Google has launched its own tablet, the Nexus 7, in the market already. Of course we have seen several problems addressed by the users that the app won’t work smoothly on tablet as it is on mobile phone. It makes Android app for tablets behind the iPad. Now Google launches this Tablet App Quality Checklist for developers to make sure that their app will work smoothly on tablet.
It helps developers to enhance the following features such as quality and user interface. In addition Google plans to launch a special section for app for tablet just as what on App Store for iPad.
The wave of Windows Phone 8 is flashing quite strong now. With good sign, FCC might approve the Verizon Windows Phone 8X sooner or later. This is a good hope for both the manufacture HTC and Verizon. We will be able to see another Windows Phone 8 in shelve in the near future. It is a good turn for Windows Phone to compete with iOS and Android.
The HTC Windows Phone 8X will come with GSM frequencies of 850 and 1900 making it go global easier.
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Rewind back in September 2011, Google has acquired Zagat. Till now Google has managed to reveal the products from this source with an app called Field Trip. It collects data of interesting place around the world for the users. The app runs in background so it won’t irritate you.
File Trip is available for free on Google Play not on App Store but promise to land there soon.
Recently Opera Mini for Android received update making the digit to 7.5. This new upgrade comes with “Smart Page” feature which will automatically display the update and news from your most visited websites. You will see this feature interesting when you want to have quick look at what’s new on your favorite sites.
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Alibaba has done its best to develop Aliyun to compete with Android operating system. We have reported that Alibaba home to be as strong as Android in China and even Acer turned to use Aliyun on one of its phone called Acer CloudMobile.
Now Alibaba is trying harder to improve Aliyun with strong team. $200 million is invested into this OS to make sure that the process is smooth. It is a big concern for Google since Aliyun can use Android Apps which is so far called cloud applications.
It is quite surprise to hear that Acer will stop using Android OS but using Aliyun. Aliyun is a new mobile operating system by Alibaba which is the top ecommerce company in China. Why? Now there is not official announcement from Acer over this switch.
Now the only reaction is that Alibaba said that Google threatened to cancel the license with Acer if the company switch to use Aliyun. In fact, Acer planned to launch an event on Thursday in China to announce Acer A800 which runs on Android but now the event is cancelled. Nothing so far from Acer leaving doubt for the change.
Note that Aliyun can use Android apps by cloud apps.
It is enough for planning and talking then it should be time for action. According to recent news, Xiaomi Mi-Two is about to start production. With this speed, the smartphone will be able to announced on September 22nd then release in the market by mid of October. The expected price of Xiaomi Mi-Two is 225 euro.
Recalled for the previous known specs, Xiaomi Mi-Two has a 1.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon S4 Pro, 2GB of RAM, a 4.7-inch LCD IPS display with HD resolution, an 8-megapixel camera and a 2,000 mAh battery. It will run on the latest Android version of 4.1 Jelly Bean.
Recently Huawei and Wind has confirmed that the Ascend P1 will be available in Italy for 399 euro but with special promotion called “Super Smartphone” that the user can enjoy unlimited internet (wow), 150 minutes and 150 SMS for 9€ per month for 5 years
What else that you expect from this smartphone? Wait in case you forget, the Ascend P1 features features a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display with qHD resolution, a 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, an 8 megapixel camera, a 1800 mAh battery and Android 4.0 ICS.
Visit Wind for more information.
Alibaba is a very famous ecommerce company in China. Last summer, they has created their own mobile phone operating system, the Aliyun, but seem like the company needs more time to advertise this new OS as well as attracting manufactures’ interest. Aliyun is a cloud base OS which operate with the cloud service by syncing data, SMS and photos.
Till now Alibaba claimed that there are a few manufactures has signed the deal to use the Aliyun as their mobile phone OS but rejected to mention by name. Check out this young OS soon more.
Recently Google has managed to acquire a more impressive feature of multi users face-to-unlock feature. You might already have known about face-to-unlock but this time it is multi face-to-unlock which is quite different from the previous feature. With multi face-to-unlock, more users can access to their own personal file with the same device which means that when one sits in front of the built-in camera, the device will be unlocked and automatically retrieve the specific data of user. The data will change if another person sits use face-to-unlock.