Best Android Devices for Mobile Gaming

Let’s assume that as a HelloAndroid.com visitor, you most likely like... android devices. Should the assumption deem correct, then you likely value superior graphics and UX when it comes to your tablet, phablet or smartphone, all of which most definitely are run with advanced mobile graphics and processing chips. And with such innovative technology in place, mobile gaming at its best can take place. So if you’re wondering what the top android devices for mobile gaming are out there, here’s a solid round up.

How Mobile Gaming Has Changed and What We Can Expect in the Future

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Some people say that mobile gaming is killing the video game industry, and some people say it is the future of it, but the truth probably lies somewhere in the middle between those two extremes. There will always be die-hard fans of both home and mobile gaming, and then there are a lot of people who will do a little of both.

How to Pick the Best Android Device for Your Needs

So you think you’re ready to buy an Android device? There are a lot of options, and finding the right one is tricky if you don’t know what to look for. Consider these four points when picking an Android device, and you'll have no problem finding one that best suits your needs.

Know Your Data Plan and Budget

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How to Ensure Your Next Android Upgrade Is Right For You

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There are so many wonderful reasons to love your current Android phone. With all of the new Android phones coming out, there are more reasons to love these little technological wonders. Here are some tips to help you identify which one is the right one for your next upgrade. Using this information can save you time and help you feel confident in your decision.

Ready 2.0 just hit the Play Store

Ready Contacts App first appeared in the Play Store last fall, reaching 120k downloads since the launch. The app received an update today, the new version (named 2.0) marks a huge milestone. The most noticeable new feature is the complete material redesign, with terrific animations and nice themes.

Android Cell Phone Tracking app for all

TheOneSpy – Cell Phone Tracker is an Android monitoring app, which has a number of useful features to offer. With such a cell phone tracking app, you can conveniently monitor all the activities performed, by your child or employee, through his smartphone. To monitor the activities, you need to log in to the server of the service provider.

As a matter of fact, one cannot carry your laptop with you everywhere, so it will be a touch difficult for the user to monitor the targeted cell phone. To remove this hurdle, the developers have developed an Android Cell phone tracking Navigation app, named as TOS – Cell Phone Tracker. Let us discover what this app is all about.

Mobile Gaming: Dual- Vs. Quad-Core Processors

When it comes to mobile processors, you have options – many options, in fact. If you're unfamiliar with your choices, or simply don't know what you need, it can be a bit overwhelming.

Further complicating the decision-making process is the fact that you can opt for both dual core and quad core processors. The assumption is that the quad core processor will always be the better bet, but that isn't necessarily the case. And this is because a dual core processor can be had with a faster “clocking” speed than a quad-core counterpart; additionally, many programs and applications aren't designed to make use of multiple cores, so that extra processing power isn't being put to use.

Hpstr wallpaper just hit the Play Store

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A new live wallpaper just appeared in the Play Store called HPSTR. As the name states, the app is about the so-called 'hipster wallpapers' - heavily filtered inspirational images with an overlapping shape. The extra twist is that while the home screen is scrolling, both the image and the filter are moving parallel to the pages, thus giving a sense of motion.

Developing mobile content strategy

Mobile is a powerful force when it comes to the marketing world. 63% of adult mobile phone owners use their phones to access the Internet and 34% of mobile phone Internet users only go online with their phone instead of any other device, according to the January 2014 Mobile Technology Fact Sheet. Additionally, mobile Internet traffic currently makes up nearly 40% of website traffic. The mobile Internet and the demands put upon it will only grow as more users adopt mobile devices and technologies, so marketers and content creators would be wise to develop robust mobile content strategies today.

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Mobile is the platform of the future. Here are a few ways that you can create a more forward-thinking mobile strategy.

Android 5.0 volume problem - The solution

lollipop volume button widgetWith the recent release of Android 5.0, managing the volume is no easy task. Google completely redesigned volume management system around notifications and priorities. These changes also affected the way you can control the media volume inside applications.

In previous Android relaeses, it was easy to adjust any volume stream whether you were inside an app, on the homescreen or streaming a video. You had access to all the settings with just the click of a button.

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