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Fresh Android Apps for Feb. 1: Shake ‘n Rotate!, Blackbox, Task Identifier

February arrives with some fresh and useful new apps. Shake ‘n Rotate! braces your phone against unexpected screen rotations, Blackbox lets you record sound on the sly and Task Identifier helps you manage and control apps that are taking liberties with your phone’s data. Shake 'n Rotate! (Free) ... Full Article »

February 1, 2011 7:33am

What should we expect from Android’s Gingerbread and Honeycomb updates?

Cupcake. Donut. Eclair. Froyo. What’s up next? Why, it’s Gingerbread and Honeycomb of course. These future Google Android updates may posses sweet nicknames, but they also pack a lot of power and continue to improve the still quite youthful Android operating system, hopefully adding both functio ... Full Article »

January 31, 2011 4:45pm

Android builds more momentum in smartphone, tablet markets

Android picked up a ton of steam in 2010, according to two new reports from industry analysts in the smartphone and tablet computing industries. Google’s (GOOG) Android surpassed Symbian, an open source operating system from Nokia (NOK), in sales at the end of 2010, making it the most popular OS ... Full Article »

January 31, 2011 3:00pm

Android App Video Review: HexDefense

Tower defense games are all over the place in the Android Market but naturally only a few can claim they are actually worth playing. HexDefense is one of those games that stands out among the rest. The game takes place in a futuristic-type setting where all the objects glow. Each tower can be placed ... Full Article »

January 31, 2011 10:36am

Google’s Android takeover knocks down Nokia’s Symbian market

Android’s global takeover Android has already soared past Apple’s (AAPL) iOS in terms of overall distribution, and now it’s set to take over global leader Nokia (NOK), ending a decade-long reign over the smartphone industry. According to research firm Canalys, the 32.9 million handsets runnin ... Full Article »

January 31, 2011 9:47am

Fresh Android Games for Jan. 31: Cubix, Worms, Giant Fighting Robots

Worms by EA Mobile is a much-anticipated new 3D battle game where normally peace-loving inchworms have geared up for war. Players enjoy the story and characters as much as the gameplay. Today’s fresh games also delivers a twist on Rubik’s Cube called Cubix and an online shoot-em-up named Giant F ... Full Article »

January 31, 2011 6:34am

Fresh Android Apps for Jan. 31: Facebook update, Free App of Today

The last day of January delivers a fresh update to Facebook for Android – that makes the mobile location feature Places really useful for saving money and scoring a retail deal. Free App of Today is an interesting app about apps. The app’s creators handpick the apps they believe are the best an ... Full Article »

January 31, 2011 6:16am

AT&T aims to step up its Android offerings

The AT&T (T) monopoly of iPhones from Apple (AAPL)—in effect since 2007—is finally ending on Feb. 10 as Verizon Wireless (VZ) launches its iPhone 4. Loads of people may be planning to beat tracks to Verizon and leave behind their phones with Google’s (GOOG) Android OS. Meanwhile, the tel ... Full Article »

January 30, 2011 4:01pm

Android App Video Review: MX Moto

Line racing games hold a very large portion of the Android Market, and rightfully so. The games are perfect for showing off a device’s accelerometer and taking advantage of the portability. Most of you have probably already seen and played a few of these games and will agree they can be quite addi ... Full Article »

January 29, 2011 10:30am

Samsung posts record year, with help from Galaxy Tab

It might have been the iPad’s birthday this week, but Apple’s (AAPL) tablet isn’t the only one that’s seeing strong sales -- though not nearly as strong as Apple’s, admittedly. Samsung’s Galaxy Tab passed two million sales in just three months on the market at the end of 2010, and helpe ... Full Article »

January 28, 2011 3:35pm


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