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Company: Appliya

Product Name:  Katana

Website:  Appliya

List Price: $2


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By Charles Starrett

Senior Editor, iLounge
Published: Friday, February 13, 2009



Katana is a digital sword application for the iPhone and iPod touch. Like prior lightsaber applications, Katana lets users swing their devices through the air to hear realistic sword-fighting sounds. Different swinging movements result in different sound effects, and users can also simulate real samurai techniques from Iadio, the traditional Japanese sword-fighting art.


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