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Former Bioware developers to create Android-based living room game

Former Bioware developers to create Android-based living room game

Hungry Moose Games, a game studio in Canada started by former Bioware developers, is working together with Green Throttle Games to develop a new Android-based living room game designed specifically for Green Throttle Game's Atlas controller. The title is called 9 Lives: Casey & Sphynx, and it follows a "misfit" couple, Casey the security guard and Sphynx the stray cat, who together risk their 9 lives on a puzzle-based adventure.

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Google Babel memo leak speaks of cross-device chat and iOS experience

Google Babel memo leak speaks of cross-device chat and iOS experience

The oncoming wave that is Google Babel (previously spoken of as Google Babble, as well) will soon be hitting your devices at full speed. This service will be a cross-device and cross-platform ecosystem for chatting with your friends and associates, and will be available not just on your Android smartphones and tablets, but your desktop computers too. And not only that - today's leak includes mention of a "first class iOS experience' as well!

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Android isn’t as open as you think it is

Android isn’t as open as you think it is

iOS 6 finally got its jailbreak after several months being available, and iPhone 5 users have no doubt been rejoicing the ability to open up the iOS platform to customize their devices and add tweaks that Apple doesn’t normally allow. However, this only spawned the opportunity for Android loyalists to remind us all that if you want a truly open platform without the need for jailbreaking/rooting, then there’s always Google’s mobile operating system to make you feel better. However, what most Android users fail to realize is that the platform isn’t as open as most users think.

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Vertu TI: Bizarre luxury smartphone with old Android and crazy $20k price

Vertu TI: Bizarre luxury smartphone with old Android and crazy $20k price

Desperate to get on the Android bandwagon but refuse to accept any of the tastelessly-cheap handsets on the market today? Vertu has the device for you: the new Vertu TI, finally ditching Symbian but bizarrely swapping it for an old version of Android. The ridiculously priced - from $9,600, but as much as $19,900 - TI puts Ice Cream Sandwich on a 3.7-inch handset wrapped in sapphire crystal, titanium, and leather.

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Samsung Galaxy Discover revealed with vanilla Android

Samsung Galaxy Discover revealed with vanilla Android

This week the folks at Samsung have revealed that they'll be delivering their newest Galaxy smartphone in the USA with a vanilla (read: untouched) Android experience straight from Google. The device you're seeing here is the Samsung Galaxy Discover and, though it's not 100% stock Android as a real Google Nexus smartphone would be, it's pretty darn close. This device works with a single-core 800Mhz Qualcomm processor, a 3.5-inch HVGA display, and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

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my Xperia service slated for initial launch this week, promises to protect your phone

my Xperia service slated for initial launch this week, promises to protect your phone

Sony has confirmed my Xperia, a service that promises to help locate lost handsets and protect the files contained on them via a couple different options. The security service - which will be launched in beta - will be rolled out in phases, starting with the Nordics. In the second quarter of the year, my Xperia will then be released for Sony smartphone owners globally.

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WindowsAndroid runs Android without emulation on Windows 8

WindowsAndroid runs Android without emulation on Windows 8

This week the folks at Socketeq have been pushing for a widespread testing of their software setup known as WindowsAndroid, running Android natively inside Windows OS. This system takes the Android mobile operating system and runs it on the Windows kernel - instead of Linux, that is, and therefor making everything move ultra-swift as it takes away the emulation layer that would otherwise be present. Sound like a fun project to you? Have at it right this minute!

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Hyundai T7 tablet baffles with quad-core Exynos for impossibly low price

Hyundai T7 tablet baffles with quad-core Exynos for impossibly low price

Today's most mysterious combination of components to hit the mobile universe must be no less than the Hyundai T7 tablet, revealed with a Samsung Exynos 4 quad-core processor and a 7-inch display for just $166 USD. While at that price we're certainly not confident this machine is going to run, it certainly does look enticing with a 1280 x 800 pixel display across 7 inches and an HDMI port out for connectivity with your HDTV. Once you've gotten past those points, it's all comes tumbling downhill.

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APC Paper puts $99 Android PC in a recycled book

APC Paper puts $99 Android PC in a recycled book

Android in a cardboard case and with a sub-$100 price tag: that's what VIA is offering with Paper, a novel (excuse the pun) take on the cloud-computer and prototyping platform trend. The book-shaped system, clads a new version of VIA's Cortex A9-based APC 'board, named Rock - complete with an optimized copy of Android 4.0 - in a recycled cardboard chassis, hooking up to a TV or monitor for web browsing, document editing, gaming, and more.

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