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Creative Studio
3
3

FREE

2
Camera Extras

Camera Extras

Good idea but not always well executed

3
2

FREE

3
Amazing Music

Amazing Music

Remember: piracy is illegal, children

4
3

FREE

4
The Lost City

The Lost City

Not the most demanding puzzles in the world, but this is a gently engaging adventure, with neatly designed problems and lovely looks.

4
2

FREE

5
The Lighthouse HD

The Lighthouse HD

A challenging game, which shines out among a crowded sea of similar line-drawing titles.

4
2

£1.99

6
The Magic of Reality

The Magic of Reality

A great app to read with your children that explains the mysteries of the universe.

5
2

£9.99

7
The Moogies

The Moogies

Good, wholesome cartoon-like fun for kids that won’t send parents insane either

3
2

£0.69

8
The Package

The Package

A superb puzzle package, but it’s a tough one.

5
2

£0.69

9
The Room

The Room

A brilliantly compact, well constructed and atmospheric puzzler that’s likely to give you chills. This is iOS gaming at its best.

5
2

£1.49

10
Pitfall

Pitfall

Temple re-run, just like in the old days

4
2

FREE

11
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

12
Car Camera DVR

Car Camera DVR

A useful and well-executed app – though there are a couple of frustrating niggles there, too.

4
4

£1.49

13
BoxPlots

BoxPlots

BoxPlots takes an overdone format and adds charm, character and a smidge of originality, resulting in a very pleasant puzzler.

3
2

£0.69

14
BOTwaR

BOTwaR

There’s replay value for its target market, but the means to challenge other people’s robots would be a huge improvement.

3
2

£1.49

15
Book Creator for iPad

Book Creator for iPad

Book Creator is limiting for professionals, but for playing around with creating books, it’s well-made, easy to use and packed with potential.

4
3

£2.99

16
Friend Check

Friend Check

While limited in purpose and lacking multiple-account support, Friend Check provides a handy snapshot of friends in your social networks.

4
2

£0.69

17
Battleloot Adventure

Battleloot Adventure

Simple and fun cartoon battles with an adventurous twist, and yours for a bargain price – get your swag on.

3
2

£0.69

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Bad Piggies HD

Bad Piggies HD

A promising start and very close to bringing home the bacon, but this game’s sometimes a bit of a boar.

3
2

£0.69

19
Babel Rising 3D

Babel Rising 3D

A fun – sometimes frustrating – mix of tower defense and godly destruction that’s a good option for blowing off some pent-up steam.

3
2

FREE

20
Aztec Antics

Aztec Antics

An Inca-redibly fun multiplayer experience, though you Maya not find the single-player game as engrossing.

4
2

£1.49

21
Agenda Calendar

Agenda Calendar

Agenda Calendar is a brilliant replacement for the built-in equivalent, with a better design and more features, without adding extra interface clutter.

4
3

£0.69

22
Sonic Jump

Sonic Jump

Vertical challenges not vertically challenged

4
2

£1.46

23
Football Manager Handheld 2013

Football Manager Handheld 2013

All that’s missing is a sheepskin coat

4
3

£6.99

24
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

Once it has you in its vice, it just won’t let go

4
2

£3.74

25
Bladeslinger Ep.1

Bladeslinger Ep.1

Good looking as Bladeslinger Ep. 1 might be, it’s a hollow and oft-miserable slog. Hit the saloon, instead.

1
3

£1.99

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bitly

bitly

We want much more analytics power, but it’s free and may prove useful for those who use bitly a lot.

3
2

FREE

27
Bear Physics

Bear Physics

A solid, enjoyable foundation – but structural niggles soon grate, keeping this bear from getting the honey it would otherwise deserve.

3
2

£0.69

28
Bastion

Bastion

A positively beautiful action-RPG with heavy-hitting action, smart writing, and more personality than the rest of its genre put together.

5
2

£0.69

29
Anytune Pro HQ – Music Practice Perfected

Anytune Pro HQ – Music Practice Perfected

Although Anytune lacks the elegance and immediacy of Capo, it makes up for it with a strong and flexible feature set.

4
2

£11.49

30
Alamgam

Alamgam

A time-saving app for those that use Facebook and Twitter equally, but it’s undone by some sloppy elements.

2
2

£0.69

31
TomTom for Android

TomTom for Android

The seminal satnav provider has been a long time coming to Android – was it worth the wait?

5
3

£30.99

32
FIFA 13

FIFA 13

FIFA 13 is the best football sim we’ve played on iOS, and is great for the price, even if there’s still room for improvement.

4
3

£4.99

33
Eufloria HD

Eufloria HD

An intriguing strategy game – enjoyable and ambient, but it feels rather simple, despite all its options.

3
2

£2.99

34
English Country Tune

English Country Tune

It’s enormous fun and tests the old grey matter, even if you do find yourself shouting at the game on a regular basis.

4
2

£1.99

35
Eisenhower

Eisenhower

A thoughtfully designed app, and one that really can help with your time management.

4
2

£1.99

36
Earthlapse

Earthlapse

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

4
2

£0.69

37
Dynamite jack

Dynamite jack

More puzzle than stealth, and enjoyable, if lacking that extra addictive quality that would demand you perfect every level. But when it clicks, it’s a blast.

4
2

£1.99

38
Echoer

Echoer

Sadly, there are too few Echoes to be useful, and those that do exist read like marketing blurb.

2
2

FREE

39
Eager Beaver

Eager Beaver

Some frustratingly difficult later levels, but otherwise this enjoyable dam-building puzzle is top of the class.

4
2

£0.69

40
Devil’s Attourney

Devil’s Attourney

The jury finds the defendant guilty of lightweight strategy, casual entertainment, unfulfilled promise and hit-&-miss humour. Dismissed!

3
2

£1.99

41
Demons’ Score

Demons’ Score

A fun, and occasionally inventive rhythm-action game, but the IAP system leads to repetition and feels distinctly like gouging.

3
2

£0.69

42
CreaVures

CreaVures

With more polish CreaVures might have been fanVastic – instead it’s something of a leVdown.

3
2

£0.69

43
About Love, Hate And Other Ones

About Love, Hate And Other Ones

Thoughtful puzzling that requires a careful approach, but the slow-paced gameplay keeps things from ever being truly compelling.

3
2

£0.69

44
Football Manager Handheld 2013

Football Manager Handheld 2013

FM freshens things up with a few new additions to help stay on top of the pile at Christmas

4
3

£6.99

45
Tweetglass (formerly Quip)

Tweetglass (formerly Quip)

With Twitter clients so common now, Quip’s new twist on the regular Twitter timeline view, smart features and great design make for refreshing viewing.

4
2

£1.99

46
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

47
Rubick’s Race

Rubick’s Race

There’s nothing really wrong with this game, but it utterly fails to stand out in a sea of iOS puzzlers.

3
2

£0.69

48
Russian Dancing Man

Russian Dancing Man

Snake! SNAAAAAAKE! Oooh it’s a snake! Ah, no, it isn’t – it’s a flawed but loveable bit of rhythmic lunacy.

3
2

£0.69

49
Afterglow – Photo Editor

Afterglow – Photo Editor

A decent app, and something worth splashing 69p on if you’re bored of Instagram and Hipstamatic’s filters, but no great shakes.

3
2

£0.69

50
Angry Birds Star Wars HD

Angry Birds Star Wars HD

Fun for fans of Angry Birds and Star Wars alike, but the few new gimmicks mean The Force is merely strong(ish) in this one.

3
2

£0.69

51
One Tap Hero

One Tap Hero

With sparkling ingenuity, One Tap Hero explores the simplest of interfaces to deliver a testing puzzle platformer with 100 levels of ideal mobile gaming.

4
2

£0.69

52
Omegapixel

Omegapixel

Retro arcade space action that gets a little complicated and a bit silly at times, but it’s a cracking blast once you’ve a feel for it.

4
2

FREE

53
Noty & Moky 50 in 1

Noty & Moky 50 in 1

A decent serving of quickfire puzzle action, but it ain’t no WarioWare.

3
2

£0.69

54
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

55
Non Flying Soldiers

Non Flying Soldiers

Get out the world map, table and pointer: this is a veritable treat for the control freaks out there.

4
2

£0.69

56
KooZak

KooZak

A nice way of getting younger kids to practice their adding perhaps, but with little enjoyment for an adult audience.

2
2

£0.69

57
KitchenPad Timer Pro

KitchenPad Timer Pro

A must-have for the cooks out there – you’ll never burn anything again.

4
2

£1.99

58
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

59
Junk Jack

Junk Jack

Minecraft meets Mario. Junk Jack has ideas aplenty, but needs to better work out what it wants to do with them.

3
2

£1.99

60
Ita – Lists You Like

Ita – Lists You Like

Ita is an easy list maker and looks lovely, but it’s also not particularly powerful, and offers little over the built-in Reminders.

3
2

£0.69

61
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

62
Human Defense

Human Defense

Initially looks tasty, but not really enough to make our stomachs gurgle in delight, and the overly fussy approach and uneven difficulty curve gave us minor heartache.

3
2

FREE

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Hold On Jack

Hold On Jack

One of those games that, despite having a promising concept, is just too pedestrian and unexciting to truly grab hold.

2
2

£0.69

64
Golf Putt Pro

Golf Putt Pro

Golfers will enjoy showing it off at the clubhouse, but it’s not a proper game.

3
2

FREE

65
Girls Love Robots

Girls Love Robots

You’ll like girls, robots, pies, moustaches – in fact, the majority of what this charming puzzler has in store.

4
2

£1.99

66
Geospike

Geospike

The visual splendor is somewhat spoilt by the dark tones, and levels are too slow-paced and repetitive to really grip you.

3
2

FREE

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Gene Effect

Gene Effect

The visual splendor is somewhat spoilt by the dark tones, and levels are too slow-paced and repetitive to really grip you.

3
2

£1.99

68
Garage Marketplace

Garage Marketplace

Putting photos front and centre in a buying and selling app is a perfectly good idea, but there are other flaws here.

2
2

FREE

69
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

70
Cthulhu Saves The World

Cthulhu Saves The World

Poorly implemented touch controls sap some of the fun from this otherwise delightfully bizarre RPG romp.

3
2

£0.69

71
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

72
Need For Speed: Most Wanted

Need For Speed: Most Wanted

From the makers of Real Racing, Most Wanted deliver slick visuals and great controls, but lacks a bit of variety

4
3

£4.99

73
Xbox SmartGlass

Xbox SmartGlass

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

4
3

FREE

74
Whale Trail Frenzy

Whale Trail Frenzy

And you will know us from the trail that we lead…

4
2

FREE

75
Appy geek
4
2

FREE

76
Need For Speed: Most Wanted

Need For Speed: Most Wanted

Is there really another need for speed?

3
3

£4.79

77
My Photo Books

My Photo Books

Fans of skeuomorphism, scrapbooks, and flowery photo frames will be delighted. Otherwise this app is fairly limited in its usefulness.

3
3

£1.99

78
Mutant Storm

Mutant Storm

Solid and respectable old-skool twin-stick action that’ll provide a challenge, whatever the weather.

4
2

£1.99

79
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

80
Munch 5-A-Day

Munch 5-A-Day

Cute and fun fruit-and-veg aggregator for health-conscious eaters.

4
2

FREE

81
MultiPonk for iPad

MultiPonk for iPad

A simple idea, beautifully coded. A, must-have title for, the iPad.

5
2

£1.99

82
Ms. Particle-Man

Ms. Particle-Man

Charming and amusing, but brutally old-school in terms of visuals and difficulty, so only buy if you’re prepared to be seriously challenged.

3
2

£0.69

83
Ghost Trick

Ghost Trick

Unique, amusing and often comically dark, Ghost Trick is a thoroughly entertaining tale.

5
2

FREE

84
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

85
ForestXplorer

ForestXplorer

Some good ideas, but it’s got some problems we want to see nixed soon.

3
2

FREE

86
Everyday

Everyday

Smart face-art idea effectively implemented, but version 1.0 remains buggy.

3
2

£1.49

87
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

88
Jelly Car 3

Jelly Car 3

It can be a bit random at times, but JellyCar 3’s springy gameplay is extremely engaging.

4
2

£1.49

89
GroupShot

GroupShot

It’s a shame about the low resolution, but this app is easy to use, and produces astonishing results.

4
2

£0.69

90
Gridrunner

Gridrunner

Out and out the best arcade shooter for iOS. It’s not going to win any beauty competitions, but it sure deserves to win some ‘best games’ ones.

5
2

£0.99

91
Great Big War Game

Great Big War Game

We’ll sing this in our loudest and proudest voice: this turn-based game gets an Editor’s Choice.

5
2

£1.99

92
Granny Smith

Granny Smith

This pernicious pensioner doesn’t offer the deepest experience, but it’s fast, smashy, slightly silly fun.

4
2

£0.69

93
Finger Focus

Finger Focus

An easy way to add artsy blur to your iPhone photos.

4
2

£0.69

94
Final Freeway 2R

Final Freeway 2R

Retro racing with its pedal stuck fast to the metal, and more to it than rose-tinted OutRun nostalgia.

4
2

£0.69

95
Final Draft Writer

Final Draft Writer

Strikes the perfect balance between pro features and usability. By no means will it replace the desktop version but, should the need arise, Final Draft Writer provides just the right tools to create an entire script from start to finish.

4
2

£34.99

96
FDX Reader

FDX Reader

This is a great app if all you need to do is read a Final Draft script on your iPad without needing to make notes or amendments.

4
3

£5.49

97
Fibble

Fibble

You’ll have yourself a ball, but give it some extra levels and raise the difficulty, and you’re looking at a potential classic.

3
2

£0.69

98
Fieldrunners 2

Fieldrunners 2

Does little to further the tower defense genre, but few titles will ever reach the quality and longevity found in Fieldrunners 2.

4
3

£1.99

99
Bad Piggies

Bad Piggies

Prequel that tries its best to flip the bird

4
3

FREE

100
JetPack Joyride
4
3

FREE

101
MadePad HD

MadePad HD

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

3
3

£1.99

102
Magic Shutter

Magic Shutter

This app lets you take truly unique photos and is definitely worth a look if you fancy creating beautiful alternative images.

4
2

£1.99

103
Maily: Your Kids’ First Email

Maily: Your Kids’ First Email

A fun idea for kids, although multiple user accounts would be good for families with more than one child.

4
2

FREE

104
Conquest! Medieval Realms

Conquest! Medieval Realms

Is it worth the exclamation mark? This strategy conqueror’s nothing original so perhaps not, but it is fun, nonetheless.

3
2

£1.99

105
Commuter

Commuter

A first-class app, and one that’s nicely flexible. The lack of ticket purchasing means it can’t be the only app you use, though.

4
3

FREE

106
Commando Jack

Commando Jack

We applaud the effort to do something new, but mixing traditional tower defense with first-person shooting isn’t without its problems.

3
2

£0.69

107
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

108
CircleTime

CircleTime

CircleTime is confusing at first, but reveals itself to be a an interesting way of viewing your calendar. It might be overkill for many, though.

3
2

£0.69

109
Chrono&Cash

Chrono&Cash

Initially off-putting, but perseverance and a little patience reaps rewards, revealing one of the best quickfire platform games for iOS.

4
3

£1.49

110
Chore Monster

Chore Monster

A good idea. Sign up procedure could be easier, but it all works once you’re in.

4
2

FREE

111
Catapult King

Catapult King

A well-crafted little projectile firing game, but the fling soon wears off.

3
2

FREE

112
Cavorite 2

Cavorite 2

Some levels could even stump a rocket scientist, but despite occasional frustrations, the level designs are smart and rewarding.

3
2

£1.49

113
AXL: Full Boost

AXL: Full Boost

Could have been a contender, but in play, AXL veers between being as sterile as its environments or as frustrating as a bug in a pint.

3
2

£0.69

114
Astronaut Spacewalk

Astronaut Spacewalk

Continental drift-paced space action that needs an iPad version and better controls. Still compelling and lovely, though.

4
3

£2.49

115
Art Studio for iPad

Art Studio for iPad

One of the most feature-rich and versatile image editing and creation apps on the market, but lacks the focus of its main rivals.

4
2

£2.99

116
Amazing Alex

Amazing Alex

Liked Casey’s Contraptions? Then you’ll like Amazing Alex! While being troubled by a nagging sense of déjà vu.

4
2

£0.69

117
Alien Breed

Alien Breed

A blast-’em-up blast from the past that irons out some kinks, but avoids steamrolling what made the original such a classic.

4
2

£1.99

118
Alexandria Bloodshow

Alexandria Bloodshow

An extremely satisfying blend of tower defense and card collecting. There’s amusing gory bits, too.

4
2

FREE

119
10000000

10000000

Compelling puzzle dungeon crawling, but a lack of variety keeps this high-score game from getting higher score.

3
2

£1.49

120
Quora

Quora

To Quora or not to Quora that is the question

3
2

FREE

121
Chrome
4
2

FREE

122
Swing Shot

Swing Shot

Swing when you are winning

3
2

FREE

123
Granny Smith

Granny Smith

How do you like them Apples?

5
3

£0.83

124
Major Mayhem

Major Mayhem

Gloriously fun shooter that is all about the ninjas

4
2

FREE

125
The Trainline

The Trainline

Will this train app de-rail the opposition?

4
2

FREE

126
Drafts

Drafts

An ideal app (and at an insta-buy price-point) for anyone whose life in part involves jotting down and sharing ideas.

4
2

£1.49

127
DM-1 The Drum Machine

DM-1 The Drum Machine

Great fun, wildly intuitive, filled with classic sounds, but marginally outclassed by apps only slightly more expensive.

4
2

£5.49

128
DJ Studio

DJ Studio

Good clean fun and a superb introduction to the possibilities of loop manipulation, but not suitable for addition to a pro DJ setup.

4
2

FREE

129
Discovr People

Discovr People

A nice app, and one well-designed for its purpose, but we’re not sure that its purpose really warrants the cost.

3
3

£1.49

130
Disco Kitten

Disco Kitten

Disco Kitten’s difficulty ramps up too quickly, but it amuses up until that point.

3
2

£0.69

131
Dead Trigger

Dead Trigger

A shot in the right direction

5
2

FREE

132
100 Rooms

100 Rooms

Brain teaser will have you hooked

4
0

FREE

133
100 Rooms

100 Rooms

Brain teaser will have you hooked

4
3

FREE

134
Spirits

Spirits

Spirited Away, Android style

4
2

£2.23

135
Checkmark

Checkmark

It adds some clever features over its competitors, but it’s also lacking some. A good app, but not essential.

3
2

£1.99

136
Camera Awesome

Camera Awesome

Slightly grabby with the IAP, but otherwise an excellent free photography app up there with the best of them.

4
2

FREE

137
Brave Happy

Brave Happy

The difficulty here will quickly drive you to extinction – but it feels more a result of flawed controls than deliberate design decisions

3
2

£0.69

138
Bike Baron

Bike Baron

Three stars, purely for the wonderful first half — but later levels are for the bloody-minded only

3
2

£1.49

139
Big Hit Baseball

Big Hit Baseball

Fun, playable and simple, but lacking the depth it’d need to steal an extra base (star)

3
2

£0.69

140
Bitsteam

Bitsteam

Pretty and – in the context of iOS gaming – fairly innovative, but extremely short-lived. A missed opportunity.

2
3

FREE

141
Portal: Full Screen Browser

Portal: Full Screen Browser

Some useful features and an innovative user interface, albeit one that’s not without its frustrations.

2
2

£1.49

142
Postage Rates UK

Postage Rates UK

A near perfect timesaver for regular eBayers and letter senders.

4
2

£1.49

143
Postman Pat SDS

Postman Pat SDS

A fun set of minigames that’ll keep the little ones occupied for hours. Postman Pat fans will be especially excited.

4
2

£1.99

144
Powerslide Penguin

Powerslide Penguin

A nice idea, but it’s too easy, and the level design is not nearly clever enough.

2
3

£0.69

145
Pris: A Unique Mobile Camera

Pris: A Unique Mobile Camera

Instagram enthusiasts will like its camera features, video enthusiasts will like its widescreen video. We like just about everything!

4
2

£1.49

146
Prizmo

Prizmo

This app applies OCR to everyday situations, with great results.

4
2

£6.99

147
Prospectus Library

Prospectus Library

This will be a four-star-plus app once more prospectuses are available. A brilliant idea.

4
3

FREE

148
Project 83113

Project 83113

Definitely not a scientific abomination, but this isn’t quite the superior specimen you might hope for, considering its genes.

3
2

FREE

149
Put Things Off

Put Things Off

Put Things Off isn’t bad, but it’s just not as good as its peers, such as the excellent Things.

3
2

£1.49

150
Puzzle Agent 2 HD

Puzzle Agent 2 HD

It seemed promising, but this ponderous attempt at a puzzle adventure is just Layton the side down.

2
2

£1.99

151
Puzzle Quest 2

Puzzle Quest 2

You get lots of engaging gameplay for your money, but the going is slow and a bit of a slog.

3
2

£2.99

152
Amazing Shape Shifters

Amazing Shape Shifters

You’ll be left switching between smart and stupid faster than the titular shapes. Ideally, approach while clutching a stress ball.

3
2

£0.69

153
Turbo Camera

Turbo Camera

Turn your Windows Phone into one of them high-falutin’ Android cameras

3
2

£0.79

154
TV Size Calculator

TV Size Calculator

Seven inches isn’t that long apparently

4
3

FREE

155
Wipolo

Wipolo

Letting others see how good you are at travelling

2
2

FREE

156
WP Bench

WP Bench

An excellent way to check on your phone’s power

4
2

£0.79

157
Monopoly

Monopoly

You’ve seen the game – now it’s on your phone

4
2

£3.99

158
Pirate’s Plunder

Pirate’s Plunder

Avast, me hearties – there be game piracy afoot

4
2

£0.79

159
Amazing Spider-Man

Amazing Spider-Man

Not-as-amazing-as-you-would-like Spider-Man more like

3
3

£4.99

160
Another World

Another World

Classic Amiga game given a new lease of life

4
2

£1.99

161
Football Manager 2012

Football Manager 2012

Addictive as it gets – welcome to your new best friend

5
2

£6.99

162
V Festival 2012

V Festival 2012

Perfect app to help you when you are in Virgin territory

4
3

FREE

163
The Art of Rap

The Art of Rap

Hip-hop you don’t stop, even when you are alone on the phone

3
3

FREE

164
Amazing Alex

Amazing Alex

Rovio finally goes beyond those Angry Birds

4
3

£0.64

165
DOFUS 2: Battles

DOFUS 2: Battles

If you’re a doofus, don’t play DOFUS. The various creature and enemy types make this a strategy puzzler of surprising depth. A satisfying challenge.

4
2

£1.99

166
DevilDark: The Fallen Kingdom

DevilDark: The Fallen Kingdom

This is likable enough as a basic adventure RPG, but it’s hardly a diamond in the rough.

3
3

£0.69

167
Asphalt 7

Asphalt 7

More Asphalt 7: Reheated than Asphalt 7: Heat, but if you don’t own its predecessor, this is a must-buy.

4
2

£0.69

168
Google Chrome

Google Chrome

It’s hobbled in a couple of important ways compared to Safari, but Chrome offers enough new features to win some people over – especially if you use the desktop version.

4
2

FREE

169
Defender Chronicles II: Heroes of Athelia

Defender Chronicles II: Heroes of Athelia

A fresh perspective view on tower defense gaming, refreshingly offering an engaging plot and fascinating RPG elements. Bring on the hordes!

4
2

£0.69

170
Translator

Translator

This will totally blow your mind

5
2

FREE

171
thetrainline.com

thetrainline.com

Find your next train and buy tickets in a flash

4
2

FREE

172
Photosynth

Photosynth

Your photos – with a 360 degree spin

4
3

FREE

173
iPlayer

iPlayer

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

2

£0.99

174
Mixtapes

Mixtapes

A great way to get your hands on great remixes

5
2

FREE

175
London 2012

London 2012

There are better ways to get your ‘lympic fix

2
2

FREE

176
Gratuitous Space Battles

Gratuitous Space Battles

A big bag of space goodies to experiment with, culminating in truly eye-popping space carnage. Ka-pow!

4
3

£6.99

177
Grand Prix Story

Grand Prix Story

A racing team-management sim that never really picks up speed.

3
2

£2.49

178
Gluddle

Gluddle

Gluddle has the looks and sounds perfectly nailed, but sadly, its frustrating controls bounce off-target.

3
3

£0.69

179
GloveBox

GloveBox

You’re unlikely to need it every day, or every week for that matter. But for the convenience GloveBox delivers, it’s 69p well spent.

4
2

£0.69

180
Giftplan

Giftplan

Featureful, well thought-out and looks gorgeous too. Never forget that anniversary again!

4
2

£1.99

181
Gifture

Gifture

Gifture could be (albeit very limited, short-term) fun. But as it stands, it doesn’t work, so it’s no fun at all.

1
3

FREE

182
Jobsite

Jobsite

Do you smoke? Duncan Bannatyne won’t hire you

3
2

FREE

183
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

184
Groupon

Groupon

Getcha cheaper deals here! You WILL buy things you don’t want!

4
2

FREE

185
Feed Me Oil

Feed Me Oil

We’ve no idea about the story, but the game is fun

4
3

£0.79

186
All About Windows Phone

All About Windows Phone

The best news source for the platform around

4
2

FREE

187
BBC Sport Mobile

BBC Sport Mobile

A fancier version of the mobile site

2
2

FREE

188
Fancy Pants Adventures

Fancy Pants Adventures

One the whole, you’ll squirm with satisfaction at Fancy Pants Adventures, but some of the more complex levels might leave your knickers in a twist.

4
3

£0.69

189
Fade: Case of the Stolen Diamonds

Fade: Case of the Stolen Diamonds

A smart, engaging one-thumb arcade puzzler that’s just a touch too fiddly to get our highest score.

4
2

£0.69

190
Facebook Camera

Facebook Camera

There are niggles, and it won’t be for everyone, but it’s a good app and quietens Facebook’s noise.

4
2

FREE

191
ScreenChomp

ScreenChomp

A fun, free and simple way to share information between young children and teachers, but its juvenile interface may alienate older kids.

3
2

FREE

192
Explain Everything

Explain Everything

Despite its all encompassing title, Explain Everything is a well-rounded functional app, but doesn’t quite have all the answers yet.

3
2

£1.99

193
Extinction Squad

Extinction Squad

It’s as light and fluffy as some of the animals you’ll rescue, but Extinction Squad proves an entertaining trifle.

3
3

£0.69

194
Magnet Moo Lite
4
2

FREE

195
Amazing Maze

Amazing Maze

A-maze-ing – that’s what you probably won’t be telling yourself after playing round with this app

2
2

FREE

197
Naughts Crosses

Naughts Crosses

A new twist on the traditional Naughts and Crosses game.

3
2

FREE

198
Shoot the Balloon

Shoot the Balloon

Take pot shots at bits of air surrounded by rubber

2
2

FREE

199
LED Flashlight

LED Flashlight

We’ve all used our phones as torches, right?

3
2

FREE

200
Bubble Blast 2

Bubble Blast 2

Bubble Blast is a bit like Battleships for the smartphone age

4
3

FREE

201
Jump Monkey Jump

Jump Monkey Jump

This classic platform game sees you in control of a monkey. Everybody loves a monkey.

4
3

FREE

202
Turtle Eggs

Turtle Eggs

The same block-moving game you’ve played a million times. But with turtles.

3
3

FREE

203
Sky News

Sky News

Get the latest news on your BlackBerry

4
2

FREE

204
Breeze

Breeze

A well-thought out, playable game from Microsoft

4
3

FREE

205
Cocktail Flow

Cocktail Flow

Too expensive and not enough info

2
2

£2.29

206
Arachnattack

Arachnattack

Definitely not a game for adults

3
2

FREE

207
Photo Distortions

Photo Distortions

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

3
2

FREE

208
Foodspotting

Foodspotting

Tell others about delicious food without boring them

4
2

FREE

209
Crush the Zombies

Crush the Zombies

We know you need big balls to battle zombies, but this is ridiculous…

4
2

£1.00

210
Bugs Traffic
3
2

FREE

211
Bubble Gum Air

Bubble Gum Air

Take a monkey through the air… Fly, my pretty, fly!

3
3

FREE

212
Bubble Birds 2

Bubble Birds 2

Once you pop, you can probably bring yourself to stop, actually

3
3

FREE

213
Zombie Attack

Zombie Attack

Angry Zombies? Do zombies feel emotions other than ‘Braaaains’?

3
2

FREE

214
Top Truck Free
2
2

FREE

215
Solitaire

Solitaire

The Windows 3.1 favourite is back and mostly unchanged

3
2

FREE

216
Bubble Shoot

Bubble Shoot

Bubble Bobble without the lizards… or a point

3
2

FREE

217
Condition ONE

Condition ONE

A new way of experiencing video that’s capable of an astonishing level of immersion. The iPad was made for apps like this!

4
2

FREE

218
Columbia’s GPS PAL

Columbia’s GPS PAL

Make beautiful walks even more memorable by creating and sharing these journals – just make sure you’ve got a full battery before you do so.

4
2

FREE

219
Collins: My First Dictionary

Collins: My First Dictionary

My First Dictionary is a reasonably priced, pleasant app, and a fun learning tool for children starting school.

4
2

£2.49

220
Collins Big Cat: Playing Story Creator

Collins Big Cat: Playing Story Creator

The story creator is the star of the show here, turning your child into the author, which is much more fun than the weakly animated story.

4
3

£2.49

221
Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night

Castlevania Puzzle: Encore of the Night

A great puzzle game, full stop, but especially nice for series fans.

4
2

£0.69

222
Routlette

Routlette

Gambling but without the fun of debt

3
2

FREE

223
Taptitude

Taptitude

Casual gaming taken to the next level

5
2

FREE

224
…I’m a WP7

…I’m a WP7

A social network for Windows Phone fans

4
2

FREE

225
Metro

Metro

Metro news whenever you want it

4
2

FREE

226
Tube Map

Tube Map

An essential app for Londoners new and old

5
2

FREE

227
The Weather Channel
3
2

FREE

228
Snake ‘97

Snake ‘97

Nothing beats nostalgia for a Nokia

5
3

£0.79

229
Coach’s Eye

Coach’s Eye

We were impressed with Coach’s Eye; it’s hard to see how athletes and coaches wouldn’t benefit from it. With a bit of TLC from the magic sponge and it will be up and running with the pros in no time.

4
2

FREE

230
Chuck’s Challenge

Chuck’s Challenge

With bite-sized levels that perfectly suit the iOS format, this is highly recommended for nostalgics and puzzle fans alike.

4
2

£0.69

231
Brainsss

Brainsss

Control issues aside, this is a decent game, and at least you get to be the zombies rather than just shooting at the poor buggers.

3
2

£1.99

232
Blogshelf

Blogshelf

Not actively bad, but not good enough, either. You’d be better off with Flipboard, The Early Edition or Reeder, instead.

2
2

FREE

233
Any.DO

Any.DO

Free, beautifully designed, well thought-out and often ingenious. It’s not quite perfect, but it’s not far off.

4
2

FREE

234
30/30

30/30

It can’t quite replace a regular to-do list, but 30/30 can really help you manage your time each day.

4
2

FREE

235
Firefox for Android beta

Firefox for Android beta

Foxy – you bet, welcome to mobile browsing of the future

5
3

FREE

236
Fragger
5
2

FREE

237
Songify

Songify

Definitely an app worth (auto)tuning in for

4
2

FREE

238
Hambo

Hambo

Will make you pig sick on more than one occasion

3
2

FREE

239
Smart Tools

Smart Tools

Measure for measure, the best tool-based app on the market

4
3

£1.60

240
Zombie Smash

Zombie Smash

Smashing game that costs but is worth it

4
2

£1.14

241
Siege Hero

Siege Hero

A fun game and probably a good investment, but initially content-light compared to its main rival.

3
2

£0.69

242
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

243
Shine Runner

Shine Runner

A great foundation for a mirthful arcade racer, but even shallower than its ancestors from 30 years ago.

2
2

£0.69

244
Shark Dash

Shark Dash

A stern face at the unnecessary and irksome IAP, but a happy, shark-like toothy grin at everything else.

4
2

£0.69

245
Shaun the Sheep – Fleece Lightning

Shaun the Sheep – Fleece Lightning

There’s little longevity here for adults, but Fleece Lightning offers tons of fun for tiny touchscreen fiends.

4
2

£0.69

246
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

247
Tiler

Tiler

Making Windows Phone your own

4
2

£0.79

248
Network Dashboard
4
2

FREE

249
BBC Radio Player

BBC Radio Player

Tune in, turn on, do whatever else you fancy

4
2

£0.99

250
Domino’s Pizza
4
2

FREE

251
Cupple

Cupple

A bit of a solution in search of a problem, but it’s done nicely enough, and it’s free. Give it a whirl and see if it suits!

3
2

FREE

252
Blast Ball

Blast Ball

Not as fulfilling as Super Crate Box and Muffin Knight, but akin to a massive sugary treat that will leave you dazed, but happy.

3
2

FREE

253
Bejeweled HD

Bejeweled HD

A polished (ha!), shiny (oho!) match game to treasure (OK, just stop now). But should it have been Universal? Yeah, probably.

4
2

£1.49

254
Bee Leader

Bee Leader

A charming, challenging experience that’s slightly marred by twitchy controls. It’s a certainly a looker, but lacks a killer sting.

3
3

£0.69

255
Ballistic SE

Ballistic SE

It’s shy of a few play modes and lacking visual diversity, but Ballistic SE makes some fine tweaks to the twin-stick shooter genre.

3
2

£1.49

256
Amoebattle

Amoebattle

A slightly uneven experience, but for the most part this is charming and as fun as an Amoebarrel of monkeys.

4
2

£2.99

257
Airport Scanner

Airport Scanner

Airport Scanner has the look down pat, but this drab job simulator proves to be as rote as the real thing. Not much to declare, here.

2
3

£0.69

258
123D Catch

123D Catch

Enormous fun, but not perfect yet. However, it’s difficult to argue with the price – or rather, lack of it.

3
2

FREE

259
Autumn Dynasty

Autumn Dynasty

A beautifully constructed RTS with pleasant brain-ticklers that’s almost enough for us to wish the summer away.

5
2

£4.99

260
Isle of Wight Festival 2012

Isle of Wight Festival 2012

Your guide to all the island’s festivities

4
3

FREE

261
Bow Man
3
2

FREE

262
Tiny Robots

Tiny Robots

It may be tiny, but it’s also pretty good

3
2

FREE

263
100 floors

100 floors

There are not many flaws in 100 Floors but it will infuriate

3
2

FREE

264
Riptide GP

Riptide GP

Like Wipeout? Then you will feel at home with this game

4
3

£1.49

265
Rebuild

Rebuild

Zombies and strategies – yup, those things go together

5
2

£0.99

266
Nova 3: Near Orbit

Nova 3: Near Orbit

Nova is great but needs to go through some Crysis talks

4
2

£4.99

267
New Star Soccer

New Star Soccer

We are sorry for telling you about this game – it will take over your life

5
3

£1.99

268
Temple Run: Brave

Temple Run: Brave

Brave to release the same game with just a tiny twist

3
3

£0.63

269
Max Payne Mobile
4
3

£2.30

270
Clear

Clear

We love the idea – Clear is visually stunning, and the UI is perfect for iPhone – but serious task masters need more robust tools.

4
2

£1.99

271
Coco Loco

Coco Loco

Coco Loco has the ideas for a pretty solid Angry Birds-like physics puzzler, but not the expert execution needed to make them matter.

2
2

£0.69

272
Chuck’s Challenge

Chuck’s Challenge

With bite-sized levels that perfectly suit the iOS format, this is highly recommended for nostalgics and puzzle fans alike.

4
2

FREE

273
Chaos Rings II

Chaos Rings II

Spectacular, engaging and complex. Chaos Rings II is the best of the series, yet. Go grab your sword, because this is proper epic adventuring.

5
2

£13.99

274
Burning Run

Burning Run

Should have be an exercise in hilarity, but the uneven difficulty and requirement for repetition make this all a bit damp.

2
2

£0.69

275
Burnout Crash

Burnout Crash

Ignore the association with the Burnout series – there’s a fun, stress-busting game underneath, just not a thrilling one.

3
2

£0.69

276
Bullistic Unleashed

Bullistic Unleashed

Initially raucous, smashy fun, but we soon tired of the game’s mechanics and awful sound, despite its good looks and humour.

2
2

£1.49

277
Bubble Pig

Bubble Pig

A colourful collect-’em-up that uses simple mechanics to giddy effect – explore at leisure and you’ll be happy as a pig in muck.

4
2

£0.69

278
Adobe Proto

Adobe Proto

Proto is a very basic wireframing tool with some great features including gesture-based controls, but its lack of export and workflow shortcomings make it difficult to wholeheartedly recommend.

3
3

£6.99

279
Skype for iPad

Skype for iPad

If you’re chatting across platforms or on an older iPad, you should definitely give Skype a look.

4
2

FREE

280
Smoovie

Smoovie

Incredibly easy to use and will make you animate inanimate objects in seconds, as long as you own an iPad 2.

4
3

£2.99

281
Songkick

Songkick

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

5
3

FREE

282
Sonic & Sega: All Star Racing

Sonic & Sega: All Star Racing

Without doubt the finest kart racer on iOS, and also one of our favourite iOS games in any genre.

5
3

£1.49

283
Sonic 4: Episode 2

Sonic 4: Episode 2

It’s classic Sonic, sure, but with a strange insistence that you need overbearing guidance to cope with simple new moves.

3
3

£4.99

284
StreamZoo

StreamZoo

Insta, who? Instagram has sold out so is StreamZoo its replacement?

4
2

FREE

285
National Rail Enquiries
3
2

FREE

286
Red Bull Augmented Racing Reloaded
4
2

FREE

287
Zen Pinball

Zen Pinball

You don’t get much better pinball for free, and the paid tables are worth a look too.

4
2

FREE

288
Zigguarat

Zigguarat

An elegantly simple arcade-style alien blaster that’s all meat and no fat.

4
3

£0.69

289
ZonkOut Timer

ZonkOut Timer

Taps into the sleep sweet spot in your iTunes library.

4
2

£0.69

290
Azkend 2 HD

Azkend 2 HD

You know when people bang on in a tiresome way that sequels are never as good as the originals? Well, um, that.

2
2

£3.99

291
AirDisk Pro

AirDisk Pro

A potentially handy app, currently held back by some stability problems.

3
3

£1.49

292
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

293
Battlefoot Adventure

Battlefoot Adventure

Simple and fun cartoon battles with an adventurous twist, and yours for a bargain price – get your swag on.

4
2

£0.69

294
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

295
500px

500px

A window into some gorgeous photography; a source of inspiration for photographers and of delight for everyone.

4
2

FREE

296
Ragdoll Blaster 3

Ragdoll Blaster 3

The iOS equivalent of a plain cheese sandwich: does the job, but it won’t linger in the memory afterwards.

4
2

£0.69

297
Puckerz

Puckerz

One for those with a careless bent, and perfect for when you want to play a game but not do any thinking.

4
2

£0.69

298
Pulse: Volume One

Pulse: Volume One

Stylish, absorbing and challenging, but needs Game Center support and an injection of longevity and jolly.

3
2

£1.99

299
Procreate

Procreate

Some hugely impressive tools and an interface ideal for artists make this a great painting app.

4
2

£2.99

300
Print n share

Print n share

Difficult to set up, but once you’ve got it working, it offers a great range of print options.

4
2

£5.99

301
Prince of Persia: Warrior Within HD

Prince of Persia: Warrior Within HD

Control issues aside, Warrior Within really is a magnificent sequel.

5
3

£2.99

302
Vivi In Stile – Peroni

Vivi In Stile – Peroni

Full of style and a surprising amount of substance

4
2

FREE

303
pxl.

pxl.

The interface feels a bit out of place on iOS, but it’s a fun app, and produces interesting results.

4
2

£0.69

304
Quad Camera

Quad Camera

Make magical images with this super-fun camera app.

4
2

£1.49

305
Quantasm

Quantasm

Almost a good game, but undone by terrible pacing, which commits the cardinal sin of making a blasting game dull.

2
2

£0.69

306
Quickoffice Pro HD

Quickoffice Pro HD

The smartest, as well as one of the most affordable, full-features iOS office suites.

5
1

£13.99

307
Rain, Sand, Stars

Rain, Sand, Stars

A mite frustrating at times, and very short; but also sweet, with engaging visuals and simple, addictive gameplay.

3
2

£0.69

308
NextGen Reader

NextGen Reader

Google Reader at its ‘fastest’

5
2

£1.29

309
Next Bus UK

Next Bus UK

Need a bus? You know where to turn

4
2

£1.49

310
Sudoku

Sudoku

Much better than staring at your fingers on the commute

5
2

FREE

311
MehDoh
4
2

FREE

312
HeadsUpCompass

HeadsUpCompass

Lost in the wilderness? Not sure how much this will help…

3
2

£0.79

313
Fuse

Fuse

A superbly fun RSS reader

4
1

£0.99

314
Let’s Golf 2

Let’s Golf 2

We’ve got no idea what those foxes are about

4
2

£3.99

315
First Aid

First Aid

Learning what to do in the event of a crisis

2
2

FREE

316
ConnectivityShortcuts

ConnectivityShortcuts

A simple way to make sure your battery is up to scratch

4
2

FREE

317
Addison Lee

Addison Lee

Need a taxi? It’s right there on your phone

5
3

FREE

318
Max Payne Mobile

Max Payne Mobile

Max is back with some minor control issues that won’t get in the way of your enjoyment of this shooter classic

4
3

£1.99

319
Sky Cloud

Sky Cloud

Impressive app to get you Wi-Fi on the go

5
3

FREE

320
Cordy Sky

Cordy Sky

Are we getting boardy of Cordy?

3
2

FREE

321
WattPad

WattPad

Nice-looking user-upload site but is there something dodgy afoot?

3
2

FREE

322
Dark Legends
4
2

FREE

323
Avengers: Iron Man – MKVII

Avengers: Iron Man – MKVII

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

3
2

FREE

324
StickMan BMX Stunt Bike
3
2

FREE

325
Fancy

Fancy

A Pinterest-alike app – Fancy that?

4
3

FREE

326
Google Currents

Google Currents

Turning the web into magazines

3
2

FREE

327
Temple Run
5
2

FREE

328
Numbers

Numbers

Data analysis just got good on the iPad. Still, the iWork apps need a better file sync system.

4
2

£6.99

329
Numberlys

Numberlys

A great looking and original story, which disappoints with its lack of charm and colour.

3
2

£3.99

330
Notion

Notion

A comprehensive score creation/editing tool with beautiful sound, but let down by stability issues.

3
2

£10.49

331
Noteshelf

Noteshelf

Everyone who owns an iPad should get this app. And other developers should watch and learn

5
2

£3.99

332
New World Colony

New World Colony

A well-conceived strategy title with a good balance of depth and immediacy, but also a few quirks.

4
2

£1.29

333
Nooka

Nooka

Nooka is a beautifully-designed novelty clock app with loads of customisation options. Very stylish and a lot of fun.

4
2

£0.69

334
Telmap Navigator

Telmap Navigator

Satnav, GPS, call it what you will, but it’s one of the main car-based aids a GPS-enabled smartphone can provide.

5
2

FREE

335
Llama

Llama

A stunning freebie app that’s a must for all android users – this little gem allows you to activate apps or actions based on your location.

5
2

FREE

336
Aurasma Lite

Aurasma Lite

Aurasma brings static images to life, via the magic of augmented reality

4
2

FREE

337
Eufloria HD

Eufloria HD

An intriguing strategy game – enjoyable and ambient, but it feels rather simple, despite all its options.

3
2

£2.99

338
ESPNsoccernet

ESPNsoccernet

A good app for football fans, but an occasionally awkward interface means it’s not quite essential.

3
3

£0.69

339
English Country Tune

English Country Tune

It’s enormous fun and tests the old grey matter, even if you do find yourself shouting at the game on a regular basis.

4
2

£2.99

340
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

341
Graffiti Me

Graffiti Me

Not an app most people are likely to use more than half a dozen times, but it’s reasonably well done.

3
2

£0.69

342
Google Earth

Google Earth

A wonderful way to explore the world – you’ll be travelling and investigating for hours.

5
3

FREE

343
vouchercloud

vouchercloud

Want stuff to be cheaper? Have a BlackBerry? Get this

4
2

FREE

344
SpeedLock – Multi Unlock

SpeedLock – Multi Unlock

An elegant slide-to-unlock solution that’s made with BB users in mind

4
2

£1.00

345
Mathoku S

Mathoku S

Make a mathematical twist to Sudoku

3
2

£2.00

346
Hearts

Hearts

Curse your BlackBerry when the Black Lady comes up

3
2

£1.00

347
Deezer

Deezer

Is the best music-streaming service of them all

4
2

FREE

348
Crazy Diving

Crazy Diving

Dive into this simple time-waster

4
3

FREE

349
Beat the Intro

Beat the Intro

A music game that presents little challenge

3
2

FREE

350
CoachNote

CoachNote

The chance you’ve been waiting for to play Fergie, provided stray arrows don’t tip you over the edge towards dishing out the hairdryer treatment.

3
2

£1.49

351
Classique Camera

Classique Camera

Save your money and go for Instagram, which is free and offers more filters. That is, unless you desperately want these effects for video.

2
3

£0.69

352
Beat Sneak Bandit

Beat Sneak Bandit

Puzzle, stealth, rhythm-action and a smattering of platforming, with Game & Watch era rigidity smashed into modern iOS-style aesthetics. Perfect.

5
2

£1.99

353
Barefoot World Atlas

Barefoot World Atlas

Thanks to the fantastic interface children will love exploring this atlas, but watch out – it’s a large app to download.

3
2

£5.49

354
Angry Birds Space

Angry Birds Space

The rebooted physics of this new instalment means you’d have to be cuckoo to bet against Angry Birds’ continued domination as it aims for infinity, and beyond.

4
3

£0.69

355
AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!!

AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!!

Fast, free-falling fun that tried a bit too hard to be cool and ends up being a bit of a jerk. A loveable jerk, though.

4
2

£1.99

356
Frisbee Forever

Frisbee Forever

Simple but addictive motion controlled game

4
2

FREE

357
Cut The Rope: Experiments

Cut The Rope: Experiments

Modern mobile classic gets an interesting twist

4
2

£0.62

358
Scramble With Friends

Scramble With Friends

Yet another word game from the Zynga bus

3
2

FREE

359
The Sims FreePlay

The Sims FreePlay

Real-time version of the people simulation

3
2

FREE

360
GetGlue

GetGlue

Check out TV shows and more and check in with this app

4
3

FREE

361
Photon

Photon

Tetris as re-imagined by Tron

4
2

FREE

362
Net-A-Porter

Net-A-Porter

Your own personal shopper on your smartphone. Kind of…

3
2

FREE

363
Foodspotting

Foodspotting

Love food? Then tell the world around you about it

4
2

FREE

364
Instagram

Instagram

Old-school photography gets a new school makeover

5
2

FREE

365
Angry Birds Space

Angry Birds Space

Is this the final frontier of mobile gaming?

4
2

FREE

366
Sky Go

Sky Go

Great app if it wasn’t so selective

4
2

FREE

367
Zeebox

Zeebox

Perfect partner for your TV watching

4
2

FREE

368
DriveGain+

DriveGain+

Useful for those with a passion for statistics, and could save you real money in fuel efficiency.

3
2

£4.99

369
Draw Something

Draw Something

Compelling, and with endless hilarity. The sheer range of possibilities with different partners means there’s longevity here, too.

5
2

FREE

370
Dragon Portals HD

Dragon Portals HD

A little originality in match games can go a long way, but in this case it wasn’t enough to grab us

2
2

£2.99

371
Cyborg Vision

Cyborg Vision

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

1
2

£0.69

372
Convertr

Convertr

Convertr quickly converts values of all sorts, and the beautifully-designed interface makes it one of the most flexible we’ve seen.

4
2

£1.49

373
AntiCrop

AntiCrop

Mixed results are an understatement, only of use for the most clutter free of landscape shots.

2
2

£0.69

374
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

375
Crimson: Steam Pirates

Crimson: Steam Pirates

A fast, extremely fun strategy game with a fantastic sense of humour.

5
3

FREE

376
Cinemagram

Cinemagram

A superb way of capturing a moment, with an easy-to-use process – even if the app needs a little polish.

4
2

FREE

377
Caverns of Minos

Caverns of Minos

Weaving through colourful tunnels may not be consistently thrilling, but Caverns of Minos sure is a charming little curio.

3
3

£1.29

378
Candy Boy

Candy Boy

A mixed bag: tricksy, fun puzzles surrounded by some needlessly tough-to-navigate platforming.

3
2

FREE

379
Bejeweled

Bejeweled

What? A verdict!? Just leave us alone – we’re busy playing Diamond Mine! Again! All night long! Argh!

4
2

£0.69

380
Cartoon Camera

Cartoon Camera

Will make your face look more than a little funny

3
2

FREE

381
Photo Movie Creator

Photo Movie Creator

Won’t make you Kubrick, but still decent

4
2

£1.99

382
Whale Trail

Whale Trail

You’ll have a whale of a time

4
2

£1.49

383
Judge Dredd vs Zombies

Judge Dredd vs Zombies

Dredd fans should add another star; everyone else should check out Minotron for superior confined-space shooty thrills.

3
2

FREE

384
Jazz: Trump’s Journey

Jazz: Trump’s Journey

Unrefined mechanics tarnish this original iOS platformer, but luckily the stellar concept and aesthetics shine through.

3
2

£1.99

385
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

386
iMaschine

iMaschine

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

4
2

£2.99

387
iDarkroom

iDarkroom

iDarkroom is terrific fun at a very reasonable price, though is limited overall

3
3

£0.69

388
Ice Rage

Ice Rage

A game this shallow is skating on thin ice, but it’s enjoyable enough that we don’t really care

3
2

£0.69

389
Frame Grabber

Frame Grabber

Finally, something original on Google Play

4
2

£2.49

390
Rick O’Shea
3
2

FREE

391
Ninja Chicken

Ninja Chicken

One to keep the kids happy – not so much the adults

2
2

FREE

392
Skater Boy

Skater Boy

Not pictures of Avril Lavigne, you perv

4
2

FREE

393
Tilt Racing

Tilt Racing

Does exactly what it says on the time

3
2

FREE

394
Draw Something
5
2

£0.99

395
Where’s My Water

Where’s My Water

Complex puzzler will have you hooked

4
2

£0.64

396
Sky Sports Live Football SC

Sky Sports Live Football SC

Great app, but badly needs quicker updates

3
2

FREE

397
Easy Battery Saver

Easy Battery Saver

Brilliant app which actually works

4
2

FREE

398
Zombie Dash
4
2

FREE

399
Monopoly

Monopoly

Money makes this app go round

3
0

£3.16

400
Monopoly

Monopoly

Money makes this app go round

3
2

£3.16

401
Fifa 12

Fifa 12

Fifa on the small screen is a mini treat

4
2

£4.15

402
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

403
Chrono Trigger

Chrono Trigger

A bonafide legend that’s still well worth playing, in spite of interface woes

4
2

£6.99

404
Bubble in Paradise

Bubble in Paradise

Not quite paradise for iOS word-game fiends, but enjoyable enough and worth a look; doubly so if you’ve a bubble-popping fetish

3
3

£0.69

405
Articles – The Wikipedia app

Articles – The Wikipedia app

A jewel of an app; we can’t wait to try the iPad version

4
2

£1.99

406
Photoshop Touch

Photoshop Touch

A great mix of practical tools and fun creative effects, that more than lives up the Photoshop monicker

5
2

£6.99

407
Spider-Man Running

Spider-Man Running

Great physics game – even if it has nothing to do with the webbed wonder

4
3

FREE

408
Crackle

Crackle

Free movies! Sounds great, but….

3
2

FREE

409
Ted
5
2

FREE

410
Hotels.com HD

Hotels.com HD

A cracking app for hunting local crashpads and planning holiday stays generally

4
2

FREE

411
Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land

Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land

Stunningly complex turn-by-turn strategy-based SIM redefines expectations for the iPad as games platform

5
3

£2.99

412
BBC News Mobile
3
2

FREE

413
Reuters Finance

Reuters Finance

Money on your mind, money on your mobile

3
2

FREE

414
Frost
4
2

FREE

415
Jet Car Stunts

Jet Car Stunts

Flying through the air with the greatest of ease

4
2

£2.29

416
WhatsApp

WhatsApp

The popular app chat appears on Windows Phone

4
3

£0.79

417
Spout

Spout

Creative? Yes. Useful? Not really…

3
2

£0.99

418
Grand Theft Auto 3

Grand Theft Auto 3

Even a decade on, GTA 3 remains a superb game. Yes, it’s violent and amoral, but it’s only for adults.

5
3

£2.99

419
Facebook for iPad

Facebook for iPad

Everything you already love (or hate) – only with a few more niggles.

3
2

FREE

420
Evi

Evi

A promising Siri rival, if currently too unreliable to be a replacement instead of a companion app.

2
2

£0.69

421
Evernote Hello

Evernote Hello

It could be useful, no doubt, but we’re not sure how many people will use it properly.

2
2

FREE

422
Cubes vs Spheres

Cubes vs Spheres

It’s a simple idea, but this is great-looking game with challenging levels that’s thoroughly addictive.

4
2

£0.69

423
DariusBurst SP

DariusBurst SP

Excellently polished shooting with a fine pedigree.

4
2

£7.49

424
DoInk Drawing and Animation

DoInk Drawing and Animation

Not complex, but a lot of fun; DoInk is an app that lets animators of all abilities get started in no time.

3
2

£2.99

425
Deezer

Deezer

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

5
2

FREE

426
CaskFinder

CaskFinder

Could find you a nice beer in a pinch, but it’s not comprehensive enough for our tastes.

2
2

FREE

427
Blue Defense: Second Wave

Blue Defense: Second Wave

It’s Space Invaders with a twist! A great take on a classic.

4
2

£1.49

428
Artifact

Artifact

A slick-looking app that makes some rather bold claims, but doesn’t quite live up to them.

3
2

£1.49

429
Animoto Video Slideshows

Animoto Video Slideshows

You can create an unlimited number of beautiful 30-second slideshows for free. What’s not to like?

4
2

FREE

430
The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times

Spin-off app is decent enough if you don’t mid a wait

3
3

FREE

431
Pinball Arcade

Pinball Arcade

Become a pinball wizard but there’s a catch

2
2

FREE

432
The Times

The Times

Not perfect but one of the best paper apps for tablets

3
3

FREE

433
Capture – The Quick Video Camera

Capture – The Quick Video Camera

A good idea, decently implemented. We’d like to have seen more guidance on how video is saved

4
3

£0.69

434
Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies

Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies

Hectic and atmospheric, as it should be, but a lack of maps holds this well-made shooter back.

4
2

£4.99

435
Bumpy Road

Bumpy Road

Quaint and lovely, but ultimately harder than it needs to be.

3
2

£1.99

436
Buffer

Buffer

Buffer is a handy, well-featured compliment to its online service.

4
3

FREE

437
Batman Arkham City Lockdown

Batman Arkham City Lockdown

Satisfying for Batman fans, but almost comically short. We hope Batman returns with more foes to fight.

3
2

£3.99

438
Audium

Audium

We can get behind hiding the Music app’s clutter, but Audium could do with settings to personalise its appearance and behaviour.

2
2

£0.69

439
Affagato

Affagato

It’s handy as a brief, pocket guide to all things coffee, but by no means perfect

3
2

£0.69

440
Spotify

Spotify

The famous streaming app comes to Windows Phone

4
2

FREE

441
Pocket Recorder

Pocket Recorder

One of the best apps on Windows Phone

5
3

£0.79

442
HTC Watch

HTC Watch

The best way to get movies on Windows Phones

3
2

FREE

443
Live Score Addicts

Live Score Addicts

One of the slickest ways to find out the latest football scores and watch highlights as the goals fly in

5
2

FREE

444
Flashlight 7

Flashlight 7

And on one of the days, he said ‘Let there be light…’

4
2

FREE

445
Amazon Kindle

Amazon Kindle

Like a Kindle… but on your phone and different

4
2

FREE

446
Nokia Drive

Nokia Drive

Sat Nav comes to Windows Phone

4
2

FREE

447
Ministry of Sound
3
2

FREE

448
TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

Full of info, basic on looks

4
2

FREE

449
Nokia Maps

Nokia Maps

A confusing alternative mapping experience to Bing Maps

2
2

FREE

450
Nokia Music

Nokia Music

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

3
2

FREE

451
Sky News

Sky News

Live video and a whole slew of news

4
2

FREE

452
Gravity Guy

Gravity Guy

Boing! And the world flips around

5
2

£1.49

453
Collapse

Collapse

A kiddie version of an old favourite

3
3

£2.29

454
Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaur Zoo

An entertaining fact-based presentation of famous extinct vertebrates

4
2

£1.49

455
Bobo Explores Light

Bobo Explores Light

Children can play as they learn in this wildly imaginative and flawlessly immersive learning experience

5
2

£2.99

456
Zapd

Zapd

Easy websites for everyone at light speed. It’s limited , but what it does, it does with aplomb

4
2

FREE

457
Disposable Hipstamatic

Disposable Hipstamatic

Great for sharing fun moments with friends, but it feels like the app isn’t quite finished yet

3
3

FREE

458
Desk Yoga

Desk Yoga

A worthwhile distraction from the day job! The videos are easy to follow, and the results felt straight away

5
3

£0.69

459
Xtreme Wheels

Xtreme Wheels

Great looks, great level design and spectacular crashes lift this bike game above the norm

4
3

£1.49

460
Let’s Golf 2 HD

Let’s Golf 2 HD

A full-featured and immensely enjoyable golf game

5
2

£2.99

461
Koder

Koder

A focused feature-set, and incredible price make for a great code editor despite the lack of SFTP

4
2

£3.99

462
iBBQ

iBBQ

All you need to have a great summertime barbecue, packaged up in a thoughtful interface

4
2

FREE

463
Hypership Out Of Control

Hypership Out Of Control

Horrifically fast retro larks with, we suspect, an extremely niche appeal. We like it, though

4
2

£0.69

464
Gyro13 – Steam Copter Arcade HD

Gyro13 – Steam Copter Arcade HD

Comes across more like a tech demo than a game. Visually quite impressive, but otherwise pedestrian

2
2

£3.99

465
Gears

Gears

It could have been a contender, but Gears has a cog loose and so doesn’t quite run like clockwork

3
2

£1.99

466
Reversi

Reversi

Two colour counter game where the aim is to keep hold of your playing pieces

4
3

FREE

467
Ferrari GT 2: Revolution

Ferrari GT 2: Revolution

Race iconic Ferraris around locations across the globe

4
2

£3.00

468
Auto Trader Mobile

Auto Trader Mobile

Search for cars and motocycles for sale and refine by whatever details you wish

5
2

FREE

470
Transparent Screen

Transparent Screen

Genius idea works pretty well in practise

3
2

FREE

471
Bubble Shoot

Bubble Shoot

Yes it is another bubble shoot game but it is rather good

3
2

FREE

472
Grand Theft Auto III

Grand Theft Auto III

Old-school GTA gets new school Android treatment

4
3

£3.19

473
Fishing Kings

Fishing Kings

There’s plenty of fishing fun to be had in this great little virtual angler

4
2

FREE

474
Event Check-in

Event Check-in

Slick looks and flawless operation, but the price limits its audience to enterprise users

4
2

FREE

475
Edge Extended

Edge Extended

The same compelling gameplay, but with plenty of innovations and new levels to make it worth a second visit

4
3

£1.99

476
Delivery Status Touch

Delivery Status Touch

Perfect for tracking post and courier deliveries from the palm of your hand

4
2

£2.99

477
Deflex

Deflex

Eye-searing, slightly unnerving, but different, engaging and highly recommended

4
2

£1.49

478
Cueframe

Cueframe

A nice way to handle your task list, but it needs some polish

3
2

£1.49

479
Virtual Guitar

Virtual Guitar

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

4
2

FREE

480
Paper Camera

Paper Camera

Not exactly a camera made out of paper but as near as darn it

5
2

£1.19

481
Sim City Deluxe

Sim City Deluxe

Welcome to the city of Sim…

3
2

£3.18

482
Photo Studio

Photo Studio

Tweak and improve your photos with this free app

4
2

FREE

483
OpenTable

OpenTable

Find a good place to eat, provided the information is there

3
2

FREE

484
Moo Math Lite

Moo Math Lite

A math tutor that doesn’t know its sums

1
2

FREE

485
Koora

Koora

Keep it simple to track football scores with this free app

3
2

FREE

486
Fruits and Ninja

Fruits and Ninja

For those after some Fruit Ninja action on their BlackBerry

3
2

£1.00

487
BlackBerry Protect

BlackBerry Protect

Track your phone and back up data with this essential service

5
3

FREE

488
Angry Worm

Angry Worm

A funky update of Snake, but it has its problem

2
2

FREE

489
Angry Pigs

Angry Pigs

We’d be angry too, if we were in this game

1
3

£3.00

490
Jigsaw Plus

Jigsaw Plus

Put the pieces together in this puzzling app

4
2

£2.00

491
Poynt

Poynt

Poynt gets you local information, but not enough information

3
2

FREE

492
Magic Paper
1
2

£1.50

493
Spooky Sound Machine

Spooky Sound Machine

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

2
2

£1.00

494
Extraction: Project Outbreak

Extraction: Project Outbreak

Innovative controls and a great foundation, but repetitive. If new missions appear later, pretend we gave it another star

3
2

£0.69

495
Espgaluda II HD

Espgaluda II HD

Shoot-’em-up joy from the masters of bullet hell, albeit at a ludicrous price. One for aficionados

5
2

£9.99

496
eBoo – space adventures

eBoo – space adventures

A minor classic in waiting that’s currently a bit too challenging for its own good

4
2

£0.69

497
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
3

£2.99

498
Anthill: Tactical Trail Defense

Anthill: Tactical Trail Defense

A fast, fun, yet ultimately simple strategy game with brilliant controls

4
2

£0.69

499
2 Sugars

2 Sugars

Nice design, but it would benefit from a reminders function

3
2

£0.69

500
SuperMusic

SuperMusic

Downloading music? We DO hope it’s legal

2
2

£0.99

501
Sense the Color

Sense the Color

Turn your pictures into veritable works of art

4
2

£0.99

502
PicoLyrics

PicoLyrics

Finally, the perfect fusion of karaoke and smartphones

3
2

£0.79

503
Nihao Multimedia course

Nihao Multimedia course

You want apple tea? We can totally say that to Chinese people now

4
2

£0.79

504
Music Skin

Music Skin

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

3
2

£0.79

505
Mood Light

Mood Light

Oh so stupid but we still love its gumption

3
2

£0.79

506
Metro Wall

Metro Wall

Using your music for more than sound

4
2

£0.79

507
Fantasia Painter

Fantasia Painter

Thankfully not a Disney finger-painting game

3
2

£1.49

508
Decibel Meter

Decibel Meter

Noise, noise everwhere – nowhere to think

4
2

£0.79

509
2011 World Facts

2011 World Facts

Perfect if you’re a geography GCSE student

3
2

£0.79

510
Galaxy

Galaxy

In an Android store far, far away

3
2

FREE

511
Tablet Keyboard

Tablet Keyboard

It’s a keyboard for your, er, tablet

4
3

FREE

512
Taptu

Taptu

News aggregation just got that little bit more exciting

5
2

FREE

513
EPOCH

EPOCH

An excellent shooter occasionally weighed down by half-baked ideas

4
2

£2.99

514
DocuSign Ink

DocuSign Ink

Not enough of a time-saver to really be worth the effort

2
2

FREE

515
DK Quick Cook

DK Quick Cook

A good cooking app, but it needs a few tweaks

3
2

£3.99

516
Civiballs

Civiballs

Somewhere between Newton’s cradle and a marble run, this puzzler is as fun as it is archaeologically suspect

4
2

£0.69

517
BrainPOP UK Featured Movie

BrainPOP UK Featured Movie

A great educational tool for kids and fun for adults too

4
3

FREE

518
AA Speed Camera

AA Speed Camera

This offers solid performance in locating speed cameras, but its ugly interface lets it down

3
2

FREE

519
Joining Hands

Joining Hands

Short, but extremely sweet, and with a personality to melt even the stoniest of hearts

4
2

£1.99

520
Jetpack Joyride

Jetpack Joyride

An absurdly addictive runner that stops just short of soaring its way to perfection

4
2

FREE

521
GIF SHOP

GIF SHOP

Knock out animation in no time

5
2

£0.69

522
Fruit Ninja: Puss In Boots

Fruit Ninja: Puss In Boots

Shameless tie-in meets addictive-but-shallow new game mode. We love it now, but won’t respect it in the morning

3
2

£0.69

523
FL Studio Mobile HD

FL Studio Mobile HD

It’s got gritty sounds and a clean interface, but FL Studio Mobile is currently too simplistic for the price

3
2

£13.99

524
Flick Champions HD

Flick Champions HD

Flawed, but the few stand-out events, combined with single-player cups and a multiplayer mode, ensures value for money

3
2

£1.99

525
Tilt to Live HD

Tilt to Live HD

Simple and beautiful, this game is perfectly suited to the iPad

4
2

FREE

526
Worms Crazy Golf HD

Worms Crazy Golf HD

Not quite a champion, but far from a double bogey, this mini-golf game easily makes the cut.

4
3

£2.49

527
Wunderlist HD

Wunderlist HD

You’ll be astounded that something so good is being given away

5
2

FREE

528
Yearly

Yearly

A brilliant way to keep track of birthdays, with a level of polish to match Apple’s own apps

5
2

FREE

529
ZumoCast

ZumoCast

It’s so easy to set up and use; you’ll never be without a song or video again.

4
2

FREE

530
Attic

Attic

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

3
2

£0.69

531
Forever Drive

Forever Drive

A perfectly inoffensive time-waster, but if you’re after thrills and excitement then look elsewhere.

2
2

FREE

532
CoinKeeper: Budget and expense tracking

CoinKeeper: Budget and expense tracking

A brilliantly visual way to track your spending, even if it can be a little confusing at first.

4
2

£1.99

533
Chronolite

Chronolite

Cook all your ingredients to perfection with these timers.

4
2

FREE

534
Big Lens

Big Lens

Useful on occasions, but ultimately the developer’s claims turn out to be hyperbole. The filters are fun, but you can get more from the free Instagram app.

3
3

£0.69

535
BassLine Analog Modeling Synthesiser

BassLine Analog Modeling Synthesiser

There’s not a wide range of sounds in it, but this is a well-featured app at a great price.

4
2

£2.49

536
Luminance

Luminance

A terrific companion to your camera and iPad, if not the complete Photoshop killer we’re still waiting for.

4
2

£0.69

537
Live Cams HD

Live Cams HD

An insight into areas th world over you might not otherwise have seen.

4
2

FREE

538
It’s Playing

It’s Playing

It’s very easy to use, but if you’re looking to playback 720p MKV files, you’d be better off looking elsewhere.

3
2

£1.49

539
Hummingbird Bakery Cake Days

Hummingbird Bakery Cake Days

Not the best-designed cooking app we’ve ever seen, but the recipes it contains are interesting and unusual

3
3

£1.99

540
Gum Drop

Gum Drop

Sweet and simple, and a game that has the potential to appeal to all ages.

3
2

£0.69

541
Greedy Spiders

Greedy Spiders

Tough puzzles and a sharp difficulty curve mean this treads a fine line between fun and frustration

3
2

£0.69

542
Football Manager Handheld 2012

Football Manager Handheld 2012

FM Handheld is back ready to sap away your commute once again…

4
2

£6.99

543
London Bus Checker – Live Countdown for Every Stop

London Bus Checker – Live Countdown for Every Stop

A handy app when you’re trying to get from A to B, although a little on the pricey side for simple info

3
2

£1.99

544
King of Dragon Pass

King of Dragon Pass

A rich and complex game, but the static screens and overload of information makes it a little dry

4
2

£6.99

545
Infinity Blade 2

Infinity Blade 2

Lunges for ‘classic’, but stabs ‘merely very good’ instead. Nonetheless, it’s essential if you enjoyed the original

4
2

£4.99

546
Aquaria

Aquaria

Vast and beautiful, but lacking that little extra something that would have made it better than nice

3
2

£1.99

547
Ant Raid HD

Ant Raid HD

A hugely enjoyable RTS featuring the only ants you won’t want to nuke with powder from the garden centre

5
2

£1.99

548
Adobe Carousel

Adobe Carousel

If you’re a pro out in the field hooking up your DSLR to your iPad, it’s worth a look, but iPhone-only users will be left disappointed

3
2

FREE

549
FIFA 12

FIFA 12

Currently the best footy experience on iOS by a considerable margin, and a step up from last year’s offering

5
2

£2.99

550
Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger

An app with some useful features, but doesn’t make quite enough of a case for using yet another messaging app.

3
2

FREE

551
Dropbox for iPhone

Dropbox for iPhone

The free 2GB account may sound poky, but use it wisely and you may never have to pay to upgrade

4
3

FREE

552
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

553
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

554
Drop 7 by Zynga

Drop 7 by Zynga

A first-rate puzzle game that rewards strategic thinking, but it lacks polish

4
3

£1.99

555
X-Men Arcade

X-Men Arcade

Decent port of a game that’s not as good as you remember

3
2

£0.61

556
Aussaulter

Aussaulter

Money-grabbing shoot-’em-up that’s far too much fun for free

3
2

FREE

557
Hooked

Hooked

App that gets you hook, line and sinker

3
2

FREE

558
Burn The Rope Worlds

Burn The Rope Worlds

Get yourself some rope burn again

3
2

FREE

559
Shoot The Apple

Shoot The Apple

Childish but addictive three-star chasing game

4
2

FREE

560
World Of Goo

World Of Goo

Goo isn’t good it’s bloody great

4
2

£1.99

561
NORAD tracks Santa

NORAD tracks Santa

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

2
2

FREE

562
Reflexions

Reflexions

Looking in the mirror has never been so much fun

4
2

£0.69

563
SlideIt

SlideIt

Can this keyboard app out-swipe Swype?

4
2

£3.99

564
AirSync by Double Twist

AirSync by Double Twist

Wirelessly sync your music to your Android device

4
2

£4.99

565
Space Invaders Infinity Gene

Space Invaders Infinity Gene

Classic shoot-em-up gets a decent, mental app makeover

4
2

£2.99

566
Modern Toss – Periodic Table of Swearing
4
2

£0.69

567
Codify

Codify

Curious about building games on your iPad? Codify offers a terrific sandbox to do exactly that

4
2

£5.49

568
Cardiovascular System 3D

Cardiovascular System 3D

A useful, cheap reference app for students with a basic to moderate understanding of the human vascular system.

3
2

£2.99

569
Bring Me Sandwiches

Bring Me Sandwiches

A touch fiddly at times, but this game’s imagination and wonderful visuals combine to make a tasty treat

4
2

£0.69

570
Philips BatterySense

Philips BatterySense

A piece of brilliant interface design, but the figures are not something to be relied upon

2
2

FREE

571
AirCassette

AirCassette

A thoroughly essential total and utter waste of money for music lovers of a certain age

4
2

£1.49

572
4Eyes

4Eyes

A useful search tool, though it could do with an easier way to switch engines

4
2

£0.69

573
DEO

DEO

An atmospheric and thoughtful take on the well-worn jumping-game formula

3
2

£0.69

574
Dark Meadow

Dark Meadow

An atmospheric, incredibly interesting story undone by out-of-place combat

3
2

£0.69

575
C4 News

C4 News

Several missed opportunities here but, as on TV, C4 News gives excellent perspective on in-depth stories

3
2

FREE

576
Back in Time

Back in Time

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

2
3

£5.49

577
Anooki Jump

Anooki Jump

A slight but good-natured game that rarely slips up and very regularly shines.

4
3

£0.69

578
Death Smiles

Death Smiles

Packs all the Cave punch you’d expect, but really needs to be prettier and cheaper

3
2

£7.99

579
X Comics

X Comics

The Superman of comic-book apps.

4
3

FREE

580
Animoog

Animoog

A rich, visually appealing and immersive live synth experience with fantastic sounds and plenty of scope.

5
2

£20.99

581
Animation Desk

Animation Desk

Perfect for anyone even vaguely interested in 2D animation. A great tool for experienced animators to jot down concepts on the go

4
2

£2.99

582
AirBoard

AirBoard

No more fights over who gets to stand at the whiteboard in meetings. Use AirBoard instead.

4
3

FREE

583
Aelios Weather

Aelios Weather

Gorgeous, and a great screensaver for a docked iPad. If only predicting the weather was infallible!

4
2

£2.99

584
Sleep Talk Recorder

Sleep Talk Recorder

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

3
3

FREE

585
Skitch

Skitch

We can see why Evernote was interested in this app

4
2

FREE

586
Duke Nukem 3D

Duke Nukem 3D

Not as groovy as you would hope it to be

2
2

£0.63

587
Feedly

Feedly

Lapping up all of the web’s content so your brain doesn’t have to

4
2

FREE

588
Proximitips

Proximitips

Localised content for local people

3
3

FREE

589
Lovefilm By Post

Lovefilm By Post

Movie service finally comes to Android but where’s the streaming?

3
2

FREE

590
AA Breakdown & Traffic

AA Breakdown & Traffic

Send the AA your location and get traffic updates

4
3

FREE

591
Fit Pro – Sport and Diet
2
2

£3.00

592
101 Best Diet Tips

101 Best Diet Tips

Tips to help you lose weight. That you could have worked out yourself

1
2

£3.00

593
Yoga On The Go
3
2

£3.00

594
Rocket Bunnies HD

Rocket Bunnies HD

The insane-looking rabbits raise frequent chuckles and the well-designed levels provide a satisfying challenge

4
3

£1.99

595
SHIFT 2: Unleashed

SHIFT 2: Unleashed

Merely unleashes a raging fury when you realise you could have been playing a better racer instead.

2
2

£2.99

596
Spectaculator, ZX Spectrum Emulator

Spectaculator, ZX Spectrum Emulator

A polished emulator, but for widespread appeal it needs more and better games.

2
2

£1.99

597
Surveillant

Surveillant

Apart from the lack of levels, it’s a well-designed and atmospheric game of cat and mouse.

4
2

£1.49

598
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

599
Sky Go

Sky Go

A great app for Sky subscribers, but more channels please

4
2

FREE

600
Another World – 20th Anniversary

Another World – 20th Anniversary

A mercilessly difficult, albeit faithful Amiga port that rewards only the most tenacious of gamers

3
2

£2.99

601
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

602
Korg iKaossilator

Korg iKaossilator

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

5
2

£6.99

603
Infinight: A Thrilling Light-Based Adventure with Multiplayer!

Infinight: A Thrilling Light-Based Adventure with Multiplayer!

A fairly straightforward mapping/maze game with a twist that adds plenty of atmosphere.

4
2

£1.49

604
Fileboard

Fileboard

An attractive way to handle documents for email, but it’s severely lacking in features.

2
2

FREE

605
Budget Book

Budget Book

BudgetBook doesn’t have the prettiest interface, but it does allow you to track business and personal budgets, which is a bonus.

4
2

£0.69

606
The Guardian iPad Edition

The Guardian iPad Edition

A beautiful and immersive way to catch up on the day’s news.

4
3

FREE

607
Gimme Music!

Gimme Music!

A neat, simple method of randomly exploring new music.

4
2

FREE

608
Greedy Bankers vs The World

Greedy Bankers vs The World

An excellent update to what was already a fine match game — recommended even if you own the original.

4
3

£1.99

609
Glowfish HD

Glowfish HD

A charming, playable, great-looking undersea adventure, with depth. (And the iPhone version’s just as good.)

4
2

£2.99

610
Frogger Decades

Frogger Decades

Bordering on unplayable. We only got through the game due to sheer bloodymindedness.

1
2

£0.69

611
Find My Friends

Find My Friends

Apple’s personable take on Google Latitude impresses by keeping things simple.

4
2

FREE

612
zeebox

zeebox

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

5
2

FREE

613
Catch Notes

Catch Notes

Note-taking app hits the right note

4
2

FREE

614
WebMD

WebMD

Doctor, doctor I have an app in my hand

4
2

FREE

615
Fat Booth

Fat Booth

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

4
2

FREE

616
Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor

An app to advise you on trips

3
2

FREE

617
Iris (alpha)
3
3

FREE

618
Marvel Comics

Marvel Comics

Marvel offers up a Marvel-ous app

4
3

FREE

619
Facebook Messenger
3
2

FREE

620
Minecraft Pocket Edition

Minecraft Pocket Edition

It’s not Minecraft’s, it’s mine

4
2

£4.29

621
Out Of Milk Shopping List
4
2

FREE

622
Whale Trail

Whale Trail

Loop the loop, collect Blubbles, smash enemies, discover new lands and make friends along the way.

5
2

£0.69

623
Drag Racing

Drag Racing

Car racing doesn’t get better than this

4
2

FREE

624
R-Type

R-Type

Arcade classic given a fantastic new lease of life

5
2

£2.56

625
PingMe Messenger

PingMe Messenger

Looking for a free cross-platform texting app that ‘just works’? Try the reliable PingMe Messenger.

3
3

FREE

626
Night Stand HD

Night Stand HD

A stunning way to display a wealth of web-based info.

4
2

£1.49

627
How Stuff Works

How Stuff Works

Great portal to the renowned website that covers just about everything.

4
2

FREE

628
GoodReader

GoodReader

The most versatile file reading, playing and access tool on the platform.

5
3

£2.99

629
Flick Soccer HD

Flick Soccer HD

A slick flick game that’s fun and addictive, but the whole concept needs to evolve next time out.

3
3

£2.99

630
FILMiC Pro

FILMiC Pro

If you’re serious about using your iPhone to record video, this app will unleash your camera’s true potential.

5
3

£1.99

631
WebMD for Android

WebMD for Android

24/7 access to health information and decision-support tools.

5
2

FREE

632
Tumblr

Tumblr

Tumblr is home to the most creative people in the world.

4
2

FREE

633
Tripping Fest Drawing
3
2

£1.24

634
Train Times UK

Train Times UK

Officially Approved Live Train Times App For Android.

4
2

£3.49

635
Tap Tap Revenge 4

Tap Tap Revenge 4

Tap and shake to the music of 100’s of your favorite artists!

3
2

FREE

636
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

637
Symphony of Colours

Symphony of Colours

Beautiful Colours hidden in the shapes. Touch and feel.

4
2

FREE

638
Shoot Bubble Deluxe

Shoot Bubble Deluxe

This is the only shoot bubble game that contains both Puzzle mode & Arcade Mode.

3
2

FREE

639
Scooter Hero

Scooter Hero

Considered one of the most addictive games on the Android Market.

2
2

FREE

640
Ringdroid

Ringdroid

Create ringtones from your own music library, or record new ones on the fly!

4
2

FREE

641
RealPlayer® Beta
3
2

FREE

642
Rail Planner Live

Rail Planner Live

Journey Plans, Train Times, Fares, Platforms, SMS Alerts, Widget, Buy Tickets.

4
2

£3.49

643
Radiant HD

Radiant HD

Take your stand against the alien horde in a vibrant space shooter.

4
2

£1.49

644
Pumpkins vs Monsters

Pumpkins vs Monsters

Simple control, flick the pumpkin, attack monster! Very addictive Halloween game!

4
2

FREE

645
PowerAMP Music Player
4
2

£3.07

646
Pool Master Pro

Pool Master Pro

No.1 Pool game in Android market.

4
2

FREE

647
PocketCloud

PocketCloud

Access your computer, files and desktop apps securely from your mobile device.

4
2

£9.51

648
Photowall Upgrade

Photowall Upgrade

Show your gallery and Facebook photos right on your wallpaper!

3
2

£0.59

649
Noom Weight Loss

Noom Weight Loss

Lose weight without going crazy!

4
2

FREE

650
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

651
Mint.com Personal Finance

Mint.com Personal Finance

Track, budget, and manage your money from your phone with Mint for Android.

4
2

FREE

652
Men’s Health Workouts

Men’s Health Workouts

Men’s Health Workouts puts the power of the world’s largest men’s magazine in your hand.

5
3

£1.26

653
Majesty: Fantasy Kingdom Sim

Majesty: Fantasy Kingdom Sim

The throne is waiting for its hero! “Majesty: The Fantasy Kingdom Sim” is a vast magical world where you are honored with the crown of a tiny fairytale kingdom.

4
2

£1.99

654
Live Profile

Live Profile

LiveProfile helps you stay connected with friends in real-time.

4
2

FREE

655
Kids Doodle Pro
4
2

£0.92

656
iSyncr for PC (Mac version also available)

iSyncr for PC (Mac version also available)

Sync iTunes playlists, rate music and build playlists directly from your device.

4
2

£1.99

657
iRunner

iRunner

iRunner is a fast paced running game, with great HD graphics and special game play.

4
2

FREE

658
Contract Killer

Contract Killer

The ultimate game for contract killing.

4
3

FREE

659
InstaPhoto

InstaPhoto

Is this Instagram for BlackBerry, or just another photo tweaker

4
3

£2.99

660
TweetCaster for Twitter

TweetCaster for Twitter

A clever Twitter app designed with BlackBerry users in mind

4
2

FREE

661
Kobo

Kobo

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

3
2

FREE

662
Goal Mobile

Goal Mobile

Is this football news and updates app a late winner, an own goal, or an equally terrible football analogue?

3
3

FREE

663
Auto Express

Auto Express

Get car news, if you can battle your way through the permissions

2
3

FREE

664
Dark Galaxy

Dark Galaxy

Battling for the future in binary form. Which is probably accurate

2
2

FREE

665
A+ Picture Effects and Photo Editor

A+ Picture Effects and Photo Editor

A powerful tool for applying effects to your photos

4
2

£0.99

666
DrawRace 2

DrawRace 2

Frequently frustrating, but a novel and surprisingly exciting take on a top-down racing game.

4
3

£1.99

667
Composite

Composite

We love this app. It lets you create brilliant works of art, is highly original and a whole load of fun.

5
2

FREE

668
Cinemek Storyboard Composer HD

Cinemek Storyboard Composer HD

Not as comprehensive as we’d expect for the money, but still a very handy tool for amateur film-makers.

3
2

£10.49

669
Coffee Cellar

Coffee Cellar

An easy and pretty way for coffee connoisseurs to keep track of their favourite blends.

4
2

£1.99

670
AA Time Machine

AA Time Machine

A useful geographical tool for historians and the curious alike.

4
2

FREE

671
AA Days Out Guide 2011

AA Days Out Guide 2011

AA takes a no-frills approach to location-based discovery of UK attractions.

4
2

FREE

672
Shadowgun

Shadowgun

Android-toting gamers should have Madfinger’s website bookmarked, such is the quality of the Czech coders’ excellent Tegra Zone beat-em-up ‘Samurai II: Vengeance THD’.

4
2

£5.49

673
Hotmail

Hotmail

Microsoft finally sorts out its app situation

3
2

FREE

674
Flick Golf

Flick Golf

Give golf the finger with this entertaining game

3
2

£0.69

675
Pixlr-o-Matic

Pixlr-o-Matic

Camera app that will pimp out your images for free

4
2

FREE

676
Wi-Fi Finder

Wi-Fi Finder

Do we really need to explain what this one is about?

4
2

FREE

677
Hanging With Friends

Hanging With Friends

A_oth_er fu__in_ s_cial ga_e fr_m Z_ng_

4
2

FREE

678
SAS Survival

SAS Survival

There’s lots of good info here; it’s just not presented especially well.

3
2

£3.99

679
No Human

No Human

A short but sweet physics puzzler pulled off with style.

4
2

£1.99

680
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

681
NyxQuest HD

NyxQuest HD

Basic yet satisfying platforming fare, wrapped in an atmospheric mythological setting.

4
2

£0.69

682
Met Office: Weather Application

Met Office: Weather Application

It’s a bit of a dog at times, but the data’s good, and the app’s free.

4
3

FREE

683
Groove Coaster

Groove Coaster

A visually stunning and surprisingly fresh take on a genre that was becoming stagnant.

4
2

£1.99

684
Home Space Planning Design Tool (Mark on Call HD)

Home Space Planning Design Tool (Mark on Call HD)

A great way to redesign your home, but would benefit from some more furniture.

4
2

£2.99

685
Garmin UK & Ireland

Garmin UK & Ireland

Needs a few more versions before it can truly compete with TomTom, but it’s still a good app.

4
2

£39.99

686
Evernote: Peek

Evernote: Peek

An innovative use of the Smart Cover to help your revision.

4
2

FREE

687
Create a Commentary

Create a Commentary

A fun app, but only once or twice, and it needs more sharing options.

3
2

£1.49

688
Banksy-Locations

Banksy-Locations

Useful site locator for the famous yet elusive street artist Banksy.

4
3

£0.69

689
Back to the Future: Episodes 1-5

Back to the Future: Episodes 1-5

A fantastically enjoyable reunion of the characters, straight back into action.

4
2

£1.99

690
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

691
Keybox

Keybox

A simple and secure way of storing passwords, personal details and even images.

5
2

FREE

692
Jenga

Jenga

A brave attempt at translating a physical board game, but it just isn’t a great videogame.

2
2

£0.69

693
iFontMaker

iFontMaker

Ignore the slightly gimmicky pitch – iFontMaker offers plenty of flexibility and options to create a custom typeface.

4
3

£4.99

694
Dolphin Browser HD

Dolphin Browser HD

Want a more socially focused web browser than Safari? Then you need this on your iPad.

5
2

FREE

695
Contre Jour HD

Contre Jour HD

Not as original as it first appears, but nonetheless a beautiful and absorbing physics puzzler.

4
3

£1.99

696
Hard Lines

Hard Lines

The sort of game you’ll intend to play for five minutes – and then it’ll be dark outside.

4
2

£0.69

697
Flipboard

Flipboard

It may not replace your dedicated RSS reader, but it’s a lovely way of browsing news and social network updates.

5
2

FREE

698
Fighting Fantasy: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain

Fighting Fantasy: The Warlock of Firetop Mountain

A timeless classic. And now, a little piece of role-playing history in your pocket.

3
1

£1.99

699
FileBrowser

FileBrowser

Setting up isn’t for the faint of heart, but this is a great app for transferring files.

4
3

£2.49

700
Avid Scorch

Avid Scorch

Great transposition/instrument part functions and lots of scores available, but a few issues currently.

3
2

£5.49

701
Anomaly Warzone Earth

Anomaly Warzone Earth

A first-rate and surprisingly accessible strategy game. Worth invading a medium-sized country for.

5
2

£2.49

702
In The Kitchen: Recipes, Chefs

In The Kitchen: Recipes, Chefs

All your favourite recipes from all your favourite chefs.

3
2

£1.26

703
PicSpeed HD Wallpapers

PicSpeed HD Wallpapers

Spruce your screen up with all the wallpapers you’ll ever need

4
1

FREE

704
GroupMe

GroupMe

The social network for any group any time!

4
2

FREE

705
Green Eggs and Ham

Green Eggs and Ham

The best interactive way to teach your kids!

5
2

£2.44

706
Google Earth

Google Earth

The whole planet in the palm of your hand

4
3

FREE

707
Google Docs

Google Docs

The ultimate organiser to your files, photos, work and contacts.

4
2

FREE

708
GameFly

GameFly

The perfect partner for all your gaming needs.

5
3

FREE

709
Miren Browser

Miren Browser

Superb mobile browsing experience that is everything you want

5
2

FREE

710
Memory Booster

Memory Booster

Thanks for (freeing up) the memories

4
3

FREE

711
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

712
Viber

Viber

Has the potential to save you a packet on phone calls and texts

5
3

FREE

713
Death Worm

Death Worm

Instantly playable eat-’em-up

3
2

£1.88

714
Worms

Worms

Retro-gaming that works well on Android

4
2

£0.68

715
Fruit Slice

Fruit Slice

What came first the chicken, or the egg? Or in this case the ninja or the medieval swordsman?

4
2

FREE

716
Fonejacker

Fonejacker

Immaturity meets the app store, umm no thanks.

1
2

£0.82

717
Flick Kick Football

Flick Kick Football

Football kicks with this classic app.

3
3

£0.64

718
Everlands HD

Everlands HD

A colourful world of wonderful animals.

4
2

£1.49

719
Cyberlords – Arcology

Cyberlords – Arcology

“It’s 2173 and the world is ruled by mega-corporations.”

2
2

£0.88

720
Falldown 3D

Falldown 3D

Ever wanted to know what falling down a tunnel feels like? Nope, us either

3
2

FREE

721
Viz Profanisaurus

Viz Profanisaurus

Money well spent as this is the ultimate swear box

4
2

£1.49

722
Bunny Shooter

Bunny Shooter

Sounds like a euphemism but it really isn’t

3
2

£0.62

723
Grow Your Own

Grow Your Own

This guides you every step of the way, from sowing seeds to harvest time. Fantastic.

5
3

FREE

724
Gesundheit! HD

Gesundheit! HD

Inventive and charming; if only control issues didn’t drag it down. Be wary on iPad and avoid on iPhone.

3
3

£1.99

725
Fotopedia: National Parks

Fotopedia: National Parks

Dramatic scenery and great detail, all organised in an easy to follow way. Superb.

4
2

£1.99

726
TouchGrind BMX

TouchGrind BMX

Fiddly at first, but once you get the hang of it, finger-tricking on your BMX is a joyful experience.

3
2

£2.99

727
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

728
War Pinball

War Pinball

Gameprom is really getting the hang of this – War Pinball is its best set of tables yet, with plenty to keep you playing.

4
2

£1.99

729
Chord! (Guitar chord finder)

Chord! (Guitar chord finder)

Perfect partner to the musical learner of genius.

5
2

£1.75

730
Break the Bricks

Break the Bricks

A revolutionary brick breaking game.

3
2

FREE

731
Beautiful Widgets

Beautiful Widgets

Widgets galore to make your screen beautiful.

4
2

£1.75

732
Bakery Story

Bakery Story

Ah the local bakery, quintessentially British.

3
2

FREE

733
Audubon Birds – A Field Guide

Audubon Birds – A Field Guide

The app is a dream for twitchers who want to know what birds are in their back garden.

4
2

£3.11

734
Better Hotmail

Better Hotmail

Microsoft has yet to create an official Android application for Hotmail.

3
2

FREE

735
Air Attack HD

Air Attack HD

This old-school, top down, flight-and-fight sim is an all-action ride for the ages.

4
2

£1.79

736
National Geographic: 50 Places of a Lifetime

National Geographic: 50 Places of a Lifetime

A beautifully made app that will immediately fill you with wanderlust.

4
2

£1.49

737
ESPN Goals

ESPN Goals

If you love football, you’re going to love this app. Get it, use it and wonder how you ever did without.

5
2

FREE

738
Ducati Challenge HD

Ducati Challenge HD

Almost a fantastic racer – with a bit more polish and better tracks it could have been wheelie good.

3
2

£3.99

739
Cut the Rope: Experiments

Cut the Rope: Experiments

A disappointing, cynical sequel that needs more levels and new features to justify its existence.

2
3

£0.69

740
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

741
AirBeam

AirBeam

Whether you use it as a tool or as a toy is up to you, but there’s no denying the usefulness of this app.

4
2

£2.49

742
Crunched PaperToss
4
2

FREE

744
Holiday Countdown

Holiday Countdown

If you need a paid-for app for this, you have serious work issues

1
3

£1.00

745
Talking Hamster
3
3

FREE

747
Paint Pad
2
2

£3.00

748
ESPN Goals

ESPN Goals

Match of the Day needs to Watch its Back

4
2

FREE

749
TuneIn Radio
5
2

FREE

750
Hot UK Deals

Hot UK Deals

Getting stuff cheaper – it’s everyone’s dream

3
2

FREE

751
APOD Viewer 7 Pro

APOD Viewer 7 Pro

The beauty of the nebula in your phone

5
3

FREE

752
Shifters

Shifters

Graphics aren’t the only important thing you know…

1
2

£0.79

753
Bike Mania

Bike Mania

The same old thing, time and again

3
3

£0.79

754
3D paperball

3D paperball

A clever take on the popular classic

4
3

FREE

755
Tentacles
4
2

£3.99

756
Doodle Jump

Doodle Jump

You jump on the doodle, it’s cutesie… you know the drill

5
3

£2.29

757
Beards and Beaks

Beards and Beaks

Why WOULDN’T a gnome beat up a bird?

4
2

£2.29

758
Photo Studio

Photo Studio

Supercharge the effects from your camera

4
3

£2.29

759
Angry at the Birds

Angry at the Birds

Not sure what Rovio makes of this one…

3
2

£0.79

760
Cell

Cell

Goshdarn hard but a cracking game to pass the time

4
2

£0.79

761
All Recipes Dinner Spinner
3

FREE

762
Vimeo Viewer
2
2

£0.79

763
Talking Alarm Clock

Talking Alarm Clock

A bed partner you might not always want

3
2

£0.79

764
Myths and Legends

Myths and Legends

Learning about the ancient equivalent of the internet

3
2

£0.79

765
Music Player

Music Player

Why charge for something we already have?

1
2

£0.99

766
Doodlepad

Doodlepad

Simple, effective and doodly… all we’re looking for really

5
2

FREE

767
Hotshots

Hotshots

Sending e-cards the simple way

2
2

FREE

769
Treasure of Valagika

Treasure of Valagika

A treasure-hunting, monster avoiding platform – if you can get that far

3
2

FREE

770
Don’t Get Me Wrong

Don’t Get Me Wrong

A good, fun idea, but the app is hampered by being incomplete – and occasionally wide of the mark.

2
2

£0.69

771
Deep Green Chess

Deep Green Chess

A simple, elegant and assured game of chess that feels no need to show off. Positively classy.

5
2

£4.99

772
Can I Eat It? UK

Can I Eat It? UK

Don’t use as your only defence against things you can\’t eat, but it’s a great first line.

3
2

£1.99

773
Bento

Bento

A superb 1.0; it’s not perfect yet, but it’s very good, and a steal at £2.99.

4
2

£2.99

774
Battlefield 2: Bad Company

Battlefield 2: Bad Company

There’s enough good stuff here to make it worth a purchase, but it’s not up to the standard we expect.

3
2

£2.99

775
1000 Ultimate Experiences

1000 Ultimate Experiences

It’s an unusual way to present a travel app, but one that works so much better for it!

4
2

£2.99

776
Sky Sports News

Sky Sports News

Great app for keeping updated on all things sporting

5
2

FREE

777
Drunk Man

Drunk Man

Now this is exactly what your phone was made for

2
2

FREE

778
GT Racing: Motor Academy Free+
3
3

FREE

779
Spirit HD

Spirit HD

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

4
2

£0.79

780
GroupMe

GroupMe

Group messaging app which is Android’s answer to BBM

4
2

FREE

781
The Economist

The Economist

Subscription-based app set to make you a whole lot smarter

4
2

FREE

782
NavFree GPS UK & ROI

NavFree GPS UK & ROI

A free TomTom alternative, but satellite coverage is patchy

3
3

FREE

783
KORG iMS20

KORG iMS20

Ever dreamed of owning a classic synth? Treat yourself to one of the finest…

5
2

£22.99

784
Casey’s Contraptions HD

Casey’s Contraptions HD

The many puzzles will keep you building and rebuilding for ages, even if the sandbox mode is imperfect.

5
2

£1.99

785
Day One (Journal)

Day One (Journal)

Obstacle-free note-taking with instant Dropbox sync. We like.

4
2

£1.49

786
Beyond Ynth

Beyond Ynth

Not a game to buy if you dislike a challenge, but if you’re all for tough puzzlers, Beyond Ynth is great.

4
2

£1.49

787
BeatMaker 2 for iPad

BeatMaker 2 for iPad

Definitely no GarageBand, and it stings at four times the price, but for beats you won’t find much better.

3
2

£13.99

788
Ascendancy

Ascendancy

It’s a lovely game, lovingly restored and has great nostalgia value. It’s just not terribly user-friendly.

3
2

£2.99

789
Racing Moto

Racing Moto

Feel the need for speed? Then this is for you

3
4

FREE

790
Mango Manga Reader

Mango Manga Reader

Get your anime fix with this great comic-book app

4
2

FREE

791
Star Blitz

Star Blitz

It’s a free shoot em up that comes at a price

3
2

FREE

792
Vaulty Free Hide Pictures

Vaulty Free Hide Pictures

If you’ve got pictures that you don’t want people to see, then you need this

4
2

FREE

793
Diversion

Diversion

A huge, sprawling game that will have you jumping for joy

4
2

FREE

794
Do It (Tomorrow)

Do It (Tomorrow)

Always looking for a workaround rather than work? Then this is for you

3
2

FREE

795
Flying Penguins

Flying Penguins

Don’t believe the hype, penguins can’t fly

2
3

FREE

796
Paper Toss

Paper Toss

Test your aim with one of the original app time wasters

3
3

FREE

797
Zinio Magazine Reader

Zinio Magazine Reader

The premier magazine app, whatever your operating system

4
2

FREE

798
Photosmith

Photosmith

Only of real use to the ardent Lightroom fan prepared to put up with all the file transfer obstacles.

2
3

£10.99

799
Max and the Magic Marker

Max and the Magic Marker

Has its moments, but this mixture of platforms and drawing doesn’t work as well as it thinks it does.

2
3

£2.99

800
Master of Alchemy

Master of Alchemy

A rewarding puzzler that doesn’t quite do what it says on the tin.

4
2

£1.99

801
Friends

Friends

Handsome, clever, and full of potential, Friends has yet to hit the mark but should mature well.

3
2

£0.69

802
Fast Five The Movie: Official Game

Fast Five The Movie: Official Game

Fast Five looks and feels great, but lacks the honed balance and difficulty curve of Asphalt 6.

3
2

£2.99

803
Bug Heroes

Bug Heroes

An innovative, cute and moderately enjoyable game, but it’s not quite the finished article.

3
2

FREE

804
Plants vs Zombies HD

Plants vs Zombies HD

Proof the undead can bring new life into a tired format.

5
2

£4.99

805
Luxor: Amun Rising HD

Luxor: Amun Rising HD

Luxor virgins will delight in the pleasures of Amun Rising, but existing fans won’t find much to entice them.

3
3

£2.99

806
iStreamer

iStreamer

Shows enormous potential, but there’s a long way to go before the app will be worth your time.

2
3

£2.49

807
Gorillacam Pro

Gorillacam Pro

It’s not all-singing and dancing, but it is free.

4
2

FREE

808
Foodish

Foodish

It won’t be the right choice for everyone, but this is a polished, well-conceived and nicely executed app.

4
2

£1.49

809
Bistromath

Bistromath

It goes beyond anally retentive, but does a tricky job with elegance.

4
2

£1.99

810
Forces of War

Forces of War

When making war is like seeing the Matrix

2
3

FREE

811
UberSocial

UberSocial

It’s lost Twitter from its name, but this is still for hardcore 14-character writers

4
3

FREE

812
Cube Rush XXL

Cube Rush XXL

Clear some cubes. Earn some points. Have some fun

4
3

FREE

813
Avatar Builder

Avatar Builder

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

3
2

FREE

814
Crazy Survival Free

Crazy Survival Free

You need to survive, and things get really quite crazy. Simple

4
2

FREE

815
PCWorld for BlackBerry

PCWorld for BlackBerry

Catch up with the tech news and reviews site on your BlackBerry

4
2

FREE

816
Localscope

Localscope

Find amenities fast using this app, which searches multiple databases to give you more useful results.

4
2

£1.49

817
Kinect: Run Walk Cycle GPS Tracker

Kinect: Run Walk Cycle GPS Tracker

A great app, if you need the customisation; otherwise, RunKeeper’s marginally better and free.

4
3

£2.49

818
I Must Run!

I Must Run!

In borrowing the best from the rest and adding new twists, I Must Run! becomes best in class.

4
2

£0.69

819
Interactive Sketchbook

Interactive Sketchbook

A useful app that’s developing quickly, but can still be hard to use.

3
2

£2.99

820
Hunters: Episode One HD

Hunters: Episode One HD

A friendly yet challenging turn based strategy game that delivers fresh content every 24 hours.

4
2

£4.99

821
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

822
Fretter

Fretter

Get to grips with complex chords on your guitar. With video demonstrations and chord playback, it’s the perfect way to learn some of those more obscure chords.

3
2

£1.68

823
Nighty Night HD

Nighty Night HD

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

4
2

£1.49

824
iMockups for iPad

iMockups for iPad

iMockups needs work, but it’s a quick way to sketch UIs. More features are promised.

3
2

£4.99

825
Blogsy

Blogsy

A terrific tool for bloggers that makes it a cinch to add images and video to posts, and is a bargain to boot.

4
2

£2.99

826
Chaos Rings

Chaos Rings

A great-looking and thoroughly enjoyable iPhone exclusive.

4
2

£8.99

827
Arno The Hunter

Arno The Hunter

Initially dazzling but short-lived; however, the price is right for the entertainment it offers.

3
3

£0.69

828
Air Penguin

Air Penguin

It’s essentially Doodle Jump from above, but with a little more depth

4
2

£0.69

829
Subsonic Music Streamer

Subsonic Music Streamer

It’s not the slickest but it is a very competent streaming app.

4
2

FREE

830
MyView: Player & Server

MyView: Player & Server

Video streamer that has a few flaws

3
2

FREE

831
Samsung Smart View

Samsung Smart View

Turn your Samsung Galaxy S2 into a TV

4
3

FREE

832
Apparatus

Apparatus

Addictive physics-based game that will have you losing your marbles

4
2

£1.23

833
Zombieville USA

Zombieville USA

Kill all zombies dead – well, deader than they already are

4
3

£1.24

834
CNN

CNN

A great news app with some of the best multimedia functionality around.

4
2

FREE

836
META Friend Locator
3
3

FREE

837
Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12

Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12

A fantastic and sophisticated golf game. It’s just a shame about the lack of online options.

4
2

£3.99

838
Switch – Multi-user web-browser

Switch – Multi-user web-browser

A beautiful solution to a very real iPad problem. Will be better for a few tweaks, though.

4
3

£2.99

839
N.O.V.A 2 – Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance

N.O.V.A 2 – Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance

Much better for multi-playing rather than on your own.

4
3

£4.99

840
Monochromia – Black & White Photography

Monochromia – Black & White Photography

Simple, great value photo app for moody, thoughtful images.

4
2

FREE

841
Gangstar: Miami Vindication

Gangstar: Miami Vindication

A largely entertaining game that’s pulled off with considerable skill.

5
3

£4.99

842
ForestXplorer

ForestXplorer

Some good ideas, but it’s got some problems we want to see nixed soon.

3
2

FREE

843
WhatsApp Messenger

WhatsApp Messenger

Free inter-mobile messaging. Where’s the flaw in that?

2
3

FREE

844
The Guardian

The Guardian

One of the finest newspaper apps around

5
2

FREE

845
Tweet Library

Tweet Library

Could become an excellent tool in the future, but this first release is patchy.

2
3

£5.99

846
Helsing’s Fire HD

Helsing’s Fire HD

One of the best iPhone puzzlers is now one of the finest iPad games. Just buy it and thank us later.

5
2

£1.79

847
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

848
Basic Instructions

Basic Instructions

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

4
3

£1.24

849
Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light

Technical gremlins aside, this is vintage Lara Croft with fantastic shooting and adventuring.

4
2

£3.99

850
GroupMe

GroupMe

A useful group messaging app that’ll surely become a serious force worldwide when it launches outside the USA.

3
2

FREE

851
Gibsons Learn & Master Guitar

Gibsons Learn & Master Guitar

Partly an advert, but the tuner is quite useful.

3
2

FREE

852
Red Bulletin

Red Bulletin

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

5
2

FREE

853
Galcon

Galcon

The ‘swipe ‘n’ swarm’ strategy of Galcon has been around on the iPhone for years, and its 4MB arrival on the Android platform is particularly slick.

4
2

£1.24

854
Gmail

Gmail

Google mail app for Android – does everything you would expect and does it well.

5
2

FREE

855
Voodoo Control

Voodoo Control

An audio improvement tool for your Samsung Galaxy S that is definitely worth a download.

4
3

FREE

856
Yahoo! Mail

Yahoo! Mail

If you can’t bear to be away from your emails, Yahoo! Mail is one of the few ways on the Android Market to get access to them straight from your mobile phone.

5
2

FREE

857
Yahoo! Messenger

Yahoo! Messenger

If instant messaging takes precedence over phone calls and texting in your life, the Yahoo! Messenger is one way to chat over the web from your smartphone.

5
2

FREE

858
ICQ Mobile

ICQ Mobile

Still use ICQ? Great! You probably won’t get along with this feature-less IM client though…

2
2

FREE

859
Dante: The Inferno

Dante: The Inferno

Fun game, great premise… frustrating controls. Worth a download for interested gamers.

3
3

FREE

860
Crazy Snowboard

Crazy Snowboard

There’s no business like snow business. One of the best games available on Android.

5
2

FREE

861
Arseblog

Arseblog

Get your Arsenal news on the regular with this simple but effective app.

4
2

FREE

862
LED Scroller 3

LED Scroller 3

Communicate in style! … but only if you’re style is tacky and a bit weird.

3
2

FREE

863
Ninja Jumper

Ninja Jumper

Jump between leaves – but don’t go the wrong way!

3
2

£1.00

864
Perfect Piano
3
2

FREE

865
Fruit Slice

Fruit Slice

Copycat game does well to ape the original

4
4

FREE

866
3D bowling

3D bowling

Swipe to strike in this passable bowling sim

3
2

FREE

867
MazeBall3D

MazeBall3D

Guide your ball through randomly-generated mazes

4
2

FREE

868
Game Dev Story

Game Dev Story

Being a games developer proves to be good fun and highly addictive.

3
2

£1.77

869
OnTrack Diabetes

OnTrack Diabetes

Fantastically detailed diet-tracking app designed for diabetics but viable for the generally health-conscious.

5
2

FREE

870
Shredder Chess

Shredder Chess

The Bobby Fischer of chess apps – undoubtedly the best, but also very expensive.

4
2

£5.41

871
Twidroyd Pro

Twidroyd Pro

Twitter app that gets the basics right, but the price for Pro is difficult to justify.

3
2

£2.49

872
WordReference.com Dictionaries

WordReference.com Dictionaries

This app gives you access to WordReference’s popular dictionaries on your phone.

4
2

FREE

873
MyMoney

MyMoney

Not quite as comprehensive as anMoney, but still a good, cheaper alternative for those looking to keep track of their finances.

4
2

£2.00

874
iBasket

iBasket

Simple but entertaining basketball game for Android.

4
2

FREE

875
ES Security Manager

ES Security Manager

ES Security Manager is fairly basic, but nonetheless is a very useful free app for protecting your Android smartphone.

4
2

FREE

876
Beeb Anywhere

Beeb Anywhere

Keep up to date with BBC News and Sport via this feeder app.

4
2

FREE

877
Asphalt HD

Asphalt HD

Sporting some of the best graphics of any Android game, Asphalt HD is as immersive a game as there is on the platform.

5
2

£3.11

878
Order & Chaos Online

Order & Chaos Online

Just don’t mention World of Warcraft

4
2

£4.36

879
Refraction

Refraction

It’s all about fricking laser beams

4
2

£1.86

880
NOVA 2 HD

NOVA 2 HD

A phone FPS that proves good things do come in small packages

5
2

£4.36

881
Tesco Groceries

Tesco Groceries

Shopping app that takes the pain out of shopping

4
2

FREE

882
Google+

Google+

Mobile version of Google’s super-exclusive social network

4
2

FREE

883
Cut The Rope

Cut The Rope

Cut The Rope has taken far too long to get on the Android Market. After watching those with an iOS device feast on the game for so long, and now that the Amazon Appstore no longer has exclusivity, it’s a massive relief that the game is available to the Android masses.

5
2

£0.62

884
Osmos

Osmos

An experience in itself, Osmos is a delight to play.

5
2

£1.79

885
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

886
Real Golf 2011

Real Golf 2011

A well-constructed golf sim that plays an enjoyably laid-back game.

3
3

£2.99

887
Spider-Man: Total Mayhem HD

Spider-Man: Total Mayhem HD

A great-looking game with a slick combat system

4
2

£4.99

888
TouchUp

TouchUp

An innovative image editor that offers the freedom to experiment. Slick, fast and fun to use.

4
2

£5.99

889
Watchlaterapp

Watchlaterapp

For bookmarking clips, this will do the job. It’s not quite the ‘Instapaper for video’ we wanted, though.

2
2

£1.79

890
Tower Raiders GOLD

Tower Raiders GOLD

An entertaining tower defense game that will provide more than a challenge to all but the hardiest gamers.

4
2

£2.50

891
Plume

Plume

A viable and stylish alternative to the official Twitter app for Android.

4
2

FREE

892
Go SMS Pro

Go SMS Pro

Fully customizable messaging app with a range of fantastic features.

5
2

FREE

893
Cocktail Frenzy

Cocktail Frenzy

Less a game and more phone-based training for a glittering career in the beverage business, Cocktail Frenzy is a test of reaction speed and priority juggling

3
2

£1.87

894
3G Watchdog Pro

3G Watchdog Pro

Very handy app that tracks your data usage, so you will never go over your limit again.

5
2

£2.02

895
Sky Force Reloaded

Sky Force Reloaded

Some top-to-bottom scroller action now from Sky Force Reloaded, a simple shoot ‘em up in a 2.6MB download.

3
2

£1.99

896
QuickPic

QuickPic

This picture gallery makes sorting your photos a doddle. Just don’t expect it to do much else.

4
2

FREE

897
Factbook

Factbook

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

4
3

£1.87

898
Documents To Go 3.0

Documents To Go 3.0

This app allows you to view Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint files for free on your Android smartphone.

4
2

FREE

899
Texts From Last Night

Texts From Last Night

Cue the celebrations: Texts From Last Night arrives to track your most embarrassing drunken text moments.

3
2

£0.62

900
anMoney Personal Finance

anMoney Personal Finance

Stay on top of your finances with this comprehensive and user-friendly money management app

5
3

£6.25

901
Hitpad – See What’s Up

Hitpad – See What’s Up

This app could become your first point of call for catching up with what’s going on in the world.

4
2

FREE

902
Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown

Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown

A criminally good blend of Grand Theft Auto old and new.

5
2

£5.99

903
FX Photo Studio HD

FX Photo Studio HD

An enjoyable and entertaining app that can genuinely enhance your photographs.

4
2

£1.79

904
Foodspotting

Foodspotting

Tastily presented social app that presses the right buttons for food aesthetes.

4
2

FREE

905
Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation

A nice mobile version of Dragon, but speech recognition’s clunky edge is hard to ignore.

3
2

FREE

906
Blue Defense

Blue Defense

It’s Space Invaders with a twist! A great take on a classic

4
2

£1.19

907
Screen Shot FREE

Screen Shot FREE

No watermarks, no fussing, no cost – too good to be true?

4
2

FREE

908
Dots

Dots

Bring back the heady days of messing around in Maths with this simple game

3
2

FREE

909
Free Solitaire

Free Solitaire

Play alone, but at least you don’t have to pay

2
2

FREE

910
Dear Diary

Dear Diary

Dear Diary, I won’t waste any more time on you

2
2

FREE

911
Score Mobile

Score Mobile

Keep track of your favourite sports with this score-tracking app

3
2

FREE

912
Burn The Rope

Burn The Rope

Porno for pyros – a physics game that will turn you flaming mental

4
3

FREE

913
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