5 Android apps that should be on every smartphone

ZDNet (blog) - James Kendrick - 24 Jun, 2011
No matter if you are a fan of custom OEM interfaces or stock Android phones, there are five apps that should be installed on every Android phone to make them better. James Kendrick has been using mobile ...

Google applications are the most popular on Android and Iphone handsets

Inquirer - Lawrence Latif - 24 Jun, 2011
FINDING DIRECTIONS is the most popular activity on smartphones according to figures released by the GSM Association (GSMA) and Comscore. GSMA's figures show that almost 8.8 million UK mobile users used an application during April 2011 ...

Google unveils mobile rendering for its web sites

Inquirer - Dean Wilson - 24 Jun, 2011
INTERNET GIANT Google has added mobile rendering to its web sites for both Apple and Android devices, along with a mobile version of various Google Sites features. Mobile rendering allows users to select an option that will automatically ...

Android phones are tempting targets for hackers

Boston Globe - Hiawatha Bray - 24 Jun, 2011
Criminals who infect personal computers worldwide with malicious software programs, hoping to steal credit card numbers and other personal data from computer users, are setting their sights on a new target: the millions of smartphones ...

Most popular apps in UK: Google maps and the weather

Telegraph.co.uk - Harry Wallop - ‎Jun 23, 2011‎
The most popular mobile phone "apps", or applications, are not Facebook or Angry Birds but two of Britons' perennial obsessions: maps and the weather. By Harry Wallop, Consumer Affairs Editor Google maps, an app pre-loaded on most Android mobile phones ...

Korean Smartphone Users Favor Android OS

The Chosun Ilbo - ‎Jun 22, 2011‎
Google now has over 10 million subscribers running its Android operating system on their smartphones, a mere 18 months after the service was introduced to Korea. As of June 20, SK Telecom had 6.18 million subscribers, while KT had 2.06 million and LG ...

Google optimises Sites for mobile devices

HEXUS - Hugo Jobling - 24 Jun, 2011
Google his updated its Sites service for mobile devices, optimising pages created using the service for small displays, should users wish to enable the feature. The changes aren't especially major, but they should offer a better experience for mobile ...

Google TV developer hardware has Honeycomb-based software

Ars Technica - Ryan Paul - 24 Jun, 2011
The Google TV platform was welcomed by a chorus of chirping crickets and not much else when it launched in 2010. The lackluster launch hardware and limited software capabilities made Google's ...

10 Hot Honeycomb Apps for Business

CIO - Brent Rose - 24 Jun, 2011
When Android 3.0 Honeycomb debuted on the Motorola Xoom in late February, only a handful of apps were truly optimized to take advantage of Honeycomb's capabilities. Android still has a long way to go in catching up to Apple's 90000-plus ...

Yahoo begins to help people navigate iPhone apps and mobile gadgets

Black Friday Deals - Sayani Pradhan - 24 Jun, 2011
Mumbai- This Wednesday Yahoo started helping people to find Apple iPhone apps and mobile gadgets, which runs on Google's Android software. A free AppSpot program for mobile phones and App Search for desktops were developed with an aim ...

Do I Need a Google Account for My Android Tablet?

DeviceMAG - Christian Cawley - 24 Jun, 2011
One of the key elements of using any Android version is integration with Google, and Honeycomb is no different. From the inclusion of Google-specific apps to the requirement for a Google account to access the Market and download free and paid apps, ...

Brits stereotyped by app popularity chart

Reg Hardware - Caleb Cox - 24 Jun, 2011
According to research from comScore on behalf of GSMA, Google Maps - which comes pre-loaded on most Android devices - was accessed by 6.4m unique users in April 2011, while Yahoo Weather hit second with 3.57m. ...

5 Alternatives To The Android Market & Amazon Appstore

GizmoCrunch - Jacob Palmer - 24 Jun, 2011
While we love the Android Market, one of the best things about Google's Android platform is that you are able to download apps from just about any app repository just be selecting the option to download from "unknown sources" in your phone or tablet's ...

The Daily App: ES File Explorer for Android

CRN (blog) - Edward F. Moltzen - 24 Jun, 2011
One area where Android consistently beats other mobile operating systems is in its support of file management " whether it's a tablet running Honeycomb or a smartphone running an earlier version of Android. ...

Google Adds Automatic Mobile Rendering To Its Google Sites Service

Geeky gadgets - Julian Horsey - 24 Jun, 2011
If you have used Google Sites to create your online presence for either your personal or business website. You might to interested to learn that Google has this week rolled out a new feature to its Google Sites services which now automatically renders ...

Comprehensive Android App and Device Review Site Receives Top Marks from ...

PR Web (press release) - 24 Jun, 2011
AsSeenOnPhone's AndroidTapp.com site provides a resource for Android users to get more reviews and recommendations than is available anywhere else. There are hundreds of thousands of Android apps in various marketplaces. That's great, and discovering ...

Google Sites pushes automatic mobile rendering on iOS and Android devices

TechShout! - 24 Jun, 2011
By News Editor - It's just plain tiring to say it over and over again, but technology companies seem to be watching the mobile space with sharper eyes than ever before. The browsing experience on iOS and Android devices has been freshened up with ...

Weather and News Charts

Sell My Mobile - Jennie Cole - 24 Jun, 2011
Research recently carried showed that in the UK the most popular Android app was not games such as the very popular Angry Birds, but Google Maps. In fact the research carried out by comScore found 6.42 million customers used Google maps in April of ...

Mobile Lowdown: 6-24-11: Nokia Android; Apps vs Web; Google Mobile; Apple

MocoNews - 24 Jun, 2011
"Nokia (NYSE: NOK) Android: A day after a video surfaced of Nokia's first Windows Phone, codenamed “Sea Ray,” a picture of what looks to like a Nokia Android prototype. Unlike yesterday's story, this one really does look like a leak, if it is accurate. ...

Top 5 Google Android App Markets for 2011

Good E-Reader (blog) - Michael Koz - 24 Jun, 2011
Google Android is an open platform and easily licensed by developers putting out new hardware. With the surge of tablet computers and e-readers Android applications are enjoying tremendous popularity. We have compiled a list of the very ...

New Google TV 2.0 Beta Details Revealed

World Internet TV on PC (blog) - 24 Jun, 2011
The new incarnation of Google's connected TV platform, Google TV has been “coming” for some time now, but now specific details are becoming available giving an insight to the platform revamp. The new Google TV 2.0 development kits have been despatched ...

Google Sites Now Automatically Rendered for Mobiles

Mashable - Stan Schroeder - 24 Jun, 2011
Google Sites, a service that lets you create and collaborate on a simple webpage, has just gotten a lot prettier on smartphones. Google has added an automatic mobile rendering feature to Google Sites for iOS 3.0+ and Android 2.2+ devices, ...

Taking a bite of Google's Ice Cream Sandwich

ElectronicsWeekly.com (blog) - 24 Jun, 2011
What's the next incarnation of Android, after Honeycomb 3.0? The answer, with typical Google idiosyncrasy, is Ice Cream Sandwich... There's an article on TechRadar on what to expect from the next major iteration of the platform, which they expect to ...

New Android applications in the market for free

International Business Times AU - 24 Jun, 2011
These days, speculations suggest that the Android Market still has great advantage over the iTunes App Store. Besides the fact that it still has more carrier options, the Android Market provides more free apps with fresh ones coming to the market. ...

PlusOne Apps Helps Users Discover App Store Deals

PR Web (press release) - 24 Jun, 2011
PlusOne Apps, the simplest way to find great deals on the App Store, launched its a discovery app: PlusOne Apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. PlusOne's app provides users with App Deals -- these are apps and games whose prices have dropped for a ...

Twice as many UK users using iOS apps than Android

T3 - Devina Divecha - 24 Jun, 2011
According to a recent study by GSMA, 65% of UK-connected app users are on Apple's iOS. Coming in second is the Android OS by Google, at 31% of UK's population. Symbian came in third at just 1%, with a mixture of other OS' at 3% of the total. ...

Korea sees Android smartphones exceed 10 mln

Telecompaper (subscription) - 24 Jun, 2011
The number of smartphones running on the Android operating system exceeds 10 million in South Korea. SK Telecom has 6.18 million subscribers using Android smartphones and KT has 2.06 million Android phone users. Smallest operator LG Uplus has 1.86 ...

Brodies LLP | Article in B2B Marketing magazine on legal issues and apps ...

Linex Legal (press release) (registration) - 24 Jun, 2011
I have an article in this month's B2B Marketing magazine. The article looks at some of the legal issues to bear in mind when developing apps for platforms such as iOS, Android, and Blackberry. Although the aticle appears in a publication that deals ...

First look at Google TV 2.0 'Fishtank'

Digitaltrends.com - 24 Jun, 2011
Geek.com got a sneak peak at the next-generation of Google TV, along with the set-top box that has been shipped to developers. We heard in April that Google was preparing to improve its connected TV, “revamping” the product with a faster chipset and ...

Google Sites simplifies iOS and Android viewing with automatic mobile rendering

Engadget - Zach Honig - 24 Jun, 2011
Do you use Google Sites to publish to the web? The search giant just added automatic mobile rendering to make your website more mobile-friendly when viewed on an iOS 3.0 or Android 2.2+ device. ...

 

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