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/).
Minijuegos has announced Spiderly 1.0, a new US$0.99 game for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. In the game you have to defeat the evil spiders with the help of four birds.
Playees has released Balloon Heaven, a free, ethereal balloon flying game for iOS devices. The object of the game is to carefully inflate a colored balloon to its full size and then guide it through the matching color ring in the sky. Gameplay ramps up slowly, preparing the player for higher levels where the tempo, number of balloons, evil clouds, and devil balloons all add difficulty.
Riptide Games has introduced iLookFunny 1.0, a $0.99 photo app for iPhone devices. It lets users take funny photos of themselves and their friends with the iPhone camera, or front camera. Users get to customize each photo with moustaches, wigs, glasses, and more.
SlothMedia has debuted KosmicMathHD Family 1.0 for the iPad. The $4.99 app is designed to help children master their math tables. KosmicMath offers a practice mode and a drill mode. In mission mode, players are urged to demonstrate mastery over basic mathematical operations as they travel through the solar system collecting alien trophies and visiting NASA web sites. Legacy iPhone users of KosmicMath are able to move their game play onto their new iPad.
Runloop has unveiled Seconds 1.0 for the iPhone and iPod touch. It’s a $0.99 interval timer with built-in templates and history features. Interval training, fight clock and circuit training timers can all be created. Users can create their own workout playlist, playing more upbeat songs during high intervals and calmer songs during rest intervals.
In concert with their “Get the Green Out!” campaign, Motivated Apps has rolled out Looky Here! 1.0 for the iPhone 4. It’s a $0.99 digital mirror that leverages the built-in front facing camera and the iPhone interface. Users can zoom, rotate and hold their live image for a closer look. You can magnify the image using the same pinch gestures you use on the iPhone. To return the mirror to normal, you shake the phone.
Graffiti Entertainment has unleashed HTR Racing Championship for their new a\ iPhone and HD iPad app, HTR High Tech Racing. You can post the fastest time and become eligible to win the grand prize: an iPad. HTR a $1.99 slot racing simulator with arcade-style graphics.
Logic Consulting has announced Mother Goose Interactive Nursery Rhymes 1.0 for the iPad. The $4.99 sports remastered original illustrations by Blanche Fisher Wright.
SpyTown.com, a security cameras and surveillance equipment supplier, has now granted iPhone, Android, and Blackberry phone users the power to monitor their security camera feeds directly from their phones. Cell phone users can access their security feeds via an easy-to-use graphic interface with a live view of exactly what their security cameras are seeing, in full color, and can cleanly tap into the DVR via a compatible smartphone. he iPhone, Android, and Blackberry compatible DVRs are available in 4, 8 or 16 channels, and allow for simultaneous record and playback functioning.
1776 Productions has released Kids Book Review 1.0, a $1.99 iPhone book review application. The service includes children’s reviews for ages 1-8, tweens reviews for ages 9-12, and teen reviews for young adults age 13 and older.
The Juno Company has introduced Music Learning Adventure 1.0, a free iPhone and iPad app that offers children a way to learn through music and harmony. Children watch instructional videos, play with flashcards, interact with characters, and listen and create music. The app showcases over nine videos from three different Juno Baby DVDs, multi-lingual education in English, Spanish, and French, as well as the complete Orchestral Music Edition CD.
Strange Mind Films has unveiled The Weathered Underground, a $3.99 interactive film for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad where users can choose what happens next (now available at the App Store). Written and directed by David N. Donihue, The Weathered Underground is a funny rock n’ roll infused ride through the life of a 21-year-old guy as he stumbles his way through the underground.
Shotzoom Software, makers of the golf app Golfshot: Golf GPS for iPhone, have created a new app, Golfscape, which incorporates Augmented Reality for the game of golf. With Golfscape golfers use the camera on iPhone 4 to view real-time GPS distances to any target on their course. The app also incorporates iPhone 4’s new advanced motion sensing gyroscope and the 960-by-640 high-resolution Retina display. The user simply points the iPhone 4 camera toward the green, layup or hazard and Golfscape displays distances above the image of the hole. hotzoom plans to offer Golfscape at a special introductory rate of $19.99. The launch of the app coincides with the beginning of The Open Championship (British Open), July 15-18.
Elite Gudz have introduced Plug the BP Oil Spill 1.0, a free iPhone, iPad and iPod touch app. It was developed specifically to draw users’ attention to an acute problem of water contamination in the world ocean due to the deleterious human activity. With this app users can become more aware of the BP Oil crisis and help the world under the danger of pollution as well as amuse themselves.
Simiula has announced Quoridor 1.2, an update of the $3.99 board game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. The purpose of Quoridor is to reach first the opposite side of the board. To slow the progress of opponents, players can put fences to make the path longer. When he has run out of fences, the player must move his pawn. The pawns are moved one square at a time and the pawns must get around the fences.
SplashData has released SplashShopper 3.0.3, the iPad version of the company’s very list maker and organizer app. It helps iPad users manage their lists of groceries, gifts, to do’s, wines, music, movies, and more. For shoppers, SplashShopper helps them to track prices and locations for comparison shopping. SplashShopper for the iPad costs US$4.99; there’s a Mac version for $9.95.
Not A Basement Studio has unveiled Manga Rock 1.1, an update of the $2.99 manga reader for the iPhone and iPod touch. The app first presents 900+ titles in the Catalog, which manages manga according to alphabetical order, ranking or latest updates. With organizing tools like Favorites and Recent, users can create a personal manga library.
Perceptive Automation has introduced Indigo Touch 1.6, an update to the company’s free iOS App for full control of the Indigo intelligent home control and automation server for Mac OS X. Indigo Touch now supports the iPad’s full screen resolution and is iOS 4 compatible. Additional improvements include better zoom capability, landscape orientation support for all devices, performance improvements, and reduced battery usage.
PhatWare Corp. has rolled out PhatNotes 2.0, an update to the $9.99 handwriting recognition software for the iPhone and iPod touch. PhatNotes allows users to create notes, and organize them by category, color, subject, priority, creation, authorization, and modification dates. Version 2.0 supports iPhone OS 4.0, and introduces several new features including note editor styles, user reminders, improved graphics and more.