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APP OF THE DAY: UK Weather review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: UK Weather review (Android)

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There are plenty of news and weather apps out there, but any outdoor enthusiast, fisherman, farmer or, indeed, anyone with children will tell you that it's hyper-locality and detail that counts. Sure the bloke or bird on the box at the end of the current... >>

APP OF THE DAY: The Official Football League Clubs’ review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: The Official Football League Clubs’ review (Android)

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E I E I E I O, up the Football League we go, when we get promotion, this is what we'll sing, we are [insert team name here], we are [insert team name here], [Insert best player here] is our king.Ah, the Football League - don't you just love it?We do,... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Facebook Messenger review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Facebook Messenger review (Android)

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Facebook has found its way into almost every phone, with custom apps, a mobile site and entire operating system updates dedicated to accommodating Mark Zuckerberg’s social network.Replicating all the features that Facebook offers is accommodated well... >>

APP OF THE DAY: On Voicefeed review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: On Voicefeed review (iPhone)

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You wouldn't greet your girlfriend in person the same way that you greet your boss. If you do, well played sir - so long as she's hot.So why treat everybody the same when it comes to voicemail?Orange Vallée (an Orange led initiative for start-ups) doesn't... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Expense Magic review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Expense Magic review (iPhone)

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Expenses are a pain in the bum. Just ask any MP, they'll tell you that.But whilst today's App of the Day won't be any use for the people we trust to run the country (there's not much scope for expense fiddling, you see) it will be useful for anyone who... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Dynamic English Lessons review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Dynamic English Lessons review (iPhone)

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Language, as a rule, is dab-handy, allowing us to instigate all manner of different ideas and concepts that would otherwise remain a unexpressed trace in the human mind. There are many to choose from: Spanish, Chinese; the highly complex Tuyuca language.However,... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Crimson: Steam Pirates review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Crimson: Steam Pirates review (iPad)

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There are few around today who remember The Violet Blade, Sky One's dashing videator who sailed away into the sunset after the final series of the first run of Games World. And there are even fewer that know what happened to the "salty old dog of the... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Rugby World Cup 2011 (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Rugby World Cup 2011 (iPhone)

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Ah, the humble sport of egg chasing. How we remember it fondly from our school days. Rugby isn't like football you see, it's a game for gentleman.You wouldn't see a rugby player feigning injury or bellowing expletives only inches from a referees face.... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Greedy Spiders review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Greedy Spiders review (Android)

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Idling away those lazy hours with your trusty smartphone as never been so much fun, as games developers get a better idea of what works on mobile phones and what doesn’t.And what works is innovative, quirky, games which involve one sort of animal facing... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Neurons review (WP7)

APP OF THE DAY: Neurons review (WP7)

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There have been many disciplines created through which humans have attempted to expand their minds, and searching out a greater understanding of the world around us can be a bewildering affair.For many of us structured academic learning is a distant memory,... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Contre Jour HD review (iPad / iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Contre Jour HD review (iPad / iPhone)

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Ever since Angry Birds, everybody has been looking for the "next Angry Birds". Even Angry Birds developer Rovio has struggled to find the "next Angry Birds" with its next Angry Birds - Angry Birds Seasons and Angry Birds Rio. And if that opening statement... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Fuse review (WP7)

APP OF THE DAY: Fuse review (WP7)

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With Android and iOS you have Google Reader. It’s the main point of call for reading your news feeds and Google supports it accordingly offering you a number of features within the app or online web app (iOS) to let you read your Google Reader feeds... >>

APP OF THE DAY: doubleTwist with AirSync review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: doubleTwist with AirSync review (Android)

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Some people consider the strength of the iPod and iPhone to be iTunes. It is, to its credit, a pretty good way of keeping your media organised and syncing it with your iOS device. Android doesn't have the luxury of a single place to sync your phone, which... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Bouncy Mouse review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Bouncy Mouse review (Android)

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Ask someone about mobile gaming these days and you’ll be surprised if they don’t say Angry Birds. Although we’ve probably all pretty much moved on from Rovio’s creation, it had a huge impact across all platforms - something that's really left... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Flick Soccer review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Flick Soccer review (iPhone)

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Our Friday App of the Day offering is something you'll either love or hate, as it features a good dose of football-related gaming goal action.Saying that, it's quite possible that a number of non-football fans will enjoy it as well as it's arguably the... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Rail Maze (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Rail Maze (iPhone)

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"Not another puzzle game?" we hear you cry. How on Earth is this worthy of AOTD? Well, it's got pirates in it, it's set in the Wild West and it's free - so you can stop your moaning right now. Needless to say this has everything: thrills, spills and huge... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Go Weather review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Go Weather review (Android)

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If you're an Android phone user with a phone made by anyone that isn't HTC, then you probably spend a good chunk of your time envying the weather widget found on the Taiwanese manufacturers Sense UI.The problem is, there isn't really a free equivalent... >>

APP OF THE DAY: TableDrum review (iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: TableDrum review (iOS)

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Drumming on a table, for some, could be construed as a rather bad habit and something to be avoided in polite society - much like picking your nose... and eating it.However, like eating your own bogies, practitioners of table tapping clearly garner much... >>

APP OF THE DAY: V Festival 2011 review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: V Festival 2011 review (Android)

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Wellies at the ready people - it's a festival weekend and rain is forecast. And whilst the V Festival, which kicks off in Chelmsford and Stafford on Saturday, may have the odd shower playing havoc with your latest TOWIE hairstyle, you can still stay organised... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Peppa Pig's Party Time review (iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Peppa Pig's Party Time review (iOS)

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P-e-p-p-a P-i-g. If you’ve got young kids then chances aren’t you’ve just sung the first two words of this article and now have the tune from the kids cartoon about a pig and her family in your head for the rest of the day. Sorry about that. As... >>

Able Planet True Fidelity NC350BC hands-on

Able Planet True Fidelity NC350BC hands-on

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Pocket-lint has had its hands-on, or should that be ears-in, the Able Planet True Fidelity NC350B headphones for a while, taking them for a spin to see if the Denver based company deserves the 30 CES awards it has won in the last 5 years.The Able Planet... >>

APP OF THE DAY - The Warhol: D.I.Y. POP (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY - The Warhol: D.I.Y. POP (iPhone)

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We've featured plenty of camera apps in App of the Day and we've even put together fully-fledged camera app round-ups for the iPhone, Android and Windows Phone 7. We've covered everything from an app that renders your subject in lego bricks, to retro... >>

Hitachi LifeStudio Desk Plus
3.5 stars

Hitachi LifeStudio Desk Plus

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Backing up your data is boring. We know. But it's a necessary part of our digital lives. So is there anyway of making it any more exciting? Hitachi hopes so and, as such, has released the LifeStudio Desk Plus - a portable hard disk drive with extras.Coming... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Minecraft Pocket Edition review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Minecraft Pocket Edition review (Android)

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Ah Minecraft, that never ending source of enjoyment that provides endless hours of time wasting and darkened-room digging. The cult software that is yet to even leave Beta form on PCs has risen to fame quicker than David Bowie and is now set for release... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Fantasy Premier Manager review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Fantasy Premier Manager review (Android)

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Playing fantasy football this season? You know the scenario. The first few months and it’s going fine. Your goalie’s tight, your midfield's assisting and your strikers are banging them in just as you’d planned. Then the one week you forget to do... >>

App Of The Day: Lo-Mob review (WP7)

App Of The Day: Lo-Mob review (WP7)

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It might be fair to say that photo apps allowing you to down-grade your digital pics in order to make them look a little more "orfentic" has reached over-saturation (pun intended) point, indeed the choice is simply overwhelming. However, all offer something... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Facebook Messenger review (iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Facebook Messenger review (iOS)

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Facebook has, until recently, been a place where you shout about what you are doing; whereby friends will invariably reply by shouting back:"I did this" or "I did that". However, with everyone wanting a piece of the BlackBerry BBM pie and Apple about... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Touchnote review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Touchnote review (Android)

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Dear Granny, having a lovely time on the white sandy beaches, enjoying the local culture and drinking plenty of the local plonk. Wish you were here. Love Chris xxx.The summer holiday season is well underway here in the UK, with Britons jetting off to... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Jamie's Recipes for iPad review  (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Jamie's Recipes for iPad review (iPad)

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Fish on a Friday. That's what the priest who used to come to Pocket-lint's school used to preach. Well, that and some stuff about a nice carpenter called Jason.But fish needn't mean a bit of ropey old battered cod from the local chippie, it could mean... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Cut The Rope Experiments review (iPhone and iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Cut The Rope Experiments review (iPhone and iPad)

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Everyone loves Cut The Rope, it is one of the two classic addictive iPhone games that you can whip out and play when coming home on the tube. However, completists and addicts rapidly found their CTR experience coming to an end after what was in fact... >>

APP OF THE DAY - Skype (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY - Skype (iPad)

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Skype decided to reveal itself, return to the app store, and the finally emerge triumphant following what the company called "premature release" (hehe).It is now here to stay, providing a 3G capable alternative to Apple's own FaceTime, complete with all... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Banksy-Locations review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Banksy-Locations review (iPhone)

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We've reviewed all sorts of apps here on Pocket-lint, ranging from social networking and photography to games and even an app that will point you in the direction of the nearest condom machine. Sometimes we like to get a bit arty and having previously... >>

APP OF THE DAY - iCondom review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY - iCondom review (iPhone)

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First up, this app is not some sort of immature rubber-based condom game in the guise of iFart and chums. This is a useful piece of technology designed to point out exactly where the nearest condom dispenser is when you need it. MTV's Staying Alive,... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Great British Chefs - Recipes review (iPad / iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Great British Chefs - Recipes review (iPad / iPhone)

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There's one thing that ties every single person on the planet together. Not love. Not a shared passion for collecting celebrity pre-masticated chewing gum. Nor a universal loathing of The Jeremy Kyle Show. Nope, the one thing that we all share is food.We... >>

APP OF THE DAY: F-SIM Space Shuttle review (iPhone/iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: F-SIM Space Shuttle review (iPhone/iPad)

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The Atlantis orbiter recently completed its final mission, bringing the space shuttle programme to a close after 30 years. On board the shuttle were two space-certified iPhone 4s, running the experimental SpaceLab app. Also available to us Earth-based... >>

Microsoft OneNote for iPhone 1.2 hands-on

Microsoft OneNote for iPhone 1.2 hands-on

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OneNote for iPhone has finally reached the UK and marks the first time the Brits can officially use a Microsoft Office tool on an iOS device. Available for free (initially), it even improves upon the US edition (which has been out since January 2011),... >>

APP OF THE DAY: LogMeIn Ignition review (iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: LogMeIn Ignition review (iOS)

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LogMeIn Ignition, the popular (if somewhat pricey) remote access app available for iOS devices, recently underwent a few changes - adding a couple of nifty new multimedia based features. In light of this we thought it only best to give it the once over.And... >>

Facebook iPad app hands-on

Facebook iPad app hands-on

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Most of those who updated their iPhone Facebook app on Sunday were blissfully unaware of the iPad secrets embedded inside. Little did they know a bit of clever tweaking could lead to the application transforming itself into a brand new Facebook app for... >>

APP OF THE DAY - Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty (iPad / iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY - Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty (iPad / iPhone)

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Marvel's really pushing the boat out this year with its comic book character-based movies; there's not one, but two of the blighters. Kenneth Branagh's Thor came out in April, and Captain America: The First Avenger is due to hit UK cinemas on 29 July,... >>

APP OF THE DAY - Google+ (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY - Google+ (iPhone)

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The Big G's social network has been making waves amongst technology fans glad to see a change from the usual blue and white Facebook website.Those interested in giving Google+ a whirl can sign up at plus.google.com and would do well to check out our... >>

Apple Mac OS X Lion
4.0 stars

Apple Mac OS X Lion

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Apple’s latest cat is out the bag and ready to roar. But should you upgrade and is it worth the cash? We’ve been living with the new OS since its first beta outing earlier in the year to find out. And now that the final version is out and ready to... >>

New Android Market hands-on

New Android Market hands-on

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The new Android Market was announced and demoed by Google a couple of days ago and rather than sit and twiddle our thumbs waiting for it to be pushed out to us, we decided to head out and download version 3.0.26 to give it a preview play.Of course, bear... >>

APP OF THE DAY: CoPilot Premium review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: CoPilot Premium review (iPhone)

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The previous version of CoPilot's satnav app has proved so popular that it's been given a full makeover, despite the previous app only being updated a few months ago. Following a successful launch on the Android Market, the new CoPilot Premium UK &... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Puttluck review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Puttluck review (iPhone)

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Golf is a good walk spoiled. Or so said American author Mark Twain, or Winston Churchill, or Oscar Wilde - depending on which Googled entry you believe. However, it really doesn't matter which as whoever it was, they were wrong. The golf's the best bit.... >>

Apple Final Cut Pro X review
4.0 stars

Apple Final Cut Pro X review

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Final Cut has long been the go-to software for renowned video editors the world over. It has been used to piece together films like The Social Network and even the recently released True Grit.Fans of the software point to its logical approach to layout... >>

APP OF THE DAY: PhotoToaster review (iPhone/iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: PhotoToaster review (iPhone/iPad)

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There are lots of photography apps around including the phenomenally popular Hipstamatic, as well as a few other gems like Shakeit and Colour Splash. We've even rounded up some of the best iPhone photography apps and the best Android photography apps... >>