Articles Tagged with google android

GamePop Mini Delivers Android Gaming In A Smaller Form Factor

GamePop Mini

GamePop’s Google Android-powered TV gaming console is now available in a smaller form, and it is free to the network’s gaming subscribers. The company on Friday announced that the smaller console is available for $6.99 per month and provides access to more than 500 mobile games. GamePop hooks up to a gamers TV and allows… Read more »

Free Google Android Apps Feature Intrusive Adware 6% Of The Time

Android Apps Mobile Security

The next time you install a free Google Android app, keep this statistic in mind: 6 percent of all free Android apps include some type of intrusive adware. Mobile security firm Lookout says Android users are more likely to fall for “adware” then classic criminal-based malware. According to Lookout, the number of adware installs far… Read more »

BlackBerry Messenger Coming This Summer To iOS, Android Platforms

BlackBerry Messenger for iOS and Android

The BlackBerry Messenger application (BBM) is making its way from BlackBerry devices to both the Google Android and iOS platforms this summer. The announcement reveals that iOS and Android users will be able to download and use the app for free. The application will first debut with only core BBM functionality, which will then extend… Read more »

iPhone Dominates In US As Android Wins Internationally

Google Android Sales vs iPhone

A new market share study from the team at comScore claims that Apple is winning in the US smartphone market while Google Android is helping the search giant win in virtually every other country. According to recently acquired data, Apple’s smartphone market share increased from 36.3 percent in Q4 2012 to 39 percent in Q1… Read more »

Apple Tablet Shipments Lose Ground To Android

Apple vs Android Tablet Sales

Research firm IDC believes the Google Android tablet market is besting Apple iPad shipments. The study focuses on Q1 2013 shipments in which the research firm says 56.5 percent of the market was dominated by Android. The company’s study claims that Apple achieved a 40 percent marketshare. In third place, the IDC study claims that… Read more »

Archos Debuts Google Android Smartphone Line

Archos Google Android Smartphone

Archos has made the leap from Android Tablets to Google Android-based smartphones. The company on Friday debuted three new entry, mid, and high-end smartphones. The new Android-based devices include the Archos 35 Carbon ($99.99), Archos 50 Platinum ($219.99), and Archos 53 Platinum ($249.99). Archos plans to launch all three smartphones in Europe sometime in May…. Read more »

Burner App Launches For Android, Provides Disposable Phone Numbers

Burner App for iOS

There are plenty of reasons someone could need a disposable number from Burner App. Perhaps they are an international man of mystery; more likely they just went on a date with someone and they aren’t sure if it will work out. In any case, the disposable phone number solution is now available for Google Android… Read more »

Facebook For Android Gets Update, Now 200% Faster

New Facebook Android App 200 times faster

The Facebook Android app was updated on Thursday, bringing with it major speed improvements that make the app 200 percent faster than the previous version. To drastically increase app speeds, the team at Facebook reworked the program from the ground up, removing HTML 5 support and instead focusing on native code found through the Google… Read more »

Google Nexus 7 Tablet Gets Ubuntu Support By Canonical

Google Nexus 7 Gets Ubuntu Installer

Google Nexus 7 users who appreciate a nice install of Ubuntu are in luck. Canonical on Sunday announced a Linux distribution that can run on the Google Android powered tablet in place of the factory-installed Jelly Bean version of the Android OS. Canonical is quick to point out that the installation is meant to promote… Read more »