iPad apps archive

  • APP OF THE DAY: Ben 10 Alien Locator HD review (iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Ben 10 Alien Locator HD review (iPad)

    By 26 October 2011

    Yesterday's App of the Day, Bike Baron, is an incredibly addictive game, Sorry if we've got you hooked. And today's offering also scores highly on the obsessive factor, although there's a lot less skill involved. And, whilst it's probably aimed at kids...

  • iPad magazine subscriptions soar thanks to iOS 5 Newsstand
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    iPad magazine subscriptions soar thanks to iOS 5 Newsstand

    By 26 October 2011

    Condé Nast, the publisher behind iPad magazines such as Vanity Fair, GQ and Wired has reported a huge boom in digital subscriptions since the release of iOS 5 on to the Apple tab. It has reported an increase of 268 per cent for subscriptions and 142...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Bike Baron review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Bike Baron review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)

    By 24 October 2011

    It must be said that there are some great games on iOS devices, and not all of them feature cute, cuddly characters, avian agitators or monsters that have too much an affinity for Werther's Originals. Indeed, the racing game market is awash with decent...

  • Football Manager 3D match engine coming to iPad within 3 years
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    Football Manager 3D match engine coming to iPad within 3 years

    By 21 October 2011

    Football Manager 2012 for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch is coming before Christmas, but while it will be a step up from last year's version, it will still be designed specifically for handheld devices, and lack many of the new in-depth features of its PC...

  • TomTom iPad finally hits with iPhone app 1.9 upgrade
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    TomTom iPad finally hits with iPhone app 1.9 upgrade

    By 21 October 2011

    The TomTom App for iPhone 1.9 updated has now hit the App Store, bringing full, optimised support for iPad with it. As Pocket-lint detailed in a "pictures and hands-on" piece in September, the new upgrade is a free download for existing TomTom App customers...

  • Siri style voice recognition for Football Manager? Never say never
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    Siri style voice recognition for Football Manager? Never say never

    By 21 October 2011

    Football Manager 2012 is now available for PC and Mac (iOS version before Christmas), and with it comes a mighty swathe of new features. One specific, major change is the ability to add inflection to player interaction and team talks through new menu...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Anthill: Tactical Trail Defense review (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Anthill: Tactical Trail Defense review (iPhone)

    By 18 October 2011

    What did the Pink Panther say when he trod on an ant? Dead-ant, dead-ant, dead-ant, dedant, dedant, dedant.... It's probably a while since you heard that classic playground joke, and, to be honest, we're not sure how well it translates to the written...

  • Freeview HD TV Guide app now on Android and iPad in time for final digital switchover
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    Freeview HD TV Guide app now on Android and iPad in time for final digital switchover

    By 18 October 2011

    24 October 2012 (a year on Monday) marks the last day in the extensive digital television switchover process as the final analogue TV signal is due to be turned off, and Freeview, the UK's free TV service is celebrating the "one year to go" anniversary...

  • Find My Friends finds wife 'cheating', raises questions over privacy
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    Find My Friends finds wife 'cheating', raises questions over privacy

    By 17 October 2011

    The Apple iOS 5 Find My Friends app seems to have been instrumental in catching a cheating wife, as the app was activated by a suspicious husband hoping to catch her in the act. We say in the act, although Find My Friends doesn't utilise the iPhone's...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Steambirds: Survival review (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Steambirds: Survival review (iPhone)

    By 14 October 2011

    Turn-based aerial combat games aren't something Pocket-lint is too familiar with, with initial reservations held due to the genre's strengths usually relying on fast-paced action to keep any would-be gamer happy. However, our App of the Day is a new addition...

  • iOS 5: Find my Friends hits Apple's App Store
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    iOS 5: Find my Friends hits Apple's App Store

    By 12 October 2011

    Find my Friends, the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad application that allows you to locate family members and chums, has appeared on the App Store already - even though the operating system, iOS 5, it requires to run is yet to be released. Published by Apple...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Facebook for iPad review (iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Facebook for iPad review (iPad)

    By 11 October 2011

    Ever since the iPad launched, Facebook has always said that you don’t need a dedicated iPad app and that the Safari web browser is the best way to experience Facebook. On Monday all that changed. After months of waiting, we now have a dedicated Facebook...

  • Ion Piano Apprentice iPad keyboard lets you take on keyboard cat
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    Ion Piano Apprentice iPad keyboard lets you take on keyboard cat

    By 11 October 2011

    Ion, the company behind a series of wacky iPhone and iPad contraptions like the iCade, has come up with a new one - the Piano Apprentice. The new 25-key piano promises to teach you how to play the piano once you plug in your iPad and download the specific...

  • Facebook for iPad goes live
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    Facebook for iPad goes live

    By 11 October 2011

    After years of telling us the browser was the best way to experience Facebook, the social network has launched the Facebook for iPad app allowing Facebook fans to update their status, and a stack of other things, from the Apple tablet. "The new Facebook...

  • iPhone / iPad Hotmail coming with iOS 5 - confirmed!
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    iPhone / iPad Hotmail coming with iOS 5 - confirmed!

    By 3 October 2011

    While the Hotmail application for Android handsets and tablets is now available, it's only a matter of time before Apple iPhone and iPad owners will be able to integrate Hotmail email accounts with their devices too. However, it won't be released in app...

  • APP OF THE DAY: FIFA 12 review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)
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    APP OF THE DAY: FIFA 12 review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)

    By 29 September 2011

    There are some things you can rely on 100 per cent. The jammy bit in a jam doughnut will always be at the other end of the bit you bite into first. The queue you're not in will be the fastest. And EA will release a new version of FIFA a month or two after...

  • Lovefilm Player for iPad pictures and hands-on
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    Lovefilm Player for iPad pictures and hands-on

    By 29 September 2011

    The Lovefilm Player for iPad is such an obvious and welcomed application that it's a wonder that it's taken so long to arrive. For starters, the look and feel is identical to the service's other portals on Samsung and Sony home entertainment kit and the...

  • Shazam update gives iPhone free unlimited tagging
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    Shazam update gives iPhone free unlimited tagging

    By 29 September 2011

    Shazam has updated the music tagging app for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad to now offer users unlimited tagging. Previously, users of the free app were restricted to 5 tags a month. In addition, there will be a Goldentag sweepstake with the chance to win...

  • Lovefilm on iPad streams in
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    Lovefilm on iPad streams in

    By 29 September 2011

    Lovefilm is hitting the iPad - the latest platform for the movie rental service's streaming arm. The app, titled Lovefilm Player for iPad, has hit the App Store and allows for all the usual VoD-based gubbins such as pausing, rewinding and checking trailers....

  • APP OF THE DAY: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12 review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12 review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch)

    By 28 September 2011

    He may have been more famous of late for having ill-begotten dalliances with ladies and trees, but Tiger Woods is still a top notch athlete and sportsman. His golf may not be as awe-inspiring as it was in his heyday, but his technique and ability should...

  • iPad becomes virtual play mat with Cars 2 Disney Appmates
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    iPad becomes virtual play mat with Cars 2 Disney Appmates

    By 28 September 2011

    Disney has combined its expertise in toys and licensing with a new-found love of iPad apps, to create a range of Cars 2 toys that work with the Apple tablet device, creating a virtual play mat for kids. Dubbed Disney Appmates, the new range of Cars 2...

  • Skype for iPhone and iPad dials in Bluetooth support
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    Skype for iPhone and iPad dials in Bluetooth support

    By 27 September 2011

    Skype has added a welcome addition to its iOS apps - both the iPhone and the iPad version of the Microsoft owned VoIP platform app now support Bluetooth. This means that you can use Skype when you're in the car (provided that you've got a decent 3G signal...

  • APP OF THE DAY: MadPad HD review (iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: MadPad HD review (iPad)

    By 23 September 2011

    Since Pocket-lint started App of the Day back in May 2010, we've covered over 300 interesting applications of all shapes and sizes. Games, productive utilities, educational and reference software titles have all passed through our sweaty mitts, and for...

  • FIFA 12 iPad pictures and hands-on
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    FIFA 12 iPad pictures and hands-on

    By 23 September 2011

    FIFA 12 iPad will turn your tablet into a football console game capable of making any iPhone owner weep tears of joy. First demoed at E3, FIFA 12 for the iPad will let you use the Apple device as a screen, while using a Bluetooth-connected iPhone or iPod...

  • Tech Deal: Great British Chefs iOS app gets lunchtime special price
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    Tech Deal: Great British Chefs iOS app gets lunchtime special price

    By 16 September 2011

    Former App of the Day, Great British Chefs - Recipes has been given a price-cut with the app now up for grabs at £2.49 on the iPhone and the iPad. The sale lasts until Monday 19 September, meaning you could snap it up now and enjoy some tasty nosh over...