Google has finally revealed official name of Android N, and it is called “Android Nougat”. There were rumors that Android N will be called ‘Nutella’, even the tech giant poked people with this suggestion. In Google I/O, the company also launched a website asking for suggestions for the name of Android N from people across the globe. They even setup a naming format so that people could come up with names according to that format. Google didn’t wait for Google I/O 2016 to reveal the name, because this will give time to developers to improve the Android update.
Google has come up with a new feature in Google Maps which lets you navigate to multiple destinations simultaneously when you want to look for directions in your android. Before this feature, if you wanted to look for other destinations during an ongoing navigation trip on your android phone then you had to close that ongoing trip and then start a new navigation trip.
BitCam is a digital camera used in mini pocket computer back in 1996, Iconfactory came up with the App because they wanted to celebrate company’s 20th anniversary in fun yet different way. The App’s design has a black & white interface because color graphics support weren’t that common in that time. The App developers have made sure that you get the retro feel with lots of fun like–When you pan your camera around, the display doesn’t changes at 60fps, it does so in bulky and thick way to give an evocative look, like it was in digital camera of mini pocket computer back then. TheAppleGoogle had a talk with Ged, who told some amazing facts and stories about BitCam. Here’s what he had to say: Read More
Google launched its mobile payment system- ‘Android Pay’ in Singapore on 28th June(Tuesday) , that makes Singapore the first country in Asia to get this service. Android Pay is already available in the US and the UK, this is a contactless smartphone payment system. The services can be used at any store in Singapore, which accepts contactless credit card system. Most android users in Singapore will be able to connect their credit cards with their smartphones and use it for transactions.
Finding the best job for yourself is the biggest challenge, to get a job where you love to work, with a deserving salary, where you can unleash your true potential & develop your skills. Similarly finding or recruiting the best candidate for the job is a big issue for hiring managers, BestEmployees App is the solution for this problem. This App targets ‘active job searchers’- who aren’t able to get selected for interviews because of so many applicants apply for the job, next are the ‘not active job searchers’- who are busy with there current jobs and are not able to find there dream jobs because they can’t do active searching, the last but not the least are the ‘hiring managers’ who want to recruit the best candidate for the job- but hiring method these days are expensive & takes time.
Being a parent is not an easy thing in today’s world, and finding the best things for your kids is even more difficult. Not only do you have to make sure that their basic needs are met, you also have to keep them from getting bored and hopefully enrich them along the way so they learn something. The App helps you to “find great places for your kids”, be it moms, dads, grandparents, or other people who care for children. TheAppleGoogle had a talk with Sara Mauskopf, who told some amazing stories regarding Winnie. Here’s what she had to say: Read More
Augmented Reality in books is a wonderful way to make kids read a book, but most of them have always been kind of “gimmicky”. Books & Magic have found a way to develop AR in books to make them playable in a way that appeals to the mass consumer market. Books & Magic has released an innovative App+book that combines and unfolds a 3D game universe inside the book which is a Hans Christian Andersen fairytale: The Little Mermaid – A Magical Augmented Reality Book. The Little Mermaid is a brand new children’s book genre that merges digital gaming and linear storytelling from a physical book. Read More
Now the entire library of Android apps are available to Chromebook users—but for now, just in the Chromebook Flip. After trying a few, my Flip is now one of my most useful devices. There are still some rough edges, but in the near future, you’ll have a much more reason to buy a Chromebook. Google has launched more than 15 million apps available for ChromeOS. Soon, Android support will automatically be added to most late-model Chromebooks. At the moment, only one Chromebook, the ASUS Chromebook Flip, can run Android apps. Others such as the 2015 Chromebook Pixel and thecAcer Chromebook R11 will be able to run Android apps in the next few weeks. Read More
Hyperkin toyed with gamers last year when it teased a peripheral that would play real Game Boy cartridges on your phone, but it wasn’t just kidding around — it’s making good on its word. The company is now taking pre-orders for a Smart Boy Development Kit that lets your Android smartphone play Game Boy and Game Boy Color cartridges. There is an Atmel 90USB646 chip in the device and is NTSC/PAL cart compatible. The device will also require Android 4.4.4 KitKat and above, with USB OTG support. Also, the kit is usable with 5-6inch devices. The Smart Boy is expected to ship by December 2016 and its pricing hasn’t been announced yet. Read More
The reality free-to-play mobile game Pokémon Go, from Niantic, will be accessible from this July on iOS and android. Nintendo announced the release of the game on second-day of E3 live stream, but didn’t give any fixed date, but you can get wrist-worn wearable called Pokémon Go Plus that lets you play the game without using your smartphone, the cost is $34.99. Unfortunately, it won’t be quite ready at launch, Nintendo. Read More