Tag Archive: Android


The Mac Is About To Get Invaded With Android Apps Thanks To Bluestacks

I’ve barely met a person or two who love Macs but prefers to run with an Android handset instead of an iPhone. They’re a rare breed, but they’re out there, supposedly. And if you’re a Mac user who has ever been curious about the Google Play store, you’re about to be able to sample the entire buffet thanks to Bluestacks.

This morning Bluestacks announced that the latest version of the Bluestacks mobile  [Read More…]

Negative Nimbus Now Raining On Android and iOS With New Holiday Level

Poor Negative Nimbus. He’s so sad, and so full of water, it’s a challenge to sail across the sky without drenching the happy hot dogs and caterpillars out for a picnic lunch, while still watering the happy flowers along the way. What’s a depressed cloud to do?

Apparently, the answer is to launch on Android, via the Google Play store and the Amazon Marketplace. That’s just what CloudKid’s fantastic game, Negative Nimbus,  [Read More…]

Sega Reduces A Stack Of Android & iOS Games For The Holidays [Deals]

If you’re hoping to get a new Android or iOS devices this Christmas, the first thing you’ll want to do is load up their respective app stores and take advantage of the holiday discounts. EA reduced a stack of titles on iOS yesterday, and today Sega has been slashing the prices of its most popular mobile titles. We’ve put together a list of titles on sale — check it out below.

Android  [Read More…]

Redbox Instant Comes To Android & iOS In Private Beta

Redbox Instant, a joint-venture between Redbox and Verizon that hopes to compete with services like Netflix, has today made its debut on Android and iOS in the form of a private beta. The new app allows subscribers to stream unlimited movies to their devices for $ 8 a month. Here’s how to get on the waiting list.

The Redbox Instant apps can be downloaded from the App Store and Google Play, but  [Read More…]

China Isn’t Interested In The iPhone, But It Can’t Get Enough Of Android [Report]

Android’s market share continues to grow throughout the world, but one country where Google’s platform is having its biggest impact is in China. It’s now the largest single Android market in the world, with one third of all Android devices sold there during 2012. The iPhone, on the other hand, is struggling there.

According to new research from Informa Telecoms & Media, two in every three mobile phones sold in China in  [Read More…]

Brazilian Smartphone Maker Announces Entire Line Of Android Powered… iPhones?!?

When we see companies shamelessly ripping off Apple’s brand, designs and trademarks, we usually think of any number of tiny Chinese knock-off makers (or Samsung).

Now, though, the Brazilians appear to be getting in on the action, as a Brazil-based electronics maker is now planning on launching a new line of Android smartphones that they are calling IPHONES. Yes, really.

Reuters reports that Brazilian device maker IGB Electronica SA plans an entire  [Read More…]

Viber Brings New Features To Android & iOS As It Hits 140 Million Users

Viber, the popular cross-platform mobile communications service, has today announced that it has now surpassed more than 140 million users across six platforms, with 400,000 people joining the service each and every day. To celebrate the milestone, the company has introduced a number of new features to its Android and iOS apps, including the ability to send “fun stickers” and “playful emoticons,” and support for the iPhone 5′s larger display.

The latest version  [Read More…]

Anomaly Korea Will Be Out For Android and iOS By Christmas, New Trailer Released

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFPx0gQnolA?fs=1&feature=oembed&w=640&h=360]

Tower offense game, Anomaly Korea, will be out in time for Christmas, says developer 11bitstudios. The sequel to Anomaly Warzone: Earth will feature new weapons, new levels, and new game styles, as well as the dynamic tower offense game play of the original game.

The aliens are back, and this time, they’re fighting in Korea. You’ll get to command a squad of troops and use tactical planning touch controls to lead them through 12 new missions against the  [Read More…]

Google Admits New Maps App For iOS Is Better Than Android Version, Promises iPad App

In case you hadn’t already heard, Google finally released an official Google Maps app for iPhone on Wednesday night, and I must say, I think it’s terrific. It’s super quick, it looks fantastic, and it brings back all the mapping features you had on your iPhone before Apple gave Google Maps the boot — including Street View and transit directions. Google has also thrown its own turn-by-turn navigation into the mix for  [Read More…]

Angry Birds Celebrates 3rd Birthday With 30 New Levels For Android & iOS, iPhone 5 Support

The original Angry Birds game for smartphones, the title that started it all back in 2009, celebrates its third birthday this week. And what better way to do that than with lots of new content. In addition to support for Apple’s new iPhone 5 (finally!), you can look forward to 30 brand new levels and more on Android and iOS.

There are 15 new “Birdday Party” levels in this update, and some “EXPLOSIVELY  [Read More…]