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Google Launch Google Currents

Google Currents Logo - Ongoing Issues grabGoogle have launched a new service and App called Google Currents.  It is their magazine like content reader that brings to your iPhone, iPad, Android tablet or phone online and high speed offline reading.  Google offer a number of free optimised online magazines and other content.  Check out the video below:

For even more information check out Currents page:

http://www.google.com/producer/currents

Here are some of the main points they make:

Add your favorite content

  • Add your favorite content – From leading publications, to blogs you follow, you can browse, read, and share favorite content, presented in a swipable magazine format.
  • Follow trending stories – Let the breaking stories find you. Personalized “trends” pulls articles, photos and videos into living editions, surfacing new stories as they unfold.
  • Designed for all your device – Whether sitting on your couch, riding a train or plane, your Currents content is ready for highspeed reading on your Android or Apple phone or tablet.

All the information will of course be syncronised across your devices.  Google Currents is only available in the US at the moment.  We’re really looking forward to getting our hands on this over in UK, and can’t wait to start reading the reviews.

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Winamp for Android Now Wirelessly Syncs with Macs

winamp android logo - ongoing issues linkThat’s right, the ever popular Winamp now syncs with your Mac wirelessly!

Samsung give hackers CyanogenMod a Galaxy S2

Samsung are making a rather good move in supplying the Android hack group CyanogenMod a Samsung S2, embracing the hacker community.  Check out the full story here:

http://www.techradar.com/news/phone-and-communications/mobile-phones/samsung-embracing-hacker-community-for-galaxy-s2-963122

Gmail for Android (Gingerbread) gets improved copy/paste in update

Gmail for Android UpdateGoogle have updated their Gmail App available from the Market that will:

  • fix custom labels, custom colours sync issues
  • improves copy/paste in Gingerbread
  • introduction of long-press to copy text with Android 2.3
  • Bug fixes

So not bad at all, this is a very good thing indeed for both Android and Gmail lovers.

Android does Armani

Android and Armani hook up along with Samsung for Fashion Week.

Now this video was created at the end of 2010, but looking at London Fashion Week online, this popped up.  We kinda like it!  What about you?

Android yourself with the official mobile app

Android have released a new app where you can make yourself an Android avatar, known as Androidifying:

You can Androidify yourself by downloading the app here:

http://androidify.com/

or searching on the Android App Market.

Android 2.3 announcement video

Android 2.3 Icon - Ongoing Issue PictureWant to know how Android 2.3 has been developed?  Well it’s all in the video below.  They report that this is the fastest version of Android yet.  They have developed in the following areas:

  • Optimizing performance and tools for game development
  • Supporting open media formats and tools for content creators
  • Bringing new and innovative forms of communications into our mobile platform