New Firefox 4 Beta Released – Includes Bookmarks/Open Tabs Sync & Panorama

firefox-logo-355Mozilla’s brand new version of Firefox has now hit the Beta stage, and adds a few intriguing new features that existing and new users alike may find quite useful…

The first change that may be noticed is the addition of Firefox Sync by default. Firefox Sync allows you to view all of your passwords, your browsing history, and even your currently open tabs from any device that you’re using Firefox with.

If you have never used it before, you’ll have to set up an account for the add-on (Sync comes bundled with Firefox 4 beta, but an add-on is required to be downloaded for earlier versions) before being able to utilise its features.
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Let’s Golf! HD iPad Game App Review

lets-golf-hd-ipad-game-app-logoLet’s Golf is a title from Gameloft that has been available on the iPhone since 2009, and has gone down well with customers on the small screen. Naturally, when the Apple iPad tablet was released, the game was given a HD tag and made available for Apple’s new platform, so let’s take a look at Let’s Golf! HD iPad app!

iPhone users who have already purchased Let’s Golf for the small screen may be slightly disappointed to hear that the title is exactly the same game as the original as far as the courses are concerned. Of course, the graphics have seen an improvement in the games’ transition to the big(ger) screen, but if you aren’t too bothered about the updated graphics, you could simply load the iPhone app on to the iPad and have a similar experience.
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Is ‘Angry Birds: The Movie’ On The Way?

Usually I would be one of the first to make my disapproval public when a company decides to turn a game into a movie. They’re seldom a real success and traditionally gaming doesn’t translate well onto the big screen in my opinion.

However, an interesting statement made by Rovio, developers of popular the Angry Birds iPad and iPhone game app, regarding a movie of the game has my ears well and truly pricked up.
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New iOS 4.1 Update To Fix iPhone 3G Problems Coming Soon?

iphone-os-4-updateI truly do feel sorry for iPhone 3G users. First off, they don’t get to enjoy all of the features that the iOS 4 update has to offer, and then when they try to use iOS 4 on their phones, it slows them down to a crawl!

Fortunately, it seems as though the next update to iOS – version 4.1 – may go some way towards fixing these issues. A disgruntled iPhone 3G user emailed Steve Jobs, saying…
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Asphalt 5 HD iPad Game App Review

asphalt-5-hd-ipad-game-app-logoThe Asphalt 5 HD iPad game app is one of the many titles available on the App Store that are produced by UK based games company Gameloft. Available for £3.99, it offers a vast library of cars and tracks that you can race on, as you complete all the tasks given to you to earn money and upgrade your collection of cars.

Racing games such as Asphalt have always proved popular on consoles in the past, be it Mario Kart or Gran Turismo 5, and I wouldn’t be surprised if the Apple iPad version also followed this trend. Paired with a catchy soundtrack, the first thing you’ll see when you open Asphalt (besides the introductory video, of course) is the main menu, which is your central hub for everything going on within the game. From here, you can choose to take part in a quick race, or launch your career, in which you can build up your collection of cars, fine tune those you already have, and of course, win races and various challenges.
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Blocks iPhone & iPad Game App Review

blocks-iphone-ipad-game-app-logoI recently visited some family, and my younger cousin, aged 7, was playing with a puzzle game that some of you may be familiar with. It’s called Rush Hour, and it’s been around for quite a few years now. The object of the game is simple: move all the cars around the grid in such a way that you can move the red car out of the grid. All vertical cars can only go up and down, and all horizontal cars can only go left and right.

I was quickly hooked myself, and after battling through most of the levels of the puzzle (it got rather difficult towards the latter stages!), I decided to see if there was a similar title available on the Apple iPad or iPhone. Sure enough, a game called Blocks following exactly the same concept is available from the App Store. The only difference between the two is that on Blocks, you have to get your orange block past all of the other blocks on the screen.
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Primelocation iPad App Review – A Stylish Way To Browse The Property Market

prime-location-ipad-app-logoPrimelocation.com is a UK based property website, which finds properties to buy or rent across Britain for its users, ranging in price from £200,000 to over £1,000,000. When I first heard that they had released an application for the Apple iPad, I wasn’t especially excited; after all, this is still a property website, right? When looking at the app in action, however, I was immediately excited…

It would have been so easy for Prime Location to develop an application that was really simple, with a few menus and options that would allow the user to navigate through the properties listed on their website. This couldn’t be further away from what they did, however, as the chose to develop an application that has got to be the most impressive property search application available for iPad.
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Nectar & Sainsbury’s iPhone App Launched – Gives Personalised Shopping Offers

With every company and their dog having iPhone and iPod Touch apps nowadays, it only makes sense that one of the UK’s leading loyalty schemes would want to have one too.

Surprise surprise, that’s exactly what they’ve done, allowing Nectar account owners to take advantage of their accounts on the go, checking points balance and viewing the latest promotions from Sainsbury’s as well. In addition to this, you can find the closest store to where you are at the moment, so you can collect points on the go with the Nectar iPhone app.
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Flipboard iPad App Review

flipboard-ipad-app-logoFlipboard is a recent application for the iPad that has been discussed in magazines, blogs, and across the web. With magazines and comics proving to be somewhat popular on the iPad, it was only a matter of time until someone created an application such as Flipboard.

So what exactly does it do? Well, Flipboard serves as your own, free tailored magazine on the Apple iPad by taking content from your Facebook and Twitter feeds, as well as a selection of other blogs and online magazines from around the internet and organising them so that they are easy to read and digest.
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Phoneweaver Android App Review (Smartphone Profile Manager)

You know the drill. You’re in the middle of a meeting, or in a class, and your phone rings, blasting out an obscene ring tone you would rather everyone else not hear in the meeting. This is just one of the problems that face us with the modern smartphone, and it shouldn’t be like that, should it? After all, our phones are smart now, so why does this keep on happening?

The Phoneweaver Android App is designed to prevent just those awkward situations I described, and more. With various profiles at your disposal, your phone can behave just how you want it to. When you create your smart profiles, you can choose just how they are activated, triggered by various conditions.
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