App of the day: Yahoo! Wireless Festival 2013 (iOS / Android / Blackberry)

Heading to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for the Yahoo! Wireless Festival this coming weekend? Then don’t leave home without the official festival app, complete with listings, a planner, map, news, social media integration and even push notifications which, we hope, will lift the lid on those “TBA” special guests announcements. Yahoo! Wireless Festival 2013 Format iOS | Android | Blackberry…

Rovio Account goes live for Android and iOS Angry Birds gamers, lets you save progress to the cloud

After months of testing, Rovio has rolled out its Rovio Account service for iOS and Android. It basically allows Angry Birds gamers to pick up where they left off on different devices. You could start a game on iPad and carry on on a Samsung Galaxy S4, for example. “Rovio Account lets you store your game progress and continue playing…

Rovio to unveil all-new Angry Birds Star Wars game

Rovio has posted a massive teaser for a forthcoming new Angry Birds game. On Monday 15 July, the Finnish publisher and developer will announce the latest in its record-breaking franchise – and it looks like we’ll see a touch of the old Jar Jar Binks getting involved. Although the Star Wars tie-in is yet to be confirmed, the picture released…

Vine for Android update brings it in line with iPhone, gets additional Capture widget for good measure

A new Vine update, available now on Google Play, adds a host of new features to the previously barebones version, bringing it more in line with what is available on the iPhone version. In addition, Android users get a unique new feature, a Capture widget that can jump straight into the recording screen from your phone’s home screen. Vine 1.3.1…

App of the day: Tiny Thief review (Android)

If you were one of those Daily Mail sorts, you’d have a fit about the current “morality” of both gaming and TV. On TV, for example, you’ve got serial killers as heroes, motorcycle outlaws as role models and drug dealers as father figures. Now, in its latest, Rovio wants us to control a Tiny Thief as he goes about his…

App of the day: Blinkbox review (Android)

When it comes to watching TV or movies on your tablet, you’re not short of choices these days. There are thebig players, like Netflix, offering a subscription-based system. Then you’ve got Lovefilm (on some platforms), as well as a range of catch-up TV services, Sky Go, Now TV and more. Buying content is easy too: all the major players have…

App of the day: City Cat review (iPhone)

The never-ending dash through New York, Paris and Moscow that is City Cat feels like an explosion of Sonic the Hedgehog meets Nyan Cat in a parallel Jetpack Joyride world. Colourful, engaging and tricky to stay in play during the later stages, City Cat has had us hooked for days on end. City Cat Format iOS | Android Price £Free…

Sky Movies for Android now in Google Play Store

Sky is expanding its Android app family with the launch of the Sky Movies App for Android. Previously available only for iPhone and iPad users, the app gives Sky subscribers who own an Android phone the chance to watch trailers and check out movie synopses and cast lists for hundreds of movies currently showing on Sky Movies and Sky Store….

App of the day: Rdio review (Android)

Have you listened to the radio recently? It’s dreadful. The reason it’s dreadful is that it’s filled with annoying adverts that go on forever, and is packed with mindless idiots droning on as if their voices are the only ones that matter. So what options do we have? Well, thankfully, in the era of music streaming, you can pretty much…

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