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Ambiance updated for iOS 4 with background audio

Urban Apps has released a major update to its Ambiance “environment enhancer” app for iPhone and iPod touch devices. Ambiance 3.0 is a complete rewrite of the application to support iOS4 and the coming iPhone 4. New features include High Definition sound images to support the new Retina Display on the iPhone 4, background audio support to allow ambient sounds to continue playing while using other applications, multiple customized alarms and alarm themes and support for downloading Ambiance sound updates in the background on iOS 4. The rewritten version also includes a completely revamped user interface to provide easier navigation. Ambiance 3.0 is available from the App Store for $3 and is a free update for existing users.

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It’s not coming up for me…either through your link, or by keyword searching it in the App Store…???

Posted by Gary in Toronto on June 22, 2010 at 7:31 AM (CDT)


According to the developer’s site, they located an issue with the update that potentially wiped out customers sounds. They’ve located and fixed the issue and have submitted the revised app for expedited review by Apple. Hope this helps. I use this almost every work day, so I hope to see it back soon!

Posted by Heather in Toronto on June 22, 2010 at 7:39 AM (CDT)


yeah I downloaded this yesterday early and it wiped out my sounds. :(

I managed to redownload what I had before, but it was a pain

Posted by Jason in Toronto on June 22, 2010 at 9:50 AM (CDT)


Good to know…thanks.  I’ll keep an eye out for the update.

Posted by Gary in Toronto on June 22, 2010 at 2:28 PM (CDT)


This new Ambiance upgrade is a total dog.
The previous version was quite intuitive.  This new one “tested for ios4” feels like it was designed by Microsoft.  The Alarm function is nowhere NEAR as simple as it was.  If it isn’t broke, please don’t fix it seeing as I paid for it.  Don’t change the frelling thing!

Posted by Chuck in Toronto on June 24, 2010 at 2:15 AM (CDT)

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