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Android’s open-door policy days are numbered

Android’s open-source approach to mobile operating systems had enabled Google (GOOG) to spread its platform far and wide, at a relatively rapid pace. But the now-established OS faces another challenge in maintaining security for apps and user access. After dozens of Market apps were riddled with m ... Full Article »

March 31, 2011 9:37am

Fresh Android Games for Mar. 31: Bomb 13 Lite, Raging Thunder 2 PLAY

Card games are fun on phones so why not take the time to learn a new one like Bomb 13? For those lucky enough to have an Android tablet, check out Raging Thunder 2 in HD. Bomb 13 Lite (Free) Ever hear of the Vietnamese card game called Tien Len? Me neither, but supposedly it’s called ‘Bomb’ ... Full Article »

March 31, 2011 6:58am

Fresh Android Apps for Mar. 31: InterRupt, SPB Shell 3D, Mighty Magic Mulletizer

Remember when it was cool to be business in the front, party in the back? No? Then maybe you’re too young for the Mighty Magical Mulletizer. You can also listen to music over your phone without fear of being run over with InterRupt or go 3D with SPB Shell 3D. InterRupt – 7 day trial (Free) The ... Full Article »

March 31, 2011 6:42am

How to make a tablet to beat the iPad 2

The iPad 2 -- it remains sold out all over the world, unable to fill demand despite rumors that Apple (AAPL) had been planning for heavy sales for months before it hit stores on March 11. A cursory cruise down eBay (EBAY) street will show the cheapest of iPad models with prices $150 or more over ret ... Full Article »

March 30, 2011 1:36pm

Sprinting beyond telephone numbers with app-enabled voice communication

In a low-key announcement the day after AT&T (T) agreed to buy T-Mobile, Sprint literally ushered in the next era of wireless. Sprint (S) is partnering with Google (GOOG), and making any Sprint phone number a Google Voice number. So the number will be your cell phone number, but also integrate ... Full Article »

March 30, 2011 12:14pm

The rise of third party Android markets lend scrutiny to Google’s ways

Android apps have proven great supplements to the mobile experience, and third party markets want in on this growing sector of consumer activity. With Amazon’s recent launch of its Appstore, the flood gates for indie app markets have been opened. AT&T is pondering its own position in this mark ... Full Article »

March 30, 2011 9:58am

Google hires Java creator James Gosling, amidst pending suit

Despite a year-old lawsuit between Oracle (ORCL) and Google (GOOG), the father of Java, James Gosling announced, via his blog, that he’s now employed by Google. Having left Sun Microsystems Inc., the parent company for Java, when it was acquired by Oracle in 2010, Gosling stated he turned down qu ... Full Article »

March 30, 2011 8:00am

Fresh Android Games for Mar. 30: Caverns of Fire, Kung Fu

Go retro with Caverns of Fire. Then go monkey nuts with Kung Fu. Caverns of Fire (Free) Called a retro style cave flying/shooter game by its developers, in this game you must fly your ship through lava-filled caves while you try to stay alive. This game uses the accelerometer to pilot the ship so ... Full Article »

March 30, 2011 6:25am

Fresh Android Apps for Mar. 30: Amazon MP3, Fools Day Ghost Camera, Old Car Vs New Car

Celebrate the launch of the Amazon Cloud Player and Store (Amazon MP3), fool your friends (Fools Day Ghost Camera) and choose wisely about buying a new car (Old Car Vs New Car Calculator). Amazon MP3 (Free) Yesterday was a big day for Android phone owners! One of the biggest gaps between Android p ... Full Article »

March 30, 2011 6:02am

Amazon fires away at Google by rolling out cloud music player

Internet retail superpower Amazon (AMZN) is gunning for Google (GOOG) and its place as the top provider of Android app services. Just about a week after rolling out its new Amazon Appstore that sells apps for Android devices, Amazon has rolled out a new cloud music service that works on PCs and Andr ... Full Article »

March 29, 2011 2:07pm


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