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APP OF THE DAY: What Is? review (WP7)

APP OF THE DAY: What Is? review (WP7)

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With information now more readily available than ever before, the only barrier seems to be the speed at which we are able to access it. Typing in questions or keywords into a search engine and then clicking on the correct link, for some just isn't direct... >>

APP OF THE DAY: The Cat in the Hat - Lite review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: The Cat in the Hat - Lite review (Android)

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We love a bit of Dr Seuss over at the Pocket-lint Towers. Keeping kids entertained since before reading was invented, it doesn't get much better than the story of The Cat in the Hat.Well that was until smartphones came along. Now we can experience the... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Get Growing review (iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Get Growing review (iOS)

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What have we done to the world? Look what we've done.What about flowering fields? Is there a time.What about the bleeding Earth? Can't we feel its wounds?What about nature's worth? It's our planet's womb.Wise words indeed from a wise-man, we're sure you'd... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Ubuntu One Files review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Ubuntu One Files review (Android)

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A few weeks back on Pocket-lint we lined up some of the biggest players in the cloud storage field against one another to see which service was the best. (It was a nice piece and well worth a read when you've got an afternoon to kill). Nonetheless, there... >>

APP OF THE DAY: TomTom review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: TomTom review (iPhone)

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The majority of apps that we cover under on App of the Day are either free or cost just a couple of quid so it's not often that we get the chance to write about an app that will set you back nearly fifty notes. Priced at £49.99, TomTom's satnav app isn't... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Quidco review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Quidco review (iPhone)

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Restaurant fans and the shopping obsessed will like this one. Using a Foursquare style check-in system, the Quidco app allows you to get location based discounts, finding things like nearby deals and two for one offers. Select shops will even pay you... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Evernote for WP7 review (WP7)

APP OF THE DAY: Evernote for WP7 review (WP7)

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We have featured the wonders of Evernote before on Pocket-lint, however we thought that its recent appearance on the Windows Phone 7 platform deserved giving it a second look. Its launch has seen much anticipation and apart from a couple of early bugs,... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Radiant review (Android & iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Radiant review (Android & iOS)

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Throwing birds at buildings, cutting ropes, slicing fruit? Pansy gaming! What is all this 21st century nonsense all about? If you find yourself getting irritated with all the tripe and want some good, old fashioned fun, then today's App of the Day is... >>

APP OF THE DAY: gMaps for WP7 review (WP7)

APP OF THE DAY: gMaps for WP7 review (WP7)

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As our dependence on technology increases by the day, skills that were once common place are slowly becoming all the more rare. It was only the other day that a fellow Pocket-linter was asked to write his name (yes, using a pen and paper) with the resultant... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Swype 3.0 Beta review (Honeycomb)

APP OF THE DAY: Swype 3.0 Beta review (Honeycomb)

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The Swype promo video was dramatic to say the least, if you haven’t yet watched it, head over here and take a peak, and remember it isn’t the trailer for the Hollywood blockbuster.The Honeycomb keyboard is reasonable, but offers you limited options... >>

APP OF THE DAY: GQ Magazine UK review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: GQ Magazine UK review (iPad)

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As we reported earlier, the newly launched UK iPad edition of men's lifestyle magazine GQ is expected to be free for subscribers of the print version. Publisher Conde Nast is currently working on an agreement with Apple and Adobe and although details... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Blurb Mobile review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Blurb Mobile review (iPhone)

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Blurb have been pioneering the world of online publishing and printing for some time now. With their app, Blurb Mobile, they have paired their photo knowledge with innovative app design. The result is one of the best social platforms for photo stories... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Paraslinger review (iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Paraslinger review (iOS)

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Whether you're a believer in young enterprise or children's charity, today's app is one to download, and at just 59p, we'd like you to do so by the end of this article. We've already featured the story behind this piece of 3rd party iOS software but if... >>

APP OF THE DAY: 0870 review (iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: 0870 review (iOS)

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With free minutes allowances constantly growing and more and more people ditching the landline for the mobile, those pesky 0870 and 0845 numbers remain a costly nuisance. Thanks to this incredibly useful anti-0870 app you can now circumnavigate expensive... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Formula1.com 2011 review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Formula1.com 2011 review (Android)

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As great as he is, there are some days when you just don't feel like watching Lewis Hamilton's face on television. Thankfully F1.com has a brilliantly in-depth app which keeps you posted with stats so you can avert your gaze from the screen. Those who... >>

APP OF THE DAY: British Library 19th Century Historical Collection review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: British Library 19th Century Historical Collection review (iPad)

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With Feed me Oil, Pocket-lint obviously hit a low spot for our App of The Day series.We can only apologise for its inclusion, the writer of Monday's effort has a simple mind and is pleased by the most basic applications. He can turn violent sometimes... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Feed Me Oil review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Feed Me Oil review (iPhone)

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Oil, that black gooey substance we all love to hate has had its fair share of critics of late; the ol' black gold is well overdue a makeover. So it's Chillingo that has taken the task upon itself as it's made oil cool again through a wickedly clever and... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Starters Orders 4 review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Starters Orders 4 review (iPad)

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Horses, we love them more than dog food companies here at Pocket-lint Towers. There's nothing like putting a pony on a horse and coming away with a monkey.We also love our sports management games; Football Manager 2011, Cricket Captain 2010, Ladies Beach... >>

APP OF THE DAY: The Nightjar review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: The Nightjar review (iPhone)

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As the number of mobile phone apps increases for the various smartphone platforms, originality becomes harder to attain; this is especially true of iPhone apps as the number available reaches the level of a small country.However our App Of The Day has... >>

App of the day: Swiftkey Beta X review (Android)

App of the day: Swiftkey Beta X review (Android)

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TouchType, the company behind Android keyboard app SwiftKey, has released a new version – SwiftKey X Beta - that promises to let you type even faster. But can the promise be true? We've been playing with the new app on our Samsung Galaxy S II for the... >>

Viewsonic V350 dual-SIM phone design changed, we go hands-on

Viewsonic V350 dual-SIM phone design changed, we go hands-on

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We’ve already had our hands on the dual-SIM touting Viewsonic V350 smartphone back at Mobile World Congress in February, but gosh a lot’s happened since then.Going back to the drawing board, presumably because it wasn’t happy with the first design, Viewsonic has... >>

Music Beta by Google hands-on

Music Beta by Google hands-on

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Anyone who has used a Google product will know that they like to release software and services to the world long before for the beta tag is removed. Music Beta by Google is no exception and like many Google products, it begins life as an invitation only... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Plume for Twitter review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Plume for Twitter review (Android)

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Twitter has changed the way a lot of people interact with each other. It’s a communication channel for friends, colleagues, companies and celebrities. Twitter lets you get a little closer to the things you care about, and tell everybody about things... >>

Apple Store 2.0 hands-on

Apple Store 2.0 hands-on

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The Apple Store's gone 2.0 taking the humble shopping experience all "gadgety", but does it work will it make a difference when it comes to buying the latest Apple product? We took a trip to London's most expensive high street, Regent Street, to see... >>

APP OF THE DAY: BA review (WP7)

APP OF THE DAY: BA review (WP7)

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Today’s App Of The Day is for the frequent flyers amongst you. Not afraid to test these things out in the flesh, Pocket-lint hopped on a plane to see whether the BA app for Windows Phone 7 really is worth the bother.BA (Windows Phone 7) Format Windows... >>

APP OF THE DAY: iZettle review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: iZettle review (iPhone)

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There’s been an iPhone credit card payment system available in the US for a while now, known as Square. As usual, those interested in Europe have had no choice but to look on from afar for around a year now, but it seems that help is at hand from a... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Lucky Voice Karaoke review (iPad / iPad 2)

APP OF THE DAY: Lucky Voice Karaoke review (iPad / iPad 2)

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We can't wait for the final this Saturday here at Pocket-lint towers. The thrill, the action, the dodgy decisions, bad haircuts and crazy foreign accents. Yep, it's Eurovision Song Contest time again. What? You didn't think we meant the FA Cup Final did... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Soccer iCon Pro review (iPad / iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Soccer iCon Pro review (iPad / iPhone)

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Among many of the benefits derived from the Pocket-lint team appearing on The Apprentice last night is the fact that, as our App of the Day section was featured so prominently, we've not been short of an app suggestion or thousand since. And while we... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Slangatang review (Android / Nokia / BlackBerry)

APP OF THE DAY: Slangatang review (Android / Nokia / BlackBerry)

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UPDATE: Regular readers may remember this application appearing as a Pocket-lint App of the Day back in October last year, but if you've just watched tonight's (11 May) The Apprentice on BBC One and BBC One HD you'll know more about its origins, and... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Adobe Photoshop Touch apps review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Adobe Photoshop Touch apps review (iPad)

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No app of the day yesterday, three today. That's just how we roll. Pocket-lint doesn't play to the rules.And three belters too. There's no fart apps here, or mediocre games ripped off from classic console titles. Nope, it's professional all the way as... >>

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

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

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Hastily filmed mobile phone video clips uploaded to Facebook by your chums often make little or no sense, particularly if there's no explanation to go with them. Videolicious aims to put that right, by enabling you to edit your clips into a documentary-style... >>

Google Earth has a Honeycomb makeover

Google Earth has a Honeycomb makeover

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Google has released a version of Google Earth for Android devices "to take full advantage of the large screens and powerful processors that this exciting new breed of tablets had to offer".The update brings support for 3D building renderings, a "fly to... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Ebookers Explorer review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Ebookers Explorer review (iPad)

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Planning a holiday? Of course you are. A burst of Spring sunshine before the early summer cloudy grey is enough to make anybody reach for their credit cards and calendars and make a beeline for any clime warmer than their own. The only question, naturally,... >>

APP OF THE DAY: HBO Go review (iPad, iPhone & Android)

APP OF THE DAY: HBO Go review (iPad, iPhone & Android)

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Sadly, UK readers won't be able to make use of today's App of The Day - it's Stateside only folks.But we still thought it worthy of inclusion, not only for our American fans - but because even UK fans can appreciate what is, undoubtedly, the biggest Video... >>

APP OF THE DAY: VoiceJam review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: VoiceJam review (iPhone)

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Are you an Amy Whitehouse waiting to be discovered (and then, presumably, urged to go to rehab)? Or maybe you fancy yourself as the next King of Croon - knocking old Buble off of his perch?Maybe you've just got a unique voice like the chap from Police... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Docs review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Docs review (Android)

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Google Docs has never really been that good on Android, surprising really when you think that the service has the ability to be a real key point for the mobile operating system.All that however is about to change thanks to a new app, from Google, that... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Vevo review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Vevo review (Android)

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Your phone is your entertainment portal, it’s a device that will let you stream your favourite content from your home server, access it on websites or through dedicated apps.In the absence of an MTV app, today we’re looking at the next best thing.... >>

Amazon Cloud Player on Cloud Drive hands-on

Amazon Cloud Player on Cloud Drive hands-on

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Amazon's Cloud Drive promises to let you store you music remotely and then stream it back to yourself wherever you are, but it is really that simple? We take a closer look at the new service to see whether it’s something that you should be getting... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Britannica Kids - Ancient Rome review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Britannica Kids - Ancient Rome review (iPad)

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Apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh-water system, and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us?Well, for the answers to that question, along with a couple of quirky games as... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Bubble Blast Easter review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Bubble Blast Easter review (Android)

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Ah, Good Friday - the day we celebrate (well, not celebrate - that would be a touch harsh) the crucifixion of Jesus H. Christ (the H stands for Henry, we believe) by stuffing our faces full of Easter eggs.Now, we know what you're thinking (apart from... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Pulse review (Android Honeycomb)

APP OF THE DAY: Pulse review (Android Honeycomb)

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Some you might have an Android tablet in your hand, some of you might even have a Honeycomb tablet in your hands. We’re sure that by the end of the year many more of you will have a Honeycomb tablet.Of course you’ll be wanting to cut your way through... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Bloons TD 4 HD review (iPad / iPad 2)

APP OF THE DAY: Bloons TD 4 HD review (iPad / iPad 2)

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Tower defence games have been extremely popular since the yearning for casual gaming began, and the Internet is so awash with them now that it's hard for individual titles to stand out. Generally, this is because it's a game genre that can lack originality if... >>

Android 3.0 Honeycomb
3.5 stars

Android 3.0 Honeycomb

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Android Honeycomb is pretty much the stuff of legends: the great saviour of the Android tablet, the operating system that is going to give the Apple iPad a cause for concern. Finally Honeycomb has arrived and we get a chance to see exactly what it offers.... >>

Is this the new streaming Android Music player?

Is this the new streaming Android Music player?

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There are a number of Android pieces waiting to fall into place and this leaked, but working, Music app seems to fit perfectly into the middle of that puzzle. The app has the look and feel of the Honeycomb music player, using the same icon and essentially... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Firefox 4 for Mobile review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Firefox 4 for Mobile review (Android)

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So you’re a big fan of Firefox, have an Android phone, and want to take the “awesomeness” with you on the go.But what’s the new Firefox 4 for mobile actually like and should you bother to install it? We’ve been playing with the new app for... >>