While airplanes are still having trouble traveling from one side of the pond to the other, apps can still come from both sides of the pond at the speed of download. Whether it's cooking or singing, playing or parking, this week brings the iTunes App Store plenty of new and notable apps. Here's a sampling, after the break!
Nigella Quick Collection - Random House [£4.99 / €5,99 / $7.99 - iTunes link]
Prepare gastronomic delights such as grilled halloumi with oozing egg, or the indulgent toblerone fondue with Nigella Lawson's debut app for iPhone and iPod touch. Cook delicious meals with the quick and easy to follow recipes. Browse in innovative ways with 'Food Mood', learn cooking techniques with run-through videos and avoid a messy screen in the kitchen with voice control.
Nigella will be making a personal appearance in the flagship Apple Store on Regent Street, London on Tuesday April 20 @ 17:00.
Glee [£1.79 / €2,39 / $2.99 - iTunes link]
Become the star of the hit TV series Glee by singing along to all your favourite tracks: auto-tune functionality keeps you in key, and multi-part harmonies allow you to become your own vocal backing group. Share your recordings with the world on Facebook, MySpace and Twitter.
MotoGP 2010 Official Live Timing [£11.49 / €14,99 / $18.99 - iTunes link]
Watch closely as the competition chase Rossi's MotoGP crown this season. This official app draws on range of live data to display lap timing info and generate a dynamic 3D map that keeps you up to date with all the action from every Grand Prix.
Blokus [£2.99 / €3,99 / $4.99 - iTunes link]
This award winning board game (Mensa Select) has just arrived on the App Store. Play in classic 4, classic 2, duo and team modes whilst listening to your favourite tunes from your iPod library. Go social and play multiplayer online, or together with friends in local Bluetooth mode.
WordFuz [£1.19 / €1,59 / $1.99 - iTunes link]
Practise your European language skills with this little gem of a game. Simply select your mother tongue and which languages you wish to be tested on, and jump right into exercising your polyglot skills.
Got Talent [Free - iTunes link]
Get the very latest news, relive every moment of drama, and watch exclusive backstage videos from Britain's Got Talent, the show that launched Susan Boyle onto the world stage. Contact the host, Stephen Mulhern, in-app during the live finals, and hold your own show – becoming Simon Cowell – by 'buzzing' your friends with the built in 'Talent Buzzer'.
AA Parking [£1.79 / €2,39 / $2.99 - iTunes link]
Find a parking space comfortably and conveniently with this comprehensive parking app. Check opening hours, compare pricing, get real-time space availability (where possible), and discover where the nearest Park & Ride locations are.
Grow Your Own [Free - iTunes link]
Grow your own fruit and vegetables with the help of the Royal Horticultural Society. Select your greens by level of skill and time you wish to invest in the garden, learn about common problems and pests, and chat to fellow gardeners.
What are you favorite, fun apps from across the pond (or right here at home)?
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