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WhatsApp Now Delivers 1 Billion Messages Every Day!

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So, how many of you reading this post actually use WhatsApp? Well, I do. WhatsApp is one amazing messaging technology for mobile phone devices and tablets that connects users based on their mobile phone numbers. If you install WhatsApp today on your phone, you need not go ahead and find users to add for chat,…

 Mobile   News  

By Debjit on November 14th
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With Ice Cream Sandwich, Android Is Going Open Source Again


Google has released the source code of all the versions of the Android operating system, until Gingerbread (Android 2.3). However, they did not release the source code of Honeycomb (Android 3). Google had said that Honeycomb is the exception and that the versions of Android released after that will be open source again. After the…

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By Ricky on October 21st
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Android 4.0 Icecream Sandwich Supports Stylus Input

Stylus input on Android 4.0 Ice Cream sandwich

Just when the stylus pen input device was going out of fashion dues to the finger touch interfaces being brought oout by all mobile companies in the market, Google just gave it a totally new life! Yes, the latest version of Google’s Android Operating system – Android 4.0 Icecream sandwich has support for the stylus…

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By Debjit on October 21st
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Samsung Planning To Release Bada OS As Open Source


In the mobile phone industry, Samsung is quite well known for its Galaxy line of Android smartphones. However, Samsung also has its own mobile operating system called Bada OS. Samsung sells smartphones running Bada in Europe and Asia only. So, phones running the operating system is not as well known as those running Android. According…

 Gadgets   News   OS  

By Ricky on September 22nd
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Richard Stallman: “Android Phones Do Not Respect Your Freedom”


Google has frequently flaunted the openness of its own Android platform. The openness of the platform is one of the main reasons it has attracted many geeks – the ability to modify and run your own software is something that other platforms like iOS and Windows Phone 7 cannot provide. Last year, the then Apple…

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By Ricky on September 20th
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Intel And Google Announces Partnership To Bring Android to More Devices


Intel has be trying to get into to mobile market for years without any success. They supported MeeGo in the hope that it will provide them with the software needed to get into the market. But, Nokia’s pulling out of MeeGo has affected their plan and last week news emerged that Intel too might leave…

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By Zenobia on September 15th
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Ban Of The Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 In EU Lifted


Last week, Apple succeeded in obtaining an EU-wide injunction against the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. Apple was granted the injunction based on its complaint regarding its design patent and subsequently the Samsung Galaxy Tab was banned throughout the EU. A hearing was scheduled for 25th August to determine if the ban should be made permanent….

 Android   Apple   News  

By Ricky on August 17th
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Looks Like Google Controls Their Android Partners’ Statements About The Motorola Acquisition

Looks Like Google Controls Their Android Partners’ Statements About The Motorola Acquisition

With Google’s announcement of their acquisition of Motorola Mobility, we wondered what this will mean for the other Android manufacturers like HTC, Samsung, LG etc. A while back, Google has released a page with quotes from these manufacturers about their views on the acquisition. Let us take a look at the statements. We welcome today’s…

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By Ricky on August 16th
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Google Acquires Motorola Mobility For $12.5 Billion

Google Acquires Motorola Mobility For $12.5 Billion

Google has just announced that they are acquiring Motorola Mobility for a price of $12.5 billion. I have to admit that I never saw this coming. Announcing the acquisition, this is what Google CEO, Larry Page wrote: Given Android’s phenomenal success, we are always looking for new ways to supercharge the Android ecosystem. That is…

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By Ricky on August 15th
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