Google Gobbles Plink for Future Goggles Integration

Plink, one of the winners of the second Android Developers Challenge is only too pleased to announce today that they’ve been acquired by Google.  Their app works remarkably similar to Google Goggles – Snap a picture of some artwork or painting with your phone get back wikipedia-like ...

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Beta Test This! BioWallet Signature Beta

Longtime followers of Android will recognize the name of Biowallet.  One of the finalists from the first Android Developers Challenge back in 2008, the app was designed as a “safe wallet” that housed your private information such as passwords, notes, accounts, documents, etc.  The protection ...

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ADC2 Winner ‘SweetDreams’ Hits Android Market

The big winner in the second Android Developers Challenge (ADC2), SweetDreams, is now available for download.  Designed to allow its users to go to bed without worrying about getting calls in the middle of the night, SweetDreams, packs a ton of options into a relatively small (2MB) app. Tell ...

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Real World Hyperlinking From GeoVector’s World Surfer

San Francisco-based GeoVector has announced the launch of their directional search and pointing app for Android handsets.   Available today in the Android Market, World Surfer allows for users to simply point their phone towards a place that interests them and learn more about it.  One can ...

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SomaView Helps Users Discover Their Virtual Neighborhood

I’m a big fan of Augmented Reality (AR) apps for Android.  While some might see them as the current fad in mobile apps, I view the concept as just a stepping stone.  Anytime I get a chance to try out a new AR title, I’m game.   Naturally, I was pleased to get an email... Read More

ADC 2 Follow Up

Want to bone up on some apps that were submitted to the Android Developers Challenge 2 last week?  We suggest checking this thread over at Google Groups.  It’s emerging somewhat as an unofficial place for developers to share their apps and experiences. We’ve compiled a few apps ...

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