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The Best Free Tablet Apps for Android

The Best Free Tablet Apps for Android Google Play is a lot like life these days, nothing is truly free. Even free apps have hidden purchases, and you have to dig to find good apps that are fully functioning (for the most part) and free. Tablet apps are even harder to sift through as they aren’t as many of them, and some are obviously much better than others. With that in mind we’ve come up with a short list of the Best Free Tablet Apps for Android. All of these apps are free alth...

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Tumblr reintroduces itself with a new look

Tumblr reintroduces itself with a new look Tumblr was launched back in February of 2007 and it has seen its share of success and drawbacks. Tumblr is a microblogging and social networking service and website that as of March 2, 2013 had over 96.1 million blogs and more than 44.3 billion total posts. Due to the fast paced rate of development in the mobile device market Tumblr has decided to reinvent it’s app for Android. This new version of Tumblr is designed to maximize the functionali...

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The Kyocera Torque can take some punishment

The Kyocera Torque can take some punishment The Kyocera Torque is the next offering from sprint that is targeted toward mobile device users that are a little rougher than usual with their tech. The Kyocera Torque was designed with one major concern in mind and that was durability. The new Sprint phone is the next in line of utilitarian styled devices that tend to make their way into the hands of users that are involved in rough lines of work or lead physically demanding lifestyles.  The n...

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Android GameStick to be delayed

Android GameStick to be delayed The Kickstarter marketing campaign for the $79 GameStick Android console has out preformed expectations and in response backers have been notified that they will not be seeing their units until late June. GameStick was expecting to manufacture 1000 units for its release roll out but was forced to take a step back and reevaluate its manufacturing and shipping strategies based on the initial orders that totaled over 5000 units. The issue that is ...

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The Best New Android Games of the Week – April 8, 2013

The Best New Android Games of the Week – April 8, 2013 We may have missed last week’s roundup of new Android games, but we’re back on track this week’s edition of the Best New Android Games of the Week… 1. Magicka Paradox Interactive unleashed Magicka: Wizards of the Square Tablet a few weeks ago and if you dig games with a magical twist, you’ll definitely want to consider Magicka. The game puts you in control of a powerful Wizard that can mix and match elements to create some crazy s...

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Facebook Home is here and the Ads are right around the corner

Facebook Home is here and the Ads are right around the corner Facebook Home, like all aggressive business moves, has a basic goal of enterprise expansion and revenue generation. The Facebook Home demonstration showed off a sleek interface and user friendly environment made to seamlessly merge your social media experience into our everyday mobile device usage. For a company whose product is essentially free, money generated by advertisements is life’s blood. There were no visible advertisements during the...

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Smartphones are Ruining Your Memory

Smartphones are Ruining Your Memory Study Shows Smartphones are Killing Your Declarative Memory A recent study out of India suggests that smartphones are killing both your Cognitive Thinking abilities and your Declarative Memory. If this study is correct we may all have something to worry about; providing we can remember to. Though smartphones are supposed to making life easier for us by keeping us connected with everyone, everywhere, at anytime. But this constant connection to th...

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Chillingo releases Puzzle Craft for Android

Chillingo releases Puzzle Craft for Android There are thousands of Match-3 games on Google Play, and there are almost as many city builders. Puzzle Craft is a new Android Game that combines those two genres into one of the most addictive building games you’ll ever play. Puzzle Craft is a building game that goes about things a bit differently. You’ll get to build plenty of structures, but you’ll go about it in a whole new way. Want to build a cottage? You’ll need some stone for t...

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The Best New Android Apps of the Week – April 7, 2013

The Best New Android Apps of the Week – April 7, 2013 1. Tiny Apps Lite Floating apps are apps that stay on top of other apps, and Carsten Drösser’s Tiny Apps gives you 5 floating apps in one tidy package. You’ll get a recorder, music player, calculator, paint app, and a note taking app. Each has their own set of features, and you can move or resize any of your floating app windows. There’s a free version of the app you can check out, and the full version will only set you back $1.92. ...

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Samsung Knox to Help Users Secure The New Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Knox to Help Users Secure The New Samsung Galaxy S4 Samsung Galaxy S4 to have built in LoJack Called Samsung Knox The hottest thing in the Android world now is the long awaited Samsung Galaxy S4 and as the initial launch date of Samsung’s new flagship smartphone gets closer we learn more about what the Galaxy S4 will offer us. The latest news is a bit more information on the new Samsung Knox feature that will come on all new Galaxy S4's; which Samsung is also calling the new and improved securi...

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Epic Dev’s release Epic Pirates Story for Android

Epic Dev’s release Epic Pirates Story for Android If you dig simulation games of the Kairosoft variety you’ve probably already heard of Epic Pirates Story. It’s a pirate themed sim a lot of us have been waiting for, and a few days ago it braved the wild buggy waters and sailed in to the play store. Are you ready to take on the evil Pirate King Blizzardo? Epic Pirates Story puts you in charge of your own band of pirates as you take on missions and take revenge against the treacherous Blizzar...

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Square Enix releases the Official Hitman: ICA App for Android

Square Enix releases the Official Hitman: ICA App for Android If you’re a fan of Agent 47 chances are you picked up Hitman Absolution when it was released last year. The Hitman: ICA app is an official companion app for Absolution, and it’s a must have Android app if you own the game. Hitman: ICA lets you access the world of Hitman Absolution from your mobile while you’re out and about. You won’t be able to play the game, but you will be able to do all sorts of cool things including setting up “...

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Samsung Wi-Fi Galaxy Camera Has Hit American Shores

Samsung Wi-Fi Galaxy Camera Has Hit American Shores Samsung has announced that it’s Wi-Fi only Galaxy Camera is now available in the U.S. The Galaxy Camera has made its debut at $449.99 at Samsung authorized retailers and $499 through AT&T. Verizon will also be offering a 4G LTE version that will carry a heftier price tag at $549.99. The Wi-Fi only Galaxy Camera is an, Android powered device that is essentially a camera built on the foundation of the Galaxy cellular model. From first loo...

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Nexus 7 Part 2 Looking to Make an Appearance in July

Nexus 7 Part 2 Looking to Make an Appearance in July It has been reported by Reuters that Google is aiming to start selling their second generation Nexus 7  tablet in July. AsusTek retains the production rights to the second Google Nexus 7  so we can look forward to a solid and reliable construction. There has been a change in the lineup however; The Nvidia Tegra chip has been sidelined in favor of the new Qualcomm Snapdragon.  With expectations of moving 8 million units at a price of $199, Go...

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Facebook Home is Official and coming to Android on April 12

Facebook Home is Official and coming to Android on April 12 It’s official. Today Facebook unveiled Facebook Home to the world and if you’re into social media prepare to be pleased. Rumors have been flying around the web for weeks, and we’re happy to say Facebook didn’t announce a Facebook phone today, but a home screen launcher that looks to socialize your favorite Android device. Facebook Home looks to be like a lot of other home screen replacement apps which means it changes the look and feel o...

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Behind the Cube: Day 149 with 22cans Curiosity

Behind the Cube: Day 149 with 22cans Curiosity The curious little game known as 22cans Curiosity is now on day 149, and we're back with another edition of Behind the Cube. It’s been around a month since we covered the Cube, and not much has changed although the backer images are still rolling out as each layer is removed. The cube has had 246 layers removed thus far and we don’t seem to be any closer to the end of the experiment. People are still tapping though, and I think the picture...

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Rosetta Course lets you Learn a Foreign Language on the Go

Rosetta Course lets you Learn a Foreign Language on the Go If you’ve ever wanted to speak in a foreign language, Rosetta Stone has always been an excellent program to use. Rosetta Course is the company's foray in to the world of Android, and it’s hands down the best way to learn a foreign language on your mobile. Rosetta Course makes learning a foreign language a breeze as it teaches through pictures, text, and sound.  Each language has its own set of lessons that range from teaching you basic phra...

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New Android App: Fynch for Twitter

New Android App: Fynch for Twitter Rn Software has just released a new app called Fynch for Twitter. Fynch is not a standalone app but actually integrates with Twitter to enhance you experience by managing how you interact with Twitter timelines. Fynch will notify you when a Twitter post from less active accounts appear, when a Twitter user starts posting more than usual, and when someone you follow tweets on a trending subject. The winning aspect of Fynch is its “install and f...

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Ariton Games brings Westward Ho! to Android

Ariton Games brings Westward Ho! to Android We’ve seen some great Sci-Fi Android games over the past few months, and you can now add one more to that list with Spaceward Ho! from Ariton Games. If the name sounds familiar it should, as the original Computer game was quite popular and still has a rabid fan base today. Spaceward Ho! is a turn-based strategy game that puts you in control of your very own race of spacefaring folk. Your goal is to explore the galaxy, expand your empire, and...

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3Dmark for Android – Where you do Rank?

3Dmark for Android – Where you do Rank? For years now 3Dmark has been the benchmark (pun intended) on how to tell if your computer system was hot or not. Up until now however if you wanted to see how your Android device ranked in benchmark tests you were out of luck; even considering many smartphones and tablets have comparable 3D capabilities of some console systems, notebooks, and PC’s. 3Dmark’s latest benchmarking software designed for mobile devices is called Ice Storm, and as ...

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Survival Horror Story: Catequesis is bringing 8-bit Horror to Android this Fall

Survival Horror Story: Catequesis is bringing 8-bit Horror to Android this Fall Survival Horror games are all the rage, but there aren’t many good Android titles out there. Survival Horror Story: Catequesis looks to change that though and it’s putting a cool retro spin on things. Catequesis is a survival horror game set in an 8-bit world where you’ll have to help a guy named Daniel rescue his girlfriend after a religious ritual goes horribly wrong. As with most botched rituals involving evil forces, lots of gruesome...

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Ping: 8-bits of Puzzle Fun by Christopher Arnold

Ping: 8-bits of Puzzle Fun by Christopher Arnold Who needs all that crazy HD and 3D graphics when you can have a classic-looking game like Ping? Answer: Not this guy, and probably not you either; developer Christopher Arnold did an outstanding job creating a game that looks and feels like a classic Atari game but is actually something completely new.This simple looking 8-bit game will have you hooked from the start because you will quickly realize it’s not as simple as it seems. The game play...

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The WWE’s Rockpocalypse brings The People's Champ to Google Play

The WWE’s Rockpocalypse brings The People's Champ to Google Play The greatest man in the world of Sports Entertainment got an Android App yesterday and it wasn’t an April fool’s joke. Rockpocalypse is a new Android game from the WWE and it’s all about The Rock putting a beat down on scores of evil Jabroni’s. Rockpocalypse takes place at Studio 51 in Hollywood where The Rock is on the set of his latest Action flick. Needless to say, something goes terribly wrong and all the folks on the studio lot st...

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Games with Friends releases Pic Combo for Android

Games with Friends releases Pic Combo for Android A few weeks back we covered a game called Icomania by Games for Friends and this week we’re back with another guessing game from the group called Pic Combo. Pic Combo is a guessing game that puts your brain to work deciphering two pictures into one word. Put together a picture of some coffee beans and a bag, and you get a “bean bag”. That’s the only one I’ll give you, but you get the drift. The setup is just like Icomania in regards ...

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The WWE’s Rockpocalypse brings The People’s Champ to Google Play

The WWE’s Rockpocalypse brings The People’s Champ to Google Play The greatest man in the world of Sports Entertainment got an Android App yesterday and it wasn’t an April fool’s joke. Rockpocalypse is a new Android game from the WWE and it’s all about The Rock putting a beat down on scores of evil Jabroni’s. Rockpocalypse takes place at Studio 51 in Hollywood where The Rock is on the set of his latest Action flick. Needless to say, something goes terribly wrong and all the folks on the studio lot st...

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Facebook puts its own spin on Android with Facebook Home

Facebook puts its own spin on Android with Facebook Home Last week Facebook put the word out about a media event related to Android and the rumors have been flying ever since. The latest comes from 9to5Google and says that Facebook Home may be the name of the new project, and it’s going to bring Facebook to the forefront on the operating system we all know and love. Yay? It was reported last week that Facebook was working on a tweaked version of the Android OS that would put Facebook smack dab into ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Root pops up for the Exynos Octa 5 version of the S4

Samsung Galaxy S4 Root pops up for the  Exynos Octa 5 version of the S4 While the world awaits the release of the Samsung Galaxy S4, it looks like the folks over at XDA forums have already achieved Root on the super phone. Before you get too excited there is a catch as the Galaxy S4 root is only for the Exynos 5 Octa-Core model. While the Galaxy S4 is already up for pre-orders on some carriers, it’s going to be a bit before we see it hit the shelves in the US. Release dates mean squat to the minds at XDA and as us...

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Translate Text on the Go with the WorldPenScan BT from PenPower

Translate Text on the Go with the WorldPenScan BT from PenPower If you’re the globetrotting sort going to a foreign country is always made easier if you know the language. Unfortunately, most of us don’t have time to learn a new language on the fly. That’s where a new piece of tech called the WorldPenScan BT can come in handy, as it allows you to carry a mini translator in your pocket and it even works with your favorite Android device. The WorldPenScan BT is a mobile translator that’s small enough t...

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