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  • We all adore our Android phones. They are high tech, popular, easy to use and relatively safe for you to surf the web. However there is a new security risk to your phone in the form of security updates, that should not be trusted. Yes, we all love to browse the web on our phone and find out what's new on our favourite sites, like ...
  • According to the latest findings from Nielsen survey, Android is the clear-cut winner with 61% market share, a quick jump from 41% in the final quarter of 2011. On the other hand, iOS fell with a 29 percent market share, down from 41 percent during the last quarter.US market accounts for a 90% of total smartphone market sales comprising of...
  • After making an impressive appearance at Mobile World Congress 2012, the much awaited Samsung Galaxy S3 release date is out. The Korean giant will officially launch the next generation Samsung Galaxy S3 at Earls Court in London London on 3rd May. Just before the launch, we have got the leaks regarding Samsung Galaxy S3 color options. The Android...
  • The much-awaited Instagram app hits Android and achieved instant success from the first day. The app launched last week clicked within the first 24 hours with a massive 1 million downloads from Android users. The app continued its stride at a brisk pace and hit a new milestone of 5 million downloads in just six days on Google Play with 2,000 sign...
  •   Google Maps get Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update and the user interface has been redesigned which makes navigation to destinations much faster and easier. Google Maps has now been updated to version 6.5 with improved support for devices having high-pixel density displays, which will be useful to Android developers. For “High...

Yahoo unveils Mobile App Search, AppSpot for Android

Yahoo has launched tow new Mobile app discovery tools, App Search and AppSpot for Android that brings mobile app search and desktop web experience to users. Yahoo App Search helps users to find apps on Android smartphones and tablets. Yahoo AppSpot helps Android users to find new software on the go. The new app search tool will leverage Yahoo app search on Android Market, which offers over 200,000 apps. On the other hand, the App Search and AppSpot for Android will also generate more traffic to Yahoo.

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LightBox Camera App for Android enable sharing photos on social networks

LightBox camera app for Android was launched at the SXSW conference in Austin, Texas. This aesthetically designed social camera app allows users to share pictures on multiple social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, and Tumblr at the same time. Lightbox app enables moving all pictures to the cloud. Lightbox works locally on the devices and can sync all the pictures seamlessly from Lightbox library on WiFi or 3G networks.

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Android to grab over 40% smartphone market share in 2011

Android now commands 38% percent market share and will exceed 40 percent through 2011, and settle down to 44 percent by 2015, as per a report from IDC in its Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report. Windows phones will clinch the second position, thanks to Microsoft teaming with Nokia.

Adobe Flash Player 10.3 for Android updated

Adobe Flash Player 10.3 for Android has been updated which includes new security issues (see security bulletins APSB11-12 and APSB11-13 for details). The latest release of Adobe Flash 10.3.185.23 for Android devices addresses the bug fixes and improvements:

 

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors delivers enhances mobile gaming experience on Android phones

Qualcomm has launched a 100 game pack optimized for Android phones with its Snapdragon mobile processors, which can be downloaded from the Android Market. Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play, the first smartphone with Playstation, supports a new tool, Adreno which is an embedded graphics chip processing unit used to optimize snapdragon’s games to deliver an exciting mobile gaming experience.

The next major version of Android is dubbed Ice Cream Sandwich

The latest version of Android is codenamed Ice Cream Sandwich, which is doing the rounds for months, has been confirmed on the Android Open Source Project’s issues forum. Though its not officially announced, Eric Schmidt said at the Mobile World Congress in February that the next major update of Android would be a dessert starting with the letter “i” which will integrate the features of Android 2.3 Gingerbread and Android 3.0 Honeycomb.