Apr 25, 2012 Android Phones
With the release of HTC One S, there are many Android users who have been interested to know the features of the HTC One S and how different and advantageous it is compared to the popular Android Device, Samsung Galaxy SII. Well, here is a comprehensive comparison of the HTC One S and Samsung Galaxt S II.
Apr 10, 2012 Android App Development
Sideloading was a feature introduced by RIM for Blackberry Playbook users to enjoy Android Apps. Android app developers could also draw in more users for their applications. Blackberry had Android developers send in applications in February, but now RIM has announced that the next version of the Blackberry OS would not support Sideloading.
This action has been taken upon due to piracy issues. “Piracy is a huge problem for Android devs,” said RIM Vice President of Developer Relations via Twitter, “and we don’t want to duplicate the chaotic cesspool of Android Market.” The release date for the new version of the Blackberry OS has not been mentioned yet. AllthingsD has reported that the upcoming version would disable the feature of supporting Android application. But Android developers, there is still hope as RIM is working on a solutions for developers to upload their applications on to Blackberry Playbook.
Apr 9, 2012 News
Google’s Android OS has done it yet again. According the latest report by ComScore, More than 50% of the US smartphone subscribers are now on Android.
The Android OS is in the lead with 50.1% with Apple in second place with 30.2%. Android has increased by 3.2 since the last three months. While Android and Apple have increased last quarter, RIM has seen a dip in their user base reducing from 16.6% to 13.4%.
Among the top mobile OEM’s, Samsung Electronics has maintained its place capturing 25.6% of OEM which is the same as last quarter. However, LG, HTC and Motorola have taken a decreased from last quarter.
Apr 4, 2012 android apps
After a long wait, Instagram has finally been released for Android. The app was released this week and millions of Android lovers are showing off their photography skills with Instagram.
To start off, a user has to sign up and once that is done you can start following friends and check out pictures by other members in the community. The User Interface of the app is remarkable. The Instagram development team mentioned that the Android app would be better than the iPhone app. Along with the amazing UI, the Android app has more share options. Unlike the iPhone app which has just a few selections of social networks, the Android application allows you to share your pictures on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Foursquare. However one feature which is not available in the Android version is that the we cannot see the tweaks and the effects in real-time while in iPhone version we can.
This app is quite addictive and definitely worth a download. To get this app on your Android device, click here.