Top 5 Android Games and Devices of the Week (11-18th March 2013): Samsung Galaxy S4 Debut, The Croods and Google Reader “Unlaunch”

It’s been a very busy week, with the debut of the Samsung Galaxy S4, accompanied by the debut of the game The Croods and some sad news for Google Reader fans. As you know, Google Reader will be axed in July and as far as the rest of the launches go, we also have a video review of a game for you, an interesting boxing game and details about the... 

Google Reader’s Shut Down Promotes Heavy Feedly Use, Skyrockets With 500k New Users in 48 Hours

This week’s major announcement, aside from the Galaxy S4 was that Google was shutting down Google Reader from July 1st. Obviously users were angry, started petitions and also started looking for alternatives. One of them is Feedly, that got 500,000 new users in just 48 hours after the announcement that Google Reader was dying. Feedly is a news... 

New Android App: GMail Unreads Notifier Shows its Usefulness

GMail is one of the most used services available in forms for the web, mobile and third party apps. As such the needs for extensions, including for smartphones or the Chrome browser interface. Among the offers now available on the Store we notice one in particular since now available.   There are so many ways for having the number of unread emails... 

On Sale: Beautiful HD Widgets PRO 25% Off for St. Patrick’s Day

Usually with every new handset the manufacturers struggle to provide a more or less complete widgets suite pre-installed on every devices. Often users find themselves in need of a certain look to go with a wallpaper for example or are simply disappointed with what they have and go about roaming on the Play Store. Android is one piece of OS where... 

Samurai Versus Zombies Defense 2 Review: Excellent Strategy/Action Game from Glu Mobile (Video)

Last year I played with the Sony Xperia S in Spring and had fun with the game Samurai Versus Zombies Defense and this year I’m playing the sequel game on the sequel phone, the Xperia Z. The game comes from Glu Mobile and it’s a freemium title, so although it’s free, you may have to pay for upgrades. The title takes up 115 MB of space... 

The Croods Game Greatly Criticized and Dubbed “Rovio’s worst Game” by Bulk of Play Store Comments

Yesterday I was messing with the Sony Xperia Z I’m testing and wanted to download The Croods game to see what the fuss is all about. I also saw a trailer of the movie with the same name and when I heard that Rovio was the maker of the game, this seemed like a good download. However, when I saw that most reviews on the Play Store criticized it,... 

Rumor: Google May Be Planing Apple Newsstand Competitor

The notices for Google’s spring cleaning have gone out and so we lost Google Reader that it’s not going to be available starting July 1st. Google has also renounced its Google Reader app on the Android Play Store and the Reader web-app extension for Chrome Browser. With everyone baffled with Google’s decision to renounce its Reader... 

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Game Pad Offers Support for 6.3 Inch Devices, Feels Like an Xbox Accessory

Samsung’s Game Pad accessory is a very interesting piece of gear, with an expanding clamp that will accommodate 5+ inch devices, such as the Samsung Galaxy S 4 and maybe the Galaxy Note III. The latter is rumored to have a 6.3 inch screen, so maybe that’s why this size is mentioned in the supported device areas. In case you’re thinking... 

Mailbox Acquired by Dropbox – For what May Be a Successful Colaboration

About Mailbox it is a majority of iOS users that are using it as one of the best email alternatives you can find. The app is optimized to work with GMail and offers a very well designed interface and he tools to work with the email at an advanced level. As Dropbox is expanding as one of the biggest providers of cloud-based storage offers, their ability... 

How to Install and Use Adblock Plus on Your Android Device

As most of you might already know, we’ve covered Google’s decision to remove all Ad-blocker type apps from the Play Store, leaving us defenseless in the face of all the methods of advertising. Fortunately there is still one, or more ways for rooted users to block most the ads. Adblock Plus is one of the most popular forms for blocking ads,... 

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