Mojang’s “Biggest Update Ever” for Minecraft: Pocket Edition Now Live on Google Play

Better clear a few hours off your schedule today, because Minecraft: Pocket Edition is receiving a huge update today. Version 0.9.0 is being slowly rolled out, packed with updates that any Minecraft fan will be sure to get excited about.

Wolves, Endermen, and caves are just the start of the changelog for today’s update. These features finally come after months of hard work and teasing by Mojang for the “biggest update ever” for Pocket Edition. (more…)

Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake, One of Android’s Most Adorable Games

A birthday just isn’t a birthday without a cake. So, you can imagine the frustration and confusion when poor little Niko wakes up on his special day and finds that his cake has gone missing. Soon enough, you are guiding Niko around the island of Gogapoe Island, finding pieces of his cake to put it back together.

Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake plays very well, plus has the artistic style to back it up. The basic gameplay involves dragging your finger across the map to guide Niko through puzzles on his way to the pieces of cake. Fairly soon, you will find allies to rally to your cake hunting cause, and you will be able to switch between characters in stages as the difficulty ratchets up.  (more…)

iFixit Gives the Samsung Gear Live and the LG G Watch a Teardown, Looking for the Secrets of Android Wear

Google’s first iterations of Android Wear have been on people’s wrists in the form of the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live since Google I/O ended. Like clockwork, the guys from iFixit have gotten their hands on a few devices, so they could tear them down to show us what exactly goes into the two new smartwatches in case you ever had to do some repairing yourself. We also like seeing the insides of these products, especially new-to-market tech like smartwatches.  (more…)

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet Spotted in Global Certification, Could This be the “Mocha” Tablet?

Back in May, details dropped of an NVIDIA tablet that was being worked on behind closed doors under the codename “Mocha.” Well, a few days ago, an NVIDIA tablet made its way through the Global Certification Forum, but under the SHIELD brand name.

There was a sparse amount of information listed for this device other than the company name. GSM bands listed point to it being functional on AT&T and T-Mobile, but no CDMA. There were LTE bands listed in this certification, but without more details, we can’t be sure if those are meant to be used in the US or elsewhere.  (more…)

Telltale’s The Wolf Among Us Comes to Android, Amazon App Store Exclusive For Now

As if it wasn’t awesome enough for Telltale Games to start releasing its great The Walking Dead games on Android, we have now been blessed with the launch of The Wolf Among Us, as well. The game, based on the comic series Fables, only launched on PC eight months ago, but we are getting to play it on our Android devices today. As long as you have the Amazon Appstore installed, of course.  (more…)

OUYA Testing Annual Subscription Model, $60 Nabs You Almost Everything

The retail packaging for OUYA states that the little Android-powered console “has big dreams.” Unfortunately, dreams don’t move sales numbers, so OUYA is trying something new to get their little-console-that-could up and running in today’s market.

In an effort to encourage OUYA owners to try more of the games they worked so hard to cultivate on their platform, a new annual subscription model has been announced this week. (more…)

Facebook Explains the Future of Its Android App is Through Efficiency and Performance

In a post on their engineering blog today, Facebook said that it was about two years ago when they became a “mobile-first” company. The struggle with that outlook is the definition of mobile is not the same all around the world. To make sure that its application will give the same Facebook experience to people around the world, Facebook traveled to Africa to study what “mobile” is in emerging markets to help define its strategy going forward.  (more…)

T-Mobile on a Roll, Updating Galaxy Note 3 and G Flex for All VoLTE Markets, Galaxy S5 as Well

If you thought that T-Mobile was done making moves after its event last night, you would be wrong. T-Mobile is looking to continue to impress people with the roll-out of their VoLTE service to more markets around the country, assuming those people have devices that are ready to take advantage of it. Starting today, updates are coming to devices like the G Flex, Note 3, and Galaxy S5 with support for all of the new markets.  (more…)