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The Best New Android Apps of the Week – April 14, 2013

The Best New Android Apps of the Week – April 14, 2013 It’s Sunday which means we’re back with another edition of the Best New Android Apps of the Week. From Facebook Home to a new photo sharing app by the name of Rango, there are several slick new apps to choose from this week. 1. Serious Paint Free If you enjoy creating on your favorite Android device you may want to check out Creative Sciences Serious Paint. It’s a painting app that goes against the grain as it focuses more on your ...

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Google Music Throws a Tax Day Flash Sale

Google Music Throws a Tax Day Flash Sale Everyone loves a good sale, including the folks at Google. With the Tax deadline approaching, they've decided to throw a Tax Day Flash Sale on Google Music and there are plenty of great deals to be had across a wide variety of genres. As with most Google Music sales the prices per album range between 6.99 and 2.99. Unlike previous sales, there are a lot of actual "deals" this time around with plenty of albums priced cheaply. The 2.99 deals includ...

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Defend your Bunker from the Germans in Hills of Glory 3D

Defend your Bunker from the Germans in Hills of Glory 3D AMA finally released Hills of Glory 3D last week, and as a fan of Hills of Glory WWII it’s a game I’ve been looking forward to. The first game was a blast and really put your reflexes to the test while the follow-up looks to improve upon the original with slick graphics and new missions. Ready to crush Germany and end WWII? Hills of Glory 3D drops you onto the battlefield in Europe and puts you to work defending your bunker against waves o...

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Android is expected to pull ahead in the Tablet Wars

Android is expected to pull ahead in the Tablet Wars   ABI Research has predicted that Android will take the lead in tablet sales of the 2013 tablet wars. In the past Apple has lead the way with a comfortable sales margin that that will see a predicted decline of 38%. The PC has seen a remarkable decline in sales as tablets become more and more popular as well as convenient. With Tablet sales expected in the realm of 150 million units this is a profound change in the prolonged tablet wars...

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Scribblenauts Remix hits the Amazon App Store

Scribblenauts Remix hits the Amazon App Store Amazon still lags behind Google Play in terms of quantity and quality, but occasionally they get exclusives that rock your socks off. Scribblenauts Remix is one of those exclusives and its hands down the best Android game we’ve seen Amazon snag before Google Play. Scribblenauts Remix is a mobile game comprised with levels from the original Scribblenauts and Super Scribblenauts with 10 new levels thrown in for good measure. The game has been ...

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Android Tech Can Hack a Plane

Android Tech Can Hack a Plane Android Smartphones Can Hack an Airplane So if you were already afraid to fly here’s a new reason to take the bus instead. The technology on your Android smartphone can actually give you the ability to hack a plane and even control it while it’s in the air. According to Teso Hugo while speaking at the Hack In The Box Security Conference, it is possible to develop applications that would be able to control just about everything about a plane;...

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Google and Apple accused of using litigation as advertisement

Google and Apple accused of using litigation as advertisement It seems that we hear about a new lawsuit between Google and Apple on a bi-weekly basis these days. At the start it appeared like a normal way for these two technology giants to behave in the midst of a heated battle for mobile supremacy. Later we started to notice the regularity of these lawsuits and the amount of media attention they receive. It looks like we are not the only ones to notice this litigation trend between Google and Apple as a f...

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Samsung intros Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Mega 6.3 smartphones

Samsung intros Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Mega 6.3 smartphones While the world is patiently awaiting for the availability of its latest flagship smartphone, Samsung has announced two new smartphones with huge screen display. These two new smartphones are the Galaxy Mega 5.8 and Galaxy Mega 6.3 which according to Samsung combines the best of both smartphone and tablet worlds. Said smartphones offer most of the advanced features being offered by other Samsung tablet and smartphones including split screen, mul...

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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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