Category Archives: App
The great comic creator App, Halftone, is this week’s Starbucks Pick Of The Week.
And, if you don’t live near a Starbucks store, I have three promo codes available- on a first-come, first-served basis – at the end of this article with some polite stipulations.
WordPress.Com just issued a 3.1 update for the iPad and it’s a biggie. Considering that it came packed with features, it downloaded at a lightening pace.
After I had a quick look around and wrapped my head around the new format, the article yiu are now reading enjoyed the benefits of this new and much-needed update.
Here is what you will enjoy when you press the update button in the iOS iPad App store:
I cannot tell you how thrilled I am to be able to access my entire site and dashboard from within the App. No more logging in through Safari – what a drag that was!
Andthe new and improved Stats Page is excellent news as is the Quick Photo option that was only available in the iPhone App.
Great work, WordPress. This new update makes me want to sit and blog all weekend. With this new interface experience, blogging really can move at a brisk pace and certainly be more efficient.
Thank you to the fine folks at WordPress.Com for their tireless efforts in making the mobile blogging experience an easy and productive one.
Hands up! Who wants to feel like a kid again? Really and truly?
Well this latest Comic Book App – Monsters And Superheroes – from the award-winning Duck Duck Moose Design should definitely do the trick.
Is it crazy to be a Golden Girl and yet be so in love with this great App for Kids? It is such a magical experience, especially when viewed through the eyes of a child.
I have been anticipating an App like this for my grandchildren – and for me, of course – for a very long time. Children love to create their own stories. And, the very fact that this App allows them to animate their characters is an absolute plus.
Here are some of the innovative features from Monsters To Superheroes Comic Book App:
Create and record your own animated comics! Put multiple scenes together to make a comic strip.
‘Monsters vs Superheroes Comic Book Maker’ includes 55 scenes and coloring pages with 170+ stickers. Splat! Ka-pow! Whizz!
MAKE A COMIC BOOK:
- Drag and drop multiple scenes to create a comic strip
- 27 background scenes: skyscrapers, space ship, the moon, wild west, ice cave, deep sea
- 170+ animated stickers with sound effects
- 29 crayons and 29 colored pencils
- Record your voice. Move the stickers to create your own animated comic!
- Tap the stickers to make their mouths move
- 28 coloring pages
- Featuring alien monsters, Super Dog, Big Foot, Captain Banana Man, Dinosaurs, Ninjas, and all kinds of fantastic superheroes and cute, fuzzy monsters.
- Save your comic books to share with friends!
And, in case you need further convincing, grab a look at the video below and enjoy the entertaining ride.
Duck Duck Moose is an award-winning creator of educational children’s mobile applications for iOS and Android. It was founded in 2008 by three friends who are parents themselves, and share a passion for children, music, education, design, and play. Duck Duck Moose has created fourteen top-selling titles: Wheels on the Bus, Old MacDonald, Itsy Bitsy Spider, Fish School, Baa Baa Black Sheep, Park Math, Word Wagon, Musical Me!, Puzzle Pop, Peek-a-Zoo, Draw and Tell, Trucks, Princess Fairy Tale Maker, and Monsters vs Superheroes Comic Book Maker. Wheels on the Bus won the KAPi Award for “Best Children’s App” at the 2010 International CES and was featured as one of The New York Times’ “Best iPhone Apps for Kids.” Park Math won the “2010 Best Kids’ iPhone/iPod App of the Year Award” from iLounge. The Company has won eleven Parents’ Choice Awards and twelve Children’s Technology Review Editor’s Choice Awards for Excellence in Design.
And, with the evolution of the IPad, this makes life much easier and certainly more fun. I love my iMac but I am totally in love and married to my IPad. It’s the first thing I grab in the morning and the last thing I put away in the evening.
Hey there photo buffs.
Adobe Photoshop Touch for IPad is now available on the App Store.
This is a long-awaited release and further enhances the collaboration between Adobe and Apple.
The price is higher than the norm -$9.99 -but it comes packed with features that will keep all of us busy into the early hours of the morning.
Here is what you can expect:
Use Photoshop features designed for the tablet such as layers, selection tools, adjustments, and filters to create mind-blowing images. Use new Scribble Select to easily keep and remove elements of an image.
Choose images from multiple sources, including social sites like Facebook, online image searches such as Google Image Search, or a live feed from your tablet’s camera — all directly within Adobe Photoshop Touch.
Entertain friends and family by easily sharing your new images on Facebook. See their comments right in Adobe Photoshop Touch.
Browse an inspirational gallery for the styles and results you’d like to achieve, and then follow step-by-step tutorial guides to easily learn techniques the pros use for great-looking results.
It is available now, so slap down $9.99 and you are good to go.