Here are the latest iPhone/iPod touch/iPod/iPad apps announced. You can find ’em at the Apple App Store (

Mobivention has announced Mahjong Mountain 1.0 for the iPhone and iPod touch. It’s based on a classic Chinese game concept that has the goal of finding matching gaming pieces. Additional difficulty levels are included through different game layouts and different pilings of the pieces. The first 1,000 downloads of the full version are free. Further campaigns and details of the game can be found on .

Appdicted has released Monster Meter 1.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The US$0.99 gives parents a way to prove to young children that there are no monsters hiding in their room. The app offers four different monster detection technologies, including two scanner displays.

Uncommon Projects has unveiled Marco Friend Locator 1.0 for iOS, a free SMS powered app that shows the user’s location on a map, along with that of any friend with a smartphone, so they can find each other. On launch the app displays the user’s position on a street level Google Map, and they may then ask their friend’s location using SMS. Connected via the Marco website, the recipient can automatically respond. Now linked, the user can see both their locations instantaneously.

Brain Counts has debuted ABC Phonics Word Families 1.0, their first iPhone/iPod touch/iPad app. The $1.99 game consists of five different learning modules to reinforce the comprehension of word families.

Games Above Board has served up Rhumb Line, a $0.99 game for Phone and iPod touch devices. Rhumb Line features two player competitive play, or three levels of computer difficulty for solo action, as well as a Caribbean soundscape and clean animation. The nautical game is based on ancient mariner history, seafaring lore and pastimes. The object is to out-navigate the opposition to achieve victory.

Movie Vault for the iPhone ($2.99) and iPad ($4.99) is an app that delivers a truly classic film viewing experience streaming a wide variety of film. It also provides access for genre based navigation as well as free-form searches. Movie Vault streams ly on both Wi-Fi and 3G networks and, with the iPhone version, the application takes full advantage of the multi-tasking functionality.

iPhoenix Creations has created My Avatars 1.0 for the iPhone and iPod touch. In the $0.99 app, you can use a picture of yourself and try on different hair styles. The app has both men and women hair styles, and you can adjust the color of the hair style that you choose. You can adjust your photo in numerous ways you can flip, rotate, zoom in, and zoom out. You can save your avatar in your application gallery, publish it to Facebook or Twitter, and share it through email.

Mach Software Design has produced Bartender Dash 1.0, a $1.99 bartender simulation and time management game for the iPhone and iPod touch. You serve up to 30 different drinks and food items, serve up to seven different unique customers, and upgrade your bar with more than 25 different equipment items and accessories., a destination in online apparel and footwear sales, has launched Zappos’ first Mobile shopping application for the iPad. The free app allows users to search, shop, read reviews and make purchases on

Vito Technology has announced Family Doctor — Symptoms and Diagnosis, a $4.99 app for iOS devices. It reproduces the symptoms checker book ”Home Adviser” with interactive features. The 150 symptom charts are designed to help you determine the importance of your symptoms.

MobileApp Systems has announced iLuaBox 1.0, a $9.99 Lua scripting environment running on the iPad. It’s an embeddable scripting language that has been used in many industrial applications, with an emphasis on embedded systems and games. In addition to Lua’s standard function libraries, iLuaBox includes a special function library developed specifically for the Apple tablet.

Richard Zmuda has announced Breast Cancer Treatment News 1.1 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. This $4.99 application provides users with the latest breaking breast cancer research and treatment news. One new article sourced from a peer-reviewed medical journal is sent each day to a user’s device.

PAL Games has introduced FokkerSkurge 1.2 for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The $3.99 3D flight simulator game lets users take part in realistic re-creations of World War 1 dogfights, complete with aerial maneuvers sound effects. Players simply tilt the device to steer the plane and tap the screen to fire the machine guns. After one or two practice runs, users are ready to take to the skies.

Cogniflame has unveiled Flingy 1.1 for iOS. It’s a $0.99 “pick up and play arcade game” in which you tap spheres to grapple to them and tap anywhere to disconnect. Use Flingy’s momentum to fling him higher and higher.

Outer Level has rolled out LicenseKeeper 1.6, an update to its $19.95 software license manager for Mac OS X. The app helps Mac users keep track of all the information related to purchased applications, games, and other software. Version 1.6 adds syncing data to the recently released LicenseKeeper for iPhone, and also improves its serial number scanner, its application information detector, and includes fixes to reported issues.

Smiley Cat Software has produced Just Fractions! 2.0 for iOS, an update of its $1.99 educational app. Now you can perform fraction problem drills against the clock for points. Three levels of difficulty challenge you and help you learn how to do fraction math.