Google has just released a new version of its Google Maps application in the Android Market, this latest version 5.0.0 comes with an improved map tiles caching functionality that allows for offline navigation when Internet connection is not available, other important features of this release are the 3D map view and faster rendering of maps using vector graphics that drastically reduces map loading times and saves data transfer.
Google has unveiled the successor to their flagship mobile Nexus One, the new android handset has been named as Nexus S and has been built by Samsung for Google. It will feature the latest Android Gingerbread OS (Android 2.3) which comes with numerous interesting changes in design and interface. Lets have a look at the features and specifications of Nexus S.
Google today announced the availability of Google Reader App in the Android Market, now you can take all your feeds on your Android handset with this nifty app, the app supports most of the basic features of the desktop counterpart like sharing, starring, liking etc, additionally it also supports multiple accounts, full subscription features like adding subscriptions and searching from phone.
PC Maker Dell has entered the attractive Indian smartphone market by announcing two new Android based full touchscreen devices named as Dell XCD28 and Dell XCD35. Both these smartphones are powered by Android 2.1 OS and are quite aggressively priced. Read on for the full specifications and price details.
Google’s mobile operating system Android has taken the world by storm and is still growing at a very fast pace, now every single day Google is registering more than 200,000 Android Mobile Devices with thousands of new applications being submitted to the Android Market daily all over the world. Today we will discuss free Android apps that we consider are a must have for your Android device.
Mozilla Firefox is a widely used browser for desktop computers. However, the mobile version is still under development, recently they have progressed to the Beta 2, this latest version of Firefox for mobile has been able to reduce the install size by 60% on Android among other bug fixes and looks far more complete. (more…)
Winamp, one of the favorite music player of the masses has just became available for the Android platform, the application requires Android 2.1 or above and is currently in the beta phase, you can search for Winamp in the Android Market or download it from the QR code given below. Winamp for Android also supports USB and wireless desktop syncing of your music library with its Winamp desktop application(only with version 5.59 beta).
Mozilla has unveiled another beta of Firefox mobile web browser (codename Fennec) for the Android operating system, the current release is available for public download and if you are using any Android phone you can give it a try right now. Firefox for Android is aimed at bringing the best web browsing experience to the handhelds and uses the same technology platform as its desktop version.
While browsing the Android Market today we noticed a number of paid android apps showing their prices in Indian Rupees which only meant one and only one thing that Google has now enabled its payment gateway Google Checkout to be used in the Indian Android Marketplace. Previously Indian Android users only had access to the free apps available in the market, paid apps couldn’t even be searched. But starting today there’s a whole lot of awesome apps you can purchase.