Google’s Android platform market share has risen to about 90.1 % in China, taking on the once popular Nokia Symbian platform and Apple’s iOS, according to a report from Analysys International. Android’s Chinese market share is up from 58.2% over the last year, leaving behind a little share for iOS, Symbian, Windows Phone and BlackBerry smartphones. Continue Reading
Since the release of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean few months ago, we have been seeing nighty builds of Cyanogen Mod 10 ( also based on Android 4.1 Jelly bean) on a number of devices which were supported by Cyanogen Mod 9. Today, the team behind CM has started rolling out final build of CyanogenMod 10 for variety of smartphones and tablets to bring a free-of-bloat Android 4.1 experience to supported Android devices. Continue Reading
It wasn’t so long ago when Rovio teased us with videos and screenshots of upcoming version of Angry Birds Star Wars. Today, the company has released the highly anticipated game, Angry Birds Star wars for almost all popular platforms which include iOS, Android, OS X, Windows Phone and Windows 8.
Android has had the functionality of interchangeable virtual keyboards since its inception. OEMs such as Samsung and HTC have shipped their own versions of keyboard, which were actually better than what Google shipped with Android until Gingerbread was released. Google stepped up their game in that release to introduce mutlitouch on their keyboard and since then they’ve kept on improving the experience with voice typing and word suggestion.
Google announced Android 4.2 a few days back but it hasn’t made its way to any existing smartphones. While the Nexus series is bound to get the latest Jellybean update soon, a huge majority of Android smartphone owners might never get the update since OEMs take their own sweet time in deciding and working on the releases. However, with most things Android, the camera app has made its way into the wild thanks to the smart guys over at XDA. Read on to find out how to download and install this on your Android phone.
Google has started rolling out a new compose and reply experience for Gmail users. With the new interface, whenever you click on the Compose button, instead of opening a new interface for composing emails in the messages list view, a popup similar to chat opens to let you write out emails. It contains normal functionality such as adding delivery email addresses and cc/bcc address, subject, email content as well as basic formatting and file uploading. Continue Reading
After announcing this updated many weeks back, Google has finally released the voice search update for their iOS app. This update brings Google Now like voice search capability to the app along with support for iPhone 5. The update Google search app for iOS uses Google Knowledge Graph to provide smart and contextual search results which blow Siri out of the water in most cases. Continue Reading
Google Announced Nexus 10 Tablet Manufactured by Samsung, Features 2560 x 1600 Display and Android 4.2<Date: 2012-10-30> <Category: Android, Google> No comment
Google’s Android event may have been cancelled by Hurricane Sandy, but that didn’t stop the search engine giant from unveiling its new Nexus devices. Along with an announcement of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, Nexus 4, new Nexus 7 models, Google has officially unveiled the Nexus 10 tablet too. Continue Reading
Google has unveiled the much rumored and anticipated LG Nexus 4 smartphone today. We were hearing rumors about the LG Nexus 4 including leaked specifications and leaked photos till now but today the LG Nexus 4 has turned into reality. Here is everything you need to know about the 4th generation Nexus smartphone. Continue Reading
Google Announces Android 4.2. Features Gesture Typing, Miracast, Support for Multiple Users and More<Date: 2012-10-30> <Category: Android, Google> No comment
Google has officially announced Android 4.2 along with a new line up of Nexus devices: Nexus 4 smartphone, Nexus 10 tablet and Nexus 7 (3G Model) tablets. Google had planned to announce these at an official event but it was cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy effecting the East Coast. Unlike the rumors which suggested that Android 4.2 will be called Key Lime Pie, it is simply an updated version of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. However, despite the point difference in version number, Android 4.2 comes with many new features including gesture typing, improved Google Now, multiple user profiles support, Miracast support and much more which will be discussed in details after the jump! Continue Reading