Thursday, July 14, 2011

Twitter and Facebook apps receive updates.

Twitter's updates are most newsworthy since they bring push notification and multiple account support to Android. User with multiple Twitter accounts will be able to easily switch between their accounts. Other changes include an updated home screen widget and other improvements and bug fixes.

The updated Facebook app for Android adds Pages support improvement that lets you view the full list of pages you like as well as Pages you administer. You can also post as a Page you administer.

If you haven't updated yet, check out your My Apps in Market or your phone notification bar.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Evernote for Android updated; redesigned for Android Tablets.

Evernote, the multi-platform note-taking app, just got an update on the Android. Besides a complete redesign for Android tablets, it is now possible to create notes with rich text (bold, italic, underline), bullets, numbered list, and check boxes. There is also new large widgets for quick access to your most recent notes and core features. Of course, there is the usual numerous bug fixes, performance improvements and interface enhancements.


Addictive SPB Brain Evolution comes to Android.

Already available on Windows Phone, Symbian, iPhone and Maemo, SPB Evolution is now available for the Android platform for $2.99. Brain Evolution is a set of intellectual games that helps train the brain and improves memory, logic, arithmetic and puzzling-solving skills. ATTENTION: This game can be very addictive.

The application main features:
12 exercises (including Sudoku)
addictive sequential game play
Brain marking and training modes
Scoring and progress tracking systems
Multiple user profiles
Cool facts Knowledgebase

Read full press release here:

Learn more about SPB Brain Evolution:

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Official Scrabble game for Android released.

Electronic Arts has finally published the official Scrabble game to Android Market for free.  The game is feature pack and allows you to play not only with friends who owns Androids, also with friends running the same EA game on the iPad or on Facebook.

It’s easy to find friends playing SCRABBLE. Connect and play via a username, email address, or send an invitation using your Android smartphone contact list. Post invitations to play via Facebook and email, too!
With real Cross-Platform Play, you can challenge fellow word warriors on other Android devices, iPhones/iPod touches, and even Facebook*. Play SCRABBLE anytime, anywhere – and with virtually anyone.
Also play against random opponents online and enjoy 2-player Pass ‘N Play (and see your highest scoring choices with the Best Word feature). When you add it all up, you can play up to 50 GAMES at once!
Socialize and stay in the game! During gameplay, the chat icon will blink when you have a message. And when you’re not playing, you can get notified when it’s your turn, when a game is created, or when a game ends. (Notification features require OS 2.2 and above. Please upgrade to the latest Android OS for full functionality.)
See the best word choice from your previous move with this fan favorite feature. The more you play, the better you get!
At end of the game, check out the highest-scoring word and more. See how your play improves as you become a real SCRABBLE master.
EA's scrabble game is not available in Mauritius yet.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Press release: Watch the 2011 Copa America Matches on your Android with Official App from SPB Software

SPB Software, a leading mobile software developer, collaborates with mTraffic, a transmission rights holder of the Latin America championship, to provide live broadcasting of the 2011 Copa America matches on Android, iPhone and iPad devices for a series of countries. 

SPB Software has developed a TV client which allows users to be on top of all Copa America events in real time. The application also offers a Video-on-Demand channel that includes game plays, goal scoring, and exciting historical moments. The viewer can re-watch all the highlights after the game. Copa America Official App provides transmission of the match in English and Spanish. 

SPB Software is known for SPB TV - the best in class solution for watching live mobile TV and video on demand that covers 100% of existing mobile devices with 3G and desktop platforms on the market. SPB TV is extremely popular among users and counts more than 7 million subscribers worldwide.

The Copa America Official App was created as a white label solution for content providers based on SPB TV. 

 *** Pricing and Availability ***  
 Official 2011 Copa America application for Android, iPhone and iPad devices is available in the series of countries* from the Apple AppStore and Anroid Market for $2.99 

 *** Further information and Downloads *** 
 Download Official 2011 Copa America application from Android Market: 

SPB TV product page  

SPB TV for Phone Makers, Wireless Carriers and Content Owners: 

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Google Maps with Navigation Beta.

What's new:

  1. Get GPS stop-by-stop public transit directions in Navigation (Beta)
  2. Get directions in less clicks with the updated directions experience
  3. Receive search suggestions based on previous direction destinations and visited Place pages
  4. Improved battery power management for Navigation (Beta)