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Reviews
Sonic Jump Fever

By Jorge Figueiredo - July 20th, 2014

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Sonic Jump Fever, a free-to-play title from SEGA (available for Android and iOS), is a jumping platformer in which you guide your character ever upwards. The title is similar to Doodle Jump, albeit with a bit more flash. It can be fun at times, but the ever-looming micro-transactions have a tendency to dampen one’s enjoyment.

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Reviews
Kiwaka

By Jorge Figueiredo - July 19th, 2014

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Recently, I reviewed an eBook called Kiwaka Story (by international mobile app developer LANDKA). The plot of the eBook revolved around four interesting animals from Africa and their quest to learn about the stars (specifically, the constellations). LANDKA has created a game (designed for iPod, iPhone and iPad) called Kiwaka, that acts as a spiritual companion to the eBook. The game is not built for the hardcore gamer; but it is a very cool way to learn about the constellations – especially if you have kids.

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Reviews
Kiwaka Story

By Jorge Figueiredo - July 17th, 2014

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Smallest Thumbs and I are suckers for a good story. Kiwaka Story, an eBook from international mobile app company LANDKA, tells a tale that can be enjoyed by the whole family. This app, which is designed for iPod, iPhone and iPad, is entertaining and educational.

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Worth iTrying
Cookie Dunk Dunk

By Jorge Figueiredo - July 4th, 2014

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Seven Gun Games’ Cookie Dunk Dunk is the latest in the free-to-play “match-three” game space. Its fun and addictive game-play is enhanced by great visuals. However, the repetitive nature of some of the audio and the steep difficulty curve balance out the good stuff, giving the overall experience a challenging and, at times, a frustrating feel. Still, the game can be fun and addictive if you like this style of play – especially with such high production value.

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Reviews
Nomad
ChargeKeys

By Jorge Figueiredo - June 13th, 2014

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The other day, I wrote about the Nomad ChargeCard, a way of carrying around a charging cable in your wallet. It’s a nice solution, granting flexibility and durability – all in a small package. That being said, I have to admit that when it comes to portable cabling, Nomad’s ChargeKeys get my vote, hands down.

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Reviews
Nomad
ChargeCards

By Jorge Figueiredo - June 9th, 2014

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Everyone has love/hate relationship with their hand-held devices – mostly due to the fact that battery life is not infinite. There are many solutions to ensure that you don’t get stranded without juice, such as carrying around a wall adapter or a portable battery – but these solutions (unless it’s a small portable battery) can be pretty bulky. More and more places offer customers the ability to charge their devices (installing electrical outlets with USB ports and so on) – however not all of them actually have charge cables available (or ones that will work with your phone). The folks at Nomad have worked out something of a solution that will allow you to always have the ability to charge your device using any available USB port. Meet the ChargeCard.

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Worth i-Trying
Soccer Rally 2
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By Dave McLean - June 5th, 2014

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My second favourite thing about IceFlame’s Soccer Rally 2 is that it treats a ludicrous premise (playing soccer with cars) in a serious and dramatic manner. It offers beautifully-detailed vehicles that are highly customizable and handle like the real deal. And it hypes-up each match with a cinematic camera that sweeps across the field and then cuts back and forth between both vehicles as if you’re witnessing the face-off between the bitterest of rivals. It’s a game far more exciting than it has any right to be – thanks to this and to my number one favourite thing about the game: the soundtrack. It’s filled with high-energy dance and electronica which is so much fun that the game is worth downloading just for the music alone. I would give Atari’s E.T. game a good review if it had the same soundtrack.

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