Good news, 2012 is set for a raft of new smartphones and tablets brandishing quad-core processors, slimline bodies and water-proofing prowess, and that doesn't even include the much rumoured iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S3.
Thankfully, T3 has got your back when it comes to apps whether it's the latest apps reviewed on the T3 App Chart or the hottest apps that have landed on our tablets and smartphones each month. But if you are looking for the apps guaranteed to enhance your daily life whether its the grind of a commute or sitting in front of the TV, we've rustled up life-enhancing apps for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7, Smart TVs, Mac and much more that we are calling our little black book of apps...
Little Black Book of Apps: Windows Phone 7
Investors need stats and breaking news at their fingertips, and this app offers a huge breadth of financial info. Easy tagging allows you to keep track of key stories.
Premier Leagues +
Keep up with football scores as they happen thanks to self-updating live tiles. You can even moonlight once in a while with two sets of goal notifications running at once. Judas.
Stay abreast of today’s ever-changing cravat fashions with seven types of tie knots explained simply through easy-to-follow visuals. At last, you can ditch the clip-on and dress like an adult.
Integrated with Bing search, this lets you scan items as you shop and then peruse the lists of cheapest web prices that it proffers. Boasts an extensive selection of outlets, too.
One of Windows phone’s foibles is the rigmarole associated with simple tasks. This saves time and hassle by keeping all your battery sapping connections under one tile.
Does the very mention of DIY make you weep? Piss-easy calculators stop you running out of paint midway through a wall or finding no more tiles are left with only one wall of the wetroom done.
My Reading List
User-friendly suite of tools lets you keep track of all the novels you’ve got on the go, and is one of the few apps to let you flag up future tomes.
When it’s time to be a hero, there’s no shame in whipping out an app that’s stacked with simple instructions to help a fellow human. A large and diverse range of fascinating injuries is covered and sorted.
Uncluttered and polished photo-boffer provides myriad touch-up effects at the sought-after, sub-£2.30 price bracket.
Be it running, cycling or even flying, this app reveals current, top and average speeds, keeping you entertained as you rack up the kilometres.