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The Steam Link app has launched for Android

Last week, Valve announced the next step for the Steam Link, opting to release it as an app for iOS and Android. The app will allow you to stream your Steam library to more devices than ever before, ranging from smartphones and tablets, to Android TV boxes or the Apple …

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Android facing more anti-trust complaints

Google is facing more anti-trust complaints regarding Android. The European Commission is already investigating Google over its mobile operating system due to concerns that it promotes its own apps over its competitors and now, complaints have arisen suggesting that Google is abusing its dominance in the market. This particular complaint …

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Google is going to stop selling the Nexus 7

Well the tablet had a good run but it looks like Google is no longer going to sell the Nexus 7 tablet. Since the first iteration back in 2012, the Nexus 7 has been the ‘go to’ tablet for Android users, thanks to its low price but very capable specifications. …

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Google Play now uses PEGI ratings for apps

The Google Play store is going to begin using the PEGI rating system for its games in Europe, it has been announced. This comes as part of a coalition between PEGI and other age rating systems across the world, known as the International Age Rating Coalition (IARC). The group of …

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Sponsored search results coming to Google Play store

Google has announced that it will soon be adding sponsor spots to search results in the Google Play app store on Android. The ‘pilot program’ will work similarly to how ads work on the traditional Google Search page, allowing developers to have their apps highlighted. This means that those looking …

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Hearthstone is now available on Android tablets, but…

Hearthstone on Android

Good news Hearthstone players with Android tablets! Blizzard has just released the game you love for the tablet you own, allowing you to play  wherever you desire. But there is a temporary problem for some of us… Unfortunately for the first few days, you will only be able to download the …

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You can play DOOM and Minecraft on a smartwatch

Smartwatches can already do a lot of things we don’t really need them to do but we’ve never seen them running games before. YouTube user, Corbin Davenport, has managed to get the original DOOM app and Minecraft pocket edition running on his Samsung Gear Live watch, running Android Wear. Yes, …

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Apple and Google are battling over mobile exclusives

Gamers are pretty used to the idea of platform exclusives on consoles and PC but it isn’t something we’ve really had to deal with on mobile devices until recently, as now Apple and Google are battling over exclusivity deals with App developers more aggressively than ever. With gaming apps being …

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CyanogenMod hits 10 million users mark

CyanogenMod has just surpassed the 10 million user mark, further proving that Android users want the barebones operating system, free of ugly skins coupled with fast updates. The custom rom has certainly set itself out from the crowd too, with its over the air updates as well nightly and stable …

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No Google Play for Blackberry afterall

Yesterday we posted an article on Google Play running on a couple of Blackberry devices, at the time the images looked pretty convincing and led us to believe that Google and Blackberry might be forming a partnership. Well it turns out it was just a rumour as Blackberry has come …

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Google Play on a Blackberry?

Over the weekend some leaked images of an upcoming Blackberry 10 update showed off Google’s Play Store running on the device. Blackberry 10.2.1 might reveal a partnership with Google, bringing the Play Store to the Blackberry Z10 and Q10 smartphones. Blackberry has always struggled with its App store, Blackberry App …

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A wild MadCatz Android console appears

As if the lacklustre selling Wii U, upcoming next-gen systems from Microsoft and Sony, a very competitive PC market, the Ouya, Nvidia Shield and Gamer Stick consoles weren’t enough, Mad Catz is set to debut its own Android console in the coming few days, at the E3 conference. Announced to …

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A quick peak at the Google Nexus 7

While the debate about whether Samsung copied Apple or Apple copied Samsung rages away in California, Google has decided to put its paw in the water with a low cost tablet of its own. Before our mobile expert Blair McClelland publishes a full, indepth analysis of the tablet within the …

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Magazines and audiobooks coming soon to Google Play

Yesterday Google announced its new Google Play brand which integrates Android applications, music, movies and books all into one service. Now magazines and audiobooks may be on the way to help turn Google Play into a more developed and expansive ecosystem. This development came about as an audiobooks page was …

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