Android Apps

Social

Pinterest Android apps hands-on first impressions

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Pinterest is the third best social network, behind Facebook and Twitter, if you let some people tell it. The social bookmarking and sharing service is especially popular among women, and that’s withou…

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Android App Reviews

Viggle, a Foursquare for TV that rewards viewers with prizes for checking-in, lands in Google Play

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There’s always some kind of app to check-in to some kind of activity, but what’s the payoff for all of these activities? Sure, it can be useful to alerting friends to what you’re doing or find…

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New Firefox for Android launched today – faster than ever

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Today Mozilla announced a new update to Firefox for Android which is now available for download in Google’s Play Store. The new update is extremely fast – the  update addresses the app’s pe…

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Android App Reviews

ReLaunch can launch apps from anywhere in Android [App Reviews]

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Android multitasking works well, but what about when you need super-tasking. I’m not sure if that’s a real word or term, but that’s what I call the way ReLaunch enables more than just switch…

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Commmunication

Skype for Android downloaded 70 million times on 1,300 “unique Android devices” [Infographic]

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Skype has just crowned itself “the most popular video calling application on Android.” I know a few people who would argue that there are better apps out there, but the numbers are hard to argue aga…

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Samsung wants iPhone users to switch to a Galaxy device using Easy Phone Sync

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One of the most popular questions asked by individuals who switch cell phones is whether all of their data can be transferred to the new device.  Sure, there are many ways of transferring data easily, but not eve…

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Android App Reviews

Android Apps Alert #99: Pay, Run, Shop, Text, and catch Google I/O fever edition

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Androinica.com browses the Google Play Store and tries to find a few quality apps that you may be interested in downloading. Each week, we look for quality games, productivity tools, social apps, and other gem…

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Lifestyle

Flipboard debuts in Google Play, adds Google+ and YouTube integration, localization for 5 new countries

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Flipboard is now available on Android – not just in beta form like we saw before, but as an official app that most folks with an Android 2.2 or higher device can access. Though it was originally thought that…

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Nike+ Running app for Android sprints into Google Play

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All the beer and wings you’re consuming tonight watching the NBA Finals needs to be worked off at some point, so why not do it with the all new Nike+ Running for Android app? Nike+ Running is designed to be a r…

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Entertainment

TiVo for Tablets comes to Android with remote control, guide, and recording manager built in

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TiVo has finally made its way to Android tablets. Sure, the phone app released back in January was accessible on 7-inch tablets, but that was of little comfort to all of the people who wanted a tablet UI on their Xo…

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Chameleon Kickstarter gets a Part Deux, offers tablet AND phone UI

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Remember that Kickstarter project with the Best Tablet UI Ever that we wrote about a few weeks ago? Well, the fund seekers had a behind the scenes snafu that required them to cancel the Kickstarter project and re…

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Android News

UDJ App on IndieGoGo promises more popular music playlists at parties

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UDJ is a new service available on Android that allows people at a party to vote for the songs playing, though it’s in private beta. I for one think its a great idea; it’ll rid parties of those terrible…

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SwiftKey 3 keyboard app adds new themes, languages, and layout options – and it’s on sale

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SwiftKey has updated its keyboard app to have several new features. It’s also made a temporary adjustment on an important feature, price, and put the app on sale for $1.99 for one week (regular price: $3.…

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Android Games

Peti is a Tetris-like puzzler from the makers of Plume & Beautiful Widgets

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LevelUp Studio is known for good looking apps like the Twitter/Facebook client Plume and the weather and clock pack Beautiful Widgets. Now the company is trying its hands at gaming with a new puzzler known as Pe…

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Social

Plume adds limited Facebook account support, Instagram and Flickr previews

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Everyone’s favorite Android Twitter app – well, at least my favorite – is no longer just a Twitter app. Plume has been updated today to offer limited support for Facebook. Plume developer L…

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