August 26, 2008 in Education (E)
[prMac.com] Aberystwyth, United Kingdom - ThinkMac Software has announced iKana touch 1.0 for the iPhone and iPod Touch. iKana is an application for learning the Japanese phonetic scripts: hiragana and katakana. iKana touch features flash cards with stroke animations, spoken sound clips and example words.
iKana touch offers a speed recognition test and a writing test to aide memorisation. In the speed test you have to correctly identify a character before the time runs out. In the writing test you have to correctly trace each stroke in a character.
Pricing and Availability:
iKana touch is available for download and purchase in the App Store and iTunes. It is priced at $7.99 USD in the US, £4.99 in the UK and 5.99 Euro in the EU. ThinkMac Software also sells iKana for Mac OS X.
ThinkMac Software is a UK based independent software developer focused on bringing innovative applications to the Mac and iPhone platforms by harnessing the power of Cocoa and OS X. Copyright 2008 ThinkMac Software. All Rights Reserved. Apple, iTunes, iPhone, iPod Touch and the Apple logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.