iPad apps archive

  • Amazon Appstore gets first dibs at Android Angry Birds Rio
    Gaming

    Amazon Appstore gets first dibs at Android Angry Birds Rio

    By 14 March 2011

    We kind of knew that the Amazon Appstore was coming, although until Rovio announced that it would be the place to grab Angry Birds Rio first, we didn't have anything official. But now we do, and not only that, but a brand spanking new Angry Birds adventure...

  • You can install iMovie on original iPad... but it won't work properly
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    You can install iMovie on original iPad... but it won't work properly

    By 14 March 2011

    First generation iPad owners were both bemused and outraged when it was revealed that while iMovie was finally to make it onto the tablet, it'd only be available for the iPad 2. Sure, there's a camera or two on the upgraded device, but you can import...

  • APP OF THE DAY - GarageBand for iPad review (iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY - GarageBand for iPad review (iPad)

    By 11 March 2011

    So you think you’ve got rhythm then do you? Well Apple is trying to help you out with the launch of GarageBand for iPad – a fully functioning music app for its tablet. We bought the new app to find out what all the fuss was about. GarageBand on iPad...

  • Instapaper 3.0 adds Facebook and Twitter integration
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    Instapaper 3.0 adds Facebook and Twitter integration

    By 11 March 2011

    The massively popular, read-it-later, iOS app Instapaper has reached version 3.0, and has added some pretty nifty new features for its users. The most notable additions are social media interaction through the likes of Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinboard,...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Liqua Pop review (iPhone)
    Gaming

    APP OF THE DAY: Liqua Pop review (iPhone)

    By 10 March 2011

    Puzzle games can be a funny breed, and trying to balance the cognitive elements along with the absorbing visuals, nice sound and decent playability can be a challenge in itself. Originality is also a key, and it appears, during our afternoon's play anyway,...

  • APP OF THE DAY - ZITE review (iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY - ZITE review (iPad)

    By 9 March 2011

    The iPad is a reading device, no really. Well, that’s the idea behind many of the “magazines” you can get for the Apple tablet. The latest is ZITE, which hopes to take your Twitter feed and Google Reader subscriptions, combine them and create a...

  • Gameloft: Help plummet the price of Dungeon Hunter 2
    Gaming

    Gameloft: Help plummet the price of Dungeon Hunter 2

    By 4 March 2011

    Gameloft is spinning an interesting deal for Dungeon Hunter 2, by giving fans a chance to knock the price down by voting on Facebook. Called Fight the Price, the marketing team must have been working through the hours to come up with this one; basically...

  • Twitter for iPad and iPhone updated
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    Twitter for iPad and iPhone updated

    By 4 March 2011

    The Twitter app for iPad and iPhone has been updated to include a raft of improvements and minor fixes. While universal, the application does appear differently on each device, and one of the main changes affects the iPhone only. Quick Bar is a new feature...

  • iMovie and Garage Band make leap to iPad
    Tablets

    iMovie and Garage Band make leap to iPad

    By 2 March 2011

    With the inclusion of front- and rear-facing cameras on the iPad 2, it makes complete sense that Apple has chosen its launch to also introduce a tablet version its own film editing application iMovie for the first time. It has also brought the much-sought...

  • International BBC iPlayer iPad app coming in 2011
    Online

    International BBC iPlayer iPad app coming in 2011

    By 2 March 2011

    Back in December last year Pocket-lint told you how the BBC had global plans for its flagship video-on-demand vessel, the iPlayer. And now, speaking at the FT Digital Media & Broadcasting conference in London, BBC director general Mark Thompson said that...

  • Speedball 2: Evolution iPad / iPhone hands-on
    Gaming

    Speedball 2: Evolution iPad / iPhone hands-on

    By 28 February 2011

    Anyone of a certain age will remember 1990's Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe fondly. Yeah, it may have come out in the year that Margaret Thatcher's reign over Britain ended, The Crystal Maze began on Channel 4, and the first US/UK war in Iraq started, but...

  • Gameloft discounts top titles in iTunes
    Gaming

    Gameloft discounts top titles in iTunes

    By 24 February 2011

    Gameloft has just started a crazy sale of iPhone and iPad games in iTunes, and you'll be able to take advantage of the discounted rate if you're quick. For a limited time only Gameloft is offering over 30 iPhone and iPad titles for just £0.59 - including...

  • APP OF THE DAY: My Virtual Girlfriend review (iPhone / iPod touch / iPad)
    Gaming

    APP OF THE DAY: My Virtual Girlfriend review (iPhone / iPod touch / iPad)

    By 17 February 2011

    Valentine's Day has come and gone and, for many out there, it was a hard time. For plenty of fellas, the day dragged as slowly as a one-armed serial killer. There were no cards, no romance, and no cheeky winks... That's "winks" you filthy beggars. However,...

  • The Dark Knight and Inception hit the App Store
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    The Dark Knight and Inception hit the App Store

    By 16 February 2011

    Christopher Nolan fans are in for a treat as two of his best movies - The Dark Knight and Inception - have landed in the App Store. That's the App Store and not iTunes. Confused? Read on for clarification. The move is an exciting one, that sees Warner...

  • Editorial concerns at The Daily already?
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    Editorial concerns at The Daily already?

    By 16 February 2011

    iPad newspaper The Daily is, according to Rupert Murdoch at least, supposed to be an "indispensable source for news, information, and entertainment". But could the digital publication be failing to live up to its CEO's expectations just 2 weeks after...

  • iPad and Android BBC iPlayer apps enjoy bumper launches
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    iPad and Android BBC iPlayer apps enjoy bumper launches

    By 14 February 2011

    The BBC has revealed that the iPad iPlayer app was downloaded 54,511 times in the first 24 hours from the App Store. The Beeb also stated that, on the first day of the new iOS and Android platforms (Thursday 10 February) 50 per cent of all programme requests...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Pawn Store Tycoon review (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Pawn Store Tycoon review (iPhone)

    By 11 February 2011

    Pocket-lint has always enjoyed a game in which we get to play some kind of Tycoon, ever since the now classic Pizza Tycoon game came to the Amiga we've enjoyed all the virtual wheeling and dealing that the genre has to offer. So when we saw the opportunity...

  • Jet Set Willy coming for iPhone and iPad - relaunched ZX Spectrum could work as Bluetooth controller
    Gaming

    Jet Set Willy coming for iPhone and iPad - relaunched ZX Spectrum could work as Bluetooth controller

    By 11 February 2011

    Classic ZX Spectrum game Jet Set WIlly is coming to Apple's App Store for the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad on 14 February as a stand-alone game. And it might just be the first title to be compatible with the forthcoming relaunched ZX Spectrum. Before the...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Sacred Odyssey: Rise of Ayden HD review (iPad)
    Gaming

    APP OF THE DAY: Sacred Odyssey: Rise of Ayden HD review (iPad)

    By 10 February 2011

    We love a bit of role playing at Pocket-lint Towers. Mrs Pocket-lint particularly likes the fireman's uniform, although we got mistaken for the real deal the other day and we had to rescue a family of four stuck in a lift. Of course, there's another form...

  • BBC iPlayer for iPad hands-on
    Tablets

    BBC iPlayer for iPad hands-on

    By 10 February 2011

    Having broken the news earlier that the BBC would be launching a BBC iPlayer for iPad app this week, it’s only fitting that Pocket-lint is one of the first sites to bring you a hands-on experience of the new application, now that it’s available...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Angry Birds Seasons review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch / Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Angry Birds Seasons review (iPad / iPhone / iPod touch / Android)

    By 8 February 2011

    Valentine's Day is less than a week away, so be prepared for an assault of the colour pink and teddies with hearts on their stomachs sporting pithy comments such as "I wuv snoogems", or some other soppy nonsense. And then, on the day itself, further despair...

  • BBC iPlayer Android app to land this week
    Home Cinema

    BBC iPlayer Android app to land this week

    By 8 February 2011

    We told you earlier how a loose-lipped BBC interactive operations manager had spilled the beans regarding a 10 February release for the native iPad iPlayer app, and now Daniel Danker, the Beeb's GM of on-demand, has confirmed that an Android version will...

  • BBC iPlayer for iPad downloading 10 February
    Tablets

    BBC iPlayer for iPad downloading 10 February

    By 8 February 2011

    Like your iPad? Like the BBC iPlayer? Well, according to Geoff Marshall, a loose-lipped BBC Interactive operations manager, you’ll be able to enjoy both from Thursday. The Beeb is launching a dedicated iPlayer App for iPad this week. “iPlayer App...

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

    By 4 February 2011

    So we finally come to the end of Snow Week, and what a week it's been. We've brought you all manner of useful ski wear, tips, and gadgetry to help you find, survive and enjoy the slopes. There's also been some crackingly useful apps over the last few...

  • Q&A: Tower Studios' Jon Hare talks iPhone Speedball 2
    Gaming

    Q&A: Tower Studios' Jon Hare talks iPhone Speedball 2

    By 3 February 2011

    Jon "Jops" Hare and Speedball 2 are both names synonymous with gaming back in the 1990s. The latter came out on the Atari ST in 1990 itself, while Jon was responsible for some of the biggest games of the era, not least Sensible Soccer and Cannon Fodder....