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Research firm Mobclix recently completed a study on Android users and have released some of their findings. It’s important to note that this was conducted on a very small sample size of Android users (~1,000). (via Mobclix)
45% of Android users are first-time smartphone owners.
37% of Android users spend most of their time using email, 21% on games, and 8% on maps and navigation.
46% of Android users prefer a touchscreen over a physical keyboard.
Android owners are twice as likely to make [...]
Walking Navigation lets you use GPS navigation with walking directions that are more direct and use pedestrian pathways when we know about them…You can even turn off voice guidance and just use these notifications while soaking in the sights and sounds around you. To help you orient yourself with your surroundings, the map will rotate with [...]
Microsoft announced the launch of the official Bing for Mobile Android Application this week, exclusively for Verizon customers. The app features the Bing image of the day, with clickable hotspots, and supports voice search for quick and relevant answers for things like movies, stock quotes, and flight statuses. As an alternative to Google Maps, the Bing app will automatically find your current location, discover nearby places by category, and provides walking or driving directions.
Download the app from the Android Market [...]