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Game Review: PUK

Game Review: PUK

I am a fan of simple games. You know, the sort of game you can pick up and play for a few minutes and then forget about. PUK is one of those games, well at least it should be. The official description of PUK on the Play Store reads as follows: PUK is a fast paced pure action puzzler requiring[Read More…]

by 9:58 am on May 24, 2013 0 comments Apps, Reviews
App Review: Norton Mobile Security

App Review: Norton Mobile Security

Norton Mobile Security promises a lot on the packet; so many features that it concerned me how it could achieve this without impacting system performance and battery life. The Lite version of Norton Mobile Security is free and packs a decent set of features. The Pro version will set you back a $29.99 annual subscription for some additional features. The[Read More…]

by 2:26 pm on May 15, 2013 13 comments Apps, Reviews
Game Review: The Room

Game Review: The Room

Ever since I purchased the Humble Mobile Bundle, I have been slightly obsessed with one game in particular: The Room. The Room is your typical point and click cryptic puzzle game that most people have probably played before. This isn’t a new formula. Find hidden objects, use those objects and solve puzzles to unlock more items and secret areas. The[Read More…]

by 11:52 am on April 7, 2013 3 comments Apps, Reviews
Uber — App and Service Review

Uber — App and Service Review

It started innocently enough. Yesterday (Friday, 5 April) there was a bit of chaos on Sydney’s transport network. A train had destroyed some overhead wiring leaving most trains north of the city either delayed or cancelled completely. So there I was, around midday, looking for a way to get to my next appointment. I was going to take the train,[Read More…]

by 2:24 pm on April 6, 2013 10 comments Apps, Mini Reviews, Other, Reviews
Game Review: Solar 2

Game Review: Solar 2

Of all of the games in the Humble Bundle 5, Solar 2 is the one that has really caught my attention, with the exception of Sword and Sworcery EP which was recently added and which I had already purchased through the Play Store. Solar 2 has been developed by “Murudai” aka Jay Watts who is an Australian developer. Solar 2[Read More…]

by 9:18 pm on March 19, 2013 0 comments Apps, Reviews
Video Review: USB Audio Recorder Pro

Video Review: USB Audio Recorder Pro

Android’s lack of USB audio support (#5) and high audio latency (#11) have been a couple of the platform’s most griped-about and longest-standing issues, starred by 4482 and 2329 users respectively at the time of writing. USB Audio Recorder Pro is an app that represents a significant step toward addressing these issues, as the developers have written a USB audio[Read More…]

by 12:26 pm on March 6, 2013 10 comments Apps, Reviews
Game Review: Ball Of Woe

Game Review: Ball Of Woe

New Sydney-based developer Doppler Interactive recently released their first Android game Ball of Woe to the Google Play store. The game is the brainchild of Joshua – the developer, and Jessica – the graphic designer. The storyline behind Ball of Woe is that the citizens of ‘Nicetown’ have balled up all their sadness into a ‘Ball of Woe’ that you[Read More…]

by 1:17 pm on February 14, 2013 0 comments Apps, Google Play, Reviews
Lexathon Word Jumble – Addictive word fun

Lexathon Word Jumble – Addictive word fun

XandarMob is an Australian indie game developer based in Brisbane who have released Lexathon® word jumble onto Google Play. The game is basic in concept but addictive in nature; playing the game is simple — there is a 3×3 grid of letters, which you must use to create as many words containing at least 4 letters as possible, with all[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on January 30, 2013 0 comments Apps, Reviews
Ingress — Game Review

Ingress — Game Review

If you’ve been on Google+ any time in the last couple of months, you would have most likely seen the word ‘Ingress’ in trending topics. Infact, Ingress was trending for most of month of December. When I saw that word, the first thing I did was Google it and I found this video: A set up video for a new[Read More…]

by 8:24 am on January 28, 2013 11 comments Apps, Giveaway, Mini Reviews, Reviews
SoundGecko – Listen to websites, PDFs and RSS Feeds

SoundGecko – Listen to websites, PDFs and RSS Feeds

121Cast is an Australian software production company based in Melbourne. Founded in February 2012, they’ve released a number of applications for Android, iOS, Windows Phone and Chrome. Today I’m looking at their Android offering, SoundGecko. SoundGecko is a combination of local app and cloud-based service that allows you to listen to things that you would normally read, like posts from[Read More…]

by 3:54 pm on January 21, 2013 2 comments Apps, Reviews