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Our Favourites This Week: ChatOn, LHSee and More

By Casey Chan on at

BlackBerry has had BBM and now iPhone has iMessage but as cool as those two messaging clients are, they're locked into their respective islands. ChatOn is Samsung's way of creating a messaging client that ditches SMS yet holds the promise of multi-platform messaging (think WhatsApp etc.) You can group chat, share images, share videos, share music and share your location. It currently only works on Android, bada and Samsung feature phones but they're promising to launch on other platforms soon.

Our Favourites This Week: Facebook, Real Racing 2 and More

By Casey Chan on at

Facebook: It looks pretty much like the same Facebook iPad app that was previewed in July which means there's a familiar (for those who use the iPad) left-hand column for simple navigation of the News Feed, Photos, Messages, Groups, Apps, Settings, Chat and more. Facebook Photos on the iPad look especially good (something Facebook has trouble with on their website) because they go full screen and can be zoomed in and swiped. Facebook games can also be played full screen and the iPad app supports AirPlay for Facebook videos as well.

Forever Drive for iPhone and iPad: A Crash Course in Continuity, Creativity and Credits

By Chris Schilling on at

Forever Drive is not, as the name might suggest, a celebration of Nicholas Winding Refn’s impossibly cool paean to Eighties European cinema. Although it features plenty of cruising around neon-drenched streets, it doesn’t have Ryan Gosling being all silent and moody; there’s no unwatchably brutal violence, nor does it make you sit through several minutes of meaningful looks in slo-mo as a gorgeous, thudding electropop soundtrack subliminally whispers “you will buy me on iTunes the minute you leave the cinema”.

All the Apps Updated for iOS 5

By Casey Chan on at

iOS 5 is here and most apps are slowly updating to include iCloud support, Newsstand, Twitter integration and more to iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches all around the world. Here's our list of apps updated for iOS 5.