Blogger has an app for iPhone and it’s better than the corresponding Android app, which has improved a lot in the past months. Both apps let you edit your existing posts and create new posts, add images to your posts, include labels and geolocate your posts.
They’re pretty basic, but the iPhone app has a better interface, it’s easier to use and pays attention to detail. For example, the iPhone app includes the URL of the blog next to the name when you switch to a different blog, so that it’s easier to identify a blog. The Android app only shows the names. To publish a post in the iPhone app, you need to tap the “Publish” button, which is always displayed at the top of the screen. In the Android app you need to scroll to the bottom of the post to find the “publish” button.
“With the Blogger app, you can write a new blog post and publish it immediately or save it as a draft right from your iOS device. You can also open a blog post you’ve been working on from your computer and continue editing it while you’re on-the-go. Your blog posts are automatically synced across devices, so you’ll always have access to the latest version,” informs Google.
After almost two years of waiting, Google Voice’s iPhone app has been finally approved in the App Store. It looks much better than the HTML5 web app and you can enable push notifications for voicemail and text messages.
Google Voice for iPhone doesn’t beat the Android app because it doesn’t integrate with the standard phone app, doesn’t synchronize the inbox and doesn’t offer advanced options for notifications, but that’s because iOS has many limitations.
Google says that the application requires iOS 3.1 or a more recent version of Apple’s mobile operating system. Google Voice is still limited to the US, but you no longer need an invitation to use it. Hopefully, Google will add support for the VoIP service from Gmail in a future update.
Diggers are often on the go and want to take Digg along for the ride, so we’re excited to announce not one, but TWO new apps for your mobile devices. Whether you’re in Boston or Bangladesh, Digg is now always at your fingertips.
Digg iPhone App
Browse the latest Digg stories, search for the topics you care about, and even save stories to read later…the official Digg iPhone app lets you join in the curation by Digging and burying right from your phone. And to help get the word out, we’re giving away a custom Digg-branded iPad every day through April 7th.
For those of you using Android devices, we’ve got something for you too! We just launched the Digg Android app that also gives you the power of Digg even when you’re away from your computer. Just like the iPhone app, you can Digg and bury stories, read the top comments, and unique to Android phones, it also supports landscape mode. Because it works with an in-app browser, you can easily pan around and zoom in and out of content.
These are just a few of the things we’re working on in the mobile space. If you don’t have an iPhone or Android device, you can always use our current mobile site – m.digg.com – which is optimized to work on any mobile browser. We’re also making quite a few improvements and iterations to both the iPhone and Android apps in the coming weeks, many drawing off some of the changes we’re working on for Digg.com