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Lifestyle

Vlingo and Foursqure launch voice-based check-ins, networking

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Vlingo is a great Android 2.0+ application that facilitates voice-based search and speech-to-text entry. Android fans can now add check-ins to that list as Vlingo has partnered with Foursquare to announce a…

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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 is available on the FB Touch website. Here’s a screenshot tour.

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Facebook launched its new Places feature because it wanted to give users a chance to discover where their friends are, discover what’s around them, and let others know their location. Sure, we were alre…

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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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Commmunication

GetGlue checks-in for everything and for everyone

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Yesterday we highlighted Miso, a “Foursquare for TV” that connects users who love the same TV shows and movies. Now let’s look at GetGlue, a check-in service that’s Foursquare for e…

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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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Android Apps

Facebook for Android Receives Quick Bug Fix to Address Battery Drain Issue

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Earlier this week, Facebook for Android got a much needed update to version 1.3. The interface received a major overhaul, and events, messages and requests were finally handled from the app itself, without re…

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Lifestyle

Facebook finally upgrades Android to a nearly full-featured app experience

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When former Android Product Manager Eric Tseng left Google to head Facebook’s mobile division, the common response was, “Maybe we’ll finally get a decent Facebook app for Android.̶…

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Multimedia

LoKast brings wireless media sharing to Android and iPhone

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“Is there an app that lets me share files with my friends wirelessly?” We get that question a lot, and we typically say “No.” We can finally give a cautious “Yes” when it comes to media files. LoKast &…

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Android Games

Sorority Life game makes jump from Facebook to Android

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The “social gaming” trend isn’t going anywhere any time soon, evidenced by the popularity of games like Farmville, Mobster, and now Sorority Life, which was just released for Android. So…

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Google Buzz now available for all Android versions

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Google Buzz now available for all Android versions

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The Google Buzz webapp is now compatible with all versions of Android. While the app was previously compatible only with Android 2.0 devices, and later Android 1.6, users running Android 1.5 can now let peple k…

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Facebook SDK for Android now available for developers

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Facebook SDK for Android now available for developers

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When they aren’t busy fighting off uproars over privacy controls, Facebook is hard at work at making its service friendlier to developers. The latest effort is the release of the Facebook SDK for Androi…

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Mobsters grows from Facebook/Myspace and muscles in on Android’s turf

Android Games

Mobsters grows from Facebook/Myspace and muscles in on Android’s turf

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Back when I still used MySpace on a regular basis, Mobsters was as ubiquitous as any game developer could hope for their creation. I expect Mobster to enjoy a similar level of popularity now that the social game i…

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Twitter confirms official Android app on the way, but which one will it choose?

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Twitter confirms official Android app on the way, but which one will it choose?

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Give me my $20! Last week, I bet our readers that Twitter would develop an official Android client. My hunch was a loaded assumption based on comments made by a Twitter investor/board member, and the move starte…

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Application Where gets a little more social

Android Apps

Application Where gets a little more social

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Where is a location based Android app that helps users find local restaurants, clubs, bars, and the like and is relatively useful because of the apps diverse and helpful user base. It looks like Where is becomin…

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