May 7, 2009 in Lifestyle (E)
[prMac.com] Thousand Oaks, California - Want to know when the next upcoming holidays are approaching and learn about their history? Have a busy schedule of events that you would like organized? Holiday Countdown w/Custom Recurring Events can help iPhone and iPod Touch users become more organized and entertained at the same time.
Find out the dates, day of the week, number of days, description, history and pictures of the next 25 upcoming U.S. holidays as well as add, edit, delete and import your own custom recurring events with notes displayed through a unique dual scrolling split-screen view. This popular program developed by Energize Software now includes many enhancements in the recently released 2.0 version.
Feature highlights include:
* See the dates, day of the week, icon, and number of days for the next 25 upcoming U.S. holidays in a scrolling list above a background picture of Kauai
* View the description, history, images and future dates of each holiday in a scrolling split-screen details view
* Use pinch gestures to change the size of the text and pictures in the details view
* Add, edit, and delete up to 200 custom events and tasks through the year 2030
* Custom events can be set as recurring weekly, every 2 weeks, 3 weeks, monthly or yearly
* Create your own notes for each custom event or task displayed in an animated pop-up details window
* Import birthdays and their corresponding notes from your address book
* For each custom event / task select from 25 unique icons, 16 colors, title, note, date and recurring status
* Change the background image to one from your photo album, saved photos or iPhone camera
* Select one of four fonts for display, change the visual transparency (to see more or less of the background image), and enable/disable sounds or the display of icons
* Date entry view shows the day of the week and number of days in real-time
* Selectively enable / disable the display of individual holidays or custom events
* Choose your default icon and default color to be used to represent new custom events
* See how many days until that special holiday, event or task
* Have fun discovering the history of a holiday and seeing images that represent it
* Track a repeating event such as a birthday, anniversary, or meeting
* Create custom events such as an appointment, wedding, vacation, dinner, sporting event, doctor's visit, graduation, party and more
* Create notes associated with a particular event or task
* Personalize your custom events and tasks with icons, colors, and notes
Traditional Holidays include New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Lincoln's Birthday, Valentine's Day, Presidents Day, St Patrick's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Memorial Day, Father's Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Halloween, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Included Jewish holidays: Purim, Pesach, Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah, and Hanukkah. Special Events include Daylight Saving Time start and end dates and Flag Day.
* iPhone or iPod Touch 2.1 or later
Pricing and Availability:
Holiday Countdown w/Custom Recurring Events for the iPhone / iPod Touch is only $.99 (USD) and is available exclusively through Apple's iTunes App Store. Complete details and a video demo of the application in action can be viewed at the Energize Software site.
Located in Thousand Oaks, California, Energize Software specializes in the development of iPhone and iPod Touch software. Its goal is to produce high quality and easy-to-use software that not only increases productivity but also entertains. Copyright 2009 Energize Software. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.