It is a mystery why after all these years there still isn’t an iPad version of Instagram. It is only available for the iPhone, which is really irritating. Fortunately, there are alternatives and Padgram is one of the best, and it is free.
Some of the best games are the oldest and the simplest and they don’t get much older and simpler than the one that Brickies is based on. Can you guess? Brickies contains bricks, balls and bats and is great fun.
There has been a lot of talk recently about the new low power mode in iOS 9, which is currently being beta tested by developers. If you are an Android user you may already have this feature. Enable it to make the battery last longer!
Sworkit Lite is a great fitness app for the iPhone, iPad and Android phones and tablets. You can get fit for free in just five minutes a day. You know you need to get some exercise and lose a few pounds, so let Sworkit guide you.
Office Lens is a free mobile app from Microsoft that enables you to save documents, business cards, whiteboards, receipts and similar items to your phone and online. Scan and save everything!
Fallout Shelter is one of the latest games to be highlighted by Apple in the App Store and it is (or was) an Editor’s Choice. The app has very quickly gained popularity and looks like a must-have game for your iPhone or iPad.
The iPhone’s camera does not have as high a resolution as some phone cameras, but it does take excellent photos and the camera app has some clever features. Here are some you may not have discovered.
Sooner or later your phone or tablet will run out of space. If you have a device with a large amount of storage space, such as 32 or 64GB, it might take longer to fill up, but it eventually will. What can you do about it?
There are lots of running and cycling apps to keep your body fit, but what about your brain? That needs exercising too. Brain training apps are great for this and you just can’t have too many. Here is NeuroNation and Brain Wars.
The fitness and health sections of the app stores for iOS and Android are extensive and cover a wide range of topics. There are lots of Yoga apps and it is hard to choose the right one. Daily Yoga should be on your shortlist.
VPNs are not new and apps to reduce battery drain are quite common, but what happens when you combine the two? You get a unique app that not only increases your security, but also the phone's battery life too.
Security and privacy is a constant concern with mobile phones and tablets. Could someone access your contacts, personal information, photos, or run apps and change settings? AppLock will prevent this.
The Pomodoro technique is an interesting and useful way to organise your day and by using it you can get more done in less time. Download a Pomodoro app for your iOS device and work smarter and faster today.
Three years ago I bought a brand new Google Nexus 7 and an Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7, both were Android tablets with 7in screens. How have they lasted over the last three years and which one turned out to be the best? There is a lesson to be learnt here.
Without realising it, you probably perform certain actions in certain circumstances, such as when you get to work, when you return home, when the battery level falls below a certain level, and so on. Trigger for Android automates those actions.
Space, memory and data usage are the three key system functions that you must monitor on your iPhone and iPad. The question is, what is the best way to do it? Here is a great free widget that does the job nicely.
The Google Play Store is often taken for granted. As long as it works, people don’t explore the settings, but are they right for you? The Play Store app could be set up to drain you battery and use your data unnecessarily.
Have you ever wondered how much time you spend at work? Do you really spend as much time as you think you do at the gym? Which friend do you visit the most? Chronos for iPhone can answer all these questions.
If you have played games like DomiNations on iOS and Android, you should check out Space Ape Games Rival Kingdoms: Age of Ruin. It has a similar theme, but there are significant differences and its gameplay will have you hooked.