Defend Your Life: tower defense game set inside your body

Haven't we been looking forward to a tower defense game, action-packed combat and biology lesson all in just one game? No? Well, even if you haven't been clamoring for it, that is what you will get when you play a new Android game called Defend Your Life. And literally, you are defending the life of the body where the game is set in, as you fight hordes of bacteria and viruses bent on conquering the body.

Help an alien collect jems in inter-stellar strategy game UFHO2

Fans of the inter-stellar strategy game UFHO have waited two years for this, and now, finally, the sequel is here. UFHO2 lets you solve puzzles and challenges, all in the name of helping a jelly alien get as many gems as possible as it travels around the different planets and galaxies. Sounds like a job for those who get easily bored in simple games and are looking for more complicated challenges.

LG refutes Snapdragon 810 overheating rumors

There is nothing OEMs, even Samsung, should be afraid of when it comes to the Snapdragon 810. That is the sentiment aired by Woo Ram-chan, LG VP for mobile product planning when asked about the rumors that Qualcomm's latest chip was tested to be overheating. Those tests, however, were conducted by Samsung, who is also now rumored to be switching over to its own Exynos chips for the Galaxy S6 because of that. LG, on the other hand, is sticking to its guns.

LG G Flex 2 to hit market next week, finally

LG Electronics’ newest baby, the LG G Flex 2 — hailed by many industry hacks as being miles ahead of the design curve (literally) — is finally set to hit the market. LG is sticking with the tradition of most South Korean companies to launch the new smartphone in its home market, to be followed by the global launch. From what we've seen of G Flex 2, I think it would be an understatement to say that a lot of us would want that global launch date to come soon, right?

Amazon throws in towel for its Wallet beta app

Mobile payments are becoming the future of transactions and a few companies have tried to jump in to the competition. Amazon released its Wallet beta app 6 months back, but has now thrown in the towel. Amazon announced today that it’s no longer continuing with the Wallet beta app. Don’t try to visit the site as all the links are no longer in existence.

WhatSim Card allows free, unlimited WhatsApp chat even with no WiFi

WhatsApp has got to be one of the more popular instant messaging apps on Android today. Millions of people not just in the United States but all over the world use WhatsApp. The number of users even went up after Facebook acquired the company early last year for $19 billion. Facebook said nothing would change for WhatsApp users but you know that the CEO promised calling features and privacy settings have been updated.

Instagram for Android beta now accepting testers

While Instagram for Android has been around for a while, there are quite a lot of things that people wished they could change about it. Well the powers that be are probably listening and have taken to heart some suggestions or requests, because they have now announced a beta version of their new Instagram for Android app, and they are opening it up to those who want to test drive it, although you may have to go through a few hoops to do so.

Verizon offers more data plan options for prepaid subscribers

For those mobile users who don't want to be locked to one carrier for the usual two-year period, a prepaid subscription is a must have as it allows you to be more flexible and customizable. If you're still looking as to which carrier you should choose, Verizon Wireless is offering new and more options for its prepaid subscribers, particularly when it comes to its data plans, which, let's admit it, is practically what most people care about now.

LibreOffice Viewer arrives on Android in beta form

Another productivity suite comes to Android, this time with a more open source bent and with a distinctive legacy. The open source LibreOffice suite is finally on our favorite mobile platform, but it has two important caveats. First is that it's still in beta, which probably isn't much of an issue for some who are used to beta testing such early releases. The showstopper, however, is that LibreOffice on Android, for now, is simply a document viewer, limiting it's overall usefulness to a certain subset.

Samsung Galaxy S6 probably not waterproof

Samsung's widely-anticipated flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6, would most likely make its worldwide debut at the Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, Spain this coming March 2. In that sense, all you Samsung fans should be pumped up at seeing the new phone, but some rumors are coming today that might dampen the mood -- word has gone out that Samsung’s newest smartphone might not be waterproof as earlier expected.