iPad apps archive

  • Shazam-style audio recognition for TV shows coming to Zeebox
    Televisions

    Shazam-style audio recognition for TV shows coming to Zeebox

    By 19 January 2012

    Audible Magic has told Pocket-lint that it is talking to the maker of Zeebox, the UK social TV application, to bring its Shazam-style audio recognition software, Live TViD, to the platform. Live TViD is a digital fingerprinting technology that listens...

  • Simple.TV pictures and hands-on
    Home Cinema

    Simple.TV pictures and hands-on

    By 18 January 2012

    It's amazing what you can find if you spread your wings from the main halls at CES in Las Vegas. Indeed, a visit to Caesar's Palace and the Rovi developers' forum was a fine place to see upcoming and existing technologies that may otherwise have been...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Stick Cricket Super Sixes review (iPad)
    Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Stick Cricket Super Sixes review (iPad)

    By 14 January 2012

    We at Pocket-lint don't like cricket. We love it. And we especially love Stick Cricket on the iPad which we've featured as App of the Day in the past. It's just much less hassle than the real thing you see. You're not required to spend ages getting padded...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Where's My Water? review (iPhone/Android)
    Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Where's My Water? review (iPhone/Android)

    By 13 January 2012

    Ah, the humble puzzle game. Well, it isn't so humble any more as games get more and more sophisticated on our mobile devices. Today we look at a big hit from a big studio. That's right, this game harks from Walt Disney, but don't be too eager to scream...

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

    APP OF THE DAY: Scultpeo review (iOS)

    By 12 January 2012

    Pocket-lint has a rather special App of the Day coming to you straight from CES 2012 in Las Vegas and we guarantee you’ve never seen anything quite like it before. The app itself is brand new from a company that’s just getting this particular service...

  • OnLive Desktop for iPad pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    OnLive Desktop for iPad pictures and hands-on

    By 11 January 2012

    Available from 12 January via the iTunes App Store, OnLive Desktop is nothing short of a revolution for iPad owners who want a complete working solution for their tablet. It allows them to access and use Windows and Microsoft Office applications remotely,...

  • Griffin draws on Crayola's expertise: New kid's MyPhones and iPad apps
    Apps

    Griffin draws on Crayola's expertise: New kid's MyPhones and iPad apps

    By 10 January 2012

    Griffin and Crayola have teamed up to bring the next iteration of MyPhones headphones and colouring apps, which have been specifically designed to allow your children to get the most out of their (or most likely your) iPad. We've looked at both the Griffin...

  • OnLive to bring Windows to the iPad
    Tablets

    OnLive to bring Windows to the iPad

    By 10 January 2012

    OnLive has branched out from its usual cloud gaming setup to bring Windows to tablets. Plans for an OnLive Desktop app that will let you take advantage of Windows Office applications like Word and PowerPoint has been announced.  The application is due...

  • Ion Audio Guitar Apprentice turns your iPad into an axe (pictures)
    Apps

    Ion Audio Guitar Apprentice turns your iPad into an axe (pictures)

    By 9 January 2012

    Ion Audio, the maker of the iCade iPad arcade machine, has crafted a full size guitar accessory that houses an iPad. It then, using apps such as GarageBand, allows you to play virtual axe tunes with the addition of real frets. Better still, the frets...

  • Best iPad shopping apps
    Apps

    Best iPad shopping apps

    By 8 January 2012

    You like shopping we know you do, but can you use the iPad to show from the comfort of your sofa? Of course you can and here are an array of apps that highlight was is not only possible but that should make your life a lot easier when it comes to getting...

  • Pocket-lint smash & grab: Dizzy - Prince of the Yolkfolk codes giveaway
    Apps

    Pocket-lint smash & grab: Dizzy - Prince of the Yolkfolk codes giveaway

    By 5 January 2012

    Thanks to our friends at Codemasters, Pocket-lint has eight free codes for Dizzy - Prince of the Yolkfolk to give away; four on iPhone and four on iPad. The game is a remake of the classic computer title of 1991, itself part of a franchise that stretched...

  • Sky Sports News iPad app kicks-off
    Apps

    Sky Sports News iPad app kicks-off

    By 5 January 2012

    Sky has announced the arrival of a dedicated Sky Sports News app for iPad. The app, which replaces the current iPhone and iPad friendly one, takes its inspiration from the impressive Sky News iPad app that was released last year. This means live and on-demand...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Touchnote Postcards for iPad review
    Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Touchnote Postcards for iPad review

    By 4 January 2012

    Christmas has just finished and you may not be planning (or can afford) a 2012 holiday yet, but the humble postcard has much more use than to offer a simple "wish you were here" sentiment. After all, how many times have you really wished that the recipient...

  • 1.2 billion apps downloaded in bumper Christmas week
    Apps

    1.2 billion apps downloaded in bumper Christmas week

    By 3 January 2012

    2011 was definitely the the year of the app. It's the year in which Apple hit an average of 1 billion downloads from the App Store a month, the year in which the 10 billionth app was downloaded from the Android Market and also the year that Pocket-lint...

  • 720p HD iPad apps with Apple TV hack
    Tablets

    720p HD iPad apps with Apple TV hack

    By 2 January 2012

    Whilst fanboys everywhere sit around twiddling their thumbs (magically, you understand, with multi-gesturing a plenty) waiting for Apple to offer App Store access on its hobby box; a couple of clever chaps have taken matters into their own hands; offering...

  • Best iPad social apps
    Apps

    Best iPad social apps

    By 1 January 2012

    Social networking apps get better on the big screen. While the mobile experience is great for that untethered, out and about, live streaming and discovery social existence and perfect for creating content, there's an equally great pleasure in switching...

  • Free apps mean big bucks for Apple and Google
    Apps

    Free apps mean big bucks for Apple and Google

    By 21 December 2011

    Distimo has published its app analysis for 2011 and, hidden amongst some other semi-interesting findings, are details of the real success story of 2011 in the app world (that being a world that is app mad, rather than a portfolio associated with BlackBerry)...

  • Kindle for iPad and iPhone update brings Kindle Fire-like features
    Apps

    Kindle for iPad and iPhone update brings Kindle Fire-like features

    By 21 December 2011

    The Kindle iPhone and iPad apps have been given a major overhaul, with Amazon updating the iOS app to version 2.9 and bringing in new Kindle Fire-like features in time for the Christmas season. The iPad version gets a new design for magazines, and users...

  • Best iPad reading apps
    Tablets

    Best iPad reading apps

    By 21 December 2011

    At launch, the iPad was pegged as the future means of content consumption for all magazines and newspapers. Now this might not have come completely true, but there is definitely a lot available to read on it.  Its 9.7-inch IPS display is perfectly suited...

  • Best iPad music apps
    Tablets

    Best iPad music apps

    By 18 December 2011

    Having that slightly larger screen on the iPad grants a lot more space to play with the tablet's music making capabilities. There is room there for extra sliders, bigger buttons and larger instruments. The result is a selection of iPad music apps that...

  • APP OF THE DAY: djay (iPad)
    Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: djay (iPad)

    By 16 December 2011

    djay (the little d is maker Algoriddim's choice, not ours) has landed a pretty big prize, being awarded iPad App of The Year by Apple. So, despite us retiring from the decks back in 2001 following the pain of DJ Luck and MC Neat's disappearance from the...

  • Series Link hits Sky+ apps for iOS and Android
    Home Cinema

    Series Link hits Sky+ apps for iOS and Android

    By 16 December 2011

    Just like we told you it would back in November, Sky has released updated mobile apps into the App Store and the Android Market that bring the Series Link feature to the table. A much requested and long awaited addition, the new feature means that not...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Grand Theft Auto 3
    Apps

    APP OF THE DAY: Grand Theft Auto 3

    By 15 December 2011

    We can't believe it has been 10 years since the joys of Grand Theft Auto 3 graced our PlayStation 2. The ground breaking title brought the idea of open world gaming to consoles and its quality voice acting and edgy story showed us how cinematic a game...

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

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

    By 13 December 2011

    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,...

  • Create-your-own-app service launches first app offering: Share My ABCs
    Apps

    Create-your-own-app service launches first app offering: Share My ABCs

    By 13 December 2011

    The create-your-own-app service called FundedApps has launched its first publicly-sourced app that enables children to practice tracing letters, words and animals in an Alphabet World on the iPad. Called Share My ABCs, the app was conceived by Father...