PlayStation 3 controllers (Sixaxis and DualShock 3) can now be used on Android phone to play games or just navigate through the phone!
Sixaxis Controller is a paid Android app for rooted phones that allows you to use your PS3 controller with your phone. The best part is, this app is also compatible with PlayStation emulators available in the Android Market.
Facebook has just launched their Facebook Messenger for Mobile, a standalone messaging app for smartphones. According to Mashable, Facebook will be rolling out several new features to its Facebook Chat feature.
Now you can send messages directly to your friends on their mobile phones, so you stay in touch no matter where you go. Message friends using Facebook Messenger for Mobile or anyone in your mobile contacts. This looks more of an approach like WhatsApp, BlackBerry Messenger etc.
Skype for Android got an update today – a much-needed major update to the Android app. Skype Android app now brings you video-calling across (some) Android devices and a UI overhaul to the app. Skype video-calling was one of the most requested features on the app, and looks like we finally got it today.
Video-calling on Skype for Android is cross-platform. Android to iPhone to PCs to PSPs – everywhere! The new UI is not something to be happy about as it because it is very bloated and slow. You can hardly use it. It’s really nice, but only if the Skype Android team would make it even more better in speed.
Google allow Android users to backup their apps, settings, passwords om their Google account and it restores everything back to how it was when you do a full reset of your phone. However, it never backups up your call logs. To most of you, this may not seems of any importance, but for some, it does.
Android keeps a record of your last 500 calls. There is an app available on the Android Market to help backup and restore your call logs on another phone or after a full reset.
Google+ Android app was released yesterday when Google first took the wraps off Google+. The app is available to some countries only and for most of us living in the ‘other’ countries where the Google+ Android app is not available in the Android Market – I have shared the direct APK file for your Android phone below!
We geeks seriously need to get out, don’t we? Some part of the world today will be experiencing a rare 100-minute long total lunar eclipse starting at 11:20am PDT today. And for those who will not be able to experience it, Google has found a solution for that!
They are working with Slooh Space Camera to provide you a live mission interface so that you can also experience the lunar eclipse today from your home, and if you’re in one fo the following countries who won’t be able to experience it: South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.
There are a number of Twitter clients available that allow you to upload photos directly to TwitPic and other Twitter photo-hosting services, but what if you don’t want to upload using a Twitter client?
Picture Tweeter does that job. It is a separate Android app that provides a very simple interface to upload photos to TwitPic and publish them on your Twitter profile with a tweet.
Adobe has just released Flash Player 10.3 for Android phones. You can download Flash Player 10.3 for Android now from the Android Market.
Flash Player 10.3 has come as a surprise. We were not expecting it anytime soon as there has been no announcements related to the new Adobe Flash Player 10.3 update anywhere.
Google has just launched their official Google Docs Android app in the Android Market. You can now easily create, edit, upload and share your documents right from your Android phone with the Google Docs app.
Google Docs for Android app is now available for download from the Android Market. We have just downloaded the app and are playing with its features.