Android

Android 3.1 Ice Cream Sandwich

Android 3.1 Ice Cream Sandwich

 

Android 3.1 Ice Cream Sandwich represents the version that converges the two branches of the current OS, one configured for smartphones and one for the shelf. The Android Version 3.1 will preferably jumpstart lead to a size Android ubiquitous, so the system can also be utilized on TV screens over Google, bringing in the concept, code and tools configured for Mountain View (and the market booming and market opportunities for developer). The converging of diverse ongoing projects that can merge the experience and development tools that make Android a valid reference for each type of device.

Among the new Android 3.1 has embodied to bring extinct fresh API (API Open Accessories, USB host API, Real-time Transport Protocol API) and Near-Field Communication (NFC). The update will be available in the 4th quarter of this year, probably in connection with the distribution of the new unit ready to take the greedy towing the Christmas market. Delicatessen, home of Google as a sandwitch Ice Cream.

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Google Talk for Android releases its Video Chat Feature

We all know that Apple’s iPhone has become very popular because of its Facetime app which allows iPhone users to make video calls or chat via WiFi, 3G, or 4G. Android users will never have Facetime but have various of ways to make video or voice calls using various apps like Yahoo Messenger, Skype, Fring, Qik, and etc. Now, Android’s Google talk supports video calls. Good news for Android or Google users!

Google Talk for Android with Video Chat feature

Google has made an announcement today about it. The updated GTalk will be applicable on Nexus S devices and then other Android OS 2.3 devices. One of its major features is that video calls can be made between users of Android devices and desktop Google Talk users.

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Sony Launching Their First Android Tablet PC

Sony's Android Tables - S1 and S2

It was rumored in February this year and now it is a reality! Sony will launch its first tablet PC to compete with the growing tablet market which is currently dominated by Apple.

This new Sony gadget will have an Android 3.0 operating system and users will have the capability to play PlayStation games. Sony called its first two models “s1” and “s2”. The s1 will be a 9.4 inch tablet that looks like a folded over magazine or book with round gripping point making it more portable.

On the other hand, the S2 is 5.5-inch displays that can easily folded like a clamshell. The dual screens are combinable into one bigger display. Both S1 and S2 are Wi-Fi and 3G/4G compatible.

It expected to be released in the market later this year. Sony wants to differentiate its Android tables from its rivals. Current market is flooded with Android tablets.


Wordpress for Android

Who doesn’t like portability and being “on the go” these days? I think almost everybody including myself.

Just downloaded WordPress for Android and it is very cool! It lets me posts entries for my blog site wherever I am – that includes the comfort of my bed 🙂

Here are some things you can do on your WordPress for Android:

– View, Edit, and Delete Comments
– View, Edit and Add Blog Entries
– Check Stats and more!

In conclusion, I would recommend this app if you are a WordPress blogger. Try it and experience blogging on mobile!

You can download it directly from your Android Market or you may scan its bar code from the following link: http://android.wordpress.org/download/