Monday, December 26, 2011

Percolator App

I'm a big fan of the startup business entrepreneurs, especially ones with creativity.  And since the launch of the iPhone, I've been watching the iTunes App Store with interest.  With very little overhead, a talented software developer can write a program for the iPhone or iPad and if they're good enough, maybe even quit their day job.


Today, I want to highlight one of my favorite such apps and the genius behind it.  Percolator was created by John Balestrieri, founder of Tinrocket, LLC.  It's a wonderful little program that can take a guy like me (someone with the inclination to be a talented artist – just without the talent part) and make his images look interesting and fun.  Here are some examples from John's iPhone:

 
(Original iPhone photo on left and with Percolator magic on right)

Percolator made it's debut in August of 2010 and back then it was a fun little program.  I enjoyed taking snapshots with the iPhone and seeing what it would do.  Unlike a lot of neat programs where the developer creates something fun and just forgets about it, since it's original release, John was hard at work tweaking and improving Percolator to make it even better.  A couple weeks ago, Tinrocket released a new and improved Percolator 2.0!  And it's more beautiful than ever and loaded with more awesome features to satisfy my creative impulses!

Photo using Percolator's Superstar filter

Percolator's easy to use interface on an iPad screenshot

Here's one I took of my son (using a different Percolator filter) headed to the surf yesterday (yes, we live in California):


Kudos to John for producing such a great program.  Percolator is on my short list of must buys for the iPhone/iPad.  I'm looking forward to seeing what Tinrocket comes up with next!

John Balestrieri, author of Percolator

Oh, and let me know if you have an iPhone/iPad.  John has told me, he'll give me some promo codes to hand out and I'm giving it to the people who post the nicest comments about his program and how they might use it.


24 comments:

Unknown said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
Isabel Caraos said...

I have an iPhone and would like to have a promo code. I heard about this app through AppAdvice. I love photo editing apps and I like posting the things I edit on Instagram and Path. I can see myself editing photos I take on a daily basis since I don't see many people using this app. It's different from what I've seen many people use.

Ellena said...

Sorry Nat, what's an iPhone/iPad and what's an app and and and I'm not kidding. Oh well!

Judi said...

Well, Nate you have the best blog that I read on a regular basis. (Sorry, Duene, but I am fishing for something here). You are informative and educational and I have an iPad and would love to play with John's App.
Ellena: an iPad is a tiny computer that does marvelous tricks like entertaining grandkids with games & movies and is very like a computer. An App is an applicaton or a program that youncan put on an iPad. My iPad has App such as a Bible, dictionary, calculator, translator (Eng to Spanish), maps that tell me where I am in real time, books galore & games like solitaire and so much more.
I love it & so do our g-kids

Rollie said...

Sure glad Judi got that ipad for MY birthday. LOL

Rob From Amersfoort said...

It's indeed a beautiful effect! I must buy myself such iPhone thingy one day.

MOM/Gina said...

This looks really interesting! I'd enjoy trying it...

Anonymous said...
This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.
Barrister K Jackson said...

Dear Sir/Madam
We give out loans to business people and individuals for just 3% interest rate.We give out local and international loans to any body all over the world. We give out loans via account transfer to whatever country you are.
We Give Out A Minimum Amount Of 3,000.00 to A Maximum of 100,000.000 for any currency round the world.
We are not a bank and we do not require much documents. If you are interested in getting a loan from our company, contact us with the following details.Contact via Email:erivanloancompany@yahoo.com

First Name:
Last Name:
Gender:
Country:
State:
Address:
Post Code:
Date of Birth:
Amount Needed:
Purpose of loan
Loan Duration:
Phone Number:
Contact via...erivanloancompany@yahoo.com

Palmer Luis said...

We are sincere Government well registered and certified private moneylender permitted to render financial assistant to individual and cooperate bodies, ranging from the Amount of $5,000 to $100,000,000 Million Dollars ,Euro and Pounds with long loan repayment period of 1 year to 50 years. Loan Available now are Business, Personal, House,Travel and Student Loans. Apply for a loan today. Its Easy and fast to get at 2% interest rates and monthly installment payments. Check-out this great offer. If you are interested do get back us with these information,Your Name: Address:City:Country:Phone:Amount Needed:Loan Duration: Contact via email.fastneasservice22@muslim.com

Sharon Coolidge said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
Sharon Coolidge said...


i live in USA, i applied for a loan of $120,000.00 United State Dollars some weeks ago from a scam who pretended to be a loan lender, they ripped me off my money and they ran away from me and i was totally confused in life but luckily for me, a good friend of mine Mrs. Sharon Coolidge testified of how she was rescued by a God-sent loan lender who rescued her and gave her the loan amount of $75,000.00 United State Dollars so she gave the email address to me (georgeloansfirm22@hotmail.com) i also contacted him and he did a very nice thing for me and my family by lending me the loan amount of $120,000.00 United State Dollars. If you must contact any firm with reference to securing a loan with low interest rate of 3% and better repayment plans and schedule, please contact Mr. George Carson as he has did it for me and my family and God will bless him so contact him on ( georgeloansfirm22@hotmail.com) to get your loan today.

Abistar Diana said...

We have direct and efficient providers of Bank Guarantee (BG’s), Insurance Guarantees,Confirmable Bank Drafts, Standby Letters of Credit (SBLC) medium term note (MTN) and Third Party Guarantees. which are specifically for sell/lease at leasing price of 4+2% /32+2% for selling price.
If you are a potential Investor or principal looking to raise capital, we will be happy to answer any questions that you have about this opportunity and to provide you with details regarding these services.

Our BG/SBLC Financing can help you get your project funded, by providing you with yearly renewable leased bank instruments. We work directly with the providers of these instruments.


DESCRIPTION OF INSTRUMENTS:

1. Instrument: Bank Guarantee (BG/SBLC) (Appendix A)
2. Total Face Value: Eur 5M MIN and Eur 10B MAX (Ten Billion USD).
3. Issuing Bank: Barcley's Bank , HSBC Bank London, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank Frankfurt.
4. Age: One Year, One Month
5. Leasing Price: 4% of Face Value plus 2% commission fees to brokers.
6. Delivery: Bank to Bank swift.
7. Payment: MT-103 or MT760
8. Hard Copy: Bonded Courier within 7 banking day.


BELOW IS OUR FCO PROCEDURE

WE will arrange for a fresh cut BG/SBLC EURO/USD $10million to 100billion in favor of your company with Euro clear access code and block code as well as the ISIN and CUSIP numbers and Common Code of the SBLC from Barclay's Bank to enable you verify it at a lease cost of 4+2% After which you will transfer Euro cost fee to validate the instrument before it is delivered by swift MT199/MT799 pre-advice and finally via MT760 and the beneficiary is expected to pay 4% lease cost via MT103 to providers funding bank after verifying and authenticating the swift MT760 from issuing bank Barclay's, hsbc, and deucthe bank etc.
Contact us for outstanding service, competence & professionalism;

For all inquires Contact:

Name: Abistar Diana
Email:dianafinance600@outlook.com,dianafinance600@gmail.com
Skype:Abistar Diana,dianafinance600@outlook.com

Johnson Hatton said...

We have a direct genuine provider for BG/SBLC specifically for lease, at leasing price of 4+2 of face value, Issuance by HSBC London/Hong Kong or any other AA rated Bank in Europe, Middle East or USA.

Contact : Mr. Johnson Hatton
Email:johnsonhatton@gmail.com
Skype ID: johnson.hatton007

Intermediaries/Consultants/Brokers are welcome to bring their clients and are 100% protected. In complete confidence, we will work together for the benefits of all parties involved.

All inquires to Mr. Johnson Hatton should include the following minimum information so I can quickly address your needs:

Complete contact information:
What exactly do you need?
How long do you need it for?
Are you a principal borrower or a broker?

Contact me for more details.

Johnson Hatton

sarah saad said...


شركة نقل عفش
اهم شركات مكافحة حشرات بالخبر كذلك معرض اهم شركة مكافحة حشرات بالدمام والخبر والجبيل والخبر والاحساء والقطيف كذلك شركة رش حشرات بالدمام ومكافحة الحشرات بالخبر
شركة مكافحة حشرات بالدمام

sarah saad said...

شركة تنظيف خزانات بجدة الجوهرة من افضل شركات تنظيف الخزانات بجدة حيث ان تنظيف خزانات بجدة يحتاج الى مهارة فى كيفية غسيل وتنظيف الخزانات الكبيرة والصغيرة بجدة على ايدى متخصصين فى تنظيف الخزانات بجدة
شركة تنظيف خزانات بجدة
شركة كشف تسربات المياه بالدمام
شركة نقل عفش واثاث

sarah saad said...

شركة نقل عفش بالرياض وجدة والدمام والخبر والجبيل اولقطيف والاحساء والرياض وجدة ومكة المدينة المنورة والخرج والطائف وخميس مشيط وبجدة افضل شركة نقل عفش بجدة نعرضها مجموعة الفا لنقل العفش بمكة والخرج والقصيم والطائف وتبوك وخميس مشيط ونجران وجيزان وبريدة والمدينة المنورة وينبع افضل شركات نقل الاثاث بالجبيل والطائف وخميس مشيط وبريدة وعنيزو وابها ونجران المدينة وينبع تبوك والقصيم الخرج حفر الباطن والظهران
شركة نقل عفش بجدة
شركة نقل عفش بالمدينة المنورة
شركة نقل اثاث بالرياض

Fred Stones said...

We can help facilitate the financial service bank instrument SBLC /BG, We remain the best financial consulting company with years of experience in the international and local finance market.

We have become the hallmark of excellent service in this industry with trusted and genuine FCA registered SBLC Providers who have truly succeeded in creating significant value for all clients and brokers involved in leasing or purchasing sblc .

We issue from Top rated world Banks and also work with brokers and agents with 100% healthy commissions paid on every deal.

Leasing SBLC : 4% +2%

Purchasing SBLC : 32% +2%

DESCRIPTION OF INSTRUMENTS:

1. Instrument: Bank Guarantee (BG/SBLC)

2. Total Face Value : Please inform us

3. Issuing Bank: HSBC, Barclays London or Deutsche Bank Frankfurt or any Top 25 WEB

4. Age: One Year, One Day

5. Leasing / Selling SBLC / BG

6. Delivery: SWIFT MT799/MT760.

7. Payment: MT-103.

8. Hard Copy: Bonded Courier within 7 banking days.

All relevant business information will be provided upon request and we are ready to forward to you the DOA/CONTRACT of work once you inform us if you will be Leasing or Purchasing.

Best Regards

NAME;Fred Stones
E MAIL;premiumfinanceserviceltd@gmail.com .skype:fredforrealasurance403

Unknown said...

We offer certified and verifiable bank instruments via Swift Transmission from a genuine provider capable
of taking up time bound transactions.

FOR LEASING OF BG/SBLC
MINIMUM FACE VALUE OF BG/SBLC = EUR/USD 1M
LEASING FEE = 4%+2%

FOR PURCHASE OF FRESH CUT BG/SBLC
PRICE = 32%+2%
MINIMUM FACE VALUE OF BG/SBLC = EUR/USD 1M

Our BG/SBLC Financing can help you get your project funded, loan financing by providing you with yearly
renewable leased bank instruments. We work directly with issuing bank lease providers, this Instrument can be monetized on your behalf for 100% funding: For further details contact us with the below information.

Contact: Name: WARREN GARY

Email: inquiry.barkerfinancial@gmail.com

Skype: inquiry.barkerfinancial@gmail.com

David Thomas said...

We are direct mandate to providers and facilitators of all types of Bank Guarantee (BG), SBLC for Lease and Purchase. We engage in MTN, PPP programs, MT109, MT799, MT760, Loans, Sale and Lease of Financial Instruments. In addition we have a
track record of 100% deliverance rate with the best workable procedures in the Financial Instruments industry. Our providers are very reliable and ready to transact.


We have an excellent relationship with top rated banks in both Europe and Asia, Stock brokers and financial institutions all over the world. Within a short and transparent transaction period we can provide the SBLC/BG for your Heavy/Light project funding.


We look forward to your cooperation as we establish a successful business relationship. Anticipating your inquiry


Email: tekstructuredfinanceltd@gmail.com
Skype: tekstructuredfinanceltd


Regards
David Thomas
TEK STRUCTURED FINANCE LTD
BROKERS ARE WELCOME

Jamesterra said...

We are authorized Financial consulting firm that work directly with
A rated banks eg Lloyds Bank,Barclays Bank,hsbc bank etc

We provide BG, SBLC, LC, LOAN and lots more for client all over the world.

Equally,we are ready to work with Brokers and financial
consultants/consulting firms in their respective countries.

We are equally ready to pay commission to those Brokers and financial
consultants/consulting firms.

Awaiting a favourable response from you.

Best regards
WALSH SMITH, ROBERT
email : info.iqfinanceplc@gmail.com
skype: cpt_young1

AAAAAAAA said...

nfl jerseys
http://www.kobebasketballshoes.us.com
yeezy boost 350
nike outlet
nike react
nike off white
yeezy boost 350
nike mercurial
nike x off white

davidsmith said...

Awesome blog. I would love to see true life prepared to walk, so please share more informative updates. Great work keeps it up. Valid MB2-877 study guide

H.S. Holdings LLC said...

We are A finance firm duly registered in 7620 Tysons Boulevard McLean, Virginia 22102-4261 United States of America. Our Group invite you to partner with us and benefit, We Provide leasing of Bank instruments such as; Bank Guarantees (BGs), Medium Terms Notes (MTNs), Standby Letter of Credits (SBLCs), Letter of Credits (LC), Bank draft Project Finance/Funding.

projects such as Real Estate Development, Aviation Service, Agriculture Finance, Petroleum Importation, Telecommunication, construction of Dams or Bridges and all kind of projects.

Currently, We are looking for brokers and financial consultants that will work with us as our agents and representative.

kindly: Contact Us

H.S. Holdings LLC
Sent by: Howard Steven
Pin Number: H.S.114687969
7620 Tysons Boulevard McLean, Virginia 22102-4261 United States of America
Telephone: +18573099199
E-mail: info@hshllc.net
website: www.hshllc.net