Gaana.com team has released the version 2.0 of its official Android app in Google Play today. The update app brings several improvements along with the optional premium features as a part of Gaana+, which was first released on iOS in April.
The Gaana+ premium subscription service allows users to download music for offline usage, up to 128kbps bitrate streaming support, ad-free experience and more. The service currently costs $2.99 (or Rs. 170.13) for Indian users and $3.99 for users outside India. The subscription payment is done using Google Play’s in-app billing support and you can also test out the feature for 15 days as a free trial. Continue reading
Google has released updates for two of its Android applications – Google+ and Google Play Music. The latest updates bring performance improvements and a host of new features to both the apps.
Talking about Google+ first, the update version 4.0.1 adds notification sync support. So, if you have read a Google+ notification on the website, it will automatically be synced on the Android app or other platforms. Among other new features, Google+ Android app users will now be able to delete images directly from the Photos view. Continue reading
Printing documents directly from Android devices became a whole lot easier today. Google has released its Cloud Print app in Google Play, which allows you to print anything from your Android device to a Cloud Print connected printer.
The Cloud Print feature is nothing new and has been present for a long time now, but it is the first time Google has officially taken it mobile. There are several other third-party apps, which also allow you to use Cloud Print feature. Continue reading
Google has confirmed today that it has indeed acquired the popular community-based navigation app Waze. There is no word on the financial details of the deal at this moment but as per previous reports, Google could have paid around over $1 billion for Waze.
“To help you outsmart traffic, today we’re excited to announce we’ve closed the acquisition of Waze. This fast-growing community of traffic-obsessed drivers is working together to find the best routes from home to work, every day,” Google’s VP for Geo Brian McClendon noted in a blog post. Continue reading
Another Android-powered game console is ready to enter the market. Mad Catz today announced its M.O.J.O. game console, set for Holiday 2013 release. It will be competing with OUYA, Gamestick and Bluestacks’ GamePop consoles.
Not many details are available at this point, but as per a press release issued by the company, MadCatz M.O.J.O. will come with NVIDIA’s Tegra quad-core processor (not sure if Tegra 3 or 4), 16GB of internal storage, two USB ports, HDMI, and Wi-Fi. Continue reading
Halfbrick Studios has released a massive update for Fruit Ninja Free version in Google Play recently. The latest update brings several new goodies including a brand new local multiplayer support for tablets.
“The wait is over! Fruit Ninja has now been expanded with a gigantic update for our loyal Android followers. Get ready to boost your fruit slicing arsenal with 8 new blades, 7 backgrounds, exciting new power-ups and the highly anticipated pomegranate,” Halfbrick noted in a blog post. Continue reading
Also, brings app drawer customization for Facebook Home users
Facebook has issued an application update for its official Android app earlier today. The new update brings a few new features for the main app in addition to a couple of changes for Facebook Home.
One of the major changes in the current update is the ability to include multiple images in a single post. On the Facebook Home front, this update bring the favourite apps drawer and now you can add the most used app to this drawer for faster access. Continue reading
Blackberry is reportedly in talks with various Android manufacturers to pre-load its BlackBerry Messenger on their devices. “There is interest from other handset makers,” BlackBerry COO Kristian Tear told CNET recently.
BlackBerry did not reveal the names of these manufacturers but it is safe to say that Samsung won’t be the pre-loading BBM as it already has its ChatOn messenger service. The manufacturers like Huawei, ZTE or even LG and HTC are likely to integrate it in their smartphones. Continue reading
Stuck with a custom keyboard from your manufacturer, worry no more. Google has announced that it is making the stock Android 4.2 keyboard available in Google Play. Now, any Android device with Ice Cream Sandwich or above on-board would be able to install the great stock Android keyboard directly from Play Store.
The stock keyboard comes with some nifty features and is a great keyboard to use on any Android device. Continue reading
Wikipad is back in news and this time with a release date. The company was earlier supposed to launch a 10-inch gaming tablet, but that was discontinued before it could land in stores due to some issues. Wikipad then announced the 7-inch version, which is now ready to go on sale.
Wikipad today revealed that the new Wikipad gaming tablet will be available in the United States beginning June 11. It will be sold at Walmart.com, BestBuy.com, and Tiger Direct. The company also announced that UK and global release will be happening sometime this summer. Continue reading