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Google Play Books app updated with new features, also now available in Japan

Google Play Books app updated with new features, also now available in Japan For folks in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Germany, Spain, Italy, France, Korea and now Japan, Kindle is not the king of e-book reader apps. For quite some time now, Google's own Google Play Books app has been competing with the Kindle app for Android. And this competition is about to heat up anew as Google just updated its Android app. The  updated Google Play Books app is bringing in some new features which according to Google will give you f...

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Glu Mobile’s Indestructible comes blasting on Google Play

Glu Mobile’s Indestructible comes blasting on Google Play Remember the classic Twisted Metal game? Well, rejoice folks, as a similar car-blasting, head-on vehicle destruction type of game just came blasting through Google Play's door. The game, aptly called Indestructible is released by Glu Mobile and it's a great 3D, online multiplayer action game. Not only does the game looks a lot like Twisted Metal but its gameplay as well. All it takes to enjoy this Android game is to choose your wheels, drive on...

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Build your own TV Station in Bluewind’s B-Tower for Android

Build your own TV Station in Bluewind’s B-Tower for Android If you’ve ever dreamed of owning and operating your own TV station today’s your lucky day. B-Tower is the newest Android game from Bluewind, and it’s the first game to my knowledge that lets you construct your own television station from the ground up. B-Tower is an energy-based building game where you’ll try and build your tiny Television station into a broadcasting giant through a series of missions. If you’ve played a building gam...

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BBC launches new Media Player app for Android

BBC launches new Media Player app for Android The BBC’s iPlayer Android application required Adobe's Flash player app to be installed before it could stream previously shown BBC programs to your Android device. However once Adobe discontinued the Flash Player, it meant anyone who didn't already have Adobe Flash installed on their smartphone or tablet, couldn't download and install it. Likewise any one on the latest version of Android - Android Jelly Bean 4.1, can not download the Flash P...

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The Top 10 Android Apps of the Week – September 23, 2012

The Top 10 Android Apps of the Week – September 23, 2012 We're back again with yet another edition of our Top Android Apps of the Week. This week's list offers up something political, several social apps, photos with sound, and a handy little app for Borderlands 2 fans. Those are just a few of the apps that made our list so without further ado, we proudly present our picks for the Top 10 Android Apps of the Week September 23, 2012. 1. Borderlands 2 Skill Tree Borderlands 2 came out this week (...

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Quick Play game of the Week – Light And Dark Sword from Hamon

Quick Play game of the Week – Light And Dark Sword from Hamon I love Rpg’s and engrossing games just as much as anyone, but quick play games are a godsend if you’re looking to get some quick gaming in. Light and Dark Sword is one of the newer Android games we’ve come across, and it’s certainly deserving of the quick play moniker. Light and Dark Sword is a game set in a world of darkness and light involving a hero and a group of monsters set to take him out. The monsters of Light and Dark Sword co...

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Opera rolls out an Update for Opera Mini Android Browser

Opera rolls out an Update for Opera Mini Android Browser Opera Software ASA have updated their popular Opera Mini browser on Android to version 7.5. On the Google Play Store, Opera have both the long standing Opera Mini and Opera Mobile browser as Android apps but, for the meantime, only the Opera Mini browser has been updated. The latest update brings the Opera Mini Android app to version 7.5 and with it comes "Smart Page". With Smart Page you can quickly see what is happening within your social...

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Human Head Studios releases Fort Courage for Android

Human Head Studios releases Fort Courage for Android There was a lot of hubbub yesterday of the release of The Bard’s Tale, but another game snuck into the Tegra Zone by the name of Fort Courage. Are you ready to defend your fort against waves of relentless enemies or will you even want to? Read on to find out… Fort Courage is about two kids defending a fort of sorts against several different types of foes, and it’s pretty safe to say it’s not your typical kids fort. The only level I ...

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Google releases and update to Google Maps

Google releases and update to Google Maps Google have just released their latest update to the Google Maps Android app, which comes as standard on any Google certified Android device these days. One of the main new features of this particular update is the ability to sync your map searches with the browser that you use on your PC which makes searching for previously typed addresses even quicker as you no longer need to retype the address out again, saving valuable time and effort. To e...

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Facebook Messenger and Facebook apps updated with new features that you will love

Facebook Messenger and Facebook apps updated with new features that you will love Facebook has just given two of its Android apps, namely Facebook Messenger and its stock mobile app some love by way of updates that bring in new features and functionality. New to Facebook Messenger Android is the ability to send text messages to your contact as if you're using the messaging app of your Android phone. Take note though that this feature is currently working in selected phones only. So you might want to check the app and update...

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Catch Monsters with Gamevil's Monster Warlord for Android

Catch Monsters with Gamevil's Monster Warlord for Android Another week… another Monster catching game. This time it’s Monster Warlord from the folks at Gamevil, and if you’re into the whole monster catching crazy it’s pretty safe to say you’ll want to check this one out. Your job in Monster Warlord is to guide Mika across a strange world filled with quests and mysterious monsters. Just like in every other monster catching game you’ll want to snag the toughest monsters around and you’ll ...

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Go for the Kill in Feelingtouch's Zombie Frontier for Android

Go for the Kill in Feelingtouch's Zombie Frontier for Android October is slowly approaching just like an oncoming horde of Zombies. If you want to get in the ghoulish spirit a little early this year Zombie Frontier from Feelingtouch is a new Zombie shooter that lets you lay waste to droves of the pesky undead. The premise of Zombie Frontier is a simple one as it appears the T-Virus has spread and you’re one of the only folks left which means it’s time to kick a little ass in true apocalyptic fashion....

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Catch Monsters with Gamevil’s Monster Warlord for Android

Catch Monsters with Gamevil’s Monster Warlord for Android Another week… another Monster catching game. This time it’s Monster Warlord from the folks at Gamevil, and if you’re into the whole monster catching crazy it’s pretty safe to say you’ll want to check this one out. Your job in Monster Warlord is to guide Mika across a strange world filled with quests and mysterious monsters. Just like in every other monster catching game you’ll want to snag the toughest monsters around and you’ll ...

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Go for the Kill in Feelingtouch’s Zombie Frontier for Android

Go for the Kill in Feelingtouch’s Zombie Frontier for Android October is slowly approaching just like an oncoming horde of Zombies. If you want to get in the ghoulish spirit a little early this year Zombie Frontier from Feelingtouch is a new Zombie shooter that lets you lay waste to droves of the pesky undead. The premise of Zombie Frontier is a simple one as it appears the T-Virus has spread and you’re one of the only folks left which means it’s time to kick a little ass in true apocalyptic fashion....

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Math made Fun in Into-Motions Chalkulus for Android

Math made Fun in Into-Motions Chalkulus for Android Overview If you enjoy a good brain game there’s a new Android game you’ll want to check out by the name of Chalkulus. As the name implies Chalkulus is all about calculations and even though Math is no friend of mine I still had a great time with the game. The rules and gameplay behind Chalkulus is simple. You need to construct the sum that leads the outcome written in the white cells on the game board. The tricky part comes into play as you...

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Chameleon Launcher launches for Android tablets, can be yours for $10

Chameleon Launcher launches for Android tablets, can be yours for $10 For quite some time now, Chameleon Launcher has been in testing mode available only for those in the Kickstarter Program and are willing to shell out some dough to try out the app. Now, two months after, the app has been made available on Google Play for $10. This launcher promises to give you a revolutionary launcher with the ability to create multiple home screens with their own layouts containing various widgets and apps. Quite honestly, it's...

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Pocket for Android updated, now reads your saved items

Pocket for Android updated, now reads your saved items Pocket, formerly known as Read-It-Later app has just been updated and is now available for download from Google Play. Topbilling the new features of the updated Pocket Android app is text-to-speech which can read to you your saved articles. Luckily for us, Android users, this feature is not yet available for Pocket's iOS counterpart. Additionally, the app's feature to manage site subscription is now working on all Android OS versions. When read...

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Twitter Android app gets new profile pages, photo stream and other new features

Twitter Android app gets new profile pages, photo stream and other new features Twitter today has just announced the released of version 3.4 of their Android app. Incidentally, this coincides with the release of a new version of Twitter for iPad which is currently gaining some accolades from its sleek new look. Is it the same as the update on the Android app? Well, almost but not quite enough. New to the Twitter Android app is the ability to upload a large photo that you can use on your Twitter profile page. If you view t...

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The Top 10 Glu Mobile Games for Android

The Top 10 Glu Mobile Games for Android Glu Mobile has been cranking out games for awhile now so we though it was time to finally sit down, make a list and pick out the Top 10 Glu Mobile games for Android. They've covered almost every genre you can think of from hunting and gladiator games to games that make you an A-list celebrity. I've honestly played almost everything they've put out for Android over the years, and they are one of the only publishers I can think of that put out...

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Shazam now tags TV Shows and Ads as well as Music

Shazam now tags TV Shows and Ads as well as Music While there may be several different Android apps available on the Google Play Store to help you identify music you're listening to, Shazam is one of the most popular and well known apps. If a song is playing you don't know, instead of searching for the lyrics online, just load the app up and it will identify the song. Up until now, as well as being able to 'tag' music, select sponsored ads and TV shows could also be tagged by tapping a button ...

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Verizon Galaxy Nexus no longer supports Google Wallet – again

Verizon Galaxy Nexus no longer supports Google Wallet – again Back last month Google put in a few new updates to their Google Wallet app. First up was the ability to support all debit and credit cards - a welcome addition. Then the Android app became supported on the Verizon Galaxy Nexus officially. For months the Google Wallet Android app had only been supported on Sprint devices and those with a Galaxy Nexus on Verizon had to side load the app by rooting or putting a custom ROM on their device. Unfortu...

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Prince of Persia Classic released for Android

Prince of Persia Classic released for Android Back in 1989 the first Prince of Persia game was released and since the original more games have been released in the Prince of Persia series. After 23 years, the original game which started it all off is now available to download for smartphones and tablets. Ubisoft have already released the game on iOS and Prince of Persia Classic has proved to be a popular game and now Ubisoft have released it as an Android game. The game company have ...

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Critter Escape Android game hits Google Play

Critter Escape Android game hits Google Play Previously available as exclusive to the Amazon App Store, this seemingly innovative game takes on the Metal Gear Solid stealth approach to gaming and made it lighter by featuring a small, minion-like character. The main character was supposedly held hostage in a research facility and must escape before he became a specimen for testing. Your taks is to help the main character work his way through corridors of Welk Tower, avoiding guards along t...

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Google releases Update for the Chrome Android App

Google releases Update for the Chrome Android App One of the more popular and user friendly internet browsing apps, namely Chrome for Android, has just received an update. This update will be bringing the Chrome app up to version 18.1 on the Android platform and promises extra support for users of third party keyboard applications, a better control system for YouTube viewing, better location services integration with the app and of course, the obligatory bug fixes that tend to come with mos...

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Flipboard for Android gets updated anew, now with better navigation and some more new features

Flipboard for Android gets updated anew, now with better navigation and some more new features My favorite news/magazine reader and perhaps your favorite too, Flipboard has just been updated. The update brings the Android app to version 1.9.6 brings in improved navigation feature within sections. This will be visible when you tap on a section's name. Another  new feature is the fact that it is now easier to access Google Reader feeds and folders within the app. There's also a new shopping card feature that you can find in the Gilt Tast...

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Facebook Cover Photo Maker Android App Released

Facebook Cover Photo Maker Android App Released WIND Mobile have just released a brand new app onto the Android market. The 'Cover Photo Maker app' allows you to easily create cover photos for your Facebook profile. With the new Timeline being rolled out to pretty much everyone's Facebook profiles now, almost everyone has the option of adding a cover photo to add a bit more personality and flare to their Facebook profile but, it can be hard deciding what to use and finding a picture that ...

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Head to Camp with Glu Mobiles Campers! for Android

Head to Camp with Glu Mobiles Campers! for Android As promised late last week Glu Mobile has released another slick Android Game and this time they’re taking us to the woods. Campers! is the newest release from Glu, and it’s the first game that I know of that lets you brave the rapids, build cabins, collect pine cones, and eat cookies. Campers! let’s you operate a summer camp where you’ll have to build new structures and keep the kids happy. Some of the structures you’ll get to build...

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News360 for Tablets gets a new UI and other personalization features

News360 for Tablets gets a new UI and other personalization features News360 for Tablets is among the few apps that I was able to use when I still have the Samsung Galaxy Note Tab 10.1. It was a pretty good news reader app for my tablet back then. Great user interface, nice navigation features and all the works. So, I departed with my Galaxy Note Tab and so with the said Android app. I've never heard anything from News360 again until now. A new version of the News360 for Tablet now at version 3.0 was just annou...

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