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Android App Reviews

Facebook for Android now shows photos, notifications, and Places in app. Be gone, Browser!

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Facebook has updated it’s Android app today in attempt to achieve “feature-for-feature” parity with that other mobile platform. After CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained why Facebook for An…

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Lifestyle

Facebook for Android upgraded with Places and Groups; Zuckerberg explains why app previously sucked

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At it’s mobile event today, Facebook announced that it was launching a “platform” to make it better to integrate with apps across devices. Facebook doesn’t mean platform as in operating system,…

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Lifestyle

Pulse News Reader adds Facebook support

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Pulse News Reader first achieved must-have status as an iPad app, then earned a cool but not quite there status on Android. We loved the app in our review but were displeased to that it didn’t have unlimite…

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Android App Reviews

Gap StyleMixer puts your closet in your phone [App Reviews]

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You probably don’t have a rotating carousel of clothes like Alicia Silverstone in Clueless, but you can get the next best thing in app form. Gap StyleMixer can act as a digital closet, storing tops, pants, and ac…

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Android App Reviews

OkCupid makes Android users fall in love [App Reviews]

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Android phones help users find everything from pizza to tweets, so why not make the robot find your next date? Dating service OkCupid.com offers one of the most comprehensive and appealing apps for Android use…

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Lifestyle

AppESP analyzes your Android to recommend new apps

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There can never be too many Android apps; or too many ways to discover them. The latest way to find out what’s fresh or hot in the Android Market is AppESP. Much like we’ve seen with other recommendat…

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Android Tricks

Reduce Photo Size will make photos smaller for sharing

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There are times when you snap that great photo and want to share it on Facebook or Buzz, but the 2 MB upload may be a lengthy and troublesome proposition on a weak cellular network. You could just shoot at a smaller r…

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PhotoWonder dresses up your photos with effects and props. [App Reviews]

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The images captured on your mobile phone are fine, but wouldn’t it be nice to spruce them up just a little bit? Perhaps you could use the old-style LOMO effect, colorize the image so it’s predominan…

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Multimedia

Justin.tv Android app now broadcasting

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It seems Justin.tv has taken a break from defending itself from legal issues with the NFL and UFC. The folks behind the popular Internet video streaming site just released the official Android application, wh…

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Lifestyle

Android Apps for Back to School 2010

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Imagine my surprise when a drive that normally takes me 4 minutes took 20 thanks to the school buses suddenly on the road. It’s back to school time in my hometown, and millions of students across the countr…

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Travel

Next Train predicts train arrivals in NYC, more cities to follow

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New York City maintains one of the busiests mass transit systems in the world, and there’s now an Android app for predicting when the next subway train is on its way. Next Train NYC uses your phone’s…

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Lifestyle

Facebook Places check-ins to location awareness industry

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Foursquare, Gowalla, Yelp, and the ilk ought to be nervous. Really nervous. Why? Facebook unveiled its own check-in service called Facebook Places last night. Places is a location-aware service to find your…

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Lifestyle

Miso uses badges and check-ins to make television social

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Imagine if there was a Foursquare for television. Rather than go out to a bar or restaurant, users would “Check-in” when they watched the latest episode of True Blood or Weeds. Imagine that servic…

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Evernote adds widgets, bug fixes, and promises offline note storage

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Evernote hasn’t made Android a priority and they know it. But Evernote, which happens to be one of the most popular productivity and lifestyle services around, is working hard to remedy that with update…

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VouchAR brings live store discounts to Augmented Reality

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Walking down the street with no clue about which boutique to browse or which restaurant to step in for a quick bite? Maybe you ought to fire up VouchAR and discover which establishment will save you a few quid. Vou…

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