Instagram app for Android is out with an update to address issues for devices equipped with a front camera. The update resolves front camera usage issues while accessing the ‘Advanced Camera’ option on certain variants. Samsung Galaxy Y and Ace series smartphone users also get a fix for image filters, which has now been resolved and is more reliable. The set of devices include the GT-S5570I, GT-S5363, GT-S5367, GT-S6102, and GT-S6102B. In case you own any of the aforesaid devices, the download is a must for you guys. The app can be updated or can be downloaded via the Google Play Store. The download link is right below.
Download Instagram for Android update (1.1.1) from the Google Play Store
Requires Android 2.2 +
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The big day was finally in and the much anticipated and awaited Samsung Galaxy S3 is here to surprise us all with its delightful touch of nature. The first thing to start over is the event being live streamed that has allowed millions of enthusiastic Galaxy Fans and Bloggers to be a part of the grand event.
Samsung has given an ear to assimilate feedback from its existing users for the Galaxy S2 and Galaxy S to design a smartphone that is intelligent enough to welcome the sense of being human. The device flaunts an amazing 4.8-inch Super AMOLED Display (1280×720 pixels) with an astonishing image density of 306 PPI (pixels-per-inch), relatively as good as Apple’s Retina Display. Samsung’s Exynos 1.4 GHz Quad-Core Processor would showcase multitasking experience to be overwhelming with 1GB RAM to supplement its needs.
For all you peeps who love to shoot, capturing images would be even more fun with an 8MP that comes with zero shutter lag and a response time of less than 1 second, it supports Full HD Video at 1080p, while the 1.9MP front camera supports HD Video at 720p. The front camera also supports human face recognition that prevents the display to dim while you are using it. Samsung has also introduced loads of social sharing features including NFC with Wi-Fi direct, Wi-Fi Boost, Video Streaming with its proprietary All Share Dongle allowing support for devices equipped with DLNA, and Best Photo that automatically captures several shots for your images and chooses the best one automatically.
An incorporated natural voice recognition client called ‘S Voice’ helps perform voice actions and human gesture recognition in 8 different languages including British/American English, French, Italian, German, Japanese, Korean and more. It seems Apple’s Siri might have some competition to meet in the months to come. You can also use voice commands to wake up or unlock your phone, the examples include statements like ‘ Hi Buddy’ and more.
(Samsung Galaxy S3 1st Video Commercial via Youtube)
On the design front the gizmo still maintains an easy to carry layout despite the fact of the increase in its screen size. It weighs 133gms and 8.66mm in width, now that is slim for a full touch form factor. Considering battery as a major concern for all users on the Android platform, we get a high-capacity 2100 mAh battery with support for multiple accessories including Wireless Sharing kits introduced by Samsung, a technology to be innovated for the first time in the smartphone segment.
Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0 is what that comes loaded, topped up with Samsung’s Nature Touch Wiz UI. The secret behind the word ‘Nature’ is unveiled by the overall representation including animations, sounds, photos and the physical build, which have been inspired by keeping the environment in mind.
The Samsung Galaxy S3 is planned to release across Europe and 10 other regions including Delhi (India) starting 29th May 2012. It would be available in two colors i.e. ‘Pebble Blue’ and ‘Marble White’. We would witness both the 3G and the LTE variants for the S3, the LTE variant would be available across the U.S. with more details about the same would to be revealed at the U.S. launch event. As Android and the Google Play Store evolve as thrilling hub for free and paid apps, the future for the Samsung Galaxy S3 is filled with smoothing charisma and glamor.
Google’s much awaited online cloud storage service ‘Google Drive’ is finally out moments ago, after all rumors, leaks and news in the air we’ve got all the information on what Google has to offer us. Google Docs is integrated as part of the online service that allows users to share, collaborate and work on new or existing documents, spreadsheets, PDF’s and more within the framework. Data means portability and keeping the same in mind ‘Google Drive’ offers cross platform functionality over the Web, PC, Mac’s and Android. Big G is still working on an iOS application for the Google Drive, which is still in the pipeline. Google has also taken an initiative for people who are visually impaired by providing access via means of a Screen Reader.
Cloud Storage has already been a part for mobile and desktop users via leading providers like Evernote, DropBox, Box.net and others. Dropbox had introduced its link share feature to its app for all platforms earlier today, we also mentioned the innovation part that had to be in place for Google Drive to be a success. Searching for documents should no longer be a hassle as multiple search options include search via keywords, filter type, date, file type and much more. To make it even peppier Google has introduced Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology integrated to its search mechanism that would allow text within images or scanned documents to be visible across search queries. The feature is still developing and is in its early stages that should get improved as the service evolves.
Google Drive starts initially with 5GB of free storage space for users. The premium paid variants start with 25GB at $2.49/month, 50GB at $4.99/month and massive 1TB at $49.99/month. To expect even more out of your paid storage, you get an upgraded Gmail account with 25GB storage upon subscription.
Google aims at integrating the cloud service seamlessly towards all its products and platforms. Google+ users can add photos directly to posts from their ‘Google Drive’ accounts. The feature would also be witnessed across Gmail to attach files, documents, and more straight from the web. The platform would soon be widespread with third-party developers already working in place to add new stuff.
Google Drive can also be added as an app for Google Chrome via its web store. We’ve got enough of news and things to experiment for today, do checkout this new service at http://drive.google.com/start/
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Download Google Drive for Android from the Google Play Store
(Requires Android 2.1 or higher)
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Dropbox for Android update has been rolled out, although the changelog states ‘Performance improvements and bug fixes’ as a part of the current release, the app adds support for file and folder level link sharing. For users who were already testing or using the beta release for the app would have already noticed the feature in place that allows users to share individual links for any file or folders. The timing for the update seems to be perfectly in place, while we suspect Big G’s new service i.e. ‘Google Drive’ for Android to be out very soon. Google would have to prove its self again to be the best by bringing a twist for its upcoming file sharing app by either integrating it towards all its verticals and services or by doing something ‘Magical’. The download link is right below, click, download and enjoy !
Download Dropbox for Android (2.1.3) from the Google Play Store
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