We sure have come a long way since. Right? Or should we say yeah? Here is our all-in-color, all-digital Sound of Music roundup for the week of October 7. Catch the wave! And surf to the sounds and views of the top iTunes downloads this week! This week we present the top 2 downloads in 4 categories with a few great freebies thrown in for:
Click on the links below and enjoy. Be sure to have your SPEEDbit Video Accelerator open in the background to accelerate all downloads to your iPhone, iPad or wherever you have your iTunes. SPEED up your iTunes videos, so you need not wait any longer for buffering, pausing or long load times. Just smooth playing all the way through. So, you too will soon be doing the double-fisted pump just like this dude. Maybe even on the beach!! Just don’t get any sand into your technology. Or water:)
Title: The Wedding of River Song
Genre: Sci Fi & Fantasy
Released: October 01, 2011
Description: The truth about River Song is out and it’s time for Dr. Who to face his greatest demons. Venturing across centuries and galaxies, the Doctor, Amy and Rory will encounter the greatest war criminal in all of history – Adolf Hitler. Together, they‘ll discover there’s no scarier place in the universe than a child’s bedroom and a visit to an alien quarantine facility will reveal to Rory a very different side to his wife. In a hotel where walls move, corridors twist and rooms vanish, death lies waiting. By the shores of Lake Silencio, in Utah, all of time and space hang in the balance. And a NASA astronaut is waiting.
Download Title: The End of the Affair – The Vampire Diaries
Genre: Sci Fi & Fantasy
Released: September 29, 2011
Description: Based on the best-selling book series,The Vampire Diaries is the story of two vampire brothers, obsessed with the same gorgeous girl, who are battling to control the fate of an entire town. Last season, the appearance of the vengeful Katherine Pierce threw a wrench into the love triangle between Stefan, Elena and Damon, and the other residents of Mystic Falls were forced to choose sides as they fell victim to a new breed of danger. Stefan and Damon were later met with their greatest challenge yet — the arrivals of Elijah and Klaus, two of the Original vampires. Season three opens the door to learn more about Klaus and the Original Family as his motives for wanting Stefan on his side are finally revealed. As Stefan sinks deeper into the dark side, Damon and Elena struggle with the guilt of their growing bond, even as they work together to bring Stefan back from the edge.
Download Title: Terra nova, Season 1
Released: September 26, 2011
Description: From executive producers Steven Spielberg, Peter Chernin, René Echevarria and Brannon Braga comes an epic family adventure 85 million years in the making. The series centers on the Shannon family as they join the Tenth Pilgrimage of settlers to Terra Nova, the first colony established in this beautiful yet forbidding land. Jim Shannon (Jason O’Mara), a devoted father with a checkered past, guides his family through this new world of limitless beauty, mystery and terror. Terra Nova is a thrilling drama and is proof that sometimes things do not appear as they seem!
Download Title: Transformers: Dark of the Moon
Genre: Action & Adventure
Released: June 29, 2011
Description: A mysterious event from Earth’s past threatens to ignite a war so big that the TRANSFORMERS alone will not be able to save the planet. Sam Witwicky (Shia LaBeouf) and the AUTOBOTS™ must fight against the darkness to defend our world from the DECEPTICONS™ all-consuming evil in the smash hit from director Michael Bay and executive producer Steven Spielberg.
Download Title: Bridesmaids (Unrated)
Released: May 13, 2011
Description: Gut-bustingly funny. Bridesmaids gets an A!!!” (Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly) From the producer of Superbad, Knocked Up and The 40-Year-Old Virgin comes the breakout comedy critics are calling “brazenly hysterical!” (Alynda Wheat, People) Thirty-something Annie (Kristen Wiig) has hit a rough patch but finds her life turned completely upside down when she takes on the Maid of Honor role in her best friend Lillian’s (Maya Rudolph) wedding. In way over her head but determined to succeed, Annie leads a hilarious hodgepodge of bridesmaids (Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Ellie Kemper) on a wild ride down the road to the big event. Bridesmaids Unrated is a must-own comedy packed with hilarious and outrageous footage not seen in theaters!
App Title: Where’s My Water?
Description: Swampy the Alligator lives under the city and yearns for a more human-like existence. He is especially fond of cleanliness. The other alligators do not take kindly to Swampy’s eccentricities and have conspired to sabotage his water supply. Help Swampy by guiding water to his bathtub.
Where’s My Water? is a challenging physics-based puzzler complete with Retina display graphics, Multi-Touch controls, and an amazing soundtrack. To be successful, you need to be clever and keep an eye out for algae, toxic ooze, triggers, and traps.
Every drop counts in Where’s My Water? — A refreshing new puzzler filled with good clean gaming fun!
You’re gonna love this app!
App Title: Cross Fingers
Description: Cross Fingers is FREE for a limited time only!
Mobigame, the team behind the multiple award winning EDGE and Perfect Cell returns in full force with Cross Fingers, a unique game which challenges you to combine solid pieces in a gigantic tangram puzzle.
You will need to exercise your brain, imagination and – unique for a puzzle game – your reflexes and dexterity to complete all 390 levels! For unlimited replay value, unlock the Arcade Mode, which puts you in the middle of a frenetic machine where the challenge is to survive and beat the top score.
App Title: My Sketch
Description: My Sketch is FREE for a limited time! Experience this top app with more than 2 million users! GET THIS TODAY before it’s going back to full price at 1.99 $.
Turn your photos into beautiful realistic sketches with this great fun App! The App has over 7 million users who have already used it on Facebook! Create unlimited sketches in High Resolution. Photos can be taken directly from Camera or Photo Album. Choose 20 different type of Sketches. You can adjust Brightness and Contrast to achieve the best Sketch Results. You can share with your friends and family via Facebook,Twitter, Tumblr,Flickr and E-mail!
Podcast Title: This American Life
By Chicago Public Media
Podcast Description: Official free, weekly podcast of the award-winning radio show “This American Life.” First-person stories and short fiction pieces that are touching, funny, and surprising. Hosted by Ira Glass, from WBEZ Chicago Public Media, and distributed by Public Radio International. In mp3 and updated Mondays.
Podcast Title: Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me!
Podcast Description: NPR’s weekly current events quiz. Have a laugh and test your news knowledge while figuring out what’s real and what we’ve made up.
Check out this great video of a scene from the Sound of Music. After a few seconds, you too might be dancing to…Do…Re..Mi!!:)
Check back here soon to catch another wave and surf your way to the Top downloads and you too will soon be enjoying the sounds and sights of iTunes! Have a great week everyone!