Author Archives: John Hoff


Gesture Controller lets you open apps with, err, gestures

There are developers out there who are trying to send tactile and physical buttons out to oblivion, making everything contactless, and running everything via voice and gestures. This new app, unimaginatively called Gesture Controller, is one of the large number of apps in the Google Play Store that allow you to start apps with gestures.

Slayin for Android is an endless RPG to test your gaming skills

For a game to be successful these days, you would think that it would take some kick-ass graphics and complicated gameplay. But really, sometimes it just takes a simple gaming proposition – you play as a hero, you go defeat the baddies. Over and over again. Well, that last point is an addition to a simple formula by a game called “Slayin” – once only for iOS but now on Android. It’s an endless RPG.

Google welcomes April Fools with Google Maps Pacman invasion

Trust Google to always be creative in the way they celebrate online events. April Fools is such a big thing on the internet right now that it’s quite impossible for Google not to do something, as they have done for the past few years. This morning, the mothership started the cute prank early, with respect to time zones who were already on April 1st – this particular one involved our favorite pellet-chomping video game hero Pacman.

All My Gods is a city building game with a Roman twist

There’s a lot to be said about some people’s fascination to become “gods”, to have control over the fate of cities and worlds. Thankfully, we don’t have to go that deep in this article – but only that the Android platform allows some of that to an extent. “All My Gods” is a new game which allows you to practice city building powers as a Roman god.

ASUS launches Zenfone 2 in Europe

It was not a question really of if it would happen, it was more of when it would happen – and that day has arrived for ASUS to launch its new flagship phone the Zenfone 2 in Europe. Still buzzing from the record sales of its original Zenfone series – selling around 10 million units globally – ASUS is raring to see if people in Europe will take to the new improved flagship as well, having sold most of its units in Asia.
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