iPad apps archive

  • Fring four-way video calling lands on iPad
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    Fring four-way video calling lands on iPad

    By 27 June 2011

    Fring, the IM client that’s on Android and iOS that announced "the world's first mobile group video calls" feature in April, is back with a new release - an iPad app. And what's more, the group video calling feature is on board - which is handy as four...

  • VIDEO: Sky Go in action
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    VIDEO: Sky Go in action

    By 27 June 2011

    Sky's revamped mobile offering - Sky Go - is all set to go live next month and the broadcaster has published this video of director of product design and development Brian Lenz, talking through the platform's new features. And whilst that's all well and...

  • Skype for iPad confirmed, coming soon
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    Skype for iPad confirmed, coming soon

    By 25 June 2011

    The days of Skype users having to use the iPhone app on their iPad are about to come to an end following the news that Skype will launch a dedicated iPad version very shortly. The news, confirmed to Apple website TUAW over the weekend follows a leaked...

  • E3 Quick Play: March of Heroes - iPad
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    E3 Quick Play: March of Heroes - iPad

    By 25 June 2011

    A tablet is for checking emails and surfing the web right? Okay maybe if you’re lucky a couple of retro games with graphics that would make the Sega Dreamcast look like the greatest thing you’ve ever seen? Wrong, and Gameloft are out to prove it....

  • APP OF THE DAY: Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing review (iOS)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing review (iOS)

    By 24 June 2011

    The world's most famous hedgehog turned 20 this week. No, not Espinete - the pink hedgehog giant from Barrio Sésamo, the Spanish version of Sesame Street - we're talking the former air freshener, Sonic, of course. And despite not being as good as Mario,...

  • Disney Comics app makes iPad kid-friendly
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    Disney Comics app makes iPad kid-friendly

    By 24 June 2011

    Disney has officially announced the arrival of its Disney Comics App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch into the App Store. The apps will be a welcome addition for techy parents, whose kids just love getting their hands all over their mobile gadgets. There...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Radiant review (Android & iOS)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Radiant review (Android & iOS)

    By 20 June 2011

    Throwing birds at buildings, cutting ropes, slicing fruit? Pansy gaming! What is all this 21st century nonsense all about? If you find yourself getting irritated with all the tripe and want some good, old fashioned fun, then today's App of the Day is...

  • BBC focused on dual screen iPad experience
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    BBC focused on dual screen iPad experience

    By 17 June 2011

    The BBC's director of future media has told Pocket-lint that the corporation is working on an iPad navigation platform for its online content. Sitting down for a one on one with us at the BAFTA HQ in London after formally launching the BBC News app for...

  • Sky iPad remote control app confirmed
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    Sky iPad remote control app confirmed

    By 16 June 2011

    Sky has confirmed that it is working on a way to control its set-top-boxes using an Apple iPad. A new app will be launched within the next 12 months. Spilling the beans on the application previously teased by Sky was David Gibbs, director of Mobile...

  • Facebook to take on Apple with own App Store
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    Facebook to take on Apple with own App Store

    By 16 June 2011

    The web is abuzz with murmurs that Facebook is about to take on Apple at its own game...and on its own devices. A TechCrunch report has spilled the beans on the existence of a top secret Facebook initiative dubbed Project Spartan (you can just imagine...

  • APP OF THE DAY: GQ Magazine UK review (iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: GQ Magazine UK review (iPad)

    By 14 June 2011

    As we reported earlier, the newly launched UK iPad edition of men's lifestyle magazine GQ is expected to be free for subscribers of the print version. Publisher Conde Nast is currently working on an agreement with Apple and Adobe and although details...

  • UK GQ subscribers to get iPad version for free
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    UK GQ subscribers to get iPad version for free

    By 10 June 2011

    Men's lifestyle magazine GQ has launched a UK iPad edition which is expected to eventually be free to access for subcribers of the print version. Although a subscription package for the UK has yet to be decided, a spokesperson from Conde Nast told us...

  • CineXPlayer update means glasses-free 3D movies on your iPad
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    CineXPlayer update means glasses-free 3D movies on your iPad

    By 8 June 2011

    Thought that 3D playback without glasses on the iPad was impossible? Well think again, because the updated CineXPlayer makes it a reality...Kind of. We're not talking auto-stereoscopic 3D here - we're talking old style anaglyph 3D - but without the need...

  • APP OF THE DAY: British Library 19th Century Historical Collection review (iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: British Library 19th Century Historical Collection review (iPad)

    By 7 June 2011

    With Feed me Oil, Pocket-lint obviously hit a low spot for our App of The Day series. We can only apologise for its inclusion, the writer of Monday's effort has a simple mind and is pleased by the most basic applications. He can turn violent sometimes...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Starters Orders 4 review (iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Starters Orders 4 review (iPad)

    By 2 June 2011

    Horses, we love them more than dog food companies here at Pocket-lint Towers. There's nothing like putting a pony on a horse and coming away with a monkey. We also love our sports management games; Football Manager 2011, Cricket Captain 2010, Ladies Beach...

  • Speedball 2: Evolution on iPad and iPhone now free
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    Speedball 2: Evolution on iPad and iPhone now free

    By 1 June 2011

    Speedball 2: Evolution, the iPad and iPhone (iPod touch) game that we love so much here at Pocket-lint towers, is now available for free on the App Store. Nada. For nowt. But you'd better hurry, as it's only available for a limited period. However, although...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Stick Cricket (iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Stick Cricket (iPad)

    By 27 May 2011

    Ah, the test match season is back again - bringing with it all the cricket traditions that we English (and Welsh, of course - the first test is in Cardiff after all) love. So that's plenty of pompous nitwittery, Bumble bumbling, Beefy moaning and rain...

  • VIDEO: Cats playing games on an iPad - what more do you want?
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    VIDEO: Cats playing games on an iPad - what more do you want?

    By 25 May 2011

    Treading a fine line between cute, funny and cruel, cat food brand Friskies has created three applications for the iPad and Android tablets that are designed entirely to be played by cats. According to the company, "the colours, movement and game-play...

  • Incredible infographic celebrates 500,000 App Store apps
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    Incredible infographic celebrates 500,000 App Store apps

    By 24 May 2011

    We at Pocket-lint love a good infographic, have been accused in the past of being massive fanboys and also for going overboard for Angry Birds. So how could we ignore this brilliant infographic produced in part by Chillingo (original Angry Birds publisher)...

  • Opera provides Safari alternative for iPad and iPhone users
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    Opera provides Safari alternative for iPad and iPhone users

    By 24 May 2011

    Back in March Opera release Opera Mini 6 for J2ME, Android, BlackBerry and Symbian and now its iOS' turn to get in on the fun - with the iPad and iPhone version of Opera Mini 6 landing. “I would compare it to walking onto the stage and hearing the roar...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Napster (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Napster (iPhone)

    By 19 May 2011

    With Spotify recently announcing that it would be cutting back on the amount of free listening that it offers, it seems that subscription services are the way forward. Today's app of the day - Napster Unlimited plus Mobile - from digital music pioneer...

  • Panasonic Viera Remote iPhone and iPad app revamped and relaunched
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    Panasonic Viera Remote iPhone and iPad app revamped and relaunched

    By 16 May 2011

    Panasonic has announced that its Viera Remote app for iDevices has had a spring clean, and now offers more features and is more compatible with the cloud based Viera Connect service. The app, which controls your Viera TV plasma models (VT30 Series, GT30...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Lucky Voice Karaoke review (iPad / iPad 2)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Lucky Voice Karaoke review (iPad / iPad 2)

    By 13 May 2011

    We can't wait for the final this Saturday here at Pocket-lint towers. The thrill, the action, the dodgy decisions, bad haircuts and crazy foreign accents. Yep, it's Eurovision Song Contest time again. What? You didn't think we meant the FA Cup Final did...

  • Boxee iPad app coming soon - complete with Boxee Box streaming
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    Boxee iPad app coming soon - complete with Boxee Box streaming

    By 13 May 2011

    Disappointed that the Boxee Box 1.1 software landed without even a mention of the previously teased iPad functionality? Well so was we at Pocket-lint towers, so we got on the phone to Boxee's VP of marketing, Andrew Kippen, to see what the deal was. And...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Soccer iCon Pro review (iPad / iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Soccer iCon Pro review (iPad / iPhone)

    By 12 May 2011

    Among many of the benefits derived from the Pocket-lint team appearing on The Apprentice last night is the fact that, as our App of the Day section was featured so prominently, we've not been short of an app suggestion or thousand since. And while we...