|Google purchased Android in 2005 for a small, undisclosed amount of money.||In the year 2005 when Google chose to make the Android company as part of its own the outside world of smart phones was overwhelmed by existing giants like iPhone and Microsoft. It was in their acclaimed presence that a noisy inclusion into the market might not have been able to bloom to its fullest. The publicity it would have gained would have involved severe comparisons with tried and tested counterparts. Any lacking on the part of Android would have been severely shunned and may have resulted in the breaking down of the entire launch sequence of it. It was in the light of these thoughts that Android, embedded with, wireless connectivity, social networking service, Google short messaging service, ability to locate the owner’s location and preferences silently made its way through to its present strong position. More >|
Boy there is no keeping Digitimes from its rumor spreading ways is it? The Taiwanese publication claims that Google is working with Asus on the next iteration of Nexus 7 that will cost you just 99 dollars. That’s not all. More details after the break.
It has been a while since we had a sizzling HTC oriented speculation to share with our loyal reader base. But all of this is going to change now thanks to Digitimes. The king pin of rumor mill citing industry sources reports that the Taiwanese tech giants will be announcing a phablet device in the coming months. More details on this after the break.
If there is one thing I like about the Android platform, it is the pleasant surprises that we get through the increasingly talented Android developer community. So what is the pleasant surprise this time around? Slashgear reports that an XDA Developer has managed to get the yet to be made official, multiple user support feature. Video demo of this interesting feature follows after the break.
Google knows how to keep things nice and excited don’t they? Just when we thought that Google search for mobile couldn’t get any better, the makers of the Android have gave us a pleasant surprise through a mobile feature named Handwrite search. Yes, this means you now have the flexibility to handwrite your search on the search page and view your search results. Steps to activate this cool feature await you after the break.
Thinking of starting your own little business?, may it be as a trial stall at the local market or a little cupcake shop, the first thing that comes to mind is that ginormous cash register that will account for the takings of the day, that rustling of the paper notes, jingling of the coins…well, those were the old days where a customer would browse through the merchandise, select and make their way to the counter to be served where they would pay and get a receipt.
You knew we were going to say something interesting about the Galaxy S3 and we haved decided not to disappoint you. What’s the story about the Galaxy S3 shown below? Well, we answer all these questions after the break.
We are here at the Pavilion Town Dubai and as you would have noticed from my tweets, I am here for just one thing, seeing HTC One X get unleashed to the UAE smartphone loving audience.
The stage is all set for HTC’s 4.7 inch gigantic Android phone event to begin with a group of interesting bloggers and press folks itching to experience the device with their own hands. To add to the excitement, we have some nice looking food which makes this event all the more rewarding. The only thing that remains to make it a perfect event is HTC giving us a free unit of the sensational looking HTC One X (too optimistic!). Stay tuned here as we will bring you the updates live as soon as they come our way.
OLX is basically a New York based company which provides its world-wide users to add free classified advertisements on their website, the company has recently announced its partnership with one of the renowned social networks, Friendster.
OLX website manages different domains for different locations, for example if there is a user who is visiting the OLX website from Pakistan, then that user will be asked by a prompted-message-box to get redirected to the local domain that is OLX USA domain, where it will be easy for him/her to post and search local classified ads.
Recently the giant information database ChaCha teamed with Dexetra, the developers behind Siri’s most serious competition, Iris. The alliance means that you will now be able to get the voice recognition that Iris uses to search for and find answers to just about anything. Apple’s Siri and Android Iris may never be friends, despite their similarities so which digital personal assistant wins?