Kindle Fire To Set The Tablet Wars On Fire

Kindle Fire

Amazon has finally unveiled its long anticipated tablet, the Kindle Fire, which may challenge the Apple iPad in the tablet market.

Amazon showed off the tablet with a 7 inch screen on Wednesday, in New York. The Kindle Fire sports a colored 7 inch touch screen display and runs on a totally redesigned version of Google’s Android. Amazon is also using its web-based experience to make browsing the web extremely smooth and fast with its new tablet. In-fact, the techniques that Amazon is using could make webpages load faster on the Kindle Fire than the iPad 2 with A5. Amazon Silk the browser that powers the tablet learns users behaviors and starts caching often visited pages for quicker load times. It offloads content to Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) that shrinks it to a more efficient size. The iPad however, has a larger screen of 9.7 inches, which has its own advantages. Read More

Google+ for iPhone is Here

Google’s hottest new social network now works natively on the iPhone. Giving Android users first preference, Google released a native App for Android along with the web app itself, and submitted it to the Apple App Store a week ago. Apple has now approved the App, and it now resides in the App Store available for download for free. Read More

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Google+ App for iOS Awaiting Approval

20110705-122530.jpgGoogle latest social venture, Google+ already has a native App for Android available, and today Google also submitted the Google+ App to the App Store which is pending approval.

The update comes from Erica Joy’s Google+ stream which says

For all my iPhone using friends: the Google+ iPhone app has been submitted to the App Store (no, not today, sometime prior to today) and is awaiting approval.

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iChromy Brings Google Chrome to iPad

chromyiChromy is a new free web browser from Diigo that aims to bring Google’s fast Chrome to the iPad. Although Google does not have any plans to port its popular browser to the hottest tabet of the generation, iChromy does a pretty good job of resembling Google Chrome. The browser features the same “Tabs on Top” look sported by Chrome, and also features an Omnibox which lets you search for items by simply typing it in the URL box. Read More

Steve Jobs and Andy Rubin on Privacy

Both Apple and Google are collecting your location is some way or the other. AllThingsD have posted a video compilation of Steve Jobs and Andy Rubin discussing privacy related to their mobile platforms. In the video, Apple CEO Steve Jobs, and Android godfather Andy Rubin make privacy related statements that seem to somehow relate to the present location tracking issue. Read More

Pool Break is an Amazing 3D Pool Game for iOS and Android

pool breakPool Break by Kinetic Bytes brings Pool, Snooker, Carrom and Crokinole table games in awe-inspiring 3D to your iOS and Android device. The 3D graphics that the game offers is remarkable, and playing different table games is fun. Pool Break does not only include pool, but features over 10 different types of table based games. Read More

iOS Notifications Need to Be Improved, Here is Another Mockup

notificationsAndroid is way better than iOS in terms of notifications. The way the OS notifies the user about anything is remarkable, and most people agree that the iOS notifications system needs to be revamped. Mock-ups and suggestions for the a better and much more unified notification system have been posted on certain websites, and here is another idea that sounds really neat. Read More

TweetDeck for Chrome Matures – Comes to Every Major Browser as a Web App

tweetdeck iconTweetdeck has released a full fledged Twitter client for all major browsers. TweetDeck could be accessed by using the desktop App for both Mac and Windows, iOS App, Android App, or by downloading the App form the Chrome Web Store. Starting today, a whole new web-based TweetDeck client will be available for all major browsers. Read More