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/).
OurLivez has fired off Torpedo Alley 1.0, an US$0.99 game for iOS devices. Players use five torpedoes to knock out the submarine mothership. At higher levels, defending mini-subs will sacrifice themselves to protect their mothership.
Fairlady Media has released Ghosts! 1.0, a $0.99 game for the iPhone and iPod touch. Players use a flashlight to find invading ghosts and other enemies in a dark landscape. Destroy the creepy enemies by zapping them with a lighting-enabled super flashlight or upgrade to a flamethrower for even better defenses. Ghosts! features 20 levels of gameplay.
Apalon has announced Cut It Up!, a $0.99 game for the iPhone and iPod touch. The main challenge of the game is to pass through various levels by cutting chunks off the shapes. But Cut It Up! is not just about slicing, it’s about trapping all the frantically bouncing balls inside. The core gameplay is built on the simple idea: the less slicing you make, the more points you get. The so-called Slice Meter is made to show users their progress.
James Hollender has served up Vitamin K 1.0, a $1.99 app for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. It allows users to find out how much vitamin K there is in over 900 different foods, which is critical in helping keep the effectiveness of their blood thinning medications working properly.
Fit Your Body has debuted Tabata-Timer 1.0 for iPhone and iPod touch users. The $0.99 app is an interval timer for professionals such as sports people or personal trainers, “who are looking for maximum results in minimal time with their fitness regime.”
Advanced Global Solution AGS SpA has introduced Fly Effect Real 3D vs. 1.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The $1.99 game offers users not only two dimensional play but also 3D. Users who wear 3D glasses while enjoying the game get to experience a real feel of racing through a Superpunk universe, as they steer around obstacles.
Shaverma Games has unveiled Words Magic 1.0, a $0.99 word-building game for iOS devices. The player must connect a starting word and an ending word. This is done using linking words that are only a single letter different from the previous word.
Light Studios has produced Quick Quote for the iPad. The $14.99 app allows you to create and follow up quotes. Designed for business, QuickQuote allows you to create quotes for clients while they watch. It has customization options and can handle fixed, variable and labour costs.
Icanology is offering MathGirl Addition House, a $1.99 math game for iOS devices. Designed just for girls, it combines “cute” graphics and the engagement of gaming with a visual, right-brain approach to numbers. Five-year-olds can tackle the first few levels. Older girls and even adults will be challenged by the higher levels.
Coconut Island Studio has rolled out Finger Balance FREE 1.05. The game lets you use a rod to balance a ball and the game control is based on the touch screen. To promote this free game Coconut Island Studio is holding an iPhone 4 raffle draw. The first prize winner can get an iPhone 4 and the 20 second prize winners can win iTunes gift card as well. The raffle will end on Oct.17.
Majesco Entertainment Company has grown the $6.99 Gardening Mama app in the Apple App Store. It’s an extension of the “Cooking Mama” franchise and lets iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users nurture 18 different flowers, fruit trees and vegetables across 20 different mini-games.
KAPITALL (http://www.kapitall.com), an investing web site for the Facebook generation, has announced a free stock investing app for the iPad.
As the Official Digital Publishing Sponsor of the inaugural Anaheim International Film Festival (AIFF), Media Exchange Group has developed a fully interactive mobile iPhone app to keep avid movie-goers and fans alike connected and updated on this year’s film festival. It’s free.
A major challenge for some golfers is remembering when to replenish their golf supplies and restock their golf bag. A new iPhone/iPod touch app, called Golfsmith, now puts the power of the country’s largest golf retailer in the hands of all golfers to instantly purchase golf supplies and equipment, anytime and anywhere, even right from the 18th hole. The app is free.
Gamelion has introduced Doodle Fit 1.0, their latest game for iOS. The task in the $0.99 game is to fit the given sets of blocks into given shapes. Drag the blocks inside and outside in search for the layout that covers the whole shape. A level is complete when all blocks have been used and there’s no more space free in the shape. Doodle Fit features over 100 levels with different unique shapes and sometimes more than one solution.
Elite platinum has announced Extreme Budget Planner 2.0, an update of the $2.99 financial app for the iPhone. It allows the user to see their balance in a calendar view. They can get bill reminders and even share the app with others. They can manage all their accounts, both personal and business, from one application.
Nannek has released Chore Pad 1.2.2 for the iPhone and iPod touch. Previously available for the iPad, it’s a $2.99 chore chart application. It replaces traditional charts by showing a weekly or daily view of chores for the whole family, and provides a reward system to help motivate kids to get their work done.
GoodReader has just added the ability to annotate any PDF with text, freehand drawings, and several other styles. The annotation feature, now available for both iPad and iPhone versions of GoodReader, gives users the ability to mark-up and share PDFs, such as manuals, schematics, and meeting notes, with friends and co-workers. The app is available for $0.99 for a limited time.
Ec-europe has updated Miniatlas Anatomy for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad to version 12. The $5.99 app provides huge database of anatomy images with explanatory texts that help doctors communicate with patients and peers. Organized in 12 categories, it covers every part of the human body.
Allapps has introduced iBaby (Perfect Parent) 1.05 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The $1.99 app allows users to select the gender and ethnicity of a child then are presented with a virtual newborn to care for.
Go Forth Apps has unveiled I Am Vampire 1.2 for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The $0.99 allows users to transform themselves into a “Twilight-style” Vampire using the iPhone camera or photos from their albums.
Riptide Games has unleashed iAmZombie 1.3.2 for iPhone 4 and iPod touch devices. The ad-supported, free app allows users to transform the people in their photos into hordes of undead.
XMG Studio has produced Cannon Cadets 2.0, an update to their $9.99 iDevice game. Version 2.0 features a new level builder, built-in community for sharing user-generated levels, a ranking system to gauge a player’s skill level, and a brand-new soundtrack. Using the same tools that the game’s designers did, users can create levels as simple or complex as they like. Once built, levels can be played immediately or shared with others in the game’s new Cannon Cadets Academy.
DVDxDVis offering Photo Sweets 2.2.1, an update of its $0.99 photography app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. It’s a collection of filters to enhance the pictures you take. Version 2.2.1 adds custom photo frames and a new film look filter to make your pictures stand out on social media web sites.
Blockdot’s updated version of Chicktionary for the iPad — based on one of the most popular word games on the Internet — now has more puzzles and new themes. The game is free and available for immediate download.
Webahn has announced that Capzule PHR, the first personal health records App for iPad, now includes data visualization capability. It’s a $4.99 universal app that can be installed on the iPhone and iPod touch, as well.