App of the day archive

  • APP OF THE DAY: Wyse PocketCloud Remote (Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Wyse PocketCloud Remote (Android)

    By 25 May 2012

    You've gone to work, but forgotten that crucial presentation, which is sitting on your home computer waiting to have its day in the spotlight, unaware that it will never come. Well, panic not, because with Wyse PocketCloud Remote, you can simply "dial"...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Mini Motor review (Android, iPhone and iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Mini Motor review (Android, iPhone and iPad)

    By 23 May 2012

    Top-down racers are a thing of beauty and today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint is another great in a long line of classics. So, if you’re a fan of Supersprint, Badlands, Micro Machines, Reckless Racing and the like, then it’s time to get your wallet...

  • APP OF THE DAY: The Weather Channel review (iPhone / iPod touch)
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    APP OF THE DAY: The Weather Channel review (iPhone / iPod touch)

    By 22 May 2012

    If you live anywhere but the UK, you might not know that the skies over our green and pleasant lands have been grey and full of more unpleasant moisture than an AC/DC mosh pit. Summer may have started, but we wouldn't have known over here. However, in...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Tom Daley Dive 2012 review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Tom Daley Dive 2012 review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)

    By 18 May 2012

    Yep, after all the shouting, the London 2012 Olympic Games are almost upon us. The thought will have some running for the hills, others frothing with excitement, and it is the latter that app developers are hoping to cater to with a swarm of applications,...

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

    By 17 May 2012

    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)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Strava cycling review (iPhone)

    By 16 May 2012

    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. ...

  • APP OF THE DAY: GO SMS Pro (Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: GO SMS Pro (Android)

    By 15 May 2012

    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)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Cinemagram review (iPhone)

    By 14 May 2012

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

    By 11 May 2012

    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: Bantr review (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Bantr review (iPhone)

    By 9 May 2012

    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: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Movie App review (iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Movie App review (iPad)

    By 8 May 2012

    Pocket-lint is hearing from all manner of content providers and broadcasters that a massive focus for them at present is coming up with the correct way to present a second-screen experience. Many of their viewers and subscribers now watch TV, movies,...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Scrambls review (browser)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Scrambls review (browser)

    By 7 May 2012

    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)
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    APP OF THE DAY: MX Player review (Android)

    By 4 May 2012

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

    By 2 May 2012

    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...

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

    By 30 April 2012

    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)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Echoer review (iPhone)

    By 27 April 2012

    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....

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

    By 26 April 2012

    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...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Shark Dash review (iPad / iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Shark Dash review (iPad / iPhone)

    By 25 April 2012

    Do you like Where's My Water? Do you like Angry Birds? Then Shark Dash from Gamesloft might be the game for you, as it tries to merge the two titles to give you hours of fun. We've been collecting ducks for the last week to see what's what. Shark Dash...

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

    By 24 April 2012

    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...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Photon (Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Photon (Android)

    By 20 April 2012

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

    By 19 April 2012

    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...

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

    By 18 April 2012

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

    By 17 April 2012

    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: Burnout Crash review (iPad / iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Burnout Crash review (iPad / iPhone)

    By 16 April 2012

    Burnout Crash is the latest game from EA, Criterion and the Burnout franchise. It sees you crashing your way to the perfect pile-up on the iPad and the iPhone, but is the app a car wreck? We've been playing to find out. Burnout Crash Format iPad / iPhone...

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

    By 13 April 2012

    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...