Google I/O Extended 2014 – Highlights

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The Show starts with a big bang and starting the show with Hi to UK I participant Nigeria and Brazil.  This time Female developer, join  in the part by 20%, that’s increasing by 14% from last  year. Google is encouraging the female developer in the Google IO 14, Even we cover the show in Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka got a small number of Google Staff but the encouraged the developer to do more.

Sundar Pichi starts the Show with Hi and maintained that about increased  1 Billion active Android users and 20Billion text messages and 93 Million selfies and 100 Billion times Android users checking their device per day, With Android Tablet Usage also increased by 62%.  Day by day mobile users rate is getting higher this is one good example of that.

Google Launched some main Developer Preview, L Developer Preview most of them interested about this preview because they consider about Design and looks for Android. Google is trying to make the mobile the first experience you get and then the other devices around you to connect to that, and this was very evident in AndroidAuto, AndroidWear and AndroidTV announcements that prevailed in the keynote and how they are all centered on the mobile device.

Sundar Pichai Announced that Google Play Games gets 100 Million new user  every 6 months. Google Paid $5 Billion  for developer  from Google IO 13. With this All Google IO 14 Developer who visit the show get a #cardboard and LG G, Samsung of Moto 360 Smartwatch. (Only in US)




iOS X 8 Preview – Apple Special Event – WWDC 2014

iOS 8  Apple Mac’s new OS, Releasing in the fall, Now time to check out the features, after refereeing the WWDC and Apple homepage , we got to know about iOS 8’s Advance features. Once the iOS 7 Launches most of the iOS platform users upgraded their devices to iOS 7 Update, that update game a better , cool look and feel. When we compare to Android about 90% of iOS user upgraded their new OS and making use of it. This time apple planning to launch the iOS 8 with a bit more advance in the app and development side.

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Take Look at the Photos App what ever the images we capture with your iOS 8 Devices it automatically syncs with iCloud drive and that makes user easier to access all the images with their Apple products.  Meanwhile, iPhone users have all the media file backups. iCloud Photo Library helps you make the most of the space available on your iOS device, so you can spend more time shooting pictures and less time managing them. It can automatically keep the original high-resolution photos and videos in iCloud and leave behind lightweight versions that are perfectly sized for each device. You get 5GB of iCloud storage free, and other storage plans will start at $0.99 per month.


iOS 8 Added more features and Now Apple users getting the voice note function and a video file recording, Now we can send quick voice notes and Record the short video meanwhile can share the location also, same as Google Hangout.

The Design Part is the most important section in iOS,  they tuned up each and every element to the point, user friendly icons, and very smooth color range they used of the front end development.


OS 8 makes typing easier by suggesting contextually appropriate words to complete your sentences. It even recognizes to whom you’re typing and whether you’re in Mail or Messages. Because your tone in an email may be different from your tone in a message.
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I cloud file system supports where ever we go we have access to our personal and official files,  this feature support all iOS Devices (8).2014-06-23_2156
2014-06-23_2156_001 Now your activity tracker, heart rate monitor, and other health and fitness apps can talk to each other. Which means they’ll be able to work even harder for you. And all the information is accessible in one easy‑to‑read dashboard.2014-06-23_2157 Sometimes you’re looking for a contact or an app. Sometimes you’re looking for answers. Spotlight now gives you suggestions from Wikipedia entries, places nearby, trending news, and more. It’s even smart enough to recognize context and location to offer you the most relevant information.

iOS 8 is the biggest release for developers since the introduction of the App Store. We’re giving them new tools to extend the reach of their apps and opening up new opportunities for them to take advantage of iCloud, Touch ID, and more. Which means you’ll soon see exciting new apps with capabilities that were never possible before.



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YOSEMITE OSX Apple Special Event – WWDC14

Apples WWDC 2014, Most Highlighted event in all over the world, All tech geeks looks FWD what’s new with Apple OSX and IOS.  Apple Got 9 Billion Registered Developer and 13 years is the youngest developer. This time Apple looks FWD upgrade the OSX and the new OSX name called Yosemite, with last OSX Launch Mavricks 40Million users upgraded their OS. So now this time looking FWD to Do more Changes with OSX. The Apple Mac Design team worked with cutting edge flat design, that’s made more easy to more in valve with their works. Now apple all icons are flat and very smooth to the eyes. For Pro User Apple team worked with dark notification and other default panels so that makes users to focus with their work. The Finder helps the users to search and find the apps and files.  With the finder with can check the dollar rates also. Now Mac gives more priority and user-friendly design. One special thing with Mac Now users can answer their calls with iMac and Mac Books with speacker mode. Now Users can reply their sms with iMac and Mac Book. If we are looking for a person’s information the new finder to search and give all the information. Cloud Drive  other super function apps with Mac, this time Mac syncs the all the files with Drive so we can share the files upto 5GB very easily. Safari Browser also now upgraded with the new look and features we can view our tabs in bird view, quick share button makes users easier and faster to  browse the net. Mail App when using we feel the new look with that all the attachments automatically saving in  the cloud and send the link with the mail so less load form the mail server and its more secure also.



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Facebook Messenger Update with Video Chat and Selfie Chat

Now Time to update the Fb Messenger.  Facebook recently brought the whatsapp, meanwhile they are upgrading the Facebook messenger also, this time Facebook brings the video chat like we can record small video with our Smartphone camera and share with our buddies, with that we can share the images also very quickly.  Facebook team mentions that the biggest change is instant selfie like snap chat but out personal opinion FB messenger is much better than snapchat.  Once we tap the Camera symbol in FB Messenger, We can easily can take selfie  and then once or two taps we can share our selfies with our buddies. Same like then we can record out own videos and share it.  Chat stickers also improved with this update.  Facebook Launched this Upadate with Android and iOS app in the same time. facebook-messenger-5.0-a

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Google Chrome Remote Desktop


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Good News for all Android Users, Recently, Google added Remote Desktop, We can use our desktops or via our Smartphones it can be apple computer or windows or chrome books. but Smartphone app for now only supports with Android. Google team working with ios 7 for the app soon as possible, we can expect this app for us also. To sync this app with pc  we want to  install a app to our PC or Mac Computers. There are so many Reote access app are avaible in the market lets wait for some time and see how Chrome Remote access working out.


Google’s next move with music


Google music moving fwd to need milestone Google music integrated with voice control. It’s help to search the music very faster (ok Google) once we searching the song with that randomly Google music gonna songs. So no stop after our favorite songs. From Google Now or the search bar, simply say the magic words “play some music” and your Android device will start playing a random Play Music “I’m feeling lucky” mix that’s based on recent listening habits. We can tell the Google is trying to reply for apple with this update for apples iTunes plan for android. 

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Lots of driving ahead this weekend and already bored of listening to the radio? To get a surprise mix of music, just tap the mic (or say “Ok Google”) in your Google Search app and say “Play some music.” You’ll get an “I’m feeling lucky” radio station assembled based on your recent listening. You’ll need to be have +Google Play Music installed for this to work. Try it out in the latest #GoogleSearch app for +Android:


Apple iTune move on android


Apple’s itune the app to download songs and app for cheap cost special songs $ 0.99 per song leaglly. To get this songs we should have apple device. But now apple’s iTune plans to move in to android market. Aac format normally itune format. But curently Google got music function that helps listen to streming and other music. Meanwhile Google play got plety of movie and music collections with it. Apple also tryin to tie up with lots of more record lables to move to android. But there is less chanes to watch itune movie, books in android. So this Google also moving theirs points in tricky way check about that in ma upcoming post.


Nokia X+ – Mobile World Congress 2014


Nokia X+, Nokia X  Both Same Spec Smartphones Running Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 Nokia Android UI (tiled look) Bothe Devices Dual Sim,(Not sure about the performance Eg: In Samsung s Dous Dual SIM phone in case if  we trying with 2 Sims phone get stuck) Weight 130g Both same. 480 x 800 PX 4.0 inches display with multi-touch. (2 fingers) internal 4GB Memory and Micro Sd supported up to 32GB, 4Gb Installed Default.  Ram Card the one and only difference between Nokia X and Nokia X+.  WiFi, Gprs Bluetooth included. Camera 3.15 MP 20148×1536 with Panorama, Video 480 @ 30 groups.  No Secondary Camera in both devices.  Cost Qualcomm MSM8225  Snapdragon S4 Play, Dual core 1 GHz Cortex A5 processor, Available in Bright green, bright red, cyan, yellow, black, white. Nokia Launched 3 New Smartphones in World Mobile Congress 2014. In that Nokia X and Nokia X+ both almost same specs. But prices wise Nokia X+ in a bit more.  My opinion is instead of launching  3 Smartphones  Launch One Hight end Smartphone and one mid range phone. But Nokia trying 3 mid range Smartphones at once.  Let’s wait till new Quarter and see how the Mid range phones reaching the market.


WhatsApp Android update – New Payment system


Recently Whats App launched new update, Among a few new privacy-related features, the update also brings with it an interesting new feature that lets users pay for their friends’/families’ subscriptions, regardless of the platform. Now Zuck’s plan letting others to pay their friends, And FB and Wap promoting invitations to new users. For Now there is no plan about Ads in Wap and still Whatsapp Under account under payment info topic, is there about why what’s up, why not promote ads and sometimes ads might slow down the application so has more possibilities user moving to another free app for now plenty of apps are there in the android market.

In related news, WhatsApp is said to get voice calling in the second quarter of this year.


Facebook Turns 10

Facebook’s 10 Birthday (4th Feb 2014), That’s the long term journey. On the afternoon of Wednesday, February 4, 2004, Harvard sophomore Mark Zuckerberg launched a website he called The Facebook. It was designed to help people share information about themselves with their friends — at first, just people who happened to attend Harvard University. The idea proved quite popular, and the rest is history.

On Feb 03 2014, Facebook informed that they are going to launch Facebook Paper. Facebook Now launching the special Look back video and we can share in our each and everyone’s wall.  Earlier Facebook call thefacebook, then later on changed to Facebook. 201.6 Billion users, 1.23 active users. 250 Million Small business pages to promote their page, from the stone age  now Facebook is a major online marketing tool, who ever looking to promote their business at very first creating the Facebook page to reach quickly and accurately to customers, After October 2005 Facebook launch mobile application, that side Facebook boosts the online active users. Day by the Facebook User rate and the development growing faster. Meanwhile, we heard some rumors that the Facebook team looking forward to launch FB Smartphone, but late Facebook Home launched.

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