Skype for Windows Phone Exits Beta

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Windows Phone owners had an unexpected surprise this weekend as Microsoft-owned VoIP service Skype released its app to users. The app, which was previously in beta, could now be downloaded officially from Windows Phone Marketplace on Windows Phone handsets, such as the Nokia Lumia 900 and the HTC Titan II. Some new features on the […]

Spotify for Android Beta Is A Much Needed Update

Spotify for Android Beta Is A Much Needed Update

Spotify is a great music streaming service, but its mobile apps were never very good. The Android app, in particular, needed a lot of work. Spotify has finally released an update for Spotify for Android as a beta. Spotify announced the new Spotify for Android beta isn’t available in the Google Play Store yet, but […]

9 Essential Apps for Blogging from the iPad

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The iPad is not the ideal tool for blogging, but with the right selection of apps it’s easy to post from the iPad. I would hate to blog from the iPad everyday, but these apps allow me to compose and post full articles to GottaBeMobile and my personal blog when it’s not easy to grab […]

Office for iPad: CloudOn Attempts Full Featured Office on iPad

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The official Microsoft Office for iPad app remains missing in action, but that doesn’t mean that corporate users are without options. CloudOn is the latest Office for iPad service to emerge, competing with Onlive Desktop for a place on corporate users’ iPads. (Read: 5 Office for iPad Alternatives) Unlike many of the Office iPad alternatives, […]

Microsoft Office Now Hitting Nokia’s Symbian Handsets

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The official mobile version of Microsoft’s Office suite was previously limited to Microsoft’s Windows Phone and Windows Mobile platforms, but thanks to a partnership with Nokia, Symbian users will now be able to get the productivity franchise on their Nokia Belle or Anna handsets. Creating and editing capabilities will be available through Word and Excel […]

Stride Jailbreak Utility Brings Natural Drawing to iPhone Unlock

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A new jailbreak utility called Stride, which is available in the jailbreak app store called Cydia for $2.99, brings natural drawing to iPhone unlocking. Rather than prompting users for a PIN or alphanumeric passcode, jailbroken iOS users can now draw their gestures on the phone’s display to unlock their devices. The feature is similar to […]

What Facebook’s Instagram Purchase Means for Users

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Hot on the heels of Instagram for Android’s release, Facebook announced that it has acquired Instagram for $1 billion in stock options. Instagram is a photo editing and sharing app for Android and iPhone which allows users to apply artistic filters to photos and share them on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr. Instagram is also a growing social […]

RIM to Stop App Sideloading on BlackBerry PlayBook to Curb Piracy

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In an effort to curtail piracy of apps, Research in Motion will roll out a new software update at some point in the future that would remove the ability for users to side load applications, though that capability will remain in some form for developers for the platform. Sideloading is a process that allows users […]

15 Best Android Games

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There are thousands of games in Google’s aptly named Play Store. However, don’t be taken in by knock-offs or boring games. These 15 games are favorites here at GBM. They range from deceptively simple casual games, physic-based puzzlers, games you can play with friends, and several safe for kids and adults.

EyeEm Offers a Great Alternative to Instagram for iPhone and Android

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EyeEm is an alternative for those who aren’t satisfied with Instagram for Android or just want something different with some handy extra features. EyeEm is a photo sharing and filters app that doctors up smartphone photos to make them more interesting. EyeEm has its own sharing service and works with other services, including Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr. EyeEm’s developers […]

Figure for iPhone is An Addictive Musical Treat

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Figure for iPhone sounds like a math app, but it’s the most addictive music app on the iPhone. Figure can’t compete with GarageBand on features, but when it comes to fun and simplicity the Figure app is a clear winner. Figure for iPhone is an affordable 99 cents, and offers an endless music making experience. […]

MLB at Bat 12 for Windows Phone Coming Soon

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One of the best applications for baseball lovers is Major League Baseball’s MLB at Bat application. And while it’s available on both iOS and Android for smartphones and tablets, the latest version of the application MLB at Bat 12, it hasn’t yet arrived for Windows Phone. That will soon change though. Major League Baseball’s MLB […]

Instagram for Android Review (Video)

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After an excruciating wait, Instagram for Android has arrived. The Instagram team took their time porting the popular iPhone app to Android, and it has paid off. The app looks and feels like it was made for Android and runs great on the Galaxy Nexus. Instagram is available for free from Google Play. You may […]

Instagram for Android Already Gets an Update

Instagram for Android Already Gets Updated

Earlier today, the long awaited Instagram for Android app arrived for users of Google’s mobile operating system. It was an app that had been rumored for quite so time so it was exciting to finally see it roll out. Over the course of the day though, we’ve heard from several Android users who were reporting […]

Amazon Instant Video App Now Available for PlayStation 3

Amazon Instant Video App Now Available for PlayStation 3

Owners of the PlayStation 3 should be rejoicing today as both Amazon and Sony have announced that Amazon Instant Video is now available for the gaming console bringing a selection of roughly 120,000 shows and movies to the table along with the 17,000 shows that can be streamed, for free, with an Amazon Prime account. […]

Instagram for Android: First Impressions and Performance

Instagram for Android: First Impressions and Performance

Today is a huge day for those who are proud owners of an Android device as Instagram for Android is finally available on the Google Play Store. The app has been one of the most anticipated app launches in Android history and those who use their smartphone as a camera will want to this app […]

Instagram for Android Launches!

Instagram for Android

We’ve been following Instagram’s Android app for months, and now just weeks after launching the Instagram for Android teaser page, Instagram for Android has launched. Instagram for Android is now available for practically every Android smartphone n the Google Play Store as a free download. Instagram for Android is more than just a photography app with artistic filters, it’s […]

Hulu Plus Finally Arrives on Select Android Tablets

Hulu Plus Finally Arrives on Select Android Tablets

Big news for owners of seven Android tablets including the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, Eee Pad Transformer and the Motorola Xoom. Hulu has announced that its Hulu Plus application has arrived for those three and four other Android-powered slates today and it has done so in style. We should also mention that it has […]

Zite for Android Launches: Best Personalized News App on Android

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If you love reading news on your Android, get ready to kick Pulse and other apps to the curb. Zite for Android launches today, bringing the best mobile news reading experience from the iPhone and iPad right to your Android smartphone. Zite is the Pandora of news. Not only do you tell the app what […]