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Fresh Android Apps for Feb. 14: iRemote for iTunes Pro, Androidify, Plixi

Happy Valentine’s Day! As a token of my love, I’m sharing some fresh apps with you today. Got excited by the performances on the Grammy Awards last night? Use iRemote for iTunes Pro to control iTunes on a Windows-based PC, Androidify lets you personalize the Android character as yourself or som ... Full Article »

February 14, 2011 9:11am

Nokia considered Android before going with Microsoft

Nokia (NOK) understands that, as a company, it hasn’t been doing smartphones as well as it should be. That was the sentiment of its CEO, Stephen Elop, when he sent out an interesting internal memo talking about the company’s need to change strategies in the future in order to stay competitive. ... Full Article »

February 11, 2011 1:50pm

Android’s new enemy is the Microsoft-Nokia combo killer

The battle for world domination is getting bloodier, with Android and Nokia’s (NOK) Symbian vying for the top spot. Their global share lies in far-reaching sales and strategic partnerships.  So it’s another blow to the Android camp, as Nokia has taken Microsoft (MSFT) as an ally. The partnershi ... Full Article »

February 11, 2011 10:54am

Fresh Android Games for Feb. 11: Attack of the FanBoys, Breakout Kings, Desert Diesel

Run, shoot, and drive like hell – either the makings of a rowdy weekend or three new fabulous fresh Android games. Attack of the Fanboys delivers a new twist on the zombie genre. Breakout Kings lets you chase the bad guys. And, Desert Diesal puts you in the driver’s seat of a loony race. Attack ... Full Article »

February 11, 2011 6:49am

Fresh Android Apps for Feb. 11: Twitter and Urbanspoon updates, Blogger

Version 2.0 for apps means the chance for a new beginning. Two of today’s fresh apps arrive as 2.0 updates with a host of improvements over their earlier releases – Twitter and UrbanSpoon. Google rounds out today’s freshies with Blogger for Android. Twitter update (Free) Love to tweet? The o ... Full Article »

February 11, 2011 6:31am

Android might not be the best-selling OS in smartphones

Last month, analysis firm Canalys reported that Android had overtaken Nokia’s Symbian operating system as the best-selling smartphone platform in Q4 2010. But research from another firm contradicts it -- so Android might not have been quite as meteoric in its rise through 2010 as previously believ ... Full Article »

February 10, 2011 1:27pm

Android tablet market faces stiff competition

More tablets to boot More tablet competition is headed Android’s way, with HP (HPQ) announcing the TouchPad yesterday, a tablet running on its own operating system, webOS. HP’s big reveal happened the same day Apple (AAPL) divulged production line details for the iPad 2. Dell (DELL) joined the ... Full Article »

February 10, 2011 9:51am

Fresh Android Games for Feb. 10: PES 2011, Wheel of Fortune, PewPew

Android gaming options abound. Move beyond first person shooters and driving games with today’s fresh arrivals. PES 2011 Pro Evolution Soccer keeps it real with life-like soccer action. PewPew needs no story to captivate you. And, Wheel of Fortune brings the popular TV game show to your phone. PE ... Full Article »

February 10, 2011 6:31am

Fresh Android Apps for Feb. 10: Garmin Tracker, Dropcam, Fast Favorites Widget

The original 1956 film Invasion of the Body Snatchers (don’t speak to me about the remakes) is a masterpiece of paranoia. But that was fiction. Fresh new Android apps let you track (Garmin Tracker) and monitor (DropCam) stuff like no previous generation could. Want more? Fast Favorites Widget enh ... Full Article »

February 10, 2011 6:11am

Android App Video Review: Earthworm Jim

I love Earthworm Jim. When it first came out, it was seen as a complete slap in the face as to what conventional gaming was. It featured a wacky earthworm named Jim who enjoyed flinging cows into the sky and using his head as a whip and helicopter. The game was a hit on the systems th ... Full Article »

February 9, 2011 2:06pm


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