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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... >>

Google releasing Android SDK tailored for smartwatches, other wearables

Google releasing Android SDK tailored for smartwatches, other wearables

By 9 March 2014

Google has plans to release a SDK that will help developers and manufacturers put Android on smartwatches and other wearables, Sundar Pichai, Google SVP of Android and Chrome, announced at SXSW in Austin, TX on Sunday. Pichai said the software framework... >>

Google Play Store second birthday deals and freebies includes free Tom Hanks' Big

Google Play Store second birthday deals and freebies includes free Tom Hanks' Big

By 7 March 2014

Google Play Store second birthday deals are now live in the UK and US. People around the world started getting emails last week about Google giving away games, apps, music, and more to celebrate the Google Play Store's second birthday. The Google Play... >>

Pebble 2.0 for Android with watchapp directory and more finally lands in Google Play Store

Pebble 2.0 for Android with watchapp directory and more finally lands in Google Play Store

By 7 March 2014

Pebble has released version 2.0 of its Android app. The update most notably brings the Pebble watchapp directory for browsing, finding, and installing watchapps for Pebble. Some of the apps you'll find in the watchapp directory include Yelp, Foursquare,... >>

Livr social network only allows users to login if they’re drunk, using a breathalyser

Livr social network only allows users to login if they’re drunk, using a breathalyser

By 7 March 2014

Just when you thought social networks couldn't find originality anymore along comes Livr. This social network uses a smartphone breathalyser attachment and only allows you to login when you're drinking. Of course, in spite of the great idea and inspired... >>

The HTC Desire 310 might be more significant than you think

The HTC Desire 310 might be more significant than you think

By 7 March 2014

The HTC Desire 310 launched recently as an entry-level device. It's fairly easy to overlook it as incremental update as it arrives with specs that aren't hugely inspiring. But with it arriving just a few days after the furore of Mobile World Congress... >>

Mad Catz M.O.J.O. Android games console drops in price, adds Ouya games library

Mad Catz M.O.J.O. Android games console drops in price, adds Ouya games library

By 6 March 2014

Mad Catz launched its M.O.J.O. Android games console shortly before Christmas last year but things have gone quiet since then. The entire concept of Android gaming in the home has perhaps not taken off quite so quickly as some, Pocket-lint included,... >>

HTC pulls HTC One KitKat update, some users 'experiencing difficulties'

HTC pulls HTC One KitKat update, some users 'experiencing difficulties'

By 6 March 2014

HTC has pulled its HTC One Android 4.4 KitKat update in the UK, after reports that some users were "experiencing difficulties" following the update.  HTC moved swiftly to update the HTC One to the latest version of Android, with the HTC One being one... >>

Twitch adding streaming for mobile games 'soon'

Twitch adding streaming for mobile games 'soon'

By 5 March 2014

Gaming community Twitch announced live broadcasting and game capture for mobile games, as it moves past the console and PC.  The company will soon release a mobile SDK game developers can put in their iOS and Android games, and it will enable gamers... >>

Adobe Revel photo app finally arrives for Android

Adobe Revel photo app finally arrives for Android

By 5 March 2014

Adobe Systems has released an Android version of its Revel service, marking the first time Revel users could sync and share their photos and videos to a non-iOS device. Revel is a service - once called Adobe Carousel - that allows you to upload photos... >>