Posts tagged Android
It is one thing HTC promising to bring an Android 2.0 update for its Hero series, but it is a completely different scenario when HTC Hero is seen running Android 2.1. Now this is news isn’t it, HTC Hero getting an Android 2.1 update.
During the last week, we informed you about the newly launched Seesmic app for Android users. Well more news for you, and good news I must add. Seesmic for Android has been updated and a new version has been released called Seesmic for Android 1.0.1. The just launched update brings bug fixes, performance improvements and much more. (Full list of changes provided below)
Well its the day many of the Android fans have been waiting for. Black Friday has arrived. Best Buy has come up with an offer that you simply can’t ignore. It has listed a certain number of phones that it will be selling for just $99 dollars. For some of the phones, Best Buy is offering a 50% discount. Now that is an offer one simply can’t resist.
Almost a month back, Google released Google Maps Navigation. However the downside to it was that, it only targeted Android 2.0 powered devices which certainly includes Droid. Good news for Android 1.6 users, as Google has released the Google Maps Navigation for Android 1.6 platform, and that too just in time for the holiday season. Now Google Maps Navigation can run on the likes of T-Mobile myTouch 3G and G1 and other supported devices.
During the start of this month, we informed you about Adobe releasing a Photoshop app for Android . Well, at the time of release, the high class photo editing app was only available to a limited number of users. Specifically speaking it was only available on Canadian and US Android markets which was a sad thing, for non-American and non-Canadian users. Well, it has all changed now. Yes, that is right, Adobe Photoshop is available in any country that has an Android market.
Good news for Symbian users. Spotify has just launched an app for the Symbian platform. Now Symbian users, just like iPhone and Android users can enjoy on-demand streaming music. With this announcement, Spotify has opened a new door of opportunities, where it will be providing services to million of Nokia handset users.
Motorola, has finally decided to solve Droid’s autofocus problem. It will do that by releasing an Over the Air (OTA) update that will fix this undesirable problem, thus eliminating the need to take it to the service center. According to a leaked document, OTA update will be rolled out to the Droid users on 11th December.
It has been less than a month since the launch of Droid and already we are hearing news of Droid prices being dropped. Amazon has reduced the Droid price to $150, whereas Dell is now selling the first Android 2.0 powered phone for just $120. Verizon is still selling the device for $200. These price drops just makes one wonder what could be the reason for this sort of action. Is it the beginning of the end for the so called iPhone killer? The following paragraphs bring to light a couple of rational explanation that would help in answering this question.
Finally, fring has done what the Android users were anticipating and waiting for a long time. Yes, fring has just launched fring for Android. The just released fring mobile app for Android enables the Android phone users to chat across multiple IM platforms, call their fellow fringsters and much more. (Features listed below).
Seesmic has been really active these days. First they announced Seesmic for Windows at Microsoft’s PDC event. Now they have decided to put their foot into the mobile arena. Seesmic have launched Twitter client for Android phone. This is a move that various Android users will highly appreciate. The app is simply amazing with a lot of cool features. (Complete set of features discussed below)