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3 weeks ago

This poor Jurassic World employee wearing a Galaxy Gear is about to be eaten by a dinosaur

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It's been 22 years since Jurassic Park hit theaters and forever changed cinema, and today we've got our first glimpse at the fourth installment of the franchise: Jurassic World. Taking us back to Isla Nublar, the island where the first movie was set (not the "Site B" of the less two sequels), Jurassic World imagines a world where Jurassic Park eventually became a functional theme park. One where at least one employee has some sort of tracking app installed on his first-generation Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch. No word on if it's running Tizen or not. All we can really surmise is that Mr. Galaxy Gear is not long for this world.

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3 weeks ago

America's Funniest Home Videos app updated with Kids Mode, GIF creation and more

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If you love to watch and laugh at videos of ordinary people getting in wacky accidents, then you are likely a fan of ABC's long running series America's Funniest Home Videos. The show's official Android app got updated this week in the Google Play Store with a number of new features, including a Kids Mode.

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3 weeks ago

Pinterest app updated with a new design and more

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The Pinterest Android app has a new design for its many users to check out, thanks to its just released version 4.0 update that also has some under-the-hood performance improvements.

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3 weeks ago

Top Android device, accessory, and app deals for November 25

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Anybody shopping for Android apps, accessories, smartphones, or tablets will want to take a skim through these sales we've scrounged up from around the web. Every day, we comb through these sales to make sure they're fresh and accurate, and try to find a few more. Latest additions will be at the top of each list.

As always, if you find any sales out out there that aren't included, let us know in the comments.

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3 weeks ago

Samsung gets hit with a trademark lawsuit from Milk Studios over Milk Music app

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Samsung got served with a trademark lawsuit this week from Milk Studios, a photography and multimedia company. It claims Samsung violated its trademarks when it named its music streaming service Milk Music.

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3 weeks ago

Media Browser for Android updated with Connect support

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The Media Browser team have announced an update for Android that brings the same features offered by the recent Windows Phone build. This latest release introduces support for Media Browser Connect, offering easier access to home servers without having to mess around with IP addresses. Not only is it now more convenient to access owned servers, but the team have also made it so server owners can easily share access with others.

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3 weeks ago

Twitter's new search API closed to third-party apps

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Remember that fancy new feature that allows you to search every tweet ever posted that Twitter announced last week? Well if you're one of the many users of third-party Twitter apps, prepare to be disappointed: Twitter's new search API won't be open to third-party clients, much to the frustration of developers.

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3 weeks ago

The latest Humble Mobile Bundle for Android centers on Crescent Moon Games

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The latest Humble Mobile Bundle collection offers up a bunch of Android games under the "pay what you want" model. However, this one has a couple of extra wrinkles. One is that it centers on titles published by Crescent Moon Games. The other is that even more games will be added to the bundle when it reaches certain monetary goals.

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3 weeks ago

Design a theme for Cyanogen, win a phone

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The recently-launched Cyanogen Theme Showcase is searching for more themes, and they're turning to the community in contest form to get things rolling. The "Themes Design Challenge" invites users to create and submit themes using the web-based Cyanogen Themes Studio. But why would you do this? You could merely because you want to, or you could because Cyanogen will have a panel of judges picking the three best submitted and awarding them prizes.

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3 weeks ago

Monument Valley's first expansion now available through Google Play

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Forgotten Shores, the expansion for popular puzzle game Monument Valley, is now available on Google Play. The update has been available through the Amazon Appstore since last week. Forgotten Shores adds eight new levels of mind-bending puzzels for an in-app purchase of $1.99.

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3 weeks ago

Top Android device, accessory, and app deals for November 24

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Anybody shopping for Android apps, accessories, smartphones, or tablets will want to take a skim through these sales we've scrounged up from around the web. Every day, we comb through these sales to make sure they're fresh and accurate, and try to find a few more. Latest additions will be at the top of each list.

As always, if you find any sales out out there that aren't included, let us know in the comments.

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3 weeks ago

T-Mobile Music Freedom adds Google Play Music to free streaming

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T-Mobile has added 14 more Internet audio streaming services, including Google Play Music, to its Music Freedom program, which allows customers to stream as much as they want from those companies without having it count against their data package.

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3 weeks ago

Marvel's Venom will soon be terrorising Zen Studio Pinball games

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Zen Studios, the developer and publisher behind the likes of Zen Pinball 2 and CastleStorm, has today announced the studio's latest pinball table. This new table stars Marvel's Venom, Spider-Man's arch-nemesis. Venom pinball will be coming soon to Zen Pinball 2, Pinball FX2, and Marvel Pinball on platforms including Android, Amazon, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

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3 weeks ago

AC editors' apps of the week: Bluenote, Amazon, Trine 2 and more

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Apps of the week

We're back with some more great app picks to share this week. We've got apps that will help keep you organized, apps that will help while you shop, and a couple of high-end games for high-end devices. All of them are things we find ourselves using often, and we think they're worth talking about.

Of course, we also want to hear about the apps you found over the past week, so be sure to let everyone know in the comments about apps that all of us should be trying. Sharing is caring!

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4 weeks ago

Best Android apps and games of the week: The Banner Saga and more!

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The Banner Saga on the NVIDIA Shield Tablet

It's been another week, and another batch of awesome Android apps and games are ready for the downloading. There's a big dose of communication apps this week, and a healthy mix of action, strategy, and physics games to dig into.

Grab your closest Android device and dive into our top ten new apps in the Google Play Store. As always, sound off in the comments with your favorite recent Android apps and games.

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