Paid review: No (Standard) but got the first after showing interest
Name: After the bombs fell, After the train left Length: 345 pages, 292 pages Writer: Elyzabeth Johanna Publisher: Independently published Series: 2 so far, 3rd on the way Price: 1usd & 2usd as ebooks, while 13usd in paperback
Story: The story follows Ve, and her life in a future world were Atom bombs has destroyed much of the world and things are ruin by the Nation. As always there is someone who are resident against the rule and the before so peaceful life of Ve grows much more interesting when she are paired with her future husband Hamish with a little help of the resistance and some good friends.
Good: Great characters, love & hate between characters instead of sweet love all the time, surprising twists, present and future, connected, cliffhanger endings in a good way
Bad: Spelling mistake which are fixed much better in number 2, maybe a bit too small world
Stars: After the bombs fell gets 5 stars, and After the train left gets 5.5 stars as I feel the last one has fixed many of the spelling mistakes and other small annoyances that I had with the first one and cannot wait for the last one
Read again: Yes as the story captures my heart and mind as I want to know what happens next all the time even you sometimes can guess what happens
Final words: I cannot get enough of this world which seems simple but underneath is full of charm. Cannot wait for the last one even I am sure it will break my heart when I am done the whole story.
Name: The Last Starfighter Release year: 1984 Runtime: 101mins Director: Nick Castle, known from The Boy Who Could Fly and Delivering Milo Main actor: Lance Guest, known from Favorite Son and Jaws: The Revenge Main actress: Catherine Mary Stewart, known from Night of the Cometand Star Rock
Story: The movie is about a boy who fell that he is stuck in the mobile home park that he is living in with his mom and brother. As all young boys he plays games, but this game is no ordinary game and soon there is more between the earth and the heavens.
Bad: Too some, the effects might be bad as it is quite an old movie now but still watchable.
Good: I do not know if the game exists, but it is nice to have a gaming movie that succeed in my mind, and it reminds you of wing commander
Stars: 5 out of 6 stars as it is a simple story but greatly done, too bad it never got a sequel
Favorite screen: The screen were all the aliens talks in random languages and we do not understand a clue, if I was going to make a movie I would do that too but with text as translate
Watch again: Yes an adventure you can watch again and again
Final words: If you need some good old school sci-fiction go watch this one
Name: Tenet Release year: 2020 Runtime: 150mins Director: Christopher Nolan known from Batman Begins, Interstellar, Dunkirk Main actor: John David Washington known from BlacKkKlansman Main actress: Elizabeth Debicki known from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Story: The movie is about a man, starts working for an organization who tells him nothing about his mission or anything except who he has to do something about but forward and backward in time.
Bad: a bit confusing and is not sure my head understood it all but that is not super bad in my way
Good: the way the time concept is made and played out, the story line, the action
Stars: 6 out of 6 stars as even my head is so confused about what happened or not then I really enjoyed my time there
Favorite screen: A fighting screen between hero and some masked guy where things is backward in our view, making it a bit hard to know were the fight is going
Watch again: Yes if you want to be sure you understood it all.
Final words: Mind fucked big time but nice action and story line… I expect nothing less from Nolan
Paid review: No (Standard) but it is my coworker’s who has written it
Name: Gådemagerens Gade Length: 389 pages Writer: Jes Barkler Publisher: Independently published Series: None Price: 48usd in paperback
Story: In the story we meet Emma who lives with her father, buys a old booklet because she was trying to escape some annoying class mates in an antic store. At first she do not think much about it but when she reads in the booklet and figure out the first meaning of some puzzle as she walks thought town. Soon a wild treasure hunt starts and of course she is not alone on the hunt
Good: Great characters, love & hate between characters instead of sweet love all the time, surprising twists, present and past connected
Bad: Nothing that I can think of it except for you guys as it is in Danish
Stars: 6 stars as it is just awesome to read and it feels like something that could have had happened in real life.
Read again: Yes, normally I get bitten by a book but in this story it bites back and do not want to leave your hand before you are done.
Final words: Feels good to read a story in real places instead of just imaginal story even that it is great too
Name: Infuse Developer:FireCore Version: 6.5.2 Platforms: iOS, TvOS, Romours about a future MacOS Price: Free to download and use but if you want it all it is either a subscription at $0.99 for monthly, Yearly $9.99 Infuse Pro or Lifetime $59.99
The app is a movie player which packs everything you need from downloading of the movie from your NAS, showing them no matter what format you pick, and it just works. My old NAS is too old to run Plex anymore so was thinking about getting a new one but this awesome software shows me all the meta data about my movies and TV-shows and it is no longer feeling slow. The only 2 small minus I have is one you cannot play your music but I use Apple Music now so do not care and two you cannot edit you own data inside the app which sometimes annoy me by showing Russian covers for my movies when the movie is English. I use it very often as I am a big movie freak and it offers to tell you what you have seen and everything. So super awesome movie player, the step after VLC which I also used before.
Famous last words: If your movies is on a NAS which is too slow for plex (another great steaming software of own media) then use this for your devices and if Mac version is coming soon it is going to me player of players
Name: Usage Developer:Oleh Stasula Version: 4.7.0 Platforms: iOS Price: Free to download but $2.99 for the pro version which allow you to compare iPhones and amounts various tips.
The app is a pretty simple app as it a way to see anything you ever wanted to know about your phone. It shows you your network where it tracks your uses and you can set a limit so you know when you are getting lost without data if you do not have unlimited. It also checks network connection, speeds and everything else you want to know about your network. Check your Memory allocation and Storage usage too which is just as simple so you can always see it inside the app as the network. It also have have Battery Status in case you want some better look than the one in your menu bar. It can tell you everything about your phone better than yourself and if you ever want to compare to the latest iPhone or iPad look no further and check inside the app too. As all apps updated to iOS 14, it also have widgets and I am mainly using it network as I love to follow how much data I use but all the things I mention can be seen as widget but remember they are not update as much as the old widgets. The last thing you can do is that the design is very very much up to you so if you want blue icon and red widgets you can do that. So all in all a complete app in my mind, that gets better and better which each update.
Famous last words: Check out your phone before it check you out with no ads or subscriptions at a low price of $2.99
Name: Paper Developer:Mihhail Lapushkin Version: 1.11 (iOS) 2.28 (MacOS) Platforms: iOS, MacOS Price: Free to download and use but if you want it all, it cost a one time fee of 49.99usd for MacOS, $8.99 for iPhone and $17.99 for iPad
The app is a super simple writing app where you pick a place to save your files (iCloud Drive for sync) and then you just start writing. It is using markdown which is a coding syntax which makes things easy to do without making your focus on the bling everywhere. This is one of the things I love as I love simple things and I recently switched over to it from Ulysses so now I am writing my novel there. I want to say a lot of things about it but it is so simple that I just will shut up and let you enjoy it yourself. It comes in black and white lol.
Famous last words: if simple + writing = you will love paper
Name: Headspace: Meditation & Sleep Developer:Headspace Inc. Version: 3.125.0 on iOS (requires iOS 12.0) Platforms: iOS, Android and web Price: 12,99usd a month or 69,99usd a year.
Now that we have the boring part of the review out of the way I would like to features. What better way to do that other than that to show you some exceptional photos from inside the app I kidnapped from their website.
I use the app daily every morning and I am trying to make myself use it for sleeping too. So far I have 411 days in a row and it could be a lot higher if I have focused 100%
Famous last words: buy it now or regret it later and it the price it is a steal on what it does to your mind.
Name: Slowly Developer:Slowly Communications Ltd. Version: 6.2.11 Platforms: iOS, Android, Web Price: Free to download and use all you want but if you want to support them it cost $42.99 a year, while you also can buy coins to buy new stamps.
The app take a place in my heart and I have only used it for a few days which is very rare for an app. The app is a way of finding penpals and now I know some of you think penpals is expensive and no one sends letters anymore. Wrong, this app named slowly is penpals made digital so you send letters as mails but instead of being instant like messenger and other digital services this takes longer depending on how far away you are. The app is free to use all you want, but if you want to support them you can do so and get dubble up at all features like number of freinds and few settings. It also have a web version but that is a bit like runing whatsapp in a browser so far I have understood so far but still great to have. You are also having lots of settings to decide what to talk about and not to talk about or what sex you want to contact. All in all this is making a great app that I cannot wait to support and use even more.
Name: Drops & Scrips Developer:PLANB LABS OU Version: 35.7 for Drops and 8.4 for Scripts on iOS 8.4 Platforms: iOS, Android and web Price: 10usd a month or 69,99usd a year.
The apps are very simple to learn and use as they are very finger freindly but lets us start with drops:
Drops works by you pick a language and a subject you want to learn and then the words drops one by one and quickly you have a few words to play with. You can decide if you want to learn the word or not and it work simple like the rest. The words you want to learn show ups in different ways, from spelling to picking between other words.
Scrips starts the same but instead of seeing the signs you get to play with them yourself and that works too so lots of differernt drawing and which works good too. It is a bit hard to remember them but guess I learn it slowly.
I use the apps daily every morning in the train and I am trying to learn Chinsese and have tried Tagalog before
Famous last words: if you want an easy way to learn languages then you found the right place
First time in a long time that I am reviewing some hardware, but I really felt the need to do it when I got it. Lets us get the bad things away first, it has some bug that make you connect to your mac and such before the nimbus+ will freeze but a quick connect to the engine will fix and update it so it just works. So that was the only bad thing except for some of you who might want it on andriod and windows too but you can get your own version. I like that it works with all my Apple device with out me doing much other than connect to bluetooth and it have a not tested it yet but heard it should be working with Apple Arcade and I love that it has so long batteri life of 50 hours plus that it just charges with a lightning cable which in thise days a small issuse as it does not included it. It is laying good in my hands when I use it and already love it so is on my way to get Apple Arcade now.
Famous last words: Steelseries as Apple controller
Name: Remembear Developer:TunnelBear LLC Version: 1.4.16 Platforms: Everywhere Price: Free to download and use all you want but if you want it sync it cost $35.99 a year or $5.99 a month
The app is a service for you to easy keep control of all your passwords, credit cards and notes. I use it for all my passwords, my credit cards and the notes I use to remember all my license codes. It is a super simple app so you just login and then you just add what you want. It can also save passwords automatical and autofill. I do not know what else to say as it is super simple and just works. It is by the creators of Tunnelbear.
Screenshots coming soon
Famous last words: Simple and secure password manager, get it before you get hack
“You are finally awake” the young man said even that 000001 tried to hide that she was awake. She stretched her body toot the pain stopped her before she could complete it. There was silence between them for a while as they looked into each other and neither of them knew what to say. “Where…?” Managed 000001 to say before the young man broke in. “You are in the emperor’s palace and forgive my manners but I am crown prince 000005…. I was the guy who landed on you, and I am sorry for the pain I gave you” 000005 said low while 000001 smiled a bit. 000001 wanted to reply him but her belly took the words out of her mouth and 000005 started laughing before quickly yelled loudly “Servants, bring food now” and before 000001 could say thanks or anything else 3 servants entered the room and started to serve food. 000001 could not believed all the food and started eating quickly as she was hunger after the trip there, she had not been eating since the evening 2 days ago. 000005 smiled and joined her eating while sending out the servants out again so they was alone again. “So what brings you here? 000004 has not spoke a word to me and just left the room with my father after you was place here” 000005 asked while trying to sound friendly and curious on the same time. 000001 smiled before taking another a big bite of the turkey leg she had gotten her hands in. She swallowed the food quickly and slowly started to the story about that she woke up expecting to meet her father after his months training with the men from Shinobe. But instead the town had been attacked by strangers and her mother had sent her away on the family horse, with only a sword and the family medallion. She stopped to eat some more before she showed the medallion before continuing the story. She had gotten to the forest but the bad weather had hidden a low hanging branch which she had hit with such force that it had killed the horse and leaved her very injuries but luckily she had reached 000004 who saved her from the soldiers following her. Later they traveled here she explained as she did not want to tell the crown prince about she had killed soldiers because she feared it would maybe scare him. Then they meet each other on top each other as 000001 had heard 000005 arguing with the guards and she had wanted to give him the family medallion. 000005 took a grip in it and enjoyed the sight of it for a while before letting go again. “I am sorry for your loses but It is a nice medallion you have” 000005 with sorrow in his voice. The plates had turned empty doing the story and it was time for bed again. “Good night, my lady” 000005 said before continuing “Just yell if you need me or a servant as I am sleeping in the room next door” 0000001 smiled and replied “Good night, my lord” and 000005 left the room. 000001 could feel the thoughts of her parents arrive in her mind once more but compared to before there was now a small light there too, the thoughts about crown prince 000005 and the thought of him made she fall asleep fast.
Name: Adam Release year: 2009 Runtime: 99mins Director: Max Mayer, known from Better living and Alias Main actor: Hugh Dancy, known from Hannibal and King Arthur Main actress: Rose Byrne, known from X-Men: Apocalypse and Spy
Story: The movie is about a boy named Adam who has Asperger’s and loses his father. Asperger’s means that you are bad at social things and often do things on rutine. A woman Beth moves in next door and she is normal and very socail but at first she does not understand him but is still drawn to him in someway.
Bad: It is my favorite movie as I have Asperger’s too so it is hard to put a finger on bad thing. I would not say it is a bad thing but of course there needs some drama in the movie and one of the screens, Adam, learns he had been lied to by Beth because her parents really want to see him and Asperger’s do not normally like new people so she had arranged to meet them behind his back.
Good: Many of the screen have two answers which I will tell more about at my favorite screen
Stars: 7 out of 6 stars as it is done perfectly and my old specail school plus my work use it to explain new people about me.
Favorite screen: I have two since it is my favorite movie.
screen is that Adam and Beth are in bed together, and Adam says he wants to do something again and because it is the middle of the night people would expect sex but instead he wants to pratrice for a job interview.
screen is were Beth is sad, and she needs a hug and because she is learning about Aspergers she respects that he might not want to hug her so she ask if he can hug and he replied yes before she tells him to hug her because he do not get that she need one.
Watch again: Yes, already watched it a lot of times
Final words: If you need a love story with some specail about it, then watch it.
Name: Apollo for Reddit Developer:Christian Selig former Apple employee Version: 1.10.3 on iOS (requires iOS 12.0) Platforms: iOS Price: Free to download and use but if you want extra features and cool stuff check the prices in the pictures bellow
This app is the best app there is for Reddit and it is so very awesome in every aspect and I use it daily when checking Reddit, almost better than watching it from a laptop or computer. I only have 2 minor issues and do not know if it possible to add. The first thing is that I wish I could sync my favorite subreddits between the web and the Apollo app and second I wish I could jump between pictures and gifs instead of close and open a new one. Other than that I cannot praise it enough. It got everything you expect for an Apple App and more.
Famous last words: Download it now as it is an awesome app for reddit and way better than the official one and buy the pro and ultra too as the creator is doing an awesome job.