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Vine – Now Available On Android


After a fairly long wait since the iOS debut, Vine has made its way to Android. Vine allows you to share a 6 second video and offers a unique interface for recording that allows you to actually tell a complex story.

Vine for Android comes with one additional feature over iOS and that is the ability to Zoom. We are hoping they add the “drafts” feature back in that existed in the iOS beta. Drafts allowed you to save partial Vines as a draft so that you could easily add content later before publishing.

Your videos will appear to your followers in the Vine app and you can also post to your Twitter and Facebook accounts.

We have found Vine a little addictive on iOS so give it a try.

You can download Vine for Android via this link.

Alpha Verison Of Socialscope Available For Android

Socialscope is an application that was originally designed for BlackBerry users to use Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare all together through a single feed.

Finally breaking away from BlackBerry OS, the creators of Socialscope have announced their Alpha version for Android. The Android version is more than just Facebook and Twitter, the company has redesigned the application so users can use other services.

For the last few months we have been working night and day on something very special for Android users. Something totally new, totally different and totally awesome.

We’ve taken everything we’ve learned from our Blackberry app and reimagined Socialscope. This is more then just Twitter + Facebook…we’re designing a platform that integrates ALL your services.

So without any further ado, we are delighted to announce that a Alpha version of our Android app!

if you aren’t afraid of crashes are willing to provide constructive feedback and want to help us change the world sign-up to join the Alpha.

If you already have a Socialscope account signup for the Alpha here: http://getsocialscope.com/beta.php

If you don’t have an account request one and don’t forget to select Android as your device: http://www.getsocialscope.com

Keep in mind if you decide to give Socialscope a go that it’s just an Alpha version, so you will experience bugs, crashes and other problems. Just take some notes and give them your feedback so they can improve and deliver us a quality product.

Sprint Pushing HTC Security Update

Sprint sent out a tweet a few hours ago that said: “Recommended security update now available for HTC devices.” All HTC devices will receive an OTA (Over The Air) software updates that is being sent out to users in waves. This update addresses an issue that could allow malicious third-party apps to compromise data on Android devices made by HTC.

Users will receive a notification letting them know the update is available. Be sure to backup your device before installing the update.

The HTC devices receiving the update are:

  • HTC EVO 4G
  • HTC EVO 3D
  • HTC EVO Shift 4G
  • HTC EVO Design 4G
  • HTC EVO View 4G
  • HTC Wildfire

You can follow this link to learn more about the update and also get installation support. 

AT&T Tweets The BlackBerry Bold 9900 Is Coming

If you’re on AT&T and waiting for the BlackBerry Bold 9900 to arrive, you’ll be happy to know the smartphone is on its way as AT&T tweeted “The BlackBerry Bold 9900 is coming! Stay tuned.”

To refresh your memory a little bit about the BlackBerry Bold 9900. It has a 2.8 inch touch display, with a 1.2 GHz processor, 768 RAM, 8 GB storage, 5 megapixel camera, 720p HD video recording, and NFC (Near Field Communications).

Hopefully when AT&T says the Bold 9990 is coming soon they mean as in the next few weeks. It seems a little crazy AT&T has taken this long to make the 9900 available.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Launching On T-Mobile

Its official according to a tweet by T-Mobile the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be carried by the company. The tablet has a 10.1 widescreen display, 1 GHz dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, 1 GB of RAM, 3 megapixel camera with auto-focus and LED flash, 2 megapixel front-facing camera, 720p HD video recording, Wi-Fi enabled and Bluetooth 3.0.

What we don’t know is if T-Mobile is selling a Wi-Fi only version or if they are launching it with data service. Also if they are offering data service, will it be 3G or 4G? We have to wait a little longer to find out.

T-Mobile also mentioned in the tweet that we should stay tuned for more information. Hopefully they will give us a release date and pricing of the tablet soon.

UberSocial For BlackBerry Updated


I know a lot of BlackBerry users that love UberSocial for Twitter access. Today UberSocial was updated to version 1.250 with support for OS 7 devices and a slew of bug fixes and enhancements.

Features Enhancements & Fixes:

  • Support for the latest OS 7 BlackBerry devices
  • OS 6.0 and 7.0 devices we now support the home screen message notification bar
  • Fixed bug where tweets would not open
  • Fixed bug where trending topics descriptions
  • List timelines now include retweets
  • Added Login via Browser as an option when adding more then one account
  • Added multiple retries to the authorization process
  • Added a Theme menu item so you can easily change themes
  • Support for new device screen sizes for installable themes
  • Fixed a theme bug where backgrounds were not being used on all screens

UberSocial is free with a paid version available for $4.99 that removes ads. You can grab a copy via this link.

Twitter For Android Gets Push Notifications

The official Twitter application for Android has been updated and with this update comes a lot of major improvements and the most requested feature, Push Notifications. In addition to push, there is now support for multiple accounts.

If you use the official Twitter app make sure to check your Android Market for update and let us know what you think. Read more

myTouch 4G Slide Hitting T-Mobile July 27

T-Mobile sent out an announcement telling everyone to “Mark your calendar: The T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide will be available July 27th at T-Mobile retail restores”. They also provided a link to their website so you can signup for notifications.

The myTouch 4G Slide will come with a price tag of $199.99 with a two year agreement or qualifying upgrade. Read more

Facebook Adds Dickbar To iOS App

I am guessing Facebook missed all the news about the Twitter DickBar as today it appears Facebook has launched their own version. On iOS running the latest Facebook app you are now greeted with a People You May Know bar and also a friend suggestion that changes every time you refresh the stream.

I can see this under the friends tab but to place it on the main stream is just taking up valuable screen space and is annoying. We will let you know more about this lack learning from the past and others and it develops. For now, maybe you can find a few new friends.  Picture after the break. Read more

Twitter Removes QuickBar From iOS App Version

Twitter, one of the most used social networks to communicate with friends and family had a huge issue with QuickBar that was released in an earlier update to their own iOS app. In a matter of hours the hash tag #DickBar was circling the globe expressing how people felt about this addition. #DickBar QuickBar appeared at the top of your timeline showing you trending tweets that really meant nothing to you. Read more