With the beginning of a new Fall television season, TV fans may find it difficult to remember the exact dates and times for every pilot they’d like to catch. Add that to remembering when existing shows return for new seasons, and you have a larger challenge, but it’s one that Tveeco wishes to solve. The new iOS8-ready app gives iPhone users a “simplified” TV guide experience, that allows users to follow specific shows, and receive notifications when premieres are ready to air in primetime.
In Perils of Man, players follow Ana, the daughter of a missing scientist, on a quest to discover the reason for his disappearance. The game introduces players to a long family line of scientists, who have discovered a power that can prevent all uncertainty. Ana will travel back in time to key events in her family’s history, but she’ll ultimately have to decide if “perfect predictability” in life is a blessing, or a curse.
Games publisher PikPok and DreamWorks Animation have announced that Turbo Fast, the mobile game inspired by DreamWorks Animation’s Turbo franchise, has been downloaded more than 50 million times. To celebrate this milestone, the app has been updated with a new challenge mode for players to sink their teeth into. This introduces a head-to-head multiplayer mode to the game, alongside new track content.
Mobile messaging company Tango has announced the launch of its new standalone app on iOS and Android devices: Tango Music Pix. Developed by its Tango Labs group, the app focuses on music video storytelling, as users can import images and create slideshows alongside music from a catalog of over three million songs (powered by Rumblefish). Once created, users can share their videos with friends or the world on Tango and popular social media platforms.
User acquisition and marketing company Fiksu has released its indexes for the month of August 2014, which seemed to reflect a “wait and see” dynamic for app installs across both iOS and Android devices. In addition, Fiksu found the anticipation for the launch of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iOS 8 lowered app marketing costs, alongside the expected summer holiday slowdowns. This resulted in a Cost Per Loyal User of $1.86 on iOS, down six percent month-over-month, and two percent year-over-year.
Technology company Takes has announced the launch of its newly improved, self-titled app on iOS devices. The Takes app offers 1-click video capturing technology, which turns the process of taking still photos into that of creating videos. That is, as users begin to take a static image with the app, Takes instead records a small snippet of video, and splices these “images,” or video clips, together into an overall stream of the user’s content.
Wallaby Financial and CreditCards.com have announced the launch of their WalletUp app on iOS and Android devices. The app provides financial advice to users, and focuses on helping consumers better understand their credit card rewards programs to earn the most rewards possible with every transaction. The app provides a database of more than 2,000 credit card programs, and also works to help users decide which types of cards best fit their needs.
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