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Our App of the Day today is Facebook for Android 1.8 for Android 1.5 or later.
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 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
Our App of the Day today is Google Search 184.108.40.20617 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 4.0 or later.
Google has just released its Search 220.127.116.1117 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.
The latest version of the app includes the following changes:
What's New in Version 18.104.22.16817
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.
Our App of the Day today is Reqvu for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 4.0 or later.
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.
Our App of the Day today is Apple Store 2.0 for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 4.2 or later.
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.
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.
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'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!
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!
Our App of the Day today is Oink for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 4.2 or later.
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.
Our App of the Day today is Google Offers for Android 2.1 or later.
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!
Our App of the Day today is Adobe Reader for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad with iOS 4.2.5 or later.
Adobe recently released its Adobe Reader to the Apple App Store. It offers a great and importantly free way to view PDF files from your Apple mobile device.
Adobe Reader is the free global standard for reliably viewing and sharing PDF documents across platfoms and devices. Easily and efficiently access the widest range of PDF file types-including PDF Portfolios, password-protected PDF documents and Adobe LiveCycle rights-managed PDF files. Now available for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch, Adobe Reader offers fast, high-quality interaction with PDF.
Well, its not everyday your smartphone can be a superhero, but for some poor fello in NYC, it seems the latest iPhone incarnation has. The MacRumors forum is buzzing from a story that this man found out that his wife was lying to him. The man is actually already filing for divorce, and you can find all of the details in the below quote and picture:
I got my wife a new 4s and loaded up find my friends without her knowing. She told me she was at her friends house in the east village. I've had suspicions about her meeting this guy who lives uptown. Lo and behold, Find my Friends has her right there. I just texted her asking where she was and the dumb b!otch said she was on 10th Street!! Thank you Apple, thank you App Store, thank you all. These beautiful treasure trove of screen shots going to play well when I meet her a$$ at the lawyer's office in a few week.