Friday, January 20, 2012

+ Google has over 90 million users

 + Google, Google's own social network, has over 90 million users. This is evident from the quarterly figures that the search giant Thursday night presented.

 Google has announced that its social networking still well on the rise. Thus doubled the number of Google + members in the past three months, and was alone a total of 20 million Americans in December a new profile on the network.

 80 + percent of all Google users log in on a weekly basis according to Google's network and 60 percent even daily on Facebook to find competitor. Google seems to negate this the messages that many users ignore Google +. How the figures were calculated, however, Google is not known.

Besides the positive news about Google + Google knows during the presentation also reported that there are now 250 million Android-enabled devices in circulation. In addition, every day another 700,000 new devices activated. The numerator of the total number of apps that is downloaded from the Android Market is now on 11000000000.

 The main purpose of the presentation was of course the announcement of financial results for the fourth quarter. And although the company does not meet the expectations of analysts, shows that Google still knows the upward trend to hold.

 Besides a sales increase of 25 percent to $ 10.58 billion, the company booked in the fourth quarter of 2011 a profit of $ 3.51 billion. 20 percent more than the $ 2.91 billion from the same period one year earlier.

First quad-core phone from LG leaked

 PocketNow has a leaked photo of what appears to be the first quad-core phone from LG. The device, codenamed X3 would be equipped with the NVIDIA Tegra chip and 3 run on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The other specifications are not to lie. Thus, the LG X3 a 4.7 inch screen with a resolution of 1280 x 800 and an 8 megapixel camera on the back. Presumably LG announce the phone next month at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.

 Besides the 8 megapixel camera, the LG X3 also a 1.2 megapixel front. The battery has a capacity of 2,000 mAh and 16 GB of internal memory is desired to prepare a MicroSD card. The LG X3 would be equipped with a 2000 mAh battery

 It is striking that the LG phone three physical buttons on board, something with Ice Cream Sandwich is no longer needed. The LG X3 would also have support for HSDPA data speeds of up to 21 Mbps. The device can also be released for the U.S. market in a model with LTE antennas. This will allow rapid 4G Internet are received, something that has not been possible in Europe.

First images Carbon Twitter app for Android leaked

 One of the best apps of the now virtually written off webOS operating system is Carbon. It's a very good Twitter app that excels with a convenient control, great features and a sleek appearance. The developers of Carbon, dots and lines, is now working on the app for Android and Windows Phone to give. Via Twitter are some screenshots of how Carbon came out Android will look like and they are promising.

 The illustrations clearly shows how tweets are displayed. For example you can also directly to photos in your timeline look without that need to be opened separately. Carbon for webOS also supports features such as uploading photos and videos, services like, Read It Later and Instapaper and various themes. They are also expected in the Android version soon as a beta version will be released.

 Is there a need for a Twitter app to the existing apps like Tweetdeck, Seesmic, Hootsuite and the official Twitter app for Android? Let us know what you think of it in the comments below.