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APP OF THE DAY: My Beach HD review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: My Beach HD review (Android)

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One of the joys of Android is supposed to be customisation and yet few people even bother to change their wallpaper after they unbox their little darlings. One of the problems is that most of us have been scared by our early live wallpaper experiences... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Yellow Submarine review (iPad / iPhone /iPod touch)

APP OF THE DAY: Yellow Submarine review (iPad / iPhone /iPod touch)

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While not strictly applications, some ebooks are so interactive and full of enhanced content that they're just as valid for an App of the Day as any dedicated software. After all, the superb interactive Alice in Wonderland may be classified as an app,... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Google Currents review (Android/iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Google Currents review (Android/iPhone)

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There was a time when accessing the Internet was about marching into a library, finding a computer and opening Netscape. It was a slow and disparate assemblage of websites, but the common theme was always good: information. Jump forward to the present... >>

APP OF THE DAY: TED review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: TED review (iPhone)

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Come rain or shine, hell or high water you can be sure that App of the day will be at hand to bring you the best of the current app selection on a variety of platforms. Except on Sundays when AOTD has a day off and puts his feet up in front of the fire.However... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Nike+ GPS review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Nike+ GPS review (iPhone)

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One of the greatest changes that the MP3 revolution brought about was how easy it became to run with music. Tape players were huge, CD players skipped, MP3 players, well, they became portable, lightweight, convenient. The idea of carrying a device with... >>

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

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

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Christmas may be the time for buying presents but grabbing yourself a bargain is an all-year-round activity. As ever, sometimes you have to reach a little further than the shops to get what you’re looking for and today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint... >>

APP OF THE DAY: New Group review (WP7)

APP OF THE DAY: New Group review (WP7)

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When faced with a problem it's often the case that a direct solution - one that deals with the issue in its entirety - is not possible. And this is when a workaround is used.It perhaps won't produce the best result, but it works to an extent and will... >>

Spotify with apps pictures and hands-on

Spotify with apps pictures and hands-on

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According to Spotify “There’s a new world inside Spotify” and that means apps. But do you want them, are they any good, or is the music streaming service just jumping on the apps bandwagon in an attempt to make us all believe that it is something... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Age of Zombies Anniversary review (iPhone, iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Age of Zombies Anniversary review (iPhone, iPad)

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Sometimes you want nothing more from an app than for it to occupy time. The joys of smartphones mean we can fill lengthy train journeys with incessant email checking, random web browsing or in our case, eradicating swathes of zombies. Age of Zombies... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Amazon Mobile review (Android/iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Amazon Mobile review (Android/iPhone)

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There was once a time that shopping involved flitting from one shop to the next. A glance in one store was followed by a dash over the road to another. A quick mental comparison of prices followed, along with the ever-important point of how far you'd... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Poynt review (Windows Phone 7)

APP OF THE DAY: Poynt review (Windows Phone 7)

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Some of the apps you download you may well find to be completely useless, they promise the world only to be a total let down. This can be for a variety of reasons: poor user interface, sluggish loading times, a complete lack of any decent content.And... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Solo review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Solo review (Android)

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So, you can’t get GarageBand for Android but the musical flavoured App of the Day on Pocket-lint right now is something that would be welcome round a camp fire in a way perhaps that a portable studio would not be. We’re not saying that this app will... >>

APP OF THE DAY: The Show Must Go On (iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: The Show Must Go On (iOS)

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The constraints that building an app for something like a smartphone provide often push developers to come up with something far more innovative. Apps can be like little addictive oddities, often forcing you to ask how exactly someone could come up with... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Editions by AOL review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Editions by AOL review (iPad)

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One of the main selling points of the iPad, at least initially, was that it could become a digital magazine or newspaper. However, a year-and-a-half on and there's still no electronic edition available that has interested owners enough to be termed a... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Tiny Tower review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Tiny Tower review (Android)

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We feel that the success of mobile gaming revolves around simplicity of concept and innovation, rather than out and out visuals and blockbuster action. We've seen a number of such titles on Android, but it's always nice when one crosses over from the... >>

Android 4.0: Ice Cream Sandwich
4.0 stars

Android 4.0: Ice Cream Sandwich

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Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, is the biggest reworking of Android that we've seen yet. Android users may sound a little crazy, squabbling over incremental updates to their phones, but now they have a reason: Ice Cream Sandwich is different and certainly... >>

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

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

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Blippar, a London based startup, has just won 1st place in the TechWorld competition, in partnership with the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), meaning that the company has won the opportunity to show off its app at the Eureka Park TechZone at CES... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Gigbeat review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Gigbeat review (Android)

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Every now and then an app comes along that really makes a difference and today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint is one of those apps. The bad news for lots of you out there is that it’s only on Android. The good news for those of you that can get it... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Great British Chefs - Feastive HD review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Great British Chefs - Feastive HD review (iPad)

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Christmas is coming. We know this for several reasons, mainly because it is now getting bloody freezing, but also because our bellies are gradually preparing for a Christmas day uber food binge. Problem is, all too often our Chrimbo dinner is spoiled... >>

Adobe Photoshop Touch for Android pictures and hands-on

Adobe Photoshop Touch for Android pictures and hands-on

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Adobe is continuing to venture into the interesting world of apps with a new range of software for Android Honeycomb tablets, allowing them to work on photos away from their computer.The lead app in the new suite is Photoshop Touch which is, as the name... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Flick Home Run review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Flick Home Run review (iPhone)

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Some iPhone games are so detailed, with such incredibly engrossing game-play, mesmerising graphics and gripping narratives that it's not surprising that handheld consoles are struggling. It's an age where smartphones are capable of powering blockbuster... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Yahoo! Weather review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Yahoo! Weather review (Android)

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Several things have become synonymous with smartphones: weather and stocks. With stock markets looking so depressing, perhaps your best use of time is sitting and watching the weather around the world. You probably already have the provision for weather... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Telmap preview (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Telmap preview (Android)

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A bit of an odd one today for App of the Day in that it's not really an app at all. Well, it is – but it's much more than that - more an amalgamation of apps and widgets all in one. Not that you'll be able to go and grab it from the Android Market.... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Cars and Guns 3D review (Android & iOS)

APP OF THE DAY: Cars and Guns 3D review (Android & iOS)

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You're sick of Angry Birds, you've cut the rope more times than you've had hot dinners and if you flick and kick more time, you're going to throw up. Never fear, your new piece of mobile fun has arrived in the form of today's App of the Day on Pocket-lint... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Real Racing 2 review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Real Racing 2 review (iPhone)

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Real Racing has long been the smartphone's answer to Gran Turismo. It has pushed the graphical prowess of whatever platform it has appeared on. Now it's the iPhone 4S's turn to get some Real Racing action, in the form of Real Racing 2 which underwent... >>

APP OF THE DAY - BoxFiles for Dropbox review (Windows Phone 7)

APP OF THE DAY - BoxFiles for Dropbox review (Windows Phone 7)

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Windows Phone 7 has Skydrive for all its cloud backup needs, but what happens if you are a Dropbox user?Unfortunately there isn’t an official Dropbox app for WP7, but that hasn’t stopped the makers of BoxFiles for Dropbox using the cloud storage company’s... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Eye Check by Boots Opticians review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Eye Check by Boots Opticians review (iPhone)

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Physical and mental tests can often be an unpleasant experience, usually depending on whether you're confident that there's nothing wrong with you. And if we do have an inkling that something might be amiss then actually going to see a professional who... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Ben 10 Alien Locator HD review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Ben 10 Alien Locator HD review (iPad)

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Yesterday's App of the Day, Bike Baron, is an incredibly addictive game, Sorry if we've got you hooked.And today's offering also scores highly on the obsessive factor, although there's a lot less skill involved. And, whilst it's probably aimed at kids... >>

First Look: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich review
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First Look: Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich review

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Ice Cream Sandwich is the "biggest release" of Android "in terms of code that we wrote", Hugo Barra, product management director at Google told Pocket-lint in our second session with Ice Cream Sandwich on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Barra told us it was... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Bike Baron review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)

APP OF THE DAY: Bike Baron review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)

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It must be said that there are some great games on iOS devices, and not all of them feature cute, cuddly characters, avian agitators or monsters that have too much an affinity for Werther's Originals. Indeed, the racing game market is awash with decent... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Android Film Rentals/Videos (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Android Film Rentals/Videos (Android)

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Accessing films or movies on Android has never been much of a problem. Support for a range of video formats, including Flash, means that streaming or playing local content is pretty simple - if you're prepared to do a little fiddling around.Apple haa... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Whale Trail review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Whale Trail review (iPhone)

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Pocket-lint has to admit - or rather this particular Pocket-linter - to not having heard of ustwo before. And looking at the company's work to date, it doesn't appear there's been a great deal of commercial success.And on first glance, Whale Trail, our... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Spotify preview release (BlackBerry)

APP OF THE DAY: Spotify preview release (BlackBerry)

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Spotify continues to extend its web of musical streaming onto just about every platform imaginable, just recently Facebook integration was added and now finally long overdue BlackBerry connectivity is nearly complete.As of now the Spotify app exists... >>

APP OF THE DAY: ChatON review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: ChatON review (Android)

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Today's App of the Day has caused a bit of a debate within the Pocket-lint team. Is free IM relevant on mobile phones? The point of contention is that the word "free" means that sending messages to whomever you choose won't cost you an SMS which you might... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Google Maps with Navigation review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Google Maps with Navigation review (Android)

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One of the main reasons for choosing an Android smartphone is all the extra Google loveliness that comes in tow. Things like a better Gmail client, decent YouTube player and better integrated Google connectivity all enrich the Android experience. One... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Facebook for iPad review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Facebook for iPad review (iPad)

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Ever since the iPad launched, Facebook has always said that you don’t need a dedicated iPad app and that the Safari web browser is the best way to experience Facebook.On Monday all that changed. After months of waiting, we now have a dedicated Facebook... >>

Windows Phone 7 Mango
4.0 stars

Windows Phone 7 Mango

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Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Mango update is now here and that means a bevy of new treats and features for you to play with. We've been playing with Mango since the start of June, have gone through a couple of updates and have been living with the final... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Flux review (Windows Phone 7)

APP OF THE DAY: Flux review (Windows Phone 7)

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RSS is dead, isn’t it? Well, not if Flux has anything to do with it. It’s a simple, but advanced Google Reader for Windows Phone 7 that allows you to say up to date with your feeds on the go.With a new friendly Mango update, is this the reader to... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Bit64 review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Bit64 review (Android)

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For many the N64 represents the pinnacle of console gaming. It was the first time serious 3D graphics and gaming were brought to the living room and had some of the best titles Nintendo ever produced.Our fondest memories of the '64 as it was then known... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Colors (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Colors (Android)

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Sometimes it's the simplest Android apps that are the most impressive and few are as simple as today's App of the Day app review on Pocket-lint.One of the major advantages to using an Android smartphone is that you can customise and personalise to your... >>

Hotmail Android pictures and hands-on

Hotmail Android pictures and hands-on

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Microsoft has released an official Hotmail application for Android, and Pocket-lint was invited to the company's London headquarters to check it out in advance of its public unveiling.Demonstrated by Bryan Saftler, Hotmail product manager, Microsoft Consumer... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Burst Mode review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Burst Mode review (iPhone)

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iPhone photography apps are big business and it seems a week doesn't go by without some new, arty-retro effort springing forth; and although there are many of a very high standard, that will no doubt  enhance your photos in many ways, the practical value... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Aurasma Lite review - (Spurs fans download now)

APP OF THE DAY: Aurasma Lite review - (Spurs fans download now)

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If you’re reading this before 4:45pm GMT on Sunday 2 October 2011, you’re a Spurs fan and you happen to own either an Android or Apple smartphone, then you’re in luck. Pocket-lint’s App of the Day is not something exclusive to you, but you’re... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Vignette review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Vignette review (Android)

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The first phone we had with a camera was the Sony Ericsson T68i. Strictly speaking it didn't have a camera, because you had to buy it separately and plug it into the bottom. The results left a lot to be desired. They were small, low quality and invariably... >>