App Updates: Chrome Browser, Facebook Beta, Robird and more

This weekend there was all sorts of app updates, but a few in particular have been updated as of last night and this morning worth mentioning. Of course, there's far too many apps to keep track of, but a few important apps were updated and we figured a shout out was in order for things like the Facebook Beta, and our favorite Twitter app.

HTC teases the One mini, hints at unveiling tomorrow

We know the HTC One mini is coming. In fact we've seen countless leaks of the hardware, software, and everything else in between. All we need at this point is some official details right from HTC themselves, followed by a release date. While we're still waiting for HTC to reveal the device, today the company is teasing something "little" coming tomorrow over on Twitter.

Carbon for Twitter v1.2.0 arrives with new features and fixes

Arriving as nice weekend update, version 1.2.0 of Carbon for Twitter has arrived in the Google Play Store. This update has brought a nice mix of new features, some changes to existing features and even some bug fixes. Or more to the point for those fixes, the Carbon team has said this update includes a "ton" of bug fixes along with some overall performance and stability enhancements.

Twitter updated with read message sync across all devices and platforms

Twitter for Android received a rather excellent update today, bringing a feature we've all been waiting for. While the update has multiple changes, the first one is most important. It's cross device/platform sync of read messages. This means once you've read a direct message, it won't be listed as unread online, on your tablet, iPad, or other smartphones.

Falcon Pro v2.0.4 update arrives outside the Play Store

Falcon Pro has been one of the more popular Twitter apps. While that statement by itself sounds like something to be happy about, there is another side that brings some issues not only for the developer but for those trying to continue using the app. That issue deals with tokens and the fact that Twitter has a 100,000 limit available for third-party apps.

Vine combats Instagram with major update for Android

Now that Twitter and their popular Vine video sharing platform is facing some serious competition from Instagram, they've had to up their game. It has only been two days since Facebook announced 15 second videos for Instagram, along with an impressive and top-notch app update, and now Vine is fighting back already. Read on for more details on the massive update Vine just received on Android.

Instagram Video: Five reasons it’s better than Vine

This week Instagram and their new owners Facebook, announced an all-new and improved version 4.0 with video. The main changes here were to combat the newly popular Vine video sharing brought to us from Twitter. Now that we've had a full day to enjoy the new Instagram with video, we wanted to share 5 reasons why it's better than Vine. Well, on Android at least.

Hootie for Twitter: Hands-on with an app for the minimalist

It's time to take a quick look at a recently released Twitter app and client on Android called Hootie. It has been available for a short while, and was making the rounds over on Reddit. The developer put a lot of effort into offering a beautiful and simple design, but it's lacking in features. With all the talk about Falcon Pro and others having issues, we figured it was time to check out another option.