Tag: Video

PAYDAY: Crime War hands-on: A solid online shooter hobbled by poor controls and uneven matchmaking

Article Contents PAYDAY: Crime War is a new first-person shooter for Android that recently entered into a closed beta on September 10th, and it runs until October 14th. Unlike Payday 2, you can now play as cops and robbers, which is an interesting twist. The idea is that teams of fours cops face get to off […]

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New feature in Microsoft Excel app for Android turns photos of data tables into spreadsheets

Microsoft’s annual Ignite conference kicked off today in Orlando, bringing with it a number of product announcements primarily directed at IT and enterprise customers. However, there are a few updates that are also of interest to Android Police readers, including a new Excel app feature that turns a picture of a data table into a […]

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30 best new Android games released this week including Life is Strange: Before the Storm, Flipflop Solitaire, and Phantomgate : The Last Valkyrie

Article Contents Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android games that went live in the Play Store or were spotted by us in the previous week or so. This week I have the long-awaited sequel to Life is Strange, an awesome take on solitaire card games, and an enjoyable platforming RPG with plenty […]

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The first Android phone, the T-Mobile G1, was announced 10 years ago today

On this fateful day ten years ago, Google, T-Mobile, and HTC joined forces to announce the T-Mobile G1. It would go on to launch internationally as the HTC Dream, but this piece of hardware was the first way consumers could experience the Android platform. The G1 was far from perfect, even by the standards of […]

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Exploring the ruins of a Toys R Us, discovering a trove of sensitive employee data

[embedded content] When the private equity raiders who took over Toys R Us, saddled it up with debt, extracted $200,000,000 and then crashed it, they took the employee severance fund with them, but that wasn’t the final indignity the titans of finance inflicted on the workforce before turning them out on the unemployment line. […]

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Hypnotic video of 3D-printed plant forms undulating underwater

Hydrophytes are 3D-printed multimaterial forms that explore the possibilities for engineered plants of the future. Via University of Wellington: Introducing Hydrophytes, 3D printed ‘plants’ that respond to their surroundings in incredibly lifelike ways. These objects are part of unique research into multi-material 4D printing by Master of Design Innovation student Nicole Hone, and they’re drawing […]

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GoPro unveils Hero7 line with enhanced image stabilization, live streaming [APK download]

Daredevils open your wallets: GoPro announced three new cameras on Thursday with the Hero7 line. With a price range of $200 – $400, GoPro’s Hero7 line provides power and performance updates over the previous Hero6 lineup. The flagship Hero7 Black is distinguished visually as the only model featuring a front-facing LCD screen. In addition to […]

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HMD sends invites to October 4th event as Nokia 7.1 Plus render leaks

The first two weeks of October is lining up to be an exceedingly busy time for phone unveilings — we’ve got Google’s big hardware event that will include the Pixel 3, the second-gen Razer Phone 2, the LG V40 ThinQ, the Samsung Galaxy A9 Star Pro (what a name, right), and now it seems as […]

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[Update: It’s back] Life is Strange: Before the Storm is out on Android

Square Enix’s original Life is Strange graphic adventure game only recently launched on Android this past July. It was apparent the delayed release (the iOS version came out seven months prior) was in preparation for the upcoming prequel. PC and console players have already had a chance to play the prequel’s first chapter (yes, this […]

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A banjo cover of the ‘Knight Rider’ theme song

Remember when times were simpler? When a pre-Baywatch David Hasselhoff fought crime in a souped-up talking Firebird named KITT? Youtuber Banjo Guy Ollie remembers. Now’s he’s covering that “high-tech” Knight Rider theme with his banjo (and his accordion and some other instruments). He reports that he’ll soon cover other eighties TV themes like Magnum P.I., […]

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Frogmind’s ‘Badland Brawl’ is up for pre-registration

Some of you may remember a quirky little auto-runner from 2013 called Badland. It’s been downloaded over 50 million times across the world, which is probably why a sequel was released in 2015. Apparently, the developer Frogmind has pushed aside the auto-running genre since that followup and has moved on to bigger and better things. […]

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[Bonus Round] BestLuck, Stockpile, Cube Escape: Paradox, Tsuki, TOKYO GHOUL [:re birth], Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Realm War, and Brave Frontier: The Last Summoner

Article Contents Welcome to the latest entry in our Bonus Round series, wherein we tell you all about the new Android games of the day that we couldn’t get to during our regular news rounds. Consider this a quick update for the dedicated gamers who can’t wait for our weekly roundups, and don’t want to […]

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Streets of Rage 2 Classic is the latest SEGA Forever title on the Play Store

The SEGA Forever program may have had it’s release schedule slowed down earlier this year, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a few classics left in Sega’s library that are slated to come to Android. Last month we received a re-release of Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode II, and today the classic beat ’em up Streets of […]

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Fliptop Solitaire by Zach Gage has finally made its way to Android

Zach Gage is the developer that came up with SpellTower (one of my favorite word games that for some reason is missing from the Play Store), Ridiculous Fishing, and Really Bad Chess. These are all popular titles that show this dev has a very consistent track record. His newest game Flipflop Solitaire may have released on iOS last November, […]

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Slightly Heroes is a difficult-to-control shooter for Daydream VR

Hatrabbit Entertainment is a game studio based in Stockholm, Sweeden. The company’s first mobile title was Merry Snowballs, a winter-themed casual shooter for mobile, Google Cardboard, and Daydream VR. Hatrabbit just released Slightly Heroes, another simple first-person shooter exclusively for Daydream. In Slightly Heroes, you play as one of several cartoon characters in a 1v1 […]

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Firefox Reality web browser now available for Daydream VR, Oculus Go, and Vive Wave

Back in July, a standalone version of Chrome finally became available for Daydream VR. You could visit sites or play web-based VR games without ever taking off your headset, and it was the first time standalone Daydream headsets (like the Lenovo Mirage Solo) could access websites. If you’re not a fan of Chrome, there’s another […]

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