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App of the Day: Skype 2.5 (Android)

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Our App of the Day today is Skype 2.5 for Android devices with Android 2.1 or later.

 

Skype only just rolled out a new update for iOS devices a little while ago and today they have rolled out Skype 2.5 for Android.

 

It brings many of the new featured in the iOS app to Android devices such as 14 new devices that are whitelisted for video calling as well as improved support for Bluetooth headsets and more.

 

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

Skype 2.5 for Android lets you make free voice and video Skype-to-Skype calls, and call phones and landlines at great Skype rates on the move.

 

Video calling now supported on more Android phones.

 

Features:

Free* Skype-to-Skype IM, calls and video calls over 3G or WiFi.

Cheap calls and SMS to landlines or mobiles at great Skype rates

 

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App of the Day: Skype for iPhone 3.5.84 (iOS)

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Our App of the Day today is Skype for iPhone 3.5.84 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 4.0 or later.

 

Skype has just got done releasing a mega big update for its Skype iPhone app that ushers in some great news features and one that you probably won't be s fond of.

 

The big ticket item in this update is the addition of Bluetooth support. The next big one that ought to impress is enhanced video through image stabilization which is said to stop the shake effect. The one thing you won't like; if you do not have any Skype Credit, you will be shown ads.

 

Call, video call and instant message anyone else on Skype for free with Skype for your iPhone or iPod touch.

 

Plus call and text your Contacts (or any other number) at Skype's low rates. It's great value with Skype Credit. Skype for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad is free to download and works over 3G* or Wi-Fi.

 

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Google Drive spotted in presentation, includes desktop and mobile sync apps

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Google has had cloud-storage rumors for a while now but it seems we're edging closer to seeing it unveiled. It was spotted at a Google-backed presentation, with an image of Google Drive sitting amongst a Google Docs section. Google Drive is expected to include desktop and mobile syncing apps to make it very, very useful as a cloud storage app rather than hide it within Docs as an extra. Google Drive is also reported to support folders and other utilities.

 

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As for what platforms it'll support, this is unknown right now. Obviously Android would be their number one priority and iOS could be a second favorite. No ETA is rumored, although it's hinted to be "coming soon". This would make sense as Ice Cream Sandwich launches in the next two months, having built-in cloud storage for the mobile OS would be quite nice indeed.

 

Google Drive has been in development for as far back as 2007.

App of the Day: Google+ 1.0.4.2326 (iOS)

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Our App of the Day today is Google+ 1.0.4.2326 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 4.0 or later.

 

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Sure, Facebook has got all the attention of the web this week with all its announcements during its F8 Developer Conference, but Google+ is still kicking along.

 

This week it went live to the public and reportedly added 10 million new users in one day as a result. Google has recently updated its Google+ iOS app to version 1.0.4.2326 which adds Mobile Hangouts and Messenger (formerly Huddle).

 

Real-life sharing rethought for the web, wherever you are

 

Google+ for mobile makes sharing the right things with the right people a lot simpler.

 

Features:

* Circles let you share the right things with just the right people.

* Visit the stream to get updates from your circles or see what people are saying about things nearby.

* Messenger is super-fast group messaging for everyone in your circles.

* Mobile Hangouts allows you to video chat with up to 9 friends while you're on the go.

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App of the Day: Facebook 3.5 (iOS)

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Our App of the Day today is Facebook 3.5 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 3.0 or later.

 

Facebook pushed out a pretty major update to its iPhone app yesterday (yes, we know - still no native iPad app... boo!). The update was pushed out just after an update for Google+ was released. Strange timing or is it Facebook fighting back?

 

The new update is a good one with many changes such as the ability to tag friends and places in posts, the ability to share external links from a web view and much improved group and profile wall designs.

 

Facebook for iPhone makes it easy to stay connected and share information with friends. Use your iPhone to start a conversation with Facebook Chat, check your friends' latest photos and status updates, look up a phone number, or upload your own mobile photos to Facebook while on the go.

 

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TweakTown Android app is ready to download!

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We are happy to announce that TweakTown's Android content app is now ready to be downloaded from the Android Market.

 

Stay up-to-date with the latest from TweakTown on-the-go with your Android device and best of all, our app is FREE and completely ad-free.

 

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• Clear and easy to read content formatted specifically for your Android device

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App of the Day: Can't Wait! (iOS)

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Our App of the Day today is Can't Wait! for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad with iOS 4.0 or later.

 

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I remember back in the day I was highly interested in catching new movie trailers as they were released in lovely HD on the Apple website; alright it wasn't that long ago, I'll admit.

 

Now comes a brand new app called Can't Wait! which lets you easily watch new trailers from your iOS device and more.

 

Be the FIRST to watch new movie trailers as they come out, get reminders when the movies you want to see hit theaters, see what your friends are excited about, and share your favorite upcoming movies! You can do that and more with Can't Wait!, the coolest upcoming movie app in the store. Best of all, it's FREE!

 

Watch Trailers:

* Updates when new trailers are released, faster than any other app.

* Keeps track of what you have and haven't watched, so you don't have to!

* High-quality trailers that work wherever you are.

* Easy browsing mode lets you go from trailer-to-trailer with ease.

App of the Day: Foursquare 2011.08.29 (Android)

By: Array

Our App of the Day today is Foursquare 2011.08.29 for Android 1.6 and up.

 

The latest version of Foursquare for Android brings special new features including events attached to places, in-line photos, a venue and check-in details page redesign.

 

Foursquare helps you explore the world around you. Keep up with friends, get insider tips, and unlock discounts and rewards.

 

While on the go, you can easily tell friends where you are, share pictures, get their comments ("I'm right around the corner, I'll stop by to say hello"), and get insider tips ("order the Lobster Ravioli; it's the best dish by far."). Tons of places offer discounts and freebies to foursquare users, and you earn points and badges for doing the things you love.

 

Have fun exploring!

 

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Samsung to launch SMS killer, ChatON, a cross-platform mobile messaging service

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Samsung is set to launch their new mobile messaging platform, ChatON, at the IFA consumer electronics conference this week. Samsung's ChatON will work across platforms such as Android, iOS, Blackberry and Samsung's Bada OS, unlike competitors Blackberry with BBM or Apple's upcoming iMessages. ChatON will support one-on-one discussions as well as group messaging, it will also support standard text-based messages as well as images and even simple animations.

 

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This is another step in the mobile messaging solution, where there are a fair amount of competitors and action happening. Blackberry BBM, iMessages launching from Apple soon, Skype acquired GroupMe, Facebook recently purchased Beluga, another cross-platform group messaging app. It seems as though group messaging is the latest trend to launch into.

App of the Day: Adobe CreatePDF (iOS)

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Our App of the Day today is Adobe CreatePDF for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), and iPad with iOS 4.3 or later.

 

Do you need similar functionality as Adobe Acrobat for desktop on your iPhone or iPad? Give this one a go. Sadly it is not free, but can be picked up for $9.99 USD.

 

Adobe CreatePDF brings the same high-quality PDF creation as Adobe Acrobat to your iPad, iPhone and other iOS devices.

 

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