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Upgrading Your Android OS Isn’t As Easy As It Looks

You really wanted a new smartphone this year, but just couldn’t afford it. Your friends and family couldn’t pull through either so your left with your archaic smartphone from 2011. Still, your old smartphone could be upgraded to a newer version of Android, right? It seems so simple, yet handset manufacturers constantly refuse to update older phones. Why is that? …

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Google’s TV Strategy Could Shift to Android

For years now, Google has been trying to make the leap from computers to TV. The internet’s largest advertiser released Google TV in 2010 with the hope of expanding its reach into the lucrative TV market while heading off Roku, Apple, and others in the coming streaming video services market. Unfortunately for Google, content providers were loathe to give the …

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Should Apple Move On From Google Search?

Could Apple take on Google in search? Apple has been making some rather interesting moves of late, and some of them are search-related, and lead one to wonder if Apple could legitimately give the search giant a run for its money in its core business. Do you think Apple could ever compete with Google in the search space? Share your …

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Google Thinks These Are The Best Android Games Of 2013

We’re almost at the end of the year, and most of us are looking at a few days of time off from work or school. While some of you may waste your time off by sleeping, others will be playing video games. Considering that many will be getting new Android phones this Christmas, here’s some games for you to get …

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Ratchet & Clank Makes The Jump To Mobile

Sony has made it clear that it wants to make mobile games that tie into its console titles, like Knack’s Quest. Now the publisher has released its second mobile tie-in – an endless runner starring Ratchet & Clank. Ratchet & Clank: Before the Nexus is now available on iOS and Android devices. The game is positioned as a prequel of …

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Facebook Introduces App Center Videos

In May of last year, Facebook entered the mobile scene in a big way with App Center. It was a centralized location where mobile users could find their way to mobile apps from Facebook. Since its introduction, Facebook has touted some big numbers from App Center and is now aiming to get even bigger numbers with a significant update. Facebook …

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Netflix For Android Finally Gets User Profiles

Back in the summer, Netflix launched user profiles, finally giving users the ability to separate their queues (which became known as the “My List” feature) from those of other family members. No longer would Dad have to keep his ABC’s of Death and Screwballs II: Loose Screws next to Junior’s Thomas & Friends on one list. The feature initially launched …

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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Out Now On iOS

Last month, Rockstar Games promised that it would continue its tradition of bringing its older Grand Theft Auto titles to mobile with the release of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas on iOS and Android. Now iOS users can experience what is widely regarded as one of the best entries in the franchise. Rockstar Games announced today that Grand Theft Auto: …

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Minecraft Pocket Edition Gets Biggest Update Yet

With all the noise surrounding Minecraft on consoles and PC, it’s hard to forget that the game is still plugging away on mobile as well. For the millions of players who own it on their respective mobile device, big updates are rare. That’s why today’s announcement is especially exciting. Mojang announced today that Minecraft Pocket Edition has been updated to …

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Google+ App Update Adds Snow To Your Photos

Google is treating Google+ users to some holiday fun with the latest app update for Android. You can bring up any photo in Google+ and shake your device to make it snow. A second shake will let you share the snowy photo. How heartwarming. Image: Google

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Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Updated On Mobile, Includes Lost Level

Everybody remembers Sonic the Hedgehog 2 as one of the best games, if not the best, in the franchise. It introduced the world to Tails, Super Sonic and that awesome music of Chemical Plant Zone. Now it’s back and better than ever thanks to some restoration work. Sega announced today that it’s relaunching Sonic the Hedgehog 2 on mobile devices …

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Android Game Developers Now Have A Few New Tools To Work With

Over the last few years, Android has proven to be quite the versatile gaming platform. Not only are people playing games on smartphone and tablets, but Android games can also be found on TVs thanks to micro-consoles like the Ouya and MOJO. Now Google is readying some new tools to help Android game developers make the player experience even better. …

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