iPad apps archive

  • Skype for iPad makes an official comeback
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    Skype for iPad makes an official comeback

    By 2 August 2011

    Skype for iPad has played continual app store hide and seek today but has now final made the decision to come out and play.  The application that "went live prematurely" has now returned, bringing with it a proper FaceTime alternative for Apple's tablet. ...

  • Skype iPad app gets pulled due to premature release
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    Skype iPad app gets pulled due to premature release

    By 2 August 2011

    The Skype video conferencing iPad app, which has just gone live, has now been pulled; according to the company this was down to the fact it "went live prematurely". The company stated that: "To ensure your best Skype experience, we’ve temporarily removed...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Airfix Dogfight review (iPhone and iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Airfix Dogfight review (iPhone and iPad)

    By 29 July 2011

    Many childhoods were spent constructing elaborate models from classic Airfix sets. We doubt many of our male readers will have ever missed out on putting together a model Spitfire or building a Hurricane.  Problem is getting older means you can't spend...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Great British Chefs - Recipes review (iPad / iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Great British Chefs - Recipes review (iPad / iPhone)

    By 27 July 2011

    There's one thing that ties every single person on the planet together. Not love. Not a shared passion for collecting celebrity pre-masticated chewing gum. Nor a universal loathing of The Jeremy Kyle Show. Nope, the one thing that we all share is food....

  • APP OF THE DAY: F-SIM Space Shuttle review (iPhone/iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: F-SIM Space Shuttle review (iPhone/iPad)

    By 26 July 2011

    The Atlantis orbiter recently completed its final mission, bringing the space shuttle programme to a close after 30 years. On board the shuttle were two space-certified iPhone 4s, running the experimental SpaceLab app. Also available to us Earth-based...

  • Barnes & Noble responds to Amazon with Nook iPad app update
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    Barnes & Noble responds to Amazon with Nook iPad app update

    By 26 July 2011

    Just as Amazon revealed that it will be offering its iPad app Kindle users access to newspapers and magazines, rival Barnes & Noble has done the same with an announcement that periodical access for its iPad Nook app will come "in the coming days". The...

  • Kindle newspaper and magazines added to iOS app
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    Kindle newspaper and magazines added to iOS app

    By 26 July 2011

    The Amazon Kindle app for iOS has been updated to version 2.8, bringing with it a couple of pretty major changes - most notably the addition of magazine and newspaper subscriptions now syncing on your iDevice. The change means that any subscriptions that...

  • APP OF THE DAY: LogMeIn Ignition review (iOS)
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    APP OF THE DAY: LogMeIn Ignition review (iOS)

    By 25 July 2011

    LogMeIn Ignition, the popular (if somewhat pricey) remote access app available for iOS devices, recently underwent a few changes - adding a couple of nifty new multimedia based features. In light of this we thought it only best to give it the once over....

  • APP OF THE DAY - Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty (iPad / iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY - Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty (iPad / iPhone)

    By 22 July 2011

    Marvel's really pushing the boat out this year with its comic book character-based movies; there's not one, but two of the blighters. Kenneth Branagh's Thor came out in April, and Captain America: The First Avenger is due to hit UK cinemas on 29 July,...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Sky Go (iOS)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Sky Go (iOS)

    By 19 July 2011

    Sky Go was officially born on 8 July, when its Mac and PC platforms went live, but this is the launch that all the fanboys have been waiting for - its arrival into the App Store. But should you download the free app, and sign up for a subscription, or...

  • iOS debut for Star Wars Blu-ray footage
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    iOS debut for Star Wars Blu-ray footage

    By 19 July 2011

    Star Wars fans need not be jealous that Pocket-lint has got eyes-on with some clips from the Blu-ray release of the classic saga already. Star Wars fans packing an Apple device that is. And that's because Lucasfilm has announced that a free app for the...

  • Apple raises App prices
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    Apple raises App prices

    By 14 July 2011

    Apps for your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad just got a little bit more expensive, after Apple announced new prices across the board in the App Store on Wednesday. The cheapest apps will now cost 69p rather than the 59p that it's been since launch; this...

  • APP OF THE DAY: CoPilot Premium review (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: CoPilot Premium review (iPhone)

    By 13 July 2011

    The previous version of CoPilot's satnav app has proved so popular that it's been given a full makeover, despite the previous app only being updated a few months ago. Following a successful launch on the Android Market, the new CoPilot Premium UK &...

  • Forget iOS - Star Trek PADD puts LCARS on your iPad
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    Forget iOS - Star Trek PADD puts LCARS on your iPad

    By 13 July 2011

    Fanboy trekkies, prepare to to boldly go where no man has gone before - to the App Store to download the new Star Trek iPad app. Actually, the app has been live for a day or so now - so many men have probably gone there but you get the point. The Star...

  • Griffin AppPowered accessories range goes live
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    Griffin AppPowered accessories range goes live

    By 13 July 2011

    Griffin has announced the UK arrival of two of our favourite things from CES back in January - the Griffin Crayola ColorStudio HD and the Griffin Beacon Universal Remote. The launches come as part of Griffin's AppPowered accessories range - a new area...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Puttluck review (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Puttluck review (iPhone)

    By 12 July 2011

    Golf is a good walk spoiled. Or so said American author Mark Twain, or Winston Churchill, or Oscar Wilde - depending on which Googled entry you believe. However, it really doesn't matter which as whoever it was, they were wrong. The golf's the best bit....

  • StumbleUpon iPad app revamped and available now
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    StumbleUpon iPad app revamped and available now

    By 12 July 2011

    StumbleUpon has revamped its original (cr-app) iPad app, launching version 1.4 which is much more in tune with the world's most popular tablet. Taking its inspiration from Flipboard, the new StumpleUpon for iPad has a slick black UI and is very easy to...

  • Sky Go is go, go, go.....
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    Sky Go is go, go, go.....

    By 8 July 2011

    Sky Go has officially launched, that's the good news. The bad news is that the iPhone and iPad versions aren't ready yet - the launch is purely for PC and Macs. The iOS versions should be coming "in time for the beginning of the Premier League football...

  • APP OF THE DAY: PhotoToaster review (iPhone/iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: PhotoToaster review (iPhone/iPad)

    By 7 July 2011

    There are lots of photography apps around including the phenomenally popular Hipstamatic, as well as a few other gems like Shakeit and Colour Splash. We've even rounded up some of the best iPhone photography apps and the best Android photography apps...

  • Apple hits 15 billion App Store downloads
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    Apple hits 15 billion App Store downloads

    By 7 July 2011

    It took Apple two and a half years to hit 10 billion App Store downloads - it's taken less than 6 months to take this total to up to 15 billion. The figure, which blows the 4.5 billion Android app download milestone that was hit recently, has been announced...

  • Harry Potter gadget goodies for the kids
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    Harry Potter gadget goodies for the kids

    By 5 July 2011

    It seems hard to believe that Harry Potter has been battling arch-enemy Voldemort in cinemas for 10 years now, but 15 July 2011 will see the eighth and final film unleashed. With just days to go before the big finale, no doubt young Potter fans (and possibly...

  • APP OF THE DAY - ITV Player (iPad / iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY - ITV Player (iPad / iPhone)

    By 1 July 2011

    In the world of catch-up, UK channel ITV has, ironically, been playing catch-up for some time. The BBC's iPlayer had a firm hold on the British video-on-demand market long before ITV got its house in order. And even channel 4 got its 4oD iPad app out...

  • LeapFrog: We want to be major player in iOS and Android
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    LeapFrog: We want to be major player in iOS and Android

    By 1 July 2011

    The children of today are more tech savvy than ever before. They’ve got games consoles, iPod touches, iPads, digital cameras, and plenty more at their disposal. Like it or not, while traditional wooden toys can still be found in the playroom, today’s...

  • iTunes Festival London 2011 gets live streaming app with AirPlay support
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    iTunes Festival London 2011 gets live streaming app with AirPlay support

    By 30 June 2011

    Apple it to stream this year’s iTunes Festival held in London of more than 60 artists over 31 nights to iPhones, iPads, the iPod touch allowing more people to see the action on stage as it happens without having to brave the crowds in London.  In what...

  • 100,000 iPad apps now in the App Store
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    100,000 iPad apps now in the App Store

    By 30 June 2011

    The amount of native iPad apps in the iTunes App Store has crossed the 100,000 barrier - meaning 25,000 new iPad apps in just over 3 months since the 75,000 landmark was hit in March. It's easy to forget, due to the massive surge in tablets on the market...