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App-vent Calendar - day 21: Christmas Sweater-izer

App-vent Calendar - day 21: Christmas Sweater-izer

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In the lead up to Christmas Day Pocket-lint thought it a good idea to replace its regular App of the Day slot with something a little more festive. Then, from one of Pocket-lint's famous all-night brain storming sessions the App-vent Calendar was spawned... >>

App-vent Calendar - day 20: Amateur Surgeon Christmas Edition

App-vent Calendar - day 20: Amateur Surgeon Christmas Edition

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There can't be many of us who haven't at some point thought it would be a good crack to perform some impromptu amateur surgery on a sickly friend, whether it being pulling a tooth, or removing a troublesome mole. As a rule this kind of naive knife-play... >>

App-vent Calendar - day 19: Blinkx Happy Holidays

App-vent Calendar - day 19: Blinkx Happy Holidays

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"O Radix Jesse, qui stas in signum populorum, super quem continebunt reges os suum, quem Gentes deprecabuntur: veni ad liberandum nos, jam noli tardare." Ha - you didn't think that we had that in our locker did you? Well, you'd be wrong. Five minutes... >>

App-vent Calendar - day 18: Collapse Holiday Edition (BlackBerry)

App-vent Calendar - day 18: Collapse Holiday Edition (BlackBerry)

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Pocket-lint’s App-vent Calendar has served up a selection of festive apps to help or entertain you count down to the big day.  This has been mostly dominated by iPhone apps, but let’s face it – other app markets don’t seem to be able to keep... >>

App-vent Calendar - day 17: Weather HD Christmas Edition (iPad)

App-vent Calendar - day 17: Weather HD Christmas Edition (iPad)

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Us Brits are obsessed by the weather aren't we? We mean, if we had a pound for everyone that spoke to us about the weather today, we'd have £3 - enough to buy a can of Cherry Tango, a pack of Haribo Tangfastics and a bag of pickled-onion Space Invaders.... >>

App-vent Calendar - day 16: Guinness World Records: At Your Fingertips (iPad)

App-vent Calendar - day 16: Guinness World Records: At Your Fingertips (iPad)

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For some, Christmas is about giving to those worse off than ourselves and spreading joy and happiness to all. Others rejoice and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the son of God. And some take the opportunity to catch up with their families, loved... >>

App-vent Calendar - day 15: Christmas Wrapped (iPhone)

App-vent Calendar - day 15: Christmas Wrapped (iPhone)

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Pocket-lint's App-vent calendar of apps continues with a service that usually Pocket-lint would encourage you to avoid. Not because of some inherent evil within, but because of the genres innate uselessness. We're talking about gift guides, where you... >>

App-vent Calendar - day 14: iTunes 12 Days of Christmas

App-vent Calendar - day 14: iTunes 12 Days of Christmas

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Yes, it's the time you've all been waiting for. No longer will you have to pace the room, twiddling your thumbs, looking anxiously at the clock wondering, hoping and longing that Apple will announce its answer to all the sadness and worries of the world.... >>

App-vent Calendar - day 13: Christmas Rock 'N' Roll (iPhone/iPod touch/iPad)

App-vent Calendar - day 13: Christmas Rock 'N' Roll (iPhone/iPod touch/iPad)

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Some of the apps in our App-vent Calendar are brand new, while others have been around for a while. Some only really get to see the light of day during the holiday period, much like the chrimbo decorations that are left languishing in the loft for most... >>

App-vent Calendar - day 12: Catch the Presents! (Chrome)

App-vent Calendar - day 12: Catch the Presents! (Chrome)

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Less than two weeks to go until Christmas and that can only mean one thing. Yep, you guessed it - it's time for another door to be opened on our special App-vent Calendar. As the festive spirit creeps into the office, you're bound to find more and more... >>