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Go on a Dungeon Crawl with Gamevil’s Dark Avenger for Android

Go on a Dungeon Crawl with Gamevil’s Dark Avenger for Android You don’t have to look hard to find a Dungeon Crawler on Google Play, and the latest is called Dark Avenger. Gamevil released this last week on iOS, and now it’s our turn to hack and slash our way through the deadly dungeons of Dark Avenger.There’s no real backstory with Dark Avenger aside from the fact that you are fighting evil that has risen from the grave. Your job is to send it back from whence it came, and you’ll do that by hackin...

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Kiz Studios releases Chuck the Muck for Android

Kiz Studios releases Chuck the Muck for Android You may not think “muck” is cute, but maybe that’s because you haven’t met Chuck the Muck. He’s a little blobby pile of muck, and he’s hungrier than a woodchuck. He doesn’t eat dirt or goo though as you might expect. Instead Chuck likes to chomp on crystals…Chuck the Muck is a physics-flinger that has you try and help a pile of muck eat a bunch of crystals. The way you’ll go about doing this is a bit different from other animal ...

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Hit the Streets and Wreak some Havoc with Carmageddon for Android

Hit the Streets and Wreak some Havoc with Carmageddon for Android If you were gaming in the late 90s chances are you’ve heard of Carmageddon as it made quite the splash when it was released for the PC in 1997. The folks at Stainless Games wanted to bring the retro racer to a new generation, and last night that happened as Carmageddon for Android was unleashed on the masses. If you’re unfamiliar with the game, here’s the skinny. Carmageddon is more of a demolition derby style game than a racer, as you...

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Google Earth for Android gets Street View upgrade

Google Earth for Android gets Street View upgrade Google has finally upgraded their Google earth Android app to version 7.1. With this upgrade come some cool new features and the long awaited Street View. For those of you who somehow have never heard of Street View, it is the final zoom feature that takes you from the map view to a perspective view of the surface streets. Street View allows you to view the area through a first person perspective and includes the ability to travel along the doc...

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Popular Airport Scanner Game is coming to Android in June

Popular Airport Scanner Game is coming to Android in June Airport Scanner is a popular mobile game that was released on iOS last year, and the team at Pocket Gems is working with the Kedlin Company to bring the game to Android next month. Ready to see what a day in the life of a Security Screener is like? If you are a frequent flyer, you know that Airport Scanners can be a huge pain. It can’t be much fun for the folks behind the scanner either. Airport Scanner is going to let you see what it's like t...

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The Blitz Brigade has arrived on Google Play

The Blitz Brigade has arrived on Google Play You’re heard about it, you’ve wanted it, and now it’s finally here. Blitz Brigade was finally released for Android early this morning, and if you’re ready to kick a little arse online it’s just the thing for you. Blitz Brigade is a new First-person shooter from Gameloft that lets you play as the Axis or Allies in intense multiplayer battles. There are several different classes to choose from including Medics and Snipers; there are also ...

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Android Based Smartphones help Sony to report first profits in 5 years!

Android Based Smartphones help Sony to report first profits in 5 years!   The well known tech giant Sony just announced the first profits for the last 5 years of activity, courtesy of its very lucrative Sony Mobile division, which manufactures Android based smartphones. This happened after the joint venture with Ericsson was dropped and Sony Mobile was folded entirely into the company. The fiscal report for the first quarter of 2013 shows an increase of 4.7% in Sony's sales figures and this is excellent ...

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Hero Forge Beta hits Google Play

Hero Forge Beta hits Google Play Hero Forge is a puzzling new RPG from Clapfoot that lets you forge a hero of your very own through matching 3D blocks. Yup, it’s another matching game, but things are a bit different this go-round as you get to fight folks in some intense online battles. Matching games come in many different shapes and forms, and Hero Forge requires you that you only  two cubes of the same kind instead of the usual three. The playing field is 3D, and you’ll...

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Audi uses app development to advertise vehicle features

Audi uses app development to advertise vehicle features German luxury auto company Audi has developed an app for mobile devices. Audi’s new mobile creation has been named Audi Start-Stop and has been designed to help manage your running apps. We often find ourselves wondering why our phones and tablets have slowed down to a crawl to discover that we have almost every app we own running in the background. Audi Start-Stop functions by monitoring the applications that you have running and informing y...

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Apple demands Android Source Code Records in Samsung's Law Suit

Apple demands Android Source Code Records in Samsung's Law Suit Apple asked for a court order to force Google reveal its Android  Source Code documentation, as part of its  infringement law suit against the tech giant Samsung. This looks like another battle, by proxy this time, in Apple's patent war with Google. The trial takes place in San Jose, California and Apple argued to US Judge Paul S Grewal that Google is not playing by the rules, as it is very secretive about the documents Apple requested in th...

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Frighten Folks into a Frenzy in The Spookening for Android

Frighten Folks into a Frenzy in The Spookening for Android There are several spooky Android Games floating about on Google Play, but a new one by the name of The Spookening has quickly become a personal favorite. It gives you a taste of what life might be like as a ghost, and it’s pretty Spooktacular…The Spookening is a 3D puzzler that lets you play a ghost with a penchant for scaring people. The ghoulish hero of The Spookening is named Herman, a ghost with the power of temporary resurrection. Each s...

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Monkey Boxing brings Pugilistic Primates to Android

Monkey Boxing brings Pugilistic Primates to Android Boxing games are always a great way to kill time, but good Android boxing titles are few and far between. None of them involve monkeys either. Monkey Boxing is the latest title from the fine folks at Crescent Moon Games, and if you’re in the mood to play around with pugilistic primates, it’s just the thing for you. Monkey Boxing pits you against the best boxing monkeys in the world as you attempt to take on opponents in the Monkey Boxing Leag...

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Apple demands Android Source Code Records in Samsung’s Law Suit

Apple demands Android Source Code Records in Samsung’s Law Suit Apple asked for a court order to force Google reveal its Android  Source Code documentation, as part of its  infringement law suit against the tech giant Samsung. This looks like another battle, by proxy this time, in Apple's patent war with Google. The trial takes place in San Jose, California and Apple argued to US Judge Paul S Grewal that Google is not playing by the rules, as it is very secretive about the documents Apple requested in th...

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Splay! A New thumb friendly launcher for Android

Splay! A New thumb friendly launcher for Android ELSE LTD. has recently ported their thumb oriented launcher named Splay to Android. Splay originally was designed for a cancelled product called the First Else that was supposed to “revolutionize” mobile devices back in 2008. Fortunately the Splay portion of that long dead project has survived to make its way to us as a functioning Launcher. The Splay launcher has been recently released by ELSE as a free beta and it looks better than ever. ...

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Bulkypix releases Undead Soccer for Android

Bulkypix releases Undead Soccer for Android Undead Soccer puts you into the shoes of a soccer playing guy who got a big surprise after getting banned from a match. After returning from the locker room, he noticed everyone had been turned into ghouls and you’ll have to take them on with a trashcan lid and a football. Sound like fun? The controls are similar to the Flick Kick games, and Undead Soccer is an “endless” game of sorts as there are no real levels to speak of. It’s ju...

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Android loses ground vs iOS in web traffic, according to analyst

Android loses ground vs iOS in web traffic, according to analyst If Android is the crowned king when it comes to smartphones and OS market share, iOS still reigns in web traffic data, according to analyst from Piper Jaffrey, Mr. Gene Munster. In the US, iOS managed to get ahead Android in terms of web traffic for two months in a row now. In layman's terms, it means that when it comes to mobile traffic, there are more people using an iOS device for surfing the web than those using Android running smartphones...

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Hope: Other Side of Adventure brings a different kind of Adventure Game to Android

Hope: Other Side of Adventure brings a different kind of Adventure Game to Android I'm always on the lookout for interesting Android Games, and this morning I stumbled across one called Hope: Other Side of Adventure. It’s a game set in medieval times, and there’s a princess involved, but it’s unlike any “Adventure” game you’ve ever played. Hope: Other Side of Adventure follows the tale of a princess whose been kidnapped by an evil Red Dragon. She’s just chillaxing in the meadow, having tea with a prince, and BOOM...

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BlueStack Android App player hits 10 million downloads

BlueStack Android App player hits 10 million downloads A company by the name of BlueStacks has a popular application on their hands. Today the BlueStack Android player was revealed to have reached the download marker of 10 million. The BlueStack site launched back in March and they have reported that the first 4 million of theses downloads came within the first quarter of the year. These numbers show us that there is considerable interest in utilizing Android Apps outside of the normal operational ...

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Android Powered Monitor on the Horizon?

Android Powered Monitor on the Horizon? Since the sales of regular computer monitors are in steep decline, the industry is looking forward to an Android Powered Monitor: a 21 inches wide touchscreen computer display equipped with an ARM CPU and running on Android. Yes, we may start seeing Android powered monitors. The giants in the industry are contemplating this radical measure, according to some Taiwanese analysts from WitsView. The only downside of this revolutionary change in para...

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Amazon Appstore goes live in China

Amazon Appstore goes live in China Amazon may still be behind Google Play in terms of content, but over the weekend the Amazon Appstore made the jump to China. Yup, Amazon has beaten Google to the punch as they’ll be the first to offer paid Android apps in China. We knew this day was coming as last month Amazon put the word out and asked developers to start getting apps ready for global distribution. Breaking into China is pretty big news for Amazon although it’s not their fi...

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Android OS still rules the smartphone market in the US for the first quarter of 2013

Android OS still rules the smartphone market in the US for the first quarter of 2013 Android OS continues to be the most important operating system for smartphones in the US with 52% market share in the first quarter of 2013, according to  the latest numbers released by comScore. Android is still reigning, even if the percents dropped a little bit from December of 2012, when the market share for Android OS was slightly above 53.4 %, yet the difference is minimal. Blackberry OS also lost in popularity, now with only 5.2% market ...

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The Best New Android Apps of the Week – May 5, 2013

The Best New Android Apps of the Week – May 5, 2013 1. Fixya Our top pick on this week’s list of the Best New Android Apps is an app called Fixya from the fine folks behind the website of the same name. Fixya is a site than can show you how to fix anything, and the official app lets you take videos of your problems and post them online for solutions. It’s a social way to get something fixed, and if it’s an app you’ll definitely want to have on your smart phone or tablet. Fixya is free to ...

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Apple stands to lose tablet market dominance

Apple stands to lose tablet market dominance Apple, the pioneer of the modern day tablet movement stands to lose its majority market dominance in the tablet arena very soon. This is disastrous for apple after its recent loss of the smartphone market majority. As Android powered devices gain popularity and momentum, Apple is staring at a bleak future as iPad sales are expected to plummet. An analyst from IDC, Sameer Singh, stated that Apple overall market share will start to shrink as iPad...

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NASA's Android Based Satellites send pictures home

NASA's Android Based Satellites send pictures home NASA's "Phone Sat" network of  Android based satellites released the first pictures of Earth taken from orbit. The network consists of three satellites which are basically Android running Nexus One smartphones. After this first success, NASA decided to extend the program. The "Phone Sat" program was started last month when NASA managed to launch its first micro satellites into a geostationary orbit. The initial three micro satellites are actual...

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The Best New Android Games of the Week – May 4, 2013

The Best New Android Games of the Week – May 4, 2013 We’re pulling the old switcheroo on you again as we’ve moved our Best New Android Games of the Week piece to Saturdays. We have a great list of games to choose from this week, and we hope you enjoy our picks. 1. Punch Quest Numero Uno on our list of the Best New Android Games goes to an Arcade brawler known as Punch Quest. Punching things is always fun, but Punch Quest takes things to a whole new level. The faster you punch, the faster you’...

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NASA’s Android Based Satellites send pictures home

NASA’s Android Based Satellites send pictures home NASA's "Phone Sat" network of  Android based satellites released the first pictures of Earth taken from orbit. The network consists of three satellites which are basically Android running Nexus One smartphones. After this first success, NASA decided to extend the program. The "Phone Sat" program was started last month when NASA managed to launch its first micro satellites into a geostationary orbit. The initial three micro satellites are actual...

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Google defends against battery drain rumors

Google defends against battery drain rumors Google seems to always run into problems when they decide to port the goods to iOS. This time around the Apple crowd has claimed that the fairly new Google Now app for the iOS is a battery hog. The iOS users have claimed that after installing the Google Now app their battery lives have been reduced dramatically. Google has made a stand that directly renounces these rumors. The claim states that after the installation of the Google Now app th...

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Bejeweled Blitz now available for Android

Bejeweled Blitz now available for Android Electronic Arts has been on a tear lately, releasing several new games in the past few months. Their latest game is Bejeweled Blitz, and if you love Bejeweled you’ll definitely dig Blitz. Bejeweled Blitz is EA’s second “blitz” game, but the first one to see a wide release as Tetris Blitz still hasn’t gone global. As the name implies, the goal of Bejeweled Blitz is to match and detonate gems as quickly as you can, and you’re only goin...

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