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Some Android Smartphones Will Have BBM Preinstalled

Some Android Smartphones Will Have BBM Preinstalled I know, we are here a bunch of Android and Android apps lovers, but this news story seems pretty interesting, as RIM announced a few days ago that it will make available to Android users its very popular BBM (BlackBerry messenger). The BlackBerry messenger also known as BBM will be ready to go out of the box on some Android running smart phones and, horribile dictu, even for iPhone users. The Canadians are aiming high, hoping that with this sm...

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Deus Ex The Fall coming to Android, date not yet announced (video)

Deus Ex The Fall coming to Android, date not yet announced (video) Deus Ex The Fall, the first foray of the series into the mobile realm, will be available for iOS this summer, with an Android version also coming.According to an article on the Deus Ex website, the game is coming to the iPad and iPhone in the following months, with an Android version also planned, “but no timing confirmed” for it. Why a developer would choose not to make a game available on the most important mobile platform, with Goo...

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Match your way to the Top of the Food Chain in Zoolicious from Nobu Games

Match your way to the Top of the Food Chain in Zoolicious from Nobu Games Every once in a while we come across a matching game that does things a bit differently. Zoolicious puts an animal themed spin on things as you match animals to food and try to work your way up the food chain. Some games put you to work matching jewels or other objects, but Zoolicious doesn’t take that tired old approach. The goal of the game is to feed hungry animals, and you’ll do this by drawing a path from the animal to the type of food ...

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Samsung's Sales Beats Apple's in the US in May For the First Time since iPhone 5 was Released

Samsung's Sales Beats Apple's in the US in May For the First Time since iPhone 5 was Released Business Insider reported this morning an interesting fact, that Samsung sold more Android running smart phones in the US market than Apple in the month of May, for the first time since the iPhone 5 was introduced. This is an important victory for Android and especially for Samsung, beating Apple on their on turf. It is well known that North America is the playing ground for Apple, or at least it used to be. The data was released by an analyst...

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Patents are killing innovation, and Obama wants change

Patents are killing innovation, and Obama wants change Patent lawsuits are a weary subject. It seems that we can’t go a week without hearing about one legal challenge or another. It’s an issue which affects a lot of businesses, especially in the U.S., but the mobile technology industry is undoubtedly the most unpleasant.As far as mobile technology goes, One of the most recent cases resulted in a U.S. import ban on AT&T iPhone 4′s for infringing on Samsung’s CDMA communication pate...

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UPDATE: Blackberry Messenger coming to your Android this summer

UPDATE: Blackberry Messenger coming to your Android this summer Hot off the heels of the BlackBerry Live developer's conference that happened today a version of BlackBerry Messenger for Android and iOS has been announced. Later this summer, the new service will be offered free of charge. BBM for Android! / ...

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Galaxy S4 software update rolling out to GT-I9505 version, report says

Galaxy S4 software update rolling out to GT-I9505 version, report says Samsung is apparently ready to roll out a software update for its Galaxy S4 flagship in order to address certain concerns raised by buyers and improve certain features of the handset.Initially, the update will be rolled out to the Snapdragon 600 version of the handset (GT-I9505), but it will come eventually to the Exynos 5 Octa model as well (GT-I9500).Here’s what the software update will have to offer, at least according to Sam Mobile:New Came...

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AMD wants to get into Android and Chrome. Literally.

AMD wants to get into Android and Chrome. Literally. At a Computex conference, Senior Vice President of AMD Lisa Su said “We are very committed to Windows 8; we think it’s a great operating system, but we also see a market for Android and Chrome developing as well”. This could bode well for mobile tech fans, as AMD processors can pack a punch.Fortunately, this is not AMD’s first foray into mobile technology. They had processors in Windows tablets at one point, but those were poorly rece...

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LG Optimus F7 available to buy at U.S. Cellular

LG Optimus F7 available to buy at U.S. Cellular The LG Optimus F7 is the latest addition to U.S. Cellular’s smartphone lineup and, if you’re looking for a mid-range smartphone with good specs, this one may be right up your alley.The device has been introduced in February, along with the LG Optimus F5, and now you can purchase it from U.S. Cellular. The price at which you can make it yours is $99.99, provided you get it with a new two-year contract with the carrier. The same price a...

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Nuns vs. Zombies in Twin Blades for Android

Nuns vs. Zombies in Twin Blades for Android We see our share of shooters here at Android-Apps, and there’s usually a few new ones released every day. Twin Blades is the latest shooter to get our attention with its manga style and medieval setting – it also involves a zombie killing nun which is something you don’t see every day. Twin Blades puts you in the shoes of a nun with a knack for killing zombies. The nun goes by the name of Sister Angelika, and she’s pretty handy with a bla...

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Play Store will overtake App Store in number of app installs by October

Play Store will overtake App Store in number of app installs by October According to a recent report regarding app market purchases, our beloved Android is set to become the most popular app platform in the world within the next few months.The data shows that Apple is just ahead in terms of the total number of apps ever downloaded, having just surpassed the impressive 50 billion mark. But Android is not far behind, currently sitting at around 48 billion app downloads from the Play Store. Including apps from Amazon’...

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Apple, Google, Motorola, Samsung and Microsoft attending anti device theft conference

Apple, Google, Motorola, Samsung and Microsoft attending anti device theft conference Image Credit: Photo West Midlands Police (CC BY-SA 2.0) via Cult of MacStealing smartphones may be a way of life for some people, and with the advance of technology, cashing in on a stolen device sold at half its listed price could be quite a deal. As recent reports show, cellphone theft in New York and various other cities from the United States has increased by almost 40% since last year.In order to prevent further theft increases and, hopefull...

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Combo Crew Review

Combo Crew Review We’ve seen some good fighting games over the past few years, but controls usually keep a good game from being great. That’s not the case with The Game Bakers Combo Crew as they’ve ditched all on-screen controls in favor of an intuitive swipe-based setup. It’s a new way to play an arcade brawler on a touch-screen device, and it works well as Combo Crew is one of the best beat ‘em ups we’ve played this year. Combo Crew is the tale of ...

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PSA: T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE now available

PSA: T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE now available The T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S3 LTE is now on sale, just as expected.The device, which made a Bluetooth SIG visit way back in December last year is now displayed on T-Mobile’s site. It costs $69.99, with 24 monthly payments of $20, but you can also purchase the device upfront for $549.99. The Galaxy S3 LTE, which will replace the old Galaxy S3 in T-Mobile’s  lineup, is only available in Marble White at the moment.The device can be...

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Galaxy S4 sales predicted to be lower than anticipated, despite strong performance so far

Galaxy S4 sales predicted to be lower than anticipated, despite strong performance so far Despite strong sales performance for the Galaxy S4 so far, it looks like the company, as well as some analysts expect the company to sell less units than initially believed.Galaxy S4 sales dropping?A new report from Barrons reveals that Susquehanna Financial Group has recently issued a Neutral rating on Broadcom stock and a Positive rating on Qualcomm and Maxim Integrated Products stock. Why are these companies important for the Galaxy S4? Well, ...

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Samsung’s Sales Beats Apple’s in the US in May For the First Time since iPhone 5 was Released

Samsung’s Sales Beats Apple’s in the US in May For the First Time since iPhone 5 was Released Business Insider reported this morning an interesting fact, that Samsung sold more Android running smart phones in the US market than Apple in the month of May, for the first time since the iPhone 5 was introduced. This is an important victory for Android and especially for Samsung, beating Apple on their on turf. It is well known that North America is the playing ground for Apple, or at least it used to be. The data was released by an analyst...

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Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 and A3000 announced

Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 and A3000 announced The 7-inch Lenovo IdeaTab A1000 and A3000  Jelly Bean tablets have become available. While their specs are not fantastic, these two slates make it up through some relatively affordable price tags. The IdeaTab A1000 costs $189, while the IdeaTab A3000 can be yours for $229.You may remember that both have been shown at Mobile World Congress 2013, with the A1000 making an FCC appearance not too long ago.Lenovo IdeaTab A1000The 7-inch IdeaTab A100...

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Galaxy S4 commercial “Quick Snooze” continues father and baby theme, is just as cute

Galaxy S4 commercial “Quick Snooze” continues father and baby theme, is just as cute The latest Samsung Galaxy S4 TV ad continues the father and baby theme from the “Swaddle Master” clip. And predictably, it’s just as cute.With Father’s Day upon us, Samsung seems to want to capitalize on the popular holiday by working on your emotional side. The new ad, called “Quick Snooze” is shorter than the previous one, clocking at a little over 30 seconds, and starring the same two characters, having some...

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Tired of flashing ROMs? Use Xposed Framework instead.

Tired of flashing ROMs? Use Xposed Framework instead. While flashing your ROM on your Android device is getting more prominent as more users jump over to the Android side of things, sometimes it's not always necessary to get the results that you want. Enter in Xposed Framework, allowing users to access a wide variety of tweaks for their devies without having to replace or install over your existing Android operating system. Easy and simple to install, Xposed Framework allows a wide variety o...

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Tired of flasing ROMs? Use Xposed Framework instead.

Tired of flasing ROMs? Use Xposed Framework instead. While flashing your ROM on your Android device is getting more prominent as more users jump over to the Android side of things, sometimes it's not always necessary to get the results that you want. Enter in Xposed Framework, allowing users to access a wide variety of tweaks for their devies without having to replace or install over your existing Android operating system. Easy and simple to install, Xposed Framework allows a wide variety o...

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Google Keyboard for Android now available as a Play Store download

Google Keyboard for Android now available as a Play Store download If you have been searching for an easy way to get the whole Nexus typing experience for Android onto your own device, we’re here to tell you that your search is over. Today, Google Keyboard was added to the Google Play Store — announced via the Android page on Google+ — and anyone with a compatible device may now download it for free.If, for whatever reason, you still haven’t gotten the chance to try out the Google Keyboa...

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Google Keyboard Released For Android 4.0 And Above

Google Keyboard Released For Android 4.0 And Above Typing made easier with Google Keyboard / ...

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HTC One Mini Exists….and we've got the photos to prove it

HTC One Mini Exists….and we've got the photos to prove it Well, rumours of the HTC One Mini surfaced earlier in June under the name HTC M4 and it seems like we're on track to get an official announcement shortly, after the release of some pretty damning photographs that verify the device's existence. Following in the footsteps of Samsung, HTC will most likely be the next company to reveal a smaller version of it's flagship smartphone. HTC One Mini and big brother HTC One / ...

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Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 2 get the wireless charging treatment

Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 2 get the wireless charging treatment The market for wireless charging has been around for some time, but despite being an innovative way to charge your device, the technology is still not widely used. The company Zens is looking to change that. Zens builds chargers for smartphones that are QI compataible or that can be fitted with external packs/cases that allow them to use the technology. With their latest press release, they've announced that they've developed a wireless...

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Sony Xperia Z the latest to get a Google Edition?

Sony Xperia Z the latest to get a Google Edition? New information revealed this weeks might bring another contender to the market of Google Edition phones, embracing the ranks of the HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4. AndroidGeeks has revealed an inside Sony source that indicates the Xperia Z will be getting the Google treatment next. ...

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Ethically-sourced Fairphone hits its pre-order goal ahead of schedule

Ethically-sourced Fairphone hits its pre-order goal ahead of schedule Let’s face it, phones aren’t exactly great for the environment, and that’s probably not going to change anytime soon. For Dutch startup Fairphone’s part, they don’t claim their upcoming smartphone is completely environmentally friendly, but instead the goal is to be as transparent and ethical as possible when it comes to using resources in its construction.The company’s goal is to use conflict-free resources for the device wh...

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Gmail update rolling out to everyone, now it’s Hangouts turn for a staged rollout

Gmail update rolling out to everyone, now it’s Hangouts turn for a staged rollout Earlier this week, Google introduced Gmail 4.5, bringing several new features to the table, all while rolling it out incrementally. For those that have yet to grab it, Google has apparently finished up the rollout, and is making it available to everyone.Now that you can finally get your hands on the Gmail update, it is time for yet another staged rollout, this time for Google+ Hangouts. Unlike the changes found in Gmail 4.5, the latest version of...

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Photos of HTC One Mini Leaked

Photos of HTC One Mini Leaked There were lots of rumors about the new mini-Me, I mean the HTC One Mini, now we have some hard evidence to show you. By hard evidence, I mean pictures, of course, the phone is not yet available, doh. This time, the digital paparazzi is an Estonian website (they have internet in Estonia, go figure), namely Forte, and they managed to put their greedy little nerd fingers on HTC's latest midget, the One Mini. They were kind enough to share the...

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