Here are the latest iPhone/iPod touch/iPod/iPad apps announced. You can find ’em at the Apple App Store (http://www.itunes.com/appstore/).
SmarterTools says the SmarterMail mail server can provide iPad users complete push services for email, contacts, and calendars. The Exchange ActiveSync protocol that SmarterTools licensed from Microsoft in 2009 is the key component in providing this integration. The SmarterMail app is available at the SmarterTools web site (http://www.smartertools.com).
Lonely Planet, a travel content provider, has announced that its 1000 Ultimate Experiences App for iPad is now available for US$9.99. The 1000 Ultimate Experiences App allows iPad users to experience Lonely Planet’s top 1000 recommended experiences through images, captivating video and insights from its leading travel authors.
Fashion label Calesco has released Calesco Couture 1.0, a free app for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad devices. It covers Calesco’s current collection on bridal, prom and festival couture. Each section contains photos of models arranged with Calesco’s dresses at a photo shooting and live on catwalk.
BeBop Games has introduced Zero Academy 1.0, a $0.99 quiz game app for iPhone and iPod touch users. In the game, the goal is to get the lowest possible score of zero by getting every question wrong. The game has different types of questions including Stupid Sense and Nitwit Trivia. Also featured are Monkey Business video questions for which players are encouraged to think like primates.
Blockdot has unleashed Chicktionary, a free app for the iPad. Your goal in the game is to unscramble a roost full of letters and create as many words as possible. Touch the hens and spell out a word, then watch as the word appears below them. Press Enter to submit the word into the egg crates. The more words you create, the more points you earn.
FRANCE 24’s new iPad application is free and allows users to tailor their approach to the news. iPad users can enjoy the live broadcast of FRANCE 24’s three channels as well as watch the latest newscast (updated every half hour), business report, world weather forecast and sports flash. The application also offers a range of videos available on demand in three languages (magazines, debates, special reports).
Bang & Olufsen, the Danish provider of high-end audio and video products, has produced the free BeoLink application for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad devices. It expands and extends the experience delivered via Bang & Olufsen’s Master Link Gateway by giving access to audio and video, as well as the home automation system, using either the iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.
Mariner Software has released Contour for the iPhone and iPod touch. The $4.99, mobile version of the story development system streamlines the process of turning movie and story ideas from first glimmer to a full outline.
Designtech, one of Europe’s providers of web based project management and document management solutions, has debuted their free iPhone 3.0 app called iCoordinator Lite for e time management and online collaboration.
CrowdCompass has rolled out SugarCon 2010 Conference Smartphone app for the iPhone and iPod touch. The free app puts all the event information — including the agenda, maps, contacts and exhibitors — right into attendees’ hands.
Saba, a people management software and services provider, has announced a series of new, free iPhone/iPod touch apps to let mobile workers meet at a moment’s notice, attend online webinars, and learn on the go.
Fiery Ferret has produced Robozzle 1.0, a puzzle game for the iPhone that teaches programming. It’s an online game with a community of users and hundreds of puzzles. The iPhone version allows you to access all of these puzzles, track puzzles with an online account, view and post comments, and vote on puzzles. Robozzle 1.0 for iPhone is a free download and US$1.99 USD (paid within the game) to unlock all puzzles and online features.
SimpLabs has unveiled Diet2Go 1.0, their first title for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad devices. It’s a free weight-loss app. After choosing your plan from a large database, you can adjust your meal schedule and have meal reminders integrated directly into your Apple device’s calendar. The app offers additional weight-loss tips and tricks, as well as recommendations and success-estimates and more.
Esa Helttula has announced Partial Products Multiplication 1.0, a $0.99 educational math app for the iPhone and iPod touch. It can be used to teach and study the partial products method. It allows the user to solve multiplication problems step by step and animates all the steps.
Want to learn how to talk with a British accent? Then Alison Pitman Voiceover Services and Zepho have the app for you. The British Accent app for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad costs US$0.99 and covers the different sounds of the consonants and vowels found in the Received Pronunciation British accent.
Ian Keough, senior technical designer at the international multidisciplinary engineering firm Buro Happold, has launched the free goBIM app (http://www.go-bim.com). It enables Building Information Modeling (BIM) to be viewed on iPhones and, therefore, in any location, including construction sites. BIM generates and manages building data by using three-dimensional, real time, dynamic building modeling software.
mTrip Travel Guide and Falk CIS have partnered to create mTrip Travel Guides (http://www.mtrip.com) for the iPhone and iPod touch. They’ll be city guides covering major European and US cities. The guides will be available in German, English, French, Spanish and Italian.
Guest List Nation has released Guest List 1.03, an update of the free iPhone app that delivers redeemable nightlife guest list and promotional offers to a consumer’s mobile device. Guest List allows consumers to review available offers, and, with a click, RSVP to the offer of their choosing, automatically adding their name to the nightlife venue’s guest list. It allows each user to publish their RSVP plans to Facebook and Twitter, again with a single click.
Energize Software has announced Easy UP/down Timers w/Tilt and Shake Control 1.6, an update to the $3.99 multiple timer program for the iPhone and iPod touch. With 25 timers that count up or down, this app provides features such as tilt and shake control, timer linking, timer synchronization, customized pictures, and the ability to record your own alarm sound.
Guleno Consulting has unfurled Fabric Calc 1.1.0, an update of its $14.99 iPhone app for pattern makers, designers, marker makers, purchasing agents, and home sewers. Fabric Calc 1.1.0 increases the range of available inputs to support fabric widths from 32 to 120 inches.
Bitgate Mobile has launchedTraveling Companion 3.4, an update to its $0.99 navigation application for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. It provides instant GPS information, active compass, address information, and more. It’s meant to work as a companion to your navigation device, or navigation applications. Version 3.4 adds real-time traveling map functionality, as well as upgrades to the user interface look and feel.
Electric Pocket has updated the iPhone version of BugMe!, the $1.99 note-taker and reminder application. The latest version includes support for typing notes with the keyboard, the ability for iPod touch users to set alarms, and badges which show how many alarms are due.