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These physics-based Android games have the perfect formula

While there may be no shortage of games available in the Android marketplace, there is a need for organizing the "best of the best" titles in each category to make them easier to find. Starting this week, we're kicking off a series of app compilations that address this need. For our first installme ... Full Article »

March 17, 2011 11:20am

Fun St. Patrick’s Day Android apps for all ages

I love this time of year filled with green beer, pretty shamrocks, boisterous tunes, quirky limericks and pot of gold-chasing leprechauns. What's not to like about St. Patrick’s Day? It's a simple celebration of Irish heritage and marks the death of Ireland’s patron saint. Wait, it’s a death p ... Full Article »

March 15, 2011 2:00pm

Android apps that might help you to live longer

In theory, living a long, healthy life isn't all that difficult. That's because a lot of the "tips" and "secrets" we regularly hear about in the news are pretty common sense. Any fool can tell you that too much sugar will make you fat and an insufficient amount of sleep will turn you into a zombie, ... Full Article »

March 14, 2011 5:00pm

St. Patrick’s Day Angry Birds update tops Android Games of the Week

Another holiday, another seasonal update for everyone’s favorite Android game, Angry Birds. This time it’s St. Patty that’s gotten these birds’ feathers ruffled, but that’s just more opportunities for you to catch a pot of gold. Also, tower defense games continue to take over the Android M ... Full Article »

March 13, 2011 3:00pm

Foursquare 3.0 tops Android Apps of the Week

With SXSW just around the corner, a slew of location-aware apps have pushed through updates on the Android Market. From Foursquare to Gowalla, the mobile war has got hyperlocal, searching for new ways to engage users anytime, anywhere. Entertainment and productivity apps also continue to gain tracti ... Full Article »

March 12, 2011 6:00am

Honeycomb 3.0 inspires springtime Android games

Judging by Google’s latest Honeycomb lawn ornament marking the official arrival of their latest Android platform, spring must be in the air. If the hint of warm weather hasn’t hit your neck of the woods yet, thaw out with some springtime-inspired Android games. From bumble bees to garden scenes, ... Full Article »

March 10, 2011 2:00pm

Atari-inspired Android games

Atari was the only game console in the house for a good portion of my childhood, and with two big brothers, I didn’t get my fair share of game time. Fortunately, Atari’s making a comeback of sorts, thanks to dedicated fans and the Android Market. Between emulators and retro-inspired games, I can ... Full Article »

March 8, 2011 6:00pm

Chalk Ball tops Android Games of the Week

Casual games have seen a great deal of success thanks to mobile devices like the Android. There’s something irresistible about playing a few short rounds while waiting at the doctor’s office, or taking the train for a morning commute. This week sees the continued rise of casual games favor, with ... Full Article »

March 6, 2011 10:00am

Posterous, MLB At Bat lead Android Apps of the Week

Bloggers got lucky this week, with recent update from Posterous and Blogger. Comcast brought its second Xfinity app to the Android Market, making it easier to manage and view content on demand. And, as Spring Training gets into full swing, sports apps rise in popularity, including Yahoo!’s own Liv ... Full Article »

March 3, 2011 11:07am

Nintendo-inspired Android games

Sony Ericcson may be launching its own Android gaming device, but its game suite isn’t the only way to get classic console titles on your smartphone. Nintendo games were amongst the first to be replicated in the Android Market, and the Mario brothers themselves have inspired more than a dozen such ... Full Article »

March 2, 2011 8:15am

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