Post Tagged with: "Android"

How to Crack China: Ubisoft Lifts the Lid on its Asian Experiment
/ June 22, 2015 2:53 pm
How to Crack China: Ubisoft Lifts the Lid on its Asian Experiment

Gamesindustry.biz reports "The Chinese games industry has always left most of the major western publishers dumbfounded, and the nation's appetite for smartphone games, typically dominated by Android, has grown from a curious sideshow to the iOS led industry in Europe and North America to one of the main drivers behind the smartphone scene today.". Read More

Vessel’s new Android app opens the viral video service to a bigger audience
/ June 16, 2015 12:39 pm
Vessel’s new Android app opens the viral video service to a bigger audience

The Verge reports "Building a massive viewership for your startup video service can be hard to do without a presence on Android, so today Vessel — the company led by Hulu's ex-CEO Jason Kilar — is launching an app for Google's OS. If you're unfamiliar with Vessel, the service offers subscribers who pay $2.99 per month exclusive early access to popular short form videos.". Read More

Android Game Console Maker Ouya Acquired by Razer
/ June 15, 2015 1:24 pm
Android Game Console Maker Ouya Acquired by Razer

Variety reports "Indie game console manufacturer Ouya has been acquired by fellow gaming hardware maker Razer. Acquisition talks between the two companies were first reported last week, and Monday, investment bank Mesa Global accidentally confirmed the deal on its website before an official announcement went out. Mesa Global has since taken down any mention of the deal, but not before it was spotted by Liliputing.com.". Read More

PBS Launches PBS Video App for Android with Chromecast Support
/ June 11, 2015 1:15 pm
PBS Launches PBS Video App for Android with Chromecast Support

Variety reports "PBS has brought its mobile app to Android, giving Android users access to full episodes of shows like “Frontline,” “PBS Newshour,” “Masterpiece,” “Nova” and “Call the Midwife.” The new app also comes with Google Cast support, allowing users to beam their shows to their TV, provided it’s equipped with Google’s Chromecast streaming stick or any Android TV streaming device.". Read More

HBO Now Coming to Google’s Android Devices
/ May 28, 2015 1:14 pm
HBO Now Coming to Google’s Android Devices

The Hollywood Reporter reports "The $14.99 subscription service, which gives non-cable customers access to live streams of current HBO shows such as Game of Thrones and catalogs of past shows including The Sopranos, will be available for download in the Google Play store, making it available on Android devices. It will also support Chromecast on Android, iOS and web browsers and will be available on Android TV.". Read More

Worldwide Smartphone Growth To Slow In 2015, As China Reaches Saturation
/ May 26, 2015 11:36 am
Worldwide Smartphone Growth To Slow In 2015, As China Reaches Saturation

TechCrunch reports "The writing has been on the wall for some time, but analysts at IDC are again confirming today that the worldwide smartphone market will continue to see its overall growth slowing in 2015. The firm says that global smartphone shipments will grow just 11.3% this year, down from 27.6% the year prior. The changes are attributed, in part, to the Chinese smartphone market reaching saturation, which will make 2015 the first year that China’s smartphone growth (2.5%) will be slower than the worldwide market.". Read More

Periscope catches up with Meerkat by launching an Android app
/ May 26, 2015 10:53 am
Periscope catches up with Meerkat by launching an Android app

Digital Spy reports "While announcing the app's next phase, Twitter also revealed that Periscope received more than one million sign-ups in its first ten days on iOS - With Android now on board, that number looks set to continue growing.". Read More

Get Adobe Flash player