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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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Ever considered the idea that you might wake up one morning and find your smart phone’s not working in any kind of connective way? British network providers have, and they’re fretting about it in a major way. Normally that would be the biggest phone story of the week, but this week’s been a busy one. [...]

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IN SHORT: Like sailing? No? That’s fine, neither did we, but this still did it for us in a major way. It’s an app that explores the finer points of the sport in a way that manages to remains entertaining and in depth, with plenty of missions and challenges along the way. One that will [...]

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We’ve wiggled our way through the April Fool’s jokes (Google’s animal translator was particularly impressive) to bring you what we’re 99% sure is our usual dose of reliable news. The biggest story for mobile users in the UK, of course, is the piece we bought you from OfCom earlier in the week, on putting a [...]

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Following the lead of the likes of Vodafone, Nokia and of course Apple, American network provider Verizon will launch their own app store next week. With an initial total of three hundred apps, a figure that might have seemed impressive a few years back but now looks fairly feeble next to the thousands upon thousands [...]

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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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The current worldwide rate of mobile application downloads stands at a round 7 billion per year, an impressive figure that puts the application market at an annual average of just over one app per person worldwide. That in itself is a staggering statistic for a relatively new technology, but based on market growth and various [...]

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IN SHORT: You know those audio guides you can get when you visit some tourist destinations these days, explaining what everything is and how it works? Well this is like one of those, only it covers everything on the planet. Of course, the downside is you’ll need an Internet connection and you won’t get the [...]

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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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With the busiest mobile week of the year just behind us, we’ve still managed to dig you out a selection of interesting news from the past few days. Palm’s financial results, an app for saving money on cabs in London and Scribd’s attempt to take on the big boys all feature this week.

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