In security news, top dog cruelty app Dog Wars – now deleted from Android Market and every other right thinking app store in the world – has been hacked by PETA, or rather an old version of it has, according to Symantec.
Howstuffworks is now a mighty global brand. Created in 1998, it’s grown into a multi-platform ‘edutainment’ behemoth. And now it’s made its way onto Android by virtue of a free app that puts a whole lot of knowledge in the palm of your small but perfectly formed hands.
Anxious to ascertain your accelerometer’s accuracy? Wondering whether your wifi is wanting? Curious about your camera’s calibration? Then you need Z-DeviceTest, an app that allows amateur aficionados to analyse the areas of their Android’s arsenal that require attention. And learn alliteration, it seems…
Groupon is a free-to-download Android vouchers app which specialises in offering daily localised bargains for you to fritter your savings on. If spending £79 on an ‘authentic full Moroccan Hammam Experience at Casa Spa’ strikes you as great value for money, then chances are the Groupon app will do too.
Mouse Island was a peaceful place. It was a joyous place. A place of hope and happiness. Until Captain Cat stole the Big Cheese that is. Yep, seriously. As a mouse you must negotiate the numerous levels, infested with stinging, spiky bees, magic pegs that you can swing from, and bouncy birds to, well, bounce on while trying to rescue the cheese from Captain Cat at the end of each level. Honestly, it’s better than it sounds.
Baseball Superstars II, like Homerun Battle 3D is not your typical baseball simulation. But unlike Homerun, BBSII isn’t just about hitting as many home runs as possible, preferring to deal with the game in far more depth. You pitch, you bat, and you make strategic decisions about how your team, and its players, play the game. Naturally, if you’re short on time, you can just crack as many balls into the crowd as possible, but there’s much more to the game than simply that.