Tag Archive: Android

Distimo: Paid App Store Downloads More Popular Than Android Counterparts

On Friday, app marketplace analytics firm Ditimo published their latest findings regarding the download patterns and trends within the digital world’s most popular app markets today. And the findings aren’t particularly positive for Android – at least not when compared to Apple.

Based on the data compiled, of the more than 200,000 applications now available in Google’s Android Market, most have logged a pretty poor download record. Ugly but true, 20% of all free applications  [Read More…]

Android Port For iPhone 4 and iPhone 3GS Coming Along

It’s quite ironic really when you think about it. Not content with the umpteen different Androidhandsets available these days, it seems some people want to run Google’s finest on their iPhones too.

In a forum post on ModMyI, Joshua Tucker has published an interview with the guy behind the project to get Android running on the iPhone 3GS and A4-based hardware such as iPhone 4 and iPad.

Nick Pack, product leader of the iDroid Project tells Tucker how the  [Read More…]

Android Port to 3GS and A4 Progress Report

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It has been quite sometime since word of the Android operating system being ported to the iPhone has been big news or an issue of public excitement. When Android on the iPhone originally hit the presses, everyone was on it and it was a hot topic for the entire summer of 2010. The latest release was the successful Android port to the iPhone 3G last year.  [Read More…]

iPhone 3GS Still Outselling Some Android Phones

It may be nearly two years old, but there’s life in the old iPhone 3GS yet and, as reported by AppleInsider, the veteran handset is still outselling some newer Android handsets.

Stats coming from  Cannacord Genuity’s  Michael Walkley show that both the iPhone 3GS and original iPad are currently outselling much newer competition.

The analyst looked into both AT&T and Verizon’s sales for April and deduced that the iPhone  [Read More…]

Enable AirPlay On Android Phones Using DoubleTwist

AirPlay, Apple’s magic video and audio streaming service allows users to ‘throw’ content from one enabled device to another. There’s nothing more magical (and revolutionary) than sending video from an iPhone to the big screen via an Apple TV, and now thanks to DoubleTwist, Android owners can join in the fun.

Using the free DoubleTwist app and a $ 4.99 add-on called AirSync, Android phones and tablets can now  [Read More…]

Android 2.3.4 Confirmed Bringing Google Talk Video Calling To Nexus S. OTA Roll-Out In Next Few Weeks

We first heard yesterday about the possibility of Google’s Android 2.3.4 bringing video calling to the Nexus S, thanks to a tweet from a supposed Samsung employee. Now Google has confirmed that this is indeed the case, and the update will arrive in the ‘next few weeks’.

Along with bringing video chat to the Nexus S, the update will be laden with bug fixes for the ageing Nexus One  [Read More…]

FileXChange Enable You To Transfer Files Between iPhone and Android, Mac, Windows and Linux

FileXChange is a new application developed by iStartApp to exchange files on your iPhone, iPodTouch and iPad. With a single click, you can send any type of file towards Windows, Mac, Linux and Android devices. You can use your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad as a USB to transfer files anywhere without iTunes.

FileXChange features: Very easy to use: intuitive graphics and video tutorial File transfer is via Wi-Fi or via Bluetooth Transfer files to and  [Read More…]

Android Porting to iPhone 4 / iPod Touch 4G, 3G / iPad 1, 2 Very Soon !

Great news, Android plateform on its way to land on iPhone 4, 3GS, iPod touch 4G, 3G. Look what we’ve found while perusing our Twitter timeline… This could means that we’ll see Android coming to the iPhone 4 and iPad (may be iPad 2 too) very soon as the hackers who ported Android on iPhone 3G / 2G has already made a great progress on porting Android to newer devices. First, cpich3g tweeted that they have very basic PMU on iPhone 4  [Read More…]

Android VS iOS

Android vs. iOS is a popular debate topic, but it might just be happening at the consumer level. 9to5Mac ran an interesting story this morning about some comments made byGoogle’s Asia-Pacific president, Daniel Alegre.”When the iPhone succeeds, Google succeeds,” he mentions in an interview with AdNews.

This alone shouldn’t catch anyone off guard. With over 100 million iPhones out in the wild using Google’s little search bar built into Safari, why wouldn’t Google be  [Read More…]