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Android Phones

Android-powered “Facebook phone” appears on Bluetooth SIG

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The fabled “Facebook phone” that was rumored to be in development in 2010 may have just popped up in a Bluetooth SIG listing. CEO Mark Zuckerberg has already downplayed the notion of a Facebook pho…

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Commmunication

Posterous launches Android app

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Micro blogging service Posterous has just entered the Android Market. Now fans can post their simple updates just as easily on Android as they do on the desktop. Posterous, like tumblr, is a blogging platform g…

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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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Rumors

Facebook hosting big mobile event next week. Is Android on the menu?

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As I sit here pulling out hairs dealing with my always-stressful local cable monopoly, I got a peculiar gift in my inbox. Facebook has invited us to an event at their headquarters next week. Facebook has hosted d…

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Lifestyle

TweetDeck now in Android Market

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Oh, you thought TweetDeck releasing those new stats on Android usage wasn’t a sign of bigger things to come? Of course not. TweetDeck has graduated from beta app to full-fledged app now available in the A…

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Android OS

Tweetdeck user stats show the popularity of hacked ROM’s

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Ever wanted to know how diverse are Android users? Take a look at this chart from TweetDeck. After racking up more than 36,000 installs of its beta Android application, TweetDeck has taken a look at the numbers a…

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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

Foursquare for Android gets a major facelift, adds Tips and To-Do

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Foursquare’s Android app has often been criticized by users who want something closer to what’s available on that other platform. Those naysayers can finally pipe down because Foursquare has r…

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HTC

HTC Peep/Friendstream down because of Oauth?

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We’ve gotten word from a few people unable to log-in to HTC Peep and Friendstream. Then a quick scan of Twitter shows a few others wondering what the heck is going along, and I think I know the source of the problem &…

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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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Android App Reviews

Tumblr for Android microblogs directly from your phone [App Reviews]

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Sometimes a blog is too much and a tweet is not enough. Tumblr exists as the middle-ground of blogging; long form if you choose, but ideal for short blips and shared content that doesn’t necessarily fit wi…

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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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Android App Reviews

Tweetdeck official beta now live for Android. What do you think?

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Tweetdeck is finally on Android. And I mean the real thing, not the leaked version of an old build that circulated yesterday. Androuid users can now get the official beta from the Tweetdeck website and follow th…

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Android App Reviews

Social Buzz lightly integrates Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Flickr [App Reviews]

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Social networking sites are the rage with the young folks with their hippin’ and their hoppin’ these days. It can be tough to keep up when one segment of your friends favor Facebook while another ha…

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Knocking Live allows Androids and iPhones to share video in harmony

Commmunication

Knocking Live allows Androids and iPhones to share video in harmony

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The application Knocking Live, which is a live user-to-user video streaming application that was once banned from the iPhone’s App Store and then later approved by Mr. Jobs, is now available on Android…

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