If you are a recreational tennis player, chances are you wish you could improve your game but lack the time and/or money to join a club and get a coach. But now with MyTennisCam, you can simply mount a camera, switch it on and start playing! This IndieGoGo project promises to provide feedback and analytics to help you play better.Read more
G5 has been offering a free game weekly, and this week it is Totem Tribe Gold. I reviewed it for iPad, saying the story is “engaging and the characters are fun” and it’s “a blast to play, fun and a blast to play, fast paced yet casual all at once.” Now G5 Makes Totem Tribe Gold Free on allRead more
G5 has been offering a free game weekly, and this week it is the adventure game Royal Trouble: Hidden Adventure. I reviewed it for iPad, saying it’s “an entirely different sort of casual adventure game – and an absolute blast that you simply MUST try”. Now G5 Makes Royal Trouble Hidden Adventure Free on all platforms!Read more
Google’s ubiquitous social network Google+ gets a picture editing update which allows for adding high dynamic range (HDR) effects to a single image, with a single click. HDR Scape is currently available in the Snapseed apps for Android and iOS and today you can use it in Google+ by editing a photo and clicking HDR SCAPE in the right corner.
Candy Crush Saga developer King made waves recently by trademarking the word “candy” in Europe. Yes, it’s just as ridiculous as it sounds. Several European game developers have banded together in a protest of sorts called Candy Jam, in which they are writing games involving the word “candy” for two weeks. You can read more about it here.Read more
G5 offers a free game weekly, but this week they are offering TWO! Across multiple platforms you can get award-winning detective adventure Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill and beloved city-builder Build-a-lot 3: Passport to Europe on iOS, Google Play, Kindle Fire. You can also get Special Enquiry Detail: Engaged to Kill for FREE on the Mac this week!Read more
The UE BOOM from Logitech is one of the standout portable Bluetooth speakers we have had the chance to review. The $199.99 speaker looks great, is tough as nails and, best of all, sounds awesome. Check out our review here and update news here. Just in time for Valentines Day you can customize the speaker.Read more
G5 offers a free game weekly, this week the hidden object game Abyss: The Wraiths of Eden. I reviewed it for iPad, saying it’s “solid fun with a decent story and loads of fun that will last at least a few hours and still have you wanting to explore the extras.”. Now G5 Makes Abyss the Wraiths of EdenRead more
After some initial bumps in the launch road where their application was unavailable for a little while, Beats Music appears to be back to accepting new members. The initial free trial period is 7 days though AT&T customers can obtain a 30 day or 3 month trial at no cost provided the fee is billed to your AT&T account.
Last night I noticed that my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 on AT&T was eligible to be used with the carrier’s new ISIS payment service. So far as I can tell ISIS, a joint venture of AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile, operates very similar to Google Wallet. You create an account, add money, then you can spend it via your smartphone
G5 offers a free game weekly, this week it’s city-building/time management game Build It! Miami Beach Resort. I reviewed it for iPad, saying it “stands on its own quite solidly as something worth checking out”. If you haven’t played yet, get it now as G5 Gives Away Build It! Miami Beach Resort on iOS and Android for Free ThisRead more
My iPhone-shopping brother-in-law wrote, “I think I know the answer, but is 32GB enough capacity for normal users? I do not have tremendous amounts of data and generally don’t store much in the way of videos.” iPhone storage capacity is a potential issue, but it is one that’s easily resolved thanks to the SanDisk Connect Wireless Flash Drive.Read more
G5 has been offering a free game each week, this week offering the excellent crime-drama mystery Special Enquiry Detail: The Hand that Feeds. I originally reviewed it for iPad, saying the “best stories are filled with memorable characters, and that is true here.”, calling it “one of the best ‘casual’ games I’ve played”. Now it is free on allRead more
The other day the local youth bureau called asking if my kids could help an older person set up a universal remote for multiple devices – and they declined because I was the only one in our house who knew our system! This is true for millions, making it great news as Blumoo Home Audio Remote Debuts at CES 2014!Read more
G5 Has been offering a free game each week, this week offering a great paranormal hidden-object game release – Spirit Walkers. I reviewed this for the iPad, saying a favorite thing was “travel in time and dimension in order to unravel the complete mystery.”, and calling it “neither a gimmick nor an afterthought”. Now it is free on allRead more
G5 Has been offering a free game each week, and this week they are offering a great recent release – Where Angels Cry. I reviewed this for multiple platforms starting with the iPad, saying a favorite thing was “the mystery continues throughout the game, and remains interesting”, and calling it “an intriguing experience”. Now it is free on allRead more
Back in 2011 Wadjet Eye Games released Gemini Rue for PC, a sci-fi dystopian adventure with intriguing story and characters. Earlier this year they released the game for iOS devices to acclaim, and now it is available for Android through newly launched Humble Bundle 8! Loved it on iOS, and it remains one of the best mobile games thisRead more
While not the best story-based hidden object game this year, Dark Arcana: The Carnival is a solid and intriguing game full of solid puzzle and adventure elements. The story is chilling and there are several hours of gameplay across three difficulties to challenge you. And now through December 29th G5 is giving the game away FREE on all platforms!Read more
While some folks express concerns about royalty payouts and business models, the reality is that people love Spotify because it allows them to listen to the music they want to when, where and how they want. And today they are announcing ways that even more people can enjoy the service, and an expansion of the free service for tablet users.
Hale Devices, Joe Born’s newest venture, successfully kick-started the Hale Dreamer via Kickstarter. The Hale Dreamer is an extension of the work that Joe and his team did on the Digital Innovations Speaker Dock. Thanks to the work on that dock, Joe and his team have put together the best alarm dock available for Andrioid devices.Read more
When http://geardiary.com/2012/09/06/nightmares-from-the-deep-the-cursed-heart-collectors-edition-hd-for-ipad-review/">I reviewed Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart Collector’s Edition on the iPad last year I praised the game, saying the “seamless integration of hidden object areas, mixed scenes and puzzles flows better than in most genre games”. This week only G5 entertainment is giving the game away for FREE on all platforms!
Spacetime Games is on a roll, releasing multiplayer games for iOS and Android across genres that are free to try and a blast to play. The latest of these games is Battle Command. It uses a standard build, battle, enhance format, followed by upgrades and so on. And while it is familiar – it is a blast to play!
I reviewed Red Crow Mysteries: Legion for iOS and Mac earlier this year, praising it for “wrapping together solid adventure game elements and a story worth following”. The game has since been released on Android, Kindle Fire and Nook. Even better, for this week only G5 Entertainment is giving the game away for free on all platforms!
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This weekend only, from Friday November 29th – Sunday December 1st, Amazon is giving away 9 Android games through their Facebook page, which links over to the AppStore. The apps include the regular and tablet editions of Angry Birds Space, Fruit Ninja (Ad Free), the excellent port of Sonic the Hedgehog and more! Check it out!Read more
Thanksgiving weekend is famous for a turkey-induced state of lethargy, manic shopping craziness, and most recently an onslaught of digital video game sales. To that end G5 Entertainment is having a huge sale all weekend long on some of their most popular games, and across all platforms! Personal favorites include the ‘Letters from Nowhere’ and ‘Special Enquiry Detail’ games.