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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

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


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