TouchMyApps » iAds http://www.touchmyapps.com All Things iPhone and iPad for those who like to Touch. iOS App reviews, News, New Apps, Price Drops and App Gone Free Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:01:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7.8 Yahoo! – iAd’s “going to fall apart” http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/09/17/yahoo-iads-going-to-fall-apart/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/09/17/yahoo-iads-going-to-fall-apart/#comments Fri, 17 Sep 2010 09:36:18 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=39729 Yahoo!’s badmouthing big boss, Carol Bartz, may or may not be onto something. iAd, she says, “is going to fall apart for [Apple]“. Apple’s mobile advert platform, while locked into the de facto most popular mobile platform (it still is), is just that: locked in. Jobsian, draconian, whatever you want to call it, it’s got … Read more]]>

iAds mobile advertising and Big Brother Steve

Yahoo!’s badmouthing big boss, Carol Bartz, may or may not be onto something. iAd, she says, “is going to fall apart for [Apple]“. Apple’s mobile advert platform, while locked into the de facto most popular mobile platform (it still is), is just that: locked in. Jobsian, draconian, whatever you want to call it, it’s got its fair share of detractors. At least it is out of the woods regarding antitrust. Google’s AdMob has shown great income potential for certain developers despite Android Marketplace’s rampant problems with porn and piracy. But back to iAd; we won’t know whether or not it is a success for a while. DaringFireball’s John Gruber tends to think we should wait a year.

Thanks Reuters

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Vocalia Sponsored Edition integrates iAd Rich Media Ads http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/07/07/vocalia-sponsored-edition-integrates-iad-rich-media-ads/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/07/07/vocalia-sponsored-edition-integrates-iad-rich-media-ads/#comments Wed, 07 Jul 2010 14:38:27 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=35744 Creaceed today releases one of the first iPhone apps embedding the appealing iAd rich media ads. "Vocalia Sponsored Edition" is a new version of Vocalia, their voice-controlled assistant app for the iPhone. Creaceed's free app is fully compatible with iOS4 with Multitasking and Retina Display Support, and it offers a quality alternative, with some unique features, to the built-in voice control feature of the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4. … Read more]]>

Mons, Belgium – Creaceed today releases one of the first iPhone apps embedding the appealing iAd rich media ads. “Vocalia Sponsored Edition” is a new version of Vocalia, their voice-controlled assistant app for the iPhone. Creaceed’s free app is fully compatible with iOS4 (Multitasking and Retina Display Support), and it offers a quality alternative – with some unique features – to the built-in voice control feature of the iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4.

Since the initial release of Vocalia, Creaceed has been responding to customer feedback in a regular series of updates. Moreover, Vocalia has garnered excellent reviews from the American and European press, and it has been featured twice on the App Store: the first time as What’s Hot in France, Germany and Austria, and the second time as Staff Favorites in the USA and South America.

Vocalia is based on CeedVocal SDK, the iOS speech recognition technology developed by Creaceed. CeedVocal SDK supports isolated words recognition from a list of up to 5,000 words, and keyword spotting. The SDK is available in the same 6 languages as Vocalia.

Vocalia’s feature highlights include:
* Look for contacts in the address book, and automatically call them
* Look for artists from the iTunes library, and choose which song to play
* Look for bookmarks imported from a Mac/PC, and open them in Safari
* iOS 4.0 Compatibility (Multitasking Support and Retina Display Support)
* Define additional voice shortcuts for contact names
* Split first and last names of contacts
* Set the navigation mode (voice, manual taps or timer)
* Shake the iPhone to try again
* Activate vibration to know when to start speaking
* Show help messages, etc.

Supported Languages:
* English, Dutch, French, German, Italian and Spanish

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad (iOS 4.0 Tested)
* For the iPod touch: A Headset with External Mic
* Requires iOS 3.1 or later
* 5.4 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Vocalia 2.2.1 Standard Addition is $3.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Utilities category. “Vocalia Sponsored Edition”, the brand new free version embedding iAds, is only available on the American App Store at this time. Promo codes and high resolution screenshots are available to the media upon request.

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CeedVocal SDK

Creaceed, a Belgian company with a passionate team experienced in signal and image processing, provides intuitive and easy to use creative applications to Mac professionals and consumers: Hydra, for HDR image creation from regular photos; Morph Age, for morphing and warping images and movies; Elasty HD, for adding special effects to QuickTime movies with motion-tracking features; and Prizmo, for performing OCR on scanned documents and pictures taken with a digital camera. Creaceed also provides Vocalia, a speech recognition application in 6 languages, to iPhone users, and a speech recognition SDK to iOS developers. Copyright 2008-2010 Creaceed. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod, iPad and iAd are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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Nissan LEAF iAd demo http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/07/05/nissan-leaf-iad-demo/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/07/05/nissan-leaf-iad-demo/#comments Mon, 05 Jul 2010 18:32:09 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=35599 Apple’s North American iAd Network debuted July 1st and some of the major ads have already begun to roll out on iOS 4 devices. Aside from going head-to-head with Googles Admob ad platform, iAds is supposed to redefine how users experience and interact with advertising on your iPhone. One of the first and most notable … Read more]]>

Apple’s North American iAd Network debuted July 1st and some of the major ads have already begun to roll out on iOS 4 devices. Aside from going head-to-head with Googles Admob ad platform, iAds is supposed to redefine how users experience and interact with advertising on your iPhone. One of the first and most notable iAd campaigns to appear is Nissan’s 100% electric car, the LEAF. Take a look at the Nissan iAd demo and see just how far ads have come in comparison to the static mobile ads of old. If all future iAds are even half as good as this, end users will probably not mind spending a minute or two checking out the latest interactive ads.

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Apple, iAds and Antitrust – whose war is it, Google? http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/06/10/apple-iads-and-antitrust-whose-war-is-it-google/ http://www.touchmyapps.com/2010/06/10/apple-iads-and-antitrust-whose-war-is-it-google/#comments Thu, 10 Jun 2010 07:52:27 +0000 http://www.touchmyapps.com/?p=34311 It was bound to happen, right? Google got AdMob through thanks to Apple’s clever competition, iAds. But afterward, Apple pulled the welcome mat from big time advertisers such as Google’s AdMob. While Apple and Google are at it, the devs they represent are caught in a nasty loop. Adverts are their stake, their money, their … Read more]]>

iAds mobile advertising and Big Brother Steve: Examiner.com

It was bound to happen, right? Google got AdMob through thanks to Apple’s clever competition, iAds. But afterward, Apple pulled the welcome mat from big time advertisers such as Google’s AdMob. While Apple and Google are at it, the devs they represent are caught in a nasty loop. Adverts are their stake, their money, their hard work – a portion that the recent Apple/Google spat is threatening. Competition is good for driving innovation in the hardware/software market, but get over it Apple and Google: the advertising segment isn’t about you, it’s about the developers. Forcing them to take sides will win you an antitrust lawsuit which I hope both of you lose.

Apple: don’t tout your 200 000 apps then bar certain devs from advertising portion on the iDevice because they are represented by AdMob.

Google: quit whining. John Gruber is right: you started it.

It’s time for Big Evil and Big Brother to take the little guy, the dev, seriously. Taking sides in the news is one thing, banning your customers, is another.

Thanks CNN

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