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Android 4.3: Here’s some changes you can look forward to

android 43 620Well, virtually out of nowhere, Android 4.3 surfaced in the past week in the form of a ROM for the Google Edition Samsung Galaxy S4. But when we take a look at it, what's really changed from Android 4.2? Here's a little summary of what we've found so far. ...

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Former Nokia employee aims to create $1,300+ Android-powered ‘adventure smartphones’

Nokia HQ Think that $640 off-contract price for the Samsung Galaxy S4 is expensive? That’s peanuts, at least compared to the $1300 – $6500 that it will cost to bring home upcoming Android handsets from Adaia. If you are now scratching your head wondering who Adaia is, they are a brand new Finnish startup that is lead by a former Nokia employee, Hei...

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The Android-killer that wasn’t? Tizen is “almost dead”, says industry insider

Tizen Logo genie Yesterday, news broke that Samsung would delay the release of the first smartphone running Tizen, a Linux-based operating system that the Korean company has been developing together with Intel and other partners. According to the Korean website iNews, the reason for the delay of the device, widely thought to bear the GT-I8800 code number, would be...

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Galaxy S4 mini AndroidPIT Photoshoot: Comparing it to the Galaxy S4

galaxy s4 mini 14Finally, AndroidPIT has gotten their hands on the Samsung Galaxy S4 mini, the miniature S4 look-a-like that could. The wee-thing which is running on Android 4.2.2 and boasts a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display might not leave the S4 behind in the dust, but it's got a nice 1.7 GHZ dual core processor to beat the most of 'em. With 1.5 GB RA...

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The Facebook Android App Flawed With Security Issues

Facebook Android App If you're running on Android OS, as you probably are, since your're here reading the article, you should know that the Facebook Android App is fatally flawed when it comes to your online privacy. And even worse, Facebook doesn't seem to care much, but this is hardly news. I am sure you spend part of your free time on the Internet, courtesy of yo...

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Skype for Android goes flatter, cleaner with Metro-inspired redesign

Skype video messaging update Much has been said about the new trend today moving toward flatter, cleaner and more content-oriented designs. While Apple went for the skeumorphic look since the early iPhone ages, smartphones are now becoming more avant garde, with flat interfaces focused on bringing content rather than style. Some would even say this is Microsoft’s reveng...

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Android Malware Discovered by F-Secure, Capable of Stealing Passwords

Android Malware New Android Malware has been discovered, it is known as "USB cleaver" and it's a sneaky one this time. You may ask yourself why is this different from your regular malicious software infecting your digital belongings Well, the new Android Malware is capable of infecting both your smartphone and your laptop/personal computer. And its final goal i...

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Facebook Android app security flaw affects those who don’t even use the app

Facebook security flaw While it’s not clear just why the app would do this, or what purpose it has for doing so, the Facebook app for Android is taking your phone number the first time you open it up. Without even logging in, the app takes your number and stores it on the Facebook servers. You don’t need a Facebook account, or even initiate an action within the app....

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HTC confirms: No Android 4.2.2 for HTC One S

662px HTC One SWell, at least there's no beating around the bush this time. HTC has confirmed that there will be no further updates to the OS for their One S device. As far as official firmware goes, HTC One S users will remain on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with HTC Sense 4+. Sorry One S, no official One S for you. :( / ...

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Android 4.3 to sort apps and widgets by usage amount, new code apparently suggests

Android A look at recently discovered code seems to reveal that Android 4.3 Jelly Bean will automatically sort apps and widgets by usage amount rather than alphabetically, as it’s currently done. Myce – the publication that first mentioned details about the Chromebook Pixel – discovered the new bits of code pointing to this particular features in th...

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HTC confirms that the One S won’t move beyond Android 4.1 and Sense 4+

HTC-One-S-T-Mo When you go to buy a mid-range or high-end Android handset, you probably have a few expectations. First, your phone’s hardware should be good enough to last you at least two years without seeming like a total dinosaur. Second and just as important, the phone should continue to see new features and changes thanks to future updates to newer versio...

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Nokia and Android, A Possible Love Story?

Nokia According to market analysts, Nokia should take a closer look to Android OS, if they want to survive in an increasingly competitive smartphone market, i.e. Nokia and Android equals love. This idea is not new, there were bets made about Nokia's success with Windows Phone OS (or, more, the lack of) starting with 2012 and people suggested Android a...

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A Match Made in Heaven: Europe and the USA Love Samsung and Android!

AppleVsAndroidIt's official (again): Samsung and Android dominate smartphone sales. In a report released today, the research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech has confirmed the dominance of Samsung and Android in both the USA and the five major European markets. Android takes Apple down in recent sales figures / ...

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Ivanovitch Games brings Crazy Bill: Zombie Stars Hotel to Android

crazy.bill-androidSeveral months back I tried to piece together a series of gaming articles with a “Coming Soon” theme. It didn’t work out quite like I’d hoped as release dates change constantly, and we just never had enough time to work them in. One of the games left out in the cold was Crazy Bill: Zombie Stars Hotel from Ivanovitch Games, and last week it ...

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The Best New Android Games of the Week – June 30, 2013

best new android games A lot of great Indies found their way to Google Play last week, and a few of them made it on to our Best New Android Games of the Week list. There’s a little something for everyone this week including an Android version of the mother of all TCG games. 1. Block Block Block Noodlecake Studios always brings something fun to the table, and this...

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AndroidPIT Survey Results Revealed! Are you part of the pack?

top5 news2AndroidPIT takes pride in its user interaction and a good way to foster this is with easy-to-answer surveys. We have had many, from ''Which kind over cover-type are you?'', ''Which music service do you prefer?'', ''What's your favorite Android device in 2013 (so far)'' and the list go...

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Key Lime Pie Release to Put an End to Android Fragmentation?

keylimepieThe new Key Lime version of Android is going to try to solve the fragmentation problem that has dogged the world's most popular operating system since Android 2.2. A lot of older phones are running on 512 MB of RAM and Google wants those phones to be able to access some of the features found on newer Android OS's like Ice Cream Sandwich a...

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Pocket Gems releases Airport Scanner for Android

airport scannerBack in May we talked about a popular iOS game called Airport Scanner from the Kedlin Company. Pocket Gems planned on bringing it to Android in June, and today they’ve delivered as Airport Scanner for Android has gone live on Google Play. Airport Scanner lets you live the life of a security screener, and you’ll have to stop the bad guys from b...

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Is Google building an Official Android Game Console?

google.black It’s been an interesting week for Android. Rumors are flying, and one of the latest involves Google getting into the console business. An Android Game Console could be on the horizon, and if it is it’s going to be a hell of a year gamers. We’ve heard grumblings of Apple trying to work games into their Apple TV, and if rumors are to be beli...

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Install Android 4.3 on Your Samsung Galaxy S4 Right Away

Android 4.3 Yarp folks, you got that right, you can install the latest Android 4.3  version on your Samsung Galaxy S4 (if you're lucky enough to have one in the beginning)  starting RIGHT NAOW! Stay tuned and find out how, right after the break! Alrighty then, so, the S4 Google Play Edition was released just 2 days ago but we already have a hero who man...

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Noodlecake Studios releases Block Block Block for Android

block3-androidNoodlecake Studios has put out some killer mobile games like the universally loved Super Stickman Golf 2, but they also publish and have brought some great titles to Android. The latest is a puzzle game with a funny name – Block Block Block or Block x3 if you prefer. We’ve covered several abstract puzzlers lately, and a few of them have used s...

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Doublemill 2 Nine men's morris – A fun board game with a nice Android holo design

Nine men's morris is a classic board game that has been rendered for smartphones and tablets just like many other social games. Many of you might know the game Doublemill, one of the first Nine men's morris games for Android. The Developer studio +1 Labs developed this classic game into Doublemill 2 Nine men's morris, an unofficia...

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Redline Rush brings the Endless Racer to Android

redline rush androidTired of Endless Runners? Like Racing games? If the answer is yes to either of those questions, you’re going to absolutely love Redline Rush for Android. Redline Rush is a racing game in the vein of Temple Run as you’re going to have to dodge obstacles aplenty if you want to crack the leaderboards. There’s no turning, gas pedal, brakes or opp...

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Wizards of the Coast releases Magic 2014 for Android

magic 2014Way back in 1993 Magic: The Gathering came into the world courtesy of Richard Garfield and Wizards of the Coast. Yesterday the popular TCG finally made its way to Android with Magic 2014 Duels of the Planeswalkers. Magic The Gathering has appeared in many forms over the years, and Duels of the Planeswalkers was originally released for the Xbox 360 ...

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Destroy Planets with Giggly Mill's Asteroid Impacts for Android

asteroid.impacts-androidAsteroids. They float around in space and are generally considered a nuisance -- especially if they're headed towards earth. Video games involving asteroids usually present them as planet killers, and Giggly Mill's Asteroid Impacts follows that trend with one important twist. You get to destroy plants, instead of trying to save them.Taking out a pl...

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Android Game Review: Man of Steel

Android Game Review: Man of Steel The new Superman flick recently soared into theaters, and last week the Man of Steel game hit Google Play. After swiping myself silly for the better part of the weekend, I’m back with my take on the Man of Steel game. Swipe-based fighting games are all the rage these days, and the Man of Steel games controls will feel familiar if you’ve ever pl...

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Destroy Planets with Giggly Mill’s Asteroid Impacts for Android

asteroid.impacts-androidAsteroids. They float around in space and are generally considered a nuisance -- especially if they're headed towards earth. Video games involving asteroids usually present them as planet killers, and Giggly Mill's Asteroid Impacts follows that trend with one important twist. You get to destroy plants, instead of trying to save them.Taking out a pl...

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HP Slate 21 announced, its an All-In-One Desktop running Android OS

hp slate 21 With so many Android tablets getting released day-in, day-out, we really couldn't blame HP  for coming out with the HP Slate 21 . Why so, well that's because, this baby is an All-In-One dekstop which surprisingly runs on Android 4.2 OS. Yes, you read it correctly, it's not your regular desktop OS, but an OS built for mobile devices. So, with th...

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