Author Archives: Shane McGlaun

Fast & Furious 6: The Game Details Unveiled

Kabam announced back in April that it would be producing a new mobile video game based on the film Fast & Furious 6. The game is called Fast & Furious 6: The Game and this week it has launched on the iOS platform. We already knew the game was coming for Apple fans and Android fans alike.

Fitbit updated to work with Bluetooth 4.0 on Galaxy S 4

We spent a lot of hands-on time with the Fitbit fitness trackers and application this year and came away liking the devices. One of things that a lot of people don't like about Fitbit is the fact that the activity tracking bracelet doesn't work with every Android device out there. One of the very popular new smartphones that Fitbit wasn't compatible with is the new Samsung Galaxy S 4.

ZTE Grand X2 features a dual-core Intel Atom processor

A new smartphone has debuted from smartphone maker ZTE this week called the Grand X2. The phone runs the Android operating system, but uses a processor much different from those we're used to seeing inside Android devices. The phone is powered by an Intel Atom processor.

Android gamers can now get old-school Sonic the Hedgehog game

If you were a gamer back in the early 90s and had a Sega Genesis, you undoubtedly played Sonic the Hedgehog. Sonic was one of the most popular games on the game console and remains popular to this day. In fact, there are a wide variety of new and updated Sonic games available on various mobile devices, including android smartphones and tablets.

Samsung says it will look into compacting Galaxy S 4 software bloat

Earlier this month we talked a bit about Samsung and the fact that it had raised the ire of some owners of the Galaxy S 4 and a BBC television program in the UK called Watchdog. The problem is that if you purchase a 16 GB Galaxy S 4 smartphone, you end up with about half of that promised storage space available to you as soon as you open the box. The reason is a huge amount of software that comes preinstalled on the smartphone.

Game developer Butterscotch Shenanigans sees 95% piracy rate on Android

Everyone knows the piracy happens in the software world. Smartphones are certainly no exception, particularly on the Android platform where you don't have to buy from an official application store. One Android game developer has recently offered up some details that highlight the struggles game developers face with app piracy.

Panasonic unveils Eluga P-03E 4.7-inch smartphone

Panasonic has announced a new Android-powered smartphone called the ELUGA P-03. The smartphone features a 4.7-inch full HD resolution display. The native resolution of that panel is 1920 x 1080. Panasonic is positioning the new smartphone as a high-end device and it's 10.9 mm thick.

Android Facebook app update lets you delete comments on the go

Many Facebook users have criticized the Facebook application as lacking in stability and functionality. In fact, the Android Facebook application was so bad that Facebook forced its own employees to use Android devices so they can work the kinks out of the app a while back. If you're an avid Facebook user on your Android device, a new update for the application is now available that brings a nice new feature.
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