AOL App for Android Phones and Tablets Launched!

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Today, AOL has launched its magazine-type app for Android phones and tablets. With this app you can browse the top trending news stories, videos etc on a go. This app also allows you to access your AOL mail inbox.

Some of the features of the app are:
  • Enjoy quick, easy access to AOL Mail from anywhere.
  • Discover the latest stories and videos in an engaging news stream format.
  • Choose the news categories that matter most to you by customizing your stream.
  • Save articles and videos to read, watch and share later.
  • Connect and share via email, Facebook and Twitter.
The app is available as free download on Google Play.

Oppo N1 Smartphone Announced, features 13 MP Rotating Camera

Oppo N1 Camera smartphone
Oppo has announced high-end smartphone Oppo N1 this week. This is the first phone to feature 13 Megapixel rotating camera.

Some of the features of this gorgeous smartphone are:
  • 1080p IPS display.
  • 5.9 inch screen.
  • Android 4.2.2
  • 1.7 GHz quad-core processor.
  • 13 MP rotating camra.
  • 2 GB Ram.
  • 16/32 GB memory.
  • O-Touch feature.
  • 3610 mAh battery
  • Gloves and Stylus support.
  • Official CyanogenMod support.
The best point in considering this phone for purchase is camera. The camera features 206 degrees rotation and you can also lock it securely at any angle. It has 6 physical lenses and supports dual flash.

Another interesting feature of this phone is O-Click, which lets you operate the camera of phone remotely(upto 50 meters).

The phone will be launching with a price tag of around $570 in Chinese market next month. The phone will also be available worldwide from December.

Final Fantasy V for Android now Available on Play Store

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Final Fantasy series in one of the most widely popular RPG game for PCs. I used to play this game a lot on my desktop when I am in university. This week, the fifth version of the game 'Final Fantasy V' has been released for Android. This was first debuted in 1992 for desktops.

Some of the features of this groundbreaking game are:
  • Allow players to customize their characters.
  • Improvement of Ability system.
  • Refined job change system used in Final Fantasy III.
  • More expressive character models.
  • Fun to play.
The story of the game is as follows:
Earth, water, fire, and wind...
These are the four crystals that bring peace and prosperity to the world,
but they have lost their power and are now on verge of destruction.
It all started with a strange change in the wind...
Sensing something ominous astir, the young traveler Bartz astride his chocobo, Princess Lenna of Castle
Tycoon, the mysterious Galuf, an old man with a bad case of amnesia, and the pirate captain Faris soon find that fate has brought the former strangers together.
With spirits fired by strong will and purpose, the four heroes set out on an epic adventure.
Download the app from Google Play Store.

Samsung Galaxy Trend 3 with Dual-SIM Unveiled!

Galaxy Trend 3
Samsung has introduced Trend 3, a new dual-sim smartphone in china today. This is successor to Galaxy Trend II which was quite popular in chinese market.

Some of the specifications of the device are:
  • 1.2 GHz dual-core processor.
  • 4.3 inch WVGA TFT display.
  • Android 4.2.
  • microSD support.
  • 1800 mAh battery.
  • WCDMA 900/2,100MHz.
  • GSM 850/900/1,800/1,900MHz.
  • 128g of weight.
We are not sure whether this phone will be released in rest of the world or only limited to china. Anyways, there are lot of smartphones available with similar specs all over the world.

You can check more pictures of the phone in samsung chinese website.


Speedtest 3.0 Updated with new features and redefined UI

Speedtest for Android
Speedtest from Ookla is one of the most popular app to test the carrier's network speed. With just a click on 'Begin Test", you can check the carrier's latency, upload and download speeds. You can also share the result to your friends.

If you are using this app already, here is the good news for you. The app has been updated with new features. Version 3.0 has the following improvements:
  • Completely revamped interface optimized for latest-generation phones
  • Improved testing engine to better measure modern connection speeds
  • Ability to remove ads for $0.99
  • Map display for each test in results history
  • Other various bug fixes and improvements
  • Upcoming features: Improved tablet support, more language localizations and improved result sharing
Download the app for free from play store.

Focal - Fully Featured Android Camera App

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If you are looking for a fully featured camera app for your Android phone, you need to consider downloading Focal app from play-store. It provides most of the features for almost all the Android phones on market.

Some of the features of the app are:
  • A photo and video mode, supporting many features (burst mode, timer mode, scene mode, shutter speed etc).
  • A panorama mode.
  • A PicSphere mode, open-source replacement of Google's PhotoSphere, to do 360° sphere shots.
  • A review drawer, by sliding from the top of the screen, It shows your latest pictures.
  • Automatic picture enhancement.
  • Color Adjustment.
  • HDR.
  • High Framerate video.
Download the app for FREE from playstore.

App of the Day: NBC allows you to watch your favorite shows for FREE

NBC app for Android
NBC Universal, Inc. has redesigned its Android app and released it today. The app allows you to watch all your favorite shows for free on a go.

Many prime-time shows like The Voice, The Blacklist, The Michael J. Fox Show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Days of our Lives etc are supported in this app.

With this app you can:
  • Watch full episodes of the latest NBC shows.
  • Know the schedule for the whole week.
  • Use closed captioning support on shows.
  • Continue watching the show from where you left off previously.
Download the app from play store for FREE.


Amazon Kindle Fire HD, HDX Tablets Announced, Pre-ordering Started!

Amazon HDX tablet
Amazon is trying to improve its market share with high spec low cost Android tablets. Adding to its tablets family, Amazon today announced two more models Kindle Fire HD and HDX.

Kindle Fire HD is a basic model among the two. Some of the specifications of Kindle Fire HD are:
  • 1280x800 resolution
  • 7 inch screen
  • 1.5 GHz Dual core processor
  • Fire OS 3.0
  • Dolby speakers
  • Dual band WiFi
The best part about the tablet is, 8GB model will be available for just $139 while 16GB model costs you $169. Isn't it awesome?

The other model announced was Kindle Fire HDX. It comes in 2 variants, 7 inch and 8.9 inch. Specifications of this tablet are:

7 inch model:
  • 1920x1200 resolution
  • 2.2 GHz quad core processor
  • 2GB Ram
  • dual speakers
  • 11 hours of battery life
  • $229 for 16GB model
8.9 inch model:
  • 2560x1600 resolution
  • 339 ppi density
  • 8 MP rear camera with 1080P recording
  • 16 GB model for $379
  • 32 GB model for $429
  • FireOS 3.0
The devices will be hitting the market next month. If you are looking for a low cost tablet, you should definitely give these tablets a try. You can preorder the device from HERE.


Android 4.3 Update for Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4 will be Available in October!

Android 4.3 update for samsung phones

Good news for Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4 users! Samsung has announced that the Android 4.3 update for these phones will be coming next month. Samsung will begin rolling out Android 4.3 update in october but it will take time before it arrives for every country and for every carrier. Hope Samsung includes all those software gimmicks in this update for Samsung Galaxy S3 users as well.

If you can't wait for the official update, there are several 3rd party ROMs available with Android 4.3. You can just visit xda developer forums and download the custom ROM for your device.

Recently Samsung launched Galaxy Note 3 that comes with Android 4.3 built-in. Apart from Note 3, currently Android 4.3 update is only available for Google Nexus devices.

Samsung Galaxy S5 - Just looks WOW !

If Samsung comes with this kind of Galaxy S5, no other competitor can come closer to Samsung in Smartphones share and Android market share in the market. This Galaxy S5 just looks WOW!

The guys from galaxys5info has designed this concept phone. The phone will be using OLED YOUM Display technology which was announced earlier this year, extending the screens towards edges. You can check the messages/notifications via the screen on the edge.

The specifications of super smartphone Samsung Galaxy S5 are:
  • 5.3 inch Flexible OLED YOUM Display
  • 3 GB of Ram
  • 2 GHz Exynos 5 Octa core processor
  • Android 4.4 Kitkat OS
  • 16 MP carl zeiss camera
  • 3.2 MP front camera with 720p support
  • S-vision
  • 32/64/128 GB storage
  • Waterproof
  • shockproof
  • Aluminium Unibody
  • Touch sensor home button
  • Quad Speakers
  • 3200 mah Battery
Check out the photo gallery of Samsung Galaxy S5:


Mobile Wallpapers - 1920x1080 Full HD

Check out the mobile wallpapers for Full HD resolution phones like Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC One etc.


Hertfordshire Web Design Companies Branching Into SEO

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Now that we are hopefully seeing the end to the huge financial crisis that has effected so many businesses throughout the UK, (and web designers have suffered as much as many), we are seeing an interesting development in this industry. For years many website designers stayed away from the murky world of SEO and online marketing, deciding instead to keep to what they know best. Now, however, maybe driven by a yearning never to suffer drops in their income like we have seen happen these past few years, many designers in Hertfordshire are embracing the opportunity to sell products that will help their website clients gain success online.

There are two ways that this seems to be happening:
1. Agencies are hiring SEO and online marketing professionals of their own and dealing with everything in house.
2. Agencies are using other agencies, like these guys, to provide them with products they can re sell. That way they can provide the service without having the extra costs and training that their own staff may require.

What Are The Benefits To Hertfordshire Seo & Web Design Agencies?
Web design agencies are able to offer a product that around 80% of their clients are going to need. This means that they can continue to provide a necessary service and increase their potential profit from each client they design a website for. If they are only reselling they can, (through a decent affiliate marketing arrangement), perform an easy sell that can be taken care of by a trusted third party.
Seo agencies around Hertfordshire get to be able to sell their products onto new clients with the backing of those who are designing the websites in the first place. Many agencies are beginning to see a large increase in the amount of work they are doing, both as seo and web design agencies, creating more jobs for those who are looking to work within the online world.

And Businesses in Hertfordshire?
Businesses seem to win as they can get their whole service from one trusted source. This way a site can be designed, already with the marketing of it in mind, something that was not always the case a few years ago. Prices are competitive due to the competitive nature of seo agencies trying to not only prove their ability, but also their value financially. This means prices are competitive for the businesses being promoted on the interent.


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