iOS App News: EA launches bonkers annual Christmas sale
Electronic Arts has launched a massive festive sale with top titles like FIFA 12, Madden 12, Monopoly and Scrabble available for just 69p on the App Store. The company has done the same in previous years as it seeks to dominate the Christmas app charts.
Android App News: OnLive comes to Xperia Play
Sony's plans for a PlayStation Phone may not have done as planned, but the control-pad equipped handset may have a new lease of life thanks to the OnLive cloud-based gaming app. Now, instead of PSP ports the handset can make use of console-quality titles that can be played over Wi-Fi. It gives the device a fighting chance. Still no sign of the iPad app though.
iPad App News: Amazon updates Kindle app
Amazon has upgraded its Kindle app for iPad to help it compete with Apple's own Newsstand functionality. The new iOS app also boasts an improved, dedicated PDF reader and a Personal Documents Service. Not content with cutting into the iPad's market share, it seems Amazon wants to fight Apple on its very own device.
Xbox LIVE App News: 4oD and Demand 5 land
Microsoft has continued its bid to make the Xbox 360 the ultimate entertainment portal by rolling out the 4oD and Demand 5 apps for Xbox LIVE members. The company will launch a BBC iPlayer app in the new year.
Facebook App News: Android daily usage overtakes iPhone
In the tit-for-tat battle between the world's two most dominant smartphone platforms, Android scored some points over iPhone this week with another victory over iPhone. Facebook for Android now has 58.8m daily active users, while the iPhone has 57.6. It's close, but Android is now on top.
APP REVIEWS FROM THE T3 APP CHART
iPhone App Review: Football Manager Handheld 2012
The word's most popular football sim is back with the newly updated player databases and also some brand new features. The most notable new feature is the challenge mode, which allows you to take charge of teams in a number of different scenarios. You can rescue an injury-stricken team or drag them out of a relagation battle. Read our Football Manager Handheld 2012 review.
iPad App News: Live Cams HD
This app presents a great opportunity to check out what's going on around the globe by checking in to the thousands of live cameras planted around the planet. You can visit cameras in your locale or narrow your search down to countries, cities and towns. Check out our Live Cams HD for iPad review.
T3's 50 best iPhone games revealed
The iPhone gaming landscape becomes more and more impressive by the day and we felt it about time to round up the absolute best that the App Store has to offer. Here's our list of the best iPhone games ever.