Smartphone with second e-ink screen unveiled by Yota http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20694019Read more "Article: Smartphone with second e-ink screen unveiled by Yota"
When Jelly Bean was officially announced, Android users had a lot to be excited about. The latest version of the OS is super-smooth (like Butter!), there are expandable notifications that actually include functionality, there is a better keyboard, better widgets, and a better camera/gallery. The biggest announcements, of-course, were the addition of a better voice […]Read more "What Is Google Now and How Do I Use It?"
If the images and link settings Android Police has dug up from the most recent (v3.8.15) Google Play APK that’s rolling out are correct, we could see a coupe more features coming to the Android app and media store soon. First up are very fleshed out menus for the redemption of Play Store gift cards, […]Read more "Updated Google Play app reveals gift card support, wish list coming soon?"
According to IDC’s latest figures, Android and iOS now account for 85 percent of the 152 million smartphones shipped in Q2 2012. Google’s OS powered 68.1 percent of all smartphones sold — with Samsung making the hardware behind for just under half of those. Apple’s smartphones now claim a 16.9 percent marketshare and while plenty […]Read more "IDC: Android and iOS continue to carve up the world, another record quarter for smartphones"
Android has a bigger U.S. market share than all other mobile operating systems combined, according to a new report by Nielsen. Nielsen’s research shows that 51.8% of smartphone owners in the U.S. use an Android handset. Apple’s iOS has a 34.3% market share, and the rest is divided between RIM’s BlackBerry (8.1%) and Microsoft’s Windows […]Read more "Android Hits 51.8% Market Share In the U.S."
There’s certainly no shortage of free Android apps, but a lot of these are really more like free demos: they’re ad-supported “lite” versions with accompanying paid apps, or they’re 30 day trials, or they require you to unlock extra features via in-app purchases or by paying for a monthly account. That’s not a bad thing, […]Read more "50 Completely Free Android Apps"
This is a first-hand comparison through experience of the new Google Now app and Apple’s Siri… Google Now Better Than Siri – Business Insider.Read more "Google Now Better Than Siri"
Google took the wraps off of the latest version of its operating system, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, at its annual developer conference Wednesday. Set to come to the Nexus series and the Motorola Xoom in mid-July, the OS is being born into a world where its predecessor -– Ice Cream Sandwich -– still hasn’t made […]Read more "Android Shines In 4.1 Jelly Bean Update"