Here are the latest iPhone/iPod touch/iPod/iPad apps. You can find ’em at the Apple App Store (http://www.itunes.com/appstore/).
Swipe, from app developer AppNinjas, enables credit and debit card payments to be quickly processed from any location. The US$0.99 app is compatible with the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Retailers, vendors and professionals who provide products and services outside traditional retail or office settings now have a way to be paid more quickly with a secure and easy-to-use application. Swipe will allow you to accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
Moonbot Studios, a multi-platform storytelling company, has announced “The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore” App, an animated children’s short film and book for the iPad, is now available for $4.99.
iAstute has released Help Me Decide 1.0, a $1.99 entertainment app for the iPhone and iPod touch. It provides users with a way to randomly choose one option out of many.
Xcel Energy has introduced Bulb Blasters, a free iPhone app. In the game players fire a compact fluorescent light bulb cannon to blast energy-sucking incandescent light bulbs out of the sky. As players progress to more difficult levels, they receive an efficiency message about saving energy, money and the universe. They can also post their scores and challenge friends.
Mirage Labs has unveiled Video Email 1.0 for the iPhone. The $1.99 app extends the email sharing capability of the default Photos app. iPhone users are often frustrated with the message Video Is Too Long when trying to attach video larger than 54 seconds. Video Email gives a lot more flexibility for attaching videos and photos to email. Using various compression profiles, users have an option to share videos varying from HD to lower 480 x 270 resolution.
Mind cafe has launched Agmethod 1.0 for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Using a new technology called Bio Vibrational Sonic Therapy, the app uses sonic induction to treat everyday pain.
Etienne Nguyen Tan Hon and Yong Jie Hu have debuted Calligraphy Art 1.0 for iPad devices. With the $2.99 tool, users can practice both Western and Chinese styles with calligraphic pens, seven different pen effects, one pointed pen, and four art brushes.
Holderness Media have bounced out Dawjuh Ball 1.0 for iPad devices. The $0.99 game mixes elements of air hockey, dodge ball, and ping pong. You strategically dodge and hide behind planks to reflect orbs away from you.
Samuel Harvey has rolled out Scrambleface — an introduction 1.0, a free game for the iPhone and iPod touch. Scrambleface takes a live video feed from the front facing or back camera and makes it into live action sliding puzzle levels. Each level is randomly generated so there are thousands of combinations of puzzles. You can play each level repeatedly as they’re different each time.
Digital Lake has unleashed Escape To Infinity : Space Effects 1.0, a space traveling app for iOS devices. The $1.99 application shows you the “chaotic dance of cosmos objects, burning planets, abstract spirals, amazing rainfall, molecular explosion, stars bleeding, colorful boosting, fireworks and more.”
Clueless Little Muffin has cooked up Anodia 1.0, an arcade title for iOS devices. The $1.99 game takes the classic gameplay idea and upgrades brick breaker mechanics with realtime physics effects, moving objects, over 30 power-ups and 50 levels.
Casey and Bella Books for Kids 1.0 has been published for iOS devices. The free app features the Casey and Bella dogs from the popular children’s book series. They travel to different cities and schools to meet children and teach children to believe in themselves and to dream big.
Barrow West has conjured up MysticGlyph Lite 1.0 for iOS. It’s a free iPhone/iPad puzzle recreated from the journals of Dr. J. S. Wyndham. Your goal is to “engage your perception and intellect in discovering the true meaning and purpose of the secrets it holds.”
Panorama Concepts has tossed out Find The Coin 3D — Premium Version for the iPhone, iPad and iPod. It’s a $0.99 arcade simulation game in which a coin is hidden under of the the three cups and you’re required to find it after the cups have been shuffled.
iPharaohs is offering Egyptian Revolution, an Egyptian revolution game for iOS devices. The $1.99 game features photos from Tahrir Square that are displayed between the levels. The game play itself is about the conflicts that happened between the police and the protesters during the Jan. 25 revolution. There are two game modes of 14 levels each, all happening in Cairo around Tahrir Square.
OfficeBleepster is a new iPad application that allows for 2-way communication between an executive and his or her assistant. The app connects two iPads on a Wi-Fi network so the iPads may communicate with each other. Each pair of users includes one “executive” and “assistant” each with a screen that is relevant to their role. OfficeBleepster is free as an Apple iAd supported application or $19.95 for an ad-free version.
Erwin Zwart says his iOS apps, PhotoStack Wallpaper Designer for iPhone and iPod “try before you buy” experience, users can design wallpapers for their device, with reduced functions compared to the full version. Add as many of your own pictures as you wish and arrange them using multitouch gestures.
Jireh Studio has updated Raging Birds for iOS to version 1.0.1. In the $0.99 game, players control an army of birds with different specialized abilities to help protect their beloved eggs from a young prankster. Your goal is to stop the nasty boy from firing rocks at your unborn baby birds by pooping on his head to chase him away.
MicaRed has announced its release of the updated version of OverTheAir, a free WebDAV client app for the iPhone and iPad. The latest version 1.6 comes with the most significant functionality upgrade since it’s original release one year ago. The upgrades a new PDF viewer with index thumbnails.
3Dgrafix has updated 3D, their popular arcade-style shape match game for iOS devices, to version 1.1.2. Here’s how the $1.99 game is described: “The life of a quarry worker in the Stone Age isn’t easy. Your task is to catch as many falling blocks as possible and to hit the appearing dinosaurs for extra points. You can also upload your scores to OpenFeint to see your position in a worldwide ranking.”
Pizero Design has released Infinite Walls 1.1.1 for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Thanks to the Google Image Search engine, the free app allows anyone to search and find thousands of wallpapers by entering one or more keywords.
SVP Mobile has updated Izar for iOS — a retro-style, turn-based, strategy RPG. Here’s how the $2.99 game is described: “Set in an ancient, mythical kingdom, the game is an epic saga about a knight who returns home after a long journey to find his castle partly destroyed and his army scattered. The role-playing aspect of the game involves spells, quests, and journeys to help restore the lost symbols of Magic, Arrow, and Sword to the castle. Whenever combat is required, the game switches to turn-based, tactical mode.”