By Subadri at 23 May, 2012, 11:45 am
Android is said to have captured the market so much so that it is giving a tough competition to Apple’s iPhone. So, what is so great about the Android technology that is attracting one and all? Today the life is too busy for us to waste even a minute. So, there should be no doubt regarding the fact that people are more interested in a system that will be able to provide various advantageous applications.
The uniqueness of Android
Though the Apple iPhone offers more number of applications though it has been said that there are some applications missing in the Android, it provides you with the opportunity to create your own customized applications. You can simply decide on your requirements and create your own application.
Another great thing about Android that makes it so popular amongst all of the Google users is that it syncs perfectly with the Google services – may it be your Google docs, Gmail, Google Chrome, Picasa Web Album, Ad Sense, YouTube, Wave and so on.
So, if you are able to get hold of an Android enabled phone, you may be able to enhance your experience with regards to the usage of cell phones. Android is thus considered to be one of the greatest platforms for the usage of the applications.
Features of Android
Some of the new features of Android that you may simply love are:
1. Virtual keyboard – There is the option to use a smart virtual keyboard that offers you a QWERTY keypad option. Android enabled cell phones allow you to use both a physical and virtual keyboard.
2. Live Folders for quick view of data – The Live Folders within the Android application helps you to show some common data items like that of the names and contact numbers, emails and messages, bookmarks, favorite applications and so on.
3. Picasa image upload option – With Android, sharing images have become all the easier. You will simply have to tap share in order to share a photo through Google’s online image service – Picasa.
4. Voice search – This is an experience beyond the text search. This helps in improving the voice search facilities.
5. Video recording and sharing – The Android 1.5 adds with it the ability to record and then share videos easily; either through the email, MMS or upload it into the YouTube.
6. Customizable home screen – The Android enabled cell phones offer you a customizable home screen in which you can include widgets as per your requirements.
These are only some of the features that help you a lot with your cell phone usage.