Saturday, August 25, 2012

Liquid Gallant, hotshot New Acer on Android World

Liquid Gallant

Liquid Gallant

Although seem less aggressive than the other player, Acer still trying to work in the Android phone market. Taiwanese vendors better known as PC manufacturers have released its new Android Smartphone, Liquid Gallant.

Liquid Gallant had a variant called Liquid Gallant Duo. Specifications are both the same. What distinguishes, Gallant Duo can hold two SIM cards at once.

Specifications Smartphone middle class is pretty good. As touch screen 4.3-inch 540x960 resolutions, a 1GHz processor, 5 megapixel camera, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of internal memory and a 1500 mash battery.

Both handsets will be using the Android operating system Ice Cream Sandwich. The price is in the range of USD.

Acer will showcase this new champ Liquid Gallant Duo at the IFA technology fair in Germany later this month. Similarly, as reported by UnwiredView

Xiaomi Phone 2, Android Quad Core

Xiaomi Phone 2

xiaomi phone 2
Beijing - A Chinese mobile phone vendors try to make a breakthrough. Xiaomi, the vendor name, already well known in China. Recently, they launched the quad-core Android phone with low price.

Tag of the handset named Xiaomi Phone 2 only USD 315. The Meaning, only about half price of the Smartphone made by leading brands with the same specs. The design is also quite interesting.

Xiaomi is known as one of the cheap mobile phone maker despite a high specification. So they quickly reap popularity in China. Xiaomi Phone 2 is also very festive welcome by the fans.

Xiaomi Phone 2 holds 1.5 GHz quad-core processor made ​​by Qualcomm and 2GB RAM. In addition, it has been categorized as a high-definition screen with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels.

Other key specs include an 8 megapixel camera, 2 megapixel front cameras, 16GB of internal memory and a 2000 mAh battery. Meanwhile the newest operating system, Android Jelly Bean.

With low prices and specifications upscale, Xiaomi Phone 2 seem not pursue profit. To be sure, this strategy makes their shot quickly.

"They have built strong brand awareness., I think, a year ago no one thought they could do a great job like this," said Nicola Peng, an analyst at Canalys quoted from PCWorld, Thursday (23/08/2012).

Xiaomi Phone 2 founded in 2010 by former employees of Microsoft, Google and Motorola are based in China. Xiaomi market share today is still 5%, far enough away from the market leader in China, the Samsung with a market share of 17%. However, the consistency of quality cheap handsets they sell a threat of its own.

Facebook Employee Mandatory to Use Android

android for facebook employee

Facebook is reported to have made ​​a new policy requiring all employees to use the gadget with the Android operating system. This policy is applied to the Facebook application on Android can be as good as on the iPhone and iPad apps.

Pocketnow report quoted officials revealed that the majority of Facebook is now using two handsets. One of Apple products, other gadgets with Android OS.

From the statements of former employees who knew what was up, the use of two handsets was not an option given, but an obligation. They said, this policy is because there are many flaws in the Facebook application for Android.

Now, with the obligation to use your Android device, it is expected that all employees of Facebook can tell from experience if there is weakness in Android applications. So, Facebook can directly provide a solution to overcome the disturbance.

As quoted from Mashable, Saturday (08/26/2012), Facebook has recently released the latest update for Android app followed for iPhone and iPad update shortly thereafter.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Application to Display Photos Instagram on Android Home Screen



One more interesting application for users who may make the user Instagram IOS bite the finger because it is only available for Android devices, the application BlinxBox. BlinxBox application can display photos stored on the user's account Instagram Android home screen as a widget.

Instagram BlinxBox will display your feeds and will automatically update the latest photos contained in Instagram users. Of the Android home screen, you can instantly share photos Instagram to Facebook, read comments or to label Love.

blinxbox android apps

In order to enable applications BlinxBox on Android devices, you do not have to install Instagram for Android first. You simply install the application BlinxBox and authorize to access your Instagram account, and then an instant later, you will find BlinxBox widget in Android home screen with photos of your collection in Instagram is there.

You can set up a way to tap on the icon BlinxBox. You can make settings such as select a ringtone or vibration when new photos are added as well as notification settings when your Android device screen is locked.

BlinxBox available free on Google's Android Play Store and requires version 2.2 or later to run.

Friday, August 10, 2012

musiXmatch: Find Your Favorite Song Lyrics



Nice to sing but do not memorize the lyrics? Do not worry, musiXmatch will help you. musiXmatch is the application of a combination of player and song lyrics that provide more than 6 million songs in 20 languages ​​included in the official catalog. No wonder musiXmatch become one of the applications in the Google Top Play Music Store for the category.

It combines the application of artificial musiXmatch music player along with the lyrics. In addition, you can search songs or singers just by typing a fragment of poetry that you remember. Easy is not it? It could be argued that the features provided by the application of 7.1Mb in size as very comprehensive. Among them are:   
1. Search for songs by title, singer, album or song snippets instantly.
2. Combining the lyrics into your favorite songs on the music player.
3. Share snippets of song lyrics with ease to various social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare.
4. Just one click to see artist discography singer
5. Lyrics can be explored offline.

 musiXmatch for android

Besides the features mentioned above, there are many other features that are not less interesting that we can enjoy with this application. Amazingly musiXmatch application has support a variety of other music players such as Winamp, PowerAmp, Default Android Music Player, Rhapsody Android Beta, Zimly, Google Music and others.

This application has been downloaded more than 1 million times since its launch. Has a rating of 4.4/5.0 from 30 thousand more appraisers, this application is feasible for you to plug in your android gadget. With the relatively small size, free application is claimed as an application with the song lyrics of the world's largest amount of data you can access them offline. Whatever music player you use, musiXmatch will add the lyrics.

Lyrics and music download applications from Google musiXmatch Play Store here.