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Facebook Releases Version 1.9 Of Its Android App With Updated Features
2012-04-24 03:33:56

Enid Burns for RedOrbit.com Facebook recently updated its Android app with a 1.9 version that adds messaging and camera features to the mobile software. The udate is available on Google Play, and automatically updates users who already have the app installed. Initial user reviews are positive. "This finally feels like an android app," notes one user with the name Taylor on Play, who continues, "instead of an iOS clone that happens to run on android." Along with fixing a few bugs, the...

2012-04-23 10:25:29

NORWALK, Conn., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN) released today its second set of findings on Android, iPhone and iPad users who are booking rental cars and hotel rooms through priceline.com's Hotel Negotiator app for Android and Hotel & Rental Car Negotiator app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Here are the key findings from priceline.com's latest batch of mobile data: Rental cars are a spur-of-the-moment decision for many mobile-equipped travelers. 41%...

2012-04-23 06:31:35

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The "SYNC" Android application enables a quick and easy way to share a user's location and tracks in real-time location between users, family members or groups of users directly on a map. It also allows the user to monitor public user groups (i.e. taxi drivers, taxi companies, strikes, protests, public gatherings and performances, even deliveries etc.) as well as private groups of friends or acquaintances. In addition this application allows...

2012-04-18 06:25:12

PHOENIX, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Credit Info Center, the leader in online personal finance self-help information, announces the release of a free credit repair Android app. The app allows users to browse through the process of credit repair, divided into 4 easy-to-understand steps. The new Credit Repair app is built for a wide array of Android-enabled phones and tablets. The design adapts to various screen sizes, making it feel natural and familiar to users across different devices....

2012-04-15 23:01:07

Mobile Business Concepts has released Grateful Patriots app that allows users to show their appreciation for the service of members of the armerd forces. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 14, 2012 Grateful Patriots, an iPhone and Android app that allows users to send thank to armed forces verterans for their service to their country is available for free downloads in the App Store and the Android Market. The app was built by Mobile Business Concepts, an Atlanta based mobile app developer that...

2012-04-09 06:22:23

NEW YORK, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PlayUp, the first social network app exclusively for sports fans, socializers and gamers, announced today the launch of PlayUp for Android, bringing Android users the opportunity to access the innovative app for the first time. Enhanced user personalization is included with PlayUp for Android, which allows users to pick and choose the sports-specific content they wish to see within the app. Users can select to follow only one or multiple sports, and...

2012-04-04 14:23:46

PROVO, Utah, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ParentLink® today announced the release of the Android version of their mobile application for users of the ParentLink Communication Service. Called Mobile Parent, the app is the first of its kind for Android users and was recently approved for download from the Android Marketplace. Parents in districts and schools that use the ParentLink Communication Service can now access all school messages as well as their account information and school...

Instagram Comes To Android, Highlights Fragmentation
2012-04-04 12:43:23

Long-time iOS exclusive Instagram was made available for Google´s Android operating system yesterday. While users of both platforms took to arguing about the merits of each operating system, the popular photo-sharing social service topped 1 million downloads in its first 24 hours in the Google Play market. Boasting more than 30 million users as an app only available to users of the iPhone, Instagram already had an impressive base of users sharing their vintage and filtered photos with...

Image 1 - Android App Developers Angry With Google For Slow Payments
2012-03-20 08:46:25

Derek Walter for RedOrbit.com Google´s tardy payments to Android developers has unleashed a litany of complaints on the company´s forums. The issues lit up Google´s support pages, which are the primary point of contact between the company and its developers. What followed was a snowball reaction, as other developers piled on about the difficulty in reaching a human and complaints about how Google handles its Android App Marketplace, which was recently renamed from Android...

2012-03-19 23:01:21

Study shows Android market is taking payment share from iPhone in mobile environments Boston, Mass (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 Adyen, the fastest-growing provider of next generation Internet and mobile payment solutions, today released new reports highlighting the development of mobile transactions running through their unique mobile skin platform. The study was conducted from September 2011 through March 2012 and shows the total percentage of mobile payments within the Adyen modules has almost...