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APP OF THE DAY: ubiCabs review (Android & iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: ubiCabs review (Android & iPhone)

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Travel apps are all the rage, especially when it comes to getting around in the Big Smoke. There are bus checkers and train finders coming out of our app store ears, but the most recent trend has been for getting about in the privacy of a car hired just... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Strava cycling review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Strava cycling review (iPhone)

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Sometimes free apps can be better than their paid-for equivalents. The world of fitness on the iPhone is undated with all sorts of accelerometer and GPS-integrated applications designed to help you lose the pounds. Problem is, the majority of them cost. Strava... >>

APP OF THE DAY: GO SMS Pro (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: GO SMS Pro (Android)

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You might use the default Android SMS app, you might use one provided by your handset manufacturer. The problem is, there's no consistency in Android SMS clients, and most of them are ugly and don't have much in the way of functionality.GO SMS Pro is... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Cinemagram review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Cinemagram review (iPhone)

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Apps that make it easy to do something clever will always be popular. Plenty of apps have picked up on the retro imaging trend and that doesn't appear to be slowing up.Today we're looking at an app that might achieve great success, but its very nature... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Leonardo Da Vinci Anatomy review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Leonardo Da Vinci Anatomy review (iPad)

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The new iPad is a seriously sweet piece of kit. No one is going to argue that the crazy resolution of its Retina display doesn't make for some pretty sweet app viewing. None more so than the new Leonardo Da Vinci Anatomy app, which is as good looking... >>

APP OF THE DAY: National Rail Enquiries review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: National Rail Enquiries review (Android)

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We all remember putting through those calls: "Hello, when is the last train from Waterloo…?". Timetables are one thing, but being able to talk to a human being who can answer your simple questions was one of the charming things about phoning National... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Bantr review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Bantr review (iPhone)

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The end of the football season is nearly upon us but before we hear the last squeaks of the bums the country over, we wanted to bring you just one more app for lovers of the beautiful game. It’s an iPhone-only affair at the moment but it should be on... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Scrambls review (browser)

APP OF THE DAY: Scrambls review (browser)

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Today is a bit of a first on App of the Day on Pocket-lint. While the bread and butter of our 6pm slot is most often applications for mobile phones, it does include any kind of application whatsoever. So, we've had the odd web app, some computer desktop... >>

APP OF THE DAY: MX Player review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: MX Player review (Android)

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One of the great things about Android, is that it has a flexibility - especially with regard to the file system - that you don't get on iOS. It is, for example, perfectly possible to drag and drop video and music files over USB on to the SD card or internal... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Tap the Frog review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Tap the Frog review (iPhone)

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With so much going on in the app space, it's easy to overlook games. So today we look at something that's been around for a while, but it well worth playing if you haven't seen it before. It takes a slightly different approach to gaming, offering up... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Namco Arcade review (iPad and iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Namco Arcade review (iPad and iOS)

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The Xbox Live Arcade isn’t the only arcade still kicking around these days. In fact, with today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint, you can download an arcade all of you own.Namco Arcade Platform iPad and iOS Price Free(ish) Where iTunes Downloading... >>

Spotify for iPad pictures and hands-on

Spotify for iPad pictures and hands-on

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Spotify for iPad is now live in the app store. We have had a good play with the app, uncovered its secrets and figured it best we share them with you. Those desperate for an iPad-centric version of the application will not be disappointed. From our play... >>

APP OF THE DAY: StumbleUpon review (Android and iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: StumbleUpon review (Android and iOS)

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The internet is a vast and cavernous place. In fact, it’s often so very big that it’s impossible to find anything of interest at all. With absolutely anything you can think of available to read about online, it’s sometimes difficult to think of... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Echoer review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Echoer review (iPhone)

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So far has technology come that we can now read each other’s thoughts through our smartphones. Well of sorts. Echoer is a new social networking app available on the iPhone that enables people to post their thoughts and nuances on their surroundings.The... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Basket Buddy by HUKD review (Android and iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Basket Buddy by HUKD review (Android and iPhone)

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A double-dip recession isn’t the best news the British public has had of late, but we can help you out with a silver lining here on App of the Day at Pocket-lint. Technology is on hand to stretch your pounds as far as they’ll go but, even if you’re... >>

Boardman Team Carbon
4.5 stars

Boardman Team Carbon

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Pocket-lint recently undertook a fairly meaty 175km cycle with our bum firmly planted on its fairly comfortable seat. The Boardman Team Carbon was so good, we figured we'd give it a review.So what do you get with a £1499 bike? In most cases, more than... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Logos Quiz Game review (iPhone/iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Logos Quiz Game review (iPhone/iPad)

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Some games come out of nowhere and grab you, shake you around and then vanish. While longevity in a gaming app is a great thing, we can't help but reminisce about those fleeting apps that bring a little moment of magic into a quiet evening.Today's App... >>

Adobe Creative Suite 6 pictures and hands-on

Adobe Creative Suite 6 pictures and hands-on

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Adobe CS6 has arrived, bringing with it a new version of imaging heavyweight Photoshop. CS6 has a lot to get excited about, it features a significantly redesigned UI which makes the program appear much more like iPhoto.The new look, however, does not... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Photon (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Photon (Android)

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Trains are boring places, and always have been, but thanks to the world of mobile gaming long, drawn-out and delayed journeys can be made all the more entertaining with cheap apps that take your mind away from Christopher the sweaty commuter and his rancid... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Max Payne Mobile review (iPad / iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Max Payne Mobile review (iPad / iPhone)

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Max Payne is soon to arrive in its third iteration after a fairy lengthy gap between the once PC-only shooting series. Seen by many as the game that invented things like bullet time, it is a classic that brought many violent hours of enjoyment to the... >>

Spotify for Android 4 pictures and hands-on

Spotify for Android 4 pictures and hands-on

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Spotify on Android was always a slightly unpleasant experience compared to the delights of its iOS-based application cousin. Laggy and untidy, the app looked decent enough but didn't function the way many had hoped. Thankfully, this has been fixed with... >>

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

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

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Read it later, the hugely useful paid-for multi-platform smartphone app, has had a rethink, a rename and dropped the price tag. Now more tempting than ever as a download, Pocket promises a one stop shop for all your reading needs. The idea is, should... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Premier League 20 Seasons review (iPad / iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Premier League 20 Seasons review (iPad / iPhone)

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Football fans who have been living in a cave - or support teams outside of the top division in England - may not have realised yet, but the current season of the Premier League is the 20th since it was formed. It's also been 20 years since Sky started... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Live London Bus Tracker review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Live London Bus Tracker review (Android)

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Margaret Thatcher is often said to have remarked: “Any man in his thirties who finds himself on a bus should consider himself a failure.” This is one thing the iron lady didn't actually say, but while those who travel on them - us included – might... >>

APP OF THE DAY - Figure review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY - Figure review (iPhone)

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The smartphone doesn't have to be a serious thing in order for it to be useful. It can be just as handy passing the time helping you mess about as it can checking emails. We like to make sure we get a decent balance between the two. Apps like Figure... >>

APP OF THE DAY: SMS Backup+ review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: SMS Backup+ review (Android)

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Remember the bad old days of copying contacts from your phone memory to your SIM card and back again when you got a new phone? Then came syncing with your computer and now, blissfully, we've moved almost all of this to the cloud.The problem of backing-up... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Plex review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Plex review (Android)

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One of the biggest frustrations with media streaming around the home, is how difficult it still is. You can buy boxes to do it, or use DLNA-compliant software on your phone, tablet or laptop. But it's never easy.Plex, which ties a desktop client to a... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Khan Academy review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Khan Academy review (iPad)

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You can play finger-flicking games on an iPad, you can watch movies and listen to music. In fact, you can consume until your pleasure-struck brain spongifies into blissful submission.Or you can learn something instead.Khan Academy Platform iPad Price... >>

APP OF THE DAY - Paper by FiftyThree review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY - Paper by FiftyThree review (iPad)

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Sometimes the simplest apps do best. At its core the iPad nails most of the fundamental tablet necessities with decent native apps. A decent photos application, notes and things like iBooks and the Music app all have the main tablet bases covered. But... >>

Adobe Lightroom 4
4.5 stars

Adobe Lightroom 4

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Lightroom 4 is the latest version of Adobe's photo editing software and comes with a host of new features, to allow all that use it a chance to enhance and develop their pictures before showing others. But are the upgrades worth the bother - or, if you... >>

Instagram for Android lands, we go hands-on

Instagram for Android lands, we go hands-on

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Instagram, the darling app of the iPhone world, has finally arrived on Android. Turning up on the Google Play store relatively unannounced, the new application lets Android users share retro-style images. Incorporating all that "new age fun with a vintage... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Monty Python The Holy Book of Days review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Monty Python The Holy Book of Days review (iPad)

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Since we started App of the Day on Pocket-lint, we've published 457 (now 458) individual reviews of applications for a wide range of smartphones, tablets, games consoles and, even, connected TVs.There's plenty of games among them, quite a few utilities... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Popcorn Horror review (iPhone/Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Popcorn Horror review (iPhone/Android)

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With big-screen smartphones comes the possibility of big-screen entertainment and today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint is an example of just that. There’s even the popcorn to prove it. So, if you like a bit of horror or grindhouse is your thing,... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Bus London review (iPhone/iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Bus London review (iPhone/iPad)

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London is complicated enough before you even consider taking on its public transport system. An absurd number of bus routes and underground and overground trains transport people across town, usually in a rather sluggish manner, every single day.The smartphone... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Rightmove review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Rightmove review (Android)

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Anyone who has ever dealt with an estate agent will be able to tell you that you're better off avoiding them as much as possible. It's not that they're bad people, it's just that they will do and say pretty much anything to get you to part with your money.... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Draw Something review (iPhone/Android/iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Draw Something review (iPhone/Android/iPad)

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If mobile gaming is your thing, then you've probably found it difficult to avoid the chatter of the latest craze sweeping though Facebook and Twitter, thanks to this simple little game.While some are talking about the instant hit it has proven to be and... >>

APP OF THE DAY: ESPNsoccernet review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: ESPNsoccernet review (iPhone)

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With the football seasons of most of the world reaching that infamous squeaky bum time, today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint is designed to keep you in touch with the comings and goings in all the best leagues that the beautiful game has to offer.... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Six3 review (iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Six3 review (iOS)

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Sometimes a text message just isn't enough. There are even moments when a picture just won't do. This is usually fixed by a quick Skype call or some FaceTime with a friend. But what if you can't get through to them?There are a few options, a message in... >>

First Look: Windows 8 tablet

First Look: Windows 8 tablet

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Windows 8 is dividing opinion. Some love the fresh new look, others find the two interface system a drag. But Windows 8 is all about touchscreen devices, and with that in mind, Intel is promising touch Ultrabooks this year and there are several touchscreen... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Nokia Creative Studio review (Windows Phone 7)

APP OF THE DAY: Nokia Creative Studio review (Windows Phone 7)

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Nokia has released a dedicated camera app for its Lumia smartphones, bringing several new features to its Windows Phone range beyond beyond those that come with the phone's camera app.Creative Studio Platform Windows Phone 7 Price Free (but available... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Zombie Dash review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Zombie Dash review (Android)

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Today's App of the Day on Pocket-lint is definitely on the casual side of Android gaming. It's a medium-to-large size download at 5.1MB, the graphics are perfectly acceptable, the game does not take long to get the hang of and, while we don't expect it... >>

APP OF THE DAY: DJ Rig review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: DJ Rig review (iPhone)

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The iPad and iPhone make quite a logical mixing platform for DJs, for two very simple reasons. First, they are extremely powerful yet very portable and second, because they can carry most of your music around with you.The only real problems they have... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Airport City (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Airport City (Android)

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Let's be quite clear, Airport City is the stupidest ,most annoying game we've ever played on Android. We love it, and quite simply can't put it down. Despite the fact that it's stupid and annoying. It is, therefore, in this regard, perfect.Airport City... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Official eBay Android App review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Official eBay Android App review (Android)

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When it comes to shopping online, eBay occupies an odd position. It's a community as much as a shopping mall, a place you can buy just about anything, be that from a real shop or someone's garage. But the internet would certainly be a duller place without... >>

APP OF THE DAY: 4shared Music Download review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: 4shared Music Download review (Android)

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Today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint is about music and the best kind at that - free music. We don’t know how long this app is going to be around and we’re not going to get too bothered thinking about it either. Just download, enjoy and when the... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Mass Effect Infiltrator review (iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Mass Effect Infiltrator review (iOS)

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Mass Effect 3 is almost here, and to go along side the launch iOS has got its very own Mass Effect-themed app. Called Mass Effect Infiltrator, it follows the story of a rogue Cereberus agent called Randall Ezno.At $6.99 it certainly sits at the top of... >>

First Look: Apple OS X Mountain Lion
0.0 stars

First Look: Apple OS X Mountain Lion

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You always hear about the lion roaring, about the big noise the big cat makes, but you never really hear about the mountain lion. It is more of a reclusive animal, and it is fair to say that Apple’s OS X Mountain Lion takes a lot of cues from its namesake.... >>