Doom Creator Not Planning on Android Anytime Soon

ID software Co-Founder John Carmack says his company will continue to focus on iOS games because they see the Android platform as “not as profitable”. Texas base ID software, the original creators of the “Wolfenstein” and “Doom” games, recently developed ...

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IGDA Cautions Developers Against Amazon App Store

The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) Board of Directors has taken to their blog to voice concerns over the new Amazon App Store. Whereas many casual developers might look to Amazon as a terrific alternative to the Android Market, the IDGA advises them to think things through. As ...

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HP Launching ePrint Services App on May 1

Starting May 1st  Android users will be able to print wirelessly from their handset or tablet to any HP printer running their Internet-printing service. Once the app is downloaded and installed, the user chooses what it is that they wish to print. After selecting the printer they choose to use, ...

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Millennial Media Report Shows Verizon iPhone’s Impact on Android

Since the first whispers of a Verizon iPhone began, the question on many Android enthusiast’s minds was what kind of impact the handset could have.  Would it stop Android’s growth in its tracks, changing the game all over again?  Millennial Media’s latest report addresses this ...

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Jajah – Reach Out and Touch a Facebook Friend

  Jajah has just released their new feature for Android users (iOS version soon to follow) to be able to call online Facebook friends anywhere in the world, right out of their phone address books.  The Jajah app has been available in the Android Market for some time but the Facebook ...

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Hasbro to Bring Their Characters to Life on Android

As a dad with kids who are as fascinated as I am with cool electronic toys, I am always on the lookout for apps that they can play and interact with as an alternative to just using them for gaming. During my morning rounds of the press releases for the day, I came across a presser from Hasbro ...

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Urban Airship Launches In-App Purchases for Android

One of the major sources of revenue friction for developers has been the lack of a mechanism for in-app purchases within Android applications.  Google recently announced that in-app purchases were rolled out for Android, indicating for us that we would begin to see different developers and ...

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T-Mobile Confirms Launch Dates for Sidekick 4G and G2X

T-Mobile has once again taken to twitter to announce the release dates for upcoming Android handsets.  This time we’re getting the goods on the dual-core LG handset that is the G2X as well as the Sidekick 4G from Samsung.  Look for the Sidekick 4G to arrive on April 20th, the same date ...

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Haptify Releases Enzo’s Pinball with Full Tactile Feedback

Haptify has announced today that their first Android game, Enzo’s Pinball, is now available in the Android Market. Touted as the “first virtual pinball title ever to include full-fledged tactile feedback”, the game lets users choose between three completely unique pinball ...

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Track Your Calling, Texting, and Android Usage with Friday

Here’s a pretty cool Android app for you analytic types. Available in a private Alpha release, Friday, keeps track of nearly everything you do with your phone. Want to see how many text messages you sent on February 9th?  How about the number of inbound calls from last Thursday?  Maybe ...

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Official MozyHome App Coming Soon

Folks who use MozyHome for their online file backups should be on the lookout for the official Mozy application for Android. Announced today for iOS devices, a version for our favorite platform is listed as “available soon”. According to the press release, the app will allow users ...

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OpenFeint Roster Tops 315 Titles with Latest Additions

The cross-platform gaming platform that is OpenFeint continues to swell with the addition of 14 new and notable Android apps.  As of today there are now 315 games that take advantage of iOS vs. Android gaming, leaderboards, friends, and more.  Things appear to be picking up speed as more than ...

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PapayaMobile Integrates Android’s In-App Billing Solution Into Social Gaming Network

For you gamers out there, papaya is not a new name to you.  Now, they offer in-app billing.  IAPs are already successful with iOS, and Glu Mobile, one of the leading producers of 3D social mobile games, has announced that they have implemented IAPs already into Gun Bros, Deer Hunter, Challenge ...

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FuzeBox Announces Multi-Party HD Video Conferencing for Android Phones and 3.0 Tablets

FuzeBox, a company who specializes in mobile collaboration, has released a significant update to their Fuze Meeting. With this release, Android 2.2+ smart phones and 3.0 tablets can become virtual conference rooms thanks to real-time HD multimedia sharing and annotation. The free app comes with ...

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Shazam Announces Update to App, Bringing Facebook Integration

The music discovery app, Shazam, has updated its Android app, and it’s an update that may be considered quite useful to some. It is bringing Facebook integration into its app, so when you discover a new song you can instantly share it on Facebook, along with the usual buy option. The new ...

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