All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Android’

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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MadCatz Enters The Console Arena Today With The MOJO

Earlier this year, Ouya tried to muscle its way into the living room with an Android micro-console that was indie friendly and let you play your Android games on the big screen. It wasn’t exactly the revolution that Ouya made it out to be, but that hasn’t stopped others from trying their hand at it. MadCatz, a company more closely …

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LG G Pad 8.3 Comes To Google Play With Stock Android

A while back, we were treated to an image on Google Play of a woman using what looked like an 8-inch tablet. At the time, we thought Google would be releasing an 8-inch tablet to go alongside the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10, but the reality is actually a little different. LG announced today that its new 8-inch tablet – …

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Bing Updates Its iOS, Android Apps

One of the best things about Bing is how its homepage is updated with a new picture every day. One day, you have an image of a polar bear frolicking in the snow and next you have an interactive haunted house that references all the best horror films of the past four decades. Now Bing is bringing its constantly changing …

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Foursquare Now Pushes Recommendations to All Users with 7.0 Update

With the new 7.0 update, Foursquare is pushing recommendations to all iOS and Android users – even when they don’t have the app open. Now, when you arrive at a location (be that a specific city or state, or a specific venue), Foursquare will let you know what to eat, buy, see, and more. These real-time recommendations aren’t new – …

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Google Now Searches Across Apps On Android

About a month ago, Google announced that it would start indexing deep links in Android apps just like websites, so it could return results from apps in search results for mobile users. Today, the company announced that starting now, Android users using the Google Search app or Google in Chrome or the Android browser can get to app content from …

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