taprrific Announces the Launch of UponPixels

Arlington, Virginia – taprrific is celebrating the launch of UponPixels, an innovative iOS app for iPhone/iPod touch. UponPixels allows users to add beautiful typography and design elements to their photos, then share them with family, friends, or the general public. The app is integrated with all the major social networks making it super easy to share.

“We wanted to provide users with all the essential tools for making exceptionally creative photos using a single app,” says Usman Saeed, taprrific’s founder. “Unlike other apps, users will have the ability to go back and modify any edits they’ve made to the original photo or continue editing from where they last left off. Users will also have full control over key editing tools such as; resizing, rotating, cropping, kerning, leading and opacity.”

UponPixels allows users to take photos with the camera from within the app or import their own photos at full resolution. The app’s vast collection of design elements and fonts is perfect for creating anything from cute, embellished snapshots to professional and insightful pictures. UponPixel’s fonts were hand-picked for the app and range from professional to quirky. The design elements can transform an ordinary photo with whimsical, clever, or interesting touches. Additionally, users will have the option of adding multiple text and design layers to achieve the perfect look. The app has a simple, intuitive interface to make editing and sharing photos fast and easy.

“With our app, the possibilities are endless,” says Mr. Saeed. “Individuals can make their Instagram feeds more exciting, friends can create new memories, new parents can spice up baby photos.”

Features of UponPixels include:
* Import and export your photos at full resolution, 8 MP resolution of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus cameras
* While editing a photo, undo/redo or delete any changes without having to start over
* Crop your photos with our quick and easy cropping tool
* Add multiple layers of text and design elements to a single photo
* Size, rotate and position text/design elements with gestures
* Adjust the transparency level of your text (Opacity) or your photo (Tint) for a more professional finish
* Adjust the spacing between characters (Kerning) and the spacing between lines (Leading)
* Change the color of text and designs elements
* Change the stroke color of text and design elements
* Instantly share your photos to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, E-Mail, Camera Roll or Other Apps

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

Pricing and Availability:
UponPixels 1.0 is $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Photo & Video category.

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taprrific LLC, founded in 2013, is a Virginia based software company that specializes in creating innovative apps for mobile. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2014 taprrific, 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 and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

Cartel Wars – One year since its rebirth under the name Cartel Reloaded

Timisoara, Romania – Roasted Brains Studio today is thrilled to announce Cartel Reloaded has its first year. The sequel of the best MMORPG for iOS, Cartel Wars, lets players compete over two cities, Medellin and SinCity, building their own Crew and being part of a Cartel. Cartel Reloaded challenge includes a very unique PvP style, and of course the Cartel Wars element where players can participate in Cartel and Crew fights to control two different areas of the cities: Hoods and Blocks, which result in bonuses in cash and hustlers while those areas are controlled.

The goal is to grow your character, to build your own Crew and Cartel, and to become the best and the famous Cartel in Cartel Reloaded. As the game advances, the player gains experience and can add through Roasted Coins additional RPG elements, including character development, stats customization and additional equipment. An achievement system allows players to earn Roasted Coins for reaching in game milestones as well as tops users lists displays the top players in different categories.

Do whatever it’s needed to get to the top! Do actions for cash or for Escobar Reputation, fight other cartel’s members, take on new Props, Hoods or Blocks, buy or win various items and lethal weapons… all in your efforts to grow your name in Cartel Reloaded!

But you have to get ready for the Cartel Reloaded as it brings you into the midst of a world where you must fight to stake your claim as a competitive force! Through a realistic in game economy, an in depth PVP fight system, and through claiming and holding properties with your crew/cartel against the onslaught of your enemies.

The Cartel Reloaded is unlike all other games the iOS AppStore has to offer. It gives you the opportunity to dive into a very social environment with it’s ingame forums and private messaging system. However, for those lone wolves out there who prefer to keep to themselves you won’t be missing out on any of the terrific gameplay aspects Cartel Reloaded has to offer.

If you’re someone who considers yourself a good businessman Cartel Reloaded offers very realistic gameplay especially in terms of it’s economy and market system. Through the production, trading and sale of commodities, to the smuggling and trade of weapons, as well as countless other ways to turn profit, you can establish yourself as a financial force to be reckoned with!

On the other hand if you prefer to battle your way to the top, than Cartel Reloaded has the most unique, interactive and complex PVP fighting system for you to explore. Between three types of damage coming from a variety of different variables every hit, you must learn how to manipulate the damage in your favor.

Cartel Reloaded is a fascinating game, featuring an immersive and richgameplay designed specifically for iOS devices, and representative graphics for that respective type of Mafia games.

If you are ready to keep your friends close but your enemies closer as you make your way to the top in this engaging and addictive RPG then wait no longer! Download Cartel Reloaded now!

“I enjoy The Cartel Reloaded because I love the social interaction and the competitive background. I trust that the gameplay is fair and rewarding at times. It creates a dynamic where each face or angle of the game requires some knowledge and can be seen from different perspectives. MUST TRY!!!”

“Addictive, Challenging, Fun!”

“Great game, awesome features and developer support. Beware of becoming addicted and getting sucked in like the rest who play!”

“No other way to describe this game other than an infectious and enjoyable roller coaster filled with alliances, betrayal, strategy and tactics that challenge and thrill. This game is a must have!”

“New company has pimped new life into what was the best, most involved mmo type game available. Be aware the game has a steep learning curve but once you get Rollin its a blast. Word of caution it is insanely addictive!”

Device Requirements:
* iPhone6/6+, iPhone 5/5s, iPhone 4/4s, iPod touch (4th and 5th gen)
* iPad2, iPad mini
* Requires iOS 6.0 or later
* 48.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Cartel Reloaded 2.7 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. This is an online game only. iPod touch users must be connected to WiFi in order to play the game.

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Located in Timisoara, Romania, Roasted Brains is an independent mobile application studio based on the passion for building great iOS apps and games. Copyright (C) 2014 Roasted Brains. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, iPod touch, and Mac are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

eWeather HD adds new weather widgets for iOS8, barometric sensor support

Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation – Elecont LLC is very excited to announce the release of eWeather HD, their biggest release of 2014. With new features you can utilize the power of newer iPhone and iPad devices. The new release, available from December 18, is packed with various new features and updates making the eWeather HD better than ever!

eWeather HD provides all the weather info you need in one place, easily customized to track conditions for the places you care about. Based on an original idea, eWeather HD lets you put a simple, smart and beautiful analog clock with hour-by-hour weather forecast right on Notification Center. We’re sure you will enjoy using the app and that it will meet all your needs and expectations for weather information.

eWeather HD 3.3 introduces several brand new components and advantages:
* Widget that displays current weather conditions and weather forecast up to 10 days
* Animated weather clock widget that displays hourly weather forecast
* Realtime air pressure data anywhere your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus or iPad air 2
* iPhone 6 and 6 Plus screen resolutions
* Improved graphics based on iOS 8 designs concepts
* Sharing to Instagram
* Better resolution for weather radar for the U.S. and Japan
* Various minor bug fixes and performance improvements

eWeather HD combines ten day and hourly weather forecasts from multiple sources with a beautiful radar and satellite images and unique “weather clock” interface. In addition to various weather data the app provides water temperature at beaches around the world, hour-by-hour UV levels, data from NOAA buoys, earthquakes, severe weather alerts for U.S. and Europe and much more.

Winter is the time of year when many things change – including the weather. Thunderstorms and hurricanes cause most of the severe Winter weather. They can bring lightning, tornadoes and flooding. eWeather HD provides access to the most relevant weather forecasts, weather alerts, marine and seismic data. Prepare for storms, floods, and tornadoes as if you know in advance they are coming, because in the summer, they very likely will.

Winter is a great time to travel. In reality trying to take a vacation without planning ahead rarely works out that well. Discover your best beach vacation spots with eWeather HD ! eWeather HD is the most complete weather app that provides all of the necessary information about weather and water on worlds popular beaches and resorts. Explore unique interactive map to find the best place to spend a vacation. We’re sure you will enjoy using the app and that it will meet all your needs and expectations for weather information.

Supported Languages:
eWeather HD is available in US English, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Mongolian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish and Ukrainian.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
* Requires iOS 5.1.1 or later
* 53.3 MB

Pricing and Availability:
For a limited time, eWeather HD 3.3 is offered at an introductory one-time fee of $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Weather category. There are no ads, subscription fees or hidden costs.

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Elecont LLC is a fast growing software development company specializing in the mobile market, developing software solutions for Android, iOS and Windows Mobile devices. Elecont LLC was founded in 2007 and its primary offices are located in Russia. Copyright (C) 2014 Elecont Software 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.

Man’s World celebrates 3 years on Magzter’s global digital newsstand

New York, New York – The world’s largest and fastest growing global digital multi-platform newsstand and magazine store, Magzter celebrates 3 years of the digital edition of Man’s World from Man’s World India Pvt. Ltd. The publisher also has Rolling Stone India magazine on Magzter.

MW (Man’s World) is India’s first men’s luxury lifestyle magazine and was conceived to be India’s answer to some of the leading international men’s magazines. Ever since its inception, the magazine has served as the vibrant and authoritative voice of the globalized urban Indian male for more than a decade now and is set to take this sense to Magzter’s 23 million global readers.

The articles reflect the energy and verve of the new and successful India and MW stands out for its quality writing, depth of content and sumptuous photography, backed by elegant design & production. If a man is looking for clothes, cars, gizmos, electronics, books, movies, wines, music, fitness, relationship, adventure, travel and a little more, MW provides that much needed information and advice to help lead life to the fullest.

In this issue: Men of the Year 2014, Screwball Comedians, The Quiet, Slow Tornado, The Canadian Rocky Road, Gadget of the Year, Things you didn’t know about women and more… The Drinking Man Special.

“We have had a wonderful association with Magzter since inception. In fact I am glad that MW and Rolling Stone India were among the earliest magazines to be part of this digital bookstore. For us it is the best way to get across to a global audience. Magzter’s 23 million subscribers is a testimony to the success of this concept.” – Radhakrishnan Nair, Publisher & Editor, MW and Rolling Stone India.

“It is not surprising that Man’s World has stayed in the top slot of magazines in this genre in India. This magazine is filled with exceptional features and articles that have earned it fans aplenty; both male and female, over the years. Their presence on Magzter has only seen the numbers climb higher. Great going Man’s World!” – Girish Ramdas, CEO, Magzter Inc.

“Magzter is pleased to play host to Man’s World, a magazine that buzzes with energy and echoes the thoughts of a young developing India. Man’s World makes for fabulous reading with its intelligent and well-crafted articles on current news-makers and more. Founded to celebrate the benefits of economic liberalization on young Indian men, Man’s World hit the target right from the start and continues to keep it that way.” – Vijay Radhakrishnan, President, Magzter Inc.

MW (Man’s World Magazine) is India’s pioneering men’s luxury lifestyle magazine. It was founded as Man’s World in February 2000 by industrialist Anand Mahindra along with his wife Anuradha Mahindra and Radhakrishnan Nair, the then Executive Editor of Business India.

The aim was to arm young men, products of a resurgent new India following the decade of economic liberalization in the 1990s, with information and advice on a variety of lifestyle areas: style, cars, gizmos, relationships, etiquette, books, movies, wines, music, fitness, travel, and more. In doing so Man’s World created the space for men’s lifestyle magazines in India. The magazine’s name was shortened to MW after a major redesign in 2008. Radhakrishnan Nair continues to be the Publisher & Editor of MW.

MW.Com India Pvt Ltd, the holding company of MW, launched the Indian edition of Rolling Stone, the world’s leading music and pop culture magazine in 2008.

Magzter counts among its publisher customers some marquee names including Hearst (USA), Conde Nast (USA), Newsweek (USA), AMI (USA), Dennis Publishing (UK), Haymarket (UK), Media24 (South Africa), Edipresse Asia (HK), India Today Group (India), WorldWide Media (India), MAXIM Inc. (USA), Black Enterprise (USA), Singapore Press Holdings (Singapore), RBA (Spain), Grupo Expansion (MX), ePub Direct, Casemate Group, Ivy Press, Oxbow Books, AUK, Gill & McMillan, Westland, Arcturus Publishing Ltd, Osprey Group, Leadstart Publishing, Panoma Press and has been rapidly expanding its publisher base with magazines and books from more than 50 countries including USA, UK, Germany, Spain, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, and more, making Magzter truly the #1 choice for book readers and publishers the world over.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 6.0 or later
* 17.0 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Magzter – Magazine & Book Store 3.2.3 is free and available worldwide through the App Store in the News category. Man’s World is priced at $15.99 USD for an annual subscription on Magzter. The app is also available on Google Play, and Windows 8, the web, Amazon App Store and Kindle Fire and is expanding to more platforms soon. Magzter’s easy purchase and renewal systems ensure subscriptions are paid on time, eliminating the need for paper checks and postal mail issues. Users can buy their magazines on any of the above devices/platforms and seamlessly port their purchases to any other devices, a feature unique to Magzter.

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Magzter Inc. is the world’s largest and fastest growing self-service, cross-platform digital magazine store and newsstand with over 19 million digital consumers, more than 3500 magazines, 1000s of books and comic titles from over 1000 publishers. Headquartered in New York, Magzter has its local offices in London, Paris, Barcelona, Munich, Amsterdam, Cape Town, Chennai and Singapore and will soon be expanding to other countires. Founded by global entrepreneurs, Girish Ramdas and Vijayakumar Radhakrishnan in June 2011, Magzter enables magazine publishers around the world to create and deliver digital editions of their titles to global consumers. Powered by its proprietary OREY Click Publishing System(R), Magzter also enables their customers to publish interactive/audio-visual content in the magazine as it supports HTML 5. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2014 Magzter Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

Christmas sale of all Toy Defense games starts now

Seattle, Washington – Melesta Games has announced the start of a huge sale of holiday updates of All Toy Defense games. Each part of bestselling tower defense strategy will make all the players happy. In Toy Defense users will be suggested to save Santa’s eight reindeers in a new map “Christmas Defense” and get 50% bonus to all purchases and 7 boost to each power up. Toy Defense 2 fans can dive into a new “Saving private Santa” map and get a very special bonus: 215 stars and additional 50% with each purchase for one day.

Toy Defense 3: Fantasy will attract with an amazing new map called Holiday World with Christmas trees, snowflakes and wonderful presents for everyone! And finally, users who play Toy Defense 4: Sci-Fi every day during the holidays will earn a big reward. After passing levels they will receive special boxes with presents that will be converted into stars and coins on Dec. 28 and Jan. 4.

During the holidays, players will be offered a special deal: additional 50% with all purchases! Also, all the premium versions will on a big sale – up to 80% OFF from Dec. 18 to Jan. 4.

Languages Supported:
* English, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, French, German, Korean and Japanese

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, iPad
* Requires iOS 6.0 or later

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Melesta Games is a premier game development company developing casual games across multiple platforms for more than 5 years. Company’s product portfolio includes more than 30 successful titles which top world game charts. Our games have been localized into more than 20 languages and are available in 60 countries worldwide. Copyright (C) 2007-2014 MELSOFT. Melesta is a registered trademark of MELSOFT, used to identify the company’s products. Melesta trademark is protected by Trademark Law. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

Mobile app Inthelens – How you can entertain your child in the evening

Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine – Parents often wonder: “How can I engage my child in the evening? What can I do on a trip to make sure my kids are not bored?” Responsible parents are always well prepared. They use favorite toys, books, puzzles or cartoons. But you never know what your kids will want to play tomorrow: throwing a stick in the backyard, playing with mom’s pots and pans or throwing a tantrum in a supermarket. WOXAPP Company is pleased to introduce Inthelens for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Inthelens offers fun face in hole templates. You can make funny pictures by inserting faces in special photo templates. This app will help you entertain your child in the evening and socialize with him. Father and son can turn into cool bikers, mom – the Queen of England, daughter – an Indian dancer. Inthelens will fill your evenings with laughter and excitement: “Mom, I’m a ballet dancer!)))” The photos will become your keepsakes as memories of fun times you had with your children.

* Share photos with your friends on social networks
* Use the best photo filters to make your pictures brighter and more stylish
* Sports, beach, dancing, politics and much more – choose any template and make fun photographs. The application features more than 100 fun photo templates

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 7.1 or later
* 74.5 MB

Pricing and Availability:
INTHELENS – Face in Hole, Fun Face 1.0 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Photo & Video category.

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WOXAPP Company develops mobile applications. The company has a portfolio of apps developed for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. The goal of the company is to create useful applications that help users make their lives more convenient, easier and more fun. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2014 WOXAPP Company. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

Video Zoom 1.0 for iOS – Add Zoom Effect To Existing Videos

Lodz, Poland – Lucky Clan today is proud to announce the release and immediate availability of Video Zoom 1.0, its new video app developed for iOS. Video Zoom is the first app on the App Store which let user apply zoom to videos from iOS Photo Library. Do your videos look boring? Did you forget to use zoom during recording? Use this app to add Zoom effects to existing videos. Or just crop a video. Use it as a normal app or Photo Extension.

How to use it:
1. Tap video thumbnail to preview video or tap “+” to record new video.
2. Tap thumbnail again to select the video and open editor.
3. Use pinch/drag gestures to add zoom effect to video. You can do it when video is playing or paused.
4. Tap “Done” and select “Overwrite” or “Save As a Copy” to start rendering. Even if you choose “Overwrite” you can revert to original anytime.

* Photo Extension support allowing you to quickly launch Video Zoom app from system Photos
* Add Video Zoom/Pan/Crop effect to existing videos
* Turn device to landscape orientation to open full screen preview
* Possibility to revert to original video from the app gallery (tap and hold on thumbnail)
* iOS Photo Library support (no internal library)
* Recording from Front or Back camera
* Save zoomed video as a New Clip or Overwrite

Device Requirements:
* iPhone 4S/5/5S/5C/6/6 , iPod touch 5th generation, iPad (2nd/3rd/4th/Mini/Mini2/Air/Air2)
* iOS 8.0 or later
* Universal Application
* 3.4 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Video Zoom 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Photo & Video category. For more information, or to schedule an interview, please contact Sylwester Los. Review copies are available upon request.

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Located in Lodz, Poland, the Lucky Clan team is an independent software company founded by Sylwester Los in March of 2010. With a focus on the iOS platform, Lucky’s mission is to provide their customers with the highest quality, reliability and compatibility with every device produced by Apple. Their flagship app, ArtStudio, has become one of the most popular tools for drawing, painting, and photo editing for iPhone and iPad. Copyright (C) 2014 Lucky Clan. 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.

4 Bacciz Apps Are Named 2014 Best Apps By Children EBook Awards (CEBA)

Aventura, Florida – Bacciz today is pleased to announce that four of their award-winning children’s apps for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices have been recognized by the Children’s eBook Awards (CEBA). CEBA celebrates innovation of book and technology and recognizes excellence in a variety of categories. Their 2014 award winners named Old MacDonald Had A Farm, A Letter To Me, Ready-K!, and Brave Rooney and the Super-Sized Superheroes as the best in each of their respective divisions.

The CEBA contest was established to celebrate the greatest accomplishments in the growing field of eBooks, and to inspire readers, authors, and publishers alike. According to the CEBA release announcing the awards winners, “eBooks and Apps are revolutionizing reading, learning, and enjoyment. Apps are trending toward an increase in interactivity that builds focus and development as a ‘play’ medium. Overall, of children that have read an eBook, 1 in 5 have said that they are now reading more books, a trend that is also seen in adults (reading eBooks seems to increase reading of traditional books, too). CEBA celebrates this spirit.” (10 December 2014)

CEBA awarded its 2014 Best Original Characters app for ages 5-8 to Brave Rooney and the Super-Sized Superheroes. This app, which has also been named a 2014 “Mom’s Choice” Gold Winner, and has been recognized with a Kirkus Star as a book of remarkable merit, was authored by three-time EMMY-nominated writer, Gerry Renert. The interactive app provides a fun way to build a child’s self esteem while helping them with the ever-present challenge of “fitting in.” Brave Rooney includes over 120 interactive features and animations, fun illustrations, 2 reading modes, games, and highly customizable options.

Recently featured as “What’s Hot” in the App Store, Old MacDonald Had A Farm was named 2014 Best Farm Animal app for ages 2-4 by CEBA. Designed for preschoolers and their parents, this classic tale of animals on a farm includes 60 interactive animations, physics simulations, and highly customized options that present a variety of activities. Kids can sing along with the professional vocal and banjo accompaniment as they learn about 11 different farm animals.

Ready-K! was awarded CEBA’s 2014 Best Instructional app for ages 2-4. Based on the Common Core State Standards Initiative, Ready-K! contains 12 interactive and engaging scenes that progressively become more challenging for the child. Ready-K! is designed to facilitate a successful transition to kindergarten by providing parents and educators with objective data concerning their child’s readiness.

“(Ready-K!) really will allow a parent to see what skills are important to introduce and prepare a child for the classroom as well as what Kindergarten students will be expected to learn.” says AppyMall. “The more aware a parent is of learning expectations, the easier it is for the parents and teacher(s) to work together in the best interest of the child’s learning.” (24 May 2014)

CEBA recognized A Letter To Me as its Best Girl-Oriented app for ages 2-4. This app has the child create their own avatar so they can appear as the main character in their personalized story. During the adventure, the child can learn new vocabulary, interact with the animations, and play games. To strengthen and build dialogue between family members, A Letter To Me allows the child to receive letters and messages from family members, and to draw pictures that can be shared with others. Another unique feature of A Letter To Me provides is an avatar that reflects what kids who have cancer might be experiencing.

“We’re so excited to receive this recognition from the Children’s eBook Awards,” says Alan Bigio, president of Bacciz. “Creating a product that can be entertaining, educational, practical, or all three, is the true inspiration for each app we make. To achieve this goal and be recognized by such a prestigious organization for the positive impact these four apps have on our target audiences is a tremendous honor.”

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch 4.3 or later

Pricing and Availability:
All 4 award-winning apps are available worldwide exclusively through the App Store. Old MacDonald Had A Farm and Ready-K are free and available in the Education category. Brave Rooney and the Super-Sized Superheroes is available for $1.99 (USD) in the Books category. A Letter to Me is $2.99 (USD) and also available in the Books category.

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Based in Aventura, Florida, Bacciz LLC was founded by Alan Bigio in 2009. Bacciz LLC is a developer of innovative mobile apps that have been featured in many publications including USA Today, Gizmodo, and the iPad Apps for Kids for Dummies series. Other accolades received by the company’s apps include a Kirkus Star Award, a Best Pick App by Techwithkids, and being named an Apple Staff Favorite. Bacciz strives to provide educational and game apps that improve children’s memory, speech, cognitive, motor, and language skills while they are having fun. Copyright (C) 2014 Bacciz LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Screen for iOS – A new way to Discover TV Content

Finchampstead, United Kingdom – Gourmet Pixel Ltd. today is proud to announce the release of Screen 1.2, their new entertainment app developed for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. There are hundreds of channels and thousands of shows on TV. Most people just watch the channels they already know in the hope there may be something of interest on to watch. Each week a typical SKY customer has access to a possible 419 channels, 26,000 shows and 6.5 years worth of content. How do you navigate all that content to find something you like? “Screen” for iOS solves this with intuitive design and a platform that learns and adapts to your tastes to display only content you will like.

Aimed at TV viewers, “Screen” provides a personalized digest of the available live TV content on air. Users can like or dislike programmes, building a highly personalized TV content discovery app. Screen is simple. You let us know what genres you are interested in and we display categorized shows that are airing in the next 3 hours. There is also a section that displays programmes within those genres starting in the next 30 minutes.

* Compatible with SKY, Virgin Media, FreeSat and Freeview
* iCloud Syncing
* Push Notification Alerts
* Clean, simple, intuitive user interface

By swiping the programme left if you dislike it or right if you like it, our platform learns from you and adjusts the content it displays, tailoring to your tastes and preferences. Within a short period you will only be shown programmes that you will like or have an interest in. The rest of the thousands of programmes that you do not care for, will not display.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 6.0 or later
* 7.7 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Screen 1.2 is Free and currently available through the UK App Store in the Entertainment category.

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Located in Finchampstead, Berkshire, United Kingdom, Gourmet Pixel was founded in 2008 to provide a complete in-house mobile software and app development services, from concept, wireframing, design, development to testing and distribution. Gourmet Pixel apps have been promoted by Apple on numerous occasions and downloaded millions of times. They have also been featured in publications such as the Telegraph, Macworld. Their Christmas app was featured as app of the month in the December in-store magazine at O2 shops. Clients include AVON, Rolls-Royce, Electronic Arts, Virgin and Wolfgang Puck. All Material and Software (C) 2008-20014 Gourmet Pixel Ltd / All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

Free PodTrans & PhoneTrans Are on Mac-Manage iPhone Files without iTunes

Chengdu, China – iMobie Inc., an innovative Apple related software developer, today announced the updates of its widely-praised products PhoneTrans and PodTrans – the world-first free iPhone content & iPod music management software on Mac and Windows computer, which also break the rule of no way to transfer iPhone, iPod music back to computer. This significant release introduces users a simple, fast and free solution to manage their iPod music and iPhone content without iTunes. Check out the outstanding features:

* It is unprecedented to Mac users – There is never any free software before for Mac users to manage music, photos, movies, apps and more without iTunes. PhoneTrans and PodTrans are pioneers to provide Mac users with efficiently solutions at zero cost.

* Backup iPhone content & iPod music to Mac and PC – With PhoneTrans or PodTrans, users are able to copy all their valued content to any desired computer with great ease. It is an ideal way to transfer iOS content to computer as backup.

* An all-new experience – The new version of PhoneTrans and PodTrans are combined with Mac OS X 10.10 and Windows 8 interface design. The time-saving features and self-explained interface offers a way to manage iOS content leisurely.

“We’ve successfully introduced the industry leading iOS content manager AnyTrans, and we are confident that we have a wealth of experience in transfer tool and manager after several years of accumulation. This time, the leading cause that motivates us to release PhoneTrans and PodTrans for Mac is to provide more users with a simple and comfortable way to manage their iOS files, especially for the Mac users.” said by Frank, the founder and CEO at iMobie Inc.

PhoneTrans and PodTrans are free available for Mac OS X and Windows from iMobie official site.

PodTrans – Free iPod Music Transfer
PhoneTrans – Free iPhone File Transfer
Transfer iPhone Music to Computer Free
Transfer iPod Music to Computer Free
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iMobie Inc. was established at the end of 2011, and located in Tianfu Software Park, one of the biggest software engineering zones in China. The brand name iMobie is from I’M Optimistic, Brave, Independent and Efficient, which represents the main characters of their teammates. On the early stage of iMobie, they focus on developing iPhone, iPod, iPad transfer, manager and maintenance software for making users’ Mobile Digital Life easier. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2014 iMobie Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, Mac OS X, iPhone, iPod, iPad and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.