News tagged ‘android’
Thursday, 15 Dec 2011
Search giant Google has acquired Clever Sense, a Silicon Valley-based startup that develops the mobile app "Alfred". This acquisition seems to hint of Google's intentions to counter Apple's Siri on its Android platform.
Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011
The Android Market web store gets an update for user review filters, allowing for reviews to be sorted according to star ratings and app versions.
Monday, 12 Dec 2011
Part of Google's "10 Billion Downloads" promo, droid fans around the world are given the chance to buy premium apps at 10cents a pop.
Friday, 9 Dec 2011
Google announced a brand-new news reading application called Google Currents, one that is said to compete directly with popular apps like Flipboard and more, on Thursday.
Thursday, 8 Dec 2011
The Facebook app for Android gets a big update, similar to its iOS cousin. Changes include fasting loading of photos and albums, and a left-hand menu with commonly used links.
Android devices and the iPhone are quite similarly matched in terms of hardware, but when it comes to applications, there are still some ways to go before parity is achieved. Instagram is bringing us one step closer to equilibrium by starting work on an Android version.
Wednesday, 7 Dec 2011
iOS has recently seen a massive update to their Facebook apps, and it seems that Facebook for Android is next in line.
Wednesday, 30 Nov 2011
The development of 3DMark for Android has started, and it will aim to bring the industry standard gaming performance benchmark to Android tablets in 2012.
Tuesday, 29 Nov 2011
Panasonic will be targeting the European market from next spring onwards, Reuters reports.
Tuesday, 15 Nov 2011
iPhone design/development house Applidium has lay claims to cracking open Siri, prompting the possibility of the voice assistant being hacked onto other devices - including laptops and Android smartphones, according to Tech Crunch.