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Top 5 difference between Google Play and Amazon’s App Store

Top 5 difference between Google Play and Amazon’s App Store

About the author: Diana Maria is a blogger and a writer. She loves writing on technology and luxury. Beside this she is fond of gadgets. Recently an article on BMW 6 Series attracted her attention. These days she is busy in writing an article on HTC Sensation XE. Amazon launched its Android app store about a year ago. This is happening as Google has allowed any third party to setup their own softw... »

Mark Zuckerberg reveals that Facebook has acquired Instagram

Mark Zuckerberg reveals that Facebook has acquired Instagram

In a surprising turn of events (or was it really?) Mark Zuckerberg, or better known as Mr. Facebook, has confirmed that Facebook have in fact aquired the popular iOS and Android App ‘Instagram’ on a message through his Facebook page. Of course, it needs to be noted that Facebook thought the app was so popular that they dropped an entire ‘B’ (aka $1 Billion USD) on the team ... »

Instagram for Android now available for downloading

Instagram for Android now available for downloading

Was it only just last month that we announced that Instagram for Android was made official? Yes we believe it was. How time has flown! Instagram has made the millions of Android fans happy today by finally announcing the much anticipated Instagram app for Android, which we just downloaded and took for a spin. The App itself is pretty similar to what you would find on Apple devices (which is a good... »

Instagram for Android as good as done

Instagram for Android as good as done

Now those of you who use iPhones know that Instagram is without a doubt one of the most popular and widely used App’s in the App Store. Why just the other day, Instragram reached a total of 27 million users – a huge amount by any standards. One question which has been on everyone’s mind is when will this successful app come to Android and Windows Phones? Well if you’re an A... »

Samsung Galaxy S value pack leaked

Samsung Galaxy S value pack leaked

This is Chaitanya Bangera’s first Official Post for Techin5, we welcome him aboard. The twisted tale of Samsung Galaxy S ‘Ice cream Sandwich‘ (aka Android 4.0) update continues to baffle SGS owners. Samsung had initially announced that they would not release an ICS update for Galaxy S due to performance issues the handset would have with the update. Then, following a public outcr... »

The Mobile World in 60 seconds (Infographic)

The Mobile World in 60 seconds (Infographic)

Well this is most certainly an interesting infographic from Mobclix in which they show what happens on mobile phones in 60 seconds, every 60 seconds we presume from around the world. Either that or it’s a summary of what happens if we to take a 60 second chunk out of mobile usages on an average day. The findings are pretty interesting to say the least, and even though it’s for October ... »

Mobiroo App Gift Card – Buy your Android and BlackBerry Apps Credit Card Free

Mobiroo App Gift Card – Buy your Android and BlackBerry Apps Credit Card Free

There are a lot of BlackBerry users out there, and much more Android users out there and we’re willing to bet that quite a few out there either are heavily invested into apps, or wishing they could get heavily invested into apps. The only thing stopping them? That silly little thing we like to call a Credit Card (the only way to purchase apps). Add to that the notion that the Gift Cards can ... »

Adobe kills flash for Mobile

Adobe kills flash for Mobile

We have a feeling that this might only affect Android users who are currently used to using flash on their phones. As for the rest of the world, we all shrugged when Adobe officially announced they were stopping all development on flash for mobile devices, and since technically speaking Android is the only platform that currently use Flash on mobile devices, this is a big  blow for them. So what d... »

UberMusic Player for Android, compared to Windows Phone 7 (Video)

UberMusic Player for Android, compared to Windows Phone 7 (Video)

Back in May, we took a look at an Android app that was in beta that resembled Windows Phone 7‘s Zune Music interface… exactly. What we found out was that it was a great alternative to the Android default music player, and worked well for those who wanted a bit of WP7 flavor on their phones. 2 months down the line, creator Federico Carnales has released version 1.0, the first full versi... »

Android Market for phones completely redesigned

Android Market for phones completely redesigned

So it seems that Google has redesigned the Android Market for phones in a big big way. If you were to look at your phone now, then you’ll notice that the entire Market has been completely redesigned and frankly it looks fantastic. Unfortunately, this update looks like it will only be applied to phones which use Android 2.2 and higher (which is most phones these days). Of course, the Android ... »

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