Noisy Neighbors? Here Is An App To Measure Noise Levels Using Your Phone

Sound Meter Android

Our recent tryst in minimizing the sound levels at our work place made us go through various twists and turns. Although we are minimizing the sound levels through various innovative steps, this also made me bump into this wonderful app called Sound Meter available for Android Phones. I tried the Lite utility (ad based) and will soon explore the Pro version. . . . → Read More: Noisy Neighbors? Here Is An App To Measure Noise Levels Using Your Phone

Google Goes Offensive in Patent War with Motorola Acquisition

Google to acquire Motorola

In what could be the acquisition of the year, Google¬† is on its way to acquire Motorola Mobility for US 12.5 Billion! With so many patent infringements leveled against it, Google has decided to defend itself aggressively. Attack is the best form of defense they say, and since Motorola holds significant amount of patents in the mobile sector, Google has made this strategic decision to counter the likes of Microsoft and Apple in the patents turf war.¬† Its summarized best in it’s own words:

“We recently explained how companies including Microsoft and Apple are banding together in anti-competitive . . . → Read More: Google Goes Offensive in Patent War with Motorola Acquisition

How To Disable Photo Geotagging in Samsung Galaxy

Turn off Geo Tagging in Samsung Galaxy S

Most smartphone’s nowadays allow you to store the geographical location (GPS data of Latitude and Longitude) of the photos that you shoot using them. Here are simple instructions to disable Photo Geo-tagging on your phone . . . → Read More: How To Disable Photo Geotagging in Samsung Galaxy

How To Use Front Facing Camera in Samsung Galaxy S

Samsung Galaxy S Front Facing Camera

Since Samsung Galaxy S phones do not have dedicated camera buttons, its a tad difficult for people to actually figure out on how to use the secondary or the front facing camera and I have been getting comments on the above post with regards to the same. Well, to access the front facing or the secondary camera on your Galaxy S, simply click on the Photo icon on the top left corner after you have opened the native camera app as shown in the image below . . . → Read More: How To Use Front Facing Camera in Samsung Galaxy S

Android Apps for IT Admins

Android VNC client on Samsung Galaxy S

If you are someone who is interested in making life easier using technology or using it to quickly troubleshoot network and system related issues or uncover the hidden secrets of the networks right from your Android Mobile phone, then the following list of apps might just be of help for you. . . . → Read More: Android Apps for IT Admins

Angry Birds Ham em High Hogs and Kisses

Angry Birds Valentines Day Special

The most popular game on mobile platform The Angry Birds has two new updates. One to the base game with level called HAM ‘EM HIGH and another to the Seasons edition called Hogs And Kisses keeping up with the Valentine’s Day. These updates were released on multiple platforms yesterday and the update was available for download from the Android Market within hours.

Ham Em High has a cowboy’ish touch to it. The theme and the background resembling the locations and folklore of Cowboys. While Hogs and Kisses is predominantly pink, red and floating hearts with the spirit of Valentine’s . . . → Read More: Angry Birds Ham em High Hogs and Kisses

Angry Birds Day & Toys coming in December

Angry Birds Soft Toys

Rovio, the developers of Angry Birds, one of the most popular games on Android and Iphone is coming up with the merchandise. These soft toys include the range of the Angry Birds that are featured in the Game and prices are in the range of $14.99, Which one is your pick?

Well, that’s just not all. Also happening during the holiday season is the Angry Birds Day that is taking place across the world. The first official Angry Birds Day worldwide is in line with the first anniversary of Angry Birds launch! . . . → Read More: Angry Birds Day & Toys coming in December

Froyo update for now available for Samsung Galaxy S in India

 

Good News to all the Samsung Galaxy S owners in India as Samsung has finally released Android 2.2 (FROYO) upgrade today. I was able to download the upgrade via the Samsung Kies software that is bundled with the Samsung Galaxy S.

So what are you waiting for? Fire up the Samsung Kies application on the PC, connect your Samsung Galaxy S and download the update:

 

FROYO contains various improvements like:

Data Backup including Apps GPS Fix Flash Support Access to Secondary Camera (Front facing Camera) via the native application Data connection sharing via USB . . . → Read More: Froyo update for now available for Samsung Galaxy S in India