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App of the Day: Skype 2.6 (Android)

Our App of the Day today is Skype 2.6 for Android for Android devices with Android 2.1 and above.

 

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Just out! Skype has been busy lately with its mobile apps and today is no different. They've just launched version 2.6 of their Skype app for Android devices which allows you to send pictures, videos and files and it even has an improved look and feel.

 

Make free Skype-to-Skype video calls, and call phones at Skype rates on the move

Make free voice and video calls to anyone else on Skype, whether they're on an Android, iPhone, Mac or PC, as well as IMs to your friends and family.

 

The latest version of the app includes the following changes:

 

What's New

 

What's new in this version?

 

- Send pictures, videos and files

- Easier to sign out, and auto-sign in

- Improved look and feel with new graphics

- Voicemail improvements

- Better video quality on Tegra 2 devices

App of the Day: My Xbox LIVE (iOS)

Our App of the Day today is My Xbox LIVE for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 4.3 or later.

 

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Cannot spend a minute without your Xbox 360 fix? Good news for you - if you are an iPhone owner you can now grab the My Xbox LIVE app and take it with you on the road and out of the lounge room.

 

Take your Xbox LIVE experience wherever you go with the My Xbox LIVE app. Track and compare your achievements, connect with your Xbox LIVE friends, and change up your 3D Avatar. Review all your recent great games you and your friends love to play and compare achievements with them. Jump into our games hub to learn about the latest LIVE games and apps. Access Xbox Spotlight feeds, get breaking news from Xbox LIVE, game tips and tricks, gamer spotlight and much more.

App of the Day: Facebook for Android 1.8

Our App of the Day today is Facebook for Android 1.8 for Android 1.5 or later.

 

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Facebook has just dropped the latest version of Facebook for Android bringing it up to version 1.8. This new version focused on speed improvements.

 

Share and stay connected with your friends with the Facebook for Android app.

Facebook for Android helps you connect with your friends and share on the go. Upload a photo, keep up with friends' photos and status updates, look up a phone number, and more - right from your Android device.

 

The latest version of the app includes the following changes:

 

What's New

 

What's in this version:

 

- Navigate anywhere, fast: Get to your groups, apps, pages, and settings with a single press

- Search and you will discover: Look through friends, subscribers, apps, and pages

- See your friends tags on pictures and zoom: New photo viewing experience

- Faster notifications: Get alerted in real time with new push notifications

- Games & Apps: Play games and access your favorite apps on the go

- Access to mobile timeline (If you already have a timeline)

- Access to friend lists and subscriptions

App of the Day: Google Search 1.0.0.8117 (iOS)

Our App of the Day today is Google Search 1.0.0.8117 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 4.0 or later.

 

Google has just released its Search 1.0.0.8117 app for iOS users and it brings with it some strong new features for iPad users as well as some bug fixes and full-screen mode for iPhone and iPod touch users.

 

The new Google Search app for iPhone and iPad

 

Search the web faster and easier with the latest Search app from Google. Get exclusive search features only available in this app for the best search experience. Completely redesigned for the iPad.

 

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The latest version of the app includes the following changes:

 

What's New in Version 1.0.0.8117

 

New design for the iPad

 

- See search results and websites side-by-side to browse pages and results

- Get to the right answer faster with Instant Previews and Google Instant

- See images full-screen with image browsing

- New visual UI for search history

- Easy access to other Google apps

 

New for the iPhone

 

- Minor bug fixes

- Full-screen mode for search results and pages

 

Note: Gmail notifications are now part of the new Gmail app.

App of the Day: Reqvu (iOS)

Our App of the Day today is Reqvu for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 4.0 or later.

 

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We saw Kevin Rose's Oink app come out recently which takes location based check-ins a step further by being able to rate things inside places you visit and everything in general. Reqvu also does more than the standard check-in using location services and allows you to request videos and pictures from friends at certain locations around the world.

 

You can announce to your friends where you are by checking-in and then in Action Mode you can say that you are ready to take videos and photos for them to see. I saw a beta preview of this several weeks ago and it looked great, I'm going to give the final version a try right now.

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App of the Day: Apple Store 2.0 (iOS)

Our App of the Day today is Apple Store 2.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 4.2 or later.

 

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Apple just took the covers off version 2.0 of its Apple Store app.

 

New in this version is Personal Pickup which allows you to buy your Apple product in the app and select your nearest store for pick up, only in the USA though. Also new is EasyPay (again only for the USA) which allows you to use your iTunes credit to buy products in-store yourself.

 

When you're on the go, the Apple Store app is the best way to research, personalize, and buy products from Apple, and get help at the Apple Retail Store. It's also the easiest way to get a new iPhone - right from your current iPhone.*

 

Here's what you can do with the Apple Store app on your iPhone or iPod touch:

 

- Buy products on the go and pick them up at your favorite Apple Retail Store, or have

them shipped to your door.

- Personalize an iPad or an iPod with free engraving, plus get signature gift wrapping for

select Apple products.

- Buy an iPhone with just a few taps.*

- While in an Apple Store, quickly purchase accessories on your own with EasyPay

(requires iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S)

- Request help, check in for reservations, and meet up with a Specialist at the store.

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App of the Day: Spotify for Mango (Windows Phone)

Our App of the Day today is Spotify for Mango for Windows Phone 7.5 or later.

 

During Microsoft's recent launch of Windows Phone 7.5 aka "Mango" in New York, Spotify took the chance to introduce its music streaming app for the new mobile OS update. It looks rather good from what we've seen so far.

 

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Luckily for us, Engadget and WinRumors were both on hand at the event to provide a hands-on video as well as some happy snaps. Check out the video below:

 

 

With Spotify on your Windows Phone, you could listen to any track, any time. A whole world of music is now available for your listening pleasure.

MSI have released the Afterburner App for iOS

MSI's Afterburner overclocking app is pretty amazing, and today they've launched the Afterburner App for the iOS platform. iPhone and iPad users can now download and install the Afterburner app from Apple's App Store, which allows you to wirelessly monitor and overclock graphics cards over a Wi-Fi network!

 

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Not only that, but MSI are running a competition from now until December 3, where all you have to do is share your experience and photos from using the Afterburner app on your blog and you will have the chance to win a Lightning series graphics card or MSI tablet!

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App of the Day: Oink (iOS)

Our App of the Day today is Oink for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 4.2 or later.

 

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Location based apps such as Foursquare are all the range on smartphones thanks to the introduction of GPS on the phone.

 

Kevin Rose's Milk Inc. has just taken the covers off their first app, Oink. Yeah, like the pig "oink" "oink". It uses your location to find nearby places and instead of checking in, you rate products and services offered by those nearby stores, restaurants and so on.

 

Be careful of your first "oink" notification, it scared the crap out of me. Heh!

 

Oink is an easy way to rate and rank the things around you. Instead of just rating places, you rate the items inside. You could easily find the most popular items on a menu and see if a friend has tried anything there. Then if there's something you like, it's just a single press to rate it and share it with friends.

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App of the Day: Google Offers (Android)

Our App of the Day today is Google Offers for Android 2.1 or later.

 

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Google has recently taken the covers off its Google Offers app for Android devices.

 

While it's a bit limited at the moment in terms of which cities are supported, if you are in one of the supported locations, you should give it a try and try and find a good deal now and again.

 

Discover, buy and redeem great deals with your Android phone.

From food to fun, Google Offers connects you with great deals every day in your city. Discover, buy and redeem Google Offers without the need to print them. A city is what you make of it: start exploring today!

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