Skype for Android

It has been a long time coming but now Skype is available “on a wide range of Android phones”. The get the bad news out of the way first,... Skype has only been tested on HTC and Motorola devices with Android OS 2.1 and above. Right now there are some log-in issues with the Samsung Galaxy S, and Skype are “looking to address these in...

App killer

I’ve just finished reading an interesting article entitled “Android Task Killers Explained: What They Do and Why You Shouldn’t Use Them“.... I for one use ‘Advanced Task Killer’ but having read this article I now wonder if it is something I should be doing. One of the misconceptions regarding Android and your RAM is that we’re...

Amazon & Android

Amazon are stirring up quite a haze around their involvement with Android at the moment. Sure, the Amazon Kindle application for Android has been... around for a while now, but we’ve recently learned Amazon might launch their own App Store for Android too. To become a developer for this Amazon App Store you have to pay a fee of $99 and Amaz...

Cool Android Applications

It’s not too often that we do an application round-up, but I’ve noticed three completely different ones from publicised at XDA recently... which I thought I should share with you here. We have games, security and productivity all covered.

First, we recently we mentioned a nice little application called Android-Notifier. ThisĀ  pushes no...

LG Ally shazam

Shazam is one of the original music identification applications. I’m sure you use it, or have heard of it, but for the sake of those who have not,... this application allows you to hold your phone up towards a speaker and have it report to you the name and artist of a song or piece of music. Shazam has been around the block and as such, it is argua...

Gmail update

If you are lucky enough to have an Android device with Froyo on it already, then you are in luck. Google have updated Gmail independently from the Android... OS to allow Froyo 2.2 based devices to download a new version. Unfortunately, if you are not running Android 2.2 then you will have to wait because this update does not include you. I am currently usi...

Farmville makers to make games for Android

Those guys that make Farmville are at it again, but this time they have plans for Android. Although Zynga have not formally... released any new and exciting titles yet, their website clearly has an advertisement for an Android developer. Check it out here.

The best candidates will have solid experience developingĀ mob...

OpenFeint on Android

FruitNinja is a game originally made available on the iPhone but has since made its way from iOS to the Android platform. FruitNinja is supported... by OpenFeint, which “offers game developers a way to add things like achievements, in-game currency, and intra-network messaging to their titles. More recent versions also add things like cloud...

Android Notifier Setup

The Android blog-o-sphere has recently picked up on a cool new application that replicates some of the function of the oldskool Sony Ericsson orientated... floAt’s Mobile Agent, only better. All you need is the ‘Android-notifier’ application for your Android device, and the accompanying desktop application on your computer of choice.

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