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Fresh Android Games for Mar. 21: Guerrilla Bob, Flag Swipe, Swamp Defense

Go mercenary with Guerrilla Bob, puzzle your way through foreign flags using Flag Swipe, and fight swamp things in Swamp Defense. Guerrilla Bob ($2.99) What to be a solider of fortune? Try stepping into Guerrilla Bob’s shoes for a few minutes. It’s an adrenaline rush all right, but you’ll le ... Full Article »

March 21, 2011 6:23am

Fresh Android Apps for Mar. 21: Flash update, Camera Streak, I Watch

Do your happy smartphone dance with Adobe Flash Player 10.2, make freaky photos with Camera Streak, and listen to Internet-only radio with I Watch Flash Player 10.2 Update (Free) Despite Steve Job’s direct attack, Adobe’s Flash remains a huge part of the web. Flash technology drives ... Full Article »

March 21, 2011 6:06am

Meet the Makers: Charles Hudson and Mike Jimenez of Bionic Panda Games

Bionic Panda Games founders Charles Hudson and Mike Jimenez worked together at social gaming company Serious Business, which was acquired last year by Zynga. In this week’s Meet the Makers the two explain why they went all-in on Android with their first release Aqua Pets. “Schizophrenia is one ... Full Article »

March 20, 2011 6:00am

Google Translate receives timely Japanese language update

It has been a week since disaster struck Japan. Widespread destruction of the country, including to their telecommunications, has made it very difficult to communicate as people from around the world attempt to make contact with those who live there. As information becomes readily available, it's ... Full Article »

March 18, 2011 3:49pm

Game developers struggle with piracy, malware in Android Market

One of the biggest problems in the mobile gaming sphere is piracy. Game developers struggle with “knock-off” versions of their titles popping up in app stores where it’s hard for players to distinguish between originals and copies, and dishonest developers have as much to gain (or more) than t ... Full Article »

March 18, 2011 1:48pm

Amazon Android apps to drive down pricing?

Is Amazon (AMZN) launching an Android app store to compete with Google’s (GOOG) own? The beauty of Android is its diversity, with an open platform enabling manufacturers and publishers to develop custom interfaces and products for consumers. But Amazon, known for its competitive pricing strategy, ... Full Article »

March 18, 2011 11:00am

Fresh Android Games for Mar. 18: Dot Boxing, Paperboard Soccer, XAP! Fortress Beta

Keep your kids from fighting over pencils (Dot Boxing), make soccer fun again (Paperboard Soccer), and get your daily requirement for zombie killing (XAP! Fortress Beta) from today’s fresh games. Dot Boxing ($0.99) Not sure how long the game Dot Boxing has been around, perhaps as long as paper a ... Full Article »

March 18, 2011 6:39am

Fresh Android Apps for Mar. 18: Digital Speedometer, PredictWind, Beijing Travel Guide

In today’s fresh apps, check your speed (Digital Speedometer), chart the wind, (PredictWind), and plot your next getaway to the Far East (Beijing Travel Guide). Digital Speedometer (Free) Sure your car has a speedometer by what about your bicycle or your go cart? This Android-based digital spee ... Full Article »

March 18, 2011 6:22am

Amazon will undercut Android Market with its app store

A leak over at (AMZN) has made a bit of its upcoming Android app store available to the Internet, and while it wasn’t working to the point that it could allow purchases, a German Android site was able to get a look at 48 apps the store will offer -- and their prices. Android News stumb ... Full Article »

March 17, 2011 6:00pm

Android’s superior browser speed is promising for gamers

Mobile gaming is a big part of Android’s potential success, and it boils down to a unique formula that takes in mobile browsing effects, developer participation and consumer safety. These are all areas Google’s looking to progress, and even outsmart Apple. Speedy browsing It’s really hard to ... Full Article »

March 17, 2011 10:19am

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