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Ocean Hunt : An Addictive Arcade Game for Android

Ocean Hunt by app developer Won-O-Soft is an addictive arcade game where players turn into hunters in an underwater environment. It is fast-paced, features catchy tunes, poses a lot of challenges at every turn and, no doubt about it, provides hours of fun. The game play is relatively easy to learn and it won’t be difficult to get the hang of it. Mastering it, however, is going to be quite harder, since there has to be a strategy in place, consisting of precise timing, and the right speed or pace. Ocean Hunt Game Review In Ocean Hunt, every player will aim to become the “ultimate ocean hunter”, reeling in the big fish from the deep. Using a spear, players will shoot at the different types of fish passing or swimming in the water below. Once a spear “catches” a fish, use the Turn Reel system to reel it in, and…

Score Alarm is Your Perfect Score Tracker App for Android

If you’re a sports junkie and just can’t stay away from keeping tabs on how your favorite teams and players are faring, you probably have an app stationed on your Android device to give you first hand information on the latest events and happenings. However, if you want more than just the usual offering of sports scores, such as notifications on when your team has scored a goal or if your team player has picked up a red card, you’ll need a cooler app, one called Score Alarm. Score Alarm App Review Score Alarm for Android brings you the sporting schedules and stats on 19 sports from soccer, ice hockey and tennis to handball, baseball and badminton. There are some peculiar sports such as bandy and floorball thrown in for good measure. The Home screen is a tabbed interface listing the games that are scheduled to happen today and tomorrow…

Fun Android Games That You Ought to Have Played in April

April saw a bunch of fun Android games hitting the Play Store. We have put together a collection of some of the games that we enjoyed playing. If you happened to miss any of these games, do check them out. And don’t forget to tell us which game you enjoyed playing this month and why in our comments section. Fun Android Games Launched in April XCOM Enemy Unknown When the threat from an unknown enemy arises, Earth’s governments unite to form an elite paramilitary organization, known as XCOM. You play the commander of XCOM who must create an operational base, research alien technologies, plan combat missions, and lead your soldiers in intense battles against a terrifying alien invasion. This console and PC game hasn’t received the port treatment and therefore players can enjoy a full fledged game designed for Android. This is a graphically rich game so make sure you…

Mailbox for Android is an Efficient, Easy-to-Use Email Management App

Mailbox is an email client that made its name in the iOS platform and came into the spotlight when Dropbox acquired it for around $100 million in 2013. Dropbox has promptly put together an app for Android users and made it available on the Play Store for the price of free. If you are not too happy with your current mobile email clients, check out Mailbox. You may be pleasantly surprised. Mailbox for Android Review To start using Mailbox, you will first need to download the app from Google Play and sign in using your Dropbox credentials. At present, you can only add Gmail and iCloud accounts but there is a proposal to include Outlook and Yahoo in the coming updates. Once you sync your respective accounts, you’ll get a interactive guide around the various gesture features of the app. There are four principal swipes. You can swipe to the…

Photo Lab App is a Fun and Creative Photo Editor for Android

One of the most fun things we can do with the photos we capture on our smartphones is add some groovy effects to it. There are plenty of photo editing apps on the Play store that offer options to turn your photos into something magical. Photo Lab is one such app  that has by far some of the most versatile and amazing collection of effects. In fact they have over 555 effects that are truly good that you may want to try every one of them once you get started. Photo Lab Review Photo Lab is free to download, but not all effects are available for free. But there are enough free ones to try. You can access the Pro features by paying $3.99. The Home page of the app is a tabbed area that displays Popular, Categories, Seasonal and Favorites. The categories are displayed in a card like format…

5 Twitter App Alternatives for your Android

If Twitter is one of the most active social media platforms that you engage in, you most likely already have the official version on your Android smartphone as well. Although the official app is good, it is not the most intuitive one around and having used it and then gravitated to other third party applications, I can say that the original app certainly needs more work. If you’ve been struggling to get more meaningful data out of the official Twitter app, here are five alternatives worth noting. Twitter App Alternatives for your Android TweetCaster Easily my favorite Twitter app alternative, Tweetcaster is a fantastic app that lets you quickly identify your mentions, direct activity, trending topics, follow suggestions and more. What’s more, it offers a simple and clean way to manage multiple Twitter accounts and a wealth of features that include smart filters, color coding tweets, silencing unwanted tweets, adding…

How to Track Your Lost Android Smartphone

iPhone users have long been familiar with the Find my iPhone feature which enables owners of the phone to track their devices if they happened to misplace it or if it was stolen. Android users were long without such a feature but with the introduction of the Android Device Manager that grouse has been assuaged. The Android Device Manager lets users not only track lost Android phones and change passwords or remotely erase the data. Haven’t set up your GPS enabled Android smartphone or tablet with this feature yet? Here’s what you have to do. How to Track Lost Android Smartphones 1. Head over to the Android Device Manager Page (http://www.google.com/android/devicemanager) and sign in using your Google account. Next, accept the request to let Google determine your location. 2. The page will attempt to contact your Android device. Ensure that you have location services enabled on your phone. Only then…

Top Android and iOS Games to Play This Week

The New Year started off on a bright note for smartphone gamers with plenty of fantastic games making their way onto Android and iOS platforms. In this post, we take a look at the some of the recent releases that you are sure to enjoy playing. Top Android and iOS Games to Play This Week Shadow Blade Shadow Blade from Crescent Moon Games and Dead Mage Games is a Ninja action platformer where you play a young man named Kuro who goes in search of the ninja master who will help him to become the ultimate: Shadow Blade. If you are looking for fast paced action, deep combat play, and plenty of satisfaction, Shadow Blade is a must have. Read our review here. Price: $1.99 Download from App Store (iOS) Marvel Run Jump Smash If you are a sucker for superhero games you’ll find sheer joy to find them all…

5 iOS and Android Games to Play this Weekend

A new year has arrived and mobile game developers have been a busy lot, releasing fresh new games on the App Store and on the Play Store for us to start enjoying right away. We take a look at some of the interesting games that launched this year and are worth checking out this weekend. Top iOS and Android Games to Play This Weekend Sonic and All Stars Racing Transformed Sonic the hedgehog and his buddies are back with more fun racing action, this time on vehicles that transform from cars into planes and boats as the races take to the skies and waters. There’s Facebook integration and multiplayer capabilities to challenge your friends as you compete for the finish line. Sonic and All Stars Racing Transformed is available on Android and iOS for $4.99. On Android On iOS Farm Heroes Saga From the makers of Candy Crush Saga comes…

10 Most Anticipated iOS and Android Games to Look Forward to in 2014

Now that 2013 has come to an end, we have another 12 months of great mobile gaming to look forward to this year. We take a look at ten of the most anticipated iOS and Android games we can expect to see in the coming months and days. Most Anticipated iOS and Android Games for 2014 Tales from the Borderlands Award winning developer and publisher Telltale Games are teaming up with developers Gearbox Software and publishers 2K to unleash Tales from the Borderlands onto mobile devices. The game will expand on the characters seen from the world of Pandora (Borderlands 2) as well as introduce new characters in its story driven game play. Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath Just Add Water’s classic shooter game brings Stranger a bounty hunter who captures outlaws to collect moolah that he needs for a mysterious surgical procedure. However, in the process, Stranger discovers that there are…

10 Best Free Alternatives to Paid Android Apps

There are often free alternatives to paid apps, as there are a lot of Android apps out there so there are bound to be repeats. There are also three apps on this list that have a free version of their own app. Here are the ten best free alternatives to the most used paid Android apps. Best Free Alternatives to Paid Android Apps 1. Beautiful Widgets Pro with Free App This is a free version of the paid Beautiful Widgets Pro app. The paid version gives you more options with regards to your widgets. If you like lots of widget customizations and themes, then you can always upgrade to the paid version at a later date. 2. PowerAMP with Winamp There is a more popular paid version of Winamp, but you can find a free version too and it has a lot of the features that PowerAMP makes you pay…

The Best Android Phablets That Money Can Buy This October

Phablets are those big little devices that are too small to be a tablet yet too big to be a smartphone and yet possess nearly the same characteristics as the two. Mobile makers are starting to take them seriously even if many of us are not. According to the Guardian, phablets are a huge hit in Asia, particularly India and China with an IDC report confirming that 25.2m phablets were shipped in the Asia-Pacific region (excluding Japan), compared to 12.6m tablets and 12.7m portable PCs. Analysts have even gone on to say that 2013 may in fact be the year of the phablets. In this post we take a look at five of the best Android phablets in the market today. Best Android Phablets in the Market Today Samsung Galaxy Note 3 The Galaxy Note 3 is by far the best phablet in the market today. It’s got superior specs, comes…

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