Category: Weird Apps

WEIRD APP: Conversation Starter

Conversation Starter is an Android app designed to help the shy to think of something to say in social situations. It seems to just pop up random questions to blurt out when it all goes quiet. Here’s the app’s amazing description: This application Generates Random Questions to help you out in those tough situations. – […]

WEIRD APP: Profanity Buzzer

On the off chance the Android Market is actually working when you read this AND you’re a fan of quirky UK sitcom the IT Crowd, here’s an incredibly well-targeted new Android app – the Profanity Buzzer. It’s basically a joke app based on the appearance of the swearing-beeping device in an episode of the show, […]

WEIRD APP: Sex Places

Sex Places is by our old friend (ENEMY) Michael Quach, famed Android Market app distributor (fire bomber). It is literally nothing more than a list of places where people might conceivably have sex. No instructions, just some places. Here’s the description: 100 places where people have sex! Check out some of the most exotic, fun, […]

WEIRD APP: Tips to Becoming Famous

Tips to Becoming Famous is no-doubt a well-meaning app, of similar type to the many advice-based spam web sites out there designed to hoover up Google spots for every conceivable search term that might come to mind. It’s basically a “think positive” e-book. Here’s the description: “Tips to Becoming Famous will give you all the […]

WEIRD APP: Age of Consent, for the "hardened sex tourist"

We love this description attached to the Age of Consent Android app. It’s brilliantly honest: Whether you’re taking part in a pub quiz when that tricky question on a country’s age of consent arises or your a hardened Sex Tourist looking for a new destination, this app is the perfect reference tool. This application is […]

WEIRD APP: Drink-O-Meter

Drink-O-Meter is an Android app that lets you keep track of the drinks you’ve had in any particular evening, even syncing via Google Calendar and generating a pie chart illustrating your most popular beverages. Bizarre. Technically impressive, but very strange. Here’s the description: Drink-O-Meter is an app for tracking the drinks you drank. * Customizable […]

WEIRD APP: Dental Video Lexicon

This is a very odd one. Dental Video Lexicon supplies users with links to videos that explain dental ailments and possible treatments, so if you’ve got that thing where your teeth hurt after biting into a Cornetto, this is for you. Here’s the description: Checkdent is your way to get the newest Videopods about teeth, […]

WEIRD APP: Company Name Generator

If you’re about to start a company and are happy to leave the name of it completely up to fate, here’s the solution – Company Name Generator. It just makes up a short name. Here’s the description: “Generate company names quickly and randomly. With this app you can find the perfect company name for your […]

WEIRD APP: Gary Coleman Tribute

Show your sadness at the passing of the troubled 1980s child star well before his time by… installing an Android tribute app which streams a varied selection of images of Gary Coleman onto your phone. What will they think of next? The app’s Android Market description simply says… “We’ll miss you Gary” Indeed. A moving […]

WEIRD APP: Fake Battery

You’ll never guess what Fake Battery does. OK, you probably already have, that is quite a descriptive name – Fake Battery generates a low battery warning screen so you can, according to the maker, get out of having to let someone else have a go on your phone because your battery’s dying. Here’s the app’s […]

  • Reviews

    • Sony Xperia Z2 review

      This is Sony’s latest go at producing a high-spec Android flagship model, with the Xperia Z2 ticking every one of 2014’s must-have tech bullet points. It has a large 5.2-inch 1080p display. It has the hot new Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset inside. It has a massive 3GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage. It’s […]

    • LG/Google Nexus 5 review

      Nexus 5It’s smooth to use, the 1080p display is sharp, clear and bright, the device is extremely light and thin and therefore very pocketable and portable — much more so than other 5-inch phones we’ve used. And yet… we’re a bit unimpressed by the overall package…

    • Vodafone Huawei Ascend G510 review

      Huawei Ascend G510A relatively high-spec smartphone, with a 4.5″ display running at 480 x 854 resolution and powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, plus the Ascend G510 arrives running Android 4.1.1 — albeit potentially hindered by Huawei only sticking 512MB of RAM inside it..

    • Kogan Agora 5.0" Dual-core Smartphone review

      We bought one of these using our actual money. We couldn’t quite believe that budget hardware maker Kogan was able to sell a 5″ Android phone for £119 plus delivery from Hong Kong so had to get one to have a look at the thing under our usual LABORATORY CONDITIONS. First impressions of the Kogan Agora […]

    • Panasonic Eluga review

      Panasonic ElugaThe Panasonic Eluga marks the company’s return to the European mobile phone scene years after several years of absence, and it’s come back to us with a moderately high-spec Android model that features a rather stylish, slim case.

    • HTC One V review

      The HTC One V is HTC’s third entry in its high-profile new HTC One range, offering a smaller 3.7″ display running on a single-core 1GHz processor. It is is very much the “affordable” option in HTC’s newest Android series, but it still arrives running the same HTC Sense 4 interface we saw in the excellent […]

    • HTC One S review

      The HTC One S is the piggy in the middle of HTC’s 2012 line-up, offering a 4.3″ AMOLED display inside a very slim and stylish aluminium chassis. You get the same ImageSense camera technology as employed to such great effect in the HTC One X, along with Android 4.0.3 and the very latest HTC Sense […]

    • HTC One X review

      Here it is then, HTC’s new quad-core monster, the 4.7″ flagship for 2012 that introduces the Tegra 3 processor to mobile phones, updates HTC’s range to Android 4.0 and brings us the supposedly streamlined version 4.0 of HTC’s Sense user interface. You also get a fantastic 8megapixel camera that we’ve previously examined in great detail, […]

    • HTC One X review: Camera, photo and video samples

      HTC’s new quad-core flagship phone doesn’t just feature Android 4.0, a 4.7″ display and Nvidia’s newest Tegra 3 chipset – there’s also an entirely new 8megapixel camera in the phone, powered by a system HTC is calling ImageSense. And this camera is one of the many highlights of the new Android phone, offering the perfect […]

    • Sony Xperia S review

      Xperia S Sony returns with an all-new mobile design for 2012, pairing a dual-core processor with a 720p display. It’s a lovely phone, but is it enough to end our Samsung and HTC obsession?

    • Sony Xperia S review: Camera, photo and video samples

      We’ve spent most of the last week captivated by the staggeringly sharp screen of the new Sony Xperia S, while putting together what will hopefully be something resembling a review for you all to read very shortly. In the meantime, to be getting on with, here are a few sample photos and videos, taken using […]

    • LG Prada 3.0 review

      LG Prada 3.0 review LG’s updated Prada phone comes with an absolutely crazy black & white theme, but is it just for fashionable suit wearers who want to make themselves look a bit more interesting?

    • ACCESSORY REVIEW: Case-Mate Tough Case for Galaxy Nexus

      £30? For a phone case? It had better be good.

    • ACCESSORY REVIEW: Samsung Official Mesh Vent Case for Galaxy Nexus

      Samsung’s official Galaxy Nexus case. Costs a lot. Has a glittery little logo.

    • ACCESSORY REVIEW: Case-Mate Barely There for Samsung Galaxy Nexus

      Fresh from reviewing the cheap and cheerful FlexiShield case for the Galaxy Nexus, we’re back with another protective offering from industry veteran Case-Mate. Although this particular product retails for around the same price as FlexiShield’s TPU option, it’s quite a different proposition. Review submitted by extremely patient retro gaming advisor Damo. As the name suggests, […]

    • ACCESSORY REVIEW: FlexiShield Case for Galaxy Nexus

      Seeing as we’ve just reviewed the brand spanking new Galaxy Nexus, we’re in the mood for some accessorising – and we don’t mean earnings and handbags. To that end, we’ll be covering a few Galaxy Nexus-themed items over the next few weeks, starting with the FlexiShield Case. Review submitted by reader, writer, gamer and occasional […]