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Behind the Cube: 22cans Curiosity Cube has been Cracked

That was quick. Yesterday we told you that the Curiosity Cube only had 5 layers left, and early this morning the last layer fell away, and a winner was finally crowned as conqueror of the cube. 22cans Curiosity is over, and the big prize is…You get to be the “God” in Godus, 22cans upcoming God...

Sky's Google Play Apps Hacked, Users Encouraged to Uninstall

Sky's Android applications on the Google Play Store have been hacked by an anonymous group called the Syrian Electronic Army group. The company has recently advised users from its Twitter account to uninstall the application from their Android smartphones and tablets while the situation is bein...

Microsoft, Samsung keen on doing glasses, prices to range from $200 to $500

Watch out, Google. Even with a headstart in developing wearable computing devices through Glass, there are two major competitors possibly on the horizon, waiting for the right opportunity to pounce.Reports indicate that Microsoft and Samsung are both keenly interested in competing against Google in ...

The Best New Android Apps of the Week – May 26, 2013

This week’s list of the Best New Android Apps of the week offers up apps that let you video chat, browse the web, and search for solid WiFi signals. There’s a little something for everyone and we hope you enjoy our picks for the best of the bunch from the past week… 1. Zoner Photo Studio ...

A new report from Google reveals that Android users are savvy shoppers - using their smartphone to save both time and money. The report provides several detailed slides - which can be downloaded - and a infographic. (This is a preview - click here to read the entire entry.) ...read more Via: Andro...

Finally, Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Officially Appears on Samsung’s Apps

There were quite a few rumors lately about the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, now the smartphone's picture appeared on Samsung's Apps Website(don't mind the photo's specs, it's a concept folks). So, we may assume that it's a done deal, even if Samsung kept quiet until now. Actually, we have no official s...

White Nexus 4 press images hit the web, release date still not available

The first press images for the white Nexus 4 have apparently hit the web, but a launch date is not yet in sight.A tipster sent Android Police these press images, revealing that the white Nexus 4 won’t arrive in a 32GB capacity. Instead the white handset will be available in either 8GB or 16GB vers...

Which micro SD card should I buy? Android for Beginners

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TouchWiz Vs. Xperia UI: Cluttered or Minimalistic?

Many people are now mulling over the idea of purchasing a new smartphone and the three leading candidates are HTC One, Samsung Galaxy S4 and Sony Xperia Z. But which to choose? Next to design and hardware, one thing to take into consideration is the user interface which plays a big role when choosin...

“Don’t cry for me, Argentina!” President Cristina Kirchner’s tough foreign currency policies have resulted in difficulties for Android developers and users in the country (Photo credit: AP).Update: Corrected information regarding Google Play purchases from within the country....

Balling on a Budget? Try Hisense's New $99 and $149 Android tablets

Hisense has just released two new affordable tablet computers with decent specs. The two tablets which will be priced at $99 and $149 will be sold at Walmart stores. The New Line of Cheap Android Tablets From Hisense / ...

Google Drive App Gets A Makeover

Google Drive, the file storage service launched 13 months ago has got a new user interface and a bunch of new features in the mobile app version of the service Google Drive gets a new look on mobile devices / ...

Gameloft's Epic Released to Google Play Store

With the animated film, Epic, having hit theaters yesterday, Gameloft has also released a Android game of the same name to go along with the release. The animated film Epic is now available on Google Play / ...

Behind the Cube: Only 5 layers left on 22cans Curiosity Cube

Curiosity is finally coming to a close. Last week when we covered the Curiosity Cube it had around 16 layers, and as of this afternoon we’re down to only 5. Someone should crack the cube in the next few days or possibly sooner depending on how curious people get...The countdown clock is gone altho...

Gmail reportedly receiving new tab-based user interface for web and mobile version

After seeing in a series of images potential changes for Google’s mobile email app, a new screenshot seem to reveal that the Gmail’s web user interface will also be overhauled.The Next Web has an image that indicates a tab-based UI is coming to Gmail at some point in the near future. As you can...

Verizon’s Motorola X-Phone XT1060 Passes Through FCC

Another Motorola X-Phone variant, model XT1060 has pass through the FCC recently. The model XT1060 version sports CDMA frequencies, LTE Band 4, Band 13 and GSM capabilities. We know that the XT1060 is the Verizon Wireless variant because radio frequencies 850 MHz and  1900 MHz just happen to be us...

Top News of the Week: Android 4.2.2, S4, Tab, Note & Everthing.Me

Every week at Android brings news of exciting innovations to the table for the enjoyment of our readers. This week, the main stars were the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean firmware Leak, a new Android launcher called Everything.Me, the Galaxy Note 8.0 and the Galaxy Tab 3. ...

Android Authority On Air – Episode 65 – The HTC One Stock Android ‘Senseless’ Rumor Is True

This week on Android Authority On Air we covered the latest and great Android ecosystem rumors to hit the web since Google IO last week. Will we see Android 4.3 announced and a few new devices come June 10th? We’re not sure but, a white Nexus 4 has been spotted again and a new, Google branded ...

Some Galaxy S4 Zoom specs hit the web, as UAProf appears

The Samsung Galaxy S4 seems to be more than just a high-end product name, but a family of products designed to cater for your every need. We’ve already reported heavily on the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active and the Galaxy S4 Mini, and now it looks like its time for some more Galaxy S4 Zoom details.As th...

The Best New Android Games of the Week – May 25, 2013

1. Combo Crew The Combo Crew is a new touch-based brawler from the fine folks known as The Gamebakers. You’ll have to beat down hundreds of bad guys as you attempt to climb to the top of the tower, and you can even get a little help from your friends in using the games asynchronous multiplaye...

Bigger HTC One Version Rumored, Featuring 5+ Inches Wide Screen

The Taiwanese company struck gold with the HTC One, just the day before yesterday announcing they sold over 5 million units, now there are rumors all around the place about a bigger, better version of the company flagship. HTC were plagued by various troubles lately, from a migration of its top e...

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Confirmed, Running on Android and with Intel Atom Chip

According to an insider in the industry, Samsung  Galaxy Tab 3  will be released soon, running on Android OS. But what is very interesting is the CPU chosen by Samsung to power the tablet. Despite the fact that Samsung has a line of in-house made processors,  the Exynos,they have chosen Intel's...

Orange Pixel releases Free jumping game Sketchbook Squad

Everyone loves getting something for nothing, and if you’re one of those folks Orange Pixel has just the thing for you. Yesterday they released their free summer game, and it goes by the name of Sketchbook Squad. Sketchbook Squad is an endless jumping game in the vein of Doodle Jump, but with O...

Social Networking: Public image is more important than privacy

''The times they are a changing'': while the guardians of privacy are crying their eyes out, a growing generation of ''public'' young people have other problems on their minds. Facebook and other social networks: thanks a bunch! Privacy? Don't need it!...

Homescreens – What type are you?

Show me your Homescreen, and I'll tell you who you are. As unique as everyone's homescreen is, it's pretty interesting to see how every different type of person has a different way their homescreen is laid out and used. The hoarder, the nitpickers, the aesthetics, the nerd, the minima...

App: UberHype for The Hype Machine – Rock on!

What do you want to get out of a music app? Something that can provide free music to your streamed straight to you smartphone or tablet? How about something that allows you to create custom collections/playlists of relatively new and indie music? If you want any of these options and your current mus...

Google introduces natural language search and machine recognition for photos

You know what photos we’re searching for, right? (Image credit: Photographer / Shutterstock)Search is increasingly becoming human. While users from my generation have been used to search operators like “and”, “or” and the plus and minus signs, search queries are becomi...

In a surprising report from the Wall Street Journal, it appears that Google is aggressively moving toward bringing "the next billion" Internet users online - soon. If they succeed, expect the number of Android users around the world to skyrocket.(This is a preview - click here to read the entire ent...

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