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Obad was New Android malware discovered in 2013

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n a recent end of year summary published by antivirus company Kaspersky Labs, the virus_dec16_3firm officially named Obad as its Villain of the Year 2013. Obad was discovered during the summer and it was quickly recognized as a sophisticated piece of malware. The technical name for the Trojan is Backdoor.Obad and this nasty little fellow is capable of sending SMS to premium-rate numbers, as well as downloading other malware programs.

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Angry Birds Go ! Launches Today [Get Soon]

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Rovio has just unleashed its previously teased Angry Birds Go! game on Google Play, angrybirdsgo_1App Store and BlackBerry World. The new title in the Angry Birds franchise is available as a free download, but it has been heavily stuffed with micro transactions. The game includes several modes meant to offer more variety, such as Race, Time Boom, Fruit Splat, Champion Chase and Mega Match.

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[New Game] Knightmare Tower Launches Into The Play Store

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One of Ouya’s most popular exclusives has now made its way into the Play Knightmare_5Store. On its original platform, Knightmare Tower captivated gamers with its addictive mix of simplistic gameplay and adorable visuals, placing players in control of a knight with a rocket thrusting him by fiends and through ceilings in a quest to rescue multiple princesses in need. Now the game is available for a mobile device near you.

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Google Play Music Arrives In Germany

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Google’s streaming music subscription service continues to creep across the player_15globe, arriving in new countries suddenly and without warning. It’s kind of like the Black Death, except fewer people die (so far). Today Google Play All Access has hit Germany with millions of songs for just a few bucks per month.

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[New Game] ‘Clash Of Puppets’ Latest Release From Crescent Moon Games

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Clash of Puppets may sound like it has a lot in commonPuppets_6 with Clash of Clans, but that’s not the case at all. In fact, this game comes from a completely different developer. Clash of Puppets isn’t a strategy game, nor does it have multiplayer options. Instead, Crescent Moon Games’ latest title is a 3D platformer filled with plenty of hacking, loads of slashing, and even some blasting.

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Angry Birds Star Wars II Adds 44 New Levels and 3 New Characters

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The Force is strong with this one. Get ready for Angry Birds Star Wars II – the angry birds_dec4_1epic follow-up to the #1 smash hit game! Based on the Star Wars movie prequels, use the Force for good against the greedy Pork Federation or choose a much darker path. That’s right; for the first time ever you can “Join the Pork Side” and play as the fearsome Darth Maul, Emperor Palpatine and many other favorites!

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Zombie Killer Squad Released for Android [Get Soon]

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Recently launched onto Google Play for Android, the Zombie Killer Squad is ZKS_2made up of two very-well-known YouTube personalities, Syndicate and SeaNanners. The game is an endless runner, taking the best parts of Temple Run and combining them with games such as Into the Dead. As you run through an environment made up of crudely-designed buildings and buses, you shoot zombies while riding horses and over-sized cats.

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Best Android Weather Apps of 2013

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Legend has it that back in the day – before we had our fancy gadgets and weather_11detailed up-to-date weather forecasts – we had the ‘Old Timers’.  These were the people who could predict the weather by just looking at the sky, smelling the wind or simply observing Nature. Sadly, those days are long gone.

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Badland Comes To Android [New Game]

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Just in time to help you unwind after a few days with the family, Badland has 5arrived in Google Play with a ton of free content. This is an atmospheric side-scrolling game that has some action elements along with a little dash of platforming. It’s also incredibly pretty. In Badland you simply press on the screen to make your little fuzz-ball character flap its… wings?

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Nexus gets SMS-based DOS attack [Fix for it]

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Security researcher Bogdan Alecu discovered a vulnerability that exposes unnamedNexus devices to denial-of-service attacks based on a special type of SMS. The issue was discovered by Bogdan Alecu, a system administrator at Dutch IT services company Levi9, and affects all Android 4.x firmware versions on Google Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4 and Nexus 5.

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Black Friday offers for Android in Google play

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Black Friday is upon us, and besides great deals on Android smartphones and tablets, black friday_3the craziest shopping day of the year brought us a bunch of hot deals on apps. Android apps may not offer huge savings like hardware deals do, but who doesn’t like sales, even if it’s just a few dollars.  With that said, we’ve rounded up some of the deals currently going on the Google Play Store. Happy shopping!

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Latest Game Papa Pear Saga from makers of Candy Crush

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King.com, the developers behind wildly popular game Candy Crush Saga, are papa_1back with with their latest game, Papa Pear Saga. Dropping in the Google Play Store today, the game features more than 100 levels of bouncing and boinging action. Indeed, it works seamlessly with your Facebook account and features leaderboards, unlockable items, power ups, and more.

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