface.

New in 2.1 version:
* Ability to use DNS names (given by services like dyndns)
* Improved German localization

* Wonderful, user-friendly and intuitive interface
* Turn on, shut down, restart, hibernate or pause your MAC or PC
* Highlighting active/inactive hosts
* Automatic detection of available hosts in your local network
* Manual adding of detected hosts
* Integrated help

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later (4.2 tested)
* 1.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
iShutdown 2.1 is only $1.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Utilities category. Promo codes are available for qualified reviewers. Please specify the website or blog you represent when making your request. All future updates are included with initial purchase of full version.

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Vlad Polyanskiy is an individual developer targeting mobile devices. Copyright (C) 2011 Vlad Polyanskiy. 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.

newMacgadgets Turns The iPad 2 Into a Digital Billboard

San Diego, California – newMacgadgets today is thrilled to introduce the iPad 2 Countertop Display to their growing line of iPad accessories. The iPad 2 Countertop Display turns the iPad 2 into a stylish billboard display, designed for all types of business applications. The Countertop Display rotates 360 degrees and can stand in both the portrait or landscape position making it ideal for advertising displays in retail and business settings.

The Countertop Display compliments newMacgadgets current line of iPad 2 security mounts including, their very popular iPad 2 Dock and recently introduced iPad 2 Wall Mount Display. With an emphasis on security in the business and retail environments newMacgadgets has designed a unique line of durable and attractive bases that meet the many different needs of their customer base.

The new Countertop Display secures to the surface with tamper-proof screws to prevent removal. The 1″ clear acrylic frame securely holds the iPad 2 and provides slots for the charging cable, earphones and on/off switch. The 3/16″ clear cover holds the iPad 2 within the unit and secures with Torx tamper-proof screws. Depending on your preference, you can flip the outer cover to prevent or allow access access to the home button.

Pricing and Availability:
The new Countertop Display retails for $99 (USD) and can be ordered directly from their website. For additional details and pictures please visit newMacgadets.

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newMacgadgets a division of newPCgadgets, designs innovative products and accessories for Apple and PC computers, laptops and mobile devices. With over 20 years of experience they have designed over 150 products for large companies like Apple, IBM and Epson. Copyright (C) 2011 newMacgadgets. 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.

Healthy Shoulder for iPhone – New App Helps Sufferers Find Relief

Austin, Texas – Announcing that Body Motion Apps, Inc., the developers of Healthy Shoulder, has released a new health related application for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. This is a recently launched application that provides users with forty-five videos of safe, effective exercises for increased shoulder flexibility, mobility and strength. Healthy Shoulder can be used by anyone but is especially ideal for those who have suffered from a shoulder injury or related issue, or those looking to increase their shoulder strength.

Healthy Shoulder is a recently launched application that promises help and hope to those who suffer from shoulder problems. It does this by providing safe, effective exercises for three areas and through three levels of progression.

If the app’s instructions are followed, users are able to gently improve the flexibility, mobility and strength in their shoulders. Along with written guidance, the app contains forty-five videos for users to follow and know the correct way to carry out each exercise for maximum benefit and to avoid hurting themselves.

Some of the features offered in Healthy Shoulder include:
* Easy to use interface
* Increases shoulder strength, mobility, flexibility
* Contains 45 videos to illustrate correct, safe ways to perform the exercises
* Includes complete instructions on how to use the videos
* Addresses three shoulder areas
* Takes users safely through three levels of progression
* Private, discreet and convenient

While Healthy Shoulder can benefit anyone, it has been proven especially beneficial to those suffering from a shoulder or related injury and those looking to simply strengthen their shoulders.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.2 or later
* 12.2 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Healthy Shoulder 1.14 is only $0.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Health & Fitness category. Promo codes are available for qualified reviewers. Please specify the website or blog you represent when making your request.

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BodyMotion Apps creates affordable and comprehensive mobile applications for maintaining a healthy body. The Body Motion Apps products include video exercises for self-care of the shoulder, knee, back, neck and more. Other related applications provide the user with access to healthy meal plans targeting weight loss, sports, to name a few. Copyright (C) 2011 Mobile-App-Marketing-Makeover. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Kick Timer for iPhone – Avoid Parking Tickets and More with Free App

Redondo Beach, California – Mobile Slinger, an app development company focusing on simplifying the process of everyday routines, Their new release, Kick Timer 1.1 is a perfect example of Slingers approach to creating efficient solutions for common tasks. This ingenious little reminder app boasts a super clean interface putting 5 important reminder alerts right at your fingertips.

“By utilizing the existing clock/timer already built into the iPhone and iPad, Kick Timer integrates a more efficient interface, which addresses 5 areas of daily life and allows the functionality and user experience to remain intuitive and familiar.” Explains Wayne Bradley, Founder of Mobile Slinger. Bradley’s IT background led him to start Slinger in 2010. “Before starting Slinger, I was a Systems Analyst, that experience, and my natural inclinations, inspires me to break down a typical processes and simplify it to most basic components. I use this same logic to create visually appealing screens, which are fast and sleek with greater simplicity than apps that are currently available.

“Bradley says, “We like to think of Slinger as a ‘Lifestyle Applications Company’ to make life easier. I’m actually building these apps to make my own life easier, and then provide them as free tools, so others can share in the benefits. “For example my city has gotten me for three hundred dollars this past year alone in fines, as I got there just a few minutes too late, or forgot to move my car on no parking days,” “I was really ticked about it, so that was why I created Kick Timer to stop it from happening to me, and others as well.”

Users can set an alert for the parking meter time, plus utilize a slider to adjust additional travel time to get back to the parking spot, so users can arrive early enough to miss getting fined or add to the meter.

Many cities only allow parking on one side of the street on certain days that is for cleaning or snow removal and cars are usually required to vacate by the early morning hours. Kick Timer helps there, too. Along with a day reminder, users can snap a photo of the street No Parking sign and tie it to the alert, so they are also reminded of which street they need to complete the task on.

Kick Time also has reminders to help with Laundry, Trash and Recycling Days to help users avoid forgetting these weekly routines. Gone are the days of laundry theft, having someone remove your cloths before you get back, or waking up hearing the trash truck and rushing frantically to get the garbage cans or recycle bins out to the curb before the trash truck passes leaving you with the awful smells of overflowing trash and bins.

Go live, and let the Kick Timer app remember the mundane but important reminders. Once you have it you wont know what you did without it.

Some of the Kick Timer features include:
* Sleek, attractive interface
* Easy to use and navigate
* 5 common reminder timers people use often
* Quick interface to set reminders
* Add a street sign photo for no parking days
* Easy view list of active reminders
* Kick Timer is a free application
* Free updates

Although Kick Timer is a free application, developers already have plans in the works to add updates, including more parking features and timers, in the near future.

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

Pricing and Availability:
Kick Timer 1.1 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Utilities category.

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Mobile Slinger is a software development company that focuses on creating fun and useful applications for the mobile market. Future plans include the development of a forum and tools to help other developers build and market their own app business and products. Copyright (C) 2011 Mobile-App-Marketing-Makeover. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Hiking Central Adirondack Region for iPhone – Hiking and Attractions

Herkimer, New York – Announcing that Mohawk Valley GIS, the developers of Hiking Central Adirondack Region, has released an exciting product for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. This is a newly launched application which can be used without phone reception or internet, and is part of an Adirondack series for hikers, bikers and paddlers. Hiking Central Adirondack Region features comprehensive trail information, along with maps, local attractions, restaurants, lodging, outfitters, campgrounds and lean-to locations. It is the mobile version of the NY Recreation Web Map and Trip Planner.

Hiking Central Adirondack Region is a newly launched application in a series of three apps developed for enjoying the central Adirondack region of New York State. Biking Central Adirondack Region and Paddling Central Adirondack Region are also available for anyone wanting to explore or visit the Adirondacks.

This app, specifically designed for hikers, offers a range of hiking trails for all levels. From easy to challenging, users simply use Hiking Central Adirondack Region to find the length of the route, how difficult it is, the elevation, where to park, trailhead information and details about which businesses, places to stay and attractions are in the surrounding area. Users will also discover campground and lean-to locations.

No phone reception or internet connection is necessary to use the application, once it has been downloaded. Each hiking trail has its own dedicated PDF document that can very quickly and easily opened, simply by tapping a trail arrow. Documents contain all of the information that a hiker or visitor to the area would need.

Supplied information is comprehensive and includes maps, which can be displayed in the user’s choice of Street View, Satellite View, Hybrid View and USGS 1:24,000 Topographical View.

These are some of the features found in Hiking Central Adirondack Region:
* Attractive, easy-to-use interface
* Does not require a connection once downloaded
* With reception, can sync with website to get latest KML data
* Includes comprehensive information for 38 hiking trails in the Adirondack Park
* Shows locations of DEC campgrounds and lean-tos
* Selection of map views
* Includes detailed PDF documents of everything one needs to know
* Includes information about local businesses and attractions
* Optional current GPS location display
* App is a mobile version of NY Recreation Web Map

Hiking Central Adirondack Region is a mobile version of the NY Recreation Web Map and Trip Planner, and is a valuable resource for planning a visit or hiking trip to the Adirondacks.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch Gen. 2 or later, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.2 or later
* 214 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Hiking Central Adirondack Region is only $7.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Navigation category. Promo codes are available for qualified reviewers. Please specify the website or blog you represent when making your request.

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Mohawk Valley GIS specializes in working with small to midsize municipalities, businesses, non-profit organizations and tourism promotion groups, making technology less intimidating and more affordable. If the data you work with has a location, MVGIS can find a creative way to help you to communicate your message or to work more effectively using geographic information systems (GIS) technology. Copyright (C) 2011 Mobile-App-Marketing-Makeover. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

iTrackMyJob for iPhone and iPad – Comprehensive Biz Tool for Freelancers

Athens, Greece – Announcing that ThinkCrafty, the developers of iTrackMyJob, has released a comprehensive biz app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. iTrackMyJob is a new application launch that has been specially designed for freelancers and small business owners. Rather than needing three different apps to run their business on the go, users can find everything they need in this one, including financial, media, and task management. A host of business tools are offered such as converting quotations into contracts, payment and quote tracking, balances and more.

iTrackMyJob is a newly launched product in the App Store that has been specially created for freelancers and small business owners. It offers a comprehensive host of features that users typically have to download three apps to get. Aside from being downright convenient, iTrackMyJob provides portable professionalism, allowing users to run their businesses from anywhere. At all times, business data is available and can be checked in an overview, or displayed in graphs or summaries.

Financial tools make it easy for generating and managing income, expenses and payment details, including the tracking money in and out per project and the balance per job to determine profitability. Users are able to store and track received payments on the spot, as well as keep tabs on what they owe and have paid their suppliers. For added protection, users are able to optionally password protect their data.

When it comes to day-to-day activities, iTrackMyJob contributes greatly to task management and time efficiency. Users are able to receive reminders of tasks to be done on a project from their calendar, add and track tasks per project or job and even easily convert a quote into a contract. Open quotes and the status of ongoing jobs can also be tracked.

There is a media files management tool included in the app that allows for photo, video and audio file storage for each job.

Some of the features found inside iTrackMyJob:
* Specially designed as a simple, handy tool for freelancers
* Easy to set up and use – get started quickly
* Quickly and easily transform quotes into contracts
* Allows recording and organization of business and financial details from anywhere
* Track accounts payable and receivable balances
* Assign default products, services and prices to be used repeatedly
* Create income-expenses graphs, summaries, store photos, video, audio per job
* Browse current open jobs list
* Add tasks per project and track job progress
* Quickly add quotes and contracts for jobs
* Accept and store payments
* Ability to email iTrackMyJob information
* Provides portable professionalism
* Optional password protection
* Integrates with the Contacts, Calendar, Photo and Video Gallery on your iPhone or iPad

iTrackMyJob is essentially a portable office that helps freelancers and small business owners respond in a timely manner to their clients, as well as save them time and effort.

Device Requirements:
* 3GS, 4 iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 4.8 MB

Pricing and Availability:
iTrackMyJob 1.1.1 is only $5.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Business category. Promo codes are available for qualified reviewers. Please specify the website or blog you represent when making your request.

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ThinkCrafty is a startup company with unrelenting focus on delivering innovative business software products and services, always researching on the latest technology trends. ThinkCrafty creates mobile and web applications of high value that deliver more results with less user effort. Copyright (C) 2011 Mobile-App-Marketing-Makeover. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Anytube Lets You Watch Free iTunes Video Clips At Any Speed

Ottawa, Canada – In today’s world, there is an abundance of free video clips and free downloads that contain high quality information and educational content. Apple provides access to some amazing course content in the form of iTunes U and video podcasts. Chances are good that if you want to learn something it can be found amongst the more than 350,000 free lectures on iTunes U, including courses from Stanford, MIT and Berkeley, or in the huge variety of video podcasts.

With so much content available and so little time to watch it, Anytube closes an important gap. Anytube helps users make the most of their time by allowing them to choose how quickly the videos are played, slowing them down to 0.75x or speeding them up to 2.00x. The time remaining for each video at the adjusted speed is shown, meaning that users can adjust the speed to suit the time they have available. Also, rather than using traditional video playback controls, Anytube takes it up a notch by providing a unique and intuitive gesture-driven user interface.

Apple’s iTunes library makes it easy to watch videos on the go with Anytube. Subscribe to the desired feeds in iTunes, select episodes to synchronize to the iPhone or iPad and then play them back anytime using Anytube. Anytube goes one step further by opening the iTunes store on the iPad or iPhone to allow video downloads directly to the device without using your desktop! This means your videos are ready and waiting for when and where you want to watch them. Anytube is there to make it easier: faster access to your content, faster viewing.

“I often manage to squeeze in a video while waiting for my son to finish his weekend activities, like gymnastics or skating lessons. But with only an hour here or there, and videos that are on the order of an hour, I’m unable to get through very many in that short amount of time.” relates Anystone CTO Sean Kormilo. “With Anytube, I can squeeze twice as much viewing into the same amount of time. As an added bonus, it allows me to follow lectures at my pace, rather than the speed dictated by the video.”

Saving time is great, but slowing down a video also has advantages. Anystone advisor Chris McPhee points out: “I could see Anytube being of real use to people watching videos in a language learning or educational context.” Anytube has gestures for quickly jumping back to replay a section if it was missed the first time through. It also saves the last position and speed of each video so it’s easy resume if interrupted.

Speeding up or slowing down, Anytube helps people to learn anything, anytime, anyspeed.

Anytube is the latest in a growing portfolio of useful Apps from Anystone. It joins the popular audio App, Anytune, which allows musicians to slow down their music to speed up their learning.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 5.0 or later
* 1.1 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Anytube 1.0 is $3.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Productivity category.

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Anystone Technologies, Inc. was founded in 2010 by industry veterans Tony Wacheski (CEO) and Sean Kormilo (CTO). Together, these mobile professionals bring over 30 years of trusted, reliable product development experience to their customers. Anystone creates innovative and engaging mobile applications that educate and inspire by leveraging the latest tablet and smartphone technology. The Anystone team is dedicated to delivering products that make a positive difference in people’s lives. Copyright (C) 2011 Anystone Technologies, 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.

i.Menu Expo – Only Tablet & Accessory Hospitality Show in the market

Cape Coral, Florida – Hospitality, Restaurant & Dining owners and operators looking for new technology solutions to manage both front and back of the house operations will find them at the 2011 International Hotel, Motel Restaurant Show(R) (IHMRS), with the launch of the i.Menu Expo. Hosted in partnership with i.Business Magazine, the i.Menu Expo will showcase developers of iPad and Android tablet apps, accessory manufacturers and hardware vendors, who will demonstrate the latest menu and back-end office solutions, including cost-effective ways to improve productivity and bottom lines.

“The i.Menu Expo will be a great addition to the IHMRS, as the restaurant industry’s most influential marketplace,” said Carmine DeSanto, founder and publisher of i.Business Magazine. “This is the only dining tablet menu technology expo, created exclusively for restaurant owners looking to meet experts in the field, learn about dining tablets and embrace the latest technology.”

The 96th annual International Hotel, Motel Restaurant Show will run Saturday, November 12, through Tuesday, November 15, 2011, at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Following a full-day of conference and networking activities on Saturday, November 12, the IHMRS will feature three full days of exhibits from Sunday, November 13, through Tuesday, November 15. The market presents some 700 hospitality industry suppliers and attracts 30,000 in total trade attendance. IHMRS is co-located with Boutique Design New York (BDNY), featuring more than 200 interior product manufacturers of high-end, unique and innovative design products for hospitality.

The i.Menu Expo will take place on the IHMRS exhibit floor, November 13-15, 2011, and will feature live demonstrations. The special focus area will complement the hundreds of technology resources showcased throughout the 3-day market. To exhibit in the i.Menu Expo, contact Carmine DeSanto

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The Loop Business Expo is a national convention road tour for the Apple-Based business community. We also attract switchers that are looking to switch from Windows to Mac for their business needs. The expo is a half day full of keynote speakers, seminars, round table discussions and an Exhibitor Technology Fair with vendors from the industry showcasing their latest business solutions for the Mac, iPhone and iPad. We also have the iZone Expo where you can meet with developers and accessory makers for the iPad and iPhone. Copyright (C) 2011 Loop USA 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.

Witches’ Brew HD – Meet the funniest witch of this halloween!

Izmir, Turkey – Pixel Envision an independent mobile game development studio, announced that Witches’ Brew HD has come to the mobile devices and is now available on the iPhone, iPad & Android! Released just in time for Halloween, Witches Brew HD brings the easy tilt controlled game play and hours of fun to kids and parents alike.

Witches’ Brew offers action-packed Halloween fun for the whole family. In this game, you’ll help the funniest witch you have ever seen collect the correct ingredients for her spells. But make sure you avoid the mushroom and the voodoo doll while you master all the potions.

With it’s high quality graphics, funny animations, orchestrated music and the technical excellence, game is out to set a new standard among the similar apps.

* Universal application with Pixel perfect HD graphics for iPad & Retina display.
* Fully physics enabled collision system
* Orchestrated cinematic soundtrack by Elliot Simons & Dynamedion
* Funny animations and immersive sounds effects
* Easy one-handed tilt control gameplay
* 50 levels to test your skill
* Two difficulty settings suitable for players of all ages
* Game Center & OpenFeint enabled with leader boards and achievements.

Pricing and Availability:
Witches Brew HD 1.1 is $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category.

iOS Requirements:
* iPhone & iPad (Universal Application)
* Requires iOS 3.2 or later
* 15.7 MB

Android Requirements:
* Supports Phone & Tablets
* Requires Android 2.2 or later
* 12.6MB MB

Print resolution of the media pack contents available upon request.

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Located in Izmir, TR, Pixel Envision is a newly established independent game studio specializing in the development of mobile applications targeting both iOS and Android platforms. We are an husband-wife team that combines years of industry experience, creativity and knowledge to create high quality casual games and educational apps for kids. All Material and Software (C) 2011 Pixel Envision / All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPod, the iPod logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.

iPhone application review request – Real Drum

London, United Kingdom – Rubel Co today is pleased to announce an App developed for iPhone called Real Drum, version 1.0. Real Drum is currently available on the AppStore!

It’s a simple and handy application that makes a real drum kit out of your device! Real Drum includes only professional hi-fi sounds and has an incredibly realistic graphic. The application suits amateurs as well as experienced drummers.

Main Features:
* Many popular drum kits (Rock, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Dance and more)
* Special sound settings for each instrument
* Different visual styles
* The fastest response time (without any delay)
* Animated visual effects
* Hi-Fi sounds
* Touch and Play (Slide and Drum)
* Full support of the retina display (iPhone 4)
* Full support of the previous versions of the devices (iPhone 3G/iPod) without slowing down

Previous our application Real Guitar was very popular, it was in Top Paid #10 in 14 different country!

Do not hesitate to write us if you need promo code or additional screenshot/video to write a review, or you just have some questions. We’ll gladly reply.

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

Pricing and Availability:
Real Drum 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Music category.

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Rubel Co is a team of independent iPhone developers. Copyright (C) 2011 Rubel Co. 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.

Bullion Investor App – Now Powered by Interactive Data

London, United Kingdom – Digital Venture Projects Ltd is excited to announce that Interactive Data Managed Solutions Ltd has signed as the financial data provider for Bullion Investor App. This agreement will provide for all live and delayed market pricing needed for automatic investment valuations. This unique premium iOS app will enable bullion investors to track their gold, silver and platinum investments in real-time based on realistic precious metals prices. The iPad app is scheduled for release mid November 2011.

Accurate Market Data for Dynamic Valuations:
Market data will be delivered realtime to iPad devices, allowing investors who buy gold, silver and platinum bars, coins and other electronic assets, to benefit from live dynamic bullion valuations of their investments in their app portfolio. The Bullion Investor App website will also display relevant delayed market data. Further negotiations are still in place to provide accurate pricing of bullion-backed Exchange Traded Funds (ETF’s) as well. This should be finalised shortly and is expected to be available at the time of the initial release, if not shortly thereafter.

Unlike regular investment software heavily focused on stocks and shares only, Bullion Investor App will enable precious metals investors to view their investment information for all their precious metal assets in a single place. The app has been designed to help users feel more in touch with their bullion investments, as most physical assets are stored elsewhere for security purposes. In general, bullion investment valuations are difficult to calculate due to their physical nature as well as a result of needing to factor in buying and selling premiums. As seen with the recent significant fluctuations of the market gold and silver price, serious as well as novice bullion investors alike need a clear and up-to-date understanding of the current value of each of their precious metal investments. Bullion Investor App will focus on delivering a real reflection of the value of their assets, based on latest market information available.

Designed to be informative, yet easy to use, the Bullion Investor App interface will allow users to intuitively add investments to their virtual app portfolio. These assets include coins, bars, Exchange Traded Funds and other custom precious metal investments. Easy to populate, with little further effort to maintain, Bullion Investor App will be a wealth of information to the bullion investor, even if just tracking the value of a single coin.

Bullion Investor App will capitalise on the iPad (and iPad 2) form-factor as well as processing ability to delivery visually appealing informative graphs. Although specifically designed for the iPad (and iPad 2), the next iteration will focus on a more streamlined version for the iPhone/iPod, followed by a comprehensive enhanced version for the Mac. Sync functionality will also be included for those releases.

Users will have the ability to edit, delete and sell any assets in their virtual portfolio. The app will not support actual purchases of these investment vehicles, but will allow investors to capture this information quickly, allowing their portfolio to be easily tracked. Features currently under development include:

* Investment summary overview
* Current asset value based on latest market prices
* Incorporation of buying and selling premiums
* Detailed graphs for performance tracking
* Bullion investor library for new investors
* Bullion portfolio analysis and calculators
* Price alerts and notifications

Device Requirements:
* iPad
* iPad 2
* iOS 4.0 or higher

Pricing and Availability:
Pricing is yet to be determined, however, the application will be available worldwide exclusively through the Apple App Store in the Finance category.

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Digital Venture Projects Ltd is a start-up Internet and software company situated in London, United Kingdom. It is passionate about converting ideas into business models that add value to society. Copyright (C) 2011 Digital Venture Projects Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod, iPad and Mac are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Nuclear Nova releases ASCII Art for the iPhone and iPod touch

Meadville, Pennsylvania – Nuclear Nova Software today is pleased to announce ASCII Art for the iPhone and iPod touch, available through the iTunes app store. ASCII Art is Nuclear Nova’s first graphics and media app for for the iPhone and iPod touch, and closely mirrors the Mac version released in March and iPad version released in August. ASCII Art is a powerful generator that converts digital pictures into amazing looking text art. Output art to black/white text with a user editable character set to adjust the letters/numbers/symbols to be used. The maximum character width and size options control the finished product size. Real time previews make for easy source image tweaking, allowing for the best possible results to be obtained. To celebrate, ASCII Art is on sale for $2.99, regularly $4.99 USD.

Compatible source images include jpeg, png, gif, bmp, psd, tif, tga, jpg, tiff, and more. Output quality greatly depends on the input file. Often images such as clip art work better than sources such as digital pictures. High image contrast and a clean white background always helps. Your milage may very, experiment!

In addition to the new iPhone/iPod touch availability, several improvements were made in version 1.05:

1.05 (Mac):
Uses RTF instead of plain text when using Copy/Paste from preview

1.05 (iOS):
iPhone version, Universal App
Maximum width is now dependent on the generation device being used
Fixed a potential crash when emailing results

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 4.0
* 15 MB Hard Drive space

Pricing and Availability:
The full version of ASCII Art is only $2.99 (USD) (Reg. 4.99) and is available through the iTunes app store. The Mac version is $9.95 (USD) through Nuclear Nova Software’s website and the Mac app store.

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Located in Meadville, Pennsylvania, Nuclear Nova Software is a privately funded company founded in 2002 by Jake Leveto. Nuclear Nova Software was founded with the intent of developing unique and challenging games with compelling game-play for the Mac platform and iPhone. Copyright 2002-2011 Nuclear Nova Software. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.