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NVIDIA Tegra titles top Android Games of the Week

With a slew of NVIDIA Tegra-powered Android tablets wowing spectators at CES last month, it’s no wonder games optimized for larger, HD screens are bombarding the Market. Backbreaker THD and Samurai 2: Vengeance are two of the freshly formatted games, leading Android gamers to new territory. Multip ... Full Article »

February 27, 2011 10:53am

Twidroyd returns to lead Android Apps of the Week

It’s been a rough ride for Android Twitter app Twidroyd, having been blocked by Twitter last week. It’s made a triumphant return, however, giving users a second chance to try out its updated features. made its first appearance in the Android Market too, bringing thousands of comics an ... Full Article »

February 24, 2011 9:38am

Android apps to prepare you for The Oscars’ red carpet

Award shows can be great television. The beautiful gowns and exquisite jewels make for a fashionable red carpet entrance, and hours of pre-event TV programming to rate your favorite stars' fashion sense (or the fashion sense of their celebrity stylist/sponsor). The surprised speeches and camera pans ... Full Article »

February 22, 2011 11:10am

PlayStation-inspired Android games

It seems every week comes with new rumors of PlayStation Android devices, reports of official game suites, and emulators that support PS console titles. And with a couple new PlayStation games making their way to my game library this weekend, I couldn’t help but give in to PlayStation fever. If yo ... Full Article »

February 21, 2011 10:45am

Words With Friends tops Android Games of the Week

It was a great week for Android gamers, with Sony’s official Xperia announcement, and Zynga introducing its second major title, Words With Friends, into the Market. Both pieces of news came at the Mobile World Congress event, which put a spotlight on Android OS updates, devices and apps. With the ... Full Article »

February 20, 2011 9:32am

Twitter update leads Android Apps of the Week

Social networks keep you connected while you’re on the go, making them popular apps in the Android Market. Twitter updated its Android app after usage doubled these past few weeks, and Plixi (formerly TweetPhoto) debuted its app this week as well. Navigating with your Android is also an easy task, ... Full Article »

February 17, 2011 11:44am

Get realistic with these Android simulation games

If you're like me, you've got at least one high-tech flight stick gathering dust in a closet somewhere (I think I have three). Flight sims have been among the longest-running genres of "games" around, starting back in the Commodore days of the 1970s. However, this collection of the top sim apps for ... Full Article »

February 15, 2011 10:01am

These Android apps could be useful in an emergency

Life is filled with frustrating, and sometimes terrifying, "oh, crap" moments. We burn the pot roast or forget a good friend's birthday. We drive the car into a ditch, find ourselves in the path of an enormous storm or accidentally cut ourselves so deeply with a kitchen knife that we must go to the ... Full Article »

February 14, 2011 11:34am

Robo Defense HD Beta leads Android Games of the Week

It must be love that’s in the air, with Valentine’s Day updates for some of your favorite Android games. Gameloft has even discounted its HD games lineup, in case your love of games trumps chocolates. We’ve also got some flashy newbies in the Market, all in all boosting the high end game count ... Full Article »

February 13, 2011 11:35am

Location-based apps lead Android Apps of the Week

Location-based apps really strut their stuff this week, with several offering updates in the Android Market. Waze, for instance, added voice-based weather alerts, making it more interactive for hands-free drivers. With Valentine’s Day coming up, Milo’s location-based shopping tool will surely co ... Full Article »

February 10, 2011 10:01am

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