iBooks store to be pre-loaded with 30 000 free books – shysters outlook looks bleak

AppAdvice has some good news for literate iPad fans: Project Gutenburg with its 30 000 free titles will be pre-loaded onto the App Store’s iBooks app for iPad. There are compelling reasons for this. Firstly, free books shouldn’t be made profit of as they have been at the App Store and sold at 99 cents per. The public domain has no place with profit and for many reasons wouldn’t exist if at the beck-and-call of swindlers.

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DigitalDeejay introduces New version of Mix.DJ Pro for iPhone

Lyon, France – DigitalDeejay today is pleased to announce the introduction of our newest iPhone App: the NEW version of Mix.DJ Pro 2.0. Mix.DJ Pro is our unlimited music streaming app with over 16,000 pro and amateur DJ mixes from around the world. It is a true paradise for music fans wishing to explore thousands of DJ mixes and DJ’s – all in one click.

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EQV Apps celebrates success of iGovernment with free iGovernment Lite

Raleigh, North Carolina – EQV Apps is thrilled to celebrate the success of iGovernment with the release of iGovernment Lite 1.0 for iPhone and iPod touch. This free application includes a sampling of the wealth of content from departments and offices across all three branches of the Federal Government that has made iGovernment one of the most popular and highly-rated News apps available. Continue reading…

DVD Ferret finds the cheapest DVDs on the iPhone for Free

Kent, UK – Paul Gee today is pleased to announce the release of DVD Ferret 1.2 for the iPhone and iPod touch devices. DVD Ferret searches the internet for the cheapest DVD & Blu Ray prices. Best of all DVD Ferret is Free to download. It’s quick, simple to use and is designed to save the consumer money as DVD Ferret compares the prices of all the top online retailers including Play, SendIt, Amazon, Zavvi, The Hut, LoveFilm, Asda, Woolworths, HMV, Dixons, Currys, BBC Shop, Tesco, DVD Source, CD Wow, Asda, iTunes and many more.

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Imesart Releases Disacol – Box Moving, Color Matching Game for iPhone OS

Liege, Belgium – Imesart today is pleased to introduce Disacol 1.0, the new logic game for iPhone OS devices. Featuring an ingenious mix of box moving and color matching, for a wonderful brain teasing experience. Move a box pusher around and bring boxes of the same color together to make them disappear. Find the right pushing sequence and make boxes of all colors disappear. Every level brings a new challenge.

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MileBug 1.5.2 for iPhone approved in 6 hours

American Fork, Utah – The latest update (1.5.2) to the popular iPhone mileage log application, MileBug, was submitted to Apple for review at approximately 9:00am MDT, and was approved at 3:11pm MDT, just over 6 hours later. This is amazing response time for update approval.

MileBug 1.5.2 is now available for half off the regular price. Only $1.99 through April 15th as a special Tax Time Sale to make next year’s taxes that much easier, and the tax returns that much larger. MileBug was recently featured in the What’s Hot section of 57 App Stores worldwide this January as it rose to #2 in Finance. First released in August 2008, MileBug has been a consistent presence in the App Store, was featured on the many banners at Apple’s WorldWide Developers’ Conference last June, and has been seen in the window displays at different Apple stores.

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Adobe: Flash, it’s Apple’s issue

If Apple and Google are having it out, Adobe and Apple, who have had rough hits regarding Adobe’s proprietary Flahs, are having it out too. Steve Jobs (cue heavenly fanfare) has said Adobe’s software isn’t stable on OSX, but now Adobe are at Apple’s neck, saying it is an Apple problem. When will this silliness ever end? According to Zdnet, Adobe’s CEO, Shantanu Narayen, has this to say of the situation:

“We’ve been fairly transparent,” said Narayen. “We’re committed to bringing flash to any platform with a screen. This has nothing to do with technology. It’s an apple issue and you’ll have to check in with them.”

More Flash goodness/badness after the gap:

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ACTRocket 1.3 – Web Search Shortcuts for iPhone and iPod touch

Luxembourg, Europe – Houdah Software today is pleased to announce the immediate availability of ACTRocket 1.3 for iPhone and iPod touch. ACTRocket allows for quick searching of web sites and search engines. It not only speeds up the process. It saves on your data plan: you no longer need to load web pages just to get to the search form. Running a web search couldn’t be any faster. Just type “g houdah” to search Google for the word houdah. Type “y houdah” for the same search using Yahoo!

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Exclusive Sketch Nation Shooter In (P)review – iPhone art and digital destruction

Update: Sketch Nation Shooter is now live on the App Store

To date I’ve only done a few reviews of what I would consider “old school” 2D scrolling shooters such as Underground.  However the ones I have reviewed and/or own have been great recreations of a classic style of game play that proves the point that when it comes down to it, content is what really matters.  In an age of 3D, 4D, l-m-n-o-p-d-…, it’s nice to see simple succeed.  Recently I was able to get my hands on a beta copy of an upcoming app store game Sketch Nation Shooter (SNS) by developer Engineous Games.  Sketch Nation Shooter is a clever fusion of art and gaming and some creative social networking.  Read on to see what I thought of this innovative title. Feel free to discuss this (p)review of Sketch Nation Shooter in our forums.

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WhoNews regenerates on the iPhone

Kent, UK – Paul Gee today is pleased to announce the release of WhoNews 1.2 for the iPhone and iPod touch devices. WhoNews collates the latest news on Doctor Who, Torchwood and the Sarah Jane Adventures from over 20 of the top Doctor Who websites every 15 minutes, 24 hours a day. This is coupled with a built in DVD & Blu ray price comparison tool that tracks down the lowest prices for Doctor Who related DVDs from the top internet retailers.

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