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Could Android apps put RIM’s PlayBook tab, smartphones back in the game?

Is your enemy’s enemy your friend? Maybe that’s what Research In Motion’s (RIMM) has been thinking as it has watched Apple (AAPL) and its iPhone eat BlackBerry for dessert. In an exclusive, Jonathan Geller reports at BGR that the new BlackBerry PlayBook and smartphones may run Google (GOOG) ... Full Article »

January 27, 2011 6:28am

Fresh Android Games for Jan. 27: !3D Bubble Breaker, BlackJack, X Construction

Today’s fresh games brings a twist on Bejeweled with !3D Bubble Breaker. Pinch and zoom your way around a large wall of cubes in order to find your matches. Also, today, play a realistic version of Black Jack or use your building block skills to create bridges that will support a train. !3D Bubb ... Full Article »

January 27, 2011 6:12am

Fresh Android Apps for Jan. 27: Latify, PADI, Social Secrets

Two of today’s fresh apps seek to improve on existing services. Latify attempts build a better Google Lattitude and Social Secrets allows you to use Facebook’s powerful communication but make it more private. Finally, the PADI app let’s you locate SCUBA dive shops. Yeah, it’s winter, but we ... Full Article »

January 27, 2011 5:54am

Android App Video Review: PicPlz

Photography apps are ridiculously easy to find in the Android Market. There are tons of options to choose from and it can be really hard to find one that works for you. I personally prefer Android’s default option for taking pictures, but one app did catch my eye. PicPlz is a simple app for taking ... Full Article »

January 27, 2011 5:05am

PlayStation Phone analyzed on U.S. soil

There’s so much information available about the Xperia Play, Sony Ericcson’s (SNE) forever-rumored PlayStation Phone, that one would almost expect to find one in the U.S. Oh wait -- tech blog Engadget did, and they’ve pretty much dissected the phone for our benefit. A big rundown is available ... Full Article »

January 26, 2011 4:05pm

Android App Video Review: Tank Hero

I have always liked arena-style games and one of the most fun I’ve played recently was the tanks mini-game on the Wii. Tank Hero is a simple app for Android that pretty much emulates the popular game for your mobile device. The app comes with a large amount of control schemes to choose from and th ... Full Article »

January 26, 2011 10:12am

Android pledges to make paid-apps popular in 2011

Google disappointed with Android app sales The Android Market has made some big strides in the past year, adding thousands of apps to its repertoire and presenting itself as a viable platform for development. Yet Apple (AAPL) is still ahead of this game, having recently surpassed 10 billion downloa ... Full Article »

January 26, 2011 9:53am

Fresh Android Games for Jan. 26: Chalk Up! Lite, Action Movie Trivia, Math Blitz

Your word, math and memory skills get a work out in today’s fresh Android games list. Chalk Up! provides multiple versions of anagram challenges. Action Movie Trivia delivers just want its name suggests. And, Math Blitz tests your speed at solving basic math problems. Chalk Up! Lite (Free) Decod ... Full Article »

January 26, 2011 6:40am

Fresh Android Apps for Jan. 26: Speed Watcher Pro, Treasure Quest!, HeyWire

Today’s fresh Android apps are a winter’s icy mix of usefulness. Speed Watcher Pro acts as a speed-warning device even though it isn’t connected to your car in any way. Treasure Quest! sends you behind the scenes in building treasure hunts. And Heywire cuts your mobile bill by letting your sen ... Full Article »

January 26, 2011 6:26am

Possible NFC iPhone support could mean more apps for Android

There’s a rumor going around today that the next version of Apple’s (AAPL) iOS operating system will feature Near Field Communication, a technology that allows smarphones to interact with other systems at close range -- mostly to make payments, like when you’re checking-out in a store. You mi ... Full Article »

January 25, 2011 2:37pm


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