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Geek Out with "Today in Geek History" for iOS

"Today in Geek History" now available for iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch and Android devices! With over 3000 facts, impress your friends with your geeky knowledge! Find out what happened in Space, Technology, People, Books and Movies (just to name a few).

Whether you're a space geek, nerd, gamer or physicist, “Today in Geek History” has something for everyone. Best of all, it's now available for iOS platforms, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch! Also available for Android; the app just received a major update in conjunction with this release for iPhone.

Want to look famous? Now there's an app for that. Famebooth for iPhone, iPod & iPad is now available!

Want to look famous? Now there's an app for that. Famebooth for iPhone, iPod & iPad is now available!

New York, NY – May 2011 - Make yourself or friends look famous today and share with your friends with Famebooth for iPhone, iPod touch & iPad! Everyone wants a taste of fame. Famebooth gives that to you. Using Famebooth you can easily create a realistic picture of yourself that makes it look like you were on the red carpet. Surprise your friends by easily saving and sharing your Famebooth photos directly from the app to Facebook or Twitter.

Famebooth provides you with a large selection of backdrops to choose from so you can place yourself on the red carpet at a movie premiere, music awards show, sports conference, fashion show or choose from many other glamorous events & places.

Famebooth lets you:

mSpot streams current movies


You have a number of choices when it comes to on-demand streaming movies, including apps from Netflix and Hulu. mSpot, however, distinguishes itself by offering movies that are more current than other services via their free Movies by mSpot app. Their titles become available on the same day as the DVD is released, which is four weeks before the movies are available on Netflix and a year before they're available on Hulu. If you want to try out the service, they offer a free movie that changes every two weeks. Their pay movies cost $3.99 or less.

‘The Gift of Laughter’ app offers contagious belly laughs

‘The Gift of Laughter’ app offers contagious belly laughs

Contact: Frederick P. Burger
VisionsMedia / BurgerDesign
125 Windemere Road
Rochester, NY 14610
Phone 917.647.8152 c
Visions Media / Burger Design

Press Release
For Immediate Release/April 18, 2011

‘The Gift of Laughter’ app offers contagious belly laughs
Creator Fred Burger aims to bring authentic smiles and laughs to an uncertain world through his new app for Apple iPhone / iPod Touch and iPad

App Review: Dress the Royals


Dress the Royals ($.99), is an app that lets you customize the wardrobe of the Royal Family to get them ready for the Royal Wedding. It's a nice little game for kids, as the wardrobe selections for each member of the family ranges from serious to very wacky. I found the interphase to be abit confusing at times, and I imagine If I can't figure it out, neither will kids. Nevertheless, it's an app that's not meant to be taken very seriously.

Crackle -- free app offers hundreds of free streaming movies, thousands of TV shows


Crackle is a free app for the iPhone and iPad that offers free streaming movies and TV shows, including 10 episodes of Seinfeld. The movies include The Da Vinci Code, Ghostbusters, Gridiron Gang,Snatch, 21, We Own the Night, and hundreds more from companies such as Columbia Pictures, Tri-Star, Screen Gems, and Sony Pictures Classics. Crackle comes to you from Crackle.com, which also has free streaming and which is a division of Sony.

Movie Vault -- streaming movie app lowers price, adds AirPlay


I've written about Movie Vault in a previous post. It's an app that gives you access to over 1,000 classic movies. The app costs money but the movies are free. The developer recently lowered the price to $1.99 for the iPhone version and $2.99 for the iPad.

Dash Race V2.0 - now also running HD on the iPad!

Dash Race V2.0 - now also running HD on the iPad!

The popular iPhone strategy racing game Dash Race is out now as version 2.0. It is a universal app, running HD on the iPad. Owners of the iPhone version can download it to their iPad for free. Among other new features and improvements, the update also contains the huge and challenging new Boat Race track.

Dash Race is the electronic version of a turn-based paper game that can be played everywhere at anytime, because all you need is a sheet of squared paper and color pencils ― or Dash Race for even more fun and challenges. Up to four players make their moves in turns, following very simple rules. This results in an amazingly realistic driving behavior. In order to take curves at optimum speed, it really requires experience and dexterity.

You've been FaceYaked - iApps releases hilarious new iPhone app

You've been FaceYaked - iApps releases hilarious new iPhone app

That is going to be the newest craze! A side-splitting video manipulation application for iPhone was released today by Australian (Sunshine Coast) based application developer iApps.

FaceYak is a distinctive app that allows jokesters to take a video of a major face mash up, the resulting creation is a mismatched, frankensteinian collage of the user and, well anything else.

Currently the app, which was released on Friday, is listed elite position of ‘New and Noteworthy’ in the Australian iTunes App Store.

The co-creation and developed by iApps, FaceYak is a unique interactive app in which the user takes a picture with their iPhone or from the gallery and superimpose it with a video of segments of their face, complete with audio.

PSOFT MOBILE Releases "AR Missile HD" for iPad 2


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar 25, 2011 – Sendai, Japan - PSOFT MOBILE is proud to announce the release of “AR Missile HD", an iPad 2 app that allows you to shoot target-tracking missiles at anything within your iPad 2 camera's sights.

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