Gmail's New Android App to Support Yahoo, Outlook and Other Email Accounts:
With Android Lollipop update Google is preparing to update for Gmail for Android and it will Gmail 5.0 version of Gmail for Android. The updated Android version of Gmail will handle email from other service provider such as Yahoo, Microsoft Outlook and other types of non-Gmail accounts, according to Android Police report, and updated app will launched soon.
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The new updated version of Gmail will very easy to use, among other thing you can handle email accounts from other service provider such as Yahoo or Outlook. By using easy swipe or by touching the account drop down Gmail user can easily switch to use other email accounts from different service provider. The Gmail 5.0 version will also support to POP,IMAP and Exchange.
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You can take video tour of new Gmail App for Android which was provided by Android Police.
The Gmail 5.0 App will run on Google's new Material Design language. The new version will include super clean compose screen, new round icons, menu style, a clean and brighter design.
Hope this update will roll out this week, and it’s still unclear that when same update will come to the iOS version of Gmail.
Microsoft the software giant,is planning to launch its first fitness based smartwatch within the next few weeks .According to Forbes report Microsoft smartwatch will passively track a heart rate of user and and work across different mobile platforms. This wearable move of Microsoft will be pitched against other devices which are already in market and obviously this wearable expected to take on with old players like Motorola, Samsung, Apple,LG and others.
Like many other Microsoft Smartwatch also will be totally fitness oriented,and best thing about this device is it will be work across multiple platforms such as its own windows phone,Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS.At the end of this year gadgets will be available to consumers in market.
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Microsoft smartwatch brag a battery life,you can use it for more than two days of regular use while Moto 360 and Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smart watch both need to be charged once in day.The cross –palform support is also positive pont of Microsoft smartwatch and it will cover wider market.microsoft still not officially announced about smartwatch and further details about Microsoft Smartwach is still unknown.
Facebook 'Safety Check' Tool Lets You Tell Your Friends and Loved Ones You’re Safe During a Natural Disaster
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Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg was introduced new Facebook feature 'Safety Check' during an event in Tokyo at Japan. This tool is mainly designed for particular areas which are in danger zones means such areas which are in under shadow of earthquake,flood and any other natural disaster.
During a major disaster, Safety Check will help you:
- Let friends and family know you’re safe.
- Check on others in the affected area.
- Mark your friends as safe.
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How to Use Facebook Safety Check?
In natural disaster condition Facebook will automatically activates Safety Check and gives notification to all users in area. Facebook knows who to inform by using Facebook's Nearby Friends tool,and by getting information from user listed cities,places user have logged.by using this data Facebook lets users know who among their Facebook friends are within area.If Facebook get user location wrong,you can mark that you'r outside of the affected area.
During natural disaster time,if you are safe then you can select "I'm safe" and notification and News Feed story will be generated with your update.This will inform your love ones,family member and friends that your safe and it help to ease their worries .Your friends also able to mark as you are safe.Suppose your friend is in natural disaster area and Safety Check tool has been activated,you will receive a notification about those friends that have marked themselves as safe. By clicking on this notification it will take you the safety check bookmark that will show you a list of their updates.
Facebook says Safety check tool born after 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Facebook Japanese engineers took first step towards creating Safety Check tool first they create Disaster Message Board to make easier communication between each other,and now tool is world wide available to Safety use.
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Google Nexus 9 tablet Coming to India,listed on Google India Play Store:
Google Nexus 9 tablet, which was announced on October 16th, is now listed on the Google Play Store in India. Out of four only two nexus tablet models are listed on Google Play Store. The 16 GB Wi-Fi only basic version model is priced at Rs.28,900 while 32Gb LTE variant model listed for Rs,44,900.Date is still not revealed so all you get is ‘coming soon’ label. Nexus 9 might be go on sell in the month of November with its global launch.
The 32 GB Wi-Fi only and the 16 GB cellular models and Nexus 6 are not listed on play store. The Google Nexus 9 tablet is being developed by HTC and it runs on latest Android 5.0 Lollipop. HTC Google Nexus 9 is made of plastic but it has brushed metal sides. Nexus 9 has an 8.9-inch screen with 2048x1536p resolution and is powered by the 64-bit quad-core Nvidia Tegra K1 processor, clocked at 2.3GHz. The tablet has an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and a 1.6MP front camera. According to Google, its 6,700mAh battery lasts up to 9.5 hours on a single charge. It is the first tablet to run on Android 5.0 Lollipop, the latest version of Google's mobile operating system.
KEY TECH SPECS:
Display: 8.9-inch IPS LCD
Resolution: 2048 x 1536 pixels
Camera: 8MP rear camera, 1.6MP front camera
Battery: 6700 mAh
Processor: 64-bit Nvidia Tegra K1 processor clocked at 2.3 GHz
Memory: 16 GB and 32 GB
OS: Android 5.0 (lollipop)
Read here : Full Specifications of Google Nexus 9
Are you Delhi resident? And you fed up with traffic rule violation, unauthorized parking problem, traffic signals faulty problems and any other traffic related problems? Then don’t be worry because now Delhi Traffic Police has launched a new WhatsApp helpline number for complaints any traffic related issue. By using this service residents of Delhi can send in audio visual complains of any traffic related problems from anywhere from city. The Traffic Police force already has strong social media existence with around 200,000 followers on Facebook, has now started the WhatsApp helpline number ‘8750871493’ to achieve more connection with citizens.
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“Delhi Traffic Police is happy to connect with Delhiites on WhatsApp. If you want to complain about any traffic violation, unauthorized parking, overcharging/refusal/misbehavior by auto/taxi, faulty traffic signals, or any other issue related to traffic problem, you may send photograph or short video clip with details such as your name, place, date, time etc., on mobile number 8750871493 through WhatsApp,” said Special Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Muktesh Chander.
“We assure you of our prompt action on your complaint and feedback about action taken. Help us in our endeavour of ‘Mobility with Safety’, he added.
The aim of helpline service is to encourage citizens to report traffic related violations and any other illegal activities with ease.
WhatsApp is very popular messaging app, that’s why Delhi Police taking effort of late to use WhatsApp potential among people.By using this help line number Delhi Police can reach out with citizens very effectively and can communicate among themselves.
Via Facebook fan page Delhi Police had recently asked to residents of Delhi to come forward and complain about illegal parking in the city.They also has another helpline number (1095) to curb parking mafia. WhatsApp helpline is next step in this direction.
The Delhi Police had already launched an anti-corruption WhatsApp helpline (9910641064) on August 6.By using this help line Delhi citizens can send audio/video clips in case a police officer demands a bribe or harasses an individual. A number of cases reported by using this help line and solved by Delhi cops.
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Google has announced the Google Nexus 6 and Google Nexus 9 tablet with Android 5.0 Lollipop.
Nexus 9 has many awesome specification which are listed below:
|Dimensions||153.68mm x 228.25mm x 7.95mm(8.99 x 6.05 x 0.31 inches)|
|Weight||425g (Wi-Fi), 436g (LTE)|
|Battery Type||Not removable|
|Display||physical/Screen size||8.9 inches with IPS LCD technology|
|Resoulation||QXGA 2048x1536 Pixels|
|Pixel per inch (PPI)||288 ppi and 4.3 aspect ratio|
|Colours||indigo Black, Lunar White, Sand|
|Hardware||System Processor||2.3GHz dual-core,64-bitdenver|
|Processor maker||Nvidia Tegra K1|
|GPU||192-core Kepler GPU|
|RAM||2GB RAM(2048 MB RAM)|
|internal storage||16GB and 32GB|
|Software||OS (operating system)||Android 5.0 Lollipop|
|in built online||Youtube (upload),Google+|
|Camera||Rear camera||8 megapixels|
|Front camera||1.6 megapixels|
|Wi-Fi||Yes,802.11 b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac|
|GPS||Yes,802.11 b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac|
|NFC||Yes,802.11 b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac|
|Mobile hotspot||Yes,802.11 b, g, n, n 5GHz, ac|
|USB||Micro-USB 2.0 with USB charging|
|Telephony Technology||GSM||Yes-Penta Band(850/900/1800/1900/2100 MH)|
|Data||HSPA, LTE,UMTS, EDGE, GPRS|
|Sensors||Ambient light sensor||Yes|
Watch Google Nexus 9 Official video:
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After the Android One launch Google now aiming the mobile Indian space, Google is now looking to deal with the issue of slow mobile connectivity speed by offering faster search capability for mobile phones with slower network connections.
Google plans to use new streamlined version of the search results page in India. This technology will check automatically if user has slow wireless connection and deliver fast loading version of search and more text based results quicker.
“We will automatically check to see if a user has a slow wireless connection and deliver a fast loading version of Search. Fewer bytes means you get your answer faster—and cheaper! Google's high-quality results will remain the same, but elements such as images and maps will only show up when they are an essential part of the result.” said in Google India blog post by Bharat Mediratta, Distinguished Software Engineer of Google.
This is another step by Google is taking to organize the world’s information and make it available to everyone including those who has slow mobile connection. Google, which gives voice-based search in 47 languages world wide, also expects to roll out services in Indian regional languages in the future, though no particular timelines have been set for the same.
Last month Google launched Android one in India, which are totally designed to Indian people. Now days Google is increasing its focus on the Indian market because India is second fastest growing market for internet.
NDTV Gadgets report Apple iPhone 6 priced in India is Rs. 53,500 for 16GB model while the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 plus model will start at Rs.62,500,and iPhones will be available in India from October 17. Like last iPhone 5 release this time also new iPhones will reach in Indian market at Diwali time.Apple authorized dealers will able to take pre-orders of iphones 6 from next week and devices will go on sale on October 17.
The 64GB and 4.7-inch iPhone 6 will be priced at Rs.62,500 while 128GB 4.7-inch will be priced at Rs.71,500.Similarly iPhone 6 Plus will cost Rs.71,500 for 64GB variant and Rs.80,500 for the 128GB variant.
Apple India website first showed 26 September release date of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in India then they changed to 17 October and now date is disappeared from Apple official site,but it is confirmed that iPhone 6 will on go sell from 17 October in India.
Apple announced the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on September 9.The phones recived record break over 4 million pre-orders within 24 hours and first week sales reached 10 million.While Apple iPhone 6 Plus facing Bendgate controversy and various bugs in iOS8 but this things are minor because people are stupidly crazy to buy Apple products.
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According to the Economics Time Report Google is planning to launch its own mobile chat messaging app to rival WhatsApp and other mobile chat apps like hike and line. Google plans to introduce a mobile messaging app it is likely to test in India and other developing markets.Google already sent their product manager Nikhyl Singhal to do recce of the messaging app ecosystem in India because Google is still empty with mobile chat messaging app market which is acquired hugely by non Google mobile apps.
Google failed to buy out WhatsApp, Google reportedly made offer of over $10 billion to buy WhatsApp, which was eventually bought by Facebook for $19 billion and it was one of the largest technology deal in the history.
According to sources, the Google messaging app is in early stages of development and will come out in 2015, and the best thing about this Google messenger is unlike other Google products the messenger will not force users to use their Google login. The messenger will free of cost to use and will support Indian languages and voice to-text-messaging.
Google agreed that they missed social and social on mobile. While Facebook bought WhatsApp for same social reason because WhatsApp has over 600 million active user and 65 million user are only India. That’s why now Google targeting Indian market with full proof plan so they already launched Android one phones in India.
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Sheryl Sandberg Facebook Chief Operating Officer had visited India in June this year. Now Facebook founder & CEO Mark Zuckerberg to visit India to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and to address the first Internet.org summit in India which to be hosted on the 9th and 10th of October in new Delhi. According to research, India has the highest number of Facebook users outside of US. In short India is second biggest market to social networking giant Facebook. During this visit Mark Zuckerberg will meet to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other key ministery.
Digital India vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on roll, after the digital India vision announcement Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and then Microsoft’s Satya Nandella visited to India and now Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to visit India.
Mark is coming to India to address first internet.org summit. The internet.org is association of world wide tech industry giants like Opera, Nokia, Samsung, MediaTek, Qualcomm and Ericsson along with Facebook. These all companies are come together with aim to bring the internet to 5 billion people who still without access to it globally. All these companies will be developing lower cost smart phones with high quality and making internet accessible for underserved communites.
For Internet.org India summit experts, officials and industry leaders will come together to discuss and deliver internet for non- english speaking audience. Mark in his meeting with Modi will discuss how the Facebook and Indian Government can play vital role to better execution of Internet.org goals.
India contributes huge number of percentage in Facebook user. According to research Facebook users in India will reach 108.9 by end of the 2014.