Tag | Applications
Earlier this week Google announced the availability of their popular Android application “Places” for iOS devices. The app will allow users to quickly locate businesses within their current proximity. One notable feature, dubbed HotPot, enables users to “add friends to the mix and quickly rate all the places” they already know. Once they’ve added friends, they will also be able to view their friends feedback on businesses (in addition to the standard user / Web ratings).
The app is currently only [...]
AdroLib.com, an independent firm tracking the Android Market, recently reported that Google‘s Android Market now has over 200,000 applications. The site is also reporting that new app submissions have continued to increase monthly, and many believe Android will continue to rapidly increase global market share next year. (via AndroLib)
Google recently updated the Voice Search app for Android, giving users the option to setup personalized recognition. With the feature enabled, Voice Search remembers words that were searched for and associates them with your Google account. The goal is to improve the accuracy of voice search and enable users to search faster.
This update is only available for users running Android 2.2+, and currently only for English in the United States. Although Google stated it has plans to support additional nations [...]
Chase recently released a mobile banking app for Android. Users are able to transfer funds, track activity, pay bills, deposit funds, and quick access to Chase support. In order to use the application, users must be enrolled in Chase Online account services. The app is free, and supports all versions of Android.