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Articles tagged with "Social Networking"

Jolicloud doesn't quite deliver what it sets out to

If you, like me, have never used Jolicloud before you download the app to your phone, you will probably be bewildered and not know what's going on. And when you finally figure it out, you'll wonder what the point of it all is. Jolicloud for Android is a mobile version of the social networking aspec ... Full Article »

July 6, 2012 4:00pm

New Google+ Android update brings Hangouts, photo features, plus new UI

Not too long ago, Google+ for Apple’s iOS platform got an update. It was a pretty extensive one, too, and it left some Android users feeling a little left out. Android is Google’s platform, but the improvements to the mobile version of its social network went first to its biggest competitor. Th ... Full Article »

May 24, 2012 2:17pm

Leaked Flipboard app updated

If you’ve been hesitant to download the leaked APK for Flipboard’s exclusive Android app, now may be a good time to try it out. An over-the-air update from Flipboard has fixed many of the bugs reported by those anxious users that downloaded the app early. Version 1.8.4 should increase speed and ... Full Article »

May 14, 2012 9:20am

Friendcaster for Android gives Facebook a makeover

As much as Facebook insists that the future is heavily invested on smartphones, it’s surprising to find its mobile app quite lackluster. Sure, numerous updates have fixed major issues, but I often find myself reverting to their mobile site due to faulty updates and unreliable notifications. Many t ... Full Article »

May 14, 2012 6:30am

Google+ update saving the goodies for Android

It’s no secret that Google+ is the company’s “secret weapon,” as CEO Larry Page hopes to make it the premier social network to rival Facebook. And with this not-so-subtle approach, the Google+ mobile app has been updated for iOS but not Android. The overhaul boasts a new user interface with ... Full Article »

May 11, 2012 9:15am

Facebook App Center good for Android game discovery?

Facebook proved to be a popular portal for games...five years ago. The massive social network has struggled, however, to convert that success to the mobile sector. But a new App Center marketplace for Android and iOS apps may do the trick. This is Facebook’s first formal platform for app and game ... Full Article »

May 10, 2012 9:56am

Foursquare to add personalized offers to app in July

Location-based check-in app Foursquare lets users interact with their friends, review businesses and give tips on what food to eat at restaurants, but its real goal is to have businesses pay it to recommend their goods and services to you, the user. To do that, the developer is planning to add a new ... Full Article »

May 9, 2012 12:59pm

Twitter updates Android app; Amazon’s Kindle takes over tablet market

Twitter’s always known the power of its mobile user base, so a recent update to its Android and iPhone apps makes it easier to search. The update addresses the growing number of people tweeting via mobile devices, bringing the familiar website’s “Discover” tab to their mobile app. With this ... Full Article »

April 27, 2012 9:16am

Android App Video Review: Instagram

Once you've created your account, you can find people to follow through your email contacts, Facebook, and Twitter, or you could just randomly browse through other popular Instagram users. The whole point of the app isn't just to easily share your photos, but to find other users that post photos you ... Full Article »

April 6, 2012 6:30am

Local social network app Sonar starts pinging on Android

Android users can expect a new kind of social networking capability starting Tuesday – popular iOS app Sonar is making the jump to Google’s mobile platform, in beta form. Sonar actually leverages the capabilities of a lot of location-based social networks for its features. It ties into apps suc ... Full Article »

March 5, 2012 1:39pm


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