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New Apps for iPhone & Android, June 2011

In our continuing tradition of rounding up new mobile application releases we found interesting and/or exciting over the past month, we present you with this new list of apps for June 2011. Previously in June, we shared a list of apps that came out in May and during the first part of June, so be sure to check that post for some early June app launches.

This time around, we’re again focusing on new (and notably updated) iPhone and Android applications, as well as a few iPad, tablet and cross-platform apps that caught our eye. As always, share which apps are your new favorites in the comments below.

iPhone Apps

Discovr Apps: An interactive map of all the iOS applications on iTunes. Search for a favorite app, and Discovr shows you related apps in a beautiful visualization. ($0.99, iTunes)

Frenzapp Music: A social music player for sharing songs with friends. (Free, iTunes)

Roger Ebert’s Great Movies: Offers all of the reviews in Roger Ebert’s series of Great Movies books, from 1915 to the present. ($0.99, iTunes)

Doxo: A file cabinet in your pocket. Snap photos of bills and receipts, view digital files, backups supports, and receive paperless statements from select providers. (Free, iTunes)

BiteHunter: Like Kayak.com for restaurants, this iPhone app helps you seek out dining deals via real-time search. (Free, iTunes)

SayClip: Free & private video messaging. Coming soon to Android. (Free, iTunes)

Agenda: A beautiful calendar app with a clean, minimal design. Great replacement for the stock calendar. ($1.99, iTunes)

WeatherTrends 360: Discover your future weather…up to a year ahead! Uses the company’s high level statistical forecasting model to project temperature, precipitation and snowfall trends for 6.4 million locations in 195 countries. ($0.99, iTunes)

SmartFuel: Lets you find cheap gas, but also rate station cleanliness and safety. Uses the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS) database which tracks credit card swipes at the pump for determining fuel rates. (Free, iTunes)

Photosynth: Microsoft’s 360-degree photos app was recently updated to offer cropping, expanded sharing (now Bing, Facebook and email) and includes “Best of Bing Maps” contest, where the prize is free Xbox 360 and Kinect. (Free, iTunes)

Flixwagon Live Video Share: Broadcast live video from your iPhone and share on Facebook, Twitter, via SMS or email. Sketch and draw over the live, video too. (Free, iTunes)

Universal (iPhone/iPad) and iPad-only

exfm: Social music discovery app goes mobile, letting you follow favorite tastemakers, note songs to favorite or share, listen to friends’ shares and buy from iTunes. (Free, iTunes)

NBC: Clips and previews, not full-length episodes. Worth noting, we suppose, but kind of lame. (Free, iTunes)

Fring: Recently updated to include video conferencing on iPad 2. Supports groups of up to 4 people. (Free, iTunes)

Flixlab: Lets a group of friends share video clips and pictures to make movies together. (Free, iTunes)

Hipmunk: Popular flight search app is now available for iPad, letting you sort flights by “agony.” (Free, iTunes)

Roadshow: Lets you save online videos for later viewing, even if you go offline. Supports Vimeo, CollegeHumor, Funny or Die, The Onion, but not YouTube. (Free, iTunes)

Book Crawler: Book database and reviews app was recently updated to integrate Skyhook’s Local Faves. Now lets you talk to others nearby about the books you’re reading. ($1.99, iTunes)

Android Apps

Google+: Google’s new social network comes with its own Android app offering access to your streams, circles and photos. An “instant upload” feature is also supported, to immediately post camera photos online to a private album only you can see. Widget included with app. (Free, Android Market)

Hulu Plus: Now on Android, Hulu Plus brings you TV shows and movies for $7.99/month. (Free, Android Market)

Path: The private photo-sharing app for connecting with family and friends is now available on Android, in addition to iOS. (Free, Android Market)

Skype: The Android app has been updated, bringing video calling to the Google Nexus S, HTC Desire S, Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo and Sony Ericsson Xperia Pro, with more on the way. Our coverage. (Free, Android Market)

Third Eye: A reality-based game using Viewdle’s facial recognition technology. You play as a vampire or a slayer. (Free, Android Market)

Crackle: Now on Android, Sony Pictures Entertainment’s video network brings ad-supported, full-length Hollywood movies and TV shows to Android. (Free, Android Market)

Music Unlimited: Sony’s Qtriocity service goes mobile with access to 7 million+ songs. Free for 30 days then $3.99 or $9.99 per month afterwards, depending on plan. (Free, Android Market)

QikCam: This Android widget lets you snap photos or videos quickly just by tapping the homescreen widget. (Not new, but we just discovered!) (Free, Android Market)

UberMusic: From LauncherPro’s creator, UberMusic is a new music app offering artist/album downloads, album art, last.fm scrobbling, headphone controls and a homescreen widget. (Free, UberMusic.com APK)

Zimbra: VMWare released an app for Android as a “fling,” allowing access to email, contacts, calendar, tasks and files from any Android device. Not guaranteed to be a part of any future product offering, says VMWare, nor is support offered. Our coverage. (Free, VMWare.com)

Wikitude World Browser: Now available for Honeycomb tablets, this AR browser lets you explore the world around you via informational overlays on your camera’s display. (Free, Android Market)

Cross-Platform Apps

Snipper: Lets you share short videos with family and friends using private broadcast channels that send clips directly to specific people or groups of people. Public channels are also supported. (Free, iTunes, Android Market, BlackBerry App World, Ovi soon)

Nearparent: GPS-enabled app lets you alert a network of family and friends when your child needs assistance or is in danger. Kids can use the app to check-in, too, or alert the network if they need help. (Free, iTunes, Android Market)

PInger Textfree Web: This free mobile Web application lets you text message with any phone in the U.S. and 18 other countries for free. Unlimited picture messages are included, too. (Free, but you have to sign up on a PC that supports Flash)

Opera Mini and Mobile: Both Opera Mini (uses data compression) and Opera Mobile (full Internet browser) were updated to include search suggestions from Google and Yandex and a top-level domain learning feature where the appropriate domain (for example, .uk, .ru, .id) is picked by the browser. (Free, Mini – Java J2ME, BlackBerry, S60, Android, iOS; Mobile – Android, S60, Win 7, MeeGo)

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