Review: LG Nitro HD for AT&T
The LG Nitro HD includes the stock set of Android communications tools, as well as a few extra social networking apps.
The standard email and Gmail clients are on board to help manage emails. Both apps work well and don't need more than an email address and password to set up. The Nitro works with Exchange, POP, and IMAP no problem, and supports multiple Gmail accounts. The latest version of the Gmail application for Android is solid, no question.
The stock SMS/MMS is at your disposal for composing depositions, if you wish, and includes some pre-fabbed text snippets, such as "In a meeting, call you later." You can also insert image, video, and audio files at will, which appear in line with other messages in the threaded conversation.
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Google Talk is the only instant messaging client on board. You can snag others from the Android Market, if you wish.
It you choose to download and install Google+, you may as well grab Google Messenger. The two work together, you see. Google+ is of course Google's social network. The application for it is simple and works well. Google Messenger lets you conduct group messaging sessions with your Google+ contacts/circles. It offers a little tutorial to teach you know how it all works. It sends messages via the internet, so you're not in danger of killing your messaging plan.
The Nitro HD also comes with the native Twitter and Facebook apps.
Last, there's a generic widget called Social+, which is a catch-all status update catcher. It lets you scan the status updates your Facebook friends and Twitter friends post, and can be used to send status updates to both social network services. You can also choose to import RSS-based content into this app.
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