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Temple Run 2 expected to launch on Jan. 24 in the Google Play Store

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One of the better free Android games available is Temple Run.  It provided hours of entertainment for Android & iOS users alike, until they got bored of it.  As with most games, it is only a matter of time befo…

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Android News

UDJ App on IndieGoGo promises more popular music playlists at parties

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UDJ is a new service available on Android that allows people at a party to vote for the songs playing, though it’s in private beta. I for one think its a great idea; it’ll rid parties of those terrible…

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Apps Alert #92: Best new Android Apps for the week ending March 31, 2012

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April is almost upon us, but these titles are no joke. Here are a few highlights of the best free Android apps released into Google Play recently. Click the image thumbnails to get download links. Androinica.co…

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Entertainment

CW Android app lets users watch entire episodes and follow network on your phone or tablet

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Attention all fans of Gossip Girl, Vampire Diaries, Supernatural, and 90210 – wait there’s a new 90210? – of the world: you can now watch your beloved shows on-demand using your Android pho…

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Android App Reviews

Mint Market is akin to Craiglist, but built for buyers and sellers with Android [App Reviews]

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Buying and selling products? You probably want to head to eBay or Craigslist, but you may also want to consider a new free app for Android known as Mint Market. (Android 2.2 or higher required to use.) Mint Market…

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Android App Reviews

Shogun – Abandon all hope, ye who enter Bullet Hell [Game Review]

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Smooth. How many shoot’em ups (shmup) have there been for Android? A few top-down shooters and a few side-scrollers to be sure. Now, how many of those ran without hiccups? The last question definitely li…

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Android App Reviews

Lightbox – Android’s Answer to Instagram [App Review]

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We’ve talked about Lightbox before, but now it’s out of beta and looking to compete for your retro and 8-bit pictures. While Lightbox has a lot of downloads (more than 1 million), it doesn’t…

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Decide for Android tracks product ratings, compares prices, and tells you when to buy [App Reviews]

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When I buy electronics, I like to scan the barcode to price check, do a search for customer and industry reviews of the product, and ask around to see if anyone else has experience with that particular item. Decid…

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Exitium – An action/RPG that harks back circa Final Fantasy Tactics [Game Review]

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I fear turn-based RPGs may have gone the way of the dodo, but I am finding a little relief in the exploding market of action/RPGs. Exitium is one of the newer of these hybrid games on the market, and I was pleasantly…

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Famigo lets you share your Android devices with your kids, worry free! [App Review]

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Do you have an Android device that sometimes seems to belong to your young children instead of you? If this sounds like you, then I’m sure you’ve: heard “Dad!” or “Mom!”…

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Stardash – A dreary version of Mario… from your nightmares [Game Review]

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OrangePixel has an awesome collection of games for Android, and their latest, Stardash, is a true gem if you’re addicted to platforming games. In the vein of Super Mario and Mega Man, Stardash is level up…

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Squarespace for Android available now in the Android Market

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On August 1st, I had the extreme honor of previewing the beta of Squarespace’s Android app. As a multi-year Squarespace user, I was extremely happy to have access to the service in a native app on my smartp…

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Google+ for Android updated to bring Re-Sharing and more languages to mobile

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Wow. The team of Android developers behind Google’s app must never sleep. It seems like every few days there is a new release of one of their apps for us to talk about. On Tuesday, I posted on the update to to t…

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Android Games

Catch The Coins: When good ideas go bad [Game Review]

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If you are a regular reader of Androinica, then you should know that I am a lover of physics games. I have accomplished 3 stars on every Angry Birds level, beaten all the puzzles in Cut the Rope, and even played the h…

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GetGlue gets a new UI, new features [App Updates]

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Okay, I’ll admit it. I am a social media junkie. Unlike most normal people, I don’t find one or two networks and use them exclusively. Instead, I join almost every network I hear about, and then try m…

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