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Doodle with Disney in ScribbleMix for Android

Disney has published some great Android games over the past year, and they recently added a new one to their catalog with ScribbleMix for Android. It’s a doodling game in the vein of Draw Something, but with Disney’s trademark flair. ScribbleMix lets you play “Guess the Doodle” with your on...

OUYA competitor PlayJam releases GameStick E3 2013 trailer

The Kickstarter-funded GameStick is featured in PlayJam’s recently released trailer for this year’s upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo, more popularly known as E3.As usual, Microsoft’s Xbox One, Sony’s PlayStation 4, and Nintendo’s Wii U will no doubt be the stars ...

Want a Samsung Galaxy S4 in a custom color? ColorWare can do that for you!

For the time being, the Samsung Galaxy S4 comes in two colors, although four more colors are said to be coming soon, one of which is exclusive to AT&T. If you’re looking to get your hands on a few more options and don’t mind paying a bit more for your Galaxy S4, ColorWare may just be...

The Best New Android Games of the Week – June 8, 2013

This week’s list of the Best New Android Games of the Week include a rampaging quadropus, a famous superhero, and a sheep with a talent for jumping. Those are just a few of the new Android Games in this week’s roundup, and we hope you enjoy our list. 1. Quadropus Rampage Numero Uno on our list...

Most advanced Android malware threat yet: Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad.a

A security firm posted information about a new Android Trojan that appears unlike anything seen before when it comes to complexity and the number of malicious actions it’s able to perform.Called Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad.a, the malware is compared to malicious threats that usually target Windows, no...

Android Trojan Found by Kaspersky, Bad like Jesse James

Kaspersky Labs, the well known antivirus software maker, recently announced the discovery of a very tricky Android Trojan, a malware codenamed Obama Obad. Obad stands for Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad and it is the most sophisticated, complex and tricksy bastard we have ever seen yet. With the advancem...

Top 5 Free App Cheats for Android – are cheats really that great?

When popular new games emerge on Google Play, there is one thing that always happens: people want to cheat their way through a game or get a walk-thru to skip the harder or even more boring parts of games. The most popular free games for Android have long been the same: Pou, 4 Pics 1 Word, Candy Cru...

Cut, Crush, and Flick Creepy Creatures in Lumos: The Dying Light

  We cover our fair share of Indies here at Android-Games, and it’s always nice to stumble across hidden gems. Lumos: The Dying Light certainly falls into the Indie category, and it’s one of the coolest “Tap & Destroy” games we’ve seen in some time. Lumos: The Dying Light put...

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean spotted on LG Optimus L7 II Dual page, real or just a mistake?

The official product page of the LG Optimus L7 II Dual reveals that the handset may be running an unannounced version of Android, assuming it’s not a typing mistake from the company.Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is clearly listed as the OS for this particular Optimus L7 II Dual handset, which is the dual...

Galaxy S4 Zoom images show the product in the wild, seem to confirm previous leak

The original Galaxy CameraThe Galaxy S4 Zoom image leak avalanche continues with more pictures of the device hitting the web shortly after the The publication also confirms some of the specs and features of the phone including the 4.3-inch Super AMOLED qHD display, 1.6GHz dual-core processor, 8GB ...

Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 (SHV-E330S) reportedly spotted in AnTuTu benchmarks

A new Galaxy S4 version reportedly packing a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor has appeared in AnTuTu benchmarks.The SHV-E330S is said to be the Galaxy S4 model in question, a handset said to hit South Korea later this year. In addition to the rumored Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, the device is...

Purported full specs of the Xperia Z Ultra (Togari) leak

If you haven’t heard yet, Sony is rumored to be gearing up its own competitor to the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, and it’s rumored to be called the Sony Xperia ZU (previously known as the Togari). The letter “U” stands for Ultra and if we take a look at the rumored specifications, we begin to ...

HTC and Samsung trade blows on Twitter, while LG plays the neutral

The bitter smartphone wars have gone up a notch, after HTC turned to its Twitter account to celebrate its victory at the Mobile Awards. HTC had just won the award for “Hottest Phone of 2013” and celebrated with a tongue-in-cheek tweet, calling out Samsung Mobile UK.Now Samsung wasn’t about to ...

S4 Galaxy Mini: The little giant that could

The Galaxy S4 Mini will be in the hands of consumers by July and you can even place a pre-order for the device right now.....if you have around 500 euros. While the price doesn't fit the name at all, we had a look around to see if there was a more sensible solution in a smaller package. .......

Scary New Android Malware That Is Very Difficult To Delete

A new Android virus has been discovered and it seems to be the most dangerous and sophisticated piece of malware researchers have seen on the Android operating system. The virus has more in common with Windows type infections than anything previously known on Android. New more malicious types of ...

Teens Behaving Badly Online

McAfee released the findings of its "Digital Deception: Exporing the Online Disconnect between Parents and Kids" study - and some of the findings are a bit scary for parents. ...

Web Apps Winning the Battle Against Native Apps

We now live in a mobile word - powered by apps. A new developer survey by Zend suggests that HTML5/web apps are more popular with developers than "hybrid" apps and native apps. Good news for open standards. ...

Google bans Glass from shareholder meeting

In an ironic twist, Google has decided to ban Glass from their annual shareholders meeting. Like so many bars and other establishments ahead of them, Google fears Glass may be a bit too invasive. If they were hoping to avoid controversy in Mountain View with regard to Glass, they failed.To be fair, ...

Purported Galaxy S4 Zoom image leaked, camera phone thicker than you’d expect

An image supposedly showing the upcoming Galaxy S4 Zoom camera phone has hit the web revealing a rather strange device than one would have expected.This creation bears some similarity to the recently announced Galaxy S4 Mini but also to last year’s Galaxy Camera. At this point, it’s not clear wh...

MOGA launching new Power Series controllers, will charge your phone as you play

Back in April, MOGA released its PowerA Pro Android gaming control, promising an improved experience over their previous generation controller. Now the company has announced they are back at it again, with plans to launch a new generation of MOGA Power Series controllers at E3.So what’s new? The ...

Huge Increase in HTC One Sales in May

Kevin Chang, an analyst for  Citigroup Global Markets INC, reported that HTC One Sales are booming, as they might have sold over 1.2 million units in May of 2013, almost twice as much when compared to April. It is an almost 100% increase in sales figures in only one month, bringing the total numb...

PRISM and the End of the Illusion of Internet Privacy

Nobody can be told what PRISM is, you have to see it for yourself. Well, if you were worried about the recent Verizon scandal, when NSA (the National Security Agency) obtained tons of metadata from the telecom company, you will have to hang on, because this time you're in for a real treat. The NS...

Sketches of HTC T6 revealed

While it may be as good as some leaked photos of the device, some blueprints of the HTC T6 have surfaced over on mobileaks.nl and showcase the unannounced phablet. Coming with a 5.9 inch screen and two Tree Sound speakers, this could be an absolute gem. ...

Sony Togari: Slimmest phablet in the world?

The trend is clear: smartphone are getting bigger and no manufacturer (asides from Apple) seems to be able to resist the temptation to believe that bigger is better. With the Togari, Sony is reportedly working on the next big thing. Literally. A new picture suggests that Sony is vying for the spot o...

Beat down Bad Guys in Batman Arkham City Lockdown

We’ve got a new Superman game coming soon, but if you’re looking to have some heroic fun in the meantime there’s a new Android game you may want to check out. Batman Arkham City Lockdown was recently released on Google Play after spending some time over on the Amazon App Store, and it looks to...

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 gold-brown variant image leaks (picture)

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 is no longer a secret, and the fact that it would have a version sporting a “gold-brown” color scheme wasn’t much of a mystery, either, but nobody knew exactly how that variant would look.As you may remember, retailer Adorama was listing the device in g...

One step closer to release: HTC One Mini (aka M4) gets certified by Bluetooth SIG

The HTC One Mini refuses to stay out of the news. At the beginning of the week, we reported that the HTC One Mini would be arriving with an Ultrapixel camera, in similar fashion to its bigger brother. A few days later we also learned a bit more about the phone’s specs, and got a sneak peak of alle...

The FBI’s PRISM program, and what it means for us.

Google Data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa.The NSA obtaining metadata from Verizon is concerning. It’s tough for many to cannonball into the deep end of fear, but the news is increasingly troublesome the past few days. If the court order our NSA had against Verizon troubled you, PRISM may send you...

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