During the first quarter of 2013, Android continued to surge forward. Google’s mobile platform powered an impressive 59.9% of all “smart” mobile devices sold, with a total shipment level of 308.7 million units. in comparison, Apple’s iOS powered only 19.3% of devices sold – 3 …
Google made history at this year Google I/O by launching the best version of Android OS so far, which is known as the Jelly Bean a.k.a Android 4.1. The operating system is not only designed to give smooth and best experience, but also to protect …
It goes without saying: Apple’s Siri is one of the main selling points of iOS. It just works, and it just works well. We know also that Google has been working on their own voice assistant in the Google X Lab. Now, according to the …
Score one for Samsung, folks. Apple’s attempt to hold back the Galaxy S III failed, as the request for an early injunction by Apple was denied by Lucy Koh, u.S. District Judge from San Jose. Basically, she was too busy to hear the case before …
It was only a matter of time, folks. Apple has officially announced that they’re dropping Google Maps on their iDevices and going for something cooked up within their own walled garden walls. Big loss? That stands for debate, as Google Maps has never really …
While mobile gaming continues to grow at a practically exponential level, game development company Digital Harmony knows what players want, and plans to give it to them… soon. The company is slating their first title as “Dragons Vs. Unicorns,” and is using the game …
Comscore released a report earlier this week which covered mobile traffic over the last few months. One of the more interesting facts in this report is that although Android owns the majority of the smartphone market, iOS has a considerably larger share of internet traffic (measured …
All your smartphone are belong to us! Apparently no one is using their smartphone to be productive, they just want to play games!
According to Nielsen research, games continue to be the most popular app category while productivity apps find themselves on the lower rungs of the ladder. This of course doesn’t surprise me one bit, what does surprise me is the fact that 93% of the people downloading games are actually willing to pay for them! Hear that developers? You’re more likely to get paid off of games vs. any other category. Chop, chop, start churning out those games!
We had an interesting press release come across our desks today, concerning the company Pinger and it’s Textfree app for Android. The gist of the press release was how fast it took the number of Android users to gain parity with the number of iOS users using Textfree on Apple devices. So how long do you think it took for the Android app to catch up?
According to a press release, Retina-X Studios has recently release PhoneSheriff. This mobile application spans its services across Android, BlackBerry, WP7, and iOS. PhoneSheriff is an application made for parents to view and monitor all of their child’s smart phone activity. When PhoneSheriff is installed on the child’s phone and the companion “control” application is installed on the parents phone, the parent can:
Many of us are already familiar with Xobni, the social networking integration tool, and now, a private beta for its highly-anticipated product for Gmail and Google Apps – Xobni for Gmail, has been announced. The product is free and helps users find and easily manage contacts. Xobni will move its Android and iPhone apps into beta for users to test within 90 days. People interested in testing any of these new products can request access to the beta versions on Xobni’s website.
Is it just me, or does it feel like that perhaps the industry is finally taking notice that Android is here to stay? The latest indication that this is so comes from the social gaming guru’s, ScoreLoop. Check out a quote from their page talking …
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- Common Android Questions
- Where do I find apps and games?
- How do I uninstall apps or games?
- How do I add an email account?
- How do I create a new contact?
- How do I check to see if there is an Android update?
- How do I change the wallpaper?
- How do I toggle Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, etc?
- How do I add an icon or widget to the home screen?
- How do I lock my Android?
- How do I adjust screen brightness?