iPad apps archive

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

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

    By 12 December 2011

    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...

  • BBC iPlayer iPhone app finally arrives
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    BBC iPlayer iPhone app finally arrives

    By 12 December 2011

    It has been a long time coming but, at last, you can get rid of that BBC iPlayer icon that is cunningly disguised as an app on your iPhone's homescreen - the BBC iPlayer iPhone app has finally gone live in the Apple App Store. The launch comes as the...

  • Twitter goes redesign crazy with new desktop, mobile, app and TweetDeck versions
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    Twitter goes redesign crazy with new desktop, mobile, app and TweetDeck versions

    By 9 December 2011

    It's all change for Twitter. And we mean all. The micro blogging giant has unveiled sweeping changes across the board - meaning new versions of (almost) all of its platforms. First up, the desktop client has had a major shift from right to left. Not politically,...

  • My Xbox Live for iPad pictures and hands-on
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    My Xbox Live for iPad pictures and hands-on

    By 8 December 2011

    In a further effort to spread its wings beyond devices it has a direct hand in, Microsoft has brought Xbox Live to the iPad and iPhone... Sort of. Like the original Windows Phone 7 integration, My Xbox Live allows users to log into their, yep, you've...

  • OnLive Player app for iPad, Android and Kindle Fire pictures and hands-on
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    OnLive Player app for iPad, Android and Kindle Fire pictures and hands-on

    By 8 December 2011

    Pocket-lint Gadget Award 2011 winner OnLive has had an iPad application available for a while now, but many subscribers have been disappointed that all it offered was the ability to view other players' gaming exploits or Brag Clips. However, all that...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Infinity Blade II review (iPhone, iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Infinity Blade II review (iPhone, iPad)

    By 1 December 2011

    The original Infinity Blade set the standard for iPhone gaming graphics. It pushed the iPhone 4's processor to the limit, creating unparalleled Unreal Engine powered looks. Whilst it was a beautiful piece of app design, the game stumbled in the gameplay...

  • Spotify iPad app in the works, goal to be on every device possible
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    Spotify iPad app in the works, goal to be on every device possible

    By 1 December 2011

    Spotify's UK MD Chris Maples has told Pocket-lint that the Spotify apps launch was just the first of a long line of announcements that the music streaming company has got planned and that the long awaited native iPad app isn't too far away. Describing...

  • Amazon Santa app arrives on iPad and Kindle Fire
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    Amazon Santa app arrives on iPad and Kindle Fire

    By 1 December 2011

    Amazon is well in truly embracing the spirit of Christmas. Or, rather, embracing the fact that people around the world are going to spend a whole lot of money on its website - with the launch of the Amazon Santa app for iPad and Kindle Fire. The app is...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies infects iPhone and iPad
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    Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies infects iPhone and iPad

    By 1 December 2011

    Activision has come out all guns blazing, as Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies is now available for iPhone/iPad and is live and ready to download from the App Store. Based on Treyarch's console version and adapted by the folks at Ideaworks Game Studio,...

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

    By 30 November 2011

    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: Tinga Tinga Tales review (iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Tinga Tinga Tales review (iPad)

    By 29 November 2011

    The hit colourful BBC Cbeebies cartoon set in Africa has come to the iPad and iPhone, but should you download it and let your kids steal your iDevice for hours at a time? Does it keep the same values as the show, or is it just a mindless tie-in cash-in?...

  • Gameloft in-flight iPad games take to the skies
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    Gameloft in-flight iPad games take to the skies

    By 25 November 2011

    Gameloft has announced plans to bring 12 of its iPad games to aircraft carrier Jetstar, in a move that will enable passengers to play games on their own device or loan iPads from the company. There will be five titles available from December: Real Football,...

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

    By 22 November 2011

    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...

  • Google Search iPad app update adds a hint of Chrome
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    Google Search iPad app update adds a hint of Chrome

    By 22 November 2011

    The latest version of the Google Search app for iPad has landed in the App Store - and there's more than a slight whiff of the Chrome browser and Chrome OS bursting out of the app. Starting with the improved search aspects first though, and Google Instant...

  • Gameloft unveils biggest iPhone and iPad sale
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    Gameloft unveils biggest iPhone and iPad sale

    By 21 November 2011

    Gameloft, purveyor of iOS games which are as brilliant as they are unoriginal, has announced its biggest ever sale. We know, we know - Gameloft seems to offer up its games on the cheap on a regular basis, but this really is a big sale and there's plenty...

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

    By 16 November 2011

    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...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Asteroids Gunner review (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Asteroids Gunner review (iPhone)

    By 12 November 2011

    Computer games come and go, but some, it would appear, were meant to stick around; Atari's Asteroids is a game that fits the "classic" moniker very well indeed. And now Atari's 1979 best seller, has been reinvented for the iPhone with the new name of...

  • Future Adobe Photoshop apps could ditch the toolbar completely
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    Future Adobe Photoshop apps could ditch the toolbar completely

    By 10 November 2011

    Adobe has shown off a possible future of Adobe Photoshop on the tablet at a behind closed doors event in London on Thursday. The new app, which is so early in the build process, Adobe are calling it an anti-release, will allow photo fans to edit an image...

  • iOS 5 tweak reveals hidden Android-style auto-complete keyboard
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    iOS 5 tweak reveals hidden Android-style auto-complete keyboard

    By 10 November 2011

    Following the news that there's a hidden panorama camera mode hidden within the depth of iOS 5, it was only going to be a matter of time before some clever so-and-so uncovered another useful feature that didn't make the final cut for the platform's release....

  • Apple Store 2.0 goes live, offers barcode scanning and pick-up service
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    Apple Store 2.0 goes live, offers barcode scanning and pick-up service

    By 8 November 2011

    The new Apple Store app, the one we thought would land last week, has just reared its head in the App Store bringing with it the two key features that were widely expected. The first being that fanboys can now choose and pay for their items using the...

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

    By 3 November 2011

    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...

  • Bond 23 press conference streamed live on iPad
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    Bond 23 press conference streamed live on iPad

    By 3 November 2011

    A press conference for Bond 23, the latest chapter in the long-running James Bond move franchise, is to be held at 11am UK time today (3 November) with the whole event to be streamed live on iPad. The press call, which is expected to reveal the name of...

  • Gmail app for iPhone and iPad pulled from App Store
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    Gmail app for iPhone and iPad pulled from App Store

    By 3 November 2011

    Google has had to pull its official Gmail app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch just hours after it hit the App Store. The reason for the withdrawal is a bug that plays havoc with the notification system. Users were reportedly getting an error message reading:...

  • Gmail for iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch hits the App Store
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    Gmail for iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch hits the App Store

    By 2 November 2011

    It's been a busy couple of days for the Gmail team. First up, the Gmail desktop version gets a major overhaul and now, as has been rumoured for some time, the official Gmail app for iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch has finally hit the App Store. The free app...