iOS app reviews, tips and features - iPhone and iPad

3 racing games on test for the iPhone and iPad. Monster trucks, high powered racing cars and other vehicles. Race through the city, desert and countryside

Wheel to wheel action and crazy courses are featured in the three racing games on test. These iPhone and iPad apps are brilliant, entertaining, and challenging for anyone that likes racing games.

Is 2017 the year in which smartwatches really take off? New developments are under way to tempt you

New Android Wear watches are on the way, while Apple begins discounting some Watch models. All this means that 2017 could be a good time to consider buying a smartwatch if you haven’t already taken the plunge.

Sir David Attenborough is a broadcasting legend and for anyone that loves to watch wildlife programmes on the TV, this iOS and Android app has his 1,000 best wildlife clips. It is absolutely stunning!

Use the new features in iOS 10 to create fun responses and animations in Messages

Phone apps and the operating system are constantly changing and it is easy to miss new features and functions. Here are some great new additions to the iPhone Messages app. Do you know them all?

Use the accessibility setting on the iPhone to zoom in and out of the screen

If you sometimes find text, links and buttons on the iPhone’s screen too small for comfort, use the zoom controls on the iPhone to temporarily make them larger. Here’s how to do it.

The Google Keep app is a fine tool for storing notes and it has a feature you might not be aware of. You can add it to the iPhone’s Today screen and record voice notes with a swipe and a tap.

Sleep apps for your phone can help you to relax, meditate and get a good night's sleep

Listening to music or relaxing sounds is a great way to drift off to sleep at night and ensure you get a good rest. You will wake refreshed the next day. There are some excellent sleep apps to help you snooze.

Mindfulness, meditation and relaxation - here are some great iPhone apps to help you unwind

Stress is a killer and anything you can do to relieve the tension in you can have health benefits. You need to relax and fortunately there are lots of apps for your phone that can help. Here are three.

Smartphones and tablets have become a growing need for a society from kids to adults; one can’t imagine a life without one. We are in a habit of using smartphones almost every minute of the day.

Fix sound and earphone problems with the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch with these tips

Problems with the iPhone and sound from the speaker or headphones / earphones are not common, but they do occur. Here are some suggestions for fixing the fault and get your iPhone working again.

Three games for you to play on your iPhone and iPad. Dan The Man is the Game of the Week! |

Are looking for new challenges on your iPhone or iPad? Here are three great games you should take a close look at. They have everything from skateboarding to alien invasions and ninja warriors.

Top tips for using Safari on the iPhone and iPad - now you can share links with friends!

There are so many different taps, swipes and other gestures on the iPhone and iPad that it is hard to remember them all. Here are some tips for using Safari that you should definitely commit to memory.

Get the best apps for your phone for planning trips, journeys and holidays

With 2017 just around the corner, now might be the best time to take a break from the daily grind and travel. Sure, you might know where you want to go, but do you know how to get there and which sightseeing hotspots can help you make the most of your trip?

Prepare your iPhone and iPad for an iOS update by clearing storage, updating apps, and freeing up space

Upgrading your iPhone or iPad to the next generation of iOS or even just a minor point increment requires preparation. Are you prepared? Here is what to do before you upgrade your iOS device.

3 great games for the iPhone and iPad that you probably haven't heard of before. Check them out |

There are lots of great games for the iPhone, but finding them isn’t easy. To save you the time and effort, here are three top games that are free and entertaining. Take a break and have a play.

Check the health of your phone or tablet using Phone Doctor Plus by running a battery of tests |

Phone Doctor Plus is a utility for iOS and Android that tests the hardware to ensure the phone or tablet is working properly. Version 4 on iOS was recently released, and it’s free for a limited time.

Ninja Volleyball 2X is an Android and iOS app in which ninjas play volleyball. In addition to the usual volleyball action on the court, there are also ninja special moves to add to the entertainment.

The Pokemon Go phenomenon is sweeping the world -

If the question was raised six months ago that Pokemon Go would become a bona fide sensation for public and would change how technology in the form of games app development will interact with real life environment, it sure would have seemed a fantasy.

PDF to Excel converter app for iPhone - take PDF files and turn them into editable Microsoft Office documents -

PDF is the standard file format for distributing documents, but it is not always the best or the most convenient one. What if you want to edit data or analyse it? Just convert it to Excel on your iPhone!.

How to get started in mobile app development -

Would you like to create your own app for mobile devices like phones and tablets? Do you long to become a programmer? Marina Cherednichenko has some advice for those just starting out or thinking about starting.