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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

Android App Video Review: Flick Fishing

Flick Fishing is a fishing game for Android phones that takes full advantage of your device's hardware to give you a very realistic experience. When you load up the game you'll have several different options to pick from. You'll have six different locations to choose from, making each game significa ... Full Article »

February 2, 2011 1:49pm

Android App Video Review: Orvis Fly Fishing

Fly fishing can be one of the most relaxing activities to do on a sunny day and can provide hours of calm entertainment. But anyone who has been fly fishing before knows that there is a ton to learn and it can take years to master all the techniques and fly tying skills needed to be good. ... Full Article »

February 2, 2011 12:19pm

Larry Page to demo Android Honeycomb 3.0

Honeycomb's sweet debut If a mobile operating system could have a debutant ball, it would be going on today. Google’s (GOOG) big press event, scheduled to begin in mere hours, is putting the spotlight on Android Honeycomb 3.0, the biggest software upgrade to date. The re-instituted CEO Larry Page ... Full Article »

February 2, 2011 9:58am

Fresh Android Games for Feb. 2: Virtual Horse Racing 3D, Pool Rebel Lite, Mouse Trap

Horse racing over your phone? You’ll be surprised at the excitement you feel watching virtual horses jockeying for position in Virtual Horse Racing 3D, the front runner of today’s fresh games. Meanwhile, Pool Rebel Lite aims to the best pool simulator on Android, and Mouse Trap turns a puzzle i ... Full Article »

February 2, 2011 6:30am

Fresh Android Apps for Feb. 2: Google Maps update, NY Convergence, IRS2Go

You never know when Google will drop an update to a major component of Android or their online services. Yesterday, Google posted an update to their showcase service Google Maps app and you can read about it here. Also, NY Convergence, a news site focused on NYC tech, and the always-friendly IRS ha ... Full Article »

February 2, 2011 6:25am

LG announces 3D smartphone; Google hiring to bolster Android apps

LG is bringing an entire third dimension to its mobile business this month, when it debuts its Optimus 3D -- a smartphone with a glasses-free 3D screen. LG has announced the new phone will be on display the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Feb. 14, according to Ars Technica. In addition to inc ... Full Article »

February 1, 2011 3:03pm


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