740721 focus mystery trackers black islFinding Sarah

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Jan 1, 2014
Everything is not how it seems as this next game goes to prove as your investigations take you to Black Isle.

740718 HMDX HX HP610RD JAM Fusion Wireless Stereo HeadphoneJam Fusion Headphones

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Dec 28, 2013
Adding to its expanding range of audio products, HDMX has released a wireless headset.
As with all such devices it is not just a TV but also an entertainment centre so you can send and receive emails, Skype, search the web as well as watch catch up TV all via Ethernet or Wi-Fi so the review period always needs to be longer.

738567 focus the forgotten towThe Forgotten Town

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Dec 26, 2013
Rather than let the “train take the strain”, you can take the train in this next Hidden Object Adventure game and not worry about being punctual because it is a Timeless experience.

742323 Samsung BD F7500 3D Ultra HD Smart Blu ray playeSamsung 3D Blu-ray Player

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Dec 23, 2013
A basic Blu-ray player did just that and played Blu-ray and DVDs and possibly also CDs. Now this offering from Samsung can update any TV that has an HDMI port to connect to the Internet and also connect to iPlayer and ITV Player etc.

736756 the_shivThe Shivah Returns

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Dec 18, 2013
Many modern games strive to be as realistic in the appearance of graphics as possible but some of us can remember when things were different.

736751 alawar Call of Ages Collectors EditioCall of Ages

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Dec 14, 2013
Call of Ages is a new game developed by Playrix and available from Alawar in Collector’s Edition format. This is a match-3 game that has a certain resemblance to some of the earlier titles developed by Playrix but does add one or two extra features to freshen up the concept. Along with the main game you get access to various wallpapers and the music soundtrack which are stored in separate folders plus a number of bonus levels.
It all started with a Family Secret. Later the Palm of Zoroaster took the focus of attention. Now we have the third instalment of House of 1000 Doors entitled Serpent Flame. Originally published by Alawar, House of 1000 Doors Serpent Flame, a Hidden Object Adventure game, is available in Collector’s Edition format from Focus Multimedia.

736755 roku 3 streaming media playeRoku 3 Media Streaming

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Dec 10, 2013
On a recent visit to a UK preview of an American Consumer Electronics Show, I was introduced to a product designed to stream content from various sources. This product is Roku 3.

733997 Velodyne vFree On Ear Bluetooth HeadphoneBluetooth Headphones

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Dec 5, 2013
With the title of vFree you might wonder just what this next product could be. In fact it is a set of headphones.
Not everybody likes snakes, myself included, and this next title has more than enough of this reptilian species for my taste

731282 Haunted Hotel Charles Dexter Ward Childhood Collectors EditioA Hotel with Vacancies

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Nov 27, 2013
Hotels appearing in games tend to be portrayed as establishments where you would not want to spend too much time. The hotel’s reputation is often sullied with tales of misadventure, missing residents, wandering spirits of which many are evil, and even the occasional murder. Take the Haunted Hotel featured in this next game for instance.

731829 Plantronics RIG Stereo Headset and MixePlantronics RIG

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Nov 27, 2013
These are designed for Gamers as their life – or lives – may depend on hearing tiny sounds that most sets of headphones cannot pick up. The result is something that some may think is overkill others may rejoice that they are not killed.

727380 avanquest Stones of RomA Roman Puzzle

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Nov 20, 2013
Developed by Nijumi Games and available as a download from Avanquest’s GSP catalogue, Stones of Rome is a puzzle game. This title belongs to the popular Match 3 genre of puzzle game. It makes use of a format of Match 3 game play that I have not encountered before.

731818 sevenoaks NAD VISO HP50 headphoneNAD VISO HP50

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Nov 18, 2013
A set of headphones designed for use with Apple products but they work on other devices, Apple do have high standards – as well as high prices – so the headphones here give excellent sound quality as well as a good frequency range.

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.