The Sky Sports app has been available on iTunes for a while and is compatible with all iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch models and SkyBB have now released the sports app on to the Android platform.
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I live in the UK and have been gaming since I was about 5. Likewise I was always interested in gadgets from a young age. My gaming has evolved from the Sega Megadrive to the Xbox 360 and I enjoy mobile gaming on my Samsung Galaxy S3. I jumped to Android from the iPhone 3GS two years ago and haven't looked back.
RealPlayer used to be on almost everybody’s computer but, once YouTube and iTunes among others took off, RealPlayer began to be overlooked and now, compared to being on almost everyone’s computer it is most likely on very few computers, mine included. However RealNetworks have continued to work on their all encompassing media player and have been working on an Android application. The company released a beta version for Android smartphones but, have now released the app for all to use.
For a long time, iPhone users fought to make Adobe Flash become available on the iOS device. Their pleas however, were left unheard and it became one of the number one reasons why Android was thought to be better than iOS and was a fact used in many arguments about which mobile OS was actually better.
After an exclusive launch in June of this year on the then newly released Samsung Galaxy S 3 mobile handset, the social reader app Flipboard then went on to achieve a welcome and successful general release across the Android platform through Google Play. The app has become a popular addition to the Android market and the app developer has just released an update to Flipboard to improve the news reader even further.
Just a couple of days ago Angry Birds creator Rovio teased Angry fans over the world with an image indicating that a mysterious new character would be entering the world of the Angry Birds franchise. The image showed a pair of cute but slightly angry eyes with luscious long lashes and the accompanying words “who turned out the lights” which led many to speculate that the lashes were definitely that of a female character. However, it wasn’t known at that time if the eyes in question belonged to an Angry Bird or one of the mischievous pigs in the series.
While tablets and phones have replaced desktop and computers for most tasks, there are just some things which only run on a PC, not to mention that multi-tasking is usually also much easier on a Windows or Mac powered computer than your Android tablet. Or sometimes, there are just documents that are only on your computer and haven’t been uploaded to the cloud. Whatever the reason, the Splashtop app from Splashtop has been very popular on both the iOS and Android platforms and is available for phones and tablets.
The company behind the very popular and successful Angry Birds series have been very busy of late. As well as releasing their first non Angry Birds game ‘Amazing Alex’, Rovio also showed off an update to their most recent Angry Birds game, Angry Birds Space. We know that sometime in the Fall, Rovio will send the Angry Birds off to the Red Planet.
DeNa and Hasbro have signed a three year deal together, allowing DeNa to release Transformer themed games through its social gaming network developer, Mobage. DeNa are the publishers behind the highly popular virtual card game Rage of Bahamut. The first Transformer themed game to be published by DeNA will also be a virtual card game which will be available on the Android platform.
As NASA take a step into the unknown by landing on Mars with it’s Curiosity rover space vehicle, Rovio have also jumped onto the space wagon by announcing that their ever popular Angry Birds are also on the way to Mars in the near future.
As third party browsers go, Dolphin Browser HD is pretty much the king. With so many features that users love and features that would be a blessing on the ‘official’ browsers of mobile phones, Dolphin is a joy to use. With that in mind, the news that the Dolphin Browser HD has just received a big update is exciting us more than just a little bit.
Phosphor have released a trailer for their upcoming adventure game Horn. The game has been compared to Infinity Blade which is an iOS exclusive game but, with a feel of Fable and Zelda about it.
A couple of days ago Google updated their Wallet app to include support for Mastercard, Visa, American Express and Discover cards, where as previously only pre-paid debit cards and Citibank Mastercard were supported.
Google have released an update to their Google Wallet app which will enable more people to be able to use it. Previously, once the free $10 credit had run out, you could only use a Citi Mastercard or prepaid debit card with the application. With the latest Google Wallet update support for Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express debit and credit cards has been added. Robin Dua, Google Wallet product manager, explained that Google had changed their technical approach for storing cards which has allowed them to support all debit and credit cards.
A little over a week ago we saw that the recently released Square Enix “Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light” game had been pulled from the Google Play Store. The game was released as an exclusive for select Sony Xperia phones, including the Xperia Play. However there were reports that the game wasn’t actually compatible with the Xperia Play. Other reports indicated that the game was pulled due to technical issues such as the secondary download required for the game not downloading.