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Google Maps Updated For Mobile

Google Maps Updated For Mobile

Google has now updated its Google Maps feature to fully with mobile browsers, since more than 40% of Google Maps traffic is mobile, it was a given that it would be updates at some point. The new Google Maps Mobile will have these features: See your current location Search for what’s nearby with suggest and auto complete Have clickable icons of popular businesses and transit stations Get driving, transit, biking, and walking directions Turn on satellite, transit, traffic, biking, and other layers View Place pages with photos, ratings, hours, and more When signed into your Google account, access your starred locations and My Maps So check Google Maps Out Now on your mobile....

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AT&T Finally addresses people’s demand, Sideloading Available On All Devices From Here On Out

AT&T Finally addresses people’s demand, Sideloading Available On All Devices From Here On Out

There were thousands of AT&T users screaming about the inability to side-load apps onto their devices. AT&T has finally addressed this widely floating demand by confirming to developers that from here on out, there will no longer be lock out sideloading on future smartphones.So you can hit up the Amazon App Store and download all of the cool apps. Talkandroidphones appreciate this move by AT&T, don’t forget to give your views ? [via talkandroid...

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HTC Thunderbolt inductive-charging backplate

HTC Thunderbolt inductive-charging backplate

If you are a HTC Thunderbolt owner and you are using 4G on it, then you would be cursing the phone’s battery.You would be needing to charge it for 2-3 times a day.The good news for HTC thunderbolt users is inductive-charging backplate for the HTC Thunderbolt has just hit the FCC. This means that charging would be a convenient now as you would just need to rest it on a charging mat. It made a brief appearance in the Verizon shop for $39, last April. No release date has come as of yet but the update suggests it could be in a...

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Logitech Revue with Google TV for $200 at Amazon

Logitech Revue with Google TV for $200 at Amazon

Amazon has dropped the price of the Logitech Revue to $199.99 , which is a 33% price drop. Now this is a good deal as you can grab Logitech Revueat the same price of Boxee Box. Logitech Revue would be pretty handy for TV guide searching, Netflix streaming and many more so stop waiting and grab one now. [via phandroid...

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Standard USB OTG Cable Usage in Samsung Galaxy S II For USB On-The-Go Access

Standard USB OTG Cable Usage in Samsung Galaxy S II For USB On-The-Go Access

NZtechfreak over at XDA has released USB On-The-Go cables for Samsung Galaxy SII. The member cleverly sorted out that a standard off-the-shelf USB OTG cable will work fine. This will certainly help the Samsung Galaxy S II owners in saving some quick bugs .For more info you can click the source link.   [via : Xda...

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Google’s Android 3.1 SDK Now Available

Google’s Android 3.1 SDK Now Available

For those creative, creative developers, Google’s Android 3.1 SDK is now available, here are the updates. UI Refinements Numerous enhancements to the UI to improve efficiency and make the interface more intuitive. Improvements to launcher animations, ease of visibility and improved audible feedback further add to ease of use. Connectivity for USB Accessories Support is now added for many more USB devices, including, keyboards, mice, and digital cameras. Virtually any USB peripherals can be supported, by applications built on top of the OS’ native USB support. Expanded Recent Apps List The recent apps list now retains many more items, and includes “touchable” thumbnails. Resizable Home Screen Widgets This sounds like a feature which users of alternative launcher apps are already familiar with, now native in Android 3.1. Support for external keyboards and pointing devices Including scroll wheel and trackball devices. Support for joysticks and gamepads Yes, this means your PlayStation and XBox Controllers. Robust Wi-Fi Networking Speed and performance improved, especially for streaming media Updated Set of Standard Apps Browser – UI improvements, added support for standards like CSS 3D, animations, CSS Fixed Positioning, and HTML5 video playback. Pages can be saved for offline viewing. Gallery – Now supports Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP), for one-touch import of pictures from external digital cameras. Calendar – Larger grids, better readability and ease of use. Contacts – Now allows full text search of all fields. Email – improved compatibility for HTML email, IMAP improvements, enhanced Home Screen widget. Enterprise Support Includes improvements to HTTP proxy and Wi-Fi access....

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