SwiftKey, easily the most recognizable name in Android keyboards (and possibly Android software altogether) has just turned 4 years old. So, how does an app company celebrate? Cake, cookies, ice cream? Nope – they release more software. The company has taken their “flow” functionality out …
If you’re running ICS, at least version 4.0.3, on your Android device, then you should really check this out. A developer by the name of “Beansoft” has released a beta port of the Jelly Bean keyboard – and its prediction engine – that runs on …
The folks over at Mozilla have been tinkering with Firefox for Android for some time now. Old versions always seemed to be very “beta” in the way they handled, with slowdowns being a norm and unhappy testers being the same. However, with the new version, …
Those of you who enjoy reading the Financial Times will be happy to know they have finally released a beta app for Android. While the app is in beta form and you may experience bugs, it still offers a variety of features and optimization. Currently …
You might remember us telling you about the alpha release of SwiftKey x, which was being tested out by VIP members. The alpha version included the much anticipated multi-touch functionality, and apparently the testing went well, because they have now bumped it up to beta …
Effective today, Samsung is letting people sign up to receive a beta version of the new-to-come Media Hub. At the start, this beta is only available for the AT&T Samsung Galaxy II and will add features for TV shows and Movies. This new Media Hub will be able to …
Check it out! The day that we have been waiting for has finally arrived! Spacetime Studios, the makers of Pocket Legends, has launched the beta of Star Legends: The Blackstar Chronicles exclusively on Verizon’s V-Cast service. So if you are a Verizon customer, go check it out and see if you can get your way in. For the rest of you who are not using Big Red. You are out of luck……OR ARE YOU?!?!?! (hint, keep reading for some Android Guys exclusive news).
Fring, Android’s first video chat app, is back with another first: group video chat, which splits your screen into quadrants so you can video chat with up to three friends at the same time. Even better– the feature is free. Group chat hasn’t hit the …
Many of us are already familiar with Xobni, the social networking integration tool, and now, a private beta for its highly-anticipated product for Gmail and Google Apps – Xobni for Gmail, has been announced. The product is free and helps users find and easily manage contacts. Xobni will move its Android and iPhone apps into beta for users to test within 90 days. People interested in testing any of these new products can request access to the beta versions on Xobni’s website.
It’s pretty official now, Samsung is working on Gingerbread for it’s Galaxy S line. And how do we know? The beta ROM has been leaked on some vague Polish forum.
So this appeared on TweetDeck’s blog today. They say TweetDeck for Android will be in public beta testing by the end of this week. It has also been described as a “thing of beauty” by one of Google’s Android Developer Advocates. Sounds like this is going …
Reuters is reporting that Swype CEO Mike McSherry is expecting his keyboard, which I absolutely love, to be on 50 phones by year’s end. That’s right, 50 phones! Crazy stuff. Currently, Swype is running officially on 10 handsets (including the Droid X ), so they have a way …
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