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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.
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.
Android App Review: Wikipedia
You know what Wikipedia is. I don’t need to explain it to you. All you need to know is they’ve rebuilt their app, and it’s as good and useful as having Wikipedia on your phone sounds like it would be.
Android App Review: Jungle Monkey Saga
With a name like Jungle Monkey Saga, how could I not give this game a go? However, while this 2D platformer is fun enough as a diversion, it needs more to it to be a full game.
'Make fitness your mission' with NZDF's Force Fit app
The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has create a mobile app to encourage people to get fighting fit.
Twitter hopes to dominate apps with Fabric
Twitter has announced Fabric at its Flight conference, taking the social media platform into the world of apps.
Attention all students: solve your maths problem with your camera phone
With PhotoMath, you can have a math teacher in your pocket.
Rapid expansion of Uber NZ continues with Wellington
Uber NZ is continuing to grow with Uber Wellington now live.
More Kiwis banking on their smartphone
More and more Kiwis are using apps on their smartphones as opposed to internet banking to manage their money.
Interactive presentations made easy with iOS app
BKA Interactive has designed a customised and interactive app for Viking Roofspec that changes the way presentations are made.
Explore the city with Artweek Auckland and ARTQUEST: K’RD
K Road will be coming alive digitally through the ARTQUEST: K’RD app.
Kiwi Bright Sparks announces leading young tech heads
Bright Sparks 2014 finalists have been announced and the group innovative winners, all between 12-17, are already making tracks in the digital industry
Attack of the clones – spoofed apps
Clones can appear to be legitimate versions of the original app, or affiliated with the original app, but can be anything but.
NZ's best digital designers announced
It’s official, the digital interactive winners of the New Zealand 2014 Best Design Awards have been announced at an awards ceremony at the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland just tonight.
iOS App Review: Tamagotchi
If you don’t discipline your Tamagotchi, it will grow up to be ugly. And no one wants that.
Don't blame technology, rape is rape
"Rapists, not Tinder, [are] the threat to women," Kelvin Davis, Labour’s Associate Police spokesperson, he says.
Android App Review: Fantasy Kingdom Defense HD
Fantasy Kingdom Defense is, for the most part, a well executed strategy game. It’s also good to use as an example if someone asks you want generic ‘fantasy’ looks like.
Android App Review: Writing Prompts
Writing Prompts is one of those obviously-named apps that gives you exactly what the name suggests and nothing more. If you want some help getting started with your creative writing, then the Writing Prompts app might be able to help.
Android App Review: EndlessJabber SMS
EndlessJabber is a service that lets you text from your computer or tablet. It synchs them with your phone and uses your current Android phone number – but on your computer.
Android App Review: Comic Rocket webcomic reader
You’re often spoilt for choice when it comes to entertainment on the internet, and webcomics are no exception.
Android App Review: Color Splash FX
Color Splash FX is a fun novelty app that lets you recolour your photos with pretty results.
Android App Review: Countdown Shopping
Ugh, grocery shopping is the worst. And even with the best app in the world by your side it’ll still be terrible.
Android App Review: Lumber Jacked
Lumber Jacked is a side-scrolling platformer in the tradition of Super Mario Bros. or Alex the Kid. It’s a fun, good-looking game, but suffers from a few serious faults.