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  • Sonos Controller app updated with new features for iPhone 5, Android
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    Sonos Controller app updated with new features for iPhone 5, Android

    By 12 February 2013

    Sonos has updated its Controller app for the different iOS and Android devices capable of running it. The iPhone 5 version now uses the entire screen. There's an improved search bar on the Android edition of the application, which helps you find music...

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

    By 6 February 2013

    Since Space Invaders the whole space-based shoot 'em up game category has had some corkin' titles out. Oh, wait a minute that was the 80s and 90s wasn't it? Wingbreaker takes the classic top-down shooter concept and brings it bang up to date with glorious...

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

    By 5 February 2013

    A game about sorting - surely that can't be any more fun than filing papers, long division or watching paint dry? Well, it is. Sortee, which is somewhat like a virtual version of Hasbro's "Bop It" minus the rhythm, is all about fast reaction times and...

  • EE to stream 360-degree BAFTAs live show with you in control
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    EE to stream 360-degree BAFTAs live show with you in control

    By 4 February 2013

    The EE British Academy Film Awards will take place this coming Sunday, 10 February, with the mobile network and main sponsor streaming a pre-show live broadcast in which you will be able to control exactly what you see. Dubbed the EE BAFTAs 360-degree...

  • Temple Run 2 passes a record-setting 50 million downloads
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    Temple Run 2 passes a record-setting 50 million downloads

    By 1 February 2013

    Hit game Temple Run 2 has passed 50 million downloads in only 13 days of availability on both the App Store and Google Play, setting a record.  Angry Birds Space once held the record of 50 million downloads in 35 days, but obviously, Temple Run 2 ran...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Table Top Racing review (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Table Top Racing review (iPhone)

    By 31 January 2013

    Mario Kart meets Micro Machines is definitely one way to describe Table Top Racing, a brand new iPhone and iPad title from Playrise Digital - the same team that brought us WipEout. Those are some big-name titles to be throwing around as comparison points,...

  • Wow! Stuff turns your iPad into a pinball machine, or aquarium
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    Wow! Stuff turns your iPad into a pinball machine, or aquarium

    By 31 January 2013

    Have you ever wished you could convert your iPad into a pinball machine, or an aquarium? Well your prayers have been answered, thanks to Wow! Stuff. Part of the new App Converters line from the toy company that brought us things like Air Swimmers, the...

  • Comic Relief and Zappar team up for free Red Nose Day 2013 AR app
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    Comic Relief and Zappar team up for free Red Nose Day 2013 AR app

    By 31 January 2013

    Comic Relief has announced that Red Nose Day 2013 will be held on 15 March and augmented reality application specialist Zappar is on board, bringing to life adverts and pictures with all manner of games, video and interactive content. By downloading the...

  • Wii U sensation Little Inferno coming to iPad Thursday 31 Jan
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    Wii U sensation Little Inferno coming to iPad Thursday 31 Jan

    By 29 January 2013

    Little Inferno, the game by Tomorrow Corporation - developer of World of Goo and Henry Hatsworth in the Puzzling Adventure - has been one of the most talked-about downloadable titles on Wii U since the console's launch. Now it's coming to iPad this week...

  • Twitter's Instagram for video iPhone app, Vine, is here
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    Twitter's Instagram for video iPhone app, Vine, is here

    By 24 January 2013

    UPDATE: Vine for iPhone is now available. You can get it from the App Store for free. It's remarkably simple to use. However, we have had trouble signing into the app using our Twitter accounts (on an iPhone 5) and subsequently can't post our efforts...

  • Condom Size for iPhone provides measuring tools for, ahem, tools
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    Condom Size for iPhone provides measuring tools for, ahem, tools

    By 24 January 2013

    An application has been released on Apple's App Store that aims to help chaps with their chaps. In the hope of educating the male population to find the right condom to fit comfortably and safely, Condom Size for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad provides interactive...

  • Teksta the Robotic Puppy (2013) pictures and hands-on
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    Teksta the Robotic Puppy (2013) pictures and hands-on

    By 24 January 2013

    Paws up who remembers the original Teksta the Robotic Puppy from 1999? Called Tekno in the US, the first Teksta was incredibly detailed and well-specified for its time. Sony's Aibo was popular around then but prohibitively expensive, so Teksta/Tekno became...

  • Sky Go Extras app goes live, first two months are free
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    Sky Go Extras app goes live, first two months are free

    By 22 January 2013

    Sky had already confirmed that it would be launching Sky Go Extra, a new update to its Sky Go app, this week, and now it has gone - and done it, adding new features and support for a couple of new Android devices at the same time. The new service, which...

  • Temple Run 2 downloaded 20 million times from App Store
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    Temple Run 2 downloaded 20 million times from App Store

    By 21 January 2013

    After its release on to the iTunes App Store, Temple Run 2 had topped the charts within eight hours. Sales for Temple Run 2 have skyrocketed, now reaching 20 million downloads in just four days.  According to a press release from the folks at Imangi...

  • Sky Go Extra to let users download latest movies to watch offline
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    Sky Go Extra to let users download latest movies to watch offline

    By 19 January 2013

    Sky is to expand its Sky Go service in the UK to allow users to download on-demand movies and TV, including exclusive content for up to four users for an additional £5 a month on top of the standard subscription. Each download will last for a month,...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Temple Run 2 review (iOS)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Temple Run 2 review (iOS)

    By 17 January 2013

    Everyone loves a sequel - well, Hollywood, the game industry and all their test audiences and money men do, anyway. So, perhaps it should be of little surprise that today’s App of the Day on Pocket-lint is another in a wave of hit app second comings....

  • Temple Run 2 iPhone major success already, Android version coming 'next week'
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    Temple Run 2 iPhone major success already, Android version coming 'next week'

    By 17 January 2013

    In just a matter of hours, Temple Run 2 has hit the top of the iPhone free download charts and is number two on the iPad equivalent. It's a very slick enhancement on the original - much copied - running game and fans are already going bonkers for it,...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Pudding Monsters review (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Pudding Monsters review (iPhone)

    By 15 January 2013

    Everyone loves dessert, or pudding as we like to generalise in good ol' Blighty. And Monsters are fun too, aren't they? Pudding Monsters - made by Zeptolabs, the creators of the acclaimed Cut The Rope app - pretty much had us sold on its wacky title and...

  • Facebook Messenger for iPad suggested for Tuesday event
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    Facebook Messenger for iPad suggested for Tuesday event

    By 13 January 2013

    Facebook is set to introduce an iPad compatible version of its Messenger for iPhone app, among other announcements, at the company's 15 January media event, according to sources in the know.  Messenger for iPad's features are said to include emoticons,...

  • Disney's Wreck It Ralph turns London's Brick Lane into Augmented Reality playground
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    Disney's Wreck It Ralph turns London's Brick Lane into Augmented Reality playground

    By 13 January 2013

    Here's something you won't get to do every day: use a London building as the canvas for playing an Augmented Reality game reminiscent of Donkey Kong on your smart device. But that's exactly what Disney has made possible in the run-up to its UK cinematic...

  • APP OF THE DAY: The Spurs Web review (iPad and iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: The Spurs Web review (iPad and iPhone)

    By 10 January 2013

    It’s the January Transfer Window and all those who love football have their eyes glued to the wires to see if they’ve just picked up the latest wunderkind or a belated Christmas pudding. If that sounds like you (not the pudding) and you happen to...

  • APP OF THE DAY: The Walking Dead: Assault review (iPhone)
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    APP OF THE DAY: The Walking Dead: Assault review (iPhone)

    By 8 January 2013

    Everything that The Walking Dead touches seems to turn to gold. Well, or everthing bitten turns into, y'know, the undead. Skybound and Gamagio's latest iOS title, The Walking Dead: Assault, is a three-dimensional shoot 'em up meets slash 'em up, wrapped...

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

    By 7 January 2013

    You've completed Where's My Water?, while Where's My Perry? offered you little in the challenge stakes and 100 Floors just didn't satisfy. If that sounds like you and you're looking for a new puzzle game on the iPad or iPhone, may we suggest Hundreds?...

  • BeeWi Scara Bee 'Mars Rover' Android/iOS remote control car pictures and hands-on
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    BeeWi Scara Bee 'Mars Rover' Android/iOS remote control car pictures and hands-on

    By 7 January 2013

    If French company BeeWi leaves you drawing a blank then let us remind you of the mini Mini, a fleet of which added to the entertainment in the Olympic stadium last summer. Awesome huh? Well, possibly better than that is the company's latest: the BeeWi...

  • App Store tops 40 billion downloads, 20bn in 2012 alone
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    App Store tops 40 billion downloads, 20bn in 2012 alone

    By 7 January 2013

    Trumpeting 40 billion app downloads to date, Apple is today suggesting we've become a world of phone and tablet users who like their apps. "Customers have downloaded over 40 billion apps, with nearly 20 billion in 2012 alone," Apple confirmed. "The App...