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Android: Arcane Legends – World of Warcraft for Android?

When talking about a multi-player on-line RPG, it's hard not to draw comparison to World of Warcraft.  WoW, the game and social experience is very much a benchmark for any other title of the same genre.  WoW does have its critics and those... Continue Reading →

Android Review: Defence Zone 2

Released on 10th January 2013 is Defence Zone 2 for the Android platform which I'll be taking look at today. Defence Zone 2 is the work of Artem Kotov and interestingly the game promises a Linux release in the future. You... Continue Reading →

Android Review: Zookeeper Battle

After accepting a phone upgrade from my service provider, I decided to embark on a mission of investigating some new Android software and for the first time found myself genuinely keen to download a game.  The game in question -... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Surface midnight release – Seriously?

One thing Microsoft has is a thick skin.  Over the last few years they have put me in mind of that person probably most of us know.  The one who whilst doesn't get invited to parties always manages to invite... Continue Reading →

APP FOCUS: Blowtorch 1.1.3 for Android & a consideration of MUD

I am encouraged by the the release of ebook readers and their massive popularity.  As readers of this blog and listeners to the audio-cast will know, I am not a big fan of TV & Film, infact if it wasn't... Continue Reading →

Operation Student – Microsoft tries to drum up interest in the ailing WP7?

In a move perhaps highlighting two separate points I've made on numerous occassions, it is being reported that Microsoft is to invest $24 million in a project designed to encourage Windows Mobile Development in university. The "creatively" named AppCampus is... Continue Reading →

It can’t be! – The tablet hit with consumers!

... it will be Windows Phone 7 hell for Windows tablets when they finally have a real showing. Certain tech "experts" dismissed them, they said the tablet form factor would never replace the desktop. Whilst this could be put down to... Continue Reading →

UK Government going ahead with Open Source

Intellect 2012 Open source and open standards are the direction for UK government IT, the civil servant leading the government's technology change agenda has said. Source: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/02/10/open_source_government/ More often than not, the UK governments grasp on technology/software is rather vague to say... Continue Reading →

Like Father like Son (or Like Phone like Tablet)

"Mighty" Microsoft is due to announce its Windows 8 (enabled for tablets), which is rumoured to flop onto the scene on the Tablet form factor in around 12 months time.  As with Smart-phones, the once mighty Microsoft (who now seems... Continue Reading →

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