Monday, May 19, 2014

Catloaf Software joins TI:ME



We are excited to announce that Catloaf Software, LLC is now a commercial member of the Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME, at ti-me.org), a U.S. non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the use of technology to further music education.



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Started in 1995, the stated mission of TI:ME is to assist music educators in applying technology to improve teaching and learning in music.

As a leading developer of educational apps targeted at the music market with our Trainer HD series of apps for iOS, we are a natural fit for this association. We look forward to a continuing relationship with professional educators all over the world, which will help us improve our products and in turn will help broaden music education.

The profile page for Catloaf Software on the TI:ME website can be found here. Feel free to connect with us if you are a member.

If you are a teacher or educator using apps to help further your work, please check TI:ME out and become a member today!

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Trainer HD v5.4 Now Available

The latest version of the Trainer HD series of apps is now available on the App Store.

This new version includes the usual cohorts of bug fixes and improvements, but also contains one major new feature: daily practice reminder notifications.

Basically, after you've been practicing with the app on any of the instruments, you will be sent a notification 24 hours after getting out of the app reminding you that you should keep practicing. These notifications don't get sent if you have not logged any practice on an instrument, or if you have already mastered it (i.e. reached 90% mastery of the fretboard).

Additionally, if you don't want to get these daily notifications, they can easily be turned off by going to the settings menu and switching off the "Daily Reminders" button.

Practicing daily is the best way to improve your mastery of the fretboard in the long term, so we hope that you find these daily reminders useful!

Get the free app now for iPhone and iPad!