Gameloft’s Modern Combat 5 optimized for MediaTek’s octa-core processor

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Wanna see what Gameloft’s upcoming Modern Combat 5 looks like when optimized for the MediaTek octa-core processor. Of course you do! Modern Combat 5 is a fast-moving, visually exciting action game played across various terrains and conditions. MT6592 allows for continuous scrolling in ...

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Get This Look: Google Now Inspired Homescreen v2

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We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present our ongoing series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new layout, app, widget, or icon set for your Android handset and tell you ...

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10 Android-related things you might have missed

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This Edition: Musemini, Springpad, Acoustic Research, Lono Sprinkler Controller, Opera, Consumer Reports, Gameloft, Qualcomm Tq, Nest, and Tablo DVR In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its ...

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10 Android icon packs you need to download now

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So you’ve gotten into customizing your phone or tablet a bit and now you want to tweak a bit more. One of the easiest ways to change your existing look is to install a new launcher.  Once you do that, it’s a breeze to swap icons packs in and out. Prefer a minimal look with single... ...

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RealNetworks aims to reinvent ringback tones with LISTEN

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RealNetworks (yeah, those guys) is looking to reinvent ringback tones for smartphones and has debuted a new LISTEN app. Set to hit top-tier carriers in U.K. later this month, the app/service will come to the United States and other markets  in the new year. Look for both free and paid versions ...

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Get This Look: Umbra

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We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present our ongoing series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new layout, app, widget, or icon set for your Android handset and tell you ...

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Logitech Harmony app now optimized for tablet

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Quick note: the Harmony Smartphone App – for Logitech Harmony Ultimate and Harmony Smart Control – is now optimized for tablets. Using this dedicated tablet app you’ll be able to control all of your home entertainment devices, including TV’s, game consoles, DVRs, Blu Ray players, ...

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APPNATION V returns to San Francisco on December 3

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APPNATION, an annual event dedicated to the business side of mobile applications, returns to San Francisco in but a few week’s time.The conference, now in its fifth year, has lined up some great keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and presentations. What’s more, APPNATION V also ...

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Jabra tunes in new Rox wireless earbuds

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Jabra this week announced a new pair of wireless earbuds which are expected to go on sale in early December. Called Rox, their design is based around in-ear monitors used by musicians. Details include a rugged form factor which can withstand water and dust as well as stainless steel materials. ...

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Spacetime Games debuts Battle Command

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Battle Command! is the second in Spacetime Games’ Battle franchise and the sixth title from the studio. Previous Spacetime games include Arcane Legends, Star Legends, Dark Legends and Pocket Legends, a franchise that has generated more than 250 million play sessions and 20 million downloads. ...

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APPTEASERS: 15 Android apps and games worth knowing (November 15)

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APPTEASERS is a collection of apps and games that are new to Android, recently updated, discounted, etc. Whatever the case, we think they’re worth exploring and are willing to bet that many of you would enjoy a few of them. We understand that we won’t get every single app that ...

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The Android-based Smart Home (Infographic)

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Need to switch on the lights or monitor the status of your laundry? No problem. And it doesn’t stop there; embedded Android can be found in TVs, baby monitors, ovens, and even exercise equipment. We’re heading down the road to a fully-integrated smart home, but there’s already plenty of great ...

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Phineas and Ferb gets endless runner in Agent P DoofenDash

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Agent P: DoofenDASH offers simple touch controls that allow players of all ages to easily run, jump, roll and dodge to avoid Dr. Doofenshmirtz’s traps. Cool gadgets, power-ups, characters, and costumes are available for the player to unlock as Major Monogram directs Agent P, Peter the ...

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Under Armour acquires MapMyFitness

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“This partnership is about Under Armour enhancing our digital expertise to drive the future of performance innovation for the global athlete community… We will build on the community of over 20 million registered users that MapMyFitness has cultivated in the connected fitness space, and ...

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11 key differences between the Moto G and the Nexus 5

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Now that the Moto G and the Nexus 5 are both official, we thought we’d take a look at some of the key differences between the two devices. At first blush, they share a few things in common. Sure, they’re both offered (or will be) direct to consumer in unlocked, contract-free ...

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