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29
Nov
2014

TESCO hudl 2 Review – Inexpensive Doesn’t Mean Cheap and Nasty [VIDEO]

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There is nothing really cheap about the TESCO hudl 2 tablet, except its price! The market is flooded with inexpensive Android based tablets, this being TESCO’s second release and a very impressive one at that.

27
Aug
2013

Simon the Sorcerer Now Available for Android – Includes my Enhanced Music

Simon the Sorcerer on Android
The classic point and click adventure game Simon the Sorcerer is already available for users of iOS, however a new Android version has just appeared featuring my version of the soundtrack as part of my ScummVM Music Enhancement Project.

In the last 20 years, the ‘Simon the Sorcerer’ game series has made millions of players fall in love with Simon. Now you can relive the renowned original adventure in a whole new way, exclusively on Android!
Simon the Sorcerer – Google Play

21
Apr
2013

App Creation #55 – App Design – Location & Environment

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Understanding the location and environment your app will be utilised in is extremely important when considering functionality.

10
Apr
2013

My Created Chiptune Track – Using Free Samples from eJay Pure [VIDEO]

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eJay is back, however this time possibly appearing on iOS and Android mobile platforms if a Kickstarter campaign to raise £150,000 by Thursday Apr 25, 8:31am BST is successful.

As part of the funding incentive, they are releasing samples for free at various points in the campaign. On this occasion, a selection of video game retro type loops containing bass, drums, FX and more to play around with.

31
Mar
2013

App Creation #54 – App Design – User Interface

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Each operating system will have its own distinct look and feel. Graphics and navigational methods will vary between competing formats and your challenge is to replicate this experience throughout your own app wherever possible.

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People who use app capable devices are not always your typical technological stereo-type. The portrayal of nerds and geeks have been associated with technology enthusiasts for many years. More recently with the widespread appeal of gadgetry, talking about the world of transistors, capacitors and diodes can even be classed as ‘cool’ by the very same people who a decade ago would have scoffed at the thought.