February 5, 2009

SandScapes$1.99 from Amoph Technologies Inc. SandScapes

Relax and enjoy some time building your own unique pieces of art out of digital grains of sand. Tilt and turn your iPhone or iPod Touch to move the falling sand to different parts of the screen. Build up your sandscape into a wonderful piece of art in motion.

– Variety of sand color schemes
– Ability to set the gravity and velocity
– Set custom background colors
– Tap the screen to change color and location of falling sand
– Shake to clear the screen
– Auto-clearing once the screen gets full
– Works in both portrait and landscape modes

Have a feature request? Please contact us by way of the Feedback form on our website, or by E-mail.


SandScapes Gravity, Magnet & River
Sandscapes Vortex, App Name: SandGravity SandMagnet SandRiver. Developer: Amoph Technologies Inc. Version: 1.0. Publisher: Amoph Technologies Inc. Size: 377-403 KB. Category: Entertainment

Sandscapes Lite
Another particle/sand simulator. This one looks like it performs pretty well though — at least, from the minuscule demo they provide, anyway. It reacts to gravity and seems capable of handling quite a lot of particles while maintaining


Jourist Visual PhraseBook Finnish

February 5, 2009

Jourist Visual PhraseBook Finnish$9.99 from Jourist Verlags GmbH Jourist Visual PhraseBook Finnish

Jourist Visual PhraseBook Finnish turns your iPhone and iPod touch into your own personal interpreter which lets you communicate with the locals on your travels without any previous language skills.

Jourist Visual PhraseBook Finnish gives you instant access to more than 2,100 useful phrases which are clearly structured in topic-related categories. Just select a phrase in your own language and the translation is read out in brilliant sound quality by a native speaker. 20 source languages are available for selection. Each phrase is also illustrated.

You both hear and see phrases from a range of topics for virtually all situations on holiday or business trips including: Customs, hotels, service, travelling, car repairs, sightseeing, entertainment, eating and drinking, sport and recreation. You can also easily prepare a conversation by putting groups of phrases together. All you have to do is select the phrases from the different categories. With its visual aids the phrasebook is also ideal for learning purposes.

The following source languages are available for selection:
English, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, Spanish, Swedish, Norwegian, Polish, Czech, Slovakian, Hungarian, Russian, Greek, Turkish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean.

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February 5, 2009

Portscan$1.99 from Tommy Kammerer Portscan

Finally Portscan, the essential network utility is now available for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Portscan allows you to search a network host for open ports/running services. This app uses TCP connect() to scan, because everything else would require root privilege.

With Portscan you have a useful computer security tool right in your pocket. A must have for every network/system administrator.

Works with EDGE, 3G or wi-fi.


* Fast scanning.
* Send scan results via email.
* Optionally randomize the scan port order.
* Guesses operating system.
* Own url scheme.



February 5, 2009

GUIDEYOU Zurich$2.99 from Comma Publications GmbH & Co. KG GUIDEYOU Zurich


GUIDEYOU – The first, always up-to-date city guide! GUIDEYOU lets you know, which are the most delicious restaurants, the hippest bars and clubs, the best hotels, the most outstanding shopping and the most breathtaking sights. GUIDEYOU will show you only the best each city has to offer, not the most. GUIDEYOU offers the Top-150 places, which are updated and extended regularly. It is the perfect companion when visiting your favorite city. GUIDEYOU is a collection of information from authors, who live and work in each of the respective cities. Best of all: you won’t even need a city map! GUIDEYOU always leads you down the path to the best spots and sights! Enjoy your new favourite city!

GUIDEYOU is available for all of your favorite cities:

– New York
– London
– Paris
– Berlin
– Munich
– Rome
– Madrid
– Barcelona
– Amsterdam
– Los Angeles
– San Francisco
– Miami
– Istanbul
– Vienna
– Prague
– Zurich
– Lisboa
– Copenhagen
– Stockholm
– Sydney
– Shanghai
– Mumbai
– Rio de Janeiro

GUIDEYOU will be updated and extended regularly.
GUIDEYOU is available in english and german language. French and spanish will follow soon.


ORS – Oregon Revised Statutes (2007)

February 5, 2009

ORS - Oregon Revised Statutes (2007)$4.99 from Mike Kinney ORS - Oregon Revised Statutes (2007)

Search the State of Oregon Revised Statues (2007 edition) by one or more keywords.

Initial keyword search produces a list of the first 25 matching statutes.

Selecting a statute from the list shows the text of the statute very quickly.

Easy to use. No need to carry reference books. It is all there, at your fingertips.

Great for police officers and anyone interested in Oregon law.


Thanks for the excellent feedback!


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FM Radio Spectrum

February 5, 2009

FM Radio Spectrum$0.99 from Notice Software FM Radio Spectrum

NOTE: New version coming soon with updated radio database!

Uses a database of US radio emitters and iPhone location services to provide a view of the estimated spectrum utilization your current location.

Use this with low power personal FM equipment, music player dongles (like the iTrip(tm) broadcasting your iPod or other MP3 player to your stereo), or just to get an idea of the spectrum usage in any location.

– “Offline” access included, perfect for a road trip where you are in the middle of nowhere and don’t have an internet connection but still can’t find a good clear frequency (iPhone must still be able to determine location)
– Clearest stations are highlighted. These provide several options that should provide clear reception.

Does not take into account geography or man-made obstacles. US emitters only included in this package. Other localities to come.

Pre or post sales questions can be directed to

FM Radio Spectrum

Local Radio Finder

February 5, 2009

Local Radio Finder$0.99 from Notice Software Local Radio Finder

Uses a database of US radio stations and iPhone location services to provide a list of radio stations and the estimated power at your current location.

The perfect utility for people who travel, spend time in rental cars, or are taking a road trip. Format’s are included so you can easily find the type of station you’re looking for.

– “Offline” access included, perfect for a road trip where you are in the middle of nowhere and don’t have an internet connection but still want to listen to NPR or any favorite radio type (iPhone must still be able to determine location)
– Format and homepage for most stations
– Format filter for popular station types
– Exact antenna location links to Google Maps.

NOTE: You cannot listen to radio stations using this application.

Does not take into account geography or man-made obstacles. US stations only included in this package. Other localities to come.

Pre or post sales questions can be directed to

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School Spirit: 50 Awesome iPhone Apps for College Sports Fanatics
College sports fanatics are a special breed known to go to extraordinary lengths to show their school spirit. Now college sports fans can use their iPhones to have some fun as well. The following apps will keep you in the loop when it