User Guides

Screenshot on the Galaxy S3

Screenshot on the Galaxy S3

Although it is not something that you will find yourself needing to do every day (unless you write smartphone guides and app reviews for a living), there are situations where being able to capture a screenshot is useful. Maybe you want to keep a record of a high score on a game to show your friends [...]

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Using the iOS6 Maps App

Using the iOS6 Maps App

With the latest version of iOS 6, Apple have introduced a whole new Maps app, with navigation tools to rival any of the GPS route planners currently on the market. For this guide we will take you through the features of the Maps app and show you an easier way to get to where you [...]

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Using Google Handwrite on Android

Using Google Handwrite on Android

Bored of searching by typing or speaking? Instead, try Handwrite (beta) on Google.com to write your search terms with your finger rather than typing the words on the keyboard. As you write, your handwritten text converts into words in the search box. Handwrite is only available on Google.com, not when you enter text in any [...]

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Phone Reviews

Samsung Galaxy S3 – Mini Review

Samsung Galaxy S3 – Mini Review

Samsung Galaxy S3 Reviewed – June 2012 OS: Android Display: 4.8in Super AMOLED Size: 137 x 71 x 86mm Weight: 133g Battery: 2100mAh Camera: 8MP, 4x Digital Zoom, 1080p Video recording The Galaxy S3 is Samsung’s flagship handset for 2012. Featuring a beautiful 4.8in HD display, a super-fast quad core processor and Android 4.0, this [...]

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Blackberry Torch 9810 Review

Blackberry Torch 9810 Review

The Blackberry Torch 9810 is a smartphone for those who want the excellent productivity tools, physical Qwerty keyboard and superb battery life that RIM’s handsets have become known for, whilst being able to enjoy the sort of touchscreen experience associated with modern mainstream smartphone handsets. Boasting a fast 1.2Ghz processor and an impressive 8Gb of [...]

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HTC Desire Review

HTC Desire Review

Following closely on the heels of the superb HTC Hero, the Desire is the phone that the iPhone 3GS should have been. Featuring everything you could want from a smartphone and more, the Desire is easily one of the best handsets we have ever seen, if not the best. The problem we had when writing this review was not finding the good features, but finding anything bad to say about HTC’s brightest star…

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App Reviews

Max Payne Mobile Review

Max Payne Mobile Review

There are some console game conversions that work perfectly on a mobile device, and there are some that don’t transfer to the smaller screen at all. Then there are those that really shouldn’t work, but surprise many by being almost as good fun on an iPhone as they were on your PC or PlayStation. In our opinion [...]

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EPOCH Review

EPOCH Review

Cover shooters are a fairly new breed of games that focus on the need to use the environment to your advantage much more than in a standard shooter. The skill of these games is not just down to how accurately you can shoot, but how well you can read the enemy and pick your moment [...]

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8 Shopping Apps for Android

8 Shopping Apps for Android

Vouchercloud Developer: Invitation Digital Ltd Times are hard for many of us at the moment. Everything seems to be going up, apart from wages, meaning that saving money wherever we can is so much more important. Many traditional magazines still carry money off coupons and vouchers, and the savvy shopper can save considerable amounts if [...]

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Smartphone News

Temple Run for Android Finally Released

After months of waiting, the iOS smash hit Temple Run has finally made it onto Android, albeit with some reports that users are experiencing some teething troubles. Temple Run for Android is free, and supposedly compatible with devices running Android 2.1 and up. There are, however, several reports of problems on devices which meet the requirements and [...]

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BlackBerry Bold 9900 Giveaway

Starting on the 22nd of March and running through to the end of May, RIM are giving anyone (well, anyone in the US or Canada) the chance to win a BlackBerry Bold 9900 simply by adding RIM to BBM on your Blackberry device and following a few simple instructions. To add RIM on BBM you [...]

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AT&T Updates HTC Vivid to ICS

US carrier AT&T have confirmed that the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the HTC Vivid is now available to its customers via Wi-Fi or PC Sync. It is thought that the Vivid is the first US smartphone to receive the 4.0 update, with AT&T being the first carrier to begin the big ICS push. Other [...]

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Other Recent Posts

9 Android Battery Saving Tips

9 Android Battery Saving Tips

| November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Increase Android Battery Life Short battery life has been a drawback of smartphones, although not just Android smartphones, for almost as long as they have been around. And the problem seems to be a never ending one. As handset manufacturers improve battery technologies and power, so more power hungry processors become the norm. Programmers get [...]

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NodeBeat – Android App

NodeBeat – Android App

| September 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

Developer: AffinityBlue There are several very good, traditional style music creation apps available for Android, one of the best being RD3 Groovebox. These apps all follow the standard track creation method of giving you scrolling grid or timeline, onto which you place samples or effects at various points in the track. This method has been [...]

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