News tagged ‘android’

Thursday, 5 Jul 2012

Kindle Fire Successor to be Unveiled Near End of July or Early August (Update)

Kindle Fire Successor to be Unveiled Near End of July or Early August (Update)

Word on the street indicates that Amazon will unveil the successor to the very successful Kindle Fire come end of July, along with a refreshed lineup of E Ink readers. Recent rumors have now pointed to an August 7th release date

Wednesday, 4 Jul 2012

Nexus 7's Battery Performance Superior to Kindle Fire's

Nexus 7's Battery Performance Superior to Kindle Fire's

The folks at iFixit got their paws on a Google Nexus 7 tablet and managed to completely tear the device down, revealing the fact that the former is better than its Kindle Fire competitor in terms of battery performance.

Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012

Qualcomm and Akamai Collaborate to Optimize Mobile Page Loads and Improve Mobile User Experience

Qualcomm and Akamai Collaborate to Optimize Mobile Page Loads and Improve Mobile User Experience

The two companies will develop and deliver features to improve Web browsing performance on Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor-based devices accessing content delivered by Akamai's Aqua Mobile Accelerator.

Friday, 29 Jun 2012

Google Chrome for iOS Tops Free Apps Chart

Google Chrome for iOS Tops Free Apps Chart

Less than a day after Google announces the availability of both Chrome and Google Drive apps for iOS devices, the former has already topped the free apps chart for iPhone as well as reigns second for iPad apps.

Chrome for Android Out of Beta, Comes with Google Nexus 7 and Available for iOS Devices (Update)

Chrome for Android Out of Beta, Comes with Google Nexus 7 and Available for iOS Devices (Update)

Google's Chrome web browser for Android is now out of its beta phase and ready for prime time, provided you have an Ice Cream Sandwich device that is. Chrome is also the default browser for Android devices running Jelly Bean. The Chrome app is now available for download in the iTunes app store for Singapore.

Code-named 'Coyote' and 'Hollywood': Amazon Readies Two More Kindle Fire Tablets

Code-named 'Coyote' and 'Hollywood': Amazon Readies Two More Kindle Fire Tablets

A report from BGR claims that Amazon has two new Kindle Fire tablets in the works, slated to be launched as early as next month. One is allegedly a 7-inch dual-core model, and the other is a larger 10-inch variant which packs a quad-core processor.

Thursday, 28 Jun 2012

Google Updates Maps with Offline Saving, Singapore Not Supported Yet

Google Updates Maps with Offline Saving, Singapore Not Supported Yet

The new Maps update has been rolled out today on Google Play, allowing users to save maps offline in more than 150 countries.

Wednesday, 27 Jun 2012

Info on Google's Nexus Tablet Leaked (Update)

Info on Google's Nexus Tablet Leaked (Update)

Google's new Nexus Tablet, a collaboration with ASUS, has been leaked ahead of Google I/O, complete with price, specs and Android version. Bloomberg has received confirmation from reliable sources that Google will definitely be launching the tablet at the Google I/O event.

Monday, 25 Jun 2012

Monitor Your Run with Nike+ Running on Your Android Device

Monitor Your Run with Nike+ Running on Your Android Device

Android users can now monitor and manage their runs with the Nike+ Running app, which has just been released on Google Play.

Thursday, 21 Jun 2012

Android Apps on Sale for One Day on the Summer Solstice

Android Apps on Sale for One Day on the Summer Solstice

Google is offering a one-day flash sale on some of its apps in mark of the summer solstice in the U.S. And while it's always summer here in Singapore, we still get to enjoy these deals as well - the flash sale ends 21 June (U.S. time), so grab them quick!

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