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Carbon for Twitter can now be downloaded through the Play Store

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If the current Twitter client isn’t exactly meeting your needs and expectations, then you may want to look into Carbon for Twitter.  This Android app was announced with much hype as it was heralded to be a…

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Warning: Don’t be the idiot who unintentionally shares private photos on Google+ Events Party Mode

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Here’s a little tip for anyone who has taken a shine to Google+ Events – don’t forget to leave party mode unless you want your naughty bits to end up on the internet. Google+ has a new Events …

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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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Foursquare gets a complete overhaul of app with new UI and changes to service

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Foursquare has gone native with a new user interface that more closely resembles an Android app. An update to the popular location-sharing app has just gone live that makes it easier to switch between Friends,…

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Google+ for Android redesigns and adds ability to start hangouts

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The Google+ Android app has been updated, as promised a few weeks ago. And while the changes in design are not as dramatic as the ones demonstrated in the iOS version, they do add a touch of a style to the ICS guideli…

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Android Apps Alert #97: Everything is Social Edition

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Androinica.com recaps the new and interesting apps in the Google Play Store each week. We select these apps by weeding through the Play Store and trying to find things we think people might be interested in. Thi…

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Google+ UI refresh coming soon to Android with new “surprises,” seen already on iPhone

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Google+ has undergone several changes since the dap debuted last year, and another one is in the pipeline. Google SVP of Engineering Vic Gundotra announced today that there would be design changes to the Googl…

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Android App Reviews

Friendcaster 5.0 is the best Facebook app for Android [App Reviews]

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I’m not a fan of the official Facebook Android app. I hinted at that in my review of the third party client Fast Facebook, and I have a feeling I’m not alone in that regard. If you’re someone  on…

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Seesmic Ping posts to multiple social networks, schedules tweets & status updates

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The plethora of social networks can be great for providing interaction with different audiences and formats, but it can also be a lot of work. Seesmic Ping is designed for users who have multiple accounts and wa…

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Google’s Schemer is a community-driven goals and dream tracker – want an invite?

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Dreamers, goal-oriented technophiles, and enterprising minds take note – Google has delivered a way to manage those schemes digitally. With the appropriately-named Schemer, users keep a journal of…

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Facebook Timeline added to Android, here’s a quick hands-on [Video]

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You know who loves updates and redesigns? Facebook. Know who says they hates updates and redesigns but continue to use the site anyway? Facebook’s members. And despite issuing a big redesign of its Andr…

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Google+ adds ability to start a hangout from mobile devices

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Google+ will soon get a new update that makes it possible to initiate a Hangout directly from the Google+ Mobile app for Android. Announced a short while ago on the company’s official blog, Google+ will f…

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Android Apps Alert #81: FedEx, NBA, ex.fm, Path, and more

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Androinica.com takes a look at new apps in the Android Market each week, then wraps them all in a nice little package to share with you, our lovely readers. In this week’s edition of Android Apps Alert, we t…

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BaconReader is a reddit Android app that makes everything better – as bacon always does [App Reviews]

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Reddit went from being “that struggling site like Digg” to being that site that’s actually grew to be much larger and more popular (according to some traffic-monitoring sites). There…

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GetGlue adds real-time chat to its media check-in Android app

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GetGlue has often been described as “Foursquare for TV” because of its similarities to the location-aware service. But instead of checking-in to physical venues, GetGlue members check-in to t…

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