Since its launch, Path – the social networking app has grown to embrace more than two million people sharing life with distant family, friends and associates. And lately, the developers of the app have rolled out a major update for the Android and iPhone platforms. The update includes a few worth-considering features, like the ability to poke friends.
In addition to this, in its first ever update, the app also introduced book and movie sharing, new photo editing tools, and larger images.
If you own an Android-based device and love to play games on it, here is an interesting piece of news for you.
Verizon Wireless has revealed an app that features intriguing games for ultimate gaming experience.
Dubbed as GameTanium, the app primarily is a game subscription service exclusively for Android-based smartphones and tablets. Powered by Verizon Wireless network, the app offers unlimited access to over 100 best titles for smartphones and 50 for tablets. For all the existing Verizon Wireless customers, who are thinking of subscribing the service on your Android device, it is available for a monthly fee of $5.99.
From Doodle God, World of Goo, Fruit Ninja, and more, plethora of titles are available to keep you engrossed and entertained.
Apart from this, the service will also include a parental ratings system and genuine review of all the games.
If you would like to try out and see what all is available, Verizon Wireless is offering free trial of the service, which is available for three days. So, what are you waiting for? Go and grab this opportunity.
Google’s popular browser Chrome for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich-based devices is ultimately out of Beta stage. The updated version is now available for download on Google Play store.
Version 18.0.1025123, the first Stable Channel release of Chrome for Android, has crucial stability and performance fixes and a few minor adjustments.
Prime features in Chrome for Android include the option to automatically sync open tabs, passwords, and bookmarks from your desktop Chrome browser to your tablet or smartphone. In addition to this, the Stable Channel release of Chrome for Android has the ability to send open pages on your desktop Chrome browser to your Android-based devices for future reference or read.
Also, swiping between tabs is extremely simple. Flipping through tabs is as easy as fanning a deck of cards.
Want to get enhanced browsing experience on your Android-based device, download Stable Channel release of Chrome for Android.
After releasing Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Google has officially announced to release the next version of Android, called as Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Expected to be available in second quarter of 2012, this newest version of Google’s Android operating system will consist a mixture of noticeable features.
What to expect in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean:
From browsing apps to moving between home screen, 4.1 Jelly Bean is designed to make everything fast and smooth. It will make your Android-based device more responsive by augmenting your device’s CPU as you touch the screen.
Also, the latest Android operating system is expected to facilitate you to take instant action right away from the notifications area. If you want to revert to a missed call or want to mark an e-mail, you need not to follow a long procedure as all this can be done swiftly from the notification area itself. With Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, interacting with you favorite apps and customizing the screen of your device is exceptionally easier.
Another aspect that makes this novel version of 4.1 different from the previous ones is the feature to seamlessly take and share photos. Its text-to-speech capabilities are worth noticing as well.
Zynga, the company behind famous social games like FarmVille and CityVille, announced that it will release a social network, dubbed as ‘Zynga with Friends’.
At present, Zynga is one of the world’s most eminent online gaming companies having millions of monthly active users. Its new social network, Zynga with Friends will connect all enthusiastic online gamers on different platforms, including iOS, Android, Facebook, and Zynga.com. It will allow Zynga gamers to befriend, make relevant communities, and solicit games. Zynga with Friends will also enable gamers to make a centralized profile to talk about their Zynga gaming experiences and compile their top scores in Zynga games on both mobile and web platforms. Apart from this, the anticipated social network will also include multi-player gaming and intriguing chat features.
According to Manuel Bronstein, a senior Zynga executive, Zynga with Friends is a “one network, one unified experience, and one social lobby that will for the first time connect all of our players, no matter where they’re playing. The new social features and services are designed for the sole purpose of bringing more people to play together.”
Facebook lately has created a new feature called Find Friends Nearby, earlier code-named Friendshake, for Android and iOS-based devices. Yet to be announced officially, this latest feature will let you find out friends who are geographically nearby.
Basically, Find Friends Nearby feature takes you to a page wherein you can spot other people within/near your location and who are browsing the Find Friends Nearby page. For instance, if you and someone you recently met want to be friends, both of you can simply go to the Find Friends Nearby page, unlike the traditional way of typing and searching each other’s name.
While Find Friends Nearby simplifies the process of befriending with someone near you, conversely, it has privacy risk too. This feature will not just give personal details of potential friends nearby; by simply leaving Find Friends Nearby page open you can also spot anyone else within your vicinity.
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