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Android, Apple OS wars can only help the market

The promise of apps Google’s (GOOG) getting serious about its Android OS, building up the mobile platform as a massive foundation for its many goals around search, social applications and advertising. It’s brewing some big battles between Google and Apple (AAPL), which is promoting its own iOS ... Full Article »

February 18, 2011 11:13am

Fresh Android Games for Feb. 18: Stupid Zombies, Maze Warp Free, Prison Ball

Bricks and mazes and zombies, oh my! Stupid Zombies lets you school the undead with a shotgun. Maze Warp Free has you racing an opponent to solve a maze. And lastly in today’s fresh games, Prison Ball makes you break special bricks in unique ways. Stupid Zombies (Free) Had enough of zombies yet? ... Full Article »

February 18, 2011 10:08am

Fresh Android Apps for Feb. 18: Google Reader update, ESPNcricinfo, Funny Notepad

Today’s fresh apps deliver one update to a Google app and two new apps from other sources. Google Reader gets a refresh with new features to improve the user experience, while ESPNcricinfo will immerse you in the game of cricket. Finally, Funny Notepad expands the doodle craze to notes. Google Re ... Full Article »

February 18, 2011 9:45am

Google reacts to Apple's in-app subscriptions with One Pass service

Apple (AAPL) has an in-app subscription service out, and Google (GOOG) has followed suit with Google One Pass, a single email/password combination service that will allow users to purchase content from publishers in mobile apps and on the web. Fierce Mobile Content has the story, which states that ... Full Article »

February 17, 2011 2:11pm

Motorola Xoom priced higher than iPad; Android popularity continues to threaten Apple

Android has certainly taken over a good chunk of the Mobile World Congress event, which is wrapping up in Barcelona. Google (GOOG) chief Eric Schmidt revealed the next OS version, combining Honeycomb and Gingerbread into a single mobile powerhouse, while a multitude of device manufacturers stepped f ... Full Article »

February 17, 2011 10:32am

Fresh Android Games for Feb. 17: AirAttack HD Lite, Home Invasion, Doodle Dodge Lite

Love to fly? Today’s fresh games are about the air and space flight. AirAttack puts you in the pilot seat of a bomber run. Home Invasion lets you control an alien spacecraft on a mission to destroy earth. And, with Doodle Dodge you must move a spaceship back and forth to survive. AirAttack HD Lit ... Full Article »

February 17, 2011 7:29am

Fresh Android Apps for Feb. 17: iHear Network, 3D Digital Weather Clock, Minimal RSS Widget

Today’s fresh apps let you customize your home screen in two ways and listen to content from around the world. With iHear Network, your phone’s map becomes a geo-based radio for content from cities everywhere; 3D Digital Weather Clock gives your home screen a cool 3D look, while Minimal RSS Widg ... Full Article »

February 17, 2011 7:13am

Google may be able to capitalize on Apple’s subscription fallout

Google (GOOG) is still working on rolling out its Android 2.3 Honeycomb operating system, along with in-app purchases to go with it, but the company might want to start thinking about subscriptions. Apple (AAPL) just finally got its subscription policy hammered out, and it includes a few provisions ... Full Article »

February 16, 2011 1:43pm

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

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