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  • Google Now hits iPhone and iPad through Google Search app
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    Google Now hits iPhone and iPad through Google Search app

    By 29 April 2013

    Google Now has finally arrived for iOS, but because of the locked-down nature of the operating system it is baked in to an update of Google Search rather than being its own entity. Similarly, the restriction Apple places on its mobile infrastructure means...

  • App of the day: G.o. Jump review (iPhone)
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    App of the day: G.o. Jump review (iPhone)

    By 23 April 2013

    Games are like movie productions these days, so when a title such as G.o. Jump harks back to "the good ole days" and focuses on simple yet addicitive gameplay in a bold-coloured, single-screen environment it's a breath of fresh air. Inhale it, go on....

  • Hands-on: Twitter Music for iOS review
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    Hands-on: Twitter Music for iOS review

    By 22 April 2013

    It came as no surprise when Twitter on Thursday launched Twitter Music, an app for iOS that helps users find what music their friends are listening to based on social recommendations. It’s an interesting concept by the folks at Twitter, who just released...

  • Twitter Music for iOS launches for social music discovery
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    Twitter Music for iOS launches for social music discovery

    By 18 April 2013

    Twitter has officially launched Twitter Music, a standalone iOS app for music discovery. Twitter Music looks at the people you are following on Twitter and basis recommendations off them, giving you the perfect mix of tunes.  The Twitter Music app itself...

  • LinkedIn says 27 per cent of users come from mobile, as it launches radically redesigned iPhone and Android apps
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    LinkedIn says 27 per cent of users come from mobile, as it launches radically redesigned iPhone and Android apps

    By 18 April 2013

    LinkedIn has updated its iPhone and Android applications, adding a cleaner, friendly interface, simplifying the process of finding the people you most want to connect with. The company told Pocket-lint that over 27 per cent of its users engage with LinkedIn...

  • App of the day: The Jump: Escape The City review (iPhone)
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    App of the day: The Jump: Escape The City review (iPhone)

    By 16 April 2013

    Reactions at the ready: The Jump is one of those fast-paced titles where, under the guise of escaping the city in a hovercar, you'll need to use those thumbs to quickly dive left and right between lanes to avoid debris, flames and jump gaps in the road...

  • Run the London Marathon without leaving the house, thanks to Kinomap Trainer for iPhone and iPad
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    Run the London Marathon without leaving the house, thanks to Kinomap Trainer for iPhone and iPad

    By 15 April 2013

    The Virgin London Marathon 2013 takes place in the capital this Sunday, 21 April, and whether you are still in training or would like to run the route without actually being at the event, you can now simulate the entire route in Kinomap Trainer for iPad,...

  • How do I turn off in-app purchases for iPhone, iPad and Android?
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    How do I turn off in-app purchases for iPhone, iPad and Android?

    By 15 April 2013

    The UK's Office of Fair Trading is currently investigating whether free-to-play (aka freemium) games are unlawful, in consideration of the recent outcry over in-app purchases being available to kids. Some parents have found that their children have racked...

  • App of the day: Pilot's Path review (iPhone, iPad)
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    App of the day: Pilot's Path review (iPhone, iPad)

    By 8 April 2013

    Exploratory helicopter games haven't really existed since Nuclear Strike finished the Strike series in 1997. Pilot's Path could be accused of being more of a nod to the yet-older Desert Strike game, albeit minus much of that title's "strike" action. If...

  • App of the day: Sprint Driver review (iPhone)
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    App of the day: Sprint Driver review (iPhone)

    By 2 April 2013

    Take one bike, the open road and a bunch of hazardous trucks, lane-swerving police cars and, er, trails of collectable coins, pop it onto a gyro-controlled Apple device and - boom - we have Sprint Driver. The tilt-to-control mechanism game is not so much...

  • Flipboard adds swish new functionality with 2.0 update, save to read later and more
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    Flipboard adds swish new functionality with 2.0 update, save to read later and more

    By 27 March 2013

    Flipboard 2.0 is now available on iTunes for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad, with an Android update expected in a couple of days. The new version brings a few key features to the table, most notably the ability to save articles, photos, audio and video to...

  • App of the day: Puzzle Retreat review (iPhone)
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    App of the day: Puzzle Retreat review (iPhone)

    By 26 March 2013

    Puzzle Retreat may not have the most imaginative name in the world, but its variety of puzzles are brain-taxingly imaginative right from the off. If order and deductive logic are your thing, or you just want to train those brain cells and frustrate your...

  • App of the day: Weight Watchers review (iPad/iPhone)
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    App of the day: Weight Watchers review (iPad/iPhone)

    By 25 March 2013

    A new year normally means a new start. Better person, better body, more organised. Well, for about five days until you realise that actually, doing nothing and eating the contents of your entire fridge is a far more satisfying experience than running...

  • App of the Day: Sonic Dash review (iPhone, iPad)
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    App of the Day: Sonic Dash review (iPhone, iPad)

    By 20 March 2013

    Sonic the Hedgehog seems to be as youthful today as he was when we first played Sonic the Hedgehog on the Sega Megadrive all those years ago, but is his latest adventure worth the bother? We got playing Sonic Dash to find out Sonic Dash Format iPhone...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Tic Stac Toe review (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Tic Stac Toe review (iPhone)

    By 19 March 2013

    Some games are undeniable classics. Noughts and Crosses, Tic-Tac-Toe, Connect 4, Four in a Line - whatever you happen to call the line-em-up game - there's a smart little app called Tic Stac Toe which adds a third dimension to the game. As if a flat,...

  • YouView iOS app update adds series record feature and more
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    YouView iOS app update adds series record feature and more

    By 13 March 2013

    YouView, the all-in-one set-top box and catch-up service, has had a remote record-enabling iOS application available since the end of 2012, but 2013 brings series record and other new goodies to the app's functionality. As well as series record being...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Kings Can Fly review (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Kings Can Fly review (iPhone)

    By 12 March 2013

    Puzzle games float our boat or, as is more the case with Kings Can Fly, fly our red-ballooned airships. Ahem. Firedroid Games's three-dimensional puzzler is not only rather glorious to look at,  but it will also get those brain cogs gloriously turning...

  • Get 700 free Marvel comics on your iPhone, iPad or Android device
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    Get 700 free Marvel comics on your iPhone, iPad or Android device

    By 11 March 2013

    For the next couple of days (until 4am 13 March GMT) you can download 700 Marvel Comics comic books for free via the Comixology iPhone, iPad or Android application. The "#1" promotion includes the first issues of multiple series including some of the...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Mini Ninjas review (iPhone, iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Mini Ninjas review (iPhone, iPad)

    By 6 March 2013

    When Square Enix isn't making top AAA titles for the PS3 or Xbox 360, it seems it spends its time making fun little apps for the iPad and iPhone. But can the company that normally only does "epic", do lighthearted fun as well? Mini Ninjas Format iPhone...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Raiden Legacy review (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Raiden Legacy review (iPhone)

    By 5 March 2013

    If you're a fan of Nineties arcade action shoot 'em ups that were so tear-jerkingly difficult they'd make you spill as much profanity from the lips as bullets sprayed from the on-screen fighter, then Raiden Legacy poses incredibly good value for money....

  • SteelSeries Real Racing 3 Gaming Headset: Out-of-app purchase
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    SteelSeries Real Racing 3 Gaming Headset: Out-of-app purchase

    By 1 March 2013

    There are plenty of gaming headsets out there featuring tie-ins with Xbox 360, PS3 or PC games, but we have to admit that we've not heard of many with an iPad, iPhone or Android app as their raison d'être. However, thanks to a deal SteelSeries has with...

  • O2 TU Go app: Wi-Fi calls to any other phone on any other network
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    O2 TU Go app: Wi-Fi calls to any other phone on any other network

    By 1 March 2013

    O2 has set up its own VoIP (Voice over IP) service, allowing customers to make calls via Wi-Fi from a range of supported devices. Called TU Go, the new VoIP service will let O2 pay monthly customers place calls over the internet from Apple, Android, and...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Real Racing 3 review (iPhone and Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Real Racing 3 review (iPhone and Android)

    By 28 February 2013

    Real Racing 3 represents a significant leap in the world of smartphone gaming. Some apps, such as Horn and Modern Combat, all manage near console-like graphics but under closer scrutiny, give themselves away. Real Racing 3 is closer to an Xbox 360 game...

  • Amazon Cloud Player app optimised for iPad
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    Amazon Cloud Player app optimised for iPad

    By 27 February 2013

    Amazon has announced that the Amazon Cloud Player app is now optimised for the iPad and iPad mini, bringing more playback options to your Apple tablet. The app will let you access music you have stored on Amazon's cloud service, either tracks you've uploaded,...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Solarian Tactics review (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Solarian Tactics review (iPhone)

    By 26 February 2013

    Turn-based role playing games aren't particularly commonplace on mobile devices - at least there haven't been that many releases in the genre of late. If you're after a move-by-move title to play on the go then Solarian Tactics's quirky mix of bobble-headed...