Augmented reality sounds altogether futuristic, but it’s actually a fairly common visualization technique that’s even employed by the United States Postal Service. Would you use it to buy art? This app from Pixel.com lets you do just that: use augmented reality imagery in order to preview art purchases before making an economic investment. (more…)
Do you dream of easily controlling your lockscreen notifications for your Android phone? If not, you should probably still give Notific a try. It’s a lockscreen app that allows you to access and interact with your notifications without unlocking your phone. (more…)
Appboy, which specializes in marketing automation for apps, has announced its new Multivariate Testing service, which allows app marketers to test six variants of messages to measure the impact on a variety of metrics, including conversion rates, click-through rates and revenue generated from campaigns. Marketers can change the images and colors of messages, as well as the text in headlines and the body.
Cross-platform language learning solution Lingua.ly has announced the launch of its app on iOS, joining an existing Android application and WebApp. The platform allows users to type or paste words from 18 languages to receive a translation into the language of their choice, and offers learning exercises so users retain the information they’ve translated.
Web-clipping app Sight has launched for readers on iOS, allowing users to snap screenshots of articles they’d like to read, but just don’t have time to at the moment. Instead of bookmarking articles, or copying and pasting URLs, the app analyzes screenshots to pull in the original articles, in their entirety, from the original web sources.
Dreamgate Studios has announced the upcoming release of its first mobile title, Light in the Dark. Created by a team of industry veterans, with experience with top franchises including Bioshock, Fallout and X-Com, the game combines physics and puzzles in level-based play. Gamers are challenged with reuniting colorful totem creatures with their babies, with doing so requiring the manipulation of colored light beams.
Casual podcast listeners will be content with the clean iOs 7 interface, but $4.99 will unlock all of the app’s premium features, including these two notables: (more…)
Today at Casual Connect in San Francisco, RealNetworks’ GameHouse division has announced the upcoming release of Slingo Adventure, a new mobile and Facebook title in the long-running Slingo franchise which combines bingo and slot machines into one gameplay experience.
RealNetworks acquired the Slingo brand last year, and GameHouse has been hard at work creating a new experience for existing franchise fans and newcomers alike. Speaking with us, GameHouse vice president of studio Ken Murphy said the team’s goal was to create “a really modern adaptation of the classic franchise.”
The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) has a new app for pet owners. It’s particularly useful for when the worst might happen – if you have a missing pet or if you’re in a natural disaster. The app will guide you through the information in case of emergencies, and it will also help you generate missing pet posters to get the word out on all of your social networks. (more…)
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