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How to unlock your "Ice Cream Sandwich" Android Smartphone using "Face Unlock" and can it be fooled by a photo ?

One of the most awaited feature of Google's upcoming major "Android OS" upgrade "Ice Cream Sandwich", is the new Face Unlock feature which allows users to unlock their devices by just looking into the front-facing camera utilizing some smart "Face recognition" technology.

The question is can the "face unlock" feature be fooled using a photo, the answer is in the video below :

Android Face Lock

Speaktoit Assistant - A Siri Alternative on Google Android Phones

Speaktoit LogoNew Apple iPhone 4S features the much talked around "Siri" virtual voice assistant, luckily users having Google Android can benefit for something similar using free android application "Speaktoit Assistant". The user simply needs to ask an question to the assistant and it will perform the requested task like finding information, launching apps, connecting user with various web services - such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, etc., get maps, search for news and images, look up weather reports, convert currency and measurements, send email, and much more.

Speaktoit Assistant makes use of powerful multi-lingual Google speech-to-speech technology to answer your questions in natural language, performs tasks, and notifying users about important events.


Siri Assistant For Android

Free iOnRoad Augmented Driving Application For Android Promises A Third-Eye On The Road


iOnRoad

Augmented Reality is no longer a science fiction or lab-technology, thanks to augmented reality applications like Atol les opticiens, Kinect Magic Mirror or AR Business Cards the technology is increasingly making it's way to the mainstream usage into our daily lives.

To get the ball rolling forward, an uber-cool augmented reality application for Google Android is now available for free to users (free during limited period beta) - named "iOnRoad Augmented Driving". The winner of 2011 Mobile Summit App contest allows users to make use of their device camera, processing the captured data via an real-time image recognition algorithms to auto recognizes the vehicle in front, measuring the time-gap and warn the user in-case a danger is detected. The dynamic augmented reality driving and real-time collision detection application delivers a visual radar by combining realtime day/night machine vision with sensor fusion to provide better road-safety.

Augmented Reality Driving On Android

BlueStacks - A Free Utility To Run Android Applications On Windows PC

BlueStacks LogoThe application eco-system of Google's mobile operating-system Android is increasing by leaps-and-bound everyday, to take advantage of this ever-increasing application base virtualization on platforms like Windows OS is already getting attention. To get things moving forward on the front, a new software application for Windows platform BlueStacks is out now enabling users to run android applications on Windows computers.

Android Apps On Windows

BlueStacks allows users to run Android OS apps on Windows PCs with instant switching between the two. BlueStacks helps PC manufacturers to ride the Android momentum by enabling Android apps on x86-based tablets, netbooks, notebooks, convertibles and AiO Windows PCs. With the new hybrid convertible form factors, BlueStacks completely eliminates the need to carry two devices. The end consumer benefits from getting both Android and Windows at the price of a single PC.

Download Compiled VideoLAN VLC Media Player For Google Android


The hugely popular multi-platform, open-source VLC Media Player is well known for it's wide support for virtually every multimedia format available. The nifty media-player is already available for Windows, Mac, Linux and Apple iOS platforms, while Android port of this software is still under development in pre-alpha phase - we now have a first public compiled binary build of Android VLC Media Player for Android available for download.

VLC Media Player For Android

VLC Media Player For Android

Similar to another popular media-player port of MPlayer to android, VLC for android will allow users to say goodbye to all the multimedia re-encodings as they will become a “supported format” for your device once VLC is in there.

RipTide GP - Console Quality Gaming On Android Devices

Riptide GP logoThanks to the awesome GPU power provided by nVidia Tegra 2 and strong gaming platform support by "Google Android", console quality games on mobile phones like "RipTide GP" are here.

Riptide GP is a brand new console-quality water racing game for android mobile phones and tablets, the game features super-realistic water physics with real-time reflections, and gorgeous high-detail vehicles and environments offering a super immersible HD quality gaming experience on mobile devices. The players take control of a supercharged jet-ski and take a wild ride through twisting canals and rivers, futuristic cityscapes, and mysterious research facilities. Skill, stunts, and speed will be your best allies as you grab massive air off huge waves, kick out death-defying tricks, and boost your jet ski to victory across a dynamic, ever-changing torrent of foam and spray.

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Google Music 3.0 APK Ripped For Android, Can Be Installed On All Country Devices

Google MusicGoogle Music Beta launch yesterday accompanied the release of "Google’s Music 3.0 Android App", once again the app download is restricted to American users and users from other countries are shown error "This item cannot be installed on your device's country" blocking the installation. Luckily XDA dev's have ripped the com.google.android.music-1.apk making it available for free public downloading which is installable on all android devices, bypassing the country limitation. "Google’s Music 3.0 Android App APK" download link with images available after the jump.

Google Music Android App

Spring Zen Free : Refreshing 3D Live Wallpaper for Google Android Phones

One of the coolest feature supported by "Google Android" would be the ability to set animated live wallpapers, "Spring Zen Free" is one such live background app allowing users to enjoy the beauty of Spring in a peaceful park surrounded by the blossoming of new life on their mobile screens.

Spring Zen Live Wallpaper

The beautiful app features animated sunlight filtering through swaying trees as cherry blossoms float past. A birds nest perched in a branch overlooks a park bench, gently flowing brook, and blooming flowers.

Onskreen : Advanced Multitasking For Android Tablets

While Google Android supports multi-tasking natively, it allows you to work on a single application at one time. This makes sense on small-screen devices but with larger screens available on android powered tablets users can make better use of additional screen real-state working on multiple applications, and to make this possible new app Onskreen is soon coming to all tablets running Honeycomb or Gingerbread flavors of Android enabling users to use and interact with multiple applications at the same time. Demonstration video after the jump.

Android Multitasking

Solution For Samsung Galaxy I9000 GPS Issues

Majority of Samsung Galaxy I9000 users face two issues the non-reliable Wi-Fi and inability to get a GPS location fix by the device. Solution to the Wi-Fi problem was shared earlier, and while the "GPS Fix" issue somewhat got tackled after Android 2.2 update many users are still facing troubles getting a fast GPS fix on their devices.

To get rid of the issue a new free application is now available for download in Android Market pushing extra GPS aiding data resulting in a better and faster GPS satellite fix on Samsung Galaxy I9000.

GPS Aid For Samsung Galaxy

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