Top 4 New Android Games of the Week

Top 4 New Android Games of the Week

It’s Friday! And that means there has never been a better time to let loose and play some games on your favorite Android smartphone or tablet. To help you get the weekend festivities started, here’s a guide to the hottest new Android games that have been released this week: 4) Beach Buggy Blitz - Free Beach Buggy Blitz is a fun, action-packed driving game that features impressive visuals. Drivers race through tropical environments while dodging dangerous obstacles. The world that players…

Over half a billion Android activations to-date, 1 billion total expected by 2013

Over half a billion Android activations to-date, 1 billion total expected by 2013

It’s no secret that Android is a popular operating system. It has the largest market share among any mobile operating systems, and more users are activating their Android devices every day. But just how popular is Android? Well, according to a recent press release from Google, Android is so popular that over 500 million Android devices have been activated since Google’s flagship mobile OS was released. In addition, a startling 1.3 million Android activations take place every day. To…

The Top 5 Safest Android App Marketplaces

The Top 5 Safest Android App Marketplaces

Android is the world’s most popular mobile operating system, and as a result, hackers are continuously targeting Android in an effort to steal user data. With a number of different app marketplaces available to Android users, choosing the right marketplace can help you avoid catching a virus. But just how safe are the world’s Android app marketplaces? Some marketplaces are safer than others, and a recent study by TrustGo mobile security confirmed that fact. Here’s how the top 5…

New Android-powered desktop with 18.5-inch touchscreen announced by Motorola

New Android-powered desktop with 18.5-inch touchscreen announced by Motorola

Android is popping up on more than just smartphones and tablets. Over the last few weeks, we’ve seen a surge in growth in the number of Android-powered desktop computers. Hardware manufacturers around the world are creating all-in-one computers powered by Android. Today, Motorola continued that trend by announcing the HMC3260. Despite the catchy name, the Motorola HMC3260 has some pretty disappointing tech specs: -1GHz ARM Cortex CPU -1GB DDR RAM plus 4GB of flash…

Samsung Galaxy S III Versus iPhone 5

Samsung Galaxy S III Versus iPhone 5

If you checked the internet today, then you probably noticed that the iPhone 5 was announced. The iPhone 5 isn’t a big upgrade over its predecessors, and aside from a flashy screen, a thinner case, and iOS 6 (which is available on previous iPhone versions anyway), the iPhone 5 is impressive, but not ground-breaking. Nevertheless, many users will still be debating between purchasing the current king of the Android world – the Samsung Galaxy S III – or the iPhone 5. To help make your…

Phandroid poll shows 86.2% of users will not leave Android for iPhone 5

Phandroid poll shows 86.2% of users will not leave Android for iPhone 5

It’s Wednesday, September 12, and even the most hard-core Android fan blogs need to talk about the biggest industry news of the day – the announcement of the iPhone 5. We’re not going to bore you with details of the iPhone 5, but the full spec sheet and information breakdown can be found here. It’s not much different than the iPhone 4 or iPhone 4s, but Apple’s main fanbase doesn’t seem to care about things like that, and the iPhone 5 will probably break sales figures regardless…

iOS and Android Now Account for 85% of World Smartphone Market

iOS and Android Now Account for 85% of World Smartphone Market

Most of us already know that iOS and Android are the two biggest players on the global smartphone market. However, today, the world found out just how much space those two major players take up. A recent study performed by the IDC claims that Android and Apple smartphones together hold an 85% market share. That market share has been steadily growing throughout 2012 at the expense of BlackBerry, Symbian, and other mobile operating systems. The study also claims that Apple has sold nearly a…

Eat Healthier With These Top 5 Healthy Food Android Apps

Eat Healthier With These Top 5 Healthy Food Android Apps

Your Android device can be used for thousands of different tasks. Why not start living a healthier lifestyle by downloading these health-conscious food apps today? 5) AllergyEats This is a must have app for someone who has food allergies. Instead of playing a constant game of Russian Roulette as you try to find a place to eat, why not use the AllergyEats app to find a restaurant that caters to your allergy needs? For example, this app will tell you that Texas Roadhouse is a bad place to…

Using WhatsApp for Android

Using WhatsApp for Android

If you’re not already using WhatsApp, then you’re missing out on the world’s most popular instant messaging program. WhatsApp allows mobile users to instantly communicate with other WhatsApp users while avoiding the high costs of text messaging through SMS. WhatsApp is free for the first year, but it costs $0.99 afterwards. But for those who are playing $10 to $15 for unlimited texting on their mobile phones, $0.99 per year will seem like a small fee to pay – particularly since…

Codename Android Becoming One of World’s Most Popular Custom ROMs

Codename Android Becoming One of World’s Most Popular Custom ROMs

As you might already know, one of the biggest advantages of rooting your Android device is gaining access to custom ROMs. Custom ROMs are basically new operating systems that can be used to get the most out of your Android device. Custom ROMs can only be installed on rooted Android devices. Installing custom ROMs is easy, and with so many different options available, users can cycle through a list of ROMs to find the one that works best for their needs. Most people consider CyanogenMod 10 to…