SenseGiz seeking funding for Star, a multi-functional safety and activity tracker

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There are many fitness trackers and smartwatches on the market, but how about a device that alerts your loved ones when you are injured? SenseGiz, a company that you may not have heard of, is seeking funding on Indiegogo for Star, what it calls “the world’s first emergency ...

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Talon for Twitter: A step in the right direction

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From the creators of Sliding Messaging and EvolveSMS, Talon for Twitter is a great way to experience what Kit Kat has to offer on Android. If you’ve ever used the official Twitter app for Android, you’d know very quickly that it could use some work. Third party apps have clearly ...

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Thoughts on the new Twitter UI

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Last week, Twitter updated its official Android app with more functionality and UI problems than we’ve ever seen. It’s no secret that the official Twitter app for Android has been… neglected. Not in the sense that it doesn’t receive notable updates, because it does. ...

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Tablet-optimized Twitter comes to Android…with a catch

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Twitter has announced that a tablet-optimized version of its Android app is now available. The catch? You must have a Samsung tablet in order to take advantage of the social media application. Starting today with the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1-2014 Edition, the Twitter app features a number of ...

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Twitter ‘Alert’s will push critical info on natural disasters, emergencies, more

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Today, we’re launching Twitter Alerts, a new feature that brings us one step closer to helping users get important and accurate information from credible organizations during emergencies, natural disasters or moments when other communications services aren’t accessible. via Twitter Alerts: ...

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Sony teases upcoming ‘Honami’ on Twitter

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Recently, we have heard a lot about the upcoming Sony Honami or the “Xperia i1″ or “Xperia Z1″, and it is said that it will be Sony’s next flagship, and we might see it at the IFA 2013 conference in Berlin. Well, Sony knows how to tease their followers as they ...

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Sony hints on a new version of the Sony SmartWatch

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Sony SmartWatch was officially announced back in April last year, although we don’t know whether it was a great hit or not, but it seems Sony received a good response as it looks like they are planning to launch a successor to it. Their recent activity on their Sony Xperia twitter account ...

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Electronic Frontier Foundation shows Google fights for user privacy more than Apple, others

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If you have an interest in your privacy – and, let’s be honest, you really should – then this information from the Electronic Frontier Foundation should be of interest to you. According to a recent report from the EFF, Google has ranked as one of the highest in a slew of ...

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Twitter for Android updated with Holo UI, new features

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The official Twitter app for Android has been updated today, bringing about a new design and a number of new features. Available in Google Play immediately, the app looks more in line with Android 4.0′s Holo UI aesthetics. New in this release of Twitter for Android: We’ve got a brand new ...

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In Brief: 9 Android related things you should know (March 22, 2013)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, photos, videos, infographics, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys. These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner. Consider it a ...

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24 insanely great Twitter apps for Android

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Hey there!  Are you a new Android user looking to pick up a Twitter application for your phone or tablet? Maybe you’re a seasoned Android veteran who is ready to switch things up a bit and try something new.  Whatever the situation, you now find yourself in the hunt for a Twitter client. ...

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Get this look for your Android homescreen: Brochure

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One of our absolute favorite things about Android is the fact that you can bend and tweak the platform to your needs.  Sure, there’s rooting and modding for deep level personalization, but that stuff does not always concern the everyday user. Some of just want to change the home screen ...

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Pantech Magnus pic leaked, could be sign of upcoming announcement

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Over at @evleaks‘ Twitter, we’ve got a shiny new shot of the rumored Pantech Magnus, and it’s looking pretty solid. We covered the speculations awhile back, with specs such as Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor with Adreno 225 GPU, an HD ...

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Twitter 3.4 brings header photos, photo streams, and more

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Twitter today rolled out a new version of its official Android application, adding in a number of cool features.    Looking more like its bigger social network counterpart, Facebook, the new app now offers profile header photos, pinch zooming, and photo streams for profiles and events.  Yeah, ...

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Hootsuite acquires friendly rival Seesmic

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Hootsuite today announced that they have acquired their longtime yet friendly rival Seesmic.  The deal, outlined on the company blog, will see HootSuite continuing to support Seesmic, however business users will ultimately migrate over to HootSuite’s social media management toolset.  Both ...

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