Amazon UK app for Android has arrived in the Android Market, offering users in the UK the opportunity to search the retailer's catalog, compare prices and read reviews, and make purchases directly from their handsets. The app also supports barcode scanning, so that you can compare Amazon's price to what you'd pay in a bricks & mortar store. Prices are charged in GBP and the app supports 1-Click and Prime membership. You'll need an Android 1.6 or newer device; it's a free download from the Market. [via Twitter]
Monthly Archive: May 2013
Samsung Galaxy Ace S5830 already getting a product page on the company's Indonesian site. The handset is one of four new entry- to mid-range devices to bear the Galaxy name and run Android, alongside the Fit S5670, Gio S5660 and Mini S5570. The Ace is probably the most interesting, with Android 2.2 Froyo, dualband HSDPA, a 5-megapixel camera, WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, an 800MHz processor and a 3.5-inch HVGA touchscreen display. It's available in Russia immediately, with Europe, India and China next; UK carrier Three has confirmed that it will be offering the Ace soon. As for the Fit S5670, it has a 3.31-inch QVGA display, 5-megapixel camera and a 600MHz processor; the Gio S5660 shrinks that down to a 3.2-inch HVGA display. Finally, the Mini S5570 has a 3.14-inch QVGA display and 600MHz processor. [youtube sJu-NAPeBnQ] [gallery] [Thanks Fransiscus!]
Android Community Total Revamp Coming Soon! After you're done there, have a peek at the Editor's Choice columns for the oddities, and the rest of the list for updates to Android devices galore!
NFC revolution is really ramping up as of late in the Android world. You might also know that Google's Nexus S handset, out already right this moment, has NFC tag reading capabilities, this before there's extensive compatibility available in the world of apps and consumerism. What you might NOT know is that the Nexus S can WRITE NFC tags just as well as it can read them.