Real Racing 3 Trailer is Out, and It Looks Good

by Brian Kramer on
tagged , , ,

Racing fans should take a look at this video, EA and FireMonkeys Studio have put up a pre-alpha trailer for the upcoming Real racing 3, and the visuals look fantastic.

They haven’t actually announced it for Android yet, but since both Real Racing and Real Racing 2 have made their way to Android, it’s a safe bet that Real Racing 3 will be as well. Video after the break. » Read the rest

Official Xbox Live for Android application launches. How does it compare to the competition?

by Chris Stewart on
tagged , , , , , ,

If you’re both an Android lover and an avid gamer, chances are you will been waiting for Microsoft to release it’s new My Xbox Live application on the Google Play Store. With the application hitting Apple’s App Store last month it was only a matter of time before we’d see it arrive on Android and the good news is that today is that day!

I’ve personally been a fan of both Android and Xbox for a few years now and have been searching for the ideal application to suit my needs. For me, one of the biggest attractions that keeps me coming back to the Xbox is the social aspect of online gaming. The majority of my close friends are on Xbox Live and from time to time one of my favourite means of winding down after a long week at work is spending a couple of hours playing capture-the-flag whilst chatting with my friends. I was always interested in the concept of being able to glance at your phone to see who’s online and what they’re playing before deciding whether to fire up the Xbox or watch a film. With a number of popular, third party applications on the Play Store, the biggest challenge was always finding an application that you could rely on.

» Read the rest

Quick Look at Big Animated Origami Tutorial App in the Android Market

by Stacy Bruce on
tagged , , , , ,

Here’s something you don’t see every day – An Android app that teaches you how to fold origami via flash videos! Big Animated Origami Tutorial Lite is not only a long name, but it is also a free Android app found in the Android Market that allows you to quickly learn how to make dozens of origami.

This free version of the app will provide you a visual aid for mastering the art of paper folding. By watching videos you can learn a whole bunch of cool designs, from basic paper airplanes to complex flowers and animals. Jump past the break to learn more.

» Read the rest

A Quick Peek at Toon Ball – Free Game in The Android Market

by Stacy Bruce on
tagged , , , , , ,

We here at TalkAndoid are often approached by developers with hopes that we will review their latest apps. I recently looked at the growing list and thought I would randomly check one out. A game called Toon Ball caught my eye with its quirky art and goofy looking camel.

After downloading the game I noticed that the camel really has nothing to do with game play and is just used as background art (and, in my case, successful advertising!). The mission of the game is to get the ball to roll past obstacles and traps by altering the path it takes. Relying on gravity, the ball rolls from the starting point once you initiate movement by breaking a wooden block or other object that is keeping the ball at rest. As soon as it’s off and rolling you have to act quick in order to complete your next move to keep the momentum going. Once the ball is static you have to start the level over. » Read the rest

App Preview: Checking Out the SwiftKey 2 Beta

by Mitch Wright on
tagged , ,

Finding that perfect on-screen keyboard can be extremely frustrating. Some completely bypass the effort by just siding with a physical keyboard, but I love the immediacy that software keyboards provide. Plus, touchscreen phones tend to be a lot slimmer than their keyboard-toting brethren, and I’m all about the slim profile. So, the search continues. Recently, however, I was happily given the opportunity to test-drive TouchType’s SwiftKey 2 beta. What were my impressions? Find out after the break!

» Read the rest

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1inch hands on video

by Jesse Bauer on
tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

tab10.1

We first got word of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 inch tablet at MWC 2011, with a good look as well. The Galaxy Tab 10.1 had a fair amount of time to walk about France apparently, and got an 11 minute video shot of it in the process, along with a few nice HD shots of it in action, as well as some shots from the 8megapixel camera on the back too. Watch the video below, and hit the source link for some huge pics of the Galaxy Tab 10.1.

YouTube Preview Image

[via AndroidHD]

LG Optimus 2X Gets Reviewed With Hands On

by Axl Logan on
tagged , , , , , ,

The LG Optimus X, one of the most anticipated devices to hit the market and the very first device to sport Nvidia’s Tegra 2 dual core processor gets the hands on treatment.  I love saying that, dual core, it just rolls off the tongue.  That’s an insane amount of processing power and we highly look forward to the release of this powerhouse of a smartphone.  For now, a juicy hands on by our good friends over at Android Central will have to suffice.  Hit the break and check out their excellent preview of the device, along with an abundance of pics and video.  A word of caution however, excessive amounts of salivation are sure to follow.  Enjoy, and as always, let us know what you think of the device in the comments below. » Read the rest

TalkAndroid’s hands on video / picture gallery with the Verizon Samsung Inspiration

by Dustin Karnes on
tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

[singlepic id=458 w=320 h=240 float=center]

In our quest over to the Verizon stage today, we got a chance to check out the new Samsung Inspiration. We’ve got some video of our hands on experience with the device, and from what we can see, it looks really cool. Standard Samsung UI, but very quick, and fun to run through. We also have a full picture gallery to give you a better idea of the phone. We’ll roll through it with you all after the break, so be sure to let us know what you think in the comments!

» Read the rest

T-Mobile G2 Preview

by Jesse Bauer on
tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

It looks as though Engadget has gotten their hands on the new T-Mobile G2! Seen at Best Buy in the NYC, it’s gotten a bit of a buzz. The new G2 boasts a 3.7 inch display, 800MHz Snapdragon processor, 4GB of internal memory, a 5mp camera with flash, all loaded with Android 2.2!

Engadget was kind enough to record their fun with the T-Mobile G2 as well for our viewing pleasure!
Click here to read more on the specifics. We know you wanna! So who’s planning on getting a G2? Let us know in the comments.

[via Engadget]

12