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Nintendo Game Boy: celebrate 25 years with some emulation gaming

Nintendo launched the Game Boy on this day back in 1989. The initial April 21st launch was for Japan, with those in North America getting the handheld a few months later, on July 31st. Nintendo went on to release a few versions of the Game Boy and sold 118.69 million units before it was discontinued in March 2003. More to the point for today -- April 21, 2014 marks the 25th anniversary.

The Android Community Team: a bit of offline time

In recent weeks we've taken a collective look at apps, but this time around we are are going a different route. Our topic for the week is what we do when away from the computer. But as you'll soon see through the post -- we may be able to step away from the computer a bit, but it is not easy to get away from technology these days, even if you want to disconnect.

Android Community Weekly Wrap-Up for April 19, 2014

Saturday has arrived once again and that means another look back at the week in Android. We saw announcements coming from a wide variety this week. The list included everyone from Google and Facebook, to T-Mobile, OnePlus and more. And along with the news, we also had a few highlights coming from the Android Community team.

Motorola may have another mid-range smartphone, the Moto E

Looking for a new mid-range phone? If the Moto G isn’t what you’re looking for, it seems as though Motorola may be ready to launch another low-cost device soon. Recent reports suggest a device named the Moto E will follow in the footsteps of it’s predecessors, and solve a complaint held by some in slimming down a touch.  

YouTube app update brings live video to Chromecast

YouTube has received an update today, complimenting the slew of other Google apps we’ve seen rolling in new or changed. This one is the biggest update for the service in some time, as it now allows for live channels to be casted to a Chromecast device. There were other changes as well, like an alteration to the playlist and comments system.