Monday, December 20, 2010

Apple announces iAd Producer

Today Apple announced iAd Producer; iAd Producer makes it easy for you to design and assemble high-impact, interactive content for iAd. iAd Producer automatically manages the HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript behind your iAd to make creating beautiful, motion-rich iAd content as easy as point and click.

For advanced developers, iAd Producer offers sophisticated JavaScript editing and debugging, along with a powerful extension mechanism that enables them to create and re-use their own page templates and components.

The iAd Producer features:
  • a visual design tool (IDE, kind of Quartz Composer-ish)
  • Page Templates
  • Component Library
  • Pre-built animations and effects
  • Simulator (Mac or iOS device)
  • Asset library
  • Advanced JavaScript Editing
  • JavaScript Debugging (like Safari Developer JS features)
  • JavaScript "minification" optimization
  • and Project validation 

Developers can log in and learn more...

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Announcing Device Profiler

Now available in the App StoreDevice Profiler is a handy tool for app beta testers and iOS developers, absolutely free.

Tap the DevProfiler icon to quickly find the UDID of your device. Easily email your device info to the development team so they can include your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad in the Ad Hoc provisioning profile needed to enable your device to run private beta apps.

Click here to see our complete list of apps.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Announcing BackWords Dictionary

Now available in the App Store, BackWords Dictionary is a new way to search for words. Pick letters with just a flick of your finger and BackWords quickly finds matching words. BackWords is a fun alternative to looking up words in a traditional dictionary, thesaurus or even on the web.

BackWords is powered by the Enhanced North American Benchmark Lexicon (ENABLE), the authoritative word list and common alternative to the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary that is used in many popular word games, including Words With Friends. BackWords contains over 173,000 words, with a few objectionable terms removed so it's suitable for word game players of all ages.

BackWords is a great helper when playing word games like Scrabble, Words With Friends or Boggle or solving tough crossword puzzles.

Click here to see our complete list of apps.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Announcing Fridgemags 1.1

Everyone loves playing with the old alphabet magnets on their refrigerator - writing out clever messages or children just learning their ABCs. But taking around your fridge to write a little message or pass some time is just a bit impractical - until now.

Fridgemags is a refrigerator in your pocket complete with magnets. Starting with the ABCs and a few extra vowels and consonants you can spell messages and save them to your photos to email to friends.

With Fridgemags young children can interact with their ABCs and are instantly engaged with and audible, visual and tactile experience.

Fridgemags is great for for anyone and available in the App Store.

Fridgemags 1.1 features include:

  • Universal Application—works on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
  • Letter Viewer—lets you know which letter you have selected.
  • ...and Minor bug fixes

Click here to see our complete list of apps.