Droid Life Show listeners will know of my frustrations for the 3rd party Twitter app called Falcon, thanks to its lack of multiple account support. Well, as if someone was listening and wanted to put a fat smile on my face today, Falcon is getting multiple account support in the upcoming version 2.0 update. Oh my goodness. (more…)
Today, Falcon Pro got a nice update to version 1.9. Inside, you will find a brand new font (although it’s still Roboto-based), position holding for lists, and the awesome option to set the action bar on the bottom of the display. Along with the new features, there were some bugs that needed squashing, including the one where the DashClock extension wasn’t refreshing. Consider it now squashed. (more…)
Everyone’s favorite 3rd party Twitter app, Falcon Pro is receiving a bump up to version 1.8 today, bringing a healthy list of new features and improvements. Most of the bigger additions are for starred Twitter profiles, allowing users to receive notifications every time they create a tweet.
In addition, translations are now available in various languages, image loading speeds have been improved and a ton more. For the full changelog, check below. (more…)
Earlier in the week, we first reported on a new app from Android Engineer Roman Nurik called DashClock. Since that report, it seems to have taken the Android app world by storm, prompting all sorts of praise and a hope for future compatibility from other top apps. In case you missed the mention in that article, an API for the app is available for other developers to use to build out “extensions” from their apps that can be used in DashClock.
Today, one of the first major apps to build out such support is Falcon Pro. In today’s update to the popular Twitter app, an extension for DashClock was included. As you can see in the image above, the extension shows you an unread Tweet count that when tapped, opens up Falcon Pro. (more…)
Carbon for Twitter is finally available on Android. Yes, on Super Bowl Sunday, the longest delayed Twitter app in history has been released to Google Play – and it’s free. After a few minutes with it, I can easily say that this is one of the better designed apps we have seen. It’s ultra fast, utilizes gestures for navigation, and includes almost all of the features I look for in a Twitter app. Is it better than Falcon Pro, you ask? I’ll let you decide that. (more…)
The Falcon team released a major update to their app today, which brings a large list of new features and improvements. Included in the update is YouTube api integration, the option to enable a double tap on tweets, a logout button (that’s handy), added slider for refresh rates, and a whole lot more. Get a look at the full changelog down below. (more…)
So, you got a fancy new Android phone for the holidays! Congratulations! Now that you’re all set up, the only thing left to do is find the best apps and start having some fun. Google Play offers thousands of different applications and games to choose from, so without getting lost looking through countless pages of apps, allow us to drop some knowledge on you.
These are our top 10 recommendations to get you started with Android. (more…)