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Android security threatened by malware; Google pulls infected apps

Security seems to be a major theme this week, and for Android users, it’s time to crack down on the growing malware apps that are taking over the market. Dozens of applications in Google’s (GOOG) Android Market have been discovered to be infected with malware called “DroidDream,” which can t ... Full Article »

March 2, 2011 10:38am

Fresh Android Games for Mar. 2: Toy Crafter, Defuzed, Fish Fillets

In today’s fresh games, you can make your own toys (Toy Crafter), defuse bombs (Defuzed), or solve mazes (Fish Fillets). Toy Crafter (Free) Imagine digital LEGOs. Build your own toys, objects, and characters and then bring them to life. Select blocks from a set, assemble them, color them, add w ... Full Article »

March 2, 2011 7:53am

Fresh Android Apps for Mar. 2: XFINITY TV, Cabela’s Recon Hunt, Marionette Theater

Today’s fresh apps let you plan your night in front of the tube (XFINITY TV), plan your next big game safari (Cabela’s Recon Hunt) or put on a puppet show (Marionette Theater). XFINITY TV (Free) Comcast continues to branch out to mobile devices. First the company released an iPad app, and now ... Full Article »

March 2, 2011 7:30am

Words With Friends dev: Single player mode ‘would have crippled our game’

The way to really be successful with a mobile game is to distill it down to its core element, and make sure that everything that goes into the game after that builds on, and complements, that experience. That’s the trick, according to Zynga With Friends Technical Director Vijay Thakkar: a concise ... Full Article »

March 1, 2011 3:43pm

Android is virtually everywhere, from docks to clouds

Motorola docks get smarter Our smartphones are now as powerful as many of our computers, reiterating the trend towards interoperable devices. Motorola (MMI) is taking a literal approach with the Atrix, a laptop dock you can plug your phone into. Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha reportedly had good news for ... Full Article »

March 1, 2011 10:43am

Fresh Android Games for Mar. 1: Radio Tycoon, Pachinko Frenzy

Where did February go? I was lost playing games. A new month brings more fun. In today’s fresh games, Radio Tycoon gives you the keys to a new radio station while Pachinko Frenzy delivers an international version of pinball. Radio Tycoon (Free) You’ve built a farm. You’ve led the Mafia in a ... Full Article »

March 1, 2011 9:56am

Fresh Android Apps for Mar. 1: Monster Job Search, MFL Fantasy Football, ActionComplete

Prep for spring with a new job (Monster Job Search), a new fantasy football league (MFL Fantasy Football), and a new set of time management skills (ActionComplete). Monster Job Search (Free) Whether you need a job or just want a better one, this app can help. Monster Job Search lets you go mobile ... Full Article »

March 1, 2011 9:09am

Five Android apps that will make you go WTF!?

In case you haven't noticed, not every app in the Android Marketplace is especially helpful. While you may occasionally come upon an app that fills a void in your life, many other downloads end up being so impractical that it make you wonder why they even exist in the first place. Whether an applica ... Full Article »

March 1, 2011 7:23am

RIM rep says PlayBook will support Android apps

Rumors have been floating around about Research in Motion’s (RIMM) big entry into the tablet race, the BlackBerry PlayBook, might support Android apps at some point, but a possible slip-up by a RIM rep at Mobile World Congress earlier this month suggests that rumor is confirmed. There's been some ... Full Article »

February 28, 2011 3:05pm

Great business apps for Android users

Android devices are a reliable, powerful companion for heavy business users. The operating system continues to improve, so here’s our take on some of the best business apps available in the Android Market. Our list is by no means exhaustive, but we at least wanted to share the news: Android, more ... Full Article »

February 28, 2011 12:11pm


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