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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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Skype Video calls on Android now available. Can you see me now? Good.

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Skype for Android took forever to arrive, then took a while to extend beyond Verizon, and even longer to deliver a video calling option. The operative word being took because Skype Android video calling is now a…

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Google working on its own BBM clone for Android [Rumor]

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Following Apple’s promise to deliver an iOS 5 messaging platform that mirrors the functionality of BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), The Wall Street Journal reports that Google has been hard at work doing t…

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Thrutu sends PayPal, shared media, and finds restaurants while still on a phone call

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Thrutu debuted in March and gave Android users the chance to send contacts, photos, and locations to each other while on phone calls. If two people have Thrutu installed, they can quickly send and receive data w…

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Android video chat: Qik links Android and iOS, Fring adds group video calling

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The mobile video chat wars have been heating up since last May when the HTC EVO 4G helped usher in a new era of phones with front-facing cameras (in the U.S.). Since then, a number of companies have attempted to etc…

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Android App Reviews

Go SMS Pro is a better Android app for texting [App Reviews]

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Despite all of the great things that Android phones can do – from power your desktop’s Internet connection to control your torrent downloads – sending text messages remains as one of the mo…

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Android to get free group video chat through Fring

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Want to group video chat on Android? Fring’s got you covered. The popular video and voice calling Android app that once spooked Skype is once again on competitors’ heels by allowing up to four Andr…

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Android App Reviews

The Best Messaging App for Android is…[Droid vs. Droid]

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Group messaging apps are all the rage right now. Smartphone users want to send group text messages, chat in real-time with friends, share photos or locations, and do much more than the pre-installed apps on the…

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Kik Messenger adds group chat and photos for Android & iOS users

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Kik Messenger, the cross-platform instant messaging app similar to BBM, has updated to include groups and photo sharing. Though Kik suffered a major blow when RIM BlackBerry support was blocked, today̵…

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LiveProfile aims to be fastest messaging app for Android, BlackBerry, and iOS [Interviews]

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The “BBM for Android” market is a crowded space. PingChat was among the first to replicate RIM’s popular app, Kik rose and fell in a tech blink, and Beluga achieved massive support for its po…

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Android App Reviews

Beluga is like BBM for Android/iPhone with group messaging and sharing [App Reviews]

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BlackBerry is an enterprise standard, but BlackBerry Messenger has emerged as one of the strongest feather in RIM’s cap. Beluga is not exactly like BBM, but it provides the same basic premise for peopl…

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Line2 offers 2nd phone number, Wi-Fi calling, and unlimited texting

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Line2 gives users a second line on their mobile phone. No, you’re not getting another contract on your device, but you are getting a new phone number that provides VoIP calling and several features that a…

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Hola! Hello! Google Translate adds audio conversation mode

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Welcome to Miami, a place where English is a second language for most residents, and it’s common to be greeted in Spanish first depending on what side of town someone visits. A new feature in Google Transl…

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ooVoo debuts group video chat on Android, desktop

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There are plenty of options of which to choose if someone wants to video chat on their Android phone: Fring, Qik, Tango, or Yahoo lead the way in that regard. But if you want to video chat with multiple people, whet…

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Xfinity Android app manages Comcast DVR, email, and home phone

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Comcast has released an application for its Xfinity customers to monitor their television and email services. The big-ticket among launch features is that XFINITY Mobile can manage your DVR settings remote…

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