Friday, February 8, 2013

The Android Realm Podcast Episode 120 The HoloUI (In Tweets)

Headlines
  1. Wine for Android a WIP for running Windows apps on Android
  2. Google & Disney team up for html5 based Wizard of Oz game
  3. Google buys Channel Intelligence for $125m for online purchasing system
  4. Google adds more ski resorts to Google Maps - 38 with levels of difficulty

Apps
  1. Stitcher updated with HoloUI layout
  2. Wunderlist 2 updated for tablets
  3. The Simpsons - Tapped Out released to Google Play

Devices
  1. Samsung Galaxy Young - 1ghz, 512 mb RAM, 4g storage, Android 4.1, 3.27” screen, 3mp camera
  2. Samsung Galaxy Fame - 1ghz, 512 mb RAM, 4g storage, Android 4.1, 3.5” screen, 5mp camera
  3. HTC Thunderbolt gets update to Android 4.0.4
  4. Samsung Galaxy Discover to be low end Galaxy device running pure Android 4.0 (basically no TouchWiz)
  5. Sony Xperia T and V get Android 4.1 update

Kindle Fire Pit
  1. Amazon Instant Video to get new political show - stars John Goodman
  2. Amazon Coins to be new virtual currency for Kindle Fire backed by Amazon

App Review - Carbon for Twitter
  1. HoloUI
  2. Swipe left/right for tweets, retweets/replies, DM
  3. Menu button for trends, lists, etc.
  4. Very lightweight and fast
  5. Market Link - Free

Competitor Circle
  • Blackberry
    • BB10 Android 4.1 support coming soon
  • iOS
    • AppStore gets vanity URLs for developers
    • Tweetbot updated to show Vine and Flikr in stream
  • Windows Phone
    • Rowi (Twitter client) updated for Windows Phone 7.8 & 8
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