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Android - already #1 OS in the wolrd

Started Jan 31, 2011 0 Replies

Canalys Research Company  has made a very  important announcement for mobile world today. It says that Android is…Continue

Adknowledge SDK for Android

Started Jan 26, 2011 0 Replies

Adknowledge, one of the largest advertising marketplaces that worked with many casual games providers over the past three years tries…Continue

Tags: OS, Android, SDK, Adknowledg

ASUS Launches Three Android Tablets at CES 2011

Started Jan 5, 2011 0 Replies

ASUS Eee Pad SliderIt works as Tablet…Continue

Tags: EP121, android, market, Memo, Transformer

Google’s Newsstand

Started Jan 3, 2011 0 Replies

Google is going to launch a new digital newsstand for Android-powered tablets and smartphones. According to Wall Street Journal’s report, Google has already start negotiations with some magazine…Continue

 

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Alex replied to Mariya Vasylyk's discussion Android 2.x On 83 Percent Of Android Devices
"Fresh news about Android platform distribution charts. Now almost 90% of all Android devices run Android 2.1 or above. The biggest part takes Froyo with 57.6%. The smallest percentage belongs to Android 2.3 Gingerbread – 0.8% as for now it is…"
Feb 4, 2011
Alex posted a discussion

Android - already #1 OS in the wolrd

Canalys Research Company  has made a very  important announcement for mobile world today. It says that Android is now leading OS in the whole world. Phonemakers such as HTS, Samsung and LG sold in the last quarter of 2010 over 32 million devices, while Symbian sold only 31 million. For Android this is a huge success since this number increased by seven times if compared with the situation from a year ago.That’s a really…See More
Jan 31, 2011
Alex posted a discussion

Adknowledge SDK for Android

Adknowledge, one of the largest advertising marketplaces that worked with many casual games providers over the past three years tries now to fulfil all its experience for mobile market. It has just recently released the Android SDK developers to integrate adds with their games. Chris Smutny from Adknowledge stated that this free-to-play model will work really great to monetize games and will be widely used by developers in 2011.…See More
Jan 26, 2011
Alex replied to Andrii Kovalov's discussion Notion Ink Adam Tablet is available for Pre-order
"Notion Ink has announced that today they start shipping their Adam tablet. So those who pre-ordered the tablet should check delivery status at the end of this month. Also it should be mentioned that there is no the shipping version of Adam --…"
Jan 20, 2011
Alex posted a discussion

ASUS Launches Three Android Tablets at CES 2011

ASUS Eee Pad SliderIt works as Tablet and at the same time can work as traditional notebook.Display: 10.1''CPU: NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual coreAndroid 3.0 (Honeycomb)Rear camera: 5 MPFront-facing camera: 1.2 MPslide-out QWERTY keyboard3G connectionWill be available in May.…See More
Jan 5, 2011
Alex posted a discussion

Google’s Newsstand

Google is going to launch a new digital newsstand for Android-powered tablets and smartphones. According to Wall Street Journal’s report, Google has already start negotiations with some magazine publishers (Time Warner Inc's Time Inc unit, Conde Nast and Hearst Corp and some other). The Google newsstand might substantiate Android position in competition with Apple that sells a lot of different publications through its iTunes Store.See More
Jan 3, 2011
Alex posted a discussion

Instagram's impressive achievement - a million users!

Instagram is probably one of the first apps that gained over 1 million users in such a short period of time – three months. Even twitter, the so powerful platform, needed about twoyears to achieve this number.Right after app’s launching it was clear enough it would show great results considering the service got the first 100.000 users in less than a week.  What’s the secret? A key to such great growth was app’s international access being popular not only in the USA, but also in contries from…See More
Dec 23, 2010
Mikal Sutherlin replied to Alex's discussion Google Maps 5 available for Android Market
"OK-- guess I have to actually tilt and zoom in on downtown and surrounding areas. Silly me .  .  . now I'm happy."
Dec 22, 2010
Mikal Sutherlin replied to Alex's discussion Google Maps 5 available for Android Market
"I'm using the new Google Maps on a G1 and an Evo.   3D is definitely a no-go on the G1, but the offline improvements will be welcomed on it.  On the Evo-- the new functions are superb, although I can't seem to achieve the 3D view…"
Dec 21, 2010
Alex replied to Yulia Tsiaputa's discussion Andy Rubin presented Android 3.0
"As it was recently reported Motorola will unveil a tablet to run Android 3.0 or Honeycomb at the consumer Electronics Show on January 6th.  And now the mobile phone maker released a video which is a teaser for the new tablet. It's a tablet…"
Dec 21, 2010
Natasha Dociu replied to Alex's discussion Google Maps 5 available for Android Market
"Changes are really welcome. However I’d need to mention its features won’t run every android phone. You’ll need 2.0 or higher like Motorola Droid, Droid 2 and Droid X, HTC Evo and G2, Samsung Galaxy S, аnd Google Nexus S.  And…"
Dec 20, 2010
Alex posted a discussion

Google Maps 5 available for Android Market

Yes, it’s already available and brought us some rather nice changes. What’s new in it?3D views. Tilt and rotate 360 degree so that to see how each street, house, building or tree actually looks like. You can change your viewing angle by rotating with two fingers. Note: this doesn’t work on Google Nexus One.Considerably faster results and snappier zooming using by 70% less data while loading images.Offline reliability. That’s a really good thing. As we know previously Google Maps apps were…See More
Dec 18, 2010
Alex posted a discussion

Google purchased Zetawire for NFC

On December 13, Google finally confirmed it has bought Zetawire, a Canadian startup designing a technology for mobile payments via smartphones using near field communications (NFC). NFC is a short-range high frequency wireless communication technology which enables the exchange of data between devices over short (around 4'') distance.At Web 2.0 Summit, last month, Google CEO Eric Shmidt stated that Android 2.3 would allow the phone to make purchases without using a credit card. So, it results…See More
Dec 16, 2010
Alex posted a discussion

Dual SIM Android Smartphone from Gigabyte

Smartphones became very popular as they give their users great opportunities. A week ago we had news about partnership of LG and VMware that will provide ability to run dual OSes on a single phone. Today we got news about a great opportunity to use two SIM cards. Taiwanese company Gigabyte Communications is going to launch the Google Dual SIM Smartphone GSmart Rola. As you understand the most…See More
Dec 14, 2010
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Dec 14, 2010
Alex is now a member of GDG Chicago Android
Dec 12, 2010

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