Congrats to all Nokia S40 owners, as Foursquare is finally released for their devices today. If you haven’t heard of Foursquare until now, it’s an unobtrusive way to share your location with friends and explore new and interesting places.
The application has been available for iOS, Android, webOS, S60 and BlackBerry for quite some time now and it’s good to hear that finally it’s available for S40 as well. The app can be downloaded from Read more »
Samsung is working hard to develop their Bada OS into an even better platform and version 2.0 integrates much of their progress so far. Bada will be doing a strong push into the fields of social networking, location services, providing content and mobile payment.
They demoed three apps that demonstrate the capabilities of the new OS, there’s even a video demo of the updated user interface. Here’s what Bada 2.0 is all about… Read more »
Angry Birds is a hugely popular game available on just about every mobile platform imaginable, except Windows Phone 7 that is. But now Rovio just confirmed that they are already working on a version of Angry Birds for WP7.
Another big real is that there’s a 3D version of the game in the works, but Rovio was more tight-lipped about that… Read more »
Samsung announced Bada OS version 2.0 at the MWC and detailed the new features. It’s a pretty long list, which includes several new technologies and overall enhancements of the OS.
We saw a few slides with new features back in December, but now there’s a whole presentation full of new stuff…
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You know that I’ve always been concerned about the health and well-being of you guys, the GSMArena Blog readers. And I am about to prove it to you once again by letting you know about the new MiCoach app from Adidas.
The new MiCoach application acts as your personal coach, guiding you through your daily exercises and fitness routines by speaking to you. Literally. Read more »
Marvell announced a cool new chip – the Marvell PXA978 is a single chip but combines all the functionality needed for a phone. A fast 1.2GHz application processor, GPU, video decoder/encoder and so on.
The chip also works as a 3G modem and it supports both UMTS (that’s regular 3G), TD-SCDMA (that’s Chinese 3G) and HSPA speeds too… Read more »
Adobe keeps pushing improvements to their Flash platform and its good to hear that the Flash development on mobile platforms is keeping pace with the computer platform.
Adobe is showing off Flash 10.2 for mobile devices, which improves performance over v10.1… Read more »
The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play is the latest attempt at creating a gaming smartphone and this just might be it. Sony Ericsson have worked hard to ensure that finding and playing games is easy and better still – that there’s a big selection of high-quality games.
Here’s the gist of what the XPERIA Play will offer… Read more »
According to Opera’s State of the Web report, Opera Mini has about 90.4 million users every month, while the Opera Mobile handles approximately 15 million more. That makes for a total of 105 million people, which is a really impressive number.
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Hold your excitement, this is not the next Android version. The 2.3.3 is a minor feature update adding new NFC APIs for developers that we are going to see implemented in the NFC-enabled apps and devices later.
NFC (short for Near Field Communication) is a technology that’s been implemented in several mobile phones by Nokia through the years, but it seems it will only take off in 2011 as some new, and hopefully popular smartphones get support for it.
And that was the news for the regular Android user. Read more »
Google has just released their official Google Translate a separate translate app for the Apple’s iOS. It’s a must have one for quick translations on the go, so please, open your AppStore and take it. You can even speak aloud what you want translated.
The new Google Translate app is much similar to the recently updated Android one. It supports both voice and text input as well as voice and text translations. But the thing that surprised me the most is the incredible accuracy. Read more »
The Copy & paste feature has been made available to developers according to Microsoft’s Director of Developer Relations, Brandon Watson. He also mentioned that the Windows Phone Developer tools are close to reaching the 1 million download mark. Impressive numbers, which point out that new apps for the platform should be rolling out at a great pace.
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Samsung just released the promised HDTV remote control application for its high-end Android devices – the Galaxy S and the Galaxy Tab.
The app requires Android 2.1 Eclair and either the Galaxy S or Tab need to be hooked up on the same wireless network as the TV set. Yeah, you need one of those connected HDTV sets. Here are some screenshots of the two apps. Read more »
Angry Birds needs no introduction, so let’s just cut to the chase – Rovio has just released an update to the game. There are some 15 new levels plus 15 soon-to-come levels. The update is not the rumored St. Valentine’s day edition. But we have new news on that last one too. We found a series of screenshots that show what this new romantic level pack will look like.
Also today is one of the biggest Sundays in the USA NFL season – the Super Bowl. And if there’s one thing this sports event is famous for (besides the game itself), it’s the ads. Watched by millions of Americans each year, the Super Bowl advertisements are special and Rovio Mobile will air their Angry Birds Rio commercial today too. Read more »
Google just went through their dedicated Andoird event, officially announcing and showcasing Android 3.0 Honeycomb. Android is definitely branching in two directions and Honeycomb won’t be available for smartphones.
Another new thing that came off the press conference was this little cutie – the blue Android bee.
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