Android News

Archives for the ‘applications’ Category Available for Android

By Eric • Jan 23rd, 2009 • Category: applications

Android rocking music lovers are in luck, as has released a client for the robot OS. Following the success of the iPhone app, the platform is now available on Android.

personalized streaming radio
radio stations based on similar artists or a specific genre
scrobbling - tracking the music you’ve been listening to and submitting to your [...]

Android Software Keyboard Video

By Eric • Dec 22nd, 2008 • Category: android os, applications

A video has shown up showcasing the new software keyboard for Android. This update is part of the ‘cupcake’ branch of Android that is currently in development.

Loopt Now Available in Android Market

By Eric • Dec 12th, 2008 • Category: applications

Loopt, one of the most popular mobile social networking applications is now in the Android Market. Users may also download the application directly from the Loopt website, Loopt allows you to broadcast your location, and see the location of your friends. From the company:
With Loopt, turn your T-Mobile G1 into a social compass and [...]

Flash on Android Video

By Eric • Nov 18th, 2008 • Category: applications

i4unews has posted a video of Flash running on the G1. Looking good!

Facebook application now in Market

By Eric • Nov 14th, 2008 • Category: Lead Story, applications

A new Facebook application is now available in the Market. You may recall the rumors that Facebook would not be developing an application for Android themselves. Instead, the company was hoping that a third-party would develop an application built upon the sites API. This is precisely what has happened.
Next Mobile Web has released it’s fBook [...]

Loopt bringing location based social networking to Android

By Eric • Nov 13th, 2008 • Category: applications

It is being reported on the Android Community forums that Loopt is developing their social networking application for the Android platform. Loopt is very popular with the iPhone, and has recently been featured in Apple commercials for the device.
Loopt is a social networking application that places emphasis on your friends’ locations. Using the application, it [...]

Visual Voicemail Coming to Android

By Eric • Nov 12th, 2008 • Category: applications

As visual voicemail continues it spread across carriers and platforms, Android appears to be next in line. PhoneFusion has plans to release the technology for Android.
CEO of PhoneFusion, Louis Lebin:
“Our Fusion Voicemail Plus application is tremendously popular with our existing customers who wanted iPhone-type functionality on their favorite devices… With the launch of T-Mobile’s G1, [...]

PDANet tethering app coming to Android

By Eric • Nov 11th, 2008 • Category: applications

pdaBlast! is reporting that PDANet will be coming to Android. Application developer June Fabrics has indicated an Android version is on the way:
As a company spokesperson told Brighthand, “we do not support G1 currently. However, we do plan to support it in the future.”
This is great news for those wishing to tether their G1s. [...]

VOXOFON International Calling Available for Android

By Eric • Nov 11th, 2008 • Category: applications

Voxofon has released their Call Router to the Android Market. This application provides low-cost calling from an Android phone by recognizing an international number has been dialed, and offering to route the call via less expensive options.
How it Works
After installing the application, simply enter an international number in the phone’s default dialer application and press [...]

Ebook reader available for Android

By Eric • Nov 6th, 2008 • Category: applications

FBReaderJ is a new ebook reader available for the Android platform. It is a clone of FBReader, which has been previously released on a number of platforms. Currently the app supports a limited number of formats, but hopefully this will expand with further releases. 

Supports oeb, epub, fb2 formats
Can read directly from zip, tar, and gzip [...]