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YouTube 2.0 for Android updated with official Music Videos and Pre-Roll Ads

Google announced that YouTube Music Videos gets a staggering 200 million video views per day, which is a 3x increase over the last one year. This was revealed on the sidelines of the release of YouTube app version 2.0 for Android that brings official music videos in association with VEVO. The YouTube joint project includes content from three big partners: UMG, Sony and EMI.

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Google Goggles 1.3 for Android updated with Print Ads and Sudoku

Google Goggles has been updated to version 1.3 for Android that can solve Sudoku puzzles and brings barcode scanning instantly.  The faster and smarter Goggles 1.3 client for Android smartphones can now recognize print ads in popular magazines and newspapers. Barcodes or QR code is scanned faster with Goggles. The phone gently vibrates and presents results within a second, without the need of pressing a button. Simply tap on the result to read product reviews, check in-store availability and compare prices.

Overview of Android Application Development

Google’s Android is a mobile operating system with middleware and key mobile applications built on Linux Kernel. It creates opportunities to Android developer to develop intuitive and compelling mobile applications that enhance the core functionality of the device and provide rich interactive user experience. Android Market boasts of over 200,000 apps, most of them are free to Android users for download. Android smartphones are ranked first in the sale of handsets in US, with a market share of 43.6% upfront.

Opera unveils WAC-ready Widget Runtime for Android

Opera has released a new Widget runtime for Android platform that supports Wholesale Applications Community (WAC) 1.0 specification. The alpha release of the new Opera widget runtime for Android provides an opportunity to developers to create applications as well as a platform for distribution.

YouTube 2.1 for Android brings in-page playback and improved UI

Google has released the YouTube app new version 2.1 for Android devices with lot of improvements including in-page playback, full screen UI, and subscription updates.  The Android developer at Google has launched the latest YouTube app version 2.1, which has been rebuilt from the ground so as to mirror the YouTube desktop experience, by far the fastest, most intuitive YouTube mobile app to date.

Features

Skype for Android updated to 1.0.2, supports Samsung Galaxy S & SD card

Skype for Android has been updated to version 1.0.2 that makes it compatible with Samsung Galaxy S handsets  running Android OS 2.2 or higher.

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