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/).
EA Mobile says the fan-favorite Madden NFL videogame franchise is available on the iPad for the first time, as well as the iPhone and iPod touch. It costs US$12.99.
Toon Boom Animation has released Flipboom Lite, a free app for creating animations on your iPad. It lets you use your fingertips to doodle, scribble or draw a sequence of images and see them move.
Developer CDE Humble Gaming Limited has announced Arena 9-HD 1.0, a free iPad version of their iPhone game. The user begins as an apprentice with five free cards. The object is to have multiple duels with other users through which experience and arena points are accumulated. Accumulation of experience points allows the user to upgrade from apprentice to journeyman, then adept and finally expert.
Automotive Data Systems has rolled out Car Tell Auction Prices 1.0 for the iPhone. The $9.99 app is designed to empower and protect consumers during their vehicle purchase negotiations with used car dealerships. Car Tell Auction Prices provides users with l pricing information showing what used car dealers actually pay for cars in their inventory. You can browse through 60k records from the last 30 days covering all makes of vehicles.
SafetyWeb, an online service that helps parents keep their children safe online, has debuted an online safety app for the iPhone and Android. It provides parents with the ability to track their child’s online activity on their smartphones. The cost is $10 per month or $100 per year.
Life360 has launched its iPhone application, Family & Offender GPS Tracker. It leverages the real-time location capabilities of iOS4, Life360, which is backed by Facebook’s fbFund, now enables parents to continuously monitor their children’s whereabouts. It’s offering its app, which typically costs $2.99, for free to celebrate the company’s debut on the iPhone.
Callpod has unveiled Keeper for the iPhone 4. It’s a free security app that safely stores and encrypts sensitive data such as passwords, financial, business and personal information. Keeper is also available for Blackberry (RIM), Android, Windows Mobile and Vodafone (Symbian).
Callvine is introducing Group Call & Text for the iPhone, which the company says is the first iOS 4-optimized app to combine group calling and texting into a single free app.
OTRS (http://www.otrs.com), a provider of open source Help Desk and ITIL-compatible IT Service Management (ITSM) solutions, is offering its free iPhone and iPad app for mobile service management, empowering mobile workers to input service ticket information on the go.
Softmines has unleashed Bloody Hell for the iPhone and iPod touch. The $0.99 app is described as a “brutal, gory, action-filled” game.
Livio Radio, a developer of Internet radio devices, has served up Livio Car Internet Radio app for the iPhone, available now in the Apple App Store as a free download. The new app offers hundreds of Internet-based radio programming options streamed through 3G/Edge or Wi-Fi connection.
L’Escapadou has announced Montessori Crosswords 1.0, a $4.99 educational iPad app based on the Montessori learning method. Beginning or fluent readers will use the multi-level, auto-corrective crosswords to develop their writing/reading skills by building more or less phonetically complex words from a set of pictures shown.
Pringgle Media has introduced iWorry 1.0, a $2.99 “worry journal” app for the iPhone and iPod touch. Based on four main ideas, users jot down their worries in a list the moment they occur in order to get them out of their head quickly. In addition to the core functions described above, iWorry also has a list of web resources that educate users on how to handle their worries more effectively.
SubaTuba has announced e-Nag Reminders 1.0.5 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. E-Nag ($2.99) isn’t a texting service, but is a no-reply reminder system that consumers can use to organize their lives and keep on top of important tasks. Up to 75 e-Nags can be preset to be sent anytime, up to one year in advance. Repeat reminder scheduling offers many options, and currently works with 13 wireless carriers.
Magenta has released Foodictionary: International Food & Beverage Translator 1.1 for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The $4.99 app is a translation software program for travelers, offering more than 87,500 food and beverage terms in seven languages, without requiring an Internet connection. You can search one specific category or all categories simultaneously.
Ordeal Games has introduced Swivel-ittle 2.0 for iPhone and iPod touch users. The $0.99 app is a block puzzle game that requires strategy to solve. Players must match color coded blocks with the correct circles to win. The game’s concept is reminiscent of the Rubik’s Cube and users are able to save their place in the game, returning to finish a level later on.
RippleSend has unveiled rrripple 1.3 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad devices. The free app lets users share their photos, videos, directions, links and documents for family summer vacations and reunions.
LP Productions has rolled out Blues & Rags 1.2.2 for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. With autoscrolling tablature and fun to play practice pieces, the $1.99 app shows guitar students what it takes to play their axe like the legends. Blues &Rags delivers 10 basic picking patterns and 16 practice pieces.