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The ZRRO Is An Android Gaming Console With A Hover/Touch Controller

02/17/2015, With the number of games available on Android, creating an Android console does seem to make some sense. In fact back in 2012 the OUYA Android game console was launched on Kickstarter where the company managed to raise a lot of money and became one of the...

Official Pokemon Launcher Released For Android Devices

02/17/2015, The beauty of Android launchers is that you could skin and theme it to just about any style you want. This means that if you’re a fan of a particular game or movie or celebrity, you could create an Android launched themed around it. The good news is...

Chrome’s Easter Egg Game Makes Its Way Onto Google Play

02/17/2015, Last year Google hid an easter egg inside their Chrome browser which basically allowed gamers to play an endless runner game in the event they lose internet access. It is a fun game that lets you kill some time while your internet tries to reconnect, but...

Facebook Testing Android App Update Inspired By Material Design

02/15/2015, Some Android users aren’t particularly happy with Facebook’s app for the platform since the social network sticks with its own vision for decision and doesn’t change it too often. With Android 5.0 Lollipop Google introduced something it...

Android 5.0 Lollipop Heads For SM-N910F

02/13/2015, Having your smartphone to be on the receiving end of the Android 5.0 Lollipop update is definitely something worth looking forward to, so for those of you out there who happen to own the SM-N910F in your pockets – yes sir, that would be the Samsung...

Android 5.0 Lollipop Touted To Be More Stable Than iOS 8

02/13/2015, It goes without saying that any operating system, mobile or otherwise, that is worth its salt would also need to receive updates from time to time in order to make it relevant to users’ needs at that particular moment in the life cycle of the hardware...

Nokia HERE Maps For Android Drops Beta Tag

02/12/2015, I know, I know, we saw Nokia’s HERE maps updated on both the Android and Windows Phone platforms just yesterday – and it looks as though the folks over at Nokia have been hard at work on another refresh. After all, the Android version of Nokia...

Android Choir Impresses, Leonidas Would Have Been Proud

02/12/2015, Don’t you just love the English language? There is a gaggle of geese, a bundle of hay, a herd of cows, an army of soldiers – but what do you call 300 Android-powered smartphones laid out together, where all of them would work in concert (pardon...

Amazon’s Latest Gift Of Free Apps Is Worth $140

02/12/2015, Amazon has made a habit of pulling people towards its Appstore with free applications. Time and again the company runs promotions for a limited time in which it provides some of the most popular paid applications for free to anyone and everyone who uses...

Pipo Reveals New Dual Boot Tablet

02/10/2015, There might be pressure that hails from both Google and Microsoft which could very well prevent major manufacturers such as ASUS from coming up with dual-boot mobile devices, but tiny companies such as OEMs from China in the vein of Pipo do not seem to...

Skype 5.2 For Android Now Allows Photo Sharing With Offline Contacts

02/09/2015, While Skype is a perfectly good app that you can use to chat with friends and family members or colleagues, there are some limitations to how it can be used. For example unlike other instant messaging apps like WhatsApp, LINE, Viber, BBM, and etc., Skype...

30-Year Old Deus Ex Machina Ported To iOS And Android

02/06/2015, For gamers who are still in their early twenties or teens, chances are you might not be familiar with the game Deus Ex Machina which was released back in 1984. Granted the game might not have the same graphics or gameplay compared to games these days, but...