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2 weeks ago

Plague Inc. update ties in to Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

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Plague Inc. has been updated with a new disease that players can use to wipe out humanity, that also ties in to the upcoming release of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes in theaters. The new pack, the Simian Flu, costs $1.99 as an in-app purchase

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2 weeks ago

Samsung Apps finally rebranded to 'Galaxy Apps' to help with platform confusion

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Though Samsung claimed the change would come several days ago, the Samsung Apps store has just rebranded itself to Galaxy Apps with an update to the application. Coming with the rebrand to the "Galaxy" name is a slight change in visual styling of the app to darker shades of blue and a few new animations, though the app overall performs much the same as it did before.

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2 weeks ago

Google Play Games v2.0 pushing out with new game profile, updated appearance and more

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Google Play Games v2.0

New tools for game developers also announced by Google

Google Play Games got some attention at the recent Google I/O developer conference and today we're seeing some new some goodies begin to roll out. Google Play Games version 2.0 is beginning to roll out through the Google Play Store bringing with it an updated appearance, an all new game profile and more besides. If that wasn't enough, Google has also announced some new, cross-platform developer tools as well.

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2 weeks ago

FTC going after Amazon for in-app purchases made by kids

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is suing Amazon over unauthorized in-app purchases. The lawsuit seeks a court order that would require Amazon to refund the parents whose children purchased in-app items without permission from the account holder. This situation is similar to the one that Apple found itself if last year, which they eventually settled earlier this year.

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2 weeks ago

Minecraft Pocket Edition for Android uncovers infinite worlds in latest update

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Mojang has released a fairly substantial update for the Pocket Edition of Minecraft, available for iOS and Android. This release focuses on adding more mobs, features and extended functionality, while also addressing the size of worlds and squashing any known bugs affecting the immersive experience.

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2 weeks ago

Fleksy keyboard beta updated with new languages

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Fleksy

Fleksy Messenger for Samsung Gear also gets first update

Minimalist keyboard app Fleksy has announced that it's updated its Android beta with support for 15 new languages, bringing the total supported languages up to 35. The new Fleksy beta adds support for Norwegian, Catalan, Hebrew, Croatian and Romanian, among others, as well as language variants including English (UK), Brazilian Portuguese, French Canadian and Latin American Spanish. The developer says it expects Arabic support to come in its next major release.

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2 weeks ago

Leo's Fortune for Android review

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Leo's Fortune for Android

Popular platformer arrives on Android after debuting at Google I/O

Leo's Fortune is a cute platforming game that has arrived on Android today after making a big splash on iOS and winning a whole bunch of awards – as well as a cheeky debut at Google I/O. It has finely crafted stages with beautiful graphics and clever puzzles. The story has a whimsical, old-timey charm to it and strong voice acting to boot.

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2 weeks ago

Android 4.4.4 update hitting Droid Maxx, Ultra and Mini via latest soak test

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Motorola Droid Maxx and Droid Ultra

Android 4.4.4 has hit Nexuses and Google Play editions, and now it's the latest lineup of Motorola Droids that get in on the update fun with the latest soak test. As Motorola told us ahead of time, the Droid Maxx, Ultra and Mini are going to skip over Android 4.4.3 and go right to 4.4.4 — and those who are part of the Motorola Feedback Network are starting to see the OTA hit their devices.

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2 weeks ago

Google Camera update brings Android Wear remote trigger

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An update to the Google Camera app is slowly making its way out to users, and it includes a neat new feature — a remote shutter button on your Android Wear device. The new version of the app contains an Android Wear component that, when triggered by running the camera app on your phone, will drop a notification on your Android smartwatch that lets you take a picture and then review it afterwards. While this isn't anything new — Pebble has had an app for that for a while now — it's exciting to see it come in a "native" app.

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2 weeks ago

Spotify is inviting patiently waiting Canadians to test their streams

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Music streaming service Spotify is at long last gearing up to launch in Canada, and they're inviting some of those that have expressed interest to try it out first. The invitations will be sent out to a selection of those Canadians that have signed up at Spotify's Canada page, though it might take a while to get such an invitation if you're just now signing up.

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