The big news this week included Samsung’s new Galaxy Tablet.
Our tips this week included an unknown iPhone keyboard trick (hold down the key to reveal more versions), and ignoring calls on Android.
The app of the week was U-Ventures. Edward Packard, creator of the Choose Your Own Adventure book series, has created an iPhone app that translates the classic book series onto your iPhone. Return to the Cave of Time by Edward Packard is available on iTunes for $3.99 from Expanded Apps and Simon and Schuster Children’s Publishing.
- Official Google Blog: Call phones from Gmail (Source)
- Apple to hold ‘special event’ September 1st… we’ll be there live! — Engadget (Source)
- Samsung Galaxy Tab is official, debuts on September 2nd – Android and Me (Source)
- Samsung Galaxy S Gorilla Glass demo — Korean style | Android Central (Source)
- Windows Phone 7 dev tools go gold September 16, Marketplace taking submissions in October — Engadget (Source)
- Windows Phone UK Shows off The Harvest | WMExperts (Source)
- Mark DeLoura, Google’s Gaming Advocate, Leaves after only 4 Months | Android Phone Fans (Source)
- Woman uses Galaxy S, SWYPE to break text messaging world record « Boy Genius Report (Source)
- Fastest Texting in the World Actually on an iPhone? – Mac Rumors (Source)
- Fact: Android users are more valuable than iPhone users (Source)
- Facebook mobile app stats shocker: 104 million iPhone users, 12 million Android users — Engadget (Source)
- Facebook numbers revised: 44 million iOS app users, not 104 million (Source)
- Facebook’s Joe Hewitt Calls Android “Horrendous” For Development | Android Phone Fans (Source)
- Joe Hewitt Rephrases His Earlier Statement on Android | Android Phone Fans (Source)
- Velvet – a concept UI for MeeGo tablets | mobilelivingroom.de | 3D (Source)
- Google Mobile App updated to include push notifications | TiPb (Source)
- Jobs: Software Update to Address iOS 4 Performance Issues on iPhone 3G ‘Coming Soon’ – Mac Rumors (Source)
- Google aims Goggles at Apple’s iPhone • The Register (Source)
- Kindle Outselling iBooks 60 To 1 (Source)
- Android Battery Test Reveals Droid X Lasts Longest, AMOLED Handsets Trail (Source)
- RIM buys mobile storefront company, Cellmania | BBerryDog (Source)