Our featured sponsor this week is Toy Defense, a fresh look at the Tower Defense genre.
It’s a great game that brings back childhood memories of expansive battles with plastic soldiers, tanks, and airplanes! Prepare to become closely acquainted with flamethrowers, riflemen, ack-acks and cannons. It’s dynamic and challenging, but also a perfect time-filler.
Toy Defense is already available for your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch and will be soon available for Mac, PC and Android.
Our featured sponsor this week is MindNode, an easy and intuitive application for collecting, organizing and
outlining your thoughts and ideas as mind maps.
Mind maps can be used for many different tasks;
- To-do lists
- Holiday planning
- Project management
MindNode is a great app for creating mind maps on the iPad, it’s intuitive and easy from the moment you open it. It has an automatically expanding work space and allows a wide array of customisation.
MindNode is also available on the Mac and iPhone.
Our featured sponsor this week is iDraw, a superb, and feature-packed, vector drawing and illustration app for the iPad!
Professional Vector Editing Comes to the iPad
Josh reviewed iDraw a while ago and found it to be an excellent application, really one of the first apps that made you feel like you had a professional layout tool on an iOS device. Since then it’s only improved!
Alongside great features like layers, text, images, multi-color gradients, RGB color picker, brushes, pen tool, customizable canvas styles, grid snapping, masking, and PDF export, iDraw has added features such as;
- Shape libraries
- SVG Import and Export
- Dropbox Integration
- Dimension lines
- Boolean path combinations
- Canvas scale, Rulers, and Units (mm, cm, inches)
- Pen tool multi-point selection and editing
Grab a copy of iDraw and create mockups, illustrations, and vector designs on the iPad!
Our featured sponsor this week is Soonr Scribble, a great iOS app for marking up any document.
The Natural Way to Mark Up Any Document
Soonr Scribble is an annotation application that lets you easily markup any file and work naturally on your iPhone and iPad. With Soonr Scribble for iOS, you can handwrite comments, draw illustrations, sign contracts, fill out forms, or mark changes on any document. Here are a few of the very best features;
- Annotation of more than 35 file types, including PDF, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
- 5GB of Cloud Storage included.
- Pen Tool – adjust thickness change color.
- Arrow Tool – emphasize important things.
- Tools like highlighter, text box and more drawing tools included with free updates.
- Save changes sync back down to your computer and shared computers.
Get a Free Stylus!
Not only is Soonr Scribble currently at a promotional one-time price of $3.99! (Scribble is a feature of Soonr Workplace which costs $9.95 / month) But when you buy the app the great guys over at Soonr will send you a Soonr Stylus that you can use on your iPhone and iPad. Simply visit Soonr, fill out the form and they’ll send you their insanely great stylus that works on your iPhone and iPad!
You can signup for a free trial of Soonr Workplace and experience additional features like document editing and enhanced file sharing.
Our featured sponsor this week is Mighty Deals, an awesome site that offers amazing and exclusive deals for web professionals!
Mighty Deals is a great place for any, and every, web professional to frequent – offering a wide range of deals perfectly suited to designers and developers! The deals range from WordPress Themes, to Vector Icons, to eBooks – head over to the site to check them out.
Here are a couple of example deals to whet your appetite…
- The Smashing Magazine eBook and Digital Goodies Bundle – only $19 – This is an excellent purchase for any designer. A collection of high quality resources from Smashing Magazine. This bundle includes their Mastering CSS eBook, a Creative Set for eBook Design (which includes an eBook, 29 icons, and an InDesign template), and a Professional Workflow Package for Web Designers (which includes an eBook, 26 icons, and 20 vector graphics).
- 15 iPhone + iPad App Website Templates – only $24 – So you’ve built the best iOS app since sliced bread, but now you need a website for it that’s just as awesome. A great website will increase your sales by giving your app more credibility and making you look more professional (especially if it’s a paid app).
Rather than spend vital resources building a site from scratch, why not get hold of this deal and grab professional templates for a fraction of their normal price. The entire bundle is only $24 through this deal, a discount of 85% off the regular price of $160.
Our featured sponsor this week is Stitcher Smart Radio, an awesome way to hear your favourite shows on the go!
Listen to your favorite news, comedy, sports, talk and storytelling radio shows from within a single app. Get the latest shows from NPR, CNN, Fox, BBC, Carolla, SModcast, Joe Rogan, Maddow, Rush, Fresh Air, Freakonomics, Radiolab, The Moth, and more. You can even choose from more than 5,000 on demand podcasts and listen to live local AM/FM stations.
The key feature of Stitcher is the ability to “Stitch” together your favorite shows to create your own customized stations in My Stations. Although Stitcher can also automatically create a station for you based on a show you like. It’s a great way to discover new shows that are right up your street, listen on demand, stream live radio, and stay up-to-date with the breaking news. Stitcher also makes it effortlessly easy to share what you’re listening to with friends via Facebook, Twitter or email.
Go Grab It!
Stitcher Smart Radio is available now in the App Store for absolutely nothing! If you’re smart you’d at least go and have a look, it might be the best decision you make today…