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/).
Disney Publishing Worldwide has released the Toy Story 3 read-along app on the Apple iPad. Children can join Woody, Buzz, their pals, and a crew of new toys on an adventure in this interactive reading experience packed with 3D effects, exciting games, sing-along tunes, puzzles, and coloring pages. Children can hear the story read aloud, record their own narration, or explore at their own pace.
The Toy Story 3 app for the iPad is US$8.99 and comes with a one-month free subscription to disneydigitalbooks.com. The Toy Story read-along app, the Toy Story 2 read-along app and The Princess and the Frog read-along app can also be directly downloaded from the Apple App Store.
ONYX Apps has announced DjembePad 1.0, a $1.99 digital drum simulator and practice pad exclusively for the iPad. Loudness and tone are user controlled, and sounds include: slap, bass, woodblock, and cowbell. An optional metronome helps aspiring percussionists master the rhythms of West Africa.
Reactor has released Sciphone Wallpapers, a free application providing over 9,000 wallpapers for the iPhone and iPod touch. Categories include: 3D, Abstract, Animals, Cars, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Fine Art, Food, Funny, Music, Nature, Simple, Space, Technology, Textures, Travel, and more.
Rapidrabbit has introduced appbzr 1.0, their free AppStore meta-app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It was developed specifically for app enthusiasts and everyone who would like to become one. Every feature can be reached with a single tap: price drops, new apps, hot apps, Top100 and lists.
Fish Sandwich Media has unveiled Lost Pacifier HD 1.0 for the iPad, In the $3.99 board game,. Baby MJ has lost his most favorite thing in the world, his Pacifier, and needs help. Players try to recover the missing pacifiers through a series of games and tests, including: Hide and Seek, Question & Answer, and Match. There are five levels of difficulty, and outrageous, high-resolution graphics specially designed for the iPad version.
JBMJBM has rolled out Prank Me! for the iPhone and iPad, a $1.99 telephone prank app for the iPhone or iPad. It allows the user to choose a fictitious character, create a prank telephone script, and then generate a professionally voiced prank phone call, that can be made anonymously.
David Palmerio has debuted E-Jazz 1.0 for the iPhone and iPod touch. The $2.99 app serves to explain the basics of jazz chords along various sequences from classic to brazilian and gypsy Jazz. E-Jazz presents eight full lessons in three different levels, for progression, chord substitution, as well as including world jazz. The musical notation and theory is accompanied by audio and movie recordings.
As cell phone carriers like AT&T move to end unlimited usage plans, consumers have a new weapon in the arsenal to fend off overages and “gotchas.” A new, $0.99 application called QuickMin is the first of its kind to display remaining cell minutes where talkers can’t miss it–on the application’s badge.
LIVESTRONGSM.COM, a destination for health, fitness and lifestyle-related information, in partnership with RadioShack Corporation, has announced the official release of Team RadioShack , the free mobile app for iPhone that offers users exclusive behind-the-scenes coverage of Lance Armstrong and Team RadioShack.
SimpLabs has announced Diet2Go 1.3, an update to their free weight-loss application for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It introduces an approach to managing your weight. After choosing your plan from a large database, you can adjust your meal schedule and have meal reminders integrated directly into your iPhone calendar. Diet2Go 1.3 offers additional weight-loss tips and tricks, as well as recommendations and success-estimates and more.