LinkedIn Mobile App Beefs up its Resume in Latest Update

“Faster, Simpler, Better!” That’s how the LinkedIn mobile team is describing the newly updated LinkedIn app for Android. With LinkedIn mobile page views growing more than 400% each year, the LinkedIn mobile team felt it necessary to revamp their mobile app to ensure its ...

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Google Maps Updated, Tablet Support for Transit Navigation, Bubble Buttons, and More…

Google Maps was updated to version 5.9.0 today, adding a couple new “Transit” features to what is by far one of the most used apps on Android. If you’re a tablet owner brave enough to wield your expensive toy around while traveling by public transit then you will be happy to ...

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A Single Shriek of Excitement can be Heard as Kyocera Announces “Summer of Free Apps” Promotion for Echo Users

Kyocera would like to say thank you to the 13 year old boy in NJ who accidentally bought a Kyocera Echo after mistaking it for a limited edition Nintendo DS by giving away 12 free games during Kyocera’s “Summer of Free Apps.” All joking aside, the world’s first dual-touchscreen Android ...

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AndroidGuys Weekly Wrap-Up 8-15-11

Let’s take a look back at some of the bigger, more newsworthy items from the last week, shall we?  There was plenty to talk about in the world of Android, but we’ve narrowed it down to but a few items.  Hit the break to watch Phil run through some of the stuff we’re still ...

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Huddle Up, NFL.com’s 2011 Fantasy Football App Now Available in the Android Market

It’s that time again. Time for football, the only American sport worth watching (okay, maybe hockey too), and with football season comes fantasy football. The only time of the year when men get to wage war against their closest buddies using statistical ammunition fired off by their ...

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Google Videos Updated, Now Supports Android 2.2 and Up

Google’s video rental service which was formerly only available to Honeycomb users has been updated to include support for both Froyo and Gingerbread. Good news for all those smartphone users looking to kill some time and battery life. Be aware that rentals are only good for 24 hours, a ...

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Taste of Home’s Recipe App Helps you Make the Most of Your Seasonal Ingredients

Popular food and entertaining brand “Taste of Home” has released a pretty amazing recipe app to Android and my stomach couldn’t be happier. As you may already know, we here at Android Guys encourage the saying “The way to a man’s heart is through his ...

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OpenFeint and The9 Continue to Break Down the Great App Wall of China for Western Developers

In recent months, game developers from across the Western World have been slowly breaking into the vast Chinese gaming market thanks to OpenFeint and their Chinese gaming partner The9. Together their partnership and gaming platform “The9 Game Zone” has managed to set an ...

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Adobe Flash Player for Android Updated to a Version Number too Long for This Title

Adobe Flash Player for Android is no stranger to updates, just take a look at its newest version number — 10.3.186.3. Most of the Adobe Flash Player updates revolve around security fixes and while this one is no different, you might be surprised at the list of non-security fixes and ...

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[Update]YouTube App for Android Updated, New Uploading UI and More…

The official YouTube App for Android has been updated to version 2.2.14. This update is primarily focused around video uploading as it includes a new uploading UI along with the ability to edit title, description and privacy of uploaded videos. Great additions for those mobile YouTubers out ...

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G5 Entertainment’s Hidden Object Game “Paranormal Agency” Haunts the Android Market

If you enjoy hidden object games or have kids who love playing games like “I SPY” then you might want to check out G5 Entertainment’s newest Android release “Paranormal Agency.” Take on the role of Heather Mills, a clairvoyant detective faced with an influx of ...

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Social Gaming Platform Mobage Set to Become Bloatware for AT&T Android Users?

Last week I told you about Mobage and its release to the western world. Mobage is a social gaming platform that is extremely popular in overseas countries like Japan. While popular overseas, I had many doubts about their success here in the states, especially since they would have to compete ...

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GroupMe Turns 3.0, Adds Direct Messaging, Improved UI and More…

GroupMe celebrated the big 3.0 today (and then the big 3.0.1 for bug fixes) by going global with a slew of added features and enhancements sure to make users smile. The BBM-like group messaging app allows users to create and engage in conversations regardless of phone type. Although full SMS ...

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Google+ for Android Updated, Improved Notifications Included

Google+ for Android received a nice little update bringing it to version 1.0.5. Many of the changes brought about have been directly related to user feedback which not only shows you that Google cares about its newest product but that Goggle+ is evolving with its users and not against them. In ...

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Capital One Releases Mobile Banking App For Android

In what could be called a “better late than never” moment, Capital One has released a mobile banking app for Android. Capital One now joins the ranks of the many financial institutions now allowing their customers to check balances, transfer balances, and pay bills, all from the ...

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