Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Facebook For Android Updated With Chat Support!

The facebook for android got updated to allow native chat support. Now users do not need an extra app to chat with their friends on facebook. The chat interface is really good and implemented nicely. The latest version of the facebook for Android is 1.5.0. So go ahead and update you facebook app from android market to get this new feature.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Android Gingerbread is out!!!

Finally, the android Gingerbread sdk is released and is available for download from the official site .The gingerbread is given the version 2.3. The gingerbread brings new features and UI refinement. The major changes include SIP api, Near Field Communication (NFC) api, gyroscope and other sensors api and much more. Besides, the UI is totally refined with new black notification bar. Head over to to see all the new cool features and enhancements.


Sunday, October 24, 2010

Android youtube app updated

The youtube application for android recently got updated with the entire new user interface and various new functionalities. The latest build can be downloaded on the android market. New features include portrait video playback,touch the screen to pause and play the videos, the redisigned widget and very usable new video seek circle. Besides, the updated app also features 1 click video format change between low res and high res.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

T-Moblie G2 is official

The highly anticipated device, T-Mobile G2 is now official. It is definately a successor of the first android device, G1. Like G1, the G2 also features the full querty keyboard. The most notable feature of the G2 is the new scorpion processor by Qualcomm, which is supposed to provide huge boost in multimedia capability of the device. Besides, the G2 features android 2.2, the new optical track pad, 4G network capability, 5MP camera, HD video playback etc. The full list of features is available at

Friday, May 14, 2010

Are You a Student? If Yes Sign Up To Grab Your Copy of Google Voice Invite!!!

Google is offering an expedited Google Voice invite for all the students. The only thing you need is your school email address to receive a google voice invite within 24 hours. Obviously your email address must end as .edu. So go ahead and sign up for your google voice invite here

Source: Google Voice Blog

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

MyTouch 3G Slide in Coming Soon List

The T Mobile myTouch 3G Slide is now official. Its on the coming soon list. The features include 5MP camera, Swype virtual keyboard, 3.4 inch touchscreen, full physical querty keyboard and all other general features like WiFi, Gps and more. The device will feature the latest android 2.1 operating system. 8Gb memory card comes preloaded with the device.


Saturday, May 1, 2010

Official Twitter App Hits Android Market

Twitter has recently released an official android app on the android market. Currently, the app is only supported by devices running android 2.1. Twitter for android sports very simple interface but include all the features. For more details, visit the twitter blog.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

Eclair 2.1 Update 1 comes to G1/Mytouch 3G via CyanogenMod

A very well know android developer Cyanogen brings Eclair 2.1 update 1 to T Mobile G1 and MyTouch 3g. The rom is equipped with all the functionalities and the most important thing is its blazing fast. Its an experimental build right now. Everything is working in this rom. Go ahead and grab your copy of cyanogenmod Eclair 2.1 Update 1 via the official website

Source: @cyanogen

Skyfire 2.0 Beta Released

Skyfire has released its first pubic beta of the Skyfire Browser for android on the Android Market. The Browser support almost all the android phones in the US. It suports the android version 1.5, 1.6, 2.0 and 2.1. I personally tried myself today and its really an awesome browser. The flash videos plays really good. Head over to Android Market and grab your copy of Skyfire 2.0 Beta for android.


Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Full Flash Support Confirmed for Froyo

In an interview with Andy Rubin, engineering vice president at Google, The New York Times Bits Blog were able to collect some very useful informations. In the talk, Andy Rubin promise to deliver full flash support with the release of Froyo. Flash player seems to be embedded with the operating system rather than allowing us to download from android market. To read the full story, go to:

Remember, Froyo is rumored to release in the Google I/O May 19-20. If this comes true, we will get to try Flash Player pretty soon!

Monday, April 26, 2010

Vodaphone UK starts Google Nexus One Pre-Order

Vodafone Uk has already started taking the pre orders for the Google Nexus One for free on a contract with monthly plan of at least GBP35. The pre order is expected to ship by May 5.

Sunday, April 25, 2010

Video Somewhat Working Via Wifi In SuperEclair by XxKOLOHExX

I was just playing with supereclair to get the youtube video working via wifi. I got the video working but the the the video are playing in false colors. Hopefully i will get a fix for that soon and post...
Here is the link of my progress on getting video working via wifi

If you wanna try the video patch, i just uploaded the beta zip file. You can download from the link below. But, remember its in beta, so doesn't play very good.

Android Market to Hit 50000 (Apps + Games) Frame Soon

The statistic by shows that the Android Market currently possess 48000 applications and games. The rate of application increase has been significanly increased over the past couple months. The number of new games and application added to the Android Market in the month of March '10 was 8636. The number is expected to rise this month. If the rate increases at current rate, Android Market is very likely to have 50000 (apps + games) within a week.

Android Powered Garminphone Coming to T-Mobile US

T-Mobile USA, is about to launch an android handset with full integration of Garmin Navigation System; the Garminphone, giving users advanced navigation features like turn by turn navigation, automatic faster rerouting, and hopefully preoaded maps. The 3.5 inch capacitive display would be sufficient for the best navigation experience as well as the 3GB internal memory is a boost. The device also features real time gas prices, weather as well as traffic conditions. The 3MP camera is an added advantage.

Facebook For Android Updated to Version 1.2

The native Facebook application for android has been updated to version 1.2 and some new features has been enabled. The new facebook application added Inbox tab for quicker management of the messages and the integrated albums viewer now supports multi touch gesture for zooming in and out. Lets hope the next version of Facebook For Android will implement Facebook Chat support.

Android Froyo Rumored Features

1. JIT Compiler - Increases the application execution 3 times faster, making the whole system fast
2. New Linux Kernel
3. Flash Player 10.1
4. New Android Market - Adds an option of automatic updates of installed applications.

Flash Player on Android

Its already been more than one and half year, the first android phone, T Mobile G1 was launched in the US. Since the lunch of the phone, Flash player has already been demonstrated in several phones and its almost close to the release. Several other options are also on works for getting flash on the android for instance Firefox Mobile or Fennec, which is most likely to have Flash Player add on as well as the famous Skyfire Browser which plays almost all sorts of videos. After waiting for so long its really great to see all the options approaching. Even the flash player may not be available for the very first android phones, the Skyfire browser will definately fulfill that need.