Here are the latest iPhone/iPod touch/iPod/iPad apps. You can find ’em at the Apple App Store (http://www.itunes.com/appstore/).
MobileInfocenter has announced Tech News Tube 1.0 for iOS. It delivers the latest tech news, rumors and articles in a free, universal app, aggregating the tech news aggregators to bring readers the latest industry news and articles. Users can finger swiper their way through the day’s headlines and share links.
Big Pixel Studios has released Land-a Panda 1.0 for iOS devices. In the puzzle game (which is US$0.99 for the iPhone and iPod touch and $1.99 for the iPad) players control a young lovestruck male panda called Yang Guang, whose goal is to meet his dream partner, a female panda called Tian Tian.
Makers Interactive has introduced World Academy 1.0 for the iPhone and iPod touch. It’s an educational quiz game for learning world culture into fun. World Academy takes its players for a ride across the globe while testing their knowledge. The game features hundreds of audio clips and pictures from all over the globe. World Academy 1.0 is free, though additional difficulty levels can be unlocked through an in-app purchase.
Infinite Dreams has launched Sailboat Championship 1.0. In the $9.99 app, you participate in regattas and races, upgrade and unlock new boats, complete courses and collect all gold awards. Sailboat Championship offers four gameplay modes.
Apalon has unveiled the Pimp Your Screen application designed for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The $0.99 app allows users to customize the way their devices look and set various home screens, app shelves, neon combos and other eye candies.
Beansprites has served up Bird Stackers 1.0 a $0.99 puzzler game. You stack the birds up high to the sky, and guide them to their birdhouse before they tumble over. You can explore three worlds with nine levels in each — or play Bird Challenge where you can challenge yourself in two different games.
IK Multimedia has created VocaLive, a $4.99 professional performing and recording vocal processor app for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. It provides vocalists with a suite of 12 real-time vocal effects along with a recorder.
Anystone Technologies has developed Anytune 1.0. The free ap provides an user interface and the features you need to learn music faster with your iPod touch or iPhone. You can reduce the tempo of your favorite music while keeping the pitch to help you learn a song or a difficult piece. Anytune 1.0 provides the ability to adjust rate and pitch independently or together.
Prativo has cooked up KitchenPad Timer Lite 1.0 for iOS, a free version of their app that allows the user to set five stove-top timers and four oven timers simultaneously.
Wonky Woo Games has unleashed What Am I Farm HD 1.0, the next installment of the “What am I…” series for iPad devices. The $0.99 app features five farm animals in four different game modes and is designed for parents focused on introducing their children to farm animals.
A free iOS app from Avalore Studios, AdAppella 1.0 helps its users discover music used in TV adverts by providing a constantly updated list of advertisers, adverts and their associated music. Usually short pieces of a TV advert music tracks are often obscured by voiceovers. AdAppella solves this problem by just catering users interested in TV advert music. Users can browse adverts by date of release or by advertiser, view a video of the advert and more.
CounterPath Corp. says the latest version of Bria iPhone Edition ($7.99) — the secure, standards-based VoIP softphone that works over both 3G and Wi-Fi networks — now supports language localization for the Japanese and Chinese markets. This latest capability has CounterPath poised to address the burgeoning mobile market within Asia, leveraging the industry’s “go-to” mobile SIP softphone.
Stella and her little brother Sam invite preschoolers to come along on aquest, with Stella and Sam Adventure apps for the iPad. The first app in the series, “Into the Snow We Go” costs $3.99. The Stella and Sam Adventures combine animated segments and games to tell a story. Children actively participate in each story through the games, which are interspersed between animation segments as part of the narrative.
“Disney FamilyFun,” family magazine with more than 5.5 million devoted readers, has published its FamilyFun app for the iPad, bringing readers new content starting with free versions of the March and April 2011 issues. Starting in May, new issues will be available for download each month through an in-app purchase.
Carmanah Information has updated Zigyt, its iPhone and iPod touch app for the European soccer community, to version 1.2. The $1.99 app runs a user through agility training exercises using a real human voice to call out actions in real-time. When running a random pattern, the user won’t know what move will be called next.
Adva-Soft has announces TouchRetouch 2.1, an update to their $0.99 photo app for iOS. With it you can remove almost anything from a photo and replace objects with a rendering of the surrounding background. TouchRetouch also features a cloning tool with different brushes and effects.
Silicon Studios has updated their iKaraoke entertainment app for the iPhone and iPod touch to version 1.0.2. It’s a $2.99 .Kar file player that allows the user to add an unlimited number of .Kar files, offering an y edit option for moving, renaming, deleting or creating new folders in the app library.
Taha Bebek has released Dreams Controller 2.1.7 for iOS, an update to his $0.99 app that allows the user to influence the theme of their dreams and achieve a state of lucid dreaming. Inspired by the movie “Inception,” the app provides audio cues and suggestions at preset periods while the dreamer is sleeping. The 2.1.7 update adds the capability to create customized audio dream cues.
Ivango has updated Touch Notes, its $0.99 note-taking app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch to version 1.0.5. Notes can also be handwritten, on-screen, with a finger in fine, recognizable print. Touch Notes can be visually customized to suit user tastes and styles. It also accommodates audio notes by providing a multi-function voice/audio recorder.
Mobivention has introduced 3D Mahjong Mountain 2.0 for the iPhone and iPod touch. The $1.99 app is based on a classic Chinese game concept that has the goal of finding matching gaming pieces.
AFK Studio has announced the release of an update to its $4.99 iOS app for reading, organizing and sharing a collection of over 400 comic strips, “The Funnies.” The Funnies 1.5 brings over 400 comic strips to iOS, with an nterface built specifically to fit the form factor and user experience of each of Apple’s devices. With it comes the new “Smart View” technology, which automatically customizes and enhances the viewing experience of each individual comic strip.
Blue Whale Web Solutions has updated its $14.99 Motion Doctor iPad app. Built with Conshohocken Physical Therapy, a practice located outside of Philadelphia, the Motion Doctor app is a video-enabled reference tool for consumers, patients and physical therapy practitioners. Motion Doctor includes over 60 videos.
ABBYY has unveiled ABBYY Business Card Reader 4.0, a new version of its $4.99 business card reading and contact managing application for the iPhone. The new version delivers a smart and searchable mobile archive for business cards and now reads Korean text. The app allows iPhone users to upload, recognize and archive images of their business cards, and transfer selected contacts into their phone’s address book as needed.