The New Ancient Greek Gods Deluxe Casino goes on Sale

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London, England – Apps Genie Limited, an established mobile application developer focused on designing innovative games & apps for the mobile marketplace, today announced announces a sale on The New Ancient Greek Gods Deluxe Casino that will see the game’s price reduced from $0.99 to Free for a limited time only. Premium casino app recently released on the App Store The New Ancient Greek Gods Deluxe Casino brings an authentic Vegas casino experience on-the-go, exhilarating Slot game action right at your fingertips. For a limited time only game will be available for Free on the App Store in the Games category.

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Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 7.0 or later
* 90.0 MB

Pricing and Availability:
For a limited time, The New Ancient Greek Gods Deluxe Casino 1.0 is Free (Reg $0.99 USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

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Located in London, Apps Genie Limited is mobile application development studio focused on providing mobile enthusiasts with valuable and informative mobile solutions across a variety of disciplines and focuses. Apps Genie Limited has stayed continuously committed to providing mobile audiences with applications that are well structured and effective. (C) Apps Genie Limited 2016. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

MOSO Releases Xmplify XML Editor for Mac OS X Version 1.8.0

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Brisbane, Australia – MOSO today is proud to announce the release of version 1.8.0 of the Xmplify XML Editor for Mac OS X. Xmplify is a powerful XML editor built specifically for Mac OS X 10.7+, and provides a fully XML-aware editing environment with DTD and XML Schema-based auto-completion, automatic document validation, XSLT and XPath support, live HTML preview and much more. Version 1.8.0 adds improved support for auto-completions, plus fixes and other improvements.

Xmplify Features:
Xmplify XML Editor is a 64-bit native Mac app built from the ground up for Mac OS X, and provides a number of powerful features to make working with and manipulating XML simple and intuitive:

Fully XML-Aware Editing Environment:
Xmplify analyses your XML as you type, and maintains a rich set of meta-data so it can provide intelligent editing aids and suggestions according to your document’s content and the current editing context.

See Your Document’s Structure At a Glance:
Xmplify provides an Outline view of your document that shows its structure, and automatically keeps the Outline up to date to reflect the latest edits.

Automatic Document Verification:
If your document specifies a DTD or XML Schema, Xmplify automatically uses that to verify your document’s content. The verification results are automatically kept up to date as your edit your document.

Auto-Complete XML Based on its DTD or XML Schema:
Xmplify uses its knowledge of your document’s current structure and its definition (DTD or XML Schema) to provide intelligent auto-completion suggestions. Xmplify’s auto-completion pop-up also displays displays documentation relevant to each auto-completion, putting all the information you need to create and edit semantically correct documents at your fingertips.

Node documentation:
Xmplify scans for and displays any documentation provided by your documents’ XSDs for whatever node you’re currently editing, providing you with full details of the current context no matter where you are in your document. If your document specifies a DTD, Xmplify displays documentation based on the DTD specification for the current node. And if your document doesn’t specify an XSD or a DTD, Xmplify displays documentation based on the XSD it automatically derives for you.

And of course, like everything else in Xmplify, node documentation is automatically kept up to date as you move around in and edit your document – or its specification.

Automatic Schema Derivation:
If your document doesn’t specify a DTD or XML Schema Xmplify automatically derives one and seamlessly uses the derived schema for providing intelligent auto-completion suggestions. Xmplify updates the derived schema as you edit your document, so it can always offer accurate suggestions.

Xmplify can also derive a Schema from multiple source XML documents, so you don’t need to compile a “master” source XML document with all possible cases in order to derive a comprehensive Schema.

Navigate Quickly to Element Definitions:
Xmplify’s Goto Specification feature allows you to quickly jump to the location in your document’s DTD or XML Schema that defines the elements you’re working with. If your document doesn’t have an explicit DTD or schema, Goto Specification will take you to the relevant entries in the schema that Xmplify has automatically derived for your document.

XSL Transformations:
Xmplify makes applying XSLTs and working with their transformations easy, and with Xmplify’s Web Preview features you can easily check the output of XSLTs that produce (X)HTML.

Xmplify includes a built-in XSLT 1.0 processor, libxslt, and supports external XSLT processors (including XSLT 2.0 and 3.0 processors), such as Saxon and Xalan.

Web Preview:
Xmplify’s Web Preview feature provides a preview of (X)HTML documents. Previews are automatically kept up to date as you edit your document.

Powerful searching by both XPath and Regular Expressions:
Incremental search with regex support is built-in, and Xmplify makes it easy to run XPath queries and select matching nodes in your document.

Built from the ground up for Mac OS X:
Xmplify is a 64-bit native Mac app, designed and built from the ground up to leverage the power and elegance of Mac OS X.

In good company:
Xmplify is used by a diverse range of leading businesses, educational & research institutions and individuals in nearly 60 countries around the world.

Pricing and Availability:
Xmplify is available for $59.00 (USD), and both volume and educational discounts are available. Version 1.8.0 is a free upgrade for Xmplify 1.x users. Please visit Xmplify online for more information, including screenshots and an introductory video.

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MOSO is based in Brisbane, Australia. MOSO released Xmplify 1.0 in early 2011. All Material and Software Copyright (C) 2016 MOSO. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, Mac OS X, and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

Fonts Manager 3 – Display & Activate your Fonts by File or Full Folders

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Wilmington, Delaware – Match Software(TM) today is very pleased to announce the release of Fonts Manager 3, a complete font management system for users who need to manage large font collections. Fonts are managed by folder, which is especially useful in graphic or publishing projects to pass all the fonts in that folder to typesetters or printers. They can reside locally, or in cloud drives. Each font can be visualized in continuous sizes 8-500 with the user own phrases. This includes all the fonts already installed in the system.

Fonts Manager 3 manages very large collections with no noticeable slow down. It has been tested with over 100,000 fonts. Immediate access by the initial (like in iOS Contacts), as well as fast search with the partial or complete name of a font. For instance, ” Bold” will show all the Bold fonts. Fonts can be added from the menu, or simply dragged over the application.

Fonts Manager comes with 57 fonts from the FontMenu collection to start playing right away. All current font formats are supported, including TrueType TTF, OpenType PostScript OTF, TrueType font collections TTC, and Apple dFont. For legacy projects, complete support for Mac OS 7.5-9.xx (Classic) TrueType and PostScript font suitcases are supported.

Fonts Manager is compatible with all standard applications such as Apple (Pages, Numbers, Keynote), Microsoft Office 2016, as well as high end professional tools like QuarkXPress or the applications of Adobe Creative Cloud.

Pricing and Availability:
Fonts Manager 3 list price is $19.99 (USD) for download delivery. Fonts Manager 3 is immediately available in the Mac App Store, as well as on the Fonts-Manager site, where users can download a fully functional 30 days evaluation copy. Fonts Manager is offered in English, French and Spanish.

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Match Software was founded in 1987 by Michel Bujardet, with the goal of providing fonts and fonts utilities to both PC and Mac users. It is located in Wilmington, Delaware. Match Software offers a collection of exclusive fonts for handwriting, calligraphy, dingbats, decorative, and pure typography. The School Fonts division supplies fine fonts to teach and learn handwriting for D’Nealian and Zaner-Bloser methods. Numerous schools from around the world are using them. Match Software also supplies especially crafted MICR fonts to print magnetic information at the bottom of checks as well as calibration software, and MICR verification and positioning gauges. The MICR E13B and CMC-7 fonts have been selected by national and regional banks throughout the world. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2016 Match Software. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, macOS and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

Own Personal Chunks of Land In the Planet Of Cubes – Global MMO on iOS

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Kiev, Ukraine – Mobile game developer and publisher, Solverlabs is proud to announce that Planet Of Cubes is now available as a free download on iOS, Google Play and Amazon. With more than 10 million downloads on Google Play, Planet Of Cubes is a popular game with great features and real-time chat.

Planet Of Cubes is among the first MMO block-building games to feature one global infinite world. The entire game environment is cube-based and shared among players within the world. Ancient castles and cathedrals, lost ships and aircrafts, flying islands, cities and megalopolises, military basis, Egyptian pyramids, epic monuments and many other exciting objects and places are ready for exploration. Discover and build whatever you can dream of by yourself, or with the aid of other online users, limited only to your imagination.

Your task is to rent to own your personal chunks of virtual land within the game, and to populate it with all your creativity. You can build alone, or with other players, and chat-support is included. When needed, you can even teleport to any other object- or player-locations instantly. The game has compass and current coordinates display to make navigation through the endless infinite world easier, and you can build within your restrictive chunk of land and take over vacant real estate as it become available.

Key Features:
* One global infinite Planet made of cubes available to all users across the world
* Unlimited amount of players worldwide
* Rent your own areas (CHUNKS), build your creations and chat globally
* Endless amount of beautiful buildings and places made of cubes to explore
* Built-in chat in Multiplayer mode
* More than 160+ player skins available
* Works over Wi-Fi and 3G
* No need to setup and/or host a server
* No subscription or additional fees required
* Unlimited use

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 6.0 or later
* 134 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Planet of Cubes 2.3 is Free (with in-app purchases) and available worldwide through the App Store in the Games category. It is also available on Google Play(TM) and Amazon App Store(TM).

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Solverlabs is independent game development studio located in Eastern Europe. It was founded in 2006 providing outsourcing development services to US, UK and Canadian based clients. Solverlabs started to develop games for BlackBerry platform in 2010. The company focuses on the development of games for iOS, Android and Windows and BlackBerry platforms using cross-platform frameworks like Unity3D, Corona, Shiva3D, etc. Copyright (C) 2016 Solverlabs, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Social Media Star Cian Twomey takes the Emojitones Challenge

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Dublin, Ireland – Ireland’s most influential vlogger Cian Twomey has partnered with hot Dublin startup Emojitones to test the worlds-first text-messaging platform with sound. In YouTube comedy sensation Twomey’s new video, he challenges ever-patient girlfriend Emily to a game of “name that Emojitone,” naming the emoji messages by sound only, with hilarious results.

The fun, easy-to-use Emojitones app for iOS and Android assigns almost all standard emoji icons with an appropriate “emojitone” that play automatically when messages are opened. For the first time, the beloved icons now have a voice, enabling new levels of self-expression as users exchange messages personalized with hilarious or heartfelt sounds.

Now, Ireland’s emoji fans can join in on the Emojitones Challenge. Simply post a short response video to any of our social media platforms listed below with hashtag #EmojitonesChallenge. In your video show that you have downloaded the Emojitones app, play your favourite emojitone in the video first and then most importantly perform a personal impression of your favorite emojitone. The user who submits the most creative video featuring the app to the Emojitone Facebook page will be awarded 500 Euro. Contest closes on July 3rd, 2106.

Emojitones creator and Founder, Dublin-based entrepreneur Guy de Bromhead recently announced a 500,000 EUR funding round with a group of local investors including Irish snooker legend Ken Doherty.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 7.0 or later
* 30.3 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Emojitones 3.3 is Free and available worldwide through the App Store in the Utilities category. There is also an Android version available on Google Play. For more information, contact Guy de Bromhead.

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Emojitones Technology Limited is the parent company for the mobile application Emojitones. Based in Dublin, Ireland the company was founded by Dublin-based entrepreneur Guy de Bromhead in 2015. The company recently announced a 500,000 EUR funding round with a group of local investors including Irish snooker legend Ken Doherty. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2016 Emojitones Technology Limited. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

The Wardrobe adventure game announced for MAC/PC/Linux

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Pisa, Italy – C.I.N.I.C. Games and Adventure Productions, today are proud to announce the up and coming release of The Wardrobe, their new 2D point & click adventure game developed for Mac, PC and Linux. The Wardrobe is inspired by the great 90’s classics such as “Monkey Island,” “Day of the Tentacle,” “Tony Tough” and “Sam & Max: Hit the Road.” The game promises a strong sense of humor, but isn’t shy about dealing with mature and non-politically correct themes. Waiting feedback on the Greenlight page, the game will be available on Steam and other major distribution platforms for Windows, Mac, and Linux later this year.

You will control the main character, Skinny, from a third-person perspective, moving between locations to solve puzzles found along the way. This happens by interacting with the highlighted elements (hotspots) within the different scenarios. For each hotspot, you can choose from among four types of actions: Look, Pick up, Use, and Talk. All dialogues have multiple choices (and are full of funny answers to try). Skinny will collect a lot of objects during the adventure, which are kept in his inventory. Stored items can be combined with other objects or used directly on hotspots throughout the various locations to solve riddles and proceed with the game. The Wardrobe has more than 40 hand-illustrated and digitally colored locations, populated with 70+ characters and enriched by dozens of puzzles.

It all happened five years ago, during a picnic arranged by Ronald and his best friend Skinny. Things were going well, until Ronald pulled out two very tiny plums from his basket, one for Skinny and one for him. Not knowing about his deadly allergy to plums, Skinny didn’t think twice about eating it, and immediately went into anaphylactic shock which caused his sudden death. Ronald ran off, terrified. When he woke up, Skinny discovered that he had become a skeleton and been sentenced to live in Ronald’s bedroom wardrobe forever. Since then, Skinny has watched over Ronald constantly, without his knowledge… but now things are going to change! To save his best friend’s soul from eternal damnation, Skinny will be forced to reveal himself and make Ronald admit his “crime.” Not a simple challenge at all!

Main features:
* An iconic game with hundreds of tributes to the Pop Culture
* 40 hand-painted enviroments to explore
* 70 odd characters to interact with
* Fill your thoracic inventory with useful objects to collect
* Four types of actions for each hotspot (Look, Pick up, Use, and Talk) and dialogues with multiple choices (and full of funny answers to try)
* Different puzzle solving mechanics

About C.I.N.I.C. Games:
Founded in 2012, C.I.N.I.C. Games is an independent developer based in Pisa (Italy). Team members are: Francesco Liotta, programmer, screenwriter and computer science student at the University of Pisa; Marco Sabia, illustrator and student at the Nemo Academy of Digital Arts in Florence; Stefano Barilli, digital colorist and new technology arts student at the Accademia Santa Giulia in Brescia. Over the past year C.I.N.I.C. Games has expanded with the arrival of Daniel Piscitello (animator), Mattia Righi (character designer), Denny Minonne (illustrator) and Giacomo Carruolo (illustrator), to better support the development of its first game: The Wardrobe.

The Wardrobe has been developed in the Unity game engine for PC, Mac, Linux with additional platform considered for a later release. Slated for release Fall 2016.

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Adventure Productions is the development, publishing and distribution label of Adventure’s Planet Srl, an Italian gaming company founded in 2006 with headquarters in Montesilvano (Pescara). Adventure Productions has gained partnerships with leading European distributors and developers, and successfully brought over 70 titles in Italy, including classic series such as Broken Sword, Deponia, Black Mirror, or critically acclaimed indie games like SUPERHOT, Endless Legend and Joe Dever’s Lone Wolf. Adventure Productions is also co-producing indie projects in Italy, supporting various teams with the development, publishing and distribution for their titles on the worldwide market. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2016 Adventure Productions. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, macOS and Macintosh are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

Theatre Tales – Finalists of AppLovin Contest hits Apple TV App Store

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Czeladz, Poland – Baked Games, an independent studio creating games, today is proud to announce the up and coming release of Tales Theatre, their new children’s game title for Apple TV. Tales Theatre is a game that promises to take you back to your childhood. The game will show your child how to play, when the game has no words. Puppets are a fun representation of your childhood in digital form. By playing this game, children get to know the whole story of the fairy tale by learning to imitate the sounds of characters such as aaauuaa or uhuuu.

Kids get to play with cute handmade puppets, featuring unforgettable cartoons that are beautiful, and colorful with a moral to each story. Red Riding Hood, Snow White, Puss in Boots are wonderful fairy tales. It is possible to present them without unnecessary words, the content itself along with graphics makes children wonder what will happen in the next stage of Puppet Theater.

* Great scenes from famous fairy tales
* Stunning graphics
* Mini games
* Simple gameplay told without words
* Highly interactive and responsive
* Freeplay mode with multiplayer

A child’s curiosity has no boundaries, so this fairy tale will always delight. The more that they can control the character on the scene, children will want to know what will happen next. Tales Theatre will also feature a “Free play” mode, in which with the help of Siri Remote controller, smartphones and/or tablets, up to 4 children can have fun at the same time in front of TV.

One of the founders of Baked Games, Przemek Bieniek, said: “As children, we played puppets in the theater. This world has been moved by us to the Theatre Tales.”

Pricing and Availability:
Theatre Tales will be first released on the Apple TV on 23rd June 2016. The game will cost $1.99 (USD). For more information, please contact Mirela Chudala.

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Located in Czeladz, Poland, Baked Games is an independent game developer whose aim is to create mobile games, desktop games, and games for Apple TV and Apple Watch. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2016 Baked Games. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

iClassics Releases iDoyle, the Interactive Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Barcelona, Spain – iClassics Collection, the Barcelona-based reference in Interactive Reading for smart devices, releases today its new collection iDoyle: The Interactive Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – A Scandal in Bohemia. This adaptation of the renowned detective allows the reader to interact with the mystery using all five of their senses. It sheds a new light on this original story, which appeared for the first time in 1892, and is the first out of 56 stories about Sherlock Holmes.

The character of Holmes has been extensively adapted in theatre, film, television and video games, and played by more than 70 different actors. iClassics sets new standards in the way of experiencing the Sherlock Holmes story. The app offers a unique interactive reading experience enriched with illustrations, sounds effects, animation and an original soundtrack that turns the reading into a fully immersive experience to engage everyone from younger generations to literary classics.

“iClassics provides a magical combination of elements to read and enjoy a classic piece of literature,” said David G. Fores, Creative Director at iClassics. “Whether you are a book lover or someone who hasn’t yet discovered the pleasure of reading, this innovative way of reading will keep you engaged throughout the story and bring new light and excitement to a classic piece of literature you may have never read otherwise.”

Moreover, the experience does not have to be the same for all readers. The reader sets the rhythm, deciding whether to listen to the music or not, and chooses whether to interact with the story or to act as a witness of this Scandal in Bohemia. iClassics presents a multi-sensorial experience to (re)discovery of one of the must-read classics of all times in a renewed format of leisure.

Entertainment for millennials and Generation Z:
Millennials and Generation Z demand entertainment that fits their lifestyle. Technology and smart devices have become their natural habitat and they look for entertainment that they can interact with. iClassics reinvented classical books to engage these audiences and senses. They’re keeping classical literature alive by adapting these new novels into the type of entertainment Millennials and Gen Z want.

Showcasing talent from Barcelona:
iDoyle: The interactive Adventures of Sherlock Holmes is a production from Barcelona. Illustrated by Jordi Solano, a Spanish incognito talent yet to discover and with an original soundtrack composed by Miquel Tejada, experienced musician working for animation, theatre and musicals. The book is directed by David G. Fores, co-founder of iClassics and illustrator of other volumes of the collection such as the awarded iPoe or iLovecraft.

An hour of Interactive reading along 70 screens, available in four languages – English, Spanish, French and Portuguese – and with over 25 minutes of Original Soundtrack. A unique approach to the work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, with original text.

Feature Highlights:
* An hour of interactive stories
* Available in 4 languages: English, Spanish, French and Portuguese
* 1 short story in 3 chapters – More than 50 illustrations, 65 animations and 70 interactive pages
* Illustrated by Jordi Solano and directed by David G. Fores
* Over 25 minutes of Original Soundtrack by Miquel Tejada
* Extras – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle biography and Sketchbook by Jordi Solano
* Original tale from the writer – no cuts, no adaptations

And some additional features:
* Jump to any page in the book with our handy table of contents
* Page Memory – Leave the app at any moment, and come back to the same page
* Universal App. Pay once, run on iPhone and iPad
* Easy to use interface

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 8.0 or later
* Universal Application
* 242 MB

Pricing and Availability:
For a limited time, iDoyle: The interactive Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – A Scandal in Bohemia 1.0 will be priced at only $1.99 USD (Reg. $4.99) or equivalent amount in other currencies, and available worldwide through the App Store in the Books category. There is also an Android version available on Google Play.

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iClassics Productions, S.L was founded in 2015 by the experienced management team of Play Creatividad. iClassics Productions, S.L is formed by creative and talented individuals, who apply their skills and drive to create uplifting book apps using the masterpieces of universal literature. iClassics collection brings classical literature alive and is though for the new generations through entertainment and the use of cutting edge technologies. We’ve reinvented the ‘reading’ concept by transforming it into a unique immersive experience where the user engages, interacts, and feels part of the stories. iClassics does not only makes book apps, we became a reference for interactive literature. All Material and Software (C) 2016 iClassics Productions, S.L / All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

ABBYY TextGrabber: 1,000,000 Installs in 5 Days

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Milpitas, California – ABBYY, an international provider of OCR technologies, today announced that their image-to-text application TextGrabber, got installed 1,000,000 times in just 5 days while being featured by the App Store, Product Hunt and AppShopper. TextGrabber scans, translates and saves text or QR-codes from any printed material. The app recognizes 60+ languages on any device, with no Internet connection needed. Then you can edit the captured text, hear it via VoiceOver, translate it into 90+ languages and send it as a text message or e-mail, or share it on social media (Facebook, Twitter or Evernote).

These features make TextGrabber not only a life-saver for anyone travelling abroad, but also a great help for visually impaired people, due to its recently updated VoiceOver and adjustable font sizes.

The App Store Editors say: “Capturing printed words and magically morphing them into easy-to-edit digital text is TextGrabber’s bread and butter. But we love it nearly as much for the sci-fi cool factor of being able to instantly translate Italian restaurant menus, French fashion magazines, and Japanese graphic novels into our native language.”

Over 750,000 documents have been recognized and 100,000 translations made in TextGrabber in just 5 days of the App Store featuring, since June 16. The most popular languages are English, Chinese, Arabic, Russian, German, Spanish and Japanese.

TextGrabber has previously won multiple awards in Mobile Productivity App, Mobile Image Capture App and Text Input categories at the Mobile Star Awards, and has been called “the Best Image-to-Text App for iPhone” by The app is currently #2 in the Education category on Product Hunt and is featured by AppShoper.

I am glad TextGrabber and OCR in general get real attention of the public. These are the technologies we’ve been working on for years, that make people’s lives significantly easier. And that’s the most important thing”, comments Artem Kumpel, ABBYY Vice President and Head of Mobile.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 8.0 or later
* 81.0 MB

Pricing and Availability:
For a limited time, TextGrabber 5.3.4 is Freetill June 23 (reg $4.99) and available worldwide through the App Store in the Productivity category. There is also an Android version available on Google Play. Translation is available as a separate in-app purchase. For more information, watch our new video, and visit our website.

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ABBYY is a leading global provider of technologies and solutions that help people and businesses to action information. The company sets the standard in content capture and innovative language-based technologies that integrate across the information lifecycle. ABBYY solutions are relied on to optimize business processes, mitigate risk, accelerate decision making and drive revenue. ABBYY technologies are used and licensed by some of the largest international enterprises and government organizations, as well as SMBs and individuals. The company maintains offices in Australia, Canada, Cyprus, France, Germany, Japan, Russia, Spain, Taiwan, the UAE, the UK, Ukraine, and the United States. ABBYY and the ABBYY Logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of ABBYY Software Ltd. Other product names mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners and are hereby recognized.

BusyMac Releases the All-New BusyCal 3 for Mac and iOS

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Seattle, Washington – Respected long-time Mac developer, BusyMac today is proud to announce the much-anticipated release of BusyCal 3, a major upgrade to its best-in-class calendar app for Mac OS X. And for the first time ever, BusyCal is now available for iOS, with the same power, flexibility, and reliability BusyCal for Mac users have enjoyed for years.

BusyCal is a fast and powerful calendar app with innovative features and rock-solid support for syncing with iCloud, Google Calendar, and Exchange. The all-new BusyCal 3 has been completely redesigned leaving no pixel untouched. Every window, panel, font and user interface element has been redesigned with a more modern look that is visually stunning and a pleasure to use.

BusyCal displays calendars in Day, Week, Month, Year and List views. What makes BusyCal unique is its ability to customize these views to more precisely meet the needs of the user. Users may choose the number of weeks displayed in month view or the number of days shown in week view. It’s perfect for both long-range planning and focusing on the details when things get busy. And with the new smooth infinite scrolling in BusyCal 3, users can glide effortlessly from day to day or week to week with a swipe on a trackpad.

Also new in BusyCal 3 is support for travel time, one of the most requested features. Travel time allows users to block out the necessary time to travel to an event location. Users can set a fixed amount of travel time or determine it automatically using the integrated support for Apple Maps and Location Services. Users can even receive alerts when it’s time to leave as traffic conditions change.

The menu bar app in BusyCal 3 also received a makeover. It now displays a navigable mini-month calendar with colored dots and bars that provide a visual density map of the user’s availability. A scrolling list of events is displayed in the menu along with a 10-day weather forecast. Users may click on an event in the menu bar to view its details, and create new events and to dos using natural language. And the menu bar app runs independently from the desktop app, so users always have access to their schedule.

One of BusyCal’s most popular features is its support for to dos that are integrated into the calendar, display on the date they are due, and carry forward until completed. In BusyCal 3 support has been added for Timed To Dos that occur at a specific time of day and appear inline with calendar events. It’s great for managing both calendar events and tasks in one app. And BusyCal to dos are compatible and sync with the Reminders app on Mac and iOS.

And for the first time ever, BusyCal is now available for iOS, offering the same power, flexibility, and reliability BusyCal for Mac users have enjoyed for years, including customizable views, integrated to dos, travel time, live weather forecasts, and more. And like its desktop counterpart, BusyCal for iOS is compatible with iCloud, Google Calendar, Exchange, and other leading calendar services.

In addition to the above, BusyCal 3 provides a long list of other innovative features including a redesigned embedded Info Panel for quickly viewing and editing events, Smart Filters for creating calendar sets and saved searches, enhanced searching and filtering capabilities, BusyContacts integration for linking events with contacts, improved event creation via natural language input, event categorization via tags, live weather feeds and moon phases, custom font sizes and styles, graphics, and more.

System Requirements:
* BusyCal 3 for Mac requires OS X El Capitan 10.11 or later
* BusyCal 3 for iOS requires iOS 9.3 or later

Pricing and Availability:
BusyCal 3 for Mac is available now on the BusyMac Store at the following prices:

* $49.99 for new users
* $29.99 for existing BusyCal and BusyContacts customers
* Free for those who purchased BusyCal on or after March 1, 2016

See Upgrading to BusyCal 3 for more info on how to qualify for upgrade pricing. BusyCal 3 for iOS is available now on the App Store for an introductory price of $4.99 (USD).

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