Green Throttle Games, the now-defunct maker of a Bluetooth controller accessory for Android devices, is the latest Google acquisition. Although it had basically stopped supporting its controller hardware and pulled its corresponding Android app, Green Throttle will bring some gaming and accessory knowledge along with former staff and co-founders over to Google.
Flappy Bird has caused quite the commotion over the past month or so after being taken down by its creator, Dong Nguyen.
According to the story “The Flight of the Birdman: Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen Speaks Out” from the March 27 issue of Rolling Stone, Nguyen said he has not ruled out [Read More...]
Now you can pick up 9 games in total if you donate over the average, currently still under $ 4
The Humble Mobile Bundle 4 has been available for a few days now, and that means it’s time for an expansion of the number of games available. As it regularly does, Humble Bundle is adding three more games to the list, all of which will be available if you make an above-average donation for the group. Adding to the [Read More...]
Following the outstanding success of their first Indiegogo campaign, Smarty Ring has launched a second campaign which brags “upgrading to scrolling display.”
The rest of the Indiegogo page is pretty similar to that of the first campaign. There are a couple of contribution options. The $ 60 option being reserved for those who have already ordered the Smarty Ring v1.0 who would like to upgrade to the v2.0 with scrolling display. The other options are:
$ 175 – Smarty Ring [Read More...]
We’re pretty sure it has to be Android 4.4.2
Folks with an AT&T flavored Moto X (I hear it tastes like pickles) and have signed up for the Motorola Feedback network are getting invites for a new soak test this afternoon. While it’s called “an early preview of a new software release,” odds are that this is the Android 4.4.2 update like we’ve seen on other carriers already.
Thanks for joining the Motorola Feedback Network. We [Read More...]
What isn’t clear right now is why Sprint needs to buy its closest competitor to start the war
It’s not much of a secret that Sprint intends to make a bid for smaller rival T-Mobile, but SoftBank CEO and Sprint chairman Masayoshi Son is making big claims about what the combined companies would do. Speaking in an interview on PBS, Son claimed that if a deal to let Sprint buy T-Mobile were agreed to and approved [Read More...]
BitCoin has grown exponetially in its popularity and use as a virtual currency, and now a new app is launching called InAppCoins that easily integrates Bitcoin payments into mobile apps and games on Android.
In-app purchases form the freemium model for many apps, so InAppCoins has launched an SDK and web dashboard for developers who want to accept BitCoins as payments for their in-app purchases.
If you’re a developer and are interested in signing up for accepting BitCoins for your [Read More...]
Snapdragon 801, 2600mAh battery, touch-to-wake functionality and more revealed in leaked sales guide
We’re two weeks out from the launch of the new HTC One — also known by its codename “M8″ — but pace of online leaks shows no sign of slowing. Today GSMArena says it’s gotten hold of a sales guide for the device, along with details of its hardware specs, confirming much of what we saw from this morning’s Australian leak.
Here’s a [Read More...]