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HTC ONE sales lead to 2 months of growth and a possible future

HTC ONE sales lead to 2 months of growth and a possible future During the 3rd quarter of 2011 HTC was the top selling mobile phone manufacture in the U.S. and had taken 24% of the market even out selling Apple at the time. When the iPhone4 was released HTC basically was shouldered aside and began a steady decline. The reviews are now out and it has been stated by many that the HTC ONE is currently the best smart phone available on the market. This past February HTC hit a company record low so this newest tu...

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Archos Chefpad revealed, an Android table for chefs and cooking enthusiasts

Archos Chefpad revealed, an Android table for chefs and cooking enthusiasts We've always known Archos as the dark horse when it comes to manufacturing Android tablets or even Android smartphones. The company has consistently came out with several feature-pack Android devices and yet, most of them never seem to become overwhelmingly successful in the market. That's probably because of the saturated Android hardware markets which is making it difficult for Archos to penetrate and make a mark. But, with the just announced...

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Google's Android CEO Sundar Pichai about I/O 2013 Focusing on Developers

Google's Android CEO Sundar Pichai about  I/O 2013 Focusing on Developers   The Google's Android chieftain Sundar Pichai revealed today in an interview when asked about the I/O 2013 conference that we shouldn't expect much in terms of new hardware/software releases for this year's event. This time, Google will concentrate on making life easier for developers,  said Pichai, especially for Android and Chrome software platforms, in order to improve the quality of services. Even if Google's Android chief doe...

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Amazon launches the Amazon Coin, its own Virtual Currency

Amazon launches the Amazon Coin, its own Virtual Currency Google I/O may be coming up in a few days, but Amazon stole some headlines today as they officially launched the virtual Amazon Coin. It’s their foray into the world of in-app currency, and I’m sure gamers across the globe are giddy at the news… The Amazon Coin will allow you to buy apps through the Amazon Appstore, and you’ll also be able to use them for those lovely in-app purchases we all love so much.  Amazon is kicking things off b...

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Google’s Android CEO Sundar Pichai about I/O 2013 Focusing on Developers

Google’s Android CEO Sundar Pichai about  I/O 2013 Focusing on Developers   The Google's Android chieftain Sundar Pichai revealed today in an interview when asked about the I/O 2013 conference that we shouldn't expect much in terms of new hardware/software releases for this year's event. This time, Google will concentrate on making life easier for developers,  said Pichai, especially for Android and Chrome software platforms, in order to improve the quality of services. Even if Google's Android chief doesn't...

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Google Play Games could change Android gaming drastically

Google Play Games could change Android gaming drastically Google intends to launch a new game platform that intends to make games more accessible for android devices. This new platform is rumored to be called Google Play Games and will be a gaming platform similar to the Game Center for iOS. What Google plans to bring to the table with Google Play Games includes cloud game saves, multiplayer functionality, leaderboards, and achievements. Google Play Games has the potential to connect Android gamers ...

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The Best New Android Apps of the Week – May 12, 2013

The Best New Android Apps of the Week – May 12, 2013 It was a slow week for new Android Apps, but we still managed to scrounge a few up. Here we go with another edition of The Best New Android Apps of the Week... 1. Google I/O 2013 The Google I/O app isn’t new, but it has just been updated for Google I/O 2013. The big conference is next week, and if you can’t be there the Google I/O app will keep you up-to-date on what’s going down at the show. Google I/O 2013 is free to download on Google P...

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Trojan Horse Android Malware Disguised as Legit App found in Google Play Store

Trojan Horse Android Malware Disguised as Legit App found in Google Play Store The well known security company Webroot discovered the latest kind of Android malware posing as a legit app in Google's Play Store. This is a new breed of malware, because this time is hiding in plain sight. The malicious app is called Android TechnoReaper, this is its "street name" and it disguises itself under legitimate Android apps. Google Play Store is widely regarded as a safe haven from where to download and install the latest apps for y...

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Google aggressively attempts to wrench control in iOS with Gmail

Google aggressively attempts to wrench control in iOS with Gmail It is widely known that Google is slowly but surely dominating the markets. Google has recently made a very aggressive move that is a case and point “demonstration” of why this is the case. The iOS is one of Google’s major obstacles on its road to glory. The latest update for iOS Gmail basically insures that Gmail users stay within the Google realm of apps. The new update essentially makes certain that every link that is hit, within Gmail,...

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The Best New Android Games of the Week – May 11, 2013

The Best New Android Games of the Week – May 11, 2013 1. Blitz Brigade Gameloft’s Blitz Brigade finally made its way to Google Play a few days ago, and if you’re in the mood for some FPS action it’s just the thing for you. There are five different classes to choose from to go along with 120 missions and well over 100 weapons. Did we mention you can battle online with 12 of your buddies? It’s an awesome game and well worth the top spot in our best new android apps list – it’s also free a...

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Google to Reveal High Resolution Nexus 7 Tablet at I/O Next Week

Google to Reveal High Resolution Nexus 7 Tablet at I/O Next Week An analyst from KGI securities with a pretty accurate  track record when it comes to predicting tech trends, announced that Google will present at I/O  next week  a new, updated Nexus 7 tablet featuring a high resolution screen of 1920x1200 pixels. The tablet will have a 7 inches wide display and a 5 megapixels camera and will be available for just $199, just like the current Nexus 7. Mingchi Kuo, because he's the "whistle blower", also tol...

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Beeline Interactive drops Snoopy’s Street Fair for Android

Beeline Interactive drops Snoopy’s Street Fair for Android Several weeks ago we talked about Snoopy’s Street Fair coming to Android, and a few days ago Beeline Interactive gave the game a wide release. It’s a building game set in the world of the Peanuts, and it’s a marvelous game if you’re a fan of Snoopy and the gang. Snoopy and Charlie Brown need your help as the gang has a baseball tournament to play, and need new uniforms. This is where you come in as you’ll try to help the gang get new...

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Android Dominates the Global Smart Device Market for Q1 of 2013

Android Dominates the Global Smart Device Market for Q1 of 2013 The latest data released by the market researching company  Canalys reveals that Android dominates the world, as it holds a big chunk of the global OS market share for smart devices for the first quarter of 2013. Android is way ahead Apple on the global market, when it comes to smartphones, notebooks and tablets . The sales figures for Android running devices for the first quarter reached 308.7 million units and that represents a 37.4% increa...

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Google Wallet Credit Card a No-Show for Google I/O

Google Wallet Credit Card a No-Show for Google I/O That was fast. It’s no big secret that Google was planning to launch a Google Wallet Credit Card, and a lot of folks expected to see it released at Google I/O next week. Today we’ve learned that Larry Page has abruptly cancelled plans to launch to card although Google Wallet will be receiving a bit of an update. According to AllThingsD, Google recently announced they would be pulling the card for now through a memo which also had news of Osa...

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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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