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Getting More From Your Smartphone

by VISHAL GAIKAR - on Sep 28th 2015 - No Comments
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If you follow the adverts on the television, you would think that today’s smartphones are primarily used for communications with friends, family, and coworkers, playing games, and getting directions on how to best navigate traffic and weather. While these are indeed useful features, there exists a veritable treasure trove of highly...

Disa: Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp and SMS in one place!

by Pankaj Gaikar - on Mar 2nd 2015 - No Comments

You love the messaging apps, but hate to have pages and pages (or folders) on your Homescreen dedicated to it? You hate having to be jumping between Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger and SMS to respond to a contact or another. Disa posed to be the ideal solution to offer the possibility of combining Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp and SMS under...

Amazon Offers 27 Paid Android Apps for Free Worth $153 For Limited Time

by Pankaj Gaikar - on Sep 26th 2014 - No Comments

Users with Android mobile devices are in luck. Amazon has launched a new special campaign in its app store with which you can get paid android apps for free valued at 153 dollars for free. Those interested should hurry because this promotion has an expiration date. It is not the first time that Amazon decided to offer paid apps for free....

10 Must Have Android Apps For Any Android Phone

by Pankaj Gaikar - on Sep 24th 2014 - No Comments

Google Play Store is now flooding out of limits. There are so many options as in apps are available to accomplish each task. This is the reason for all the confusion, now users are  confused about which apps to use? Here I am bringing a special series of posts for Being android readers, to suggest them which apps are better. In this...

Top 3 Free Android Apps for Your Mobile

by VISHAL GAIKAR - on May 2nd 2012 - No Comments

Given the sheer amount of Android apps available on the open mobile platform, it can sometimes be difficult deciding between them. One of the main benefits of having an Android enabled phone is that it will support most apps, as compared to the iPhone’s more closed platform. Most of these apps can also be downloaded for free. When choosing...

The Android Market Turns Into Google Play

by VISHAL GAIKAR - on Mar 7th 2012 - No Comments

Google finally rename Android Market as Google Play, Previously seen rumors on the web were not completely wrong, Google converts Android Market into Google Play to completely unify the three other services as well including: Android Market, Google Music and the Google eBookstore.

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To discover in detail all the services that Google offers, please visit this link where you will find answers to your questions. Now your favorite music, books, movies, apps, and games are all in one place that’s accessible from the Web and any Android device.

Guys, now delete your favourite Android Market link from your bookmarks list and add new Google Play in place of it. Updates to the android application will shortly be available from Android 2.2 FroYo to next versions.

As per official Google blog :

In the U.S., music, movies, books and Android apps are available in Google Play. In Canada and the U.K., we’ll offer movies, books and Android apps; in Australia, books and apps; and in Japan, movies and apps. Everywhere else, Play will be the new home for Android apps.


Google Play Overview:

  • Store up to 20,000 songs for free.
  • Download more than 450,000 Android apps and games.
  • Browse the world’s largest selection of eBooks.
  • Rent thousands of your favorite movies.

Google Play offers more than 450,000 android apps, millions of songs, thousands of movies, and tons of books. They have also added extra feature that before buying anything you can preview the song, book, or movie. Everything is stored in the cloud. Your downloads can be seen on your mobile device or found online at play.google.com.


Google Play android application is available for download, you can download Google play apk from the following link. Google Play store is compatible with Android 2.2 and upper version of devices, Google play current version is now 3.4.6.

Download Google Play Android App

Why Should I Buy an Android Phone?

by VISHAL GAIKAR - on Mar 6th 2012 - No Comments

Today, the great debate rages as to why people should invest in Android phone. These are among the latest and greatest of smartphones that you have to choose from today, and they offer a lot of different options for people. Of course, choosing this OS over others like the iPhone, BlackBerry, or even Windows Mobile devices is going require a little bit of time to research the different benefits and features that you can appreciate in a device like this. If you’re questioning whether you should buy an Android phone or not, here are some great reasons to consider it.

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Home screen customization is a lot nicer than what you get with other OS devices on any Android phone. You can add and remove widgets, apps, contacts, and change wallpapers so that your home screen is exactly what you need. Plus, with multiple home screens, you can easily have room for everything to be just a touch away, no matter how much you have on your phone. Another perk of the Android phone are their cameras. These phones all have high quality cameras, many which are 8 megapixels and 720p HD video quality. If you’re looking for a stellar smart phone that can double as a digital camera when you don’t have one on hand, these devices take the cake.

Android phones also offer the option for removable storage. With a micro SD card you can expand the storage capacity of your phone, swap cards for different storage options, and get up to 16GB of extra space on almost all the devices that run the Android OS. When it comes to speed, these phones also have faster processors than other smartphones on the market today. You’ll lose a little bit of battery life for having a better processor, but all in all, it’s worth it.

There are a lot of different reasons to buy an Android phone. Even if you just don’t want to be locked into the constantly upgrading world of Apple technology with an iPhone, the Android makes a great choice. So many people like the simplicity of the user interface and the unique features that this OS has that they’ve sworn to never go back to a different phone again. You should check out Android for yourself and see everything that it can do. If you want one of the most popular, functional smartphones on the market, Android is definitely the phone for you.

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Google Currents : Magazine Style News Aggregator for iOS and Android

by VISHAL GAIKAR - on Dec 11th 2011 - 1 Comment

Google’s long-awaited magazine styled newsreader app for android and iOS, Google Currents has been released. This is the strong competitor to apps like Flipboard and Zite. Google Currents delivers beautiful magazine-like editions to your tablet and smartphone for high speed offline reading. You can browse, read, and share favorite content, presented in a swipable magazine format.

Google Currents, a new application for Android devices, iPads and iPhones that lets you explore online magazines and other content with the swipe of a finger.

With the Google Currents, Google is joining a crowd of companies packaging digital content in a magazine-like format for mobile devices. Google Currents is a brand new way of exploring your favorite news and RSS feed subscriptions on your Android & iOS.

Publisher editions – Publishers such as Forbes, Techcrunch, Saveur, Popular Science, Good, 500px, Fast Company and more have produced hundreds of editions including in-depth articles, videos, fine photography, slideshows, live-maps, and social streams.

Google trending editions – Google Currents uses Google search technology to hourly build a set of editions tracking the five most recent trending stories in categories such as world, entertainment, sports, science, and more. Each story is presented through a fresh edition of articles, videos, and pictures.

So Guys, with this new app you can instantly turn your Google Reader subscriptions, or any of your favorite blogs/feeds into a beautiful edition with a magazine feel.

Google Currents for iOS and Android