Top 10 Free New Android Games February 2014

Top 10 Free New Android Games February 2014

Top 10 Free New Android Games February 2014

1. Death Moto 2

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Death Moto 2 – AndroidVenture.com

Death Moto 2 is sequel of Death Moto, now with better graphics experience and new wealth of game content. Players will encounter with variety of Zombie attacks and need to eliminate those zombie one by one.

2. Clumsy Bird

 

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Clumsy Bird – AndroidVenture.com

Clumsy Bird is a simple game with one touch control, just by tap touch screen. This game is easy and fun game with stunning and excellent graphics. We have to tap anywhere on the screen to fly higher. It also feature online play, we need to fly as far as possible within 60 seconds to beat other online player

3. Turbo Night Racer

 

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Turbo Night Racer – AndroidVenture.com

Turbo Night Racer is a Night falls game with brilliant time to dormant. It is a racing game with various different motors and racing track to choose from. It has awesome and gorgeous visual game control and good background music.

4. Bus Stimulator 3D

 

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Bus Simulator 3D – AndroidVenture.com

Bus Simulator 3D is bus driving game. We have to complete parking missions and also can check real driving and parking skills.

5. Pool 8 Ball Shooter

 

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Pool 8 Ball Shooter – AndroidVenture.com

Pool 8 Ball Shooter is the most classic and amazing ball shooting game. It has puzzle mode and Arcade and level mode.
Features of Pool 8 Ball Shooter:
500 fun levels of puzzles
500 levels of puzzle to choose level to play
Support color blind mode

6. Water Racing

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Water Racing – AndroidVenture.com

 

Race through the Glide, water, ski and play in 3 different modes i.e. Time Mode, Race Mode and Stunt Mode

Features of Water Racing:
3 game modes to play the water racing
It has 12 water raceways to explore
12 characters and 10 jet ski to unlock

7. Cricket League Cup

 

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Cricket League Cup – AndroidVenture.com

Cricket League Cup is most exciting game to play cricket game. It is just like T20 and experience the game of cricket. In this we can also solve puzzles of cricket. This game has many stages to clear and good graphics.

8. Crazy Doctor

 

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Crazy Doctor – AndroidVenture.com

Crazy Doctor is a totally medical simulation game. It has brilliant grahics, 27 different patients with different ways to save them and  fun touch gestures.

9. Crazy Jet Ski King

 

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Crazy Jet Ski King 3D – AndroidVenture.com

Crazy Jet Ski King 3D is exciting water game with more difficulty and the sharp will chase the player at sea.

10. Blood Zombie Invasion

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Blood Zombie: Invade – AndroidVenture.com

Blood Zombie: Invasion is game about Zombie who have been hibernating stage a comeback. It has various guns to choose and play like AK47, M4, M249 with multiple game play

Microsoft Cortana will give stiff competition to Apple Siri and Google Now

Microsoft Cortana will give stiff competition to Apple Siri and Google Now
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Cortana – AndroidVenture.com

Windows phone will soon get digital voice assistance “Cortana” and will give stiff competition to Google Now and Apple Siri. Cortana was named on famous game series halo. It will replace default Bing search app in Windows Phone according to the rumored and leaks. Cortana will take the form of animated icon will be change it color according to selected phone accent.
Cortana will tie with Bing, Foursquare and others. This digital voice assistance will provide with important updates like traffic, when going to work, bus timing and other such information. This icon of this digital voice assistance will animate whenever it is speaking, thinking, or it will bounces around and many more features. It was first emerged, when a Microsoft employee lost Windows Phone 8.1, rumored around this significantly evolved. But Microsoft did not want to commit about it.
Microsoft has release minor updates to Windows Phone 8. But the major update is about to release in the coming months i.e. Windows Phone 8.1. So, does this Cortana is most important update to compete with arch rivals like Android and iOS. Leaks confirms that Windows Phone 8.1 will have major customization options and many other features.

Apple fix major security flaw with update iOS 7.0.6 for SSL verification issue

Apple fix major security flaw with update iOS 7.0.6 for SSL verification issue
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iOS 7.0.6 – AndroidVenture.com

Apple has release an iOS update 7.0.6 to fix major security flaw for SSL verification. Though Apple did not describe exactly about the update regarding the issue. This might be minor update Apple devices, rather than major update 7.1. Apple iOS has face few issue regarding the sudden restart of the Apple Devices while using it. This update is still in beta testing which Apple might release in mid-march.

Apple said that flaw there detected that hackers were allowed to read emails and other forms of communications like contact and personal messages, as the means of this data was encrypted. Suppose the hacker has connection or access to Wi-Fi network which is used by iPhone, then the hackers could read emails and messages.

This update iOS 7.0.6 is to all the major Apple devices like fifth generation Apple iPad Touch, Apple iPad 2,  Apple iPhone 3GS, Apple iPhone 4 and later devices up to iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. It might could hard how much serious this vulnerability and how hackers could have stealth users data resulting in huge damage. But Apple soon fixed the vulnerability issue. This update could be downloaded directly through your mobile with mobile data connection or through Wi-Fi, update size is around 15-30MB.

Blackberry Messenger beta (BBM beta) now offers stickers

Blackberry Messenger beta (BBM beta) now offers stickers
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BBM – AndroidVenture.com

Blackberry Messenger beta (BBM beta) now offers stickers. Stickers can be downloaded from BBM shop, which is available inside the BBM beta messenger app. Stickers will be available in theme pack. Each theme pack will have 20-25 stickers which can be purchase from BBM shop. Stickers will be more creative for younger BBM users. These stickers will be your favorite television character, movies and also may feature cartoon characters. Yes, free stickers also available in BBM shop. Now, BBM looks serious about the messaging apps and may be threat to messaging rival like WhatsApp. With the Facebook acquisition of WhatsApp for whooping $19 billion deal, instant messaging has achieved new height. Recently BBM added voice chat support for Android, and now BBM added stickers.

HTC M8 successor of HTC One official press image allegedly leaks out

HTC M8 successor of HTC One official press image allegedly leaks out
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HTC M8 – AndroidVenture.com

HTC One successor, HTC M8( as known as HTC One 2) press image leaks by @evleaks. HTC will officially unveil HTC M8 at Mobile World Congress(MWC), Barcelona on 25th Feb 2014. @evleaks claimed HTC M8 leaks and allegedly posted on Twitter, stating “HTC M8, protected”.  It is rumored to have new interface, HTC Sense 6.0 UI. It will feature latest Android OS, Kit Kat 4.4.2. The new version of HTC Sense 6.0 UI may include BlickFeed news aggregator.

It is rumored to have resolution of QHD (1440 x 2560) pixels. As featured in HTC One, the Ultra Pixels, HTC might continue the same with it successor. The twin Ultra Pixels camera is something different from it predecessor. It is supposed to have 2GB of RAM. The processor of the phone according to rumored is quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor. Notable thing from the leaks, HTC M8, will have two rear end camera along with two LED flash. It may be available in different colors like gold, blue, red and also in dark gray.

Though the leaks and rumored surrounding the HTC M8, will have to wait for the official announcement at  Mobile World Congress(MWC) on 25th Feb 2014, Barcelona.

LG officially unveils LG G2 Mini with 4.7 inch qHD display, 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Processor and Android Kit Kat 4.4

LG officially unveils LG G2 Mini with 4.7 inch qHD display, 1.2 GHz Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Processor and Android Kit Kat 4.4
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LG G2 Mini – AndroidVenture.com

LG unveils LG G2 Mini ahead of Mobile World Congress(MWC) in Barcelona. LG G2 Mini was expected to officially unveiled at MWC. G2 Mini has 4.7 inch qHD display, 234 ppi and weighs about 121g. LG G2 Mini has latest android OS, Kit Kat 4.4. G2 Mini is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 1.2GHz quad-core processor. It has 1 GB of RAM with inbuilt memory 8 GB which can be expandable up to 64 GB through Micro SD card. Camera of LG G2 Mini, rear 8 MP Camera and front Camera 1.3 MP with LED flash. For better graphic performance it has Adreno 305. LG G2 Mini supports 4G LTE, has GPS, A-GPS. It has Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, Wi-Fi 802.11-b,g,n. It has battery of 2440 mAh.

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LG G2 Mini – AndroidVenture.com

LG G2 Mini Specifications:

  • 4.7 inch qHD Display( 540×960) with 234 ppi
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 1.2GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Processor
  • Android Kit Kat 4.4
  • 8 MP rear Camera and 2MP front Camera
  • 8 GB inbuilt memory
  • 2440 mAh Battery
  • 4G LTE
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Wi-Fi & GPS

Samsung Galaxy Core LTE Specification, Review and Features

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Samsung Galaxy Core LTE – AndroidVenture.com

Samsung unveils mid-range smartphone Samsung Galaxy core LTE ahead of Mobile World Congress. The design of the phone is almost similar to processor Samsung Galaxy Core with few modification in resolution and optimized power performance. Samsung Galaxy core mid-range smartphones are immensely popular in developing countries like India, Brazil and other Asian markets. Samsung will hope the same with Galaxy Core LTE.

Samsung Galaxy Core LTE has 4.5 inch display with resolution 540×960 pixels. This is the major upgrade in Galaxy core lineup, as Galaxy LTE has qHD Display. It has 241ppi with Super PLS LCD. It has 5MP rear Camera along with VGA front Camera of 0.3MP. It can record HD video of 1080p with 30fps and capture pictures at resolution 1920×1080.

Samsung Galaxy Core LTE is powered by dual core 1.2 GHz Processor with 1GB of RAM. It has internal memory of 8GB expandable memory 64GB micro SD card. Galaxy Core  LTE supports 4G LTE. It has Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS. Battery of this phone is 2100 mAh.

Specifications of Samsung Galaxy Core LTE:

4.5 inch display 540×960 pixels resolution

1GB RAM

1.2 GHz dual core processor

4.2 Jelly Bean Android OS

5MP Camera

0.3MP Front Camera

Internal Memory 16GB

2100 mAh Battery

4G LTE

Bluetooth 4.0

Wi-Fi

GPS

Facebook to acquire Mobile Messaging app WhatsApp for $16 billion

Facebook to acquire Mobile Messaging app WhatsApp for $16 billion
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WhatsApp Acquisition – AndroidVenture.com

Facebook to acquire popular mobile messaging app WhatsApp for $16 billion, both stock and cash worth around $19 billion. WhatsApp, cross platform instant messaging app, has 450 million monthly active users and it is much popular among teenagers, in which Facebook was losing active teen users. It charges $1 per year, as the first year is free for new users. WhatsApp was co-founded by Jan Koum (CEO of WhatsApp) and Brian Acton in the year 2009. Jan Koum was former Yahoo employer and he was rejected by Facebook after being applied for job. WhatsApp has around 50 employees.

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, said that the deal of instant messaging service is “Incredibly valuable”. After acquisition of WhatsApp posted in blog “Our mission is to make the world more open and connected. We do this by building services that help people share any type of content with any group of people they want. WhatsApp will help us do this by continuing to develop a service that people around the world love to use every day.”Zuckerberg said that the prospect of the deal was done in last 11 days. Jan Koum, co-founder and CEO, will join Facebook board of directors.

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, said that the deal of instant messaging service is “Incredibly valuable”
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, said that the deal of instant messaging service is “Incredibly valuable”

WhatsApp became more popular than Facebook among mobile messaging App. This might have worried Facebook and Co. as more number of people joining it. Thus it made the path for Facebook for acquire of instant messaging app.

“WhatsApp is on a path to connect 1 billion people. The services that reach that milestone are all incredibly valuable. I’ve known Jan for a long time and I’m excited to partner with him and his team to make the world more open and connected,” declared Mark Zuckerberg.”

Facebook acquisition is one of the biggest acquisition ever made for $16 billion. Google bought Motorola Mobility for around $12 billion.

Nokia announced Treasure Tag for $30 and goes on sale in April

Nokia announced Treasure Tag for $30 and goes on sale in April
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Nokia Treasure Tag – AndroidVenture.com

Nokia unveiled Treasure Tag accessories which is designed to help for finding valuable items from being lost  like a key or bag where Treasure Tag are tagged. Treasure Tag has specialized App for tracking the tag items. For Lumia Phones with Black updates will have compatible apps for Treasure Tags. Though Nokia said that third party Apps for Android and Apple iOS will be available in future. Users can connect up to four different tags simultaneous to Lumia Devices. Whenever the user leave or move away from the tag, both the devices will emit a loud sound and thus alerting the users. The users can also locate the tags on maps and track within the specified location.

The cost of the Treasure Tag is around $30 and these weighs about 13 grams. Treasure Tags are ships from April and will available in different colors like cyan, yellow and black color. These Treasure Tags has amazing battery life of up to 6 months. Pairing can be done through NFC or Bluetooth 4.0 with Lumia Smartphone. Alarm can be muted or sleep with the Apps available. To deactivate the tag, it can be done only through by long press on button on tag.

Candy Crush Saga maker King files for Initial Public Offering (IPO)

Candy Crush Saga maker King files for Initial Public Offering (IPO)
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Candy Crush Saga – AndroidVenture.com

King, the developers behind the hit and blockbuster Candy Crush Saga, has filed for Initial Public Offering to United State Securities and Exchange Commission and are set to go public at IPO(Initial Public Offering). The Candy Crush Developers are in a bid to raise $500 million through IPO. New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) name will be their own brand name i.e. ‘KING’.

King developers released the Candy Crush Saga on April 2012, and for Facebook the same year on November. Soon the Candy Crush Saga surpassed the Farm Ville 2, become the most popular game on Facebook. The Profit shares of Candy Crush Saga increased over Billions. Thus making one of the most profitable Game maker for mobile.

Facebook made their first IPO last year on November. Angry Bird, which was of one of the most downloaded game in 2010 also offered IPO in the same year. Thus, not only those developers, many other developers like Zynga, Farm Ville etc. offered IPO at NYSE but all did not have much success.

King has patent for words “Candy” and “Saga” and told other game developers to take down those name. King makes more than 180 games in 14 different languages for mobile, Facebook etc.  Their revenue mostly rely on Candy Crush Saga, about quarter of earns from it.