A new update for our app, Radiology Toolbox Pro is now available on the Apple iTunes App Store.
The new version is optimized for iOS 5.1 and the Retina display on the new iPad.
Three new tools are added, including the classification of aortic stent graft endoleak types and a chart listing the various dementias on brain FDG PET scans.
Many of the current users of the app have requested the lung segment anatomy. Eight diagrams are now included in this new free update for existing users.
We are very gratified by the number of suggestions submitted, and more tools are in the works.
With the announcement of Apple’s new iPad with the higher resolution Retinal display, it means that iOS developers will have to update the graphics for any apps that run on the new device.
Apple’s new iOS Human Interface Guidelines require a minimum of 10 icon sizes (more if your app needs document icons)! Its time for all app developers to re-size and redraw.
In descending pixel order, the app icons for iPhone and iPad apps are:
- 1024 x 1024 – Hi-Res app icon for the App Store
- 512 x 512 – Standard app icon for the App Store
- 144 x 144 – App icon for New iPad
- 114 x 114 – App icon for Hi-Res iPhone and iPod Touch
- 100 x 100 – Hi-Res iPad Spotlight search results
- 72 x 72 – Standard app icon for the iPad
- 58 x 58 – Settings and Spotlight search results for Hi-Res iPhone and iPod Touch, and Settings for the new iPad
- 57 x 57 – App icon for standard iPhone and iPod Touch
- 50 x 50 – Standard iPad Spotlight search results
- 29 x 29 – Settings and Spotlight search results for standard iPhone and iPod Touch, and Settings for the iPad
There are now six sizes for the launch images as well:
- 2048 x 1496 – Landscape for the Hi-Res iPad
- 1536 x 2008 – Portrait for the Hi-Res iPad
- 1024 x 748 – Landscape for the standard iPad
- 768 x 1004 – Portrait for the standard iPad
- 640 x 960 – Hi-Res iPhone and iPod Touch
- 320 x 480 – Standard iPhone and iPod Touch
For the optimum appearance, all the existing graphics used by an app will also need to be upgraded as well.
Photoshop will be very busy.
We are very excited to announce that the Lite version of Radiology Toolbox has now been downloaded over 30,000 times from the Apple iTunes App Store worldwide. The app has been downloaded in over 85 countries, and hundreds of suggestions have been set in by users of the app.
The Pro version is available for download for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch at the App Store.
Softcode Systems’ new app for the iPad and iPhone – Radiology Toolbox Pro, was submitted today to the Apple iTunes App Store for review.
This app expands on our first release, soon to be renamed as Radiology Toolbox Lite, The introductory version has been downloaded more than 24,000 times by members of the medical community in over 85 countries.
Many of the new tools in this version were suggested by the users of the introductory version. New tools are currently in development for future upgrades.
Dr. Thuc Huynh at the medical app review site, scrubd.in has given us the wonderful opportunity of publishing an interview with Eric about the creation of Radiology Toolbox, our univesal iPad / iPhone / iPod Touch app.
Creator Interview – Radiology Toolbox
The version 1.0.03 update for the Radiology Toolbox was uploaded yesterday to Apple’s iTunes Connect to be released soon on the iTunes App Store. The update includes 12 new radioisotopes for the Half Life tool. Several minor fixes to the interface (i.e. spelling errors) were also made.
Thanks to all the users who emailed the corrections. We have received many insightful suggestions for the forthcoming version from the medical community around the world, and we are grateful for the support and encouragement!
The coding is now complete on our first Universal iPhone / iPad app.
The Radiology Toolbox is now in final testing prior to submission to the App Store.
Watch for the release in Q1 2011.