Android N Will Be Shipped Without Oracle’s Proprietary Java APIs, Google Confirms

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The Google-Oracle lawsuit has been going on for years now. The suit involves Google’s use of a part of a programming language called Java, owned by Oracle. However, Google now has confirmed that it will let go of the parts of Android that are being disputed by Oracle and switch to an open source alternative instead. Read More

Apple Dominates New Device Activation With 49% During Christmas

Apple1According recent reports by the analytic firm Flurry, Apple iPhones and Apple iPads in aggregate comprised 49.1 percent of new device activations from Dec. 19 to Dec. 25. This is however slightly lesser than last year’s 51.3 percent.Samsung came in second with their new device activations going up from 17.7 percent in 2014 to 19.8 percent this year. Samsung’s rise in sales according to Flurry is due to its large smartphones like the Galaxy Grand Prime, Core Prime, and S6. Nokia stood third with a 2 percent share of the market, while LG and Xiaomi rounded out the top five with 1.7 percent and 1.5 percent, respectively. Read More

FCC Posts Images Of The New Google Glasses

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The FCC website has posted images of Google’s next generation Glass headset. These pictures show a Google Glass unit with the FCCID “A4R­-GG1” that looks a lot like the existing Glass design.The new glass redesigned by Tony Fadell is slimmer and durable than the previous model. It has a bigger display prism (likely to offer a larger picture) along with a hinge for folding up the glasses when you’re not using it. Read More

We Are Waiting – WhatsApp For Apple Watch

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The social messaging platform recently acquired by Facebook, WhatsApp has been one of the top players in the App industry for quite some time now. It’s really surprising how they don’t have a native WatchOS App for the much applauded Apple watch yet.

Apple’s wearable technology, the Apple Watch is known for its ability to receive and respond to notifications in an instant without having to reach your pockets for your iPhone. Facebook Messenger was updated with a native Apple Watch App in October that allows users to send and receive voice clips, Likes, stickers and more through it. However, no such update has been made by the Facebook-owned, WhatsApp. Read More

WhatsApp Will Get Video Calling

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It looks like WhatsApp is planning to roll out a video calling feature very soon but there is no news about its official release date. According to leaked screenshots of the WhatsApp video calling feature from private beta versions for iPhone by German website Macerkopf, one will be able to make the video call using either their phone’s front or rear camera. The interface will be quite similar to the one seen in the voice calling feature and it is also expected to have a multi-tab feature so as to make it easy for one to switch between different conversations and groups. Read More

VigCal – The All-In-One Smart Organizer

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VigCal, a smart organizer is an organizer like no other. Not only is it an all-in-one calendar, it is really useful to update and plan your activities. A very rich featured and an easy on the eye app with its great yet simple design. The App looks beautiful and is extremely responsive. Add to that the all the extra options and the amount of fine tune that can be applied is absolutely out of the box. Let’s get a little in-depth about this App. Read More

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