Luke Thomas

Owner of a rooted One and Nexus 7. Mostly write reviews of apps and any hardware I can get my hands on. I frequent Google+ and XDA-Developers.

Cubes vs Spheres Review

Cubes vs Spheres Review You ever had the kind of day when you keep being attacked by cubes? In Cubes vs. Sp…. you can show them who’s boss by firing powerful spheres at them. The game comes packed with 6 different powered spheres, 40 levels, 37 achievements, and so many cubes I lost count. Cubes vs. Spheres can be controlled by either the accelerometer or touch screen. To break it down...[Read More]

Pudding Monsters Review

Pudding Monsters Review As Cut the rope is one of my most played games on my phone, I was happy to see that ZeptoLab had released a brand new game. Pudding Monsters takes all the personality of Cut the Rope and mixes it with HD graphics and of course, ZeptoLab’s brain bending puzzles that will have you playing for hours. I have heard this plays similar to another popular game called Quell, where y...[Read More]

Targus A7 Sleeve – 7″ Tablet – Review

Targus A7 Sleeve – 7″ Tablet – Review When I got my Nexus 7, my first thought was to just throw it in my bag and take it everywhere with me. When I looked in my bag and I found keys, water bottle etc, this raised concerns for me and I made a decision to get a sleeve to protect it. I had a look around and really couldn’t find any good sleeves, so my man Ste got me a sleeve f...[Read More]

SwiftKey Flow

SwiftKey Flow – I took notice when SwiftKey their version of a trace keyboard “Swiftkey Flow” back in October. Today is the day to get in on the action. The company has launched a public beta of the new keyboard, and sweetened the deal with new features at the same time. The main point to remember is that SwiftKey Flow is still in beta. There will almost definitely be changes bet...[Read More]

Full Auto Brightness Control with Velis Auto Brightness App

Full Auto Brightness Control with Velis Auto Brightness App – There are various ways to change the auto brightness on your Android device, these normally involve flashing patches or mods onto a rooted device. This is common practice for lowering the auto brightness brightness levels to conserve battery or increasing the brightness to enjoy your display more. But now from XDA developer velis7...[Read More]

HTC One X Black Quicksand Case

HTC One X Black Quicksand Case – I was very excited to receive my new GadgetWear HTC One X case in the post today. Materials This is made from an extra strong high-quality polycarbonate, which makes the case hard to bend or break. This doesn’t feel like cheap plastic and is designed to not scratch the phone or obscure the flash. The matt texture means no finger marks appear on it and i...[Read More]

Maluuba Review

With the recent launch of the iPhone 5,  Apple added a more advanced version of their virtual assistant Siri. In the Android world Google Now was introduced with Jelly Bean and still is  the best for its reliability, accurate answers and speed. But one app doing the rounds is Maluuba which seems to top both Siri and Google Now. Maluuba is a new voice activated virtual assistant that uses a metro s...[Read More]

Rayman Jungle Run Review

  I, like many others, was pressing F5 on the Play Store waiting for Rayman Jungle Run to be released. The date came and we were told it was delayed, now that it has been released I was wondering if its worth the price of £2. When I started playing this game I was surprised by the high level of design. None of the level are that long, but I guarantee that they can be a genuine challenge to be...[Read More]

25 billion downloads reached for Google Play.

Google Play has hit an amazing milestone: it has now gone over 25 billion downloads of Android apps, video, music and other media files. And to celebrate, the company is planning to release a week’s worth of massive discounts on applications from some of the biggest developers. As the landmark figure is 25 billion, each of those apps will cost 25p in the UK. Companies such as Electronic Arts...[Read More]

Virtuous Widgets

Its always a good thing to see, when a XDA group branch out into mainstream releases. I have always been one to avoid custom lock screen apps, as they are affected by the phones performance and can lag or not work. The app is very simple to set up, you simply select the lock screen from the long Sense list and then hit Settings. The app offers the instructions on the first screen so there is no co...[Read More]

Critter Escape!

This game was bought to my attention by fellow DroidHorizon contributor Dave McDaniel. It originally came out as an Amazon exclusive, but is now officially available at the Play Store. You control a small “Despicable Me” minion type character who’s kidnapped by an evil corporation for testing purposes. The game is to guide him out of the labs, using stealth tactics and powerups.  ...[Read More]

Major Mayhem – Cover-Based Shooting In A 2D World

I’ve always known Adult Swim as the maker of Robot Unicorn and some great television, but I didn’t even realise they have branched off into Android gaming. The latest entry is Major Mayhem, a 2D gallery shooter (with 3D graphics) whose game play is a mix of Time Crisis and Metal Slug. The game has Major Mayhem roaming through side-scrolling environments, with the player controlling his...[Read More]