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Color and the death of “Beta”

This past Friday was pretty confusing for app reviewers; while scoping out new releases to examine, I came across a large number of media outlets reporting that Color, released March 23, was going to be the newest thing in social sharing. It touted a number of...

Review: Hextacy on Android

Ah, it seems like it's been awhile since my last game review. I got knocked on my ass by a pretty serious case of the flu last week, so I apologize that my reviews have been sparse. This week I bring you Hextacy, an oft-discussed game that's hit the Android...

AT&T set to buy T-Mobile USA for $39 billion

After what was otherwise a slow weekend, a major bombshell has dropped in American telecom news: AT&T and Deutche Telekom has just entered into an agreement that arranges the purchase of T-Mobile USA for a stunning $39 billion. AT&T's combined user...

Review: TiltArena > PewPew

A couple weeks ago I reviewed a Geometry Wars lookalike called "Pew Pew," which was fun, but I had a few complaints about. I'm generally not a fan of games like it, which try to emulate game controls on-screen. Coupled with the fact that the play area was a...

Review: PicPlz on Android

If you've got friends who use iOS, there's a good chance that at least one of them uses Instagr.am; for the uninitiated, the app takes a lot of the work out of photo editing and sharing. Users can take photos, apply effects and publish photos to social...

Spotlight: Coding Green Robots

Though many of us are Android fans, a few of us have taken things a step further and have  actually done some coding for the platform. This is all well and good, but what about those of us who wish to learn? As someone's who's in that latter camp (if anything,...

Review: Plug In Launcher

Many of us have gone through the stress of disabling the bug where Android will automatically launch a music player when headphones are inserted. For me, it's been especially frustrating to hear the same songs from A Tribe Called Quest's "Midnight Marauders"...