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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 Amazon.com (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

Fresh Android Games for Mar. 17: Micronytes Demo, Astro Defense Free, Illusia

Get really small with Micronytes, fire up the cannons in Astro Defense, or head to the right really fast with Illusia. Fresh fun for phone fans. Micronytes Demo (Free) Remember the sci-fi classic movie Fantastic Voyage? Even if you don’t, IMDb says a remake is in the works scheduled for release ... Full Article »

March 17, 2011 6:55am

Fresh Android Apps for March 17: Total Agenda, Wunderlist, Allrecipes.com

Get really organized with Total Agenda and Wunderlist, and then head home early to cook up some grub for family and friends with Allrecipes.com Dinner Spinner. Total Agenda – Calendar, Tasks (Free) It’s like Total Recall except it’s not a game or movie, it’s your real life. Ever find your ... Full Article »

March 17, 2011 6:35am

Netflix for Android hits the Internet, but not streaming yet

Netflix already streams video to Apple’s iOS devices, the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, but until the LG Revolution smart phone hits shelves, Android users are pretty much out in the cold with no Netflix (NFLX) to watch. But some resourceful hackers have managed to change that, if only slightly, a ... Full Article »

March 16, 2011 2:28pm

Motorola XOOM drops price, relies on Android to grow market

Hot on the heels of the new iPad 2 launch, Motorola is planning to offer a Wi-Fi only version of its Xoom tablet complete with a price drop. Also, smartphone maker HTC will introduce its 4G-powered Thunderbolt on the Verizon network tomorrow. Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi for $599 Motorola (MMI) has dropped ... Full Article »

March 16, 2011 10:16am


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