Dallas, Texas – Perceptive Automation, the leading provider of Mac-based home automation software, today is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Indigo 5.1, an update to the company’s intelligent home control and automation server for Mac OS X. With Indigo, users can easily monitor and control lights, appliances, thermostats, lawn sprinklers and dozens of other items found in the home, thereby helping to reduce energy usage.
Hulu rolled out an update to its iPad app that adds support for the Retina Display of the new iPad. The latest version has a new look and feel as well as an enhanced video playback engine. Hulu also has improved AirPlay mirroring and HDMI support, so you can watch your content on your HDTV.
PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual games, today announced the launch of Bejeweled® HD for iPad®. This premium, native adaptation of PopCap’s blockbuster franchise delivers eye-popping HD graphics via retina display support, four popular game modes (Classic, Butterflies, Diamond Mine and Zen), Game Center support, and optimized features for iPad. The game is launching worldwide, rolling out in geographic territories over the next 24 hours, and can be purchased for 2.99€/£2.49 via the Apple App Store and iTunes. Continue reading →
Josh Apter, founder of the Manhattan Edit Workshop, has created two new developments in tablet photography. The ‘Padcaster’ is a device for mounting an iPad onto a tripod and the ‘Lenscaster’ is a universal mount for attaching SLR lenses to the iPad’s camera.
The Padcaster is a rugged case that allows you to connect a DSLR lens to the iPad’s camera, and mount the tablet on a standing tripod. You can even add a flash and other accessories such as an external microphone or a filter. Mix in the fact that the iPad can run hundreds of photo and video editing applications, and you have the recipe for quite the portable setup.
PopCap Games, the worldwide leader in casual video games, today announced the global release of major updates to Plants vs. Zombies™ HD for the iPad® and Plants vs. Zombies for the iPhone® and iPod® touch. These robust updates deliver the additional content, action and challenge that Apple smart device users have been anticipating, and are available immediately from the Apple App Store, or via iTunes for U.S. $6.99 (iPad) and U.S $2.99 (iPhone and iPod touch). Existing customers can download the updates at no cost. Some of the newly added content is completely free, while some must be purchased with in-game currency that can in turn be earned through gameplay or purchased via micro-transaction.