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/).
Interactive Data Corporation, a provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions, has announced Interactive Data Mobile, a companion offering to the Interactive Data suite of desktop and web-based solutions for financial professionals. The application, which uses the latest technology and delivers streaming financial data and powerful tools, is available free for the iPhone.
TeleNav, a global wireless location-based services providers, has released MyTies, a mobile-only, private social networking application for the iPhone. The free app allows users to leverage their personal address book and contacts to create multiple private networks by inviting contacts to join and form groups. Users can form separate groups based on whom they want to share information with, for example, a group of co-workers, a group of family members and a group of college friends. This multiple-group structure allows to easily choose which group or groups can view their messages, photos, videos and location information.
ForestKings has introduced LifeStones 1.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The $0.99 game offers a playing concept based on real reflections of life. One human player and up to three virtual players can take part in the turn based game, strategizing to collect colored stones and get the highest score.
DunRight Software has unveiled List Central 1.0, a list manager and information organizing application for iPhone and iPod touch. With the $4.99 app, numbered lists can be created on a single screen. Additionally, users can organize information related to each item including unlimited bookmarks, notes and photos. Lists are created from one of 10 available types, and most list types also include unlimited bookmarks, notes and photos.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and Callaway Digital Arts have cooked up Martha Stewart Makes Cookies for the iPad. The $7.99 app sports more than 50 recipes, shopping lists, “how-to” videos, timers, and techniques.
Viaden Mobile is presenting FoodMeter: Good Food or Bad Food? 1.0, a $0.99 app developed for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch that lends a helping hand in choosing healthy food while shopping in a supermarket. FoodMeter is a smart app that finds out within seconds how healthy a food item is. The food evaluation is based on the Food Score system.
Okenko Books now offers picture books through a subscription system for parents who are on the go. Brand new children’s books are delivered to iPhone/iPod touch/iPads and Android phones every two weeks, providing entertainment and education for children and their parents alike. Those new stories and more are available through the Okenko Books subscription service available at the Okenko Books web site (http://www.okenkobooks.com/okenkobooks/BrowseBooks).
Stephane Pigeon has produced Wild Contacts 1.0 for the iPhone and iPod touch. The $1.99 app lets you add pictures to your address book. You choose how serious, wicked, funny or striking each picture should be.
Plum Amazing has produced SpeechMaker 1.0 for the iPad. The $0.99 app is designed to give students, teachers, politicians, lecturers or any kind of speech maker everything needed to create, practice, hear and give speeches. It can archive thousands of speeches. SpeechMaker comes with a number of famous speeches built in, and some include the original audio. What’s more, it can import and export the text and audio of speeches in a variety of ways.
Tekton Technologies is offering System Monitor with Battery Max 1.0, an all-in-one comprehensive health check meter for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. It’s a $1.99 battery app, along with a system monitor, that provides a “complete health check” for your iOS devices.
Cause Technologies has rolled out Code Clock 1.0 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The $0.99 app was created “to become a salvation for all sleepyheads who consider mornings to be evil, hate them, or are often late and have problems because of it.” To turn it off, users will have to enter a randomized digital code.
iStoryTime has announced Megamind Storybook App 1.0 for iOS devices. The $2.99 game is based on the new movie, “Megamind.” Here’s how the game is described: “Suddenly, Megamind realizes that without a super hero, a super villain’s life has no purpose. Can the world’s smartest man make the smart decision for once? Can the evil genius become the unlikely hero of his own story? iStoryTime books are illustrated and narrated so you can share quality time with your kids or even let them enjoy it on their own when you’re busy.”
Cloverhill has released CoinJar 1.0, its first iOS universal app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The $0.99 app provides educational entertainment based on a favorite guessing game. Drop coins by tapping the screen then guess how many coins are in the jar. CoinJar’s settings allow either guesses based on the number of coins in the jar or the total amount of money in the jar.
Left Coast Logic has introduced Smart Pad 1.0, their calendar and productivity tool for iPad users. The $18.99 app features a calendar, organizer, task manager, integrated notes system, and time tracker — all wrapped in a familiar day-book planner.
Yasmin Studios has unveiled Hansel and Gretel — Children’s Interactive Storybook HD 1.0 for iPad, their latest interactive eBook. Taken from the famous fairy tale as recorded by the Brothers Grimm in the early 19th century, this $0.99, interactive version features graphics, professional narration, optional symphonic musical accompaniment, characters that can be moved and respond to touch, advanced lighting and animation effects, and forward and backward page turns.
Readdle has announced Calendars 2.0, a major update to its $6.99 iPhone/iPad app for tracking events and appointments based on Google’s online calendar. Calendars supports all important functions of Google Calendar, including search, event reminders, invites and even can work offline. Version 2.0 lets people manage tasks and events, create to-do lists and sync their information with a Google account.
Team17 has released Worm 2: Armageddon for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. In the new version of the $4.99 game, there are new game-types, custom game-styles and 30 campaign levels where users can spend hard-earned gold on hats, forts, gravestones and weapons for the improved multiplayer mode.
Clinically Relevant Technologies has rolled out a major update to CORE (Clinical ORthopaedic Exam), bringing it natively to the iPad. The $39.99 app is a tool for users who perform clinical examinations to diagnose musculosketal problems. It now lends itself better to medical academia with the ability to project overhead video content from within the app. The application contains evidence-based content presented in text and video form to illustrate step-by-step test maneuvers.
PhoApps ApS has introduced SocialPhone 1.1 for iPhone and iPod touch. It’s a $1.99 address book that combines all your contacts and social networks. SocialPhone offers extended address book features, including viewing contacts in list or grid format with images, job details and a swipe gesture for accessing contact shortcuts. Contacts can be updated with the latest details from Facebook and LinkedIn.
Vito Technology has unveiled Solar Walk 1.5, an update to the $2.99, 3D solar system model app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. Pluto and retina display support have landed on Solar Walk.
Cityhues Digital Media Group has rolled out MoonNavis Lite 1.0.1 for the iPhone and iPod touch. It’s a free simulation/action game that allows players the opportunity to pilot a lunar lander vehicle to the lunar surface with limited rocket fuel. MoonNavis Lite is the “little brother” to MoonNavis and allows players to hone their landing skills in run-play mode, as well as, compete with other players worldwide by posting their scores to the OpenFeint leaderboard system.