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Marco Polo: A new way to find your iPhone [Review]

  If you’re like me, you tend to forget where you put your phone. Did it fall between couch cushions or did it get thrown in the dirty laundry? You know it’s somewhere in the house, and now with Marco Polo, you can easily find your misplaced phone. Marco Polo is a fairly inexpensive app (US $0.99) that allows you to find your iPhone in a…

Static App Review: A polished stat tracker for your social media accounts

  Social networks are deeply ingrained into the fabric of modern day life. We all use a variety of social platforms for work as well as play and we’re all probably (maybe even secretly) obsessed with keeping track of our number of followers, friends, connections and other metrics across these services. Static for iPhone is an app that aims…

Rormix App Review: The best way to discover emerging music videos

Music videos are making a comeback. That much is clear in the success of platforms like YouTube and Vevo who showcase music videos from the world’s biggest artists. It’s also evidenced through established artists’ attempts to do something different with the medium to gain some press — Pharell’s recent 24-hour music video for “Happy” being one example,…

Gon App Review: A simple, good-looking physics game

Gon is a simple, delightfully designed, physics based game with a decent amount of character to help separate it from the plethora of iOS games on the App Store.  Gons are a species of cute, round, furry characters from another time and space. The Gons’ time travelling device malfunctioned and they ended up somewhere at the beginning of all time….

Apple purchases yet another voice recognition company; improved Siri version to come

Siri is a gem – really is! And it’s apparently set to get a lot stronger and more worthy, following Apple’s secretive purchase of yet another voice recognition company – Novauris. The company was founded in 2002 and comes from Dragon Systems, a perhaps better-known company. It’s one of the pioneering forefathers of the modern voice recognition technology…

Fantastical 2 for iPad – First Look and Walkthrough [video]

Flexibits finally made Fantastical available for iPad today, and I couldn’t wait to sink my teeth in. At $9.99/£6.99 it’s not the cheapest calendar app, and that’s the introductory price. At some point in the near future it’s getting raised to $14.99/£9.99. Price aside, it looks fantastic and works beautifully. Natural language is as reliable and…

Top 5 Sports News Apps

Being a huge sports fan, I find iOS to be a fantastic tool for gathering sports information, be it scores, news and more. With that in mind, there are some great sports apps out there that cover a very wide range of sport, and I’ve brought together five of my favourite! ESPN SportsCenter – Free ESPN offers a fantastic interface, with a great range of…