Get Stellar Preparation For College Writing With High School Writing 3.0

Charlottesville, Virginia – Parents and high schools are more aware than ever of the importance that colleges and employers place on writing skills. High School Writing 3.0, by Niles Technology Group, is a parent’s or school’s answer to improving student writing. A comprehensive writing and thinking guide, High School Writing 3.0 app teaches the intricacies of writing sharp, direct arguments. Designed for the iPad and iPhone, students get both the best of mobile technology and essay writing instructions.

Niles Technology Group is the premier essay writing app developer in the App Store. Written and developed by educators dedicated to writing, High School Writing 3.0 gets straight to the fundamentals. Essays included are first and third person narratives, compare and contrast, cause and effect, argumentative, descriptive and even opinion essay. The SAT and college admissions essays are also part of the app. Each tutorial explains the purpose, research requirements and the crucial argument development process of that specific essay type. Students are guided using a proprietary simple-to-follow and understand format. With focus on the fundamentals, students receive just the right amount of information for the writing task at hand.

“The ultimate goal is to get students to write well and to enjoy doing so,” explains Michael A. Niles, president of Niles Technology Group. “The trick is to keep students’ interest with engaging, thought-provoking content that is the correct length to answer their questions and to teach, but not too long to become boring or too short to be inadequate. High School Writing 3.0 and all Niles Technology apps ensure that the instructional content is always the optimal length. Based on the excellent reviews and emails received from students and parents, we are proud to say Niles Technology has accomplished its goals.”

Parents, teachers and schools have discovered the efficacy of Niles Technology apps. Each month the volume purchase of the apps increase, which indicates that the use of mobile apps in schools is becoming more commonplace. Parents have also caught on because Essay Workstation is the No. 1 gifted app in the Niles inventory. For the lower grades, Middle School Writing has become a solid No. 2 bestseller, with both parents and schools purchasing the app. The Niles app catalog can be seen in the App Store by simply entering “Niles” in the iTunes search.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.0 or later (iOS 4.0 Tested)
* 2.1 MB

Pricing and Availability:
High School Writing 3.0 is currently $17.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.

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Niles Technology Group was founded in 2007 to develop software for emerging technologies and is developing a series of mobile computing applications dedicated to teaching superior writing and logical thinking skills. With its experience in the technology and content required to develop full-featured products for students, Niles Technology Group is a leading app publisher, and the Essay Czar, Achievers Writing Center and Essay Writing Wizard apps have sold successfully worldwide. The key to Niles Technology Group’s success is specificity. Each app is specific to the writing task at hand. Michael A. Niles, the founder, was formerly, for eight years, the President and CEO of The Right Education, Inc. (TRE), a web-based educational technology company that developed The Learning Accelerator. Copyright (C) 2007-2012 Niles Technology Group. 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.

zuuka Releases Biscuit’s Valentine’s Day for iOS, NOOK and Kindle Fire

Santa Barbara, California / Frankfurt, Germany – zuuka, publishers of the iTalk and iStoryTime interactive storytelling apps, along with HarperCollins Children’s Books, today released Biscuit’s Valentine’s Day for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, the Amazon Kindle Fire and Barnes and Noble Nook Color and Nook Tablet. Biscuit’s Valentine’s Day features animations and sound effects on every page and is a sweet and warm-hearted story full of fun for children of all ages.

“Biscuit has been a family classic for almost two decades and for good reason as the lovable yellow puppy teaches children life lessons such as how important it is to give rather than receive,” said Woody Sears, founder of zuuka. “We’re very excited to add another Biscuit book to the iStoryTime library and look forward to many more.”

Everybody loves Biscuit, and Biscuit’s fans are sure to fall in love with this great holiday story. Biscuit and the little girl have to deliver valentines to all their special friends, Daisy, Puddles, Grandma, and Grandpa all receive some of Biscuit’s sweet puppy love. But wait till you see the lovely surprise is waiting for Biscuit when they get home.

Developed in-house by iStoryTime, Biscuit’s Valentine’s Day features narration, animations and sounds on every page, the beautiful illustrations by Pat Schories, which all come together to bring author Alyssa Satin Capucilli’s wonderful and popular book to life.

Features include:
* Narration Options: Read to Me and Read to Myself
* Fully Animated: Biscuit, his friends and areas around him are animated when tapped. Discover funny animations and humorous sounds on every page
* Memory Game: A fun game to help children develop memory skills with their friend Biscuit
* Sticker Book: This digital sticker book allows little ones to use their imagination and create their own scene with Biscuit
* Coloring Book: Little ones can choose three different scenes to color along with saving to the photo album to share with friends and family
* Puzzle Game: Children can put together pieces from story scenes and enjoy the full picture

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

Pricing and Availability:
Biscuit’s Valentine’s Day is $3.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available through the Apple App Store, Amazon App Store and Nook App Store in the Books category.

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zuuka is the digital publisher of iTalk Smurf and iStoryTime – an interactive storytelling experience delivered to the convenience of your mobile device – which features a series of illustrated and narrated books created by parents for kids. iStoryTime books have been highlighted in the New York Times, LA Times, CBS Early Show, theiPhoneMom, CNET and is decorated with PTPA Media’s Parent Tested Parent Approved Seal of Approval and the Children’s Technology Review’s Editor’s Choice Award. With over 100 titles to choose from including favorites such as Kung Fu Panda, Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon, Peter Pan and Binky the Pink Elephant, iStoryTime books are an excellent tool for both educating and entertaining children ages two years and up. These storybooks can be enjoyed in several different modes ranging from automatic to manual, depending upon the development and preferences of the user. Copyright (C) 2012 zuuka. 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.

Angry Boo delivers Jump & Grab arcade action so addicting its scary

Madrid, Spain – Yubi Games, an innovative mobile games developer and publisher, has today announced the release of Angry Boo for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Angry Boo is a fast paced arcade adventure that charges players with helping Boo the ghost get as many gold coins as he can by strategically jumping from one spider web to the next while avoiding ornery bats and other obstacles along the way! With gameplay that challenges users to calculate height and distance with each jump, and small landing spaces that don’t leave much to chance, this exciting game represents an engagingly refreshing new spin on the mobile platforming genre. Angry Boo is currently available for download on the Apple App Store for free in the Games category.

This wildly addicting title shines as the consummate “Grab it and Go” mobile gaming experience. Shooting Boo is simple yet extremely fun with the game’s intuitive controls: Just touch Boo, pull back either a bit or a lot to set the force of his shot, and move your finger up or down to set his trajectory. This gives players the freedom to shoot him in high arcs over short distance, straight and fast like a bullet, and everywhere in between to ensure they can always find the perfect move to get every coin that they come across!

Angy Boo takes place across 28 unique levels which take place on 4 differently themed game zones. Scoring in the game is simple and sweet. Each collected coin get players 10 points, but if you can pick up multiple coins quickly you’ll be rewarded with multiplier bonuses for each coins! Get two coins in a row and the second one will net you 20 points instead of 10! Bag 3 coins quickly and the second and third coins are worth even more, and so on.

Once they’re ready to get social, players can compete for high scores against other players online via Apple’s Game Center and Openfeint online leader boards. In an extra bonus, the app comes complete with iCloud integration which means that users can pick up and play thier Angry Boo game on almost any iOS device. Simply put, Angry Boo is a complete mobile game that will get you glued to your iPhone faster than Boo gets glued to a spiderweb.

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Yubi Games is a fully owned subsidiary of Group Gigigo. Yubi Games has released several entertainment apps and mobile games in different platforms and along with Gigigo Group has accounted more than 35 million apps/games downloads worldwide. Copyright (C) 2012 Group Gigigo. 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.

30 million downloads for Neon Play games

Cirencester, United Kingdom – UK app developer Neon Play (www.neonplay.com) has achieved over thirty million downloads since its launch in June 2010. The multiple award-winning games studio is producing some of the most popular games on the App Store, with eleven of their titles exceeding one million downloads each.

“It was almost a year ago that we hit our four millionth download, to have now reached 30 million is staggering,” said Neon Play CEO Oli Christie. “For us, this year is about spreading the good word (and games) of Neon Play to even more people. We’re excited about embracing different gaming platforms and territories, as well as Facebook, to ensure we find as many fans as possible.”

Neon Play hit global headlines last year when it was announced that Paper Glider – a huge global iOS hit – was the 10 billionth app to be downloaded from the Apple App Store.

Flicking through Neon Play’s games catalogue, it’s easy to see how Neon Play has been propelled to such a figure. Games such as Flick Football, Paper Glider, Traffic Panic 3D, Paper Glider Crazy Copter and Golf Putt Pro are some of their titles to have hit the big time in the Apple App Store charts.

“2011 was a brilliant year,” added Christie. “And 2012 will be about delving deeper. Now we know that people love our games, it’s a great incentive for us to become even more creative in the studio, to make our games more social and viral and to monetise even better. We have some cracking new games in the pipeline and we’re hugely excited about 2012.”

Neon Play was crowned by Pocket Gamer as the #36 best mobile games studio in the world last year, ranking them as the #1 indie mobile games studio in the UK. Since this great accolade they have won 10 business awards including the UK’s Best Start Up and the UK’s Entrepreneur of the Year. They have also started releasing their games onto the Android platform via the Google Marketplace.

Neon Play quick stat attack:
* 30,000,000 downloads
* 20 months old
* 300 million game plays
* There have been half a billion shots in Flick Football
* 1 game download every two seconds
* There have been 350 million Paper Gliders thrown
* There have been half a billion putts in Golf Putt Pro

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Based in Cirencester, Glos, United Kingdom, Neon Play Ltd is a privately held mobile games studio founded by Oli Christie. Neon Play makes iPhone and Android games and works with a variety of partners with the aim to launch the most addictive and fun games on the Apple App Store. Copyright (C) 2011 Neon Play 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.

Tie Assistant – Great necktie adviser for iPhone and iPad

Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation – V Island Lab has announced the release Tie Assistant 1.1 great necktie adviser for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Tie Assistant contain 16 different knot types, and it going to be more in time. It’s not only helps to tie a knot, but in choosing right knots for different suites and for different neckties. Even for different situation.

Outstanding graphics, knot steps tested by humans and intelligent handling made this app really great.

Localization are for English, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, and Finnish.
The app supports iPhone 4 and iPad resolution.

There are 16 knots in the application now:
* Kent
* Four-in-Hand knot
* Double Windsor
* Half Windsor
* Oriental
* Pratt
* Kelvin
* Saint Andrew
* Manhattan
* Plattsburgh
* Diagonal
* Onassis
* Atlantic
* Baltus
* Hannover
* Cross knot

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

Pricing and Availability:
Tie Assistant 1.1 is $0.99 USD and available in the App Store in the Livestyle category. We will be glad to provide you as many promo codes as you need for testing. The lite version is Free (Tie Assiasant Free). If you wish to run a contest for promo codes on your site – we will also be glad to provide you several promo codes.

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V Island Lab just makes great apps. Copyright (C) 2012 V Island Lab. 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.

Cauldron & Critters – A cute physics based puzzler with RPG elements

Turku, Finland – Omenaboksi has announced a new physics based puzzle game with RPG elements. In Cauldron and Critters, the player take a role of a sleepless hedgehog, who’s forest has been invaded by a noisy group of critters. Players will use a boiling cauldron as a cannon to drive the critters out of the forest, while simultaneously collecting experience points to upgrade the cauldron for even more destruction.

Cauldron & Critters is a game with colorful cartoon graphics, intuitive controls, and a funny soundtrack. It’s a game that is easy to start but hard to put down. With three worlds to complete and multiple upgrades to buy, players will have hours of puzzle based fun.

Features:
* Three worlds of fun with dozens of levels – and more to come
* Physics based puzzles with emphasis on destruction
* Intuitive touch controls
* Colorful cartoon graphics
* RPG -style upgrades and experience points

Device Requirements:
* iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 13.2 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Cauldron & Critters 1.0 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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Located in Turku, Finland, Omenaboksi was founded in 2008. Omenaboksi produces apps and games for iPhone, ipod Touch and iPad and offers advertising agency services for small and medium businesses. Omenaboksi aims to create fun, entertaining and affordable titles for the masses. Copyright (C) 2012 Omenaboksi / 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.

View Weather Forecasts on your Travels with Weather Router 2.0 for iOS

Scarborough, United Kingdom – JAS Applications today is very excited the announce the release of Version 2.0 of their iOS App Weather Router. At any second, use Weather Router to find the weather forecast for every post code between you and your destination up to 5 days in advance! It even works worldwide!

You’re travelling from New York to Washington but don’t know what the weather will be like on the way so don’t know what to take with you! Simply use Weather Router to find the forecast for New York and Washington with every post code in between! Therefore you’ll know to take an umbrella if it’s raining, or pack your swimming costume if it’s going to be warm!

You can even find the weather forecast for that day or up to 5 days in advance so whether it’s a spontaneous vacation or an advanced trip, Weather Router is the must have weather travelling App for you! Within the App is also a stunning map which displays your current GPS Location so you know exactly where you are! As well as this you can also even view your current GPS Co-ordinates which can be copied and then used how you wish!

Features:
* Works Worldwide.
* Every postcode in the world featured.
* View Forecast up to 5 days in advance.
* Current, High and Low Temperature given in Fahrenheit and Celsius.
* Images to display different forecasts.
* View Current GPS Location on Map which can be viewed in Map, Satellite or Hybrid.
* Copy current GPS Location Coordinates.
* Stunning, Easy to use Interface.

Reviews:
* “Perfect!” – SavoryTv
* “good! good! good!” – jy15680
* “Awesome” – jooolokjmoikijonujiuo

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 1.0 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Weather Router 2.0 is £0.69 GDP (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and is available exclusively for iOS on the App Store in the Weather category.

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JAS Applications headed by 16 Year Old James Shaw creates useful, intuitive Apps for iOS Devices. Our aim how we can develop amazing Apps to make the experience of for the consumer as pleasant and fun as we can. Copyright (C) 2011 JAS Applications. 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.

Children’s App – Lil’ iSculpt is App of the Week

Denver, Colorado – Lil’ Hoot Owl, a developer of top apps for toddlers, currently holds the the App of the Week on iheartthisapp website. Lil’ iSculpt is an interactive and educational app that also entertains young children between the ages of 1 and 5 as they chip away stone to reveal unique sculptures and fully animated environments. Lil’ iSculpt can be purchased for the iPhone/iTouch and the iPad.

“With a toddler of our own to provide us with the most candid and up-to-date ‘market research’ available, we’ve spent a lot of time ensuring Lil’ iSculpt is not only entertaining and educational for kids, but is also easy to navigate so both parent and child are satisfied,” said Lil’ Hoot Owl CEO Alison Finley. “We’ve had a lot of parents tell us they love the ease of use and minimal frustration of Lil’ iSculpt, which was most likely a key contributor for the votes. My husband Tom and I certainly know first-hand that we can all use a breather from time to time.”

Lil’ iSculpt allows a child’s inner artist to emerge and is one of the best apps for kids on the market today. After chizzling away at a rock to see a sculpture fully revealed, children are greeted by the screen coming magically to life and transforming into a fully animated object. Not only are children completely entertained, but they also learn about musical instruments, various animals, objects, and world-renowned monuments.

Lil’ Hoot Owl LLC was founded in July 2010 by Tom and Alison Finley, a husband and wife team from Denver. Lil’ Hoot Owl creates entertaining and educational apps for kids designed for the iPhone, iTouch, and iPad. Parents of Presley (13 months) and Drew (3 years old – their iTot!), the latter who immensely enjoys “edutainment” games on the iPhone and iPad, Tom and Alison develop games that are engaging, entertaining, and educational for toddlers and pre-schoolers. They are amazed with what their three-year-old has learned from the iPhone, and it is their passion to deliver games that serve a similar purpose for other parents of iTots.
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Device Requirements: – iPhone
* iOS 4.0 or later
* iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
* 23.9 MB

Device Requirements: – iPad
* iOS 3.2 or later
* Compatible with iPad
* 32.8 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Lil’ iSculpt 1.1 is only $0.99 USD and Lil’ iSculpt HD 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

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Lil’ Hoot Owl LLC was founded in July 2010 by Tom and Alison Finley, a husband and wife team from Denver. Lil’ Hoot Owl creates entertaining and educational apps for kids designed for the iPhone, iTouch, and iPad. Parents of Presley (13 months) and Drew (3 years old – their iTot!), the latter who immensely enjoys “edutainment” games on the iPhone and iPad, Tom and Alison develop games that are engaging, entertaining, and educational for toddlers and pre-schoolers. They are amazed with what their three-year-old has learned from the iPhone, and it is their passion to deliver games that serve a similar purpose for other parents of iTots. Copyright (C) 2012 Lil’ Hoot Owl 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.

Feed the Monster Game App Released for iPad

Virginia Beach, Virginia – The popular and funny Feed the Monster game app was just released for the iPad. Feed the Monster, a fun family and kids app has been getting rave reviews from both parents and their kids, with requests to launch the app for iPad since the iPhone release in December. Geared to kids of all ages, players can create their own Monsters and interact with them. Poke the Monsters for funny little reactions, like burping, farting and “hello” … cute, but slightly rude little Monsters that get the kids giggling. Not only do players get to create their very own monster by choosing from a variety of body, eye, arm, horn, leg, and mouth pieces, but they also get to take their monster through a series of challenges.

Feed the Monster features the 10 Monsters known as Spike, Mooch, Snork, TumTum, Fang, Hooey, Nibble, Chomp, Golly and 3Dee. The app is based on the original, and most popular, online game featured on ZiggityZoom.com. The interactive app, however, features a Monster Creator, the Feeding Frenzy, a Merge Machine, a Food Fight game, a Food Catch game and funny Special Foods for special Monster reactions. Free Updates will feature new Monsters, Monster parts and more Special Foods. Originally launched as an app for the iPhone and iPod touch, the app will now have a universal reach including the iPad.

ZiggityZoom is an internationally recognized creator of educational children’s games that are featured on their website ZiggityZoom.com. Now, they are taking their creativity for fun and education and turning that into applications for the iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android. Founded in 2008, the ZiggityZoom team shares a passion for fun, education, and play. They are based in Virginia Beach, VA.

Feed the Monster is their first collaborative app, working with Huminah Huminah Animation, an animation studio from Nova Scotia, as the developer. This app is strictly all about fun entertainment. Additional apps are in the pipeline for ZiggityZoom, including book apps and educational apps.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.3 or later
* 25 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Feed The Monster 1.0.1 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

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ZiggityZoom is an internationally recognized creator of educational children’s stories, games and printables that are featured on their website ZiggityZoom.com. Copyright (C) 2012 ZiggityZoom. 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.

Baby Game: Cutie Frog – New App For Little Kids And Their Busy Parents

Auckland, New Zealand – Free Life Apps Ltd, one of the fast growing companies in app development and marketing proudly announces a new app for kids – Baby Game: Cutie Frog for iPad and iPhone devices. Baby Game: Cutie Frog has charmed and captivated babies of all ages. Through the attractive graphics and funny sounds little users of Baby Game: Cutie Frog and its predecessors Baby Game: Cutie Crab and Baby Game: Cutie Cat are completely mesmerized. This game app develops their listening and motor skills as they interact with the animal’s face on the device. By playing with the eyes and lips the little ones enjoy themselves (expect lots of smiles and laughter) while keeping busy and giving their parents more free time.

Within 3 weeks all three kids games (Cutie Frog, Cutie Cat and Cutie Crab) went to the Top 5 Grossing Apps for Kids in Cyprus, and have been in the Top 10 / Top 50 / Top 100 in many other countries such as Turkey, Slovenia, Egypt, Lebanon, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Russia and the United Arab Emirates.

This simple app for kids and their parents comes in English, Chinese, Japanese and Russian. More internationalized versions will be released soon as well as versions of the hit games for Android tablets and smartphones.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation) and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 0.4 MB

Pricing and Availability:
The Baby Game: Cutie Frog 1.1 is available for $1.99 USD exclusively from the iTunes App Store worldwide under the categories of Games/Kids and Games/Family by searching for ‘baby game cutie’.

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Free Life Apps Ltd is a boutique app development and marketing company with offices and development teams in several countries all over the world. You can find and contact the company in the US, Russia, India, Thailand, New Zealand, and Australia. Free Life Apps creates and markets their own apps for mobile phones, smartphones, tablet computers and social network platforms. Their main platforms include iOS – iPhone, iPad, iPod touch devices, Android, Windows Phone, as well as Twitter and Facebook. Apart from building and selling in-house apps, the company occasionally consults, builds and markets apps for its clients. The approach is personal and ideas are often revolutionary. Copyright (C) 2012 Free Life Apps 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.