Jan 09, 2012 - Chicago-based Renkara Media Group has announced KanjiPictoGraphix: Essential Kanji Mnemonics for Learning Japanese, its new language education app for iOS devices. KanjiPictoGraphix offers a powerful visual approach to learning Japanese using vivid illustrations to associate a kanji with its meaning. Each drawing closely resembles and captures the meaning of a kanji. The app introduces 611 characters and includes complete stroke diagrams, pronunciations, and extensive vocabulary.
Mar 25, 2011 - Chicago based Renkara Media Group today introduces iPhraseBook 1.0, its new universal travel app for iOS devices. iPhraseBook is an expandable audio phrase book that serves to help travelers communicate in 10 languages. This expandable audio phrase book can be upgraded by adding new languages. At any time, users can upgrade their iPhraseBook app to gain access to an expanded selection of languages. Each language offers over 2,000 phrases and accompanying native speaker audio pronunciations.
Dec 16, 2010 - Chicago-based Renkara Media Group today announced their award-winning language software AccelaStudy is now a Universal application available for iPhone, iPod touch, and now the iPad. The updated application offers entirely new artwork for the larger iPad screen as well as a full iPad experience including support for both portrait and landscape orientations. As a Universal application, customers purchase AccelaStudy once and can install the application on any iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad they own.
Oct 12, 2010 - Chicago-based Renkara Media Group has announced the release of Vocabulary Power Plus for the New SAT on October 14th, 2010. Based on proven classroom materials used in over 35,000 classrooms nationwide, Vocabulary Power Plus is now available for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Four lessons are included in the free application with 6 books of content available via In-App Purchase. In total, more than 6,600 quiz questions are available covering over 1,400 of the most common words on the SAT.
Aug 26, 2010 - Chicago-based Renkara Media Group today announced iComedian Best Bar Jokes v1.0 for the iPhone and iPod touch. Best Bar Jokes with Audio is the first in the iComedian series of joke collections with professionally recorded audio presentations of each joke. When appropriate, joke-specific background music and laugh tracks are included also to provide a more immersive comedy club-like experience. Only the funniest jokes are included in each collection.
Apr 20, 2010 - Chicago-based Renkara Media Group announces the addition of 32 realistic text-to-speech voices to its highly popular translation application Translate Now!, available for the iPhone and iPod touch. Male and female voices are now available via In-App Purchase in 13 of the 50 languages supported in the application. This latest version also brings a greatly enhanced user interface, automatic tracking of all translations, favorite translations, and other user-requested features.
Apr 02, 2010 - Chicago based Renkara Media Group today announced Contig 1.0 for the new Apple iPad. Contig is a fast-paced math game played in grade schools worldwide but never before brought to a mobile device. Originally created by a retired schoolteacher, Contig helps both kids and adults practice math and computation skills, build strong problem-solving strategies, improve memory, and enhance reasoning. Contig expands on Renkara Media Group's popular line of educational apps for iPhone and iPod touch.
Feb 18, 2010 - Renkara Media Group has announced the release of AccelaStudy Hebrew for iPhone and iPod touch. With the addition of Hebrew, AccelaStudy is now available in 18 languages. Using AccelaStudy's award-winning language study tools, students will quickly master Hebrew vocabulary and pronunciation with ease. AccelaStudy Hebrew features a comprehensive 2,300 word vocabulary list divided into more than 60 subject areas, including travel, food, occupational, health and body, and more.
Feb 15, 2010 - Renkara Media Group has announced the release of AccelaStudy Arabic for iPhone and iPod touch. With the addition of Arabic, AccelaStudy is now available in 17 languages. Using AccelaStudy's award-winning language study tools, students will quickly master Arabic vocabulary and pronunciation with ease. AccelaStudy Arabic features a comprehensive 2,300 word vocabulary list divided into more than 60 subject areas, including travel, food, occupational, health and body, and more.