Back to the roots – Spielhaus rewrites its first iPhone Timer App

Wiesbaden, Germany – Indie iPhone developer Spielhaus (creator of the unique productivity app Today Todo) has completely rewritten its first iPhone app. Timr follows the same principles of usability that made the iPhone famous and puts the user first instead of focussing on too many features.

Timr finds the balance between usefulness and simplicity. Built after the iPhone home screen it allows the user to quickly start any number of timers through double-tapping. Appart from the provided preset timers, new ones can be added and personalized. The user may add already included icons, use his own photos or use the built-in camera to snap new photos. Timr makes use of advanced features found in the new iOS4 iPhone software. Alarms go off even when the app is closed. The user interface has been enhanced to look great on the iPhone 4 Retina display.

Features:
* Multiple (also concurrently) running timers
* Support for background execution and triggering of running timers
* Customizable timers with included icons or camera snaps
* Customizable background image for the main screen
* Practical featuers like shaking the device to stop a ringing timer or double-tapping to start a timer

Device Requirements:
* iPhone and iPod touch
* Requires iOS4 or later
* 2.3 MB free disk space

Pricing and Availability:
Timr – Timer app 1.6 is available to be purchased through the iPhone App Store at a price of $1.99 USD (1.59 EUR). App Store promo codes are available upon request for the press.

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Spielhaus has been founded in 2009 by Chi Trung Tran and Sorin Stefan Nicolin. Both studied computer science at the university for applied sciences in Wiesbaden, Germany until 2009. Following the motto “Fun follows you” Spielhaus aims at developping games and tools for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad that people love because they excel on core functionality and simplicity. Copyright 2009-2010 Spielhaus. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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