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12 Days of Christmas – Prize number 4

We are into the third day of our ‘12 Days of Christmas‘ competition and here we have another prize from our friends at VITO Technology.

VITO ActiveTrace
VITO ActiveTrace

VITO ActiveTrace is a Pocket PC and Smartphone must have sports software with GPS tracking for all sportsmen around the globe and everyone leading an active and mobile lifestyle!

VITO ActiveTrace is specially designed to trace your progress. Tracking your skills development has never been that easy!

Whether you ride, drive, ski, glide or do anything else extreme, VITO ActiveTrace offers you all the necessary features to trace your track

  • display your current position and statistics
  • record your track for further closer inspection
  • collect all the statistics about your performance for analyzing
  • exchange your whereabouts with friends
  • VITO ActiveTrace is available PocketPC, Smartphone and Nokia Series 60 mobile devices.

    Prize Question: In what way is the unregistered version of ActiveTrace limited? You’ll have to go to the VITO Technology website for the answer!

    Please use our feedback form to submit your answer. Remember to include your full email address so that we can notify the winner. We will accept entries until the next question is posted and will choose a winner at random.

    Entry by using our feedback form only. Entries will not be accepted by any other method.

    Matt

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    Prize number 3 – we have a winner!

    I’m pleased to announce that we have a winner for the 3rd of our ‘12 Days of Christmas‘ competition prizes.

    The winner of VITO ButtonMapper from VITO Technology is Carla Knight.

    VITO Technology

    Carla correctly answered the question we posed. The three CPU types that ButtonMapper will run on are MIPS, ARM or XScale.

    There will be another prize to win later on today!

    Matt

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    Number Dropper game Review

    When Matt asked me if I wanted to review some games for my phone I wasn’t sure as I really don’t use my phone that much nor did I know when I would fidn the time to play games but I thought why not!

    So the first game I have chosen to review is number dropper. It is only available on Pocket PC.

    Number Dropper

    Number Dropper is a very a simple idea, it’s somewhere between Tetris and Bookworm. It involves falling tiles. You have to remove all the tiles before they fill the screen. Each of the tiles has a number on and you can only remove tiles by clicking on the tile numbers that add up to the number at the top of the screen. Sounds easy and it starts off easy but soon gets more tricky!

    Number Dropper Screen

    In later levels bonus tiles are added. The golden bonus tile when used as part of a number chain removes the numbers from the remaining tiles for a short period and this enables you to remove the tiles where two or more of the same colour are touching.

    Even further in to the game levels there are locked tiles which only show their number once they have been allowed to fall. In later levels some of the tiles have negative numbers on them!

    This game has a very simple concept but is highly addictive and easy to play. I even gave it to Matt’s mum to play and despite the fact that she has never used a PocketPC before, she picked it up straight away and got hooked so much so that she ran the battery completely flat.

    I would recommend this game as it is easy to learn and you can pick it up for a quick game now and then. Later levels get quite tricky as the target number at the top gets bigger so you have to do your mental arithmatic on the fly. It’s good brain exercise whist still being a lot of addictive fun!

    Check Number Dropper on ClickGamer.

    Tracy

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