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/).
MiniMonos has announced MiniMonos Flight 1.0 for iOS, an iPhone adaptation of the US$1.99 game in MiniMonos, the children’s virtual world. Players of the game become flying monkeys, and have to tilt their iPhones left and right to swoop through the sky, collecting wind clouds and avoiding energy-sapping pollution clouds. Trampolines on the ground provide bouncing rescues to monkeys that get too low.
Scivone LLC. and Japan Animation Creators Association has released JAniCA Stopwatch 1.0 for iOS, their new 1/24&1/30 frame stopwatch developed specifically for Japanese animation production. The $2.99 app is a digital recreation of the original analog version created by Murata Kazuya. The frame rate for Japanese animation is 24 frames per second, where the standard is 30 frames per second for ordinary video footage.
Partial Fraction has introduced Live Search, a free social app that allows hip hop music fans to follow their favorite hip hop blogs, videos, Twitter tweets, MySpace and Facebook postings in a single mobile application.
iAPPS2GO now brings you IT Toolbox 1.0 for the iPhone, iTouch and iPad. The $3.99 app brings you Mac Search, along with some of the most commonly used network troubleshooting tools such as Ping, NSlookup, Portscan and Traceroute. All utilities are available through an intuitive toolbar interface via a 3G and/or Wi-Fi connection.
National Clean Fuels says its newly acquired subsidiary, China National Solar, has launched the development of a revolutionary new iPhone application named SolarGenie. The free app will enable consumers interested in solar energy to determine what electric utilities in their area purchase user generated power and what the net metering rates are for their local area.
Spielhaus has introduced Firemen Panic 1.0 for the iPhone and iPod touch. The $0.99 tilt-based game features a burning building where people are jumping out of windows to escape the fire. The player has to position a safety net and help them land softly. At the same time, distracted old ladies roam the streets in front of the building, eventually being hit by falling furniture.
Funky Visions has unveiled Jiggle Balls HD 1.0,a $2.99 app for the iPad. It comes with ball bouncing sound effects and many ball types to choose from. You select your ball type, size, weight, bounciness, and stickiness, then play around with the world physics by changing the gravity and rotating your device.
Agile Tortoise has debuted Terminology 1.0 for iOS. The $0.99 app is a dictionary, thesaurus, research tool or playground for those curious about words.
Appbrella has released Rain Go Away ABCs 1.0, a $1.99 learning and discovery app for the iPhone and iPad. It’s filled with hand-painted art, jiggle and tilt animations, and indoor activities for parents and children to do together. Each page of Rain Go Away ABCs includes interactive animations with sound effects for toddlers and preschoolers to discover.
Coladia has announced Secret of the Lost Cavern HD 1.0 for the iPad. Secret of the Lost Cavern is an adventure game that plunges the player into a journey that takes place during the Paleolithic period. In the $3.99 app, you learn about prehistoric life, follow the path of your mentor and work with him to recreate the paintings of the renowned Lascaux Cave.
Boston.com’s comprehensive listing of homes for sale in the Greater Boston market and beyond is now available to browse in a free app for the iPhone. The app provides on-the-go access for buyers to view property details and photos, share favorite homes with family and friends, and more.
MicaRed has announced OverTheAir Version 1.3 for the iPhone and iPad. The free app allows users to connect to and view files in cloud based remote file sharing services. Version 1.3 supports Dropbox, and allows users to open files in other applications while providing passcode lock as additional security measures.
Sol Robots’ has released XWord Aide, a $0.99 iPhone/iPod touch app for anyone that does crossword puzzles or plays other word games. It will help you find the right word for the spaces provided in the puzzle, or help find the perfect word to play in tile-based word games like “Double Across.”
Houdah Software has released ACTPrinter 3.0 for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. The $0.99 app lets all your documents travel with you; you can take emails, web pages, letters, and more with you for reading on the go. With version 3.0, printouts may now be organized in sections. New printouts are always added to the Inbox. From there one may, for example, file it to a Read or a Pending section.
Riptide Games has introduced iArrPirate 1.3 for the iPhone and iPod touch. With the $0.99 app, users can turn anyone and anything into a pirate using custom illustrated objects. Final pirate photos can then be posted to Facebook, Twitter, emailed or saved on the device.
Maddysoft has unveiled Palettes 3.0, an update to their $3 color palette tool for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Developed specifically to take advantage of an iOS device’s capabilities and touch interface, Palettes is a productivity tool for creating and maintaining color palettes. You can grab colors from a photograph, a web site, or add colors using any one of five color models.
iHomeEducator has rolled out iLiveMath Farm Fresh 3.0 for iOS. Developed specifically for K-7th grade, the $3.99 app lets kids count color splashed fruits and vegetables. Early readers can learn about teamwork as well as addition in the classic folktale of “Stone Soup.”
Legal Radiation has debuted Flying Discs 1.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The $0.99 app is a reflex and mental sharpening game.
Fortuna Mobile has rolled out SharkWatch! 1.2 for iPhone and iPod touch users. It’s a $0.99 social networking app dedicated to shark sightings and education, or anyone curious about our ocean’s apex predator. SharkWatch! users can share their shark encounters with other users of the app, as well as with other social networking groups; browse through sightings posted by the SharkWatch! community.
Michael L. Farrell is offering Afterwing HD 1.01 for iPad devices. Featuring a configurable cockpit view or chase view, the $1.99 app provides users with a paper-plane flying experience that takes advantage of the device’s modern motion control features. By pulling back or rotating the device, the user can influence the flight controls for the protagonist flyer and use his weapons to rise against the massive sea of opponent aircraft.
Green Queens and Kings has announced Green Quest 1.1 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The $0.99 app is designed to get kids outside, help them learn respect and compassion for the earth. It also encourages family time.
iStoryTime has released My First Day of School 2.1 for the iPad and iPhone 4. It’s a $0.99 ebook for preschool and kindergarten age children who are preparing for their first day of school.
DBelement has upgraded HiFutureMe, its free iPhone and iPod touch app, to version 1.2. It allows you to send messages to your future self. You write your message, select a time and hit Send.
myPantone X-Ref, a free iPhone application and web tool that allows designers to cross-reference between Pantone Color Libraries, has been updated to include the new Pantone Plus Series Colors.
Helix Coding today has rolled out LivingRoom for iPad 1.2, an update to the $4.99 interior design application. LivingRoom gives professional and amateur designers alike a set of tools to plan and design spaces. The app lets users create floor plans, lay out furniture, choose and apply materials, and share the results.