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Firefox 10 update hits Android Market, Flash still missing

For all those users of the popular Firefox browser for Android we have good news today. Firefox 10 has just landed in the market and the update is available now thanks to Mozilla. Along with tons of improvements to overall stability and performance we have a faster and easier set up and sync, but Adobe's Flash Player is still missing.

Official Steam for Android leaves beta, open to all Steam users

After Valve finally released an official Steam app for Android just a few short days ago users have been leaving all sorts of comments to release it out of beta. After only a select few could use the late to the party application, today it has left beta and is now fully open and available to anyone that already has a Steam account.

Google Music Manager update brings full library and puchased music downloads

Yes! Finally Google has updated their new Music Manager for Google Music to allow users to download right from their cloud. Originally you could upload all your music but that was it. Now instead of downloading them one at a time we can retrieve the entire library right out of the air and download it to your device or computer -- including purchased tracks from the Android Market.

Anomaly Warzone Earth HD “Tower Offense” game lands on Android

While Tower Defense games are hugely successful and loads of fun I can't help but feel like we have entirely too many. What we have today though is the poplar "tower offense" game called Anomaly Warzone Earth HD from 11 bit studios. This game was extremely successful over on that iOS platform and now it's finally here where it belongs -- on Android.

Minecraft gets an 8-bit version called Minicraft for Android

For the hundreds of thousands of Minecraft fans in the world of Android we have some good news. While Minecraft came to Android already, this is something different from creator Markus Persson. What we have today is Minicraft -- a mini version of the game in 8-bit format for Android made by the same genius that brought us the original. Who's ready for some fun?

Google updates Goggles and Maps with night mode and more

Google has just pushed two updates out for their popular Google Maps and Google Goggles apps. Bringing a few needed improvements to Goggles, and an awesome new night mode to Google Maps Navigation and more. We've snapped a few screenshots of the what's new page for those interested and have all the details below.

ShadowGun: Leftover heading to Android Market this week

For all those fans of the 3rd person shooter style game ShadowGun for Android we have some good news. It appears the once iOS exclusive add-on known as ShadowGun: Leftover will soon be headed to the Android Market. So soon that users that have purchased the original should see an update this week.

Paperlinks business-friendly QR code service hits Android

Paperlinks, the popular business-friendly QC code scanner and generator has just landed on the Android Market. Starting today users can download this free app and have complete access to multiple types of QR code services. Another unique offering with Paperlinks is the inclusion of NFC support for Android.

Temple Run popular iOS game heading to Android next month

For us in the world of Android we might not see or hear about some of the fun games over on that other platform, but occasionally they have some hugely popular games that haven't quite made their way to Android yet. Take Temple Run for example. It's been the top iOS game for a few months and has seen over 20 million downloads. I'm happy to report it will be landing on Android next month.