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Watch What You Say: YouMail Adds “Social Voicemail”

Think twice before you leave a message with that fascinating story about what’s happening to the toenail on your pinky toe: it may end up on Facebook. YouMail (and competitor

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INQ’s ‘Cloud Torch’ Could be the Facebook Phone that Doesn’t Exist

Let’s revisit an Android rumor that likes to rear its head every few months, shall we?  The “Facebook Phone” that has been both long-rumored and officially denied is back again. 

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Chat and Push Notifications Come to Facebook App!

Two highly sought after components that have been missing from the Facebook for Android app have arrived. Chat and push notifications have arrived today, bringing the mobile version that much closer to its web-based counterpart.

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Skyfire 3.0 add the Facebook social layer to browsing.

Skyfire has been around for a little bit now. When I first used it, it felt like a second-rate browser. Skyfire emerged around the same time I was exploring Dolphin Browser HD and Opera Mini, and was really just noise. Noise that allowed me to watch Flash videos on certain sites, and that made it cool. Skyfire grew on Android until they were ready to blitz past the scathing, snide remarks of the iPhone fanboys at Engadget and Gizmodo to cause quite a sensation on two platforms. That’s a pretty serious achievement already, but it’s clear that the team at Skyfire doesn’t plan on slowing down with their 3.0 update!

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Tonight on AGTN

This week on AGTN (Android Guys Thursday Nights): It is time to be thankful!  We will be talking about what we are most thankful for in the world of Android

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Facebook Adds Places, Groups Support to Android App (v1.4)

Sorry folks, there’s not going to be a Facebook phone. Mark Zuckerberg was quick to point out that the company was not designing a smart phone. Instead, they announced a new platform for developers and mobile app integration. Oh, and they also tweaked the Android app.

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Facebook Mobile Event Slated for November 3rd – Android Related?

The much-rumored and quickly denied Facebook phone could finally be unveiled next week–or at least something new relating to social networking on mobile devices. Earlier today the company began sending out invites to members

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Geo-Social Aggregator Hotlist Comes to Android

The Hotlist has come to Android today, bringing its geo-social aggregation service to those of you who need to know what your friends are up to at all times.

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The Case for the ‘Facebook Phone’ Gets Stronger

It was reported earlier this week that Facebook may be secretly working on a phone with an Android backbone. At the time, we were looking at a they-said/we-said argument with TechCrunch implying it’s already in the works while Facebook was throwing cold water on the subject. Given all the details early in the week, most of you didn’t expect to see an actual Facebook phone come to light. In fact, based on some of your comments, some of you could care less about the subject. Read on to see if your opinion changes…

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POLL: Will Facebook Release a Phone?

Reader feedback: Will Facebook ever put out a phone of their own? Cast your vote!

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Is a “Facebook Phone” Happening?

Depending on who you believe, Facebook either is or isn’t working on a phone of their own.  TechCrunch is reporting that Facebook is creating the software platform which will be

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Salesforce.com Brings Chatter Mobile to Android

Salesforce.com is rolling out a mobile version of their relatively new Chatter service. Acting very much like an Facebook for companies, it has become wildly successful, adopted by roughly one in four customers. The tool is free to current Saleforce.com clients and runs $15 per month, per user if purchased separately.

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Download This: my6sense

My new favorite Twitter app is my6sense. It’s also my new favorite Facebook app. And my new favorite Google Reader app, and my new favorite Google Buzz app. My6sense pulls

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Facebook “Places” Now Accessible for Android Users at Facebook Mobile Site

Last night Facebook announced its new service titled “Places”, which lets U.S. users share their current location with friends. Unfortunately, at the time of the announcement, the functionality was only

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Call Your Facebook Friends for Free with Vonage Mobile for Facebook

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPt_pdxzoRg&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] Vonage has just introduced a new Android app that allows users to call their Facebook  friends using VOIP for free (it is also available for iOS).  The free app