Little Black Book of Apps 2012: iPhone, Android and more
Little Black Book of Apps: Android
A handy app that includes bill reminders, budget planner and an expense tracker, so you can stay on top of your finances, both business and pleasure-related.
Sky Sports Football Score Centre Live scores
Commentary, news, and even a pub finder to watch the game in 3D. It looks great, too, though we wonder why they chose Jeff Stelling over Millie Clode as host.
Pose: Share and Discover Style
See what trendsetters are wearing, find out where to buy the same, and upload your own pics so strangers can admire your string vest and trilby combo. Also useful to see what to buy the girlfriend.
GPS takes a while to find local deals, but it got us £70 off a Samsung Galaxy S II at a Three store, as well as half-price supermarket electrical goodies.
Access what’s on your home desktop from your phone. Means you can work from the pub – just don’t sign off emails with “You’re my besht mate you are…”
Home Electrical Safety Check
Breaks down electricals by room, and gives the basics on fuse box, cables, sockets, light fittings, and more. If things don’t go to plan, see the Red Cross app below.
Gertrude McFuzz by Dr. Seuss
Classic story which you can read or have read to you. You can also set it to go like a slideshow with pages turning automatically. Come to think of it, your children might quite like this, too.
First Aid by British Red Cross
Advice for 18 hair-raising scenarios, with step-by-step advice and tips. Let’s hope you don’t have to use it, eh?
Lets you stitch snaps into a panorama, then tilt the phone to scroll around, like you’re bouncing around inside the picture.
Route 66 Maps +
Satnav with augmented reality to map your route on to the real world, so you can see exactly which turning to take. You’re going to need a better excuse for being late…