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BLOCK! PWA IS A POS SOLUTION IN EDGE

Taking real time payments via Bitcoin is just about impossible, as anyone versed in the cryptocurrency will know, due to the 'confirmation'...

REVIEW: TRONSMART TRIM

I get pitched power banks every week for review - and I only ever look at the best and more innovative. In this case, the Tronsmart...

 
 
 

SPOTICAST MUSIC UWP, THE REBRAND, NOW ALMOST CONTINUOUS

A mere week ago, I reported on a year of updates for 'Spoticast for Spotify' - and I do seem to have stirred the developer to action...

TOWER GAME PWA IS HARDER THAN IT LOOKS!

Yes, it's another casual one-tap PWA game, along the lines of the classic tower-building endeavour. And its harder than it looks, with...

 
 
 

HODL EVERYONE - COINHODLER PWA TRACKS YOUR CRYPTO

Who needs a dedicated UWP app to track all your crypto when there's a perfectly good solution available for free at the tap of an Edge...

CAMERA HEAD TO HEAD: LUMIA 950 XL VS SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 9

Back in April 2018, six months ago, I looked at imaging on the new Samsung Galaxy S9+ versus the champion Lumia 950 XL and concluded...

 
 
 

REVIEW: ZAGG FLEX UNIVERSAL KEYBOARD

Back in 2016 I looked at the ZAGG Pocket Keyboard , a jacket pocket solution that used multiple hinges to provide a narrow form factor...

FLIGHTS RADAR UWP GETS FLUENT DESIGN, FULL COCKPIT VIEWS, FAVOURITES

Back in July 2017, I reviewed Flights Radar UWP , aiming to show all the aircraft in the sky around you, and then I covered a new version...

 
 
 

QUARTERLY MAPS UPDATE FOR WINDOWS 10 ROLLING OUT

Offline maps updates are part and parcel of the whole 'Windows 10' system and you shouldn't be surprised that, even in the last year...

POPPY KART 2 UWP FAST AND FLUID, BUT TOUCH-ONLY CONTROLS

Back in 2013, we reviewed the original Poppy Kart game for Windows Phone 8, pronouncing it competent and challenging. And now it's...

 
 
 

PHOTO PIECES PWA IS TAPTASTICALLY HARD

Here's an interesting little casual game that requires hawk-like eyesight and very precise finger control. The idea is to drag photo...

WINDOWS 10 MOBILE UPDATES FOR '1703' AND '1709' - OCTOBER 2018

Windows 10 Mobile build 15254.538 for all phones currently running the 1709 branch is fresh out today, so go grab it now. Similarly,...

 
 
 

MICROSOFT TO-DO GETS PLANNED VIEW AND WEEKLY FIXES

Microsoft To-Do is a fabulous UWP application for phone, tablet and desktop - and beyond. It's being updated every week now and today's...

SPOTICAST FOR SPOTIFY UWP - A YEAR OF UPDATES

Spotify is one of those huge applications for other mobile platforms that never quite made it to Windows 10 Mobile as a fully fledged...

 
 
 

MINI-REVIEW: LUDO KING UWP ONLINE MULTI-PLAYER

Available as a full UWP game for all Windows 10 tablets, laptops and - relevantly here - for phones, Ludo King is a really nicely done...

DROPBOX EXPLORER BECOMES DROPBOX EXPRESS

Last covered a month ago , Dropbox's UWP application has always seemed a little 'off to one side' compared to the ambitions of the...

 
 
 

GLOBAL DEFENSE PWA - ASTEROIDS MEETS MISSILE COMMAND, IN YOUR BROWSER

We're in a new age of casual gaming now, where you don't even need a traditional app or Store to get something to play - you just go...

THE CURATED UWP APP DIRECTORY FOR WINDOWS 10 : OCTOBER 2018 UPDATE

This is the latest update to the AAWP directory of curated UWP applications, those with native Windows 10 UI and which support different...

 
 
 

THE WILEYFOX PRO GETS MARKETING PUSH AND GOOD USER REVIEWS

As the last Windows phone manufacturer still standing, I've been keeping a close watch on the Wileyfox Pro smartphone. It now seems...

MEDIBOT: VIRUS PLAGUE - UNIVERSE PANDEMIC UWP IS SCARILY HARD

Yes, MediBot: Virus Plague - Universe Pandemic is the full game title and it's scarily hard. Or maybe you just have to be a qualified...

 
 
 



MTV is bringing back 'The Real World' for Facebook Watch, and will let the...

MTV is bringing back 'The Real World' for Facebook Watch, and will let the audience vote on the direction of the show

Viacom's MTV Studios and Bunim/Murray Productions are co-producing three seasons of Real World specifically for Facebook Watch. The Real World's last season aired on TV between... Read more ...

Huawei officially launches EMUI 9.0 beta for 9 phones

Huawei officially launches EMUI 9.0 beta for 9 phones

Huawei officially announced the launch of the beta program for EMUI 9.0, based on Android Pie. The company took it to Twitter to say which devices will be the first to receive... Read more ...

Kindle Paperwhite: une nouvelle version sur Amazon

Kindle Paperwhite:  une nouvelle version sur Amazon

La liseuse phare du libraire se renouvelle avec une résistance à l'eau. Read more ...

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Performance Measured: Good But Not Best

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Performance Measured: Good But Not Best

There have been too many speculations concerning the upcoming beast from Huawei. But we began receiving genuine information only recently when this phone spotted in various... Read more ...

Where's Our Soulcalibur VI Review?

Where's Our Soulcalibur VI Review?

The review embargo for Soulcalibur VI is up, but without seeing its online infrastructure on live servers, I'm not ready to give my final verdict on the game just yet. However... Read more ...

Huawei and Leica's monochrome lens is dead, so we celebrate its life

Huawei and Leica's monochrome lens is dead, so we celebrate its life

The Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro do not have a dedicated monochrome camera lens, unlike the P20 Pro, and various Huawei and Leica phones before it. It's the end of an era... Read more ...

SoulCalibur VI Chronicle Of Souls - Kilik's Cinematic Story and Lore

SoulCalibur VI Chronicle Of Souls - Kilik's Cinematic Story and Lore

In Kilik's Chronicle of Souls 2, explore the Ling-Sheng Su Tragedy, as Kilik struggles to combat the Evil Seed and faces unspeakable loss. SoulCalibur VI is available on... Read more ...

SoulCalibur 6 Review - Transcending History

SoulCalibur 6 Review - Transcending History

What truly distinguishes SoulCalibur from its genre contemporaries is a pervading sense of adventure. It tells a grand tale of knights and ninjas, axe-wielding goliaths and... Read more ...

Huawei Mate 20 Pro and Mate 20 arrive to steal iPhone XS' thunder

Huawei Mate 20 Pro and Mate 20 arrive to steal iPhone XS' thunder

If you're a fan of a premium smartphone, chances are you're charting the rise of the new Huawei breed of smartphones with interest - and the new Huawei Mate 20 Pro and Mate 20... Read more ...

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 shows up on Geekbench running Android 8.1 Oreo

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 shows up on Geekbench running Android 8.1 Oreo

Xiaomi is all set to launch the follow-up to the Black Shark gaming smartphone released in April this year - it has an official landing page up, it has the TENAA clearance and... Read more ...