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/).
Cool Bear Studios has announced Cosmic Top 1.0, its first application for iOS devices. Like a virtual toy, the US$1.99 app is an audiovisual physics-based simulation of a spinning, wobbling, and sometimes morphing top. The top can take on unlimited shapes and sounds which appear to glow and hum from within the iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. The player has full control of the top and can experience it from all angles in 3D simply by moving the device around in real space.
Hollingtech Software has released SpectaRuler 1.0 for iPhone and iPod touch devices. By using the shoe size of the user as a frame of reference for all measurements, the $2.99 app can measure the size of objects and determine the distance to those objects. SpectaRuler can measure upright objects, such as trees, walls, windows, and picture frames; for example, from left, right, above, and below, as well as the distance to those objects.
Nevosoft has introduced a sequel to My Kingdom for the Princess for the iPad. This $4.99 strategy game features 60 levels on five different islands, each of the five locations consist of 10 regular level. My Kingdom for the Princess II is easy for beginners to progress, but highly challenging to master, offering unusual power-ups and different landscapes and much more.
Specter Studios has unveiled Flurry Frenzy 1.0, a winter-themed, puzzle arcade game for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The $0.99 game is designed for players of all ages. To get points, you need to match as many snowflakes of the same type as possible. You need to collect enough snowflakes to advance to the next level. Leaderboard integration with Apple’s Game Center lets you challenge your friends to see who can get the highest score
Quizible, the popular picture based quiz site has gone mobile with the launch of an app for iPhone and iPod touch. The $2.99 app has been designed using a hangman style text input, removing the problem of incorrect spelling and typing mistakes on smaller touchscreens. All the quizzes generated online are instantly available in your hand, organized by the latest creation, rating, and categories. You’ll never run out of memory challenging picture quizzes as new ones are published every day.
Nate Games has unleashed Cheese & Mouse 1.0 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Blending numerous classic arcade gaming elements, the $0.99 app tasks users with banishing clever mice from a block of cheese as quickly as possible. The game supports Apple’s Game Center technology.
AFK Studio has debuted The Funnies 1.0 for the iPad. With the $4.99 app, you can read and share over 390 comic strips and editorial cartoons on the web. A search-based interface can be used to create a virtual billboard with all the user’s favorite comics, which can be viewed individually through a scrollable interface.
iTech Developers has rolled out Fat Kiosk HD 1.0 for iOS, a $0.99 visualization app that adds the effects of weight gain and aging to any frontal photo. Photos may be taken from the gallery or camera, and shared using Facebook, Twitter, eMail, or SMS.