Amazon partners with Epix

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Amazon has not had much luck when it comes to competition in the movie-streaming business, but this might be changing in the near future because media-provider Epix is now becoming a partner with Amazon Prime. For $79 per year, users get the ability to stream content without additional monthly ...

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Rovio: Bad Piggies arrives on September 27

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Rovio today announced that their next big game release, Bad Piggies,  will be here in less than a month.  Based on the antagonistic pigs from the immensely popular Angry Birds series, the title puts players on the side of the green guys as they look to rid themselves of the aviary enemies. ...

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GoalZero Guide 10 Plus Adventure Kit review

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Continuing with our series of solar-powered chargers and accessories for smartphones, we bring you a review of the GoalZero Guide 10 Plus Adventure Kit. This device, like the others we tested, was used over the course of a few days while camping in mostly sunny conditions. What’s in the ...

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Cricket Huawei Mercury Ice launching on September 5th

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US super-regional carrier Cricket Wireless is planning to launch the Huawei Mercury Ice on September 5 through RadioShack. Actually, this device is a redesigned version of the Huawei Mercury, but it comes with a different name this time. Though the only new thing is that the device is now ...

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Orbotix to launch host of games for Sphero, entertain us even more

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Sphero owners will soon have more to do with that robotic ball than just draw circles, as Orbotix has announced several (five, to be exact) Sphero-specific games that are sure to occupy hours days of free time. Each game is different from the next, so there should be something for everyone. ...

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Video editing app Magisto now on Android

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Magisto automatically turns plain videos into beautifully edited and produced movies, perfect for sharing. Magisto, a video editing app that allows you to shoot and edit videos from your handset, is now available on Android. There is not much to this app and it is very, very simple. You choose ...

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Samsung Galaxy S III gets four new color options

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Samsung today announced that there will be four new color options for the flagship, the Galaxy S III. If you were not a fan of the Marble White or Pebble Blue then perhaps you’ll appreciate the new stuff.  Of course, it’s not as easy or convenient as it would appear – things ...

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Telenav debuts HTML5 turn-by-turn navigation for Android

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Earlier this week Telenav launched an HTML5, browser-based, voice-guided GPS navigation experience for Android and Windows Phones. Initially an iOS-only service, Scout for Apps is the first HTML5 turn-by-turn GPS navigation of its kind.  With this announcement, it’s now possible for ...

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Behind the Curtain: A conversation with Stitcher

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You’ve probably learned this by now, but we’re huge fans of podcasts, talk radio, and other “educational” stuff that seems boring to the kids.  Thanks to a myriad of Android apps and platform capabilities, we’ve fallen deeper in love with that type of content. One ...

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Pandora update brings new UI, lyrics, and song history

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The Pandora application for Android has been updated in what seems like the first time in forever. Head to Google Play, Amazon, or wherever to check out the version and you’ll find a brand new user interface.  What’s more, the latest release brings in lyrics, song history, artist ...

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Boost adds Samsung Galaxy S II 4G, Galaxy Rush to lineup

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Boost Mobile has announced a pair of Android-powered smartphones from Samsung, both of which are due in September.  Each is a little different from the next and offers something unique to their pre-paid subscriber base.  Generally speaking, one could consider these two to be on the opposite end ...

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Gameloft provides first gameplay footage of Wild Blood

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Gameloft is taking a very slow, controlled approach to their latest game, stringing us along with bite-sized glimpses of Wild Blood. Today sees the developer providing the first in-game footage from the title, a video which we’ve embedded below.  According to the description there is yet ...

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Instagram 3.0 debuts on Android

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Instagram today announced a new version of their popular Android (and iOS) application which adds in a number of handy features.  This particular release (3.0) centers around the common theme of browsing experience, most notably with the debut of Photo Maps and redesigned user profiles.

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An update on OUYA’s exciting Android-based console project: Success!

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  A month ago we wrote on a Kickstarter project called OUYA, an innovative gaming platform designed to bring gamers back to the more family & multiplayer-oriented television. At the time we had expressed our hope that the project flourished, and we’re happy to say that our hope was ...

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Amazon Mobile app updated with two key features

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Amazon has updated their Amazon Mobile application for Android and iOS, adding in a number of features to the shopping title.  Available immediately in Google Play and via Amazon Appstore, the app’s key changes include Subscribe & Save (set up automatic delivery of products) and ...

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