Here are the latest iPhone/iPod touch/iPod/iPad apps. You can find ’em at the Apple App Store (http://www.itunes.com/appstore/).
Vitzu has announced Spin the Bottle 1.0, an iOS version of the classic party game that gives users the ability to customize gameplay, going from the customary kiss to whatever “penalty” they can imagine. The US$0.99 game features an animated bottle that spins in a wheel, and the multi-colored wheel is divided into a number of equal sectors. The bottle determines the player and their penalty.
R&D Innovations has released Kids Upside-Down: Understanding the Introverted Child 1.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The $3.99 app is designed to help parents and teachers understand and support introverted children. Kids Upside Down provides personality evaluation tests, reading on how to handle problems and give encouragement, as well as recommending books for further reading and listing support websites to round out the network of available resources.
Asgard Studios has introduced Wizard’s Castle HD 1.0 for iPad 2, a $0.99 match-and-remove game for all ages. The player enters a castle to find that the friendly Wizard has cast a spell and colored, magic balls are raining down from the ceiling. Players match and remove balls by touching groups of two or more balls of the same color, and try to prevent the room from filling up with balls in each three-minute round. The Game features 10 levels and Game Center leaderboards and achievements.
See Man See Do has unveiled 8 Ball Twisted 1.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The $2.99 app puts a twist on the traditional game of 8 Ball pool. Players must follow directions issued on cards and may have to switch balls or partners, call and sink a bank shot, or any number of other plays.
Raven-App has launched e-Share 1.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The free app lets you import, store, transfer, organize, personalize and share photos and videos, individually, in specially created albums, or as slideshows with music.
MSD Services has debuted ManManLai Chinese 1.0, a $4.99 app for the iPhone and iPod touch. It’s a personal learning tool combining a fully searchable Chinese-English dictionary with a flash card and organizational system.
RITLabs has rolled out sParking 1.0, a navigational app for iOS devices. Short for “simple parking,” the $0.99 was developed specifically to help you park your car into the garage easily and accurately. Users print the parking markers and to stick them to the wall or ceiling. By filling in a few simple steps in the included wizard, the next time you approach to the parking spot, an audio indicator allows you to park and not to be distracted while driving the car.
BuildingReports, which specializes in web-based inspection reporting, has served up BRForms, a free app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users. BRForms is a paper form replacement application that will allow customers to access online information from their iOS devices.
Lerner Publishing Group has cooked up its first app for the iPad. Journey Into the Deep (US$2.99) is based on the book by Rebecca L. Johnson and invites users to explore the ocean from sunlit shallows to the deepest, darkest depths and discover incredible sea creatures that are brand-new to science.
m3me is offering Remote Conductor Lite 1.0 for the iPhone, and Remote Conductor HD lite 1.0 for iPad. The free apps turn an iDevice into a wireless, multi-touch trackpad and secure keyboard for a Mac or PC. The Lite versions offer the same user interface and security as the full versions of Remote Conductor.
ChooFun Games has served up BlockArt 1.0 for iOS. It’s a $3.99 app for making 3D models.
It’s Done! is a new $2.99 task completion confirmation tool for iOS devices. It helps users remember whether routine everyday tasks are done.
Audiofile Engineering, creators of professional audio software for Mac OS X and iOS, recently acquired Quiztones (http://quiztones.net), an ear training application for audio professionals and musicians, and released it as a $2.99 app for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
TernTek has updated Tacts, a contact manager, to version 1.4. The free app contact is designed to help anyone organize and connect to contacts. Version 1.4 includes an T9 Keypad dialer as an in-app purchase.
DigitalCoolio has announced 3D Music Player 1.0.1, an update to their free music app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. It offers a 3D surround sound and uses audio post processing technology. 3D Music Player features 3D stereo control, equalization, speed and pitch control, and more.
p13 Development has updated Scrublist to version 1.1. The $0.99 app is targeted to aanyone who juggles shopping and to-do lists.
Irina Schens has released “Match Pairs — Memory Game for Kids with Teddy Bears”, an update to her children’s Memory Game for iOS devices. Developed specially for kids and toddlers, the $2.99 app is designed to sharpen your mind by training your visual memory and concentration. Featuring handmade artwork it combines six categories with three levels of difficulty.
CalamitySoft has updated Tempus Practicus, a technical update to their tempo training app for iOS devices, to version 1.1. The $1.99 training tool delivers a tempo-testing experience for aspiring conductors and musicians. Tempus Practicus will click out the beats like a normal metronome, rest for a number of beats, then resume playing and repeat.
On the Spot Development has introduced Top Pix 1.06 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. Top Pix is social networking through pictures, allowing users to share their images via Facebook and by email to drum up votes. Users can browse and vote on photos entered into the weekly recurring contests, or upload pictures to be automatically entered to win a prize. Top Pix 1.06 Lite is free or viewing and voting, and $0.99 for the full paid version to upload photos and enter contests.
Tetralab S.R.L. has updated SwapBall to version 1.0.1. The aim of the $0.99 game is to align at least three identical balls in any direction; horizontally, vertically and diagonally. Once lined up, the balls are removed and replaced with new random colored balls and fixed square blocks.
IDEA has unveiled WikiNodes 2.0, an update to their $0.99 lifestyle app for the iPad. It displays content from Wikipedia in a futuristic way. Instead of clicking through page after page of long articles, users tap on images and nodes to breeze through topics. Each node contains a piece of an article, and nodes are linked together. Version 2.0 supports Wikipedia’s top 36 languages, as well as improved layout and stability.
Full Fat has updated Coin Drop! for iOS to version 1.1. In the $0.99 game, you bounce your way through 75 sugar coated levels over five worlds of Coin Drop.