Andy Iddon

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7 useful ways to resurrect your old iPhone from the junk drawer

If you’re like me, you’ve got a junk bin full of old technology. It’s just the way we’re made; there’s nothing better than sifting through the detritus of technology that you loved.<p>I’ve traded in my iPhone for the last five generations, from the iPhone 3G to the iPhone 5, or passed them along to my …

For the Er-win: Field Commander Rommel for iPad ambushes the App Store

Men, make sure you're wearing your primary color camouflage out there.<p>It's been the year of the surprise digital board game release: BattleLore …

App Store

Duet Makes Your iPad A No-Compromise Display For Your Mac

iPad-as-secondary-display apps have been around almost as long as the iPad, but most who used them once have seldom used them since. These things mostly work over Wi-Fi, and work poorly over Wi-Fi at that, with unwatchable video performance, choppy animation and tons of lag, even in the best of …

10 of the year's top apps for kids

Apps let kids do amazing things. Want to count wiggling bugs, style orange frizzy hair on your virtual head, make a bowl of peas talk, or save the world from pollution? It's all possible with the apps selected for my favorites from this year's releases.<p>The following list of my top apps for kids …

The 50 best apps of 2013

The stats around mobile apps remain startling. There are now more than 1m apps apiece in both Apple's App Store and Android's Google Play, with tech research firm Gartner estimating that 2013 saw 102bn app downloads across the various stores. It's big business too: the company reckoned that …

The RHA MA750i Might Be The Last Best Earphones You’ll Ever Need [Review]

There aren’t many in-ear monitors made of steel. Aluminum? Yes. Plastic? Wads. But steel-bodied IEMs — now that’s a rare find. There’s good reason …

Consumer Tech

Review: Drive on Moscow

Are those Panzers in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?<p>Question time folks – how do you feel about Voronezh? Unless you are either Russian …

Russia

36 Links That Are Like Catnip for Photographers

It's truly been a great week in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking at all corners of the internet to find the …

Arma Tactics now blowing up iOS and non-Tegra Android devices, too

Arma Tactics for Chumby coming before the end of the year.<p>Someday they're going to ask you: "Where were you on iOS Tactical Game Stealth Release …

The best strategy games on iPhone and iPad

<b>Templar Battleforce</b><br>By Trese Brothers - get on iPhone and iPad<p>Subscribe to AppSpy on<p>A tense sci-fi strategy game about building a team of metal-played …

The Super-Safe Quadruple Backup Workflow

We received a great question from a reader named Brent lately, all about backing up his digital life.<p><b>The Question</b><p>Hi Photofocus,<p>After your repeated …

LumoPro LP180 Might Be The Best Small Flash You Can Buy Today

Today is the day Strobists have been longing for. Why? It’s the official launch day for the LumoPro LP180 flash, an amazingly capable little (or not-so-little) flashgun which costs way less than the equivalents from the likes of Canon and Nikon.<p>The LP180 (review to be published Wednesday) is a …

Editing Eyes for Portraits that Pop in Adobe Lightroom

While many will tell you that you should do all your eye-retouching and editing in Adobe Photoshop, there is an amazing amount of editing that you …

Extend the battery life of your MacBook, no matter how old it is

The battery life of the brand new MacBook Air is an enviable 12 hours (or more, as some reviewers found). If you can’t afford to run out and buy a …

Route map: Hampton Court olympic family circuit, Surrey

Series: Britain's best bike rides<p>Route map: Hampton Court olympic family circuit, Surrey<p>Remember you can upload this route to your bike satnav for …

The 50 best apps for children

When Apple unveiled its iPad in January 2010, the idea of handing over a touchscreen gadget costing at least £429 to a sticky-fingered child seemed …

The Best Free iPad Apps for Kids in 2012

I’ve tested hundreds of Apps for children this year, some Applications are just OK, others are fantastic! A combination of free and good app is hard …

Kids

The 13 Best iPad Games for Kids

The iPad can be the ultimate family entertainment system with tons of games and entertaining apps that are perfect for kids of various ages. Every …

Angry Birds

Get a grip England and 'man-up' because this sour grapes against Steve Walsh is embarrassing and not good enough

Sorry, but what are England thinking of making such a public issue of what they believe was Steve Walsh's abject reffing of the scrums on Saturday?<p>And why go public now four days after the event when anything and everything they say of that ilk will be interpreted as 'Pom whinging' and …

Syncing family in the cloud - two ways to set up iCloud with your spouse

Ever since I started working mostly on my iPad I tried to take advantage of all the goodies that iCloud brings with it. Especially I wanted to …