rather enjoyed our time with Sony's Xperia Z. The company's waterproof, dustproof, “lifeproof" device proved popular despite being the underdog in the annual HTC-Samsung duopoly of mega powerful flagship phones. It's thought that the device's popularity may have been assisted by the release window, which saw Sony get the Xperia Z to market a month or two before the One and the Galaxy S4, but the device wasn't without its flaws. Sony's breaking with the accepted market trend of releasing one-flagship-per-year, taking a second bite at the... Continue readingSony's second 2013 flagship phone doesn't disappoint. Earlier this year, we
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 to clear them. The game is objective based, with each level assigning a goal to reach in a set time period or a set number of moves, which gets harder as you progress through each level. The... Continue readingIt's Halloween in Australia - let's not get into the whole US only holiday thing - so why not try out a monster game like
TechGeek to review the Lumia 925 had us intrigued. With limited experience of the WP8 OS, I felt it was time to take a closer look. Don't worry, this won't be a regular thing but it's nice to look at the competition sometimes. Nokia Australia has kindly supplied a 16GB Black Lumia 925 to us to complete this review. Phones from... Continue readingAusdroid takes on the Nokia Lumia 925 This is a little out of the norm, we normally stick to the Android based handsets and devices that are available in Australia, but a recent challenge by the team over at
Sony's Xperia Z Ultra is an impressive phone - in physical size, style and technical specifications. On paper the phone looks fantastic and has probably attracted the interest of anyone who likes a large phone. But how big is too big? People scoffed at the Galaxy Note when it was released, but it spawned one of Samsung's - and the industry as a whole's - most popular line of phones. Can the Xperia Z Ultra help Sony pull off the same trick? When I first laid eyes... Continue readingSony's 6.4" phablet dwarfs the competition, but is bigger really better?
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 - you'll run, slide and jump to avoid the various lasers, missiles and traps along the route all the while collecting coins and attacking guards. Attack You automatically begin with a Baton, which you can use to beat up the... Continue readingA new game from a new company - 2D Tap, Long Run a new take on a side-scrolling endless running games has just arrived on
Asus has good market credibility in the Android tablet space. With successes like the Nexus 7 and Transformer line of tablets they are probably as well known as Samsung for innovation with larger Android tablets. Intel, on the other hand, are yet to really make their mark with a successful Android product. Reviewing this tablet has been a good opportunity for me to see what these two long time partners in the Windows world could come up with on a new... Continue readingAsus and Intel join forces in this mid range pitch for the large tablet market. The Asus Intel Proposition