July 21, 2009 in Reference (F)
[prMac.com] Pottsville, PA - Having a hard time remembering all those clever fruit and vegetable selection tips when standing in the produce aisle? That's what Harvest, an application for the iPhone and iPod Touch, is all about. Whether it's knocking on watermelons, smelling pineapples, squeezing avocados, or examining the color of peaches, you'll always know the best approach.
Harvest features an elegant collection of intelligent tips and techniques for purchasing the best quality fruits and vegetables. Harvest was developed with a deep attention to detail and function. With smooth, snappy browsing and searching, it's designed for quick referencing right at the market.
In addition, Harvest also offers instructions on how to best store and keep your perfect produce. Storing has it's own plethora of unobvious tips and tricks! For instance, did you know that garlic is best stored out of the refrigerator, and that corn loses half its sugar content in one day out of refrigeration?
Harvest also features pesticide residue levels for each item. To help your budget, you can selectively buy organic based on items which have the highest levels of chemical residue (even after washing and peeling). Furthermore, also included is a full list of pesticide levels from worst to best, so you can see the big picture of how pesticides play out across all produce.
During a time where junk foods and soda are more affordable than fruits and vegetables, Harvest aims to boost produce purchasing by helping you skillfully select items and spend money most efficiently. You'll have the knowledge to choose produce with the absolute best quality and maximize freshness and shelf life through optimal storage.
Harvest was designed with an extraordinary attention to polish and detail. The interface is beautifully crafted, responsive, and intuitive, resonating the elegance of the iPhone platform itself. Super-fast searching and smooth scrolling means you'll be able to zero in on a specific produce item instantly. The content is just as impressive, featuring selecting and storing instructions, tips, tricks, and pesticide information for over 60 fruits and vegetables.
Harvest aims to pay for itself: Avoid purchasing a spoiling item, prevent waste through efficient storage, or selectively buy organic based on pesticide levels and the cost of Harvest is made up for! Now you'll always be able to remember those unique and ingenious techniques for purchasing the ripest and healthiest produce.
* Selecting and storing instructions, tips, and tricks for over 60 fruits and vegetables
* Know which items will continue ripening at home, and which are as good as they get when you see them in the store
* Super-fast searching and filtering for finding an item quickly
* Pesticide residue levels under each item
* Full list of pesticide levels, for the big picture about which items have the most
* Extremely fluid and responsive user interface (no choppy scrolling)
* Elegantly designed graphics and images
* Extraordinary attention to detail and usability
iPhone or iPod Touch 3.0 or later
Pricing and Availability:
Harvest 1.0 is available for purchase for $2.99 (USD) in the iTunes App Store.
Headquartered in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, independent software engineer Sean Murphy is passionate about elegant code, usable software, animals, nature, environmentalism, organic farming, healthy eating, and hockey. Copyright 2008-2009 Sean Murphy. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Computer Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.