XCOM: Enemy Unknown Released for Android, Takes up Only 3.6GB of Storage on Your Device

The award winning PC and Console Strategy Game of the Year, XCOM: Enemy Unknown is now available for Android through Google Play. The game is set in the future, as a group of military personnel called XCOM, battle an alien army that features weapons of untold power.

You play as the commander of XCOM, tasked with creating fully operational bases, discovering alien technologies, planning and coordinating attack missions, and leading assaults against alien forces. To sum it up, you are Earth’s last hope for survival, so don’t screw it up.  (more…)

IFTTT is Now Available on Android

IFTTT – “if this, then that” – is now available on Android. The incredibly popular automate-your-life service has been an internet favorite for some time, especially for those who want things to just happen depending on certain circumstances. Think of it a bit like Tasker, only even more broad with tie-ins to popular internet services. Could I have been more vague there? Probably not. Let me try to explain this.  (more…)

theScore Android App Set to Receive Update Today, Brings Customizable “Feed” Feature

theScore, an Android app which brings all things sports to your fingertips, is set to receive an update today through Google Play. The update brings one major feature, which is a new customizable “Feed.” The Feed will take any teams, sports, or players you have selected, then compile an easily digestible list of news and stats surrounding those selected favorites.  (more…)

Humble Mobile Bundle 5 Gets Three More Games

In case the great cause and game selection of the Humble Mobile Bundle 5 did not quite win you over when it went live, you will now have three more games to play, as long as you pay more than the average price (currently sitting at $5.21). Paper Monsters, R-TYPE, and Enviro-Bear 2010 will be joining other great titles such as The Room Two, Carcassonne, and R-TYPE 2, so if you have not bought into the bundle yet, now would be a good time to do so. (more…)

Google Play Hosting Premium Game Sale, Top Titles for 50% Off

Google is currently hosting a big Premium Games sale over on Google Play, your one stop shop for all things related to Android apps, games, movies, books, and more. For a limited time, you can pick up a few top titles for 50% or more off of the original price, allowing you to get more fun, for less cash.

A few titles which should be no-brainers for most of you, that I also highly recommend, are Out There, Need for Speed: Most Wanted, The Room Two, Sprinkle Islands, and Contre Jour. Seriously, if you have not tried any of those, get on it.

Check out the full list of games on sale below.  (more…)

Depthy Adds 3D Parallax to Your Google Camera Lens Blur Photos

Thought Google Camera‘s only killer feature was software depth-of-field? Think again. A crafty developer has created Depthy, an open source program that adds a parallax effect to photos taken with Google Camera’s Lens Blur mode.

The program’s feat is accomplished by using Lens Blur’s depth mapping, which produces a three-dimensional model of the subject being captured in order to achieve the “blur” effect. Depthy essentially makes the map navigable, allowing you to pan around the image to see “behind” objects in frame. The effect is pretty mindblowing. (more…)