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Android Web Market still a bit wonky, but coming along

Google announced its web-based Android Market site this week, and made the site immediately available to let Android device owners enjoy a lot of the functionality that users of Apple’s iTunes service have had access to for a couple of years now. And while the browser version of the Market is a st ... Full Article »

February 4, 2011 2:24pm

Android updates cause confusion, maybe backdoor hacks

It was a big week for Google (GOOG), with the hands-on demonstration of the updated Android OS, Honeycomb 3.0, along with an updated Android Market for web use, in-app payment support for developers, and more. But with all these updates, particularly around the Android operating system, how can one ... Full Article »

February 4, 2011 11:14am

Android App Video Review: Ninja Rush

Ninja Rush is a simple game offered for free to Android users that follows a standard formula for fun. The object of the game is to get a far as possible running on foot and swinging. You are given the ability to jump and throw ninja stars at enemies. The game also gives you the option to speed up w ... Full Article »

February 4, 2011 10:15am

Fresh Android Games for Feb. 4: Jet Velocity 3D, Oubliette, DoDo

Today’s fresh games list starts with Jet Velocity 3D, a space race game that you can customize to your own tastes. Oubliette delivers a richly detailed fantasy RPG and DoDo re-writes history and puts you in charge of rescuing the dodo from extinction. Jet Velocity 3D (Free) Born to fly? In Jet V ... Full Article »

February 4, 2011 6:23am

Fresh Android Apps for Feb. 4: Terrible Towel, Conversation Hearts Plus, myPrompts

Are you ready for some football? Only two days until the Super Bowl. Get prepped by downloading the fresh Terrible Towel app, but only if you’re not a Green Bay Packers fan. Today’s fresh apps also include a heart-warming app called Conversation Hearts Plus and helpful scheduling tool named myP ... Full Article »

February 4, 2011 6:07am

In-app purchases will lead to explosion in Android gaming

Android 3.0 Honeycomb for mobile tablets was on the docket for Google’s (GOOG) keynote event this week, but its two smaller announcements -- one for a web-based version of the Android Market and another for software that will allow developers to facilitate in-app purchases -- are what will really ... Full Article »

February 3, 2011 1:00pm

Android gets sweeter with Honeycomb, a web-based store and more

Honeycomb, web store extend the mobile cloud Expectations ran high leading up to Android’s press event yesterday, and Google (GOOG) didn’t disappoint. Demonstrating Honeycomb 3.0 in detail, the new operating system is designed with tablets in mind. An impressive 3D display and streamlined inter ... Full Article »

February 3, 2011 9:30am

Fresh Android Games for Feb. 3: Sketch Smash Lite, Topple Towers, Bouncing Letters

Kids love to build towers and knock them down. But, today’s fresh games show that adults secretly love to do this too. Sketch Smash is similar to Angry Birds but with hand-drawn objects, while Topple Towers brings 3D to tower smashing. Lastly, Bouncing Letters mixes word and shooting games to crea ... Full Article »

February 3, 2011 6:44am

Fresh Android Apps for Feb. 3: Translatr Pro, TextBusy, Text Monkey

Text messaging is now fairly old technology but you can’t argue with its usefulness or relevance. Two fresh apps add functionality to this standard feature of cell phones. TextBusy forwards SMS messages to email while Text Monkey lets you schedule text messages for the future. Finally, Translate P ... Full Article »

February 3, 2011 6:27am

Google preps Honeycomb and in-app purchases, launches browser-based Market

Google (GOOG) showed off a lot of cool features of its tablet-specific Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system, but the new feature that will have the biggest effect on the Android experience is its new browser-based web store. Android users have been waiting for an iTunes-like Android service that ... Full Article »

February 2, 2011 3:01pm

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