While at WWDC 2012, I had the opportunity to sit down with Shane Crawford of Blue Lightning Labs and take a peak at his Mathemagics apps, Mental Math Tricks and Easy Algebra Fast. These app are design to teach you special rarely taught tricks and tips that can be used when solving different types of math problems. Most of the techniques can be done mentally and make it possible so solve math problems at lightning speeds.
Mutant Storm was released on the iPad last week, offering a classic arcade shooter experience complete with appropriately neon graphics. The game adds a few twists to the old formula though, including some rich 3D models and interesting difficulty scaling mechanism.
R-Tap for the iPhone and iPad was launched over the weekend, giving gamers a slightly different take on the usual rhythm game mechanics. Even if you're not into music games, you might want to check out a contest hosted by R-Tap in the forums for a chance to win a free iTunes gift card.
SoundShare for iPhone is a social networking service that focuses on sharing your music with others as well as discovering new music based on what your followers are listening to. It does for music what Instagram already does for photos and a little more than current music sharing services already offer.
Reeder, the popular RSS reader app for iPhone, has been updated to version 3.0 and brings with it an updated user interface and some new options and features that make an already great RSS app even better than before.
The Apple Smart Case for iPad is one of the most un-Apple-like products I've ever seen
Immediately following the keynote at WWDC, Apple silently announced a new case for the iPad called the Smart Case that offers customers a way to protect the back of their iPad while still utilizing the functionality of a Smart Cover -- well, in theory.
Incase's Origami Workstation presupposes you either already have an Apple Bluetooth Keyboard or like the Apple keyboard so much you want to use it with your iPad, and does its best to meld it together with your iPad.
That's right, it's a Origami Workstation is a bring-your-own-keyboard (BYOK) solution for iPad. And a very good one.
KloutScore is an iPhone app that provides an easy way to keep track of Klout Scores for yourself and the people you are interested in. In addition to your score number, you will also be given a description of what your score means as well as see lists of Twitter users you influence and who you're influenced by.
With several apps in the App Store that already offer this functionality, you may be wondering what makes this one special. Well, the developers at MacPhun are very experienced in the photography app business and they have done a great job with Color Splash Studio by making it easy to get detailed as well as allowing you to add effects and alter the look of the monochrome layer.