Here are the latest iPhone/iPod touch/iPod/iPad apps. You can find ’em at the Apple App Store (http://www.itunes.com/appstore/).
“The Chronicle of Higher Education,” a voice in higher-education journalism, has launched what it says is the first-ever app for higher-education news to be developed especially for the iPad. The free app preserves the t look-and-feel of the print publication, and adds interactive audio, video, and slideshows to supplement The Chronicle’s mix of reporting and commentary.
Wertago Team has announced ClusterPic, an event pic-sharing iPhone app giving event-goers instant access to all photos taken at their event. The app will be available for free on all Apple iOS devices after Apple App Store approval.
Next Gen Games has released Ball Busters 1.0 for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The game features a reworked classic pong style gameplay with characters that are actually balls that users have to break while playing to clear a level and get higher scores. The game features six worlds and 120 different levels. The iPhone/iPod touch version is US$0.99; the iPad version costs $1.99.
Rickey Nguyen has debuted Animals Pronunciations A-Z 1.0 for iOS. The $2.99 app offers a way for kids to learn and pronounce the alphabet and animals’ names. It uses your kid’s sight, hearing and touch senses as teaching methods.
EightyEightGames has introduced RollRover 1.0, their debut game for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It’s a $0.99, physics-based puzzle game in which the player controls a car with magnetic wheels. The player collects power-ups that change the properties of the wheels to solve puzzles.
Melody Street has published “The House on Melody Street”, its first interactive book for iPhone, and iPad, aimed at children three and up. Developed in collaboration with Genera Interactive, the $0.99 app allows kids to interact with the entire cast of the Melody Street musical characters. It tells the story of the instruments of the orchestra learning to live in harmony.
M2 Media Group, a subscription and lead generation agency, has created TechPapers for iPhone/iPad, a mobile application that delivers and organizes free white paper and professional decision-making content. The product is designed to help on-the-go technology and business professionals stay current through the access of problem solving content for the enterprise.
Special Force: Gun Battle 1.0 has been unleashed for iOS devices. The $0.99 app features competitive online gameplay with an automatic matchmaking system. This game draws its inspiration from first-person shooters to test the player’s mental acuity and hand/eye coordination. Players will also be climbing up the chain of command with 21 military ranks.
AppRanks is designed to allow you to understand the movements and trends of the app market. It’s a real-time platform that provides users with relevant monitoring tools, analytics and charts. AppRanks is connected directly to the Apple App Store, giving you data from 90 different markets in one place. This app gives you information on the top 200 positions, including information on top grossing, top paid, and top free apps. AppRanks offers a free membership, allowing access to all functions on a small scale. Basic, Standard, Professional and Premium subscriptions allow for wider flexibility within the app, ranging from $2.99-$19.99.
Software101 has updated What time is it? for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad to version 2.0. The $1.99 app is designed to help parents teach their young children how to read a clock and tell what time it is. Version 2.0 sports “click-on” text that helps children who haven’t yet learned to read utilize the app effectively.
Pandion Software has announces rapidRTM 1.6.2 for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. The $1.99 app allows you to register tasks on the task management service “remember the milk.” You can set up an account on remember the milk. Register your e-mail address on the settings screen, and choose the appropriate settings if you plan to use templates.