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Games. We’ve already covered and rounded up a lot of them for Android, but today we’re taking a bit of a different look at gaming on our beloved mobile operating system. In this roundup, we’ll take a look at apps for keeping up-to-date with the gaming industry, apps to help you out during gameplay and other apps to stay engaged with your favourite gaming franchises when you’re not actually playing. (more…)

I just moved into my own apartment for the first time, and it’s been hectic dealing with all the additional responsibility of holding down the fort by myself. I find myself spending a lot of time in the kitchen — cooking, doing the dishes and putting things away — and I’m glad I have a tablet to keep me company. I follow recipes on YouTube and BBC’s incredible recipe guide and of course, keep tabs on friends on Twitter. Now I can chat with them all too, thanks to the recently updated imo.

Imo  – which we have reviewed earlier – lets you link your IM accounts and chat with your contacts on 11 networks, including MSN, Skype, Yahoo!, Google, Facebook, AIM/ICQ, Jabber, VKontakte, Hyves and Steam. The app has been updated to take advantage of the extra screen real estate offered by larger devices, and now not only looks great, but also throws in two new features that are worth a look.

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It’s been almost three years since I bought my first game on Steam. Since then, I’ve built up a collection of 61 games on it (not even including the DLCs I’ve bought); without my realising it, Steam became the only marketplace I use for buying PC games.

I love how it works: I can install the games I’ve bought on any of my computers without having to carry CDs and DVDs around, which is particularly great for my netbook that doesn’t have an optical drive, and I don’t have to worry about the original media being lost or ruined. I know that I will always have the game – as long as Steam sticks around.

That’s all great, but it’s got nothing to do with Android. So why bother with the app? Read on to find out…
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