Monthly Archives: November 2012

Android

WISE TIVI offers three Android-powered Smart TV options

So you want to put a Smart TV in your living room but don’t feel like spending hundreds or thousands of dollars. What to do? Maybe you start with WISE TIVI and one of their three affordable Android-powered options.With prices that start at $59.99 we’re willing to enhance our current set with a little bit of Ice Cream Sandwich Jelly Bean.

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Supertooth Disco 2 review

The SuperTooth DISCO 2 is a portable speaker that connects to all of your Bluetooth devices. Like its predecessor, it also offers a 3.5mm audio jack for direct connection to MP3 players, laptops, and other products. Regardless of how you opt to connect to the Disco 2, we’re sure you’ll enjoy the experience – we sure do.

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Verizon’s Galaxy Note II arrives November 29

Verizon and Samsung have officially confirmed that the Galaxy Note II will be available at the carrier’s retail locations on November 29. What’s more, those that pre-ordered the device will find that they will be receiving the smartphone on the same day. Shipments started today and customers are receiving email alerts when their respective device heads out the door.

Just in time for the holidays, the Samsung Galaxy Note II will be available for purchase online and in stores starting tomorrow Nov. 29. Customers who pre-ordered the Galaxy Note II will receive an e-mail alert when their device has been shipped. Customers have the option of two color models, Marble White or Titanium Grey and can pick up the Samsung Galaxy Note II for $299.99 with a new two-year customer agreement.


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HTC taps new marketing chief in turnaround effort

HTC has hired a new marketing chief to help the company kick off a new phase of brand marketing in the coming year. Taking his seat in January, Benjamin Ho will replace outgoing John Wang as the company’s head of marketing decisions. Internally, HTC is referring to this new effort as ‘Marketing 2.0′ as it hopes to to gain back some of the market share and profits that has been lost to Samsung and other players. The sky isn’t falling yet for HTC but the sooner they change or refresh their image in the U.S. and world, the better.

via CNET


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ZTE Apache rumored with 8-core processor

Awww, how cute… your dual-core and quad-core handsets are so darling.  Check out my new 8-core smartphone. If the recent chatter is correct, this is exactly what some will be saying in the shorter term as ZTE is said to be working on such a behemoth.

Called the ‘Apache’, the Chinese handset is reportedly powered by a Mediatek ARM15 MT6599 chip with eight cores. Additional details include a 1080p HD display, 13-megapixel camera, and WCDMA/4G LTE/TD-SCDMA connectivity

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Android now powers 44% of tablet market

Android continues to chip away at Apple’s dominance in the tablet market and now holds more than 44 percent of the market. Apple still holds strong at 55 percent of the overall field however it has given up 14 percent of the pie to Samsung, Google, Amazon, and others. According to ABI research, Apple is losing its grip as a result of not delivering a “knock-out punch through innovation, pricing, and availability during the most critical selling period of the year.”

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Amazon Appstore arrives in Japan

The Amazon Appstore has arrived in the Land of the Rising Son as Japan becomes the next market to receive the Android app portal. The online retailer today announced that Japanese customers are now able to access localized content for their Android devices and Kindle Fire products. As is the case with other countries, they will also get the Amazon Free App of the Day.

Amazon Appstore details for Japan include:

  • Localized content and a localized mobile store
  • Popular Amazon Appstore features like the “Free App of the Day”
  • The ability to buy an app or game once and enjoy it across Android devices including Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD tablets, which are available for pre-order now at Amazon.co.jp.


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Get your Tony Montana on with Scarface Multiplayer

Say it with us – First you get the money… If you’ve ever wanted to go back to the mid-80′s and immerse yourself in the world of Scarface, you’re in luck. Fuse Powered Inc and Hothead Games recently released an officially licensed massive multiplayer game for Android which puts you right in the thick of things. With more than 96 missions to complete, you’ll be able to interact with some of Tony’s friends and associates, including  Manny, Elvira, Frank and Omar.  How high up the ranks will climb?

Press release, video, and and download links after the break

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U.S. Cellular adds $80 Samsung Galaxy Axiom

U.S. Cellular has added the Samsung Galaxy Axiom to its portfolio of Android smartphones. Powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the handset features  a 4.0-inch WVGA display, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 5-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, and 4GB internal storage. Additional details include NFC support, GPS, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, and Samsung’s apps like S Voice and S Beam. Pricing for the Samsung Galaxy Axiom is listed at $79.99 with a new service agreement or $399.99 outright.

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Babel Rising 3D Sponsored – +101

Babel Rising 3D Sponsored version
London England November 28th 2012 AMA is pleased to announce the launch of Babel Rising 3D sponsored version on Android boasting an enhanced gaming experience with no inapp purchases.
Babel Rising 3D sponsored version will add pleasing changes for fans to the incredible 3D experience of the more than 1 milliondownload success. For starters no more inapp purchases are available but all F2P content remains including the latest towers and workers from the updates. Players will enjoy more money to start with all 4 powers unlocked at launch ultimate powers available immediately when playing and more rewards.
In Babel Rising 3D you must prevent the Babylonians from building the famous tower of Babel. Play as God and unleash your divine powers on these arrogant humans. Use your apocalyptic arsenal summon bolts of lightning massive earthquakes meteor showers or vengeful floods to resist to the numerous waves of miscreant builders.
There will be no mercy
Youtube trailer httpbit.lyQLPiMh
Download the game here httpbit.lyTrS2wx
About AMA
Founded in 2004 by Christian Guillemot Advanced Mobile Applications is an international game and application developer and publisher specializing in content for mobile devices tablets and Kinect. AMA sister company of Ubisoft and Gameloft is on Android OS as a Top Developer and on all the current mobile OS including iOS QnX Windows Phone 7 J2ME and Brew. AMA partners with a selection of the best development studios worldwide to stay at the cutting edge of video game technologies.
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