Huawei are one of the biggest telecommunications equipment companies in the world. They are huge in China although their kit is used the world over. Chances are if you are a BT Broadband customer you are using modems build by them. Huawei make no bones about their desire to become one of the biggest smartphone manufacturers in the world, and a couple of years ago they started their assault on the European market. I reviewed the G300 and found it to be a stunning budget range phone. The Huawei Read more [...]
The season where we dust off the Monopoly and suffer a family schism when your Father answers a question wrong for the chance to complete the Trivial Pursuit pie is nearly upon us. While the traditional board game seems part of the Christmas scene, playing games on your phone or tablet is hardly conducive to family acrimony. The ironically named Cheatwell Games think they have succeeded in bridging the gap with the release of the App-Player. The idea is that you use your iPhone or Android device Read more [...]
Finally! Electronic Arts have released their classic city building game for Android. After whiling away hours on my old iPod Touch with it, I cannot wait to see what it looks like on the Galaxy Note. It’s available for £2.99 from the Android Market. Via Eurodroid.com UPDATE: Seems SimCity Deluxe is not compatible with the Samsung Galaxy Note or the Sony Ericsson Mini Pro. Seems big and small screens are out for EA… I am heartbroken! Read more [...]
Former console games giant Atari have released their Greatest Hits for Android. In fact, it looks like they have converted every single game that was released on the 2600 console via the app including our own personal favourite: Battle Zone. The app is free and comes with Missile Command, and users have the option of purchasing additional games bundled in packs of 4 at around 63p each or get all 99 games for £6.38. That’s a lot of games… The problem comes from the fantastic box art which always Read more [...]
Everyone’s favourite buxom brunette with an abnormal gymnastic ability (considering her centre of gravity) is headed to Android via the Sony Xperia Play. In a deal with games maker software house, Tomb Raider will be released this November. Head of Mobile for Square Enix Europe, Ben Cusack seems to think the Play is a platform with some momentum: “With a unique control pad and immersive graphics that enable an enriched gaming experience, Xperia PLAY is bringing a unique and exciting dimension Read more [...]
Any male child of the 90′s will remember the impact of Street Fighter. Everyone in school had it or played it and it was the reason to get an Amiga. Next to Super Mario, it is one of the most enduring gaming brands of pop culture and now it’s headed to Android. LG has managed to gain an exclusive 3 month release window for Capcom’s modern version, Street Fighter IV fire an upcoming HD phone. This is a pretty big deal if only to demonstrate that Android is ready to draw a line in the sand as Read more [...]
For Android gaming nuts, there’s a very cool new app which allows you to play games on your phone or tablet using a PlayStation 3 controller. Use a device with an HDMI out and that’s a mini games console on your TV! The only drawback is you need a rooted phone for it to work*. Check out the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGulIF85SnM&feature=player_embedded Link via Wired. * What’s a rooted phone? Well that’s different kettle of fish Read more [...]
The official AndyPad twitter stream is laying down the gauntlet ahead of the official launch in the UK of the budget Android fondle slab. They are asking for suggestions for apps to put the tablet through its paces and have invented the somewhat ballsy hash tag of #TheAndyPadCanHandleIt. Direct your suggestions to @AndyPadUK. Just don’t mention Angry Birds…think of something decent.