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Showing posts from April, 2015

FaceApp - despite the controversy there's a reason it is popular!

FaceApp is high in the ranks of then Google Play store at the moment, and despite the controversies of white-washing, there's a reason. In short, it's really fun, simple to use and an all round well-designed app that has some great filters and effects.
The purpose of the app is simple - simply load it up, take a photo, play with a few dials and then before you know it there's your desired outcome - whether it be a new gender, a younger self, an older self - etc. You name it - FaceApp can do it.
Check it out today, it's one of those apps well worth downloading and spending a few minutes with!

Dot Heroes: Woop Woop Ninja

Today's app of the day is Dot Heroes: Woop Woop Ninja.

The mobile gaming platform is amazing for bringing to light new genres of games. With touchscreens, new and innovative styles of gaming are created on seemingly a weekly basis, whether it be Angry Birds, Flappy Birds, 2048, dots - the list goes on and on and on. What is less unique is for a mobile game to take an existing genre and recreate it in a way that is better in every way than the original - and then successfully smash it together with another genre.

A complicated intro I know, but the point I am trying to makes relates directly to Dot Heroes: Woop Woop Ninja, which takes the classic game play of Flappy Birds, mixes it with a turn based battle system, throws in a good mixture of RPG elements, and in the process, creates an entirely new type of mobile game - and a great one at that.

The concept is simple but surprisingly deep. For every 'gate' you pass during the Flappy Bird component of the game, you earn a star. …

Smart Utlities

Today's app of the day is Smart Utilities.

One of the prevalent trends in the world of mobile apps is the movement away from "all-in-one" apps. Look at the split of Facebook and messenger as a prime example. Similar trends can be seen with the split of Google docs into multiple parts and the split of Google plus and Google photos. I for one am not a fan as it invariably results in an absolute clutter of applications on your device that become more and more difficult to manage.

Smart Utilities is a positive step in reversing that trend - combining 20 or 30 fully featured apps into a single neat package. Installing Smart Utilities has allowed me to remove countless apps from phone - reducing clutter, confusion and importantly saving space. Best of all, I now have a simple unified experience across a wide variety of my phone's functions which makes it far easier to navigate through the most used features of my device. Smart utilities looks great and it works equally as we…