Square Enix has released games, even recently, onto the Android Market and has been for awhile on iOS. Well now it seems they are ready to just jump right into mobile gaming full force as they have just set up a department/company under them called HippoLabs which will be dedicated to mobile gaming on Smartphones.
Gingerbread, Google’s next step towards Android’s mobile dominance (both on smartphones and on tablets) has launched with Samsung’s Nexus S in December. Not only did Samsung bring out great hardware, but Google’s also launched the next version of Android with along with it. We review Android “Gingerbread” on T-Mobile’s extraordinarily flexible HD2.
Hackers with political motivation, being called hactivists by the media are using a tool known as Low Orbit Ion Cannon (found on the internet with a simple search) to attack PayPal, MasterCard, and Visa. Credit processors stopped donations to WikiLeaks, a Whistle-Blowing website out of fear of legal recourse. It disrupted the ability to make purchases in the Android Market for several hours as a result.
The curiously named REGZA T-01C is an exciting waterproof Android device that’s from an unexpected Japanese company that’s just jumped on-board with Google’s OS, Toshiba. It comes packed with a 1GHz Snapdragon chipset, a large 4 inch display, a 12.2-megapixel camera inside of a slim 12.2 mm thin casing.
The Impossible game is old-school one button, jumping based platforming strategy in your pocket that perfectly blends an awesome electronic soundtrack that matches the intensity of the game. First released on the iPhone and Xbox as a downloadable title the game is out now for Android.
XDA’s community has more great news for us. After their triumph over the outdated Windows Mobile 6.5 OS on HTC’s HD2 they’ve managed to do the same with Toshiba’s TG-01. The world’s first Snapdragon equipped smartphone is now compatible with Google’s more modern Android OS. From it looks of it the Snapdragon chip manages games just fine.
We’ve learned more about the future of Google’s dessert themed update strategy and their both set to bring huge changes to the platform. Google has also officially targeted the latter at tablets with manufacturers already signing on for Google’s more tablet friendly OS.