Microsoft and Samsung are taking their royalty dispute to court. For years, Android manufacturers have been paying royalties to Microsoft, but Samsung recently decided that enough was enough. As the largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, Samsung has a whole lot of smartphones to be paying royalties on, and it makes sense that it would ... Read More »
Remember when Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen teased that he planned to re-release his addictive mobile game in August? Well he didn’t waste any time, because a new version of Flappy Bird has arrived.
Flappy Birds Family officially launched in ... Read More »
Google let its Google Now Launcher loose in the Play Store way back in early February, but the only people that could actually download it were owners of Nexus and Google Play edition hardware. That’s finally changing today, as most anyone can now GNL-ify their Android device.
Google today ... Read More »
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Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently upgraded apps for the week. We’ve found that one of the best ways to discover useful apps is to find the ones that are actually being updated by the developers rather than selecting the apps with ... Read More »
If you don’t remember, cell phone unlocking was made illegal not too long ago. You had to do it through your carrier, and as you can imagine, the carrier isn’t always happy to unlock your device. If you’re still in a contract, your phone is staying locked to your carrier. This understandably pissed off a ... Read More »
The folks at Runtastic have decided to throw their proverbial hat into the Fitness wearable ring with the addition of the Orbit Fitness Tracker. This new device tracks not only steps and distance, but active minutes and sleep. The new Runtastic Me app tracks the data from the Orbit tracker and is available for Android and iOS. ... Read More »
It looks like Google’s accessory game is about to get real strong. Previously, first party accessory was pretty weak from Google. Even now, all we have are a few cases that aren’t particularly great. But with the latest leak, Google seems to be planning something very big for interested customers.
The leaked service is called ... Read More »
Tech giant HP is teaming up with designer Michael Bastian and luxury retailer Gilt in an effort to create a luxury smartwatch. The luxury smartwatch will reportedly feature a round display, 44mm stainless steel case and three interchangeable watchbands of black rubber, brown leather and olive nylon. From the concept design, we can see three ... Read More »
Sounfreaq’s original Sound Kick portable Bluetooth speaker blew my mind. Back when I thought my options were an expensive Bose speaker or a small (but still expensive) Jambox that sounded pretty bad, taking a chance on a company I hadn’t heard of wasn’t easy. But that thing impressed me in every way, and I fell ... Read More »
Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but this column is dedicated to new games that you can start playing right now. Check out our top picks and let us know in the comments section if you have ... Read More »