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iPhone/iPod/iPad apps for Aug. 9


Here are the latest iPhone/iPod touch/iPod/iPad apps announced. You can find ’em at the Apple App Store (

AT&T has dialed up its AT&T U-verse Mobile App for Apple’s idevices. The free app gives U-verse subscribers the ability to download and watch popular TV content on their iPhone so they can take their U-verse TV experience with them, wherever they go.  AT&T says it’s the first TV provider to offer an integrated mobile app that allows you to both manage your DVR and download and watch select shows.

Gameprom, winner of the Apple Design Award in games for 2010, for Pinball HD for the iPad, has done it again with the release of Pinball HD 4 iPhone. The US$1.99 app combines Gameprom’s iPhone games — Wild West Pinball, The Deep, and Jungle Style Pinball — into one app and adds some new features.

Redbits has released SOS LED 1.0, a $0.99 app for iOS devices with flash LED. More than a flashlight, SOS LED can emit SOS pulses of either light, sound or both, and discretely sends an email to designated recipients containing a pre-defined text and subject — optionally with the current GPS location and link to Google Maps. SOS LED also calls a pre-defined phone number.

Nannek has announced Chore Pad 1.0, a $2.99 app for the iPad. It offers a way for you and your family to keep track of your chores and earn rewards. Chore Pad presents a full weekly chore chart to each user, just as you’d get with a traditional paper chore chart, but layered with technology that tallies points, collects stars, presents achievements and manages rewards.

Mindwarm has debuted IdSideOut 1.0 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It’s a $0.99 app for users “who want to know their innermost thoughts.”

Developed by SenSeb Productions, PocketMe is a new $0.99 soundboard recorder app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It allows users to record nine of their favorite sounds, ready to be played back at the tap of a button. Soundboards can then be shared with friends just by bumping two iPhones together.

Go Forth Apps has introduced I Am Vampire 1.0 for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The $0.99 app lets you transform yourself into a vampire using the iPhone camera or photos from your albums. First, the app adjusts eye color of people in the photo to topaz, crimson or black. Then fangs are added and an impressive “vampire glow” effect is applied. Finally, users can add sparkle to their skin.

App Beast is offering 100+ in 1: App Bot Pro 3.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices. It’s $0.99 and offers a host of applications in one, whether a user wants to know their Basal Metabolic Rate, translate languages or find drink recipes.

Clinically Relevant Technologies has published CORE – Clinical ORthopaedic Exam 2.0 for iPhone and iPod touch users who perform clinical examinations to diagnosis musculosketal problems. The $39.99 app contains evidence-based content presented in text and video form to illustrate step-by-step test maneuvers. CORE also provides result indications and peer medical reviews, along with a PUBMed reference link.

BazibaLab has unleashed JetCow 1.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The $0.99 game requires players to feed their cow enough grass to fill five bottles of milk, then make it fly or jump to higher platforms, collecting points and rewards as they go. Players can challenge their friends to games, as well as share their scores and rewards online.

Logic Consulting has rolled out Gyro Air Drums 1.0, a $2.99 virtual drum set simulator for the iPhone 4. It uses the iPhone 4 gyroscope sensor to put the player in the center of a virtual air drum set. The iPhone is the drumstick and the drums exist in a 300 degree setup around the user. By leveraging the MEMS gyroscope in addition to existing accelerometer, Gyro Air Drums transforms all the sensor data into a drumming experience for the user.

Ascii Studios has served up Talking Headz 1.0 for iOS, a social networking app that allows the user to create, email, and post original character animation movies containing their own morphed voice. Choosing one of five included characters the user records their voice message. On playback, the character’s mouth moves to pronounce each word. In addition, vocal pitch, tempo, and resonance can be altered to create humorous effects. Note that the iPhone and iPad have internal mics, but the iPod touch doesn’t.

Learn2Make has announced LEARN2MAKE Balloon Animals Lite, a free version of its Balloon Animals iPhone app. It teaches users how to make balloon animals step-by-step with 3D animations.

PXL Creations has released DashPad 1.2, an update of the $9.99 app that brings even more Dashboard functionality to the iPad user experience through Mobile Safari. The upgrade features improved security and eight widgets.

Rolocule Games has served up Super Badminton 2010 HD for the iPad. The $4.99 provides pptimized shuttlecock physics, HD quality graphics and real badminton shot animations.

Sun Sign Shades has introduced Sun Sign Shades 6.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. It’s a $0.99 application that offers a daily horoscope complete with lucky color makeup recommendations based on zodiac signs.

Hunter Research and Technology has unveiledTheodolite 2.0 for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. This multi-function augmented reality app serves as a compass, GPS, map, zoom camera, rangefinder, and two-axis inclinometer. Version 2.0 adds multitasking support and background task completion for iOS 4, a new optical-mechanical calibration, use of the iPhone 4 gyro for improved inclinometer measurements, and high resolution artwork for the iPhone 4 Retina display. The iPhone/iPod touch version is $1.99, and the iPad version is $2.99.

Personal Applets Corp. has unleashed Space Battle 1.1.0, an update of their $0.99 block puzzle, speed and strategy game for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Space Battle can be played alone without any special equipment, or with two players, using Apple’s Bluetooth game kit.

Codewave Software has rolled out its MyTunesRSS 1.0.2 client. The $0.99 tool allows first-class placeshifting on the iPhone and iPad. You can listen to songs and watch videos from your iTunes library on the iPhone without copying them to the device.

Embraceware Software has produced Awaken 1.7 for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. It’s a $1.99 combination of screen clock, music alarm clock, sleep timer and flashlight in a single universal package for all iOS devices. Version 1.7 features full high resolution support for the iPhone 4 Retina display and iOS 4 features such as local notifications for alarms.

Valley Development has rolled out B.iCycle 2.0.2 for all iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad users. Made for the cyclist, this $9.99 blends the function of a cyclometer together with GPS technology. B.iCycle is a handlebar-mounted tour guide that will get the rider to where they’re going with the route of their choice, while recording data like current, average and maximum speed, distance traveled and more.

GoDesign has updated GoDesign 1.0.1 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users to version 1.0.1. The $4.99 app was created by designers for designers, offering an organizational tool and mobile business solution for design project management. The application handles and stores detailed information.

Appnoose has announced ITGO HD — Interval Trainer GO HD 1.0.4, an update of its interval training app for the iPhone and iPod touch for the iPad. ITGO for iPad ($5.99) features enhancements that take advantage of the iPad’s higher resolution, greater real estate space and enhanced speakers.

Think-Forwards Mobile Application Solutions has released 4-LawnMower Man 1.0.1 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. In the $0.99 app, you steer the lawn mower using an electronic joy stick to accumulate points to any of the obstacles on the course.

Daniel Amitay has introduced Big Brother — Camera Security for iPhone 4, an update of the free security app for the iPhone 4. It allows iPhone 4 owners to receive notifications whenever someone uses their device without permission. Each notification includes the date and time, GPS location, and two pictures of the perpetrator. has unveiled iDleFrame 1.4, an update to its $2.99 picture frame with clock and calendar for the iPad. Based on the device’s orientation, the app allows users to select the area of their photos to be displayed. iDleFrame now includes a scheduled “black screen” to simulate sleep mode and the option to turn On/Off the zooming animation on picture transitions.

PhatWare Corporation has announced WritePad 4.1, an update to their $1.99 handwriting recognition software for the iPhone and iPod touch. WritePad lets users take notes in their own handwriting with an iPhone stylus pen, or a finger. Version 4.1 now includes a Twitter client, which allows users to compose Twitter updates in their own handwriting.

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