Prajnu, Inc. is pleased to announce FlexTimer+, a free workout timer app now available on the Apple App Store. FlexTimer+ is a fully customizable workout timer for any type of workout or activity (HIIT, Interval, Tabata, Cross-fit, Yoga, Meditation) the user would like to create. It also comes preloaded with a 7 minute workout template that can be easily modified to the user’s preferences.
Once the user creates a workout or modifies the 7 minute workout template to fit their personal goals, the app will guide them through the workout with sound cues, exercise names, and any static images loaded in. After the workout is complete (with the user’s permission) the workout and/or mindful minutes (meditation, breathing, etc.) are recorded to the Apple Health app. The user can also use FlexTimer+ with their favorite music app (Apple Music, Pandora, Amazon Music, Spotify, Etc.)
The app is the creation of Rick Nanda, Co-Founder of Prajnu, who was diagnosed as prediabetic a few years ago. A healthier diet combined with a variety of high intensity and kettlebell workouts have led to 30 pounds of weight loss and better health. When he looked for an app to help him manage these workouts he only found apps with preloaded exercises that were primarily subscription based. So he and Prajnu Co-Founder, Spencer Leu, decided to create a fully customizable free workout timer app. The result is FlexTimer+.
For all fans of PadKeys and non-fans of switching between ABC and 123 layouts, Natural Designs Software has announced a port of their well-regarded iPad custom keyboard app to the iPhone. Numbers, punctuation, and cursor keys are now available without layout flipping. The existing PadKeys Keyboard app previously only available for iPad is now a universal app.
Smart phones are different, much larger devices than they were a decade ago, but the on-screen keyboard hasn’t evolved. To satisfy requests from users frustrated with traditional ABC-123 layout swapping,
PadKeys improves the iPhone typing experience in several ways:
* A number row: no more need to switch screens to enter part of an address, tracking number, or other alphanumeric text.
* Punctuation and symbols on the same screen: no more layout flipping just to type something in “quotes” or use a simple character like +, -, or *.
* Cursor keys: Easier to use than any of the alternatives smartphone makers have introduced.
* Word swipe input: One of the most efficient ways to enter text on a small screen.
* Enhanced autocorrect: As on the iPad, PadKeys iPhone displays as many suggestions as your screen has room for – no artificial limitation to three.
* Multilingual: PadKeys iPhone supports the same dozen-plus common languages and keyboard layouts as the iPad version, and lets you swap quickly between your two most-frequently used.
Success of the original PadKeys was driven by a simple idea. The stock iOS keyboard design was optimized for the original 3.5″ iPhone and doesn’t make good use of space on larger tablet displays. PadKeys took the opposite approach, shrinking a full laptop layout to ergonomically provide numbers, punctuation, and also cursor keys on one screen in familiar places. This was well received by iPad users, making PadKeys one of the highest-rated keyboards in the App Store. However, modern iPhones are also much larger than the original that inspired the screen-switching design, and users asked for PadKeys to be brought to their phones as well.
Making this happen was not as simple as shrinking down the same layout to phone size. Simplifications had to be made to avoid making the keys too small to hit, and also existing functionality like word swipe had to be enhanced to deal with the “sloppier” input that comes from a smaller screen. A long beta testing phase has honed the initial prototype to a practical tool.
“As you can guess from the name, we initially developed PadKeys to be a kind of ‘anti-‘ phone keyboard, inspired by conventional laptop/netbook layouts,” says Adrian Robert, founder and lead developer at Natural Designs. “So I was surprised when users started asking us to bring it to their phones. But actually the trend has been towards ever-bigger screens. The display size on the Plus series is over double that of the original iPhone, and the standard model isn’t far behind. Yet keyboard designs haven’t evolved. It’s high time they do.”
PadKeys Keyboard supports English (US, CA, UK, AU, and NZ), Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French (France and Canada), German, Italian, Norwegian (Bokml), Portuguese (Brazil and Portugal), Spanish, and Swedish.
* Any device supporting iOS 10 or above
Notus Games Ltd is proud to announce the release of Blox Shock 1.0.6, an important update to their fun-to-play block elimination game developed exclusively for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Blox Shock is a simple and addicting puzzle game for everyone. It is easy and relaxing to play, but try to use the full power of your strategic thinking and logic to get the best results.
Players drag colorful blocks of different shapes to create lines. Completed lines are immediately blasted away to free space for more blocks. Shapes become trickier as the game progresses, but the more lines cleared the more points they gain. Removing several lines with one move gives extra points. The round ends when there is no more place for blocks.
Players can compare their results with other players worldwide. There are no time limits or other restrictions. It’s a fun and effective way to train your brain!
* Colorful and simple puzzle game
* Worldwide leaderboard
* Neat design
* Upbeat music track
* Free game with no limits
* Global leaderboard
* You can play anytime and anywhere
* Optimized both for iPads and for iPhones (Supports iPhone X)
* iPhone 5s or later and iPod touch
* iPad 5th Generation or later
* High definition Retina graphics
* Requires iOS 11.0 or later
* 17.9 MB
Independent developer, Javier Ramirez today is proud to announce the release of Wakefy 0.2.0 for macOS. Wakefy is a simple, beautiful free app that turns your Mac into a Spotify alarm clock. It forces you to actually get up and walk to turn off the alarm, and allows you to wake up to your favorite Spotify tunes. It works even if your Mac is not awake.
“I have a sleep disorder called DSPS that makes me a really heavy sleeper in the morning,” explained Javi Ramirez, indie developer. “And you know, sleeping next to my phone, as we all do, did not help at all. I subconsciously mastered the ability to turn off that awful alarm without even opening an eye. I became desperate to wake up on time most days. That’s why I decided to put an end to my problem and created Wakefy. I just want people to solve their waking up problems or just enjoy better mornings.”
Some other benefits of using Wakefy are:
* Useful for those nights when you fall asleep watching Netflix and forget to set the alarm on your phone
* It’s a tiny, unobtrusive tool that lives in your menu bar and only pops up when you need it – Set it once, forget about it
* Nice for travelling: it can save you from situations where you ran out of battery on your phone or even left it at home
The fact that you can set a Spotify playlist as the alarm sound implies you can wake up each day with a different song, preventing you from getting used (and ignoring) a single alarm ringtone. It prevents you from hating a single alarm sound, too!
Skyway Lab is proud to announce the release of Bloomberry 0.30.113, an important feature update to their popular match 3 game for iOS and Android devices. In the best traditions of Candy Crush and Fishdom, Bloomberry is a fun-to-play simulator with a cumulative effect. In this mercenary-humanistic quest, players decorate a glade and house, grow plants, solve puzzles, make friends with funny characters and unlock new clearings. Create coziness in Bloom’s houses and he’ll give you his warmth!
* Unique gameplay: make match-3 combinations with berries, decorate houses and clearings and enjoy a fun story
* Hundreds of original match-3 levels and puzzles
* Complete mini-quests and other challenges that the Fairy has for you
* Take care of your pet, feed it lollipops, fruit, pastries, candies and other tasty dishes, and sometimes tuck it in to sleep
* Decorate the garden with flowers and beautiful butterflies will come to see you
* Assemble collections of gnomes and kittens
* Cute characters that can become your friends ” meet them all
* Connect to Facebook: visit your friends’ houses and give them gifts
* Clearings in different styles: Herbalist, Fisherman, Buddhist and many more
* Lots of beautiful decorations: an aquarium of fish, statues and more
* Your charming friend Bloom who is always glad to see you
Requirements for Blumberry are minimal, and will install on any smartphone and tablet; Internet for the game is not needed. Players who love everything and more will be able to buy game content. Such games are always in the tops of Google Play and the App Store. People love them, but we love people.
DEVONtechnologies enhances its mobile document and information manager DEVONthink To Go with passcode, Face ID, and Touch ID protection. The update also extends the app’s automation options with new URL commands and lets users find documents better with Spotlight. Version 2.5 improves Bonjour sync reliability, too, and fixes issues related to the Files app. The update is free and recommended for all users.
DEVONthink To Go is DEVONtechnologies’ document and information management solution for iOS. Serving as repository for a large variety of data types it lets users keep their important documents with them at all times. It offers a rich set of organizing features as well as built-in viewers and editors for many file formats. Document provider and file provider extensions make documents available in other apps, and an encrypted synchronization keeps all data in sync with other iOS devices as well as with its Mac counterpart, DEVONthink, without compromizing the user’s privacy.
Use DEVONthink To Go to put all your text files, PDFs, notes, images, and bookmarks into your pocket and have them at hand even when you are not connected to your office network or the internet.
* Take your documents with you
* Organize your data on the go
* Use super-fast full text search
* Sync locally, via WebDAV, or Dropbox
What’s new in DEVONthink To Go 2.5: Version 2.5 protects the data stored in its databases not only by encrypting all files but also with an app-wide passcode. Additionally, Touch ID or Face ID can be used for unlocking the app. When putting DEVONthink To Go into the background it stays unlocked for a time period set by the user. This keeps prying eyes away but doesn’t interrupt the user unnecessarily.
Our users are very privacy-sensitive. We support this by using the system’s file-level encryption on iOS and AES-256 for everything our synchronization stores on file servers or services. But even though iOS devices are already protected by default it happens frequently that we hand over our devices to friends or colleagues. The additional security options keep DEVONthink To Go databases secure even when the device is unlocked,” comments Eric Bohnisch-Volkmann, President of DEVONtechnologies.
Users automating their workflows, e.g. with Apple’s Workflow app, receive three new URL commands for listing group contents, updating existing items, and appending new data to text documents. URL commands are currently becoming the de-facto standard for automation on iOS, and DEVONthink To Go fully embraces them with an extending set of options.
Further enhancements include better Spotlight support. Spotlight now receives up to 16 KB of text content per document so that users more easily find items in DEVONthink To Go from anywhere on their devices. The update also brings more reliable synchronization on the local network and increased compatibility with some WebDAV servers, especially macOS Server. Finally, version 2.5 improves the CPU and battery usage and fixes issues, e.g., related to the Files app integration.
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Magnin & Associates today introduces Pro Golf Challenge 1.0, their new game for iOS, Android, and Windows 10. Pro Golf Challenge simulates 9 or 18 holes of golf, selecting club from golf bag, challenging holes with trees, sand traps, and water obstacles. The game offers multiple game play modes, including local single player, or multiplayer multi-platform online play. Players can optionally share accomplishments via email, instant messaging, or social media.
Enjoy the convenience of being able to play a round of golf, any time you want, right on your iPhone, iPad, Android, or Windows 10 PC or Surface.
Touch the club head to select and drag it up out of your golf bag. Pivot left or right to adjust your stance and aim. Use your finger as the golf club, touching the club head and dragging it to the right to wind up, and back to the left to hit the ball. You control the distance by adjusting how far and strongly you swing.
The View Button zooms out to let you see a bird’s eye view of the current hole. The Path Button lets you see the predicted path of the ball using the selected club. Your bag includes 3 woods, 7 irons, a wedge, and a putter. Automatically keeps score. Optionally shares your accomplishments via email, instant messaging, or social media.
Multiple gameplay modes:
* 1 Player, Front 9 (holes 1-9)
* 1 Player, Back 9 (holes 10-18)
* 1 Player, Full Course (holes 1-18)
* Free Play, practice whatever hole you wish
* 2 – 4 Players online
Challenging for all ages. Enjoy by yourself or go head-to-head online against invited opponent(s). Pro Golf Challenge is multiplayer and multi-platform, supporting most popular smartphones, tablets, and computers.
The game was produced by Ed Magnin, programmed and technical art by Willie Johnson, Jr, and level design by Austin Farrar. Matt Campana created the music and realistic audio effects. According to Ed Magnin, “We wanted to create a game where you could play a round golf anytime anywhere using your finger as your club.”
Pricing and Availability:
Pro Golf Challenge 1.0 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. An Android version is available worldwide from both Google Play and Amazon AppStore. A Windows 10 version is available from the Windows Store.
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