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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    • Sony Xperia Devices Using Android 5.0 Lollipop

      Reported by Sony, the Android Open Source Project was performed on their Xperia line, just after the release of Google source code for the Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system. Sony Mobile Blog reported that Sony is running at the same time 3 Betas in order to test out the Android 5.0 Lollipop for their Xperia line. Stated by Sony, they wanted to get all the feedback on the Android 5.

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    • Blizzard announces first new franchise in 17 years, Overwatch

      Is it an aquarium building sim? Probably not3 minutes ago - 1:47 PM on 11.07.20140 Over at Blizzcon today, Blizzard has announced Overwatch. This is named similarly to Naughty Dog's original name for Fuse, which was Overstrike, and is also a cartoonish, team-based shooter. I'm sure the fun, expensive CG trailer will be up soon. I hear there are fighting gorillas in it.

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  • Gorgeous and crisp new apps for iOS 8

    … Store. Time has passed, and the new iOS 8-optimized apps are here. Here are 6 apps that you do not want to miss. Swype If you have friends that own Android smartphones, chances are you’ve been a bit jealous seeing them swiftly type a message by swiping their fingers from one letter to another. If that’s a feature you’ve craved for your iPhone…

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    … the way and reject that reality. From time to time that spark will come back, but you shouldn’t wait for it, or else you will never complete your game. Gataela is slated for release in March 2015 and will be available for the following platforms: ipad, Android and Windows tablets, Playbook, and PCs. Special Thanks to Paige Marincak for chatting with me. You can follow the project’s progress HERE VN:F [1.9.22_1171] VN:F [1.9.22_1171] …

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  • Smash Champs gets its first update which brings Champ Skins to the game

    … and Editor-in-Chief of DroidGamers. Having been a hardcore PC and console gamer all his life, 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 Action Games Arcade Games Game News Gaming News Tablet Games Tablet Gaming Update …

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  • Shack Deals: 25% off the NES30 Bluetooth Controller

    … help to make this controller compatible with games from a variety of systems. TOP FEATURES Classic NES look and feel Connects via Bluetooth or USB cable Multiplayer support Reprogrammable keys Compatible with iOS, Android, Mac, Windows, Wii and emulated games Rechargeable battery with 20+ hours per charge For product specs and what comes in the box when you order one (or two) of these bad boys, head over to the Shack Deals product page by clicking here! The sale ends Cyber Monday. …

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  • Kingdom Rush Origins Blends Tower Defense With Role-Playing

    … for their feedback to improve on what they liked and either fix or drop what they didn't like. Also, we are very aware of their suggestions and try to implement them in the game while at the same time add some surprises in the mix. Can you talk about the gaming experience and how it utilizes tablets like Nvidia Shield Tablet and smartphone…

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  • BattleLore: Command from Fantasy Flight Games arrives onto Google Play

    … department. Basically the game was designed for new Android devices which have the processing power to handle these visuals. If you are not sure if your device can handle this, Fantasy Flight Games have drafted a list of devices you can check against to see if yours is okay to run this game. With that said, if you are looking to download BattleLore…

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  • Help Me Jack: Atomic Adventure bring over 200 levels of pure action gameplay to Android

    … Details Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 08:35 Written by AndrewH NHN Entertainment, developers of Undead Slayer among other games, has released a new action arcade game called Help Me Jack: Atomic Adventure. This game brings pure hack-n-slash gameplay with a ton of content to your Android device and blends it all up together with some…

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  • The third installment into the Brothers In Arms franchise will be arriving in December

    … his life, 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 3D Games Arcade Games Development Game News Gameloft Gaming News Preview Shooter Games Tablet Games Tablet Gaming …

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  • Ubisoft brings us a story of four unsung heroes in Valiant Hearts: The Great War

    … Details Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 02:42 Written by AndrewH Ubisoft has released a new game onto Android today called Valiant Hearts: The Great War and this particular title is something a little different than the company's usual game releases. In Valiant Hearts players will be following the story of a group of four soldiers who…

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  • [Updated] Tainted Keep dungeon crawler from Ravn Studios now also available for Shield

    … device owners with Android 4.0) called Tainted Keep. This is another straight-up dungeon crawler with a story where you'll be hacking away at monsters and collecting loot. Update: November 25th 11:16pm PST: Tainted Keep has finally left the exclusivity of Nvidia's Tegra chipset and is now available for non-Tegra Android devices on Google Play…

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  • ‘Minecraft’: ‘Star Wars’ Skin Pack Now Available on Xbox

    … and PC gamers, it looks like this is indeed the case. Microsoft is on record claiming their intention of supporting all platforms on which Minecraft is played, but have not confirmed whether the DLC content planned for the Xbox consoles will ever find its way to other platforms. What do you think about the new Minecraft skins? Is $2.99 a good price for the amount of content? Let us know in the comments. Minecraft is available for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3, PC, iOS and Android. Source: Xbox Wire …

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