Here are the latest iPhone/iPod touch/iPod/iPad apps. You can find ’em at the Apple App Store (http://www.itunes.com/appstore/).
ONE (http://www.one.org), the anti-poverty advocacy group cofounded by Bono, has announced the ONE App for the iPhone. A free mass-market app designed exclusively for advocacy, the ONE App brings together the latest activism tools in a powerful mobile platform. Built in partnership with @radical.media, the ONE App’s unique design and functionality make it the modern way for people to get the facts, get connected and create change in the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease.
Ink from Chase, the business card portfolio from Chase Card Services, a division of JPMorgan Chase & Co., has released Jot (http://www.inkfromchase.com/jot/), a mobile application and online solution designed to meet the needs of small business owners who are often on the go. Jot is designed to save small business owners time in the back office by enabling them to track, categorize and organize business expenses in real-time from their iPhone and Android mobile devices.
Fanhattan has launched an entertainment discovery service bringing on-demand movies and TV shows from the top digital media services into a single iPad app. Tied directly into popular services like Netflix, Hulu, Apple and ABC on the iPad, Fanhattan helps consumers find the content they want to watch and then watch it. Fanhattan was introduced today at D: All Things Digital conference and is available now for free download from the Apple App Store.
Polymash has introduced The Crankamacallit 1.0, a $4.99, interactive children’s story for the iPad. Kids will make discoveries, explore 360-degree panoramas, play with the hidden drawing tools, watch 3D animation and more.
Massive Finger has debuted Mecapix 1.0, a retro-inspired pixel shooter for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. In the $0.99 app, players must destroy their enemies using special blocks and power-ups. The game has three worlds and 27 levels.
Duff Research has cooked up Donut Factory Lite, a free version of Rocknor’s Donut Factory, for the iOS platform. In the game, players help Rocknor save his factory by learning the craft of donut making. The recipe is simple. Players take dough, shape it, cook it, finish it off with delicious toppings, then ship it out to hungry customers.
Corbenic Consulting has created Lending Log 1.0 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices. The $0.99 app helps keep track of any loans a person makes. The user can keep a log of when a loan was made, to who and how much it was for. It also records repayments. Lending Log includes an Export Function, allowing the entered loan and repayment data to be used in the Spending Log companion app.
ComPart Multimedia has published ItalyGuides: Florence Travel Guide 1.3 for iPhone, the third in their series of audio/video travel guides. The $6.99 app presents 54 different points of interest in Florence, and includes over 200 images and maps.
Sync ISD has developed Wedding Photographer’s ToolKit 1.0 for the iPad. The $12.99 app incorporates a spectrum of tools that “guide wedding photographers to best express their creativity in capturing memorable moments.”
Esquire magazine’s first gaming app for iPad, “The Hardest Puzzle Ever,” is now available. Developed by Small Planet and Puzzability, it consists of five levels which combine the physical play of a three-dimensional game like Rubik’s Cube and the intellectual challenge of a crossword puzzle. The Hardest Puzzle Ever App is available for free on the Apple App Store for the iPad or at http://www.esquire.com/puzzle, which includes the first level and the Lincoln level. The remaining four levels can be purchased through an in-app purchase for $4.99.
Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores (Love’s) has served up a Love’s Connect app for iPhone, Android and Blackberry smartphones. It provides customers real-time access to store locations, fuel prices, store amenities, food offerings and special promotions.
Makers Interactive has rolled out Diablo Dice 1.0, a liar’s dice game for iPhone and iPod touch devices. The $0.99 app features shake and swipe gesture control, crafted dice assets, lots of collectables, achievements and game modes.
Appdicted has updated Hairstyle Booth HD — a $2.99 iPad app that allows male and female users to virtually “try on” over 600 different hairstyles, beards, and mustaches — to version 1.9. Featuring a collection of hairstyles in seven categories, the app enables remote scaling, rotation, and placement of the hairstyle by touching any part of the screen.
Glass Puppy has announced BloomDots 1.1.1 for iOS. It’s an update of the $0.99a game that combines a retro arcade feel with the kind of gameplay mechanics made possible by the iPhone’s user interface. The object of the game is to clear away all the dots in the least amount of time, with the fewest possible taps.
Kitty Code has updated Hurricane for the iPhone and Hurricane HD for the iPad. The update to Hurricane HD includes NHC Video Updates, while the Hurricane update includes iOS 4 updates, Retina Display graphics, Multitasking support as well as other minor feature enhancements to the broadcast quality, zoomable maps covering storms in both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Both versions of the app cost $3.99.