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Android Phones

HTC rumored to launch social media focused HTC Myst in the Spring

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HTC decided to launch a Facebook based smartphone in 2011 with the HTC Status on AT&T.  The result was a mid-range Android smartphone with some Facebook hardware integration, but nothing overwhelmingl…

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Android Phones

Update: Motorola takes to Facebook to tease upcoming announcement on August 10

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Motorola plans on leaking some bits of information every day until Friday when it will announce its latest smartphone.  Using Facebook, Motorola has already revealed that the phone operates on 4G LTE and will…

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Android App Reviews

Instant Upload for Facebook copies one of the best features of Google+

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The only problem with Google+ Instant Upload is that a lot of the people I want to share photos with are still on Facebook. That naturally puts a damper on the ability to automatically upload photos to the cloud. I…

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Social

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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Social

Facebook launches App Center to highlight Android apps using Facebook connections

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Facebook announced today that it is launching App Center, a new app discovery tool that highlights “social apps” – in other words, apps that use Facebook. The App Center, launching tonigh…

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Android Apps

Lightbox photo-sharing app shutting down June 15 after team joins Facebook

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Facebook has gobbled up another photo-sharing service, only this time it’s not officially making an acquisition. Lightbox, the Instagram alternative that millions of Android users relied on while t…

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Social

Facebook for Android being updated to include larger photos in timeline and bigger album previews

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Facebook is heading towards a multibillion dollar IPO this week, so the company is putting its best foot forward. We already know that Facebook is going to introduce ads soon, but first it’s introducing…

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Social

Facebook + Instagram = $1 billion acquisition

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Yup, Facebook has just dropped $1 billion in order to acquire the popular photo-sharing app Instagram. Announced for Android less than a week ago and continuing to rise in popularity, Instagram went from an iP…

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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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Android App Reviews

Fast Facebook is a beta app that’s already 2x as fast as Facebook for Android

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The Facebook Android app isn’t very good, and speed is one adjective that will seemingly never be applied to the app. Fast Facebook tries to address that problem with an alternative client whose name sum…

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Android App Reviews

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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Android News

Try Galaxy Nexus Face Unlock and Win [Canada-only]

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How would you like to smile your way to a new Samsung Galaxy Nexus phone? Samsung Mobile Canada has put together a cool little contest on their Facebook Page, and see if your face unlocks some prizes. It is open onl…

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Android Devices

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer is scheduled to receive Android 4.0 in near future

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The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime is mentioned in the news a lot these days, and rightfully so.  It is a powerful Android tablet with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor and a unique docking station.  However, it is impo…

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Social

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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Commmunication

Facebook redesigns yet again – will this be the one that finally gets it right?

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Facebook announced today that it will begin rolling out a new version of the official Facebook Android app. Long a source of complaint, frustration, and force close errors, the latest version of Facebook seek…

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