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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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Google+ Android app gets Events, tablet support, and yet another UI change – this one’s actually good, though

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I know that many Android fans, present company included, weren’t the biggest fans of the Google+ user interface that changed a few weeks ago. Well, you have fewer reasons to complain because the Google+…

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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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Instagram Android app is finally here. Download now on Android 2.2+

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Instagram. Android. Two of the biggest names in mobile have finally decided to stop messing around and hook-up finally. After more than a year of broken promises and teases, the Instagram Android app is here.…

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Google’s barely-noticed leaderboard highlights Foursquare’s advantage

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In a recent update for Google Maps, Google added a leaderboard to show which users have the most check-ins in a day, week, or all-time. The feature wasn’t promoted or listed in the official change log, and…

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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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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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Twitter for Android gets another redesign and new feature set [#newtwitter]

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Call me crazy, but I’m really liking the changes made in the latest version of the Twitter app. Sure, I know most of you have pledged allegiance to Twicca, Tweetcaster, or something similar (I’m a P…

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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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Pingchat is now Touch, a BBM clone that’s more about photo-sharing for Android/BlackBerry/iOS

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You whippersnappers today don’t know how easy you have it with the plethora of group messaging app choices. Back in my day, there was only one BBM-style app for Android, and its name was Pingchat. But sinc…

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Gowalla confirms shutdown, checking-out after Facebook acquisition

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Gowalla is going dark next month thanks to the company being acquired by Facebook. A report from CNN over the weekend suggested that Facebook had purchased the Austin-based company, and founder Josh Williams…

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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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