Google+ are adding the ability to add polls to your posts

google-plus

It seems Google has been listening to the community and are in the process of adding a long asked for feature to Google+. Finally users will be able to add polls to their posts, meaning you no longer have to link to an external poll site to gauge your friends’ opinion on important ...

Read More

Facebook’s Snapchat competitor, Slingshot, lands in the Play Store

Facebook-Slingshot

Facebook have developed a Snapchat like app called Slingshot after its failed attempts to purchase the App. Slingshot has now hit the Google Play Store for free allowing users to take photos and record videos to share with friends. The way Slingshot works is that a friend needs to sling content ...

Read More

Casino game Party Slots looks to hit social jackpot [App of the Day]

Party Slots

Looking to make your online casino experience a little more sociable? Party Slots by GAMEVIL looks to put social into the online casino experience with its real-time multiplayer slots game. The addictingly fun game looks to take slots to the next-level by adding a social aspect. This allows ...

Read More

Blackberry updating BBM to allow for larger file sharing

bbm

If you are one of the users who are still using BBM then there’s a big update coming your way which will offer larger file sharing and new features for group chats. Bringing BBM in line with most other cross-platform messaging services, users will now be able to share photos in group ...

Read More

Facebook buying WhatsApp for $16 billion

whatsapp

Facebook has today announced that it will be buying the popular cross-platform social messaging platform Whatsapp for around $16 billion. The deal was announced today as both parties reached an agreement: Whatsapp receives $4 billion in cash and $12 billion in Facebook stock. If, for whatever ...

Read More

Glympse – Remarkably useful without spying or being creepy

Glympse

Glympse is a location sharing app, similar to Latitude, that allows you to share your location and estimated time to arrival with anyone.  Everyone likes to be updated on when their guests will arrive or if someone is going to be late.  With Glympse, you can easily get all this information ...

Read More

Banjo 3.0 brings location-based social media and networking to a new level

banjo

If you followed the election coverage this past month, you may know that the media was using a new means of gathering polling data: Banjo. Banjo is an app for both Android and iPhone that combines feeds of your friends’ check-ins from literally anywhere in the world, and shows you ...

Read More

TrueCaller the global social phonebook now available on Android

True_Caller_Logo_vektor

What TrueCaller is TrueCaller offers a worldwide name and number lookup functionality for your Android for free! It enables you to match phone numbers to names, addresses, social networks, and even pictures! This looks pretty cool, a worldwide caller id/social networking/phonebook for your ...

Read More

Elfster brings Secret Santa to an Android device near you

elfster

Whether you like it or not, gift giving is a holiday tradition, a tradition that some take more seriously than others. Such is the case for online Secret Santa organizer Elfster. This social gift giving site was established back in ’03 when a guy named Peter was charged with the task of ...

Read More

Google+ for Android gets updated, brings new and improved UI

gplus

Google+ for Android received a pretty significant update today. The UI has been revamped to reflect the changes coming with the release of Android 4.0 aka Ice Cream Sandwich. With ICS right around the corner, I’m expecting most of Google’s apps to receive the same treatment. The new ...

Read More

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 ...

Read More

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 ...

Read More

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 ...

Read More

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 ...

Read More

Game Discovery App Heyzap Adds Personalized Game Recommendations

Popular game discovery platform Heyzap understands how daunting of a task it can be to try and shuffle through the countless games which occupy the Android Market abyss. That is why they have been hard at work trying to improve and expand their mobile platform to include personalized game ...

Read More