Appy Friday everyone!
We have 14 of our favourite new and updated apps from the past fortnight in the latest issue
, including Sophos Mobile Security
, My Last Wish
You can buy digital versions of the new issue, as well as previous issues, on Zinio
or from the Newstand app
on your iPhone and iPad.
Learn to play classic and popular songs from Bach and Beethoven to Europe and Bruno Mars, as well as soundtracks from Jurassic Park and Aladdin, with this fun app. The screen turns into a keyboard and green lights show you which keys to press, and when. New songs are added every week.
Turn your friends and family into pirates, teddy bears and more using this fun photo editor. You can cover the photos in virtual stickers and personalise messages, too.
Watch TV Free Live with TVCatchup
iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, iOS 4.0+
Watch free, live UK TV on the move. Channels include BBC One
, Channel 4
, and Film4
. It comes with a built-in channel guide. You can also stream the content to your Apple TV through Airplay. We have smarter ways to watch web TV in the next issue.
Puzzler Codewords eMag
iPad, iOS 4.0+
Get the Puzzler Codewords
magazine on your iPad with this official app. The app is free, and comes with a taster issue, which lets you fill in the puzzles on-screen. Other issues cost 1.49 pounds, or you can subscribe quarterly (3.99 pounds), half-yearly (6.99 pounds) or annually (13.49 pounds), directly from the app.
Check your Body Mass Index (BMI) with this calculator. You can also use the app to set weight-loss goals and keep track of your BMI as you lose weight.
Turn your BlackBerry into a walkie-talkie with this push-to-talk app that works between BlackBerrys, PCs and other smartphones. Have private chats, or join public channels to broadcast to the masses. The app was previously known as Loudtalks.
Windows Phone 7.5+
Dinner Spinner makes choosing what to make you and your family easier. You can choose by course, by ingredient, or by time and get thousands of recipes, rated by Allrecipe members. Each recipe comes with photos and reviews, as well as tips.
Windows Phone 7.5+
This app uses your location and local forecasts to play songs to suit the weather. For example, it will find upbeat music when it's sunny and slower, chilled music when it's raining. It's powered by Exfm
and you can download songs you like from the Marketplace.
Take wide-angle, high-resolution panoramic photos on your Symbian device.
Get the Silverlight plugin, which lets you watch certain types of videos, on your phone.
Android 2.1+, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, iOS 4.1+
We originally featured Wrapp
- the fun way to send free and paid-for gift cards to your Facebook friends - in Issue 290
and it has now added 13 more retailers; ACHICA
, House of Fraser
, Happy Socks
, Hotel Voucher Shop
This round-up is intended to offer a little something extra each week, it's not a comprehensive guide to every new or updated app.
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