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By Simon Burns On 21 Oct, 2014 At 11:17 AM | Categorized As Featured, iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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Sometimes, an app just needs to do exactly what you want it to do, and to match its description in the store. We have had a few apps reviewed here recently that have not even managed to do what they claimed to do, so when we are asked to review an app titled ‘101 Animal […]


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 13 Oct, 2014 At 04:45 PM | Categorized As Featured, iPad, iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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Pick1, available for iPhone and iPad through the Apple iTunes App Store, is a great way of finding shared interests and taste similarities between friends and family in a neatly visual way. The app aims to build bridges between you and others by connecting you via shared choices and tastes, with an interesting take on […]


By Simon Burns On 8 Oct, 2014 At 10:20 AM | Categorized As Featured Reviews, iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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I like these kinds of games on mobile, as they feel right for the platform. Choice based, with a menu driven interface and plenty of options with a smattering of humour. Homeless: Life Simulator allows you to take a homeless person away from the trash cans and into the business sector, turning a tramp into […]


By Simon Burns On 1 Oct, 2014 At 12:19 PM | Categorized As iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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Apps are in a unique position to offer great solutions to niche problems. Access to an Internet connection, camera, GPS and touchscreen on one device lets them help with a huge variety of issues that effect everyday life. Sudoku Solver Camera is just one such app. Available for iPhone and iPad through the Apple iTunes […]


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 15 Sep, 2014 At 01:55 PM | Categorized As Featured Reviews, iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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InstsaTxtr might just be the best thing to happen to iPhone toting Instagrammers, with a set of excellent features that complement the service perfectly and a gorgeous design to boot. A photo editor that gives you a range of powerful editing tools in a streamlined and easy to use interface, InstaTxtr is really the only […]


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 01:26 PM | Categorized As iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments
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Enemy Dawn, available for iPhone and iPad through the Apple iTunes App Store, is so very nearly the game I wanted it to be. The images reminded me of Silkworm, the ancient side scrolling Amiga game that allowed you to take control of a jeep that was super agile and dangerous. Enemy Dawn does share […]