Once again, we have arrived on the most magical of holidays - the annual unveiling of HalfLife 3, and day on which co-workers believe it is appropriate to duct tape air horns behind doors. I speak, of course, about April Fools Day. As has become their custom, Google launched lighthearted "pranks" for each of their various services (with other tech sites following suit), and we have done our best to round up the humorous products and tweaks surfacing thus far. Warning: spoilers...
Spy Camera App on your Android device
XDA forum member w00yee has developed ‘a better spy camera app’ for Android devices.
If you’re in a situation where you really need to take a photo of someone/something, and just don’t need them to know, then you can use CallCam Spy v2.3 to help you do so.
Originally posted by w00yee:
- Very fake incoming call interface, making Spying as easy as pie.
- No shutter sound.
- No flash.
- Just hit ‘End Call’ (shutter) to take a picture.
- Pictures are saved in root folder of SDCard.
- Vibrating notification.
- Android 1.6(+), fully supports Nexus One & Droid/Milestone.
- Coming soon: VIde Recording.
Callcam is available for $2.99 on the Market.
For more information, visit the application thread.
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