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Android App Review: Anti-stress Chromotherapy
Anti-stress Chromotherapy is a fancy name for a simple idea, packaging a basic one-action app as a mental health tool.
Microsoft releases Outlook app for iOS and Android
Microsoft has announced the availability of Outlook for iOS devices, and a preview of Outlook for Android. It was also announced that Office is now available for free on Android tablets.
Hands on review: LG G Watch R
Critics labelled LG’s first Android Wear smart-watch as being too generic. That’s all changed this time round.
Android App Review: Forest Live Wallpaper
In this hectic digital world it can be easy to get caught up in stress and fluster. Luckily there are apps like Forest Live Wallpaper, which help you escape into a semi-animated illustration of nature.
Apple about ready to push Samsung off the smartphone leaders board
Strong sales of Apple’s latest round of smartphones are pushing Samsung Electronics as the world’s top seller of smartphones.
Android App Review: Detective’s Choice Volume 1
Then I find out that the leggy blonde’s name is "Sissy Tease". Um.
Android App Review: Food Planner
Food Planner is an app which acts like a recipe book, meal planner and grocery list combined. It’s a good app, but a terrible one to review when you’re hungry.
Andriod App Review: Amazing Ninja
Amazing Ninja is a basic game in terms of its look and feel, but throws challenges at you quickly enough to keep boredom away.
Sony unveils new wearables and announces new partnerships at CES 2015
Sony has introduced new products, partners and experiences to its evolving SmartWear range at the CES 2015 conference.
Android App Review: How To Draw Graffiti
Downloading a How To Draw Graffiti app onto your smartphone is almost as close as I’ve found to a pure distillation of what’s wrong with modern culture.
Android App Review: Color Pal
Color Pal is a simple app that showcases a range five-colour palettes of varying styles and tones.
Google VS Europe case misguided and politically motivated
Europe has had Google in its sights since 2010 and the tech giant has had to deal with privacy issues, the erasing of ‘right to be forgotten’ search results and other controversies.
Smartphone growth declining as consumer models get cheaper
While premium phones aren't going anywhere, we are seeing increasingly better specs in more affordable smartphones. Consumers no longer have to go with a top-of-the-line handset to guarantee decent hardware quality or experience.
Android App Review: Teavana Perfect Tea Touch
Teavana are a tea company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Their
Perfect Tea Touch
app is, as you’d imagine, all about tea – how to blend it, how to brew it, and where to get it.
Massive tablet decline expected as iPad shipments hit the brakes
IDC says both the iPad and the overall market slowdown do not come as a surprise as device lifecycles for tablets have continued to lengthen, increasingly resembling those of PCs more than smartphones.
World’s first waterproof eReader coming to New Zealand
While there are some companies that will waterproof eReaders for a cost, research shows readers were disappointed that eReaders weren’t waterproof right from the start.
Data savings app Opera Max comes to New Zealand
Opera Max starts rerouting data traffic on the mobile device to the Opera data-savings cloud, using a virtual private network.
Android App Review: The SCP Foundation Online
The SCP Foundation is a fictional organisation that looks after all the weird, spooky, unexplained things in the world. The SCP wiki is a collection of stories and articles that catalogs these horrors, and now it’s handily set up for you to peruse on your phone.
Emirates increases mobile presence with iPhone app
"iPhone represents the majority of the mobile traffic to the Emirates websites, which is why the company has launched on iOS first.
Polaroid-style prints for iPhone and Android in the works
No WiFi, no Bluetooth. Users simply have to plug the device into their smartphone, snap a picture, and then print instantly; "any time, anywhere".
Android App Review: Vimeo
I review a lot of apps that, for one reason or another, aren’t that good. But it’s rare to find one that’s actually irredeemably broken. Video sharing website Vimeo’s app, however, is closer than it should be for an app with such obvious potential.
Custom apps enable customer engagement and collaboration
The Good Technology Mobility Index Report Q3 2014 shows enterprise mobility is moving toward custom apps and iOS tablets.
Android App Review: Memory Trainer
Memory Trainer is, as the name suggests, a memory training app. In fact its description on the Google Play store says very simply: "This application is for memory training." I’m not really sure what else to tell you.
Android App Review: I Can't Wake Up! Alarm Clock
We all need to get up early sometimes, and it always sucks. But it sucks even more for people who manage to sleep through their alarm, or turn it off without properly waking up.