From the category archives:

App Of The Week

IN SHORT: Bored of iPhone games that you can complete on a long bus journey? Welcome to The Impossible Game, which uses simple shapes to confuse the living daylights out of you. Like many of the best applications, simple is best here. On the surface, this looks so simple it’s almost silly, but it flatters [...]

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IN SHORT: One of those perfectly synced Apple products that allows you to operate your iTunes software on the computer simply my pointing your phone at it. The ultimate lazy tool incorporates all kind of features that allow you to adapt the programming from a distance, using different touch keys and an almost total array [...]

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IN SHORT: Following on from its succesful predecessor, Topple 2 is a brain-taxing puzzle game which requires players to remove blocks from an (often highly unstable) stack in order to empty the screen – or manipulate other blocks – wihtou anything falling out of control. Highly challenging and equally addictive, Topple 2 is one of [...]

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IN SHORT: As the winner of the first ‘App Of The Year’ awards overall category, this is a ‘pedigree’ game that’s been hyped as the iPhone’s first major franchise style effort. You play the role of a rolling circular creature called Rolando (see what we did there), and your mission is to explore the incredible [...]

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IN SHORT: Sure, you can download a selection of applications that do pretty much everything under the sun these days for the iPhone, but why download dozens of applications when you can download just one that does all the same things? Toolbox is a bit of an iPhone all rounder, and it’ll solve a bunch [...]

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IN SHORT: If you’re not a drinker, or prefer you spirits as they fall out of the bottle, look away now. If you like a good cocktail, though, there could hardly be an easier way to string together a few fabulous mixers than with the Mixologist application. Think nearly 8000 recipes that can be searched [...]

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IN SHORT: An application that allows you to keep track of several aspects of your data usage, including how you use your call allowance (as well as different time restrictions), your texts, your mobile Internet and the bills themselves. Sadly, it’s restricted to AT&T, but we did track down a slightly less thorough version that [...]

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IN SHORT: Play as a spider, exploring an entire house and unlocking mysteries through an innovative gaming platform and a host of mini games. Easy to get the hang of but challenging to master, and full of some of the most impressive uses of the iPhone’s gaming capacity we’ve come across to date, this is [...]

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IN SHORT: One mammoth database of where to find the nearest Wi-Fi access available in whatever location you happen to be in, incorporating more than 130 countries around the world. Perfect for when you arrive in a strange town, as well as for finding the nearest free access in a more familiar one.
THE LOWDOWN: This [...]

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IN SHORT: An application for business people, aimed squarely at keeping track of just how many hours you spend on each project. Ideal for billing accurately, keeping track of just how your work is distributed, or even showing your boss just how hard you’re working.
THE LOWDOWN: A deliberately simple application, ClockIn isn’t laden with features, [...]

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