The Samsung Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone, which was launched during the MWC 2014 event in February, will reportedly receive the Android 5.0 Lollipop update starting from December this year. Continue reading
In September 2013, We listen a news that Chrome Apps would come to mobile operating systems as well with a plan to have something ready in beta form by January.
yesterday Google announced an early developer preview of a toolchain based on Apache Cordova, the cross-platform mobile development framework that Adobe donated to the Apache Software Foundation after it acquired PhoneGap-maker Nitobi. Continue reading
It’s that time again, time for another update to Android’s platform distribution numbers. This time around, Google’s changing up some things. Google has stopped delivering distribution information on Android versions 1.6 Donut and 2.1 Eclair as the two don’t support the Google Play store app.
In advance of its keynote presentation at Google I/O 2013, Android 4.3 has been confirmed in a search listing on Google’s developer website. The news won’t come as much of a surprise to those who follow the mobile industry closely, since rumors to that effect have been swirling for weeks. Continue reading
Android 4.2.2 With Sense 5.1 Has Leaked, according to reports, for the HTC Butterfly, the international twin of the Verizon HTC Droid DNA.
The upcoming Android 4.2.2 upgrade for the HTC Butterfly smartphone also comes with the BlinkFeed homescreen we’ve come to know from the HTC One. The latest Sense UI has an added option to switch back to the stock home screen, which displays only widgets and shortcuts. Continue reading
Galaxy S II users: are you excited about the Jelly Bean update? Samsung has kept its promise from last year and has now revealed details regarding the Galaxy S II Jelly Bean update. A release date has not been given, but we know the update will initially be available for all three local South Korean carriers. The update will reduce internal memory from 12GB to 11GB and the reduced 1GB memory part will be used for system partition.
Major Changes in the new Software Upgrade
1. Platform upgrade Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich → Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
- improved Home screens and improved scrolling performance (thanks to project Butter)
- Improved usability for some applications
2. Preloaded applications
- Add Help
- Add Google+
- Add +Talk
- Add Play Book
- Add Play Movie
3. Newly added/improved functions
- Add Easy mode, Block mode
- Improved Camera functions: function like Pause while recording and more
- Add Smart Stay
- New functions like Pop-up play and more
- Improved some functions & applications usability
With such details available we can only expect the update to get its release in the coming week or so. Naturally, we’ll let you know once it starts seeding.
Source : sammobile
Verizon announced Thursday that it would start rolling out the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Samsung flagship smartphone from Friday.The carrier plans on releasing the software in phases and users that wish to download it manually can do so from the Settings menu within a week.
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean brings its most famous new feature, Google Now, to the Galaxy S3, alongside richer notifications and new camera filters.Android 4.1 also brings support for Verizon’s Isis wallet, a mobile payment collaboration that rivals Google Wallet. Isis wallet is live in Salt Lake City and Austin.
Here are the software update instructions. But before that, keep in mind the following aspects:
– System update size – 400.7 MB
– Estimated software download time – approximately 12-17 minutes
– Estimated software update time – approximately 12-17 minutes
Step 1: You will be notified that a system update is available on your device. Tap OK to continue. Your device will turn off and then turn on and the installation will begin.
Note: If you choose Defer, this will delay installation and you will be taken back to the home screen. The system update message will appear every 30 minutes until you install the update.
Step 2: After you’ve received first notification of the system update, you can manually initiate by going to Home > Applications > Settings > About Phone > System updates. Press Restart & install. Your device will turn off and then on and the installation process will begin.
Step 3: The update begins once your device turns off and restarts and you will see the following screen.
you will not receive a system update notice, If you are roaming. To update your device during roaming, you will have to ensure Wi-Fi availabllity in that area.
If the system update fails to install, you will get an error screen. However, this only means the software was not installed properly. Remove and re-insert the battery and turn the device on. The device will turn on with original software and will prompt you once again to install the system update.
Source : ibtimes
Have you ever been listening music with your headphones while you’re working or studying, and suddenly someone comes and talks to you, making you unlock your phone and pause the music to be able to hear him? Or having to take out your headphones?
Here is a simple solution for your problem.
EasyMute allows you to control the music pause or volume by only putting your hand over your phone.
Optionally, you can configure EasyMute to lower the volume to a preset level. After installing EasyMute, just tap the Enable EasyMute button to turn it on.
EasyMute works with most Android music players, such as Google Music and even Pandora.
EasyMute is only compatible with Android 2.1 or higher and a proximity sensor. For the Samsung Galaxy S III, make sure to enable the proximity sensor by going to Settings > Motion.
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