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Hit iOS game Earn to Die crashes onto Android

Who's ready for some action-packed good old fashion zombie killing? The popular hit game from iOS and desktop PC's Earn to Die has just arrived this week for our Android smartphones and tablets. You'll be able to wreck and drive your way through the zombie apocalypse in no time. Read on for additional details, video, and links to this fun game.

RemotePlay allows you to share media between devices with ease

It's not such a difficult thing to share your favorite media between your Android smartphone and your Android tablet via text messages or e-mail. However, it can be a challenge if you want to do something like share your favorite video between your Android smartphone and something like an iPad. A new app has surfaced that promises to make that sort of sharing easier to accomplish.

Flurry: China overtakes US for total active Android and iOS devices

It was about a year ago when Flurry said that China had become the world's fastest growing smart device market, and as of today, it looks like China has now overtaken the US in terms of having the most active Android and iOS devices. This includes tablets as well as smartphones and the lead, while just barely, has gone to China.

Google Maps adds Ski Resort runs and lifts to help you hit the powder

Are you ready to grip some edges and hit the powder for a day of snowboarding or skiing at your favorite winter destination? Would you love a detailed map showing all the trails, runs, and even ski lifts for easy viewing on the go? Well say hello to the newest added feature to the always improving Google Maps. Today Google's announced new features to help you hit the fresh powder on the mountain top.

3DMark coming soon to Android – One benchmark for all mobile devices

We are no strangers to benchmark apps here at Android Community, as it's one of many different ways we test performance and battery life for powerful smartphones and tablets. One group many might not be as familiar with is FutureMark and their extremely popular PC suite of benchmark apps. Recently they've announced their brand new program simply called 3DMark, and it will be the ultimate cross-platform mobile benchmark application for Android and iOS.

Android vs iOS by the numbers as 2013 kicks off

The mobile landscape was quite exciting throughout 2012 on both sides of the isle, but especially for Android. With millions and millions of devices shipped and sold from the Galaxy S III, Nexus 4, to the iPhone 5. While we've all seen the numbers - which we'll mention again below - now that 2013 is in full stride lets look forward on how 2013 will come into its own.

Temple Run 2 coming to Android next week

Whoa. Out of the blue this afternoon the founder of Imangi Studios and creator of the wildly popular and addicting game Temple Run has announced that Temple Run 2 is launching tomorrow. Temple Run 2 will be available tonight in New Zealand and then arrive for the US tomorrow on iOS, followed by an Android release next week. The game is one of the biggest success stories on both iOS and Android, and we're looking forward to seeing the sequel.

Android still on top in comScore’s November 2012 market share report

comScore has delivered its market share report for November 2012, and unsurprisingly, Android finds itself at the top of the charts yet again. For the three month period ending in November 2012, Android's market share grew to 53.7%, up 1.1 percentage points from the three month period ending August 2012. iOS was on the rise in that period too, gaining 0.7 percentage points over the period ending in November to settle at 35%.

Flurry claims 50 million Android and iOS device activations during Christmas week

Christmas Day and the week immediately following it are obviously always going to be big for new device activations, but today we're finding out that the final week in December might just have been the biggest on record for iOS and Android. That's according to analytics firm Flurry, which said today that iOS and Android device activations for Christmas week topped a whopping 50 million. Looks like a bunch of people picked up a shiny new tablet of smartphone in the final week of 2012.

Google testing ‘quick view’ for mobile search results – on iOS at least

The popular desktop "quick view" feature for Google search results appears to be headed to mobile in the near future. Google seems to be testing out this new quick view feature, at least on iOS, where users can instantly get a quick view of the webpage without loading the full site -- and data. It's called quick view and as you can see there's a big nice button on some mobile browsers.