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Apple 'actively investigating' alleged celebrity iCloud account hacks

Yesterday a massive theft of photo data from celebrities made its way onto the internet. iCloud was named as the source of the data, though no information was provided as to how it was exploited. Regardless, it made headlines. Apple is aware and investigating. Show More Summary

Worth another read: Smartphones and Sex — your answers

Earlier this year we asked about how your smartphone affects your sex life. For some, it's a natural progression in the digital world. For others, it's a nonstarter. But it's also very much in the news this week in light of the exploitation...Show More Summary

PAX Prime 2014: Adventure Time Game Wizard

Adventure Time Game Wizard is an in development game we saw from Cartoon Network at PAX this year. The game allows players to develop their own platform game using either grid paper or the in game editor. Creating levels using paper is done by using a set of standard symbols for platforms, elevators, coins, etc. […]

Upcoming Android smartphone will be just 5.15 mm thick

The quest to make smartphones as thin as possible will take a new leap later this month when the Ginoee Elife S5.1 is released in China. A "coming soon" listing on a retail website shows that the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean device will be just 5.15 mm thick.

PAX Prime 2014: Alone on the Dark – light puzzler out this week

Light in the Dark is a light based puzzle coming this week to iOS. In the game, light emitting characters are moved around a game board to light up stars — light all three stars for a perfect score on the level. As the levels progress, more obstacles, more difficulty, and much more to manage. […]

10 Best Ways to Secure Your Smartphone

Lock your smartphone We've said a million times, and we'll say it till we're blue in the face. Lock your smartphone. Lock your smartphone! We were also slightly dismayed (though not exactly surprised) to hear in our recent poll that a good third of our readers do not lock their phones. Show More Summary

Microsoft begins to drop 2GB file size limit for OneDrive

Microsoft is prepping to drop the 2GB file size limit for OneDrive. Right now a small number of users can upload files larger than 2GB in size to OneDrive. Users on Reddit were the first to notice a change, with Microsoft sharing a statement to The Next Web to confirm the file size limit changes.

PAX Prime 2014: Stormworm – a 3D version of snake is coming soon

Stormworm is being described as the 3D successor to Snake. Seems like an apt description. The snake or worm in this case is centered on the screen with a press on the right or left side to turn the 3D world it roams on in that direction. It’s a quick and fun game that indeed […]

PAX Prime 2014: The Sleeping Prince from Signal Studios and Tilting Point

I got a chance to sit down at PAX and talk with D.R. Albright from Signal Studios about their first mobile title, The Sleeping Prince. It’s a ragdoll puzzle platformer coming to iOS in just a couple weeks. In the game, the player controls a sleeping prince through 40+ levels of physics based puzzles. The […]

PAX Prime 2014: MEG RVO – online multiplayer strategy games do exist!

I must admit that I didn’t pay much attention to MEG RVO when it hit the app store last month. But seeing it at PAX has gotten me interested. MEG RVO is a realtime multiplayer capture the flag type strategy game where teams battle to capture checkpoints. The game isn’t perfect, but it’s still worth […]

PAX Prime 2014: This War of Mine from 11 Bit Studios

This War of Mine is sure to raise some eyebrows when it’s released later this year. A “staying alive” simulator that has players scavenging, trading, raiding, and defending the refugees in a war torn region is scary and amazingly enthralling. At PAX I was able to spend about 30 minutes playing the PC version of […]

Backflip Studios is Making a 'Dungeons & Dragons' Mobile Game

Over the weekend at PAX Prime, DragonVale developer Backflip Studios announced that they have a new mobile game in the works based on the Dungeons & Dragons IP. The game is currently untitled, but Backflip spoke to Polygon during PAX and did divulge a few details. The game is considered a castle defense game, but

ASUS CEO says ZenWatch will cost under $199 and will be out in October

ASUS CEO Jerry Shen has reportedly stated that its upcoming ZenWatch device will be priced under $199 and that it will be released sometime in October. Shen made these statements well ahead of the company's official reveal of the device at IFA 2014 in Berlin on Wednesday.

Trailer Released for ‘Chaos Rings III’

Square Enix has a couple of projects in the works for the Chaos Rings series. First up is a third installment, Chaos Rings III, which is coming to iOS on October 16 in Japan. It’s safe to assume the game will get an English localization, but we’re just not sure when. In the meantime, check […]

PAX Prime 2014: Dungeons and Dragons Revealed by Backflip Studios and Wizards of the Coast

Dungeons and Dragons has been woefully underrepresented on mobile thus far. Underrepresented for a game that exists as a cornerstone to many gamers gaming history, well older gamers anyway. But Backflip Studios is about to fix that. They developing a mobile version that should fit the bill. The game isn’t ready to show off yet, […]

MOTA SmartRing promises to offer iPhone app alerts on your finger

The smartwatch or smartband is apparently old hat to a company called MOTA, which announced today an upcoming product called the MOTA SmartRing, which it says will provide mobile app notifications on a device that can fit on a finger. Show More Summary

MOTA SmartRing promises to offer Android app alerts on your finger

The smartwatch or smartband is apparently old hat to a company called MOTA, which announced today an upcoming product called the MOTA SmartRing, which it says will provide mobile app notifications on a device that can fit on a finge...

Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to Berlin we go

And we can't forget the cheddarwurst As I sit writing this weeks column I'm actually on a train bound for London. More specifically, I'm bound for Berlin, Germany, where the Android Central team – of Alex Dobie, Derek Kessler and myself – are headed for the big event of the fall, IFA 2014. Show More Summary

Incipio NGP Impact Resistant Case for HTC One M8

Simple protection and some added grip for your M8 in a variety of great color options When you're looking for just the right case for your phone, there's no shortage of options with crazy bells and whistles out there. From multi-layer systems to belt clips and integrated screen protectors, there's a lot of cruft you can strap onto your phone. Show More Summary

Bio Inc medical strategy simulator arrives for Android

Game developer DryGin Studios has released the Android version of its acclaimed, and fairly controversial, iOS medical strategy simulator Bio Inc, where the objective is to kill a virtual patient by creating diseases before other doctors can save the patient.

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