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Amazon giving away apps worth £40 to Kindle Fire and Android owners, includes Swype and Runtastic

Amazon giving away apps worth £40 to Kindle Fire and Android owners, includes Swype and Runtastic

By 21 March 2014

Once again Amazon has decided to be generous with its apps. This time a £40 bundle is available to download for free today and tomorrow, 21-22 March. Amazon gave away a £15 bundle of apps in October that included Star Wars and Angry Birds. This time... >>

Ouya gives game developers the choice to offer free-to-try demos

Ouya gives game developers the choice to offer free-to-try demos

By 20 March 2014

Ouya's default free-to-try feature, which let gamers test titles before shelling out cash for the whole shebang, will no longer be a requirement starting in April, the company has revealed at the Game Developers Conference. The company elaborated on its... >>

Newsbeat for iOS and Android app will read your customised news aloud

Newsbeat for iOS and Android app will read your customised news aloud

By 20 March 2014

There's a new app available from Tribune that's kind of like Audible. But it's for news. And it lets you customise the type of articles, sources, topics, and sections you want to hear. Say hello to Newsbeat for iOS and Android. It's part news reader and... >>

Google Search for Android now lets you take a photo or video with 'OK Google' voice command

Google Search for Android now lets you take a photo or video with 'OK Google' voice command

By 19 March 2014

Google has expanded the functionality of its "OK Google" voice search feature within the Google Search app on Android. It now lets you take photos or videos. If your device is running Android 4.1 or higher, just open Google Search app. You'll then need... >>

Samsung debuts Samsung NX mini interchangable-lens camera

Samsung debuts Samsung NX mini interchangable-lens camera

By 19 March 2014

Samsung has unveiled the NX mini SMART camera, which it claims is the world's slimmest and lightest interchangeable-lens camera - built for selfies and portability. The NX mini features a 3-inch flip up and touch display, so you can point the camera at... >>

What is Google Android Wear and why should you care?

What is Google Android Wear and why should you care?

By 18 March 2014

Google has announced a new Android-like operating system and platform specifically designed for wearables, and it's called Android Wear. Android Wear works with Android's notification system and is now available for developers to preview. Many manufacturers,... >>

What to expect from HTC Sense 6.0

What to expect from HTC Sense 6.0

By 17 March 2014

With the new HTC One (M8) launching on 25 March 2014, there will be a new version of HTC Sense, or so the rumours will have us believe. The new HTC One has seen more leaks than any previous device we can recall. We've see video demos, we've seen the... >>

Threes puzzle game for Android lands in Google Play

Threes puzzle game for Android lands in Google Play

By 13 March 2014

As promised, Threes is now available on the Google Play store for Android devices. Described as a "tiny puzzle that grows on you," the number app originally launched on iOS for $1.99. The Android counterpart, which developer Hidden Variable Studios teased... >>

Instagram for Android update brings flatter, faster design

Instagram for Android update brings flatter, faster design

By 11 March 2014

Instagram for Android just got a whole lot more "sleeker" and "faster" - thanks to a new update that has brought a host of look-and-feel improvements to the app. The two-year-old photo-editing Android app now sports a more polished design that "feels... >>

Google buys Green Throttle Games, signaling upcoming set-top box

Google buys Green Throttle Games, signaling upcoming set-top box

By 11 March 2014

Google has acquired Green Throttle Games, maker of the Green Throttle controller, publication PandoDaily first reported.  The move is seen as a way for Google to improve its position in the living room, as competitors Amazon and Apple have been tipped... >>