Here are the latest iPhone/iPod touch/iPod/iPad apps. You can find ’em at the Apple App Store (http://www.itunes.com/appstore/).
Actor and filmmaker Matthew Modine has announced his Full Metal Jacket Diary app for the iPad. Based on his 2005 limited edition book of the same name, the US$14.99 “appumentary” is an interactive audiovisual experience offering a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Stanley Kubrick’s “Full Metal Jacket.”
SkillPod Media has released Frankie Pain for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. The free app is a “run and gun” puzzle game.
D-Lund has introduced Knoc Knoc Volumes 1 and 2 for iOS. In the apps — $0.99 each — Kids interact with a cast of animated characters, Knock Knock and his gang, the Who’s there Doors, with a series of voice activated knock knock jokes, complete with animated punch lines.
Bazzbo has unveiled Smoosh for the iPhone. The free app transforms images into impressionist art by letting the user smoosh the pixels using tools for original results.
Ahiku Corp has launched Record Pro for iOS. The $3.99 app allows you to apply video filter effects while recording video in real time.
Stefan Preussi has debuted iSpherical — A Wizard’s Journey 1.0 for iOS. In the $0.99 game, players help the little Wizard guiding his Sphere through the levels by making and breaking blocks.
InJoyee has premiered Spot’em 1.0 for iOS. It’s a free, spot-the-difference game capitalizing on the current popularity of the Summer Olympics.
Deedil has created Robot ABCs with Jinxie, an interactive and educational children’s app for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. With human and robot narration, the $0.99 app was created for parents to help their children with letter recognition and learning the alphabet.
PhoneClean (http://www.imobie.com/phoneclean/) is a new, one-click iDevice maintenance tool made to free up space on iPhone without the need of jailbreaking. It’s freeware.
Kno, which specializes in education software, is entering the K-12 education market through a new partnership agreement with global education leader Houghton Mifflin Harcourt [HMH]. Previously only available to college students, Kno will offer interactive K-12 textbooks for the iPad, the Web, Android and Windows 7.