Our pals at Engadget (hey, pals!) have their sweet little Engadget Distro, which curates its content in magazine-like fashion. And it's now available on Android. It was previously released only for iOS, so it's great to see an Android version. If you're a fan of Engadget or tech news in general, you'll want to check this app out. It looks great on Honeycomb tablets.
The app features are:...
The good news: NVIDIA's shouting from the rooftops that the game Shadowgun (read our review) has been updated and optimized for Tegra 3 devices. And, the bad news: There's only one Tegra 3 device available today, and it's pretty hard to come by. But if you're lucky enough to actually have an ASUS Transformer Prime (again, check out our full review), you've gotta check this one out.
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The only thing better than that video is the name of the user who uploaded it -- "KoreanFrongMania."
And after the break, the far more subdued bearded dragon.
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If you're hopping on a plane today for the holidays, there's a new free travel app that's worth giving a look. GoHow Airport is a simple app that gives you information on a score of airports. You get an overview, list of shops, and info on food and drinks, services, parking and ground transportation. There's also a basic internal layout of the airport, and city weather info. The interesting...
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If you are a Firefox user on the computer odds are that you have already tried Firefox for Android, but if not there is no better time to do so then now. Featuring a freshly redesigned tablet interface, some additional features along with a faster start up time they are certainly aiming to bring the best possible experience to mobile. In addition they have opened...
Looks like the folks from Myriad are cooking something up to show off fully at CES. The makers of the Myriad Dalvik Cache that allows Android apps to run such things a iOS and MeeGo have now taken the covers off their next venture.
The Myriad Alien Vue is a system that allows TV and set-top box manufacturers to bring Android and HTML5 apps to their existing products with no decrease in...
The NFL on Thursday announced that Super Bowl XLVI will be streamed to the web and mobile devices -- including the NFL Mobile Android app available on Verizon devices. Additionally, the wild-card games and Pro Bowl also will be streamed. You'll get the same features we've long enjoyed on Sunday night games, including additional camera angles, in-game highlights and live statistics.
Gameloft has released NFL Pro 2012 to the Android Market, latest in a series of big releases from Gameloft, following Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation.
As you can expect from the title, NFL Pro 2012 is a football game. With this game, Gameloft is testing their freemium model. The game itself is free, but you can purchase advanced plays and strategies once inside the game. If you don't feel like...
We've gotten a sneak peek at some new features coming to Google+ as a whole, and the Android app just got itself a nice little update. Here's what's new:
Start a hangout from a Messenger conversation
New design of the photos album view
People suggestions when composing a Messenger conversation
New icons to show which photos have been uploaded to Google+ via Instand Upload...
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The next chapter in one of Gameloft's largest game franchises has finally been released to the Android Market. Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation brings back the intense gameplay Modern Combat fans expect but adds a few new features to the mix as well:
Solo Campaign - A 13 mission operation taking players from Los Angeles to Pakistan that features AAA scenario-...
If you're a fan of Glu's stable of games on Android and are rocking a Sprint phone and are into the Sprint ID thing (that's a lot of qualifies, we know), Glu's now got its own Sprint ID pack. With it you get:
Guitar Hero & More: Download this ID pack and prepare to rock out to Guitar Hero 5 and Guitar Hero Warriors of Rock. As an intermission, check out the 10 additional Glu games...
Now that webOS is all but dead, we're starting to see not only the end users defect to Android, but developers as well. And one of the more popular webOS Twitter apps is headed this way, too. Carbon, which already is working its way to Windows Phone 7, is coming to Android, developer dots & lines tells Android Central.
It's currently in the design phase, UX director Saleh Esmaeili tells us...
Yeah, yeah. Google Wallet is not officially on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. We get that. We don't like it, but we get it. And we've been able to hack it on there easily enough. But what if you didn't have to actually hack it onto the phone? No rooting. Just a simple app install. That's now a reality, thanks to lukegb at XDA Developers.
The gist is that if you've got a Galaxy Nexus that hasn't had...
Just a quick heads up that the Netflix Android app has been updated to support Ice Cream Sandwich devices, as well as get a few bugfixes. Go snag it now in the Android Market. We've got download links after the break.
Let's not mince words here. You're not going to play Bird Poop for hours. You're not going to stay up nights hoping to level up a character. Hell, you're not even going to want people to know you're playing it. But Bird Poop, from Paramobile Games, is strangely fascinating. You're a bird on a wire, hanging out above a city street, doing what birds do. Pooping. Only, this bird's got a bombsight,...
Adds support for the unannounced Motorola Droid 4
Android's Skype app got itself a nice little update today, with improvements to battery life and video quality, the ability to send photos and videos to your contacts, and it's now much easier to sign out. (That'd be the little arrow button in the top right of this picture.)
Skype says tablets with the NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor will greatly...
Bad news for fans of the Bolt browser for Android -- it's been discontinued follwing the split of its parent company, Bitstream. The message at boltbrowser.com says it all:
The free BOLT mobile browsing service will be discontinued. Unfortunately, the economic circumstances prevent us from running a free service going forward. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your loyalty...
It's Day 7 of Google's 10-day, 10-cent, 10 billion app download celebration. Here's what we're seeing so far this fine Monday morning:
When I Get Bigger
Block Breaker 3
Roll in the Hole (Rest of World)
Super KO Boxing 2
And a couple more repeats today as well -- Beautiful Widgets and Sound Hound.
Also: Day 1 apps,...
Welcome to Day 4 of Google's 10-day, 10-cent, 10 billion app download celebration in which 10 apps will be sold for a dime. Here are the apps we're seeing on sale so far:
Sentinel 3: Homeworld
Need for Speed Shift
Game Dev Story
Baseball Superstars 2011
My Beach HD
That's 10! Good eyes,...
We love Beautiful Widgets. Not only do they provide essential shortcuts on our homescreens, but they look good doing so. It's because of this that we're happy that LevelUp Studio announced that the app is the first paid to reach 1 million downloads. To celebrate, they put together an infographic (see it after the break) detailing some of their stats. They have had 121 updates in the Android...
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