SantaRacer updated, snow in the forecast

If you’re looking for a simple, fun Windows Phone game, take a look at SantaRacer. The game was recently updated to version 2.0 with a new game engine under the hood and improved graphics that include snow fall. SantaRacer has you guiding Santa and his sleight up a hill collecting presents and avoiding flying rocks along the way. If you…

New pill bottle concept comes equipped with smartphone technology

Do you sometimes have a hard time remembering to take your daily prescription medication at the right times? Or that it’s time to renew that prescription so that you don’t have to go without for a few days? According to a report from Wired, there is a new pill bottle in the works from a company called AdhereTech, which will…

Tagging your voice with NearSpeak for Windows Phone 8

NearSpeak is an interesting Near Field Communication (NFC) app for your Windows Phone 8 device that lets you record voice messages and store them on NFC tags. There are a couple of neat aspects to NearSpeak. First, NFC tags typically lack the storage space to hold audio files. To record your voice, NearSpeak uses speech recognition to convert your spoken…

Nokia Music for Windows Phone 8 updated, adding artwork to Live Tiles and more

Nokia has updated its Music app for Lumia Windows Phones. The manufacturer has implemented a number of requested features that’ll further enhance the user experience. It’s not a huge release, but a number of annoyances have been addressed, not to mention a few bugs squashed. We last looked at Nokia Music being updated back in December. So what’s new in…

Music streaming service Jukebox updates app with major design refresh

Jukebox (www.get-jukebox.com) is an app and service that enables consumers to upload and stream music across multiple devices and platforms. The app for Windows Phone has been bumped to version 0.6 and while there aren’t a huge number of features included, the app has been built from the ground up and sports a brand new interface. Think of the service…

Comic Relief and Zappar team up for free Red Nose Day 2013 AR app

Comic Relief has announced that Red Nose Day 2013 will be held on 15 March and augmented reality application specialist Zappar is on board, bringing to life adverts and pictures with all manner of games, video and interactive content. By downloading the free Zappar application for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad or Android, users can “zap” official Comic Relief ads that…

New Star Soccer 2 in development, coming to Windows Phone too

New Star Soccer, the hugely addictive footy game that got into our minds last summer and wouldn’t let go, is to get a sequel on mobile devices, Pocket-lint has learnt. Speaking to BAFTA award-winning developer Simon Read, we have discovered that New Star Soccer 2 is already in the planning stage. And a Windows Phone version will be coming too….

Samsung Epic 4G Review

Introduction In the universe of Samsung’s Galaxy S phones, Sprint’s Epic 4G, may be the brightest star, and not just because it’s the only 4G model of the bunch. The Epic is shockingly light, considering it’s a third thicker than the other also abnormally lightweight Galaxy S models, because of its slideout horizontal keyboard. But that keyboard elevates Epic’s superiority…

Apple patents a smart pen and iPhone with ‘wrap-around’ display

Patents pop up all the time showing off the latest ideas from corporate R&D, often with concepts that are a little wacky, sort of zany, but definitely cool. This time around, Apple is looking to stuff a computer into a pen, and get extra curvy with its iPhones, according to two new patent ideas. The first patent spotted appears to be a…

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