Google, known for passively collecting data of the users to improve it’s apps performance is working on “Mobile Meter”, which will track mobile app usage, browsing habits from your mobile device. Though, denied as “rumor”, the app will target iOS and Android platforms. The participation will be voluntary and not mandatory for the users. http://engt.co/1gEXzv3
Android mobile phones are always prone to hacking attempts. The vulnerabilities existing in the system, gives jitters to Android based users. Here is the list of some, new improved security apps for an Android phone. http://ubm.io/161M1tu
To prevent data loss in case of handset loss, the Android Device Manager is now equipped with full remote device lock-down. It will override your pattern or pin protection. http://bit.ly/18lGcK1
BlueBox Security, a mobile security startup has found a loophole in the Android phones security, released over the past four years. The vulnerability disclosed to Google in February, is still pending from Google. Though, Samsung S4 seems to have patched up this loophole.
World’s number 1 Web Search Engine, Google is reportedly working on developing a Gaming Console in Android. Google’s Android operating system is the world’s most popular mobile software, featured on three out of every four smartphones sold. This would enable Google, expand Android’s scope beyond smartphones and tablets. Google is also working on a wristwatch model based on Android. Details – http://reut.rs/1aRXMbg
The prime competitors of Google in the mobile browser space – Opera and Yandex, combined hands to start One Platform Foundation (OPF). OPF allows Android developers to submit their application across all the Android markets. They are being supported by SlideME and CodeNGO in this effort. The official statement says – The OPF was created to solve some of the big problems for Android app developers – app store market fragmentation and lack of time and resources to allocate apps to any of more than 30 alternative app stores other than Google Play. Details – http://tnw.co/1aHAqSY
Do you have Android based smartphone and bored by sending old, text emails to your contacts. You can now send audio emails by recording your message, to your near and dears. Using The Record and Email Pro app – you can send email through your Gmail, Yahoo account(s). All you need is the SMTP details of your outgoing server, the recipient’s email address, and you are done. More details here – http://tek.io/ZE0udH
As more and more smart devices are opting for Android operating system and the market is being flooded by the Android devices. Google App Store, which was formally known as Android Market, has approx 600,000+ apps available. Here is the list of 51 must haves, which range from ‘Advanced Task Killer’ – to kill stubborn, memory consuming apps, to ‘Cloud Print’. Check the complete list, here – http://www.datamation.com/mobile-wireless/51-must-have-android-apps-1.html