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Here are the latest iPhone/iPod touch/iPod/iPad apps announced. You can find 'em at the Apple App Store (http://www.itunes.com/appstore/).
iWatermark is the a tool to watermark photos on Mac and Windows for professional photographers to total beginners. It's now on the iPhone and iPad for US$4.99. iWatermark lets you add your personal or business watermark to any photo or graphic. Once added this visible watermark displays your creation and ownership of this photograph or artwork.
SlothMedia has announced KosmicMath-Education 1.0 for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad devices. It's a $14.99 space exploration game that reinforces mathematical scope and sequence requirements covering preschool through fourth grade.
Exclusively for the iPad, Cazual Games has created Kodix HD, a twist on the board game, Mastermind. Like the classic game, Kodix ($3.99) challenges players to reveal a secret code.
Cocoafish, mobile application development firm, has debuted an iPad version of its Dishfinders mobile application. The free app allows l users to search for and review specific dishes ranging from tacos to sushi to pizza to foie gras from any restaurant.
ModiFace is introducing picMD (http://www.picmd.com), a free, in-photo virtual makeover tool that allows anyone to apply a makeover to any photo by simply touching -- on iPhone/iPod touch/iPad devices -- any feature of the face. Once a region on the face or body is clicked or touched, a palette of vendor-specific products appears, allowing them to be selected and applied to the appropriate area in the photo automatically, using ModiFace's patent-pending facial recognition technology.
TurboTax has produced MyTaxRefund, a free iPhone app that allows users to track their e-filed tax return status. Users answer two questions, and the app will tell them if their tax return was accepted by the IRS, and the IRS’ estimation of when they’ll receive their refund.
Weather Decision Technologies (http://www.wdtinc.com) is launching a new nationwide alerting program for the iPhone in partnership with local broadcasters across the U.S. The alerting program, dubbed the Integrated Multimedia Alerting Program (IMAP) is designed to provide consumers with precise alerts for their location and up to four other locations delivered to their mobile devices. The solution also delivers real-time streaming video from local television stations, live audio feeds from local radio stations, and spoken warnings from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Weather Service (NWS).
FICO, the developer of the FICO credit risk score, is offering the free myFICO app on the Apple App Store. It gives iPhone and iPod touch users access to the FICO Score Estimator.
Urban Anomaly and the City of Lexington, Kentucky, has released Lexington 311, a free iPhone application for reporting non-emergency issues in Lexington-Fayette Urban County. The app organizes email reports that contain the exact information needed to respond to the problem.
POS Portal, the developer of PunchSpot, has launched a free iPhone app for consumers. It lets people send lists of recommended places, such as cafes, restaurants, boutiques, or wineries, to their friends.
Topcon Medical Systems says the mobile version of its EyeRoute Image Management
Suite is now available as a dedicated iPhone app in North America. It's available at an "early adopter" price of $19.99 for the first year.
Developer Vais Salikhov says Find In Page 2.0 is now available for the Safari browser on the iPad. The $0.99 app augments the web browsing experience on the iPad with the ability to search for text within web pages. This semi-transparent toolbar docked at the bottom of the screen is the iPad Safari equivalent of the Edit-Find menu available in traditional web browsers.
Gotow.net has released Layers for iPad 2.1. Completely redesigned for the new device's high-resolution, it provides the tools "to transform your iPad into a mobile art studio." The base edition includes in-app painting replay, 30 levels of undo, and a range of export options. Layers for iPad 2.1 is normally US$6.99, but is on sale this week for $2.99. The additional Pro features are available via in-app purchase for $2.99.
DigitalDeejay has launced mix.dj Lite, a free trial version of the iPhone and iPad app, mix.dj Pro, that delivers over 16,000 DJ mixes to your fingertips via unlimited free streaming for 15 minutes in full mode.