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By Simon Burns On 30 Mar, 2016 At 12:13 PM | Categorized As Featured Reviews | With 0 Comments

You will need to be quick! Digiarty are currently giving away free copies of their excellent software, MacX DVD Ripper Pro, but only for a very limited time, through April 5th. The price is usually $59.95, and is currently free as part of the Easter celebrations. MacX DVD Ripper Pro would be a program that […]


By Samantha Myers On 18 Mar, 2016 At 08:16 PM | Categorized As Featured Reviews, iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments

Beastly 01 is a refreshingly original app on iOS, available through the Apple iTunes App Store for iPhone and iPad. With beautiful imagery, a decent interface and a good story to tell, Beastly 01 is worth every penny of the asking price. The app is like a cross between a traditional novel and an interactive cartoon. It […]


By Simon Burns On 16 Mar, 2016 At 11:06 AM | Categorized As Featured Reviews, iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments

One of the things I love about mobile gaming is that it allows indie developers to put twists on classic games and make them work properly for a touch screen, while adding unique elements of their own. Wordiamo is a fantastic example of this, as it is a refined, updated version of Scrabble that just […]


By Simon Burns On 12 Mar, 2016 At 11:40 PM | Categorized As Android, Featured, Featured Reviews, Reviews | With 0 Comments

Android is fantastic in the way that it allows you to customise your device to get it to look and behave in almost any way that you like. One of the more important elements to this flexibility is, to many users, the ability to have animated wallpapers that can also use data to display anything […]


By Simon Burns On 9 Mar, 2016 At 05:35 PM | Categorized As Android, Featured, Featured Reviews, Reviews | With 0 Comments

Now, this is  rare treat: an Android app that is as easy to use as it is useful. One of a seemingly endless stream (sorry) of Internet radio apps, Audials may just be the best one yet, because of its fantastic user interface and wide range of genuinely useful features. So many apps like this […]


By Simon Burns On 1 Mar, 2016 At 01:31 PM | Categorized As Android, Featured Reviews, Reviews | With 0 Comments

This is a review of the BETA version of File Expert Concept Version, so please note that features and options may change for the final release. You can download the current version for Android here: XDA File Expert. This is a review of the BETA version, but to tell the truth it feels incredible stable […]


By Simon Burns On 25 Feb, 2016 At 11:08 AM | Categorized As Featured Reviews, iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments

We recently reviewed a game called Battle Earth from Triniti Stars, and thought that it was one of the most chaotic games we have ever covered here at The Smartphone App Review. Well, Triniti Stars are back with a game that gives Battle Earth a run for its money in terms of pure mayhem, Earth Keeper: […]


By Simon Burns On 22 Feb, 2016 At 08:16 PM | Categorized As Featured Reviews, iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments

It has always seemed slightly strange to me that, given the nature of touchscreens, there have not been a greater number of jigsaw puzzles apps. With multi-touch displays now the norm rather than the exception, jigsaw puzzles area genre ripe for exploration on smartphones. I am pleased to be able to cover Puzzles & Jigsaws […]


By Simon Burns On 13 Feb, 2016 At 05:03 PM | Categorized As Featured Reviews, iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments

Here we have another game from Triniti Stars, who have a good track record of providing robust, interesting casual game experiences. We have covered several of their games recently, and have come away impressed from all of them, but can they maintain such a good run? It turns out they can, as Emperor’s Dice is […]


By Simon Burns On 9 Feb, 2016 At 06:41 PM | Categorized As Featured Reviews, iPhone, Reviews | With 0 Comments

Sometimes, when a game attempts to mix two gameplay styles the results can be an absolute disaster, with many titles ending up as a mess of ideas and half-baked features. Yet, when a developer can get a game like that right, the result can be something quite special, which is what we have here with Cute […]


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