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/).
BookLover, the US$0.99 iPhone app for those who love reading and sharing information on their favorite books with friends, now offers a barcode scanning feature to make it easier to enter books into the app. Once entered, BookLover automatically fetches the book cover and, in many cases, a synopsis of each book in the reader’s collection or on their Wish List.
Electric Pocket has announced Nag – One Tap Alarm 1.0 for iOS devices. The free app offers a way to give yourself a persistent reminder that something needs to be done. Nag offers a control screen for setting a quick reminder for yourself.
KadaMedia has released HourClash 1.0, a $0.99 game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. It features physics based gameplay, soundtracks and 15 fun levels. The premise is initially simple:, match colored balls as they fall through an hourglass. Once the action begins however, the challenge gets harder.
Namco is bringing Knightfall: Death and Taxes ($4.99) to the iPhone and iPod touch. Five game modes are available to choose from, including Story, Endless, Endless 2-player, Pet Protector and Boss Rush Mode. Through over 100 stages in Story Mode, the player maneuvers the characters around the board by rotating the entire play area and drilling away groups of blocks.
Traffic Crash is a new, free game developed by Impresiones Web, SL for MiniJuegos, the spanish language leader in casual gaming. It’s an universal iPhone/iPad game where the objective is to get the most number of cars through a busy intersection. As you advance from the early stages to more advanced ones the game increases its difficulty with an increase in the number of cars and the speed these cars go at.
AbleNet has introduced SoundingBoard, a free iPhone, iPad and iPod touch application designed specifically for persons with disabilities. The application allows clinicians, personal care assistants, or special education instructors to create communication boards quickly and easily that allow people to “speak” simply by touching a message symbol shown on the display screen.
St. Vincent’s Health System is offering a free iPhone app for one of its medical services, Dial-A-Nurse, a service offering free general health and medical information to the community via phone. The app also provides quick links to maps, services and STVHS web sites.