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Get issue 1 of How It Works Illustrated for free on Newsstand

iPad
iPhone
News

Brand new magazine How It Works Illustrated is available in shops now, but is running a special offer on iTunes Newsstand

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Tinker – Tweak Your Productivity review

iPhone

Schedule and keep track of any short-term productivity tasks with this iPhone app

When you set up a list of reminders, it’s easy to plough through them, ticking items off the list to great satisfaction.

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Blixt for App.net review

iPhone

Could this minimalist download save the App.net social network?

For those who just cannot encapsulate their thoughts into 140 characters, there is App.

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Seamus Heaney: Five Fables Review

iPad

Classic fable stories are brought to life in this animated app

Whether you have a love of literature or have a child who loves animation, the Seamus Heaney: Five Fables app is sure to become a fond favourite for all the family.

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5 Mobile Security Apps

Top 5 Lists

The best apps to protect against computer viruses and cyber-attacks

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World of Tanks Blitz Review

iPadiPhone

There’s something unexplainably satisfying about blowing things up with a digital tank

There’s a fairly good chance you’ve heard of World Of Tanks.

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Top 5 best apps for sending large files

Features

As file sharing services become less popular today than they were a few years ago, it seems that people are certainly not sharing less, but they’ve just found easier ways of doing it

2,184

The LEGO Marvel Super Heroes – Universe in Peril

iPadiPhone

Lego Marvel Super Heroes is a classic example of how not to port a console game to tablets…

The LEGO Marvel Super Heroes game (minus the Universe in Peril suffix) released to critical and commercial success last winter; operating around a New York hub world in between missions, players could do anything they wanted during non-story gameplay.

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Win! Braven waterproof speakers

Competitions

Make a splash with the Braven BRV-X and Mira wireless speakers

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The Converted by Ideon Review

iPadiPhone

A slight learning curve and Ideon claims you’re converted

Conversion tools are not sexy.

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Paperbag Review

iPhone

Make grocery shopping less of a chore with this helpful list app

Whether you’re a student doing your own food shopping for the first time, or a harassed parent buying enough fruit and veg to feed the five thousand, one experience is universal: the horror of forgetting your list.

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Bernhoft Islander Review

iPadiPhone

Bernhoft’s iPad app tries to resurrect the album sleeve for the Spotify era with HD music and interactive elements

If you’re of a certain age, you’ll know that downloading a handful of MP3s to your hard drive or clicking a link in Spotify isn’t quite the same as opening up a CD or vinyl album, and this is Jarle Bernhoft’s attempt to bring back “the true voice of the artist” to the album-making process.

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Instagram Review

iPhone
Android

Up your selfie game with Instagram’s new photo editing tools

There are two types of Instagram user.

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Wellspent – Budget Planner, Tracker and Assistant Review

iPhone

Would your money be well spent on this financial tracker for iPhone?

WellSpent is a budget planner that lets you keep an eye on your finances.

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Zombie Gunship Review

iPadiPhone
Android

Zombie Gunship offers a top-down view on the apocalypse

Zombie Gunship shamelessly takes its cues from the most (in)famous Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare mission ‘Death From Above’.

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Unread for iPad Review

iPad

Perfect for your weekend long reads, Unread is an elegant, minimal RSS reader

For the uninitiated, you can think of RSS (Really Simple Syndication) as an older, slower and more involved version of Twitter, enabling users to keep tabs on dozens, or hundreds, of sites through one app.

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Stereo Review

iPhone

Transform your iPhone’s music library into an old-school record store

Loyal iPhone users will have noticed that, despite a new handset hitting the market every autumn, the music interface hasn’t changed much over the years.

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Adobe Voice Review

iPad

Adobe Voice offers an easy way to create narrated slideshow videos

So, what’s your story? Whatever message you want to relate, from an interactive photo  Adobe Voice makes it incredibly easy to do so in the form of an animated slideshow video with voice narration.

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Clumsy Ninja Review

iPadiPhone
Android

Needy freemium ninja child delivers only mild amusement

Clumsy Ninja comes bearing great promise; a free and pretty app with a quirky little central character you have to train up to be a master ninja.

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Moon Control Review

iPadiPhone

Super Hexagon meets Harbor Master… in space!

Moon Control follows the lead of Harbor Master or Flight Control – the two action/time-management games that popularised the genre more than any other titles.

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