The DJ app that lets you go all Guetta with video, vjay has now been optimized for the iPhone 5 and iPad letting you create and mash up your own music videos using your iTunes library then wirelessly send them to your HDTV for a Top of the Pops-style viewing.
Like Instagram but for videos, Viddy is now available on Android which means owners of Google-powered phones can edit clips up to 15 seconds long, add retro-style filters then upload those ‘Viddy moments’ to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube and hope they don’t get sold to advertisers.
Platform: Android | Price: Free | Download Viddy Android app
Helping BlackBerry owners get around town during the festive period, you can safely organize your journey home from the Christmas or New Year party with full details of your driver and a radar feature to see if they are really just round the corner. If you download Get Taxi you’ll get £7 black cab credit to save you on some of the fare.
Platform: BlackBerry | Price: Free | Download Get Taxi BlackBerry app
Like the Cut the Rope but with more gorgeous visuals, the aim is to interact with the environment to guide Petit and his many tendrils to safety. It's a great bit of arthouse gaming, with a top soundtrack to go with it.
Platform: Windows Phone 7.5+ | Price: £0.79 | Download Contre Jour Windows Phone app
If Instagram is not giving you that satisfying retro photo feeling, this photo editing app equally offers enough filters, borders and lighting effects to give your amateur snaps or more artistic feel and increase its chances of getting more than one Like on Facebook
Platform: Windows Phone 7.5+ | Price: Free | Download Lomogram Windows Phone app
Just as the Deadzone multiplayer sequel hits the Apple App Store and Googe Play, the original Gears of War-esque sci-fi shooter lands on BlackBerry’s tab, to put the processing power to the test
Platform: BlackBerry 2.0+ | Price: £5 | Download Shadowgun BlackBerry app
Football Manager Handheld 2013
The relationship-ending management sim is back adding more playable leagues, a more intuitive way to compare players, improved media interaction and the ability to promote through the ranks if the board is being tight with the budget.
Platform: Android and iOS | Price: £6.99 (iOS and Android) | Download Football Manager Handheld 2013 Android app | Download Football Manager Handheld 2013 iPhone app
Downloaded over 10 million times in just 24 hours as iPhone owners finally decided to press the ‘Update’ button for iOS 6, Google Maps is back bringing vector mapping that uses less data, turn-by-turn voice navigation, and has thankfully reinstated landmarks like Paddington tube station while deleting any signs Woolworths still existing on the high street.
Platform: iOS | Price: Free | Download Google Maps iPhone app
Not content with reviving its map app, Google has now added its own video recording app to the App Store ranks letting you shoot and edit footage, add music from your collection and will of course play nice with YouTube when you need to upload your efforts.
Platform: iOS | Price: Free | Download YouTube Capture iPhone app
One of the best third party alternatives to the official Twitter app, Twitterrific has been revamped with cleaner interface that unifies all of your micro blogging activity into one timeline. New gestures, voiceover support and handy shortcuts will make tweeting activity much more satisfying experience on your Apple smartphone
Platform: iOS | Price: £1.99 | Download Twitterrific 5 iPhone app
Taking your PC out of the streaming proceedings, the updated Sonos app now allows owners of the premium (but pricey) speakers to play tracks and podcasts straight from your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad in an Apple AirPlay kind of way.
Platform: iOS | Price: Free | Download Sonos iPhone and iPad app
Put to the test at T3's Christmas lunch, create your own animated gifs by simply recording the action on your smartphone camera then you'll be able to adjust the duration and frame speed for further comic effect. You can save your best efforts to your Gallery and most importantly share them on Facebook and Twitter.
Platform: Android | Price: Free | Download Gif Camera Android app