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By Simon Burns On 17 Oct, 2014 At 10:01 AM | Categorized As Android, Featured, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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Hostelworld.com is a fabulous site that caters specifically to those seeking hostels in a variety of countries. It offers up quite a variety of services and options, and it now has a companion Android app to go along with it. The app is actually even better than the Website and offers up some interesting and […]


By Simon Burns On 1 Oct, 2014 At 10:23 AM | Categorized As Android, Featured Reviews, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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A decent weather wallpaper app on Android? You wouldn’t have thought it would be so much to ask, but so many apps make the same mistakes time and time again when it comes to creating a weather wallpaper. They are almost always completely over the top in their design, causing far too much of a […]


By Simon Burns On 30 Sep, 2014 At 10:23 AM | Categorized As Android, Featured Reviews, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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Thief Lupin 2 is a cunning little game. I didn’t even realise I was addicted to it until this review began to run late. Just one more run, just a bit more treasure, just unlock one more item…that’s how it goes. A mix of simple design with mildly complex extra elements, Thief Lupin 2 can, […]


By Simon Burns On 3 Sep, 2014 At 04:47 PM | Categorized As Android, Featured, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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Tower defence games are ten a penny on the various smartphone¬†platforms these days, and with so many of them being nothing more than re-skinned clones of previous games, it is becoming increasingly difficult to find the occasional gem. Thankfully, we have discovered one of the best tower defense games we have ever played at The […]


By Simon Burns On 26 Aug, 2014 At 12:46 PM | Categorized As Android, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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There are so many different messaging apps available now that allow you to do all sorts of different things, each vying for your attention in an ever-growing and increasingly competitive market. U&Me Messenger, available for Android through the Google Play store, is the latest addition to the genre. The app itself is well designed, and […]


By Simon Burns On 1 Aug, 2014 At 03:49 PM | Categorized As Android, Featured Reviews, Reviews | With 1 Comment
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The most open of all the mobile operating systems, Android offers up a whole lot of potential for managing your phone that other systems simply can’t compete with. There are many apps that offer the ability to manage and access your phone remotely, negating the need for a USB cable to do things like transfer […]


By Simon Burns On 26 Jul, 2014 At 02:59 PM | Categorized As Android, Featured, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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Side on fighting games have never, truly worked on touch screen devices. Yes, there have been a few notable strong efforts over the last few years, from some absolutely massive developers, such as Capcom and Namco. The problem, as far as I can see it, is that there are few truly talented developers creating fighting […]


By Samantha Myers On 24 Jul, 2014 At 09:46 PM | Categorized As Android, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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This is the third app we have reviewed at The Smartphone App Review from this developer. The two previous games, Electrified Puzzle and Dynamic Maze, both got great scores and impressed us with clean design and great puzzles, so can Slide Spinner replicate that success? Slide Spinner is a fun puzzler with 50 levels, and […]


By Simon Burns On 24 Jul, 2014 At 06:12 PM | Categorized As Android, Featured Reviews, Reviews | With 1 Comment
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Now, I know this is going to come across as really shallow and make me sound like one of those graphics-loving console gamers, but MailWise really is an absolutely gorgeous looking email app. You can tell that the developer has meticulously crafted every screen, as from the compose screen to the account set up assistant, […]


By Simon Burns On 24 Jul, 2014 At 03:08 PM | Categorized As Android, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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Optimisation seems to be the latest key word in Android Apps. Android allows apps to do far more than they can do on iOS, so speed boosting and memory cleaning can be incredibly important for users, especially as their devices get fuller and fuller and the Android OS gets more bloated. Users with older phones […]