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Posted by on Mar 7, 2012 in Android apps | 0 comments

Breaking: Android Market is dead, It is Google play here after !!

Breaking: Android Market is dead, It is Google play here after !!

No don’t yet start booking your flights to Mountain Valley,CA Google has just rebranded their highly successful Application vending portal for their mobile operating system Android, Android Market to somewhat more service-agnostic Google Play. No reports on why google has resorted to rebrand the service which it over the years has perfected, and has created a market presence.  The rebranding comes with a new logo, new URL (play.google.co) and an update to the Android vending(market) APK in the coming days. Google has been trying for some time to emphasize that Android Market is more than just Apps, as the store now is the first party repository for Apps, eBooks, Music, and Video, and moreover not just limited to Android devices. Google will bring an OTA market update to devices running Android 2.2 and higher starting today and in upcoming days. source :...

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Posted by on Mar 5, 2012 in Android apps | 0 comments

Google’s Siri is not Majel, it is Assistant !!

Google’s Siri is not Majel, it is Assistant !!

An artistic view of Siri on Android As per our previous report on Google’s version of Siri in making called Majel , it seems Google have decided to go simple with the names as Tech Crunch reports that the new feature might be named as Assistant serving its purpose. It is supposed to posses more features than the Apple‘s Siri, Google is expected to have complete control of all the layers involved and it also has plans to open it for developers. According to Tech Crunch, the project is being taken care by the Android team of the company with the help of search engineer Amit Singhal.  The project has three parts according to the report, 1. Get the world’s knowledge into a format a computer can understand. 2. Create a personalization layer – Experiments like Google +1 and Google + are Google’s way of gathering data on precisely how people interact with content. 3. Build a mobile, voice-centered “Do engine” (‘Assistant’) that’s less about returning search results and more about accomplishing...

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Posted by on Mar 2, 2012 in Android apps, iPhone, Videos | 0 comments

ISRO Bhuvan mobile app gets updated now supports orientation change

ISRO Bhuvan mobile app gets updated now supports orientation change

ISRO Bhuvan mobile application by Indiandragon for Android gets updated to version 1.3. This map application based on ISRO Bhuvan – Indian Earth Observation Visualisation project of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The app now supports seamless orientation change. Some of the improved features are, 1. Seamless orientation change 2. Loading bar 3. Smoother scroll 4. Early notification system Since the ISRO Bhuvan site from which this application fetches data is still in Beta, ISRO Bhuvan mobile is also in beta. Check out the video demo of ISRO Bhuvan mobile (Note : This video is of Version 1.1 (beta)) You can grab ISRO bhuvan mobile for free from Android Market  : ISRO Bhuvan Mobile...

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Posted by on Feb 22, 2012 in Android Mobile, Android Tablets, Linux, ROM | 0 comments

Ubuntu for Android is the next big thing from Canonical

Ubuntu for Android is the next big thing from Canonical

Well before the hype surrounding the Ubuntu TV has ended, Canonical has announced the next big thing in the series of Ubuntu on devices – it is Ubuntu for Android. It is ubuntu desktop running side by side on a Android phone with a shared kernel. It would be a normal Android phone but when connected to a dock with monitor  and keyboard  the underlying Ubuntu desktop kicks in and would provide the Ubuntu desktop experience. Apart from the advantages in mobility in carrying a single device which can perform the actions of both smartphone and a laptop, the main advantage would be in Data consolidation. You can synchronize the address book, documents, media and others. When you connect this device to a TV via HDMI the Ubuntu TV application kicks in and lets you manage your media content and view them on your television and also access online contents. When connect to a dock in Ubuntu mode, you can still access all contents from your smartphone like accessing...

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Posted by on Dec 15, 2011 in Android apps | 0 comments

Siri’s rival is here, beware of majel for Android

Siri’s rival is here, beware of majel for Android

Google is all set to release a voice assistant for android as a  rival for Apple’s siri in coming weeks. Siri has gained attention world over as an intelligent voice based personal assistant but also plagued by frequent outages and security issues. Google is weary of the fact that siri may soon take on the search giants profits in the mobile space, so it is working on  secret project codenamed Majel in its secret GoogleX Labs. Google will combine its established search capabilities with the new voice assistant to provide android users with personalized results based on voice inputs. The project is named majel in remembrance of the late actress Majel Barett Roddenberry who provided the computerized voice for the Starship Enterprise in Star Trek. Google will provide this new technology as an update to its existing Voice Actions app which makes calls and other actions based on voice inputs from the user. Google announced recently its plans to acquire Clever Sense, a startup which made the famous restaurant and nigh club recommendation app based...

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Posted by on Nov 16, 2011 in Android Mobile, Gadgets, Mobiles | 0 comments

Icecream Sandwich update for all Sony Ericsson 2011 Phones, Other handset users look in awe

Icecream Sandwich update for all Sony Ericsson 2011 Phones, Other handset users look in awe

Sony which is how it should be called now as it has bought over Ericsson’s part in its mobile business, has officially announced in its blog that it would be providing all its Xperia series of  Android handsets released in 2011 with latest Ice cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) update. The handsets  which will receive the ICS update are mentioned after the jump, Xperia™ arc and arc S, Xperia™ PLAY, Xperia™ neo and neo V,  Xperia™ mini and mini pro, Xperia™ pro,  Xperia™ active,  Xperia™ ray as well as Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman™ Source :...

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