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By Simon Burns On 22 Jul, 2014 At 01:41 PM | Categorized As iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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Hit The Spot for iPhone and iPad, available¬†through the Apple iTunes App Store, is a nice little diversion of a game that presses all the right buttons, but just falls short in terms of content, options and modes. The game is very simple. You have to touch a green spot on the screen, without missing […]

By Simon Burns On 21 Jul, 2014 At 10:51 AM | Categorized As Android, Featured Reviews | With 0 Comments
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We have been pretty lucky recently here at The Smartphone App¬†Review. We have reviewed a series of games that really don’t look like much, yet turn out to be absolute little gems full of gameplay and innovation. We are pleased to say that you can add Heartbreak, available for Android through the Google Play app […]

By Simon Burns On 10 Jul, 2014 At 11:32 AM | Categorized As Android, Featured, Featured Reviews, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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Guess The Word, or Tidy Up as it is otherwise known, available for Android through the Google Play Store, is an addictive and moreish treat that deserves a lot of attention as an interesting puzzle word game with added social elements and a real feeling of progression. The game stars Terry the penguin, who appears […]

By Simon Burns On 8 Jul, 2014 At 07:01 PM | Categorized As Featured, Featured Reviews, iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments
simple ball iphone

I have to be honest, I wasn’t expecting much from Simple Ball. It looks almost too simple for its own good, and I thought it would be just a poorer cousin of many other similar games that I have covered here at The Smartphone App Review. Well, as it turns out, I was completely wrong, […]

By Simon Burns On 7 Jul, 2014 At 10:13 AM | Categorized As Android, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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The Android lock screen has always been something that users of Google’s mobile OS have been particularly proud of, especially in the days before iOS7 when iPhone users had the most boring and limited lockscreen imaginable. It said straight away that this phone is a little bit different. Now, the most famous of all of […]

By Simon Burns On 28 Jun, 2014 At 10:44 AM | Categorized As iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments

I like simple mobile games. Yes, you can have super complex 3D games that are not far short of what a console can produce, on an iPhone these days, but a large part of mobile gaming remains in the domain of the simple mini game. Push The Cap! definitely falls into the category, as it […]

By Simon Burns On 26 Jun, 2014 At 04:34 PM | Categorized As Android, Reviews | With 2 Comments
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One of the most exciting things about owning an Android device is the OS customisation options. With a flexibility just not rivalled by either iOS or Windows Phone, the ability to change the entire look and feel of your phone or tablet is a fantastic part of what makes Android what it is. When you […]

By Simon Burns On 26 Jun, 2014 At 11:30 AM | Categorized As Android, Reviews | With 0 Comments

Any parents who have kids that own smartphones will know the frustration of being blatantly ignored by them. You buy them a phone so you can keep in touch at all times, right? Yet they take hours to respond to a text message or call you back. Well, there is a superb little app called […]

By Simon Burns On 19 Jun, 2014 At 11:26 AM | Categorized As Android, Reviews | With 0 Comments

There are so many fitness and health apps around nowadays that it is so easy to become confused and almost spoilt for choice. The problem is that so many of them do the same basic tasks, with little to choose between them. Nutrihawk approaches the genre from a slightly different angle, that of nutrition. The […]

By Simon Burns On 17 Jun, 2014 At 10:57 AM | Categorized As Android | With 0 Comments
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Speed booster apps have always been a popular section of apps for Android, and are only becoming more so due to the fact that devices get older and slower with newer versions of the Android operating system. Any device you get, even the latest and fastest phones and tablets, will eventually get bogged down by […]