You love snuggling up with your Nook and reading, but sometimes you just wish you could take it out for a drive and use it to navigate the world. Well, thanks to an app called TetherGPS—and your Android phone—you can do just that.
Skive is a British word. It means to knowingly and willingly evade work. To call in sick. To hide when someone wants you to do something. To skive off. New Android app Skiver lets you automate the difficult skiving process.
It seems unfathomable that Skype didn't have an app for Android until now*, but it's true. Phones running Android 2.1 or 2.2 can download the free app now, for free Skype-to-Skype calls, IM and more.
There's an app for almost everything. Now add one that can run calculations from a supercomputer on a Nexus One phone in real time and without the need for internet connectivity.
Fring just updated their Android app to address the audio issues we saw (or I guess, heard) in our testing. Thankfully, the update will fix the sometimes bothersome echoing issue and also offer significant audio improvements. Which is good! Also, the Samsung Galaxy S gains support in the update, so there's now more…
The newest addition to the Android Marketplace is a free Adobe Reader app. It looks good, but keep in mind that it requires Android 2.1 or above and is currently only supported on some Android devices:
This summer, Android users will finally have their very own Kindle app. The app will allow you to access the Kindle Store, synchronize bookmarks across all your devices, and do just about everything Kindle apps on other platforms can.
Well, hello! We knew it was coming, but it looks like an official Twitter app is now available in the Android Marketplace. It's free and looks fantastic:
Whether you're carrying an iPhone, Android or Palm Pre device, there's an app available to access ZumoDrive's cloud service. This means that you can stream nearly all your media and view most documents over Wi-Fi, 3G, and Edge.
Apparently AT&T is struggling a bit with the whole idea of Android, a somewhat open mobile OS. Instead of embracing it and giving users a full experience, they've decided to cripple it and not allow the installation of non-market apps.
After two years of dignified service on consumer handsets, the United States Military is now looking to send the plucky mobile OS into battle packing a new app from Raytheon. Updated