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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      Thanks to the Xbox community, we’re back in action early this year, kicking off 2015 with another system update preview release on Xbox One. Last year, we added hundreds of features on Xbox One — we can’t wait to share more with you this year and hear what you think on Xbox Feedback! This month, we’re bringing members of our Preview program a peek at how we hope to bring the Xb ...

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    • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection Hits PS4 on March 24th

      Ever since we announced Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, nearly every fan I’ve heard from at trade shows, on Twitter, in the comments, or on the forums has asked one question: when is it coming to PS4? Well, we appreciate your patience, and today we have some good news for all of you: not only are we bringing The Pre-Sequel to PS4 on March 24th, but Borderlands 2 is coming along with it! Both titles.

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    • 4K Gaming Laptop, PlayStation Anniversary Sale, and More Deals

      Are you sitting down? Here's a $1000 laptop with a Core i7 processor, NVIDIA GeForce 860M GPU, 256GB SSD, and 16GB of RAM. Pretty great! Oh, and I forgot to mention the 15" 4K touchscreen. Yep, 4K. Buy this. [ Lenovo Y50 Touch 4K UHD Laptop , $1000] If you're curious about gaming mice, but want to see what the fuss is about before dropping a ton of money on a high end model ...

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  • Incredible Circus Remix to Launch February 4, Screenshots & Trailer

    …. Challenge your friends to see who has the highest score! PRICING & AVAILABILITY Incredible Circus Remix is free with in-app purchases and will be available on iOS (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch), Android, and Windows Phone (smartphones and tablets). Take a look at the new screenshots below: And, take a look at the official game trailer: Source: Press Release The post Incredible Circus Remix to Launch February 4, Screenshots & Trailer appeared first on Gaming Cypher. …

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  • Might & Magic Heroes III HD Edition Launch Trailer

    … Ubisoft has announced that the legendary Might & Magic Heroes III is back in HD. Enjoy the critically acclaimed gameplay with a new online multiplayer mode and forge the destinies of mighty and magical heroes now! Here is the launch trailer: Might & Magic Heroes III HD Edition is now available for PC, iOS and Android (Steam and UPlay…

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  • Evolve: Hunters Quest Launch Trailer

    … a strategic top-down view, and devouring intel in the Game Changer. Evolve: Hunters Quest lets you continue your Evolve experience from anywhere! Take a look at the launch trailer below: Evolve: Hunters Quest is available for iOS and Android devices. You can also pick it up at Amazon. Related: Evolve New Survival Guide Trailer Source: Evolve The post Evolve: Hunters Quest Launch Trailer appeared first on Gaming Cypher. …

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  • New ‘Need For Speed’ Game Charges Players for ‘Gas’

    … in a racing game: particularly one that ironically then calls itself No Limits. Gas can only be purchased using in-game “gold” – which must be bought using real-life currency. Perhaps it is all worse than it appears, though. We’ve yet to get a hands-on with Need for Speed: No Limits, as the iOS and Android game is currently only available…

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  • Crazy Taxi: City Rush updates adds night driving, new events

    … Crazy Taxi: City Rush has featured some pretty wacky updates since its release (Remember this one, brother?). Developer Hardlight Studios has released its latest update, bringing it to 1.5, which adds a whole slew of new features and events. The biggest addition is “Night Shift,” which is essentially a night mode. There’s also new events, like…

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  • 1010! Review

    … 1010! Review Available on both iOS and Android phones and tablets this game takes a ridiculously simple concept and implements it in a way in which you will be hooked. The game by Gram Games takes the concepts of tetris, columns, bubble blaster and the likes to really create an engaging puzzle game. Taken from there website “1010!(ten-ten…

    Brutal Gamerin Reviews- 2 readers -
  • Trailer Roundup for January 26, 2015

    … Today's trailer roundup is weighted towards Windows, with the other tagged platforms only getting one or two games each. Four of the nine games listed are available now, one of which is freeware. Alice in the Mushroom Hole Windows, Mac, Linux | Free | Available now This week's alphabetically first game is a free puzzle platformer in which…

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  • The Witcher Battle Arena Now Out for Tablets

    … While we have a few months yet until the release of The Witcher 3, a side project in the franchise has seen the light of day. The Witcher Battle Arena has officially been released – a MOBA title that was developed by both Fuero Games and CD Projekt Red for tablet devices. It’s currently available for both the iOS and Android. The game itself…

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