Back in the hot-seat after a week away savouring the sights, sounds and sauerkraut of the IFA international consumer technology expo in Berlin, it’s been a relief to put our feet up and re-immerse ourselves fully in the all-encompassing, all-giving, all-awesome OS technological treat that is Android.
But don’t think we’ve been taking it easy! Whereas the show was hard on the feet, this week has been an equally vigorous mental romp as we took in, processed and reproduced for you Android news and reviews hotter than a barbecue on the sun.
Five days of scorching fact action now sliced down into a smorgasbord of smartphone slickness for you right here. Get stuck in…
Let chaos rule as you rain down a hot metal hiding on the world’s bad guys in a race to rescue your girlfriend. Faster fun with a very big gun you’re unlikely to find this month, so get your briefing here, then download, lock ’n’ load and wage war against the Forces of Evil. Yeehaa!
CoPilot Live Premium
Forever driving the wrong way down one way streets, careening off-road and into rivers, or sitting sobbing in epic tailbacks all because your transport technology is not up to task? Then you need to upgrade your Android assistance ante with CoPilot Live Premium. We did here on a trip to Milton Keynes (don’t ask) and now we’ll not leave LOA Towers without it.
The end of the week’s awesome angling offering pits an overweight martial artist against the slippery catch and keep of the deep using the full touch and tilt talents of your device. Are your reactions catfish like or are you just plain cod-awful at catching? Check out our fisherman’s friend here.
Amazon’s Android Appstore Opens in Europe
Finally, after an 18 month wait, reigning online shopping rainforest, Amazon, has opened its Android Appstore doors in Europe. Live in the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy, it may have been a long time coming, but now the open source OS offers more options than ever.
IFA 2012: Android Cameras Keep Coming
Reporting back from the biggest tech-fest in Europe, we risked blisters and bockwurst to bring you the latest news on the all-new Android-commanded compact camera set to change the world of convergence.
Freddie Phoenix Flies from the Angry Ashes
There was no stopping us now on Wednesday when we launched Headlong into some tenuous app related News of the World as strutting peacock of rock, ex-Queen frontman Freddie Mercury, made a guest appearance in the latest Flash Angry Birds trailer, designed to help bring awareness of the Mercury Phoenix Trust charity. Sorry about the puns, we were Under Pressure…
All-Suing Oracle Ordered to Pay Costs
Further fun for Android enthusiasts on Thursday as, fresh from losing their copyright infringement lawsuit against Google back in June, Oracle popped up again as presiding judge in the case, William Alsup, further ruled that not only was Oracle wrong, it should also now pay towards Google’s legal beagle fees. Law, what is it good for? At least US $1.3 million it seems.
Pigging Great News from Rovio
Ending the week in great style, the developer behind the monumentally successful array of foul-flinging Angry Birds apps, Rovio, has announced a fresh take on the war betwixt bird and pig with the forthcoming Bad Piggies – the story from the other side!
Another week of Android excellence draws to a close, leaving us wiser, richer and, I dare say, sexier. May your weekend rock like Justin ‘Nordic Thunder’ Howard, recent winner of the 17th annual Air Guitar World Championship – see you on Monday for more of the un-same!