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Skyfire 3.0 for Android integrates Facebook into your browsing experience

Skyfire already has over two million users on Android, and version 3.0 takes the browser's SkyBar to the next level -- by fully integrating Facebook into it. As a result, your mobile browsing experience can easily get social. The SkyBar is an icon-based toolbar that you can toggle by hitting your phone's Menu button. In it you will find: a video button -- this works like before: when...

Angry Birds will get a Christmas edition

There will be an Angry Birds Christmas edition, a Finnish TV station has just confirmed. No exact release date is known at this point, but it will obviously be out in time for -- you guessed it! -- Christmas. There's no information on pricing either, but we'd be very surprised if Rovio suddenly decided to change anything about its current pricing structure. As with the very successful...

TweetDeck for Android gets full landscape support, TwitPic integration and short URLs

TweetDeck for Android has just been updated to 1.0.3. This update, while not a major one, isn't all about fixing bugs either. Some important -- and previously missing -- functionality is now built in. TweetDeck for Android now has support for landscape mode for all update detail views, and gets support for TwitPic and manual URL shortening through Bit.ly. Users can now delete direct messages...

60 Minutes launches iPad app

Popular news program 60 Minutes has just launched its very own iPad application, according to CBS News. This makes 60 Minutes the first prime-time news show to do so and the app blends video content with online features. The new app offers high-quality video from the television broadcast as well as text versions of the program content -- including previews, segments, web extras and clips. There...

The Economist comes to the iPhone and iPad, hopes to get a million readers in three years

Joining many other print publishers, The Economist has just launched apps for iOS, PaidContent reports. There are two separate apps available, one optimized for the iPad, and one for the iPhone. Both contain all the material from the print editions, but there are no fancy UI effects here, compared to other magazines -- it's all nice and subtle touches to make the reading experience enjoyable....

Google Maps Navigation now available in Australia and New Zealand

Voice-guided turn-by-turn navigation is now available for Google Maps for Android in Australia and New Zealand. This feature works if you have a smartphone running Android 1.6 or newer. Maps Navigation is integrated with Google Search and even Google Voice Search -- meaning that you don't even have to know your destination's name, you can just search for it either by typing or speaking....

Browser Plus for Windows Phone 7 has tab support and incognito mode

Browser Plus is a new application for Windows Phone 7 devices that brings tabbed browsing support and an incognito mode to Microsoft's Internet Explorer for WP7. This is not a new browser, mind you -- it uses IE's rendering engine and adds new features to it. Tabs work exactly as you'd expect, and the tab bar is located between the address bar and the rendered page. Adding or closing a tab is...

Google Goggles goes into marketing

Google has started running an advertising experiment inside its Goggles mobile visual search application. This merges offline marketing with the mobile Web. Google is working with five brands -- Buick, Disney, Diageo, T-Mobile and Delta Airlines -- to offer print ads, movie posters and other media that will support Google Goggles. When you take a picture of any such ad, using Google Goggles on...

Google Maps 4.7 for Android adds Hotpot features

Google has announced that Google Maps for Android now supports Hotpot, Google's new local recommendation engine. You can now rate places and write reviews from your phone. This is made easy by a rating widget that you can add to your homescreen. You can also rate and review places straight from any Place page -- these are in the process of being rolled out into Google mobile search results for...

Google Voice app for iOS available now

The official Google Voice application for the iPhone has finally arrived in the iTunes App Store. After more than a year from Apple's rejection of Google's first Voice app for the iPhone, almost ten months since Google responded with an HTML5-based mobile Web app, and about 6 weeks since it was reportedly approved by Apple, it's here. The app has all the features you'd expect, including...

Tap2It brings Googlesque Instant Search to Symbian

Google has begun making Instant Search available to iOS and Android devices but other mobile platforms have yet to receive any support for the new search-as-you-type feature. One of the platforms that Google has ignored is the biggest mobile OS of them all: Symbian. But there is a solution. Tap2It is a free search app that uses Google search APIs and works on new Symbian devices such as the...

Bluefire Reader for iPhone and iPad lets you read public library e-books

Bluefire Reader is an e-reader app for the iPhone and iPad that, along with letting you read e-books in EPUB and PDF formats, has a unique twist compared to its competitors -- support for Adobe DRM. Not only that, but starting today, it supports the unique DRM used by public libraries, so you can download free e-books from hundreds of public library websites, transfer them to your iDevice using...

Yahoo Messenger for Android now does video calls, Yahoo Mail for Android updated

The Android apps for Yahoo's two most important services -- Messenger and Mail, have received updates. Both apps now support contact sync between Yahoo Contacts and your smartphone's address book. Yahoo Messenger for Android finally has built-in support for video calls, a feature that Yahoo has announced a while back but that until now has only made its way into Yahoo's iOS apps. There are...

Evernote 2.0 for Android is now available, brings many improvements

Evernote has announced the immediate availability of version 2.0 of its Android application. Obviously, like before, the app will allow you to take notes, photos, record audio, and access all your Evernote data. But it does bring many improvements and feature additions. In fact, Evernote says this is the single biggest leap in functionality any Evernote app has ever received in one release. ...

Google Search app for Windows Phone 7 now available

Google has released a dedicated search app for Windows Phone 7, on the day that phones powered by Microsoft's new mobile operating system have become available in the United States (and that's clearly not a coincidence). The app lets you search the Web, images, news and perform local searches. Suggestions automatically appear as you type, and your location is used to improve the search results...