Tag Archives: Android


Nvidia announces a new update that gives their Shield hand held gaming device the ability to play Android Jelly Bean games, as well as the ability to use a new mode called GameStream.


A new console is set to hit the market sometime soon. This console, made by Mad Catz, will be called the M.O.J.O. and will be Android based. However, there is more to this console than meets the eye … including the price tag.


BlackBerry wants to try and stay popular in an ever changing world by releasing its most popular service, BlackBerry Messenger, to other phone operating systems. However, the roll out of this service has now been delayed.


PayPal has been around for a while, and when it first came about, no one could have foreseen that it would grow into what it has become today. That being said, PayPal is still looking to expand even further. Now Read more…


BlackBerry is losing its footing in the world of smartphones. it is trying everything it can to stay current. However, its latest operating system has yet to catch on. In order to keep its dying user base, BlackBerry has released a new phone sporting an old OS.


When people think of phones, they usually think of two operating systems: Android and iOS. Of course, it is hard to blame people who think this way because the market is dominated by these two operating systems. It now appears, Read more…


Pandora has just launched a new update for iOS devices. This update includes bug fixes, an auto-pause feature and event “stutter free” playback.


Google and Apple may soon be entering the home console race much like Ouya did. Would a new gaming console from Apple and Google change the face of gaming as we know it?


Search giant Google are reportedly working on a games console too.


Android based Ouya set to enter the gaming market for $99, but will this low price tag be enough for it to earn a spot on your entertainment center?


With two new cheap quality tablets on the market, one would ask themselves which one to get. We think both are swell, and have compiled a list of reasons why!


Here are some great programming oriented games that I have found over the years, which can be played by programmers and non-programmers alike.


Heavy hit with some tech news about Windows Phone 8, some exciting video game news about Unreal Engine as well as NVIDIA, some interesting news items, and, of course, Pikachu on drugs.


When a tech industry company changes something or makes a decision on our behalf, it can become a grievance, bugging the crap out of consumers and fans alike. Here are some annoying things that corporations do.


With Google facing court battles and legal disputes around the world and especially in Europe, it seems that anything they do results in patent issues. Rather than delay the release of Android-based devices such as smart phones, tablets, desktops, and other embedded technology, Google has taken steps to purchase the mobile wing of Motorola.


With the brand new NVIDIA Tegra 2 mobile processor, a beastly CPU that will give the Samsung Android Tablet a pretty substantial upgrade, the new Samsung Galaxy looks to become a large jump for the mobile device market. Plus it’s lighter and more energy efficient!


While there are still over 15 million iPads shipped by Apple, an impressive and outstanding number for such a new platform, Samsung is quickly proving that there is room for competition.

Not just content on helping Android take the second highest mobile phone ownership slot away from Apple, Samsung now seems prepared to put in all of its efforts to narrow the gap between iPads and Android-based tablets.


Google has announced that Google Translate, their popular app that makes language barriers almost nonexistent, has received an update to the Android version which makes a pretty hefty step into the future of communication.

Gone are the days of fiddling through translation books looking for the right thing to say or awkwardly uttering words of phrases that you barely understand. Google made it easy in their first version of Translate for the Android by allowing you to convert text on the fly and even speak into the phone and have it translated.


According to the statistics ending November 2010, Google Android users now make up 26% of the mobile phone market, second to RIM’s (owners of Blackeberry) leading 33.5% market share.

Compared to the numbers from August 2010, it seems as though the Android user surge hurt the Blackberry and Microsoft mobile markets the most, with Microsoft losing 1.8% and Blackberry losing a whopping 4.1%!

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