App week: Photoshop Touch, Angry Birds wins big

Focus: iPhone games, iPad news and WP7 apps rated

Every Saturday we round-up the week in mobile applications bringing you news of the biggest new releases across all major platforms and a host of reviews from T3's App Chart. Let's crack on...


Abobe announces Photoshop companions for iPad
While this isn't the full version of Photoshop Adobe recently hinted at, these new Photoshop Touch apps, will certainly keep us busy for now. The three apps, Nav, Color Lava and Eazel will be out in May and will allow you to control your Photoshop toolbar, finger-paint on the iPad's touch screen and mix colours for use in Photoshop, respectively.

Taptu knows what you want
A new iPad news aggregator made a splash this week, claiming to be the "pre-eminent next generation news service" How's that you ask? Well Taptu for Apple iPad will allow users to intricately craft news streams tailored to their precise wants and needs from a global catalogue of RSS feeds and a search algorithm designed to allow users to discover content and sources relevant to their requirements.It's free from the App Store now, so give it a try

Dedication's what you need...
If you wanna be a record breaker! Or perhaps just this simple iOS app. The Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition Arcade gives you the chance to set a gaming world record. Boasting six simple touchscreen, beat-the-clock type affairs you can earn a place in the record books.

Angry Birds comes to PSN, leaves records in ruins.
In just three months on the PlayStation Network, Angry Birds has become the most downloaded game in its history. 'Quelle surprise', we here you snark? Yeah we thought the same. The game will also be taking over the Xbox Live platform on WP7 phones from May 25th, so stay tuned for more records. Oh, yeah. It also won App of the Year at the first annual Appy's

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10 iPhone Games you must have
In amongst all this palaver about the Xperia Play, the 3DS and the Sony NGP, it's easy to forget that the iPhone is probably the most hap'nin handheld gaming device on the planet now. On the T3 App Chart we've reviewed a host of the top games for the platform, so do yourself a favour and make sure you have the best iPhone games installed on your device

iPad news apps
In this week's news, we detailed the launch of Taptu for iPad; the self-proclaimed next generation news source. The iPad specialises somewhat in this sort of all, with Pulse News providing an excellent aggregator and a host of newspapers and magazines bringing you their content in a whole new way. Check out our best iPad news apps from the App Chart.

Can Windows Phone 7 compete?
Apple and Android are surging ahead of the pack in the app stakes, but can the newest smartphone OS on the block hang with these heavyweights or is it punching above its weight? Check out the best Windows Phone 7 apps already competing for a shot at the big time

Link: T3 App Chart