Posts from the ‘IOS’ Category

Selecciones Reader’s Digest Now Available via Magzter

The iconic Selecciones Reader’s Digest from Spain is now available on Magzter, the world’s largest digital magazine newsstand. Published by Global Family Editions, S.A., the magazine inspires, informs and entertains millions of people with its wide variety of stories about people, health, humor, adventures and world events.

The stories in Selecciones Reader’s Digest are written by the best local and international journalists, thereby maintaining a superlative editorial standards. The magazine is now all set to reach millions of Spanish-speaking readers on Magzter. Other editions of Reader’s Digest, namely, US, UK, India, Canada and International are already available on Magzter.

 

In the latest issue of Selecciones Reader’s Digest, read an amazing story of survival and comeback of a woman who lost her arm after a shark attack. Also, learn how to become emotionally smart and read how some of the world’s most respected corporations have gone out of their way to deceive us in the latest issue.

 

“We’re proud to place a timeless magazine like Selecciones Reader’s Digest at this huge online magazine newsstand as Magzter. We hope that our most-read publication will excite millions of Magzter’s readers as it has been doing since it was started as a paper in Spain in the 50s. We’re happy to get into the digital world with this easy-to-use platform.” – Natalia Alonso, Selecciones Reader’s Digest, Global Family Editions, S. A.

 

“It gives us immense pleasure to extend a warm welcome to Spain’s most favorite magazine, Selecciones Reader’s Digest. With over 6 decades of editorial brilliance to its credit, the magazine stamps its authority on readers of all age groups. We firmly believe that the magazine will become a best-seller right away on Magzter.” – Girish Ramdas, CEO, Magzter Inc.

 

“We share a great rapport with several editions of Reader’s Digest across the globe, and we are now excited to add its Spanish edition on Magzter. Selecciones Reader’s Digest carries the legacy of the legendary Reader’s Digest brand by publishing inspiring, informative and well-researched columns in every issue, which will surely strike a chord with the Spanish-speaking readers on Magzter.” – Vijay Radhakrishnan, President, Magzter Inc.

 

Magzter – Digital Magazine Newsstand 6.14 is free (with in-app purchases) and available worldwide through the App Store in the News category. Published monthly, Selecciones Reader’s Digest is priced at EUR 9.90 for an annual subscription on Magzter. Selecciones Reader’s Digest also comes as a treat to Magzter GOLD users, who can enjoy reading it along with 4,000+ other international digital magazines. The Magzter app is also available on the web, Google Play, Amazon App Store, Kindle Fire and is expanding to more platforms soon. Magzter’s easy purchase and renewal systems ensure subscriptions are paid on time, eliminating the need for paper checks and postal mail issues. Users can buy their magazines on any of the above devices/platforms and seamlessly port their purchases to any other devices, a feature unique to Magzter.

Firetask Pro Takes Get Things Done Task Management To New Levels

Elemental Tools released Firetask Pro, the next generation of Firetask, the leading project-oriented GTD(R) task management app for Mac, iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch. The new app provides tons of new features based on end user feedback including project portfolios, actions for subdividing tasks, iCloud syncing, a new iOS Today widget, and Apple Watch support. Firetask Pro is available immediately from the iTunes and Mac App Store.

 

“With Firetask Pro we are raising the bar for project-oriented task management apps,” said Gerald Aquila, CEO of Elemental Tools. “By keeping what our users love and optimizing the Firetask workflows based on years of end user feedback we strongly believe that we have created an exceptional GTD task management experience.”

 

Enhanced Focus Through Optimized Workflows:
The new app provides significant improvements to the collect and focus workflows. “Today” now focuses really on tasks that are marked as starred, or are due today (or already overdue). Upcoming due tasks in the next days as well as next tasks per project are summarized in a new “Next” view. In addition, “Waiting For” has been moved into the “Focus” area and provides a much improved view of your delegated tasks grouped by assignee.

 

The new “Collect” area groups “Inbox”, “Someday”, and “Scratchpad” together and now supports free reordering of tasks providing you with a more natural way of collecting and organizing thoughts and ideas.

 

More Order via Portfolios and Actions:
Portfolios allow users to group projects together in order to provide more order for your active projects. Actions provide a simple, but powerful way to subdivide your tasks into individual steps that have to be done before a task can be completed.

 

Consistent Experience Across Platforms:
Firetask Pro brings much more functionality from the Mac to iOS as well as from the iPad to the iPhone. For instance, all previously Mac-only overviews such as “Priorities” and “Starred” are now also available on iOS. In addition, the new universal iOS app brings “Kanban” and “Dates” views to the iPhone for the very first time enabling you to perform more effective GTD reviews also on the go.

 

Additional Improvements and Availability:
Additional improvements include a new, improved Today widget on iOS, a very focused Apple Watch app providing quick access to Inbox, Today, Next, and Waiting For lists, Contacts, Calendar and Reminders integrations, and easy to set up syncing via iCloud.

 

Firetask Pro for iOS and macOS are available from the iTunes and Mac App Store respectively and require iOS 10 and macOS Sierra 10.12. For more information or a free 15 day trial of the Mac version please visit the Firetask website.

 

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Firetask Pro on the iTunes App Store
Firetask Pro on the Mac App Store

Warfarin Assist App for iOS Helps Blood Thinner Patients Track Their Vitamin K Intake

Independent developer, James Hollender is proud to announce the release of Warfarin Assist – for Users of Coumadin or Warfarin 1.0, his new medical app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. Warfarin Assist is designed to help patients on blood thinners keep track of their Vitamin K intake, which is known to affect INR/PT results.

Users can easily keep track of the foods they eat, tracking their calorie, Vitamin K1, K1D, and K2 intake. The app provides fast access to nutritional information for over 8,700 foods, and over 15,400 different food servings, all based on the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference.

 

“A number of years ago my wife suffered a stroke. As part of her treatment she was referred to the MGH Anti-Coagulation Unit, that would be dealing with monitoring her blood tests for INR/PT,” says the app’s developer, James Hollender. “Although she was provided with a brochure that listed foods containing Vitamin K, I knew there had to be a more comprehensive list. I found one published by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). That became the basis for my Vitamin K and iNutrients apps that have been available for a number of years. My development efforts have led to the Warfarin Assist app.”

 

The Warfarin Assist app provides comprehensive information in regard to calories and Vitamin K. The nutrients are listed in alphabetical order, and utilizes the entire USDA National Nutrient Database for each nutrient. A lightning-fast search function allows comprehensive access to all needed information from the USDA database. All information is stored locally on the user’s device, so no Internet connectivity is required.

 

Users can save information for their daily food intake directly from the Search screen. Users pick a serving size, and the number of servings. They can also create custom serving sizes, from 1 to 500 grams. As serving information is edited, the app automatically displays a graphical representation of the various nutrients via a handy color code. A “Customize” section provides a means for users to create their own Custom Color Scale for each nutrient if desired.

 

Color Codes and Their Meanings Are:
* Black – Extremely High
* Dark Red – Very High
* Red – High
* Orange – Moderately High
* Yellow – Moderate
* Light Green – Moderately Low
* Green – Low
* Light Blue – Very Low
* White – Extremely Low
* Gray – Unknown

 

Users can store up to a full year’s worth of food serving intake in the app’s Personal Nutrients Data. A handy action button allows users to copy all their food servings to the current day’s list. The My Data section allows anyone to view the complete information available about any intake item by simply tapping the item.

 

A handy Action button allows users to delete the current food serving, change the number of servings for the current item, change the intake date to move a food serving to another day, or copy the intake item to the current day. A user’s personal data can be safely backed up and restored via iTunes to any Mac or Windows PC.

 

“It recently occurred to me because many of the Vitamin K app users who were asking to be able to add additional foods, and that just wasn’t possible with the original Vitamin K app, that maybe something in between the Vitamin K and iNutrients apps would be just what was wanted,” continues James. “That’s how the Warfarin Assist app came about. I also created almost identical apps, Coumadin Assist and INR Assist, because users might prefer a name they’re more comfortable with. The functionality is the same for all three apps, but the labeling and some documentation is different for each version.”

 

Warfarin Assist also offers handy information to aid users in understanding the usage of the app, including definitions of what calories are, calorie recommendations by gender and activity levels. It also offers helpful information about nutrients, weight management, physical activity, fats, food groups, carbohydrates, Vitamin K, Coumadin, and much more.

 

Warfarin Assist – for Users of Coumadin or Warfarin 1.0 is only $4.99 USD (or an equivalent amount in other currencies) and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Medical category.

BeatMirror for iOS Offers a Real-Time Way for Drummers to Stay on Beat

Independent development team Ten Kettles today is proud to announce the release and immediate availability of BeatMirror: Beat detector for rhythm training 1.0, their new tempo-detection and rhythm training app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. BeatMirror allows any drummer to pick a target tempo and simply start playing. The app monitors the beats per minute (bpm) in real-time, and displays the current tempo, average tempo, and tempo drift. Visual cues indicate if the tempo is too fast or too slow. BeatMirror helps any drummer develop their internal tempo.

To get started, the user simply taps the Target Tempo button to go to the Target Tempo entry screen. Then, the tempo is set by either using the handy slider, “+” and “-” buttons, or by simply tapping a beat on the on-screen tap pad. BeatMirror then uses the iOS device’s built-in microphone to detect the drummer’s tempo while they play. The app makes a great tool for drummers who want to develop their own internal metronome. The app offers a wide tempo detection range, detecting between 40 and 208 beats per minute (bpm). This makes the app a great tool for getting the beat down for any type of music.

 

“Learning to stay on beat – learning to groove – isn’t always easy. I’ve often wrestled with it in my own playing,” says Alex Andrews, creator of BeatMirror. “Traditional aids like a metronome are definitely useful… but they can also turn into a crutch. When I’m playing live or jamming with my band, I want to be listening to the other musicians, not a click track! It’s those real-life musical situations where strong internal rhythm really shines through. And that’s exactly why I built BeatMirror: to give musicians a tool to build their internal rhythm skills.”

 

Features:
* A wide tempo range: Tempo detection between 40 bpm and 208 bpm
* Fast response time: Detects tempo quickly and accurately
* Flexible: Accurate across time signatures (e.g., 4/4, 6/8) and rhythm styles (e.g., swing)
* Real-time statistics display includes current tempo, average tempo, and drift
* Easy-to-read interface in all environments, including on-stage or practice spaces
* Tap pad allows users to intuitively set a target tempo
* Perfect for use during solo practice, band rehearsals, or even at concerts

 

BeatMirror helps any drummer develop their own internal rhythm skills. The real-time monitoring and on-screen feedback helps the musician know when they’re speeding up the tempo, or slowing it down. The app can be used in any environment. It can be used while practicing alone, jamming with the whole band, or even on-stage. BeatMirror helps keep the beat steady and strong.

 

In addition to being an avid musician, Alex has an education in Electrical Engineering and Engineering Physics and had almost a decade of work experience as a research engineer before founding Ten Kettles. That allowed him to approach the app with a real engineering mindset, helping him develop the real-time signal processing and audio analyzing features of the app. As a rule, Alex’s skill set isn’t a common one for the development of apps, and he thinks it helps the app stand out.

 

“As someone who’s spent a lot of time both playing and teaching music, I deeply want to contribute a useful practice tool. Something that musicians don’t just find ‘neat’ but truly valuable,” shares Alex. “I think this level of care isn’t common enough in app development, and I do think it sets Ten Kettles’ apps apart in general. This is my full-time gig and BeatMirror has just started its journey.”

 

Alex has plans to continue development of the app, expanding it to other instruments in the future. A tempo graph is the top priority for an upcoming release, and Alex will continue to hone and perfect BeatMirror in future versions, as he has done for Ten Kettles’ other two apps: hearEQ and Waay.

 

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 9.0 or later
* Universal Application
* 25.4 MB

 

Pricing and Availability:
BeatMirror: Beat detector for rhythm training 1.0 is only $2.99 USD (or an equivalent amount in other currencies) and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Music category.

Rogue Hacker for iOS – Decide the Fate of an Underground Network of Hackers and Spies

Independent game developer, Jeffrey Yim today released Rogue Hacker 1.0, his new game title developed exclusively for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Your choices will decide the fate of an underground network of hackers and spies. Manipulate the dominant factions of the network in a dynamic interconnected story that changes depending on your choices. Beware, your choices may have unforeseen consequences. Maintain the balance of power between the factions and engage in thrilling hacking missions where your reflexes will be tested.

You’ve gone Rogue and the world is overrun by four hacker factions. Your decisions and hacking skills will keep the balance of power between them all. Every decision matters, your choices control which factions remain in power, who will go to war, create alliances, or remain at peace. You may have gone Rogue, but all the factions rely on you to get things done.

 

Choose your own path as your decisions affect how the dynamic story unfolds. The branching stories constantly change depending on your decisions and who remains in power. But beware; every decision might have implications in the future that may dangerously shift the balance of power. It’s game over if a faction gains absolute control or loses all their power.

 

Features
* Branching story depending on your decisions
* Intense Fast-Action Hacking
* One tap controls
* Upgradeable hacking powers

 

Hack into rival factions’ computer systems with your ever expanding loadout of hacking powers. Hack into the deepest systems with simple one tap controls, while unleashing devastating powers with the push of a button. Race against time as each system will be locked down if you take too long to hack it. Security nodes will put up a fight with multiple levels of firewalls. Avoid firewalls at all cost, one touch and you’re toast.

 

You’re not the only one fighting to be the ultimate hacker. Compete online with global leaderboards to see who has hacked into the deepest system. How many systems can you hack? How far does the system go?

Pricing and Availability:
Rogue Hacker 1.0 is $2.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category. Promo codes are available to members of the press. For more information, please contact Jeffrey Yim.

Forbes Comes to Magzter for Digital Magazine Platform

Magzter, the world’s largest digital magazine newsstand, adds another exciting edition of Forbes magazine to its catalogue. Magzter, which has been already digitally publishing several editions of Forbes magazine, namely, USA, India, South Africa, Indonesia, Thailand, Spain, Asia, Mexico, Centroamerica, Vietnam, Republica Dominicana, Russia, Turkiye, Brasil, Mongolia and Austria, has now brought on board Forbes Romania, which is a delightful news to Romanian-speaking readers all over the world.

 

Published by BP Publishing Media, Forbes Romania has a right mix of 80% content from Romanian market and 20% content from international markets, thereby showcasing the overall business trends. The magazine looks at business as an essential part of life and publishes inspiring columns to encourage budding entrepreneurs to get into the next big league.

 

“Within the last year, Forbes Romania has become the best-selling business publication in Romania. But we are always looking for ways to improve our presence. So, we hope that our new readers will enjoy reading our projects and articles on Magzter.” – Ionut Bonoiu, Editor-in-Chief, Forbes Romania

 

“Forbes Romania is a dependable business guide that keeps its readers informed about the current business climate in Romania and also across the world. The magazine also publishes interviews of successful entrepreneurs, which motivate and lead youngsters to chase their dream business ideas. Here’s wishing Forbes Romania great digital success on Magzter!” – Girish Ramdas, CEO, Magzter Inc.

 

“Magzter shares a great rapport with Forbes, one of the most renowned business magazine brands, and I am quite happy to welcome the Romanian arm of Forbes to Magzter. Similar to other editions, Forbes Romania also lives up to the legacy of Forbes with its authentic and well-researched reporting style.” – Vijay Radhakrishnan, President, Magzter Inc.

 

Magzter – Digital Magazine Newsstand 6.14 is free (with in-app purchases) and available worldwide through the App Store in the News category. A monthly magazine, Forbes Romania is priced at RON 97.07 ($23.99 USD) for an annual subscription on Magzter. Forbes Romania also comes as a treat to Magzter GOLD users, who can enjoy reading it along with 4,000+ other international digital magazines. The Magzter app is also available on the web, Google Play, Amazon App Store, Kindle Fire and is expanding to more platforms soon.

 

Manage Business GST, VAT, Tax and Finances With Taxpense

iAppLab Solutions Pty Ltd today is excited to announce the release of Taxpense, an iPhone and iPad app to manage business tax and finances. Pre-configured accounts come in handy when managing different finance affairs. Multi-currency support and tax abbreviations makes it unique and provide the ability to manage different accounts with different currencies, different tax abbreviations and tax rates.

 

Taxpense Features Include:
* Create multiple accounts
* For each account choose different currency, different tax abbreviation, tax year, assign different tax rate or simply switch off the use of tax
* Add income, expense and mileage transactions
* Add receipts to transactions
* Dashboard summary of business’s net position
* Number of reports presented with beautiful bar and pie charts
* Trend bar charts for income, expense, mileage and cash flow
* Generate and view reports based on tax year, tax quarter, month or a week
* View, Export or Print or Email detailed transaction report (PDF & CSV)
* View, Export or Print or Email receipts (PDF)
* Makes accounting much easier during tax time

 

The Dashboard and Reporting features put all of the business’s Tax, income and expenses in an easy to read pie chart, bar chart or table. They can get any information they need in a single glance. Information can be conveniently filtered by Week, Month, Tax Quarter or Tax Year.

 

With Detailed Transaction Reporting, users have instant access to financial information for any or all of their accounts. All reports can be printed on a standard printer, or exported to PDF and emailed right from the app.

 

Anyone who owns small business or self-employed and needs an efficient way to track their gst, vat, tax, income, expenses and mileage will love this app.

 

Small business owners have discovered a level of simplicity in managing their finances that they never dreamed existed. The app is completely customizable. Summary of finances is visible throughout the app, tax or gst is automatically calculated based on the tax rate specified by the user. With a few taps of their fingers, users can easily generate reports and send it off to their accountant during tax period.

 

Homeowners can manage all of their household expenses in one, easy to use app. They can quickly add transactions, create or edit categories and track where they are spending most.

 

Property investors can easily manage property related income and expenses. Dashboard and reporting makes it perfect for the users to easily generate and export pdf reports and send it directly to an accountant during tax time.

 

Taxpense is available in both free and paid version ($2.99 USD) worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Finance category.

PicSay 5.5: Fantastic New Typography Tools for iOS

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but that may not be enough to tell the whole story or express the motion behind a photograph. That’s why the mobile generation is flocking to PicSay (the former name Text on Pictures), the free mobile app for iOS devices that enhances photos with creative filters, fonts, stickers and other special effects.

 

Created by G-Power, the developer of popular photo enhancement tools like Piczoo and Mixoo, PicSay puts high-powered graphic effects as close as an iPhone or iPad screen and as easy to use as a simple finger swipe. Users can add personal quotes and photo captions, create posters advertising graphics, produce posts for their favorite social media platform and turn their best work into iPhone wallpaper.

 

PicSay comes with an extensive library of more than 100 fonts and text art and a toolbox that lets users adjust sizes, colors, positioning and alignment. A set of basic filters will adjust lighting, textures and add effects such as blurring. Photos can also be decorated with stickers to celebrate a birthday or other event.

 

An extensive update to PicSay was launched this week at the iTunes App Store. The update includes support for advanced editing techniques, such as warped text and 3D plus more new emoji and filter effects. Users can adjust the position, spacing, color and alignment of fonts and text art to create a perfect design. In addition, users can now use an eyedropper tool to create a custom color for text or stickers. And the app contains a collection of typographic designs that makes it extremely easy to create eye-catching pictures and posters.

 

PicSay 5.5 is Free (with in-app purchases) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Photo & Video category. In addition to the library of fonts, stickers and filters that come with the app, users can purchase packs of high-end effects such as neon stickers and punk-themed filters.