And just like what was previously rumored, the new Google phone is actually an unknown Samsung Galaxy phone.
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Arnold Zafra is a freelance tech blogger from Manila, Philippines. He writes for various blogs covering the mobile phone industry - including iOS devices, BlackBerry and Android smartphones. A self-confessed gadget freak, Arnold owns a Samsung Galaxy S3 and a Samsung Galaxy Note.
With that, the Android OS is now the number two most popular smartphone OS, next to Symbian, which incidentally is predominantly Nokia smartphones. Nokia remains to be a popular choice of smartphone OS for most countries other than the U.S. Android OS was predominantly popular in North America and is yet to conquer other parts of the world.
Yahoo has just updated its Yahoo Mail and Yahoo Messenger Android apps. Major new features of both these Android apps is the ability to merge and synch your Yahoo! Address Book contacts with your Android contact list.
Dubbed simply as YouTube Remote, this new Android app basically fulfills one simple feature which will surely please TV addicts like everyone one of us. Remote App lets you “wirelessly” connect your Android phone to your TV.
Angry Birds Android game has just been updated to version 1.4.2 and it now packs in with additional 45 levels of pig-shooting fun.This makes the total game levels that you can play on your Android phone to 195.
en think that this is a minor update, because it is definitely not. In fact, the new features brought in by Evernote 2.0 will make you think that a fresh new app has just been launched. But it is not. It’s still the same productivity app that most of loved using in various platforms.
For Android, the third party mobile browser niche is not really getting crowded, especially since Android phones fully support Flash video.
Mozilla has just released the latest beta version of Firefox Mobile Android app one month after the first version was released. This is actually a good thing. Very vintage of the Mozilla folks who are continously enhancing their browser products. Major issues that were addressed by the new beta version include reduce memory usage, improved text rendering and 60% reduction in install size.
With Google Instant on Android devices, mobile web searching also now becomes faster and more efficient. It works on Wi-Fi and 3G so you’d have instant results to your queries anytime, anywhere. To get this feature working on your Android phones, you must visit http://google.com using your Android phone’s mobile web browser.
Facebook for Android has just been given a major update and it now has – Places and Groups features. Facebook for Android 1.4 now allows you to check-in to your favorite restaurant, museum, business or any other location using your Android phone.
Archos 43 Android internet tablet is a feature-rich portable internet devices boasting of a small 4.3-inch display. It’s just like having a mini PC which allows you to stay in contact with your friends and family through its integrated email and contacts app.
8Pen allows for the replacement of the conventional keyboard on all Android devices capable of detecting gestures. 8Pen’s advantage from other keyboard replacement app and the default Android keyboard is that it allows you to input text faster by mimicking human hand-writing.
Basically, what this app does is to give you wine recommendations based on food pairings, occasions, holidays, gifts, and by personal taste preference. This app features thousands of wine and food pairings, holiday gift ideas, search engine, wine reviews and ratings.
ViewSonic’s two Android tablets have been pretty much talked about for quite some time now, but it is only now that ViewSonic is officially announcing their the two tablets availability. ViewSonic is releasing two ViewPad Android Tablets – the ViewPad 7 and ViewPad 10.