Bitcoin is a phenomenon of the digital age, a currency without borders or regulation, a form of money that is totally anonymous – and, as a result, it has been taking off slowly but surely over the last five years, especially among geeks and tech-enthusiasts. If you have an Android smartphone then there are applications, widgets and utilities which can help you manage your bitcoin stash, send funds and keep a close eye on what the market is doing. Here’s my Top 5.
Android App Reviews
If you’ve had a new Android-powered smartphone for Christmas then you may still be wondering which applications to grab to make the best use of it. Fear not, for we’ve listed our favourites below, along with download links and, if the item is commercial, free alternatives, in case you’re still feeling cash-strapped.
Continuing our series of ‘top 5’s, a game genre that is close to my heart, having experience of both pool and snooker at a competitive level – and bringing the baize and balls to an Android smartphone for playing anytime, anywhere is very tempting indeed. The more realism the better, the better the opponent the better, and so on. As with other game genres, there are dozens of titles vying for attention but as usual I’ve been through them and hand-picked just the very best.
Ah yes, just about the most popular game genre ever – and the subject of my next Android Beat ‘top 5’. You see, there are hundreds (literally) of car and driving titles, the vast majority of which are horribly flawed in one way or another. Crude graphics, appalling gameplay, over-zealous freemium grabs, and so on. Luckily, I’ve done the hard work for you – in a variety of sub-genres, here are the five you’ll want to load up.