726483 avanquest puzzle gamPuzzles in Various Locations

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Nov 13, 2013
It is time to grab your virtual passport as you travel to four different locations and test your puzzle solving skills.

731825 kobo aura Koba Aura Book Reader

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Nov 13, 2013
This is the smaller SD version of the Kobo HD that was launched earlier this year. Can this smaller device match what it offered, or does it launch offer even more as it has at least one feature that I have not noticed in other readers.

727702 Edifier M1380 2.1 Multimedia Audio Speaker SysteEdifer M1380

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Nov 10, 2013
Recently I have reviewed, Wireless speakers, Bluetooth speakers, Wired and Wireless speakers, now a 2.1 speaker set that is totally wired, even the control (I nearly said remote control) is wired so if you like everything wired….

725850 avanquest experiment 2 gamA Return to Experiment

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Nov 6, 2013
This next title mixes match-3 game play action with a storyline based on royal princes looking to take over their father’s kingdom.

725814 edifier bric connecEdifier Bric Connect

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Nov 5, 2013
Although our various mobile devices can play music, they often need help to produce quality audio. This next product offers to help.

727316 Libratone Speaker Standard Lounge Airplay VersioLibratone Lounge

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Nov 1, 2013
If you really want to improve the sound quality of your Apple device you need external sound, here is perhaps the widest single speaker unit I have looked at. From the same people that the recently reviewed Libratone Zipp came from, but bigger, much bigger.

725813 alawar The Treasures of Montezuma The Treasures of Montezuma 4

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Oct 30, 2013
You can not keep an n Emperor down for long especially when his name is Montezuma. As a result Alawar has announced the release of the latest episode of one of the company’s most popular franchises with the arrival of The Treasures of Montezuma 4. This time, however, the Emperor takes a back seat as the game is more to do with his beloved Anakaona.
After my recent tests with a soundbar from Sandstrom, I am looking at another unit from another manufacturer, this time Samsung and this unit comes with a Wireless sub woofer to beef the bass up even more than the single unit.

723414 avanquest Caribbean JeweA Piratical Puzzle

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Oct 26, 2013
It is time to join up with a band of pirates. I am, of course, referring to the type of pirates who sailed the seven seas in the vicinity of the Caribbean in years gone by as they preyed on merchant vessels and, according to Jack Sparrow, lived by the Pirate Code. This particular band of pirates, led by their charismatic leader, Captain Salty, inhabits the TAG Publishing title of Caribbean Jewel available from GSP.

723403 Kobo Aura HD eReader A New Kobo Aura

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Oct 24, 2013
Back in April of this year, Kobo raised the bar on screen quality with the release of its Kobo Aura HD product. This model featured a 6.8-inch WXGA+ Pearl E Ink touch screen with a resolution of 1440 x 1080. Now Kobo has produced another model in the Aura family but this time without the HD capability. This latest product is being pitched against the new Kindle Paperwhite offering

723402 focus mysteries secrets shadowMysteries, Secrets & Shadows

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Oct 23, 2013
Focus Multimedia has brought together three titles described as “The Best of Big Fish Mysteries” in a triple pack entitled Mysteries, Secrets & Shadows. The three titles are Grim Façade Sinister Obsession, Secrets of the Dark Eclipse Mountain and The Theatre of Shadows As You Wish. All three games belong to the Hidden Object Adventure genre and will need to be installed individually from a basic front end.

720699 focus the hidden mystery collectivHidden Mystery Two-Game Pack

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Oct 19, 2013
As part of its Hidden Mystery Collectives series, Focus Multimedia has come up with another 2-game pack. This time the two titles are Mystery of Another World and The Noise She Couldn’t Make from the Big Fish Games Surface series. In both cases the games belong to the popular Hidden Object Adventure genre and have their own installation procedure that is accessed from a basic front end module.

721680 Yamaha MCR 042 audio systeYamaha Audio System MCR-042

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Oct 18, 2013
Nowdays there are far fewer ‘audio systems’ about. A few years ago there were dozens and now for those of us whose system are coming end of life the choice is far more limited. Here a rather nice compact system from a known name Yamaha.
By combining two Shadow Wolf Mysteries Hidden Object Adventure titles into a 2-game pack, Focus Multimedia has added another offering to its Hidden Mystery Collection series. The two Shadow Wolf Mysteries titles are Bane of the Family and Cursed Wedding and really, for maximum enjoyment, should be played in that order. Each of these two titles, originally published by Big Fish Games, has its own installation procedure which is accessed fr

721678 Libratone Zipp Raspberry ReLibratone Zipp

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Oct 14, 2013
The Libratone Zipp is a tubular speaker that projects sound through 360 degrees, it also has an internal battery, it can work via Wi-Fi with or without a Wi-Fi network and comes with a range of skin colours to keep those ‘who must be obeyed’ happy.

721674 lakeland brainstring toLakeland Puzzles

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Oct 13, 2013
Two items from Lakeland, ideal for those who like to buy from catalogues; first a string puzzle called Brain String that I suppose is a bit like Cat’s Cradle, second a puzzle cube that you need to transform into the Puzzleman character.

712539 focus the lake house children of silencChildren Of Silence

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Oct 9, 2013
There is always a first time for everything. In this case it is a game that opens with a proposal of marriage by the character whose role you adopt. As things turn out, the proposal is not immediately accepted and thus we have the Hidden Object Adventure game entitled The Lake House Children of Silence. This Alawar game is now available from Focus Multimedia in Collector’s Edition format.

712546 BENQ GW2760HS LED MonitoFlicker-free Monitor

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Oct 3, 2013
Spending time on a computer can be productive and entertaining but it can also produce some other less appealing side effects which this next monitor offers to alleviate.

712544 avanquest Wonderland SolitairTo the Rescue of Wonderland

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Oct 2, 2013
When the king dies in Wonderland an election is called for. However what happens when the voters are blown away is explained in this next game.

712540 samsung  BD P1500 blue ray DVD playeAn Optical Media Player

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Oct 1, 2013
Developed as different and competing formats, Blu-ray and DVD discs can now be played on the same device such as this next product which adds some extra features.

A New York Adventure

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Sep 28, 2013
Taking you back in time, with regards to both period and style of game play, this next game opens with your character being shot at point blank range.