Category: Software Reviews

App Review – Team Time Tracker

Keeping track of a project team can be a tricky business, with monitoring tasks, expenses and the like – not to mention dealing with the clients you’re delivering to. It’s hard enough doing this for one project and one client. But get involved with multiples of those (as …

Stop Motion – App Review

Stop motion is cool. <End of statement>. We all appear to be transfixed whenever a stop motion production is realised, it lures us in with it’s time lapse photography and catchy background music…. why is that? Well I thought I’d investigate, and in particular look at a fairly …

Deezer – App Review

Here’s a nice little surprise that’s been around a while …. More Online Music than you can shake a stick at too! Deezer! For those of you familiar with Google Music, Spotify, etc will probably know and love the ability to listen to anything you fancy without the need …

Android App Review – Connector

The guys at Horama sent over their latest game (developed in conjunction with an artist and a musician apparently) for us to have a look at, it’s a puzzle game so I jumped at the chance to give it a go. Connector is (on the surface) a very …

Domino’s Pizza app now available on Windows Phone

This is the sort of thing that Windows Phone has been lacking for a while now. Not exactly the Domino’s Pizza app, but high street brands paying developers to make an app for Windows Phone. Whoa this was meant to be about the Domino’s app. Back on track …

App Review – Tweens HD

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and to celebrate, Kokakiki have released a special edition of their pig-matching game Tweens. Adding 20 new levels to the 75 that were in the original game, the Valentine’s version adds a new twist to what is already an addictive game. …

Futaba Classroom Games

Futaba Classroom Games for Kids by INKids Have you noticed how children pick up an iPad and just use it…? Both of mine certainly did and the youngest is only four…! We have just had the chance to review Futaba Classroom Games, which is an educational package designed …

App Review: PhatPad for Android 1.0

PhatPad 1.0 for Android is the latest in a long line of Note taking & organising applications delivered to the market by PhatWare. PhatWare have previously release the PhatPad application for Windows, and iPad, and have now brought the application to the Android OS. What does it do? …

Android App Review – Onavo

I recently upgraded my phone, I went from the HTC Hero to the Motorola Atrix. Quite a step and it seems infinitely faster and hence gets a whole lot more attention from me. When I was out and about with the Hero it would struggle along with a lot …

Android App Review – CoPilot Live Premium

A few years ago, back when I had just started making videos, I reviewed CoPilot Live UK + Ireland along with the Brodit Proclip mount for my car. Well recently CoPilot got back in touch and offered me their ‘Premium’ version of the software to test drive. Naturally …

GetJar free app store

GetJar is the worlds largest free app store with over 2 billion downloads to date. The company distributes more than 350,000 mobile applications for Android and 395,000 developers have registered with GetJar to distribute their apps. GetJar is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Seattle, the UK and Lithuania. …

Defence Zone HD for iPad

  So here is yet another Tower defence game, why do I need to get another one of those when there are literally hundreds of the available. This is a very good question and one that I hope to answer in the process of this review. I have …

Is it possible to migrate my business to Android?

Hi there folks. This article has been a long time in the making. For me at least. Anyone who does so, will know that running a business on your own, takes up so much time, time with your family and just general you time! Its a massive commitment, …

Coolsmartphone recommended Android app – Wallbase

Android wallpaper apps are a nightmare. There are loads of them. In the main they are just front ends to a website full of qvga wallpapers. Which when you use on you nice new tablet or qHD phone the picture looks horrendous. The Wallbase website has a large …

App Review – Scottish Clans

App Review – Scottish Clans Launched in 2004, the Scotclans website is Scotland’s largest site for information on Scottish clans and associated families. Now the makers are aiming to extend their reach to Scots around the world with their recently launched Scottish Clans iPhone app. Find your clan …

My thoughts on Ice Cream Sandwich

I’ve been using ICS for about a week now on my Nexus S and feel I have enough experience with it to note down my impressions. This isn’t a structured review by any means, just my comments on things I like and dislike. UI/Feel I love the new …

App review: IsoSketch for iPad

Worth mentioning first off that I am in no way artistic so when I first saw this I wondered, ‘what’s the point’? I do love isometric drawings and all sorts of 3D so was intrigued but not quite sure what I’d actually use it for. As most techie …

Coolsmartphone Recommended Android App – File Expert

One of the things I like about Android is that you can install a file manager. Something where you can look at all of the files and folders on your phone and on your phones sd card. I like the weekly of scrolling through and deleting the orphan …

moTweets Review

MoTweets – Panoramic Software I always like to use generic software whenever possible. So, when I switched over to WP7 from the iPhone, I started using the official Twitter app. It soon left me very frustrated because I couldn’t find a way to “Reply to all”, which I …

Xbox Companion review

Installation: this is just a matter of going to the marketplace and downloading the app as normal but once installed you won’t find it listed as initially you have to access it via the Xbox Live tile, but once there you can pin it to your start screen. …