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“Because We May” Sale Puts A Ton Of Popular Android Games On Sale

Developers are uniting this weekend and putting a number of awesome Android titles on sale this weekend and if you’re a mobile gamer, you should be excited. They have a number of my own personal favorites including World of Goo, Canabalt HD, Anomaly Warzone Earth HD, Great Little War Game, Fieldrunners and more. There is some seriously awesome content mixed in here and the deal begins today, May 24th and runs through June … [read full article]

Google To Release Five Nexus Devices On November 5th To Celebrate Five Years Of Android?

On the heels of a Wall Street Journal report indicating Google is prepared to announce a variety of partnerships for their exclusive Nexus lineup of smartphones — comes news that these five devices will all arrive on November 5th. Remember, remember the fifth of November. In fact, the fifth of November this year will mark Google’s five-year anniversary for Android. According to TalkAndroid, a reliable source has provided them with intel … [read full article]

Amazon’s App Store Update Includes Test Drive Feature, Try Apps Before You Buy Them

    While most of our Android attention is focused on Google’s own Play store, the Amazon Appstore has become its own competitor and a new update makes it even more so. The change-log for yesterday’s release highlights a new “Test Drive” option: a “beta feature that lets you instantly try apps before buying them.” If this works the way we all hope it could, I’m adding this to my Android Challenge. The … [read full article]

Google To Release Nexus Devices From Multiple Vendors, Sell Through Google Play Store?

The Wall Street Journal is making quite the report this evening as they discuss Google’s efforts to partner with a variety of manufacturers to have up to five (yup, five) Pure Google (read: Nexus) devices available at one time. Better yet, the stable of devices will ship with Android 5.0 (Jelly Bean) and will be sold directly from the Google Play store, unlocked and direct to consumers in America, Europe and Asia. Can … [read full article]

Google Play Updated To Version 3.5.19, Who Can Find Something New?

Google has pushed out a new version of their Play Store to devices as of yesterday updating the store to version number 3.5.19. No word yet on any changes and no changelog has been made available. Early reports indicate a slightly faster experience while searching in the store, but we’re not sure if that’s the placebo effect or a reality. You can grab the .apk below and install via your desktop or … [read full article]

T-Mobile Introduce Refill, Prepaid Account Management Android App

T-Mobile has announced a partnership with electronic payments provider Vesta, officially rolling out their “T-Mobile Refill” Android app. The new app lets pay-as-you-go customers “refill” their prepaid credit directly through their Android device. Launched via Google Play a few weeks before CTIA, T-Mobile Refill allows T-Mobile customers to initiate one-time refills, or sign up for auto refills by customizing their payment amounts, frequency and start dates. “With the number of smartphones on prepaid … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Bobsled Service Passes One Million User

Last night’s network news dominated T-Mobile’s early CTIA announcements, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t give a hearty pat on the back to their Bobsled service for surpassing one million users. Bobsled launched in 2011 as a way to allow users to “…make free phone calls over almost any data connection from their mobile and Wi-Fi-enabled devices including Android-powered smartphones and tablets as well as iOS devices.” “T-Mobile is committed to … [read full article]

Two Separate Reasons To Consider Purchasing The Galaxy S III, If/When It Lands On T-Mobile

If you’re a dedicated Samsung fan and you’ve felt a little slighted at HTC’s sweet free Dropbox space, consider your fortunes changed. Samsung has announced that everyone who buys and registers a Galaxy S III will have their Dropbox accounts boosted with 50GB of extra storage for two years. No word on what happens to the storage space after the 24 month time-frame, but for two years it’s a sweet deal. The … [read full article]

T-Mobile Carrier Billing Now Available For Movies, Music, And Books Through Google Play

Google has announced they beginning direct carrier billing for apps, music, movies, and books by charging them directly to your T-Mobile bill. There are many ways to pay on Google Play. Some carriers offer direct billing that lets you charge your Google Play purchases directly to your monthly phone bill. This week we expanded this service to include all types of digital content on Google Play. In the U.S., T-Mobile customers can now … [read full article]