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Android Apps

Gowalla confirms shutdown, checking-out after Facebook acquisition

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Gowalla is going dark next month thanks to the company being acquired by Facebook. A report from CNN over the weekend suggested that Facebook had purchased the Austin-based company, and founder Josh Williams…

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Android App Reviews

Trover is like Pool Party reincarnated for travelers [App Reviews]

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Everyday the world around you is becoming more and more reliant on how we as people socialize on the Web. A social networking app is the quickest and most efficient way for us to share information to both our frien…

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Entertainment

Spotify enables open sign-up with Facebook accounts

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UPDATE: This article originally said that Spotify is offering 6 months of premium streaming, but THAT MAY BE INCORRECT. This sign-up method appears to provide only open access to Spotify on the desktop. We apo…

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Commmunication

Facebook Timeline will retell your story and Facebook life on mobile

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Facebook is in the midst of yet another major redesign that seeks to transform the way the company operates. At its f8 developer conference today, CEO Mark Zuckerberg showcased a new feature called Facebook Ti…

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Android App Reviews

INQ brings its Facebook widgets to more phones [App Reviews]

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INQ earned some attention when it announced the Facebook-centric Cloud Touch phone in February. The device, while not high-powered, was potentially appealing to young consumers who spent a great deal of tim…

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Android Apps

Facebook looking to take down Instagram [Rumor]

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If you ask me, there is a short list of iPhone apps that I have always envied. Some of those apps made the transition to Android rather quickly, like Angry Birds. Others took a little longer, but wound up being wort…

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Android Apps

Foursquare for Android updated, bringing a redesign and sharing controls to mobile [App Updates]

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Social apps are probably some of the most popular apps in the mobile space. Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ are all apps that I use multiple times a day. They are also on the list of apps I install first on a new devic…

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Commmunication

Facebook’s Messenger app will support Android & iOS video calling, too

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The first question people asked after Facebook debuted its Skype-powered video calling service – after, wondering if Google Hangouts made the company nervous – was if the social networking gia…

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Android Apps

Facebook launching a mobile messaging app called Messenger

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Update 2: I realized that I didn’t talk about availability. This is currently only out in the US and Canada. Facebook says that it will be rolling out to the rest of the world in the near future. A while back…

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Android News

SkyGrid brings another news-reading format to Honeycomb tablets

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This week Android tablet owners get another app for their downloading pleasure, called SkyGrid. With SkyGrid, much like Pulse, Honeycomb tablet owners can keep track of news on just about any subject or inter…

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Android News

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban loves him some Google+

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In a recent interview with PC Mag’s Leslie Horn, tech billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban talked about what he loved so much about Google Plus. It’s no secret that we at Androinica ar…

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Android App Reviews

FriendCaster HD gives Android another Facebook Honeycomb app

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The Facebook Android app hasn’t been given the official Honeycomb treatment, so users with Android 3.0 or higher have had to turn to third parties. FriendMe was the first Facebook Honeycomb app, but it n…

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Featured post

Dear, Zuck: Sorry for deleting my Facebook account (not really)

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Yes it’s real, my Facebook account is no more. You can call it a break up, separation, or divorce — it really doesn’t matter because the fact is for a while now Facebook and I have grown apart. I…

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Google

Running in Circles: Will people use Google+ correctly? Um, yeah [OPINION]

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When I first heard that Google was launching a fresh and new social networking experience, I kind of shrugged in the beginning, remembering the false promises of the past (Google Wave and Buzz). Google fans, yo…

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AT&T

HTC Status brings bite-sized “Facebook phone” to AT&T as U.S. exclusive

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The HTC Status is coming to AT&T, which has just officially announced that it will carry the Facebook-centric phone known in Europe as the HTC ChaCha. Confirming earlier rumors, AT&T says that it will…

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