Frankie for Kids

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Frankie for Kids brings Frankenstein fun just in time for Halloween

Between tricks and treats, an adventure you cannot miss is the app Frankie for Kids, that mixes the classic Mary Shelley’s horror story with a lot of interactive content that will thrill kids over 9 years old.

The app, released for Ipad (and soon to be on Androids and Blackberries) has 39 pages in which the reader can move objects, turn lights on and off, peek through a hole, move a small boat, make a heart pulse and travel in reading, hearing sounds that amuse and amaze.

The creation is signed by a small brazilian studio – YB Digital Content – that adapted the original Frankenstein for the young reader of the 21th Century in portuguese and english.

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WorldCard Mobile

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WorldCard Mobile is an award winning business card scanning application from Penpower Inc which helps to scan your business cards and saves it in your iPhone. WorldCard Mobile scans business cards with the help of OCR(Optical Character Recognition) and using iPhone’s camera. Simply take a snap of the business card and saves it in your iPhone. Fields such as name, designation, organization, phone numbers, mobile numers, address, fax everything will be saved automatically in the appropriate sections.The WorldCard Mobile also allows to sync with Google contacts along with WorldCard Mobile contacts. With WorldCard Mobile you can make a phone call, send SMS or e-mail to your contacts directly. Sharing or data exchange through iCloud.Dropbox services makes a breeze in data exchange.

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DK Quiz

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DK quiz

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DK Quiz is a free challenging quiz based game for your iOS devices. There are multiple different categories to choose from for example, around the world, food, history and many more. Then inside of each category there are narrower sections which ask questions about specific locations or types of foods etc. Once you select your desired category, you then have to answer 20 questions while being timed. You also get three help options per game, which costs you your precious gold coins. You have the option to auto choose the correct answer, make it a 50:50 option and also to freeze time to allow you to spend more time thinking about the answer.

You also get the option to view your scores on an online leaderboard with game center. You can also go head to head with your Facebook friends. Its a good quiz game which allows you to choose from multiple categories and also choose a difficulty that will challenge you. The user interface is a bit simple, but its easy to use. Overall its a solid free quiz game.

  • Platform: iPhone/iPod/iPad
  • Price: Free
  • Version: 1.0
  • Category: Games
  • Size: 24.4 MB
  • Developer: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

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Worldictionary – Instant Translation & Search

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Need to recognize a language and translate a word? Well there is an ios app called Worldictionary to help you. It simply recognizes the word and translates instantly. Worldictionary simply uses your device camera to translate. There is no need to enter data manually. Just point your device camera and get translated instantly.

Worldictionary recognizes 21 different languages ranging from Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, English, Japanese, Korean, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Norwegian, Polish, Hungarian, Russian, Czech, Slovak and Romanian.

 

Worldictionary also provides a full sentence translation. Just take a snap of the sentence and then focus on the words one by one. You can also expand your search in Google, YouTube and Wikipedia for the translated results using Advance search function.
Features of Worldictionary:

 

  • Anti-shake function for better image quality.
  • Recognition of 21 different languages.
  • Pronunciation for translated results.
  • Translation from image.
  • Advance search function for the translated results
  • Instant translation using View and Translate function.

 

Worldictionary requires an internet connection. It supports 2 offline dictionary which are paid purchases. Simplified – Chinese to English and Simplified Chinese – Japanese for $ 1.99.
Worldictionary is available in the app store for $3.99 only.

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Word Poker Live Free

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Word Poker

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Word Poker Live Free edition is a free download which includes full screen ads at the end of each game. Its a Texas Hold’em poker style game with the use of letters to create words. Every letter is assigned a number value and at the end of the round, you have to create a word with the letters remaining, then the point value for the word is calculated and which player has the highest number of points, wins. Not only can you jump right in and play, but you can also join tables and play with other users from around the world. There is also in room chat.

Now if you are unfamiliar with this style of poker, it can take a few rounds to figure out, as there is no instruction or tutorial guide to help you. But once you get the hang of it, you will be challenging other players. You also start off with a healthy amount of cash, but once it runs out you have to purchase more through the app. Overall its an enjoyable casino game to play online against real players, without risking any real money for the most part.

  • Platform: iPhone/iPod
  • Price: Free
  • Version: 1.0
  • Category: Games
  • Size: 18.4 MB
  • Developer: Jeremy Nortey

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My First Greek Book Volume I

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My First Greek

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My First Greek Book Volume 1 is an educational application for your iPad that helps beginners and children learn the basics of the Greek language. It shows you how to read and write, it also pronounces letters and words for you to hear how to say them correctly. It includes a total of 12 learning lessons along with other sections such as songs, “which include video”, flash cards, etc that all aid in the users learning.

Now there are lots of learning applications now, which are great to interact with. However there are better learning applications, not necessarily for the Greek language but as an overall user interface. Its focused for children which is good, but it still seems it could be a bit more fluid and precise. Also $9.99 is quite a bit to spend on an app, even though its educational, you want details and the overall app to be at quite a high standard. But this is really nitpicking, after all a user interface wont mean to much to a younger child and they will soon get the gist of using it and begin to learn a new language.

  • Platform: iPad
  • Price: $9.99
  • Version: 1.0
  • Category: Education
  • Size: 83.7 MB
  • Developer: Papaloizos Publications, Inc

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Very Night

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Very Night is a app, customized for iPhone / iPad.
It is designed to help people to fall asleep easily, “healthy snooze starts tonight”.

Very Night’s Sleep Music is the most Comfortable Sound on the iPad.
When you reading or relaxing on iPad, you may need it. :)

Very Night uses proprietary technology to create animation accompanied by soothing music to help you fall into sleep.
Very Night is customized for iPhone / iPad sound characteristics, with unique flavor and refreshing function.

The Sleep Music is melodious and serene.
It comes from ancient mystic oriental musical instruments.
It sounds comforting, as smooth as silk, as mellow as milk.

When you want to sleep, then you will be at ease and fall asleep.
And, if you just need to relax only, yes, you can also do it.

It’s very interesting, because of Very Night’s Sleep Music, 3 features.

1. Melody and charm

A combination of western melody and oriental charm.
It is so refreshing that will bring you unprecedented listening experience.

Originated from mysterious oriental musical instrument,
the music is as smooth as silk and as mellow as milk,
which will make you relax quickly and easily fall asleep.

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PiggyStocks

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PiggyStocks is a simple to use stock monitoring app aimed at the casual to serious investor, giving quick and easy to read quotes to aid users who are deciding to buy, sell, or monitor their watch list. Piggy stocks also gives charted, historical data of stocks from 1 day to 2 years, as well as an up to date news feed about watched stocks.

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GoDocs for Google Docs

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GoDocs for Google Docs has  launched the recent version of GoDocs 3.2.1 for Google Docs™ and Google Drive™ for iPhone and iPad, and would like to suggest it for your review.
GoDocs provides users with fully featured access to their Google Docs™ and Google Drive™ account from anywhere. This app is an universal productivity solution for everybody.
I would like you to point out some of new improvements for this update:
#- New and powerful viewer for Documents and Presentations.
- Fixed problems with viewing, caused by Google API changes.
- Fixed rare crashes, happening for some users.
GoDocs 3.2 is a big update, including:
Optical Character Recognition
Now your PDFs and Images can be converted into editable text.

Refined Management
Make your files and folders visible or viewless. Batch management works in any folder: download, mail, organize or delete several files at the same time.

Improved Editing
We polished and fixed online editing, so you are not affected by Google bugs.

Instant Push Notifications
You’ll be immediately informed about all changes which were made in your texts.

iOS 6 compatibility
Use the best and fastest way to work with your documents on iOS 6.

Much more:
• Video upload from gallery. Upload your videos and share them with anyone.
• New gestures for fullscreen (iPad). Swipe for fullscreen on iPad – native and comfortable.
• New gestures for detailed view (iPhone). Swipe left to see the detailed view on iPhone. Swipe right to go back.
• Upload Queue. You can work on documents, while uploading files.

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Jumster

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Jumpster is outta’ this world, both literally and figuratively. In the game, you play as Jumpster, a cute little alien cruising through the galaxy. His ship is hit by a meteorite and springs a fuel leak. Poor Jumpster crash-lands on the planet Okadia and now needs to recover the lost fuel if he wants to continue his trek. To do so, he must tackle traitorous traps and ravenous monsters in his path. Slingshot Jumpster by pulling back, setting your angle, then let go. You’ll propel Jumpster through death-defying traps and teleports, maneuver him through teeth-gnashing monsters and control numerous moving vehicles while in search of UFO fuel.

This physics platformer is not to be missed! Jumpster™ has exactly what puzzle gamers are looking for: easy to master game mechanics, challenging but beatable gameplay, beautiful graphics and a great soundtrack. Casual gamers will be able to unlock all 80 of the levels, even if they just get one oily star on each. Nailing three-star ratings on all will become an obsession for many players. The Swamp and Epic levels will provide good challenges for more hardcore players.

The game is FREE TO PLAY with a renewable energy system that you can either renew via an in-game purchase or by simply setting the game aside for a time. Other power ups available for purchase let you speed through levels, blast your enemies to pieces or customize the little hero to your heart’s delight. But, you don’t have to spend a dime to enjoy this gem. The game has tons of content that will be continually updated with new brain twisters for you to solve. Keep an eye on news from G5 as even more content is on the way in regularly scheduled free updates to Jumpster.

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Glooko Logbook

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Glooko

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Glooko Logbook makes it easier to record and log your blood glucose readings, but linking your meter with your iPhone directly. Say goodbye to manually writing down your readings, instead have it stored on your iOS device in easy to read tables. Glooko works with 11 popular glucose meters, however you will be required to purchase one of the two types of Glooko Metersynce cables depending on your type of meter. You can also search food types to monitor all kind of stats such as number of calories, carbs, sugars, fats and much more.

Glooko Logbook is one of those apps that can really bring your iPhone into your daily routine and actually makes an impact on your life. It makes it much easier and quicker to store all your important information, along with easy export options, to send to your doctor if needed. Also its easy to use with a user friendly interface and you will always have all your history and trends with you. Although you still need to purchase the unique sync cable, its still a great health application. Just make sure you keep your iPhone charged up.

  • Platform: iPhone/iPod
  • Price: Free
  • Version: 1.4.4
  • Category: Health & Fitness
  • Size: 5.3 MB
  • Developer: Glooko, Inc.
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Local spin

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After getting frustrated with the lack of reliability of existing restaurant review sites and apps, we created LocalSpin to get restaurant, bar and coffee shop recommendations directly from your Facebook friends, rather than complete strangers.

The app also allows people to quickly write a recommendation (<30 seconds) to allow people to share more frequently.  Given that people are only sharing with friends (their privacy is protected outside their network of friends) they are more likely to leave recommendations.

Lastly, users can look directly at their friends’ list of favorite places to get inspiration for the next restaurant they want to try or if they are traveling to a new city.

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