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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Android’

Google Acquires Part Of Green Throttle Games

Guitar Hero creator Charles Huang (along with Matt Crowley and Karl Townsend) announced the launch of Green Throttle Games roughly a year and a half ago to focus on gaming hardware. Its first project was a controller for Android devices. Now, news is out that Google has acquired some of the company’s staff (including Crowley and Townsend) and some assets. …

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Android, Windows Butt Heads on Dual OS Tablets

The Android mobile OS and Windows OS have co-existed peacefully for years, dominating their respective tech realms. As the tech industry moves toward the true internet-of-things, however, Android is increasingly becoming the OS of choice for a variety of new devices. With Microsoft re-designing its Windows OS to be more smartphone and tablet friendly it’s clear now that the operating …

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LG Will Be Making The Nexus 6, Nexus Smartwatch [Rumor]

LG and Google have a good thing going right now. The Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 have both been two of the highest rated phones in the year of their release. With that being said, Google could suddenly tap another manufacturer to make its next Nexus phone, but why would it? Gizmodo Germany is reporting that sources close to LG …

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Jelly Bean And KitKat Both See Small Gains In February

The Android ecosystem is constantly changing as users adopt new versions of the mobile OS. For a while now, Jelly Bean has been king after taking the majority rule from Gingerbread. While Jelly Bean will remain the new Gingerbread for quite some time, KitKat is starting to see some growth. In the latest Android distribution numbers, Google reports that Jelly …

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Samsung Offers More Details On The Galaxy S5

In February, Samsung announced the inevitable Galaxy S5 at Mobile Word Congress in Barcelona. The new flagship device sports the usual upgraded specs and display, but it didn’t look all that different from its predecessor though. Outward appearances aren’t everything, however, and Samsung has the software to back it up. In a new overview video, Samsung takes us on a …

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Microsoft Wants To Put Xbox Live On Android, iOS

When it comes to gaming, Microsoft has really only dominated the living room with Xbox. Part of its success has been thanks to Xbox Live – the first online gaming service for consoles that got it. Now it wants to bring that same kind of experience to more mobile platforms. The Verge reports that Microsoft is working to bring Xbox …

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Video of New HTC One M8 Leaked

A 12-minute video leak of the HTC One (M8) successor was posted by Youtuber Roshan Jamkatel Sunday and the user has since taken it down, though not before other users could post the video. The Taiwanese manufacturer set a release date of March 25, but the video reveals details about the upcoming version of the Android device, and includes the phone’s IMEI …

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Amazon Is Giving Away Almost $17 Worth Of Apps Today

The Amazon Appstore is still one of the very best Android and Kindle app stores around. Heck, the Free App of the Day promotion ensures that you’ll never run of new apps to experience on your mobile device. If you feel the need for even more free apps though, Amazon has you covered for today. Amazon announced this morning that …

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Windows Phone 8.1 Can Be Added To Existing Android Devices

UPDATE: As readers have pointed out in the comments below, the announcement of Windows Phone 8.1 adding support for Snapdragon 200, 400 and 400 LTE Android handsets is only for OEMs. I mistakenly assumed that Microsoft would be releasing Windows Phone 8.1 to consumers to flash to their own devices. I apologize for any confusion this may have caused. Original …

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 615 Is The World’s First 64-Bit Octa-Core Chipset

Apple made headlines last year by introducing the first 64-bit mobile chipset in the iPhone 5S and iPad Air. The company said the move to 64-bit would allow for better performance while retaining backwards compatibility with 32-bit apps. Android device manufacturers were a little slower on the draw, but now they’re starting to introduce their own 64-bit chips. Qualcomm announced …

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Minecraft Pocket Edition Has Not Been Forgotten

With the success of Minecraft on consoles and PCs, it’s hard to remember that the game remains insanely popular on mobile devices as well. In fact, it’s sold more than 10 million copies across both iOS and Android. Despite all this, some may start to feel that the mobile version is taking a backseat to the console and PC version. …

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Samsung Teases The Galaxy S 5 Ahead Of Reveal

We all know that Samsung will be unveiling the Galaxy S 5 on Monday. Samsung knows that we know, and has been hyping up the device without actually sharing real information on it. The latest tease is a continuation of its hype train as it continues to associate its latest flagship device with the finer things in life. In the …

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