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Google Play Games gets improved multiplayer, virtual gifts, more

Google Play Games new feature set has been confirmed. The news, which slipped last night is now official. In this case we are looking at features more intended for the developer side, which touched on the Google Play Games SDK. Of course, while this is initially aimed at developers, it should also serve to give the average mobile game player some hints in terms of what will be coming.

Android Community Weekly Wrap-Up for March 15, 2014

Another week, and another weekly wrap-up post here on Android Community. This week we saw some interesting announcements, however there was also quite a bit of leaks and rumors. Those leaks and rumors circled around a few phones including the Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom, ZTE Nubia X6, OPPO Find 7 and OnePlus One as well as "The All New HTC One." Of course, it is the One we suspect most are looking forward to seeing and as a reminder, HTC has that event scheduled for March 25th.

Google Wallet Card: how is your card being used?

Google introduced the Wallet Card back in late-November. The card, actually a MasterCard debit is automatically attached to your Wallet account, which ultimately means users have another way to use the Google provided service. We remember seeing plenty of people requesting, then later receiving a card for their personal Wallet account. But now several months later, we are wondering how many are actually being used.

Android Community giveaway: enter to win a Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 [Update]

We spent a bit of time with Lenovo during Mobile World Congress, and an extension of our time together brings a giveaway. Lenovo is providing one tablet for one lucky Android Community reader. Specifically, Lenovo is offering up the Yoga Tablet 10, a device we reviewed (and enjoyed) several months earlier. The giveaway involves the Facebook pages for both Android Community and Lenovo, but we will keep it on the simpler side.

Wirefly suddenly closes up shop, will be filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy

Wirefly, the online mobile device retailer, has apparently filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The website is down, and various employees of their parent company Simplexity have taken to Twitter to note they’re out of a job. Overnight, the company went from busy to bust for many consumers — and seemingly every employee.

T-Mobile looks towards 2G/EDGE for future 4G LTE expansion

T-Mobile is celebrating the one-year anniversary of their LTE rollout. And naturally, this celebration includes news of some expansion. The carrier is touting how they have voice and data coverage available for 96 percent of the US. While that number doesn't reflect the percentage of available LTE coverage, it will factor in as T-Mobile moves forward.

Asus Gamebox controller spotted, adds more mystery to Android gaming

Asus is reportedly preparing a gaming console. Specs for a device named Gamebox have already been spotted on AnTuTu’s site, and now it seems we’re getting our first look at a controller. With the proper gaming consoles dominated by Microsoft and Sony, it seems this will be an Android-powered platform.