been expecting to happen, Rovio Mobile has launched the latest version of Angry Birds for Android. This release is Angry Birds Friends and it brings a close connection to Facebook. As implied by the friends in the name, this version has you competing against your Facebook friends. The game is available for free and promises new tournaments and new levels every week.
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Yahoo has made another acquisition. This latest is an app called Astrid, which is a cross platform task management app that is currently touted as having 4 million users. The folks at Astrid have announced the acquisition on their company blog, however while it seems they are happy with the current path -- it seems current users may not be sharing in the joy.
Microsoft was planning to release a "Switch to Windows Phone" app. While we certainly aren't planning to leave Android, we do have to admit we were a bit curious to see just what the app would do. Well, at risk of giving the big spoiler in the beginning -- you cannot do all that much without actually having a Windows Phone in front of you. That said, the app launches with a splash screen and you are immediately taken to a rather long EULA.
AirDroid is an Android app that allows you to manage your smartphone using a regular desktop browser. Using the app will allow you to do things such as transfer files, however it also has some slightly more interesting features such as being able to send and receive SMS messages from that same desktop browser. That said, the folks at Sand Studio have recently rolled out the latest update for AirDroid, which has landed in the Google Play Store as version 2.0.
Windows Phone 8 launcher. Microsoft also once tempted Android users by offering a Windows Phone 7 experience directly on their handset. According to a new report though, Microsoft is once again prepping another item to temp potential switchers.
Google Glass will need to use for configuration and management. Well, as we often see with newly released (or leaked) apps, someone tears into the APK and as such -- we often see some extra goodies. Quite often these have something to do with the app itself, however in this case it looks like the MyGlass APK teardown doesn't even touch on what may come with the future of Google Glass.
Google Babel related leaks as of late, which seems to imply that an announcement may be coming sooner rather than later. But instead of speculating as to when an announcement may arrive, lets first focus on this latest leak. This round of details appear to have been hidden in some Gmail source code.
Pocket app are celebrating one year. To clarify, they are celebrating the one-year anniversary of when they changed the name from Read It Later to Pocket. Regardless of the specific anniversary though, it looks like those who are using Pocket on an Android device now have an update waiting for them. In addition to the app update, this celebration also comes with some interesting comments on sharing.