Tag: Android

Google Glass KitKat Update This Week But Video Calling Removed!

google-glassStill require a push to fall $1,500 on Google’s Glass headset when they go on sale to all US homeowners tomorrow? After skipping a couple of months, the partner behind it is pushing a huge software program upgrade later this week that lets it run the best version of Android and includes a lot of new features. Apart from changing to Android Kit Kat – which will bring brand-new functions to apps and let designers use the latest SDK– Glass is now arranging pictures in bundles (think Instagram photo grids, look after the break for a peek) for simpler scrolling, enables photo replies in Google Hangouts, makes it easier to send comments and even sorts voice commands to put your most-used ones on top. Continue reading

Google Steps up Android Security with Regular Malware Scans!

AndroidBack at the tail end of February we heard about an enhancement Google was dealing with to the way Android helps protect  users against malicious software software, building off the existing Verify Application framework that assessed applications at the time of installment to present a system that consistently kept track of applications to inspect for ne’er-do-wells, even after the software was already packed on your phone. Recently Google confirms that report and reveals the introduction of this recently boosted scanning service.

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Sonos Adds Support For Google Play Music, Featuring Casting From Play Music Android App!

Sonos-google-play-musicGoogle Play Music is today including native support for Sonos, permitting Android users stream songs to the hi-fi speaker devices more easily. The ability to send out music directly to the preferred speakers is now baked right in, doing away with the have to make use of Sonos’ Controller application. Google Play Music is the very first significant solution to supply this level of built-in Sonos combination, and it was achieved thanks to a tight partnership between the two companies. “As we continue to invest in the method you experience and control your music in the home, curating and managing an array of services across multiple rooms, the benefits of playing your music to Sonos directly from these extremely services is clear,” Sonos claimed in a blog post. Continue reading

Voice Calls Could be Right Around the Corner for WhatsApp Users!

whatsAppWhatsApp’s voice call feature might be even closer compared to you think, with some new hints suggesting that we’ll be able to make in-app calls very soon.

WPCentral was tipped off by volunteers which translate Hindi languages, verifying that they would certainly gotten brand-new translation requests that mean the new feature.

Three brand-new strings - Hang up, Incoming call and Outgoing call– are, we’d say, pretty apparent clues that WhatsApp is settling voice calling. Continue reading

Twitter Gets Android Lock Screen App Cover!

Screen shoot1Twitter has acquired a fairly small advancement team and its Android application called Cover. Cover is an Android-only app that replaces your lock display. It learns the applications you use and puts them on your lock monitor for quick and easy gain access to. But not for long, considering that Cover’s group has actually announced it was acquired by Twitter. Cover will stay available on Google Play “for now” it stated, while the group starts on something brand-new at Twitter.

“Twitter, like Cover, relies on the astonishing capacity of Android,” said Cover. “They discuss our vision that smartphones can be a great deal smarter – more useful and much more contextual – and together we’re going to make that happen. Continue reading

Google Play’s New “People” Part Shows You What Your Friends Like!

peopleGoogle is making it a little easier to find apps that your buddies are making use of– thinking they make use of Google+, that is. The company has silently included a new “People” section to the Google Play store that highlights Apps that have actually received a +1 from People you know. However even past its application recommendation functionality, it appears that this is yet another step by Google to try and boost Google+ activity. The people section urges you to follow new people ”in the know” when it comes to applications on Google+, and rounds up get in touches with who are utilizing the service that you have not yet gotten in touch with. “People” ought to appear in the left sidebar listed below “My wishlist” in the Google Play app– and no, there’s no way to hide or turn off the Section.

Microsoft Office for iPad Apps Leading 12 Million Downloads in One Week!

OfficeAfter announcing the launch of the Office for iPad apps late last month, Microsoft announcing today that the separate Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for iPad have actually jointly gotten to 12 million downloads a week after launch. The number additionally included downloads of the OneNote app for iPad, which has actually been readily available for a few years getting at the release of the Office apps, yet Microsoft didn’t offer a failure of sales by app.

It wasn’t long after release that Microsoft’s 3 new Office apps for iPad hit the leading of the cost-free App Store graphes thanks to a lot of promotion from the announcement, decent reviews, and a wonderful huge banner on the top of the App Store from Apple. Continue reading

Google Toiling Away on Gaggle of Gmail Brand-New Features!

gmaiIf there’s one certain service we rely upon each and every day a whole lot more than other, it would be e mail – and one of the most popular email clients around could well rapidly be infused with brand-new superpowers straight from the Google mothership.

Geek turned up screenshots today from what appears to be an honest variation of Gmail for Android, which the record claims will certainly bring an avalanche of new characteristics following becoming let loose from inner screening. Continue reading

HTC One (M8) : A Gadget for Five Senses!

HTC OneHTC Corporation, formerly High-Tech Computer Corporation, is a manufacturer of smartphones and tablets with headquarter in New Taipei City, Taiwan. Founded in 1997, HTC began as an original design and equipment manufacturer, dedicating in mobile phones, touchscreen phones, and PDAs manufacturing.

March 25th, HTC released a new version of the HTC One — codenamed M8, might refer to the fact that this is the eight flagship smartphone that HTC has launched — in New York City and London. Continue reading

Google Reportedly Requiring ‘Powered by Android’ Marketing on Boot Display!

Powerd By Android2When Samsung’s Galaxy S5 was unveiled in February, one interested addition detected by Android Central was a large “powered by Android” emblem on the phone’s splash screen. Some guessed it was the result of rumored talks in between the leading Android manufacturer and Google. Now it appears a much bigger strategy might be in play. Baseding on Geek, Google is calling for all Android makers that include its services (Gmail, Google Maps, etc.) on a gadget to prominently show the exact same “powered by” Stamp. Continue reading