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Game Review: VVVVVV Android Port

Game Review: VVVVVV Android Port

I absolutely fell in love with VVVVVV when I grabbed my first Humble Bundle for PC and despite never completing it, it became my number one favourite indie game of all time.  So when I saw the game had been ported to Android I was over the moon, I just had to buy it.  At first I was a little[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on June 19, 2014 1 comment Apps, Reviews
Strava Cycling — App Review

Strava Cycling — App Review

With so many running, cycling and various assorted fitness apps out there at the moment I thought I would take a look at one of the more popular cross fitness styled applications, Strava. Immediately there’s a lot to like about the app, regardless of whether you’re on Android or iOS (clearly my testing has been done Android, not the latter).[Read More…]

by 10:08 am on February 17, 2014 10 comments Apps, News, Reviews
Game Review: Monster Mash Saga

Game Review: Monster Mash Saga

It’s Halloween in Australia – let’s not get into the whole US only holiday thing – so why not try out a monster game like Monster Mash Saga from Australian developers Hovel Games. Gameplay Monster Mash Saga is a game that falls into the ‘match three’ genre, which sees you matching three or more Ghosts, Zombies, Devils, Mummies or Vampires[Read More…]

by 2:23 pm on October 31, 2013 1 comment Apps, Reviews
Game Review: Long Run bursts onto Google Play

Game Review: Long Run bursts onto Google Play

A new game from a new company – 2D Tap, Long Run a new take on a side-scrolling endless running games has just arrived on Google Play. Long Run sees you take on the role of an agent who is escaping from a dangerous high security building, it’s a pretty normal state of affairs for the endless runner genre –[Read More…]

by 5:08 pm on October 26, 2013 1 comment Apps, Google Play, Reviews
Plunder Bros: Retro LCD game – Review

Plunder Bros: Retro LCD game – Review

If you’re a fan of the old Nintendo handheld LCD games that were released back in the 80’s, which allowed you to do some pretty basic gaming on the go before the good old Gameboy really kicked off the mobile gaming revolution, then Plunder Bros: Retro LCD game is definitely something you should check out. Australian developer Andrew Dittmer has[Read More…]

by 10:07 am on September 11, 2013 5 comments Apps, Reviews
Buy me a pie – Review

Buy me a pie – Review

Buy me a pie was released onto Android a couple of weeks ago and since then I have been putting it through its paces to see what this app has going for it over the numerous other shopping list apps in Google Play, so let’s take a closer look. There really isn’t much to shopping list apps, they allow you[Read More…]

by 11:31 am on September 5, 2013 10 comments Apps, Reviews
Dots – Game Review

Dots – Game Review

I love mobile gaming, but most of the games that I have purchased have been relegated to my tablet due to the increased display size, and it is quite rare for me to install a game on my phone now days. The subject of today’s review as an exception to this rule. Dots is a very well designed game that[Read More…]

by 3:16 pm on August 19, 2013 2 comments Apps, Reviews
Samsung Music Hub Australia — Service Review

Samsung Music Hub Australia — Service Review

As a big listener of music and a big lover of tech, I’ve found that unlimited music streaming services suit me over buying songs and/or albums individually. With a streaming service I can search for the artist, song, or album I like, then listen to it instantly without having to fork over more money. It sounds ‘cheap’, however, its ease[Read More…]

by 11:30 am on July 29, 2013 1 comment Apps, Reviews
App Review: Super Stickman Golf 2

App Review: Super Stickman Golf 2

Super Stickman Golf 2 is not a particularly new app in the grand scheme of things, but what has brought it into the limelight is its use of the new Google Play games services that were announced at Google I/O a couple of weeks ago. There’s no major learning curve involved in SSG2, you just point the guiding arrows in[Read More…]

by 5:55 pm on May 31, 2013 0 comments Apps, Google Play, Reviews
App review: Wunderlist to-do and task list. Ist wunderbar!

App review: Wunderlist to-do and task list. Ist wunderbar!

Shortly after the announcement that Astrid was acquired by Yahoo, the kids at 6Wunderkinder released their Wunderlist To-do & Task List app for Android mobiles and tablets. Since it’s inception in 2011, there’s been the odd iteration of the app for Android, but following the launch of Wunderlist 2 in December last year, they’ve broken out with a completely redesigned and reengineered UI, which is now identical[Read More…]

by 7:45 am on May 27, 2013 8 comments Apps, Mini Reviews, Reviews