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Fresh Android Games for Mar. 24: Rocket Defense, Rubber Bandy, Chapaev’s Checkers

Defend your nation (Rocket Defense), bounce the ball into the cup (Rubber Bandy), and play the old classic board game of the Soviet Union (Chapaev’s Checkers). Rocket Defense (Free) Do you have fond memories of Missile Command? Good news, you’re not alone. Rocket Defense puts you in charge of ... Full Article »

March 24, 2011 6:38am

Fresh Android Apps for Mar. 24: Firefox 4.0, Petanqistics, Nonprofit Social

Download a new web browser (Firefox 4.0), track your French outdoor bowling game (Petanqistics), or maximize your non-profit (Nonprofit Social). Mozilla Firefox Web Browser (Free) The mobile browser wars continue. After a beta, this app marks the release candidate for Mozilla Firefox 4.0 for Andr ... Full Article »

March 24, 2011 6:22am

The HTC Inspire 4G excels in speed and connectivity

Having just purchased the HTC Inspire 4G from AT&T, I can tell you that speed and connectivity were the two aspects that the developers surely had in mind. Social networking has greatly evolved to fit in the mobile format. The Inspire offers applications that allow your friends’ updates to be ... Full Article »

March 23, 2011 7:00pm

Motorola reportedly working on Android alternative OS

Motorola’s devices all run on Google’s Android right now, but that could be changing in the future. Reports say Motorola Mobility (MMI) is working on a web-based mobile operating system, and that it could be an alternative to Android. According to a story in InformationWeek, Motorola has hired ... Full Article »

March 23, 2011 2:11pm

T-Mobile’s Sidekick 4G finally sees the light

Move over Batman, Robin’s back. This spring, T-Mobile will debut the newest generation of Samsung’s Sidekick. The smartphone cult classic returns, combining past favorite features and enhanced superhero capabilities. While the Sidekick has been teen market-focused in the past, the new generatio ... Full Article »

March 23, 2011 11:07am

Amazon Appstore proves promotional prowess for Android developers

Amazon’s new Android Appstore may be promoting games like Angry Birds Rio in order to attract new users, but the third party market is also a marketing opportunity for app developers. Glu Mobile, for instance, is launching several game titles in the Amazon Appstore, including Diner Dash and Call o ... Full Article »

March 23, 2011 9:55am

Fresh Android Games for Mar. 23: Angry Birds Rio, DragonFight

The birds are back but this time in Rio (Angry Birds Rio). After you’ve played every level of it, go train a dragon (DragonFight). Angry Birds Rio (Free, $0.99 soon) Pop the champagne!’s new Amazon Appstore is now open for business and to draw attention they’re giving away a brand ... Full Article »

March 23, 2011 6:14am

Fresh Android Apps for Mar. 23: Yap Voicemail, Chumby Lite, Find Chocolate!

Turn your traditional voicemail into visual voicemail, make your phone into a Chumby and get your chocolate fix. Yap Voicemail (Free) Traditional voicemail can slow you down. I’m often at work, in a meeting, when I receive a call and a subsequent voicemail. If the person trying to reach me had s ... Full Article »

March 23, 2011 5:57am

Samsung shows off Galaxy Tabs, prices designed to take on iPad 2

Samsung (005930.KS) sat up and paid serious attention when Steve Jobs walked out on stage at Apple’s iPad 2 announcement earlier this month in San Francisco. The company has been struggling with its answer to the iPad, the Android-running Galaxy Tab. While Samsung has shipped a couple million uni ... Full Article »

March 22, 2011 2:51pm

Android games are marketing fodder for Amazon and other alternative app stores

Android’s OS hasn’t always been the premier spot for game developers, but that’s all starting to change. Improvements made to the SDK, along with support from a growing alternative market, all validate the Android platform, luring developers, publishers and advertisers away from Apple’s iOS. ... Full Article »

March 22, 2011 10:11am

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