In Brief: 8 Android-related things you should know (March 8, 2013)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, photos, videos, infographics, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys. These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner. Consider it a ...

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Move over Angry Birds, The Croods are coming March 14th!

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Most of us have heard of the upcoming feature film, The Croods. This family friendly animation takes you back to the Croodaceous period, where finding your next meal was always an adventure and the whole world was your playground. Now thanks to Rovio, the creators of Angry Birds, and DreamWorks ...

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In Brief: 7 Android-related things you should know (March 1, 2013)

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This week features Project SHEILD's "Burn Zombie Burn!", News Republic's 3.0 update, Celltick's Real Time Coupon Server, a new Magellan app, and much, much more!

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APPTEASERS: 15 Android apps and games worth checking out (Feb 28)

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This week's highlight's include WeVideo, Gunslugs, Towelfight 2, Style Jukebox, and much more!

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Adobe Photoshop Touch comes to Android smartphones

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Adobe has released a smartphone version of the Photoshop Touch app that tablet users have enjoyed for some time. Available for $4.99 in the Google Play Store, it has all the core capabilities, including adding effects, crop, retouch, filters, sharing, and more. Additionally, the app comes with ...

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Comparing the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to the iPad Mini

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Samsung last weekend announced a new member of the Galaxy Note family with the release of the 8-inch model. Due in the coming weeks, it’s about as close to the Apple iPad Mini as it gets. Not only do the screen sizes closely resemble each other, but it’s Apple and Samsung all over ...

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10 most common Android questions…and the answers

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Just bought a new Android phone? Congratulations, you’re going to love it! The Android club is pretty great stuff and we think you’ll appreciate its flexibility. There’s all kinds of wonderful things you can do to make the phone your own and customize it to your liking. With ...

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Qualcomm intros Snapdragon 200 and 400 series of mobile processors

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  Qualcomm today introduced a pair of new mobile processors aimed at mid-range and entry-level smartphone experiences. As the numbers might lead you to believe, the Snapdragon 200 is focused on delivering  a balance of value and performance as well as better battery life. The Snapdragon ...

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Virgin Mobile throws a $79.99 Kyocera Event for the prepaid crowd

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Virgin Mobile today announced the next Android smartphone to join its roster, kicking off the Kyocera Event. Priced at only $79.99, the no-contract handset, runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and features a 3.5-inch display, 3.2-megapixel camera, and 1GHz processor.  Not a ton of power, no, ...

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Product Highlight: SwannSmart Wi-Fi network camera

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SwannSmart harnesses the power of the cloud to free you from the constraints of a traditional IP camera. There’s no complicated network set up required and your video feeds can be viewed from any PC, iPhone or Android device, anywhere in the world. Wi-Fi network camera & SwannSmart app ...

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Dropbox Sync API released to developers

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For those of you not familiar with Dropbox… well, you might want to get outside every once in awhile. The service provides cloud hosting for your files, and makes them available on mobile and desktop devices. Now, imagine that you’re trying to download a large file on your mobile ...

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Amazon announces ‘Amazon Coins’ virtual currency

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Amazon today announced a new virtual currency, Amazon Coins, to be used for purchasing apps, games or other in-app items on Kindle Fire.  Set to arrive in May, Amazon Coins are touted as an easy way for Kindle Fire customers to spend revenue on apps in the Amazon Appstore.  Once enabled, the ...

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ShopSavvy gets update with new user interface

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If you’re a fan of the application ShopSavvy, then head to the Play store and check out the latest update. The new dynamic interface makes it super simple to get the best prices at retailers, and ShopSavvy’s new product screen features the product title and subtitles, and also shows ...

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Temple Run 2 races to 50 million installs in under two weeks

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The endless runner has become the fastest game to hit 50 million installs, outpacing Angry Birds Space.

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Strategy Analytics: Android gobbled up 70% of global market share in Q4 2012

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Android accounted for seven in ten smartphones shipped around the globe in the fourth quarter of last year, according to Strategy Analytics. With an estimated 152 million smartphones shipped in Q4 ’12, Android nearly doubled in volume over the previous year. Last year saw the platform ...

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