iPad apps archive

  • Euro 2012 online: watching at work or on the go
    Phones

    Euro 2012 online: watching at work or on the go

    By 8 June 2012

    Euro 2012 is upon us and with it three glorious weeks of bonus summer football. The only possible dampner on events - weather aside - are those pesky commitments that can get in the way. With often two games a day to contend with and a fair few 5pm kick...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Snapseed review (iOS)
    Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Snapseed review (iOS)

    By 5 June 2012

    Nik Software has been making some excellent high-end software for a long time now. If you're a serious photography enthusiast then you may have heard of or even already use Efex Pro - a black and white conversion tool that's been received with critical...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Air Mail review (iPad and iPhone)
    Gaming

    APP OF THE DAY: Air Mail review (iPad and iPhone)

    By 31 May 2012

    It's game time at App of the Day on Pocket-lint. It's not a freebie, it's not available on Android but it's still worth playing all the same. Air Mail Platform iPad & iOS Price $4.99 Where iTunes It may sound like the latest iOS feature but Air Mail is,...

  • Whale Trail to go free, now all about the Krill
    Gaming

    Whale Trail to go free, now all about the Krill

    By 31 May 2012

    Whale Trail, the colourful iPhone and iPad game that sees you chasing bubbles through the sky with a whale, is about to get a free version in the next couple of weeks, the developers behind the game have confirmed to Pocket-lint. Although there can't...

  • ITV Player for iPad, now with live streaming
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    ITV Player for iPad, now with live streaming

    By 31 May 2012

    The ITV Player for iPad app was given a major overhaul on Thursday allowing users of the app to now watch live television as well as on-demand shows they might have missed from the numerous ITV channels. Users of the app will now be able to watch ITV...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Twonky Beam review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)
    Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Twonky Beam review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)

    By 30 May 2012

    People may have heard the name Twonky before, but apart from those au fait with home networking and streaming media, most will probably not realise what the technology does. That's essentially because Twonky isn't a games console, smartphone, TV, NAS...

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

    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...

  • GREE, the social mobile gaming platform for iOS and Android, to launch in UK - goes open beta
    Gaming

    GREE, the social mobile gaming platform for iOS and Android, to launch in UK - goes open beta

    By 23 May 2012

    GREE, the largest social network in Japan, is coming to Europe and has just launched in Open Beta mode for developers to get a taste of what it can offer. The service, when fully live, will allow iOS and Android gamers to interact online, and be a worldwide...

  • Magic Town: the app aiming to bring children's books to life
    Apps

    Magic Town: the app aiming to bring children's books to life

    By 23 May 2012

    It didn’t take long after the iPad arrived to see that young children could use them. In fact, so simple and so compelling is that large, glass, iOS interface that even small pets were getting in on the action. So, while games have been the first big...

  • 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,...

  • Olympic diving hope Tom Daley gets own iOS game
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    Olympic diving hope Tom Daley gets own iOS game

    By 18 May 2012

    Team GB diver and Olympic medal hopeful Tom Daley stars in Tom Daley Dive 2012, his own iPad, iPhone and iPod touch game, released today. The app, which is free to download, allows you to use gesture movements in order to perform Olympic-standard dives...

  • Findaproperty.com iPad app taking the stress out of moving house
    Apps

    Findaproperty.com iPad app taking the stress out of moving house

    By 8 May 2012

    Following the success of the iPhone version, Findaproperty.com has released an app for the iPad. Once downloaded, it uses the iPad’s GPS functionality to search for nearby properties before using the tablet’s mapping credentials to navigate there....

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

    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: Tap the Frog review (iPhone)
    Apps

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

    By 3 May 2012

    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...

  • BBC chooses Antiques Roadshow for second screen companion app action
    Tablets

    BBC chooses Antiques Roadshow for second screen companion app action

    By 3 May 2012

    The BBC is kick starting its companion screen plans with an application for PC, tablets, mobile phones and the BBC Red Button that will allow fans of Antiques Roadshow to play along with the programme when it returns to the screen in September. Announced...

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

    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...

  • Draw what? Are people bored with Draw Something already?
    Apps

    Draw what? Are people bored with Draw Something already?

    By 2 May 2012

    Not so drawsome, that's probably what Zynga investors are currently thinking after word that Draw Something has managed to lose more than 5 million daily users in the past 30 days. Zynga, which suprised everyone in March by paying $210m for Draw Something's...

  • Sky: Second screen experience in front of TV key
    Phones

    Sky: Second screen experience in front of TV key

    By 26 April 2012

    Sky has told Pocket-lint that it sees tablets and smartphones as key in enhancing the viewing experience in front of the TV. Ian Lewis, director of Sky Movies, told Pocket-lint that partnerships with companies such as Zeebox are all about "creating a...

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

    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)
    Apps

    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...

  • Sky to let iPad owners watch Planner recordings
    Home Cinema

    Sky to let iPad owners watch Planner recordings

    By 24 April 2012

    Sky is in the process of developing an app for the iPad that will let Sky+ users stream the saved shows and movies on their Sky box to their tablet. In a candid one-two-one chat with Pocket-lint, Simon Rexworthy, controller of acquisitions at Sky Movies,...

  • ZX Plectrum lets you make music Spectrum style on your iPhone
    Gaming

    ZX Plectrum lets you make music Spectrum style on your iPhone

    By 23 April 2012

    An app for the iPhone and iPad is letting you relive the sound of the ZX Spectrum, 30 years after it went on sale - so you can re-imagine the noise on your tablet. ZX Plectrum as it's called (see what they did there) has gone free to celebrate the 30th...

  • Channel 5 broadcasts first 360-degree dual-screen mobile and TV promo
    Phones

    Channel 5 broadcasts first 360-degree dual-screen mobile and TV promo

    By 19 April 2012

    In the last week, Channel 5 teamed with XS2TheWorld to use the latter's 360-degree video technology to broadcast a dual-screen TV promotion that could be viewed from other angles on a smartphone or iPad. The clip, which was created to promote The Gadget...

  • 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...

  • Encyclopaedia Britannica iPad/iPhone app lets you have an answer for everything for £1.99 a month
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    Encyclopaedia Britannica iPad/iPhone app lets you have an answer for everything for £1.99 a month

    By 17 April 2012

    Encyclopaedia Britannica has announced the release of a new app for the iPhone and iPad, offering owners access to the organisation's tomes of information on just about everything. The company, which ditched its print edition in March, says the new app...