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S-Note — Review

S-Note — Review

Note: This review was written by Juliet Fieldew – wife of the Jedi – and complements our Galaxy Note II review. Creatives everywhere have been enthused by the fabulous functions of the Galaxy Note II’s S Pen and S Note software. Whether you’re into fashion sketches or productivity presentations, there’s a lot that can be done on the Note II[Read More…]

by 5:57 pm on October 24, 2012 6 comments Apps, Reviews
IM+ Pro — Review

IM+ Pro — Review

Looking for an all in one instant messaging app? Look no further. I had looked around for quite some time for a really nice, easy to use all in one instant messaging program. There were plenty that came close but they didn’t: Offer a smooth user experience Have all the IM protocols I wanted to connect to Have appropriate customisation[Read More…]

by 7:50 am on October 19, 2012 3 comments Apps, Design, Reviews
tTorrent Pro – Review

tTorrent Pro – Review

In the age of digital file sharing we’re always on the lookout for a newer, cleaner, more effective way to share our legally acquired files with each other. Here’s another one that could save you stress and potentially a bit of money! Let me explain: Many ISP’s have peak/offpeak plans which leads to customers leaving their PCs on overnight to[Read More…]

by 9:54 pm on October 2, 2012 1 comment Apps, Reviews
Critter Escape – App Review

Critter Escape – App Review

You’re a test-subject critter and you need to escape the secret research laboratory! Planet Muck brings us an action-packed 3D maze chase game, with an overlay of undeniable cute, Critter Escape. You play the part of the “Test Subject” critter, and you have to escape the secret research laboratory, where you are being detained. The storyline through the levels is[Read More…]

by 9:41 pm on September 17, 2012 0 comments Apps, Google Play, Reviews
Checking out with Google Wallet

Checking out with Google Wallet

One of the coolest (and hence, most hyped) uses of NFC would have to be the use of it for contactless payments.Just like your MasterCard or Visa card with PayPass or payWave. The most widely known example of using your phone as your wallet is probably Google’s Wallet app. After installing it on your Android …

by 3:30 pm on September 4, 2012 15 comments Apps, NFC, Reviews
Whirldroid — App Review

Whirldroid — App Review

If you’re a frequent visitor to Australia’s most popular internet and technology discussion forum Whirlpool then you would know the mobile interface can be unreliable at times. Aussie developer and Whirlpool enthusiast Greg Smith has created a free app ‘Whirldroid‘ which makes viewing the Whirlpool forums on your Android phone or tablet a breeze. The app is still relatively new[Read More…]

by 5:09 pm on September 1, 2012 7 comments Apps, Reviews
Holo Launcher HD – App Review

Holo Launcher HD – App Review

Since getting my Google Nexus 7 tablet, I have been loving the pure Android experience of Jelly Bean.  It’s simple, clean and nice to look at.  I’m eager for it to roll out to my Samsung Galaxy S2, but I just don’t feel comfortable rooting and flashing my phone to get it now.  So I went looking for a launcher[Read More…]

by 12:48 pm on August 31, 2012 18 comments Apps, Reviews
Stick Tennis – App Review

Stick Tennis – App Review

One of my favourite games on Android is Stick Cricket which I reviewed when it first came out on Android. Today Stick Sports has released another game into the Google Play Store : Stick Tennis. Following in the same graphical style of play seen in Stick Cricket, Stick Tennis offers players the chance to play an addictively challenging game of[Read More…]

by 4:25 pm on August 23, 2012 8 comments Apps, Reviews
Pinterest for Android — App Review

Pinterest for Android — App Review

For quite some time there has been an app available for the iOS users of Pinterest. It wasn’t fantastic, but it was an app. Android users have had to put up with a rather lacklustre mobile site, which actually stopped me from using the site when I wasn’t at my computer. That changed this week when Pinterest released an updated[Read More…]

by 3:50 pm on August 18, 2012 7 comments Apps, Reviews
Top Developers can now reply to user Play Store comments

Top Developers can now reply to user Play Store comments

In a move that will surely make a lot of people and developers happy; Google is rolling out the ability for app developers labelled as “Top Developers” (think: Zynga, Facebook, Twitter, Gameloft) to reply to users comments/reviews in the Google Play Store. Now developers will be able to “school” unruly and moaning users who complain about the app when, in[Read More…]

by 5:44 pm on June 18, 2012 3 comments Apps, Google Play, News, Reviews