Here are the latest iPhone/iPod touch/iPod/iPad apps. You can find ’em at the Apple App Store (

Monkey Prism has announced Bugs and Dolls for iOS. It’s an interactive/educational sound box app. It features Monkey Prism favorite Nina Rouselle De Polonia back with her wonderful and vivid illustrations. The basic version of Bugs and Dolls includes the Animals level, and is available for free in the Apple App Store. Three other levels (Dollhouse, Bugs, and Camping) can be unlocked through an in-app purchase of $1.99, as well as a Thanksgiving level for $0.99.

Brosix has released Brosix for iPhone, the mobile version of their secure instant messaging software. The free app is a secure instant messenger that allows customers to log into their Brosix account from their Apple smartphone and chat with their online contacts. The free version of Brosix IM allows customers to create a free account and connect with other free version users around the world.

Mic Pringle has introduced Audium 1.0, a gesture driven music player for the iPhone and iPod touch. The $0.99 app employs visual cues to provide feedback to the user.

Panorama Concepts has unveiled Ultimate Kids Song Collection 1.0 for iOS devices. All the songs in the $0.99 app are professionally recorded with lyrics. Ultimate Kids Song Collection includes 50 nursery rhymes and songs for casual learning and educational purposes.

Jiv3D has debuted the Jiv3D iPad app. The free automatically syncs music with photos to create interactive audio displays.

Umami has rolled out a free, synchronous companion TV app for the iPad. The app also serves as a scalable publishing platform for television programmers wishing to enhance viewer engagement via a second screen. The app uses proprietary audio fingerprinting technology to sync continuously to live or time-shifted programming from all major broadcast and cable networks.

MEA Mobile has served up AutoValve, a vintage audio emulator application for iPhone and iPod touch. The $1.99 app is designed to “bring back the retro love of tube analog to iPod touch or iPhone music libraries.” Users can add needle drops, snaps, and crackly pops and hisses to their tunes with three different vinyl samples, or select reel-to-reel to add a bit of tape noise and select from multiple skins to enjoy glowing tubes and bouncing VU meters.

“Discovery’s Edge,” Mayo Clinic’s research magazine, is now available in a free, downloadable iPad edition. The app, based on the current biannual print issue, is enhanced by a range of original interactive features.