Entries in 'android' (217)

Google drastically increases Android app size limit

Google drastically increases Android app size limit

Google has extended the maximum size limit for Android apps up 8,000 per cent from 50mb to 4gb.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 7th 2012 at 10:38AM in News
Android Market rebranded as Google Play

Android Market rebranded as Google Play

A new consolidated media hub called Google Play has replaced the search engine giant’s Android Marketplace service.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Mar 7th 2012 at 9:09AM in News
Crytek's next game? A puzzle title for smartphones

Crytek's next game? A puzzle title for smartphones

Crytek, the Frankfurt headquartered triple-A studio famous for its work on PC and console, has revealed its first dedicated smartphone title.

Rob Crossley
by Rob Crossley
on Mar 6th 2012 at 8:25AM in News
GTA III helps Take-Two make $26m in digital

GTA III helps Take-Two make $26m in digital

Grand Theft Auto III: 10th Anniversary Edition on iOS and Android generated the bulk of $26m in digital revenues for Take-Two in its fiscal Q3.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 3rd 2012 at 11:17AM in News

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Steam Mobile app hits iOS and Android

Steam Mobile app hits iOS and Android

Valve has launched its Steam service onto mobile devices in the form of a closed beta iPhone and Android app.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 27th 2012 at 10:28AM in News
Dance Central 2 spin-off app hits iOS

Dance Central 2 spin-off app hits iOS

Microsoft has launched the Dance Central 2 Dance Cam app which lets users appear in customisable music videos.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 20th 2012 at 10:17AM in News
Square Enix signs mobile game KooZac

Square Enix signs mobile game KooZac

Popular online puzzle game KooZac will be released for iOS and Android devices this quarter by Square Enix.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 19th 2012 at 11:27AM in News
Sony cuts Tablet S prices

Sony cuts Tablet S prices

Electronics giant Sony has shaved $100 from the price of its iPad-rivalling Tablet S in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2012 at 1:39PM in News

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Xmas day app downloads hit 242m

Xmas day app downloads hit 242m

Research from Flurry confirmed that Christmas 2011 was dominated by smartphones and tablets, with the result that 242m apps were downloaded on the big day and 1.2bn across the holiday ...

Tim Green
by Tim Green
on Jan 3rd 2012 at 1:50PM in News
Download the MCV Android and iOS apps

Download the MCV Android and iOS apps

Your favourite MCV online content is now available as an app for phones powered by Google's OS, sponsored by Shorewood Blueprint.

Stuart O'Brien
by Stuart O'Brien
on Dec 21st 2011 at 9:00AM in News
GTA III gets release date on iOS and Android

GTA III gets release date on iOS and Android

In October, developer Rockstar Games revealed GTA III was in development to celebrate the tenth anniversary since the original release, and would arrive later in the "fall".

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2011 at 3:43PM in News
Android app downloads top 10 billion

Android app downloads top 10 billion

More than 10 billion apps have been downloaded through Google's Android marketplace to date.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 7th 2011 at 11:07AM in News

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Smartphones overtake DS and PSP

Smartphones overtake DS and PSP

Mobile analytics firm Flurry says iOS and Android games now generate more revenue than all of Nintendo and Sony’s portable games combined.

Tim Green
by Tim Green
on Nov 11th 2011 at 9:07AM in News
Steve Jobs vowed to "destroy Android"

Steve Jobs vowed to "destroy Android"

Apple’s visionary co-founder Steve Jobs swore he would spend all of his company’s $40 billion to annihilate Google’s rival smartphone operating system.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2011 at 10:15AM in News
Snes9x emulator pulled from Android Market

Snes9x emulator pulled from Android Market

Google has removed a popular software emulator that allows Android users to play illegal copies of SNES games on their handsets from the Android Marketplace.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2011 at 2:40PM in News

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Grand Theft Auto III coming to iOS, Android

Grand Theft Auto III coming to iOS, Android

It’s ten years since the release of seminal PS2 classic Grand Theft Auto III and to celebrate Rockstar Games has announced that the 3D action title is coming to smartphones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2011 at 1:45PM in News
Four free EA games for Xperia Play owners

Four free EA games for Xperia Play owners

A new offer has been unveiled to attempt to lure consumers to the PlayStation Certified Xperia Play Android handset.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2011 at 10:50AM in News
Xperia Play nabs Lara Croft exclusive

Xperia Play nabs Lara Croft exclusive

Sony Ericsson has signed a deal with Square Enix that will see Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light released as an Android exclusive on Xperia Play.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 29th 2011 at 11:57AM in News
Samsung Galaxy S II notches 10m sales

Samsung Galaxy S II notches 10m sales

Samsung announced that the Korean electronics giant has sold over ten million Galaxy S II smartphones with five million in just eight weeks.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Sep 26th 2011 at 10:23AM in News
Angry Birds costumes go on sale

Angry Birds costumes go on sale

Fans of Angry Birds can now embarrass themselves with a new range of themed Halloween outfits and headpieces.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 21st 2011 at 10:15AM in News
Amazon App Store arrives in UK

Amazon App Store arrives in UK

Amazon's Android App Store has begun rolling out world wide after the service first launched in the US in March.

Mat Bettinson
by Mat Bettinson
on Sep 20th 2011 at 12:07PM in News
iOS and Android apps total 1m

iOS and Android apps total 1m

Should Tim Cook and Larry Page be getting together to clink glasses of champagne this week?

Stuart Dredge
by Stuart Dredge
on Sep 19th 2011 at 10:20AM in News
150m now signed up to Club Penguin

150m now signed up to Club Penguin

Club Penguin, the in-browser virtual world custom-made for children, has registered its 150 millionth user, owning company Disney has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2011 at 10:18AM in News
Vita-compatible Android games planned

Vita-compatible Android games planned

Sony’s mobile gaming push has been taken to the next logical step, with news that developers are to be given the tools to make PlayStation Vita compatible Android games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 15th 2011 at 9:24AM in News