Steam PC gaming platform getting iPhone and Android app

Valve have announced that their Steam PC gaming platform will soon be accessible through an iOS iPhone and Android app. Though available to download now from Apple's App Store and the Android Market, Steam Mobile's full features are currently only…

APP OF THE DAY: Met Office Weather Application (Android)

Already available on iOS devices for a good while now, the Met Office (the UK's most veritable source of weather information) have now released an app for Android phones too. The Met Office Weather Application offers up five-day forecasts and…

CyanogenMod Android Market to house rogue apps?

The team behind CyanogenMod, the popular Android custom ROM, could soon be launching their own application store, which would house apps previously removed from Google's own Android Market store, as well as those specifically suited to rooted phones. Following on…

Android app clones pulled by Google following security risks

Google have cleaned up the Android Market app store after discovering a number of cloned games contained malicious malware code. Though seemingly legitmiate "free" versions of premium titles, the downloads had access to a phone's SMS capabilities and would begin…

ATARI launch greatest hits app for android market

Atari, one of the world's leaders of interactive entertainment has announced the release of it's greatest hits app for the android market. The app has already been available for apple devices for a few months now, but today it…

LOVEFILM app now available or Android

Today seems to be all about apps! LOVEFILM one of Europe's largest DVD rental services has announced the release of it's app for the Android market. The app will allow users of the suscription and streaming service to manage…

APP OF THE DAY: Minecraft Pocket Edition (Android)

Forget Angry Birds; if you want a real gaming time-sink, you want to be playing the blocky world creation/tower defence madness of Minecraft. A cult hit on PC's, owners of Xperia Play gaming smartphones can now get their hands…

550,000 Android devices now activated every day

As well as announcing the that 10 million users had signed up to the new Google+ social network, Google CEO Larry Page took Thursday's quarterly earnings call to reveal the latest statistics for the Android platform. And it's all looking…

Android Market spring clean sees emulator apps kicked out

Google have given their Android Market app store a bit of tidy up, in what games developers must feel is a long-overdue cull of emulator apps. Those looking to play retro console games on their Android handsets are going to…

In-app payments hit Google's Android Market

Google have announced that in-app payments can now be added to Android apps by developers. Having proved extremely lucrative for both Apple and developers on the App Store since its inclusion in 2009, it offers further ways for app designers…