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No More Socks 1.0 for iOS – Gift Planning App with Comparison Shopping

    Food for Benjamin today introduced No More Socks 1.0 for iOS, their versatile gift-planning app that features the ability to save the results of comparison shopping. Designed to organize gift-giving all year round, the app allows the user to easily create detailed lists of gift recipients, event dates, gift ideas, online retailers, traditional stores, specific gift items with prices, and the gifts remaining to be purchased within a chosen period of time. All lists and bookmarks may be exported from the iOS device to a computer for more convenient online ordering.

    On launch, the splash page displays stick-up notes of various colors, posted on a refrigerator door. Each note accesses a function, including Events, People, Shopping, Ideas Pad, and Help. The app differentiates between two types of event: personal events for occasions that involve a single individual (e.g. birthday), and group events where more than one person must be considered (e.g. Christmas). The user can set a budget for each member of a group event, and the total budget displayed for the event is the sum of all the individual budgets. The app keeps track of items purchased and the amount of the total budget used. Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving and birthdays are available as presets to make event creation quick, or the name and date of the event may be entered manually.

    Touch-activating the People function of No More Socks permits the user to pick a name or names from their main iOS contact list, or create a new entry in the app. Once created, each person's entry may include their full name, birthdate, their photo, gift ideas for that person, past gifts given and any events that have been entered using the Events function. There is also a toggle switch for sending a birthday push reminder (iOS 4 and later required). Gift Ideas and Past Gifts can be accessed from the Gifts section of the person's page. This allows the user to keep a running list of ideas for each person and to keep a reference of gifts bought in the past. When adding a gift idea the user may add an item already listed in the Ideas Pad or enter a new idea from scratch.

    Feature Highlights:
    * Create Events, add People, add Gifts, go Shopping - all from within the app
    * Quickly enter a note or a photo at any time with the Ideas Pad
    * Keep a list of ideas for each person all year round
    * Search the web for the ideal gift
    * Create bookmarks to retailers' websites who offer gift items of interest
    * Get everything needed from a store in one visit with Smart Shopping Lists
    * Export Shopping Lists, including bookmarks, to any computer via email
    * Keep track of all gifts purchased in previous years
    * Get reminders about friends' birthdays
    * Import contacts from any address book

    The Ideas Pad serves as a notepad for any gift ideas the user may have that aren't related to a particular person or event, or when they are short of time and need to make a quick note they intend to file later. It encourages quick-entry by asking only for a name and optional photo, but other information can be added by tapping the More Details button.

    When adding gifts to the app the user may enter the idea, a budget, a picture, notes, and possible sources for purchasing the item. Touching the Add Retailer button brings up a comprehensive, scrollable list of online and offline retailers, any of which may be selected to begin shopping. The app includes a built-in directory of popular merchants, and performs a Google search to find additional merchants. The app automatically adds new retailers for quick access next time. For shoppers preferring the convenience of a large screen and keyboard when purchasing, all retailer bookmarks from No More Socks may be emailed to any computer, complete with notes and prices.

    Selecting the Shopping function from the main menu brings up the shopping lists: organized lists of the retailer bookmarks that the user has added to their gift ideas. Four options are available: All Shopping, Online Shopping, Offline Shopping, and Past Purchases. Selecting All Shopping displays a list of all items yet to be purchased for events within a user-defined timeframe, which is easily set via a simple slider. A button allows the user to show and hide their secondary choices. The Shopping List shows a red check for gifts remaining to be purchased and a green check for items completed. The user toggles between the two with a quick tap. Shopping Lists are grouped by retailer so the user can see what needs buying from each. All related information such as notes, budget, retailers, price and the merchant's web page is available within one or two taps. If desired, the user may complete the entire online transaction from within the app, and check the item off the list. As above, all information can be emailed to any computer.

    Device Requirements:
    * iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
    * iOS 3.1.3 or later
    * 6.7 MB

    Pricing and Availability:
    No More Socks 1.0 is available at the special introductory price of $0.99 (USD) through the App Store in the Productivity category.

    No More Socks 1.0
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    Stop Paying for Paid Apps with The Freedom Lite Discovery App

      Independent developer Richard Madison today announced the release of Freedom Lite 1.2, the free version of his popular app discovery application for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

      Every day, hundreds of apps from the iTunes App Store go on sale. Popular apps, high priced apps, even #1 rated apps. Developers make their Apps Free for a short period of time to boost their popularity, ranking and reviews. In some cases for as little as 5 minutes. Freedom Lite discovers these Apps.

      Feature Highlights:
      * Freedom Lite scours the iTunes Appstore 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
      * Never miss another sale. 247. Thousands of Apps per month
      * You choose how to find apps

      It offers 6 different ways to view freed apps:
      * Browse by category. Just like the Appstore
      * View "New"apps - the most recently freed
      * View "What's Hot" - the most download by The Freedom App users
      * View "Release Date" - the oldest apps in the Appstore
      * View "Top Rank" - highest ranking Apps
      * View "Top Price" - the most expensive apps that are now free
      * View "Top Missed" - A list of Apps that were recently Free, but now cost

      Device Requirements:
      * iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
      * Requires iOS 3.1 or later (iOS 4.0 Tested)
      * 4.2 MB

      Pricing and Availability:
      Freedom Lite 1.2 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Productivity category.

      Freedom Lite 1.2
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      LiquidRelay 1.0 released for iPhone

        Silicon Soft Inc. today announced Liquid Relay 1.0, the pipe puzzle game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Liquid Relay offers hours of fun trying to reach the highest score by building the longest path per level. As you start each level, the pressure builds at the start valve, allowing you a few seconds head start to build your pipe path before the pressure pushes the liquid out of the start valve.

        Once you have mastered the Basic Pipe Set there is an Extended Pipe Set.
        This version of the software is targeted for the iPhone and iPod touch but is also playable on the iPad. A version of the software adapted for the iPad will be available in spring 2011.

        Feature Highlights:
        * Three level of difficulty (Easy, Medium, and Hard)
        * Two separate pipe piece sets

        Device Requirements:
        * iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
        * Requires iOS 3.1.3 or later
        * 0.2 MB

        Pricing and Availability:
        Liquid Relay 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.

        Silicon Soft
        Liquid Relay 1.0
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        Kosmic Math HD 1.3 released – Updated and New HD Products Announced

          SlothMedia, LLC today announced version 1.3 of KosmicMathHD-Family and Lite editions are now available for the Apple iPad. Along with many enhancements, this release expands the Kosmic Math product suite to include 5 new single player, single grade offerings written specifically for the Apple iPad: KosmicMath Pre-K HD, KosmicMath 1st Grade HD, KosmicMath 2nd Grade HD, KosmicMath 3rd Grade HD and KosmicMath 4th Grade HD.

          KosmicMath, already used in school systems, was designed with the educational and reporting needs of teachers and parents. Version 1.3 greatly improved game flow and player flexibility enabling users to directly access all modalities of the program, jumping between grade levels and challenging themselves to any one of over 25 levels of play. Advanced data synchronization between devices ensures seamless game play across all Apple IOS products, enabling users to continue their play on any device that has been registered with the KosmicMath Mission Control Center using the same parent's email address.

          Registration with Mission Control also enables parents to receive email reports of player performance, promotions and scored drill / test completion results, making KosmicMath the parent and educator preferred tool for math drills and multiplication tables. KosmicMath tracks each player's performance individually and summarizes that data into a convenient report for mom, dad or educators to check up on their students progress.

          Pricing and Availability: KosmicMathHD Family 1.3 is $9.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category.

          KosmicMathHD Family 1.3
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          CAZE announces ThinEdge Clear Trim Case for iPhone 4

            CAZE today announced their new ThinEdge clear trim case for iPhone 4. Constructed of lightweight, hard-shell plastic, ThinEdge trim case offers sleek and stylish protection for the iPhone 4 and comes with an wallet size stand for easy viewing of your wide screen. The ThineEdge wraps the edges and corners to cushion and protect and keeps the front and back of the iPhone 4 from coming into direct contact with flat surfaces when laid down. To ensure the iPhone 4 is fully protected from everyday bumps & scratches, a front & back film set is provided.

            ThineEdge adds just a millimeter in thickness to the sides of the iPhone 4. It fits tightly around the edges of the iPhone 4 and protects its sides by protruding slightly above the front screen & back glass and can address the antenna concern.  ThinEdge is available in 4 stunning colours (Clear, Grey, Blue, Pink).

            iPhone CAZE

            ThinEdge Clear Trim Case for iPhone 4