Foursquare launched back in 2009 at Austin’s SXSW festival with the idea of “making cities easier to use” and the mobile company will stick with their yearly cadence by releasing Version 3.0 later tonight. The social check-in service now boasts nearly 7.5 million users and witnessed almost 500,000,000 check-ins during the last year.
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One of the Android application questions I get asked the most is, “When is Netflix coming to Android phones?” In my meeting with Qualcomm at CES, they actually provided an answer.
A representative of Qualcomm told me, “We have been working with Netflix to bring their service for the first time to Android ... Read More »
ShopSavvy is the longest running barcode scanner application for Android, launching in the first wave of apps for the Android Market. Since it was released, it has truly been one of Android’s must-have applications. Today, Big in Japan has officially released the fourth version of ShopSavvy, which brings a revamped user interface that mimics the ... Read More »
Most people with an Android phone remember the first time they used Shazam to tag a song they heard on the radio. It was one of the coolest apps in the early days of Android and probably one of the most used when people wanted to show off what their new smartphone could do.
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Twitter might have replaced RSS as the main service that people use to get their news feeds, but there’s still a good portion of us (especially bloggers) that will never give up our RSS feeds.
We’ve been begging Google for a native version of Reader ever since Android was released, but it was starting to look ... Read More »
Most high-end Android phones now ship with wireless, media streaming apps that support DLNA devices, but many older phones can also enjoy this cool feature with free apps from the Android Market.
One of the most popular DLNA apps is Twonky Mobile which we first looked at last year. ... Read More »
DoubleTwist has announced today that they have released an Android music player replacement app–offering music, video, podcast, and picture integration with its PC and Mac software. The doubleTwist press release states that their app will bring a seamless end-to-end media experience that will allow users to finally leave their iPods at home.
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Social networking has evolved over the past several months from primarily internet-based status updates and URL sharing into a more mobile, check-in based service where users are now sharing more about themselves and their lives than ever before. Services such as Foursquare, Gowalla, and others are now allowing users to share where they are and ... Read More »
As someone who travels fairly infrequently, I actually look forward to the process of booking a trip to faraway place. It’s always a good feeling to know that once I click the “Book Now” button, I will for sure have some vacation time away from work in the not-too-distant future.
In October I will be ... Read More »
As someone who rarely uses his Milestone for gaming, it’s hard to find a game that consistently keeps my attention. Yes, I’ve used this line of thinking when writing about other games in the past, but while I’ve enjoyed those games for the short term, there hasn’t really been anything that’s been my ... Read More »