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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 basica...

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 ...

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 a...

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 n...

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, note...

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 ...

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 f...

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 physic...

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 ...

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 vi...

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...

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 ...

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 folde...

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 shap...

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 ...

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...

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 g...

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 jus...

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...

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...

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? Th...

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 ...

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 Adventur...

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...

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 indus...

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 an...

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 ma...

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 solutio...

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