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/).
Limit Point Software has announced Foodmatic 1.0, an US$0.99 cooking app for the iPhone designed to help users eat better, tastier food. It allows users to create recipes in three easy steps. Foodmatic uses its built-in database and a proprietary algorithm to determine what flavors and foods go together really well.
AppoTize has released Convert2 — TechPro for iPad 1.0, a $1.99 professional unit conversion program for scientists, engineers, technicians and students. It contains thousands of conversions for the technical professional. Conversions include description and unit symbols. Convert2 — TechPro allows for easy sharing of data with iWork applications, as well as all other iPad apps that support copy and paste.
Golf Vision has introduced Golf Vision Free 1.0 for iOS. A longtime concept used in video games, the free app allows golfing enthusiasts to experience the power of “golf vision” on the real course by providing a real time preview of their putt. Golf Vision has a slope accuracy of 0.1 degrees. It analyzes slope and inclination data at specific points on the green to calculate the trajectory of the ball and where to aim.
Dapper Gentlemen has unveiled Meatball Madness 1.0 for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Based on a remix of the classic puzzle game, Simon, the goal of players in the $0.99 game is to memorize the patterns of boss attacks and return them blow for blow, pushing the boundaries of human concentration and memory. Unlimited play mode lets players increase their scores even when they have beat every boss monster leading to Facebook feuds with friends for high score domination.
Now teachers can use their iPads to monitor student progress anytime, anywhere with the launch of PowerTeacher Mobile 1.0 for iPad, a free app from Pearson School Systems. It’s an online gradebook, providing the latest technology for standards-based grading.
“Esquire” magazine has published its first monthly issue ($4.99) for the iPad, now available from the Apple App Store. The first app from “Esquire” is a re-conceived and redesigned version of the magazine’s October issue featuring functionality that, until now, has not been used in magazine apps.
Houseplant 411 has announced Houseplant 411 V2.01, a free update to their top-rated app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Filled with photos, the app is a guide to choosing and growing houseplants. Among the new features in version 2.0 is the iCheckPlant reminder service that provides scheduled notifications and specific advice on how and when to water your plants. The app is regularly priced at $9.99, but is available for a limited time for $4.99.
Naughty Bits Software has released its $0.99 Rhumb Line board game from Games Above Board. It features two player competitive play, or three levels of computer