836971 avanquest visions of timVisions of Time

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Nov 5, 2014
In this next game you play not one but two different characters with one investigating the other.

836926 JAM Street Rugged Portable Speaker HX P710BAudio for the Street

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Nov 1, 2014
This next product could give you the opportunity to improve your street cred as you wear a music output device on your hip.

836925 avanquest jewel legends matcA Match-3 Collection

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Oct 29, 2014
Avanquest has gathered together four Match-3 games for this next offering from the company’s GSP label.

836977 Polk Audio Camden Square Bluetooth Wireless SpeakePolk Camden Square

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Oct 29, 2014
This is a rather nice square speaker from Polk; it can be used with Bluetooth or via a 3.5mm lead to connect to older music devices. This has an internal battery so in Bluetooth mode no cables are required so it can be placed almost anywhere.

836619 avanquest small town terrorRescuing Your Twin

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Oct 22, 2014
Described as a dark and mysterious Hidden Object Adventure game, Small Town Terrors: Pilgrim’s Hook sets you the task of saving your twin brother from the evil presence that has invaded the community of Pilgrim’s Hook.

836518 HyperX Cloud Gaming HeadseHyperx Cloud Gaming Headset

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Oct 22, 2014
For a gamer hearing a sound a fraction of a second earlier can be a matter of life and death. So the quality of the headset is almost as important as the speed of the processor and the graphics card that show what they are doing on the screen.

836517 XMI X mini KAI Bluetooth Capsule SpeakeKAI˛ Capsule Speaker

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Oct 19, 2014
This is a tiny portable Bluetooth speaker. Like an egg without the ends, however twist the centre and then the egg shape expands. So can this be an answer to sharing music in a small space without having to have large speakers?

836454 Crazy Machines Golden GearDesigning Crazy Machines

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Oct 18, 2014
Using an assortment of bits and pieces, you are challenged to create some weird and wonderful machines with this next title.

836240 avanquest left in the darAn Abandoned Vessel

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Oct 15, 2014
It is time to pack your bags and take a trip to Portsmouth where the Mayor has an abandoned ship cluttering up the place.

835969 witch hunters full mooDefeating Witches

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Oct 8, 2014
It should not come as a surprise to hear that the latest offering in the Witch Hunters series of titles has a strong element of witches running through the action.
With Bluetooth speakers now a popular option, some manufacturers are adding extra features to their offerings to make it stand out from the competition.

836151 MIPOW PLAYBULB Bluetooth SpeakePlayBulb from Mipow

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Oct 6, 2014
On the face of it a slightly oversized screw threaded bulb that can be controlled from an App to increase or decrease the brightness seems a good idea, add the ability to play your Smart Phone music through the bulb seems a great idea, does theory work?

836147 iWALK Sound AngliWalk Sound Angle

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Oct 3, 2014
This is a stereo Bluetooth speaker unit built almost like a triangle – without coming to a point – meaning that the speakers have a larger surface area to height than would otherwise been possible in a unit of this size and shape.

835966 Samsung BD H6500 DVD PlayeSmart Blu-ray Device

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Oct 2, 2014
Sad to say the VHS era is now history as digital format takes over with devices such as the product forming the focus of this next review

835964 hidden expedition Smithsonian Hope DiamonThe Hope Diamond

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Oct 1, 2014
With an organisation known as H.E.L.P., you are set the task of solving the case of the Hope Diamond in a Hidden Object Adventure game.
Mystery, darkness and hope come together in a triple pack from Focus Multimedia. Originally published by Big Fish Games, the three offerings making up this pack are Hidden Object Adventure games. The three titles are Tesla’s Tower: The Wardenclyffe Mystery, Fantastic Creations: House of Brass and Dark Heritage: Guardians of Hope.

835769 Boompods Headpods Foldable Soft Touch HeadphoneBoomPods and HeadPods

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Sep 22, 2014
Here I am looking at two recent items from BoomBotics. Regular readers will remember their first UK offering last year a device for use on a bike among others. Here a Wireless (Bluetooth) Portable Speaker and a set of Headphones.
It was at a Christmas In July event in 2013 that I first saw one of these. As sometimes happens there was glitch and it was only at their Christmas In July event at 2014 that one was available, however my tests seem to prove it was worth the wait.

835767 Samsung UE48H6200 48  inch LCD 1080 pixels 200 Hz 3D TSamsung Smart TV UE48H6200AK

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Sep 19, 2014
I had a few days of watching my own 32inch TV before I had at accommodate yet another 48inch TV from Samsung; this was not a curved screen offering so it was even a little bit larger than their recently reviewed item.

835601 rite of passage collectors editioLets Play Hide & Seek

Published in Entertainment by mfereday on Sep 17, 2014
At some time in your life you will have played a game of hide and seek. I can remember one instance of playing the game in my grandparent’s pub. Unfortunately nobody realised I was playing the game and panic set in as they thought I had gone missing. Eventually I was discovered and everything returned to normal. Neither my version of the game or any that you have played would bear any resemblance to the Big Fish Hidden Object Adventure title of Rite of P

835770 Humax DTR T2000 500GB YouView Receiver with HHumax YouView

Published in Entertainment by paul_smart on Sep 17, 2014
All PVRs work in slightly different ways to achieve the same goal. This is not important providing you know how your machine works. Here however is a machine that works differently in that you can watch items from up to a week before which you forgot to record.