updated 11:55 pm EST, Tue March 4, 2014
Smith Micro's 2D animation software Anime Studio 10 released
Announced today, Smith Micro has introduced its latest version of Anime Studio, Anime Studio Pro 10 and Anime Studio Debut 10. Animation software for both beginners and professionals, Anime Studio 10 features tools that provide increased bone control, more movement options and more, improving the simplicity of creating animated content. The latest bone features include rigging options to help set up more complex characters, and its independent angle constraints allow bones to keep their global angle and remain unaffected by inverse kinematics. Also included are new Bounce, Elastic and Stagger interpolations, as well as enhanced drawing tools. Anime Studio Debut is priced at $50, and the Pro 10 version is available for $300.
Stock market simulation game now available for both iOS and Android
Virtual stock market game TradeHero is now available for download on Google Play. Released for iOS last year, TradeHero allows users to participate in virtual trade beginning with a $100,000 starting portfolio, with markets changing according to real life movements. Participants are ranked on a leader-board based on various metrics, including quantity of profit. Free to download, TradeHero offers a subscription option that enables users to follow another user's trade feed for $2.