Here are the latest iPhone/iPod touch/iPod/iPad apps. You can find ’em at the Apple App Store (http://www.itunes.com/appstore/).
Panoramas Northwest has announced meanHummingbirdz 1.0 for iOS devices. The US$0.99 game was inspired by watching the antics of hummingbirds feeding from the feeders on the deck in front of our office. In meanHummingbirdz you move your hummingbird around the screen looking for nectar. Find the nectar at flowers or feeders left out by your human friends. Collect nectar points as you feed. Lure the birds and the bees into the poison cloud and get as many points as you can.
Cristian Esposito has released Scary Match 1.0 for iOS, a match 3 game featuring a Halloween theme. In the free app, you watch the monsters, hear their cries, and fight them back wave after wave.
GameDigits has introduced Chicks vs. Zombies for the iPhone/iPod touch. In the $0.99 arcade/strategy game you must defend your nest against the relentless hoards of zombies intent on catching the mother bird.
Tenlin Studios has launched Adventures of Gilbert the Ghost 1.0 for iOS, a Halloween-ready, tilt control, action game for kids. The $0.99 side-scroller lets players fly through the air as Gilbert the Ghost, getting as much candy as possible, while avoiding such obstacles as bats, witches, zombies, and spiders.
Nevosoft, has unveiled Dreamland for iOS. The free game offers a mix of hidden objects, puzzles and adventure. Dreamland is an old abandoned amusement park full of dangerous traps and broken rides. It also contains a terrible secret; the evil dwarf who lives here brightens up his miserable days by collecting the souls of those who dare enter the neglected park.
Greenstones has presented ThereIam 1.0 for the iPhone. The $1.99 social networking app that allows users to post custom messages to Facebook or Twitter automatically whenever they change location.
Mobile Slinger has developed Kick Timer for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. This free app offers reminder alerts to help you avoid parking tickets. Kick Timer reminds users to move their cars on specific days and times. It can also manage other daily tasks such as laundry, trash and recycle days.
IMDb — a source for movie, TV and celebrity content — has given us IMDb Buzz, a free entertainment news application for the iPhone and iPod touch. Users can access breaking entertainment news from IMDb’s roster of NewsDesk partners, including Access Hollywood, indieWire and The Wrap, while following their favorite celebrities, TV shows, films and news sources in a customized newsfeed.
Boston Scientific Corp. has created a CardioTeach iPad app. It’s a free educational resource to help healthcare professionals better educate patients and caregivers about therapy options related to cardiovascular and peripheral diseases, specifically atrial and ventricular arrhythmias, coronary artery disease, heart failure, heart rhythm disorders and peripheral vascular disease.
Rovinware has served up TryAngulate, a $0.99 game designed for challenge-seeking puzzle lovers where players arrange triangular pieces on a game board to match the colored edges. With a total of 40 tricky puzzles, TryAngulate challenges players to place the triangle-shaped pieces onto the blank board so the color of each edge matches all of the edges it touches. The game is also available as a free version called TryAngulate Lite with eight puzzles.
Paper Zombie Halloween is a new arcade style blaster that combines strategy and shooting in a $0.99 fantasy game for the iPhone that reinvigorates the zombie genre with a new breed of zombies — all made of paper.
Inkling has partnered with John Wiley & Sons on an iPad cooking resource, The Professional Chef from The Culinary Institute of America (CIA). It offers access to 1,200 pages’ worth of instructional images, videos, recipes, and methods. The Professional Chef costs $49.99 for the complete book or $2.99 per chapter.
To coincide with the arrival of the world’s seven billionth person on Oct. 31, National Geographic magazine has collected all of its related population coverage across 2011 in an free app for the iPad. “7 Billion: How your world will change” explores the challenges — and potential solutions — for coping with a growing human population in a world of limited resources with videos, interactive maps, in-depth articles and photography.
Outdoorsmen who require accurate weather forecasts, detailed Doppler radar, and severe weather alerts can now have all of this and more for free on their iPhone, iPod and iPad with the new Weather Base Station app. It provides severe weather alerts, sunrise and sunset data, humidity, dew point, barometric pressure and video hunting tips.
Amidio has rolled out Songineer — Instant Composer for the iPhone. The $0.99 app is designed to let you create “short, inspiring music pieces.”