Here are the latest iPhone/iPod touch/iPod/iPad apps. You can find ’em at the Apple App Store (http://www.itunes.com/appstore/).
Time Warner Cable has added 17 new channels to its TWCableTV app for the iPad. The channels, which were added overnight, include an array of programming, including sports, news and public affairs networks. Also included are Time Warner Cable’s local news channels in each market where they’re available. Customers will receive all of the available networks that are included in the cable package to which they subscribe.
Swap.com, a swap movement both online and in communities across the world, has announced what it says is the first mobile swapping application for the iPhone. The free Swap.com Mobile app will enable users to scan bar codes on books, video games, movies, or CDs, and get instant access to Swap.com’s inventory of over 13 million items to swap their stuff for new items that they want.
Urban Anomaly has released Budget Studio 1.0, an US$1.99 iPad and iPhone application that combines simple budgeting with task list functions and the ability to share budgets instantly through PDF documents and Dropbox folders.
Nutria Software has introduced MixMe-FixMe 1.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. Designed specifically for children, three to six years of age, the $0.99 app presents kids with a mixed up picture puzzle of a cute character then allows them to flip through many choices to find a head, torso and lower body that matches up to form a complete picture. When a mixed up match is fixed, children are rewarded with music and a relevant sound effect.
Mind Cafe by Agmethod has launched AGMethod 1.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The $1.99 app is designed to alleviate everyday pain and insomnia using sonic induction developed according to the principles of Neuro Linguistic Programming.
My Smart Hands has rolled out My Smart Hands Finger Spelling Game 1.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The $0.99 app combines the teaching and testing of American Sign Language with a game format that helps users practice receptive skills. Users can learn the ASL alphabet before playing the game, which allows for full option settings, including game speed from slow up to expert, multiple choice list or typed answers and three, four or five letter words.
Entrepreneur Outfitters has debuted Start Up Checklist 1.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The $7.99 app is designed to offer help and advice on setting up a business, as well as selling goods and services to the US Government. The app offers forms, spreadsheets, resources, tips and templates necessary for entrepreneurs to get started. Ten percent of sale proceeds are used to provide interest-free micro-loans to aspiring entrepreneurs worldwide.
BeIZ has created Lola’s Alphabet Train Lite. The free app offers a way to learn letters and spelling. Kids start with the “touch the letter” game, advance to a memory game and finally practice what they have learned with the more involved drag and drop letter game.
Bostorm has unleashed Cascai 1.0, an arcade action game for the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. This $1.99 app challenges the player in several disciplines. The player controls an animated rolling ball by tilting the device. The goal is to catch or evade the Pucks, depending on the game variant. The game offers four different variants with four difficulty levels each. Cascai is integrated leaderboards and achievements provided by Apples Game Center.
Smiley Cat has updated Just Fractions!, an educational iOS app, to version 3.0. The $1.99 app teaches fraction math. Three levels of difficulty challenge you and help you learn how to do fraction math. This is a universal version that runs fully native on the iPad as well as the iPhone and iPod touch.
Jury Shortki studios has announced inShort 1.2.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This $4.99 mobile planning utility allows users to build process diagrams to help them visualize the consecutive steps that aught to be taken in order to complete tasks.
Vigu360 has updated Flashlight Four, their free iPhone 4 app, to version 2.0.1. The app includes a flashlight function, plus a strobe light that can be set to flash to the beat of the music being played, or to any set frequency. Flashlight Four activates just iPhone 4’s LED, normally used as a supplementary light source for video recording, not the camera. In Beat Strobe mode, the app flashes the strobe in time with the music being played.
TimeBom, Corp. has published Book of Magic 2.0 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This $2.99 learning application allows users to learn simple yet effective magic tricks within minutes. Book of Magic includes 60 magic tricks to learn, with tricks divided up by category and taught via video lesson clips.
1Tucan has updated Mario Ducks for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users to version 1.2. Users who loved playing Nintendo’s Duck Hunt will recognize the game concept. This $0.99 app uses the same play concept but in a more modern format.
Sinusoid has released Snappix 1.1, an update to their $0.99 photographic app for iOS devices. It llows you to quickly take four shots from the camera in quick succession, put them in the same frame, and email them to friends or send to Facebook, Twitter or img.ly without leaving the app. The format can be either 2 x 2, or a 1 x 4 strip and both portrait and landscape shots can be mixed within the one frame.
Motivapps has updated Sonnet, their personal productivity app for iOS devices, to version 1.2. One in a series, the $0.99 app is designed to inspire users to write love letters.
In the spirit of April Fool’s Day, Mobilaga, an iPhone application development group, has announced another update to its app, Dude, Your Car! This $0.99 app is available for pranksters looking for some April Fool’s Day fun, now with over 100 damage types. Users can also create their own custom damage types. In addition to the damage types, users can now add firemen and firetrucks to their pictures.