Friday, 28 May 2010

Chirp! Bird Songs Europe - for iPad

It's finally launch day for the iPad in the UK and much of Europe! And the iPad version of Chirp! will be available - it was approved by Apple around midnight last night, so just made it! If you are getting an iPad, or just browsing in an Apple Store, please take a look - the bird photos look great on the larger, shinier screen. Hold the iPad in landscape position to see larger bird photos, or in portrait position for a longer list to scroll through.

Thursday, 13 May 2010

Busy times

The last few weeks have been very busy, mainly due to the rush to finish the iPad version of Chirp! Europe before the release of the device in the UK. It's almost complete now, just a few phrases to have translated then it can be submitted to Apple - that will be a relief! Then it will be back to other urgent jobs such as updates of Chirp! and the Bird Guide. The next update of the Bird Guide is going to be particularly exciting because it will include the fantastic new artwork created by Marcello at Wrinkly Pea. Prepare to be stunned!

In between other work, we finished a huge new update for Chirp! USA which appeared in the store today. The update adds another 16 birds to the app: the California Towhee, Canyon Towhee, Abert's Towhee, Wrentit, Black-headed Grosbeak, Pygmy Nuthatch, Pyrrhuloxia, Verdin, Western Tanager, Blue Grosbeak, Red-shouldered Hawk, Black-billed Cuckoo, Bobolink, Pine Warbler, Swamp Sparrow and Yellow-billed Cuckoo, plus extra sounds for some birds. The same birds will be coming very soon to Chirp! for the iPad.