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Cool Live Wallpapers for your Android device

One of Android’s distinctive features is its ability to use “Live Wallpaper” on the phone’s home screens. Admittedly, these fun, animated backgrounds don’t serve much purpose except as eye candy, although some do at least include things like the time and date. Whether you use them or not, ... Full Article »

February 16, 2011 11:05am

Schmidt’s solution to Android fragmentation? Ice Cream dessert

I scream, Google screams Google’s (GOOG) chief executive had a lot to say about Android, sharing future goals for the platform at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week. Dropping more hints about the next dessert-named OS version, Schmidt explains that the upcoming Ice Cream platform will c ... Full Article »

February 16, 2011 10:03am

Fresh Android Games for Feb. 16: Skydiver HD, Karoshi, They Need to be Fed

Danger, danger, danger. Grave peril describes today’s fresh games. In Skydiver HD, you’ll need to avoid the hazards in the air, while Karoshi has you running towards the threat instead. And in The Need to be Fed, you must risk it all to feed some hungry monsters. Skydiver HD (~$0.95) Everyone ... Full Article »

February 16, 2011 6:34am

Fresh Android Apps for Feb. 16: Redbox, Make Your Clock Widget, Norton Utilities

It’s only Wednesday but it’s OK to start planning for the weekend. With the new Redbox app you can start looking for the next movie you’d like to watch. If you visit Redbox kiosks you’ll find this app very helpful. Today’s other fresh apps work to improve your phone. Make Your Clock Widge ... Full Article »

February 16, 2011 6:13am

Game platforms take over Android OS: GetJar, Zynga and beyond

GetJar gets a full tank The Mobile World Congress event is still going on in Barcelona, but that doesn’t mean there’s not any room for some fun and games. Game platform and distributor GetJar announced it has raised $25 million in funding today, making some significant funds available for the e ... Full Article »

February 15, 2011 9:47am

Fresh Android Games for Feb. 15: Words With Friends, Sword Requiem, BloxBreaker

Let’s play our way through the rest of winter. Words With Friends delivers Scrabble-like fun over your phone, while Sword Requiem takes you on a journey of magic and danger. Finally, Bloxbreaker goes retro for a block-buster game with a few new twists. Words With Friends Free (Free) This hugely ... Full Article »

February 15, 2011 6:27am

Fresh Android Apps for Feb. 15: London Philharmonic Orchestra, PigeonHole, Fireplace

Did you survive Valentine’s Day? Chill out with music from the London Philharmonic Orchestra or by a warm virtual fire with Fireplace. For the rare times, when you have to leave your Android behind, check out the handy PigeonHole. London Philharmonic Orchestra (Free) Got classical? The legendary ... Full Article »

February 15, 2011 6:08am

Mobile game maker Gameloft throws support behind Xperia Play

Like the giant squid of many a seafarer’s nightmares finally rolling up on an Australian beach, Sony’s (SNE) PlayStation Phone is being studied, pondered over, observed, questioned -- and played. The Xperia Play is finally official and full specs of its hardware are finally available. That’s ... Full Article »

February 14, 2011 2:07pm

Android at MWC tackles business, tablet sectors

With the Mobile World Congress kicking off in Barcelona today, there’s plenty of exciting news spanning the globe this week. Android’s at the center of it all, with new devices, more supporting apps and further dedication to Google’s (GOOG) mobile platform. While competition is still on the ri ... Full Article »

February 14, 2011 10:54am

Fresh Android Games for Feb. 14: Sudoku Android, Cute Hairies

If you haven’t finished your Valentine’s Day shopping, consider an app as a last minute thinking-of-you idea. Puzzle lovers will enjoy Sudoku Android, and Cute Hairies is a game especially suitable for kids. Sudoku Android ($1.00) Sudoku puzzles are still very hot. Don’t fiddle with book or ... Full Article »

February 14, 2011 9:53am

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