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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by jaded, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. jaded

    jaded New Member
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    Was just browsing market and saw an old familiar friend any recent Blackberry user will know of...Poynt. Great app glad to see it on android now.
     

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  2. Android R2D2

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    I installed and then uninstalled...it slowed down my vibrant. I think Where is better.
     
  3. DenverRalphy

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    Just installed on my Incredible, and it works well. I like the interface even better than what I was familiar with on my old BB Storm.

    It does seem to be a bit sluggish though. However I'm happy to see it, and am speculating that there will be rapid subsequent versions that improve its efficiency.
     
  4. thomasanderson

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    I did like Poynt on my Blackberry years ago, but I think Google Maps is one or two updates away from making all of these apps obsolete.
     
  5. bjack56

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    Just installed, looks good except I don't see an option to "close" the app. I know if I didn't close it on my 9700 it would be constantly searching/updating location and was a huge battery user.

    Uninstalled for now, but will watch for comments on requirement to close. Perhaps it's different on the android platform.
     
  6. droid37

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    what is the app where if youre standing on the street and use your camera it will show what shop or restaraunt serves what? i saw it on tv but forget what app it is.
     
  7. M0rpheus

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    That would be Layar.
    Augmented Reality Browser: Layar
     
  8. tmac4life

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    Wow I just got an email from mypoynt stating they have just added their awesome blackberry app to android. I loved this app as it gave me nearby restaurants, gas prices, movie times (by theater or by movies nearby, white/yellow pages all in one! For those who don't know just go and download it from the market and see.
     
  9. Tre Lawrence

    Tre Lawrence Well-Known Member
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    Good to know. Hopefully, it is just as sharp as the BB port.
     
  10. Chase265

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    good to know...this was my favorite and most usefull app on my blackberry
     
  11. nightfishing

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    Awesome app. Runs great on my Inc.

    Allowed me to unburden myself of a much of inferior tools.
     
  12. nightfishing

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    It is different on Android. No need to "close" apps.

    The OS handles all of that stuff.
     
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  13. mhobizal

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    The application works great on my EVO! I used to use this on my Blackberry....I'm glad to see they have made this for Android.
     

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