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he fact you are reading the ninth edition of the iPhone App Directory
illustrates just how many apps are available for your iPhone and how
it can be difficult to know where to start. New releases and updates
are appearing all the time, designed to entertain and organise your life a little
better. Our aim is to narrow down your search, and provide comprehensive
reviews on what we believe are the best apps out there, as well as offering
some guidance on which ones you might be better off leaving on the App
Store shelves. This edition welcomes Apple’s recently launched Newsstand,
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Here we present the best brain-feeding apps 56 Games The iPhone is now an established gaming platform. check these out 46 Entertainment When you just want to kick back and be amused by your device. we’ve got all the apps to assist Learning on iPhone is fun as well as informative. So before visiting the doc. try these .Contents Your guide to the best apps for the iPhone 8 Books/ Newsstand Who needs paperbacks? Check out these apps that make reading easy and pleasurable on iPhone 34 Education/ Reference 22 Business/ Finance Whether you work remotely or just need apps to manage your working day. as these gems will testify 6 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 70 Health/ Medical There are plenty of great apps to self-diagnose and educate.

be it shopping. styling or DIY The iPhone evolved from the humble iPod.80 Lifestyle 90 Music Your iPhone can be very beneficial in everyday life. so there are loads of apps to kick out some tunes 110 Photo & Video 102 News/ Weather Capture pictures and bring them to life with this fantastic array of creative apps With iPhone you can now get the latest bulletins and forecasts while on the move 122 Social Networking Stay in touch with your friends and family with these essential apps for iPhone awareness 132 Sports Catch all the latest live scores and improve your own skills and techniques with an iPhone 142 Travel/ Navigation Learn how your iPhone can be your essential travelling companion with these apps 152 Utilities/ Productivity Use your iPhone to make life easier and speed up your efficiency with some truly innovative apps iPhone App Directory Volume 9 7 .

you can cycle through the brightly coloured fact pages. By swiping left or right. and providing entertainment at the same time.556. What will you add to your virtual shelves? Top Paid Apps Grimm‘s Hansel and Gretel ~ 3D Interactive Popup Book ★★★★★ There‘s a Wocket in My Pocket! ★★★★★ WeirdButTrue ★★★★★ Top Free Apps Healthy Star ★★★★★ QI Lite for iPhone ★★★★ Sudoku Book for iPhone ★★★★ Pick of the section Chasing Salander – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ★★★ 8 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Hugless Douglas – An Interactive Book ★★★★★ Price: £1. With over 300 facts to discover. using the ‘Weird-o-meter’ feature. a fun and charming eBook for kids and adults alike. This really is a fun and insightful app for kids. complete with funny sound effects. but these are exactly the kind of neat facts you can learn from National Geographic’s WeirdButTrue. and now there’s even greater choice with the recently launched Newsstand. rating each fact from ‘Duh!’ all the way to ‘Totally Outrageous’. You can even bookmark pages by tapping the heart icon.49/$1. teaching them all sorts of odd facts. Readers can also rate how weird they think each fact is. with great artwork ■ The Weird-ometer is a neat extra for kids Your iPhone is an ideal way to store and read favourite books.926 seconds in a year? Chances are you didn’t. or that there are 31.99 Developer: National Geographic Society WeirdButTrue Stock up on strange trivia Did you know that a lock of Elvis Presley’s hair sold for $115. or email amazing facts to friends by tapping the envelope button.iPhone Books/Newsstand Books/ Newsstand ■ Each fact page is colourful. there is plenty of fun for kids to enjoy.120. Rating ★★★★★ .

99/$6. Despite concern over the pricing. The built-in sound effects help move the story along. but this is something that children are unlikely to be concerned about. with full narration included if required. being both sufficiently pleasing on the eye and engaging iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 9 . and will let a young child offer ideas to create their own personalised story. Guidance is included. although this only serves to make the stories come to life with just enough emotion in each character to bring out the true meaning. Besides the ability to create a story. which will subsequently be used in order to create that story. The graphics are extremely simple. the child’s voice can even be recorded and embedded into the story to make it feel as personal as possible. but with the added creativity features. but it is not too obvious. Download this app to find out what ■ The sections should keep children happy for quite some time. This is indeed a very clever app that manages to blend different features into a seamless experience.99 Developer: Disney Publishing Worldwide Applications Don’t Let the Pigeon Run This App! Why not make your own stories? There are many interactive eBooks available for the iPhone. It is an experience that is genuinely exciting the first few times the app is used. This does inevitably lead to a disjointed soundtrack at times. and there is no doubting the overall quality of the presentation. The implementation is quite simple in that a child is asked for ideas for a story. but is priced at the high end when compared to similar book style apps. This strangely titled app does just that.Books/Newsstand iPhone Price: £4. and the app can be used simply as a standard book. but few boast the ability to create your own stories. Crucially. and overall it is presented as well as many other interactive eBooks for the iPhone. the quality and potential longevity of the app make this a purchase that will likely keep a child amused over and over again. such is the level of versatility on show ■ The characters are well formed and friendly. and most children will still believe that they have fully created the story themselves. It is a unique experience which we’re confident children will keep coming back to. Rating ★★★★★ ■ There is a meaning behind the bizarre title. three reading modes are also included.

iPhone Books/Newsstand Price: £4. then it certainly has a place.99/$6. colourfully drawn images. A story has to complete before a race can be started. Other parts are more successful. which then falls back into an experience that offers no reward system. We do still believe that fans of the genre will get something out of this app. lift this game in our estimation considerably. consistent presentation and the obvious Cars influence. this feels like an app for younger children ■ Personalisation options are included 10 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 glance it appears to bear all of the hallmarks of a classic Disney production. At first ■ From the start. Some tweaks in the future could. it is hardly surprising that there are so many ways to make money from the four wheeled success story. Unfortunately. leaves us with the feeling that it could be a lot better. It is. With such likeable characters and some wonderful animation behind each film.99 Developer: Disney Publishing Worldwide Applications Cars 2 World Grand Prix Read and Race The Cars franchise deserves much better The Cars franchise is known throughout the world by adults. which doesn’t even need to be included. and presumably a large part of the pricing decision. It is therefore a shame that the book is let down by the most publicised feature. however. no skill involvement and a playability factor that even the youngest of children will get bored with very quickly. Rating ★★★★★ ■ Fans of Cars will love the overall presentation . however. such as the ability to customise each car and the sound effects and we should not forget that the stories themselves work very well. and especially children. but the fact that the interactive racing is such a highlighted feature. If you view this as a book for young fans. the experience is lessened by what should be the highlight – the racing. surprising that this official Cars 2 app from Disney is not put together in a much more professional manner. but the price is too high when only the interactive book aspect is worthy of the Disney name.

After the free download of the app. That’s extraordinarily cheap.69 ($0. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 11 . serving only to blur the images rather than make them more readable. it never feels quite as satisfying as the print version. Full strips are hard to see at the default size. ■ Gadgets and Gizmos is a polished-looking mag ■ The app makes it easy to download issues. But few changes have been as big as this: a transplant onto the iPhone’s screen. and there’s nothing special about the iPhone app to make it stand out.Books/Newsstand iPhone The Dandy Comic Teach this old dog new tricks ■ You can view full spreads of comic pages to get the full visual impact Price: Free Developer: D C Thomson & Co Ltd The Dandy – Britain’s longest-running children’s comic – has altered dramatically since its print debut in 1937.99) for an annual subscription. For a start. individual copies of the monthly magazine can be bought for £0.99 ($11. but we’d still like to have seen more use of the possibilities afforded by the iPhone. If you’re a Dandy fan. issues can take a long time to download – frankly. On the downside. you’d be better off quickly popping down to the newsagent to pick up a copy – and the navigation is awkward. or £7. There’s no doubt that. The plus points are that the full content of the weekly comic – and its humour – is strong enough to appeal to bright 7-11-year-olds. the magnifying glass at the top of the screen is a less useful search tool. to be honest there are better written tech magazines around. there are a lot of short filler articles that highlight new arrivals without much analysis. as with lots of gadget publications.99). but each issue does at least attempt a more in-depth look at a particular topic. Confusingly. from tablets to cameras. and you need to double-tap (or pinch) to enlarge or shrink the page. but while it’s worth the small investment to see a different perspective on technology. with reviews of gadgets. then the chances are that some of these awkward design quirks won’t put you off. Rating ★★★★★ ■ The Dandy is here in all its glory Price: Free Developer: Magzter Inc Gadgets & Gizmos This gadget mag is worth a look Gadgets and Gizmos might not be as wellknown as some tech magazines. but this publication – aimed primarily at the Indian market – caters for a wide range of technological tastes.

The magazine even includes a recruitment section. but also those at the other side of things – the games industry itself. such as Metal Gear. it’s easy to navigate and simple to buy the issue you’re after. In a scene with a woodcutter. Rating ★★★★★ ■ GamesTM is a great-looking magazine for console lovers 12 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 ■ The tale is full of engaging interactive elements .99 ($4. Individual copies of the magazine (going back a couple of years to issue 84) can be bought instantly for £2. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £0.99) each – a discount on the cover price of the print version – but you can also download special collections for around a fiver. you can drag the wood for him to chop. to a retro section. this is as immersive as a digital book could hope to get. but this version takes things to another level.99 Developer: Ideal Binary Ltd Grimm’s Hansel and Gretel ~ 3D Interactive Popup Book An old tale told in a new way Just how well can a pop-up book translate to the digital medium? The answer is – in this case at least – superbly. its different elements change their perspective. The iPhone version features all the content of the print publication. or grab an annual or six-month subscription. or simply drag on the screen. which in one recent issue focused on legendary football developers Sensible Software. giving a truly amazing impression of three dimensions. which ranges from reviews and in-depth insights into popular gaming franchises. and as you move the iPhone around. Moreover.69/$0. While there isn’t much genuine interactivity in the iPhone version of the magazine. With a musical background score and background sound effects. While the text is clear and beautifully illustrated – there’s even a voiceover in several languages – a landscape pop-up appears on every couple of pages. you can interact with the pop-ups. then pull the chopped wood to a tree to help build a treehouse.iPhone Books/Newsstand Price: Free Developer: Imagine Publishing GamesTM Games knowledge in your pocket GamesTM has become one of the definitive UK gaming magazines. At the book’s heart lies the well-known story of Hansel and Gretel. not just for its original audience of those who regularly buy console games.

99 Developer: Oceanhouse Media Inc There’s a Wocket in My Pocket! Education and fun in one package Children’s books should be fun and colourful enough to grab the interest of the young. This interactive eBook does just that. thus aiding word-association skills iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 13 . making this enjoyable for adults as well as children ■ Tap a particular item. and few books can produce the kind of reaction that this one does. Perhaps the greatest positive is that it can be used by very young children to read alone and learn new words without the need for parents to be constantly standing over them.Books/Newsstand iPhone Price: £2. Thankfully. Rating ★★★★★ ■ The simplicity of the graphics helps to tell the story in a fun and endearing manner ■ The personalities of the characters in the story shine through. and will let parents enjoy each page just as much as their children do. and the narration is as professional as we have heard anywhere else. however. The sound effects raise the game further. there is still an iPhone in their hands.49/$3. At the heart of any book.which. with everything coming together well enough to create an authentic digital reproduction of a classic tale. it has to be said. and should ideally take things further and offer some educational features such as the ability to learn new words. The silly rhymes and humorous phrases will stay in your head for a long time to come. and are individually tailored for each scene to bring the experience to life. cleverly blending the narration with highlights over each word. This is perfect for young children who are learning to read. and its name will pop up on the screen in word form. and even zooms words across the screen when the child taps each picture. this particular tale is extremely amusing. and this book ensures that it is brought to the digital age without destroying any of the charm of the original. The familiarity of the artwork is another positive. Dr Seuss holds a special place in the hearts of many. and doesn’t get in the way when older children are enjoying the experience and simply listening to the story. there has to be an exciting and engaging story. so maybe some adult guidance wouldn’t be a bad thing just in case they get too excited by the whole experience. and the fact that it is taken directly from the original book helps a lot. is rather impressive. Of course.

Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1. and the articles are relatively easy to read on the iPhone’s small screen. and does not quite make full use of the iPhone’s capability. you can tap telephone numbers in order to call them on your iPhone. and you have a recipe for instant success. but this one undoubtedly does so at every opportunity. It is rare for a comic to tick all of the boxes that make an app both successful and user-friendly. at the very least all the content of the print edition is there. or of downloading individual issues going back to 2009. now. making this something that can quickly improve reading skills. There’s even a ‘noughts and crosses’-style game that you can play on your own or against a friend.99/$2. so you no longer have to search for a pen and paper. and while the app version does seem to lack the level of interactivity that appears in #5 Magazine.49/$1. with each one using the screen dimensions that are available to very good effect. Interactivity throughout is excellent. the magazine offers a mixture of advice and news about triathletes. and it’s relatively simple to operate. Rating ★★★★★ Triathlete Europe is a long-running and popular magazine that has now made the leap to digital devices.49 ($1.99 Developer: Bookpoint Ltd Price: Free Developer: Exact Editions Ltd Hugless Douglas – An Interactive Book Grand Designs Architectural magazine shows promising first steps Hugless Douglas is a beautifully illustrated book that your children can either read themselves or have read to them by well-known comedian and actor Alan Davies. You are given the option of either buying a year-long subscription from within the app. Not only can you pick up Grand Designs videos and books on the iTunes Store. At just £1. particularly as it mirrors the content of the print magazine. A nice touch is the fact that the magazine offers iPhone-tailored hyperlinks. especially for fans of the online musical. As you would expect.iPhone Books/Newsstand Price: £1. There are 124 screens included. and as you touch certain illustrations the relevant words become highlighted in the text. which will appeal to enthusiasts. Throw in a storyline which is immersive and interesting every step of the way. and as such is worth a go. there are small animations on most pages. Horrible Triathlete Europe An immersive and beautifully presented comic In the running As far as comics on the iPhone go. the magazine is reasonably priced. Dr.99) per month.99 Developer: Dark Horse Comics Inc Price: Free Developer: Competitor Media UK Ltd Dr. Horrible is one of the best presented that we have seen so far. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ A children’s book that makes you feel warm and fuzzy 14 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 . Highly recommended. you can download the magazine based on the popular architectural project magazine too. for example.

Books/Newsstand iPhone

Price: £0.69/$0.99 Developer: 288 Vroom LLC

A Book Of Five Rings
Gain some inspiration from Miyamoto Musashi
A Book Of Five Rings could potentially offer you the
inspiration to change important parts of your life if
you take the time to read it thoroughly and slowly.
The design fits the subject matter perfectly, with
personalisation options such
as text zooming, scrolling
modes and automatic
bookmarks also being included
to great effect. Additionally, the
paintings add a touch of
history to the entire
experience, and it all comes
together to offer an app that if
used correctly, could
potentially benefit you in a
variety of different ways.

Price: Free Developer: Google Mobile

Google Books
The literary world on your iPhone
The ability to access more than 3 million eBooks
on your iPhone is an enticing prospect to say the
least, which is made more alluring by the fact that
there are many free titles included in this app. You
can buy selected eBooks as
well, and the overall
presentation is clean, if a little
bland in comparison to the
likes of iBooks and Kindle. There
are many advantages to using
this app, which will suit the
majority, and only the most
serious of eBook users will look
elsewhere. An eBook reader for
the masses.

Rating ★★★★★

Rating ★★★★★
Price: Free Developer: Imagine Publishing

Retro Gamer

Past-worshipping mag goes futuristic
One of the most impressive things about
Retro Gamer magazine’s debut on iOS is the
sheer size of its catalogue. Every single issue
of the publication – all the way back to issue
one – can be downloaded, and at a price that
is noticeably cheaper than the
print version. Quite impressive.
The overall presentation is great,
too, although it can be awkward
to navigate on the iPhone. The
excellent search function means
that if you are searching for views
on your favourite Commodore
64 or Spectrum games, this is an
indispensable guide.

Rating ★★★★★

Price: Free Developer: Stuart Hall

Healthy Star
A creative introduction to staying fit for children
Healthy Star is designed to introduce children to the
benefits of staying fit and healthy using a pleasantly
designed interactive eBook. It works using positive
affirmations to make the child feel more confident,
and is probably most useful for
children, who will benefit from
some relaxation every day. The
app's young users are
encouraged to repeat positive
phrases over and over again as
part of a daily routine. If this is
kept up, then the benefits could
potentially be immense. The inbuilt goal of this app is as good as
the presentation, which all in all
makes it flawless.

Rating ★★★★★
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iPhone Books/Newsstand

Price: £1.99/£2.99 Developer: Oksana Markovchina

Price: Free Developer: Kindmags Ltd

Cinderella or The Little
#5 Magazine
Celebrity-edited title is an interesting – if bulky – read
Glass Slipper – animated
This bi-monthly free publication, edited by
England footballer Rio Ferdinand and aimed at
watercolor book by BST
an adult market, offers a variety of news
and interviews on subjects as varied as sport,
for iPhone Something everyone can enjoy
The quality of the workmanship within the book
permeates through the imagery, narration and puzzles.
There really is something for everyone here and it feels
like the kind of experience parents can genuinely
enjoy with their children.
The only downside is that
very young children may
not enjoy the presentation
as much as they would if
the book was presented in
a more simple manner.

Rating ★★★★★

music and technology. It
makes for a great browse,
and includes video and audio
alongside text. As a result,
the only drawback is the size
of the download at around
300Mb. Not only does it take
an age to download, but after
a couple of issues it will take
up a big chunk of space on
your iPhone, necessitating the
deletion of back issues.

Rating ★★★★★

Price: Free Developer: Green Broccoli LLC

Price: Free Developer: Tinman Arts (Chengdu) Co Ltd

Selected Nonsense
Rhymes by Edward Lear

Tinman Arts-Two
Good Friends

Education and fun in one free package
Few children’s eBooks manage to combine education
and entertainment in the one package, but Selected
Nonsense Rhymes proves to be one of the
exceptions. The rhymes can be read normally or out
loud for younger children, and the amusing images carry the
stories along at a brisk pace. There are few eBooks that are so
complete and versatile,
not to mention free,
which makes this one a
must-have app for
anyone with children.
It is pretty much
impossible to fault in
any area.

Rating ★★★★★
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One of the better interactive children’s eBooks
Two Good Friends proves to be similar to a number of
children’s animated eBooks. The narration, sounds and
graphics come together to create a pleasing
environment for any child who wants to spend a few
minutes enjoying an amusing and entertaining story. It could be
longer to truly
engage the reader,
but overall quality
is exceptional, and
this is one to
download if you
need to keep your
child amused on a
long journey.

Rating ★★★★★

Books/Newsstand iPhone

Price: £1.49/$1.99 Developer: Author Solutions Inc

Diary of a Crayon
(with Animated)
The life of a pen
Many apps and books proudly boast so-called
‘interaction’ ability, but few pull it off as well as
Diary of a Crayon. It is a story that features narration
and some impressive graphics, but uniquely the
ability to paint your own choice
of colours onto many of the
pages. For younger children it
can act as a narrated story, and
older siblings can have some fun
by making it personal to them.
Ultimately, it is impressive in
every way, and should keep all
children it comes into contact
with happy.

Rating ★★★★★
Price: Free Developer: Tendertheory Limited

Mind Body Spirit
Books by Watkins
Improve your life with a selection of eBooks
Mind Body Spirit Books acts like an eBook
repository, focusing specifically on eBooks to help
the mind, body and spirit. You can choose from a
selection of free books, or pay for longer and
more detailed tomes that suit your
needs. The knowledge behind the
app is unquestionable, but we can’t
help feeling that this kind of
functionality is already available in the
larger eBook stores from the likes of
Amazon. It may still have a place for
you, though, as there is a great deal
on the subject matter at hand.

Rating ★★★★★

Price: £0.69/$0.99 Developer: Zarfhome Software Consulting

Meanwhile for iOS
Standout cartoon makes for a lot of fun
Originally a printed book, Meanwhile has
developed into an interactive comic strip that’s
well-suited to the iPhone. From the opening
scene, the story spirals as you tap on a the current
cartoon panel to advance it. Where the timeline offers a choice,
you can plot your own course, although at any time you can
revisit choices
and choose
differently. It’s
an engaging,
well-thoughtout story, and
the animation
is polished
throughout.

Rating ★★★★★
Price: Free Developer: Imagine Publishing

Photography for
Beginners Magazine
Snap up a way to boost your photography skills
The iPhone’s camera is one of the best pointand-shoot devices around, and if you’re keen
on improving your photography skills, then
Photography for Beginners will help you to take
the first steps. Each issue of the magazine – you
can buy single copies, or subscribe if
you like what you see – offers a
plethora of photo advice, as well
as pages of camera-buying tips. It’s
cheaper than the print version, and
while it’s a copy of the printed
magazine in more cramped
surroundings, for the most part, its
portability nonetheless offsets this.

Rating ★★★★★
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Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1. and you can even share facts that you discover with others who own the app. Various sound effects are included which at times get in the way due to their sheer repetitiveness. they can do the same for you. on one side you have some practical advice and useful information. Rating ★★★★★ . and the ability to zoom in to specific boxes makes it easier to grasp the story without ever getting lost. which makes the number of facts available almost unlimited. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1. doing so by being presented in a way that works efficiently on the small iPhone screen.99 Developer: Josh Coen Chasing Salander –The Girl The Blues The story of the Blues with real sounds with the Dragon Tattoo An extensive look at the hugely popular series Chasing Salander essentially transposes the first book in the massive-selling Millennium trilogy into app form.99/$2.99 Developer: Robert Evans Price: Free Developer: Faber and Faber Manifesting More Money In Your Life eBook QI Lite for iPhone Can an eBook really bring you wealth? This eBook is designed to help you gain more wealth. and the fact that it comes from the original publisher is an advantage. It works best. but you should read some of the books before you make a purchase. There are more than 3.iPhone Books/Newsstand Price: £1. The graphics are detailed and manage to create parts of the story on just one page. It is also presented in an unprofessional way. then this is well worth checking out.49/$1.000 quotations included. If you are a fan of the series. and this app is designed to bring some of the more useful facts detailed on the show to your iPhone. and will likely prove to be of most interest to those who have read the series.99 Developer: Norstedts Forlagsgrupp AB Learn something new every single day The Stephen Fry-hosted quiz show QI is very popular in the UK. but a minority of users may improve their finances if they take the advice offered by this app on board.99/$2. but they can be turned off if required. which should make you look at money in a different way. when you use it regularly as a means of finding out new and interesting facts to share with your friends. It takes you through 14 sections which are concurrently narrated for you. It expands on what you already know. Rating ★★★★★ 18 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 This digital comic tells the story of how the Blues developed into the popular and emotice musical genre it is today. Likewise. however. and on the other are some unusual techniques which many may fail to grasp due to the lack of information provided. and is split into two decidedly different parts. which does not help matters.

with appropriate background sounds that add real colour to things.99/$4. but manages to blend the two forms together perfectly. but the depth and length of the story make it ideal for children who are fans of all things Dr. Sudoku Book for iPhone A Sudoku book which is more of a game Despite being called a book. Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Winas. It makes perfect use of the limited screen space. as you would expect. You can follow the story in either English or German.Books/Newsstand iPhone Price: £2. The sound effects and music lift the experience even higher and there really is nothing to fault here. and it is of course highly challenging and engaging. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1.99 Developer: Oceanhouse Media Inc Happy Birthday to You! Dr. Inc. and it is clear enough to allow you to concentrate on finding the numbers you need. this app is in fact more of a collection of Sudoku puzzles. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £2. it creates the perfect Christmas experience in handheld form. It is one of the best presented eBooks we have seen to date.HD / Santa’s Apprentice – the movie – SD A charming and colourful Christmas adventure This app is more of a movie than a book.le film . Seuss. such as via newspapers. Seuss A timeless classic revived for the mobile age The narration. With sensitive narration and animations that rival the best. and this will suit those who are used to the traditional way of solving Sudoku puzzles. but this app – the third in a series telling the engaging tale of a little Swiss girl – takes it beyond the written word.99/$4. and while it behaves like a standard electronic book in some ways – you tap the screen to turn pages of the story – you can also have the book read to you. creating an atmosphere that is virtually unheard of on any smartphone. presentation and animation mark this eBook out from the start. It feels like a film and reads like a book.49/$1. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 19 . The simplicity is what makes this a special title.99 Developer: Jeremie Clevy Consulting SARL L’apprenti Père Noël . The presentation is very book-like.99 Developer: Katrin Draemann Barothy Heidi Part III A great story that’s well told Heidi may have started life as a book. and therefore probably fits better in the gaming category.

The story can be read or narrated. For the price this represents sound value for money and an enthralling read. Sancti Rating ★★★★★ 20 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Story of Christmas Rating ★★★★★ Bath Rugby Official Programmes Bleak House by Charles Dickens – iRead Series Price: Free Developer: Ape Entertainment L. this title will be perfect for any fan of the Bath rugby team as it allows them to get digital access to every official matchday programme. Despite the age of the target audience.49/$3.C.com Inc.99 Developer: i-mobilize. Inc This app is slightly misleading in the sense that you don’t actually get Simon Toyne’s bestselling book – the app is merely a promotional tool through which you can scan the physical book and reveal hidden messages delivered directly by the Sancti themselves. but it’s a throwaway gimmick with limited appeal.69/$0. you have to buy the comics to read through it. The Categories.99 Developer: Guillermo Fernandez Price: £0. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Strawberry Shortcake Comics Reader The Very Cranky Bear . Included works include The Athenian Constitution. This fully-animated. player blogs and match reports spread across 92 pages. whether you are aware of Aristotole’s writings or not. Most children will learn the story of Christmas at some stage during their nursery or primary school years. in which Dickens himself once served as a law clerk. Just bare in mind that although the app is free. The app will adjust the ingredients in accordance to the amount of servings you’re preparing. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Ambrosia Aristotle Book Collection Price: Free Developer: Harper Collins Publishers Price: £1. You're invited to study these messages carefully because you will then be asked a question based on your findings which could win you a special prize. Despite a slightly amateurish appearance. The presentation is not overly professional. The graphics. Lion and Sheep as they try to hide from the rain in a cave. but the instructions are clear and there is a lot of fun hidden within each of the 30 recipes included. Zebra. This app could be useful for any special occasion. the five works included in this book make for a fascinating diversion. Features include the option to record your own narrative.49/$3. Narrated by Australian actor. who appears distinctly cranky at being awoken from his slumber. interactive app brings Nick Bland’s much-loved children’s book to life in an engaging and exciting digital format. Well worth the money. This classic Dickens novel focuses on a long-running dispute which has far-reaching consequences for all involved and serves as the author’s assault on the flaws of the British judiciary system.69/$0.99 Developer: We Are Wheelbarrow PTY LTD There are many comic apps available and this one has been designed for younger readers who still find Ms Shortcake’s adventures in Berry Bitty City captivating.99 Developer: Joshua Linsk Price: £2. which reveal a secret surprise.69/$0. Though available in various apps and digital formats. When purchasing the app you can choose one issue and then buy further issues individually or subscribe for the season to get each issue as and when. The Poetics and Politics – A Treatise on Government and the app boasts an easy-to-use interface that allows you to switch books and navigate your way through them easily. Ethics.iPhone Books/Newsstand Price: £0. and a handy checklist enables you to tick off each step of the mixing process so you never lose track of where you are. only to disturb a bear. A great way to read an absorbing book.99 Developer: Tri Active Media Ltd Price: £0. interviews. the presentation and tidy way that the storyboards are laid out places this app ahead of most of its kiddiepleasing rivals. Angus Sampson. sound effects and narration all fit the meaning of the story perfectly and make the experience hugely enchanting. Each issue contains all the latest club news. place bookmarks and much more. tilt effects and five hidden cards to find. As a specialist magazine.L. regardless of whether or not they attend the games. and word highlighting helps to build reading skills while the animation ensures that attention never wanes. Price: £2.99 Developer: Tecarta. It’s a good idea to help heighten interest in the book. young readers can join Moose. this version includes the ability to zoom text.99/$2. Ambrosia offers a selection of cocktail recipes for those who wish to make non-alcoholic concoctions for their friends. and this interactive eBook presents it in a way that makes it accessible to children of all ages.

wholesome Christian lifestyle so as to be fully prepared for the apparent return of Jesus. Price: £1. Smaller children will be enchanted by the presentation and narration like few other eBooks and it comes together beautifully. This app takes the classic Christmas storybook and drags it into the digital age. The result is a fully-interactive 3D pop-up book that users see. all of which have been restored from the original print negatives before being revitalised into an innovative 3D pop-up presentation for all to enjoy. and helps answer your spiritual questions and steer you away from sin. The book can be read in three ways – Read To Me. It is geared to helping you lead a good. enthralling quiz. ‘Theogony’ is a historical narration covering a long era which starts with the first men in the mountains and ends with the post-Zeus epoch. Through a fun. but it doesn’t push the technology. Seuss Mickey’s Spooky Night Puzzle Book Ready for a Reward Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: The Story Mouse Price: Free Developer: R & L Publishing.99 Developer: Karl Kotas Inc. Read It To Myself and Auto Play (the latter plays the book like a movie) and additional features include picture and word association (where words zoom up and are spoken when pictures are touched). Both brands take classic storybooks and apply their own illustrations and flair. he decided to hold it in a haunted house. music mode and eye-meltingly bright visuals. These include the option to record your own narration.99 Developer: FlyingWord. but the interface is basic.69/$0. which covers just about everything you need in an electronic magazine.69/$0.69/$0. colourful and most importantly. We could never doubt that the scripts prove important spiritual guidance for some. dedicated to all those who feel that they have the entrepreneurial spirit and who could do with some guidance along the way. It includes beautiful illustrations by Greg Hildebrandt. but rather than risk getting squashed sarnies and Pluto being sick on his own carpet. It has been cited as the equivalent to Jews of what Moses’ Bible was to Christians and this app presents the scripts in as basic a format as you could ever hope to imagine. this eBook could offer huge benefits. professional narration and custom music. It comes with one free story and each book is accompanied by audio narration that is read as the text appears and pictures that you can just melt into. we know children in that bracket show absolutely no kindness or respect towards! Options include voice-over mode. Another name for this book could quite easily have been Embrace Christianity or Burn in Hell – a harsh summary on our part. Price: £2. it’s just text set against an uninspiring parchment background.49/$1. and the formatting is pretty poor.99 Developer: Oceanhouse Media. This app has graduated to Newsstand status and the app you download is just a free viewing portal – individual issues and subscriptions must be purchased. informative and interesting. It is fun. engaging. children between the ages of three and seven can learn all about sharing. This is a timeless story that has been brought to life perfectly for the small screen. jigsaw puzzles. elders and pets – all of the things that.99/$2. Mickey is having a Halloween party and all of his friends are invited. A good read.Books/Newsstand iPhone Price: £1. but such is the specialist nature of this book that it is that black or white on whether you will find it appealing or not. LLC Price: £0. hear and touch. The Story Mouse could be construed as being an arch rival to Ladybird. and this app presents a decent case for backing the rodent. Seriously.99 Developer: Indianic. Inc. one of the greatest artists/illustrators of the past 40 years. That’s all well and good.49/$3. and fun and engaging visuals to enthrall users of all ages. Youngsters join Mickey and friends get to the bottom of the strange noises and occurrences through an interactive reading experience packed with features. kindness and respect for family.99 Developer: Steve Husting For very young children. from our own experiences. Christmas Experience iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 21 .99 Developer: Disney Publishing Worldwide Price: £0. Inc. Price: £0. It is professionally presented. Essential storytelling. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Good Manners Lite Green Eggs and Ham – Dr. will teach children good manners. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ The Story Mouse Talking Books – Read-along story books for children SUCCESS Magazine The Theogony of Hesiod SUCCESS Magazine is Twas The Night 3D. Ltd. but as an app this fails to inspire.

then you’ ll be aware of how difficult it can be to keep track of everything that is going on in each one. It’s a shame the developers couldn’t offer unlimited properties after the initial investment from the user. including an inventory. add them to a listing. Let Keep track of your properties If you’re a landlord renting out several properties. and it’s easy to see why when you look at the range of apps on offer. and bring all the elements together in a neat package. making it necessary to keep inventories.99/$2. check out the next few pages to see which apps could help organise your life… Top Paid Apps Top Free Apps Let ★★★★ Infinity CV Builder ★★★★★ DebtMinder ★★★★ MightyMeeting ★★★★★ Business Tips ★★★★★ CardpayUK ★★★ Pick of the section Divided Bill Splitter ★★★★ 22 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Time Worked ★★★★★ Price: £1.iPhone Business/Finance Business/ Finance ■ Add contact details. Location data is taken by the phone. and you can store as many as you like. Rating ★★★★★ . and assign voice or written notes to a specific room. Let helps you do all these things in one place.99 Developer: Imfuna Inc. and even then it’s hard to include media like photos and notes. however. The biggest issue with the app. so photos are automatically tagged to a property. documents and metre readings for each one individually. From scanning documents to money-saving tips. plus photos for properties ■ Add voice recordings Many people now find their iPhone invaluable when it comes to business matters and managing finances. and then enter details for each room. Add a property. Take photos on your phone. is that you are limited to recording five property listings for free before you are required to start purchasing extra storage from the app. Keeping and maintaining these records can be difficult unless you regularly and religiously update them on your computer.

Users of OFX and QIF are also catered for. It may take time to set up for more complex accounts.Business/Finance iPhone ■ The silver theme keeps things simple and stylish ■ SilverWiz covers all the angles for account reporting ■ The reporting section includes detailed visual graphs Price: £2. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 23 .99/$4. SilverWiz is a feature-rich app that can help a user with standard monetary skills become an efficient budget manager. Using the app. as these can be imported into the app via iTunes File Sharing. there are increasingly viable alternatives. and those used to automated online banking services probably won’t be keen on manually adding each new transaction. It’s a great feature that’s executed perfectly. however. it can provide warnings when spending is getting too high. As details are entered on one device they will update on the other. Once the necessary details are entered into SilverWiz. SilverWiz’s style might not be for everyone. some may be put off at having to pay for the same app twice. it’s possible to set up multiple accounts and budget them with ease thanks to the in-app prompts that offer guidance with each step.99 Developer: SilverWiz Ltd SilverWiz Money Become an accounts wiz on your iPhone Keeping a keen eye on the accounts is an absolute necessity in any business. but due to SilverWiz’s lack of universal functionality. Logging expenditures is simple thanks to the many descriptions that are set up by default. In summary. which can be toggled for use alongside the default local choice. SilverWiz’s transition to the iPhone keeps the simplistic but stylish interface intact. SilverWiz offers the free ability to sync information between devices. we found ourselves suitably impressed with the usability and functionality of SilverWiz. For owners of both an iPhone and iPad. SilverWiz also supports a wide range of currencies. In some cases it’s natural to assign this side of a business to an expert. For those looking to be more hands-on or looking to save on accounting costs. Previously an iPad-only application. SilverWiz also boasts a comprehensive reporting section that can break down account details into visual graphs and charts. but the end results are worth it. along with the ability to add custom definitions.

The trimming tool can be used to straighten out any perspective issues. business card. but considering its free status. aspect ratio and brightness. but DocScan can achieve useful results ■ With the right lighting conditions.iPhone Business/Finance Price: Free Developer: IFUNPLAY CO. Pictures can be taken either directly from the camera on a device or from pictures already stored in the gallery. DocScan Turn your iPhone into a document scanner There are plenty of great things that an iOS device can already do. DocScan is capable of taking a picture of a document. When the editing process on a picture is complete. Taking pictures is a simple process. whiteboard or any other display and convert it to a PDF. All PDFs created in DocScan can be further edited via the Documents tab on the start page. Beyond the automatic effects. which is useful for when it’s not possible to catch an image ‘straight on’. Any added manual changes can be easily undone via the on-screen controls. it can then be added to a new PDF or combined with any previously captured pictures to create a multi-page document. and now it’s possible to add ‘document scanner’ to that list. ■ It may appear simple. it’s also possible to add manual touches or annotations to the images with a variety of brush sizes and a large colour palette. LTD. it can be further edited in terms of tweaking its rotation. or printed via AirPrint. While the aspect ratio tool is pretty effective. with the app automatically trimming the photo once it is taken. The end results may not always be perfect. PDFs created with DocScan can be viewed from within the app itself or directly exported to a number of online outlets including Facebook.. Unfortunately. Rating ★★★★★ . depending on the lighting circumstances. DocScan will trim the item for you 24 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Once a picture is taken. It’s also possible to adjust the trimming borders manually by dragging the corners. DocScan goes a long way towards helping any user to get good results quickly. the brightness option only offers a basic ‘on/off ’-style functionality. as the point of trimming is always obscured by a finger. Dropbox and Evernote. fine editing with this method can be difficult.

current holdings. After inviting other attendees. The ability to view orders. market value and overall gain or loss. But there’s still room for improvement. MightyMeeting Virtual meetings online The ability to hold virtual meetings online is a business plus in an environmentally aware and cash conscious age. this app provides at-a-glance account summaries. This app combines an attractive and accessible interface with a high level of detailed information that is relayed very effectively. Perhaps the most useful and awe-inspiring feature is the ability to run a presentation direct from the phone that can then be displayed on the smartphones of attendees. We would have liked the landscape orientation to have been utilised to allow users to interact with graphs to see the prices at specific points. It’s fast and effective. even on the small screen.Business/Finance iPhone Price: Free Developer: RBS ■ You can display a slideshow presentation and send it to a projector ■ As well as meetings. A promising start. real-time quotes on stock you are monitoring and a detailed breakdown of your portfolio. up-to-the-minute trade prices. you can quickly get down to the dealings of the day. track portfolios and create a watch list. great for when you don’t want to air information in a large meeting and prefer to have a one-to-one with a particular person. but it’s a simple enough process. There is also a discussion element to the app. It’s also highly secure to use. so you don’t even need a laptop. It can also be hooked up to a projector. and the option to transfer money in or out of your account is lacking. thus helping to ensure that you and your team can focus properly. and not one that should put you off. You have to upload these via a computer using email. the option to transfer money in or out of your account is missing at present Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 25 . giving you info when you need it ■ Sadly. you can also have one-to-one discussions with people Price: Free Developer: MightyMeeting Inc. MightyMeeting lets you start a meeting direct from your iPhone. working well over 3G. Rating ★★★★★ ■ The interface is well designed and easy to navigate. with an interface that is clean and functional. handy when working with PDFs and PowerPoint presentations. but obviously better over Wi-Fi. NatWest Stockbrokers Great for Brokerline App account holders An app for customers to access their Stockbrokers Brokerline account and trade on the move.

iPhone Business/Finance

Price: £6.99/$9.99 Developer: Adobe System Inc

Price: Free Developer: Infinity

Adobe® CreatePDF Infinity CV Builder
Convert multiple files to PDF

Create a CV while on the go

Adobe CreatePDF for the iPhone makes it possible
to convert various file formats into PDF documents
that can be shared directly from the handset.
CreatePDF works by uploading documents to
Adobe, where they are converted in the cloud and sent back to
the handset. On the upside, it keeps the app small and
lightweight. However, this also means that without a data
connection the conversion process won’t work. The app itself is
very simple in execution – find an app that uses an ‘Open in…’
command and select Adobe CreatePDF.
Our tests revealed varying results, depending on the source
formats. More complicated sources such as InDesign documents
were converted quickly and with impressive results. By contrast
every text file we converted didn’t work at all. There’s also no
editing of completed PDF files, nor is it possible to zoom in to
further inspect the quality of each conversion.
These shortcomings combined with the price tag prevent
CreatePDF from being a dead cert recommendation.

Creating a good CV can be a difficult first hurdle
for any jobseeker, and not fully knowing what
information to include and how to structure it can
be a stressful situation. Infinity CV Builder is a free
iPhone-sized CV creation tool and job advice wizard.
Creating a CV is a simple process where the user is prompted
for the relevant information for each section, and the app offers
advice on what kinds of details to include. Each section also
includes audio clips that offer advice on how to deliver a CV
with impact. Once the CV is finished, it can be previewed
within the app and then printed, tweeted or emailed directly
to a potential employer.
The additional ‘Job Tips’ section includes a generous 50
tips spread over five topics. It’s an excellent resource. For any
jobseeker looking for help, Infinity CV Builder is a superb free app.

Rating ★★★★★

GoToMyPC
■ Once connected,
the pop-up display
will outline the
main controls

■ The installation
process is easy
to follow

■ PDFs can be sent
straight to iBooks

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Business/Finance iPhone

Price: £1.49/$1.99 Developer: return7

DebtMinder

Use your iPhone to clear debts

■ The app consists
of two sections: CV
Building and Job Tips

Rating ★★★★★
Price: Free Developer: Citrix

Remote control computer trickery

Getting into debt is never a pleasant experience,
and without essential planning it’s possible to let
the problem get out of control. DebtMinder is an
app that can analyse a user’s financial situation,
develop a payoff plan, and help dig them out of a hole.
DebtMinder offers simple and effective data
synchronisation between iOS devices via the cloud, perfect
for keeping team members updated on the current situation.
Data can also be synced with sister app BillMinder. Syncing
data is reliant upon setting up an account, but if you don’t
want to do this it is not required, as the app still works fine as
a standalone product. DebtMinder calculates payoff plans
based on interest rates, starting dates and opening. The
progress of a plan can be viewed in the Reports section of the
app where line graphs and pie charts visualise your current
financial status. For someone looking to wrestle some control
over their vanishing finances, DebtMinder is an ideal app for
turning the tide.

Rating ★★★★★

GoToMyPC is a remote control software service
that enables a user to operate their computer from
another device over the internet. In recent times
the service has branched out to iOS, allowing control
from an iPhone or iPad.
An active subscription is required to use the service,
although free trials are available that last for 30 days with no
up-front requirement for payment information. Considering the
complicated technical aspects involved in network connections
such as this, the installation process of GoToMyPC is reassuringly
easy. Once the client is installed on a computer, simply enter
the same account details on the app and the two will connect.
Upon startup, the app displays the various ways of controlling the
computer via a touch device, easing new users into the app in
the process. The response time works well and the initially strange
controls become more intuitive over time. As an easy-to-install
remote computer solution, GoToMyPC is hard to beat.

Rating ★★★★★

■ DebtMinder
provides visual charts
to track finances

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iPhone Business/Finance

Price: £1.49/$1.99 Developer: Block21 AB

Price: Free Developer: Textminimedia Ltd

My Wallet+

Comedy Store

It’s not hard to calculate that you need this app

The Comedy Store meets the App Store

If you end up racking up a lot of expenses during
your working day, it pays to keep a close eye on
things. With My Wallet+ you can do just that. Simply
input your expenses, and you can see how much
you are spending. You can then
view the items by week, month
or year. Additionally, My Wallet+
serves well as a budget planner.
You can enter your income and
outgoings, as well as recurring
transactions. Your data can then
be exported in Excel, CSV or
HTML formats. The only
downside is not being able to
have multiple accounts. This is a
bit of a shame.

Rating ★★★★★

With two venues open in the UK and a third in
Mumbai, The Comedy Store has now opened its
doors to iOS users. Comedy Store is a simple
application that serves as an information portal for
upcoming events in the UK. It
is also possible to purchase
tickets from within the app
and see what’s on offer at the
venue on any given evening.
Sadly, the lack of video content
means that newcomers are
unable to get a sample of the
Comedy Store experience.
While it’s good for devotees,
then, otherwise it’s something
of a missed opportunity.

Rating ★★★★★

Price: Free Developer: HRSentry

Price: £1.49/$1.99 Developer: Michael Rhodes

HR Audit

Divided Bill Splitter

Test the legal compliance of your company

Split complicated bills directly on your iPhone

For employers with larger workforces, employment
law is an important concern. HR Audit is a free app
that provides a number of questions designed to
assess risk factors and provide support for human
resources professionals.
With sections for both
administration and
employment, the supplied
questionnaires total to 60
questions with simple Yes/No/
Don’t Know answers. It’s an easy,
no-frills app, but its simple
approach may not be ideal for
those requiring a slightly more
concise guide to American
employment law.

When dining out with friends, splitting the bill can
be a time-consuming pain and a cause of
disagreements. Instead of breaking out a calculator
app, Divided Bill Splitter can be applied to effectively
split the cost. The
straightforward interface allows
for totals to be calculated with
or without a tip, also making it
more functional than the builtin calculator. If a straight split
isn’t ideal, it’s similarly possible
to apply separate costs for
individuals within a group.
Divided Bill Splitter is a simple
yet perfectly functional app that
we would certainly recommend.

Rating ★★★★★

Rating ★★★★★

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r. Should a job involve working with multiple clients on various jobs. and the ability to add tax and VAT into the calculations is extremely helpful for displaying the final earnings at a glance.99 Developer: AztekSolutions Time Worked Manage and calculate your weekly worked hours Time Worked provides self-employed workers with a simple method of tracking their working hours. increasing convenience and saving on printing costs. A-Z Guide serves as a useful jumping off point for employment law information. Twitter feeds and floorplans included within the app. the company behind the app. this really does cover all the bases for a convention or other event. Potential earnings can be calculated for each month. Veiled advertising aside. Numerous topics are covered and are easily accessible. with only the main outlines covered. With schedules. The provided information is useful. Each topic prompts the user to call Peninsula. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: iTunes S. however. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 29 .a. Price: Free Developer: ADZ Media Limited A-Z Guide A portable guide to UK employment law Created with company owners. employers and human resources professionals in mind. but businesses looking to venture into Apple’s iAd service and those dabbling in HTML 5 should find the gallery app to be a useful information resource. for further legal advice.69/$0.Business/Finance iPhone Price: Free Developer: Guidebook. Time Worked does the job well. Guidebook Offer visitors to your event everything they need Making a guidebook for use at events has always been accomplished on desktop PCs with the help of advanced design software and specialist solutions.l. Time Worked can handle this with ease while totalling up the hours worked and money earned. iAd Gallery Browse the iAds from a single app iAd is a form of interactive advertising that appears within certain applications. Inc. it makes sense to design a guidebook on a mobile device to ensure that it works on attendees’ phones. As a simple earnings tracker and little more. A-Z Guide is an app-sized guide to UK employment law. It’s possible to search and bookmark favourite iAds from the regularly updated list to enjoy some of the more creative functionality. Now that smartphones are commonplace. and the creation process is surprisingly easy. if a little on the brief side. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £0. An app based around adverts may be of little appeal for the average user. iAd Gallery is an app that allows a user to browse a selection of interactive adverts from a number of globally recognised brands.

iPhone Business/Finance Price: £2.99 Developer: Tom Jackson Business Tips VAT Fast Get up to speed on all things business Blitz those VAT calculations in record time If you own. so too does the need for businesses to be able to facilitate that requirement wherever possible. Using the free MoneySave Debt Calculator app. and above all else pretty easy to read too. and receipts can be emailed to customers direct from the app.69/$0. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Snowchicken. The simple questions provided by the app make it possible to create an action plan that can help remove unwanted debt. Business Tips amalgamates information collected in a number of books from the Fast Track series by the international publishing group FT Prentice Hall. Business Tips is astonishingly well-organised. a mobiles sales person or simply on the move with your business. VAT Fast is a calculator-style app for working out VAT rates. The CardpayUK app turns your iOS device into a mobile credit card terminal. work for or are thinking of starting any kind of business and want to freshen up your knowledge of everything from finance to sales and strategy. as you type them in. and it’s even designed so that the numerical keypad doesn’t intrude on the main interface. CardpayUK offers an accessible and affordable payment solution. this app is well worth your money.99/$4. VAT Fast perfectly fits the role. Various rates of VAT or even custom variants can be applied to the calculations made by the app. Card details can be entered manually or via an optional card reader. but in order to fix the problem it is necessary to meet it head-on. it’s second to none. isn’t free. There’s some useful information on offer here. As a go-to resource. but the results generally tend to skew towards calling the team behind the app for extra advice – which. We really cannot rate this app highly enough. very simple to navigate. incoming funds can be compared against regular outgoing financial commitments. Whether you’re a taxi driver.99 Developer: Step Up Software Ltd Price: £0. It’s made with usability in mind. VAT Fast applies the relevant amounts in real-time. of course. For quickly and simply calculating rates and nothing more. As soon as an amount is entered into the app. Rating ★★★★★ . Rating ★★★★★ 30 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Take credit card payments via your iPhone As card transactions become ever more commonplace. Limited Price: Free Developer: Kim Burfield MoneySave Debt Calculator CardpayUK Explore solutions to debt using your iPhone Debt is never a fun situation.

The payas-you-use service includes 20 free receipt uploads upon installation. photos of your receipts can be uploaded to ExpenseMagic’s trained bookkeepers and processed on your behalf.Business/Finance iPhone Price: Free Developer: Pixel Reactor Ltd Compensation Claim Today Compensation advice with an advertising slant The Compensation Claim Today app promises assistance with recouping damages and financial losses. all of which are applicable to wouldbe home owners. Balance Guide removes the fuss of similar apps to provide quick and intuitive credit and debit tracking of multiple accounts. You can shop around for the best mortgage deals. The app opens with a detailed menu where the user selects the injury from which they are suffering. devise a budget.99 Developer: Mindwarp Consultancy Ltd Balance Guide – Personal Account Forecasting Accounting software for the layman User-friendly is the order of the day with Balance Guide. processing expenses is a thankless but necessary task. work out the legal fees in order to secure the keys to your dream home and. indeed. Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Timeware Software UK Ltd emortgage Find your dream home on your iPhone They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression. The app also includes a friendly tutorial to walk you through the steps of setting up accounts. use the search engine to help you find a property in a particular area. With ExpenseMagic it is possible to turn this experience into a simplified process. because what it gives away during the sales pitch in the App Store isn’t good at all. a piece of accountancy software aimed at those who are less confident with accounting. but thankfully the emortgage app lets its content do the talking.69/$0. The app is broken down into sections. Balance Guide is financial management made simple. To that extent the app works more like a promotional piece rather than an informative point of reference. a small business or a large employer. Regardless of the option chosen. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £0. the user is always prompted to contact Compensation Claim Today for further advice. Account changes can be added manually or set up as recurring transactions. Each choice displays a list of possible compensation amounts that may be attainable. Using the app. Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: ExpenseMagic Ltd ExpenseMagic Save time and effort when handling expenses Whether you’re self-employed. It’s a unique offering that saves a lot of time and work while freeing up the user in the process. so there’s no reason not to give it a try. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 31 .

The app can give the appearance of a switched off handset or fake webpage display.com Ltd Price: £1. You can then create a snappy statement that describes how you feel about yourself. from team-building. Get inspired and stay at the top of your game with this daily injection of practical advice and solutions to keep your machine well oiled. and manage them on the move. A decent start. the app will pull up a list of pubs available to let. I Want To Be is a simple app that can help you to understand more about yourself in a business environment and create a ’personal brand’. Seven Telematics manufactures the most widely used road transport temperaturemonitoring devices in the world. If you have a need to secretly tape sounds then the insignificant amount of money you pay for this seems fair. Using the GPS facility on your iPhone enables you to find pub trade vacancies nearest to your location at any given time and you can save the establishments that sound the most appealing. which can be crucial for understanding what you’re really good at. The only downsides are that the app seems a little pricey for what it does. Information Age Rating ★★★★★ RedmineApp Rating ★★★★★ Seven Eye Rating ★★★★★ Budget with Back in Black Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Deloitte Services LP Price: Free Developer: Findmypub. as well as specific job roles. this app is sure to find you one. Saved files can be accessed and deleted from within the app and it’s the cleverest way to covertly record audio that we have so far encountered on the App Store. but it is nice and easy to use. would do well to check out this well-presented. all of which work pretty well and make it a very worthwhile download if you’re happy to pay for it. comprehensive app. or for sale. Secret Recorder can be used when recording audio is required but not strictly allowed. It’s a well-established publication that will rightly move its subscriber base over to iPhone with a strong product.iPhone Business/Finance Price: £1.99/$6. Back in Black isn’t the best app of its kind. who rely on these devices to record and maintain the temperature of their products during transit. but it works well and will give a better understanding of who you really are. Searching by location. while tapping on the fake screen starts the recording. The purpose of this app is to help you access your projects from anywhere. So if you’re looking to work in or own a boozer. It provides GPS tracking of the vehicle transporting. It’s a simple app.69/$0. Those looking to buy or lease a pub.99/$2. view issues and details. Price: £0. Tips are updated regularly to provide ongoing.99 Developer: The Best Apps. to stay informed. Magazine purists will be pleased to hear the bells and whistles have been added with care.99 Developer: YUDU Ltd Price: £3. You simply enter your incomings and outgoings.99 Developer: Fission Media Group Inc Based on the print copy. expert insight into improving your performance that is easy to understand and apply. It’s also packed with additional features such as notes. Redmine is an open source.99/$2. All you have to do is answer a few specific questions and the app will pop up like-minded professionals who match your profile. and with a sparing hand. and this app is designed to allow customers.99 Developer: fnctions GbR Price: Free Developer: Seven Telematics Limited Price: £1. managing workloads and more. and the interface is dry and lacking in features.99 Developer: Good Practice Ltd. even with a limited connection. The content remains similar to the print edition. and edit them accordingly. This is an outstanding compendium of management refresher tips. but it needs work. or looking for work in the pub sector. So don’t get complacent in your workplace and risk losing the respect of your team. so you can monitor its location and anticipate arrival. allowing you to access multiple Redmine servers and accounts. alerts. monthly history and reminders. this app translates well to the iPhone.49/$1. and the app calculates how much spare cash you have. The app works well. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ I Want To Be 32 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Find My Pub GoodPractice Top Tips for Managers Secret Recorder Rating ★★★★★ . check on the temperature of your goods and even when the vehicle doors were opened and closed through its easy-to-access features. as well as the odd smattering of additional content to make the mobile port worthwhile. If you want to pay out on an app designed to help you manage how much you pay out then it had better be a good one. web-based project-management and bug-tracking tool. with the exception of the addition of some well-placed web links.

Business/Finance iPhone

Price: Free
Developer: Tweak

Price: Free
Developer: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey

Price: Free
Developer: Telefonica Ireland Limited

Price: £1.49/$1.99
Developer: Y Tossoun

If you’ve recently started
your own business, and
have so far given no
thought whatsoever to
a logo to sell your company then this
is an app designed to help. Input the
name of your company, choose the
industry it operates in, and the app
will spew out a selection of logos.
However, they struck us as rather
bland and unimaginative. There is no
artistic freedom to tweak or redraw
the logos in-app, and options are
limited to simply changing the colours
of whatever logo you have picked out
from the selection on offer.

There are a few apps
that make you sit back
and wonder how the
developer manages to
make such a useful solution available
for free, and Employment Law Cloud
is one of them. It contains essential
legal facts relating to employment law,
and is presented in a way that makes
it easily accessible to lawyers and the
general public alike. It may not be an
app that you use every single day, but
for those times when free advice is
needed, this is a solution that will give
you the answers you need.

BHT Group is one of
Ireland’s largest suppliers
of building, heating and
home improvement
materials. Their free iOS app makes it
possible to find local suppliers, view
brochures or browse the Tips & Advice
section. This is a functional app that
provides a decent service, but to look
at and navigate, it is about as exciting
as holidaying in B&Q. Aesthetics aside
though, for professional and retail
markets based in Ireland, BHT Group is
a useful information resource and this
free app will definitely prove to be a
very useful one.

For some individuals the
UK phenomenon of the
car boot sale is a serious
business. Carboot.com
is the UK’s fastest growing interactive
database covering car boot sales, and
the Carboot app provides mobile
access to that database. Each entry
comes complete with pictures, event
descriptions, map locations and
helpful weather updates, so whether
you have a garage full of tat you
want to peddle, or you fancy a good
rummage through someone’s wares
first thing on a Sunday morning, this
app will show you where to go.

Rating ★★★★★

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I Love Logos

Employment Law
Cloud

BHT Group

Carboot

Rating ★★★★★

Price: Free
Developer: Richard Stewart

Price: Free
Developer: Martin Wood

Price: £0.69/$0.99
Developer: Simply Joined

Price: £0.69/$0.99
Developer: ARE Apps Ltd

Anyone who is reliant
on the Royal Mail should
find plenty of practical
use for Post Prices. This
free app can calculate the cost of
posting an item based on its size,
weight and postal service required.
It could save you a long trip to the
Post Office if you find that posting
a particular item won’t prove cost
effective for the value of the goods
inside. And even though this app
doesn’t support international postage
costs at the moment, we still highly
recommend it.

This incredible pricing
tool enables you to
search for literally
anything you need to
check prices for. Each search comes
back with a list of prices from a wide
range of online retailers. Each entry
leeches item descriptions from the
seller’s site so you know exactly what
you’re looking for and the service
is quick, delivering the information
that you crave in the blink of an eye.
The fact you have to type stuff puts it
behind the cleverer barcode-reading
apps, but it’s still worth consideration if
you like shopping for bargains.

SCM Supplier Profiling
can be applied to
analyse the working
relationship between
a company and its suppliers. There’s
some useful advice on offer but
nothing that can’t be found elsewhere.
The included questions are limited
and the app mostly serves as an
advert for Simply Joined, the company
behind it. We frown on shameless
self-promotion apps, and the fact that
you actually have to pay money for
this should surely spare you from such
blatant self-stroking.

Knowing the tricks and
tweaks around iOS is
a necessity for anyone
who relies on their
iPhone for their day-to-day business
needs. Secrets for iPhone (iOS 5
Edition) has 160 tips covering topics
to help improve the usability of your
iPhone. It even updates with each
new iOS release. The value of the app
largely depends on how much time
you have to read up on operating tips
to speed up your iPhone productivity,
as all of the content can be obtained
for free with a single Google search. So
proceed with caution.

Rating ★★★★★

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Post Prices – UK
Postage Calculator

Prices UK

SCM Supplier
Profiling

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Education/
Reference

■ Learn everything you could possibly want
to know about the human hand

Price: £1.49/$1.99 Developer: Green-Eye Visualization

Discover mobile learning via your
iPhone, and educate yourself on the
move. The abundance of reference
apps means your interests can be
enriched, as you discover useful
facts while fulfilling your hobbies.
Your education is no longer
restricted to the classroom or a pile
of books. See for yourself…
Top Paid Apps

Top Free Apps

iMathematics Pro
★★★★★

Home Electrical
Safety Check
★★★★★

Interactive Telling
Time
★★★★★

Road Test
Reports
★★★★

The Night Sky
★★★★★

UCAS
★★★★

Pick of the section
A-Z Nutrition Facts
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Note Brainer Pro
★★★★★

Powers of
Minus Ten
– Cells and
Genetics

Explore the human hand and
the basic biology behind it
Budding biologists will enjoy exploring this app.
Zoom in on a human hand, and take a scientific
tour of the cells and genetics. Zoom into the skin’s
surface, and delve further to discover cells, cell
parts, mitosis, DNA replication, translation and transcription.
Built like a game, you can collect points when opting to
interact with an area, although there are no rewards or quizzes.
This interactive app is extremely easy to use, and well
designed. Responding quickly to touch, you can zoom in and
out with ease, or use the zoom bar to jump between layers.
It’s not overly expensive, but you are limited to just touring
the human hand. It is, however, a good start to what could
become a great scientific series.

Rating ★★★★★

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■ Preview other images
that relate to the leaf

■ Search through
the database
of species in
alphabetical order
■ Via the icon in
the top-left corner
you can search a
range of species

Price: Free Developer: Peter Belhumeur

Leafsnap

Trees of northeast America
Curious minds and green-fingered enthusiasts will
find Leafsnap a great app tool when they are out and
about exploring greenery that is native to the
northeast of America.
This fantastic app currently has 184 species in its database with
over 2,590 high-resolution, illustrative images to browse through.
Still in its early stages, this resource has a lot of promise and will
continue to be developed.
Easy to use, the app has been well designed with enough layers
and features to keep anyone engaged. Select the Browse option
from the bottom menu to search through the database by leaf,
flower, seed or berry. Once you’ve selected the correct species, you
are able to preview other images that relate to the leaf and find out
more information about the particular tree from which it originates.
The fantastic interactive Snap It! feature is what really makes this
app stand out, enabling you to photograph a leaf before
presenting possible match results. You can browse through

alternative tree types from which your leaf may have originated,
selecting the most suitable one to label. Your leaf will then appear
as part of your own collection database, which you can continue to
build upon. A great way to encourage regular use, the Snap It!
feature will only work when your iOS device is connected to the
internet via Wi-Fi or 3G, which unfortunately is not practical if you
are out exploring in the wilderness. It is worth noting, however,
that you can still take a photograph in the app without internet
connection to match up with results later on when you have found
a Wi-Fi area, which is something.
Overall this is a very well thought-out app with the potential to
be great – it just needs a little more development to make it a
fantastic pocket companion. Because it is free, though, it’s well
worth the download to check out the database, and perhaps we
will see further developments in the future.

Rating ★★★★★
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The ease in which they can be learnt is also a huge factor to consider when making a purchase with a price tag as high as this and. while both basic calculator functions and advanced calculus is also taken care of. ■ MathStudio’s 3D graph tools are among the most impressive features of this app ■ A beginner’s tutorial launches with the app to take you through the basic operations 36 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 What really sets MathStudio apart from the rest. If you really want to set your iPhone to work when it comes to solving some of the hardest mathematical equations and creating incredibly complex 2D and 3D graphs. is with its 2D and 3D graphing functions. this could seem a little too advanced. though. fortunately. Algebra is solved efficiently.iPhone Education/Reference Price: £13. To the beginner or novice. then MathStudio is certainly worth a download. courtesy of the MobileCAS engine. To a mathematician. this app delivers on the usability front as well. is its ability to map graphs based on time rather than space.99/$19. but it certainly checks every box when it comes to the features you would expect to see in such an advanced app. this app is hugely comprehensive with plenty of functionality to aid in any study or problem solving. Where MathStudio really comes into its own. and graphs will move and change throughout time. The feature is activated by using the ‘T’ variable. student or professional. This unique feature really does take the app to a whole new level and allow for all manner of new equations to be calculated right on your iPhone. It’s incredibly responsive. MathStudio might not be the prettiest mathematical app around. and 2D and 3D graphs can be easily pinched and rotated to be viewed in greater detail. which also helps to correctly format and colour-code equations. allowing you to perform anything from the most basic equations to full-on 3D renders based on far more complex algebra. but thankfully a step-by-step tutorial is loaded on the app’s first use and provides a truly amazing tour of the app. Rating ★★★★★ . however. backed by some pertinent examples.99 Developer: Pomegranate Software MathStudio This mathematical app suits beginners and experts MathStudio is an extremely advanced mathematical calculator.

it’s incredibly great value – a worthy download for teaching the basics of letters and the alphabet.99 Developer: Stealth Education ABC Spy Learning your ABC made fun ABC Spy is certainly a little different from many education apps aimed at early years. conveniently these are split up into sections for more focused learning. this is a great app. in that it actually encourages activity as a source of learning. Well worth downloading if you’re looking to learn and understand Office in a flash. concise and easy to follow.Education/Reference iPhone Price: £2. with plenty of bright colours and easy-to-use controls to keep children entertained for hours.99 Developer: IGOR BYCHKOV Microsoft Office 2010 Pro Get your head around MS Office Microsoft Office 2010 Pro provides a great resource of video tutorials to help you master Microsoft Office without the need for hefty manuals or long-winded step-by-step instructions. Tapping on any of the different categories will bring up a playlist of videos that form an entire tutorial. making it easy to focus learning ■ If you can’t find an object to match that letter of the alphabet. children are challenged to use the iPhone’s camera to take a picture of something for each letter of the alphabet. it serves as a great way to consolidate knowledge of the alphabet. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ ■ The app’s bright colours and slick animations make it easy to use and navigate through ■ Tutorials are conveniently organised into broad categories. you can use one of the app’s preloaded photos iPhone App Directory Volume 9 37 . Through the app. but for the cost of the app. All in all. Price: £0. kids are encouraged to show off their creative side by choosing a frame for each photo and sizing the picture to fit. Upon launching the app. with trophies being awarded for every photo challenge completed. it would have been better to see a little more included in the first place. the video tutorials are clear. but it would be nice if they were a little more comprehensive. There’s plenty to do and for the price. There’s a few options within the app to purchase additional tutorial files. you’re presented with a somewhat limited set of tutorial categories. On top of the alphabet-based challenge. making this a great app for beginners and novices alike. As well as being a fun activity that keeps kids on their toes.69/$0.99/$4. That said.

whereas ‘Tell The Time’ requires you to read the time and set on the standard iOS barrel-option wheel. and the result is something that’s effective. The app may seem simple to most. Rating ★★★★★ ■ Set The Time asks you to drag the clock's hands to the time shown on the right ■ Gameplay is simple. and the thought that’s gone into the app really shows.iPhone Education/Reference Price: £9. The app itself is bright and colourful yet clear and easy to use. words to words. There are plenty of options to increase or decrease the difficulty of the tasks too.99/$2. pictures to words and vice versa. Making full use of the iPhone’s touch screen interface. but its simplicity allows it to be universally accessible to children with all manner of learning difficulties and levels of development. deleting or editing entries to the universal words list. These two methods combined would be enough to teach most children the basics of telling the time. but there are also three different games to choose from that make the process a lot more fun.99 Developer: Special iApps Special Words Teach simple words and sounds Special Words helps children with learning difficulties get to grips with words. Everything from the plain background (children with Down's syndrome and autism can be distracted by colourful or moving backgrounds) to the lockable options bar has been purposefully designed to aid in the learning process.99/$13. There are four different games to choose from. and Interactive Telling Time has certainly included a number of them in this great app. All of these can be customised by adding. but this makes it hugely accessible to children with learning difficulties 38 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 ■ What Time Is It? is another take on learning the time that helps cement learning . Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1. pictures and sounds. meaning that the opportunities to expand this great learning tool are endless.99 Developer: GiggleUp Pty Ltd Interactive Telling Time – Learning to tell time is fun Easily teach kids to tell the time A fair few methods can be employed when it comes to teaching kids to tell the time. ‘Set The Time’ allows you to move the clock’s hands to the time that’s displayed. and that’s something that only a few educational apps can boast. involving matching pictures to pictures. easy to use and fully featured. Few apps offer so many features in this price bracket. meaning little adult supervision is required to get it set up.

One of Match the Fraction’s greatest attributes is the ability to toggle different fraction types on and off to increase the game’s difficulty and extend learning.Education/Reference iPhone Price: £1. What makes this app even more ideal is the feature that allows you to cache articles so you aren’t reliant on an internet connection to find out info while in a nature reserve. and while it might seem quite simple and a little repetitive at first it’s a fun way to cement learning. This handy app provides detailed nutritional information for hundreds of different foods. simple to search and an absolute pleasure to use. North American Birds crams all the facts you will ever need into an app that’s easy to navigate. A-Z Food Nutrition Facts is sure to help.99 Developer: GrasshopperApps. audible encyclopaedia of birds and their birdsongs from all around Europe. From here you can preview sounds by bird name in alphabetical order or even by commonness. ’Fruits’ and ’Vegetables’.99 Developer: Oren Meiri Chirp! Bird Songs Europe + North American Birds Find out about birds and their sounds Chirp! Bird Songs Europe + provides an interactive. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1. meaning you can count calories or track just how much fat is in your daily food intake. There’s an attractive slide show of bird images and sounds to entertain.69/$0. casually keeping half an eye on your daily calorie count or just careful about what you eat.99/$2. but it is also full of extremely useful features such as a quick search facility and colour coding in order to help you make healthier choices on the go. Rating ★★★★★ Teach fractions through the medium of pizza If you or your children struggle to understand fractions then you’re in luck as Match the Fraction provides a great game and visual aid when it comes to learning how they work. such as ’Dairy and Egg’.99/$9. Fire up the app and tap on a country to get started.com A-Z Food Nutrition Facts Match the Fraction Find nutritional information for hundreds of foods Whether you’re dieting.99 Developer: iSpiny Price: £6.99 Developer: 01 Digitales Design GmbH Price: £0. and a birdsong quiz to test your knowledge. Rating ★★★★★ All you need to know about North America’s birds Harnessing the wealth of knowledge contained on Wikipedia. The aim of the game is to match the pizza slices up with the fractions displayed on the screen. On top of this. The app itself is made up of a number of simple categories. making it an ideal app for birdwatchers. via a simple quick search or even by image. You can search for entries about birds by category. a single tap takes you to the Wikipedia page for each bird. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 39 .49/$1.

99 price tag. that prove really useful when ■ Mathematical terms and definitions are clearly displayed along with working examples ■ The tools included in this app are worth the money alone and really help to solve problems 40 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 it comes to working out the hardest of mathematical equations. form and utilities. There’s a level of sheen to this app that’s not often found on the App Store. whether student or pro. and it certainly makes it more than worthy of the £1. iMathematics Pro is packed full of features and is sure to fulfil the wishes of any mathematician. This alone proves an exceedingly useful tool when it comes to mastering the ins and outs of mathematics. What’s great about all of these tools is that they come as a collection for the same price that might get you just one on their own elsewhere on the App Store. ranging from fraction approximators to equation solvers. there’s a flash quiz with a handful of quick questions that help you test and consolidate the knowledge you’ve just picked up – it’s a great touch that makes this app really feel complete and worth the money. Each section contains plenty of visual examples. succinctly explained.iPhone Education/Reference Price: £1. allowing you to quickly search for a term and understand the workings or equations behind it. along with links to Wikipedia articles and print and sharing features. geometry and many more. definitions and calculation tools a breeze. Aesthetics aside. The utilities section of the app contains plenty of mathematical calculators and graph simulators. equations. there’s also a built-in PDF document known as Quick Form which essentially serves as a glossary of mathematical definitions. Form covers over 120 mathematical topics including algebra. must-have app that delivers on all of its promises.99 Developer: Antonio Giarrusso iMathematics Pro This mathematical toolkit is an essential download iMathematics Pro is perhaps the most comprehensive guide to the study of mathematics available on the App Store. All in all. Rating ★★★★★ . the app is split in half with two main sections.99/$2. Finally. At the end of each section. this is a hugely impressive. The app itself is incredibly well-produced with slick transitions and a logical organisation that makes finding all of the different examples.

As well as being packed with plenty of useful information about the process of claiming for compensation.Education/Reference iPhone Price: £1. It’s a simple concept and it works incredibly well. allowing you to log details of an accident or injury you’ve had that you might have to claim as a result of.99 Developer: Synthego Price: Free Developer: Attitude Design Ltd ABC Funnimals Claim Diary Learn the alphabet with animals and animations A handy app for making compensation claims ABC Funnimals provides a simple way for young children to learn the alphabet by linking each letter to a different animal. Tapping on any of the animals plays a fun animation that will help keep kids entertained while learning the letters of the alphabet at the same time. Saving these details could help the whole process. users simply need to use the iPhone’s touch screen to scroll left and right to find the gap in the number line where the number in the bubble belongs. however. percentages and all manner of number line types to make things slightly more challenging. the need for an in-app purchase to get full functionality is disappointing. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 41 . This app may be niche but the level of detail and usefulness makes it a mustdownload for Dead Island fans. The app’s splash screen contains every letter of the alphabet and tapping on any of them will take you to an animated animal where the letter and the animal’s name is played out loud. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1. Perfect for young learners.99/$2. There’s plenty of situations that could lead you to make a claim for compensation – from a car accident to an injury in the workplace – and this app from developer Attitude Design has been designed to help you with it.49/$1. but works incredibly well. It’s a simple idea. With an easy pinch-tozoom navigation system and every in-game collectable plotted. While this might sound a little bit too easy in itself. Motion Math Zoom can be tweaked to include fractions. there’s no reason why this app can’t seriously improve your gameplay.99 Developer: Dorling Kindersley Price: Free Developer: Motion Math Official Dead Island Map App Motion Math Zoom Find your way around Dead Island’s map Fortunately Dorling Kindersley has released the official map app to accompany the game and help guide you through such a large expanse. Claim Diary also includes a handy journal section. Rating ★★★★★ Learn the number line with numerous animals Motion Math Zoom teaches the number line in a straightforward and highly visual way.

Note Brainer Pro is a really great way to get practising. but none seem to be as comprehensive and offer the same value for money as the Ultimate Utility series. and there’s even a lockable settings bar to ensure that nothing is inadvertently changed. A great little app to help you get started. which helps when it comes to letting young children operate it. but if you’re on the move or simply can’t afford to hire a music teacher.99/$2. giving you an easy and visual way to see just which database returns the most results. a K/D calculator. It’s incredibly simplistic. a free chat room and a whole lot more. is no exception. In short. Now. but an in-app purchase will offer users far more options.99 Developer: Brass Monkeigh Apps LLC Black Ops Ultimate Utility Master Black Ops with this great app There are plenty of videogame guides on the App Store. This is a really useful download for all COD fans. What makes this app especially impressive. Price: Free Developer: Open Solutions Baby Touch & Hear Lite Easily teach small children sights and sounds Designed with young children in mind.99 Developer: Red Snapper Ltd Note Brainer Pro Understand sheet music with your iPhone Learning how to read music usually requires an instrument to hand and a teacher to help point you in the right direction. Baby Touch & Hear Lite displays a number of animals and objects. with each tube representing a different journal database. is the userfriendly way in which results are displayed.99/$2. Search results show as part-filled test tubes. there is a lot on offer in this app. The free version might be limited to only a handful of different images and sounds. however.iPhone Education/Reference Price: £1. This guide. In essence it’s a simple guessing game that. simply tap on a test tube and the app will take you to its search results in order to help you find the exact article you need. The app also includes an optional piano keyboard interface and multiple key signatures. for Activision’s Call Of Duty: Black Ops. giving players plenty of opportunity to truly master the game. will help you become more and more familiar with how musical notes look on a stave. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1. when played repeatedly. Rating ★★★★★ 42 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Price: Free Developer: Bottosso Ltd ArticleSearch Find articles in a flash ArticleSearch is simple and self-explanatory in the way that it allows anyone to search a number of databases for academic journals. offering weapons and unlockable guides. and plays their names and sounds to help educate them about the world. Rating ★★★★★ .

telephone numbers and email details. which is very useful. First of all you will need to fire up The Night Sky and take your iPhone outside. Hobby Hunters really does excel itself and is a must for any budding creative hobbyist. Rating ★★★★★ Ensure that your house is electrically safe Home Electrical Safety Check is an excellent app that provides a practical checklist to ensure that your house is safe when it comes to your electrical fixtures and fittings. There’s even a feature to flag checklist items for review to ensure that everything is covered and that your home is as safe as possible.co. and the organisation by room is a great help when it comes to working through the list in a logical manner. however. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 43 . select the make and model of the car you want to check out and access all of its usersubmitted reviews. planets and even satellites are in the sky.69/$0. For those looking to buy a new car. very few of them use these features to as great an effect as the excellent The Night Sky app. paints and a great deal more. For a free app. Definitely worth a buy. Once the app is up and running it will show you where stars. as well as opening times. What sets Road Test Reports apart from a lot of other car review websites and apps is that the reviews are submitted by real drivers of that vehicle so you get a true idea of any problems the model may have and just what the car is like to own. covering everything from fuse boxes and plug sockets to light fixtures.99 Developer: iCandi Apps Price: Free Developer: Really Good Domains Ltd The Night Sky Road Test Reports Learn about the stars on your iPhone Read reviews before your next car purchase There are plenty of apps on the App Store that make use of your iPhone’s built-in accelerometer and GPS functions.Education/Reference iPhone Price: Free Developer: Newborn Solutions Price: Free Developer: The Electrical Safety Council Hobby Hunter Home Electrical Safety Check Find tools and resources for your hobby Hobby Hunter provides a great all-in-one tool for model-makers. The list itself is pretty comprehensive. offering website addresses. To get started. It’s a great way to learn about what’s actually in space and it’s also a wonderful reference tool for satellite enthusiasts with the 3D world view showing exactly where these are around the globe. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £0. simply fire up the app. while the shop listings are extremely comprehensive. remote-control racing enthusiasts and all manner of other hobbyists who need to keep track of their current build projects and find shops in the local area that can help supply them with parts.uk and places the content neatly into app form. The app is well presented and incredibly easy to navigate and use. the excellent Road Test Reports app takes the popular car reviews website roadtestreports.

Top 10 – Only The Most Interesting Facts! Rating ★★★★★ UCAS Rating ★★★★★ . a good start. You can also add certain apps that you’re interested in to your own ‘Watch List’ to stay informed as and when the prices are dropped so that you can pounce and download them for the best possible price. but useful for inquisitive minds and pub quizzers. Although I Say. Granted. So while some work is needed in presentation. which can lead to some huge savings. divisions and multiplications you can set up the quiz simply by selecting the problem.99 Developer: Atenea Innova Price: Free Developer: Keep Creative Solutions Ltd. There’s plenty of promise that this app will continue to be developed in the future so it’s well worth its price. All articles are sorted by categories and the app is regularly updated so as to include a greater. Developed by Thai people. It’s a useful app that constantly keeps both eyes on the fluctuating market. paradox or quote. It features over 900 common phrases and words. but the purpose and the service that it provides will undoubtedly benefit young academics eager to take the next step in their education. look no further than Relationship Calc. more diverse range of topics. Free Apps aims to track these one-time offers and cutprice apps to ensure you never miss a bargain. If you’re looking for an interesting anniversary to mark with a loved one.49/$1. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ ’Rithmetic Rating ★★★★★ Ingenious Problems HD Price: Free Developer: Codegent Price: £0. it’s suitable for a wide range of ages and is engaging enough to keep the attention of youngsters while their brains soak up the practical problem solving that the app provides. With mathematical equations such as additions. You Say might be a little busy as far as design and layout goes.69/$0. The app will require some parental input as there aren’t a lot of options when you get an equation wrong – you can either skip it or try again. Price: £0. but with ’Rithmetic on your iPhone you will have them adding up in no time. FAQs and video answers to common questions that are sure to address the most regular concerns and make the whole university application process a lot smoother.99 Developer: Sergey Skorohod Price: Free Developer: Rippleffect Studio This app is a collection of fascinating top ten lists that will allow you to learn many new and interesting facts. The interface and presentation of the app is fairly unexciting. Solve logic problems and search for quotes from the likes of Churchill. It’s throwaway stuff.iPhone Education/Reference Price: £0.99 Developer: Tommy Kammerer This is a free.69/$0. This app is a simple number-based game aimed at helping children practise and improve numeracy skills and their ability to recall addition facts (also called number bonds). free calculator app couldn’t help you to work out. such as the world’s fastest cars.99 Developer: Matthew Rayner Encouraging your kids to practise their maths can be hard at the best of times. the ten tallest buildings in the world and the largest number of billionaires. applying for UCAS can be a confusing process. You can also share a paradox with friends via email or social networking sites and can search for quotes via categories or author names. and indeed anyone who is interested in learning the language. the app will help with pronunciation while ensuring that the basics are easy to understand. easy to use Thai phrase book that will provide visitors to Thailand. You Say – Number Bonds Price: £1. Einstein and Hitchcock with this unique app. and comes with highquality audio and plenty of other useful tips for travellers.69/$0. difficulty level and number of questions before they begin. With an interactive interface. and occasionally a developer will make their app available for free.99 Developer: Mark Descalzo Price: £1. Simply enter your wedding day or the date you met and it’ll provide you with the hours. subtractions. it doesn’t do anything that a regular. it does a job. App Store prices fluctuate all the time.49/$1. you can touch or shake the iPhone to find out more about a problem. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Learn Thai – Phrasebook for Travel in Thailand 44 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Relationship Calc Free Apps I Say. minutes or even seconds you’ve been together. Whether you’re a parent or student. but the fact that it specialises in one category – time – means that it’s a decent point of reference for relaying geeky facts to your loved ones in a smooth and romantic way. The UCAS app is filled with tips and tricks.

delivering a comprehensive A-Z guide of genre terminology. Disco Maths is more of a game than an educational tool. as you will likely already know the answer. habits and more. slang-talking charges.99 Developer: Tate Gallery Price: £1. It does provide more than 300 art terms all listed by category. perhaps not. free app – iMutt – that invites you to care for your own virtual pup to see if you have the patience and determination to please a puppy and ensure that it gets well looked after. Each breed comes with an in-depth overview that lists origins. online games for your iPhone. as well as an expansive in-app gallery of popular modern art works. Fishing enthusiasts will find plenty of useful information in the Good Fish Guide – a handy app that lists the sustainability. but there are far better ones available than this that will enthrall and amuse them for much longer. It’s a fun. but it is just as quick and easy to source the cheats from the internet as it is to locate and download this app. It’s a great companion to the Dogs Trust’s other. and is a handy way to help top up your grey matter without having to clutter up bedrooms and living spaces with piles of bulky reference books. making your own equations isn’t exactly educational. For those working towards high school exams or college diplomas in a range of science studies. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Cheats for The Sims 1. If you’re into modern art. Got an exam looming? This will help you cram. hardly a good advertisement for modern art. ranging from arcade classics like Missile Command. Unfortunately. If you’re looking for a resource to find free. so there is plenty here to get your teeth into. It’s easy to navigate.99 Developer: Dogs Trust If you ever find yourself confused by teen-speak or slang – terms like ‘LOL’ or ‘Jog on!’ – then Saga Woteva can help. this app delivers refresher tests that cover many subjects. as well as definitions and a smattering of comedy. well presented app that parodies modern language today and will prove invaluable for trainee teachers and teaching assistants who are new to the workplace and want to gain an upper hand in the battle of wits that will undoubtedly ensue with their young. There are weekly updates. The aim is to select numbers from a grid and create equations. 2 and 3 Rating ★★★★★ Disco Maths Rating ★★★★★ Free Games Good Fish Guide Price: Free Developer: Saga Group Ltd Price: Free Developer: Quipper Limited Price: £1. to modern favourites like Sudoku. 2 and 3 provides a hugely comprehensive guide to cheat codes for every version of The Sims on every platform. If we were to pick faults then we could attack the uninspired look of the app and the way that it fails to truly embrace the technology of the platform that it is playing on. However. For everyone else. If you’re obsessed with all things Sims-like and can’t prise yourself away from their simplistic virtual world then this will undoubtedly be a worthwhile addition to your home screen. This urban dictionary lists tons of popular slang. this app is the perfect companion. covering all aspects of care. check this out. and the interface and presentation is very basic.99/$2. So if you’re in the market for a new addition to the family.99/$2. There’s plenty on offer. If you’re constantly being badgered by your children to get an adorable ‘icky’ puppy then this app is a great source of information. then look no further than the Free Games app. delivering an overarching guide for fishing hobbyists. As a revision tool. training and behaviour. this is well presented and insightful. most of the games that the app throws up are pretty basic and won’t help prise youngsters away from Angry Birds or Infinity Blade. offering multiple-choice questions. but they will help engage young minds and assist in developing certain problemsolving techniques that will serve them well in later life. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Saga Woteva Science Quiz Tate Guide to Modern Art Terms You and Your Puppy from Dogs Trust Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 45 . answer them and submit your solution for points. Definitely worth a download.Education/Reference iPhone Price: Free Developer: Chris Phillips Price: Free Developer: Great Scott Games Ltd. and information is clearly laid out. In our opinion it is a little over-priced as much of the information can be obtained from the internet for free. Price: Free Developer: CleverMedia Price: Free Developer: Rantmedia Limited Cheats for The Sims 1. but we won’t bother. rarity and endangered nature of fish from around the world. and detailed explanations for each answer. ’Edutainment’ apps such as this are undoubtedly a good way to engage kids and get them learning new skills without realising it.

but the app is short on things to do. If left unattended. bring out sunshine. Kew Tweet & Grow Grow your own virtual plants with social networking Your task is to grow your own digital plant life. Rating ★★★★★ . but you can go back to it another time. however. You get medals and prizes for reaching certain growths. The app also only works in landscape.iPhone Entertainment Entertainment ■ You can bring out the sunshine based on expert advice Your iPhone guarantees you entertainment wherever you are in the world and whatever you‘re doing. or put it under a heat lamp. and tweeting your plant ‘tend’ messages fills up your Plant Boost Bottle. The quirk. Whether you want to settle down to watch a movie or just kill five minutes while waiting for the train. you never need to be bored again. so only holds novel appeal to plant enthusiasts and little more. This is a great way to learn about different plants and their needs. the plant will wither and die. is the app‘s integration with Twitter. following advice from experts at Kew Gardens. The downsides are that you can only grow one plant at a time. depending on what caring tips the app gives you. Choosing another will deactivate the original. and which you can miss… Top Paid Apps Top Free Apps Numberama ★★★★ VidRhythm ★★★★ Viz Profanisaurus Das Krapital ★★★★ Talking Pirate ★★★★ Quarrel Deluxe ★★★★★ Crack & Break It! ★★★ Pick of the section Goings On: The New Yorker ★★★★ 46 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 TV Forecast ~ Your Personal TV Guide ★★★★★ ■ Peek at Tweet & Grow figures to see what others are up to Price: Free Developer: Royal Botanic Gardens. Take a look at which apps are for you. and you can apply just ten ‘tend’ buttons every day. You can rain on your plant. You can unlock plants and mystery buttons from codes given out on Kew’s Twitter feed.

you can do just that. and while there are a large number of these videos on YouTube that people have created themselves by means of their natural or hardearned musical talent. but some of the more generic tunes are great Price: Free Developer: Harmonix Music VidRhythm ■ When you’ve chosen a track. First of all. including your own voice. while sometimes a little cheesy. pick a theme to give your finished video a bit of pizazz Make hilarious musical magic with this nifty app Making music video mash-ups usually takes an incredible amount of skill. Secondly. it still offers a substantial amount for a free app. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 47 . making videos is really incredibly fun thanks to the almost endless possibilities of what you could do. Now. if you are required to sing a certain note. The concept is that you can choose a song from the list provided in the app. the app provides a ‘guide note’ for you to follow ■ Most of the songs available through the app are completely random. other less skilled people may want to try their hand at it too. thanks to a little app called VidRhythm. the result of your video. and as such is well worth a download for those keenly interested in giving it a go. and once you have finished all of them. Above all. Recording a different person or item for each section of the video can result in you making a really unique creation that you can then share with the world through Facebook or YouTube. is extremely funny. and there are a number of great touches that help to make this a real success. consisting predominantly of mostly unknown tracks. You can make these sounds using virtually anything you want. and if you need to sing. the way that the app instructs you what to play is perfect. The whole thing works incredibly well. and even those with just a passing interest in the concept. complete with small video clips of yourself singing. While the selection of music is relatively small at present. and then record short snippets of sound as instructed by the app via a short video. then you have the option of tapping the small singing icon in order to hear a preview of the note required. mixed up in order to fit the beat.Entertainment iPhone ■ Recording is simple. click 'Play' to see your video. and of a surprisingly high quality.

Upon opening the app. and hugely rewarding when you successfully complete it. although we found it more fun just because it was always different ■ You can play in full-screen. read the rules or share your game with others. so we’d like to see them included as an opening screen. it’s actually much harder than it first appears. Once all the possible pairings have been made. only without the gaps. In fact. Rating ★★★★★ . Based on a game played in the Eighties and Nineties.99 Developer: Artem Demidenko Numberama Take on the old puzzle game Number-based games have really taken off in the last few years. You can cross out similar numbers or two numbers that add up to ten. The puzzles are really tough to finish. The app has two modes – a Classic mode with numbers 1-19. the game is incredibly addictive. which was rather confusing. The aim is to remove all the numbers from the board. and we found ourselves having "just one more go" on several occasions. There is an undo button in the bottom left. and was a lot of fun. or if the two numbers have a sum of ten. and for such a low price it won’t break the bank either. there were no obvious rules. and if you enjoy puzzles like Sudoku you’ll almost certainly love Numberama. and a Random mode that scrambles them. so if you regret an earlier decision you can go back. While this sounds simple enough in theory. Along the bottom are the options to view your high scores. you can tap a button. and all the remaining numbers are re-written below in the same order. giving you a real challenge on your ■ Apparently the Random game is more difficult. Puzzle aficionados will love it.iPhone Entertainment Price: £0. but the game itself is surprisingly difficult. but really rewarding when you do as a result. You are able to ‘cross out’ two of the same numbers when they are next to each other. which allows for more numbers 48 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 first attempt. the app did everything we asked of it. the game soon became a really compulsion. even if there are empty squares between them. Aside from this. just as long as they are aligned. Much like Sudoku.69/$0. and a full-screen button in the lower right. and you are also able to pass across lines as if you were reading a book to remove numbers. the premise is easy enough to understand.

buy tickets and look on a map to see where the venue is. but if you’re open to a little blue humour then you’re in for a treat and will always have the perfect euphemism for the occasion. making it easy to see what’s going on iPhone App Directory Volume 9 49 . It’s a handy app for New Yorkers and visitors to have around. but this is dependent on your connection. Rating ★★★★★ ■ Keep track of all the events you want to go to in Favourites ■ The design is fun and efficient. This is a well designed app. One more swipe takes your phrase and creates a spider diagram of terms you might enjoy. date or location. but there is also the link icon. and a great guide that could help you find exciting things to do. The random generator greets you upon opening the app with a phrase from the dictionary. and the developers have obviously listened to consumers. and can manually look for things nearby. because the Profanisaurus is no longer a sometimes unintelligible jumble of euphemisms. it’s smooth and easy to get around. Not only does it contain a full dictionary of profanities. using the Favourites tab ■ Definitions come with a link option to explain any other euphemisms in the text Rating ★★★★★ Goings On: The New Yorker Price: Free Developer: CondeNet An informed cultural guide to one of the greatest cities in the world Goings On is your guide to everything happening in New York. details of future events and the writers' favourite places. it’s a clear and concise dirty dictionary. The sketched graphics make it a pleasure to look at. but they are small and unobtrusive. now. so you’re never lost in the joke. Being free.49/$1. and it’s packed full of great suggestions for things to do. and you have a comprehensive app. It takes a while to load initially. One swipe. which brings up the definitions of any additional slang mentioned. Throw in audio tours.Entertainment iPhone Viz Profanisaurus Das Krapital Euphemisms and dirty definitions Price: £1. and you can spice up your Facebook and Twitter posts with the uploader that creates a filthy sentence for you. Extra features include the ability to call venues from within the app. ■ See which profanities other users rate as the best. and once it’s up and running. You can also use the search tool.99 Developer: Dennis Publishing Not for the easily offended. You can search by recommendations. it contains ads. and the information regarding each event or place is informative and concise. courtesy of the staff at The New Yorker.

and it will subsequently alert you before the next episode is about to start. When it’s your turn.99/$2. An outstanding game. so attacking a more heavily fortified square makes things difficult. Your word can only be as long as the number of troops you have in a square.99 Developer: Matthew Comi TV Forecast ~ Your Personal TV Guide Never miss your favourite show TV Forecast is a great app that means you can type the names of your favourite TV series into the search bar at the top of the page. All in all. The graphics are incredibly charming. you can see clearly when you will be busy. put together in a very well-designed app. you’re given a selection of letters. You can search for all kinds of shows. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1. but this is the first that we’ve seen that takes the standard Scrabble formula and mixes it up with strategy. though. Fans of the board game Risk will be familiar with the style of this game. and once you’ve added one. and when you would like your iPhone to do so.iPhone Entertainment Price: £0. you can choose to ‘attack’ a neighbouring square in an attempt to take control of it. you can often win with less troops ■ Thanks to the database. tap one to add it to your list. During these attacks. You can also obtain a plot synopsis for the next show. you will love this title – and we do too.99 Developer: Indiagames Ltd Quarrel Deluxe A wordgame with a strategic twist on the iPhone There are a few really great word games in the App Store. you can choose whether or not to be notified. If you’re a fan of games like Words With Friends. and the gameplay addictive. TV Forecast is a fantastic idea that solves a problem we think is experienced by a fair few people. which places you in control of armies on a map of squares to conquer. you should have no problem finding the show you’re searching for 50 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 ■ Upon starting a game you’ll be assigned territories . Rating ★★★★★ ■ The quality of the words you make is just as important as the length. and thanks to the simple sorting system. and tasked with making a word that gains you more points than the opposition.69/$0.

It’s actually a really nice addition. poking the pirate and his parrot will produce different results. All your creations can be shared through the normal social networks. you can do so by choosing a picture and adding features like an eyepatch Price: Free Developer: Genera Interactive Talking Pirate ■ The memory game is available as free downloadable content. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 51 . but we aren’t sure why it wasn’t included in the original download. and is a really nice addition It’s what we always wanted If you’ve got kids. These kind of apps are great fun for younger users. Pull the swords out in the correct order to save the pirate. Ultimately. which has the effect of introducing a nice community-esque feel. then it’s quite likely that at some point in the past you will have come across apps such as the now-famous Talking Tom Cat. and while we can’t see ourselves using it all that much.Entertainment iPhone ■ If you don’t like the pirate. and often include several other features that can be activated using various swipes and prods at the screen. though. with the difficulty ramping up after a few levels to pose more of a threat. and will be fun for kids. and one that will be sure to please younger kids. with a 3D character appearing on the screen with a parrot. Talking Pirate is very much in the same vein as these apps. The only problems we had with the app were the adverts – which can be removed with an in-app purchase – and the low frame rate of the graphics. these aren't enough to ruin an app that is good fun for at least a while. However. Firstly. and create e-cards with the subject dressed as a pirate in various poses. then replicate the sounds you’ve made with a comedic twist. but allows you to tap out simple songs. and you can also choose from several other options. You can also take photos of yourself or others. as well as via email. which repeats everything you say in a slightly higher tone. which takes the form of a memory game featuring the pirate in a barrel. It’s a nice add-on. Finally. It’s basic. which uses the iPhone’s microphone to listen to your voice. that’s not all there is to this app. there is the option to download extra content for free. tap the skull button at the top of the screen to access a playable xylophone along the bottom of the screen. then the developers also have several other talking characters to enjoy ■ If you want to create a fun image. we enjoyed its inclusion nonetheless.

the background. the playground and more until it really is yours. this should please even the most demanding of platforming fans. Overall.69/$0. and don’t make any mess on the carpet whatsoever. We had some trouble matching faces at times. Tapping the edges of the screen to run and jump soon becomes completely natural. and with the intuitive physics and beautiful graphics. Rating ★★★★★ . Switch on Terminator-like vision and scan your friends If you’ve ever seen a Terminator film and wanted the type of analytical vision that Arnie has in the series. fun to play with. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1.99 Developer: HARCTEK LLC Cube Dog 2 – Dog’s Crazy Playground Cyborg Vision – Face Recognition Create a virtual pet and play with him in 3D Games involving virtual pets are incredibly popular nowadays. Creating a pet is fun. but obviously a better gaming experience for kids rather than adults. and the menus for selecting colours and other options are clean and easy to use. and this time the world your pets live in is fully 3D. Crazy Dog 2 brings all the fun of a pet to your iPhone. but Magic Painter is by far one of the best. If you love creating art on your iPhone. but when it worked it was fantastic. You can even play in the real world with the AR mode. There’s also a cool time-slowing technique available for the hardest sections. If you don’t mind it sometimes having problems.69/$0.49/$1.99/$2.99 Developer: Yii Yu Oscura Magic Painter Gather crystal shards in this atmospheric platformer Create stunning images on your iPhone While most side-scrolling platformers use a standard button layout. then you will definitely want to try out this app. Oscura gives users the option to use a more unique system. which was frustrating. There are plenty of options for adding coloured backgrounds.99 Developer: MTV Networks Price: £1.99 Developer: podotree Price: £0. and when linked up to Facebook.iPhone Entertainment Price: £0. The app has some incredible brush effects. it’s a little short. this should hopefully come to be much less of a problem. Admittedly. They’re easy to look after. it’s good fun. but the difficulty is set well to ensure the minimum level of frustration. will recognise your friends from their photos. Rating ★★★★★ 52 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 There are plenty of iPhone apps around that allow you to draw on the screen in order to create drawings with the cosmetic appearance of paintings. and you can personalise clothes. It uses a red filter on the camera. then you’ll enjoy this. but with more levels being added with every new update. then you’ll love this app. which allow you to paint some seriously impressive images on screen.

The app allows you to create a fake status update for Facebook. The chance to scare the hell out of your friends makes the price well worth paying. with a very limited number of animations. It works well enough. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 53 . but Talking Carl is actually one of the best that we have come across in this regard. Next. then FakeStatus will help you. All you need to do is record a short video within the app of your face. The results are quite fantastic. and we were slightly appalled (albeit impressed) when we tapped on an already broken cube. each one featuring a brilliant/annoying (delete as appropriate) character that copies what you say in a funny voice. choose a point at which you would like to transform into a hellish creature. It’s all rather basic stuff. and then choose a demon. and saw a splatter of blood appear. just nothing special. Not a bad app. too. with some truly amazing effects and great sharing options. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £0. and a statistics page in order to keep track of what you have done.99 Developer: YourFav FakeStatus Prank your Facebook friends If you’re an avid prankster who loves to use your iPhone as a tool for planning and perpetrating your cunning plans. and while the interface to get back to the main screen is a little confusing. offering four choices of what to break. It‘s another app that is aimed squarely at kids. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £0. It’s simple to set up. then shake your iPhone in order to restore it.Entertainment iPhone Price: Free Developer: Giorgi Otiashvili Crack & Break it ! Almost as rewarding as bursting bubble-wrap The simple concept behind Crack & Break it ! does precisely what you would expect of it. and there are quite a few features that show the developer has clearly thought about the app.99 Developer: yann le coroller Talking Carl – Christmas Edition Carl is back with his Christmas outfit on There are plenty of talking apps available on the App Store.69/$0. Poke the screen to crack the glass until it breaks.69/$0. The character design is nice. the screenshot looks real enough. tag the position of your eyes and mouth. and the ability to set the username as anything you wish is useful. including a ‘Baby Mode’ that removes all buttons from the screen so that babies can play along.60/$0.99 Developer: Video Copilot Demon Cam™ Become a monster from beyond with this scary app Unleashing the demon inside us all has never been so easy with thanks to this app from Video Copilot. and post it on a false news feed to show your friend. with the ability to add as many comments and likes as you wish. but is also one that adults will no doubt enjoy too. in our opinion. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £0.

69/$0. we’d advise jumping aboard now. all by holding your iPhone up to your computer screen. however.69/$0. Downloading the relevant built-in mode. Oh. but with a promise of greater things to come. and when you’re done. and while it could tell the difference between a statement and a question in most situations.com. making this a genuinely exciting prospect for the future of augmented reality. you can interact with a talking bunny. it’s nonetheless a lot of fun while it lasts. but we were disappointed that every video cost the same as a cheap app. it came up with different emotions each time. and then navigate it around a toy box finding stars. then find the trailer using Aurasma’s search function.99 Developer: Bonnier Digital Services AB Price: Free Developer: Zappar Limited Price: £1. indicating the technology perhaps isn’t as advanced as the app makes out. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Spott 54 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Aurasma Lite Bloodstained Memoirs EngageM8 . released in 2009. you’ll be instantly placed in a challenge to complete. A creative app for kids. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Movies Shelf Rating ★★★★★ Toca Robot Lab Rating ★★★★★ Zappar Flowerium Price: £1. Augmented reality is a form of technology that has a lot of potential. then open up Spott and your phone will tell you all the famous film locations nearby.49/$1. we couldn’t help but feel our wallets tighten up a bit. Needless to say. and felt a sense of familiarity. the trailer will play. There is a virtually unlimited number of combinations that you can use in order to create your robot. and the system works brilliantly. this is just basic. It’s great fun to play along with your kids. Almost impossible to explain without actually sitting down and showing it to you first hand. this is truly bizarre. then it might be fun to organise a tour of famous places on holiday. and don’t have sloppy spelling mistakes throughout your app. which you can save and share via Twitter. Unless you’re the most relaxed person on planet Earth. We’d put this one down as an app for only the biggest fans of wrestling. as there are no strict levels to beat. and use images that you can actually read on your iPhone. We often got suggestions of ‘Joy’ and ‘Angry’ at the same time. and while its appeal may be rather limited. watch zombies dance.99 Developer: MAKOTO HIRAHARA If you’re going to compete with the many movie-storing apps available. Make it easy to import actual films. Take a snap of something. you need to do several things.99 Developer: Inochi Ventures LLP Price: Free Developer: Aurasma Price: Free Developer: Eigo Limited Price: £0. Zappar opens up the true genius behind zappar. and the app even has a link to purchase the film. Sadly. This app claims to listen to the way a person is speaking. rather than expecting the reader to upload images and manually set file names.99 Developer: EngageM8 Limited Spott is a unique app that highlights the locations of famous films and movie stars. Merge two blossoming plants together. The possibilities are endless. Movies Shelf has all of the above issues and more. If you’ve ever wandered down a road in a large city. when we played it the same sound recording repeatedly. we can’t imagine this being too engaging for more than a few minutes. and with some interviews cut into four separate videos. For example. As it’s early days. making it not worth your hard-earned cash in our opinion. and we’re impressed. The app features video interviews with stars like Chris Jericho. Zappar proves that we’re still at the start of that long journey. and suggest the emotions they may be feeling at the time. as it just looks amateurish. A free download.99 Developer: Sarunas Packevicius Price: £0. Aurasma is an app that claims to weave the real world and the virtual world together. This app features hours of extra video and audio content to go alongside the Bloodstained Memoirs documentary about professional wrestling. we found it to be inconsistent at best. We tried it with a few different voices.99/$2. then search for what you want to associate with it to have the two attached together. Make your instructions easy to follow. Toca Robot Lab gives you and your family the chance to build and fly a toy robot within just a few minutes. Flowerium is essentially an app that allows you to create your own range of flowers by simply touching and swiping the screen.iPhone Entertainment Price: £0. If you are a film buff. or hang out with the Green Lantern.69/$0. You can also search beyond your immediate surroundings to find out what places have been immortalised on celluloid. Well. When you hold the DVD in front of the camera. take a shot of a DVD cover. and you may even create a new species.

often causing mistakes to your creation that you perhaps weren’t intending. each one touchable and with track previews. no doubt like some of the firearms you create in the app. When you reach each location. but ultimately we feel it is something you will download and play with once or twice before deleting forever. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ AR:Tz Rating ★★★★★ Bord Rating ★★★★★ Dragon Shout Gun Builder 3D – Free Price: Free Developer: MUGOCO Price: Free Developer: Bingo Time Price: £0. you do have to download the full version via in-app purchases in order to assign the tones to your calls. There’s only a handful of colours. There is some technique to it. However. Then if you line up your own hand correctly it will create the illusion that your screen is seethrough. Now. by swiping the full length of it. our total time stood at 120 hours) and will undoubtedly help you through all of the forthcoming DLC too. and place it in the palm of your hand. It’s a shame that it’s limited to one location. Ringtone+ contains a mixture of ear-catching sounds and rhythmic beats to get your smartphone noticed. See-Through Screen works by asking you to choose one of the handbased backgrounds and setting it as your home screen.com AR:Tz is the first app to combine augmented reality and art into a single app. often this isn’t an issue.69/$0. Dragon Shout presents you with a map of the Skyrim universe for you to mark with key points of your own gameplay. The different menu icons are tiny and therefore hard to operate. Bord offers a place to express yourself creatively. play it for five minutes and then forget all about it. to produce any milk. where’s that app that lets you insert your iPhone into a bottle. If you want your finger well and truly on the pulse of what’s happening in the world of music then this app is an innovative way of ensuring that the latest tunes are never more than a touch away. but here it takes up a fairly large portion of the screen space. but little else. This app allows you to customise different guns with a range of accessories including telescopic sights and grips. It doesn’t help that it’s funded by advertising either. The problem is that it doesn’t really provide the tools to do so. It’s certainly fun for five minutes but you’ll soon tire of the repetitive nature and come to hate the look of the somewhat disturbing app icon as it clutters up your home screen. You can create a journal of your quests and mark useful reference points on the map as well as chat with other users. While the area that this project covers is currently limited to Brighton. We’re sure there are plenty of interested parties for apps such as this. You can access iTunes and download songs with one tap as well as share your findings via social networks. and the finger detection isn’t particularly impressive. downloading the app will allow you to follow an art trail around the seaside town. though we hope to see wider coverage soon.99 Developer: Pixle Price: Free Developer: Rick Blalock Price: Free Developer: Purple Penguin. hold your phone up to the specially designed square in order to see 3D art pop up on your screen. Wall of Sound turns your iPhone screen into a collage of album covers. like what Dynamo does! A great-looking alternative to browsing the iTunes Store. limiting your chalk drawings even more. A map will help you find your way around the town to the next installation. Offering some interesting alternatives to the standard iPhone ringtones. Download it. It works really well and is cool for amazing your friends with streetstyle magic. A great free addition to your iPhone. as you must fully extend an udder. This makes Bord more suitable to keeping your children entertained in a car journey.69/$0. A handy client for all Skyrim users and fans.99 Developer: Golden Future Apps Price: Free Developer: NuageProduction About as straightforward as they come. this game sees you swiping your screen in order to milk the udders and fill your milk bucket in the fastest possible time. The adverts can also be disrupting when first opening the app. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Milk The Cow Ringtone+ See-Through Screen Wall Of Sound iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 55 .Entertainment iPhone Price: Free Developer: Digicave Limited Price: £0. It’s a decent companion app that will keep you amused for the waking hours that you don’t plough into this epic game (at last count. which makes this free taster something of a waste of time – unless of course you derive some sort of pleasure in listening to all manner of piercing shrills knowing that they’ll never be signalling an incoming call on your phone. A clever use of optical illusion means you can make your iPhone appear transparent by using one of the backgrounds in this app.

69/$0. letting you upgrade a cavalcade of weaponry and Optimus himself. For one. Overall.99 Developer: EA Swiss Sarl Transformers: Dark of the Moon Time to take on those Decepticons again This game doesn’t disappoint. It’s solid fun with some neat gameplay mechanics.iPhone Games Games ■ There is plenty to upgrade here. check out the next few pages to find a treasure that you won’t want to put down… Top Paid Apps FINAL FANTASY TACTICS: THE WAR OF THE LIONS ★★★★★ Home Sheep Home 2 ★★★★★ iBlast Moki 2 ★★★★★ Top Free Apps Jetpack Joyride ★★★★★ Bejeweled Blitz ★★★★★ Star Legends (3D MMO) ★★★★ Pick of the section Inotia 3: Children of Carnia ★★★★ 56 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 THE KING OF FIGHTERS-i★★★★★ ■ The handling in car-mode is pretty poor. Undoubtedly there are flaws. with two thumbpads controlling your movement and direction of fire. It follows the movie closely as you pilot Optimus Prime through 13 varied levels. the vehicle sections where you switch into truck-mode are clunky and hard to control. Rating ★★★★★ . it runs close to getting tedious. Also. which is sure to please RPG fanatics There is a wealth of fun and entertaining games on the App Store that will keep you amused for hours on end. while various other buttons around the screen let you perform special moves. especially with the frequent text-based messages popping up on-screen to advance the story. There are great RPG elements. it’s a decent game that’s almost ruined by a few niggling issues. From tricky challenges aimed to exercise your brain to more light-hearted games. While there’s enough variety and some interesting boss fights. but manages to come through. at times you might get a little tired of wave after wave of similar enemies being thrust your way. The controls are responsive. which ruins the appeal of transforming Price: £0.

even with the useful tutorials. with positioning and co-ordination paramount to success iPhone App Directory Volume 9 57 . the fact remains that they are unlikely to be as good as this classic of the strategy RPG genre. After all. looks nice. It controls easily. It’s not as simple as just running in and repeatedly tapping the screen to win. strategic game that involves thinking and forward-planning. though. The game itself plays out a bit like chess – players choose the units that they want to go into battle with.Games iPhone Price: £10. and. The depth and complexity can harm the experience for newcomers. and to be honest it sort of is. rewarding and fun.99/$15. but they don’t affect things too much for FFT to be anything other than highly recommended.99 Developer: Square Enix FINAL FANTASY TACTICS: A totally tactical THE WAR OF THE LIONS RPG classic It may seem a bit cheeky of Square Enix to release a game that is pushing 15 years-old for this kind of price. comparing swords and hats for their relative merits Rating ★★★★★ ■ FFT plays out a bit like chess. you can get games with incredible depth – that will likely eat up weeks and months of your life – for a fraction of the cost of FINAL FANTASY TACTICS (FFT). or stand back and await the enemy that is coming at you? Every single one of the hundreds of skirmishes that await has numerous choices like these to take into account. even bearing in mind the swathes of alternatives that exist. There’s the aforementioned slowdown and price issues. It’s not a perfect translation. knowing that they can only take one or two blows before falling? Can you find higher ground on which to position your archer in order to increase their attack power? Should you rush headlong into battle. most importantly. as well as complex ■ Prepare to lose yourself in a wall of statistics. it gets hard fast. Do you risk pushing your mage ahead. before moving to the PlayStation Portable. Simply put. is very fun to play. FFT now finds itself updated with touchscreen controls and other tweaks for iOS devices. Starting out on the PlayStation. FFT is deep. then take it in turns to try and complete an objective (which usually involves eliminating all the enemy units). but it’s not without its problems. ■ The job system is deep and engrossing. However. This is a sedate. and rarely lets up. but generally speaking this is everything you would want from a conversion. and problems with slowdown still persist at some points.

and never ■ As the game progresses. there are very few RPGs that do not at least offer a decent amount of options. Inc. Inotia’s difficulty level quickly rises ■ The world you explore is huge and varied. We’re not so naïve as to expect that a free app shouldn’t need funding somehow. Then there’s the quest system. but good for those looking for an enjoyable tale . the ‘Shop’ button close to your first ability is a little too nearby and therefore liable to being accidentally tapped. Unlike many RPGs you find on smartphones. The sheer amount of options here is outstanding. While the hotkey bar is entirely customisable. it’s games like Inotia 3: Children of Carnia that pave the way for how the genre can work well on these smaller devices. Inotia 3: Children of Carnia Earn your +7 to screen-tapping ability RPGs are renowned for their wealth of content. providing you can forgive its flaws.iPhone Games Price: £2. Activated abilities give you control over how your damage is dealt. As the genre moves to smartphones. but this is one of the worst examples of in-game ads that we have seen yet. and thankfully you will not have to here. and were generally very happy with it. levelling up or combat system. I’s a shame the quests let it down 58 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 interfered with long enough to become boring – you don’t want to be sat reading text instead of playing while on the train or bus. Inotia has enough depth to sustain many hours of play. which falls back on fetch quests to prolong things too often. which is useful. While the story is typical of RPGs. It’s not all smooth sailing.99 Developer: Com2us USA. We found that its entertainment value outweighed its flaws. with a standard attack and any of the chosen hotkey buttons. especially considering that the app is completely free. Whether it’s the hours of storylines. Despite all this. as there are the advertisements that appear between each map. while AI party members do an extremely good job of making themselves relevant without taking all of the good kills. it has to be said. That’s not the only downside.99/$4. though. it’s intriguing enough to draw you in. Combat is played in real time. auto aim is included to assist in any awkward positioning. Rating ★★★★★ ■ The storyline is typical.

99/$2. Blade Warrior is interesting. the majority of levels are pretty much the same. kick and special buttons on the right. and it works as a way to pass five minutes. save the world! ■ Enemies attack the door. squiggling on your screen and repeating isn’t that entertaining. The special move changes depending on which direction you hold while you press the icon. but only lasts a matter of minutes before it’s shown everything it has to offer. letting you pull off complex moves that would have been simple on a joypad. Controls are slick. while manoeuvres can be activated by sketching a more elaborate symbol. but have been refined for the touch format. The special button is superb. with a functional eight-way joystick zone in the bottom-left of the screen. More beauty than brains. Over and over again… At the start. Basic attacks are via a swipe. and for a fraction of the price. When you get into it. however. though. You can unlock extra shapes. but it’s hard to go through the same ordeal over and over. ■ The style is backed up by an excellent soundtrack and bonecrunching sound effects ■ Pick from 14 characters from across the series Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 59 . Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1.99 Developer: SNK PLAYMORE THE KING OF FIGHTERS-i- Another beat-’em-up perfectly tailored to iOS With fluid characters. detailed backgrounds and exemplary sprite work.99/$2. Plus. and a rack of punch.99 Developer: Dragonfly Blade Warrior Master the blade. every aspect of Blade Warrior looks mesmerising. You have to draw symbols on-screen to fight attacking minions. You kill enemies.Games iPhone Price: £1. while an appropriately epic score provides the energy necessary to promote that biggame feel. This app is impressively close to a full console release. but the process of stopping the action. There’s not a great deal extra that could have been done given the mechanics. even if the difficulty rises slightly each time. The idea is still sound. The King Of Fighters -iallows you to tackle Arcade mode in various forms. and its accuracy means it never misses a beat. it doesn’t match the build up.

touchsliding to pull him back to the extent of his elasticated tail.iPhone Games ■ Unlocking increasingly silly accessories is a neat reward for collecting all the cheese crumbs ■ The physics of collisions really are quite realistic ■ You’ll relish the moment you knock the cat off his perch and win the level ■ Showboating nets you more points Price: £0. as the Euphoria physics engine makes those collisions look all too real. so you’ll be wanting to hit as many score zones and do as much showboating as possible to push that number through the roof. Rating ★★★★★ . Although it lacks the flow and instant pick-up-and-play spirit of Angry Birds. sprint and outmanoeuvre their opponents. the better you’ve done. which he’ll grab onto if he can. twist. The aim of each stage is to hurl the titular rodent around the level. but to progress through a platform-style world. Just try not to get walloped by the opposition. and score. Rating ★★★★★ 60 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Price: £0. Controls are simple – tilt to turn.69/$0. It’s a score attack game. and all too painful. there are a number of angry men from the opposing team in your way. showboat and shoot. It’s responsive and easy to get used to. and then throwing him between a series of pegs. The power of ‘just one more go’ is very strong in this one. which we would recommend you do.69/$0. It’s for that very reason that Icebreaker can be almost painfully addictive.99 Developer: NaturalMotion Games Limited Icebreaker Hockey Still breaking backs. There’s also a cheese crumb trail to try and gather up for those wanting more. meaning that the higher your points. Bouncy Mouse’s 30 levels all generally contain something new to learn and overcome. Unfortunately. the premise is simple: get your player from one end of the rink to the other. but there’s rarely time to rest on your laurels.99 Developer: Munkadoo Games LLC Bouncy Mouse Fun with physics Bouncy Mouse uses slingshot physics not just to knock objects over. sprint. now on ice A spin-off from the Backbreaker series. tap on-screen buttons to dodge. requiring players to jink. it can be a slightly more cerebral (not to mention skilful) experience if its eccentric depths are fully explored.

with the addition of other objects and bomb types. which is separated into individual instances for up to four players. with some real challenges to overcome. lacking the fodder to cut through and earn those ever-valuable experience points. And though limited. Later. each level becomes a balancing act of various skills.99 Developer: Godzilab The thinking man’s Angry Birds ■ Queuing up bombs and watching their chain reaction is necessary to shave seconds off your fastest time The objective is to propel each level’s set of Moki into the goal at the end. Eventually. However. played and shared with the world. the real challenge begins Rating ★★★★★ Star Legends (3D MMO) Price: Free Developer: Spacetime Studios To boldly go where few apps have gone before The humble MMO is not a new concept to iOS gaming. Combat requires tapping the auto button and watching lasers fly. feeding that one-more-go urge to perfect each level through trial and error in the hopes of collecting all the petals. so there’s none of those mad rushes to get to a chest in lieu of fighting Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 61 . even levelling up will be handled automatically if you don’t want to delve into the menus. And unless otherwise halted. it is starting to find its feet. while the added option of utilising abilities means damage can be managed during battle. so you never need worry about having to tackle difficult challenges alone. ■ Each word is spoken to you phonetically.99/$2. The downside is that often you’ll be placed into a quest near-completion. using standard bombs to alter their trajectory to successfully navigate the landscape and enter the portal. It’s very simple. and games like Star Legends do well to push the genre forward into a more handheld-friendly gaming space. Each quest. is automatically filled with additional party members. The ability to time each bomb becomes essential. Very handy. or those of the highest scoring players. Initially this is simple. Moki coins can be used to unlock official developer replays. their assistance is tempting enough to make them worthy of the available in-game purchase capability. There’s even a surprisingly in-depth create option where new levels can be crafted. with a choice between one of three classes and there’s little here to test traditional MMO players.Games iPhone iBlast Moki 2 Price: £1. the tasks become more complex. ■ Once all the different tools are introduced. ■ The loot is all shared among the players. finishing the level in record time and scoring that three-star rating.

99/$4.99 Developer: App In The Box Pty Ltd Price: £1. varied. and the controls on the iPhone screen work perfectly to control Shantae. this is a brilliant evolution of the formula. either. Rating ★★★★★ 62 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 This sees you take control of a small half-genie character called Shantae. Your character often gets stuck in walls as he attempts to climb them. it’s free. but sadly the rest of the game isn’t so great. let go to fly down.iPhone Games Price: £0. including the ‘shake to jump’ function. Jetpack Joyride is incredibly addictive. A new title that uses the Unreal engine. there's room for improvement. while simultaneously collecting the bags of money that are dotted around the screen.49/$1. but it’s nothing amazing. the whole experience doesn’t hold together quite as well as similar titles. the artwork here is uninspiring. Plus. Considering it was designed in three months by a team of two. and beautifully colourful game world in order to find a stolen lamp. Rating ★★★★★ . Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Halfbrick Price: £2. avoid the obstacles’ formula. and loads of upgrades and outfits to unlock. the character dialogue is genuinely funny.99 Developer: WayForward Jetpack Joyride Shantae: Risky’s Revenge (Full) A retro adventure A brilliant game with a retro feel For a game that uses the old ‘tap and hold to fly up.69/$0.99 Developer: Puya Dadgar Car Crusher Arrow of Time Crushingly good fun. This app is definitely well worth the price and highly recommended. missions to complete. which could come in future updates. The controls work well. exploring the huge. and while the story is questionable at times. Unlike games like Cut The Rope. and some seriously fantastic vehicles to jump into along the way. and when running he seems to be moving faster than his feet. Power-ups enable you to go back and explore previously inaccessible areas in a way reminiscent of the Metroid series. With a retro feel. and the presentation was also a little lacking. and while the physics engine is effective. which makes downloading this all the more worthwhile. this game doesn't look entirely finished. The sprites look fantastic. or car-tastrophe? A lacklustre third-person adventure This physics-based puzzle game tasks you with bouncing a dropped car into a crusher. It’s not terrible by any means. We found the game to not be as challenging as it perhaps should have been.

Simple! A simple platformer at heart. this is a great addition to your iPhone. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £0. nice locales and a brilliant trackbuilder. Every muffin you grab will change your character. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 63 . it’s crazy.99 Developer: 24seven3D Muffin Knight Become a knight and collect muffins. Sprint through the levels defeating enemies. and earn experience points to unlock better cars. with a nice art direction.99 Developer: Robot Invader Wind-up Knight A tough but rewarding 3D side-scrolling platformer If you find modern games a little too easy. and is incredibly addictive. which only encourages you to keep trying.49/$1. Build combos by passing cars without crashing. if the time hits zero. as Ranger Rick seeks your help to help solve the titular mystery. collecting coins and jumping gaps to get to the end.49/$1. your clock runs out. with each one producing a different ability with which to kill the monsters that appear. and tapping animals will bring up a fact. The sloping. but never unfair. It’s difficult. Sure. but overall the game is good fun. Some items are genuinely hard to find. Muffin Knight gives you a small playground and tasks you with collecting muffins.99 Developer: National Wildlife Federation Ranger Rick’s Raiders of the Lost Aardvark Hunt for the items and solve the mystery This neat little game is perfect for kids. but it controls perfectly. You can upgrade these characters with the XP points that you earn as you progress.69/$0. A fantastic game. The list of items down the side show what you need to find in the image on-screen. With a choice of controls. twisting track will get harder and harder. The graphics are great. and your car faster as you progress. This is perfect for a serious challenge. and there are plenty of levels to unlock. The aim is to pass checkpoints to add time to your ever-decreasing clock. or for showing off graphical prowess. or just want some old-school platforming presented in a brilliant new way. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1. up until you meet the tricky final boss.Games iPhone Price: Free Developer: Supermono Ltd Forever Drive An endless journey through a futuristic world Forever Drive offers futuristic racing in worlds created by other players. you’ll love Wind-up Knight.

so it’s worth a look. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: £0. Prince of the Yolkfolk is a superb platform puzzler that stars Dizzy the egg as he flips around a lush fantasy world. You can even make the pigs stand on each other in order to reach coins that are floating in the air. Price: Free Developer: Gameloft Fantasy Town Town creation with a sickly sweet edge Fantasy Town is a similar proposition to the notoriously addictive Smurf’s Village. collecting coins.99 Developer: Prope Ltd FlickPig Three little piggybanks on a mission After a band of thieving wolves steal money from three piggybanks. the race is on to reclaim the spoils. This remake is charming. It was for us. tasking you with bringing a small town of residents to prosperity by building it into a bustling town and helping to construct a thriving economy. Eventually. you can save up money for more buildings and encourage new residents to move in. FlickPig proves to be incredibly addictive. Rating ★★★★★ 64 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Price: £0. helping out an assortment of fairytale characters and collecting objects in order to complete puzzles. the tilt controls work extremely well. Rating ★★★★★ . Grabatron is an absolute riot. Tasking you with flying around the American south. It’s a timeless formula that fans of the original Dizzy games will be familiar with.99 Developer: Future Games of London Grabatron Claw your way to global domination Putting you in control of a giant UFO complete with gigantic extendable claw.99 Developer: The Codemasters Software Company Ltd Dizzy – Prince of the Yolkfolk An ‘eggcellent’ adventure puzzler Originally released in 1991. jewel mines and more. but will still appeal to fans of the fantasy genre. Dodging obstacles is as simple as flicking each pig out of the way with your finger.69/$0.iPhone Games Price: £1. By building shops. with colourful visuals and smatterings of British humour throughout the dialogue. you must complete a wide variety of oddball missions that range from abducting cows and pedestrians with your grabber. It’s as heart warming and addictive as puzzlers get these days.49/$1. Best of all. or in other cases simply causing as much mayhem and destruction as possible.69/$0. As a game of immense co-ordination. while the on-screen carnage will almost certainly be enough to keep you hooked for a long time. dodging hazards and munching fruit along the way. FlickPig sees the three hogs running down a colourful woodland path. you’ll tussle with the army and engage in huge battles that are incredibly enjoyable. It’s an addictive game that is similar to Smurf’s Village in practice.

Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1. Faced with a screen rammed with multicoloured gems. and using reward money earned by completing tasks to buy new weapons. It’s admittedly interesting. and satisfaction is slowly gleaned as you start to rack up strings of kills. But with experience comes mastery. and one you’ll not be able to put down. Within these realms – which are rather uniquely based on your GPS location – you will find artefacts and objects that have the effect of powering up your tractor beam. you can choose to navigate either on foot or by horseback.Games iPhone Price: Free Developer: SKYVU PICTURES Inc Price: Free Developer: PopCap Games Inc Battle Bears Royale Bejeweled Blitz Teddies with attitude in sharp-shooting mayhem The Facebook phenomena gets a standalone app Battle Bears Royale is a frenetic. and you only have one minute to score as many points as possible. the aim of Bejeweled Blitz is simply to string together rows of at least three jewels to destroy them and score points. Adventures in the Multiverse A sensory quest like no other Dimensions is a unique kind of game – one that uses sound and motion to open gateways to hidden worlds. Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Gameloft Six-Guns Fun and danger in the old west Taking its cue from the likes of open-world Wild West game Red Dead Redemption. With impressive visuals and full 3D control. It’s great looking. while movement will take you to the Kinetic dimension and so on. Six-Guns proves to be a superb actionadventure title. It’s a stunningly simple game. which you can compare with friends via Facebook. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 65 .99 Developer: Reality Jockey Ltd Dimensions. With the beam. action-packed teambased shooter in which groups of teddy bears face off across a series of maps to dominate the opposing team by way of a massacre. you can repel Nephilim invaders and suck up new collectables. With a huge game world and a generous array of quests included. However. you can only ever move one jewel into place to complete a line. shooting and punching your way through goons in the process. but ultimately it turns out to be a frequently dull experience.99/$2. For example. with which you can purchase power-ups to help you obtain a better score. High scores generate coins. It’s good fun. Six-Guns places you in the dusty boots of a heroic gunslinger out to rid the plains of bandits by any means necessary. making noise will transport you to the Flux dimension. but only once you master the controls. and if you can grind your way through the first couple of confidencesapping hours then the chances are you’ll slowly grow to love it.

Timmy and Shirley combine their efforts to get home after becoming lost. with small jump and shooting buttons. and as such. powering up your weapon and shooting enemies as you progress. coordinate movement and use switches to escape each level. The aim is to stretch and aim slingshots using your finger. the experience feels a tad unpolished. and can jump different heights and distances.99 Developer: Cihan Emlek Stretched Zero Tek Doesn’t stretch too thin Old school run and gun madness Stretched is a game that has been created firmly with the iPhone’s touchscreen control system in mind. bouncing off various moveable walls in the process. The more bubbles you get before hitting the exit bubble. The gameplay is deceptively simple. Home Sheep Home 2 is a superb puzzle platformer that sees Shaun. and the chances are that in no time you’ll be utterly hooked trying to pull off the best trick shots in order to survive. yet delivers the final product in such a way that it nonetheless feels fresh and fun. It’s a timeless. You have to stack them. For retro enthusiasts only. It’s all about working out the angles. You’ll really have to think two steps ahead at all times.69/$0.iPhone Games Price: £0. Rating ★★★★★ 66 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Taking nods from classic side-scrolling shooters like Megaman. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: £0.99 Developer: Chillingo Ltd Price: £0. The controls are a little sloppy.99 Developer: Chillingo Ltd Price: £0. and then release them in order to fire a ball around the screen so that it can gobble up bubbles. simple format that doesn’t fully materialise here.69/$0. The aim is to escape the pages of a storybook by firing a dragon across each stage while dodging hazards. Let Me Out borrows mechanics from a plethora of arcade puzzle games such as Peggle and Angry Birds.99 Developer: Chillingo Ltd Home Sheep Home 2 Let Me Out Prepare for shear fun and giggles So good. the game remains challenging and very addictive. When coupled with the lacklustre animation. At its core. the more stars you earn towards unlocking new stages. making this an addictive experience for all gamers. you’ll never want out Based on Aardman’s popular Shaun The Sheep series.69/$0. Zero Tek plonks you in a high-tech world full of laser guns. Each sheep is a different size. spiked walls and various other hazards.69/$0. and another winner from Chillingo. yet ultimately requires real talent to master. Rating ★★★★★ . Your aim is to simply run across the level collecting stars.

down.R. in which four players compete for the racing line while crowded around a single iPhone.R. but it’s a satisfying one.99 Developer: Chillingo Ltd Price: £2. either. If you’ve been playing videogames for years.99 Developer: Neon Play Ltd Price: £0.99 Developer: CAPCOM Co. It’s a simple idea. but it’s not all that intuitive to use.K. especially on the harder levels where you’ll have to combo accurate jumps together. The ability to level up and upgrade your skills is a welcome improvement. whether this is to simply better your ranking. and the aim is to reach the block with the rocket inside it.A. then don’t be tempted to get this one.69/$0. then you’ve probably played a million just like Neenites.99 Developer: Walt Disney Price: £0. as then it might have been worth your time. left or right.. and ultimately makes D. an inferior game compared to its inspirations.69/$0. Pocket Academy puts you in control of a school and asks you to build it up from nothing to a worldclass institute. but combat is as intuitive as it is engrossing. Created by the same company behind such popular business sims as Game Dev Story and Hot Springs Story. Poor controls means this is best left on the App Store shelf. but will continue moving until you hit a block and stop. Cars 2 sees you constantly rolling forward. and instead created a platform game. Ltd While you might expect a game with the title ‘Cars’ to be a racing game. Similar to perpetual running games. but the way in which the game drops your gun during safe moments removes the element of tension and surprise. You should keep coming back just to prove you can win.A.69/$0.A. but that doesn’t make it any less fun. But that’s about all Color Bandits has going for it. There’s not much longevity in the six available tracks. It’s a tricky exercise in cornering that soon becomes more about circling through progressively more complicated tracks. However.99 Developer: PAWEL MERGIST Price: £2. Controlled with your finger constantly on the touchscreen. While the aim of those other games was to make as much money as possible. but it’s a challenge that we gladly welcome. Pro Tennis Volley gives you instantaneous control over the racquet and the freedom to move it wherever you like. Disney has chosen to be a little more original with its movie tie-in. you have to gradually add colour to the world as you shoot your way through levels.99/$4. It’s a shame the imagination brought to Color Bandits in its graphical design wasn’t also brought to bear on its gameplay.R. but one that’s taken to satisfying extremes. DotRace features an automatically accelerating dot that requires you only to press a button in order to turn. hold down fire indefinitely and occasionally use a smart bomb.69/$0.K. and requires you to tap the screen at the right moment in order to jump over gaps and obstacles. DotRace Monster Hunter Dynamic Hunting Neenites Price: £0. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ D. The shoot-’em-up gameplay is as simple as it gets: avoid enemies. Color Bandits is a game that appears original on the surface. picking up keys to get to new areas and shooting down any enemies that get in the way. or gathering more materials for weapon crafting. Each hunt is little more than an arena battle..49/$3. might just appeal to you. This is not a fully fledged Monster Hunter game.69/$0. The arrangement of the blocks and the movement restrictions mean it’s not exactly easy to make your way to the goal.99 Developer: Kairosoft Co. the price tag does seem a little bit high for what is ultimately a string of boss fights with not very much variety. It’s very similar – you roam around a maze.99 Developer: Chillingo Ltd Price: £0. Attempting to hit an object in a 3D environment when you only have 2D control is a challenge that you’re given very little incentive to master. It may be a more complicated and demanding sim. The multiplayer game. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Cars 2 Rating ★★★★★ Pro Tennis Volley Color Bandits Pocket Academy iPhone App Directory Volume 9 67 . If the passing summer of tennis has put you in the mood for a sim. Ltd Price: £0. then D.99 Developer: Immicorn Interactive If you’re old enough to remember shooting games like Alien Breed or The Chaos Engine. is the highlight. This sounds good. with many more variables.69/$0. but it’s a shame there’s no option to play against AI opponents or online players.K. The idea is simple: you can only move up. but it does offer a bit of a taster in a very commendable way. There’s plenty of replayability too.Games iPhone Price: £0. Starting out in monochrome. This makes it a more complex game. Pocket Academy is about striving to produce academic excellence in the students.

and that’s what you get. either by stepping aside. Pressing both causes your hot air to rise. to shoot forwards. Fans of puzzle games will enjoy this excellent little app. We’ve all been caught in the rain. The visuals are also rather bland. The idea is to avoid raindrops. It’s a robust system and works exceptionally well. mines and many other hazards. The trick comes in navigating these shifts in direction. if not simple. So while combat works well. but without the attention to detail the effort is wasted. making it difficult to tell where you’re supposed to be going when looking for specific objects. While it may be a little slower paced than games of its ilk. Unfortunately. while later challenges rely on speedy responses and a good understanding of how this works. Designed for up to four players.69/$0. Upgradable equipment means there’s plenty of choice. it appears like a considered. This cycle continues endlessly against few enemy types. the ‘pull’ for each platform can be a nuisance. Rogue Sky marries precise controls and clever mechanics to create a truly enjoyable puzzler. The final nail in the coffin is some very sketchy controls that make navigating Styles a bit of a pain. but this is extremely dull in our opinion. and you’re left with little that’s worth your time. and with increasingly familiar locations. You’ll be rewarded with points based on how quickly you complete them. Tapping between the left and right buttons causes you to move. but enjoyment nonetheless. the rocket. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Big Time Gangsta Rating ★★★★★ The Rainy Day 2 The Last Rocket Rogue Sky Price: £0.99 Developer: Chillingo Ltd It’s easy to use an existing template.99 Developer: Cocosoft. and releasing them causes it to descend. finding shelter or utilising special items. Big Time Gangsta is another Mafia Wars wannabe. Julius Styles harks back to the good old days of point-and-click adventures. Wesley Snipes adds some gravitas. Add this with the fact that nothing comes without an in-app price. while the smooth animation and graphics make it a joy to play. Cute visuals. This cute platformer uses gravity to manipulate your sprite.99 Developer: Yo Yo Games Ltd Price: Free Developer: Socialbit UG Price: £0. which range from collecting objects to shooting down a number of items. Hopefully an update will fix the control issues.69/$0.99 Developer: Shaun Inman Price: £0. you must navigate through the single-screen mazes while avoiding spikes. and a second tap makes him hover. its calm. Tough. but forgets to copy the mechanics that made them good. almost replicating the quiet pleasure of a rainy day. the aim of Gesturegame is to match the on-screen gestures as quickly as possible. fans. Each stage pits you against wave after wave of opponents. Still. While it can be enjoyable. scoring you extra gold to spend on improved weaponry. especially on later levels. A final double-tap fires in the required direction. of which only a handful are included. Collectables. allowing you to concentrate on the missions. ranging from single finger taps to double finger swipes. Colosseum Rating ★★★★★ 68 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 They Need To Be Fed Rating ★★★★★ Gesturegame Rating ★★★★★ Julius Styles – The International Rating ★★★★★ . the visuals and intuitive controls make this an enjoyable platformer. hack-andslash game. Inc. the controls aren’t always as precise as we’d like – especially when pinching the screen – meaning it’s all too easy to mess up a run through no fault of your own. while a swipe in any direction changes his trajectory. as each platform has its own centre of gravity. and that’s the premise of this animestyle game. The plot is unclear and confusing. the lack of variety leads to a lot of repetition.iPhone Games Price: Free Developer: Glu Games Inc Price: Free Developer: Park Jin-Bae Price: £1.99 Developer: Lapland Studio Ltd On your first play of Colosseum. smart controls and great level design make It is an excellent purchase. The graphics are a bonus. considered approach makes it a fine mobile time-waster. but lacks the drive to keep players interested and coming back for more.99/$2. Tapping the screen causes Flip. hidden actions and a rank for staying as dry as possible makes each level replayable. Price: £0. But while the levels can feel a little samey.69/$0. while the iPhone’s small screen makes it all too easy to miss important objects. Taking control of the titular ‘last rocket’. It’s a clever system that works well thanks to solid controls and well-designed maps.69/$0. but highly addictive. but with far too many menus and an inconsistent interface it does little to keep players coming back. and real-time combat adds flair. Limited enjoyment. as it’s an otherwise entertaining app. this game is all the better for it.. There are two buttons in Rogue Sky.

Mystery of the Crystal Portal is a great example of this niche genre. and you’ve got a must-own app. assign jobs to grow trade and sell items to build the economy. the fun comes from making the dirtiest phrases possible. The game itself manages to be addictive. it offers a handful of resources to gather from buildings. LTD. and is an enjoyable work through. but combine this with gorgeous visuals.49/$1. It’s one thing to look like Super Mario Bros. this app centres around creating a mall in order to become incredibly popular and as profitable as possible.49/$1. but with cute graphics and some oddly entrancing sound effects. It’s a shame. The aim is to build and develop your own ancient Egyptian city by creating houses to grow the population.49/$1. too. simple voting system and slick presentation. as well as features like elevators and even helicopter pads. the games are poorly designed. you pretty much know what territory you’re getting into here. and there is no challenge involved at all. shift into circles of varying sizes. Price: £2.99 Developer: G5 Entertainment AB Japan Life’s colourful isometric visuals and cleverly designed social game mechanics means there’s plenty to appreciate. You are able to add new kinds of stores and restaurants in order to draw in more customers. The design isn’t as smooth. however. Unfortunately. Once you’ve constructed your masterpiece. but with games like Join The Dots being a case of tapping numbered stars rather than tracing a line. the gameplay doesn’t live up to the standards set by the trucks and diggers with (surprisingly likeable) faces. Price: £1.99 Developer: Evil Laugh Games Price: £1. As the name might suggest. but needs more content. There’s no replayability value to speak of. It sees you firing bolts into the arena which.Games iPhone Price: £1. since the wealth of content is likely to have you returning regularly. despite offering no real challenge. the controls are responsive – a necessity when many of the levels require pinpoint accuracy to either collect all the stars or complete each stage. requiring skilful shots to destroy each orb and avoid hitting the baseline.99/$2. and with a name like PyramidVille. Unlike most social games of its ilk. place your phrase online for others to vote on. its keenly designed jump mechanics really helps to keep the gameplay fast and fluid.99 Developer: Pascal Bestebroer Price: £1. It’s well worth giving it a try. A handful of puzzles break up the scenes. While the game can be played laughfree. ORBITAL has that just-one-morego nature. A tidy interface and no end of tasks to undertake make this yet another satisfying time waster. There are few games as perfect for a bus or train journey as ORBITAL. there’s a lot of slowdown. Prose With Bros Rating ★★★★★ Stardash Rating ★★★★★ My 1st JCB Rating ★★★★★ PyramidVille Adventure Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: NUBEE PTE. multiple modes and hot seat multiplayer.99/$2. Each player is given a large number of words with which to make the best phrases possible. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Japan Life ORBITAL Mega Mall Story The Mystery of the Crystal Portal (Full) iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 69 . So while Stardash looks the part. this is fun while it lasts. meaning you can tailor construction to whichever resource you fancy the most of. It’s a genius idea that’s made better by an excellent interface.. Ltd Price: £1. There are a lot of hidden object games cluttering the mobile gaming markets.99 Developer: Kairosoft Co.99 Developer: P2 Games Limited Price: Free Developer: BULKYPIX Prose With Bros is proof that innovation (and filth) is alive and well on iOS. There are many empirebuilding games available for iPhone. offering an interesting storyline and a collection of varied locations. it still falls foul of the same flaws of these types of games – namely repetition. This is one of the better examples of the genre. which sound more hilarious when spoken back to you.99 Developer: bitforge Ltd. and another to play like it. there’s plenty of replayability here. Mercifully. Since you won’t manage both in the same playthrough. but aren’t numerous enough. This is a fantastic – and retro – take on the classic 2D platformer. Your task is to destroy the orbs by hitting them with another bolt – which in turn creates a circle. when slowed to a halt. which is especially irritating if you stick with it and manage to build a fairly large village. Hilariously good fun. because the graphics and art design as a whole are reasonably good. not least the ever-popular Smurf’s Village and Farmville. Another minigame collection.49/$3. However. My 1st JCB sadly never quite manages to scale the heights of Postman Pat’s game.

which makes it easy to view important at-a-glance statistics such as your current speed. runs or cycles for fitness. exercising doesn’t have to be a chore and it’s now far easier to take care of yourself. and as a bonus. fitness and medical apps available.99 Developer: Garmin International Garmin Fit Turn your iPhone into a powerful training tool There are a number of health and fitness-related apps designed to help you manage exercise routines. you can select a soundtrack for your workout. It’s great value. then you’ll be pleased to learn that you can also purchase an optional adapter that lets you receive speed/cadence data from your bicycle. The app sports a well thought-out and intuitive interface. distance travelled and calories burned. You even see a visual representation of the route you take on a map. Garmin Fit is aimed at anyone who walks. using the iPhone’s built-in GPS technology to track and manage physical activity. Rating ★★★★★ . making your iPhone a valuable asset when starting out on a fitness programme. If you already use Garmin fitness sensors. From learning about a condition to getting a plan in place. there’s an app for you… Top Paid Apps Top Free Apps Skeletal System Pro II ★★★★★ First aid by British Red Cross ★★★★★ Fitness Buddy ★★★★★ Pillboxie ★★★★ Pregnancy ★★★★★ Bleep Test FREE ★★★★ Pick of the section Diabetes UK Tracker ★★★★ 70 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Garmin Fit ★★★★ ■ All important activity data is available to view at-a-glance Price: £0.69/$0. With a range of health. but remember that GPSusing apps can quickly drain your battery.iPhone Health/Medical Health/ Medical ■ Choose an activity and a motivational soundtrack The ability to get you fit and healthy is a remarkable function of the iPhone.

it does offer good value for money. head & neck and neuroanatomy. For example. which you can then zoom and pan in on in order to enhance the level of detail. choose an anatomical area to explore. but we reckon that it will also be useful to anyone wishing to know more about the human anatomy. Aimed squarely at medical students.99/$19. A lesser known anatomical handbook is Thieme’s Atlas of Anatomy. school and college libraries. If this doesn’t provide all the information you need. abdomen & pelvis. it’s easy to find whatever structures you’re looking for. the app is a delight to use. lower limb. As such. Tap a pinpoint for more information. a human anatomy textbook originally written by Henry Gray.Health/Medical iPhone ■ Choose a category and then an anatomical structure that you want to learn about ■ Flashcards are organised into categories Price: £13. spend a few moments exploring its features. As a bonus. many of you will have heard of Gray’s Anatomy. each of which can help boost your knowledge of the human anatomy. Consequently. or create your own pinpoint and label if you want to mark a structure that you need to learn more about. the app lets you quickly and easily navigate your way through 367 fully annotated images. crisp and informative flashcards that have been designed especially for the small screen. Consisting of colourful. you can bookmark cards for fast access in clinical settings or course review sessions. upper limb. then you’ll be pleased to learn that it lets you access additional information from Google or Wikipedia. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 71 .99 Developer: Modality Inc ■ Tap a pinpoint for more information on the structure you want to learn about Anatomy on the Go A pocket version of Thieme’s Atlas of Anatomy Medical reference books have a place in public. However. as well as in the wide variety of medical libraries available. and this handy app lets you expand your iPhone’s clinical reference library with original illustrations from Thieme’s complete works. Once you have selected a category. The cards are organised into categories that include back. and you will quickly find that the long-term functionality it provides just about outweighs the cost. you can choose to just explore the flashcards at your own pace. Our first thought on downloading the app was that it is expensive. thorax. Alternatively.

rotated and magnified. as not only can you visually show detailed bone structures to students or patients. but then use the images to help explain medical conditions or injuries. and if you want to identify any region. The app’s primary use is as a learning tool for anyone studying human anatomy. We particularly like the Quick Navigation feature. it’s because it has been used in a TV ad to demonstrate the functionality of the iPad. which allows you to select a single structure.99/$5. ligaments or skeletal areas. The developers have been working in collaboration with Stanford University School of Medicine on an upgrade to the app for the best part of a year. skeletal area or ligament. then simply tap the area. You can ■ Use the quiz to test your anatomical knowledge ■ The Quick Navigation function lets you select an appropriate view 72 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 also rotate bones.99 Developer: 3D4Medical. Zoom in on a skeletal structure. To give you an overview. The app will also appeal to educators in the field of healthcare. the iPhone version is due to be upgraded to Skeleton System Pro III very soon. Rating ★★★★★ . sagittal or transverse cut view. and the app will automatically zoom in and identify it. There’s even a ‘scalpel’ button that lets you add or remove up to four layers of connective tissue. bone. and you can choose from a range of viewing options. this cutting-edge app sports a photo-realistic 3D model of the human skeleton that can be browsed. but it can also be used as a reference guide courtesy of the index function.com Skeletal System Pro II – (NOVA Series) – iPhone edition Tap into the power of this anatomical learning tool If this app looks familiar. tap the pin icon on the right-hand toolbar. which are clearly labelled in English and Latin. or ‘slice’ areas (where applicable) for a coronal. The app is easy to navigate.iPhone Health/Medical Price: £3. Do this. At the time of writing. and pins will help you identify key areas. and the app will zoom in and provide a close-up view. tap the icon on the toolbar at the bottom of the screen.

brushing your teeth or eating a meal.69/$0. chest. antibiotics may be required for an infection. ■ The next step is to choose a workout ■ The app guides you through the process of completing each workout exercise Rating ★★★★★ Pillboxie Price: Free Developer: Jared Sinclair Medication reminders in your hand We all need to take medication at some point. you can time does of medicine around daily activities such as setting an alarm clock. arms or cardio) and you will find detailed instructions showing you how to perform a range of suitable exercises correctly. For example. Features include the ability to be able to schedule timely reminders. Rating ★★★★★ ■ To set a reminder. going for a run after a busy day at work on a cold and wet winter’s night is not everyone’s cup of tea! However. Other features include the option to construct your own workouts and graphs.000 different exercises. it’s less complicated to use than many other apps with a similar purpose. For example. back. For example. even if your iPhone is in sleep mode. remembering to take prescribed medication is not always easy. No network connection is required. and audible alerts and visually pixel-perfect graphics ensure that the app is a joy to use for the post part. and enhanced by more than 3. Workouts. and the hardest part is finding the right motivation. Ultimate Exercise Journal by SkyHealth Getting fit is not easy. Choose an exercise category (core. Pillboxie has been developed with one goal in mind. As a bonus. and daily reminders are often helpful when scheduling medication doses. doing so by providing you with instant access to more than 1.Health/Medical iPhone Fitness Buddy: Price: £0. lower body. and regular tablets are essential for a number of diagnosed clinical conditions. we believe that this app may well provide the incentive you need to reinforce your commitment to fitness goals. and that is to prompt you to take medication at the time that it has been prescribed. The step-by step instructions are reasonably straightforward. Fitness Buddy has been designed to change the way you perform workouts. which record your weight and other body measurements.99 Developer: Tom Xu 1000+ Exercises. shoulders.000 exercise photos and animations. simply drag a tablet to the pillbox ■ Avoid confusion by adding a description of each tablet or capsule iPhone App Directory Volume 9 73 . Now.

Tap a circle that appears on the foetal image. so when you’ve finished a ride. Also included are a kick timer and a useful contraction timer. Tap the 'My Baby' option. speed and even altitude. distance covered.99 Developer: Med ART Studios LLC Pregnancy Personalise your pregnancy! ■ Keep a record of average speed. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a casual rider. You can track calories burned. and you’ll see exactly what we mean – the graphics really are first class. you can post the details on Facebook or Twitter. The app sports seamless integration with social networking services. With a raft of cool features that include automatic pause detection and the option to configure the dashboard. calories burned.iPhone Health/Medical Price: £2. distance covered and time taken ■ The dashboard can be configured to suit your preferences Price: Free Developer: runtastic GmbH Road Bike Cycling Computer powered by runtastic Keep track of and manage cycling activities Cycling is a popular activity. It’s easy to use. Rating ★★★★★ ■ Follow your baby’s developmental progress based on the actual due date ■ An interactive Pregnancy Timeline adjusts to your baby’s weekly milestones . and one that can really enhance your level of fitness. weather and wind data is also recorded. As a bonus. this app will help you stick to your goals and manage your training. time. For example. as is your real-time position. it is a powerful performance measurement tool. did you know that the vocal chords are already developing by week 13? Other features include an organiser function that logs your antenatal appointments and a to-do list that lets you manage pregnancy-related tasks. and the most notable feature is the ability to be able to view your baby’s development week-by-week courtesy of some stunning foetal images. Rating ★★★★★ 74 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Pregnancy is an exciting time. You can even use the app to share your baby’s developmental progress with friends and family via Facebook. This app is very much a kind of pregnancy calendar. and you’ll see comments that explain just how the developmental process is unfolding.49/$3. and certainly one of the most important events in the life of a family.

the iMuscle app proves to be a joy to use.com iMuscle – iPhone edition Keep fit with 450 animated exercises and stretches This flexible workout aid can be kept with you whenever you are away from the desktop. This app has been designed to help you do just this. you will need to make use of in-app purchases to really reap the benefits. However. you can use graphs to keep track of results.99 Developer: 3D4Medical.Health/Medical iPhone Price: Free Developer: Diabetes UK Diabetes UK Tracker A simple but effective way to manage diabetes Monitoring your health when you have diabetes is very important. respiratory. allowing you to identify a body part or muscle in an instant by zooming in on a 3D image. MRCP PACES. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1. and includes several cases featuring cardiovascular. making this very useful. and the app will calculate exactly what you need to eat in order to achieve this. Clinical Exam has been developed to help those studying for clinical medical examinations such as MBBS. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 75 . Aimed primarily at fitness instructors. and absolutely anyone can use it to create and follow a personalised and flexible workout. abdominal and neurological systems. Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Medical Apps Ltd Clinical Exam Enhance your clinical learning experience Aimed squarely at medical students. as it can help prevent or alleviate some of the complications that are commonly associated with the condition.69/$0. and it does so by keeping track of your daily calorific intake and physical activity using in-built daily plans. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £0. Enter your weight management goal. PLAB and USMLE Step 2 Clinical Skills perfect the art of learning.99 Developer: Arawella Corporation Calorie Counter Plus: diets & activities Use your iPhone to count calories Much has been written regarding the benefits of adopting a healthy lifestyle. it could potentially be invaluable. diet. but you can then proceed to access a range of exercises that will help further assist the development of the area in question. physiotherapists and the like. As a fitness aid. This app is easy to use and makes logging your blood glucose level. Efficiently designed by a team of experienced professionals. Not only that. as well as simulated patients. and the key to a success is finding the motivation to stick to a nutritional diet and physical exercise programme. weight and other related information a breeze.49/$1. and then share your findings via your favourite social networking site or with healthcare professionals via email. This educational tool certainly has the potential to enhance the learning experience.

which in turn helps bring about positive change in your personal perception. and the others use research-based psychological approaches to help you recognise positive attributes and qualities. Price: £2. heart.99 Developer: Shiv Verma A-Z: Full Body Anatomy Broaden your knowledge of human biology A-Z: Full Body Anatomy is probably best described as a pocket handbook for students or indeed anyone who wants to learn more about human biology. The first helps you achieve a state of complete relaxation. or to subsequently rate the healthcare services that you use. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: £2. The narrator’s voice is certainly soothing.99 Developer: i-Therapy LLP Confidence Coach Tap into the power of your positive qualities Developed by two clinical psychologists. which can be quite annoying. and another that enables you to keep a list of prescribed medication that you are taking. Unfortunately. Rating ★★★★★ 76 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Price: Free Developer: Dominic King Wellnote Take control of your healthcare Sporting a polished and intuitive interface.99/$4. The app is simple but effective. kidneys and nervous system) and includes detailed descriptions and clear graphical images that serve to help explain their functions. if you try and pause the recording. it doesn't make it any more welcome a prospect. making this a useful app for those who value the importance of taking care of themselves. feel and behave. the app includes three audio guides. diagnoses and test results. For example. dentist or pharmacy. As well as written guides. (such as brain. It does this by challenging the way you think. lungs. There’s also a section that lets you record medical problems. with the only niggle being the fact that there is no pause feature.iPhone Health/Medical Price: £0.99 Developer: Michael Schneider Infinite Relaxation Use your iPhone to aid relaxation and sleep Infinite Relaxation has been developed to aid relaxation and sleep for those who are constantly leading a busy lifestyle. this powerful app draws on established cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) techniques to help boost confidence and self-esteem.69/$0.99/$4. it will simply return to the beginning when you restart it. It provides information about the different organs. Rating ★★★★★ . the reason why the app is so reasonably priced becomes clear when you buy it – you have to pay extra to access the full content. and the recordings have been designed principally with the aim of guiding you into a deep state of physical and emotional relaxation. While this will be a familiar concept to most of you. You can even add healthcare appointments to the Calendar app from the main screen. hospital. you can use it to find the nearest GP. Wellnote has been designed to help you manage your own health.

the Patient Safety Manual medical reference app is aimed squarely at junior doctors. it will help doctors diagnose and treat a range of common complaints.Health/Medical iPhone Price: Free Developer: Bupa Ltd Price: Free Developer: 3 Sided Cube Design Ltd Bupa Health Finder First aid by British Red Cross Access a wealth of health-related information Lifesaving information at your fingertips Bupa is one of the UK’s most well-known providers of healthcare. UK and US restaurant menu items. Rating ★★★★★ The key to a healthy lifestyle is to find the motivation to stick to a diet and exercise programme. you can be rest assured that all of the information included within this app is accurate and up-to-date. Ultimate Value Diary has been developed to help you track. In short. First aid can sometimes literally mean the difference between life and death. you will be more than likely to have your iPhone with you. safely and effectively Get yourself a weight-loss companion Written by senior consultants from Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. videos and clear step-by step instructions.99 Developer: Fenlander Software Solutions Ltd Patient Safety Manual Ultimate Value Diary Treat patients quickly. weight loss and fitness goals. then you’ll be pleased to learn that the app allows you to find specialists. You don’t have to be a Bupa member in order to tap into the potential of the service. manage and reach your diet. The inclusion of PIN protection for security is a nice touch. hospitals and Bupa centres anywhere in the UK. it gives the clinician instant access to a plethora of information relating to common medical conditions and ailments. which ensure that you are equipped with the right information at the right time. and this official British Red Cross app is just the tool to have in an emergency. weigh day reminders and a daily calorific allowance calculator. thus allowing you to easily keep track of things. as is a step-by-step guide to the Bupa claims process. alcohol withdrawal and hypertension (high blood pressure). but if you are. An invaluable guide. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 77 .99/$2. The app includes within it 18 first aid scenarios. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Cranworth Medical Ltd Price: £1. which it does by enabling you to record your daily calorific intake and physical activity. and to use this motivation to continue to drive you forward. It is full of essential first aid information. Features include a barcode scanner. and this app provides you with free access to the company’s 600 health factsheets. and works on the premise that when you are confronted with a situation that requires the assistance of first aid. including chest pain. making this great for those who'd like to see what this private healthcare lark is all about. As a bonus.

This app has been developed to help anyone with a diagnosis of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Let’s Toddle! 78 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Runmeter GPS for Running. and features include a realtime display of VO2 Max. Did you know that while it would take 20 minutes of intense aerobics to work off the unhealthiness brought on by a can of Coke. carers. it would take 14 seconds of the same exercise to work off a Diet Coke? Well now you do. elevation and speed. Through the app you can also discover some extraordinary facts about your toddler’s development and build up a month-by-month photo album chronicling your child’s progress. plus the ability to design your own personal custom workouts to suit individual abilities and time scales. and the option to view your route on a map. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ 40000+ Vegetarian Recipes Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Common Agency Ltd Ab Workouts Pro Rating ★★★★★ ADHD Angel Bleep Test FREE Price: £2. plus a process for sending reports on how you feel and how you are managing your behaviour to your doctor ahead of your next visit.69/$0. and the recipes are easy to follow. It features 20 easy abdominal exercises with steps and animations. The multi-stage fitness test (also known as the Bleep Test). so if you’re salivating for a tasty meat-free snack then you’ll have to wait for it! Overall though this is a decent and informative app for veggies.99/$4. you can set a reminder to take medication or get instant advice on the eight primary ‘tipping points’. be healthier and live longer. This great little app lets you run a bleep test anywhere. Essentially a portfolio of all the clinical trials currently running in the UK.99 Developer: Feel Free Apps Pty Ltd Price: Free Developer: Daniel Anderton Price: Free Developer: James Bickerton This collection of vegetarian recipes includes a wide variety of dishes to suit all tastes. what health conditions are being investigated. It’s not so much a fitness program as it is a reference app – but it’s perfect when you just need to check exactly how bad what it is you are about to snack on is for you. distance. Its primary function is to let you take regular snapshots (each of which can be enhanced with frames and captions). This handy app turns your iPhone into a GPS-enabled fitness computer. clinicians and researchers. total distance. and with Rebel Sport. Cycling. The app contains info on what the listed trials are about. location. or those that care for someone with ADHD manage the developmental disorder. as well as information about the diet you should eat to achieve your goal. crucially. Who doesn’t want a flat stomach? This app’s function is to help you achieve just that.49/$3. For example. Although the illustrations are somewhat limited.iPhone Health/Medical Price: £2. The app will also provide an optional voice announcement of stage number when moving to the next stage. this shouldn’t hamper your experience of using the app too much. Walking and More UK Clinical Trials Gateway Rebel Sport: Time to Burn It . what they are aiming to achieve. and has been championed by numerous fitness magazines. Features include the ability to be able to record workout time. is used by sports coaches and trainers to estimate an athlete’s VO2 max (maximum oxygen uptake). Through the app you can get in touch with the trial team directly to find out more about a specific trial. A great app. A great app for parents.99 Developer: Abvio Inc Price: Free Developer: Department of Health Price: Free Developer: Custard Interactive Pty Ltd Toddlers grow at an extraordinary rate and this fun app helps you keep a record of a young child’s development. It’s a great tool for fitness freaks and is very useful for cross country runners. The only real downside is that the app is colossal and takes a long time to download. you can find out countless other healthy knowledge nuggets. It consists of a number of simple exercises and workouts designed to hone your abs. the recruitment status of the trials. this app includes a plethora of information for patients. It’s a decent and informative app to help understand and cope with ADHD. It’s a very useful app for providing you with the feedback and motivation to go further. total laps. and to then share them online with friends and family. It also provides an in-app motivational voice to ensure that you keep at it. who can and cannot get involved and.99 Developer: Jingang Chen Price: £0. current stage and stage laps during a test.

As it’s totally free.99 Developer: Biehlsoft Price: £2. The Spinal Injuries Association is a UKbased charity for individuals living with spinal cord injuries. plus three integrated app skins. MoodMaster AntiDepression App provides a method of logging recent moods and events that have contributed towards your outlook on life. My Pregnancy Today turns your iPhone into a comprehensive guide that assists mothersto-be through each week of their pregnancy. Its period cycle calculator. Sometimes the brain and body need some assistance with switching off. So if you’re suffering from insomnia.o. It’s a feature-rich app but slightly overpriced. the developer has selected the ones that are most prescribed to patients and are guaranteed to work.99 Developer: Tom Dyess A well-designed app to help make those stressful times of the month more manageable. this app is sure to induce sleep.99 Developer: Nanobit d. the painkillers you are using and more. The exercises are easy to follow. Price: Free Developer: Computer Science UK Price: Free Developer: Spinal Injury Association Price: £0. The diary can then be emailed from the app itself. if you want to get technical with your monthly cycles. Google Calendar sync and note-taking functionality can help keep you one step ahead of monthly cycles. a detailed chronicle of symptoms.99 Developer: MoodMaster Price: Free Developer: BabyCenter Back pain is relatively common and this app features some exercise videos designed to help alleviate and prevent lower back pain.49/$1. Period Diary Pro (Period.69/$0. further showing the value of having this app on your iPhone. or learning to live with spinal injuries. Unwinding after a busy day can be difficult. Fertile & Ovulation Calendar) Rating ★★★★★ PocketHealth Rating ★★★★★ SIA Rating ★★★★★ Sleep Sounds Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 79 . Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Diy Physio Lower Back Rating ★★★★★ Headache Diary Easy MoodMaster AntiDepression App My Pregnancy Today Price: £1. The app provides an in-app volume mixer and the ability to combine sounds to make soundscapes.69/$0. allowing you to create a personalised board of soothing sounds that is virtually guaranteed to send you off to the land of nod. The logged records can also be compared with the supplied information on depression.49/$1. Using the simple menus and toggle buttons. As long as you follow the instructions carefully then you are sure to reap the benefits of this informative app.o. The app includes videos and checklists that help keep future parents in good health right up until the expected due date. The main dashboard also allows you to make an emergency call with one tap.99/$3. as well as in-app descriptions and treatment for a host of conditions to help you self-diagnose prior to seeking expert help. chronicling the strength of the headache. but it provides a very useful service that will offer support and guidance to anyone suffering from. Headache Diary Easy allows you to monitor and record any head pain that you may be suffering from. Placing several different aspects of healthcare quickly at your disposal. Sleep Sounds offers a gallery of relaxing sounds designed to calm the user into relaxation. While there are hundreds of exercises that could be considered helpful. It has a Pregnancy mode and the option to monitor periods on a graph. If you’re a first-time expectant parent then this app will guide you through all of the various doubts and fears that giving birth entails and will help answer all of your burning questions in regards to baby development. PocketHealth includes a service finder for different health centres within England. Written and developed by a Consultant Clinical Psychologist who has worked with depressed people in a range of settings. Their SIA app serves as an information portal covering the services and activities of the organisation. If you regularly suffer from headaches then this is essential.Health/Medical iPhone Price: £1. simple to do and require no special equipment. It may not be the most exciting and engaging app. useful for forwarding to a local doctor prior to a consultation.99 Developer: K & M Physiotherapy Limited Price: £0. For help with depression. we would advise that everyone downloads and installs this useful app on their device. The application is packed with information all of which is easily accessible thanks to the simple menu system. you should be able to glean plenty of information. treatments and comments can be created. all of which can be bookmarked for future reference.

score and make notes on other properties that you view. With so many apps in the App Store available. You can search for new properties. and calculate budgets and contact agents.99/$4. Rating ★★★★★ . there are plenty of written tips. all from within the app itself. with the option to save. You can take photos as you view properties. The app gives you everything you need when moving house. two TV hosts who know a fair bit about the housing market.99 Developer: BBC Worldwide LTD Kirstie and Phil’s House Hunter Get help searching for a new home from TV’s experts If you’re in the process of or planning on moving soon. see how you can get your life in order. you might be interested in the BBC’s app featuring Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer.iPhone Lifestyle Lifestyle ■ Work out monthly costs easily ■ There are plenty of properties to view We all have busy lifestyles. from juggling important commitments to finding time for shopping or dining out. as well as make the things you enjoy doing even more fun. and save them to your database. It may cost more than some apps. as well as video and audio advice from the two TV stars. it’s hard to fault Kirstie and Phil’s House Hunter if you’re looking for a new home. If you’re just looking for advice. but with so much information at your fingertips. and are becoming a little overwhelmed. Multitasking has never been easier… Top Paid Apps Top Free Apps WordWit ★★★★★ Auto Trader Mobile ★★★★★ Woodcraft ★★★★★ Evernote Food ★★★★ Olson Recipe Maker ★★★★ SpareRoom ★★★★★ Pick of the section Kirstie and Phil’s House Hunter ★★★★ 80 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Domino’s Pizza ★★★ Price: £2. It’s also possible to set the criteria for your dream home.

This can be tweaked later via a bar at the base of the screen. Enter the garage. age. there’s also a free text entry box for keywords. and very intuitive and easy to use. engine size and even seller type. you can tap on it and a new window appears with the full advert. and may not apply to the actual car being sold. much of this data hasn’t been entered. We particularly like that if a car takes your fancy. mileage. The wide range of search customisation is impressive. in order to view the full ad Steer your way to your next car with this turbocharged app Although the magazine and Auto Trader website are popular. These are the manufacturers’ figures. Now the clever bit – select up to three more cars from the garage and they all appear in a grid so you can compare them. And if all that isn’t enough. Select the former first. One of the best features of this app is the last button on the advert’s screen: ‘Save to garage’. body type. state how far you want to travel for a new car . share the ad and view a map showing the car’s location. where are the keys to our new Lamborghini? Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 81 . Also. There’s a large window with photos of the car and all the important information there for you at a glance. This allows you to keep a selection of cars you’re interested in. Now the important bit – make and model. You can also specify colour. Next. then you’re presented with a list of models. Tap one and its full ad appears on the right. The next search criteria are particularly useful – minimum and maximum price. Importantly you also get the seller’s details. your iPhone makes car searching even easier. Now. plus you can visit the dealer’s website (also within the app. and your dream motors are lined up for you to consider. which is excellent).Lifestyle iPhone ■ Utilising Location Services could make this app better ■ Being able to compare cars alongside each other is a useful feature Price: Free Developer: Auto Trader Auto Trader Mobile ■ Simply tap on a car that you like the look of. we found that for some cars. number of doors. First up is a postcode entry – oddly. It’s extremely comprehensive. It’s one of the few areas where this app drops the ball. You can also email the seller for more information. but this is equally a problem for Auto Trader’s other outlets. The Auto Trader app is well thought out. the app doesn’t make use of Location Services so you have to tell it where in the UK you are. works speedily and is a joy to use. however. fuel.

which can be snapped at the time using your iPhone’s camera or designated by selecting an existing photo from your phone’s camera roll. rate and discuss meal submissions from other Evernote Food users would have been welcome. as well as giving you a single login account for all of the developer’s apps. or just keep a record of all your most memorable dishes. chef name. you can then give your dish a name and add notes. memorable meal you’ve ever eaten or cooked. this is still a neat concept and comes recommended for those who love food. you will have a growing compendium of your most delicious work displayed on the app’s main feed. Adding meals begins with an image of the prepared dish. The process of adding meals is simple. You can use it as your own personal cookbook. Rating ★★★★★ . tagging each entry with ingredients. Evernote Food also syncs with other Evernote apps and software. After a while. so you can quite easily enter a large list of the ingredients you used and the cooking method. While it is a neat idea. which can send links to your stored meals via email. The notes field is massive. straight from the app. First and foremost. Regardless. as well as other information. and would have given the app an increased social edge. if you’re adding something you made earlier. the option to manually search.iPhone Lifestyle Price: Free Developer: Evernote Evernote Food Save your memorable meals using Evernote Evernote Food is the perfect way to capture every mouth-watering. so your meal entries will be accessible no matter what version of Evernote you’re using and on which platform. You can also tag your recipes for quick searching later. and can be tailored to what you want to ■ Selecting and moving photos is simple ■ You can name your meal and add recipes 82 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 get out of the app. You can also share your favourite culinary experiences with the world by using the sharing icon. restaurant name and more. Once the image has been selected. it is actually a superb tool when it comes to documenting your own recipes for reference later on. both at home and while eating out. or to social networking sites like Facebook or Twitter.

but it’s the slight confusion when it comes to the initial generating process that holds it back from being great. it could be useful for keeping the kids in line.49/$3. with any video tutorials related to the dish at the bottom of the recipe. but it will try and inspire you into cooking something different. and takes place within a nice-looking interface that reinforces its light-hearted sense of fun. Rating ★★★★★ ■ You can search or enter the various ingredients you have.99 Developer: Peace Point Entertainment Group Create meals from the random items in the fridge This app is designed to take the items you input from around your kitchen. It’s a fun twist on social networking. and further adds to the sweetness of the whole idea. the app is unquestionably very strong. by giving them points for good behaviour and so on. At the back-end of the process then. This app can be easily misinterpreted in the App Store as an instant meal generator for the five things you have lurking at the back of your fridge. the Olson Recipe Maker does well. Additionally. and generate recipes associated to them ■ Create shopping lists based on your recipes so you know what you need iPhone App Directory Volume 9 83 .Lifestyle iPhone Kudos to Everyone Price: Free Developer: Simon Min-Ho Kim Virtual compliments and point scoring among you and your friends Now there’s a way to keep score of good deeds. with the entire supermarket and beyond covered in terms of food items. You can also easily link your Kudos account with Facebook and Twitter in-app. a ‘leaderboard’ grows. the app is organised very well in the sense that once you have a recipe. and give you ideas for dishes you could create with some additional touches. One of the nicest aspects of the app is the practical use it can be put to. For example. As well a functioning as a food database. using what you have as the basis. you can quickly add the ingredients you don’t have to a shopping list. and guarantee yourself some more points. Being able to attach photos to every kudos turns each one into a little event. Over time. you can place a reminder on a birthday you received kudos for so that you remember next year. and remind your other half how good you are to them. Kudos to Everyone lets you award points to – or take away from – people who do something nice for you. Also. ■ Award your friends points when they do something nice for you ■ Track the progress of your friends over time with this handy graph Rating ★★★★★ Olson Recipe Maker Price: £2. It’s not. and you can view your performance in terms of points received and taken away.

and that’s not necessarily bad. Once your design has been saved. Hello Vino’s aim is to make this process a little less confusing. ■ Searches by region can often reveal some interesting options Rating ★★★★★ Price: £6. but it’s functional and easy to navigate. however. pick a general taste. and find the reviews to be lacking in depth. or find food that matches the wine you already have. you can share it via email using the in-app tool or submit it to the Woodcraft Twitter community. 84 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 ■ Designs can be viewed in a full 360-degree CAD format ■ Pre-made designs are superbly crafted Rating ★★★★★ . including user reviews. Woodcraft is a superb tool for those looking to create anything from shelves to garden sheds. We can’t say that it’s the most vibrant app either.99/$9. and envision your creations from conception all the way to completion. Woodcraft Learn woodcraft tips from the pros This highly professional carpentry app is the ideal companion for those undertaking projects of all shapes and sizes. There’s a broad range of options with each recommendation.99 Developer: Fasterre services-conseils inc. measure. Find a combination for a specific meal. style or region.iPhone Lifestyle Hello Vino Price: Free Developer: Hello Vino. or download projects from a substantial list from the developer. consumption and budget. When creating new projects. you can sync your Twitter account to download other designs submitted by followers. Alternatively. So long as your wine supplier is up to snuff. You can either start a project from scratch by selecting from various wood measurements and positioning the pieces to create your final design. Those with more refined tastes will likely discover limitations. match something up with a special occasion. If you’re a novice there’s much to enjoy here. Hello Vino then gives you some winesearching options. good value and random Finding the perfect combination of wine with food is something that connoisseurs will agonise over for many hours. LLC Divine food and wine ■ Each search offers three options: one that stands out. you should find this app interesting. Woodcraft can help you plan. although tracking down specific bottles may prove to be a challenge. you can place planks accurately and rotate around your design for a 360-degree perspective. Some flash has been sacrificed in the name of utility. After asking a few questions about your wine knowledge.

49/$1. location and other details to ensure that you get the perfect room. SpareRoom is a functional and well-presented app that never disappoints when it comes to searching for potential accommodation opportunities. which throws two commonly confused words at you. The ‘Trends’ button can show you recent misconceptions regarding words. It’s the perfect companion for landlord and lodger alike. WordWit is indispensable. You can then fill in the blanks with the correct word to earn points that can be exchanged for WordWit merchandise.99 Developer: Ballpoint. which displays all properties currently offering rooms. SpareRoom is a superb index of those seeking new roommates. All pins on the map can be tapped to reveal monthly rent. Find your perfect flatshare Rating ★★★★★ WordWit Master words with expert help Rating ★★★★★ ■ Word descriptors are detailed and incredibly useful ■ Search lists are full of details and contact information ■ The word wheel can be spun to reveal new examples iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 85 . you can see randomised examples of common mistakes people make. The search engine is absolutely brilliant and consistently throws back a wealth of results. Inc. together with some contextual examples. Those looking for a place to stay can also log in via their account and post their information to the ‘Rooms Wanted’ feed for potential landlords to see. As an educational tool for everyday use. desired monthly rent. and you can tap each word to see its definition and the reasons behind its misuse. images of rooms. as well as those looking for a new place to stay. agencies and more.Lifestyle iPhone Price: Free Developer: Flatshare Ltd SpareRoom Price: £1. goodies and entry to the coveted Masters Lounge. while the ‘Suggest’ icon enables you to submit your own confused word suggestions. you can take the ‘Master It’ quiz. You can add a personal bio. From there. Do you ever confuse the words ‘except’ and ‘accept’? Do you ever find yourself torn between using either ‘site’ or ‘sight’? If so. then WordWit can help you break old habits and use the perfect words in the right context. landlord contact details. By spinning the word wheel. You can run a location-based search by entering your postcode.

as well as checking out the Top 20 feed for the very best deals each week.iPhone Lifestyle Price: £1. and display the trends in a handy graph format so you can see your baby’s intake at a glance. if your child tidies his or her room within the allotted time. turning work into something of a game and even bringing in a touch of competition. Birthdays are added to the app’s main date list by first adding the information into your iPhone’s contact book. as you can search by travel destination. The search and filter options make this app a real winner. price range.49/$1. displaying reminders of birthdays for anyone whose date of birth you’ve saved. or for letting someone else do the legwork of picking where to go. A neat and informative little app. Rating ★★★★★ 86 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Yearly is a neat way of collating all of your contacts’ birthday information in one place. contact details and more. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Travelzoo Inc. You can create profiles for all of your kids and use the timer to set goals for task completion. it’s worth a look.99 Developer: noidentity gmbh Travelzoo Yearly Get recent travel deals on demand Never miss a birthday again This highly popular app is a great way of staying on top of recent travel deals for visiting any destination from around the world. When kids and chores mix If you find it difficult to get your child to carry out chores. Rating ★★★★★ . You can then set rewards based on how many stars they achieve. The ‘Inspire Me’ section is a nifty way of viewing location pictures and seeking out new destinations that you may have overlooked. Still. but the contact book essentially does this already. The app will collate data for both breast and bottle feeding. The main feed will then update to show all birthdays in chronological order. iBaby Feed Timer is superb for those looking to ensure that their newborn is getting the correct sustenance. It’s smart. You can also tailor baby formula measurements. outbound dates and more. Nursing & Bottle Feeding Quick Kids Effortlessly monitor your baby’s nutrition As an accurate record of your baby’s feeding times and intake. For example. Price: £0. you can use Quick Kids to add an element of fun and reward to tasks. together with notes.99 Developer: Fehners Software LLP Price: Free Developer: L Gray iBaby Feed Timer – Breastfeeding. they are awarded a star to their profile. if you are renowned for forgetting birthdays and want to get your act together. feeding time per breast and other options in order to make sure that the final statistics are as accurate as they can possibly be.69/$0.

Each item searched on the store comes with in-depth descriptions. While the iPhone contact book does everything this app does. The news tab is regularly updated with bonus offers. Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Hi-Life Diners Club Ltd Hi-Life App Dine out and earn rewards in style The official loyalty app for diners. including snazzy wallpaper skins. You can add phone numbers. reasonably priced microtransactions. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 87 . prize draws and new restaurant reviews in your local area to keep you up-todate and in the loop. Buying items is simple. This is an expert guide to creating outstanding meals. an ingredient shopping list that you must tick off before completing. social networking info. so give it a go and see if it helps you. and you even get exclusive iPhone freebies that are updated regularly. ensuring that you get an overall decent shopping experience.Lifestyle iPhone Price: Free Developer: Evernote Evernote Hello Never forget a face with this app Evernote Hello is a handy way of grabbing someone’s information at a meeting or social event at speed. scan items using the barcode reader to compare prices. When you sync your card to the app. Each recipe has a detailed method. Mary Berry and Ainsley Harriott – My Kitchen Table is a superb cookery companion for aspiring chefs of all skill levels. so that you can save their details for later. Best of all. A mustdownload app for food and restaurant lovers. Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Random House Group My Kitchen Table Tons of inventive recipes in one app Delivering countless recipes from some of the UK’s finest chefs – including Rick Stein. you can now browse and buy items from the store. and also email sharing options. it’s absolutely free. While the app gives you 40 free and delicious recipes. you can tap the ‘Use Card’ option in order to collect points after your meal and then save them towards free meals and much more. and also track down your nearest store using GPS. Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Forbidden Planet Forbidden Planet Store A world of sci-fi shopping on the go The official app for geek shopping chain Forbidden Planet. Hi-Life shows you a list of participating Hi-Life restaurants in your local vicinity using GPS. Evernote Hello presents the data in a visually appealing and accessible way. you can buy additional packs on specific topics via small. using a very neat grid system for saving contacts. prices and images. mugshots and more to contact profiles in order to flesh them out.

Though the format isn’t particularly exciting when compared to other digital mags. Each item has been scored out of ten in the health.99 Developer: Daniel Kiedrowski Price: Free Developer: Forkly Inc Price: Free Developer: iTunes S. but as it’s still early days. then WakeMeHere could be just what you need to make your life a whole lot easier. Visn is aimed solely at those who like to look at pictures. Acting as an image feed for numerous ideas and themes. You can choose from a range of letter-pressed card designs. you can send them to bookers at Select Model Management. then the GPS trickery within the app will allow it to do just that.l. this app presents them all in a highquality reader format.a. Organise alerts for when items you want become available. catty people. you can edit greetings. Inc Price: Free Developer: Jimmy Royal AS If you believe you have the look to become the new face in modelling. if you want to be woken up a few train stops before your final destination.47 for seven days or £39. this app is designed to spare you the indignity of being scrutinised by real.49/$1.99 Developer: New Line Media Ltd Price: £1. arranged by occasion.r. environment and society categories. We’ve played around with numerous apps that perform a similar function. Look through popular menu choices. and your image analysed. Forkly is a great concept. Admittedly. Don’t let that prevent you from sharing your thoughts. and will let you get some much-needed shut-eye on your way to work each morning without the fear of missing your stop. To access issues you must first subscribe for £1. Given the international nature of products these days its use isn’t limited to the US either. If you face a massive commute to work each morning. and very easy to use. Once your profile details have been entered. it’s a quality reader with brilliant content that covers a wide range of topics. this great way of trading allows you to find and offer items in the vicinity of your local area. extremely convenient and well worth a go. The cards are relatively inexpensive. one man’s bronze is another man’s gold.99 for a year. and then rate the food and write a small review.iPhone Lifestyle Price: £1. articulate people.69/$0. even the developer describes it as ‘an art gallery for the mobile age’. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ The Lady Magazine 88 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 WakeMeHere Forkly Cards . seamless. and obtain items that you need for free! Easy to use. Fribi is a giveaway market app that helps you find a good home for all your unwanted items. you have more options to customise what you see with Visn. it is well designed. From there. A confusing purchase. this app is great for when you’re having a clear out. then. and insert your own photos to personalise them. and you can compare items to alternative products. Simply laid-out and free to download. and they were all free. however. Simply put. and are sent out within a few days. Well worth a look. as the bigger this community becomes the better. As the slightly altered saying goes. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Model Potential Visn GoodGuide Fribi Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: PageSuite Price: £0. Forkly determines your location and allows you to browse through recommended restaurant and bar locations within a 25 miles radius.99 Developer: Futurehaus LLC Price: Free Developer: GoodGuide. news and reviews for intelligent. or upload a photo and details on the things you want to give away. and instead uses complex algorithms to analyse your image to determine if you have potential. The problem comes in the form of the price. Whether it will actually help you get a foot in the door of the modelling industry is hard to ascertain. you may find there aren’t a lot of recommendations yet. Apple’s Cards has taken the great card-making features of iPhoto out of the Mac and on to your iPhone. who may take up the option to represent you. Tag menu items and restaurants you want to try. Great for green and health conscious individuals. It’s satisfyingly accurate. and browse other users’ food photos. and pay for it to be printed and sent automatically.49/$1. So. but the random nature of this type of thing is usually part of the appeal. Delivering a huge archive of Lady Magazine back issues from across the years. choose an address to send it to. This app enables you to barcode-scan or search for specific products and food items in North America to check how environmentally friendly and healthy they are. the content shines through. The whole process is smooth. though. all without leaving the app. It’s a location-based alarm clock that will activate once you reach a certain destination.

and search for local stockists. then Grant My Wish is for you. You can also vote on which posts you deem to be a ‘nice move’ and share content via Facebook.49/$1. and with a little work and an update or two. at participating venues to rack up points for free goods. then look no further than this well-presented. Car enthusiasts can use this app to keep on top of the latest cleaning products and techniques from Meguiar’s. You can even upload snaps of your car to the community. negating the need for paper cards.net Price: £1. add them to your wishlist. paying for it and then having it delivered.99 Developer: Bearded Pony Price: Free Developer: Meguiar’s The perfect app for the coffee connoisseur. and is sure to help you get the most buffed-up car on your street. biscuits. You can set multiple parameters to adjust how malleable the surface is. and subsequently invite your friends to chip in and buy it. along with video guides. The beautifully designed interface makes learning about coffee more interesting and the app is constantly being updated to add more phrases. That being said. you can turn to the Loyalli app. By playing around with the settings you can snap some psychedelic images to your library. It’s a simple process. add to favourites and salivate over the gorgeous photographs. The app itself has quite a flashy interface. and hilarious images from educational establishments. although some have warned that it doesn’t always work. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Grant My Wish Domino’s Pizza Loyalli Primrose Bakery Rating ★★★★★ Price: £0. slices and other sweet treats. Granted. Rather than carry around multiple loyalty cards that are all battling for the meagre amount of space in your purse or wallet. insightful app.69/$0. The official app of London’s famous cupcake store. if you’re looking for a social way to create a Christmas or birthday wishlist that your friends and family can contribute to. chat with students and post columns and images for all to see. It’s good to see that various food outlets are embracing modern technology and making it even easier for their customers to fill their bellies. This app comes with tantalising photography and superbly written recipes. The official app for TotalFratMove. meals or services. Primrose Bakery. the idea here is that you can scan in-store QR codes. this is full of posts from college and university alumni across the States. Far more convenient than the old fashioned loyalty cards. We expect great things from this service in the coming months. It’s a neat idea. terminology and recipes for the perfect cup of coffee. this could be as good as the Pizza Express app. Over 70 delicious recipes are included and each one has full ingredient and method lists that are so in-depth that you can’t go wrong. It allows you to search for gifts like experience days (such as spa trips or paintballing sessions) at discounted prices. Tips on how to keep your car presentable are added regularly. as well as funny columns written by the site’s writers. but it provides a service in a clear and concise manner. as well as gravity effects. drag and control the deformers and you have full freedom to adjust the appearance and density of the mesh to give the textures a truly unique look. colour and more. The content is witty and uplifting. through the app. If you need to know the difference between a Barista and Blonding. all of which you can share. SpringMesh is a fun. to placing the order.99 Developer: Daniel Bramhall Price: £1. A marvellous app.99 Developer: Random House Group Grant My Wish is a Swiss Army Knife of a gift-giving app. If you want to order a Domino’s Pizza from your local branch. Twitter or text message. A must for anyone looking to do a spot of baking. Affogato is a huge. Price: £2. the look is nothing to write home about and the content is obviously of the specialist ilk. is full of delicious recipes for cupcakes.com.49/$1. detailed encyclopaedia of coffee blends. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Affogato SpringMesh Total Srat Move Rating ★★★★★ Meguiar’s Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 89 . blends and tips for instructions. brewing techniques. but it can be quite confusing to navigate and understand. You can log in. you can do the whole process with this app – from browsing menu items. Delicious.49/$3. interactive texture simulator that replicates movable surfaces on your iPhone screen.Lifestyle iPhone Price: Free Developer: Tellallmyfriends Price: Free Developer: Domino’s Pizza Group Price: Free Developer: Loyalli Ltd. although the range of partner venues is still growing. and is sure to brighten even the darkest of days.99 Developer: CreativeApplications. A multitouch interface allows you to tap.

you’ll probably find Romplr to be a worthwhile download. Discover which ones will enhance your collection. Rating ★★★★★ . Despite the minor snags. there is an app out there for your every musical need. with various icons representing the different musical tools that you can mix into the track within your 90-second time limit. and which will help develop your own talents in the following pages of reviews… Top Paid Apps Stereophonic – Equalizer & 3D Sound ★★★★★ MadPad – Remix Your Life ★★★★★ SampleTank ★★★★★ Top Free Apps Band Of The Day ★★★★★ Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds ★★★★★ Microphone + Recording ★★★★ Pick of the section Campout ★★★★ 90 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Songineer™ – Instant Composer ★★★★★ Romplr: Remix Remix songs and see if you can make the charts Making mixing a competitive business. Romplr: Remix is a combination of music app and game in which you have to remix tracks in order to earn points and make the charts for that song.iPhone Music Music ■ The in-app icons are easy to understand. or use the free mixkits to put together your own beats. with a lot of the high-level technical issues such as beat timing done automatically so that you can focus on creating combos and sequences. You can then compare your score to others in the chart and see where you rank. You earn points for everything you put together coherently. as this app makes for a very interactive experience. You can enter freestyle mode and simply hone your skills if you would prefer. particularly if you love your music. if you’ve got the patience to sit through the long loading screen. The setbacks are the long loading time on each track. Additionally. and the prices of in-app purchases for any tracks by major artists. the in-game dashboard is very simple to operate. You have the option to download some genuine charttoppers from the in-app store. Inc Whether you want to listen to some tunes or be a little more creative and actually make some sounds yourself. and allow you to create sequences and have fun with the music Price: Free Developer: Moderati.

The Multiball area is a great example of this. Now.99 Developer: Liine BV Lemur Musical freedom on an unrivalled level The original software behind Lemur is already legendary in musical circles. and your handset will never again feel this powerful.99/$49. The unique physics that bring the interface to life is incredible to interact with. Any other app or software with MIDI capabilities is open to interaction with Lemur. because for all its show-off features and interface. ■ There is a host of different physics-centric platforms where you can create sounds ■ The pads will be familiar to anyone who has used beat-creation software. and with it appears to be no limits or restraints. you will only ever scratch the surface. meaning that you can take someone else’s early work and transform it yourself. but Lemur takes it to a new plain with the level of edits you can make Rating ★★★★★ ■ There are plenty of unique multi-touch playgrounds that can be discovered within Lemur iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 91 . meaning that you can use it to control other music software to create the beats you want. and the likes of Daft Punk and Nine Inch Nails have and still do use it on-stage during live performances. In very simple terms. Such is the depth to this app that unless you’re a serious DJ or software fanatic. even if you’re just playing with some bass settings. Lemur is a multi-touch controlled music generator and MIDI controller. and then giggle at the fun of it all. uploaded by artists and others with the app. as well as building your own interface for creating music in whatever you wish.Music iPhone Price: £34. Various music templates are available to users. and if you don’t like something. Lemur is available to anyone with an iPhone. you can go into the settings and tweak – as far as we can see – just about everything. but everywhere you go. Speaking of templates. there is still a sense of community to the app. you can link up Lemur with your laptop and start editing the in-app templates. and yet you’ll still encounter more than you would anywhere else. All the movements you make in these different arenas are translated to beats and sounds across your music. If you really want to start showing off. the multi-touch gesturing and sheer responsiveness of the app will make you gasp. these form one of the most satisfying parts of Lemur. however. the different environments in which you create beats seem to come to life and react in impressive ways.

you can click to view the artist in Bandcamp (out of the app). too. You have the option to click on ‘Play Me Anything’. Based on our experience. Campout is a nice addition to your music collection that could see you discovering your next new favourite band in no time at all. The songs are streamed.iPhone Music Price: £0. Rating ★★★★★ . The streaming takes seconds. and you can set albums as favourites in order to come back to them again. There’s not much else to it. however. in which the app will randomly select an artist for you. but what’s here is very solid. but that’s pretty much all this app features. with four buttons at the bottom of the screen. and a mere few coins to pay for it. and the design – which looks like an amp – is a nice touch. or you can search for a band if you know who you’re looking for. you do get the opportunity to discover a wealth of new music without the discomfort of sitting in a muddy field with thousands of other people.69/$0. and not a Porta-Potty in sight. allowing you to discover new talent and listen to their artistic masterpieces. The principle is simple: Campout plays you music from a pool of the Bandcamp website’s independent artists. but it’s a concept that we can really get on board with. so it’s best to use this app on a Wi-Fi connection. It may be lacking in fancy features or extra content. the songs in this app are generally an eclectic mix and of a high quality. and there are thumbnails of the album artwork. but with over 100. There are plenty of free radio-style apps out there that offer pretty much the same thing. so the chances are that your Favourites section will soon start to fill up. ■ Your Favourites list is a great resource that allows you to return to bands you like ■ The random selection provided by the app is a great way to discover bands you might otherwise miss 92 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Campout is smooth to navigate. or else it will suck away at your data plan. and while it has no real-life interactions or any kind of visual flair. Additionally. There’s also a Trending section where popular artists are showcased. there’s not much to quibble about here. though. and we experienced no long waiting times or tracks stopping for buffering.000 artists in this collection.99 Developer: Streetline Media Pty Ltd Campout Discover new music in comfort Campout is pitched as being like a music festival in your pocket.

and focus on getting you started iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 93 . You’ll do plenty of moving around given the amount of drop menus. along with a biography. you’ll feel delighted that your hunger to find out more can be quickly satisfied. as well as links to social network sites for you to share your progress.49/$7. swipes and scrolls that are available. The first six lessons come built-in. Unlike other apps . getting feedback to hear if you’re getting it right. this looks to combine the two for a more realistic learning experience. with a built-in tuner included. That great feeling of discovering a new band – every day There are few better feelings than coming across a great new band. All the little details to ensure you’re learning correctly have been thought of. which includes a selection of songs from each band. you can see a full review of their music. there are some Game Center options should you want to make your playing a bit more competitive. social media information and multimedia content. using it as your guide to pick chords at the right time ■ A variety of information on each artist is available by tapping their name ■ The first six lessons in the app come already downloaded. as you are presented with a full biography of up and coming musicians each day of the calendar.99 Developer: The Way of H. The options are impressive. it’s the full track. offering the possibility to uncover content. With a single tap of an artist’s name. Rating ★★★★★ ■ This is the main screen you’ll work with. but it’s always smooth. Inc. Crucially. You never feel overwhelmed. It would be easy for it to become clunky. It includes a fully integrated music player. The most eye-catching feature is that you can link a guitar to your iPhone and play along. Plus.where it’s simply a case of watching and trying. Rating ★★★★★ Guitar Prodigy Pick up your guitar and learn from one of the best By way of an impressive amount of video tutorials.Music iPhone Price: Free Developer: 955 Dreams Inc Band Of The Day Dave Mustaine: Price: £5. with more difficult lessons available to download once you’ve built up your confidence. The interface is equally as impressive. if anything. it’s not just a clip. this app is your personal guitar lessons with heavy metal legend Dave Mustaine. Band Of The Day is designed with the purpose of giving you that feeling 365 days a year.

you also have the ability to create in-app playlists that work to get the most out of your newfound musical power. with neon and strobes everywhere. SonicMax Pro packs quite a punch in the audio department. and every track can be boosted Price: £2.49/$1. Even with all these features. including beat. if any.99/$4. Additionally. the ability to be able to post to Facebook and Twitter from the app menu is a nice touch. Rating ★★★★★ 94 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 SonicMax Pro Give your iPhone music a shot in the arm For an app with just one main screen. and as well as a manual input function there is the Beat Randomiser. you can completely change the sound of your music simply by moving the dials ■ Your music library is available to choose from. There is even a feature that allows you to select what type of audio equipment. all the way up to the ‘sound field’ can be boosted and played with. Suddenly. Inc Price: £1. The UI itself sticks to the electronic theme.99 on a smartphone this most certainly isn’t. which is similar to the one you’d find in the Smart Instrument section of GarageBand. you want to use. The music creation interface is broken down into five layers. Songineer™ is anything but quiet. Simple things like the bass. and pieced together cleverly to make the process more simple. The result is incredibly impressive.iPhone Music ■ From this screen. allowing you to focus on each one individually and then bring them together to create your sounds.99 Developer: BBE Sound. Rating ★★★★★ . Furthermore. enabling the app to best balance the quality of sound that it produces. you feel as if you’re hearing the track either live or through a very expensive sound system. The app comes with 20 instruments for you to experiment with. bass and keys. It effectively takes the shackles off your iPhone’s music-playing abilities by giving you the chance to adjust different aspects of the sound that you get through your earphones or speakers.99 Developer: Amidio ■ The amount of control and editing ability you have is impressive Songineer – Instant Composer TM Write your own music Songineer™ is a music sequencer full of electronic beats for you to fuse together. the app is very user-friendly. and you can instantly hear the difference. which for £2. and everything from editing your beat layers to uploading or exporting files can be done in a few taps of the iPhone screen.

Korg’s latest offering. Create inspired musical chaos with Korg iKaossillator Having previously focused on the iPad. In short. as well as record and layer sounds to create your own beats. SampleTank looks and feels like the app a musician would have on their iPhone.WAV for use in desktop studio applications. you can experiment with the different sounds they can produce using the in-app keyboard or pads. each coming with a pattern generator to get your beat started. Korg have managed to provide a fun yet powerful musical tool.99 Developer: KORG INC. Rating ★★★★★ ■ You can edit the characteristics of each instrument’s sounds to get the results you want ■ There are 15 different instruments available for you to try in SampleTank iPhone App Directory Volume 9 95 .99/$19. Alternatively. the natural reaction is to expect something special. The app is essentially a sound workstation that allows you to sample different aspects of a variety of instruments. AudioCopied to other apps or simply saved as a . Within the small space of an iPhone display. the Korg iKoassilator. The main interface focuses on a musical loop consisting of five parts. The level of control extends even further when you consider that you can edit the pitch and tone of every instrument sound in the Edit area of the menu. Based upon the popular Kaoss controller series of music tools. and with a little work some solid loops can be swiftly created. and SampleTank does not disappoint in that department.99 Developer: IK Multimedia Work on your beats on the go When you see an app price tag in double figures. The included sounds are up to the excellent Korg standard. ■ Changing the lengths of loops can create some unique results ■ There are plenty of pre-loaded phrases that cover a variety of styles SampleTank Rating ★★★★★ Price: £13. musical phrases can be swapped with one of the many that come with the app. even when they weren’t.Music iPhone Korg iKaossillator Price: £13.99/$19. individual sounds can be chosen and played via the touchscreen interface. the iKaossilator is an expressive musical implement that caters for both musicians and non-musicians alike. Using the interface. so they could quickly start working as if they were in a studio. which is full of professional dials for you to play with. Any completed masterpieces can be exported to SoundCloud. With each instrument. allows both iPhone and iPad users to get in on the action.

Rating ★★★★★ 96 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Price: £1. along with the exact point you were at in the track.99/$2.99/$9.iPhone Music Price: £1. allowing you to edit the colour and other aspects of their appearance.99/$2. as well as numerous videos and a quiz to keep you occupied. making this app a very handy tool for any aspiring musicians who are constantly looking to try something a little bit different. All in all.99 Developer: Mysterious Trousers LLC Sticky Playlists Not as messy as it sounds Sticky Playlists is a playlist management tool that not only gives you full control over creation and shuffling of your various playlists in-app. it proves to be a great way for you to fuel your love of the band. it is beyond the basics that this app really starts to come to life. and even the volume level. if just for the trivia and facts that accompany every day of the year. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1.99 Developer: This Day In Music Apps LLP This Day In Pink Floyd Band trivia for every day of the year In terms of the content that is available. Ranging from gigs played on this day to album releases or little known facts. there are song notes included for every one of their released tracks. with different MIDI themes and a feature called ‘Virtual MIDI’ . all of the previous data will be restored. The app places a beat output on each number. which allows you to control and configure with other apps running in the background on your device. Price: £6. and need to get to it quickly. You can also load waveforms from SampleWiz. you can also share your work via Twitter in order to get it out there much more quickly. but also remembers where you left off. This is geek heaven GlitchMachine is a great-looking music synthesiser app that draws its inspiration from code-writing. On top of this calendar. which proves to be a particularly handy tool should you want to hear something in particular. Your creations appear in waveform on the screen. Upon returning to a list. As a companion app. This Day In Pink Floyd is a must-have for any Pink Floyd fan.99 Developer: Wizdom Music Geo Synthesizer Bending sound to tale synths to the next level Geo Synthesizer has the solid foundation needed to be a successful synth app.99/$2. This level of detail and interactivity make for a great user experience. You can also skip through tracks in 15-second bursts. as well as export your sound creations directly to iTunes. On top of this. Rating ★★★★★ . However. the amount of content means that dedicated fans are well catered for. meaning that each input will create a unique sound. it should prove to be very useful for those who have a large amount of playlists to manage.99 Developer: Madgarden GlitchMachine Music synthesiser and writing code. a previous app from the developers.

there are some extra themes for the instruments available through in-app purchases should you wish to further expand your creative options when you’re experimenting with sound in your handheld studio. meaning that this app remains smooth and fun to use.49/$7. There is plenty of functionality within the app. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: £5. all with masses of colour and sounds to grab your attention and never give it back.Music iPhone Price: £2. and loop options so you can create and mix different sounds. giving you complete control over what you hear. The waveforms are presented in loops that you can tap.99/$4.99 Developer: Francesco Cricchio Loopy HD RgbSoundPro Loop sounds to create your own music Make sweet music Complete with a sleek and attractive interface. as well as an audio recorder should some lyrics hit you. as well as upload them from other sources. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 97 . You can record sounds in-app. Swiping the screen increases or decreases the beat speed. Looking and feeling like a very useful tool for songwriters. and plenty of synths to go with it. The multitude of dials on offer gives you a great amount of creative freedom. iMaschine works almost as a sketch pad for your music-making tasks.99 Developer: A Tasty Pixel Price: £1. It allows you to record up to four tracks at once. encompassing instruments to play with. and play ‘live’ using the in-app keyboard. a double tap starting it on a loop. A very fun app to play around with. but few have married these ideas together like Addictive microSynth. Loopy HD is a great app for anyone who loves to experiment with music. which can then be exported to SoundCloud and shared on social networks. RgbSoundPro turns your iPhone into an amalgamation between a synthesiser. with a single tap playing a sound.99/$4. and a shake of the device changing the sounds.99 Developer: VirSyn Software Price: £2. but without compromising on usability. mould and count in to time your beats all make for an engaging UI that has the effect of encouraging you to experiment. a music generator and a drum kit. Additionally.99 Developer: Native Instruments GmbH Addictive microSynth iMaschine Recording studio interface combined with powerful synth Take music to another level There are lots of apps that try to look like mobile recording studios.49/$1. allowing for potentially endless possibilities when it comes to mixing and looping together your creations.

as well as built-in iTunes sharing and Chord Memory. The central idea that it turns your iPhone into a sensor that creates sounds based on what that sensor picks up in the vicinity of the phone is potentially a very interesting one. this app has the potential to be a unique and innovative experience. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1. and while the on-screen particles do change as the sensor picks up objects. sounds aren’t forthcoming to go with the colourful movements. Rating ★★★★★ A random sound generator with a twist. You can use your iPhone almost like a drum. Sunrizer is an expensive-looking app.99 Developer: Joerg Piringer Price: £1. However. so you can create some great visuals to go with your audio. A keyboard is the centre point of the app’s interface. yet doesn’t cost a fortune. and is worth a go if you’re serious about your music-making. which records sounds around you for you to then modify.99 Developer: Smule Inc A Particle Magnetophone MadPad – Remix Your Life Music generation from a different perspective Soundtrack the world around you From a purely theoretical point of view. from here you can create your tracks as well as use the dials and settings to tweak what you hear.99/$2.99 Developer: BeepStreet RealBeat SunrizerXS synth Create beats from the noises around you RealBeat’s most interesting feature is the Text to Speech option. Rating ★★★★★ 98 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 A grown-up synthesiser for those who mean business Packed with features such as MIDI key velocity. as well as cutting together previously made video sets to create new tracks for you to share.69/$0. using rhythmic taps to create the beat you want. The point-and-shoot nature of the app also extends to capturing video clips. Rating ★★★★★ .iPhone Music Price: Free Developer: Tomas Baculak Price: £0. then upload and mix them together to create truly unique sounds. actually drawing sound from the app appears to be difficult. This works well with the Sampler option. which you can then record and include as part of any mix you create. MadPad allows you to record various sounds from the world around you. which allows you to type in something for your device to say. The app allows you to alter pitch as well as distort or reverse the sound in order to add further intrigue to this unique brand of sound.99/$2. It has the power and range of a recording studio.

99 Developer: LifeVision Studios iDubstep Create and share your own dubstep tracks Create your own dubstep tracks from scratch using this comprehensive app that allows you to not only create your own sounds. the Pads section provides you with various drums and other sound effects to piece together as you wish. but upload existing ones. The scroll menu along the bottom of the screen allows you to customise what kind of sounds you hear when tapping and interacting with the app.49/$1. Ensõ offers the chance for users to gain some valuable relaxation time by listening to the melodies they create. yet gives you scope to adapt the sounds you hear to suit you.99/$2. Ensõ is very straightforward to use.99 Developer: Guppies in the Dark Stereophonic – Equalizer & 3D Sound Providing a boost for your iTunes library Aiming to give the music you play on your iPhone a boost. There is also multimedia content in the shape of videos and images of the group in action that really boost the appearance of an already great-looking app. iDubstep also helps get you off to a smooth start by giving you a choice of intro sounds to begin with. the High Flying Birds. as well as use those within the app to create them. Stereophonic allows you to improve the bass. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 99 . and introduce ‘3D Sound’ to give the impression that you’re listening to the track live. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1. You can search for gigs close to your location.Music iPhone Price: £1. relaxing purpose Rather than being solely aimed at music lovers. Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Sour Mash Records Ltd Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds The official app for Noel’s new band A hub for fans of Noel Gallagher and the former Oasis man’s new group. Moreover.99/$2. and assign your iPhone bass power that is normally beyond its grasp. as well as constantly updating social feeds. but also song previews and one-tap options that enable users to buy tracks. Simple in terms of interface. There are ten sliders to the equaliser to give you all the music boosting power you need. or simply browse tour dates. Definitely recommended for fans. the app not only carries all the latest news. The app includes a visualiser so you can see your music as well as hear it. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1.99 Developer: Cellaflora Design LLP Ensõ A music generator with an extra.

loops. Determining each track’s beat. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ iSandwell 100 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Drum Set+ AirCassette Rating ★★★★★ Hocus Pocus Rating ★★★★★ . Whether you have natural rhythm or not matters not one bit with this fun free app. it’s up to you to play with the tempo. intuitive to use and provides a decent free service. which is great for devising fresh new beats and unleashing pentup aggression without upsetting your neighbours. You can browse through the band’s albums and listen to 30-second previews of individual songs. and then decide if a particular location is right for you. but the visuals are not that inspiring.49/$1. and the interface is admittedly somewhat bland. There is quite a lot of info about Cascada on here as well as some exclusive content.99 Developer: Nathan Kipp Price: £1. So if the music it belts out ticks any of your taste boxes then be sure to check it out. and allows users to listen to a series of their specially prepared mixes that are synced with visuals in time with the music. Soul House. You can create a ‘mixtape’ by queuing tracks from your library. The Belgian duo have been a little quiet recently. Also included is a ’16 Beats’ mode. It’s a pretty pointless app from a practical point of view. Soulwax/2 Many DJs became famous a few years ago with the release of their Radio SoulWax mixes. It isn’t an app for everyone. and the tape reacts realistically to actions such as rewind and fast-forward. It’s well produced. Dance artist Cascada has entered the world of iOS with her own little app that allows users to listen to some of her songs. With the ability to save and share your masterpieces. Giving your music collection a retro splash of imagination. and subsequently ‘mashing’ them together. based on real designs.99 Developer: Daniel Iglesia Price: Free Developer: Sven Janning Price: Free Developer: Our Patience Is Ltd YouBookBands is a US-centric app that will suit those who are involved in the music industry. but the nostalgia it helps to generate is priceless as you’ll be transported back to an age when assembling your own compilations was genuinely exciting. it makes it easy to find a place for those who need it the most. With Facebook integration and the ability to manage multiple bands. The app works well. Hip Hop. and with handwritten song details. only to realise that you’d rather sit down and do nothing? MiniMash is the tool for the wannabe DJ. and while the band’s news section appears to be – unavoidably – in French. this is really good fun. pitch and crossfades in order to create your own set. The app essentially lets you listen to the station through your iPhone but also contains links to the website. so RadioSoulWax is probably not of much interest to the casual listener. There‘s little to appeal to a wider audience. a West Midlands-based station that serves Birmingham and its surrounding area and focuses on R ‘n’ B. Are you a lazy DJ? Do you sit around day after day longing to mix together those beats. but if you are enough of a fan to be interested in this app then you probably own all her music and know most things about her. using songs that are already sitting in your iTunes account. as well as a tool for creating your own. making it a decent throw-away app for musicians who happen to stumble across a rhythm while out and about that they would like to develop and use in the studio later. but in the right hands it will prove to be a useful tool that hasn’t really been replicated elsewhere in the App Store. Overall.iPhone Music Price: £1. Hocus Pocus manages both aspects fairly well.99 Developer: Majasalmi Price: Free Developer: Cahri SARL This is the official app for Radio Sandwell. Facebook and Twitter pages to help you stay connected with the station. Acting as both a way to distribute the band’s music.49/$1.49/$1. RadioSoulWax is free to download. it’s still a nice little music creation tool for you to add to your collection. You are simply provided with a set of virtual drums to hit and pound to your heart’s content. MiniMash is a musical slob’s best friend. It lets you search a large database of music venues. You can also record the music you make and play it back later. Reggae and Urban music. which allows you to tap away on the screen and create your own mixes using sound effects from four of Hocus Pocus’ tracks. and watch video clips of her tours. Fans should get a kick out of it. The app also pushes notifications about tour dates and other details that fans will love. get all the latest news about her. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ YouBookBands Rating ★★★★★ MiniMash CASCADA RadioSoulWax Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Aaran McGuire Price: Free Developer: Darrell Bunch Price: £1. AirCassette presents your songs as Eighties-style cassette tapes. working on their iPhone and Android apps.

MIXTRAX firstly categorises your music into genres and then mixes them together when they play – and some of the results are very pleasing to the ear. Obviously the app is very specialist and those who aren’t partial to Bieber’s foppish hair and childish good looks need not apply. enabling you to experiment and develop your own DJ set-list while on the move. Just use the menu tabs to piece together your chord structure and it works surprisingly well with any style of music.99 Developer: Music n Chilli Price: Free Developer: Innervation Trust Price: £0. small groups.99 Developer: Brandon & Erik Corporation The Absolute Radio 60s app provides streaming content from one of the UK’s largest independent network radio stations. A hub for all Bieber news. As radio clients come. The app includes audio demonstrations and you can compare your own attempts by recording them against those in the app in order to perfect your performance. so there’s no reason to miss out. Not as versatile as the djay app. It’s a great way to deliver hymns to your congregations in a new and engaging way and is perfect for churches. and with the in-app equaliser you can keep track of the sound levels of everything you record. but this is nevertheless a good fan app that is packed full of content.Music iPhone Price: Free Developer: Absolute Radio Extra Price: £4. This app turns your music library into a personalised DJ set. The app comes with social network links to Facebook and Justin’s official Twitter feed so you have every angle covered when it comes to the latest gossip. and you can even view the song in segments to encourage people to learn the words. Alongside music from various decades there are also links to comedy. and find the right harmony for that song.99 Developer: Pioneer Price: Free Developer: Creative Music Ventures Price: Free Developer: Reach Media This useful app allows you to record wherever you are. it does its job perfectly well. You can see the show’s playlist and buy songs from iTunes as well as create a favourites section. The app also includes a Wi-Fi share feature so that any of your recordings can be uploaded to your iTunes Library quickly and easily. This client app gives you direct access to the popular US radio show aimed at Black America. The first of its kind. Bringing the hymn book into the 21st Century. it allows you to toggle when songs begin to mix together. Though this requires in-app purchases to get the full support of the app and its many features. There is enough coaching advice here to help develop your voice for a variety of different singing styles besides those of a Bollywood ilk. The app otherwise functions as a normal music player. GA is a vocal coaching app for Bollywood music that covers the basics like breathing exercises as well as interesting theories like mind meditation.49/$1. golden age of rock ‘n’ roll then this digital radio app is sure to provide plenty of foot-tapping content to keep you bopping throughout the day. but still worth a look. such as Little Known Black History Facts and interesting guests. Some content requires a free Absolute account but even for the non-committal there’s plenty of great content. You can use AirPlay to display the lyrics on a big screen. It’s a great free app for recording lyrics and melodies whenever inspiration strikes. Just be aware that some of the chords you have to purchase in-app are very expensive. the app allows you to see the latest media on the singer from a range of sites. this is hard to beat and there are plenty of cool features to keep you engrossed.69/$0. but there are also cheaper ones available. you can use the app to find the chords for a piece of music quickly. as well as view photos and video clips. so it may be worthwhile shopping around for apps that cater for a particular type of music. all while you’re listening to the show live. sport and movie-based podcasts. complete with lyrics and musical arrangement to help engage others. So if you like your sounds planted firmly in the retro. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Absolute Radio 60s GA iSingWorship Justin Bieber News HQ Price: Free Developer: 24/7 apps Price: £1.99/$6. It’s a handy app for the spontaneous musician and although features are limited. kids groups or for personal use – and it’s totally free. iSingWorship allows you to play worship songs on your iPhone. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Microphone + Recording Rating ★★★★★ MIXTRAX Piano Harmony MIDI The Tom Joyner Studio Pro Morning Show iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 101 . but with the addition of the timer settings. Fans of the show will be in their element with this great free download.

Read the current headlines and archived stories. The pictures that are there as thumbnails to illustrate a headline are conspicuously lacking. plus watch live videos of what’s going on in the world. and contain some insightful interviews You can now keep up to date with the latest news and weather wherever you are. Unfortunately. Torchwood. then iWho definitely delivers. which is a shame. If you are happy to swap visual panache for quality and bulk of content.49 Developer: David Brook iWho is Doctor Who iWho The app for Dr Who news Featuring a news wire.iPhone News/Weather News/ Weather ■ The podcasts are well worth listening to. The feeds are constantly buzzing through. It feels devoid of flair. gorier spin-off show. you don’t get that same sense of authority from the Doctor Who iWho app as you do the website. Read on to see for yourself… Top Paid Apps Top Free Apps Weather Live ★★★★★ Appy Geek ★★★★ Hurricane Express ★★★★★ C4 News ★★★★ WeatherPro ★★★★★ Stitcher Radio ★★★★ Pick of the section Top Gear Reader ★★★ 102 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Holy Moly! Free! ★★★★ Price: £1. You can also get real-time weather updates so you’ll always know whether to take your brolly. The app is somewhat let down by some poor presentation. and the contributors get some impressive access to cast and crew to bring exclusive interviews to the fore. It’s rammed with regularly updated information. archive of podcasts. Rating ★★★★★ . consisting predominantly of text. and cannot be zoomed in on. the iWho app is definitely worthy of ‘essential’ status if you enjoy the time-travelling exploits of The Doctor and its grittier. though. the latest Twitter and Facebook feeds plus all the latest videos uploaded to the affiliated YouTube channel.49/$2. with very few pictures to speak of.

The bottom of the display shows you the general weather conditions for the next seven days. and rather cleverly they change to suit the current weather conditions. pressure and even visibility. humidity. the app features polished animations that reflect current weather conditions wherever you happen to be. as well as being able to choose to display the local time for the selected city or location. The interface is stunning. As a bonus. and one that offers the roving iPhone user exceptionally good value for money.69/$0. the app gives iPhone users instant access to a massive network of weather stations situated around the world.News/Weather iPhone ■ You can view a weather forecast for just about anywhere in the world ■ Imperial and metric units are supported ■ The interface sports a wealth of weather forecasting data Price: £0. with the current temperature being displayed as an icon badge on your home screen. For example. and adjust the screen brightness by swiping a finger vertically. In fact. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 103 . you get instant access to the current temperature (including a ‘feels like’ temperature). Some handy personalisation options are included. raining or snowing. Designed primarily as a service that provides live local weather updates. You can even receive alert notifications when the temperature falls below zero. one of the most notable of which is support for adding multiple locations. All in all.99 Developer: MYW Productions Weather Live Instant access to local weather conditions and forecasts There are myriad weather forecasting tools available for the iPhone. Changing location is a breeze – just swipe a finger across the screen. wind speed and direction. the animations are dynamic. the only slight niggle we found was that the app initially failed to automatically find our location accurately. it's a first-class weather forecasting tool. but if you are a frequent traveller or outdoor enthusiast who relies on accurate weather forecasts. However. then Weather Live may well prove to be the app for you. as well as three-hourly reports. as it’s easy to add a location manually. this isn’t a problem. and whether it’s sunny. You can also opt to display wind speed and temperature using imperial or metric units. The screen is literally awash with weather information.

as well as archives on big news stories. 104 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 ■ Donate directly to a cause through the ’Give’ icon via text or credit card ■ Read current news stories on the home screen as soon as the app loads Rating ★★★★★ . A dedicated gallery section contains a ‘pictures of the week’ gallery. charity work and aid efforts. with a short archive of all their recent posts. search and check out all of the latest charity campaigns. So while the multimedia content isn’t as in-your-face as some other news apps. Plus. You can even sign up for email alerts. the Channel 4 News app is a good addition to the home screen of anyone who likes to stay on top of the news. this informative app keeps you on track with developments around the world. there are sections dedicated to blogs from the channel’s journalists. Arguably the best feature is the presence of a catch-up tab. with just two pages of main headlines instead. ■ There are sections dedicated to blogs from the channel's journalists Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: FDV Solutions UN Foundation Stay informed to get involved The UN Foundation app enables you to stay up to date with global events as they unfold. giving you the chance to stay informed and make a difference. Likely to appeal to users who are interested in current affairs. made up of a collection of articles grouped together to form part of a key subject in the news. In addition. The app doesn’t overload on multimedia clips. The bottom tab bar allows you to search for the news the way you want to. photos and videos with others via social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. You can browse. peace and security. UN Foundation is worth the download time. Use the app to check out all the latest issues that the UN Foundation is committed to working on and improving. it does exist if you look for it. and share stories. including climate change. just in case you missed one and wanted to get back on top of the issues. which allows you to view all the Channel 4 news bulletins from the last seven days. There is even a ‘Give’ feature that enables you to select a cause and donate on the go. poverty. children’s health. be it by headline or category. there is a special reports tab.iPhone News/Weather C4 News Price: Free Developer: Channel 4 Channel 4 becomes the latest station to join the dedicated news app Draped in its traditional purple. which you can swipe between.

Arabic literature. Caribbean. Rating ★★★★★ ■ You can track the path of all 2011’s hurricanes and storms ■ This is Hurricane Irene as it swept up the US east coast in August 2011 ■ Checking the financial markets is a breeze ■ All the latest Middle East news brought to your iPhone iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 105 . and one that will be welcomed by those living in areas prone to inclement weather conditions. as this helps predict the path and severity. Data comes from the National Hurricane Alert Center in Miami. Detailed video updates are made available whenever a storm threatens the US. You also get access to a diverse range of subjects including travel. The most notable feature is the ability to track each storm on an interactive map. Opinion. Content is updated regularly and all you have to do is tap on a topic (News. this app provides all the information you need to stay safe and informed. high-level analysis of current events. studying or living in the region. travelling.49/$1. Gulf of Mexico and the Eastern and Central Pacific. The app has an interface that has been optimised for the iPhone. commodities and currency updates. and these are provided by HurricaneTrack. All in all.News/Weather iPhone Price: £1. culture.99 Developer: Kitty Code Hurricane Express Your Middle East Price: Free Developer: Your Middle East AB Interactively track hurricanes Aimed at those living in areas prone to tropical storms and hurricanes. Recent interesting articles have discussed portraits of everyday life in the Middle East. Markets or Weather) to access information. Rating ★★★★★ The definitive Middle East and North Africa news resource Published for a worldwide audience. weather forecasts. Florida – the official source for worldwide tropical predictions – and provides important information about storms in the Atlantic. whose reporters get in front of the storm in order to broadcast news and information that is right up to date. art and business. in-depth reporting and even regional market information. unbiased news. Hurricane Express is a good-value. It’s especially useful for those working. Features. and this lets you effortlessly view independent. functional and interactive hurricane and tropical storm tracking tool. Your Middle East is a rich source of news and information for anyone interested in the Middle East and North Africa. women in the Middle East and East-West relations. The streamlined and intuitive interface works well and the app is easy to navigate.

The information is obtained from a variety of sources. letting you take advantage of any stealthy and limited-time sales to build up your app library.99 Developer: Vitalii Nevgadailov Top Gear Reader And now one for the vehicle enthusiasts… If you’re a fan of the popular television show Top Gear.box is a blog that is becoming increasingly popular with those wishing to keep up to date with technology news.99 Developer: Andrew Timofeev eWeather HD – Weather forecast. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £1. Rating ★★★★★ . and a neat touch is a feature that displays the current temperature in your last known location on your iPhone’s home screen via a badge that is on the app’s icon. giving more access to content than an official app might. It provides hourly and ten-day forecasts from two leading weather providers. photos. as its primary function is to collate the show’s main news. wherever they are in the world. articles and videos so that they can be viewed at your leisure on your iPhone. Essentially a mobile portal that has been optimised for the iPhone display. so there’s no need to waste time sifting through those time-wasters that will probably end up being quickly deleted. The service has the knack of being able to find only interesting.box Save time finding great-value apps Keep in touch with the latest technology news Are you on the lookout for great deals on apps? If so. Radar and Temperature A mine of useful weather forecasting information This straightforward and great-looking app is a handy resource for anyone who relies on accurate.iPhone News/Weather Price: Free Developer: App Advice Price: Free Developer: Gerasimos Chatzidamianos AppsGoneFree tech. software and hardware reviews. look no further. several prominent fan pages and YouTube. as its sole purpose is to scout the App Store every day in order to bring you the newest and best apps that have just become temporarily or permanently free. opinions and analysis. up-to-date weather forecasts. Features include extensive Apple coverage. A barometer lets you view trends in air pressure. AppsGoneFree is well worth installing.49/$1. as well as severe weather alerts when they are available. gadgets and computers while on the move. As a bonus. useful and fun apps. and if you want to keep track of advances in technology. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £0. this app lets you access a range of interesting news. there’s a search feature that lets you find content that specifically interests you.69/$0. and these include official BBC sites. Rating ★★★★★ 106 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 The tech. and a section that helps users with technical queries. you’ll no doubt appreciate this app.

Sporting a slick interface. all of which is then stored locally and is accessible in remote areas without a data connection. present or future – to see where the sun will be or was in the sky at any given time of day.99 Developer: Appsterisk Ltd Azimuth Sunrise Sunset Sunrise and sunset times for anywhere on Earth If you’ve ever been fascinated by sunrise and sunset times around the world and how they change throughout the year. seven-day forecasting is broken down into three-hour intervals.49/$1. a key feature is offline storage. air pressure. and it offers the discerning user a plethora of advanced features. You can view the times plotted on an interactive chart that is scrollable to any date – past. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 107 . wind speed and direction. this app’s for you. Price: £1. watersports enthusiasts and anyone else who works on the sea. any place Essentially a tide timetable for over 60 locations in Northern Ireland. Information displayed is limited to high and low tide values for each day. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Kainos Software Ltd Tide Times NI Display NI tidal data any time. as it allows you to keep track of the latest topics in the fields of technology and innovation. You can even share your favourites with others via built-in Twitter and Facebook integration. this powerful map-based app shows you how the sun moves across the globe. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £2. An invaluable resource for fishermen. but switch to landscape mode and you’ll see the tide movements in a graph. the app gives you instant access to a wealth of news articles. and there are weather reports available for over 2 million worldwide locations. this app lets you find tide times at a moment’s notice. Browsing articles is easy.News/Weather iPhone Price: Free Developer: Mobiles Republic APPY Geek What’s going on in the world of technology? This one’s aimed squarely at the techies. and sources include popular sites like TechRadar. We particularly like the global satellite and animated radar imaging tools that show you the current cloud base. As well as all the usual functions (temperature. and so on). and you can choose the news feeds and subjects that you’re interested in and add them to a dedicated ‘My News’ page. an internet connection is only used to download the most up-to-date tidal data.99 Developer: Meteogroup Deutschland GmbH WeatherPro All the weather forecasts you’ll ever need WeatherPro is one of the most popular and accurate weather forecasting tools available for the iPhone.49/$3. Essentially an instant sunrise and sunset prediction tool. Tech Watch and more.

but if you operate and monitor this market then the information is updated regularly and presented in a clear and concise interface. If you luck out and find one that pertains to you. the interface is functional and you can use it to keep up with the latest news. But you’ll need a subscription to get the most out of it. With photo galleries. such as Android vs iPhone. this reader is great if you know the URLs of your favourite feeds. This interesting weather app claims to tell you the exact outside temperature (oC or oF) based upon your current location.com is as a rich resource of Sikh-related content and although there is scope for development with this mobile version of the service (the app has only recently been released). market prices and the company directory while away from the desktop.iPhone News/Weather Price: Free Developer: Column Five Media Inc Price: Free Developer: Stitcher Inc Price: Free Developer: Petromedia Ltd Price: Free Developer: Cable News International Inc Infographics is a very odd app. There’s a wealth of RSS readers available and this is the new kid on the block. fashion. videos and discussion forum posts while mobile. film. iPhone-optimised news app. SikhNet. can use GPS or Wi-Fi to find your location.69/$0. It features good graphics and animations (with Retina Display). Infographics Stitcher Radio Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Bunkerworld Rating ★★★★★ CNNGo Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Holy Moly! Entertainment Ltd Price: £1. it just lacks innovation. It goes without saying that this is not an app with widespread appeal. news. An excellently designed app.99 Developer: Presselite Holy Moly! has bought its own flavour of entertainment news to the App Store with this. it’s essentially a group of articles spanning all kinds of different ideas. the authenticity of which you’ll care not one jot about. highs and lows. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Holy Moly! Free! 108 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 MyRSS SikhNet Mobile Thermometer & Weather Rating ★★★★★ . and also provides condition reports. there is no option to browse popular RSS feeds and each URL needs to be entered manually. bite-sized articles and location services settings to deliver content that focuses on where you are (as long as it’s in Asia). replacing radio for hours and hours of someone talking about a favourite subject. This free app takes its website content and presents it in an easy-to-navigate interface. play and shop… in Asia. but this one ranks highly. Stitcher Radio offers all of this. As such it is hard to recommend this over countless other RSS feeders.49/$1. Consisting of an array of visual aids that document a range of subjects. bundled inside a smooth. podcasts have become an important resource. Unfortunately. sleekly designed app that can track favourites. From charts on the recent Emmys and which profession the nominated fictional characters held down. the (apparently) much-demanded app dollop of celebrity. gaming and music. rather good. For many. drink. wind speed and direction and the humidity level. The best features though are the Daily Hukam (which allows you to listen to both original Gurmukhi from Hrmandir Sahib. there are about a trillion other apps like this. as well as English Katha of the Hukam) and audio stories for children.99 Developer: Andrew Pereira Price: Free Developer: SikhNet LLC Price: £0. limiting you to its admittedly large wealth of stations across a broad range of subjects. If names can be misleading then CNNGo is one of the biggest curve balls we have ever been bowled. uncluttered but functional interface. Articles can be shared directly to Facebook and Twitter from within the app and it’s a decent source of celebrity tittletattle. flawlessly play podcasts and even remember where you stopped listening – ready to pick up where you left off. You can also convince your friends that your iPhone is full of mercury and actually doubles-up as a real working thermometer. but it works well and delivers content on demand. This mobile version of the service lets you access fuel news. to more expected charts. it’s hard to determine exactly who this is aimed at. then it’ll work a treat. Granted. analysis and information. Sporting a simple. which is surely akin to being like something from the dark ages. TV. it works well enough and won’t cost you a penny. We were expecting an iPhoneoptimised news app that somehow differs from CNN’s other. Bunkerworld is an independent authority on marine fuel and shipping price indices. Its only flaw is that it doesn’t allow for custom podcasts. If you don’t – and this seems more likely than not – then you’ll probably be as baffled as us as to its relevance. but what we got was a travel companion that divulges all the best places to eat.

However. This simple but very well presented app provides you with local weather forecasts in your calendar for up to two weeks in advance. so this one at least deserves some kudos for trying to add something extra to the market. So although it provides a free service. intuitive interface and operating system it employs. But we can’t fault the service that it provides and the tidy. This innovative app provides the weather forecast for up to five days in advance for every postcode area between you and your proposed destination. This app aims to cut through the fluff of your more conventional weather apps by telling you. This means that if you are planning a long journey. It may be free. Pulling stories. you’ll know exactly what clothes you need to keep at the top of your suitcase and the kind of conditions you’ll encounter on every step of your journey. for a free app. Cliqz Rating ★★★★★ Delta Daily Rating ★★★★★ IFR Magazine Rating ★★★★★ Moneyweb TALK Rating ★★★★★ Price: £0. The problem is that it lacks innovation and any exciting features beyond the purely functional. the content is absolutely cracking and comes from all around the world to provide a wellrounded and informative eye on the financial world. but this particular app is limited. Written by many former market professionals. we were somewhat surprised to discover that this news app is dedicated to bringing you all the latest happenings in the celebrity life of Australian singer/actress Delta Goodrum. but Cliqz is a waste of time that tries to be current and cool.99 Developer: Nicholas John Shaw Price: £1. is well presented and provides all the info you need in a non-intrusive way. This app is a subscriptionbased digital version of the Thomson Reuters IFR Magazine – a source of international capital markets news and analysis. If you work in the financial sector and have an interest in stocks and shares then there are hundreds of better apps to download than this one.49/$1.69/$0. The app covers more than 140.000 locations worldwide and it works by inviting you to subscribe to one or more weather calendars. This simple app shows you the phase of the moon as it appears in the night sky. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Mooncast Shorts Or Not Weather Router WeatherCals – Local Weather Forecast iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 109 . Avoid at all costs! Even though the clue is in the title. Madness. but it is also delivered in a tacky interface with badly cropped images and a distinct lack of flair. There are millions of weather apps out there. It is certainly a masterclass on how fan apps should be done. Moneyweb TALK does a decent enough job of pulling together all available Moneyweb podcasts and radio shows for offline listening and providing a stable foundation for tracking your own JSE stock portfolio. so dull.V. sightings and snaps from a wide range of sources. Simply drag your finger across the screen to view the moon phase for the next few days or select a date in the future to see how the moon will appear then – even as far afield as 2025! Obviously this app will prove most beneficial to astrologers and casual star gazers. Simply press the ‘Find Out Now’ button and get an up-to-date forcast for your area and you’ll be told if you should dig out your cut-offs or remain decked out in your trousers. the app is well maintained and updated very regularly and will undoubtedly provide a rich source of entertainment for Delta’s legion of fans. the magazine itself keeps interested traders enthralled with unbiased coverage of the world’s financial matters and although the look and design of the magazine won’t exactly blow you away. but just ends up being just yet another dire news app that you really shouldn’t waste a second of your time on. the likes of which number into the millions on the App Store. whether that’s in the UK or overseas.99 Developer: Joules Media B. and would certainly be a lot more appealing if it was free. if it is hot enough outside for you to wear shorts or not.News/Weather iPhone Price: Free Developer: 10betterpages GmbH Price: Free Developer: Artin Moradalizadeh Price: Free Developer: PageSuite Price: Free Developer: Moneyweb (PTY) Ltd This is a poor news feeder app. it’s very bland. If you should want – and we know they’ll thank you for this – you can also post to your Twitter and Facebook accounts to inform your friends on whether or not it is a shorts day. It professes to be all about ranking content and sharing it with others – so far.69/$0.99 Developer: Mathieu Routhier Price: Free Developer: Albino Pixel Limited Price: £0. however. Each calendar has 14 days of forecast data and the app adds a unique calendar to your standard iCal app for each location that you choose. in no uncertain terms. It works well.

rather than having to decide and share straight away. Pixlr-o-matic looks to have trumped them all with its sheer range of effects that have the ability to make your random snapshots look like vintage – and on occasions – professional photography. There are some great saving options on display here. It’s also refreshing that Pixlr-o-matic deals with your photos first. Moreover. Of course. as you can spend ages scrolling through effects and lighting changes as you see fit in order to observe exactly how each one alters the photo. it can sometimes be hard to settle on an effect. Pixel Blend Pro ★★★★★ ■ Brilliant retro effects and the lack of a price make this one to add to the ‘essentials’ list .iPhone Photo & Video Photo & Video Price: Free Developer: Autodesk Pixlr-o-matic Make your photos stand out with Pixlr-o-matic With the incredible advances in technology over the past decade. even when you’re in the process of applying effects. The photos appear in an instant. the app looks great. Facebook and Dropbox. It’s this area where the iOS version of the app trumps the Android version as these options currently aren’t available anywhere except on the iPhone. giving you the chance to swipe through them effortlessly until you find something that catches your eye. and the interface is smooth and quick. Firstly. given all the choice that is available here. the process of enhancing your image also turns out to be reasonably straightforward. You’ll be creating masterpieces before you know it… Top Paid Apps Top Free Apps My Sketch ★★★★★ Pixlr-o-matic ★★★★★ Camera + Photo Editor ★★★★★ Disposable Hipstamatic ★★★★ Kinotopic ★★★★★ PowerCam ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Pick of the section Vintage Camera Pro ★★★★★ 110 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 While there are plenty of apps available that allow you to make subtle effect changes to your photographs. giving you the impression you’re in your very own dark room. with the ability to upload to Flickr. This allows for a more enjoyable experience. your iPhone should be the only camera you’ll ever need. giving you the choice of taking a photo or uploading one. rather than simply asking you to settle on your effect before choosing your image. which is why it’s great that you have the option of coming back later and editing your photos. There are a wealth of fantastic apps that will allow you to edit images and have fun when recording videos.

You can even blur images to provide a misty effect. green and blue) and you can add one or blend a mix of the three. Now we all know that image manipulation tools need to be easy to use if you are to gain any real benefit from them and this app ticks all the right boxes. or grey). contrast.99 Developer: Vladislav Ciapchis Camera + Photo Editor Tap into the power of your creative abilities A good mobile image editing solution is worth its weight in gold and whether you are an advanced or novice photographer. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 111 . For example. ■ This feature-packed photo editing solution sports a number of useful tools you can change the general colour using tools that manipulate exposure. it sports an attractive and intuitive interface. you can also remove red-eye. black. black and white. Camera + Photo Editor will without doubt help you create innovative and great looking photographs. turn them into charcoal-type sketches or use a finger to wash off colours. It’s also easy to use. As a bonus. reduce or completely erase all traces of noise or add a colour filter. And the really imaginative can add noise (white. all of which are designed to enable you to enhance the look of your photos using a range of filters and other photo-editing tools. To conclude. saturation. Alternatively. you’ll find all the tools you need to enhance your creativity. and if you are bored with standard images. For example.Photo & Video iPhone ■ Load an existing image from the gallery or use your camera to take a snapshot ■ Enhance your photo with a creative filter Price: £0. So what do you get for your money? The app is best described as a palette of filters and a professional set of image manipulation tools that let you use an iPhone to transform your favourite digital images and snapshots into personalised works of art. hue and tint. you can opt to invert an image so that it looks like a negative.69/$0. There are three filters (red. but at the same time it boasts a number of useful features. Camera + Photo Editor packs a whole lot of functionality into a powerful and intuitive package. or give it a moody black and white look.

or at least the ability to achieve a reasonable likeness! The good news is that there is a workaround. ranging from Contrast to Sepia and Smudge to Rainbow. Now. The first step is to take a photo using your built-in camera. unlike many apps with similar functionality. and you can upload your works of art to Facebook.99 Developer: Wilson Tjoa My Sketch Turn photos into realistic sketches Have you ever wanted to be able to sketch a friend or loved one? The majority of us lack the artistic talent required to do this. Twitter or Flickr. My Sketch sports a number of built-in sharing options. set the sketch area by tapping either Landscape or Portrait and then dragging the box corners so that the background is out of view. There are over 20 styles to choose from.69/$0. Plus. which is to convert photos taken on your iPhone into hand-sketched artistic drawings in just a few easy steps. or select an image to manipulate from your photo library. and one that represents great value for money. Rating ★★★★★ ■ Select a snapshot and set the sketch area 112 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 ■ The finished product is near perfect . and it comes in the form of a first-class and extremely popular app called My Sketch. and uses complex algorithms that help achieve beautiful and realistic sketches which can be saved as high-resolution image files that are suitable for printing. Add the finishing touches by using the sliders at the bottom of the screen to adjust the brightness and contrast. The app is remarkably easy to master. The next step is to choose a style for your sketch.iPhone Photo & Video Price: £0. and a few moments later you will see a draft of your sketch. My Sketch is a near-perfect image-manipulation tool. The image will now be cropped. My Sketch has one important function. To conclude. with the focus remaining on the selected sketch area. then click ’Save’ to save your image to your iPhone’s photo library. it achieves superb results without destroying or distorting the original image. Select one from the toolbar. Like most apps these days.

tap 'Sign Up'. Kinotopic is a fantastic app. So how does the app work? The first step is to create a three-second video clip that contains the movement you’re interested in. Now. All in all. Kinotopic is an innovative app that achieves exactly what it sets out to do without making the process too complex.Photo & Video iPhone ■ Once created. and once you’ve created some images.99 Developer: Radu Spineanu Kinotopic Be creative and add cinemagraphs to images Cinemagraphs are still photographs in which a minor and repeated movement occurs. Select an anchor frame.69/$0. Enter your details. you can impress others by using the tools provided to post them to Facebook. and you’re ready to go. and the app will automatically remove camera-shake. Twitter or Tumblr. It will take a bit of practice to hone your kino-creating skills. Mark it as private if you don’t want it to be published in the developer’s stream and available for other users to view. you will need to set up an account before you can create your first kino. Cinemagraphs can give the illusion that you are actually watching a video. but the finished results are sure to impress friends! Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 113 . however. as the developer calls them – on your iPhone. and one that lets you create cinemagraphs – or kinos. compositing the photographs or video frames into a loop of sequential frames using the industry GIF file format in such a manner that motion in part of the subject between exposures is perceived as a repeating motion. and your kino will be uploaded and available for you to preview. ■ A kino is a still photograph in which a minor and repeated movement occurs First. A good example is a landscape panorama with flowers gently moving in the wind in the foreground. This is in direct contrast to the stillness of the rest of the image. Tap 'Create Kino'. you can share your kinos via Facebook or Twitter ■ The secret is to select the part of the image that contains the movement Price: £0. use a finger to select the part of the clip that contains the movement. using image-editing software. and are often created by taking a series of photographs or a video recording and. The app is relatively easy to use.

and a range of virtual tools are included (toothpick. which affects how each tool works. the app lets you add one of a number of old-fashioned filter effects in order to create a genuine. Facebook or Twitter ■ Adding retro filters is a breeze ■ Tools allow you to create either subtle or dramatic effects ■ Share with others via Facebook or Flickr Price: £1. This app works on the same principle. Rating ★★★★★ . then this app is worth a look. Rating ★★★★★ 114 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Price: £0. and although the majority of photographic relics are reasonably priced.69/$0. Hot temperatures allow for maximum movement of an image’s pixels. a technique that used objects such as paperclips to push. knitting needle. vintage-style image. their true value lies with the memories they recorded for posterity. and you can apply different textures if you wish.99 Developer: Presselite Vintage Camera Pro Make your phone retro Vintage cameras and photography equipment are much sought after. A handy slider even lets you change the size of each ‘brush’. and within minutes you’ll be manipulating your photos in either subtle or dramatic ways. If you’ve ever had an interest in vintage cameras. The app is well presented. and once you’ve created some great photographs.iPhone Photo & Video ■ Share your creativity with others via email.99 Developer: Michael Valdez Pixel Blend Pro Convert photos into impressionist masterpieces! Pixel Blend Pro was inspired by Polaroid SX-70 time zero film manipulation. wooden knife and eraser). it turns your iPhone into a retro-styled camera that lets you create original. each of which is used to smudge or smear an image’s pixels in order to achieve the desired impressionist-style artistic effect.49/$1. distort and scratch the surface of a film’s soft emulsion in order to dramatically alter its appearance. stylish and striking snapshots. you’ll be pleased to learn that you can effortlessly share them with others via Twitter or Facebook right from the main interface. A unique feature is the ability to change a photo’s temperature. while cold temperatures have the opposite effect. Once you’ve taken a photo. as for a very reasonable sum. On and Off ). crochet hook. dental tool. Flash is supported (Auto. You can use this practical and intuitive app to either take photographs or import existing images from your iPhone’s camera album. expressive.

This handy app has been developed to take nostalgic photographers back in time. The app certainly provides creative photographers with a whole new take on black and white and colour images. simply select your lens and start snapping. and you can opt for black and white or colour images iPhone App Directory Volume 9 115 . One of our favourites is the ORCALiber lens. and snapping great images is a breeze. There’s also a viewfinder trigger so you don’t need to waste time looking for the shutter button. and as well as shooting all photos in the traditional 6 x 7 image ratio. each of which lets you create quite different photographs. dynamic and artistic photos that are similar to those shot with a ‘real’ fisheye lens. All images are saved straight to your iPhone’s Camera Roll. they remained the professional’s choice for many years.69/$0. However. what you see in the viewfinder is what you capture. as it shoots moody black and white images. fisheye lenses initially became popular with creative photographers shooting broad landscapes. as they give images a unique and distorted appearance. and lets you quickly shoot original. and because they produced high-quality images. and it’s a whole lot easier to use than Mamiyas and Bronicas! For a start. ■ Your unique digital images are stored in the Snappr library Rating ★★★★★ ■ Frame the subject and tap the viewfinder to take the shot 6x7 Price: £0. Snappr ships with five unique fisheye lenses.Photo & Video iPhone Snappr Price: £1. there’s no need to keep swapping lenses with this virtual camera.99 Developer: Michael Hardaker Tap into the power of medium format photography The Eighties saw 35mm film soar in popularity. good old-fashioned medium format cameras never lost their appeal. Snappr is aimed at those with a passion for fisheye photography. and if you want to experience serious nostalgia. the framing grids help align horizontals and verticals. Once you’ve snapped your photos. they’re stored in Snappr and only published to your iPhone’s Camera Roll when you give the go ahead.49/$1. then check out the retro flashgun! Rating ★★★★★ ■ The 6 x 7 format was used by professional photographers for many years ■ A grid aligns the verticals. However. with SLR cameras becoming the first choice for both amateur and professional photographers.99 Developer: Revolver VOF Creative photography with a fun fisheye lens Originally developed to help meteorologists study cloud formations.

40 different filters are included. brilliant. and the app does the rest – all you have to do is pinch to zoom in or out. thus making it easy to flick between categories and find what you want quickly. everyone gets copies of all the photos that are saved to it. This ‘disposable’ extension takes the process to a whole new level by allowing you to share camera rolls with your friends so everyone’s snaps are saved to the same one roll. and the ones that you search for are laid out in neat piles. There are none of these in PowerCam. All of your own Instagram images.99 Developer: Sebastien BUET FocusTouch Add a creative depth of field to snapshots This creative app lets you add a digital SLR level of depth of field to photos taken using the built-in iPhone camera.iPhone Photo & Video Price: £0.. This is a truly essential photography app that comes laden with effects. which require a whole new standalone app elsewhere. filters and face-timers to help ensure that you always take the perfect shot. but we’re not convinced that it’s an app you will keep coming back Rating ★★★★★ 116 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Price: Free Developer: Wondershare Software Co. which let you add a professional touch to your digital images. those taken by your friends. Ltd PowerCam A feature-rich snap-app worth its weight in gold Sometimes it’s hard to believe that an app is free. Hipstamatic is a great pick-up-and-play-with photography app that allows you to take quick and easy pictures. You can also adjust the aperture in order to change the blur level of the area that is out of focus. and deep probing only serves to uncover more amazing features.69/$0. Price: Free Developer: Synthetic LLC Disposable Hipstamatic Share a camera roll with your friends As most of you will be aware. or shrink with a pinch. those that you have tagged. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: FTRD UK LTD InstaFlow Another way to explore Instagram photos This app is another companion to the popular Instagram app that lets you explore Instagram photos in a new and exciting way by using stacks of photos that you can expand with a tap. apply effects and then share them instantly. It even includes tilt-shift and colour splash features. and then when the roll is complete. Rating ★★★★★ . Simply focus on a subject. prompting you to probe it long and in order to find the hidden costs. It’s great for getting different perspectives of the same event. In a word. There’s no doubt that it sticks to its task well and delivers a useful service.

Photo & Video iPhone Price: £0.69/$0.49/$1. It’s full of useful tips that include everything from business advice to comprehensive wedding photography check and shot lists. It’s not always easy to take perfect snapshots.99 Developer: Kapow Photography Ltd Enhance your low-light and night photography Wedding Photographer’s Starter Kit NightCap If you’ve ever wanted to take photographs in low light without the use of a flash.99 Developer: Little Worlds Studio. and press the shutter button. However. be aware that longer exposure times do increase the chance of camerashake. and all you have to do is tap 'Ready Go'. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: £0. you can share your devilish charm with others on Facebook or via email. Tips include sections on composition. and a good photo editor is worth its weight in gold.99 Developer: Fernando Santos DevilBooth Matices (color intensity) Bring out the devil in you! Improve the quality of your digital snapshots You know what they say about all work and no play. you can restore the original at any time by hitting 'Reset'. as it lets you change your head into that of a fiendish demon! It’s easy to use. then you’ll be pleased to learn that this first-class app can capture up to 15 times more light than your built-in camera.99 Developer: Chris Wood Price: £1. That’s really all there is to it! As a bonus. simply place the subject in the viewfinder. Over 40 professional images are included. each sporting camera settings. sarl Price: £0.69/$0. using depth of field and offcamera flash. The app is easy to use. as well as a detailed description on how the photograph was created. Well. Use the forwardfacing camera to take a snapshot or choose an existing image. Matices (color intensity) sports a simple but polished interface with the power to edit photos in moments. and then use a finger to change the colour intensity of the image. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 117 . Use the search function to find and then load a snapshot. This means that photos taken will be brighter and of a higher quality. this entertaining app will bring out the devil in you. Rating ★★★★★ Create and run a wedding photography business This one is aimed solely at those wishing to set up and run a wedding photographer’s business.69/$0. Once manipulated.

iPhone Photo & Video Price: £1. You have full freedom to select who you want to invite to view your broadcast. such as the option to push a button to talk directly with the person who is currently broadcasting. then it will be stored and kept accessible for 24 hours. It’s a good app. save your mosaic to your iPhone. Rating ★★★★★ 118 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Rating ★★★★★ . If. well-made app. makes this a great app for those who like the process of communicating and gazing into other people’s lives. but in all honesty you probably won’t use it more than a handful of times unless you are a prolific Instagram user.49/$1. it lets you import multiple files simultaneously.69/$0. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Looxcie Price: Free Developer: Mokaza LTD LooxcieLive InstaBAM Broadcast yourself to friends and family Find nearby photos on Instagram The purpose of LooxcieLive is to stream videos from wherever you are straight to your friends and family. When you’ve finished. the cool pickup-and-snap picture-taking app. The inclusion of other features. If you fancy viewing images from Easter Island. Start by selecting a frame – they are all adaptable. then you can be warped right there. and when you’re ready. and as well as letting you back-up your password to a server (recommended because there’s no way of retrieving your images if you lose your password). If you are a regular user of Instagram. and if you have an Instagram account then you can follow local users to keep track of how they present your area through their images. It’s a great way to discover what is around you.99 Developer: Zeeshan Arif Price: £0. or share it with others via Facebook or Flickr. you’ll need to invest in an app that encrypts and password-protects your image files. Tap another grid. Moreover. This superb and innovative app really does bring out your creative side. but somewhat let down by the presence of banner ads. PhotoShield Pro does exactly this. This companion app lets you search for uploaded photographs that have been taken close to your location. and there are plenty of patterns available. then you will like this. you can also search for images taken anywhere in the world – either use the built-in Google Map and drop a pin. and repeat the process. they are unable to view the feed at the time it is streamed. for any reason.99 Developer: David Boyes PhotoShield Pro PicFrame Password-protect your digital images Create a mosaic from different photos Do you want to keep your photos secure and away from prying eyes? If so. Spend a moment adjusting it to suit your preferences. It’s an easy-to-use. tap a grid and choose a snapshot to add to it. or enter place names into the search engine. for example.

It’s easily accessible via a clean and intuitive interface. providing facilities to take images and edit them. This app helps you produce clean.R.O.T. which is packed full of breathtaking imagery. and thousands more for editing whatever you capture to improve the contrast. It’s a stylish. or to just frame it attractively before sharing it. and include the preservation of details and edges. Simon Stock is a highly acclaimed and multi award-winning photographer who has ventured to the furthest corners of the world in search of striking imagery for prestigious clients and personal projects. A visual journey through photography at its finest A robotic editing app that saves you time and effort If you’re in search of some photographic enlightenment.R. Somehow. rotate it and crop it before experimenting with photo effects and frames. smooth and noise-free images. What this app does is edit together all your clips and apply all kinds of fancy effects to jazz them up without you having to lift a finger. And we have to say that the results are stunning. Features are myriad. and the noise level slider can be adjusted to suit your preferences. what to zoom in on.O.I. when to freeze the action and so on. including chroma. so download it and enjoy the spectacle. and an undesirable by-product of image capture.K.49/$1.K.99 Developer: Sylwester Los Noise Master Create noise-free digital images Image noise is a random variation of brightness or colour information. If you are happy with the results – and you will be – you can share your montages and palm them off as your own workmanship. A great app for anyone whose spare time is at a premium. You can adjust the brightness and contrast. as well as the ability to remove all types of photo noise. and any images you edit can be saved back to your camera roll or uploaded to sites such as Facebook. as well as a rundown of the awards that Stock has accumulated. Price: Free Developer: BeFunky AS BeFunky Photo Editor Quick and easy photo editing on your iPhone The Photo & Video category of the App Store is undoubtedly one of the most popular. Flickr or the BeFunky site. with thousands of apps for taking pictures.I. It softens and eliminates wrinkles in portrait shots. minimalistic app. contrast. the app knows when it is effective to speed up and slow down footage. low light and film grain. Step forward V. then try this app. Also included are contact details and a biography. This app performs both of these tasks. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 119 .T. or saturation. improve the hue and saturation. and this app lets you peruse his various photos and videos via category and sit back and enjoy slideshows. sharpen it up. The chances are that you have a small cluster of video clips on your device that you never actually do anything with due to time constraints or lack of knowledge of editing software. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Simon Lunt Simon Stock Price: Free Developer: New Photographers Burning Factory Ltd V.Photo & Video iPhone Price: £1.

and Flixlab does the rest.49/$1. This app lets you store all your photos (whatever the location) in one place. Don’t be put off because it’s free. The whole process feels great. The app is easy to use and works very well. Digital photography lets you be creative and with a little practise. As such this is hard to recommend.99 Developer: Sehwan Kim The somewhat clunky name of this app refers to the architecture practice based in Clerkenwell. and if you want to head back to photography’s roots then there’s no better way. You can change the number of sides from four to ten. choose a theme (anything from Halloween to card wipes and fades). Photos can be emailed. yet satisfying app in which you can paste your pictures onto a wide range of templates for comical effect.iPhone Photo & Video Price: Free Developer: Woobius Lrd Price: £1.99 Developer: Julia Chebikina Price: Free Developer: Mohamed Mohamed Price: £0. The only downsides are the time it can take to upload and the average audio quality of the finished videos. as well as other notable events that have taken place recently. London.99/$2. either from your phone or a friend’s Facebook video. This app lets you take your skills a step further and optimises photos with special effects. It’s a useful app because you can peruse the pictures taken through apps such as Instagram in the same place as your default camera app pictures. LLC The majority of us store photos in multiple locations. It’s occasionally let down by the low quality of the iPhone’s camera. whose works include.69/$0. innovative design. There are various categories. This app is a celebration of their constructional mastery and showcases projects completed in the past two years. For example. It’s pretty much a one trick pony though and pales into great indifference next to the more advanced camera apps that cater for all of your fish-eyed needs while offering plenty more besides. Definitely worth the download fee. the brilliant Angel Building in London. This charming app from Brett Gibson effortlessly turns your iPhone into a hi-tech kaleidoscope. This app is essentially a ‘fisheye’ or wide-angle lens that takes in a broad. SuperAlbum Rating ★★★★★ 120 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 KaleidaCam Rating ★★★★★ Flixlab Rating ★★★★★ SwankoLab Rating ★★★★★ . You can then access and browse them without an internet connection. as well as buy more through in-app purchases. open a picture and then rotate and pinch to scale it down into the hollowed-out space and make it look. It’s an incredibly simple app that allows you to create videos with very little effort. Simply choose the images or videos you want to use. but KaleidaCam remains a pleasant timewaster that does exactly what it promises. Your results can be saved and shared online. the app is well produced and easy to navigate.99 Developer: Art & Mobile Price: £1. among many other projects. From the developers of the popular Hipstamatic comes an app that brings retro photo development to your phone. Tumblr. Flixlab is a great little app that makes creating videos and slideshows amazingly easy.99 Developer: Synthetic. making it easy to sort and share images. As you would expect from a firm that delivers sleek. upload it to the likes of Twitter. you can generate some really thought-provoking images. photos then Face/Off is a simple. HD interface has been fully opimised for retina display and the app uses advanced photo optimisation math algorithms to allow you to manipulate your images. Add chemicals in different amounts to your tray to create different looks for your snaps. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Camera Photo PRO Face/Off + for iPhone 4 If you like having fun with Rating ★★★★★ FishEye Toy Camera Rating ★★★★★ Price: £0.99 Developer: Brett Gibson Price: Free Developer: Flixlab Price: £1. or choose from pre-made formulas.69/$0. you may have uploaded some to Facebook and others to Picasa or Flickr. You can save different chemical concoctions for later use. Facebook. and once a photo has been taken. like you are Captain Jack Sparrow. for example. although you will have to upgrade to the full version of the app to enjoy.49/$1. including Movies & Celebs. Military Forces and Kids & Babies and you simply pick a template. Posterous and deviantArt – so you can easily share your gorgeous-looking creations with the world. and also saved to a photo album. panoramic and hemispherical image. The simple. select some music from your library. Snap an image and you can add up to ten different and very creative colour filter effects. You can use the camera to take snapshots or choose to load and then manipulate existing images. then shake the chemicals over the image with your finger to reveal your final product. Flickr.

so why not add this particular string to your iPhone’s photographic bow? This is a competition app for Instagram that lets you participate in usergenerated challenges. You can customise the grid lines with different colours and even add one of six filter effects. such as this photo project. Funny Not every app has to have a purpose. There are four different styles of string available to accommodate pretty much any photo orientation and you can create custom captions and labels with a variety of different fonts. this app isn’t available for Mac (though there are alternatives). with their eyes closed (for some reason…) and by tapping on each photo you can view the fullscreen version.99 Developer: Ratheesh TR Faceworx 3D is a clever PC app that allows you to create 3D images out of 2D pictures like. Three types of colour are applied to make the app work – infrared is the first stage the green visible ray amplification is added before the grey infrared rays that amplify the heat. get a mini bio on each subject and then view the location of their workplace in Google Maps. Obviously the depth of enjoyment is impossible to glean from novelty apps such as this. A useful app if you have access to the software and possess files of your own. Sadly. easy to use and very cheap. it’s a whole lot cheaper! Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ PhotoString PhotoVote Spiral Photo Caption StarLight Scope Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 121 . Customer reviews are mixed but some of the images are of acceptable quality. transforming your flat features into a 3D game character. This fun app has one function and that’s to let you take distorted snapshots and video clips. Great fun and a bargain at the price. making it hard to recommend as an inspired purchase. The name of this app comes from a Japanese oriented club event in LA. but this free app for iPhone allows you to view your Faceworx 3D files on your device. what it essentially allows you to do is take photos and then add captions to the live images. but it is essentially just a free gallery app for uploading pics. earning rewards and fame along the way. As a bonus. you just tap the frame and it’s done and the app lets you take photos frame by frame and then split them with gridlines to create your own photographic storyboard. but it’s sure to be able to raise a laugh or two. You can upload your own images to specific categories or just vote on other people’s pictures. Aimed squarely at those who wish to take photographs in darkness. you can also share your favourites via Twitter or Facebook. artists and Illustrators) are photographed within their working spaces. this night vision scope is designed to amplify available light. but is there a point to it? No. You can add captions before or after you have taken an image and then save it to your Camera Roll. If you’re into creative photography. without having to go through a separate app to perform this function. Some video cam Price: £0. If you don’t have any files of your own to download then you are limited to viewing samples from the gallery only. In it.69/$0. but severely limited if you don’t. Capturing images is easy.69/$0. creating your own categories and watching users post images that fit in with your ethos is strangely satisfying. but regardless of the slightly confused origins of this app.99 Developer: Bucket çLabs Price: Free Developer: Paolo Belletti Price: £0. It certainly answers a question we never asked and we dully expect to see the feature incorporated into an iOS sometime soon. can exist purely for existence's sake. That said. It works remarkably well and you’ll see the image change as you move closer or further away from the subject. It’s fun. but no substitute for a dedicated night vision scope. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Faceworx 3D Viewer Grid Lens Inneres Auge Milano New skinny booth camera. Inc Price: £0. email it or share it via a text message. It’s a good way to see how other people have used the Instagram app to inspire and stay involved in the photographic community.99 Developer: Jiangang Zhu Price: Free Developer: Achim Hoth Price: Free Developer: Atup.69/$0.69/$0. this innovative app will let you take snapshots with each frame divided by grid lines.99 Developer: sazanami This is an app to help you string together sequences of photographs and then share them on social networking apps such as Facebook or Twitter. creative types based in Milan (including song writers. presumably quicker than if you were to upload each image individually. hat makers. but then again. It’s quite a novel app that oozes class. It’s clever for sure. for example.Photo & Video iPhone Price: Free Developer: LOOXIS GmbH Price: £0.

The bigger the community gets. The app uses a combination of GPS social networking and a selection of mini-games to allow you to socialise at the same time as taking on challenges set by other players. Win. Play games and hunt treasure with those around you The likes of Twitter and Facebook have taken the world by storm. This adds a nice competitive nature. All of these diamonds are usergenerated. where you seek out diamonds on the map. GeoSocials is a new way to do that. GeoSocials – Play. Real life rewards and discounts can also follow. It’s from the leaderboards that you can seek out players. but at the same time interact with those around us who could be in the same position. we get stuck at a train station and find ourselves looking for ways to pass the time. This leads to the Treasure Hunt section. and you can place them yourself.iPhone Social Networking Social Networking Price: Free Developer: XLabz Technologies Pvt. view full profiles and add them as friends. Rating ★★★★★ Top Free Apps Twittelator Neue ★★★★★ ScanMe Barcode ★★★★★ CoolApp for Google+ ★★★★ Voxer WalkieTalkie PTT ★★★★★ TransFire XP ★★★★★ Yiip Voice Messenger ★★★★★ ■ Use the map to seek out treasure near you HeyTell ★★★★ ■ Use the dashboard to navigate Pick of the section GPSfriend ★★★★ 122 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 . each representing potential points should you complete the set challenge. with leaderboards for local and global scores. Ltd. the more points you can get hold of. Socialize. and there are now a whole host of app options to help keep us social and in touch with our friends and family wherever we may be Top Paid Apps Every so often.

but some attempt to be different and bring new features to the party.Social Networking iPhone ■ There is great flexibility within the settings ■ Trends are up to date and displayed clearly Price: £1. Twittelator Neue certainly looks unusual and at first feels very different to the majority of Twitter iPhone clients. with nice touches including the ability to tap a music icon when composing a tweet to display the title of the currently playing track and album art.99 Developer: Stone Design Corp Twittelator Neue – Twitter Client for iOS 5 A new take on Twitter There are literally hundreds of Twitter mobile clients available. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 123 . ReadItLater and other services. The Timeline Photos feature lets you ‘see’ discussion topics rather than just read them. With support for multiple timelines. you start to realise that the visual tweaks are designed to do more than make the interface look pleasant. Some of the features may take you too far from the familiar Twitter experience. It is effectively a Twitter client for everyone thanks to the flexible settings and can be as visually simplistic as you like. but it is true to say that serious Twitter users will benefit the most from the advanced features. website previews and the ability to share content with Instapaper. The clever way the timelines bounce and flex when scrolled works very well because it acts as a visual cue when you reach the end of the list. but you can customise it in a variety of ways and set it up exactly how you would like. it’s hard to see what is missing in this client. This could sound like a negative.99/$2. and the use of photos in the timelines is exceptional. but once familiarity beckons. and once you are used to it. the majority of which perform the basic social networking tasks. you will wonder why every Twitter app doesn’t include visual interpretations of tweets. The differences are also deeper. This is a one-step solution for a task that millions of Twitter ■ You can tweet music tracks automatically users undertake every day and highlights the thought that has been given to the features.

and everyone can chip in with comments and witty retort almost instantaneously. send them out instantly and write text messages. photos and location messages to a single recipient or groups of friends – and they. which is a bonus. as it will not eat into your data plan. or pick up the transmission later. and you can connect via Facebook or message anyone in your Contacts list. You simply invite a group of friends to begin communicating. This means you aren’t limited to communicating with fellow iPhone users – the app operates between iPhones. meaning it can be downloaded for any smartphone. as it won’t cost you a penny! 124 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 ■ The interface is clean. if you like to talk and share media but do not want to pay for the privilege of doing so. Perhaps the best thing about Voxer Walkie-Talkie PTT is that it is a cross-platform app. then this is a great money saver that does not cost a penny to download. It’s a very simple process with a wide range of uses. Android phones and BlackBerry devices. not least the fact that it allows you to communicate absolutely free. A large button can be depressed to allow you to talk and send audio. when you can transform your iPhone into a walkie-talkie? Operating over Wi-Fi. this app questions. and there are also buttons to let you take photos in-app. Push notifications will alert you or your friends to new messages. should you waste time on phone calls and voicemails. We found it particularly good for relaying banter to and fro while watching a football match. especially if you are using it over Wi-Fi. Rating ★★★★★ ■ Simply press the large button at the bottom of the screen to talk freely – quite literally. in turn. Voxer Walkie-Talkie PTT – we’re not too sure what the last bit means – allows you to send instant audio. can either listen to or respond instantly. text. So. 3G and any other data network. text and pictures .iPhone Social Networking Price: Free Developer: Voxer LLC Voxer Walkie-Talkie PTT Turn your phone into a walkie-talkie Why. allowing you to set up discussions with ease ■ You can link up with friends and share audio. The interface is uncluttered – there aren’t even any intrusive ads peppering the screen – and easy to use. The app works very well and performs all of its functions faultlessly.

Rating ★★★★★ ■ You can follow the posts of other users exactly as you would in Twitter ■ Content can be easily filtered to find what you want iPhone App Directory Volume 9 125 . and the interface is very simple and easy to use. ‘Quote’ and so on. jokes and ramblings without being restricted to the 140 characters that Twitter imposes. you’ll be able to scan for other devices and connect for a conversation. You have complete freedom to choose who you connect with and who. Scouring the posts of other users indicates that the user base is a sensitive lot who weave words majestically in poems about self-harming and isolation. ■ The process will display all Bluetooth-enabled devices within a 50-metre radius ■ Linked lets you send unlimited free messages via Bluetooth Rating ★★★★★ Opuss Price: Free Developer: Seamonster Ltd A tweeting app that lets you write as much as you want This app is a neat way to digest people’s thoughts and feelings and post your own ideas.Social Networking iPhone Linked Price: Free Developer: Gordon MacLeod A quick and easy Bluetooth messaging app Linked is a Bluetooth messaging service that allows you to connect to nearby friends – up to 50 metres away – and send free text messages between devices. There is no limit on the number of messages you can send using the service and. can connect with you. ‘Poem’. post and share your own comments within the growing community. The interface is very sophisticated and slick. It champions good writing. and can write. The interface itself may be somewhat bland and devoid of excitement. and finding content to read is never a problem thanks to a ‘Find’ feature that breaks down posted content into ‘Joke’. As long as the app is installed on all devices. trains and buses. and Bluetooth is enabled through your Settings app. making it an ideal way to communicate with others offline without the need for a Wi-Fi signal. strangely for a free app. in turn. so if you are in need of inspiration or uplifting prose then it’s a great download that deserves to grow into something epic. no intrusive ads to generate revenue. making it an effective communication tool to use on planes. but nobody can deny that the app does its job well. which is balanced with original and witty jokes. You simply create your own account and can then go about reading other people’s posts and following them.

iPhone Social Networking Blogger Price: Free Developer: Google Mobile Convenient blogging on the go? Fine. but flawed ■ You can write and post new blog updates from anywhere Just trying to log-in to this app sent us on an annoying merry-go-round of Google web screens from which we were never able to escape and actually use the app proper for a while. ■ As well as new text posts you can also take pictures in-app Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Third Axis Ltd ScanMe Barcode Distribute your Facebook profile info This clever app allows people to obtain your social network information with ease by generating a unique QR code that they can scan on their phones. It doesn’t need any other elements to be an effective and essential app. you can scan other people’s codes from within the app and build up a database of contacts. once you actually have a blog up and running then this app allows you to update it on the move by publishing new updates. The upshot is that the only way to successfully use this app on your iPhone is to first set up an online blog that you can register (you can’t actually create one in-app) – so make sure you do that to avoid similar frustrations to ours. If you want to edit your words prior to publishing then you can also save your posts as drafts to check through them later and view lists of your saved and published posts. If you have multiple blogs then you can also switch between them easily. You can build and add to your code by going to ScanMe. pictures. You initially log in using your Facebook profile and within seconds a barcode will be created and stored on the main page of the app. We won’t try to hide the fact that logging into the app was problematic.com and factor in as much detail as you want others to see. then users use a QR scanner on their device to read and store the info. as it manages that effortlessly by providing a service that will forever do away with pieces of paper and indecipherable phone numbers scrawled on your hand. but it provides a decent service once you are in. 126 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 ■ Once your code has been generated it will stay on the main screen of the app for others to scan ■ Scan other people’s codes in-app Rating ★★★★★ . labels and location information. Plus. It’s a quick and convenient way to relay your details to other people. Mercifully.

As much as this looks like an app that recreates a common task performed elsewhere. It performs exactly the same task in that it lets you track friends and family and does so using the built-in GPS and Google Maps. The interface is nice and simple. and the integrated geo location feature makes it handy for finding lost friends and guiding them to your destination. this app also works well as a walkie talkie and intercom. it is an example of how some iPhone apps have the ability to improve on popular services with just a few positive tweaks. What’s more. but the name makes it sound like a naff battle cry from Street Fighter II. HeyTell is a surprisingly decent means to send and receive free voice messages between users. Push Notifications are used to convey the arrival of new messages and the sound quality and standard of service is good. Rating ★★★★★ ■ There are a host of additional features that you are able to add as in-app purchases ■ The map view will look familiar ■ The main settings screen is easy to set up and use ■ An integrated geo location feature lets you track your friends on a map iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 127 . and for whatever reason this also makes it work very quickly. GPSfriend looks very much like Google Latitude. there are some significant differences that make it a compelling alternative. However. is that the membership system brings more privacy to the service. you just select other HeyTell users from your contacts list (if they don’t have the app currently installed then you can send them a message inviting them to become a user) and then hold down a button to record and send whatever audio dialogue you want. only to discover that all of the best names have been taken. You have to know a username to track someone and this should mean that data is not shared without your prior knowledge. Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Voxilate HeyTell Communicate for free with this voice message app It must be somewhat disheartening when you’ve got a good idea for an app and then you see the project through to near completion.69/$0. The interface leans more towards a membership system and this makes it easier to use and to set up. and perhaps the major benefit.99 Developer: Aaron Jones GPSfriend A secure alternative to Google Latitude At first glance.Social Networking iPhone Price: £0. On top of this.

In fact. this is definitely the place to come. The bright. and Other Animal Lovers A simple way to share your calendar with friends If you want to synchronise your comings and goings with friends then Calendarised is a simple app that lets you create events for a calendar and then share it easily with friends via Facebook. share training tips. It’s a handy app with a multitude of uses. CoolApp for Google+ was made for you.69/$0. has a pleasing interface and includes most of the features that you get in the official mobile app.com website.99 Developer: Minh Nguyen Price: Free Developer: iTunes S. get news feeds and enter group discussions. Rating ★★★★★ 128 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Find My Friends tracks devices belonging to your friends and family so that you can see where they are in relation to you and perhaps hook up for coffee. and post your tales. notifying your sports team and much more. post questions. friendly interface is easy to use and there is a thriving community for you to dive straight into and spread the animal love. If you use Google+. and adding events and monitoring those of your friends is an absolute breeze. And if your friends don’t own iOS devices then they can still access your calendar by visiting the calendarised.r.a. Using iOS 5. You can also choose to share your location for a limited period with a group of friends – great for keeping together at packed music festivals. Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Gummy Media Ltd Calendarised Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Narvii Inc Pets Amino A Community for Dog. Cat. Rating ★★★★★ . the Pets Amino app lets you share pictures of your pet with fellow enthusiasts. the display is cleaner than the Google offering and would work very well for anyone who only uses one account at a time. and you should definitely check this offering out. planning events. but it actually includes the ability to manage up to five accounts at the same time. CoolApp for Google+ Find My Friends Perfect for the serious Google+ user Pinpoint the location of your friends and family At first glance this app looks like a mere container for a Google+ account.l. The interface is clean and easy to use. It’s good for managing work shifts. you simply sign in using the same Apple ID that you use to access your iCloud and then send requests to friends to see their location on a map. The app itself is extremely well designed and easy to navigate – the only question we have is why was it not included as standard with the iOS 5 update? If you love your pet and want to meet like-minded animal lovers all across the world. To track owners with the same breed as you.iPhone Social Networking Price: £0. share knowledge.

chat away.Social Networking iPhone Price: Free Developer: Darling Dash Limited Cupple Intimate digital sharing with your loved one Designed for people in a relationship to easily stay in touch when apart by sharing intimate thoughts and feelings. we think. Price: Free Developer: Discoveredd Ltd Discoveredd Catalogue images of objects that inspire you Discoveredd is. for all intents and purposes. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 129 . When you find your favourite one you can donate money through the app. this app uses text conversations instead of camera feeds – you simply tap on an online user and. we struggle to think of anything we would like to do less than gaze at someone else’s random collection of cut and pasted images that mean zilch to you. The object is to save and organise images that inspire and have some sort of significance in your life. a digital scrapbook app. if you need some The purpose of this app is to provide a quick and easy platform to donate money to your favourite charities. should they agree to natter. Whoopee! Frankly. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Polestar Digital Media Ltd giveonthemobile Price: Free Developer: Natter Ltd Natter An easier way to donate money to charity The place to find new friends. simple and far easier than going through websites or phoning in. It gains ‘social networking’ status by allowing you to follow your friends and have a good gander at the images that inspire them. It uses push notifications to alert you to new messages and it’s an effective means of hooking up with one special person instead of singling out a particular person within your social network apps. posting each other pictures and tracking each other’s location. A companion to the Natter website. Through the app you can register yourself as a fundraiser and browse through the various charities by category. reducing the time it takes to give money as the process is quick. There are no revolutionary features that should dissuade you from going through your default Messages app. If you have room in your life for more friends then this is a friendly and warm environment for meeting new people. If you like to chat (or ‘natter’) then the Natter app allows you to gas away to randoms and earn points while doing it. One for hoarders only.

The app enables you to share new entries through social networking sites. It seems like the whole world is now tweeting and this app sports a cool interface that rather cleverly reads your tweets out loud. and we certainly found no problems. you can even have your Loccit diary printed as a hardcover book to keep as a souvenir! Searching for deals is easy these days. Adding (or spotting) a new location is easy. or any. or showing much interest in attending. Maybe in the future things will get better.69/$0. or flag up cool places for others to see. you can find and follow friends. and the ability to send images. It’s like a party that professes to be the coolest.99 Developer: The Application Cubby LLC Spottd isn’t the first app to offer a way to share what’s going on around you. built-in editor. no one is attending. The app outlines hotspots for you to take over by capturing the most shots. But right now. such as meal offers at restaurants or cheap cinema tickets. It promises clear calls. as a bit of fun. From the App Store spiel we glean that this is some kind of beauty rating app in which you capture and post a photo of yourself and then face off in a superficial beauty competition against other users. the areas of use for the app are currently very limited. so you’ll know exactly what’s for sale and where quickly and simply. Like any other social service. Yiip Voice Messenger adds a social element to recording and sharing sounds using your iPhone’s built-in microphone. and including extra details such as a category or photos is easier still. It really depends how into Twitter you are and how keen you are to absorb every last hastily-typed word. Loccit is a great app for those who love to keep a diary. but we found that nobody is using this app. deals in the UK. or fill you with dread that our nation’ s airwaves don’t produce quite enough of that already. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Capture the Flag – by Snapr Loccit Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Naver Japan Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: FitFinder Ltd Price: Free Developer: Qwip. Inc Price: Free Developer: Dondon Vizcayno Price: £0. It’s a great way to discover new things. verify it. It’s not the first social service for sound recordings. Now. mosthappening party to end all parties. Skype has proved itself to be one of the most essential online services around. LINE lets you send free text messages and make free calls via Android or iPhone. though. and then start adding contacts. including the ability to chat with more than one person. and has served people well over the years. All secrets can be kept safe and updated directly on your iOS device. and you’re invited to share your snaps over more popular sites. Signing up is easy – you tap in your mobile number. Unfortunately. and could help you save money. presumably in order to spread the word. sometimes thoughtless. the mere thought of this will either generate soft tingles of anticipation at hearing the. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Spottd 130 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Yiip Voice Messenger Appztr FaceRank Tweet Speaker – Listen to Twitter . You create your own account and can then search for other users based on location or name – but you’ll probably not find anyone. but it’s always nice to see a new app come about that allows us to find cheaper things faster. or keep them personal and private. One of the coolest features that Spottd has is the ability to search deals that are nearby. but that’s not to say it’s the only choice. However. it is one of the best designed apps of this kind we’ve seen. Inc Qwiqq LINE Capture the Flag is a social networking app that tries to make a game out of snapping locations and uploading them to score points for your tribe. Combine and document all your favourite memories and photos from personal diary entries and online social networking posts. while this is a great idea. ramblings of those you follow read aloud.iPhone Social Networking Price: Free Developer: Snapr Ltd Price: Free Developer: ML4D Ltd Price: Free Developer: Qwiqq. Sounds sort of okay in principle. All you have to do is create an account and begin making entries. You can even add effects and manipulate recordings thanks to a powerful. listen to their recordings (or ‘Yiips’) and record your own. except us. meaning that you’re unlikely to find many. but it does focus on what people are saying rather than music they’ve created – like a spoken Facebook status. or even many places in the US. Qwiqq aims to do this by allowing deals to be uploaded and geo-tagged. There are some nice touches present within the app. leaving your portrait floating in some sort of perpetual online limbo.

99 Developer: Arthursoft studios Ltd TransFire XP is essentially an instant messaging app – of which there are hundreds of thousands – but with a big difference. The translations are instantaneous and.99 Developer: Anil Mohan Price: Free Developer: Octavian Costache Price: Free Developer: BSquared apps Heart to Find is a device to find people near you who share the same interests. correct.49/$1. The desire to cater for all teams does reduce the depth of information. and there are plenty of free football news services that can be accessed online or come with their own companion apps. You start off by completing a profile. so it may be worth waiting for a few updates to see if the matter is addressed.99 Developer: TNT Creations Price: Free Developer: Tweetsport Ltd Price: £0. paying out for an app that does what the main apps should do as standard is hard to swallow. That’s kind of it. Fantastic. This app allows you to create a group of ‘tagees’ and then monitor where they are on a map. This vampiric app sucks content from your friends’ Facebook posts and pastes it into its own domain. not more than one sport at a time) and tabs at the bottom of the screen filter your posts further – one such category allows you to view all the posts by actual players. to perhaps something a little more intimate or serious. It offers information such as stadium plans. And. Future updates are promised by the developer soon so hopefully it’ll be fleshed out into something a little more engaging.99 Developer: oluwaseun ojo Price: £1.69/$0. You only need to log on once to each service and after that. for you to view with ease and comment on. which is undoubtedly what saves this app from being completely throw-away. For the life of us we can’t fathom why this is a good thing – why not just scroll through the content on Facebook like normal? It allows you to add captions to your own images to post but.49/$1. despite the fact that you’ll never have enough minutes in the day to read them all.0. to be honest. links to official sites and the latest league tables.Social Networking iPhone Price: Free Developer: Cartsen Sander Price: £0. really. If you have friends or colleagues on the other side of the world that speak a different language to you then you can type a message in your native language and then get it instantly translated into another language before sending. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Heart to Find Rating ★★★★★ InstaCaster Pic Spree TagUp Price: £1. But although it provides a very clear service. although we found it tricky to locate anyone near us. We found this a bit tacky and devoid of users. If you’re a fan of social networking. but the interface is pretty bland and devoid of features in version 1. though. If you want to open the floodgates for a deluge of sports-related Twitter posts from all around the world then this app will merrily thrust them at you. it is a decent digest that can be enjoyed during those inevitable lulls in play. This app is little more than a list of tips that are split into separate sections for men. there just doesn’t seem to be much point to it at all. so it’s hard to justify paying out money for this. That said. The information is limited and it is arguably priced too high for the limited content. We suppose it does serve a purpose and would prove handy for paintballing teams and orienteering groups to track the position of your teammates. much of the prized content is stuff that you really already know – like you know that lying when attempting to woo a partner isn’t the best cul-de-sac to drive down. you’ll like this app. A compass is then displayed that will highlight anyone nearby with similar interests. women and single people. as it provides clutter-free broadcasting to Facebook and Twitter. It can even act as a simple phrase translator. but for now we feel it is just a no-frills app with limited uses. featuring only the photos.69/$0. regardless of the fact that this is free. Definitely one for the social networking fanatic who has everything. You can filter your content by specific types of sport (though. but sometimes we just can’t help ourselves! Just listen to your own hearts and go forth and multiply! Fanzone is a simple app designed to cater for fans of all English football teams. including your age and nickname and then finish off by outlining the kinds of things you are interested in doing. we presume. broadcasting updates is quick and easy. Twitter users in particular will appreciate the URL shortening capability. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ TransFire XP Tweetsport 700 iTips for Singles and Couples Fanzone iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 131 . strangely. from walking or going out for dinner. making this a brilliant free app to sit on your Home screen.

meaning you’re never going to get caught out by a game that starts prematurely. The scoreboard loads instantly with the app. Inside the app’s settings. there is an app to suit the sports-person. From catching up on the latest news to improving your own sporting technique. Whenever a player scores. You can even export these from the main menu via email. or tweet a score if you want to broadcast it to the rest of the world. club and handicap. the coach and the spectator. There’s no learning curve here and. simply tap on their scoreboard. Take a look at the following pages… Top Paid Apps FixtureBox ★★★★★ Coach’s Eye ★★★★ Putter King Adventure Golf ★★★★ Top Free Apps PlayUp – Where Sport Gets Social ★★★★ Court Buddy ★★★★ Snow Resort! ★★★★ Pick of the section FISHMARX ★★★★★ 132 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Approach Tennis ★★★★ ■ Heading into the app’s settings allows you to change match details ■ Scoring in Court Buddy is as simple as tapping on your iPhone’s screen Price: Free Developer: Dark Peak Digital Limited Court Buddy Keep track of squash scores Designed to replicate traditional paper scoring cards. Court Buddy is a simple app that serves its purpose well. Rating ★★★★★ . Court Buddy allows you to track squash and UK racketball on your iPhone using an extremely simple tap-to-score interface. you can change details like player name. The only improvement would be an option to remove the ads. it certainly includes just about every feature you’d require in this situation. although basic.iPhone Sports Sports Take your favourite sports team obsession to another level and keep track of their every move with your iPhone. as well as the match venue name to ensure that you’ve got a solid record of every game.

Sports iPhone ■ Every video you record is stored until you’ve reviewed or deleted it ■ Reviewed videos can be shared via several outlets. a player out of position or a run about to be made by a player – using the wheel menu. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 133 . now there is an app to take their obsession to the next level. as opposed to filming on another camera and then importing it into this app later. You can then draw and highlight different things within your video – for example. or via email. it also means having your iPhone at the ready at all times. with a scrolling button that allows you to move through the footage in slow-motion. Once you’ve finished your analysis. as it does feel like a restriction that could limit usage slightly. boxes or other shapes within your footage. Coach’s Eye is a video app that allows you to get analytical with what you record – for example. for personal use. it can be saved to the Reviewed section where you can go back to it at any point Price: £2. including social networks and sites like YouTube ■ Once you’ve analysed your video. The app comes with screen-drawing abilities similar to those you see on TV coverage of most sports these days. as well as share them through social media sites like Twitter and Facebook. your son’s football game – and point out the key plays.99 Developer: TechSmith Corporation Coach’s Eye Become the sporting pundit you’ve always wanted to be There are plenty of dads out there who coach their kids’ sports teams. but nonetheless there will still be those obsessive coaches who will go over their team’s work with Coach’s Eye. which potentially makes this app suitable for use in presentations. and maybe take it a bit too seriously. which does mean a fair amount of planning ahead is needed when you want to analyse your team’s plays. The controls for editing and analysing what you’ve captured are very straightforward. you can save your videos to the Reviewed section of the app and go back to them at any time. There is a slowmotion button you can use if you don’t want to manually slow down the footage. This is a shame. making this advanced feature very easy to use. which allows you to draw freehand or place arrows. but scaled down so you can take it with you on your iPhone. Of course. Well.99/$4. The only real drawback with the app is that you can’t upload pre-recorded videos into Coach’s Eye.

unlock new holes.99 Developer: Putter King LLC Air your sporting opinions A fun miniature golf game When it comes to sport. providing the perfect forum to indulge in a spot of light-hearted banter with like-minded fans. LLC PlayUp – Where Putter King Sport Gets Social Adventure Golf Price: £1. Whether those opinions are formed by a longstanding love for a particular team or fuelled by misguided media interpretations. and the challenges continue to create a title with much longevity built-in. you can share your best scores. and includes 27 holes and three game modes.iPhone Sports Price: Free Developer: PLAYUP USA. but also enhances the actual gameplay. such as a football match.99/$2. to start flinging your comments out there to a selected group of mates or in a newly created open room. but it can also provide much entertainment on a phone if the game has been designed with care and attention. everyone has an opinion. All major sports are covered and within a sporting category you can pinpoint a specific game to comment on – which makes for some lively debate. This free app lets you log in via Facebook and then target a specific sporting event. Miniature golf is fun when played with friends and family. The good news is that Putter King Adventure Golf most certainly has been. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ ■ The characters and holes have been carefully thought out ■ Virtually every major sport is covered from across the world 134 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 ■ The graphics are cute . The 3D-style environment helps to create an atmosphere that not only looks enticing. There is little missing in this game. The physics in particular feel more realistic than they normally do in miniature golf games. everyone likes to chip in – and PlayUp is the perfect platform for it. You can even design your own holes and have the chance to see them featured in future versions of the game. It’s good fun and very well produced. especially if you’re commenting on a live football match as it is going on. and the fact that there are some cute characters to play with will make it an ideal time-waster for children as well.

given that there’s a calendar of events included. the Rangers FC app is about more than the here and now. but they are found alongside guides to the tides. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £2. part calendar app. as well as view the town’s official Twitter feed and latest news.uk Price: Free Developer: Netguides Limited A guide to the home of yachting ■ All the details included in the app are in-depth.Sports Cowes. ■ The fixture list that welcomes you to the app is fully interactive. There is clearly a split in this app when it comes to target market. you will find a list of all the previous managers of the club. with a Media section containing video updates direct from Rangers.co. with match facts and full reports ■ The Club section contains the club’s history Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 135 . On the main menu you can learn about the town and harbour. Cowes. and cover the town from every angle ■ There is a vast variety of information on offer in the Cowes app iPhone Pretty comprehensive when it comes to the town and its famous surrounding waters. Clearly this app will do well around the time of Cowes Week.99/$4. and a biography of their time in charge. showing detailed diagrams on how to correctly approach the busy harbour by sea.co. Scrolling further down this page. Using the menu bar at the bottom of the screen. Some of the navigation sections are surprisingly in-depth. Rangers FC The heart of Scotland’s most successful club While the main menu might display a fixture list of the current season. as there are features like these that seem to cater to tourists. which you’re unlikely to miss should you download it. This nostalgic section of the app will appeal to all football fans with a penchant for history. There is a full squad list as well as a news feed containing the latest print stories on the club.99 Developer: Dynamically Loaded Ltd. harbour layout and even buoy positions that suggest the app would be a handy tool for any sailor. including how to get to it on the Isle of Wight from mainland England. you can access comprehensive information on the history of the club. with the Glasgow side’s entire past broken down into different eras for you to read through. but beside this there are all the multimedia features you’d expect from an official football club app.uk is part visitor guide.

a key part of success when studying Jeet Kune Do. because you can monitor everything from the type of equipment used by each player such as balls and wrist supports to contact information like phone numbers and specific locations.99/$4. but it is a good example of the detail that has been built in to many specialist iPhone apps. BowlSheet 2 will be right up your alley. the app interface is a no-frills space. That is far from the whole story. down to the finer points of correct stance and measuring up your opponent. Aimed at newcomers. will be of interest to anyone keen on martial arts or Lee himself.99 Developer: Martial Apps Ltd JKD Learn the moves of Bruce Lee JKD. from the basics of attack and defence. Some will view it as over the top in the way it is implemented. The level of tracking is incredibly detailed and will suit professional bowlers and those who coach the game. if you’ll excuse the pun. The app is built around instructional videos. but at its simplest level it can also be used by anyone who plays the occasional game. however. an app dedicated to the martial art practice Jeet Kune Do.iPhone Sports BowlSheet 2 Price: £8. It covers every conceivable area of monitoring a game and even goes to the level of letting you input the type of shot you made and the resultant score. 136 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 ■ The in-app menus keep things simple and allow you to try out different aspects of the fighting style ■ There are six main categories to the app Rating ★★★★★ . founded by the legendary Bruce Lee.99/$12. upping the ante in terms of difficulty as you progress further. ■ You can show the actual split after each bowl Rating ★★★★★ Price: £2. meaning you can be fully focused on the learning process. Everything is basic and easy to use.99 Developer: 2012 Software LLC Detail every aspect of your games ■ The design is faithful to real bowling scoreboards Some people take ten-pin bowling very seriously and if you are one of these. divided into categories that cover every aspect of the art. The video tutorials are short. and quickly get to the point. they’re accessible and gradually lead you through the characteristics of the fighting style. Much like the videos themselves.

Sports

iPhone

Price: £1.49/$1.99 Developer: The E-Calendar Company Ltd

FixtureBox

Never miss a game again
The ultimate app for the sports enthusiast,
FixtureBox syncs all your favourite team’s fixtures
with your iPhone calendar, complete with
location and start time based on your location,
so you never miss a goal or point. The app’s database is
impressively detailed, with over 1,000 teams across all major
sports on offer, and no limit on the number of teams you can
keep track of. It is worth reining yourself in slightly, however,
otherwise you could find your calendar overloaded with
sporting encounters.
Setting up your various fixture lists is a simple process, with
just a few taps through the icon-driven menu leading you to
team lists, which you can tick at your leisure, get their entire
fixture list sent to your phone, and then view offline. The app
appears to be perfectly suited to those who love to hit the
pub for the big games, and with FixtureBox at your disposal, it
doesn’t seem likely that you’ll miss many chances to do so.

Rating ★★★★★

Price: Free Developer: adidas AG

miCoach Football

Monitor Adidas’ new superboots

This app works in conjunction with the catchily
named miCoach SPEED_CELL, a clever device
that slots into a cavity on the underside of Adidas’
new adiZero F50 football boots. This cell collects
and stores data as you play, such as the number of sprints,
distance covered and maximum running speed, and this app
collates the data and presents it in neat graphs and charts for
you to monitor your performance and compare stats against
other users. It’s an amazing fusion of technologies, but to use
this app properly you obviously have to fork out for the
professional-standard boots and be playing at a decent level. If
you do neither then the app also features a somewhat clunky
street-style football game to play and earn achievements
through – which really isn’t a bad consolation prize considering
that the app itself is totally free. So while the app and the
technology that drives it is a great tool for players and coaches
alike to monitor player performance, for most of us it doesn’t
really serve much of a purpose.

Rating ★★★★★

■ If you don’t
have the right
boots, you can
play an average
street soccer
game instead

■ The main menu is very icon-driven and
allows you to quickly find your teams or players

■ The app
collates
data from
the chip in
your boots

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Price: £2.99/$4.99 Developer: Sportsplan Ltd

Price: Free Developer: The Chelsea Magazine Company Ltd

Basketball DIY

Classic Boat Magazine

Practice makes perfect

Informative publication for sailing fanatics

A video tutorial app, Basketball DIY shows you how
to properly train and prepare yourself to become
a better player on the court. The app contains
15 videos, covering a range of topics, from game
basics such as dribbling and passing to training techniques that
can help improve your fitness and sharpness. There is a real
emphasis on repetition with this app, with no remarkable
advanced
techniques on
show, just constant
reminders that
practice makes
perfect when it
comes to sport.
Not exactly earthshattering advice.

If you have an interest in sailing then Classic Boat
Magazine is rammed full of articles and product
reviews to fuel your passion. The app itself is a free
viewing portal to read each issue, but you will need
to lay out real cash to buy the digital issues, or take
out a subscription to get each
new edition delivered to your
Newsstand app automatically
when they are released.
Obviously the content is highly
specialist, but a sign of the
quality is that some features
are enthralling regardless of
whether you know anything
about sailing, so it's a great app
no matter what level of interest.

Rating ★★★★★

Rating ★★★★★

Price: Free Developer: Blue Square

Price: Free Developer: Vox Media

Bluesq Winter

SB Nation – Sports News

An in-depth app for the Blue Square Winter Carnival

Delivering the latest news from over 300 blogs

This app is an example of many that specifically
target an event and try to cover all of your needs
if you are attending. The horse races are
monitored with commentary, full racecards are
included detailing the
jockeys and everything
else you need to place the
right bet, and there are also
direct links to betslips.
Whether you intend to
have a flutter or not, this
will be the ideal
companion for horseracing fanatics to ensure
that you get the most out
of the event.

Rating ★★★★★
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SB Nation is a fairly rudimentary sports news
feed app that focuses on North American
sports such as the NFL and basketball – though
it also covers a wide spectrum of sports,
including soccer. You can
opt to follow particular
stories to stay updated as
they unfold, and you can
search for stories via a
particular sports category,
team or blog, allowing you
to get news feeds for the
sports that matter most to
you. Easy to use and varied
in content, this is well
worth downloading.

Rating ★★★★★

Sports

Price: £1.99/$2.99 Developer: Fotios Sigalos

Approach Tennis
Learn the true art of tennis visually
Tennis is not an easy game to play and even
harder to learn if you want to take it seriously.
This app not only gives you text hints on each
type of shot, but also includes a selection of
video demonstrations,
which you can play again
and again until you fully
understand what you
need to do for each
technique. The
presentation is very basic
and would benefit from
some sharpening, but the
facts and potential help
the app offers are excellent
for newcomers to tennis.

Rating ★★★★★
Price: Free Developer: bwin Games AB

bwin Sports
Betting made easy on your iPhone
Although the logo may be instantly recognisable
as the one that adorns the Real Madrid football
shirt, you may not actually know that it belongs
to a betting firm, and this app version of its
service is as intuitive as they
come. After setting up an
account (for which you must,
obviously, be 18 years or over),
you can place single or multiple
bets, get full access to your
account information and get full
details on your betting history. So
if you like a flutter then this is a
robust and easy-to-use app for all
your wagers.

Rating ★★★★★

iPhone

Price: Free Developer: Jason Watling

FISHMARX
Find, view and share your catches
This app offers a method for fishermen to
share precise details of their catches with the
world. You could consider it a social network
for people with the same hobby, but there are
practical advantages in
such a solution. Members
can check to see where the
fish are around their home
or in unfamiliar areas, and
over time it could easily
become the first place to
visit before you set off for
a day’s fishing. The
presentation also suits the
subject matter perfectly.

Rating ★★★★★
Price: Free Developer: Motain GmbH

THE Football App
A feature-rich app for football fans everywhere
This is a decent app for football fans that
lets you get all the latest news, score updates
and, where possible, videos from all of the
world’s most prominent football leagues.
Simply select the league
that you want and then
categories along the
bottom of the screen will
direct you to such
information as fixture lists,
league tables, news and
videos – all of which are
updated regularly. If you
can tolerate the ads then
this is a good free app that
is bursting with content.

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full stats of how your team is performing and the option to compare players between different teams. admittedly. This is a very useful app for the armchair sports fan. so you can manage your team wherever you are and follow the stats as they generate. substitutions. designed to improve your rugby skills. just in case you have trouble whittling your interest down to just the two) and then the app will scan all of the native TV stations to present your very own TV guide to sport on the telly. Upon loading it up you select your country.99 Developer: ICN Corporate Limited This is a decent enough app for followers of the English Premier League. CBS Sports Pro Football Rating ★★★★★ Fanatix Rating ★★★★★ Footballistically Arsenal Rating ★★★★★ Golf Outing Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Pocket Widget SL Price: Free Developer: Jamie Neale Price: Free Developer: Webcomrades Price: £3. but still a pity. fouls and cards. especially if they’re involved in CBS’s fantasy football league. The image of Alan Sunderland on the front of this app shows the kind of tongue-incheek style that is used throughout the content. or you can simply peruse a list of the most popular to find out all of the best snowy hotspots. making it far easier to plan what you want to watch and when without having to wade through the other drivel listed in a TV guide. although sadly it is only available to US-based iPhone users. is rather a lot in app terms – you get a selection of videos in which Lewis takes you through some training drills. You can select players straight from your contacts and the app will pair up players and generate tee-off times and hole allocations. a detailed playbook featuring stepby-step instructions to help maximise your team’s effectiveness on the field. all of which is clearly laid out and very easy to use thanks to a welldesigned user interface. This is a very impressive coaching aid. As the matches kick off you can also get rolling updates on how events are unfolding on the pitch. and with the latest news and multimedia content it is a free download for all serious fans. The app also provides all the latest news on your favourite team. This app tunes you in to the global sports TV schedule so that you can share opinion. style and country of choice. By connecting through Facebook.iPhone Sports Price: Free Developer: CBS Mobile Price: Free Developer: Tixdaq Limited Price: Free Developer: Playback Media Price: £0. there is something on display here to benefit all. which is understandable. There are regular guest appearances from Gunner-loving media darlings such as Matt Lucas and Jack Whitehall. teach or just fancy a bit of Moody time. tips on getting into shape and eating well and. A smart search engine allows you to access specific data. Resorts can be added to your own ‘favourites’ list. so you can narrow down your searches to a select few and then take your time deciding on the best place to go on the piste. you can find out which of your friends are currently watching the same game and then fire off comments and opinion as the action unfolds. Whether you play. photos and video in private groups and on Twitter during live TV games. Premier Live Rating ★★★★★ 140 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Snow Resort! Rating ★★★★★ Unibet Sports TV Guide Rating ★★★★★ Lewis Moody Rugby Rating ★★★★★ .69/$0. This app will keep you hooked for sure. with goal flashes. For your money – which. The app also integrates iMessage to allow you to set up your own private chat rooms. pick two different sports that you’re into (one selectable category is ‘All Sports’. A must have for anyone who likes to swing regularly. videos. best of all. Managing a golf game is harder than you think and this app will take care of the intricacies that are involved with setting up a good day out.99/$5. Twitter links all relevant tweets into each game page and allows you to tweet about the live game. This app is essentially an extension of the popular podcast designed to make it easier to engage with the content while on the move. If your passion is skiing or snowboarding then Snow Resort! is a useful free app that helps you find the perfect resorts based on your ability. piste maps and resort websites. It features game-bygame score updates. to say the least.99 Developer: Laurence Evans Dedicated Gridiron followers will find that this NFL-focused app delivers pretty much everything they need. It can help you work out the logistics of up to 40 players over a total of ten rounds and can even find the best golf courses for you too. and it is simple to use. Both the smartphone and iPad versions come with full fantasy league support. The presentation is lively.

Air Gunner Rating ★★★★★ Concrete Wave Rating ★★★★★ Groundhopper Rating ★★★★★ NagMe Sports Alert Service Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: NBA Properties. then NagMe is the official horse racing alert service of the Press Association Sport. a free sample issue is included so you can get a feel for the magazine and make an informed decision on whether to subscribe. Instead you have to record waypoints as you take your maiden run and then set new target times for reaching it. An absolute must for any basketball nut. Groundhopper has potential. this free download nevertheless provides a decent service to help you get the most out of your swimming. Unlike other running aids. Water-Cum-Jolly near Tideswell in the Peak District. But if all you want to do is run then the stop/start nature of physically filming waypoints soon gets tiresome.69/$0. access and approach plus an overview map that features selectable sector regions showing vital information when tapped. Concrete Wave is a specialist magazine aimed at those who are into the world of boarding. a forum to share tips and techniques with other swimmers and a shopping section to browse for the latest swimwear and accessories.99 Developer: Kepermat Price: Free Developer: Chroma Agency Ltd This digital publication is geared towards air gun enthusiasts and those who are new or returning to the sport. It provides detailed training regimes. no matter what type. if you subscribe to a League or Team Pass. which you need to pay actual money for. Wikipedia information is linked to for each ground and it is a basic.COM US Price: £0.99 Developer: MAGAZINECLONER. including Playoffs. TV Run Pacer swim-trainer Rating ★★★★★ WCJ Rubicon Climbing Topo Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 141 . Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ NBA. so you can hit the ground running. It includes a general introduction to the climbing facilities on this crag. trainer or jockey and find a wealth of form and racing information for every horse in every race in the UK and Ireland. Serbia and Ukraine – more than 1. and the pricing for each issue. this app doesn’t rely on GPS. it’s a brilliant app for this particular location – but this location only. However. you will be sent a push alert and an email. If you obtain a paid-for pass then you can also use it to watch matches streamed live through your PC. With weather forecasts and an online map that shows your position in relation to the crag. and bundles. Although little more than an app portal to the swim-trainer. For serious fans of football. If you’re into horse racing and want to know when you favourite horse is next running. you can either get access to every game in the 20112012 season. or follow your favourite team throughout the season respectively. Finland. What’s more. The content is rich with technical detail. tap on the ‘NagMe’ button and every time your selected horse is declared to run. including all of the major European forces as well as Estonia.500 in total – meaning you can log your adventures far and wide. which fans will love. We know what you’re thinking – why do you have to pay money for a digital magazine viewing portal when most of the others are free? Well the cost you pay includes one free issue of your choice. It’s easy to use and deserves credit for providing freedom to map out your own routes without having to eat into your 3G price plan. Inc Price: Free Developer: Stuart Fisher Price: Free Developer: Mark Oliver Price: Free Developer: Steve Golley This is the official app of the NBA and it comes packed with videos highlights of every NBA game (over 50 new highlights per day).49/$1. Using this intuitive app you can quickly set up free alerts on any horse. but well-rounded app. This is a very specialist climbing app geared towards the Rubicon Crag. so you never miss the action.Sports iPhone Price: Free Developer: Archant Price: £1. Each issue is packed full of features. information on the parking. com website. Certainly not the most aesthetically-pleasing sports app available but it provides plenty of goals and tutorials to help you improve. product reviews and sections dedicated to answering readers’ queries. It is perfect for the fan who likes to visit as many grounds as possible and will let them note down each visit and then share the details via Facebook. The app will tell you how far your are away from your destination and you can add as many waypoints as you want to your route. An impressive array of countries and league levels are covered. The app itself is a viewing portal through which you can read purchased and downloaded issues of the magazine. All you have to do is search for a horse. is very low considering the professional high quality of production.

Rating ★★★★★ . there will be an app in the App Store to make your travel plans easier. help is still on hand with the range of navigation apps available… Top Paid Apps ViewRanger Outdoors GPS (Premium) ★★★★★ SKI TRACKS – GPS TRACK RECORDER ★★★★★ BusMapper Pro★★★★ Top Free Apps Tube Map ★★★★★ Rome MVR ★★★★ Jetsetter ★★★★★ Pick of the section CoPilot Live Premium USA ★★★★★ 142 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 RAC Traffic Plus ★★★★ Price: £1. When the app has found the two locations. which will then be saved. and the idea behind the app is so simple that it’s always obvious what you need to do. The interface is clear. or even from the comfort of your own home. On arrival at your destination. It’s a great little tool and one we’d like to see venture a little further than just London. You can also select two separate areas and find the best route between them. and you can also set a Home location. It will use location data to find where you. you will be presented with every possible bus route and number represented.99/$2. this app might be very useful. and if the two places are close enough. Tapping a location on the map will select it as your destination. You can tap through the bus numbers to view your choices.iPhone Travel/Navigation Travel/ Navigation ■ You will be given every route between locations ■ Simply tap on your chosen destination Whether you are organising a trip to the city or an adventure around the world.99 Developer: Azdev Ltd BusMapper Pro- Live Routing and Bus Stops If you decide to use the London bus system. Fingers crossed for the future. and you can select a final destination. the app will even tell you that you would be able to make the journey with a short walk instead.

3D buildings and landmarks.99 Developer: Garmin International Inc Garmin UK & Ireland A great navigation solution The smartphone satellite navigation market is becoming increasingly competitive. the route planning capabilities proved to be accurate at all times. and we were largely pleased with the routes offered. but how they work is paramount to ensuring a navigation solution that is worth the asking price. This simple touch should not be underestimated. which raises the cost somewhat. with all of the big names now producing specialist solutions for the iPhone. First impressions suggest that this will be a good solution for those who travel a lot. and lane assist capabilities. With the likes of CoPilot and TomTom involved. There are other novel features such as 3D buildings. although it is susceptible to missing the occasional jam. and tap the larger-than-average buttons while driving. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 143 . and it is obvious that Garmin has taken this into consideration. In our tests. but for the serious ones like traffic.99/$74. Of course. The highlights include speed camera alerts. These features are all available elsewhere. but for those who will only need it occasionally.Travel/Navigation iPhone ■ The lane view will ensure you take the right turn ■ The icons and settings are easy to use while driving ■ The 3D view is busy. Garmin has packed as many features as possible into its UK offering. because safety is paramount at all times when driving. but at its core this is a competent navigation solution that is worthy of the asking price. with the presentation being very similar to standalone systems. but this solution is a rival to TomTom in terms of route planning. no service will ever be perfect. Some of the services are available as in-app purchases. This allows you to quickly obtain information at a glance. the savings could come later in the form of time and fuel. the cost may outweigh the benefits. The traffic service is also accurate. it is important for the other major players to produce complete solutions that cover all that the serious traveller will require. but easy to understand Price: £49. and with this in mind. live traffic updates. Garmin has spent a lot of time making the interface as easy to use as possible. and one that should serve you well for all of your trips.

or a short one past a congestionprone area. but with similar apps on the App Store. The app itself allows for both route-planning and traffic monitoring. 144 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Apart from traffic and route-planning. which could be very useful. Dots appear on a map to show the areas in which traffic is slow. Rating ★★★★★ . and the two work together to allow you to check your route is clear before you leave. it does work well.. it’s rare for people to have a problem that they can’t quickly solve by reaching into their pocket. and tapping on the dots brings up more info about the issue. If you’re an RAC member. pulling out their phone and making a few choice taps. the extra functionality makes this a must. This app is not bad for such a low price.69/$0. you can quickly contact someone to help. its only unique offering is the traffic information. RAC Traffic Plus is just one of the apps that aims to solve a problem you may experience if you don’t own a smartphone. however. RAC Traffic Plus does what it is designed to extremely well indeed. and we can’t really fault it.iPhone Travel/Navigation ■ Get traffic updates and information on roadworks to make your journey smoother ■ If you get stuck. which is useful ■ When you’ve created a route. There is no way to enter a satnav-style directional view. and you can also add your membership number into the app. but the route planner itself is very similar. and is based on the RAC’s own data. tap the arrows to advance to the next step Price: £0. it aims to help you avoid getting stuck in traffic. Route-planning is easy. you have access to the RAC’s contact numbers. Having said that. but the only option is a top-down view. Traffic data is conveyed differently. but the RAC do make clear that this shouldn’t be used when driving. is that its functionality is incredibly similar to that of Google Maps. giving you up-to-the-minute traffic information from one of the UK’s most trusted sources that you are not going to find anywhere else. Our biggest issue. which is a little bit disappointing. which marks the points where action needs to be taken.99 Developer: Oakley Integrated Business Solutions Ltd RAC Traffic Plus Plan a route and track traffic Thanks to the now-constant presence of smartphones in our lives. as well as marking the area affected. If you’re planning to take a long journey.

costs and up-to-the-minute service reports.99/$2. which is part of the Mixed Virtual Reality software. but also when they were first built.99 to upgrade to the pro version. though. The screen reacts to the movement of your iPhone. Rating ★★★★★ Rome MVR Rome in the past and present There’s nothing quite like the experience you get from Rome MVR. you’ll rue the day for not checking. If you get caught in a rush. Rating ★★★★★ ■ You can use the map to pick out areas of personal interest or pick from a menu ■ The Mixed Virtual Reality fades the CGI over the image to give you a snapshot of the past ■ Twitter allows constant updates. as well as departures. you can even link Tube Map with other mxData downloads. you can’t’ use all its functions once below the surface. it’s well thought-out. creating a complete public transport hub that is constantly ready and waiting on your iPhone. the updating functions will no longer be available. CGI fades in and out of the modern day picture to show you how iconic structures used to look. There is.Travel/Navigation iPhone Price: Free Developer: mxData Limited Tube Map Price: Free Developer: Altair4 Multimedia srl Stay ahead of the game Giving you easy access to a visual image of the entire London Underground. You can still search for stations offline and plan routes. of course. Using the Time Window system. so you know what’s happening below ■ Need to find a specific tube station? No problem. and also where other buildings and monuments used to stand. one problem with all Underground navigation apps. creating the perception that you are in fact outside the Colosseum and looking around. but at least you have some tools at your disposal. The most compelling feature of Rome MVR. Overall. Search and plan a route with ease iPhone App Directory Volume 9 145 . easy to use and genuinely helpful. which at the moment centres on the Forum as well as the Colosseum. the app can use GPS to create a time window on your location if you’re close to one of the areas featured in the app. so as you move left and right the picture does the same. With no 3G connection possible. if you are in Rome. is how you navigate within the landscapes. Those who can’t stand adverts can pay £1. We’re positive we’ll rely on this heavily from now on. Perhaps even more impressively. but the free download should suffice for most. An eye-catching idea that’s been beautifully put together to create a time window on your iPhone. delays. The app not only places you in the centre of some of the most famous landmarks today. It gives you an advantage over the Underground for the grand price of nothing. routes.

and you can also record and save each track. When compared to dedicated hardware solutions for outdoor mapping. The premium version of ViewRanger Outdoors GPS does neither and lets you choose the maps and locations you require from the premium credit that is built in to the app. Trails are available including photos and extra information. and the visual guidance will ensure that you are never off track.99/$20. which is an excellent safety feature. This is particularly useful because you may know better routes than any app can offer. and you can then share these with others as you please. This may well lead some to believe that it could never compete. You can choose to install all UK national parks and two specific regions. Despite the fact that most who use this kind of app will not require many extra features. this makes the app feel incredibly cheap. The interface and presentation fits the genre perfectly and takes the value of this app to a new level. Some try to cover the whole of the UK in basic detail and others cost a lot of money to provide comprehensive info.iPhone Travel/Navigation Price: £14. and then further enhance the map sets by using the unlimited access to street map layers for the UK. but very few manage to bring a solution that is worth using on every trip. Rating ★★★★★ . but it truly does and offers a solution that will work for the majority of people who require an app like this. they are included. We’d love to list all of the features and gush over how well they work. conclude that this is a near-perfect outdoor mapping solution for anyone who owns an iPhone. however.99 Developer: Augmentra Ltd ViewRanger Outdoors GPS (Premium) A comprehensive and good-value outdoor mapping solution Outdoor mapping is a feature that is offered in many apps. which is ideal for cyclists or general sightseeing. You can share your location ■ Even the overview maps offer a sense of perspective ■ The level of detail is incredibly high 146 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 with others in your party. We can. but alas we cannot.

including maximum and average speed. navigation software has only offered maps on a state-by-state basis. Rating ★★★★★ ■ Animated maps show your exact run as well as where you’ve taken photos and hopped on lifts ■ SKI TRACKS produces plenty of stats for your runs as well as maps and graphs iPhone App Directory Volume 9 147 . hit ‘Save’ and SKI TRACKS will provide you with all manner of useful data about your run. once you are used to the settings and how to navigate the software. things quickly fall into place. That alone is a positive selling point. but none seem as comprehensive as SKI TRACKS. Throw in multiple route options per trip and you will likely soon come to rely on this app like no other. though. and a battery saver. making it an essential download. Results can even come in the form of an animated map or graph. which stops using GPS and the iPod if you run below a certain percentage power remaining. but it still manages to make the important information accessible with just a glance and. The optional extras such as ActiveTraffic lift the app even higher.99 Developer: ALK Technologies Ltd. but the entire software interface and feature set puts it in contention with the likes of TomTom as well. there are plenty of apps that will offer to track you and provide you with statistics. like iPod and camera integration. SKI TRACKS has almost definitely thought of everything when it comes to tracking runs. A truly top-class satellite navigation solution. no matter which winter sport you enjoy.99 Developer: Core Coders Ltd If you’re a regular on the slopes and want to track your runs.69/$0. total distance. but easy to understand ■ Lane assist will help you take exactly the right junction Rating ★★★★★ SKI TRACKS – GPS TRACK RECORDER Track your slope runs on your iPhone Price: £0. Once you’re done. The design is busy at times. and it is hard to find any feature that is missing or does not work as it should.Travel/Navigation iPhone CoPilot Live Premium USA A huge navigation app at a bargain price Price: £10. but this CoPilot offering comes with a complete map of the USA at an incredibly low price. altitude. ■ The 3D driving interface is busy.49/$14. duration and much more. historically. Simply start your run. The USA is a big place and. throw your phone in your pocket and head down a slope. It’s the little touches that make this app really great.

A map showing every bus stop in London sounds like a daunting and crowded prospect. Rating ★★★★★ . weekend breaks across Europe. The Garmin software contains 3D buildings and landmarks. create your perfect planner in preparation for your holiday. the pictures are simply stunning and as an insightful travel companion this great free app is an absolute must. It’s an incredibly useful app for getting the most out of a day trip or as an intuitive commuting aid. get fully interactive maps and information on all the best places of interest and. In addition. and even set alarms that use your phone’s GPS to alert you when you’re nearing your stop. The presentation is second to none and it makes the process of perusing and purchasing hotel stays. Detailed reviews are included alongside a rating and even nearby attractions and directions are handily built in.000 stunning photographs you can delve into Japan’s unique history and culture. Rating ★★★★★ 148 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Explore the wonders of the orient on your iPhone If you are interested in the orient or are perhaps planning a trip to Japan then the Fotopedia app is a great starting point. covering all the United States bar Alaska. you can set favourites to personalise the app and even get an up-to-date arrivals board for individual stops on your iPhone. The interface is a joy to use. ski trips and chalets. This app is exceptional in so many ways.99/$2. Through more than 1. Mediterranean cruises and more as easy as can be. There’s also a nice Where Am I? feature which can be used in an emergency to instantly give you your co-ordinates as well as the location of the nearest emergency services. and the Jetsetter app is designed to let you do both in style. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: £34. Price: £1. but thankfully this app has been designed so that they only start to appear when you’ve zoomed in. but this is a fully functional satellite navigation system for your iPhone. Inc. You can see a full bus route to see if it goes where you need it to.iPhone Travel/Navigation Price: Free Developer: Gilt Travel. The app also includes photo-realistic images of complex junctions to help you navigate with confidence.99/$49. via the brilliant ‘Trip Builder’ feature.99 Developer: FatAttitude Jetsetter London Bus Checker Browse and purchase your dream trip in style The ultimate app for the bus commuter Sometimes you may want to dream about holidays or purchase a trip when you are out and about. A great navigational aid. as well as speed camera alerts and full address book integration so you can quickly find your way to your contacts.99 Developer: Garmin Price: Free Developer: Fotonauts Inc Garmin USA Fotopedia Japan Drive with confidence with this feature-rich navigator The price may attract your attention.

you ideally want to see photos. it has a place. While providing details of when. Rating ★★★★★ Comprehensive when it comes to covering your time in the Big Apple. It lets you create a postcard. work best when on holiday. but this doesn’t matter much because it is the prices that matter. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 149 . There’s also a Trip Details section that allows you to store your key travel arrangements. but the number of photos is unusually high. including accommodation and flight details. It offers daily deals on hotels in a variety of states and some of the prices are incredibly low.com SA Price: Free Developer: NSN Solutions. it could be well worth keeping installed. other people’s reviews and detailed information about each establishment. This isn’t an app that will suit everyone. Very useful. A worthy booking solution for all your hectic holiday-planning needs. The design is bare bones. add an address and send it to a contact which will. and if you like to go away often. SnapShot Postcard Send a postcard. The only downside is the potentially low numbers who will need it. but those who benefit the most will treasure it as you can even book same-day rooms up to 2am.Travel/Navigation iPhone Price: Free Developer: DealBase Corporation Hotel Tonight – Last Minute Deals on Hotels Some great last minutes deals in the United States If you are a frequent traveller in the States. the modern way This app provides a solution for when you have to break away from your holiday fun to send some postcards. where and how you can get money off across the city. which will help you make the best decision you can on the best places to stay while using a mobile app. Fortunately all of the above are included in this app and it is wrapped up in a style that is quick to navigate and easy to view. of course. Inc. this app could be a lifesaver. especially those not living or frequently visiting the United States. The traditional and modern can work together perfectly when the two sides are sympathetically matched and that is what this app attempts to do. Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: ebookers. New York Pass is a client app that primarily works with users who have purchased the Pass card that gives discount on attractions. The user reviews are most handy. For the times when you are abroad. including an itinerary creator complete with built-in costing tool. Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Mission Communications ebookers Hotels for iPhone New York Pass – Travel Guide Ensure you get the biggest bite of the Big Apple – Hotel deals A complete hotel booking solution When you are booking a hotel. which could be essential if you need urgent accommodation. there are some handy features included for any traveller.

Historypin is an interesting curio that anyone can get involved with by using their device’s camera. it works as well as it looks and enables you to track any flight and then share the current status with family and friends with a couple of taps. Fortunately. including the best museums. free. this app is a fine companion to help you get the most out of your visit to the Snowdonia National Park – from scenic walks to adrenalin-packed activities and memorable attractions. Developed by the Snowdonia National Park Authority. restaurants. Historypin is a neat concept. intriguing and best of all.99 Developer: Snoring Dog Limited Price: Free Developer: We Are What We Do CIC Historypin Price: Free Developer: Black Cabs App Ltd Black Cabs Price: Free Developer: Jonathon Jenkins Witness Driving is a dashcam recording app that allows you to capture footage as you drive by mounting your iPhone on your dashboard and recording up to an hour of looped footage. You can browse all of the best activites. You can also snap your own modern pics. This app is designed to help you get the most out of your Lakeland visit. inspiring arts and culture to experience. All the information is stamped onto one card that fits perfectly on you iPhone’s screen dimensions and all of the details are relayed at the right moment with the aid of different colours and subtitles for each care. places of interest and the best establishments to be well-fed and entertained. and there is also a handy system to take and store details in the event of an accident. It’s a fabulously convenient app that will ensure you are never left stranded in the nation’s capital again. speed. and tag them next to the old ones as a way of giving a comparison. and with so many diverse outdoor pursuits. If you want to prove who was at fault for an accident. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Witness Driving Price: £2. use the slider to set your chosen year. Flight Card is simply wonderful to look at. or protect yourself against insurance scammers. Simply type in a location. but the service that it provides is unquestionably good if you are soon to visit the lakes. (a further 12 categories become available if you upgrade to the ‘Pro’ version) and each category contains a list of words and phrases in English that are then translated into Italian with accompanying audio to help you speak them. GPS location and even G-force to back up your evidence. horse riding and more. It includes maps for mountain walks and trails.99 Developer: Sylion Development SL Flight Card For sheer unadulterated clean presentation. The design and look of the app is fairly basic. then this is worthy of consideration. If you’re visiting the picturesque island of Taiwan then this is a great travel companion to take with you and learn all about the history and culture of the country. such as cycling. and start browsing the extensive image galleries. The free app contains six categories. If you’re planning a trip to this beautiful location. plus over 2.000 photos to help you get a flavour of Taiwan and its people. It’s a decent enough app for weekend trips to the country in question. such as date.69/$0. time. It is as perfect as a flight tracking app can be and is essential for terminal users. Learn Italian – Phrasebook for Travel in Italy Rating ★★★★★ Taiwan Adventures Rating ★★★★★ Welcome Guides Lakeland Rating ★★★★★ .iPhone Travel/Navigation Price: £0. bars and more.99/$4. Historical. this app is the perfect guide. Rating ★★★★★ 150 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Rating ★★★★★ Enjoy Snowdonia – Mwynhau Eryri Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Codegent Ltd Price: Free Developer: P A Dawson Price: Free Developer: Pocket App Ltd A simple educational app to teach you the basics of Italian. temples. You can use the app for advance bookings as well. info on various activities. Each video includes embedded details. Historypin is a neat app that pulls in geo-tagged images from across history. Finding your way around is easy thanks to maps (featuring English and Chinese place names) and honest reviews ensure that you won’t waste time visiting places that aren’t up to scratch. this is the perfect app to alert you to them and encourage you to get involved. It features over 900 entries. and presents them in an easy-to-use Google Maps format. If you find yourself in need of a cab while in London then this app lets you book one from your iPhone. With just a few taps you can get a cab within minutes and through the app you can also track a driver’s journey towards you on a map. and taxi drivers can also register through the app to be added to the extensive database of drivers on call 24 hours a day. as well as full GPS integration to help you find what’s nearby.

Live Street View harnesses the power of Google’s Street View technology and creates an immersive app experience by using your iPhone’s compass to navigate around the street view map. stress-free service this app provides. restaurants and other businesses nearby. A giant green arrow will point you in the right direction along with an approximate distance. and bookmark your favourite places to share with your friends and family via Facebook or Twitter. but it deserves commendation for providing an original service very well. then this app is for you! GeoWeight takes your current weight. but we’re struggling to think of a practical reason why most people would need or use this app. presents you with a list of landmarks. making it ideal for those on the go. Tidy and very efficient. You can also search for places of interest by name. It’ll even place you on the map based on your current location. and using some clever maths and geographical knowledge. Well worth the modest asking price. UK Insurance Quote Finder Live Street View localfave Rating ★★★★★ Which Way Back? Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 151 . Emergency Tracker Lite Rating ★★★★★ GeoWeight Rating ★★★★★ iMeasure – Area & Distance Calculator Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Freecom Internet Services Price: £0. but your default Maps app allows you to drop pins and find your way to and from the place in question. Although the success of the service is directly linked to the number of users submitting reviews. The intuitive interface provides a one-touch emergency notification (so you don’t have to fumble around trying to navigate to the correct screen to initiate the service). Anyone who knows how much time it takes to shop around and compare quotes will realise what a time-saving. localfave allows you to view ratings and write reviews for venues. scanning the UK’s insurance market to sniff out the best possible deal for you. almost instantly. and will ensure that you always visit the most popular places. and finds you the cheapest prices based on what you need. but for a rough guide it’s incredibly useful and very easy to get to grips with. times and a variety of locations for car hire. Which Way Back? offers a simple solution to finding a specific location. Designed to work independently from the website. which could be great for finding shops and businesses. Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: JLC Mobile. Save a place with a memorable name.69/$0.99 Developer: MISOOK WOO Emergency Tracker offers a great security solution if you’re ever in trouble. It’s certainly an interesting concept. If you’ve wondered what you’d weigh on the moon. and GPS logging every 15 seconds. It’s well done and hugely informative. along with the opportunity to submit your own. at least you have the luxury of trying the app without paying out anything. It’s amazing how many times the information that this app can provide will be useful – it can help you roughly determine which club to use on the golf course and map your runs in preparation for your evening’s exercise. The app itself is map-based and tapping on a pin will take you to a venue’s reviews.99 Developer: Tim Broddin Price: Free Developer: Patrick McCreary Price: £069/$0. and tap on it when you’d like to find your way back later on. It’s not 100% accurate. From here you’ll be called and someone else will do all the leg work for you. LLC Price: Free Developer: Manoj Reddy D Price: £0. iMeasure offers a quick way to measure an area or distance on a map. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Just Quote Me. cafés. mountains and even planets. The app even allows you to book your vehicle there and then. making full use of the iPhone’s great touchscreen interface. A sturdy app for providing sound peace of mind. Simply activate the emergency app and it’ll send a message to your emergency contacts via email and let them track your location. It is an informative and entertaining app that does more than guide you around. It’s all well and good.99 Developer: David Emeny Just Quote Me takes the hassle out of getting insurance quotes by simply asking for your name and number. it is good to see a relatively new company embracing technology and porting all of the features of its useful web service onto your iPhone.69/$0. and tells you exactly what you’d weigh on each of them.Travel/Navigation iPhone Price: Free Developer: Zintech Ltd Comparison Car Hire Comparison Car Hire allows you to choose dates. so what makes this so special? The fact that it doesn’t require an internet connection is a distinct bonus for most users.

LLC Priorities Is this ‘to-do’ app worth adding to your list? There are no amazing standout features here that you won’t find elsewhere. Another welcome addition is the ability to sync your lists to your other iOS devices. or sending an itinerary to colleagues. passing the shopping list onto another family member. work and so on. From simple yet slick to-do lists to unique ways of transporting important files everywhere you go. Each task can also be given sub-tasks. which is especially useful for. and provides a simple interface to keep up to date with your calendar. but like most of the other features. this isn’t unique to this app. This makes it quick and easy to find the task you’re looking for. make your life easier by taking greater control and utilising some of the many apps on offer… Top Paid Apps Top Free Apps HQ: To Do ★★★★★ Mozy ★★★★ Draw Pad Pro ★★★★ Hashable Mobile ★★★★ Book+ ★★★★★ Zero – Todo List ★★★★ Pick of the section Awesome Calendar ★★★★★ 152 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 SkyDrive ★★★★★ ■ Each task can be given a reminder time.iPhone Utilities/Productivity Utilities/ Productivity Organise your daily tasks and save yourself heaps of time with the following selection of great apps. but there’s also nothing important missing from this app either. you’ll have no excuse when you miss that important meeting. as well as other additional details ■ You can assign stars to specific tasks so that they stand out from others Price: £1. say. The core component of Priorities is that the tasks you need to do can be allocated to different pages. and with the option of setting individual reminders for everything.99/$2. One neat feature is that these pages can be shared with other users of Priorities. Rating ★★★★★ .99 Developer: Hand Carved Code. home. You can have one for shopping.

Following the initial simple sign-up procedure. so all your related tasks are weaved together in order to get them done. This is perhaps Weave’s biggest strength. While this is normal territory for organiser apps. including the extras like transactions within projects. and easy to digest at just a glance.Utilities/Productivity iPhone ■ Keep track of any expenses incurred or profits made ■ The large buttons make Weave easy to use on the go Price: Free Developer: Intuit. Weave ■ The project page gives you a comprehensive breakdown of work Knit your busy life together and never lose track of it again Weave is constructed around your day. Inc. The My Day screen then presents you with everything you have to complete. the app is user- friendly and efficient enough in its presentation so that when you are on the go. it still grates slightly. even if your device is. Weave will also keep you on top of your work. including the percentage of the task that has been completed. However. along with the relevant deadlines. ensuring you are aware of the amount spent and earned from your venture. and a breakdown of where the hours of the day have gone. and has all your ‘To Dos’ laid out in front of you waiting to be ticked off. and the app keeps all your data secure. The only slight downside to Weave is having to manually input all your data. as like the rest of the app. Despite this. This way of displaying your data is very accessible. Scrolling down and selecting one of your Projects gives you a different overview. There is also the ability to add income and expense to your project. you can get your full schedule with just one touch of a button. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 153 . Weave gives you a very clear walkthrough of the app. you can enter the amount of time it took to finish so that you have a record of the hours spent slaving away. the strong interaction possibilities mean that you won’t struggle to input anything. with a daily alert notifying you if there are any To Dos scheduled for completion. the unique aspect of Weave is that each ‘To Do’ is linked to an overall larger project created by you. one task at a time. When you’ve completed a task. meaning that it’s never lost. so that you know how far you’ve got left to go. and shows you how to create To Dos and add them to Projects. it is laid out in a neat fashion.

before jumping over to your grocery list with one touch. HQ separates bigger and more time-consuming projects from your everyday lists like lists or meetings. you can set a due date. While some organisers only let you ■ Check things off your task list as you go in order to stay aware of how you are getting on with your projects ■ When you create a project. you can still be productive. but also serious enough to keep you on track. The key to the great functionality is how user-centric the app is. The best example of this interface in action is the swipe-to-edit function. which are all pretty self-explanatory. In terms of the interface. you can also see which of your projects and tasks you’ve completed. Edit and Delete. as well as the colour-coding system. Simply swipe the project title of your choosing. but not here. Another key feature is the inclusion and separation of the projects and lists section. You decide on the priority of your projects. Once you start interacting with HQ. user-friendly app for getting your life in order. Using the same tab bar. Its colourcoded task lists and bold fonts give the app a solid look. pitching itself as the ultimate streamlined. you’ll struggle to find another app that makes creating to-do lists and generally organising your daily working life as enjoyable an experience. so you can give yourself a pat on the back – or maybe realise just how lazy you’ve been this week. HQ is very pleasing to look at. so should your other hand be busy holding your briefcase or schoolbag. taking away the dictation element of other organisers that makes you feel constricted when inputting data. meaning that you can be working through that big school or office project. One of HQ’s best selling points is that it has been designed to be operated with just your thumb.49/$1.99 Developer: Sleeping Giant Apps HQ: To Do A whole new take on organising your working life The to-do app market has plenty of occupants. HQ feels free. It can certainly back up the talk. Rating ★★★★★ . but HQ: To Do tries to be different. making you feel as if you can really trust it in your daily routine.iPhone Utilities/Productivity Price: £1. a priority level and even choose the colour scheme that suits you 154 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 create a new task. but nonetheless hugely useful for making some quick edits to your organiser between meetings or classes. and you’ll see the three editing options appear – Done. Some other apps don’t allow you to edit lists or colour codes.

making a search for your folders easy. Rating ★★★★★ ■ Images load quickly and in high quality. occasionally shaking our head in disbelief. it all seems a little pointless. The time spent staring at the screen. The fact that you can read all your documents using the app’s built-in reader is also a massive plus. or “Draw the first thing that comes to mind”. Images load quickly and in high quality. but the layout mimics your desktop. It essentially sets you a daily challenge. Ultimately. These features make Mozy ideal for meetings and commutes. The app’s best feature is its speed. as the app consists of one screen comprising the logo and some words. you can share files via social networks and email. especially knowing the answer is on your computer. for all its good intentions. and you can share files via social networks and email ■ The app uses the layout of your desktop to organise files iPhone App Directory Volume 9 155 . as you always feel close to your desktop hub and are never caught out by an awkward question in a meeting. But with no incentive. Plus. especially as this has been a letdown in some Cloud-supporting apps. with examples including “For 24 hours. but sadly not. felt like minutes stolen from us at times. ■ A dull screen and a drab daily challenge is the sum total of what you can expect from this app ■ The app works in tandem with Instagram to prove you have completed challenges Mozy Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Decho Corporation Back up to the Cloud. and access your files anywhere Mozy gives you the chance to take your computer with you wherever you go. or even the slightest hint of recognition from this app for doing so. You get security via Mozy’s encryptions. it lacks much of the creative thought and energy that it hopes to inspire. we thought we had left some of it behind in the App Store. The app works in unison with the Instagram photography app. The interface may be basic.Utilities/Productivity iPhone Idea Mix – Creative Challenges In search of mundane. answer ‘yes’ to any reasonable request”. so you capture proof of completing your challenges and share it with others. Designed for people lacking that creative spark. pointless tasks to perform? Price: Free Developer: Raul Riera Upon first launching Idea Mix. It gives you access to all of your backed-up files that have been stored in the Cloud via Mozy’s desktop client. we were hoping this would comprise uplifting quotes and battle chants. but you can also create a passcode.

Facebook and Twitter. you can use these templates to organise your time. and email or print your routine. Hashable has the familiar aspects of successful social networks. Once you’ve set up routines. Zero – To Do List ■ Adding notes is really easy. Hashable integrates your phone’s contacts and allows you to exchange virtual business cards with your connections. Essentially. You can allocate them to particular days. and is packed full of features to help you do this. The design is a bit distracting. This is done by ‘hashing’ someone when you make contact with them. and a godsend in a to-do app ■ Keep track of business contacts ■ Keep a log of your meetings with contacts 156 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 ■ The design of the app makes for a simple. and it seems quite complicated to have to go through several menus to get to where you want to be. as it’s a great idea in principle. it’s a list of timeslots into which you program activities.iPhone Utilities/Productivity Price: Free Developer: Hashable. Rating ★★★★★ Organise every second of your life Daily Routine is designed to help organise your life. keeping a log of your relationships. You can add your own activities. The app lets you set notifications and will remind you whenever a new timeslot starts. given that it sticks with the home screen layout we’re used to seeing from other networking apps. and has brought them together. and a great user experience . though. It also feels like you should be able to edit your routines by tapping on the entry. as well as make them repeat on certain days of the week or month. A pity. making it the perfect fast-paced networking app for the busy worker. clean process. It allows you to keep track of business connections you make.99 Developer: Jaysen Marais Hashable Mobile Daily Routine Make your business contacts a more social affair Touted as the future of social networking apps. It is just like a hybrid of LinkedIn. You can also customise the colours and icons. as the essentials are covered. though you may not need to. and create an Inner Circle of best contacts. It serves a vital business function by keeping you connected. The app is very user-friendly.49/$1. allowing you to tag the locations and types of your meetings. There is also the inclusion of a link with Foursquare. as you can see what your connections have been up to. Inc Price: £1. and we would have preferred a more basic interface. set reminders for meetings.

controls and combinations that need mastering. and we found the alarm clock date setting to be charming as well. At no point does this app have to try to be cool – it just is. they have all kinds of tags. Zero – To Do List is far simpler. this app will likely charm its way onto your iPhone. The only major gripes are the loss of quality when zooming in and the absence of an undo button. it’s not overkill.49/$1. there’s almost something for any occasion. Rating ★★★★★ Draw Pad Pro is an app designed for creating quick notes or free-drawing sketches on an iOS device. Customisation is key with Draw Pad Pro. It has a very Apple-like simplicity. a good combination Too many to-do apps have a learning curve.99 Developer: Fishington Studios Draw Pad Pro A versatile and pocket-sized electronic sketch pad ■ The design is complicated. Pictures can also be imported for tracing over using one of the many choices of pens and inks that are available. There are also various page styles to make use of. it’s possible to create any number of them that can be titled and given their own colour cover. An unfortunate consequence of the free version is the presence of advertising at the bottom. and despite the modest price tag there’s plenty of scope for personalisation.Utilities/Productivity iPhone Price: £1. but finer work requires a stylus iPhone App Directory Volume 9 157 . these issues cost Draw Pad Pro a mark. The other thing we really liked was the styling. It makes them less fun and hard to access. but more accurate detail or writing will require a stylus. tabs. square grid style or even pages based on shopping lists. General drawing isn’t too difficult on an iPhone with your finger. Rating ★★★★★ ■ Fingers are fine for sketching. but this can be eliminated for a small fee as part of an online signup in-app. despite its arresting looks Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Functional Delights LLC Simplistic. This simplicity is so refreshing that we found ourselves populating it far more than most other apps we’ve tested along the same lines. and could well be your go-to app for to-dos and reminders. Overall. Whether it’s standard blank paper. Unfortunately. stylish and completely free. Starting with the notebooks themselves. and while there is a cheesiness to the old pen and paper-style graphics. and the result is an app that you’ll immediately start using for managing your tasks.

or vice versa.iPhone Utilities/Productivity Price: £1. making business co-ordination between multiple colleagues possible. as well as using it to create full novels. and you can also email them to contacts from within the app. gimmick. but ultimately the bulk of what you are paying for is a pure. Rating ★★★★★ 158 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Sent is an alternative Gmail client that offers similar functionality as the onboard iOS 5 version of your standard email client. Messenger or Xbox LIVE details. The app can even pull in weather forecasts ahead of time. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: Microsoft Corporation Price: £1.49/$1. a slicker image attachment feature and folders for your starred and marked-asimportant messages are just a few of the extras on offer here. this app can be tweaked by multiple users at any given time. there are extra functions that Apple’s client doesn’t include. Each saved book is added to your virtual bookshelf for reference later and every note you add can be synced to all of your devices.99 Developer: And a Dinosaur SkyDrive Sent An all-encompassing approach to cloud storage A rich alternative to your standard mailer Using your Windows Live credentials you can log in to SkyDrive and start saving files to the cloud in seconds. Coloured labels. Images and utility files can be viewed perfectly using the app. with no loss in quality at all. only Gmail connoisseurs need apply for this perfectly decent. so if other attendees need to learn more about a particular product then this app can benefit everyone. It’s a brilliantly designed app that adds a little extra personality to a densely populated writing-related corner of the app market. You can save files via your PC or Mac and retrieve them on your iPhone. and you can add notes and photographs (which can be taken in-app) to your meeting dates. notes or reminder lists. so you always have a personal cloud storage skip at your disposal. albeit very good.49/$1. Awesome Calendar will also draw in important dates from your iCal and contacts such as birthdays. yet slightly expensive client. and then write in them.69/$0. But if you look a little closer.99 Developer: Fabulously Retro Awesome Calendar Pad & Quill Great-looking and packed full of features Keep your notes hardbound on bookshelves Similar to Google Calendar. Price: £0. Rating ★★★★★ . This well-presented app enables you to create books with custom hardback covers. You can scribble random thoughts. But as Sent performs largely the same functions as your standard iOS Mail. You can also log in with your Hotmail.99 Developer: YunaSoft Inc. which is handy when inserting holiday dates. Saved files can be categorised into folders to keep them tidy.

it’s still a good prank to play on friends who have less of an understanding of technology.99 Developer: Are Assa Eye Scanner Protection An eye scanner. While this app serves primarily as a high-end book reader for iPhone. alarms and more. helping you better manage your day-to-day tasks. So if you lead a very busy daily schedule then this affordable app will enable you to better manage your time. It’s an expensive alternative. then this fantastic app should become an essential component of your daily routine. Rating ★★★★★ Price: £0. arrows and more. In actual fact. but a viable one. or so it says Price: £2. You can even scan QR codes by using the in-app camera view to bring up a comprehensive product list. GoTime enables you to create timed chores complete with geotagging. view them at perfect resolution on your device’s screen.Utilities/Productivity iPhone Price: £0. So while the app is slightly misleading (it was never going to function as a fully working retina scanner).69/$0.99 Developer: Aaron Wardle RedLaser Barcode Scanner GoTime An exceptional. Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App Directory Volume 9 159 .99 Developer: feedtailor Inc. You can turn pages by swiping. or by scanning the barcode of an item while in store.69/$0. it also doubles up as a solid PDF viewer that surpasses what the iOS on-board reader is capable of. Rating ★★★★★ Price: Free Developer: eBay Inc. You can move files from your desktop to the app via iTunes and from there. But you can also schedule events that are further away from your present location. enabling you to search for the best prices on items from stockists around the high street and online. Book+ Read multiple file types effectively Eye Scanner Protection is billed as being a retina scan lock screen to protect your iPhone. whether if opens or not depends on either pressing the top or bottom of the screen as you ‘scan’. and GoTime will estimate travel time (walking or driving). geographically minded task manager and QR Code Reader Find and compare product prices with ease This neat app from eBay is the perfect shopping companion. highlight passages and bookmark them with different colour codes and create overlays such as boxouts. Rating ★★★★★ At base level. the on-screen verifier will either grant or deny access to your phone. and even set alarms ahead of the event to give you enough time to travel and not be late. If you want to find the best deals around. when in actual fact it’s just a gimmick that doesn’t actually work. By scanning your eye. task descriptors.99/$4. These are then stored on the top menu clearly for you to see. You can do this by simply entering search terms.

What’s more. 2 Sugars lets you note down friends and work colleagues’ tea and coffee preferences.49/$1. It’s an inventive way of ensuring that you never forget an anniversary or birthday and can help build excitement for a forthcoming holiday or important event.99 Developer: Andrew Davis Price: £2. Once you have made the drinks a couple of times. Price: Free Developer: Don’t Ask Don’t Get Ltd By entering a date you’re looking forward to. Getting organised is easy as you can set useful reminders to let you know when your baby’s next feed. It is nicely presented and simple to use. Christmas presents or even wedding gifts. unfortunately.99/$4. You can listen to high quality music from the hard drive through your phone’s speaker. It combines notes. You can also map out your baby’s growth over a threemonth period. 4Eyes ~ search tool aims to simplify the process of searching the internet. and will subsequently ensure that you make exactly what they need every single time.99 Developer: Universal Creators Price: £0. nappy change or bath is due. miinoto is effectively three apps rolled in one. But if you want a little extra fanfare then this is the app for you. giving you extra peace of mind with medication reminders and stored doctor details.99 Developer: Mandrek. Don’t Ask Don’t Get is an online web-based wish-list creator and browser that enables you to create lists for birthdays. Inc. but adjusting to a new routine can cause some upheaval. although we can’t help but feel that this is a solution in need of a problem. what’s most striking about it is the unappealing visual style and low-quality images. The app works well enough. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ 4Eyes ~ search tool 160 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 2 Sugars . Using this app you can access your PC files remotely with your iPhone. alarms and decals. it works. Price: £1. The presentation adheres closely to the iOS formatting standard. concise package.iPhone Utilities/Productivity Price: £1. but the interface feels a little clunky. This doesn’t mean it isn’t an excellent solution worthy of a second look though. It’s also useful for twins or if your baby is unwell. stream videos and more. complete with visuals. though. The only real downside is that it is quite expensive for what it is and there are plenty of free planning apps available. but paying money for something that saves only a few seconds just seems pointless. there is no doubt. integration into the main iPhone apps such as email and Safari and the ability to automate mundane everyday tasks. but one you should only pick up if you’re very lazy indeed. Granted. to dos and files in a clean. There is no syncing to worry about and it even bypasses iCloud to allow you to connect directly with your PC to access the files that matter when you need them. The downside is that there are betterknown solutions available that are accessible on every platform. so flexibility is limited here. so you don’t have to worry about any compatibility issues. unless you regularly make a huge number of hot drinks in which case you should probably ask for some help from your colleagues anyway. Price: £0. It’s an unnecessary gimmick of an app. offering a service that works.49/$1.99 Developer: Splashtop Inc. view images. The impressive feature set is complete with live URL links. Younger people who are excited about the prospect of Christmas looming might find this entertaining. and Rocketr almost pulls it off.99 Developer: Edward Symington A unique proposition. and the ability to share notes instantly with a group of people makes it ideal for businesses.69/$0. and the overall experience can seem too self-absorbed.99 Developer: Mobiiko Pty Ltd Rating ★★★★★ Don’t Ask Don’t Get Rating ★★★★★ miinoto Price: Free Developer: Atatomic Inc Rocketr Price: £0. and avoid having to go to the website itself and manually searching when there. Unfortunately. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Awesome Days – Event Countdown FileHound BabyOnTime! – Remote File Access Having a baby is exciting. it takes something special to stand out from the crowd. and manages to produce an experience so efficient that it becomes second nature to use within minutes. It does so by allowing users to enter a shortcut code to signify what they wish to search. It brings everything together in a near perfect form and has the potential to be one of the most useful apps available in the entire App Store.69/$0. With so many notes solutions available in the App Store. BabyOnTime! is a great app designed to help take some of the worry off your shoulders. you can use this app to make a funky countdown timer to the big day.69/$0. you should remember the relevant orders. it even uses your PC applications to open the files.

then look no further than Tone Generator. And if you’re a shop owner you can also use it to drive away gangs of ‘hoodies’! Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ RemoteSound – Slide To Do Using the iOS device Slide To Do is a simple task manager that as PC Speaker TaskFlow – Visual Tasks & Checklists Tone Generator Rating ★★★★★ iPhone App iPhone Directory AppsVolume Directory 9 161 . You can view all shelters in a map view to find one near to where you are and the app uses data from the National Shelter System (NSS) to provide info on over 60. as part of the iOS 5 update. which sends this app plummeting down the pecking order considerably when you consider that your free iOS 5 Reminders app provides alerts and is a lot more intuitive and easy to set up than this one. so if you can’t bare to be parted from your digital music collection then this app will ensure that it can stay with you. priority or type. as well as details on location. this app can save you plenty of time and groundwork and the process is easy to manage. then map the entire list to your iPhone’s home screen. especially as you’re getting services that you can get elsewhere for free. Hard to recommend. the task of transferring countless online photo albums can be a lengthy process. Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ Rating ★★★★★ American Red Cross: Completion Shelter View To-do lists are a useful Price: £1. function and more. and import them straight into a Google+ account. and more. You can set parameters.99 Developer: Icetap Price: Free Developer: Michael Heinz If you want to listen to music on your PC in another room wirelessly.99 Developer: Dropico Price: £0. apps such as this become somewhat obsolete.Utilities/Productivity iPhone Price: Free Developer: VisionLink Inc.000 potential disaster facilities to help relief workers develop effective response strategies before disasters strike. The only downside is that you can’t set alarms for entries. Using three separate frequencies. then it works fantastically well. frequency and you can even designate a backing track from your iTunes Library. This app has a wide range of practical uses – such as driving away problematic insects or comparing your hearing ability with friends. This app turns your iPhone’s lock screen into a basic image slideshow. way for managing essential tasks and apps are becoming a popular way of creating them. Set alarms. enables you to create chore lists with various descriptions and icons. This is a solid task manager app at a modest price. you can stream it to your iPhone via this app by downloading a PC client first. Completion’s simplistic but effective interface provides great flexibility for effective task management. but seeing as most of us rarely stare at the screen when our phone isn’t in use raises questions about the need for such an app. but a slightly superfluous one. Quick and easy. even if you’re in a completely different room to your PC provider.99 Developer: Scienpix Inc. Google Plus Photo Importer Live Lock Screen For iOS 5 Rating ★★★★★ Price: £0. such as which images are displayed. The layout is clean and creating tasks is simple.49/$1. If you’re a musician in need of some help identifying or understanding tones when writing compositions. Price: £1. Again we beg the question – why buy this when your free iOS 5 Reminders app provides all of the task management tools you need? If you have tried Apple’s freebie and need the additional functions that this one provides though. though.69/$0. especially when you have to pay for it.99 Developer: Alexandru Halmagean Price: £1.49/$1. but with the advent of Reminders. We recommend trying the free ‘Lite’ version first.69/$0. It’s a good item for brightening up your lock screen.99 Developer: Mix1009 This app displays a global list of American Red Cross shelters currently open. The only downside is that this app is on the pricey side. Completion provides a project-based approach in which tasks can be sorted by date. It’s quick and it works perfectly over Wi-Fi. among other online services. yet you can create intricate schedules with ease. There is also an updated news feed with information on recent disaster zones. so you’ll hopefully never forget an important entry again. schedule dates. you can adjust various sliders and settings to produce a wide range of tones with ease and then even share them via email.49/$1.99/$2.99 Developer: Pivotal Action Price: £1. quick and effective. A good idea. Google Plus Photo Importer uses cloud-to-cloud technology to pull photos from Facebook. When migrating to Google+ from another social network.

Download them both and enjoy hours of easy reading on your iPhone. and is packed with features. Highlighting an element brings up fact boxes and artistic flair. Grover invents hilarious ways to prevent readers from getting closer to. or get it narrated to you by a well-known voice. If you like listening to audiobooks then you’ll enjoy listening to them through this app. Cinderella – Nosy Crow animated picture book Top 10 new apps Hugless Douglas – An Interactive Book MightyMeeting iMathematics Pro Quarrel Deluxe iBlast Moki 2 162 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Fitness Buddy WordWit Lemur Camera + Photo Editor FixtureBox This interactive book provides beautiful illustrations. laid out ready to be tapped.uk. and you can obtain over 500 free comics through the app. An eye-opening spectacle of an app. The Elements for iPhone 4 This visual exploration of our periodic table presents the elements that comprise our universe. which are exactly as you remember them – the covers. so why doesn’t it come as standard with the device. you guessed it. multiple bookmarking of pages and options to tailor the font style and size to suit your taste. after which it will organise a selection of recommendations. Another Monster at the End of This Book… Starring Grover & Elmo! In this sequel. All classic characters and series are present. iBooks is an essential app with hundreds of thousands of books available to purchase. and a bulging store of digital literature to download. as well as adjust the screen brightness to suit the conditions you are reading in. button free mode and lots of fun extras. this is your round-up of the five-star apps available on the App Store… Books iBooks Apple’s free digital book reader is a marriage of convenience and functionality. The only downside is your collection can’t be sold for thousands in years to come. Ladybird Classic Me Books This is a brilliant. including chapter navigation. another monster hiding at the end of the story. It works brilliantly.iPhone & Top iPad200Books apps Top 200 five-star apps With a wealth of classic apps on offer covering every category. you could barely wedge a cigarette paper between this and iBooks. On setting up an account you select various options. Comics Comics is a reading portal and an online digital shop where you can browse and buy comics. by swiping the pages. Kobo – 1 million FREE Books The biggest draw with the free Kobo app is the volume of free literature that is easily accessible through the app. Thankfully though. nostalgiainducing app through which you can purchase classic Ladybird books from your childhood. You can read the books as normal. the vivid illustrations – and put a new technological slant on them. You can even download samples to try first. Great fun for youngsters. bookmarking. they are both free so there is no choice to be made. there are loads of cool functions to make the experience as pleasurable as possible – such as easy.co. When reading through iBooks. Best of all you can tap on the words or pictures and record your own audio. . like Newsstand? Kindle With a slick and accessible interface. TouchyBooks Kid’s Interactive Books A comprehensive e-book store packed with paid-for and free interactive books to engage children. exciting animations and original music to drive the story. the UK’s largest provider of digital audiobooks. Through the app you can dive straight into the Books section of the iTunes Store and start picking up plenty of free and paid-for e-literature. Audible This free app is a companion to audible.

then this digital format of the popular educational magazine is an enthralling and thoroughly satisfying read. professional and emotional life then this is the digital mag for you. This app records your voice and converts it into text. which makes this a fine one-stop news app. you can customise the templates with your own logos and move the various fields around. rightsmanaged PDFs. but it works wonders and is completely free. read by people well beyond the realms of the Big Apple and. brimming with style and rather well formatted for your iPhone then V Magazine is definitely worth a look. You can download and try out a free trial version to get a feel for the app and get accustomed to using it.Top 200 apps iPhone Newsstand Business HowItWorks If you’re curious about the world we live in and want to get to the crux of how things function and go about their purpose – from electronics and mechanical devices to nature itself. edit and create new documents on the move. This digital monthly mag helps you sort the wheat from the chaffing bad. By subscribing through Newsstand you will also be notified when a new edition is available to read. easy to use and a sound investment. so there really is no excuse not to remain fully clued-up on the world around you. all hands free. The format works well on the small iPhone screen. as used by professionals. Dragon Dictation Apple’s Siri iPhone feature brings voice recognition to the masses. allowing you to update your Facebook status. A fast and secure way to remotely connect to your Mac or Windows desktop with your iPhone. so you can stay in the loop as to the biggest news unfolding around you. NewBeauty Magazine This publication stands at the very forefront of everything that is new in the world of beauty and cosmetics. What’s more. none more so than Dragon Dictation. The content is vast. if you are a bit worried about VAT fraud. delivering weekly chuckles from your favourite characters. reliable. no doubt while your hastily-purchased issue is downloading to your Newsstand. this app uses PANDA Rates. it is essential to have the means to read these ugly pixelated squares. In this modern age when QR codes are the latest medium for spreading awareness for a particular brand or product. and allows you to efficiently access a wide range of file types. Convert exchange rates for over 180 currencies. this app can also validate VAT numbers for you in order to ensure that the invoices that you pay are correct. It is extremely well presented and thoroughly absorbing. as well as annotate them. Each issue’s content is written to a witty tone. crafts and other really fun activities. PDF Reader Pro This feature-rich app lets you render and view PDFs quickly. including PDF Portfolios. These files can then be transferred wirelessly between your office computer and your device for ease of access and peace of mind while working remotely. apply sticky notes and highlight specific areas. If you install the desktop version of the app. The New York Times The New York Times knows that it is an influential newspaper. International Herald V Magazine for Tribune for iPhone iPhone This digital newspaper draws together the biggest stories from across the planet. which is very useful. This app is an easy-to-use VAT calculator designed to make complex calculations quick and simple. iCreate Magazine iCreate is an enthusiastic and likeable monthly magazine and this digital version features tonnes of informative and engaging content. for very easy access. Disney FamilyFun Magazine If you like to get creative with your kids then Disney FamilyFun Magazine is a brilliant motivator for getting families involved with cooking. and you can even save your favourite articles to refer back to later. So when you download this app you get more than just a free portal through which to purchase and download issues. but there have been some highly robust apps available for some time that perform the task exceptionally well. You’ll need a network connection to use it and some experimentation is required to get the right tone and speed of your voice. iPhone App Directory Volume 9 163 . while staying relevant to the youth of today. to provide daily filtered rates based on information supplied by leading market data experts. The New York Times app is also bursting at the seams with videos and photo slideshows. the copy snappy and the columnists well plucked. indeed the USA. you also get access to the ‘Top News’ section. Genius Scan – PDF Scanner QR Code Reader HD This incredibly useful app turns your iPhone into a pocket scanner that enables you to quickly scan documents on the move and then email the images as either a JPEG or PDF file. A great read that covers a wide and diverse range of topics. This app is perfect. this app contains over 20 built-in invoice templates. Documents To Go® – Office Suite Anyone who has reservations about trading their laptop in for an iPhone or iPad should dispel such concerns now because this versatile app allows you to access your Microsoft Office files at any time and view. A recommended read. Apps Magazine If you struggle to shop for the coolest apps for your iPhone. password-protected documents and Adobe LiveCycle. The latest update also allows you to convert files to PDFs from within the app. and swipe to advance pages. you should start by downloading this informative app. but you’ll only come to the same conclusion as us – that this app is sturdy. Invoice2go If you are self-employed and need to send invoices. send notes and reminders or work on your novel. If you like your coffee table apps fluffy in content. with users able to pinch and expand to zoom the screen and read the content. Men’s Health UK If you are a successful. Adobe Reader Calc VAT PocketCloud Remote Desktop Pro Currency Converter This app lets you view and share PDF documents across platforms and devices. tweet the world. The Beano Comic This app is testament to the Beano’s staying power. intelligent man who wants to make the most of your physical.

the app is an open source. then quickly locate and replenish your wallet with a trip to a local cash machine. visualise your outgoings in eye-catching graphs and a full-screen calendar to tag when money has. this is essential for anyone who carries out frequent online transactions. . the already popular and informative website. you can quickly see your current balance and transfer money to another PayPal user (or your own linked bank account) with ease. In addition to all this. and satellites are hovering overhead – all in real-time by making clever. laying out the small cost for this app will undoubtedly save you cash in the long run as it allows you to record and track your finances down to the finest of detail and sync information across all devices. and you can compare over 150 currencies.iPhone & Top iPad200Books apps Finance Education & Reference PayPal NASA App This free app is an insightful gaze to the stars alongside the NASA space program. and it’s updated frequently so there is always something new to discover whenever you load it up. maps and links to all of the NASA centres and much more. Great for monitoring your money. This is the perfect language resource. mission information. ATM Hunter If you’re strapped for cash on a night out. or is due to leave your account. at any level. iCurrency Pad ~ The Barcode Scanner Currency Exchange Shopping Rates Converter Barcode Scanner lets you This app’s up-to-date exchange rates will help you identify a good deal. The app uses your iPhone’s GPS feature to display cash points by proximity. There is a great deal of information to digest. Without doubt one of the best apps available for keeping tabs on your money.com – Dictionary & Thesaurus – Free This app is the definitive source of expert knowledge because it uses a vast collection of algorithms and data in order to compute answers and generate reports for you. 164 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Star Walk – 5 Stars iStudiez Pro Learning. and pretty much anything else of interest that’s out there. then you can apply your material to the data source. Spending Log This app logs your income and expenses so that you can keep track of exactly where your money is spent. An engaging educational tool for all. It’s the most effective app for monitoring stocks and shares available and is updated every five minutes. WolframAlpha Google Translate Redshift – Astronomy Dictionary. so download this app. A goodlooking and smoothly functioning financial app. By using position sensors and a compass. trying to juggle their revision schedules and absorb the knowledge needed to help them through their exams. and includes live streaming of NASA TV. making it easy to use. this app allows you to point your device at the sky and see what stars. especially for children eager to learn what lurks out there in the dark void beyond the clouds. satellite tracking. you can reach every celestial body in the universe with this info-packed guide to the stars. PocketMoney In the current economical climate. For most languages you are able to speak the phrases and then hear the corresponding translations straight back. This app takes a lot of that stress away and helps students plan and manage their studies with a wide range of useful features and alerts. Accessing Wikipedia. You can monitor the money going in and out of various accounts. Fuel Cost If you’re trying to work out if it’s cheaper to drive to a destination or take the train. this brings the power of data visualisation and financial information together to enable you to seamlessly watch the market as it unfolds. and worthy of a download. Saver ~ Control your Expenses If you want to know where your cash disappears to then Saver is an effective app for helping you track your expenses. Anyone with even the slightest interest in our solar system would be well advised to check this out. eye-opening use of augmented reality. Relatively cheap in price. You can calculate how many miles your car gets to the gallon and work out the amount of fuel needed for a particular journey. You can also backup your data and restore it easily. You can easily add entries on the go and the simple interface helps keep everything organised. All movies can be viewed on your device or on your television via AirPlay. Account Tracker TED World Atlas by National Geographic This easy-to-use accounting app lets you keep track of budgets and expenses and group accounts together with a clear and concise interface. and also categorise all of your transactions for easy analysis. It’s heaving with features. so if you believe that you have the knowledge and expertise on a specific subject to contribute. combining dictionary and thesaurus text into single entries. the aim being to be enthralled and inspired by the experts within these fields. constellations. then this app should help you make an informed choice. can be Astronomy Guide a stressful time for students This app is a database of insightful and informative talks by some of the world’s most influential people across a wide range of fields. StockTouch With its intuitive interface. As it’s formatted for your device’s screen. This app puts the best maps into the palm of your hand. Jump to anywhere in the world and get all kinds of facts and insight about the country. Wikipedia Mobile provides the complete Wikipedia database in one handy app. has never been faster and easier with thanks to this app. scan the barcode of any product and provides you with a comprehensive list of vendors and prices. Designed for iPhone. The option to set yourself reminders for paying bills and suchlike is also a useful additional feature for the scattier of brains. plus it comes packed with a wealth of useful features. A very useful app indeed. this is. It’s a very handy tool for helping you get by while treading on foreign soil. You can also learn all about the flags and cultures and bookmark your favourite places. If you buy or sell goods on eBay you’ll probably have a PayPal account. and the content provided is a real eye-opener. as this is one of the easiest ways to pay for goods online. PayPal is also an easy way to get paid by overseas clients and transfer money between accounts electronically. quite literally. allowing you to compare with ease and get the best possible deal available. and the PayPal app enables you to access your PayPal account without using the Safari web browser. You can display the ATM machine’s location on a map too. including the ability to check your spending history. which is much quicker to access than using the internet. If you need answers. the answer to all of your problems. Wikipedia Mobile This free app allows you to translate words and phrases between more than 60 languages. Twitter feeds. and are proficient at JS/HTML5. Wiki’s the way. as it is well produced with a slick and stylish interface and overflowing with content. so you don’t have to worry about losing all of your important information.

Although there are thousands of sound board apps available on the App Store. Fonejacker This was the original TV catch up viewing portal app released on the iPhone and it is still the best. hear private memos and more. yet so compelling that you often have to slap yourself out of using it. It requires a subscription. So if you missed the unmissable in the past seven days. this comes highly recommended. You simply copy the files onto your iPhone via USB and then simply drag them into the window for easy and entertaining viewing. gaining enough XP and dough to buy the better weapons needed in order to defeat the hulking knights you face. This app is perfect for when you want to import and watch movies on your iPhone that are in an alien format to the ones that your device is used to using. Simple in concept – you traverse the same dungeons over and over again. This game has become a global phenomena with all kinds of spin-offs and merchandise. Malcolm Tucker: The Missing Phone This app focuses on the character from the TV show. Plants vs. Through the app you are able to watch over 1. This superb racing game has undergone a whole host of fine improvements with the iOS 5 update on the iPhone 4S. but the interface is so easy to use and well produced that finding things to watch is quick and easy. Morfo 3D Face Booth A compelling app to take a picture of your face and then morph it into a 3D character. Great fun. Zombies are enjoying a cultural high at the moment. This is the iPhone’s premier real-time full 3D MMORPG that places players into a graphically-rich and diverse fantasy world to play alongside thousands of other adventurers. You can also pick it up for peanuts. In The Thick Of It. Imagine how you would look in a computer game and then go to town adding all manner of wigs and outlandish attire before sharing it. this is the perfect way to catch up. Featuring over 22 officially licensed leagues. You have to feed the candy to the gremlin by strategically cutting ropes and utilising all manner of gadgetry to bypass the hazards that stand between the sweet and the salivating recipient. challenge friends in split-screen multiplayer and breathtaking visuals. iPhone App Directory Volume 9 165 . launch an arsenal of birds with different abilities at structures with pigs inside. Act fast and plan ahead to keep them from your door while using sunlight to fuel your fauna army. You can get a free trial to test it out. but once you are fully paid-up the service it provides is outstanding. A really fantastic app. A great real-time strategy game in which you choose from three unique and balanced races. Kill all the pigs and you go to the next level. Providing a wide array of catchphrases from Kayvan Novak’s colourful array of characters from the popular TV show (including wheeler dealer Terry Tibbs and ‘Internet Service Providings’) users can derive hours of enjoyment from piecing them all together and playing them during a live phone conversation to prank their mates.Top 200 apps iPhone Entertainment Games BBC iPlayer Angry Birds HBO Go Reserved exclusively for US users. but once you start watching you’ll be hooked by the quality and the freedom you’re given to watch what you want. view recent calls. This app lets you take a picture of a mate. Free updates and endless addictive fun make this a must-have app for your iPhone. Simple and addictive. Netflix Another US-only app. This could be thanks to the diverse and enthralled selection of programmes on offer. mount devastating attacks and play solo or online against others. As you progress you’ll unlock new plants to line-up and delay or disintegrate the decaying hordes.400 of your favourite HBO shows and of course enjoy them on the move and on demand whenever you so wish. Build structures. The perfect platform to stage the explosive action that this more traditional GTA game throws at you. Scribblenauts Remix Observe the stages and Infinity Blade figure out what objects you need to solve them. this app can be used for free alongside your subscription to the HBO TV channel. Xvid and WMV. It’s clever. The world’s most-played football game. this is an app that should be downloaded by everyone. Great controls. which range from documentaries to great comedy and sport. It’s great fun and never fails to raise a few laughs and there is plenty of bonus content too in the form of behind the scenes material from series 1 and 2 of the TV show.000 real players. 500 teams and over 15. amazing graphics and endless replay value. including the option to play wirelessly on your HD TV. iSpy Cameras This app is incredibly simple in execution. this app is a portable viewing portal that streams thousands of episodes from hundreds of current and classic TV shows to your iPhone. original and surprisingly addictive. Sometimes an app will come along that makes you go ‘wow’. how you want to. then wage war on your rivals. ZombieBooth: 3D Zombifier Order & Chaos© Online Starfront – Collision© AVPlayer FIFA 12 by EA SPORTS Cut the Rope Real Racing 2 Grand Theft Auto Chinatown Wars Hulu Plus Also only available in the USA. but fail and you’ll have to try again. It’s very funny and is a great companion to the satirical TV take on our government. write down the name of the object and it will magically appear in the level for you to use. this one allows you to instantly watch television shows and movies streaming from Netflix. So while a new series on the box may not be forthcoming. this looks and plays a blinder. this one works brilliantly. Through the interface you can log into a wide array of CCTV cameras from around the world and sit like a sloth sipping tea and watching the world go lazily by. There are loads of levels and challenges to undertake which make this a first-class app. the spirit of Fonejacker lives on. but with loads of free updates. such as avi. You’ll never be bored in charge of an iPhone ever again. Zombies This tower defence game has you protecting your home against multiple waves of shambling zombies. Then tap your notepad. and users can listen to voicemails. then applies the photo to an animated 3D model of a gruesome zombie. With plenty to do and some fantastic graphics.

much-loved and well-used app. palm-based medical resource that is used by physicians. This is a handy pocket guide to in-depth medical information. you do have to make an in-app purchase to unlock its most useful features. Definitely one of the best all-round pregnancy apps available. track your progress and even get the motivation that you need in order to take your fitness up a notch. Baby Pregnancy Track For a lot of women. This clever app is an alarm clock that analyses your sleep patterns and wakes you up in the lightest sleep phase – helping you wake up naturally when you feel the most rested and relaxed. videos and fact cards. being pregnant for the first time brings a lot of anxieties and fear of the unknown. Detailed instructions and audio guidance help keep you on track and you can even set your own music and goals. It also provides audio feedback. 166 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Log your regular blood pressure readings and then view them as colour-coded graphs to help analyse different readings and see when your blood pressure is normal or if you are suffering from hypertension. hard facts. distance and route. Duochrome Test. nutrition and much more. It’s easy to use and a great eye-opener for when you need to confront cold. By motivating you to get your running shoes on and gradually work your way up through running distances and durations to help you get fit and feel great. My Last Cigarette – Stop Smoking Stay Quit Enter personal details. distance. Nike Training Club This is a feature-heavy personal trainer app. this app helps answer a wide range of medical questions relating to your health. you will have access to a vast database of medical news articles and extensive reference sheets. This is a great fitness app that comes weighed-down with features. Endomondo tracks your fitness through distance-based sport. iMapMyRun+ Sometimes too much sleep is a bad thing. specialist nurses. first aid advice and local health listings. nurses and other healthcare professionals. this is great for running novices and will stay with you every step of the way as you build up your running distances and your fitness inevitably improves. in order that you can record and store your best runs for future reference. It could save future health problems and paying out lots of cash in years to come. Created by ER doctors. plus a fun quiz to test your knowledge. Using built-in GPS. Oxford Handbook of Emergency Medicine Dosecast An essential guide for junior doctors. paramedics and general practitioners. due dates can also be accurately calculated and it is packed full of useful. lung function improvements. Medical Vision Test If you have a somewhat casual approach to getting your eyes tested on a regular basis then Vision Test is a decent gauge for testing if your peepers are in need of a professional examination. You can also access this information wirelessly. . Colour Test and Far Field Vision Test. the text is descriptive and provides info on a wealth of topics. Medscape An extensive. Although free. Endomondo Sports Tracker Sleep Cycle alarm clock iBP Blood Pressure Gray’s Anatomy 2011 WebMD iTriage Quit Smoking Now with Max Kirsten First Aid This app transforms your mobile phone into a free personal trainer and fitness guru. This is potentially a very handy app to have in times of emergency. developed by professionals. medical students. so it might be worth utilising this almost do-it-youself means of testing your eyes. acting more like a chummy personal fitness coach rather than a preaching tool to guilt you into exercise (like plenty of other apps we could mention). Sleep This app is a customisable soundboard with 100 relaxing sounds of nature and ambient music aimed to help users relax and fall into a deep slumber. Nike+ This GPS app allows you to map your runs. NHS Drinks Tracker If you’re worried that you might be drinking a bit too much then this great free app helps you to monitor your alcohol intake by calculating the units consumed and then tracking your drinking habits. plus you can record your running routes on live maps and share them with your friends – which is proving to be a very popular feature as users post their routes on social networking sites for other runners to take note of and attempt themselves.iPhone Top 200 apps Health & Fitness Get Running (Couch to 5K) If you fully intend to honour your New Year’s resolution and get fit this year. calories. First published in 1858 and considered to be one of the most iconic and significant medical books of all time. Grays Anatomy presents its information in engaging new ways. Through the interface you can track your pace. regardless of whether you’ll ever need it or not. Using your iPhone’s built-in GPS this app will record your pace. then watch indicators display your expected lifespan. A very recommended app. Through the app. the app adopts a friendly approach. Anyone can sign up for a free account and. which could be critical if you are in a network black spot in times of need. You can specify different sound levels and even record your own preferred sounds to chill out to if you like. Astigmatism Test. so you can always find an interesting route to run near to where you are. A popular. then this app will help you break through the ‘beginner barrier’. and provides detailed feedback on what type of treatment you should seek and where you should go to get it. It is full of good advice and information and is a great app to have on your iPhone. you can easily forget which ones you’ve taken. you really can’t go wrong if you’re in the market for a great motivating tool for exploring new runs and keeping you going along the way. This app guides expectant mothers through the process of carrying a baby through weekly slides that provide images of how the baby is likely to look at that particular stage. so there really is no excuse not to look into downloading it. Featuring a lot of encouragement and information. This fantastic app includes a Visual Acuity Test. elevation. It’s all totally free too. The app also features a huge database containing over 26 million routes. practical advice and support to help parents get through every step of life’s great journey. once installed. advice and facts. This app consists of a series of simple and potentially life-saving techniques that any individual can perform with minimal medical equipment. accompanied by high-resolution images. money saved and more. If you have a variety of different medications to juggle. This app enables you to set up alarms to remind you what drug to take and when. drugs and treatments. that features over 60 custombuilt workouts in order to help you get in shape. how it is developing and what mothers can expect to experience next as their bodies change and prepare for childbirth. including symptoms. Provides a proven program to help smokers kick the habit through a series of motivational sessions. as well as an optician finder.

Got something on your chest that you need to get down and chronicle? Then we recommend this app for quickly logging your thoughts. capturing moments throughout the day in short spaces of time and tagging events. Groupon Deal Widget HD Tesco Groceries TuneIn Radio Pro An easy and convenient way to get access to all the current deals from Groupon in your area. and allow you to find and compare local and online prices. AirPlay support and the option to play along with your music library. reminders and notes. It is a very efficient app that is rich in useful features. This is a great app for doing your weekly shop from the comfort of your own home. Watching the app in action is awe-inspiring and it identifies even the most seemingly obscure of tracks within a click of the fingers. Unless you are a subscriber then you’ll have to endure advert interludes but that seems a small price to pay for the service this provides. Amazon Mobile AroundMe Virtuoso Piano Free 3 SoundHound This free app is a great starting point to learn the piano. You can find your nearest restaurant. A clever app. professional-created dishes. read up on the full descriptions. Time to Roast PizzaExpress™ GuitarToolkit GarageBand Google Shopper Epicurious Recipes & Shopping List Spotify AmpliTube Armed with this app you’ll never char your Sunday roast to cinders again. Perfect. You can then book a delivery slot and wait for your goods to arrive. lay down some tracks and piece together your own compositions with little or no prior musical knowledge at all. You can also sync your settings. basses. Transform your iPhone into a digital radio by trawling through over 50. all packed into a stylish interface. As good as the Amazon website. book a table and pay the bill – all through your iPhone! It’s a great idea and one that is sure to be emulated by other eateries. A wealth of extra features make this free app an absolute must-have. The eBay app is everything you would hope for and more. The info is presented in at-a-glance lists and you can purchase anything displayed with the tap of a button or share the best deals with friends. This app will help you to source information on millions of products of all descriptions. Very impressive and a definite must! iPhone App Directory Volume 9 167 . save your favourites and create your own shopping lists in-app. adding items to your basket and purchasing them quickly and easily online. etc over iCloud. SoundHound can quickly recognise tunes playing through your speakers and identify the track in as little as four seconds – making it the ideal tool to sneak into pub quizzes. It also caters for 6. and an integrated ‘My eBay’ option also makes it easy for members to check on an auction or monitor sales activity at any time. so eBay’s army of users has no excuse to take their auction experience to the next level. including an accurate tuner. If a match is found. mandolins and pretty much any other stringed instrument. cue points. edited BPM.Top 200 apps iPhone Lifestyle Momento (Diary/Journal) Music djay for iPhone & iPod touch Packed with features to make it an essential tool for DJs keen to practise their trade. It helps you calculate the cooking time by entering the weight of the meat and tells you how long to sling it in the oven for before reminding you to take it out again. and is compared against a central database for a match. a precision metronome and a huge library of chords. Just like Shazam. you can browse through over 30. people and places for a fast and effective way of recollecting your movements. It is also totally free. You simply log into your Tesco account and start shopping through the app. so even if you’re not interested in keeping a diary it can still help you record and look back on your day-to-day life. Amazing. Hitlantis This app acts as your own personal radio with the dial set to ‘discovery’! It allows you to discover new music in places you would have never thought to have looked before and comes with a bright an intuitive interface to make your voyage as pleasant as it could possibly be. It also features reviews and product specifications – all the information and images you need to shop with confidence on the move. This is really brilliant if you cannot afford a Marshall amplifier.000 delicious. If you’re on the look out for a bargain then you can also compare prices in the store against eBay prices using the handy barcode scanner. You can begin playing each of the ‘smart’ instruments effortlessly. It also allows you to import and archive your online activity and display it as part of your diary. If you’re looking for something in particular then it’ll even plot your route there from your current position. Simply import music from your library onto each of the two turntables. You can bid. scales and arpeggios. but this essential free app has been built around the iPhone technology to provide a quick and easy shopping service. A definitive addition to your home screen. Searching for items and making quick purchases has never been so satisfying – and you can do it from absolutely anywhere. This is the ultimate ‘try before you buy‘ music service. An acoustic fingerprint is created based on the sample. Featuring recipes from the award-winning Epicurious website. mixing them together and applying all manner of special effects. pausing live streams and even discovering brand new stations based on the music you have contained within your iTunes library. check the seller’s history and you can tap the screen to call up images and browse them like a slideshow. banjos. memories. from anywhere in the world. eBay This app is the height of convenience if you want to grab a quick bite to eat on a night out and don’t have time to hang around waiting for the bill to arrive. then experiment fading them in. An accessible interface allows you to browse products with ease. Shazam Encore If you have ever had trouble remembering the names of certain songs or the artists that performed them then Shazam is just the app for you. Apple’s own music app is a masterstroke of innovation and simplicity. Armed with this you’ll never get stressed on your day of rest again. and lyrics are relayed back to the user. With Memento in your pocket you can write a diary on the go. This app offers a wide selection of tools for guitar players. Search for songs and artists and play what you want – absolutely free. buy and pay for items from within the app.000 stations. AmpliTube allows you to transform your iPhone into a feature-heavy electric guitar amp by just plugging in your guitar and utilising a host of pedal effects. song title. information such as the artist. Used in conjunction with the iRig interface adaptor. Shazam cleverly uses your iPhone’s built-in microphone to gather a brief sample of music being played. storing your favourites. Offering a rich sound comprising of 88 keys sampled from real pianos. If you are visiting new places then AroundMe is a great app to help you get your bearings and discover the shops and services that are in your vicinity. 7 and 12-string guitars.

but thankfully it also boasts enough other good features to make it worthwhile. Definitely a worthwhile alternative to the default Apple Weather app. scores. America. You don’t have to manually add your location as it will use your iPhone’s GPS to send you a local forecast. All this and you can even choose the background picture.000 cities worldwide. Thanks to AeroWeather Pro you can get current and precise weather conditions. humidity and windspeed. this one will give you a local forecast using icons. so only the most useful information is visible against the background. making it a great app to whip out on the train and catch up with all the latest happenings in the world when a signal is non-existent. as well as accurate forecasts. boating or visiting the beach. The Weather Channel® Rest assured that The Weather Channel’s staff of 200 provide accurate tools to help you plan your week based on their patented ultra-local TruPoint weather technology. UK News and World News and cover a wide range of topics. the WeatherBug app provides live weather reports and live cams from a host of different weather stations across the country. Okay. Packed with fantastic features and a very reliable source of all of your weather needs. distraction-free reading environment.iPhone Top 200 apps Weather News Weather+ BBC News Through this app you can get all the latest breaking news from the BBC and its global network of journalists delivered in an attractive and engaging interface. kayaking. rainfall. The app will also save most web pages as text only. such as the ability to sync your cities across your devices via iCloud. Everything is presented in a slick and accessible interface. You can view your location on a Google Map and the app will overlay an animation of satellite-sourced cloud conditions. Although the main draw of this app has been diminished slightly with iOS 5’s Safari Reading List and Reader features. and presents them all in a neat magazine format. greatlooking app that delivers the key information that you need in the most direct way possible. Yahoo! The free Yahoo! News app is a great source of breaking content and comes complete with high-definition images and videos. this app oozes quality. For a reliable local weather forecast. weather and pictures. making it easy to find what you want. that are used by pilots for their flight preparations. news alerts and a host of different categories that are updated regularly. providing a cleaner. temperature. precipitation probability. stripping away all the unnecessary clutter. The main idea is that you can browse web pages through your iPhone and then save selected pages to read later when offline. Engadget Google Currents A fantastic free app that pulls together all of the news that really matters to you. 168 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Tide Times offers a simple and accurate seven-day forecast for UK tidal time information. AeroWeather Pro With so many weather apps available on the App Store. this app pulls content from a range of different Engadget sites in order to provide a wellrounded and informed app that appears to retrieve all of the top technology stories first. The app looks great and has yet to get a prediction wrong. plus seven-day forecasts to help you plan ahead. such as columns and tabs. Fizz Weather With its clear. this app comes highly recommended. so it’s somewhat gimmicky. but it does have some nice touches. A great source for technology news. Various widgets give you time. or anyone. technology and sport. no matter where they are in the world. Fizz Weather provides 15-day forecasts for over 78. Each edition is available for high-speed offline reading and quick-touch sharing. but also allowing you to take photographs of the weather where you are and then add your own headlines and icons before sharing your unique reports with others. With every category covered and expert writers to add fresh perspective to all the current affairs. including global affairs. It includes live feeds and in-depth reports and analysis. entertainment. You can customise the screen to simplify it. You can browse stories easily on your device and there are inapp options to share the biggest news with your friends. making it easier to browse through them and find what you want. If you only have a limited time frame to catch up on current affairs then this provides a well-founded summary. Stories are arranged in categories. You can choose worldwide airport weather stations from the built-in database by either name. plus all the latest social network feeds. the USA Today app is a great way to stay informed on the current happenings in the ‘Land of the Free’. You can also back up and restore data via email (in the unlikely event of having to re-install the app) and it is available in a variety of different languages so as to benefit pilots. This app provides breaking news on the fly thanks to streaming videos. when you want it. you can check the conditions with this useful app before deciding if the sea is too treacherous for one activity and not treacherous enough for another. this one stands out by providing weather in highdefinition video. This app adds a new slant to the crowded weather app marketplace by not only providing accurate forecasts. Whether you are surfing. Tap on an article to see a clean and elegant view of the news story and save stories for reading later. Flipboard Sky News If you need a weather forecast in a hurry then this app places all you need to know on a single screen. well-defined interface presented in glorious HD. sailors. it is still a very useful product that is easy to grasp and it works really well. It’s a functional. The app also offers the BBC News Channel streamed live. or pepper it will all kinds of furniture. A well-presented and easily accessible app that places all the latest breaking news into your hands and allows you to decide what you would like to watch and how you would like to watch it. including Top Stories. plus detailed charts depicting temperature. plus social features and personalisation so that you can re-order the news categories that suit your interests. and a three-hourly forecast for up to five days. this transforms your favourite blogs and feeds into digital magazines. and data will be shown in its original format or fully decoded into easyto-understand texts. humidity and wind strength. . Instapaper Weathermob Currently only available in the US. country or ICAO code. including top stories and headlines. politics. AccuWeather for iPhone Weather HD Like other apps. go straight to the source. Pulse News for iPhone CNN Intl App Tide Times Met Office Weather application This app takes your favourite websites and transforms them into a colourful and interactive mosaic. A time-saving app to stay informed. such as a flip clock with World Clock time of your current location and of the selected location. It also offers severe weather alerts when the climate takes a turn for the worst. USA Today WeatherBug Intended for use in North With breaking headlines. Well produced and very enlightening. If in the UK then your region will be monitored by the Met Office. Ideal for catching up on just about anything.

IncrediBooth lets you take amazing photo strips anywhere using the camera on your iPhone. Color Splash This app lets you quickly and easily give photos a dramatic new look by converting them to black and white while keeping your chosen details in colour. It does this for free. not to be missed. You simply choose what you would like to share – for example. The stitching process only takes a few seconds and the app is great fun to experiment with. Update your Facebook status via your iPhone and even let people keep tabs on your recent GPS locations. IM+ Pro is packed full of features to help you stay in touch with your nearest and dearest. Instagram Instagram is a fun photography app that lets you apply a range of interesting filters to your snaps and share them via a simple photo stream with your friends. locate your friends and family from your device. The sheer depth of features makes this a far better communication suite than your device’s default Messages app and the interface is easy to navigate your way around and operate. making it an essential social networking app for any iPhone. Hipstamatic Snapseed Google Latitude Twitter This app will motivate you to shoot many images thanks to the striking results. Although you will still need to download this free app. we probably don’t need to tell you that Facebook is a popular social networking site. Granted. 8mm Vintage Camera Silent Film Director Bump This app makes sharing easy. foursquare This cleverly goes back in time to capture the beauty and magic of old-school vintage movies. film cameras and adds image artefacts. You can also make low-cost calls to overseas landlines by buying Skype credits. set it to a dramatic sound score from your iTunes library and then export it to share with the world – all within mere minutes. It’s just a mystery why it isn’t already on your device as standard. Turn home movies into vintage clips. This is Google’s answer to Facebook and it comes stacked with features. The ultimate communicative tool. You can assign different sound effects or music tracks for added authenticity. anyone with a smartphone. Featuring the same dynamics as the versatile Hipstamatic app. An essential free app that deserves to be downloaded and explored. and even earn rewards for doing so. that lets you voice. Camera+ Whether you’re a seasoned snapper or a complete novice behind the lense. You’ll then receive suggestions of other professionals to connect with. You can also send and receive professional recommendations from colleagues to help boost your employment chances. audio notes and video messages. voice messages and videos over Wi-Fi. animations and effects. It is so good that it’s almost as if this service was developed specifically for your iPhone. Pop your CV on the site and invite existing colleagues to connect. LinkedIn Facebook SkypeSkype is an amazing app Find My Friends This app allows you to easily A social network resource for professionals. or just one image at a time and upload the whole lot to Facebook within a matter of seconds. but if you’re a Facebook addict then this app must be included on your iPhone. add transitions. and initiate group chats. You can effortlessly switch from SMS to exchange messages. With more than 8 million active users. this free app is well worth a download. 360 Panorama If you want to fully capture your surroundings on camera then this app lets you take a series of photos all around you and then pieces them together into a stunning. but we believe it’s definitely still well worth a look. family members. It mimics the look produced by cheap. 360-degree canvas. create the atmosphere of those bygone eras with 42 different retro looks. an image. iPhone App Directory Volume 9 169 . and send photos. By mixing and matching films and lenses. This app allows you to keep in touch with your friends and explore the world around you. or shake the iPhone to try a random lens/film combination. you can invite friends to Skype and calls can be recorded and played back. exchange contacts and gift custom wallpapers – and it’s all completely free. With an intuitive interface and plenty of options. IncrediBooth Make photo editing fun with this app that transforms. that allows you to throw messages between devices over Wi-Fi free of charge. Well worth a download. It’s a quick and easy process that works wonders. plus options to share the whole strip. then instantly import it into the app to trim. such as the ability to see your friends on a map. a contact detail – hold your finger on a button and then gently bump your phone into the other person’s to make the switch. Through the HipstaMart you can also purchase a wide array of other imaginative booth themes to apply even more character and atmosphere to your photos. or go for the desaturated colours of Seventies home video. you can chat with your contacts for free. This app postprocesses your clips and converts them into mono with added film scratches. this app comes armed with enough cool features and clever modes to transform even the lamest photographs into stunning works of art. Twitter has been integrated into iOS 5. colleagues. a file. You can swap lenses or film types.Top 200 apps iPhone Social Networking Photo & Video IM+ Pro iMovie Editing movies has never been so easy – capture footage on your device. some of the services that the app provides have lost some of their ’wow’ factor thanks to Apple’s own iOS 5 iMessage service. get push notifications on what your friends are up to. Detailed maps help you find your friends. cheap app for having fun with your photography and sharing the results with your friends. You can share pictures. You sign in using your Apple ID and can send requests to add friends to your database. A very tidy and intuitive app for social networkers. It is a quick and easy way to give your images personality and plenty of flair. information and status updates. so you can send as many messages as you want without eating into your data plan. There are other great apps around with more features. The app comes packed with themes that you can instantly apply to your images. then you can check in to see where they are and then arrange to hook up via the app. plastic-toy. as well as share locations. A must-have bargain. meaning you can tweet from within a range of default Apple apps without having to go through the hassle of leaving them. share your location and take total freedom over how much of your personal information is divulged through the app. An absolutely essential app for your iPhone. making this a great. adjusts and enhances images quickly and easily with thanks to a simple set of tools and an intuitive and engaging interface that is very satisfying for experts and also friendly for beginners to use. pictures. WhatsApp Messenger This is a cross-platform messenger service that uses push notifications to instantly get messages from friends. but this is an absolute joy to use and totally free. text and video chat with friends who also have Skype installed on their laptop or iPhone. What’s more.

Only Spanish translation is available at present. 170 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 This app provides a welcome twist on the usual array of restaurant-finding apps by allowing you to find and rate individual dishes instead of the establishments that serve them. use its tickbox packing list to ensure you don’t forget important things. It’s a sleek and accessible sports portal that always delivers the big stories quickly. through a sleek and stylish interface. gaps and speeds. An essential download for any self-confessed sports freak that lifts Sky’s unbeatable sports service from your digibox and plonks it in your phone.000 airports worldwide. A wondrous app – you just point your iPhone camera at foreign text and it will be translated and converted on the screen in real time. keeping you rooted in the fast lane. sailing or off-roading. NBA. including MLB. KAYAK is a good all-rounder. direct access to Geocaching. explore and much more. Lonely Planet Travel Guides There are Lonely Planet guides for all of the world’s leading cities. which is very impressive. behind the scenes news and sports results and videos. Brilliant. results as they happen. but more languages are coming soon. powerful and accurate swing analysis tool available and is trusted by hundreds of golfers. the Bundesliga and La Liga. You can also get live timing data streamed directly from Formula One Management’s technical centre at the race track. If you’re into sport then Yahoo!’s Sportacular app gives you easy access to live scores and information on your favourite teams. Geocaching This app enables you to read reviews of hotels and restaurants from people who have already experienced them. basket. There’s plenty of action to watch that is updated regularly and you can also get live scores as they happen. If you upgrade to the Premium edition in-app then you also get access to a live game radio. Content is updated by the second so you’ll always know the biggest stories the moment they break. It’s a fun app that provides added scope to your hikes. discovering landmarks and points of interest that can keep you enthralled for hours on end. flights. Simply a must for any golfing enthusiast who is looking to get a heads-up on those challenging courses. Series A. Catch up on all the latest sports news and watch live action as it happens. up to 40 professionally-mapped targets per hole and much more. Through the app you can get even closer to the racing action by monitoring the position of every F1 driver on a fully interactive track map. this could save you plenty of time and heartache. KAYAK TripAdvisor Plane Finder MotionX GPS As a travel app. but the app updates with each new season. eat. Using the alerts you can get instant reminders for specific events and scores as and when they happen. The app provides real-time. It may be expensive. as well as providing plenty of practical guidance. So if you fancy a certain meal. stress-free flying. and provides game alerts and all the latest global sports news from Yahoo! Sports. Totally free. Other features include the ability to sync the app with your calendar and track your flights on live. as well as personalised scoreboards and live game details. The Things to do section is very useful as it will give you advice about various tourist attractions without the need to fork out for a guidebook. Before heading off. perform a search to find out which local eater provides the best serving. and pause live sessions during the actual events so that you never miss a thing. with multiple timing screens including sectors. NCAA. planes. You can also activate score alerts whenever they happen. hiking. including all of the busiest terminals. including the English Premiership.iPhone Top 200 apps Sports Travel FlightTrack – Live Flight Status Tracker F1™ 2012 Timing App – CP The official F1 Timing apps are an essential toy for any racing fan. Google Earth This breathtaking app is a great visual showcase for your iPhone as you can explore the entire planet from the palm of your hand. zoom and spin the maps to focus on a particular driver or pull back to see the entire field – you are in complete control. and all sports are covered. touchdown. The style and quality is universal and great for advice on where to go. NHL GameCenter 2011-2012 If you’re into hockey then this app comes packed with scores. It is essentially a global treasure hunting game in which participants hide and find physical containers called Geocaches and then share the locations online. centre and back of the green. the app will even help you find an alternative flight to get you where you need to go. delay alerts and gate numbers you will ever need to enjoy smooth. wicket and any other form of sporting score you’d care to mention. Perfect for keeping tabs on your favourite team. Full international coverage means that you can track all of your flights worldwide and in the event of a cancellation. The Flight Tracker option and currency converter make it a traveller’s must-have! This app provides near real-time ‘virtual radar’ air traffic radar maps. all the forthcoming fixtures and results from all around the league. video highlights and picks of the week. If you are a fan of the great outdoors then this app provides more reasons to go out and about. Plus you can amaze your friends by identifying planes that fly overhead. NFL. and the app covers a wide spectrum of sports from all over the world. This app has all the maps and navigational instruments you need for your outdoor life and allows you to download additional maps to store on your device for offline access while walking. If you’re into gridiron then this is a must-have app that ensures you will never miss a crunching sack or an 80 yard reception! SwingReader Golf – Swing Analysis and Coaching The most easy-to-use. It’s easy to use and is a useful app for anyone who is interested in aviation. photos and more. well-designed app is rammed with content – from insight and opinion to all the latest scores. zoomable maps. Yahoo! Sportacular National Football League. this app is the ideal companion to keep any iPhone-owning sports nut in the loop. Golfshot: Golf GPS This fabulously intuitive app features a handy GPS rangefinder with distances to the front. as well as many other features designed to provide you with a lifetime of outdoor geocaching adventure anywhere in the world. coaches and pros worldwide. Perfect for thrillseeking adventurers. Pan. or air traffic control. Eurosport Player NFL ’11 Int’l This is the official app of the Foodspotting With this neat app you’re guaranteed fast and effective delivery of every goal. ESPN Goals This app allows you to watch every goal from every Barclays Premier League game. Covering more than 4. and it is well presented and very user-friendly. including maps and photos for quick retrieval and offline use. . players and leagues. try. and features all the latest news on each team.com’s database of worldwide geocaches. It enables you to find the cheapest flight and hotel prices. You can also save geocache listings. stay. ESPN ScoreCenter Sky Sports News Word Lens This sleek. If you are a frequent flyer then this app provides all of the departure info. stats. NASCAR and football from all the leading global leagues. and video streams of all the hottest action.

Don’t be fooled by the name. torches and so on. this app lets you create compelling spreadsheets in minutes. collaborate with friends and colleagues. The best thing about this app is that it is an iPhone web browser that actually lets you watch Flash content and has now undergone a few iOS 5 enhancements of its own.Top 200 apps iPhone Productivity Utilities Skyfire Web Browser Pages This web browsing app has always been a popular replacement for Safari and featured tabbed browsing months prior to the iOS 5 release that saw the same feature introduced to Apple’s default web browsing app. manuals. And as we all know. Simply download the app. It’s a handy tool for working remotely and for managing and transferring files if you are unable to get to your office computer. but when used on your iPhone it can still do a pretty good job at providing a few extra inches of display space. enabling you to view the file using the iPhone. When you drag a file into your computer’s Dropbox it’s automatically uploaded to an online folder. you can instantly create eye-catching letters. this also provides an SOS signal feature. Through Corkulous you can plan any kind of event. New additions to this must-have update include a barcode scanner. a stunning live 3D simulation of our planet with in-depth weather reports and current times for any zone. iTorch4 Flashlight This app transforms your iPhone 4 into a useful emergency torch to help guide you through the darkness. cards. Air Display acts as a wireless display to increase the size of your work space on your desktop computer. So if you want to explore the web unhampered by the movie-denying restrictions imposed by Safari then this is a sound purchase. The free service gives you a Dropbox folder on your computer and one on your iPhone. Air Display If you need to extend your computer desktop to get a little extra working space then this is the perfect app. This ideas board app is a handy way to collect. a few extra inches can make all the difference. Just equip a microphone equipped handset and away it goes. wind speed and pressure. because this free app allows you to find pretty much any misplaced device. intuitive app turns your device into an extension of your brain. Sleep Talk Recorder If you suspect that you mutter nonsense in your sleep. iPad included. and customise them however you see fit. You can access presenter notes on your iPhone to help you keep tabs on your presentation’s content. complete with animated charts and transitions. Ignition This useful app allows you to remotely control your Mac or PC – as well as view. transfer and save files – from your iPhone. You can place notes. apps like this are exactly what your iPhone was designed for. as easy as touching and tapping. Corkulous This clever. GoodReader for iPhone A robust PDF reader with advanced reading and annotating capabilities. You can have multiple cork boards on the go at once and each one can be password protected to ensure that all of your great ideas and notes will be safe from unauthorised eyes. meaning there is something for just about any task you can imagine. which is quite impressive. If you’re shopping for a new car then it is a handy app for checking out the specs and history prior to purchase. this app will increase your productivity no end. install it on all of your devices and then login with your Apple ID. A sleek and intuitive app with a multitude of different uses. Along with Apple’s other iWork apps. in no time at all. Using voice recognition. photos. reports. It is incredibly versatile in allowing you to throw any ideas you want at it and great value for the price. contacts and tasks on your own virtual pinboard and then use a built-in virtual cloud to effortlessly access them from anywhere and share them via iCloud. this app will recorder the results and put any suspicions beyond doubt. you can put it all into Evernote and access your files quickly and easily whenever you need them. It can also inform you on humidity. decent sound effects and more features you wouldn’t expect. Anyone unsure of ditching their laptop in favour of an iPhone need only look at Pages. This free app lets you check the make. then it will keep tabs on almost everything. Numbers and Pages. This app turns your phone into a precise spirit level and features a calibrate function to make precise measurements. Featuring 120 miniapps. iPhone App Directory Volume 9 171 . In addition to this. It can handle large PDF and TXT files. operating on a typical Wi-Fi network. Employing a dynamic compression algorithm. books and magazines effortlessly and you can mark-up documents with ease and then share your doodles. This app is really great and worth a download. Impress your colleagues during a presentation by whipping out your iPhone and advancing the slides by swiping your finger. as well as the usual spirit levels. Packed with fantastic themes and being very quick and easy to use. making it an essential tool when dealing with people overseas or while on your travels. organise and share your ideas via your iPhone. police scanner. it is also compatible with iCloud. strobe light effects. complete with tables. Dropbox Evernote iBubbleLevel – Spirit Level Find My iPhone Digital Thermometer MyCarCheck The most innovative spreadsheet app ever designed for a mobile device. snapshots to recordings. This app is a versatile desktop publishing app that lets you create professionallooking page designs in minutes. your mouse cursor refreshes are indistinguishable from a wired mouse. The app also syncs with iCloud so that you can start a document on your iPhone and finish it on your computer later without the need to manually transfer files or even bother to save them. but Dropbox stands out. model. manage project assignments. flyers. posters and more. voice output and machine translation. charts and graphics. From notes to ideas. this app can effortlessly translate words and phrases from over 50 different languages. Living Earth HD – World Clock and Weather Sleek and sophisticated. Keynote Remote Keynote is software that lets you show images and graphs on your laptop. Using the flash feature of your phone’s built-in camera. It is obviously more beneficial using the added 1024x768 display that an iPad provides. Numbers Keynote AppZilla 2 This powerful app makes creating attention-grabbing presentations. There are many file-sharing apps. colour and more of any UK registered vehicle by performing a search based on the registration number. horizontal and vertical measurements and even measurements on an inclined surface. This fascinating app uses GPS to accurately provide a temperature reading based on your current location. iTranslate There really is no excuse for not owning this app – it’s totally free. including the option to switch between mobile optimised and desktop content with the switch of a button. GPS-based reminders and a Walkie-Talkie. helping you remember anything and everything that happens in your life. brainstorm ideas and much more besides. labels. With an intuitive set of tools and plenty of tutorials and templates.

.............32 iAd Gallery....29 29 Adobe® CreatePDF....................32 Let.................................................45 Hobby Hunter......28 Natwest Stockbrokers App ............................................................32 Business Tips .......................... Seuss ...... 30 App Store Education/Reference A-Z Food Nutrition Facts..............................................................42 Black Ops Ultimate Utility................20 Aristotle Book Collection.....................27 Divided Bill Splitter.................33 I Want To Be ..8 App Store Business/Finance A-Z Guide..29 ...........25 MoneySave Debt Calculator...............................................................................................42 Cheats for The Sims 1......................21 Grimm’s Hansel and Gretel ~ 3D Interactive Pop-up Book ......................................29 Infinity CV Builder ................................ Evelyn-White..........................18 Meanwhile for iOS................... 13 Tinman Arts – Two Good Friends...................21 Google Books ..30 Comedy Store............................................................................................................................31 Find My Pub .............40 Ingenious Problems HD ...............................................30 Carboot ......................44 Free Games ...................19 Healthy Star............. 12 Good Manners Lite ..x e d In iPhone Index iPhone App Directory Your at-a-glance guide to what’s inside… App Store Books/Newsstand #5 Magazine...................................................................................33 Seven Eye.......................33 Budget with Back in Black.........................18 Cinderella or The Little Glass Slipper – animated watercolor book by BST for iPhone...........................................29 HR Audit.............................35 Learn Thai – Phrasebook for ................................ 14 Manifesting More Money in Your Life eBook...........................25 Post Prices – Postage Price Calculator....................................................... 12 Happy Birthday to You! – Dr...................................................37 ArticleSearch...44 iMathematics Pro...........................22 MightyMeeting . 14 Green Eggs and Ham‚ – Dr...............43 Home Electrical Safety Check .............................18 The Dandy Comic ......................................16 Triathlete Europe ............................................................................................... ....................................28 I Love Logos ..................................................21 Sudoku Book for iPhone .................................................................................................................................................................33 RedmineApp.............32 GoToMyPC (Remote Desktop) ..................................32 Secrets for iPhone ...............................27 Guidebook ...................20 Success Magazine................................................................................45 Chirp! Bird Songs Europe +.. Seuss..33 Cardpay UK . 15 Sancti........41 Disco Maths ....................................32 GoodPracticeTop Tips for Managers.................................. 14 Gadgets & Gizmos.......................................................................17 Mickey’s Spooky Night Puzzle Book .......................................................................16 16 A Book Of Five Rings..............44 Interactive Telling Time – Learning to tell time is fun ................................................................11 172 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 GamesTM..........................26 Information Age ............................................................21 The Theogony of Hesiod – by Hugh G..............................................................31 DebtMinder.....................32 SilverWiz Money ........20 Diary of a Crayon................................24 emortgage .21 WeirdButTrue ..............................................................17 Don’t Let the Pigeon Run This App 9 Dr....................................................................18 Ready for a Reward .....................................16 The Very Cranky Bear ......................32 SCM Supplier Profiling.............38 Leafsnap.................................................................................33 Prices UK ............................20 L’apprenti Père Noël – le film – HD / Santa’s Apprentice – the movie......... Seuss..................20 Bath Rugby Official Programmes.................19 Selected Nonsense Rhymes by Edward Lear....................................................33 Secret Recorder + recording without any notice.................................................................... 15 Grand Designs.......................33 ExpenseMagic..........................43 I Say...................................................................................................................................................45 Good Fish Guide .................................................................................................................................20 Bleak House by Charles Dickens – iRead Series ........................................................ You Say – Number Bonds......................................................................................................................................................19 The Blues......................................................26 Balance Guide – Personal Account Forecasting ..........................................................................................................................................................45 Free Apps.............................30 My Wallet+....................15 Ambrosia......39 ABC Funnimals.....................................23 Time Worked.........17 QI Lite for iPhone.........................................30 VAT Fast................................................17 Photography for Beginners ......................................................................31 Employment Law Cloud.............................................................21 Mind Body Spirit Books by Watkins..............42 Baby Touch & Hear Lite.41 ABC Spy.........................16 Story of Christmas .........39 Claim Diary ......................... Horrible.....................................................................15 Heidi Part III..................10 Chasing Salander – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo ........................................................................20 Cars 2 World Grand Prix Read and Race.........................................................................................28 DocScan .............................................................................................31 BHT Group .......19 Hugless Douglas ........................................................................28 Compensation Claim Today .............21 Retro Gamer...............................11 The Story Mouse Talking Books – Read-along story books for children ..........21 There’s a Wocket in My Pocket! – Dr............ 14 Twas The Night 3D........................................20 Strawberry Shortcake Comics Reader............................................................... 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................................54 FakeStatus.....................................................................70 Headache Diary Easy.............................................................................................60 Car Crusher..................................................A.................................................66 iBlast Moki 2.........................78 Road Bike Pro Cycling Computer powered by Runtastic ..........................52 Quarrel Deluxe .................................................50 Ringtone+......................73 Garmin Fit..........................79 My Pregnancy Today..........64 Forever Drive ...............68 Grabatron ..................................................................................................34 Relationship Calc.....................................................................68 D..............54 Bloodstained Memoirs .............65 Star Legends (3D MMO) .....................................45 from Dogs Trust ................................44 Road Test Reports ..................................53 Flowerium.................R.....53 Cube Dog 2 – Dog’s Crazy Playground ..........................................................................................................................................................................64 Final Fantasy Tactics: The War Of The Lions......................................................................................................................................................................59 The Last Rocket .......................................67 Prose with Bros .................................................................59 Bouncy Mouse.................56 Wind-up Knight .....................................54 Bord ............................................................50 Tweet & Grow ........................... App Store Entertainment AR:Tz.....................79 Pillboxie ............63 ......................44 UCAS.......................65 Big Time Gangsta ............64 DotRace......................42 Official Dead Island Map App..........................................................................................69 PyramidVille Adventure ...........................69 Pocket Academy ........................................................................41 North American Birds .........................................79 iMuscle..........69 Stretched...........67 Muffin Knight.................................................................71 Bleep Test FREE.....................53 Dragon Shout..73 PocketHealth ..........................................62 Julius Styles – The International ...........................74 Rebel Sport: Time To Burn It ................................................................63 Rogue Sky ..................................... App Store Games Arrow of Time................................................................................................................................................................38 Tate Guide to Modern Art Terms ..............................................................45 Special Words..78 MoodMaster Anti-Depression ..............44 Match the Fraction..55 Movies Shelf .....49 Gun Builder 3D – Free..................65 Bejeweled Blitz......76 Diabetes UK Tracker........................ Ultimate Exercise Journal by SkyHealth................................................................................78 Anatomy on the Go ......................................................48 Oscura ..................................68 Blade Warrior ...77 Period Diary Pro .........................................................................................57 FlickPig ...............68 The Mystery of the Crystal Portal..........58 Japan Life ........................................60 Inotia 3: Children of Carnia...............63 My 1st JCB.....................................................................................................78 A-Z: Full Body Anatomy..75 Infinite Relaxation...............77 Calorie Counter Plus: diets & activities....................................54 Goings On: The New Yorker....................................................................................................................................................66 The King Of Fighters-i...................................................... Adventures in the Multiverse............69 Monster Hunter Dynamic Hunting................................................................................................................................67 Fantasy Town .....................................................................................................55 EngageM8 ........55 Spott .......67 Orbital ..............................................................68 Transformers: Dark of the Moon.........................47 Viz Profanisaurus Das Krapital .....78 Bupa Health Finder ............68 Shantae: Risky’s Revenge (Full)...69 Neenites.....................45 Science Quiz.................69 Health /Medical 40000+ Vegetarian Recipes ....................................Index Travel in Thailand ................................................................................................................................................................................36 Microsoft Office 2010 Pro .................................................................37 Motion Math Zoom ..................................53 Talking Pirate ....................................66 Mega Mall Story ............................................... 66 App Store Numberama .........69 Jetpack Joyride ....................................................................................79 Pregnancy........55 Zappar.........................................75 Confidence Coach...............46 VidRhythm..54 ........55 See-Through Screen................54 iPhone They Need To Be Fed......................................55 Aurasma Lite .........66 Zero Tek......................68 Ranger Rick’s Raiders of the Lost Aardvark.......................................................................................................44 You and Your Puppy ............65 Dizzy – Prince of the Yolkfolk .....64 Home Sheep Home 2 .......67 Colosseum....75 Diy Physio Lower Back.....................................................52 Demon Cam™ ...............................................................45 The Night Sky...............................................................................................................................................................................67 Color Bandits ........75 Clinical Exam..........76 Ab Workouts Pro .......................67 Pro Tennis Volley........62 Battle Bears Royale .........................................................................43 Top 10 – Only The Most Interesting Facts!........................................ Workouts.................................62 Cars 2 ..........79 Patient Safety Manual ....................39 MathStudio .................................................................54 Talking Carl – Christmas Edition...................................................................52 Milk The Cow.........61 Stardash...................68 Let Me Out......................... ............49 Wall Of Sound...........................................................................................................................................................................................................79 First aid by British Red Cross .......................41 Powers of Minus Ten – Cells and Genetics.......76 Let’s Toddle .63 Gesturegame ............................................69 The Rainy Day2...........................................................................67 Dimensions................................................................................................55 Magic Painter..........................55 Crack & Break it! .......................................................K.......................................44 ‘Rithmetic....................................74 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 173 ..........................39 Note Brainer Pro.......61 Icebreaker Hockey....................................................52 Cyborg Vision – Face Recognition from the Future ...78 ADHD Angel ...................................77 Fitness Buddy: 1000+ Exercises.............54 TV Forecast – Personal Guide ............................62 Six-Guns ....................................................................43 Saga Woteva .......................................................................................................................51 Toca Robot Lab ........................................

........................................120 FocusTouch.................130 Blogger ....106 APPY Geek – tech news........................117 Noise Master ....99 GA ................................................................................. Cycling...................................83 Primrose Bakery............O............................90 SampleTank......................................................................................................... 100 App Store News/Weather AppsGoneFree...............................................................................................................................................83 Loyalli....................110 PowerCam.........................................................................................................................................114 Wedding Photographer’s ..........................................................................101 Addictive microSynth .............................................................................................................................................................121 InstaBAM ....................................................................................................................................................................................................128 Capture the Flag – by Snapr ...................88 WakeMeHere..119 Snappr ..................87 Forbidden Planet Store............89 Quick Kids...........................................86 SpareRoom ........................................................97 Romplr: Remix ...102 eWeather HD – Weather forecast.....................129 Discoveredd .................121 PhotoVote......K............................................131 Appztr FaceRank ..................84 Hi-Life ....................................108 Hurricane Express.......................111 Camera Photo PRO + for iPhone 4....................................................................120 DevilBooth...............................................................................101 Justin Bieber News HQ ............................................................................... 100 RealBeat.....................................................................................105 App Store Photo & Video 6x7.............................................................................................96 Hocus Pocus .............................................................................................117 Starter Kit.........93 Campout........................................88 GoodGuide........108 Delta Daily........................................................................................................................................................................................................................89 Auto Trader Mobile ...................................................117 Face/Off...................................................................114 Pixlr-o-matic ........................................................................................................115 6x7 Allford Hall Monaghan Morris Architects ...........................................................................97 iSandwell....77 .................................................................................81 Cards .. Socialize....T.................88 Grant My Wish............................................................................95 Lemur..................106 UN Foundation...88 Fribi.........................................................................................................101 Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds 99 Piano Harmony MIDI Studio Pro 101 RadioSoulWax......................................................................................106 Thermometer & Weather...107 Bunkerworld ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................108 Shorts Or Not .................................... 100 Ensõ .....................................94 SonicMax Pro.............................................................108 tech.................................................................................................................................box .......................................................................................121 PicFrame..........................88 My Kitchen Table......................................128 Cupple...............................................................................101 MiniMash ................100 Dave Mustaine: Guitar Prodigy ....................101 Geo Synthesizer ........107 Your Middle East.................................................................................104 Cliqz .............................92 CASCADA ..........78 SIA........................................ Radar and Temperature ......................... 117 App Store Social Networking 700 iTips for Singles and Couples ..........................79 UK Clinical Trials Gateway ...............................................................................106 Holy Moly! Free!...................................84 WordWit..............119 Camera + Photo Editor.109 MyRSS ...................................72 Sleep Sounds .121 FishEye Toy Camera...........................................................................................................................120 V........................I.....................108 Stitcher Radio .............97 Air Cassette..... Walking and More....................................... App Store Lifestyle Affogato......................................................................................116 KaleidaCam.............................96 GlitchMachine .......119 PhotoShield Pro.109 CNNGo............................................130 CoolApp for Google+.............99 iMaschine .79 Skeletal System Pro II..105 IFR Magazine..... Nursing & Bottle Feeding ...........109 WeatherCals – Local Weather Forecast................................................118 PhotoString ..........98 RgbSoundPro......120 Flixlab......... 100 iDubstep.....88 Total Srat Move .....107 Top Gear Reader ..................................87 forkly............109 Doctor Who iWho ........116 Simon Stock..... Win..121 Disposable Hipstamatic.... 100 iSingWorship..........................................................109 WeatherPro ..............120 Faceworx 3D Viewer ...........................80 Kudos To Everyone ...............................................................120 Kinotopic.................................................................................................................122 ..............................................96 SunrizerXS synth.....................................93 Drum Set +.87 iBaby Feed Timer – Breastfeeding.........................................................................128 GeoSocials – Play......................................................................................................................................................................91 Loopy HD ....104 Weather Live ......................................................................113 LooxcieLive ............................... 100 MIXTRAX ............103 Weather Router .............................................................R..........108 Moneyweb TALK.......................................82 Evernote Hello.........76 Wellnote......................................................................89 Hello Vino ..................................................129 Fanzone..................98 Absolute Radio 60s ........................................85 SpringMesh ..................................................................................................................87 Olson Recipe Maker ..............................89 The Lady Magazine .........89 Evernote Food.................89 Travelzoo ..............................................................112 New skinny booth camera.........................................88 Domino’s Pizza.........................................99 Sticky Playlists..............126 Calendarised ................................................................................120 BeFunky Photo Editor .........................85 Yearly......... .................................98 Microphone + Recording ......116 Inneres Auge Milano .......................................121 StarLight Scope .....89 Model Potential ........95 Songineer™ – Instant Composer .................................................iPhone Index App Store Runmeter GPS for Running.........................................................................................98 The Tom Joyner Morning Show 101 This Day in Pink Floyd...............................................................115 Spiral Photo Caption.........................108 C4 News......97 MadPad – Remix Your Life....................... Funny video cam.......................................................................................................................131 Find My Friends ......................................................118 Matices (color intensity)........................................................................................................................................109 SikhNet Mobile ........................................................................86 Visn ...................................................109 Infographics.......108 Tide Times NI....................................................................... 100 Band Of The Day ..78 Ultimate Value Diary............94 Stereophonic – Equalizer & 3D Sound........118 InstaFlow.........................................................118 Pixel Blend Pro...............................................................86 174 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 Music A Particle Magnetophone .......................................................................................121 SuperAlbum ...............................................................................................................88 Woodcraft....117 My Sketch .........................................................................................120 SwankoLab.89 Meguiar’s.....................119 Vintage Camera Pro ...........107 Azimuth Sunrise Sunset....................................................................109 Mooncast ..............................................................121 NightCap.........................86 Kirstie and Phil’s House Hunter...................................96 YouBookBands.........................................116 Grid Lens.........101 KORG iKaossilator.........

.....................136 Lewis Moody Rugby..............160 160 4Eyes ~ search tool .......151 Jetsetter......................................141 JKD..........................................................................138 Coach’s Eye...............................................................138 BowlSheet 2 ............................................................................................................................151 London Bus Checker – Live Countdown for Every Stop ...................................................................................................................157 Eye Scanner Protection ................................139 Basketball DIY.....................................................................................................................................................................123 Voxer Walkie-Talkie PTT ..........................................................................................................................144 Rome MVR.................................151 Historypin ....................130 TagUp............150 Fotopedia Japan..........................................................................................140 Swim-Trainer ..........................................................131 HeyTell ...............................134 Premier Live ...............................158 Slide To Do.......................................................150 150 Comparison Car Hire ........................156 Utilities/Productivity 2 Sugars........................................................................................................130 Natter .....141 SB Nation – Sports News .132 Cowes.....147 ebookers Hotels for iPhone – Hotel booking and hotel room deals...............150 Tube Map...............142 New York Pass – Travel Guide ....TV.........................................................................................................141 PlayUp – Where Sport Gets Social..............................................................................................................................148 GeoWeight ..................140 Putter King Adventure Golf .................................146 Welcome Guides Lakeland ..................................................................156 iPhone App Directory Volume 9 175 ....161 Tone Generator ....................131 TransFire XP .............................131 Qwiqq.................................141 Court Buddy.................................150 Which Way Back?............................131 Tweet Speaker – Listen to Twitter ...................................uk....................160 Draw Pad Pro..................................................................................................................125 Pets Amino – A Community for Dog........................................................................130 Tweetsport ...................................................... and Other Animal Lovers ..........................160 Sent.....................139 CBS Sports Pro Football....................149 Taiwan Adventures.................................150 Flight Card...............145 ViewRanger Outdoors GPS (Premium)..............148 Garmin UK & Ireland......154 Idea Mix – Creative Challenges............156 HQ: To Do .....159 FileHound – Remote File Access160 Google Plus Photo Importer..................................................................................................................................160 Mozy ....................................158 SkyDrive ............................161 Daily Routine ..............................................................................141 THE Football App ........................ App Store Sports Air Gunner.140 miCoach Football.....................co.........141 NBA.......................137 Footballistically Arsenal ............................................................................................... Cat...........................................................................151 localfave...............127 InstaCaster .......................................155 Live Lock Screen for iOS 5 ....................................................160 American Red Cross: Shelter View............................145 SKI TRACKS – GPS TRACK RECORDER .....147 SnapShot Postcard ..140 Groundhopper ....126 Spottd...................................138 Snow Resort!.............................................................140 Classic Boat magazine..........................149 RAC Traffic Plus .......................................160 Book+..................................160 BabyOnTime!............131 Twittelator Neue – Twitter Client for iOS 5 ...................140 WCJ Rubicon Climbing Topo.............................................161 GoTime ...148 BusMapper Pro .........................................................................155 Pad & Quill.......148 Just Quote Me..................................130 ScanMe Barcode ................151 Learn Italian – Phrasebook for Travel in Italy .........................143 Garmin USA ....................161 Rocketr ................151 Witness Driving .......................................................................................................................161 TaskFlow – Visual Tasks & Checklists!.................................137 NagMe Sports Alert Service..................................................................158 Priorities...............161 Weave ................................136 bwin Sports ........141 App Store Travel/Navigation Black Cabs .........................................................................................................................................................135 Run Pacer .....131 LINE ..127 Heart to Find ............................................................. UK Insurance Quote Finder .......................................................................................................................151 CoPilot Live Premium USA...............................................................................................................149 IMeasure – Area & Distance Calculator.................140 Golf Outing ....139 Unibet Sports TV Guide............135 Fanatix...................................Index giveonthemobile........................150 App Store iPhone Don’t Ask Don’t Get..................................................................................152 RedLaser Barcode Scanner and QR Code Reader.............................................141 Approach Tennis .............................150 Hotel Tonight – Last Minute Deals on Hotels......................153 Zero – Todo list .........159 Completion............................................................124 Yiip Voice Messenger ............125 Loccit ..............140 FISHMARX .........161 Awesome Calendar.......................................158 Awesome Days – Event Countdown ..149 Emergency Tracker Lite ...........................................................133 Concrete Wave ..................138 Bluesq Winter...................128 Pic Spree ............................................................................................................................................134 Rangers FC......159 RemoteSound – Using the iOS device as PC Speaker.......................129 GPSfriend ..........150 Live Street View .................................129 Opuss .................................................................130 .....................139 FixtureBox ...............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................151 Enjoy Snowdonia – Mwynhau Eryri..............159 Hashable Mobile ..............161 miinoto ................................................................................................................................................................130 Linked .......

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