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[New App] Chainfire Releases Alpha Version Of GeoLog, A GPS Logging App That Knows When Not To Log

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Chainfire has been a busy, busy developer. Just a few days ago he released the first working root app for Android 4.3, and now he’s sharing an early alpha of his new location tracking project, GeoLog. It’s similar to other coordinate logging applications, but takes full advantage of Google’s new Fused Location Provider and Activity Recognition APIs (check out Google’s demonstration at I/O) to determine how precisely it should be tracking your position, and if it should even be actively logging at all.

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Getting To Know Android 4.2, Part 2: The Revamped Gallery

Jelly-Bean-LogoIt’s time for another installment of Getting To Know Android, the series where we show you every polished pixel in Google’s latest Android update. Today’s target is the Gallery, which, in a rare APK Teardown whiff, is not white. I have no idea what was going on with our crazy 4.2 alpha version, but the Gallery is still black, and the icon is still the same. Sorry about that. There is lots of new stuff to talk about, though.

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First up is the “App Info” screen. As always, the old version is on the left, and the new version is on the right.

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Echofon For Android Leaves Alpha, Beta 1 Available For Download With Support For Multiple Users, Improved Notifications, And More

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Back in mid-October, popular Twitter client Echofon released an alpha version of its Android app. While it was relatively polished for an alpha, it was still lacking in features and, of course, had its fair share of bugs.

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The company has now released a the first beta of Echofon, which brings several new features and enhancements:

- Added multi account support
- Added conversation view
- Added prefetching screen
- Added retweet with comment on Tweet detail view
- Added direct replies to DM notifications on Jelly Bean devices
- Improved notification handling
- Improved desktop sync
- Improved picture upload
- Improved profile view
- Full-text notifications
- Autocorrect in composer
- Jump-to-top shortcut
- Navigation adjustments according to Android guidelines
- UI improvements
- Performance improvements
- Bugfixes

To grab this new version, head right here.

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Echofon Alpha Twitter Client Released on Android

Echofon, one of the more popular iOS Twitter applications of all time, has been working on an alpha version of an Android app behind the scenes for a while now that we were just turned on to. In fact, the build is up to version 1.9 and was released over the weekend through their Twitter [...]

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Alpha Version Of The Popular Twitter Client ‘Echofon’ For Android Hits The ‘Net, Already Works Surprisingly Well

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For those who may not know, Echofon is a pretty popular Twitter client for iOS, Windows, Mac, and – strangely enough – Firefox. It combines a clean interface with basic Twitter functionality in a lightweight package; as such, many Android users have been waiting for it to makes its way over to our side of the fence.

Echofon for Android alpha recently became available, and after playing with it for a few minutes, I have to say that it looks and feels much more polished than I expected. It already makes good use of both Holo Light and Holo Dark, while still retaining its familiar look for anyone who has used (or even seen) the app before.

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CM10 for Sony Xperia 2011 handsets now available

Sony is great when it comes to releasing firmware updates. If you have a Sony Xperia device, you may be wondering when your device will receive the latest version of Android, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Previously, a local spokesperson of Sony Great Britain had said that 2011 Sony Xperia devices won’t be receiving the Jelly Bean update, however, Sony later clarified on its blog that the statement was made in an error and the company said that the update were still on the cards. The 2011 Xperia devices will be indeed seeing the update, however, the exact date is unknown and the users may have to wait for a while, nevertheless, if you are one of those guys who love to get their hands dirty, there’s good news for you.

Thanks to XDA Recognized Developer FXP, seven Xperia devices now have access to CyanogenMod 10 Alpha builds. CyanogenMod 10 is based on latest version of Android, the Jelly Bean, and all it takes to get Jelly Bean goodness booting on your 2011 Xperia device is to flash it with custom ROM from CyanogenMod.

Sony is very compassionate when it comes down to releasing its own code back to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP), and as a result it has been easier for custom ROM makers such as CyanogenMod to port the latest version of operating system to these devices, but the custom ROM is still in its alpha version as it is relatively new and still in its infancy, and hence you may encounter certain bugs.

CyanogenMod 10 is based on Jelly Bean, and according to the team, CM10 will support most of the devices that run CM9 or ICS for that matter. It is worth to note that CyanogenMod 9 ROM is still not final yet, even though it has been almost 9 months since the codes of ICS were made available, and this can be attributed to the fact that complete rework of CM9 had to be done by rewriting all of the CM enhancements, but we can assure you that the wait was well worth it as the team need not start from scratch as their code base is just perfect for merging in the Jelly Bean changes, and hence the result is in front of you in the form of CM10.

Ice Cream Sandwich and CyanogenMod 9 were major upgrades for Gingerbread devices, and as a result a lot of code had to be rewritten, and that’s the reason why manufacturers have been rolling out ICS updates later than they were anticipated to. Same holds good with custom ROM makers as normally, they are the first ones to come up with custom stable ROMs. On the other hand, Jelly Bean (and CM10) is relatively a minor update and not many codes have to be rewritten and as a result stable versions of CM10 will be released a lot sooner than expected for all the devices.

Below is a list of all the Sony Xperia device from 2011 or later that are supported by CM10 alpha ROM. Clicking on any of them will take you the page where ROM for specific device is located:

Again, it should be noted that it is just the alpha version and you may encounter certain bugs, and hence proceed at your own risk. These ROMs are meant for testing and not for long term usage. Make sure you backup your device before flashing any ROM. Have you tried CM10 on your Xperia device yet? If yes, share your experience with us using the comment form below.

More on what CyanogenMod exactly is can be read over here.

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Android Apps Can Now Access Mac OS X by BlueStacks

Bluestacks, the award-winning Android emulator platform that brings Android to Windows, is now available on the Mac OS X, as well.

Launched just this March, the original Bluestacks gave a chance to those users on Windows who did not have an Android device to enjoy the innovations on the open-source OS. Likewise, it allowed users to link their Windows PC to their Android devices. The idea appealed to so many users that in only nine days, Bluestacks already had a million downloads. Though it initially started with a few basic apps on its alpha version like Alchemy, Talking Tom, and Drag Racing, the list of apps compatible with Bluestacks is now growing for Windows users. At present, the Android apps available come in a variety of categories, such as Games, Music, Kids, Photos, News, Messaging, and Social.

Recently, however, the Bluestacks team had been hard at work at offering the same experience for Mac users. Now, the alpha version comes with seventeen apps including Twitter, Facebook, Whatsapp, Zebra Paint, Pulse, Glow Hockey, Paper Toss, Seesmic, Basketball Shot, Robo Defense, Elastic World, and Air Control Lite. Despite Bluestacks being an alpha version, most of these applications run smoothly, although improvements could be made regarding their speed. Some, however, as expected in an alpha version, had some bugs that need to be fixed.

When Bluestacks for Mac is compared to Bluestacks for Windows, the former has few functionalities at the moment. The sync function, for instance, is still missing, as well as the ability to download apps from a variety of app libraries such as Get Jar, Amazon Appstore, and Google Play.

These issues will likely be addressed once the Bluestacks team brings the emulator into its beta version. This might prompt some to hold off on downloading Bluestacks until these features are finally in place. That said, those who are simply curious how Android apps work on a Mac could head over to the Bluestacks website to try it out.

Bluestacks has been much lauded for its ambition, and rightly so. In a time when users are divided by the kind of OS they are using, an emulator like this will push developers to create apps for that can be enjoyed across different devices.

via android authority

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Notion Ink’s Adam Tablet has Ice Cream Sandwich Beta for Download

One month ago, Notion Ink had an alpha version of Ice Cream Sandwich for Adam users. As with most alpha versions, it was extremely buggy. Now, you can download the beta version. The GPS, graphics acceleration, 3G, USB, Youtube and Wi-Fi are working much better compared to the alpha version. However, the camera, light sensor and microphone are still not functioning as they work out the bugs. If you own one of these nifty tablets and would like a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich, hit up the link below to download it.

source: Notion Ink


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Socialscope Alpha for Android gets big update, invites now easier to send out

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Those that read up on my most-used apps of 2011 will know that I am a big fan of Alphascope, the private alpha version of the BlackBerry favourite Socialscope. The application still isn't finished — on either platform — but the Android version just got a pretty big update in the Android Market that has made a notable difference.

The addition that might make a difference in getting people inside the closed gates of Socialscope, is an improved invitation system. No longer are you required to be followed by someone on Twitter in order to send them an invite. Everyone you follow can receive one, as still can all your Facebook friends. The addition of email invites to the Android offering too will be a welcome one — this is how I managed to get an invite from one of the fine people in the Crackberry Forums

As you would expect from a product still in the alpha stages, the update brings bug fixes galore. We get fixes to URL posting when using Twitlonger, posting large images, not alerting to new notifications, force closes and a fix to the long error window when entering a new line in a post. 

Additional to fixes and invites, Facebook links now pull in higher resolution images than they did before such as our glorious looking DroidDoodle here. An un-follow feature has also been added to your Tumblr functionality.

The UI as a whole is really nice on the eye and this is an application that is genuinely getting better and better as time goes on. It offers a Tweetdeck type experience with it's variety of network integrations, but it's a lot slicker and pleasing to use. If this is what we're getting treated to in alpha, the finished article should be something well worth taking a look at. You'll find download links after the break, but after that it's down to you guys to find an invitation I'm afraid. 

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Samsung Epic 4G gets a dose of CyanogenMOD 9 [Video]

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Owners of the Samsung Epic 4G will be excited to learn that an alpha version of CyanogenMOD 9 was made available yesterday, thanks to the hard work and efforts from the EpicCM team. Granted, there’s still a long list of bugs and issues that need to be dealt with — this is far from a stable release — but, none of the problems are what we consider to be deal breakers if you’re just itching to get a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich. To get your paws on the instructions and files you’ll need to make the deal happen, head over to the download page on the EpicCM site. Check out this video review, uploaded to YouTube by .

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Trebuchet Launcher Alpha for Android 4.0.3+ Alpha Now Available for Download

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The developer behind Trebuchet launcher (which will be in CyanogenMod 9) has updated his application with some new features and brought to the public an alpha version available for download.

Trebuchet launcher is based on Ice Cream Sandwich’s launcher, as you might imagine, and it adds some very nice features that users have been clamoring for. Just take a look at this list of what’s already available and what’s set to come sometime down the line.

Features

  • Custom number of Homescreens �‘
  • Enable/Disable Persistent Search Bar �‘
  • Separated Apps/Widgets in Drawer �‘
  • Resize Any Widget �‘
  • Show and Fade Scrolling Indicator in Homescreen and Drawer �‘
  • Enable/Disable Auto-Rotate �‘
  • Drawer Apps Sorting (Title, Install Date) �‘

Planned Features

  • Infinite Scrolling
  • Dock (Custom pages and size)
  • Transition Effects (Homescreen and Drawer)
  • Backup and Restore

I don’t know about you guys but the custom homescreen count is enough to get me excited, let alone all these great features. If you want to download the alpha head over to XDA. This one’s for Android 4.0.3 or later, apparently, so be sure to hold off until you get that update sometime soon.


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Notion Ink delivers Ice Cream Sandwich alpha ROM for Adam tablet

Would you hark at that: Notion Ink has seen fit to grace its most ardent customers with an alpha version of its Ice Cream Sandwich update. The company posted the Adam tablet ROM on its official blog, along with the source code it’s based on. Now that’s what I call customer service! Any Adam user can download and install the ROM at their pleasure, though of course there’s still a few bugs to squash.

First among them is the complete absence of sound, a pretty common ailment for alpha versions of custom ROMs. For that reason the company is labeling the software “pre-alpha”, though there’s no restrictions on download or use. The camera, 3G and Bluetooth aren’t working either, and the tablet doesn’t properly enter sleep mode. Other essentials are working fine, including WiFi, accelerated graphics, GPS and external storage. A public release will likely help them nail down problems even faster – other manufacturers could learn from the example.

Take a look at their progress here:

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The company blog post also mentions that they’ve got a few final Adam tablets for sale. The last pieces of stock had been reserved for an Ice Cream Sandwich release, but apparently it’s taking the company a while to get it out. Whether that’s a function of the unique hardware with its PixelQi screen or Notion Ink’s custom software, you’ll soon be able to order new units from the store. There’s still no word on an updated model. I was somewhat disparaging of Notion Ink this year, but I’ve got to say, releasing a public alpha of something so in-demand is a real classy move.

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CM9′s Launcher “Trebuchet” Available For Download

Looks like Christmas come…a couple days late. There is an alpha version of CM9‘s new Ice Cream Sandwich Launcher, “Trebuchet”, available for you to download onto your ICS ROM. Looks like a developer by the name nebkat has created a thread over at XDA to download the APK file. Now just remember this is an alpha version of the launcher, so it is not going to be up to par quite yet. Many of us were wondering what is going to be so different between this launcher and the stock launcher, so now we get a sneak peek of what is to come.

Features

  • Custom number of Homescreens ☑
  • Enable/Disable Persistent Search Bar ☑
  • Separated Apps/Widgets in Drawer ☑
  • Resize Any Widget ☑
  • Show and Fade Scrolling Indicator in Homescreen and Drawer ☑
  • Enable/Disable Auto-Rotate ☑
  • Drawer Apps Sorting (Title, Install Date) ☑

Planned Features

  • Infinite Scrolling
  • Dock (Custom pages and size)
  • Transition Effects (Homescreen and Drawer)
  • Backup and Restore

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I, like a lot of you, have tried out Nova Launcher for my ICS ROM and that launcher definitely improves the stock ICS launcher, so I am curious on what the boys of CyanogenMod have done here. Give it a shot. Let us know what you guys think of it.

Launcher thread: Trebuchet Launcher

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HP TouchPad receives Alpha version of MIUI

We’re likely to see Android development progress quicker now that HP decided to disperse WebOS as an open source OS, and recent news suggests developers are getting excited. MIUI, an extremely popular visually modified/skinned version of CyanogenMod, has started to make its way over to the HP TouchPad. This is an extremely stable Alpha version, and would suffice for daily use.


All main components are working: Audio, WiFi, Bluetooth, touchscreen, charging, all sensors, headphone port, gallery, YouTube, and even the many MIUI themes. Bear in mind, none of this would be possible without the countless hours of work put in by the CyanogenMod team. Thus, as CM7 becomes more stable on the HP TouchPad, MIUI will follow.

The above YouTube clip really shows how fluid this MIUI ROM works out on the WebOS native device, and is overall quite impressive. The CyanogenMod team recently released Alpha v3.5, drastically reducing bugs and increasing game performance. They suggest this update increases the overall fluidity and 3D rendering, so it’s safe to say we can expect an update to the MIUI port soon.

[via XDA Developers]

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Socialscope Finally Coming to Android, Request Access to the Alpha Test Today

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My Blackberry friends love nothing more than to brag to me about how great Socialscope is. Even in its infancy, it’s apparently the knees of all bees for those who are heavy social network users.

With Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare and Instagram support, it has a few options for most crowds, though we certainly wouldn’t mind some Google+ or LinkedIn love.

Regardless, I’ve heard enough about the app to be more interested in it than I have been for any third party client. Thankfully, it’s now heading to Android.

The alpha version of the application is being called “Alphascope” and users can request access to the trials and get a sneak peak at what’s to come. Take a look at a couple of very promising screenshots of the Android application above and head over to their site if you’re convinced you want to take it for a spin. [SocialScope, via]


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Swiftkey X Alpha Introduces Multi-Touch, Can I Get a “Finally!”

I woke up this morning to a surprisingly lovely email from Swiftkey about a new feature that they are testing in an alpha version of their X keyboard. Multi-touch anyone? As someone that hammers away on his on-screen keyboard at a rapid rate, being able to touch the screen with both fingers at the same [...]

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SwiftKey VIP Members Testing MultiTouch in Latest Alpha

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SwiftKey, the keyboard so fast you’ll wonder why OEMs can’t match their product, has released a new Alpha version of the application to their VIP members. One very big feature is in the works – multitouch typing.

With this functionality, you can press a key even if you already have your finger on another keyboard. MultiTouch typing means you don’t have to worry about releasing your thumb entirely before pressing the next key so you can glide across the keyboard even faster.

And if you have a tablet, multi-finger (on each hand) typing should be even better once this update makes its way to the Android market. We’re excited – how about you? [SwiftKey VIP via Android Central]


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Iris, an alpha, free Siri alternative for Android

Even though most of the “new” features in Apple’s iOS 5 can be easily replicated by Android’s built-in features or free apps, it’s hard to deny that Siri is an impressive piece of tech. The natural language engine wowed consumers and press when demonstrated on-stage, and is honestly a lot more exciting that the iPhone 4S’s lukewarm hardware improvements. At least one developer has been inspired to create his own version for Android. It’s called “Iris,” and the alpha version is available in the Android Market right now.

Iris isn’t a true Siri competitor – in fact, it’s not even as useful as Google’s own Voice Actions (which, by the way, can replicate most of Siri’s functionality in a less user-friendly way). It uses search algorithms to try and immediately answer queries, not unlike a voice-powered version of the old Ask Jeeves or WolframAlpha. While Iris can handle easy questions like the current time or some universal pop culture references, complex problems stumped it. For example, it couldn’t direct me to the nearest gas station or tell me when the next Aggie football game would be played.

Developer Dextera claims that the first version of Iris was made in just eight hours, and on that note, it is impressive. If it can integrate into other Android services and APIs, it might even begin to look like its iPhone inspiration. IN the meantime, it’s a free download, so there’s no harm in giving Iris a try or sending some feedback in.

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Android Apps On Your PC, Courtesy of BlueStacks

Earlier this morning BlueStacks announced that an alpha version of their free Android app player is now available for Windows PCs. Eye doctors everywhere are in tears because now you can use your Android apps on a PC with no strain to your eyes. After minutes of staring at a 4.3-inch device, my eyes are already sore [...]

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BlueStacks Announces App Player For Windows And Cloud Connect

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Today, BlueStacks – a company specializing in Android app integration in Windows – will be making two large, and (hopefully) impressive announcements.

One of these announcements is the Alpha version of their App Player for Windows. If the name didn’t already clue you in, BlueStacks App Player allows you to run Android applications on your Windows machine and enter a whole new level of Appoholism. This means that all of your favorite Android apps are now also your favorite PC apps and, by extension, your favorite Android games can now be your favorite PC games. Imagine the convenience…

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BlueStacks Announces App Player For Windows And Cloud Connect

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Today, BlueStacks – a company specializing in Android app integration in Windows – will be making two large, and (hopefully) impressive announcements.

One of these announcements is the Alpha version of their App Player for Windows. If the name didn’t already clue you in, BlueStacks App Player allows you to run Android applications on your Windows machine and enter a whole new level of Appoholism. This means that all of your favorite Android apps are now also your favorite PC apps and, by extension, your favorite Android games can now be your favorite PC games. Imagine the convenience…

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VLC Open-Source Media Player For Android [Download]

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Get your MKV’s, AVI’s and ANIME’s ready! Android developer/modder extraordinaire, CVPCS, was able to compile a working pre-Alpha version of VLC media player for Android. If you’re unfamiliar with VLC, it’s essentially a open-source (we like those words around here) media player for Windows, Mac and everything in between that allows you to play virtually any video format on your desktop. That alone should help you see the value in bringing this amazing tool to Android.

Because of the way VLC is built, it can’t (or wont) support all Android devices. Instead, it separates them according to your processor, into 2 categories: NEON and NO-NEON. How do you find out if your device is NEON? Simply use a file manager app, dig around in your system files and locate the folder /proc/cpuinfo and then take a look inside. You should see something like this:

Processor	: ARMv7 Processor rev 2 (v7l)
processor	: 0
BogoMIPS	: 1597.74

Features	: swp half thumb fastmult vfp edsp thumbee neon vfpv3
CPU implementer	: 0x41
CPU architecture: 7
CPU variant	: 0x1
CPU part	: 0xc09
CPU revision	: 2

Hardware	: mapphone_CDMA
Revision	: 0000
Serial		: 0000000000000000

Take a look at the Features line and look for the word “neon.” If it’s there — then you have yourself a NEON device. If not — then you’ll have to use the NONEON version of VLC. Okay, let’s get to the good stuff. The download. Seeing how this is such an early pre-Alpha build of VLC for Android, CVPCS will not be providing support. If you want to try out VLC for Android still in its early stages:

NEON VLC for Android

NONEON VLC for Android

If you wont a ton more information on VLC for Android, hit up the source link for all the technical details.

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Lock-up your Dropbox content with BoxCryptor

The developer of BoxCryptor has just popped us a very informative email about its release of the Android BoxCryptor app, which lets you access your Dropbox account on your mobile should you have encrypted your content with the Windows BoxCryptor tool.

The Android app’s currently only an “alpha version” that offers read access to your stuff – with write powers coming soon. Here’s the sell:

“Our encryption software BoxCryptor (http://www.boxcryptor.com ) is an easy-to-use cryptographic virtual harddisk for Windows that transparently encrypts data on-the-fly and stores the encrypted data in an arbitrary directory of your choice. BoxCryptor is optimized for Dropbox and with our new app, the encrypted Dropbox folder can be easily accessed via smartphone or tablet.”

And here’s what it looks like on Android:

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There’s no real need for us to encrypt the content of our Dropbox folder, which is little more than a few hundred photos of Asian ladies demonstrating gadgetry. But if you’d like to know more, there’s a complete walkthough of how to use the Android app over on the developer’s blog.

Related posts:

  1. Android Dropbox app updated – now with picture icons
  2. Dropbox to come pre-loaded on some Sony Ericsson Android phones
  3. Android RealPlayer Beta updated with lock screen controls, voice searches and more

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Create and share amazing 360 degree panoramas with 360 [Video]

Recently TeliportMe generated 47,000 users for the alpha version of 360 and logged over 75,000 panoramas. Yesterday it officially came out of alpha with version 2.0 in the Android Market. 360 allows users to take high quality 360 degree panoramas which can be viewed on the app’s 3D viewer and can be shared via Facebook and Twitter. There is also a public real time feed where users can comment on photos. Since the location is tagged to the photos, users can discover other people close by using its “Around Me” option.

Features:

  • Create 360 degree panoramas within 1 minute.
  • Instantly upload and share interactive 360 views directly to Twitter and Facebook
  • View panoramas taken all over the world in your public stream.
  • Geotag your panoramas automatically and edit location using maps.
  • Flat images will be stored on the SD card which can be emailed and viewed without any special viewer required.
  • Saves panoramas directly to the SD card
  • View panoramas in app on a 3D viewer
  • All panoramas taken are in HD
  • Save and share unlimited panoramas and view them online at http://360.vtcreator.com.

Check out the video after the break:

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CyanogenMod 7 Visits the HTC Thunderbolt

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Among the many phones rolling out over the next couple of months a popular theme is found. There’s still a lot of them debuting with Froyo builds. The HTC Thunderbolt was a victim of this, right in the wake of select Gingerbread updates a new flagship device emerges with the same ol piece of software. Granted the Thunderbolt came sporting a second gen processor and additional RAM making it run circles around predecessors, it was still capable of so much more. Most of the popular devices already had successful versions of CyanogenMod 7  making them speedy, efficient and damn sexy might I add. Leaving the Thunderbolt with another disadvantage. Or maybe not?

Although HTC has said that Verizon’s first LTE device would be getting a swift upgrade to Gingerbread it looks like TeamDouche is going to beat them to the punch as an Alpha version of the popular AOSP ROM is now available for this phone. As we’re seeing with many phones now that CM7 has reached a stable release, CyanogenMod is spreading like hot doughnuts in a police station.

If you’d like to check functionality of this new build or just simply read more information check out the XDA thread. Just a reminder this is an alpha build, do not expect to get a daily driver out of this.

 

Source: XDA via XDA Thread

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ROM – @faux123 AOSP Gingerbread 2.3.3 v1.0.1 beta for HTC Glacier/T-Mobile myTouch 4G

faux123 has released an update to AOSP Gingerbread 2.3.3 v1.0.1 beta. The latest version is now 1.0.1 beta.

This release is supported on the following Device(s):
- HTC Glacier/T-Mobile myTouch 4G

ChangeLog:

< Alpha Version 0.1 (deprecated) >

Initial Release…

< Beta Version 1.0.0 (green) >

(Hybrid) Framework Folder is derived mostly from CM7 NB41+
Hardware Folder is 100% from CM7 NB41+
Packages Folder is 100% from AOSP source

Kanged the following apps from CM7:
Camera (need this for FFC to work)
SuperUser (duh…)
Torch (Ok…)
DSP Manager (Because It`s just awesome)
FileManager (why not…basic built-in util)
ROMManager (because it`s convenient)
Theme Chooser (Yeah… why not again)
WiFi Calling (not sure if it is working or not…)
Terminal (because again, it`s a handy tool)

< Beta Version 1.0.1 (Current) >

Rolled back: AOSP fonts used instead of CM7 (Hybrid Framework)
Updated WiFi Calling App
Incorporated latest fixes from CM7 Framework to Hybrid Framework
incorporated latest CM7 kernel RAM disk updates to my built-in kernel
Zip Aligned the all apks

< Beta Version 1.0.2 (Coming Soon) >

Rolled back: AOSP System UI used instead of CM7 (Hybrid Framework)
Rolled back: AOSP System Policy used instead of CM7 (Hybrid Framework)
Incorporated latest GPS fix from Zinx to utilize full 10 bit input to Hardware Folder

 

Head over to faux123′s CommunityRelease Developer Homepage for more information and downloads.

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Just Spotted launches app after battle with Twitter

Just Spotted

After getting into a battle with Twitter over its use of Twitter’s real-time search access, the folks from Scoopler have moved on and have now released their Just Spotted celebrity tracking application to the Android Market.  As described in their press release, the Alpha version release allows you to:

Receive push notifications whenever a celebrity is spotted in your area. Check out the list of nearby spottings to see other spottings near you or click ‘everywhere’ to see the latest spottings world-wide. Click any spotting for more details.

Stalkerish? Certainly, but that’s pretty much what they are going for here — if all you Justin Bieber fans out there are ever going to have a chance at meeting him, you’ll fist need to know where he is. Jump on past the break for the full press release.

Just Spotted launches app after battle with Twitter posted originally by Android Central

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