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Backflip Studios' biggest hit is still Paper Toss, an early app that has you throwing a paper ball into a wastebasket, and has been downloaded over 24 million times. But the company has grown a lot since that initial game was released, and these days works almost more like a major gaming studio...

November 12th 2012 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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DragonVale is the newest game from Backflip Studios, a company we've covered in detail here on the site before. It represents kind of a new direction for the company, too -- so far, CEO Julian Farrior and his team have gone after mostly ad views, selling cheap or even free apps to lots and lots...

September 19th 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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The iControlPad hasn't been flirting with vaporware status for quite as long as Duke Nukem Forever but certainly long enough to make us wonder if we'd ever be able to use it to kick some in-game butt before we ran out of bubblegum. We've been tantalized by this formerly iPhone-exclusive adapter sin...

February 8th 2011 at 10:27am 0 Comments
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If you were hoping sort of magical patch that made the Backflip flip normally, replaced Yahoo search with Google, and erased any trace of AT&T crapware, well... you can just keep on hoping, but all things considered, Motorola's just-released update for the phone seems like a must-have. Most imp...

July 8th 2010 at 8:18pm 0 Comments
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Moto promised the Backflip (among other Android-powered wares) to its Canadian fans back in March, and it's now delivering thanks to an official launch on Telus. As you can clearly see, the phone isn't quite the same thing that AT&T customers are grabbing -- the outer bezel is a darker shade, s...

May 3rd 2010 at 4:33pm 0 Comments
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Decide to go with Motorola's unconventional Backflip over an Android phone with a more traditional form factor? Then it looks like you'll have to wait a bit longer than most to get the Android 2.1 firmware update. According to a newly published timeline from Motorola itself, the Backflip is now sch...

April 13th 2010 at 2:19pm 0 Comments
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Heads-up, kids -- AT&T's first-ever slice of Android is now available. Just let that sink in a minute. Feels good, doesn't it? Motorola's Backflip has gone on sale just as promised, and that debatably awesome Blur action can be yours for $99.99 after mail-in rebate and a 2-year agreement. So, y...

March 7th 2010 at 12:08pm 0 Comments