Candyticker released - Freeware RSS Screensaver for the iOS Community

January 5, 2011 in iOS Development (E)

[] Seattle, Washington - Candywriter today is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Candyticker 1.0, a freeware RSS screensaver for the iOS community. The Mac OS X screensaver displays real-time App Store developments in a Wall Street-themed stock ticker.

Developers can assign custom "ticker symbols" to their apps and configure Candyticker to display a running feed of their current iTunes chart positions in up to 10 different countries.

As well as the developer-oriented feed, Candyticker features a feed that cycles through the Top 25 Overall charts in the user's selected countries. Also included is a "Trending Feed" that displays the hottest apps in the last 24 hours as determined by upwards chart movements.

Candywriter wrapped up the screensaver by including a news feed that keeps users up-to-date with the most recent headlines in the iOS community, courtesy of MacRumors's RSS feed.

Key Features:
* Fully customizable to support any ranking app on iTunes
* Keep your eye on App Store developments in up to 10 countries
* Non-developers can remove the developer-oriented feed
* White, yellow, green, and red LED graphics and different ticker speeds

Technical Requirements:
* Mac OS 10.5.8
* Universal Binary
* 4.0 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Candyticker is freeware and is available immediately.

Located in Miami Beach, Florida, Candywriter produces creative yet beautiful software for Mac OS X and iOS. Copyright 2011 Candywriter, LLC. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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