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Mobileaze Announces Ripil for iPhone

Mobileaze LLC is pleased to introduce the Ripil app for iOS devices. The app will allow you to earn badges and increase your kindness score by logging everyday deeds, recruit new people to Ripil, and by getting your deeds passed on. The interactive Ripil map will allow you to follow the next step in your deeds journey. Your deed could be passed on to a friend, someone you’ve never met, maybe even a popular celebrity or athlete, even the President of the United States. Who knows, your “ripil” could lead to a world change.

Become the kindest person in your city via the Ripil Leaderboard that keeps track of the Top 10 kindest people in the Top 25 kindest cities around the world. This platform is also well designed for Educators and schools. It will allow students and teachers to track their acts of kindness, connect classmates and watch as their influence and habits grow kinder.

Compete in “head to head” kindness challenges with your friends, have your city go up against another city to see who is kinder, or have a local school challenge another school to see who’s students can hit a certain amount of deeds first. Companies small and large can compete with each other as well as we find out who are the kindest companies in the world. Ripil can be your own personal kindness journal or a way to share more kindness throughout the world.

Ripil 1.1.3 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Lifestyle category.

Quotebook 3 Released on the iOS App Store

Lickability today is pleased to introduce Quotebook 3, a universal app for iPhone and iPad, on the App Store. Quotebook is the best app for collecting quotes that matter. Curate, organize, and share the quotes from your library in an app designed for readability. In its third iteration, it has been entirely rewritten and redesigned for simplicity and usability, while adding important context and personality to quotes.

“When we redesigned every screen in Quotebook, we put a huge emphasis on typography and the tiniest details and the results are absolutely stunning,” says Brian Capps, Quotebook developer and co-founder of Lickability.

Spurred by an idea from Alex Payne, Quotebook was the very first app to store, sort, and share quotations, and it quickly became a niche sensation in the iOS community. Students, parents, preachers, and poets alike have all praised Quotebook for its ease of use, and the app provides an even more delightful experience. With new and improved auto-complete while entering quotes, one-tap importing from Facebook and Tumblr, and automatic detection of quotes from iBooks, it’s easier than ever to get important snippets of language into Quotebook. Among all the enhancements, iCloud syncing has been fully redone to be more stable and reliable, and automatic backups provide peace of mind that quotes are always safe, no matter the device.

Quotebook for iOS is available today on the App Store for the price of $4.99 in the United States and similar prices worldwide. and is available iworldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Reference category.

Latina magazine now on Magzters newsstand thrills Latino Audience

Having enjoyed tremendous popularity among the Latin community in the United States, Latina magazine’s availability on Magzter, the world’s largest and fastest growing digital self-service newsstand and magazine store will now take it to Latino audiences all around the world with just one click.

Founded in 1996, Latina primarily caters to bilingual, bicultural women in the United States and is today the largest magazine edited by and for Latin women. Magzter enjoys a wide subscription in the US with its total number of global digital subscribers clocking more than 21 million!

The Latino diaspora everywhere can now look forward to Magzter’s newest addition, packed with exciting content month after month.
That Magzter has been chosen to distribute this month comes as no surprise. The newsstands’ increasing subscriber base; nearly 1 million downloads a month, easy sharing on Social Media networks and accessibility on multiple devices upon purchase are only a few reasons that have made it the ‘pick of publishers’. Magzter is also known for the thorough maintenance of Sales Reports and statistics, enabling them to keep a keen pulse on reader preferences.

Latina magazine is a hot favorite among advertisers too, having being ranked No. 1 in total advertising pages among 38 Hispanic publications, since 2005. The Oct 2014 issue on Magzter features Hollywoods Hotlist, this Fall’s collest fashion. It also features the stunning Eva Longoria who opens up about her Latin roots and her struggles that has made her a symbol of sorts for all the Latinos.

“We believe that it is the people; readers and publishers who make the change happen. Our team at Magzter provides the best technical support globally to make possible the consistent creation of ‘content for every reader’. It is with this motto that we seek to achieve our objective,” said Girish Ramdas, Co-Founder and CEO, Magzter.

“We can only make the change by catering to the needs of the diverse population. The Latinas are a very colorful, culturally strong and vibrant community. That we now have Latina on our newsstand makes us very proud. Thank you Latina for choosing Magzter to take your presence out to global audiences!” said Vijay Radhakrishnan, Co-Founder and President.

Pricing:
The annual subscription to Latina on Magzter is priced at $9.99.

100 percent Latina. 100 percent American. All pride. All passion. This is how Latina Media Ventures (LMV) sees its unique world. And it is what drives the mission to bring the U.S. Latin community the best, most empowering, engaging and culturally relevant content across a range of media platforms that include publishing, digital, live events and consumer products and services. So much has happened since Latina magazine was launched in 1996 by a tiny team with big dreams. The company has grown up with the very market it serves. Through it all, the mission has been to entertain and inspire women with award-winning content that covers Latin culture, style, beauty, food, music and celebrities, and to create products and services that always have, at their core, the real Latina woman – her unique needs, her unique lifestyle. Today, LMV remains completely focused on celebrating the culture, honoring the past and enriching the future of Latina women in the United States. LMV is privileged to be at the heart of such an exciting community, the one that is shaping America’s future. In addition, LMV has created exciting new platforms that serve to extend its reach and deepen its connection with this community.

Magzter – Magazine & Book Store 3.1.4 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the News category.

Pick-Up-Sticks-Classic Mikado released for iPhone and iPad

While it is pretty safe to say that the game has been inspired by ancient Asian oracles, the exact origins of the game are as unknown as its original name. By what is known the game made it’s way to the United States via Hungary in the 1930s. Depending on language and culture the game is also known as “Zitterwackl” (Austria), “Shangai” (Italy) or “Spellicans” (England). Nowadays its most widely known title is the same as the name of the highest scoring (blue) stick: Mikado!

It took a long time, but now LITE Games finally released a digital version of Mikado for iPhone and iPad. This brand new version offers four fun game-modes for every occasion:

* The classic single-player mode for a relaxed and relaxing session of picking up those sticks
* The fast paced Arcade mode demanding a precise, quick eye-finger coordination
* The multi-player mode letting up to 4 players play on the same device
* The bonus game “Pick a Loser” quickly helps to determine who’s buying the next round of drinks

With its extensive settings options Mikado can be modified to suit the preferences of every player and players can compete internationally via Apple’s Game Center. Intuitive gameplay, super-responsive multi-touch controls, and beautifully rendered 3D graphics make Mikado the perfect game for short breaks and long time-outs.

Mikado 1.0 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

iOS Navigation Application My Way Back Released

Cool Sun Software is proud to announce the release of My Way Back 2.0, an update to their popular navigation application for iOS devices. My Way Back was designed to help you get back to your starting location as quickly and easily as possible. You simply record the spot you want to find your “Way Back” to later, and the application will get you back there using your device’s on-board location and directional sensors.

Using an innovative augmented reality display or a top down view, the application will show you where your desired spot is in relation to your current location indicating direction and distance. This isn’t an aid for navigation when driving, but it helps you find your way back to locations not on roads or after walking short distances. Some examples:

* Find your “Way Back” to your car after spending time at a mall, theme park, sports venue, etc.
* Find your “Way Back” back to your hotel after taking a walk in a new city when traveling
* Find your “Way Back” to a meeting location after separating from your friends

Features:
* You can store multiple locations to find your “Way Back” to
* You can take a picture of the area you wish to find your “Way Back” to
* When the device is held upright, you can view an innovative augmented reality view overlaid on the device’s live camera image to find your “Way Back”
* When the device is not upright, you can view a top down view over a map showing your current location and the location you want to find your “Way Back” to

Optimized for iOS7, My Way Back version 2.0 sports a much faster and more intuitive user interface, now supports imperial and metric units for distances as well as supports showing a simple map view (without satellite imagery) for slow/limited data connections.

My Way Back 2.0 is currently on sale for $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available in the United States exclusively through the App Store in the Navigation category. Promo codes are available to reviewers. Please email your request to Nadine Lyn-Ross.

Popular Mugshot App Now Available For iPhone

Leading the way for arrests and mugshots online, JailBase has released the iPhone version of their well-liked mobile app. Helping you find information about family members. Researching past arrests. Seeing who’s been arrested in your neighborhood. JailBase’s free mobile app fills this need for many counties in the United States.

Following a successful release on Android, JailBase has released a powerful research tool for those needing arrest information and mugshots. The popular browse and search features of the mobile app are industry leading. In addition, JailBase is the first mobile app to provide public mugshot searches by face, via facial recognition technology.

“Our app is designed to provide community members with easy and informative access to arrest information. We believe JailBase is the best solution out there,” said JailBase Founder James Richmond.

Features:
* Search millions of arrest records
* New records are added daily (in some cases hourly)
* Add notifications and get notified when someone you know gets arrested
* Browse recent arrests and filter by Gender, Race, County and Date
* Search by using facial recognition. Take a photo and we will search for arrest matches

JailBase’s main business is its online website of arrest information. The service collects thousands of public arrests records and mugshots a day from many counties in the country. Centered around open access and accountability, this arrest information (including the source) is made freely available to the public. This free service is primarily supported by online advertisements. JailBase also provides a free opt out service for the arrested individual.

JailBase provides timely, free, and accurate arrest information to families, friends and victims of arrested individuals. Founded in 2010, they are known for the transparency, reliability, and speed of their arrest information services. For more information, visit JailBase online.

JailBase – Arrests and Mugshots 1.0.2 is available for free and available through the App Store in the News category.

Wrestling Storm Tests Cunning, Strategic Thinking and Intelligence

Digiworks Studio announced today the release of Wrestling Storm, a turn-based wrestling card game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The game tests users’ in-ring style through the strategic use of cards that inflict damage on their opponent.

Wrestling Storm offers gamers the ability to beat their opponents into submission in either single-player story mode or against other users from around the world. King, the main character, was tricked into retirement by his insidious rival, The Magician. After learning about the hoax, King gets back together with his most-trusted friends and travels the United States fighting through sinister heels in an effort to get retribution.

The game boasts 24 wrestlers and more than 150 action cards that can be adapted to the wrestler’s fighting style. The beautiful graphics and easy-to-learn gameplay put gamers right into the action and force them to use intelligent strategy and decisive action to work their way to the pinnacle of the sport and restore King’s honor.

“Wrestling Storm is about strategically using the cards you have to become the greatest wrestler in the world,” said Alexandre Seite, technical director of Wrestling Storm. “The game requires cunning and forward-thinking, and it’s non-stop fun, whether you’re playing in story mode or against your friends.”

Features:
* A collection of more than 150 action cards to amaze your opponents
* 24 wrestlers with unique powers from six different families – unlock them in spectacular fights
* A deck that can adapt to the style of combat you choose: attack, defense, cunning or technique
* Regular card updates and daily surprises for even more epic duels
* Two game modes: single player to relive The King’s story and an online mode to dominate OR impress other players all over the world
* A strong community of players connected 24/7 and ready for some intense combat action
* Regular events to push you beyond your limits

Wrestling Storm! 1.1 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

State Bingo and Geography Crossword Drives Learning with Creative App

Award-winning educational gaming developer, Niyaa LLC, today announced the launch of State Bingo and Geography Crossword for iPhone and iPod touch – an interactive learning adventure that helps kids learn while having fun. Building on the success of the widely popular State Bingo and Road Trip US, the app contains visually stunning and fact-packed maps, celebrates the centennial of the crossword puzzle with new, graphically compelling crosswords, and is specially designed for iPhone and iPod touch. Expert animation and level-based games engage kids as they build extensive geography skills.

A recent US Department of Education study shows less than one third of elementary students are proficient in geography. State Bingo and Geography Crossword aims to help change this by combining entertaining games with serious learning. It is developed with a panel of education professionals and designed to align with Common Core Standards. The app keeps kids learning as they travel for spring break, and is an ideal educational tool for parents and teachers of children aged 7 .

“We saw a need for geography game apps where maps were at the core of learning,” notes Niyaa Founder, Survi Gopal. “We’re thrilled that the iPad app is so popular in schools and homes, so we created the iPhone and iPod touch version that can be easily accessible from their pockets and used to learn on the go.”

State Bingo And Geography Crossword Features Include:
* Comprehensive data sets covering elementary state geography
* More than 600 updated questions and timeline listing dates of statehood
* Learning includes map navigation skills, capitals, state shapes, abbreviations, US regions, borders, landmarks, national parks, nicknames, major rivers, mountains, lakes, oceans and other topographical features
* 3 levels of gameplay: Easy, Medium, Hard
* Safe for kids: no social network integration; no in-app purchases; no ads

Advance Reviews for State Bingo and Geography Crossword iPhone App:
*iGameMom: “Before you know it, your child will become the expert on US Geography.”
* AppyMall: “The perfect app…for helping kids learn all about the United States…great for a social studies/geography classroom.”
* Teachers With Apps: “Students [are] educationally immersed in learning fun..sets kids up for success!”

Reviews and awards for State Bingo and Road Trip US iPad App:
* Featured by Apple in: Apps for Elementary School, Learning in the Car, and New and Noteworthy
* 12 BEST Children’s Educational Apps: Teachers With Apps
* Best Apps For Kids That Make That Road Trip Fly By: Washington Post
* Top iPad Apps to Teach Kids US Geography: PadGadget

State Bingo and Geography Crossword 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.

FPS Russia Launches First Official Video Game with Zaah

FPS Russia, the personality behind one of the most subscribed channels on YouTube, has released his first officially licensed video game for iPad, iPhone and iPod developed by Zaah, a digital creative agency. FPS Russia: The Game 1.0.5 is a continuous runner and shooter game for iOS that uses weapons, vehicles and themes established from the immensely popular FPS Russia YouTube channel.

“Weapons, explosions, and FPS Russia himself are what fans love about the channel, so we focused the game around those elements,” said Zaah CEO Aidan Butler. “FPS Russia fans helped make this game possible through Kickstarter, so every element of this game was created with the fans in mind.”

FPS Russia: The Game was funded in part by a successful Kickstarter campaign in December 2012, which surpassed its original goal of $51,337 USD. Funding from Kickstarter backers allowed the game to be released for free on iPhone, iPad and iPod.

FPS Russia: The Game takes place after the events of the FPS Russia video “A Very Bad Day,” which was also used as the introduction to the game’s kickstarter campaign. The video received over 4 million views combined on Kickstarter and YouTube, and is available on the FPS Russia YouTube page.

FPS Russia: The Game is available as a free download for iOS devices, available in the United States and most other app stores.

Feature Highlights:
* Vehicles including the helicopter, quadrotor, tank and light striker
* Hours of gameplay with UNLIMITED missions
* Exclusive voice acting by FPS Russia
* Customizable outfits
* Power ups and permanent upgrades

About FPS Russia:
FPS Russia is a YouTube personality with over 3 million subscribers and half a billion views. His videos often show how weapons work in real life, comparing them to how they are portrayed in video games. Things usually explode. His channel is one of the Top 10 channels on YouTube, amassing over half a billion views and 3.8 million subscribers to date.

FPS Russia: The Game 1.0.5 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. Download the game on the iTunes App Store.

Jazzy 123 – Learn to count with Music – iTunes Store

The Melody Book has announced the worldwide release of its latest iPad, iPhone and iPod touch app. Jazzy 123 is an interactive educational app that introduces young children to basic numbers and counting through music and musical instruments. Unlike any other app on the market, Jazzy 123 comes with fully dubbed translations for over ten languages. We want kids worldwide to learn to count in multiple languages and enjoy the acoustic sounds, music, and vivid illustrations.

Does your child know what a saxophone looks like or what a guitar sounds like? Can they count from one to ten? Offer your kids a new learning experience, as they are introduced to numbers and musical instruments. You can test your child’s knowledge with our fun game features.

Jazzy 123 is a sister app of the award winning and staff favorite: A Jazzy Day – Music Education App for Kids. Jazzy 123 was created for children aged 2-6 years old, but has proven to be appropriately challenging and engaging for older kids as well. Jazzy 123 is available in twelve fully translated and dubbed languages on the Apple iTunes app store. It is sold in the United States for $2.99 USD, and is priced accordingly in other regions.

Language Support:
English, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish

Jazzy 123 – Learn to count with Music 1.1 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.