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I am the founder and publisher of 148Apps, the best iPhone app news and reviews site this side of Mars. I've been a web developer for nearly 15 years now. I'm also a stats geek, and I think that the iPhone is the best invention since the wheel!
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    GREE Wants to Boost Indie Game Developers

    Published 10/08/12 by

    Just announced GREE Loves Indies program has been designed to provide selected developers access to GREE’s network of resources, expertise, and promotion.

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    Link: No one cares about your app and it won’t be a hit, reckons Lucky Frame’s Yann Seznec

    Published 10/04/12 by

    Yann Seznec is the founder and director of Lucky Frame, a three-man studio based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Lucky Frame’s latest game is Bad Hotel, which hit the App Store in August 2012. Releasing an app is actually rather relaxing, because no one cares. Your app is one of 700,000 on the market. Even reaching the […]

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    Skyline 1.0: Now available for iPad

    Published 10/04/12 by

    Wingman Apps today introduces Skyline 1.0 for iOs. Skyline is an endless builder, stacker, and defender strategy game giving players complete creative freedom. It is a unique combination of genres in a fun and challenging gaming experience. Skyline lets players create a skyline after your their own imagination. Once created, players need to maintain it and keep the residents safe from havoc and disasters like earthquakes, lightning storms and meteor showers.

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    Apple Avengers Free for iOS: Major Update and New Game Mode

    Published 10/04/12 by

    Selosoft, Inc. introduces a major update to their Freemium iOS Platformer game, Apple Avengers 1.1.0. Players control Fuji, a heroic apple who embarks on a quest through 5 different 3D worlds overrun by an army of worms. Players can earn power-ups throughout the game, allowing them to transform into one of the 7 legendary Apple Avengers. There is a new game mode called Apple Dash, which provides players a unique experience in the automatic runner genre.

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    Appsoft Studio Revolutionizes Image Slicing Tool with Image Slices App

    Published 10/04/12 by

    Appsoft Studio announces Image Slices 1.0 for Mac OS X, an app that reinvents and simplifies the process of slicing images into triangular, diamond or other shapes. Slicing is a common feature in image editing applications and helps to divide images into smaller pieces to incorporate them into web pages, iWork applications and more. Slicing helps to print separate pieces of huge posters or charts in the original size. It can also provide great material for photo collages and other graphic works.

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    New App to Manage iOS6′s Do Not Disturb Whitelist

    Published 10/04/12 by

    Apple introduced the long-awaited DND feature on iOS6 permitting to whitelist contacts using favorites or an address book group. Alas, iOS doesn’t provide a way to create and manage groups. And what if users want more control, for example, to whitelist more than one group at the same time? Do Not Disturb Whitelist 1.0 for iOS is a nice utility to overcome these limitations allowing to manage who is in the whitelist for DND with ease.

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    Offering Free 15-Point App Reviews, Marketing Your App Launches New Tool

    Published 10/04/12 by

    Marketing Your App today announces the launch of its breakthrough new online tool, App Quick Check, which gives mobile developers a free 15-point review of any live iPhone or iPad app and instantly provides personalized recommendations on how to attract more customers and boost app sales. App Quick Check analyzes an app’s presence in the App Store and gives custom tips to stand out. Developers can find out their score at Marketing Your App online.

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    Chat Farm HD – Talk with the Animals

    Published 10/04/12 by

    BluMu today introduces Chat Farm 1.0 for iPad, a fun and intuitive educational game for kids 3 and up. Featuring an original and challenging gameplay, this app has been designed from the ground up to be child friendly, including two player mode and GameCenter support. Through pinch and tap gestures, players talk with the animals and learn their sounds. Chat Farm was designed with kids’ safety in mind: there are no in-app banner ads, commercials or in-app purchases.

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    Mobile puzzle action fun heats up & you douse the blaze in Fire Busters

    Published 10/04/12 by

    Seoul based Hotdog Studio today introduces Fire Busters 1.0, an awesome new brain bending arcade romp for iOS devices. Fire Busters blends puzzle based gameplay with fast paced action fun to offer the ultimate animal led fire brigade to success! Players control one or more furry firefighters, battling to put out one blaze after another by figuring out how to get their water streams around obstacles & onto fires. Each level gives gamers a birds-eye view of an inferno whose many parts are hidden.

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    VisualDreams Announces Free Version of their Success iOS-title Linkies

    Published 10/04/12 by

    Sweden based company, VisualDreams introduces Linkies Free 1.1.0, a free version of their latest gaming title for iOS. The story revolves around an ancient robot having risen with the intention of laying ruin to the Linkies’ charismatic and colorful world. As toxic waste gushes from the evil robot’s mouth at an alarming rate, it’s your job to aid the Linkies in restoring the former splendor of their world. Linkies Free includes 18 unique, addicting levels and Game Center support and more.

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    iCurrency Plus – get rates via push notifications – now iPhone 5 ready

    Published 10/04/12 by

    Limited Securities today announces iCurrency Plus 1.3 for iOS, an update to their Finance app that allows users to easily track currency values from more than 150 different currencies listed. The update leverages iOS 6 and it is optimized for iPhone 5. This is the only application in the App Store that provide currencies notifications on your iPhone Lock Screen and in the Notification Center; allowing you to receive important changes in the currency pairs of your choice.

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    Hello Kitty starts to run a cafe on mobile – Hello Kitty Coffee

    Published 10/04/12 by

    GameZen today introduces Hello Kitty Coffee 1.0, their new casual social game for iOS and Android. Hello Kitty Coffee starts with Anthony White, Hello Kitty’s grandpa, guiding you around the cafe along with her father, mother, twin sister, and boyfriend. Dear Daniel will help you run the cafe successfully as a chef, waiter or waitress. Decorating your cafe gives another pleasures: savvy chairs, Hello Kitty-shaped tables, romantic pink wallpapers, summer beach tiles and more.

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    Free app giveaway to help celebrate TheHermonApps 6 month anniversary

    Published 10/04/12 by

    To celebrate the 6 month anniversary of TheHermonApps, the company is doing a free giveaway of their most popular app, “Guess That Flag.” The first and only multiple choice olympic themed flag game, Guess That Flag features over 140 flags from countries around the world. It comes with four game modes: easy, medium, hard and the extremely challenging, expert mode. Players can browse through the flags, learning what flag belongs to which nation. The app will be free for the 4th and 5th of October.

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    Speed Kittens just hit the App Store: Hot-shot kittens take to the skies

    Published 10/04/12 by

    Arizona based grey may LLC today introduces Speed Kittens 1.0, the company’s debut action game developed for iOS devices. Speed Kittens focuses on your reflexes, quick thinking, and aiming. Zeppelins that are carrying milk will try their hardest to get to the other side of the screen, and your job is to crash kittens into them and spoil their plans. Speed Kittens has detailed animations, beautiful moving backgrounds, game center support and more.

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    Fireplace HD+ Blazes into the App Store

    Published 10/04/12 by

    UK based app developer, Rory Buckley today announces Fireplace HD+ 1.0.1 for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. Fireplace HD+ acts as a HD virtual fireplace that comes with a selection of audio and visual customisable options. Fireplace HD+ include the ability to play audio along with the crackle or blaze of your chosen fireplace theme. There are a selection of seasonal audio tracks that come built-in to the app, allowing the app to function without a data/wifi connection.

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    The Traditional World of Print Cookbooks is Changing, Forever

    Published 10/04/12 by

    Kinetic Art announces Look & Cook 1.1, offering a newly invented format designed especially for the iPad device. Conceived together with Israel’s top chef, Meir Adoni and Israel’s top food photographer, Dan Peretz, Look & Cook provides a step by step guide for each and every recipe accompanied by detailed HD imagery, making the most difficult recipes highly accessible. The app features hundreds of HD images, never ending image scrolling, hidden videos, voice detection and much, much more.

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    Serious educational app – Splash Math, crosses 1 Million downloads

    Published 10/04/12 by

    Splash Math apps cross 1 Million downloads on the App Store. Used in over 6,000 schools and 15,000 teachers, Splash Math apps have been rated very highly for their common core alignment and comprehensiveness. Splash Math users solve 1.2 Million questions daily and have shown increase in Math accuracy, making Splash Math apps popular among homeschoolers, regular parents and teachers alike.

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    Turning the whole world into an optical illusion

    Published 10/04/12 by

    PlanB Labs today announce ThinkInvisible – The Game 1.3.1 for iOS, an update to its most original quiz/trivia game. ThinkInvisible – The Game will change your perception about how we see things, what’s important in a picture and prove how deep-rooted the cartoon characters, logos and other pop cultural visual elements that surrounds us are. It’s like getting a new pair of glasses that changes your perception entirely. Version 1.3.1 introduces a new purchase screen and minor fixes.

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    Grocery Shopping List Pro Maximizes Shopping Productivity and Efficiency

    Published 10/04/12 by

    Bright Light Apps Pty. Ltd has announced the release of Grocery Shopping List Pro 1.0 for iPhone and iPod touch users. This is not just another list making app, but marks the next generation of productivity apps for shoppers and list makers. Grocery Shopping List Pro 1.0 lets users tag items by color coded category or aisle label, and also maintains a history of items purchased for faster data re-entry. Lists can be easily shared via SMS, or by email in full HTML format.

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    123 Kids Fun GAMES – quantity and quality – iOS app for preschoolers

    Published 10/03/12 by

    123 Kids Fun Apps announces 123 Kids Fun GAMES 4.1 for iOS, an update to their treasure chest of learning games for kids 3 to 7. 123 Kids Fun Games includes four sections for learning and play with bright colorful animations. The learn sections offer a detailed tutorial, specific for each game, preparing children to enjoy the play modes. With clear directions, colorful animations and accurate prompts, 123 Kids Fun Games has created a great preschool learning environment.

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