Android 3rd Party Applications

  • Satellite AR app shows UARS satellite crashing in real-time

    For those of you who are unaware, the UARS satellite is currently ‘scheduled’ to crash into the surface of the earth. If this news happens to worry you, or if you’re interested in tracking a falling satellite as

    September 23, 2011 • Views: 995

  • Amazon Appstore for Android Launches today

    Amazon launched it’s Amazon Appstore for Android today. And to celebrate, the bookseller is offering Angry Birds RIO for .99 all day today, and a regularly paid app available for free every day. The App store, which got

    March 22, 2011 • Views: 415

  • App retailer GetJar scores venture funds

    Thanks to skyrocketing sales of the Android platform amongst smart-phone users, independent mobile app retailer GetJar has scored $25 million in venture capital from such angels as Tiger Global Management and Accel Partners. 

    February 15, 2011 • Views: 269

  • New “Mute A Twitter User” Feature On Twidroyd Excellent

    Twitter, I owe you a collective apology before I begin this post. I’m sorry. I love the new “mute a Twitter user” feature on Twidroyd. Please, I want to follow each other, but just not during your

    December 9, 2010 • Views: 404

  • Twidroyd Factory Equals Twitter Goodness for Android

    Twidroyd has long been considered one of the leading Twitter apps for Android. They continue to push innovation of the Twitter experience on mobile platforms. Yesterday they announced via Twitter, Twidroyd Factory, a website

    December 9, 2010 • Views: 269

  • Third release of Android NDK supports OpenGL ES 2.0, for 3D games

    The third release of the Android Native Development Kit (NDK) is now available for download from the official Android developer site.  According to a blog post by Android developer David Turner, applications focused on Android

    March 8, 2010 • Views: 1073

  • Android Community App Directory launches!

    One of the features we get asked for most frequently here on Android Community is an applications directory, somewhere for developers to show off their hard work, users to file feedback and make suggestions, and generally a place

    January 21, 2010 • Views: 322

  • IBM Plans to Release Lotus Notes App for Android

    Apparently IBM finally recognizes Google’s Android OS as a viable platform, good enough to create a Lotus Notes app for it. Windows Mobile, iPhone and Nokia’s Symbian S60 handsets already have their own version of

    January 20, 2010 • Views: 488

  • Spotify Mobile hits Android Market

    Spotify have finally released their official app into the Android Market, meaning that premium subscribers to the music streaming service can now access tracks on the move.  As promised, the app delivers on-device database

    September 7, 2009 • Views: 578

  • MyScript handwriting recognition for Android [Video]

    It’s not the first handwriting-recognition solution we’ve seen for the Android platform, but Vision Objects’ MyScript system still finds itself with little company.  MyScript recognizes all manner of individual

    June 11, 2009 • Views: 607