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/).
Macsoftex has announced American Poetry 1.0 for iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad. It’s an US$0.99, searchable compendium of 5,000 poems by 50 of America’s greatest poets. The app uses a parchment/sepia motif with a modest Victorian floral border to display poems in a black Times font, which is adjustable in size. A century of American poetry from Edgar Allan Poe and Edna St. Vincent Millay, to Sylvia Plath and William Carlos Williams is represented.
Hot Chili Apps has released Text Buttons 1.0 for iPhone and iPod touch users. The $0.99 app enables the user to add buttons important contacts. Buttons can be created by using words and symbols in individual colors. Friends and relatives will be represented by a customized icon in the address book and by simply hitting it one can get in touch immediately.
Hello Vino is a free iPhone/iPod touch app that provides wine recommendations to consumers at the point of purchase. It’s designed to assist wine consumers with their purchase decisions by offering wine recommendations to match their meals, taste preferences, or specific occasions.
Viaden Mobile has rolled out All-in Fitness Pedometer 1.0 for the iPhone and iPod touch. The $1.99 app combines the functions of a hardware pedometer with a bunch of additional fitness and social options. It can be calibrated, according to a user’s personal parameters, to recognize walking, running and jogging steps and work in different modes.
The “London Evening Standard,” one of the most widely read newspapers in London and the southeast of England, and Handmark, a developer and distributor of mobile applications and services, has launched the new London Evening Standard mobile news application. Sponsored by British Airways London City, the application is immediately available to download free on virtually any smartphone, including iPhone, Nokia (S60 5th edition), BlackBerry, Android, and Windows Mobile devices at http://bit.ly/bQiTXY .
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. has unveiled its PandoraLink for Pioneer app on the Apple App Store. Through an iPhone, the free app provides complete control of Pandora’s internet radio music service on Pioneer’s new AVIC-Z120BT and AVIC-X920BT in-dash navigation systems.
PhatWare Corp. has announced WritePad for iPad French Edition 3.3. The $9.99 app lets users to take notes in their own handwriting with an iPad stylus pen or a finger. This new international version of WritePad for iPad is the first iPad product to offer natural handwriting recognition input in the French language in addition to keyboard entry.
Critics, a publisher of content-based movie ratings and reviews, and Stevenson Software, a mobile application developer, has released Kids In Mind 1.01, an update of the $2.99 movie ratings and reviews application powered by Kids-In-Mind.com for the iPhone and iPod touch.
FlaxApps has updated its Zap Ball game for the iPhone and iPod touch to version 3.2. In the $2.99 game, players dodge moving lasers by tapping to move the ball. As you dodge the lasers they move faster and then even more lasers appear. Version 3.2 includes four new themes: Underwater, Outer Space, Candy, and Halloween, plus the ability to compete with other players around the world with global high-scores and more.