fake infinity blade android

Another blemish on the reputation of the Google Play Store – a fake Infinity Blade 2 app went live on the Play store on July 28, and accrued more than 1000 downloads before being taken down.

The... fake application, a 2.2 MB APK, prompted users to earn 50 points on Tapjoy (paid ad clicks) in order to unlock the full game download. Some users reported that the download never became available, while others sai...

nexus-7

On Friday, we reported that the 16GB version of the Google Nexus 7 has become available again in the Canadian Play Store, after being listed as sold out for the last two weeks.

Today,... the 16GB Nexus 7 has made a comeback on the US Google Play store. The device is now listed as in stock, and ships in 3 to 5 days, just like the 8GB version. The 16GB model is available for $249, while...

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Sam Mobile claims to have got hold of the firmware of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 GT-N8000, which means that the long-awaited slate should officially launch in the close future.

The... firmware details are:

Android 4.0.4 Build date: July 20 CODE: N8000XWALG7 PHONE: N8000XXLGA CSC: N8000OJVALG4

Although it’s not impossible, it is highly unlikely that Samsung will have Android 4.1...

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HTC has seen its fortunes fade over the past year, after a series of strategic and tactical blunders cost it market share and revenues. The Taiwanese fell behind Samsung in the Android pack,... and very importantly, lost much of the crucial US smartphone market, although HTC did register some growth in the fast-developing Asia-Pacific markets. On the bright side, the One series somehow impro...

kodak

The patent arms race is reaching a feeding-frenzy stage. Over the past months, we’ve witnessed a series of high profile legal spats between the technology companies... that make our beloved gadgets. A quick recap of the most visible battles includes the Oracle vs Google trial, the Samsung vs Apple global conflagration, the Microsoft vs Motorola case that caused the ban...

total recall for android

You know that you’re old when they start remaking the movies you’ve first seen as a child.

The new Total Recall will hit theaters next week, and along with it, the now customary mobile... game tie-in. However, for some reason, the mobile game has hit the app stores early. Developed by Jump Games, Total Recall for Android and iOS arrived today for $0.99, promising “non-stop adrenaline-pump...

apple-vs-samsung

It’s increasingly obvious that the smartphone industry has turned into a two horse race. Samsung and Apple sold over 75 million smartphones in the past quarter combined, and made an overwhelming... majority of the profits in the industry.

From underdog to world-leader in just two years, Samsung managed to take everyone by surprise, including Apple I’d say. The Koreans have outsold Apple b...

htd desire hd

Rumors that HTC would skip the Desire HD from the promised Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update (after the phone was initially deemed upgradable) created quite a stir in the community. Users... of the two-year old handset took to the web to express their anger, forcing HTC to publicly state that the update was cancelled because the hardware was not good enough to run ICS.

Of course, Ic...

olympic games samsung galaxy s3

Last night’s Olympic Games opening ceremony was nothing less than dazzling. I was only able to watch parts of it, but from what I’ve seen and from the few videos that surfaced the web today,... I can say it was the most spectacular opening that I have ever witnessed.

Apparently, among the moments I missed there was a product placement artistic moment prominently featuring one of Samsung...

final fantasy for android

The original Final Fantasy was published in December 1987 on the NES, at a time when it’s lead creator, Square’s Hironobu Sakaguchi, was about to give up on the game industry. It was success... or bust. Fortunately, the title was a hit and went on to spawn an entire media franchise over the years, that currently includes 14 main titles and countless ports, spinoffs, anime series, and feature fi...