Tag Archive: Trees


Help save trees when you play SEEDS – The Magic Garden

How would you like to save a tree and make the world a little greener next time you play a game on your phone? That’s exactly what Znavit and the World Land Trust are looking to accomplish with SEEDS – The Magic Garden. Together they have teamed up to help you save and plant trees all over the world by simply playing a game on your phone.

On the surface, SEEDS – The Magic Garden is just another match game.  [Read More…]

BlackBerry KEYone: Seeing the forest for the trees

The BlackBerry KEYone isn’t trying to be the best phone ever — just the best BlackBerry ever. It’s succeeded, and given the faithful something to use and abuse all over again.

It’s easy to forget that on-screen keyboards weren’t always as good as they are today. In fact, for years they kinda sucked. Those were the years in which BlackBerry ruled for pounding out message after message. It also was the only real source for secure(ish) messaging. And the cult  [Read More…]

46 HD and QHD wallpapers of gorgeous trees (Round 2)

“In botany, a tree is a perennial plant with an elongated stem, or trunk, supporting branches and leaves in most species. In some usages, the definition of a tree may be narrower, including only woody plants with secondary growth, plants that are usable as lumber or plants above a specified height. Trees are not a taxonomic group but include a variety of plant species that have independently evolved a woody trunk and branches as a way to tower above other  [Read More…]

Announcing the ‘AC Photo Contest: Trees’ winners!

We thought this contest prompt would spur a lot of great photos, and thankfully we were correct. 10 full pages of fantastic tree photos filled the forum thread, and while we had extra prizes this time around — four Chromecasts — they weren’t enough to fit in all of the great shots. We narrowed it down to the four winners eventually, though — check them out.

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Android Central Photo Contest: Trees

Our last photo contest, rust, was about what nature does to metal, and this contest is all about nature itself: specifically, “trees.” Whether it’s a dense forest or a nicely-manicured lawn outside a home, you’re bound to find some visually interesting trees of all shapes, sizes and colors. We want to see your best tree photos!

We’ll be picking out four winners for this contest, with each winner receiving a Chromecast!

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From the Editor’s Desk: The forest, the trees, and FIRST!

So let me make sure I’ve got this right. It’s pretty clear that all the major Android device manufacturers have been working with Android 5.0 Lollipop code for some time now, and they’re all practically tripping over each other to be the first one to release updates.

Motorola is poised to update the 2014 Moto X. Samsung’s Galaxy S5 update keeps appearing. HTC gave its usual “within 90 days” line, but I expect to see updates  [Read More…]

Weekly Photo Contest: Trees

Whether functional, decorative or a little bit of both, there’s always some beauty to be found in foliage around us. That’s why we’re making this week’s photo contest focus on “trees,” hoping to see the best tree pictures you can produce in the week ahead.

Two winners this week will receive an iStabilizer Flex tripod with a smartphone mount — the perfect accessory for future smartphone photo sessions.

Entering is easy. Just drop your entry in  [Read More…]

Pigs in Trees puts swine in the cockpit, with you at the controls

Pigs in Trees

Here’s a fun little time-waster that’s one part Flight Control, one part reverse Angry Birds, and one part MiniSquadron. You control a pig in a plane, protecting a tree from woodpeckers’ pecking. It’s got 4 campaigns and 75 levels and is surprisingly easy and immersive. You draw a line from your plane to the woodpeckers, engage and take ’em out.

The game is free and ad-supported, but an easy in-app purchase  [Read More…]