Vine is a genuinely new idea – it’s a lot of fun and surprisingly addictive. The bubble might burst, but you’ll enjoy it while it lasts.
What it does, it does mostly quite well. But there’s no reason to do it, and until people do, it’s especially rubbish.
We can’t argue that it doesn’t enable you to publish a radio station from your phone, but we can argue that it doesn’t do it well.
More integrated and professional than the competition, Flickr is a strong, multi-featured app, even if its service’s ‘scene’ can seem a bit dry.
A pretty, polished and delightful app – but power users might find its beguiling simplicity restrictive rather than refreshing.
PanoPerfect is lovely to browse and easy to use – but its specificity and lack of features narrow its appeal.
It’s hard to find a reason to use this instead of Pinterest, but it’s still a competent clipping app.
Tweetary is full of promise, but a hugely frustrating interface makes it almost impossible to recommend.