Disney has been incredibly active on the App Store, with its Disney Mobile and Disney Publishing divisions releasing numerous apps that take advantage of the wealth of Disney properties. With the debut of the iPad a few years ago, Disney Publishing had a major campaign to find React Native developers and increased its focus on the device by developing interactive books. We are begining to see the fruit of their labor with the recent release of Disney Storytime, which serves as a gateway (bookshelf) for 20 new books featuring the characters of Toy Story, Cars, Monsters, Inc., Aladdin, The Lion King, 101 Dalmations, and more. Find more details and our thoughts on the app after the break!
Last week, Disney Mobile released a few new Cars 2 apps for the App Store, just in time for the release of the film. Looks like the apps are pretty popular already, as the paid version has toppled popular games such as Angry Birds and Tiny Wings which usually occupy the number one slot. The full version includes a fun pick-up-and-play game, while the lite (free) version allows gamers to play a few levels (both have links to view Cars 2 videos and images and to buy film-related merchandise. To check out some images of the game in action and read the full press release for the game, keep on reading on! [Read more…]
Tapbots has been taking the iOS developer community by storm, as they have become known for the stunning visual aspect and ease of use of their iPhone and iPod Touch apps. Most recently, the company has released Tweetbot, a new Twitter app which in a matter of a few days has already garnered much praise from critics and users. Looking to create “utility robot” apps, the team of Paul and Mark have cited the famous robots of WALL-E as a clear influence. [Read more…]
Disney Publishing Worldwide has released “Finding Nemo: My Puzzle Book” for the App Store, and it is now available for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Featuring cute artwork, the app takes readers on an interactive adventure with jigsaw puzzles and scavenger hunts. It is aimed towards a younger audience, so this is an app best used with the children of the family (who will likely be blown away by it). [Read more…]