Android Ice Cream Sandwich is the latest version of Android OS. Google Nexus, which is the latest addition to the Android Smartphone, is going to be launched with Ice Cream Sandwich. If you own an Android Smartphone which is running on Android 2.2 Froyo or higher, then you can get this keyboard for your device without root.
Facebook is quite nervous after the launch of Google+ and is releasing new updates after every few days. Recently Facebook has made few more changes to its design. Out of which two changes are annoying and are criticized by the users. These two changes are fixed top blue bar and real-time news ticker in the sidebar.
Real time news ticker shows the real-time updates of your friends in the sidebar. Whenever a friend of yours comments, like or uploads a new photo, a new update is shown in the news ticker. There is no official way to hide this new feature. However if you use Google chrome as your browser then you can turn these two features off.
Samsung Galaxy Ace is slowly getting popular in India and finally Samsung has released Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread update for Samsung Galaxy Ace. Latest update can be availed using Samsung Kies. This update improves overall performance of the handset. You can easily update your Galaxy Ace yourself at your home using Samsung Kies software.
Changes in Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread
I have found some noticeable changes in the latest firmware update which are as listed below:
It’s the time of tablets. Almost every mobile phone company is trying to launch its own tablet for its customers. Earlier the tablets were launched at higher cost but now the trend for cheap tablets has started. Recently Reliance 3G Tab and Beetel Magiq tablet were launched for Rs. 12,999 and 9,999 respectively. Now Mercury has also entered the tablet market with the launch of their very first tablet at just Rs. 9,499.
Recently Google has unveiled a new product Google Takeout which allows the users to download their data stored on most of the Google services. All of your data is downloaded in portable and open formats‚ so it’s easy to import to other services quickly.
After the launch of Google Takeout, it is clear that as long as your data is stored with Google, you need not to worry about it. Google provides complete control to its users to manage their data.
Google today launched a new tool in its labs called Swiffy which converts Flash files to HTML5. HTML5 which is the future of the modern websites works well on all modern web browsers. Swiffy is designed to display flash content on devices that don’t support Adobe Flash Player including iPhones and iPads.
Swiffy is the result of the idea of an engineering intern at Google named Pieter Senster who joined the mobile advertising team to explore how we could display Flash animations on devices that don’t support Adobe Flash player. Later he became a full-time employee.
Here is a great news for all the bloggers. Google is now updating the Page Rank for blogs and websites for second time in year 2011. Earlier Google updated page rank in January this year.
Few days back Google has released + 1 button for users which allows to recommend the webpages and stories that you like on internet to your friends. Google +1 button is similar to Facebook like button. When you click +1 on any web page, you are publicly giving it a stamp of your approval. Your +1’s can help friends, contacts, and others on the web find the best stuff when they search.
If you want to +1 web pages on the internet, you need a Google Profile as the sharing is based on Google profile. Your +1’s are stored on a separate tab on your Google profile.