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Hey all you Galaxy S II owners and gamers out there, Samsung Apps is having another free game promotion and this time around Samsung has Modern Combat 3 Fallen Nation in its sights. Easily one of the best shooters available on any smartphone platform, MC3 is very reminiscent of its console counterpart, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. If you have played the CoD games you will immediately recognize the familiar control set, with a similar scoring/level-up system as well. The graphics are quite niec as well, showcasing the Exynos 4210’s...

Seattle — February 1, 2012 — TecAce Software Ltd.  has officially launched their video news player, NewsAce. NewsAce is a video and RSS feed reading application that beings a fun and interactive user interface to your Android phone or tablet. If you have ever imagined having a real life version of Harry Potter’s newspaper the Daily Prophet, this is your chance! Like its magical counterpart, NewsAce brings its content to life with its embedded video playing feature! NewsAce’s UI is reminiscent of a classic newsstand with...

Samsung’s latest application gets an early jump on this year’s upcoming 2012 Olympics. As you may know, the 2012 summer Olympics will be held in the good ‘ol United Kingdom, which is home too… well I’m not all too sure, but luckily this application can answer those questions for us! Best of Britain is a collaboration between Samsung and Britain’s tourism agency, designed to help the estimated 30.7 million visitors find all the top restaurants, museums, entertainment and other amazing attractions in...

It was around spring of 2008 that I got my grubby hands on my G1. It wasn’t exactly a speed demon, but it’s hardware keyboard (nearly as nice as my Sidekick ID’s) allowed for magnificent typing speed. Upon hearing that cupcake would feature an onscreen keyboard as well, I got excited that I could finally type without having to slide open my phone. Although a nice feature, I still found myself switching to the hardware keyboard, opting out of convenience in favor of speed and accuracy. Here we are, over 3 years later,...

Swiftkey X by TouchType LTD 4.6 Stars (38,541) Editor’s choice $3.99   Forgive me for sounding biased–but I am. This keyboard ended all of my typing woes. After using numerous keyboards over the years, I finally hopped onto the Swiftkey X bandwagon when I saw it on sale for a mere .99 cents during the Android Market’s 10 billion downloads sale. The reason I am so elated with this keyboard is that it collects data from your various preexisting text data from Facebook, Gmail, Twitter, blogs and of course, texts! For...

Hey guys, you’ve probably seen me put up little pixelated squares like this  before–wait–you don’t know what these are? Well how rude of me to shove these in your face without telling you what they mean. No no, they aren’t pretty little pieces of digital art, they are QR codes! QR code on the back of a book The popularity of QR codes as a 2D barcode has been rising and it’s time for you to learn how to use them! Each little box can be encoded with various text information, usually links which can...

If you are excited for the latest build of Windows Phone 7, Mango, we have a sneak peek at one of the new pre-installed apps for Samsung WP7 devices—RSS Times: RSS Times main menu: Menu button at bottom right, Pull down feed list at top right RSS Times is a lightweight, news reader application for Windows Phone 7 devices that organizes your RSS feeds into a simple and easy to read format. RSS Times formats your RSS feed into a paginated UI that allows you to swipe horizontally to flip through all of your feed rather than having to use...

It’s amazing to think about how much gaming on the Android platform has developed since its inception. I remember when Age of Conquest (then Aevum Obscurum) and Robo Defense first came out; 2 hour lectures seemed to breeze by, midnight bedtimes extended into 2AM trying to find the most efficient blitzkrieg strategy or defensive maze. Protip: Nothing can stop your 3rd turn, 10,000 man Zerg Rush kekekeke And now that Android hardware is capable of emulating PC quality 3D gaming we have a plethora of full-blown games of multiple...

For those of us who aren’t fortunate enough to have an unlimited or 4GB data plan, we must carefully monitor our data usage and avoid running data in an always on configuration. This setup requires frequent access of the network setting menu in order to to receive email and social updates. Those of you who read our article “Will WiFI turn off 3G” are probably familiar with this issue. Although TouchWiz’s notification bar has shortcuts to toggle WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS, packet data is surprisingly left out of this...

Hey there guys and gals, often times we see ourselves using terms and methodologies that might not be all too familiar for the genera Android user, so today we will be going over one of our most frequentlyused and asked terms: Side Loading. What is Side Loading? Wikipedia defines sideloading as the practice of Transferring data between two local devices, in particular between a computer and a mobile device such as a cellphone, smartphone, PDA, or portable media player. In practice this is used regarding loading and installing Android...