Kyiv, Ukraine – Ukraine-based team Ivan Karpan and Evgeniy Lebed has released GlobeConvert 1.7 for iPhone, an update to their top-rated, global currency and units converter, which was named noteworthy and hot by Apple and best by Make Use Of blog. In addition to conversion between 190 different currencies, the app converts 80 units of measure in the following categories: area, energy, length, power, pressure, speed, temperature, time, volume, and weight. The update also improves design and performance.
Tourists, students, and businesspeople all contribute to a worldwide travel/tourism industry that takes in over one trillion dollars annually. And it is estimated that at any moment a half million people are aloft in passenger jets. Travelers with iPhones have over one hundred currency/unit converters from which to choose. GlobeConvert for the iPhone has long been one of the top ten utilities in every one of the dozens of international iTunes App stores, including the US. Now, GlobeConvert 1.7 brings even more functionality to the app as well as design and performance improvements. Ad-free version of the app is released as well.
* Elegant and easy to use user interface and art design
* Converts area, energy, length, power, pressure, speed, temperature, time, volume, and weight
* Converts 190 international currencies
* Monetary exchange rates updated minute-to-minute
* Copy and paste functionality
* Frequently used presets can be saved permanently in Favorites library
* Listed in Apple’s “Hot” applications
* Listed in Apple’s “New and Noteworthy” applications
* Named best by Make Use Of blog
In addition to the app’s easy-to-use interface, GlobeConvert goes the extra mile to be an ultra-versatile converter. For example: temperature conversion includes both positive and negative values on the Fahrenheit, Celsius, and Kelvin scales; length calculations include both the standard and nautical mile; energy conversion is offered for ten different measures including newton/meters, BTUs and ergs; time conversion can be done between nine different measures, from years to nanoseconds; and up-to-the-minute spot prices of precious metals are listed along with over 190 different international currencies.
“We have received a lot of positive feedback from users of GlobeConvert,” stated Co-Founder Ivan Karpan. “We are also very pleased with recent coverage on various blogs including Make Use Of.”
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* iOS 4.0 or later
* 5.7 MB
Pricing and Availability:
GlobeConvert 1.7 is available for free (ad supported) and for $0.99 (ad-free, USD or equivalent in other currencies), and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Utilities category. Review copies are available upon request.
Based in Kiev, Ukraine, the GlobeFamilyApps team is independent software developer Ivan Karpan, and user experience designer Evgeniy Lebed. Leveraging their longtime experience in both development and UX design, Ivan and Evgeniy’s main focus is developing powerful, versatile traveling tools for the iOS platform. Copyright (C) 2011 Ivan Karpan and Evgeniy Lebed. 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.