Facebook decided to unveil something new on Android and there were the usual speculations about a Facebook phone. It was not a Facebook phone on Android but it ultimately turned out to be a app launcher for Android phones. “Facebook Home” allows users to get their Facebook feeds, notifications, photos and updates on the home …
Google releases its own rendering engine by forking Webkit, calls it Blink and plans to use it for Google Chrome. Opera to follow suit.
Latest numbers on Android distribution shows that over 25% of Android phones are running on 4.1 or higher (Jelly Bean) version.
Yahoo Mail integrated with Dropbox, allowing users to save their attachments to their Dropbox accounts. Yahoo does not have a cloud storage service while Dropbox does not have a email offering. So working together seems natural.
Feedly the RSS feed reader is taking over the space being vacated by Google Reader fast. In latest numbers, it has added over 3 million users in 2 weeks.
Google showcases a fake feature called Gmail Blue as April Fools Day joke. It seems to poking fun at Facebook and Windows 8 upgrade called Windows Blue…
Popular social networking website for book readers and authors GoodReads.com has now been acquired by Amazon. GoodReads possibly had interest shown by Facebook, Google and Apple
Google introduces in India movies that can be downloaded and bought on Play Store and also made rental of online movies possible on YouTube channels.
Flipboard has rolled out a new feature that allows users to generate magazines and share them with others on its iPad app. This makes it a social network of content curators.
With Reader being shut down by Google, many third party apps race up to make the best RSS reading experience. Press for Android is one such example.