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Google Announces Android 5.0 Version called “Lollipop”

Image source: android. com

Image source: android. com

 
Google has announced Lollipop, the latest version of its Android software. It features deeper integration between devices and more security. This came after the previous version 4.4 called KitKat. Here is a list of some of what Android Lollipop has to offer.

 
Material Design: A bold, colorful, and responsive UI design for consistent, intuitive experiences across all your devices
Notifications: New ways to control when and how you receive messages – only get interrupted when you want to be
Battery: battery saver feature which extends device use by up to 90 mins.
Security: Keep your stuff safe and sound
Device Sharing: More flexible sharing with family and friends
New Quick Settings: Get to the most frequently used settings with just two swipes down from the top of the screen
Connectivity: A better internet connection everywhere and more powerful Bluetooth low energy capabilities
New BLE peripheral mode: A faster, smoother and more powerful computing experience
Media: Bolder graphics and improved audio, video, and camera capabilities
OK Google: Easy access to information and performing tasks
Android TV: Support for living room devices
Accessibility: Enhanced low vision and color blind capabilities
Now in 68+ languages: 15 new additions – Basque, Bengali, Burmese, Chinese (Hong Kong), Galician, Icelandic, Kannada, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Sinhala, Tamil, Telugu
Device set up: Get up and running in no-time
Tap & pay: easily manage multiple payment apps by quickly switching between them

 
And lots more features like

– Print preview and page range support
– Revamped display for battery, Bluetooth, data usage, and Wi-Fi settings and new search functionality in settings
– New device level feedback for Nexus devices in Settings > about phone > send feedback
– Improved ranking of your options within the share menu
Android Beam: lets you share a file with someone nearby by gently tapping the two devices together where supported by the hardware, your device will wake up as soon as you pick it up or tap the screen twice
– Improved hardware keyboard accessory support including support for multilingual, emoji input, search key, and improved app and system key chords

 

Are We in the Age of “Free Online Classifieds”?

If you do a search for “Free Online Classifieds” on search engines or on social media sites, I bet that you will be overwhelmed by the amount of free classified ads site you will see from the results. I did the same thing few days ago before writing this post and got lots of results. This led me to ask if we are really in the age of free online classifieds. It seems so. This is because in the last few days, I have read about some old, some new and some thriving free classified ads site. Continue reading

Nigeria: National Competition for Malaria Destruction

Mobile Software Solutions – the leading African Mobile Games Company and Platform – has released its gaming modalities as it flags-off the long awaited NATIONAL COMPETITION FOR MALARIA DESTRUCTION (NCMD). NCMD is a flagship of MDG FOUNDATION. The core strategy is using “Technology to Fight Malaria”. With the criteria now released at www.mobilesoft.com.ng, the contestants are now challenged to conquer the e-Health Adventure of the NCMD Regional Contest. Continue reading

ListMe: New Premium Business Directory for Nigerians

I need Food, a Make up Artist,business services, where to relax, a school for my ward. The “I NEED(S)” could be endless, especially when you don’t know anyone in that business or field to call up. Very Annoying Right? The Good news is, those days are gone! Yes Gone!!! A new business directory connecting businesses together called ListMe® has Launched its business site to help people put a stop to all these worries. The aim of this site is to connect businesses in all areas to end-users, so as to meet their needs and provide them with the business service they need. Continue reading

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