Android 4.4 launcher

Android 4.4 launcher now available for download

After the launch of Android 4.4 last afternoon, it was only a matter of time until developers made their way inside the ROM and made it public for all. As a result of that, we now have the full launcher of Android 4.4 leaking out as an APK file along with Google Now and Google Play

Google Play Invite

Google sending out invites for an October 24 Google Play event

Google has just began sending invites to a special event scheduled for October 24, which may or may not reveal the LG Nexus 5 smartphone and Android 4.4 KitKat. The complete event invitation reads – “Join us for a night out with Google Play“. While this doesn’t reveal a whole lot about the event agenda,

AOL Launches News Reading App onto Google Play

AOL, the company that once brought us our snail speed internet, has launched a news reading application onto Google Play today. As AOL mentions, their new app brings AOL’s news content, trending videos, and more right onto your smartphone using a card-like news stream interface. There’s not much that separates this news reading app from

Android App Updates to Get: YouTube, Gmail and Hangouts

Most of us have set our Android devices to automatically check for updates on the Google Play Store to get push notifications whenever there are updates to any apps they have installed.  However, every once in a while, there are some updates that cause more problems and may have numerous bugs, just like Skype’s latest

Plants vs Zombies 2 for Android

Plants vs. Zombies 2 for Android slated for October

Plants vs Zombies 2 for Android will arrive next month, according to Polygon, which interviewed someone from  Electronic Arts (EA). No specific date, however, was mentioned. The sequel to the popular strategy game has been delayed for months. Initially, it was slated for a summer release, but until now, the game is unavailable from Google

Plants vs. Zombies 2 launch on Android

Plants vs. Zombies 2 launch on Android delayed due to Apple?

Rumor has it that Apple paid Electronic Arts (EA) to delay the Plants vs. Zombies 2 launch on Android. Giant Bomb reports that Frank Gibeau, head of EA Labels, revealed how the Cupertino company gave them a large sum of money to ensure that the launch of Plants vs. Zombies 2 on Android does not

Final Fantasy V for Android

Final Fantasy V for Android to arrive on September 26th

Final Fantasy V for Android will be released on September 26, according to an announcement made by Square Enix Europe on Twitter. Its arrival on Android comes around half a year since the same game was released for iPad and iPhone users in March 2013. Final Fantasy V for Android features and price Interested gamers

Fake BBM for Android apps

Fake BBM for Android apps flood Google Play

Plenty of fake BBM for Android apps are now on Google Play. A search for “BBM” on Google Play currently yields the following results: BBM for Android by Mobile Freakz, BBM Messenger for Android by Blackberry BBM Messenger, Messenger for Android by Messenger for Android, BBM Messenger Free by Blackberry BBM Messenger, BBM Messenger Pro

Foap on Android

Foap app pays you for photos

Foap, a photo-sharing social network that lets users earn from images they captured, has launched on Android. The app has been around since last year on iOS, but only made it to Google Play today. Users of the app are given access to what is called the Foap market. This is a place where users

Dumb Ways To Die

Dumb Ways To Die arrives on Google Play

The game Dumb Ways To Die is finally available for Android users to enjoy. The game was developed by Metro Trains, the same Australia-based team which released the video on safety back in November 2012. The video, which employed the use of black comedy, went viral, reportedly getting 2.5 million hits on YouTube in just

Google Play Edition HTC One getting minor update

HTC/Google is now rolling out an update to the Google Play Edition HTC One smartphone. The update carries the build number JWR66Y.H1(3.07.1700.1) and doesn’t change the Android version, so it’s only a minor update. Regardless, the update should go live gradually and finish rolling out by the end of the week or even longer. If

Top Android Apps

Top Android Apps

The list of top Android apps has just been released by Digital Inspiration. To generate the list, their team extracted data from Google Play and Google Web Search. The list is divided into several tiers: apps that have an install base of 500 million to a billion; 100 million to 500 million; and 50 million

Android Games Now Outsells Sony & Nintendo Handheld Console Games

A new report by IDC and App Annie shows that Android games now outsells games for Nintendo’s 3DS and Sony’s PlayStation Vita combined. People spent more games from google Play than that of gaming optimized handhelds for the second quarter of this year. The report also shows that game spending on both iOS and Android

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Google Play Music All Access coming to Europe

After Google I/O, many Europeans were disappointed they would probably never see any of the new features for another few months, with Google sticking to its policy of being as slow as possible with worldwide updates. Google Play Music All Access was revealed as the new music subscription service, for $9.99 users were able to

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Google’s All Access music service coming to Verizon?

Reports are indicating that Google might be in talks with Verizon to bundle the Google Play All Access music subscription service to Verizon users. This deal hasn’t been finalized yet apparently, as the two companies are still believed to be in talks with each other. This comes hot on the heels of rumors about AT&T