New iPad 9.7-inch 2017 Case Available From Gumdrop Cases

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Walnut Creek, California – Gumdrop Cases announced today their new FoamTech case is now available to protect Apple’s newest 9.7-inch iPad from getting damaged. Gumdrop’s FoamTech iPad case is a durable, handy case perfect for keeping your device safe from kid-centric accidents, or for on-the-go active users. It’s lightweight and fits snuggly around the new iPad 9.7″ (Models: A1822, A1823), and also fits:

* iPad Air (Models: A1474, A1475, A1476)
* iPad Air 2 (Models: A1566, A1567)
* iPad Pro 9.7″ (Models: A1673, A1674, A1675)

The FoamTech iPad case is made of a tough, environmentally friendly foam and features a handy carrying handle that can also be folded for viewing and typing modes. The FoamTech case allows access to all ports, buttons, camera and speakers, and is perfect for school, home, and outdoor environments.

FoamTech Highlights:
* Form-fitting lightweight case made from recycled EVA foam provides precise fit and maximum protection
* Built-in carrying handle doubles as a stand, allowing for both a viewing and typing angle
* Full access to mic, speaker, charging ports and media controls
* Easy for small hands to hold on to
* This case does NOT include an integrated screen cover
* Supports the NEW 9.7-inch iPad, iPad Pro 9.7, iPad Air 2, and iPad Air

The FoamTech iPad case is available on the Gumdrop Cases website in black, blue or lime color for only $34.95 (USD). This unique, one-size-fits-all case keeps Apple’s popular iPads protected from drops, bumps, scratches and other accidental mishaps. Looking for answers on how to protect Apple devices? Contact Gumdrop Cases Sales or (925) 263-4332.

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Gumdrop Cases provides ruggedized cases for tablets, Chromebooks, phones, MacBooks, laptops and more. Designed with durable protection that can withstand repeated 6-foot falls, Gumdrop’s cases are rapidly becoming one of the leading solutions to keep your tech safe from damage at home, school and work. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2017 Gumdrop Cases. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, MacBook, 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.

BlipWall for MacOS launches today, bringing Facebook photos to MacOS

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London, United Kingdom – Today sees the launch of BlipWall for MacOS, the new app from Raaza that creates desktop wallpaper from a random selection of your Facebook photos. BlipWall provides a novel way to recall forgotten memory blips by randomly surfacing Facebook photos on your MacOS desktop wallpaper.

The BlipWall app sits in the background and creates a new collage of random photos at regular intervals, without any work from the user. Every now and then the MacOS desktop is updated with a new selection of forgotten memories.

Users of the BlipWall app can choose the update interval, whether it be 1 hour or 24, and can also save and share the collages created by the app. BlipWall makes use of all your Facebook photo albums for maximum exposure of old memories. It can also make use of multiple displays if the user has multiple screens. Further improvements can be expected, such as integration with other social platforms and additional sharing options.

“BlipWall represents our first foray into the MacOS market after having produced multiple apps for iOS,” explained Richard Rauser, founder of London based Raaza Ltd. “The app is totally free and available now worldwide in the Mac App Store. Get BlipWall now.”

System Requirements:
* OS X 10.9 or later
* 64-bit processor
* 2.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
BlipWall 1.0 is Free and available worldwide through the Mac App Store in the Photography category. For more information, please contact Richard Rauser.

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Based in London, United Kingdom, Raaza is a social and mobile app development house that specializes in apps for iPhone, Facebook, Android and more. Copyright (C) 2017 Raaza Ltd. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, OS X, iPhone, iPod, iPad 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.

The Interactive Legend of Sleepy Hollow Now Free

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Barcelona, Spain – In celebration of the birth of Sleepy Hollow’s author, Washington Irving, iClassics Productions, S.L. today is proud to announce that their most popular iBook, The Interactive Legend of Sleepy Hollow for iOS, will be free for a limited time. Using the unabridged and original Washington Irving text, the classic story is elevated to a whole new level, complete with artistic illustration, animation, interactivity, FX, and an original soundtrack recorded specifically for the story.

Being one of iClassics Productions latest releases, the illustration, animation, and interactivity are even more immersive than in their previous apps, all complete with an original musical score created for each and every moment in the story. By casting a modern glare on this ludic horror tale, the result is a spectacular and wholly original experience that utilizes every feature of modern mobile devices (gyro-perspective, flash, vibration).

Main features:
* Text in three languages: English, Spanish and French
* 86 sound effects
* 53-minute soundtrack
* 52 illustrations
* 67 animations
* 50 interactive scenes

Extras: Washington Irving Biography and Aitor Prieto sketchbook:
* Jump to any page in the book with the table of contents
* Memory pages: Put it down at any time and return to the same page
* Easy-to-use interface

“iClassics unites the old and the new to create immersive experiences that inspire and move everyone,” explained Gavin Pattison, marketing and communications manager at Barcelona-based iClassics Productions. “With the birthday of the great Washington Irving on the horizon (Monday, April 03, 1783), we want to celebrate the occasion, and so we’ve decided to make the app free for over the weekend.”

iClassics Productions, S.L is now famous for creating Immersive Entertainment apps focused on the horror and terror genres, but also has giants such as Oscar Wilde and Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes in their inspired iClassics Collection. Elevating the best of literature to a level that converges the cinematic and literary worlds, their immersive entertainment library, The iClassics Collection, has gained remarkable and international traction, praised for its ludic, creative, artistic, and innovative qualities.

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

Pricing and Availability:
For a limited time, The interactive Legend of Sleepy Hollow 1.0.1 is Free this weekend (Normally $4.99 USD), and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Books category. For more information, please contact Gavin Pattison.

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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) 2017 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.

LOC for iOS Makes Reality More Fun, Now With Augmented Reality

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Litchfield, Illinois – Optimac, Inc. today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of LOC 3.0, a milestone release of their popular location-based chat app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. LOC offers iOS users worldwide the ability to find interesting conversations fast and without the typical social network barriers. No friending, following, or connecting is necessary. Find chats on a map, conveniently listed by topic, or in augmented reality mode. Users can also pin emoji to the map to share their mood or mark important locations.

Language is no barrier in LOC because it provides real-time translation across 90 languages. Language translation is done on-the-fly, with no noticeable lag. Users can chat with other people from around the world and rely on LOC to translate all messages into the user’s native language. Users merely enable translation in the app’s settings, and LOC takes care of the rest.

LOC can be used to:
* Chat with friends and family
* Meet new people from around the world
* Pin moods and other emojis on the map
* Engage in conversations at sporting events, concerts, conferences, and more
* Collaborate with business colleagues
* Businesses can attract nearby customers
* Get live updates about breaking news from people who are there
* Users can share their location and get help when they need it

“The world doesn’t need another ‘social network.’ What we do need is a better way to communicate with each other, the world over, and without barriers,” explains Scott Gardner, iOS app developer, author, and industry speaker at Optimac, Inc. “When I set out to develop LOC, I wanted to enable global conversations, while still respecting user privacy. In LOC, you can truly chat with anyone, anywhere, anytime, without sharing your personal information. LOC unites the world in conversation.”

Users can find and join chats on topics or at locations that they’re interested in, or create their own. LOC is fast, secure, and easy to use. Chats appear on the map where they are created. Inactive chats will disappear from the map after approximately one day of inactivity. Active chats will keep on going.

Users can pin emoji to the map to share how they’re feeling or mark important locations or events. Emoji annotations only last an hour.

Augmented Reality mode lets users find and join chats happening right around them, and spot locations marked with an emoji.

Users can keep up with multiple conversations and quickly jump back into chats directly from their Watching list. It’s quick and easy to toggle watching on and off from within a chat or in the Watching list.

LOC also allows users to share chats and invite others to join them in a chat via their social networks, email, a text message, and more. If an invited party already has LOC installed on their device, they’ll jump directly into the chat. If they don’t have LOC installed yet, the link will take them to LOC in the App Store, where they can install it and then join the chat.

Users can also share their current location in a chat that other users can tap to go directly to that location on the map. LOC also includes a powerful search to be able to quickly find nearly any place on earth by name, address, or keywords, and jump to it with a single tap.

LOC translates user-created messages across 90 languages, and the app itself is translated into 12 languages, including Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), German, Spanish (Mexico and Spain), Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazil and Portugal), and Russian.

Version 3.0 also includes several performance improvements and enhancements to improve the user experience.

“LOC makes it easy to chat with people in the neighborhood or around the world. Whether you’re just wanting to stay in touch with friends and family, or meet new people who share similar interests”even if you don’t speak the same language”all while protecting your personal information,” continues Scott. “There are endless possibilities with LOC, and I am excited to see what people come up with!”

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 10.0 or later
* Universal Application
* 36.3 MB

Pricing and Availability:
LOC 3.0 is free and is available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Social Networking category. For more information, please contact Scott Gardner.

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Headquartered in Litchfield, Illinois, Optimac, Inc. was founded by Scott Gardner who is an iOS app architect, developer, consultant, trainer, author, and industry speaker. Gardner is the author of video courses, books, and articles on Swift and iOS programming, for publishers including LinkedIn Learning (fka the website), Ray Wenderlich’s popular website, and Apress Media. All Material and Software (C) 2017 Optimac, Inc. 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.

Home Fitness – Bodyweight Training Challenge Helps People Get in Shape

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Coral Springs, Florida – Millions of people want or need to build lean muscle, improve cardiovascular health, achieve optimal BMI, and enhance their overall fitness level. Yet they don’t move ahead and achieve these life-changing and in some cases, life-saving goals because they aren’t interested in heading to the gym several times a week, and don’t want to spend a small fortune on exercise and fitness equipment. Fortunately, they can now overcome these obstacles and get on track for better health by downloading the innovative new iOS app Home Fitness – Bodyweight Training Challenge. Home Fitness is essentially three fitness-focus apps rolled-up into one intuitive and integrated solution: a trainer, a manager, and a motivator:

* Trainer: Home Fitness features multiple workouts that are categorized by beginner, intermediate, and advanced. Users simply choose the workout that appeals to their level and interest (with names like “The Grid” and “6-Minute Abs”). They can also learn about each workout’s degree of intensity (on a scale of 1-5), list of included exercises (e.g. push-ups, climbers, high knees, punches, etc.), and duration.

Regardless of which option they choose, all workouts consist of calisthenics that requires no equipment, and are extremely efficient given that multiple muscles are involved in every movement, including the all-important core muscles that play a pivotal role in overall health and fitness levels. Users can also view and practice individual exercises from the app’s large and constantly-growing database.

* Manager: On the back-end, Home Fitness features a built-in workout manager that lets users monitor, track and analyze their performance and improvement. For example, users can see how much time they’ve spent exercising, and whether their level of intensity over time has fallen, risen, or remained the same. Notably, Home Fitness’ exceptional design and UX displays all of this information at-a-glance, which is a welcome change from many other apps that force users to browse through multiple screens to get the workout data they want.

* Motivator: Since getting fit should be fun and inspiring, Home Fitness also includes a variety of motivational features and tools, including the ability to earn awards after completing workouts and share them with friends via Facebook, Twitter, Email or SMS. Users can also take selfies and compare their improvements over time with the app’s unique timeline window.

“The bodyweight training exercises included in Home Fitness go beyond just improving tone. Because they utilize a range of strategic motor movements – such as running in place, pushing, punching, grasping and so on – they create functional muscles, and improve balance and control,” commented Mark Briscoe of Inc. “And since the app features multiple workout levels, it’s ideal for beginners who are just starting to improve the fitness, to high-performance athletes who want to take their training to the next level.”

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

Pricing and Availability:
Home Fitness – Bodyweight Training Challenge 1.0.2 is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Health & Fitness category.

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Slidecast – Record PowerPoint and Keynote Videos on your iPad or iPhone

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Seattle, Washington – Qrayon today is pleased to announce the release of Slidecast for the iPad and iPhone. Slidecast allows anyone to produce high quality video presentations right on their iOS device, without the need for a Mac or PC. Presentations can be recorded off imported PDF slide decks or documents. Users can also easily create whiteboard-style videos with vector ink and photos.

Record videos with just a few simple steps:
Step 1: Import PDF slides or start with a blank board.
Step 2: Tap Record and flip through the pages as you annotate and narrate.
Step 3: Everything you say is recorded in sync with the screen.

Slidecast is perfect for sales presentations, training videos, remote collaboration, and more.

Slide Deck And Whiteboard Videos Too:
Slidecast can also be used to quickly create whiteboard-style videos. Start with slides or a blank page and present as you would on a whiteboard. This is ideal for instructional videos as well as for rapidly sharing ideas with your colleagues. Also use it to sketch out a proposal, present plans, or review documents.

Teachers can use it to prepare a library of video lessons to “flip” their classrooms. Quickly explain everything a student needs about a topic in short video segments.

Marketers can quickly prepare video screencasts of their products or services.

Creative professionals can use it to record quick descriptions of their ideas to share with remote colleagues. Stay in-touch even when you are away from the office.

Produce At The Speed Of Thought:
Slidecast is designed to be as easy to use as a pad of paper. Simply hit record and start talking. This greatly reduces the time and cost to create video presentations. Your videos are also ready the moment you are done. There is no long, cumbersome compression or conversion process to endure.

Own Your Content:
Slidecast produces high-quality videos that you fully own and control. You can edit them in iMovie or other apps. There are no additional royalties or fees to distribute your content. Easily post your videos to YouTube, Vimeo, or the server of your choice.

Key Features include:
* Open exported PDF slide decks (or any PDF file) from Keynote, PowerPoint, or 3rd party Apps
* Produces High-Quality 1080p or 720p HD Quicktime videos
* Integrated scene editor
* Smooth scalable vector ink built on the Inkflow Engine, with support for the Apple Pencil
* Record using the iPad’s built-in mic, or an external one
* Project organizer with customizable color categories
* Publish directly to YouTube, Facebook, or Vimeo from the Photos App
* Upload to Dropbox and other services by exporting videos to 3rd party Apps

Slidecast Pro:
The standard edition of Slidecast is a free download. You can upgrade at any time to Slidecast Pro via the in-app purchase. Slidecast Pro adds many additional features, including:

* Custom pen controls with a draw-behind highlighter and shape recognizer
* A fully customizable color palette
* Text entry
* An option for 4X larger pages, with custom background colors
* Instant video speed adjustments
* Exporting projects to PDF
* Color separation
* And more

Device Requirements:
* Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPad Pro
* Requires iOS 9.1 or later
* 20 MB

Pricing and Availability:
There are two editions of Slidecast. Slidecast (Standard Edition) is Free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Productivity category. Slidecast Pro has many additional features, and is available as an in-app subscription at $4.99 USD a month (or equivalent local currency).

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Based in Seattle, Washington, Qrayon is a pioneering developer of productivity and education Apps for the iPad and iPhone. Their Apps have been featured by Apple numerous times, and are currently being used in classrooms and offices all over the world. All Material and Software Copyright (C) 2017 Qrayon, 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. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

Memorytrix for iOS/Android – Memorize New Vocabulary at Lightning Speed

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New Delhi, India – Memorytrix Innovations Private Limited today is proud to announce the release of Memorytrix 2.2, their vocabulary preparation app developed for iOS and Android devices. Language overcomes barriers and a strong vocabulary is the first step to succeeding in any endeavor worldwide, especially as the world gets connected digitally through the World Wide Web supported by the universal language-English. However, often non-native English speakers find it hard to improve their vocabulary beyond a certain level, either due to lack of resources, efficient teachers or they simply find it complex to learn and remember new words.

Memorytrix is one of the few apps in the market that help users learn and remember English vocabulary. Memorytrix, however, is designed differently as compared to other apps in the market; it focuses on long term retention of information by employing memory tricks such as mnemonics, word associations and animations.

* Interesting and challenging learning experience
* Personalised for each user
* Visual games and short lessons for impactful learning
* Game based revision for long-term retention
* Regularly updated content and wordlists

“The app has been designed by language experts to improve Vocabulary strength and English language proficiency. It consists of mnemonic based instructions that help improve memory and focus, leading to quick, better and long-term learning of concepts,” explains Kripa Narasimhan, Founder & CEO of Memorytrix. “Memorytrix makes learning fun with really short lessons, funny word associations and visuals to create a lasting impression on your memory. While users have fun scrolling through flashcards, solving words games and puzzles, they are automatically learning new words and expanding their vocabulary”, adds Kripa Narasimhan, Founder & CEO of Memorytrix.

Students and professionals, in general, and those who are preparing for exams such as TOEFL, IELTS, SAT, GRE, GMAT, can benefit greatly from using the Memorytrix Vocabulary app as it provides comprehensive content and regularly updated wordlists and information for users to polish their vocabulary. In order to ensure long-term retention, the app innovatively intersperses vocabulary exercises with brain games that are highly addictive and provoke users to recall, use and, thus, retain new words in the long term.

Memorytrix provides a comprehensive language based tool that can be accessed anytime, anywhere by anyone. The company promises to further innovate and continually upgrade Memorytrix with latest memory techniques to serve users better. “As mentioned on our website, our mission is to provide high quality memory based learning alternatives,” adds Kripa Narasimhan, Founder & CEO of Memorytrix.

Device Requirements for iPhone:
* Compatible with iPhone and iPad
* System: Requires iOS 8.0 or later
* Size: 76.7MB

Device Requirements for Android:
* System: 4.0.3 and up

Pricing and Availability:
Memorytrix – Vocabulary Preparation 2.2 is currently available for Free with in-app purchases and is available on both iTunes App Store and Google Play store in the Education category.

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Memorytrix Innovations Private Limited is a Edtech start-up based out of New Delhi, India. They make education products to assist in Language Learning, by using Memory based techniques with an emphasis on ‘visual memory’. Their marquee product is the Memorytrix : English Vocabulary Application, which is available on both iOS and Android Ecosystems. Using Memorytrix app, users can learn up to 100 words an hour while maintaining a high rate of recall and a low redundancy rate. All Material and Software (C) Copyright 2017 Memorytrix Innovations Private 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.

Full Fat releases Blocky Baseball 1.0 for iOS and Android – Play Ball

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Warwick, United Kingdom – Full Fat, a leading games developer for mobile devices, today is pleased to announce the worldwide release of Blocky Baseball v1.0, a sports arcade game for iOS and Android devices. Blocky Baseball is a batting game everyone can play with a focus on fun and humor, the latest in Full Fat’s library of Blocky Sports games. Hit curveballs, fastballs, bounce balls and screwballs in a frantic batting game, being careful to dodge the paint bombs.

Collect new batters in a variety of traditional uniforms and some less conventional, including a viking, monkey, gingerbread man, explorer and cake chef! Unlock new bat designs from classic baseball bats in wood, aluminium or stars and stripes to crazy designs like candy cane, Zeus’s lightning bat, a fish and even a dragon’s tail!

Play with a multitude of balls, starting with the classic baseball and introducing an 8-ball, apple, coconut, watermelon and a giant Belgian chocolate. Collect sets of items to unlock new fields, each with their own beautifully created environment theme and crowd. A regular baseball stadium, sunny or snowing, the jungle, candy cake world, outer space and inside a volcano!

* Easy to play baseball fun
* Retro style blocky graphics
* Collectable characters, bats and balls
* Different fields and weather effects
* Compete with your friends

Senior Designer, Aron Tomlin, says “We started with the most basic mechanics and the game grew organically becoming a unique take on baseball. We had such a blast making it and we think that shines through in the final product.”

iOS Device Requirements:
* Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod touch
* iOS 8.0 or later
* 50MB download size

Android Device Requirements:
* Android mobile devices and tablets
* Android OS 4.0.3
* 40MB download size

Pricing & Availability:
Blocky Baseball 1.0 is free to play, available worldwide on the App Store in the Games, Sports and Arcade categories, and on the Play Store in the Sports Games category.

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Founded in 1996, Full Fat is an independent company making world-class games to surprise and entertain players. Creating over 120 games across all formats with the world’s biggest franchises including; Harry Potter, Sim City, The Sims, Spore, Sid Meier’s Pirates and EA Sports PGA Golf. Since 2010, the company has focused on original IP, achieving global Apple features, chart-topping success and critical acclaim. Over 70 million people have downloaded Full Fat mobile games, reaching #1 in the All Apps chart repeatedly and in multiple territories with hits including; Agent Dash, Flick Soccer, NFL Quarterback and Flick Golf. All material and software (C) Copyright 2017 Full Fat Productions Ltd. 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.

Jumsoft launches a successor to its popular Money app for macOS

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Vilnius, Lithuania – Jumsoft today is proud to announce the release and immediate availability of Money 5.0, a new version of their highly popular finance management app for macOS. This time, Money gets macOS and iOS releases simultaneously, bringing both macOS and iOS version numbers to 5.0. This marks the fact that the apps were developed simultaneously and work together better than ever. With the new releases, Jumsoft have checked all of the customer request checkboxes and brought a completely revamped user interface, 64-bit architecture, and a variety of other new and improved features to ensure Money stays relevant for generations of devices and operating systems to come.

“The previous version of Money for Mac, which has been on the market for more than 6 years, set a very high bar for what the new Money should be. We have spent countless days aggregating our customers’ feedback to determine the direction the new Money should take. The conclusions brought us back to the drawing-board, because our first goal was to reinvent the way of using all of the features by removing the steep learning curve, and reducing the amount of actions needed to complete every task. At this point I cannot even begin to count, how many ideas were brought to the table and scrapped, until we finally came up with the perfect UI.” – explained Algirdas Unguvaitis, CEO of Jumsoft. “We have completely redesigned and streamlined every aspect of the UI and added features to achieve the ease-of-use we were aiming for. Now the interface stays consistent between features, so using Money to its fullest potential becomes easy and natural.”

The new minimalist UI is the core around which all of the new and improved Money features revolve. The app adopts a common workflow needed to complete various tasks, so Money effectively reduces and even eliminates the learning curve, which is common across different areas of other financial trackers. The new Money still carries powerful support of multiple account types, multiple currencies with automatic rate updates. The macOS version also brings improved smart accounts and smart data import from a variety of popular file formats (QIF, QFX, OFX, CSV, MT940). The new interface allows for greatly enhanced and super-easy to use budgeting, transaction scheduling, investment tracking, and many more features, which have now become much more visual and informative than before.

Complete feature overview:
Convenient income and expense tracking
* Multiple account types (bank, cash, credit card, loan, investment, etc.)
* Support for multiple currencies with automatic rate updates
* Reconciliation of accounts and individual transactions
* Automated payee and category discovery using Foursquare
* Smart accounts and smart data import (QIF, QFX, OFX, CSV, MT940) on macOS
* Transfer and split payments
* Easily assign tags, take notes, and add attachments

Easy budget planning:
* Advanced budget categories with custom periods
* Amount averages to help set realistic budget limits
* Easy progress tracking of budget categories
* Nothing gets past you – unbudgeted items are also accounted for
* Easily track budget by accounts, transfers, tags

Smart scheduler:
* User-friendly planning of income, expenses, and transfers
* Easy handling of recurring transactions such as utility bills or loan payments
* Quick access to pending scheduled transactions
* One-click payment capability
* Convenient calendar view for improved usability

Rich reports:
* 15 different report types
* Super-easy and powerful parameters to customize reports
* Beautiful visual representation of data using colorful charts and graphs
* Various report sharing capabilities

Investment tracking:
* Easy profit/loss tracking for your portfolio or individual stocks
* Automated downloads of dividends and splits
* Constantly updated values
* Visual representation of current and historic values of portfolio and individual stocks
* User-friendly addition and management of stocks
* Automatic discovery of stock data using Yahoo! Finance

* Simple and intuitive setup
* Secure data synchronization between devices
* Extra layer of security in case of device loss

* Modern UI
* 64-bit architecture
* Touch Bar support
* 3D Touch support
* Notification Center Widget
* Split-screen multitasking on macOS and iOS
* Direct Downloads (coming soon)

Money 5 is built from the ground-up using the 64-bit architecture, so it will be just as fast as it is powerful, and support new devices and operating systems for generations to come. Jumsoft have made sure that the new Money feels right at home on Apple’s newest Macs and iOS devices by bringing Touch Bar and 3D Touch support, Notification Center widget and split-screen multitasking ability for macOS and iOS. In addition to these convenient features, Money 5 adds Foursquare payee discovery, which, when location service is enabled, discovers surrounding payees and enters some of their data into transactions automatically, so the user’s interaction with the app becomes even more pleasant and effortless.

Pricing and Availability:
Money 5 is now available on the Mac and iOS App Stores with up to 60% early-bird and upgrader discount for a limited time. The macOS version is $24.99, and the iOS version is $1.99. After the initial promotion, the prices will be set to $49.99 (macOS) and $4.99 (iOS).

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Based in Vilnius, Lithuania, Jumsoft is a privately funded company, founded in 2002. Committed to developing highest-quality applications, Jumsoft consists of a team of macOS and iOS experts and enthusiasts who dedicate their time to develop amazing tools for personal and professional use. Copyright 2002-2017 Jumsoft. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iWork and macOS are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

New App Brings Sticker and Emoji Fun to Pug Loving iOS Users Everywhere

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Bogota, Colombia – Independent development team, PugEmojis today is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of Duchess the Pug 1.0, their new emoji keyboard and sticker set for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices. Duchess the Pug offers over 140 Duchess Pug emoji and stickers for pug-loving women to use in the iOS 10 Message app and other popular messaging apps. With just a few taps of the finger, Pug lovers can paste images of cute little Duchess into their messages.

Duchess the Pug is so adorable that iOS users will want her cute little mug pasted into all of their messages, be it in WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, iMessage, or numerous other messaging apps. Duchess is just the first in a series of fun pug characters that are on their way from PugEmojis.

“While Duchess the Pug offers over 140 great pug images to share with others via popular messaging apps, Duchess is more than just another emoji or sticker app,” says Duchess co-creator Rafael Ramirez. “Sure, she’ll liven up any messaging session, but we also offer users an entire pug community to share with their friends and family. Women around the world love pugs, and consider them a member of the family!”

* Over 140 Duchess the Pug emoji and stickers
* Use in iMessage, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and other popular messaging apps
* A fun community for pug lovers
* Become a VIP and get pug-related freebies
* Download Pug Wallpapers for the iPhone

In addition to all the great stickers and emoji featuring Duchess, the app makers are creating an entire community built around Duchess and her soon to come friends. Duchess fans that sign up to be a part of the Pug Community will get the chance to download great pug wallpapers and buy fun pug cases for their iPhone. They’ll also get exclusive access to free content like videos and new emoji, as well as other fun promos.

Duchess the Pug emoji can be used in any compatible iOS app, which includes almost any social networking app, as well as major messaging apps. In addition, the app offers a set of fun Duchess stickers, which can liven up and conversation in the iOS 10 iMessage app. Users can drag and drop any of the entertaining stickers directly onto any word balloon in the Messages app, allowing them to sassily comment on other user’s messages in an entertaining way.

“Duchess the Pug offers a great way for pug lovers to express themselves, no matter what app they’re using,” shares Duchess co-creator Jorge Díaz. “Plus, as we develop more characters, we’ll be offering several new fun ways to share the fun with others. iPhone cases and wallpapers are just the beginning. Wait until you see the rest of Duchesses friends!”

Pug lovers are urged to visit the Duchess the Pug website, where they’ll find an entertaining pug video, as well as fun pug wallpapers they can download for use on their iPhone. They can also buy pug cases for their iPhone, and even a cute little pug onesie, perfect for the tiniest pug lover in their family.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
* Requires iOS 10.0 or later
* Universal App
* Offers iMessage Stickers App
* 42.3 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Duchess the Pug 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 Entertainment category. Review copies are available upon request.

Duchess the Pug 1.0
Purchase and Download
YouTube Video (Compilation)
Press Kit (ZIP)

PugEmojis is a global brand designed to serve women around the world that love their Pugs and feel like they are a part of their family. They created the Duchess the Pug emoji app to allow women to express their love of Pugs via their favorite social and chat apps. On the way is a line of physical Duchess the Pug products, including iPhone cases. The company is building the fastest growing community of Pug loving families around the world, were everyone share their funny pug images, videos and more. All Material and Software Copyright (C) 2017 PugEmojis. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPad and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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