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Fireplace HD+ Blazes into the App Store

Devon, United Kingdom – App developer Rory Buckley today is pleased to announce the release of Fireplace HD+ for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. The app acts as a HD virtual fireplace that comes with a selection of audio and visual customisable options.

Many months ago indie developer Rory Buckley started researching the history of the fireplace and how it has evolved over the years. This unique history included looking back at the ever popular Yule Log, including the all-time great Yule Log TV program, a family favorite every Christmas. His research also revealed how a fireplace (whether traditional or modern) can help aid relaxation.

Taking the magic from the Yule Log, then combining the general relaxation feel of a typical crackling fireplace inspired him to start developing an application that boasted these features, along with todays impressive HD video abilities. So after months of planning and developing, Fireplace HD+ was born.

Highlights in Fireplace HD+ include the ability to play audio along with the crackle or blaze of your chosen fireplace theme. This works very impressively and creates a somewhat magical atmosphere. 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. iPad users have the added luxury of being able to play a selection of radio stations, these stations range from Jazz, Oldies, Classical, Relaxation & Christmas (wifi required). another noteworthy highlight would include the sleep timer, this allows the user select a specific time for when the audio & video will both stop, allowing your device to enter ‘sleep’ mode. Fireplace HD+ has made a promising start, appearing as a featured new app in the entertainment category and gaining many good reviews.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* 64.0 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Fireplace HD+ 1.0.1 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Entertainment category.

Fireplace HD+ 1.0.1
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Rory Buckley is an app user and blogger turned app developer. He understands what it takes to make a great app and is driven by his passion to create quality, unique products. Copyright (C) 2012 Rory Buckley. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.




Jeff Scott
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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  • Gareth Brynes

    Easily the best fireplace app on iOS at present!