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5 ways to increase advertising revenue from your game

<i>This sponsored post is an excerpt from the TapSense eBook, A Complete Guide to Mobile Game Ad Monetization. Download it here.</i><p>It’s one thing to get a game burning up in the app store charts. In fact, it’s huge. But monetizing that success is a whole other challenge.<p>Mobile advertising has some unique …

Google goes after Apple in tablet education

Google revealed on Wednesday that it will soon begin selling and renting a "comprehensive" selection of educational textbooks. The textbook portion of Google's Play store is set to go live in August.<p>The announcement plays as a 1-2 punch from Google, which launched a tailored Google Play store …

James Martin

Google unveils Hangouts: a unified messaging system for Android, iOS, and Chrome

Can Google catch up to the world of seamless mobile messaging?<p>After years of waiting for Google to tie its disparate communication services together, the company has today announced, at Google I/O, a unified messaging system simply called Hangouts, available for Android, iOS, and the web using the …

BBM coming to iPhone, iPad and Android devices

BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), the popular messaging service, is to be made available as an app on iOS and Android devices.<p>BBM will appear in app stores …

Sapphire phone screens not as strong as you think, says Corning

On the surface, smartphones screens made of sapphire sound superb -- they're naturally strong, extremely scratch resistant, can withstand flexing, and transmit light very well. That's the widely accepted story, at least.<p>Disputing this view is Corning, maker of the Gorilla Glass material that covers …

Screen Protector

Share files between Android and Windows with ES File Explorer

There was a time when the only way you could share files between your Android device and a Windows computer was by using a USB cable. These days, there are wireless options available that make it easier to share files. One such option is ES File Explorer, a powerful Android file manager. ES File …

Software

Rumored Sony i1 could rule the Android roost this fall

Sony may forgo the Xperia branding and adopt the new One Sony branding for this fall's flagship smartphone, according to various reports. Rumored to be called the Sony i1, the possibly forthcoming Android handset could be among the most powerful devices to date.<p>Details, which first surfaced in late …

Phones

Galaxy S4 vs HTC One camera comparison -- Mega vs Ultra

Between a 13-megapixel smartphone camera and another with only 4 megapixels, which do you think is the better buy?<p>We usually lean towards whatever we think is higher or what appears to offer more. In this case, 13 megapixels — which the Samsung Galaxy S4’s camera has.<p>The HTC One and its 4-megapixel …

LG Optimus G Pro “phablet” finally arrives at AT&T today

LG’s Optimus G Pro phablet has launched on AT&T today, with the sizable smartphone on sale for the first time in the US. Priced at $199.99 with a …