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Seesmic v1.3 adds widget, geotagging, more

There are plenty of Twitter apps for Android, but in our opinion Seesmic is one of the best.  The team behind it may just have made it even better, however, with Seesmic for Android v1.3: the update adds geotagging and extra retweeting functionality, as well as satisfying one of the most commonly requested features, a homescreen widget. The widget allows you to scroll through new tweets in your timeline together with composing a new update of your own directly from the desktop.  Meanwhile the new retweet functionality allows you to choose between traditional quote method, or Twitter's newer retweet system. Finally, geotagging can automatically or manually add location data to newly posted updates.  Seesmic for Android v1.3 is available - free - from the Android Market.

“Life Smart” UI On The Galaxy S – Video

The Galaxy S by Samsung has been overshadowed by the announcement of the HTC EVO 4G by Sprint. Since then Samsung has released their presentation from this year’s CTIA. Also, they folks at androidcentral were lucky enough to get some hands on time with this beautiful yet powerful handset.

MOTO BLUR Service Outage

The good news, it’s not just my Cliq. The bad news, there’s a MotoBlur service outage. I switched back to my Cliq today and to surprise all my widgets were blank, there’s wasn’t even old information in them like there usually is when there is a data problem. So I decided to hit the web and see if this was something bigger and turns out it is.

Google Buzz widget in the market

Our awesome director, Simms22, has found the official Google Buzz widget in the market. Buzz was introduced by Google awhile back and has quickly became a popular way of sharing your location and it offers twitter like functionality.

Google Tests TV Search Service

Google's Android is slowly taking over the cellphone market, now it sets it's sights on your television. Google Inc. is testing a new television-programming search service with Dish Network Corp. How will Google search be utilized in your cable or satellite set-top box?

DSP Multimedia Handset – Android Based Home Phone

DSP Group brings the smart phone user experience to the cordless home phone via the interactive multimedia handset. This device has just debuted at this years Cebit. DSP Group has been on of the leaders in telecommunications for the past 20 years. This will be their first entry into the world of Android.

Droid Does Sense

Not to be out done by its younger brother, the Nexus One, the Droid now does Sense. HTC's custom Android UI dubbed Sense is the most popular version of any manufacturer's in-house UI. It is full of beautiful widgets (no pun intended) that has deep customization as well as many other options. The most notable features of Sense are the built Flash capabilities and native multi-touch integration.

iHome-Home Replacement App

The open nature of Android has allowed this OS to be customized in ways most OS's are not allowed. One of the most customized aspects of Android is the home screen. There are a variety of options for this type of mod, each offering their own flavor and options. Sometimes a few custom widgets are included. iHome looks to take aim at the top of the home replacement heap with their latest offering.
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