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Sprint Awards $250,000 in 4G App Challenge

Sprint just doled out $50,000 to five different Android developers as part of the 4G App Challenge.  Designed to build momentum around their growing 4G network, Sprint and a few

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Instant Video Game Ratings Summaries Come to Android in ESRB App [VIDEO]

Since 1994, the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) has been matching parents and concerned players with the right video games and content. Today, the board takes a step forward in making things easier with the release of an Android application.

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So Just What Is The Ideal Refund Window for the Android Market? [VOTE NOW]

Since last Friday’s announcement of an overhauled Android Market, we’ve heard (and seen) plenty of complaints about the new return policy. Many of you feel 15 minutes is simply not long enough to download an app/game and decide whether or not it’s worth keeping. So, what is the ideal return window for the Android Market? If not 15 minutes, then what? VOTE IN OUR POLL.

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Rovio to Ring in New Year With In-App Purchases in Angry Birds

he mega smash hit that it is Angry Birds has now eclipsed 10 million downloads for Android. Offered as a free game, the developers (Rovio) have been making crazy money out of the ads displayed in the app – crazy to the tune of a million bucks per month. So what’s next for the game? How about being able to pay to remove those little ads?

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Zynga to Launch Mafia Wars on Android in December

David Ko, the SVP of Mobile at Zynga was speaking earlier today at the LeWeb conference in Paris where he divulged a bit of exciting news. Ko indicated that the popular game Mafia Wars would be coming to Android in December

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Get Your 3D Drifting On with Drift Mania Championship!

Ratrod Studio has just released their 3D Unity based drift racing game, Drift Mania Championship into the Android Market. The 99¢ game has been a success for iPhone, selling more than 2 million downloads over the last few months.

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Get Set Games to Bring Popular Mega Jump to Android in December

Get Set Games passed us a note yesterday to tell us that they are fearing up for the Android release of their popular Mega Jump. After already seeing more than 7.5 million people download the game in six months, the Android version should also do very well.

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Rovio Releases Angry Birds Seasons, Adds 70 Levels of Christmas and Halloween Fun!

Let’s just assume you’ve already cleared every level of Angry Birds on your Android handset.  And let’s also assume you have three stars for each level.  What do you do

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OpenFeint Adds Another 8 Titles to Lineup, Includes Frogger and Bomberman Dojo

OpenFeint has just added another round of cross-platform games to their repertoire with popular titles that include Bomberman Dojo and Frogger.

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Slice It! Comes to Android via GetJar Exclusive

Popular iPhone game Slice It! has come to Android and it’s yet another GetJar exclusive title.  The developers, Com2us, follow on the heels of Rovio (Angry Birds), Gameloft, and Glu

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MMO Game ‘Pocket Legends’ Hits Android and We Help Give Away a Limited Edition Android Outfit

After exiting a short, but busy (125k downloads), beta period which lasted all of a week, popular 3D MMO game Pocket Legends is now official for Android. It’s now possible for Android users all over the world to get their quest on and play with and against their iPhone/iPad counterparts.

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Rovio Promises ‘Lightweight’ Version of Angry Birds

As popular as Angry Birds has become on Android one would think everybody under the son has downloaded and enjoyed the hot little time waster. Sadly, the game could be doing much better for itself, considering all of the phones which cannot properly play the instant classic.

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StumbleUpon App Discovery Working Like a Charm

StumbleUpon has just announced that since the app’s release, there has been over a million app stumbles.

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Flee Hearkens Back to Early 90’s Handheld Gaming

We received a tip from FrugalGames earlier this evening about their first Android game, Flee. After checking out their YouTube video and blog, I was intrigued and decided to download it and try it out. Two minutes into playing it, I was immediately transported back to the late 80s’ where I was usually found face down in a Tiger handheld.

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Keep Your Eyes Peeled for Herman the Hermit

If 2D platform jumpers are your type of game, then you’ll want to keep your eyes open for Visual Dreams’ forthcoming Herman the Hermit