Five for Friday: Apps to get your sports fix

The world of professional sports has become the linchpin in many lives around the world. From the "Big 5" - American Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey, Football - to the more obscure...

Smart Emoji Keyboard: Even free is sometimes too much (Review)

With the recent acquisition of SwiftKey by Microsoft, interest in alternative keyboards has sparked. There's a wealth of alternatives in the Play Store, including household names like Swype, TouchPal, Fleksy and...

Clocks is a dead-simple yet attractive game (review)

Overview The mobile game market tends to have emphasis placed on opposing ends of the spectrum.  On one end you have the very (and sometimes extremely!) grand, detailed, and complex works of...

Puxers – The fun brain game [Review]

https://youtu.be/QzqrNa9X2us Overview At risk of sounding utterly cliche, Puxers is a game that’s easy to pick up, but hard to master. You flick numbered pucks around an arena, colliding like-numbered pucks with one...

Pocket Zombie – Virtual Pet (review)

Pocket Zombie is a delighful and unique take on the virtual pet, er, in this case, zombie. Pocket Zombie places you in control of the care taking of a Pete Lorre'esque zombie....

Finger Bow: Digit-al archery has never been so fun. [Review]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kqt7xziRgVc&feature=youtu.be Overview Destroy the robot in this slick Angry-Birds-meets-Cut-the-Rope style archery game. With expansive levels, four different types of arrows, half a dozen different bows and a plethora of game mechanics - switches,...

Jumpy Word combines elements of Scrabble with Tetris (review)

Overview If your choice in mobile games veers toward your inner 'word nerd', then you should consider "Jumpy Word" by evezzon.  This game could be alternatively titled 'Speed Scrabble' if not for...

Screen Off Pro (Screen Lock) – Certainly locks screens. [Review]

Overview Screen Off Pro does what it sets out to do; it locks your screen at the push of a software button, negating the use of the hardware button for this use....

Dynasty Icon Pack (Beta) – A Gorgeous Blast from the Past (Updated) [Review]

  Overview Developer: Drumdestroyer Price: $1.39 (promotional price, download it while it lasts!) Highlights: 1050+ Individual Icons (More than 1900 including alternates!) Hundreds of Wallpapers Themed Clock Widget Icon packs are a dime a dozen (actually, they average about...

Shortcut Launcher – So much more than the name implies. [Review]

There are dozens, if not hundreds, of launcher-replacement apps out in the wild; Nova, Google Now, Apex, Launcher X, to name a few of the more popular ones. Shortcut Launcher, though, takes...

Five for Friday: Apps to make your photos beautiful

Without question, documenting our lives from our smartphones has become so commonplace that we forget when we actually had to use film just 20 years ago. Some of you have probably...

Seed4.me VPN Review (Bonus: Six months free!)

If you are security conscious, it's likely you use VPN's on a regular basis. It's also probable that you jump between different VPN apps on the Play Store to find which...

Aprenda inglés / learn Spanish Nglish Translator

A fun fact about me is that I'm bilingual. I spent a couple of years tromping through the jungles of El Salvador and in the process learned Spanish. That was a...

All-In-One Converter app review; good enough to take on Google?

Rarely do you see an app come along that can go toe-to-toe with a Google equivalent and come out on top. When I first saw this particular app, I have to...

Line Ninja; The simplest, hardest game you’ll ever try [Review]

Concept: You’re a ninja, and you have exactly two goals in life; dodge giant spikes, and collect ninja stars. Mechanics: If you run into a spike - even if it’s the flat, not-pointy...

T-Mobile targets short-term US tourists with new $30 plan

T-Mobile on Tuesday rolled out a new prepaid service plan designed for tourists who are visiting the United States. Priced at $30, it comes...