Lose It! adds New Zealand foods to its database — The world’s most popular app-based weight loss program has launched in New Zealand with a database containing millions of foods and hundreds of local New Zealand restaurants and food brands. In an effort to provide locals with the most personal and comprehensive weight-loss program, Lose It! has brought its extensive food database to New Zealanders, along with regionally-curated nutritional information for popular Kiwi food choices, including marmite, fish and chips, kūmara, and puha.
The app already has more than 25 million members worldwide. It can be customised to any lifestyle. Members can continue to eat their favourite foods while still losing weight and living healthier lives. Lose It! helps members more easily and accurately track food, exercise, and sleep quality; and it’s free to download (and this is the App Store link).
Lose It! integrates with popular health & fitness apps and devices including RunKeeper, Jawbone, FitBit, Nike, Misfit, Withings, Strava, MapMyFitness, Apple Health and Google Fit.
Oxford Collocations Dictionary — Oxford University Press and Paragon Software Group have released the Oxford Collocations Dictionary. The app targets learners of English who want to improve their accuracy by showing which words work together and which don’t. It helps express ideas naturally and convincingly, and is especially useful for writing essays, articles, reports. It’s for Students of English iOS and was developed by Oxford University Press. It shows the most frequently used word combinations in British (that’s smashing) and in American English (say what?). It costs NZ$36.99.
There’s a video demonstration online.
New update to AmpliTube adds more amps — The mobile tone studio for iPhone and iPad adds 7 new pieces of gear including everything from bone shaking metal amps to versatile stomps. The update now also lets musicians export loops made in the Looper feature so they can be used in the DAW for song composition or other audio apps. In addition to the new gear and features, AmpliTube now sports easier gear navigation and selection, iOS 9 compatibility and a number of new in-app gear bundles.
The new versions of AmpliTube for iPhone/iPod touch and AmpliTube for iPad are available now as complimentary updates for existing users or as a paid app for $/€19.99 for new users. Expandable demo and LE “Light Edition” versions are available for iPhone and iPod touch. An expandable demo version is also available for iPad. More information is here.