We love our Android keyboards, don’t’ we. Now among our current favorites Swiftkey and Swype, a new keyboard is about make an entrance in the Google Play Store. This newcomer is called KALQ which aims to revolutionize typing by abandoning the good old QUERTY layout which was developed back in 1870 and used in typewriters. Continue reading
Samsung has recently announced the release of two new smartphones or phablets in its line of mid range products. The device is called Samsung Mega which is available in two variants- one with 6.3 inch 1280 x 720, 720p and another with 5.8 inch qHD display(960 x 540), both have Android 4.2 jellybean OS. The 6.3″ Mega also comes with LTE network and higher processor. This means Samsung now has the smartphone with the biggest display. Earlier, Huawei Ascend Mate boasted of having ” the world’s largest display” as it unveiled its humungous 6.1 inch display at the CES 2013. Continue reading
The Android version of Flipboard, one of the most downloaded news feed readers in the Google store, has come up with the latest fixes and additional features. Now there is a “fetch for offline” section in the settings which will fetch content for offline viewing later. However, it only fetches the summaries not the entire article. You can also fetch offline summaries for individual article section by opening them and then clicking “fetch for offline”. Continue reading
The following are the list of some of the most funtastic games that can relieve your boredom and does not wear down your old android phone. I have successfully tested all of the following top android games in my good old Samsung galaxy S:
This is the ultimate game which will show you how awesome mobile gaming has become. The graphics and gameplay will definitely remind you of Gears of War. Despite the awesome 3D graphics, this game ran well on an old Samsung Galaxy S. You can check out the post on how to run Shadowgun with Chainfire 3D in a Samsung galaxy s. If you have the latest smartphone, a Tegra 3 optimized version of the game is also available at the google play store. You can also checkout Shadowgun:Deadzone which is currently a very popular online multiplayer. Continue reading
Chinese tech giant, Huawei is all set to introduce its latest addition- a massive 6.1 inch handset at this years Consumer Electronics Show at Las Vegas. Videos of Huawei executives unveiling this device are already emerging on the web and from the looks of it, it is more of a tablet than a handset. For users who prefer bigger screens, maybe its time to get bigger pockets. Besides its flagship 6.1 inch 1080p display, the handset will pack a 1.8 ghz quadcore processor and a 4000 mAH battery.
The Cyanogenmod community has now released the unofficial android 4.2 release called the Cyanogenmod 10.1. Currently the 10.1 nightlies are released for many selected models. Though a stable release is yet to come, the cynogenmod users are already downloading/updating their roms and are reporting numerous bugs. Based on these reports the 10.1s are updated almost daily eliminating any known issues for the particular android smart phone.
You can go to www.cynogenmod.com and select your mobile phone and download the latest 10.1 nightly or stable release, you can then follow these steps, as mentioned in the xda forum, to install Cyanogenmod 10.1 in your android device: Continue reading