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Music apps, streaming TV and YouTube. Beam the best the internet has to offer straight to your mobile with the best entertainment apps.

1
Factbook

Factbook

Factbook puts information from the CIA’s World Factbook at your fingertips.

4
3

£1.87

2
Sky Mobile

Sky Mobile

Control your Sky Box remotely with this first Windows Phone 7 app

3
3

£0.99

3
Basic Instructions

Basic Instructions

Keep up with all of Scott Meyer’s Basic Instructions comics.

4
3

£1.24

4
Disney Wallpapers

Disney Wallpapers

Experience the magic of Disney and gain access to wallpapers of all your favourite characters

3
3

FREE

5
UK Cinema Times

UK Cinema Times

A pretty, fast app, but it needs to be able to tell you where to see a chosen film, more easily.

4
3

£0.69

6
Shoot, Shag, Marry

Shoot, Shag, Marry

Ruby Wax or Paris Hilton? And you’ve only got one bullet

3
3

£0.79

7
DrumKit
2
3

FREE

8
Magic Marker

Magic Marker

Decorate your touch screen with neon coloured imagery

2
3

FREE

10
BrainPOP UK Featured Movie

BrainPOP UK Featured Movie

A great educational tool for kids and fun for adults too

4
3

FREE

11
4oD Catch-up

4oD Catch-up

4oD comes to the iPad at last – and getting it is a complete no-brainer while it’s free.

4
3

FREE

12
Marvel Comics

Marvel Comics

Marvel offers up a Marvel-ous app

4
3

FREE

13
Mixzing

Mixzing

Giving iTunes a deserved kicking…

5
3

FREE

14
Xbox SmartGlass

Xbox SmartGlass

Second screen experience makes an impressive debut, but is crying out for more game compatibility

4
3

FREE

15
Flixster

Flixster

Perfect for the discerning cinemagoer

5
3

FREE

16
Sleep Talk Recorder

Sleep Talk Recorder

Do you talk and sleep? Then this may well be for you

3
3

FREE

17
The Idiot Test
4
3

£0.79

18
X Comics

X Comics

The Superman of comic-book apps.

4
3

FREE

19
YouTube Downloader

YouTube Downloader

Limited ability to save online videos

2
3

FREE

20
Prime TV

Prime TV

All the info you’ll ever want for your favourite shows

4
3

£0.79

21
Tom And Jerry

Tom And Jerry

It’s all the Tom and Jerry cartoons, and it’s brilliant

5
3

FREE

22
YouTube

YouTube

All your favourite bits of the world’s leading video site streamlined for use on the move.

5
3

FREE

23
Holophone 3D

Holophone 3D

Enter the third dimension, get bored there

3
3

£0.79

25
5001 Amazing Facts
4
3

FREE

26
Bada Jam

Bada Jam

Create your own tunes using set effects

2
3

FREE

27
GT Racing: Motor Academy Free+
3
3

FREE

28
Faces Wild!

Faces Wild!

A fun photo-manipulation app that lets you turn your friends into the Mona Lisa.

3
3

£0.59

29
3001 Wisdom Quotes

3001 Wisdom Quotes

Your go-to app for instant enlightenment.

4
3

FREE

30
Samsung Music Widget

Samsung Music Widget

Find the latest music for your Bada handset

3
3

FREE

31
MagicBall Widget

MagicBall Widget

The mobile rebirth of the Magic 8-Ball fortune telling toy.

2
3

FREE

32
Graphic.ly Comics

Graphic.ly Comics

Comic book reader has potential, but not quite there

3
3

FREE

33
MadePad HD

MadePad HD

A neat plaything, and slick with it, but the substance doesn’t match its brilliant looks.

3
3

£1.99

34
Kingdom of Plants with David Attenborough

Kingdom of Plants with David Attenborough

A pleasant way to explore Kew and the wonders of the plant kingdom – and Attenborough is as captivating as ever.

4
3

£7.99

35
Quick-Tunes

Quick-Tunes

A great app that makes it much easier and safer to listen to your music while driving.

4
3

£1.19

37
LOVEFiLM

LOVEFiLM

Manage your LOVEFiLM account on the move

3
3

FREE

38
NME Icons: Jack White

NME Icons: Jack White

It’s a big old bit of software, but this is a great app for Jack White fans.

3
3

£3.99

39
Smule Magic Piano

Smule Magic Piano

Broadcast your virtual sounds around the world and check in on the competition

3
3

£0.59

40
Back in Time

Back in Time

Educational, but strangely old fashioned. We expect more from iPad apps these days

2
3

£5.49

41
APOD Viewer 7 Pro

APOD Viewer 7 Pro

The beauty of the nebula in your phone

5
3

FREE

42
QI

QI

An entire library of the Quite Interesting on your iPhone

4
3

£2.39

43
Air Guitar HD

Air Guitar HD

Now, strangely enough, you can actually play guitar on this thing

3
3

FREE

44
WattPad

WattPad

Ebook app with free access to thousands of titles

2
3

FREE

45
Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

The latest information. If there is any…

3
3

FREE

46
Songkick

Songkick

The perfect app for live music lovers to keep on top what’s going on.

5
3

FREE

48
Equalizer Pro

Equalizer Pro

It’s not a perfect music player, but those looking to some EQ control will likely become totally addicted.

4
3

£1.99

49
Virgin Radio

Virgin Radio

Listen to Virgin Radio on your Nokia…but it’s not what you think.

3
3

FREE

50
Moron Test

Moron Test

What’s this? It’s a test for morons, stupid?

3
3

£0.61

51
Fart Attack – Lite

Fart Attack – Lite

Drop fart bombs and play wind related practical jokes aplenty.

1
3

FREE

52
iQuarium

iQuarium

A pretend fish inside a pretend fish tank that you have to pretend to feed and care about

4
3

£0.59

53
FILLIB

FILLIB

Too much work for not enough reward

2
3

FREE

54
Amazing Music

Amazing Music

Remember: piracy is illegal, children

4
3

FREE

55
The British Monarchy

The British Monarchy

Everything you ever needed to know about the British Royal Family.

2
2

FREE

56
Marvel Superheroes

Marvel Superheroes

Want all the info on your favourite comic creations? Then look elsewhere.

1
2

£0.93

57
Talking Hamster
3
2

FREE

58
Cocktail Mixer

Cocktail Mixer

Nothing is guaranteed to make you the life and soul of the party more than getting your Windows Mobile smartphone out and waving it about, right?

4
2

FREE

59
icanhascheezburger

icanhascheezburger

Exactly how many captioned pictures of cats is too many?

3
2

FREE

60
Classic Songs Piano Songbook

Classic Songs Piano Songbook

Perfectly sized scores, lag-free page turns and brilliant value for money makes this a winner, though extra In-App Purchases would have been nice

4
2

£2.99

61
CAMRA Good Beer Guide

CAMRA Good Beer Guide

Britain has hundreds of crap pubs, avoid them forever more with CAMRA’s handy ale guide for your mobile

4
2

£4.99

62
Soccer Vuvuzela
1
2

£2.39

63
BeebPlayer

BeebPlayer

Brings the BBC iPlayer to your Android phone. It’s unofficial but it’s all in the best possible taste

3
2

FREE

64
BMW TV
3
2

FREE

65
Blast Monkeys

Blast Monkeys

Monkey-based puzzler that’s a bit of a blast

4
2

FREE

66
mVideo Player

mVideo Player

The most malleable video player yet to hit Android

4
2

FREE

67
7Digital

7Digital

Still needs more variety

3
2

FREE

68
5001 AMAZING FACTS

5001 AMAZING FACTS

Become the pub bore with a 5001 facts with which to ‘entertain’ everyone

3
2

£1.19

69
SPB TV

SPB TV

Stream TV direct to your mobile handset for just a one-off payment.

2
2

£12.19

70
TuneWiki
4
2

FREE

71
Vevo

Vevo

Your portal to thousands of music videos on your phone

4
2

FREE

72
YouTube

YouTube

The thing you need to make videos work

3
2

FREE

73
Dr Who Encyclopedia

Dr Who Encyclopedia

The In-app Purchase content makes this expensive for the completist, but this is a nicely constructed app

3
2

£4.99

74
Ted
5
2

FREE

75
TuneIn Radio

TuneIn Radio

Forget about buying an expensive internet radio, just buy this instead

4
2

£1.19

76
Shazam Encore

Shazam Encore

All the power of the track recognition number in one simple application

4
2

£3.55

77
Fat Booth

Fat Booth

Does my bum look big in this? Nope, but your face does

4
2

FREE

78
Sky Mobile TV

Sky Mobile TV

£35 for non-subscribers, but is it worth it for Premier League on-the-go?

3
2

FREE

79
RealPlayer® Beta
3
2

FREE

80
Avengers: Iron Man – MKVII

Avengers: Iron Man – MKVII

Glimpse into the future of comics of rusty response to new tech?

3
2

FREE

81
we7 Radio Plus

we7 Radio Plus

Streaming music service that won’t bite into your data allowance

4
2

FREE

82
iPlayer

iPlayer

It’s rubbish, and not even what you think it is

2

£0.99

83
Music Beta

Music Beta

Official Android player for Music Beta by Google. The Music application features a redesigned UI and now supports Music Beta by Google.

3
2

FREE

84
TheChanner

TheChanner

An app that promises free streaming TV but much like the Loch Ness Monster, it’s rarely seen.

1
2

FREE

87
Nokia Internet Radio

Nokia Internet Radio

Listen to a whole host of stations on your Nokia handset

3
2

FREE

88
Kids Paint Free

Kids Paint Free

A fun virtual finger painting app that’ll put a smile on the faces of both kids and adults alike

4
2

FREE

89
Clara Button and the Magical Hat Day

Clara Button and the Magical Hat Day

A beautifully animated storybook mainly targeted at little girls, but nothing that particularly jumps out as unique.

3
2

£3.99

90
ESPN Goals

ESPN Goals

Match of the Day needs to Watch its Back

4
2

FREE

91
iMaschine

iMaschine

Super-slick, quite crispy, but a little shallow, this is hip-hop empitomised and embodied in app form

4
2

£2.99

92
Music Explorer

Music Explorer

Recommended music for your Nokia handset

4
2

FREE

93
Spotify

Spotify

Free app but £10-a-month premium subscription needed

5
2

FREE

94
Guitar Chords

Guitar Chords

Make sure you’re sounding right

4
2

£1.50

95
Rockmate

Rockmate

On paper, Rockmate shouldn’t work this well, but it’s actually a fun way to make music with friends.

4
2

£1.99

96
Xenozu

Xenozu

Stealing the best of YouTube on your BlackBerry and offering it up in a tidy package

2
2

FREE

97
zeebox

zeebox

zeebox is the new, social, interactive, immersive and amazing way to watch TV.

5
2

FREE

98
AVPlayer HD

AVPlayer HD

Without question, it’s the best media player for iPad. If you’re a video fanatic, it’s the app to buy.

5
2

£1.99

99
BBC Radio Player

BBC Radio Player

Tune in, turn on, do whatever else you fancy

4
2

£0.99

100
Total Film

Total Film

Total Film magazine’s new app gives cinephiles and movie buffs everything that they could possibly want on the iPhone

4
2

£0.59

101
HTC Watch

HTC Watch

The best way to get movies on Windows Phones

3
2

FREE

102
Pleasure Engine – Turbo

Pleasure Engine – Turbo

Why would you want your phone to vibrate so much

3
2

£2.39

103
TopGear News

TopGear News

Perfect for fans of the Clarkson trio

5
2

FREE

104
Gimme Music!

Gimme Music!

A neat, simple method of randomly exploring new music.

4
2

FREE

105
Deezer

Deezer

Is the best music-streaming service of them all

4
2

FREE

106
Concert Vault

Concert Vault

The greatest free live music archive known to mankind.

4
2

FREE

107
Coloroid

Coloroid

An insanely addictive game where you have to make the entire screen one colour

4
2

FREE

108
Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil

We are big fans of the mental French circus troupe and this app helps us track their gigs around the world

2
2

FREE

109
The Adventures of Simon Pegg

The Adventures of Simon Pegg

Comic spoof from the guy who brought us Shaun of the Dead.

4
2

£1.79

110
Shazam

Shazam

Name that tune with the song-spotting app that hears what you do.

3
2

FREE

111
Pocket BLU

Pocket BLU

Give your Blu movies an Android kick

3
2

FREE

112
On The Way To Woodstock

On The Way To Woodstock

A beautiful coffee-table app that will inspire you to revisit, or discover, ’60s classics.

4
2

£5.99

113
Sexy Bomb
2
2

£0.79

114
Kobo

Kobo

So it turns out people might use an ebook store other than Kindle. Should they?

3
2

FREE

115
FindMeTV

FindMeTV

Finally, a TV guide for the iPhone that lets you plan your gogglebox viewing in no time at all

4
2

£1.79

116
Heart

Heart

Listen to Heart radio on your Nokia handset

3
2

FREE

117
Audible for Android

Audible for Android

More of a listener than a reader? Audible for Android provides access to digital audiobooks for your aural pleasure.

4
2

FREE

118
Fun Droid

Fun Droid

Nope – we’re not sure of the point of this either

2
2

£0.79

119
Beat Spiral

Beat Spiral

A moderately entertaining audio toy with sharp looks, but you’d be hard pushed to use BeatSpiral to produce any actual music.

2
2

£0.69

120
Gig Finder

Gig Finder

Find bands playing near you and book up tickets

2
2

FREE

121
myFry

myFry

myFry is Stephen Fry’s latest autobiography, in the rather wondersome shape of a beautifully-designed iPhone app

5
2

£7.99

122
We7

We7

Music streaming service lands on Android (£9.99 monthly fee)

4
2

FREE

123
Nokia Photo Browser
3
2

FREE

124
Shotgun
1
2

FREE

125
SlingPlayer

SlingPlayer

Your TV on your Android handset – it costs for the privilege, though

4
2

£19.73

128
TuneWiki
4
2

FREE

129
Wisdom Quotes HD

Wisdom Quotes HD

An encyclopaedic knowledge of history’s greatest sayings awaits in this insightful app

4
2

£1.79

130
FML

FML

Today I bought the BeerGlass for WP7 app. FML

5
2

FREE

131
YouTube Downloaded

YouTube Downloaded

Download YouTube videos to your Bada handset

3
2

FREE

132
NORAD tracks Santa

NORAD tracks Santa

Track Santa’s every move with this fun but throwaway applications

2
2

FREE

133
Earthlapse

Earthlapse

Beautiful photography and a few handy features make this a great ambient app for your iPad.

4
2

£0.69

134
Spooky Sound Machine

Spooky Sound Machine

Obsessed with scary music and movies? This is the app for you

2
2

£1.00

135
Air Vinyl

Air Vinyl

Potentially charming, but it tries a bit too hard; it’s quicker to use the Music app. The audio filtering’s nice, mind.

3
2

£0.69

136
Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records

If you want to be a record breaker, dedication’s what you need, and this app might help

4
2

£0.59

137
Carpe Diem Daily

Carpe Diem Daily

A list of daily ‘do’s’ – new things you can do everyday

3
2

FREE

138
Scott Pilgrim

Scott Pilgrim

Comic style offering sees Scott take on the App world.

4
2

£3.49

139
Cinderella – Nosy Crow animated picture book

Cinderella – Nosy Crow animated picture book

Quite simply, the most charming and entertaining interactive book currently available on the iPad. Although it’s not the cheapest!

4
2

£5.49

140
Cyborg Vision

Cyborg Vision

Come with me if you want to avoid wasting 69p on something that doesn’t work.

1
2

£0.69

141
Backgrounds

Backgrounds

With thousands of backgrounds on offer, you can select a new one each day to completely personalise your Android phone.

4
2

FREE

142
Shazam

Shazam

Shazam is a music-discovery application that tells you who sings that song you just heard on TV.

4
2

FREE

143
Moo Math Lite

Moo Math Lite

A math tutor that doesn’t know its sums

1
2

FREE

144
Player for YouTube
3
2

FREE

145
Music Player

Music Player

Why charge for something we already have?

1
2

£0.99

146
MP3 Ringtone Creator
5
2

£2.39

147
iBooks

iBooks

Apple’s answer to Kindle’s bookstore arrives on iPad

4
2

FREE

148
Magic Paper
1
2

£1.50

149
TuneIn Radio
5
2

FREE

150
BibleSurfer

BibleSurfer

Take the Good Book with you, wherever you may wander

4
2

FREE

151
Gravitarium

Gravitarium

A psychedelic creative and relaxation tool

3
2

FREE

152
Shazam Player

Shazam Player

When it works it’s okay, but it’s too hit and miss and at times; the interface is confusing.

2
2

FREE

153
Dr. Seuss Beginner Book Collection #1

Dr. Seuss Beginner Book Collection #1

A collection of lovely interactive books – but you might want to choose your own individual collection from the App Store (some Seuss apps are bargains at the moment).

4
2

£7.99

154
Mabilo Ringtones

Mabilo Ringtones

Preview and download ringtones, ranging from chart hits to classic phone melodies.

5
2

FREE

155
Tap DJ

Tap DJ

Well-polished but ulimtately gimmicky mix-em up?

3
2

£1.19

156
Nighty Night HD

Nighty Night HD

Exquisite graphics and professional narration make for a charming bedtime app for your child.

4
2

£1.49

157
Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue

News, pics and more – all from Kylie!

3
2

FREE

158
MusicGrid

MusicGrid

An enormously clever and fun app that lets you release your spontaneous musical genius.

4
2

FREE

159
Daily Horoscope

Daily Horoscope

Mystic Meg doesn’t have a prayer when there are free apps like this one around

4
2

FREE

161
Deezer

Deezer

Deezer knows what you want from a music streaming app – and this is a market-leading service.

5
2

FREE

162
Cinefy – Special FX Studio

Cinefy – Special FX Studio

As easy to use as iMovie but it’s woefully short on editing options, making it too difficult to pull off a truly decent effect.

2
2

£0.69

163
Movies

Movies

If you’re into the latest movies, it’s always handy to have an application that’s got the inside scoop on what’s coming up

3
2

FREE

164
TuneWiki

TuneWiki

A music player which is accompanied by lyrics to your favourite tracks

4
2

FREE

165
DiDiom

DiDiom

Music collection too massive to be truly mobile? Pay to stream it with DiDiom.

4
2

FREE

166
It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

A lovingly created homage to Charles Schultz’s iconic characters that makes a wonderfully charming app for kids of all ages.

5
2

£1.99

167
Quickpedia

Quickpedia

Qikipedia, for those who don’t have time to check Wikipedia

4
2

FREE

168
Napster

Napster

A brilliant app that beats the Spotify equivalent at the same price and happens to be a great tool for discovering new music

4
2

FREE

169
Voice Bender

Voice Bender

Making your mates sound foolish is always fun

4
2

£0.79

170
Elmo’s Monster Maker

Elmo’s Monster Maker

Elmo’s Monster Maker is good fun but just a little too expensive for what’s on offer here.

3
2

£2.49

171
S2P

S2P

Upgrade your music player interface to something nearing the iPod. Impressive.

4
2

£3.19

172
Kids Connect The Dots

Kids Connect The Dots

Keep the kids entertained with this fun and easy to use learning app

4
2

£1.80

173
Paint Pad
2
2

£3.00

174
Spotify

Spotify

The famous streaming app comes to Windows Phone

4
2

FREE

175
Brian Cox’s Wonders of the Universe

Brian Cox’s Wonders of the Universe

The twitchiness of the app technology used to present the material began to irritate – but the content is out of this world.

4
2

£4.99

176
Bookworm

Bookworm

Damn your dead-tree-based products, we want to read books from vastly complicated electrical devices!

3
2

£2.19

177
Pure Lounge

Pure Lounge

One of the better internet radio apps available for the iPhone

5
2

£2.99

178
Tripping Fest Drawing
3
2

£1.24

179
Musiz

Musiz

Better music discovery at your fingertips

3
2

£0.79

180
TuneWiki

TuneWiki

Lets you wax lyrical with your favourite tunes and internet radio

4
2

FREE

181
FatBooth

FatBooth

This latest iPhone photo-manipulation app is by far the grossest yet. And yet still the funniest.

5
2

£0.59

182
Game Your Video

Game Your Video

More powerful than it seems to let on, but still totally intuitive and easy to use.

3
2

£1.49

183
Music Cloud

Music Cloud

Get yours hands on the hottest remixes right now

3
2

FREE

184
Streams-T

Streams-T

The promise of streaming radio, webcams and TV all from a single app, but is this an endless entertainment dream come true?

2
2

£2.69

185
National Trust

National Trust

A superb and comprehensive free guide to Britain’s heritage sites

4
2

FREE

186
Talking Rex the Dinosaur

Talking Rex the Dinosaur

Rex is a talking dinosaur. He repeats what you say in his deep threatening voice.

3
2

£0.61

187
Vue

Vue

Simple movie booking app with bonus video content

4
2

FREE

188
Music Unlimited

Music Unlimited

As a streaming service, it’s great, and has some handy features. But as an overall music service, its lack of offline playback holds it back.

3
2

FREE

189
Inside The World of Dinosaurs

Inside The World of Dinosaurs

Older children with a passion for dinosaurs will love it, but younger children won’t find enough to keep their interest here

3
2

£9.99

190
JetVD: YouTube Aid

JetVD: YouTube Aid

Fed up of streaming YouTube on your phone? Now you can download the videos instead

5
2

FREE

192
Twonky Beam Browser

Twonky Beam Browser

One of the slickest ways to zap HD video from your smartphone or tablet straight to your TV

4
2

FREE

193
Demand 5

Demand 5

It’s a slick app that promises a decent service once the Big Brother torment is over for another year

4
2

FREE

194
Google Sky Map

Google Sky Map

Look up to the sky – Is it a bird? A plane? Nope it’s Google’s Sky Map

3
2

FREE

195
Free Unlimited Jokes

Free Unlimited Jokes

Lighten the mood with a few priceless jokes

2
2

FREE

196
Zinio Magazine Reader

Zinio Magazine Reader

The premier magazine app, whatever your operating system

4
2

FREE

197
Bro Code

Bro Code

You can’t charge for this, surely?

2
2

£0.79

198
Mango Manga Reader

Mango Manga Reader

Get your anime fix with this great comic-book app

4
2

FREE

199
Androidify

Androidify

Turn yourself into a little green robot

3
2

FREE

200
Formula1.com 2011
4
2

FREE

201
Absolute Radio Touch
3
2

FREE

202
YouTube by Lazyworm

YouTube by Lazyworm

Sleeping worms apparently find the best videos

5
2

FREE

203
Red Bulletin

Red Bulletin

Red Bull’s monthly magazine goes digital with a vast array of exciting new visual content

5
2

FREE

204
PowerAMP Music Player
4
2

£3.07

205
iMovie

iMovie

£2.99 for a fully-functional, touchscreen video editing suite? Yes please.

4
2

£2.99

207
Mixtapes

Mixtapes

A great way to get your hands on great remixes

5
2

FREE

208
Tate Trumps

Tate Trumps

Do you like stroking your chin in front of baffling paintings? If so, here is an app for you

3
2

FREE

209
DoubleTwist

DoubleTwist

Unleash your Apple iTunes music collection with DoubleTwist

3
2

FREE

210
Amazon Kindle

Amazon Kindle

Like a Kindle… but on your phone and different

4
2

FREE

211
Layar

Layar

Layar is an augmented reality web browser that brings the internet to the real world and allows you to search exactly what you see.

5
2

FREE

212
Spotify

Spotify

The coolest subscription-based music streaming service which turns your phone into a melody machine

4
2

FREE

213
Mobile Movies

Mobile Movies

Plan your cinema and film enjoyment from one app and never leave the glow of the silver screen again

3
2

£1.69

214
Sky Go

Sky Go

Great app if it wasn’t so selective

4
2

FREE

215
The X-Factor

The X-Factor

The awful but good talent show returns with an app

2
2

FREE

216
Dilbert Calendar

Dilbert Calendar

Do you really need to spice up your calendar this month?

2
2

FREE

217
Crackle

Crackle

Free movies! Sounds great, but….

3
2

FREE

218
Kinoma Play

Kinoma Play

A home entertainment system for your phone, that’s more than just an elaborate media player.

4
2

£18.69

219
Kids Doodle Pro
4
2

£0.92

220
An Exciting Year

An Exciting Year

Spice up your life with this app that tells you what to do every day

1
2

£2.99

221
Korg iKaossilator

Korg iKaossilator

Brilliant fun, intensely creative, and universally accessible. A compelling musical toy.

5
2

£6.99

222
7 Digital
4
2

FREE

223
NPR

NPR

Setting the standard for online on-demand radio portals

4
2

FREE

224
Today History

Today History

A great idea let down by poor execution

1
2

FREE

225
GarageBand

GarageBand

Apple’s home song creation tool is more mobile than ever.

5
2

£2.99

226
Ah Ha!

Ah Ha!

A humorous-if-chauvinistic application that basically works out your ladyfriend’s time of the month and gives ‘tips’ on how to act

3
2

£2.15

227
Star Trek: Countdown Book
4
2

£3.99

228
djay

djay

It seems pricey, but djay’s layout, waveform display, split output option and sync feature make it feel pro.

4
2

£11.99

229
Amazon MP3

Amazon MP3

Turn your Android into a music machine with Amazon’s music store and download songs without DRM.

4
2

FREE

230
Drunk Man

Drunk Man

Now this is exactly what your phone was made for

2
2

FREE

231
Lastminute.com

Lastminute.com

Need a hotel cheaply? Then we’ve got the app for you

4
2

FREE

232
PicoLyrics

PicoLyrics

Finally, the perfect fusion of karaoke and smartphones

3
2

£0.79

233
MSN Celebrity

MSN Celebrity

Why are we all so obsessed with celebrities?

2
2

FREE

234
Korg Electribe

Korg Electribe

The iPad’s future revealed in this wicked music creation app

4
2

£5.99

235
Songify

Songify

Definitely an app worth (auto)tuning in for

4
2

FREE

236
Photo Distortions

Photo Distortions

No filters, but some other fun ways to tweak your photos

3
2

FREE

237
7digital

7digital

Digital music service gets a massive makeover

5
2

FREE

238
Myths and Legends

Myths and Legends

Learning about the ancient equivalent of the internet

3
2

£0.79

239
Foodspotting

Foodspotting

Tell others about delicious food without boring them

4
2

FREE

240
2012 Doomsday Countdown

2012 Doomsday Countdown

Ever wanted to waste money on a pointless clock? Here’s your chance

1
2

£2.15

241
Spirit HD

Spirit HD

One trippy sci-fi puzzler – in space no one can hear you dream

4
2

£0.79

242
Cut Sexy Girl

Cut Sexy Girl

Sometimes internet pornography is just better

2
2

£0.79

243
Sense the Color

Sense the Color

Turn your pictures into veritable works of art

4
2

£0.99

244
Doodle

Doodle

Finger painting app for the inner-child in us all

4
2

£0.79

245
Hour Face

Hour Face

Perhaps the creepiest and most addictive thing to come out of Japan since Pokemon.

4
2

£1.79

246
Sushi Touch

Sushi Touch

Spot your nagiri from your sashimi with this mobile guide to sushi.

3
2

FREE

247
Sky Go

Sky Go

A great app for Sky subscribers, but more channels please

4
2

FREE

248
Mobbler

Mobbler

Listen to Last.fm radio stations

4
2

FREE

249
Amazon MP3

Amazon MP3

Who needs iTunes when you have Amazon around?

4
2

FREE

250
iMovie

iMovie

Less bells and whistles than the desktop version, but a brilliant mobile incarnation of iMovie that will empower iPhone 4 users everywhere.

4
2

£2.99

251
Attic

Attic

A beautiful interface but not, perhaps, the best basic concept ever

3
2

£0.69

252
Twas The Night Before Christmas HD

Twas The Night Before Christmas HD

Reignite the Christmas cheer with this interactive rendition of a timeless classic

3
2

£1.19

253
Poynt

Poynt

Poynt gets you local information, but not enough information

3
2

FREE

254
Frankenstein

Frankenstein

An interactive, immersive book app that lets you control the plot. A fantastic read, looks great and could well point to the future of books on iOS.

4
2

£1.49

255
Wired Magazine

Wired Magazine

The magazine for the digital age, goes digital

4
2

£2.99

256
10001 Cocktails
4
2

FREE

257
Spotify

Spotify

Spotify is the world’s greatest music streaming service and one of our favourite iPhone music apps.

5
2

FREE

258
iFun

iFun

Then why don’t you just buy an iPhone?

2
2

£0.79

259
Animated Screensavers

Animated Screensavers

Turn your BlackBerry into an old school PC with this range of screensavers

3
2

FREE

260
Jam Pad
4
2

FREE

261
Metro Wall

Metro Wall

Using your music for more than sound

4
2

£0.79

262
Virtual Guitar

Virtual Guitar

A fairly decent guitar emulator but is your phone big enough?

4
2

FREE

263
Color It
4
2

FREE

264
Break the Blocks

Break the Blocks

A timeless time consuming classic with a concept that really needs no introduction

4
2

£1.24

265
Marvel Comics

Marvel Comics

Spider-Man and Captain America have rarely looked better than on the iPad’s 9.7-inch touchscreen

4
2

FREE

266
Simon Says

Simon Says

A simple version of the popular childhood handheld game where you mimic the flashing buttons.

3
2

FREE

267
Avatar Builder

Avatar Builder

Make little versions of yourself. No, not in the fun way

3
2

FREE

268
SuperMusic

SuperMusic

Downloading music? We DO hope it’s legal

2
2

£0.99

269
Office Hot Shot

Office Hot Shot

A return of the addictive yet simple game with added functionality

4
2

£2.39

270
BBC iPlayer

BBC iPlayer

There are some minor flaws and omissions, but there’s just so much to love here.

4
2

FREE

271
Last.fm

Last.fm

Internet radio comes to Android – but beware of the bugs

3
2

FREE

272
Boxee

Boxee

There’s a lot to like about Boxee for iPad, and videos stream over Wi-Fi quite happily. It’s also been superbly designed.

4
2

FREE

273
LOVEFiLM Player for iPad

LOVEFiLM Player for iPad

This is a great app for subscribers now, and we hope it’ll get even better with a few more features.

4
2

FREE

274
Facemakr

Facemakr

Another Japanese gem that lets you create fantastic comic avatars of you and your mates in no time at all.

4
2

£1.19

275
130 Legal Horror Films

130 Legal Horror Films

We think the title says it all, really

3
2

£0.60

276
Crackle

Crackle

Yes it’s free, but the selection of films you get in the UK is so limited that this is unlikely to be of interest.

2
2

FREE

278
Shazam

Shazam

The souped up music recognition service comes to Windows Mobile.

4
2

FREE

279
Sky+

Sky+

Control your Sky+ box from your handset and record programmes on the go

4
2

FREE

280
EasyBartender
4
2

£3.19

281
Maxim Handstand Edition

Maxim Handstand Edition

Men’s mag makes iPad debut with stunning Hot 100 issue. Gallerytastic.

4
2

£1.79

282
IMDb Movies and TV

IMDb Movies and TV

The internet’s favourite database hits the iPad early

5
2

FREE

283
Playlist DJ

Playlist DJ

Instantly create new playlists that match your taste

4
2

FREE

284
Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaur Zoo

An entertaining fact-based presentation of famous extinct vertebrates

4
2

£1.49

285
eScrap App

eScrap App

Scrapbook on your iPhone, the easy way…

3
2

£1.29

286
Guardian Eyewitness

Guardian Eyewitness

The finest photography from the nations most web-savvy newspaper

3
2

FREE

287
IMDb

IMDb

World’s biggest movie database lands on the iPhone

4
2

FREE

288
Lyric Legend

Lyric Legend

Beta version of the karaoke-like rhythm game

4
2

FREE

289
IMDb

IMDb

Look at pictures of pretty film stars on your handset

5
2

FREE

290
Odeon

Odeon

The film fanatic’s best friend. Providing you’re an Odeon loyalist

4
2

FREE

292
Songify

Songify

Oh, we don’t know. Works fine. Looks okay. Fills us with hate. Get it if you want. We can’t stop you.

2
2

FREE

293
Virtuoso

Virtuoso

Budding music maestros can tinkle those virtual ivories together

4
2

FREE

294
Morfo

Morfo

Get ready to creep out every one of your mates

3
2

£1.99

295
Captial FM

Captial FM

Listen to Capital FM on your Nokia phone

4
2

FREE

296
Music Skin

Music Skin

Bored of the normal music player? Here’s one for you

3
2

£0.79

297
We Are Pop Slags

We Are Pop Slags

Watch the latest music-related videos

1
2

FREE

298
YouTube 2.1

YouTube 2.1

Improved app means that watching YouTube on Android no longer frustrates

4
2

FREE

299
Urban Dictionary

Urban Dictionary

The webs home of slang, now straight to your mobile.

3
2

FREE

300
Nokia Music

Nokia Music

What do you get if you cross a media player and the radio?

3
2

FREE

301
Shazam Encore

Shazam Encore

A superb way of identifying new music that you like and sharing your finds with friends.

4
2

£2.99

302
Ministry of Sound
3
2

FREE

304
Hipstamatic

Hipstamatic

If you want to produce cool, retro-looking Polaroid style pics with your iPhone, Hipstamatic is the app to do it

4
2

£1.19

305
netradio

netradio

When is net radio, not net radio? With netradio.

3
2

FREE

306
Absolute Radio

Absolute Radio

Great radio, buggy application

2
2

FREE

307
Drum Machine

Drum Machine

Only for the amateur who likes to annoy

2
2

£0.79

308
Personality Psychology Pro

Personality Psychology Pro

A big set of personality tests to help you find out who you really are apparently ‘funny and pleasant’.

3
2

£4.99

309
NOW TV UK

NOW TV UK

An impressively modern catalogue, but not a comprehensive one. That, and a few teething problems, make its monthly price seem too high.

3
2

£0.69

310
RealTube

RealTube

Taking video beyond just YouTube

4
2

£1.99

311
BBC iPlayer for Android

BBC iPlayer for Android

Your favourite catch-up TV service finally comes to Android

3
2

FREE

312
South Park Soundboard

South Park Soundboard

Just don’t use this on crowded Tube train

4
2

£0.99

313
Funny Ringtones

Funny Ringtones

It’s in the name really – a wide variety of ridiculous tones.

3
2

FREE

314
The Invisible Universe

The Invisible Universe

App shows off what you can’t see but there’s probably a reason you can’t see it

3
2

FREE

315
Showreel

Showreel

It’s well designed, but needs to expand the content and features if it’s going to compete with others out there.

4
2

£0.69

316
Google Books

Google Books

Google lets you join its book club, through your phone

4
2

FREE

317
Light Sword

Light Sword

You may have seen this somewhere before…

3
2

£0.79

318
The Wine Navigator

The Wine Navigator

Easy pairing and exploring tool for wine novices

4
2

£1.79

319
Aldiko Book Reader Premium

Aldiko Book Reader Premium

Kindle rival offers up decent customisable reading experience

3
2

£1.83

320
Laputa II

Laputa II

Your portal to free ebooks on Android – complete with bookmarking and extensive online library

4
2

FREE

321
Comic Strips

Comic Strips

Rage, Fail, Comix and more all in one easy reader

4
2

FREE

322
BBC iPlayer

BBC iPlayer

A simple link from the BBC to let you watch all its on-demand programming via the specially designed website

4
2

FREE

323
NokiMoki-Piano
1
2

FREE

324
Music Unlimited

Music Unlimited

Subscription-based app offers music on the go

4
2

FREE

325
The Dark Knight Rises (Nokia App)

The Dark Knight Rises (Nokia App)

Let’s be honest – if you love Batman you’ll download this anyway

3
2

FREE

326
7digital

7digital

Play all of your tracks on the go

4
2

FREE

327
Crunched PaperToss
4
2

FREE

328
Top Gear Cool Wall
4
2

£1.25

329
Talking Tom Cat

Talking Tom Cat

Must not make pussy jokes, must not make pussy jokes…

2
11

£0.61

330
myPlayer

myPlayer

myPlayer provides access to TV and radio streams directly to your Android device.

2
1

FREE