Entries in 'android' (217)

Google Play downloads tracking 45% ahead of Apple App Store

Google Play downloads tracking 45% ahead of Apple App Store

A new report says that total Google Play downloads are currently tracking ahead of the Apple App Store in terms of volume.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2014 at 3:02PM in News
Samsung Galaxy S5 arrives in the UK today

Samsung Galaxy S5 arrives in the UK today

The latest iteration of the Galaxy Android smartphone series has gone on sale in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2014 at 11:47AM in News
Hitman GO launches worldwide next week on iOS

Hitman GO launches worldwide next week on iOS

Square Enix Montreal's mobile effort Hitman GO will launch globally April 17th on iOS devices, the studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2014 at 7:49PM in News
Vast majority of free-to-play users have never purchased in-app - report

Vast majority of free-to-play users have never purchased in-app - report

Only 2.2 per cent of free-to-play users spend any money on in-app purchases, a new study has found.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2014 at 7:04AM in News

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Minecraft Pocket Edition reaches 21m sales

Minecraft Pocket Edition reaches 21m sales

Minecraft Pocket Edition has surpassed 21m copies sold, developer Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 10th 2014 at 6:47AM in News
Ultimate Gay Fighter forced to change name following legal threat

Ultimate Gay Fighter forced to change name following legal threat

‘An unnamed mixed martial arts promotional company’ is forcing upcoming title Ultimate Gay Fighter to change its name.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2014 at 3:36PM in News
Google readies Android TV for launch - report

Google readies Android TV for launch - report

Not a week after Amazon unveiled its Fire TV set-top box, it looks as though Google is set to launch its own device.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 7th 2014 at 7:30PM in News
Kalypso to release at least three mobile games this year

Kalypso to release at least three mobile games this year

Kalypso Media has created a mobile publishing division.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 3rd 2014 at 11:59AM in News

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Apps twice as likely to crash on iOS versus Android - report

Apps twice as likely to crash on iOS versus Android - report

Apple’s reputation as offering the most stable operating system around may not be accurate.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2014 at 11:50AM in News
Plants vs Zombies 2 Far Future update lands tomorrow

Plants vs Zombies 2 Far Future update lands tomorrow

Plants vs Zombies 2 will receive its first major update this week on iOS, publisher EA has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2014 at 6:28PM in News
Ouya ditching free demo requirement, offering up OS for other hardware

Ouya ditching free demo requirement, offering up OS for other hardware

The Ouya team has announced a couple of initiatives that it hopes will bring relevance to the struggling console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2014 at 12:25PM in News
Flappy Bird to receive re-release

Flappy Bird to receive re-release

Flappy Bird will eventually see a return to mobile marketplaces, creator Dong Nguyen has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 21st 2014 at 5:16AM in News

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CD Projekt Red mobile title planned for this year - report

CD Projekt Red mobile title planned for this year - report

The Witcher developer CD Projekt Red is working on a multiplatform mobile title to launch later this year, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 18th 2014 at 9:40PM in News
Google Play update allows cross-platform multiplayer with iOS

Google Play update allows cross-platform multiplayer with iOS

Owners of Android and iOS devices are now able to compete against one another online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 3:07PM in News
The Amazon console is dongle - report

The Amazon console is dongle - report

The in-development Amazon games console isn’t a console at all, a new report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2014 at 10:14AM in News
VIDEO: Angry Birds Epic gets gameplay trailer

VIDEO: Angry Birds Epic gets gameplay trailer

Rovio has released the first gameplay footage for recently revealed turn-based RPG Angry Birds Epic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2014 at 11:54AM in News

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Hit puzzler Threes arrives on Android

Hit puzzler Threes arrives on Android

Having become one of the most discussed games this month on iOS, Threes has now arrived on Android.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2014 at 3:10PM in News
BBC announces Stig-themed Top Gear smartphone game

BBC announces Stig-themed Top Gear smartphone game

Top Gear: Race the Stig is due for release on iOS, Android and Windows Phone today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2014 at 10:55AM in News
Microsoft planning Xbox Live integration for iOS, Android games - report

Microsoft planning Xbox Live integration for iOS, Android games - report

Microsoft is reportedly looking to expand cross-platform functionality for its Xbox Live service onto iOS and Android platforms.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 4th 2014 at 8:57PM in News
'Ouya Everwhere' to allow play outside of console

'Ouya Everwhere' to allow play outside of console

Microconsole maker Ouya is reportedly readying a new service that will allow gamers to play titles on the Ouya Store through other means than just the platform's hardware.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 4th 2014 at 7:51AM in News
UPDATE: Tony Hawk's new game is a mobile exclusive

UPDATE: Tony Hawk's new game is a mobile exclusive

Activision's recently teased Tony Hawk project is being developed specifically for mobile platforms, according to Hawk himself.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 27th 2014 at 7:53PM in News
Samsung unveils the Galaxy S5

Samsung unveils the Galaxy S5

What is likely to be the year’s biggest selling smartphone across the globe has been announced by Samsung.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2014 at 10:34AM in News
Nokia reveals its X Android phones

Nokia reveals its X Android phones

Finnish mobile giant Nokia has, following a prolonged period of rumours, revealed three Android-based smartphones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2014 at 9:47AM in News
Number of malicious Google Play apps has quadrupled in past two years, report claims

Number of malicious Google Play apps has quadrupled in past two years, report claims

There has been a sharp increase in the amount of malware hiding in apps on the Google Play Store, according to a new report.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2014 at 3:09PM in News
Radiohead release experimental smartphone game

Radiohead release experimental smartphone game

UK despair specialists Radiohead have released what is described as “an experimental mobile game” on iOS and Android.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2014 at 10:24AM in News