David Harfield

David Harfield is the Editor of FanAppic. He also writes for other publications on a freelance basis, including music and food journalism and DJs in his spare time, however iPhones are his main business/vice!
10
Oct
Brain Guzzler

Brain Guzzler: Snake meets Zombies

I’d merely skimmed over the press release and was delighted I had. For about sixty seconds in to Brain Guzzler, the thrillingly bloody new game from Flaming Pumpkin, I had a revelation. ‘It’s Snake!’, I squealed aloud, to no one in particular. ‘It’s just like Snake!’ Suddenly I was fifteen again, grasping my Nokia 3330, [More...]
11
Sep
Casino

Playing Casino Apps vs. Being At The Real Thing

Whether you’re a dedicated cardsharp or someone who gets dragged to gambling dens by your mates only once enough alcohol has been consumed, one thing is for sure: we all like to inject a little fun into our lives via gambling. The thrill of the flashy glamour can be as addictive as it can be [More...]
09
Sep
AmpliTube Orange

AmpliTube Orange: Get that ‘Legendary British Sound’ for your guitar

Billed as the ‘Legendary British Sound’ of Orange amplifiers, this app lets you choose from six Orange amplifiers and three pedals, including a teeth-rattling overdrive box in The Shaker and the classic HighWay Drive. [More...]
24
Aug
AmpliTube Hendrix

AmpliTube Hendrix: Let it wail, baby…

Ah, Jimi; when this app was released, you would have been 70 years old to the day.  I have no doubt that you would have dug the epic sounds that us dilettantes can tease out of your eponymous AmpliTube app, aping Purple Haze and Manic Depression with your signature scrapes and squeals… [More...]
17
Aug
AmpliTube Slash

AmpliTube Slash: Sweet Child O’ Yours

There are few silhouette’s that you could recognise immediately; Mickey Mouse, Russell Brand and Slash all jump to the mind.  The latter star has graced AmpliTube with his own app, aimed at letting guitarists replicate his unique sound. [More...]
10
Aug
AmpliTube Fender

AmpliTube Fender: The Master of Tone

The tone gurus at Fender have crafted a perfect recording device for any Fender fanbois that like to turn it up to 11.  With five classic Fender amps, six stomp box pedals including a phaser that sounds as if it was beamed here from 2086, this one is great for any lead guitarists that really like [More...]
03
Aug
AmpliTube

AmpliTube: Your all-in-one recording studio

Jumping Jesus, are you going to thank us for this one.  Essentially free, this app has everything that you’ll ever want in a recording studio (as long as you’re willing to pay for the in-app upgrades which are TOTALLY worth it, btw); your rig has a set of pedals already attached (standard stuff: Chorus, Delay, [More...]
25
Jul
5 AmpliTube Apps

5 Recording Apps That Every Bedroom Guitarist Needs

God, it must be a tough life on the road as a travelling musician.  All of the free drinks would give you terrible hangovers, the endless parade of groupies knocking on your trailer door would be ultimately unfulfilling and the sheer exhaustion of playing your favourite songs to adoring fans would be totally draining.  This [More...]
23
Jul
HUB IT

Sync 7 Devices at once with HUB IT, the World’s Fastest All-in-One Sync and Charge Station

One day there will be no batteries, no chargers, no wires to connect our devices to power sources.  All of our smartphones and tablets will be powered by solar energy and all we’ll need is a brief walk in the sunshine to have enough charge for a year.  However, until that glorious day arrives, you [More...]
11
Jul
SkyDocs

SkyDocs: The Ultimate Cloud File Manager Has Finally Arrived

The Cloud is quickly casting over us, and is adding a whole host of new dynamics to networking and communications as we know them. If your business has a dedicated IT department, then making the switch to future computing is not a major concern. However, for the many small businesses who have to carefully divide [More...]