Here comes (yet) another streaming music application. It does everything that all the other streaming music applications do (with some wrinkles), it looks quite nice, and it gets the job done. In a market with a number of solutions, Deezer's only issue is that some of its features are geographically locked out.
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File Transfer Protocol, or FTP for short, is an old school way of moving files from one computer to another. While most people will never need to use it, some of us do. So, having a device without that capability can be a stumbling block. If you’ve needed an FTP client on your Symbian^3 device, then Toad FTP might be what you’re looking for. Let’s see how it performs.
The Wall Street Journal is a well known publication, one which is trying to find a way through the new age of content distribution. While the options for how to do that with Symbian are limited, it looks like they might just have found a way. The Wall Street Journal app brings both free and paid for content to your Symbian device. Read on to find out how well it works.
Developers SwanAngel promise a lot in the Ovi Store description of their latest game: "[IronPlane] is a arcade shooter where you take control of a advanced aircraft and fight aliens in different worlds." If only they could design an arcade game that's as slick and skilled as their copywriters, they might have a hit on their hands.
What happens if you decide to make a mobile version of Worms? By that, I don't mean you simply transpose the code from a platform version to the device, with everything intact (see here), because while you have a perfect copy of the game, it's not been designed with a mobile user in mind. But that's about to change with Jelly Wars.
Not content with creating the rather super Real Golf 2011 HD, Gameloft has come up with a quirky sister game. Let's Golf! 2 HD takes the same golf engine, morphs the graphics into a trademark cartoon/manga style, adds outrageously themed hole designs and even endows each of the 8 different golfers with special powers.... The result is still golf, but not quite as you're used to seeing it. On the other hand, there are core improvements here and enough eye candy here to give you cavities!
Never trust anyone that updates Shakespeare for the kids. Does that hold true for classics like Monopoly? Let's find out as EA Mobile bring "Monopoly U Build", with hexagonal boards, new buildings, and a lot more cash (millions!) to the smartphone gaming world.
Remember the good old days when handheld gaming was synonymous with sliding block puzzles? That’s a trend that has never gone away, as evidenced by Dragon’s Lore, a puzzle game that draws from the classic Columns genre and brings it into the third dimension, along with a bunch of other tricks. Read on to find out how well the formula works.
Poker online has seen an explosion of interest and now the phenomenon has come to Symbian with Magmic's Texas Hold 'em King Live. Letting you play against opponents round the world, could this be the poker game to sate the 'big binds' in the smartphone world? I'm not so sure.
The Nokia N9's SwipeUI is probably the biggest user interface innovation in the mobile industry this year. The gesture driven system has had many a geek looking on with envy. So much so that it seems to have inspired DzSoft to create GoToMenu for touch enabled Symbian devices. Read on to find out how well this approach works when grafted on top of the older Symbian touch UI.