Exactly same cellphone handsets are available in market as an carrier-locked contract bound device and as an fully unlocked sim-lock free version. If you like to know the lock status of your Samsung Galaxy S, Galaxy S2 or Galaxy S3 - just type-in the "special secret code" as demonstrated ahead.
Google Chrome is steadily making it's way to become the leading desktop web-browser, and even has plans to be "the desktop" and not a web-browser on desktop one day. Few months ago Google unveiled the "Google Chrome Beta Webbrowser For Android" platfrom, with features like accelerated page loading/scrolling/zooming, searching and navigation using familiar omnibox, unlimited tabbed browsing with easy-to-view stack, synchronization from desktop browser and Incognito mode the browser is a must try.
While initially it was announced that no Google Android 4.0 ICS upgrade will be developed by Samsung for its older Galaxy devices. The company did make the upgrade available to Galaxy S2 users, and now Indian users have the upgrade officially pushed to them via Samsung Kies.
Steps to upgrade Samsung Galaxy S2 to latest officially available Google Andoid version is as follows :
By now you must have noticed the "New" badge next to your Google Navigation Bar displaying Google Play, and if you are thinking this as of any new service you are wrong. "Google Play" is nothing else but basically a re-brand/relaunch of existing "Google Android Market" which a cloud approach, allowing users to access all there favorite music, books, movies, apps, and games at one place from the Web and any android device.
Free Ubuntu Installer Android Market App allows you to install and use Ubuntu on your Android mobile deviceSubmitted by admin on Wed, 02/15/2012 - 02:07
Want to enjoy the popular desktop Linux OS Ubuntu on your Android powered mobile device, it can't get easier than this - the free "Ubuntu Installer" app from Android Market. The application allows users to install and run "Ubuntu" inside Android - The market application installs an customized Ubuntu 10.10 image optimized for the ARM processor allowing users to run a full Ubuntu system within android. The great thing is users can make calls, text, and use other android features without having to reboot their phones.
Download links, video demonstration and features after the jump.
We have reviewed lots of free and paid VPN services on this blog and have always provided our readers with exclusive free accounts to try things out, so here we are once again with another VPN service review and free account giveaway.
With support for over 35+ country servers very few VPN service providers match anonymity offered by VPN Traffic. Vpntraffic lets users surf the internet anonymously, allowing users to visit censored websites in their region with high speed, also safeguarding against any spoofing attacks. Another feature not found in other VPN services is support for P2P (torrents) connections.
After providing applications on several devices, such as : iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Symbian and Windows mobile, VPNTraffic is now offering its VPN service to Android users.
While Google is paving it's way to offer a competitive virtual voice assistant to Apple's "Siri", the current Siri Alternative solution's on Android platform are not very exciting. Thankfully, under some new exciting development "Nuance Communications" - the team behind technology powering Siri, have released a similar application for Android.
Dragon Go! features the tested and dependable, Nuance voice-recognition and Natural Language Processing (NLP) technology allowing users to get direct access to 200+ of the most recognized destinations on the Mobile Web today spanning mobile entertainment and streaming media, social networking, shopping, and every other online content need imaginable simply by using their voice.
User demand has forced Samsung to review their earlier decision of not supporting latest Google Android 4.0 ICS on Samsung Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab devices, the company has now announced that they will review the viability of updating the two devices to Android ICS. The company re-iterated their earlier problem of limited memory capacity on these two devices to accommodate the Android 4 ICS update, Samsung said they will investigate ways to try and make it work. We would suggest Samsung to get rid of Touch-wiz and other bloatware/crapware and get things working on these devices.
Samsung has announced that they won't be updating their popular Samsung Galaxy S device series to the latest Google Android 4.0 Ice-cream Sandwich, the popular Galaxy S smartphone which got sold 10 million units last year along with the 7-inch Galaxy Tab tablet won't receive the much awaited Android 4.0 upgrade.
While the "Samsung Galaxy S" boasts of same hardware specs. as you'll find inside the Nexus S which is in-fact receiving Android 4.0 over-the-air now, the company is citing lack of sufficient RAM and ROM to run the new update with TouchWiz and other Samsung software (read crapware) installed on the device.
Apple's Siri virtual voice assistant seems to have sparked the demand for virtual butlers, tech giant Google is being reported all set to offer their own alternative to "Siri" as "Majel" named after "Majel Barrett" - the voice of the Federation Computer from Star Trek. While all the previous attempts to mimic "Siri" functionality on Android have not been very promising, codenamed project "Majel" will be an evolution to Google’s Voice Actions adding the ability to process natural language. Rumored to get released/announced publicly by end of this year this would be definitely the way to go for future of computing.
Comments from senior Google executive "Amit Singhal" very much sums what Google wants to achieve with "Majel" and change the way we compute today :