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By Simon Burns On 24 Jun, 2011 At 04:49 PM | Categorized As Reviews, Windows Phone | With 0 Comments

Plants vs Zombies is the latest game to be ported to Windows Phone 7 in Microsoft’s recent push for well known titles in the Marketplace. PopCaps game is well known for a reason, and that is the combination of high quality, addictive gameplay and a hearty sense of humour. This combination has made the app […]


By Simon Burns On 20 Jun, 2011 At 07:06 PM | Categorized As Reviews, Windows Phone | With 0 Comments

We recently reviewed Flory for Windows Phone 7, at the time one of the few solutions to fill the chat shaped hole in WP7’s armoury. We liked it, but bemoaned the lack of features and the baffling amount of bugs in the release, and while some of those bugs have been fixed, we were very […]


By Simon Burns On 13 Jun, 2011 At 02:56 PM | Categorized As Reviews, Windows Phone | With 0 Comments

These days where social networking is one of the most important aspects of the Internet mean that, for many the Twitter clients available for a smartphone can define a platform. We recently took a look at the latest Twitter app for webOS, Phnx, and loved it so much we called it ‘the best Twitter app […]


By Simon Burns On 8 Jun, 2011 At 11:29 AM | Categorized As Reviews, Windows Phone | With 0 Comments

Windows Phone 7 has a lot of great apps built into the operating system, along with an impressive array of services baked into those apps. Facebook for example. Not only can you upload photo’s from the pictures app, but you can view your friends recent uploads from within that app, like or comment all you […]


By Simon Burns On 1 Jun, 2011 At 04:35 PM | Categorized As Reviews, Windows Phone | With 0 Comments

Doodle Jump is one of the big success stories of Apple’s App Store. Selling millions of copies, its breakout sales are perhaps only surpassed by those avian wonders, the Angry Birds. Now the game has finally made it’s way to Microsoft’s Xbox Live for Windows Phone 7, does it still have what it takes to […]


By Simon Burns On 31 May, 2011 At 12:23 AM | Categorized As Android, iPad, iPhone, News, WebOS, Windows Phone | With 2 Comments

This will, hopefully, become a watershed moment for The Smartphone App Review. In the recent months, we have gone from strength to strength, our readership growing by a factor of two each month for the last three months, an app in both the Android Market and the Windows Phone Marketplace, as well as a TouchPad […]


By Simon Burns On 29 May, 2011 At 11:05 AM | Categorized As News, Windows Phone | With 0 Comments

We are pleased to announce the launch of our own app on the Windows Phone Marketplace. The app went live today, and is the second app we have released, the first being our Android app. The app lets you view all the latest reviews and news, and has a dedicated screenshot and video section. Each […]


By Simon Burns On 27 May, 2011 At 01:33 PM | Categorized As News, Windows Phone | With 1 Comment

Carbon, the awesome Twitter client for webOS, is heading for Windows Phone 7. Carbon is an excellent Twitter app, and despite having a whole load of competition on webOS, is probably the best of it’s kind on the platform. Utilising a gorgeous interface where you simply swipe through your timeline, mentions and DM’s the most […]


By Simon Burns On 19 May, 2011 At 11:51 PM | Categorized As Reviews, Windows Phone | With 2 Comments

Pac-Man is one of the most recognisable characters in gaming, with dozens of spin off games for all manner of formats released since the original hit the arcades. Indeed, you can even buy the original game for WP7 already, albeit at an extortionate price and with little incentive not to just play a free version […]


By Simon Burns On 14 May, 2011 At 08:03 PM | Categorized As Reviews, Windows Phone | With 0 Comments

Codex is the first Windows phone 7 game we have featured that doesn’t have Xbox Live features, so it’s a given that there are no Xbox achievements and leader boards, and the game is dumped into the ‘other games’ section of you Games tile. However, can Codex manage to rise above all of this and […]


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