Android is an operating system based on the Linux kernel, and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers. Initially developed by Android, Inc., which Google backed financially and later bought in 2005, Android was unveiled in 2007 along with the founding of the Open Handset Alliance—​a consortium of hardware, software, and telecommunication companies devoted to advancing open standards for mobile devices. The first publicly available smartphone running Android, the HTC Dream, was released on October 22, 2008.
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  • Samsung Galaxy J1 Specs Leaked

    … at 800 x 480 resolution, a quad-core Marcell PXA1908 CPU at 1.2GHz, 1GB of RAM and 4GB of storage. It’ll feature a 5MP back camera and 2MP front and will be powered by an 1,850 mAh battery. Also, it’ll measure 129 x 68 x 8.9mm and weigh 123g. Unfortunately, it’ll only run Android 4.4 out of the box compared to 5.0 on the Galaxy E5 and E7. A source told Sammobile that the Galaxy J series will be similar to the Galaxy Y in terms of the cheap price but will offer specs better than previous low-end devices. …

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  • Syberia Review – Revisiting a Hidden Gem (PS3)

    … generation console? I ask all of those direct questions not to turn you away from Syberia. This is a gem of a game; I played the original on the PC in 2004 or 2005, a few years after its initial release. It’s been out on the PlayStation 2, Xbox and Nintendo DS since then. It’s also released most recently on the PlayStation 3 (obviously), the Xbox 360…

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  • Press Row Podcast: 2014 Sports Game of the Year

    … of the Year. The Pastapadre SGOTY countdown will begin soon, as will year-in-review recaps of the top stories, and of course the 6th Annual Pastapadre Community Awards! Check out the podcast through iTunes for iOS and the Stitcher app for Android – subscribe while there to help support the show! You can also listen in the streaming player below.… 2 readers -
  • Zen Studios' CastleStorm gets updated with a new Survival Mode

    …, this passion is now applied to Android gaming and writing about it. When not playing or writing about Android games, he spends his time with is wife and son. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus Game News Gaming News Physics Games Preview RTS Games Strategy Games Tablet Games Tablet Gaming Tower Defense Trailer Update Video …

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  • Square Enix announces Mevius Final Fantasy, coming to Android soon

    … this with titles like Final Fantasy G-Bike being released. The company's newest title announced in the Final Fantasy franchise for Android is a game called Mevius Final Fantasy. So what exactly will Mevius Final Fantasy be? Well in an interview with Famitsu, Square Enix mentioned that Mavius Final Fantasy will be a full installment into the franchise…

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  • Hearthstone: Goblins vs Gnomes class combos to look out for (part 2)

    … your enemy Hunter doesn't have Tundra Rhino on the board or it's likely game over. That's our peek into combinations for each of Hearthstone's nine classes. But that's not the end. Come back next week when we'll solicit our Chatty community for their best GvG combinations and post them here on Shacknews. …

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  • Out There: Omega Edition will be exploring it way onto Google Play in early 2015

    … Details Published on Friday, 19 December 2014 09:16 Written by AndrewH Mi-Clos Studio's popular space game Out There will be getting a new version of it in 2015. This new version, which will be called the Omega Edition, is basically a content expansion for owners of the original game who will be able to download the Omega Edition for free. Out…

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  • Lords of the Fallen on Mobile is a “Brand New” Game, Not a Port

    … in Warsaw, and mentioned on Facebook by Executive Producer Tomasz Gop, are true: a Lords of the Fallen sequel is currently in development for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The reaction from fans to the news has been tremendous so far, and we’re eager to take on the challenge of improving upon the solid experience that has been created with Lords of The Fallen…

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  • Doctor Who: Legacy Getting New Levels

    … a special unlock code courtesy of Joystiq. Just follow the link for the unlock. To unlock the character, go to the options menu and select the promo code tab. This special code is good through the end of the year. Playing through part two unlocks a secondary outfit for the character of Cinder. Doctor Who: Legacy is an iOS/Android game…

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  • Out There: Omega Edition is looking tasty

    … Recent Posts Out There: Omega Edition is looking tasty -December 19, 2014 11:00 AM Ludum Dare 31: Murder in space, a really fast piano, and more -December 19, 2014 8:55 AM SanctuaryRPG: Black Edition brings ASCII roleplaying to Steam -December 18, 2014 5:00 AM Great Big War Game dev's tale is a warning to be careful when choosing publishers…

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  • Final Fantasy & Dragon Quest Head Up Mobile Holiday Sale

    … In a press release sent to Gaming Cypher this morning, Square Enix announced that Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest head up the mobile Holiday sale. LOS ANGELES (Dec. 19, 2014) – Starting today and in celebration of the upcoming holidays, SQUARE ENIX® announced today a huge sale across different franchises including FINAL FANTASY® and DRAGON QUEST…

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