Orkut Launches Android App

Orkut has launched its app on Android, that is well integrated with one’s contact book. The app syncs your phonebook with Orkut friends’ phone numbers as well as status messages. A few nifty features include

Orkut friends live folders

Simply add the list of your orkut friends as a live folder on your home screen, and you’ll be able to browse through your friends list even when not under data network coverage. The live folder also lets you communicate (via call, scrap or SMS) with your friends in a single click [via]

– Direct Photo uploads to your orkut albums.

Unlike the Orkut mobile app, you can simply upload photos from your Android Photo Gallery to Orkut albums.

– Scrap Notification

You will get notifications on your Android device when you have new scraps on orkut. The notifications will appear on your Android device notification bar; clicking on notifications will take you to your scrapbook page.

If you have an Android phone, do share your feedback of the app.

Also see: Mobile Social Networking in India – Orkut rules the chart, followed by Yahoo and Facebook

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