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Compared to iOS in the distant past, Android wasn’t really that much of a gaming platform, as it lacked the diversity of apps and the more powerful hardware to play them on. Now however, Android has a massive 25 billion downloads to date, a figure Apple hit only half a year ago, showing how much Google’s ecosystem has developed as more and more people begin to use the software.

But what I’m mostly interested in are racing games. Being both an iOS and Android user, I found my fair share of quality racers present on the iOS App Store, so I was curious to see if the Play Store could match up. I was pleasantly surprised to find that most if not all of my favorite iOS racers were here on Android, as well as some games I hadn’t seen before. Below, I will take a look at the 10 Android racing games that were a cut above the rest.

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Tablets are incredibly fun to use for media activities like watching TV series or movies, streaming music or flipping through pictures. The additional screen real estate they offer over smartphones makes them great for editing photos too, and if you’ve been following me here on AppStorm, you’ll know that I love me a good editing app!

Today we’re going to take a look at 10 great photo editing tools suitable for tablets. Whether you’re looking to just touch up a few portraits or want to create a photographic masterpiece, we’ve got just the app for you.

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With the turn of the New Year, health and fitness are topics that seem to be on everyone’s mind. Whether you set out on a New Year’s resolution or you’re simply looking to get healthier this year, there are plenty of apps out there to help you out.

Traditionally, technology didn’t always go hand-in-hand with health and fitness. However, due to the fact that most of us always have smartphones with us, it makes sense to try and get the most out of our devices. If you are the type that typically has their phone on them, there are some great tools that you can use to help get yourself into shape and into good health.

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Mario is almost an institution these days, such is his fame, popularity, and brand recognition. But you need a Nintendo game console or handheld in order to get in on the fun. So what are you to do when you have a hankering for some Super Mario action on your Android phone or tablet? Why, you try one of these games!

I’ve rounded up five of the best Android titles that replicate the run-and-jump style and substance of Super Mario games from the NES and Super Nintendo eras. Go ahead and take these Mario-wannabes for a spin.
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I was really excited to get a tablet because I was finally able to show off my photography portfolio to clients in a sophisticated manner — no clunky laptops or slow-to-load websites and galleries to worry about. It’s also a great way to accompany your vacation stories when you meet friends and family, discuss a mood board with colleagues, and enjoy pictures from your social networks.

So what’s the best app to view images with? Today, we’re taking a look at the cream of the crop of galleries and photo browsers available in the Play Store that are designed with tablets in mind, in the hopes of finding the ultimate photo viewer, taking into consideration performance, features and UI.

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One of the most popular uses for our Android phones nowadays is without a doubt using them as a camera. But sometimes, pictures can be a bit bland and that’s where a caption can save the day. Whether witty, romantic or explanatory, captions can breathe new life into your photos, and thanks to the vastness of the Play Store, this can all be done on the go through your Android device.

In this roundup, I will look at several caption apps available for Android that should help you add some side-splitting witty comment to your holiday photos or name that remote and wonderful location you visited.

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It’s Christmas morning today which means that a lot of you have woken up to some awesome gifts under the tree. If you’ve been good throughout the year, we hope you got some nice Android gear to finish 2012 and start 2013 in style. Whether it’s a new phone or tablet, or maybe even an Android TV stick — I bought one but it hasn’t been delivered yet! — you’re most likely looking at your new gadget and wondering where to start and how to get its true potential.

That’s why we decided to give you an easy-to-check summary of our best articles of 2012. So grab your shiny new gadget and follow us down this wonderfully geeky journey. A fair warning though: you might end up neglecting the family time and drowning in a sea of apps and games!

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Board games remain some of the time-tested classics of the gaming world today, despite the advances in technology. What’s even better about them is that you can get a whole bunch of them right there on your Android device.

The digitization of board games is an incredible feat, but not all were ported successfully; this roundup contains only what we think are the best digital alternatives while on the fly or away from the real thing.

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It’s Holidays Week here at Android.Appstorm! We will dedicate our time this week to bring you the best apps for the year-end festivities. From gift shopping to games, cooking and hosting, managing your to-dos, decorating your phone, it will all be about spreading the cheer and reducing the stress of the Holidays season.

The end of the year holidays are always a chance for everyone to reflect on the year that passed and get in touch with friends and family members that live far away. Greeting Cards have long been a tradition of this period, with many people sharing wishes, greetings, along with personal or ready-made photos.

Below, you will find four apps that will let you personalize greeting cards from the comfort of your Android device and send them via postal service to all of your loved ones.

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It’s Holidays Week here at Android.Appstorm! We will dedicate our time this week to bring you the best apps for the year-end festivities. From gift shopping to games, cooking and hosting, managing your to-dos, decorating your phone, it will all be about spreading the cheer and reducing the stress of the Holidays season.

Christmas is upon us and now that I have the decorations around my house organised and the tree up, there’s only one thing left to do for me, and that is to make my phone as festive as its surroundings. I have collected some of the best wallpapers, live wallpapers and ringtones for this festive season and I’m here to share them with you.

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