Best 2014 Android Apps

Are you searching for the best Android App for your smartphones or tablets? there are lots of apps in the market and you certainly need the best for your device. Smartphones are getting more powerful every year with faster processors, bigger screen resolutions and sharper cameras, but without the right apps it may as well become useless. In this list, we have tried to pick the best Apps for your smart phones and tablets.

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Best 2014 Android Apps

1) BBC News:

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Most newspapers have their own app, but BBC News remains one of the few news apps that doesn’t make you pay or subscribe to get the best content. It’s not quite as extensive as the main website, but it’s great for those who simply want a digest of the day’s top stories. You can tailor which topics appear on the home screen, giving you more control over your news feed, and it can send you breaking news notifications direct to your phone. Add in the ability to tap into live TV coverage of the BBC News channel and this is one of the most flexible news apps currently available on the Google Play Store. [Recommended: Inspiring Tech Movies You Have Never Seen]

2) eBay:

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Even though the site itself doesnt look so attrctive, but it lets you browse, watch items and buy stuff, integrating a Paypal sign-in for quick getting of things. Better still, now Android phones all have immense cameras on them, it’s a doddle to sell items straight through the app – take a photo, upload it, have most of the listing data pre-filled for you. The app is better as a selling tool than the desktop site.

3) Cliffhanger

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With so many interesting TV shows on these days and sometimes making it difficult for one to hook up to them all. This smart app comes into play. It lets you input your favourite programmes (it’ll search the net and find basically anything) and then it’ll update you when it’s on next. A handy diary function means you can tick off the episodes you’ve seen and all this is encased in a well designed app.

4) PushBullet:

PushBullet

The apps has been, but was updated recently making it  one of the most powerful and useful apps you will ever install on both your phone and computer. For those new, PushBullet began as an  app that would help you to “push” links, files, or other goodies from your computer to phone and then back again. With the new notification mirroring, PushBullet will show a pop-up in your Chrome PC browser every time you get a notification from any app on your phone (assuming you enabled it). You can choose to dismiss it on phone, turn off mirroring from that app, or go on about your business.

5) WAZE:

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Recently acquired by Google, Waze is the ultimate navigation app for drivers. It’s a travel mapping service that uses your phone’s GPS to provide a real-time picture of the roads around you. Simply pick your destination when you hop in your car and Waze will identify the quickest route while also showing the average road speed in areas of heavy traffic, any user-reported incidents, such as road hazards or accidents, speed camera locations, and which petrol stations are nearby and how much they’re charging per litre. It will also learn your preferred routes and departure times for home and work and adapt them if there’s an unexpected jam or hold-up. If you invite your friends to join as well, you can keep track of their movements if you need to co-ordinate arrival times at an event.

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7 Lesser Known Facts About The Google Glass

I believe by now that most of us must had heard about the google glass, but the fact is that the Google Glass is gradually becoming a household name. It is worn on the head just like sunglasses, and it give one first-person’s view of the experience. We have done a research and its so clear that this gadget has potentials to rock the tech world, so be prepared for the future as you might see many people wearing the Google Glass when it’s released. To keep you abreast of what to expect, we have made this list of lesser known facts about the google glass

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7 Lesser known facts about the google glass

1) Lets first start with the fact that the Google Glass is not a pair of glasses. Clearly, it depends on how you define the word glasses, but of a truth, Google Glass is not glasses with lenses. It is a wearable computer with a monitor. You do not see through it like the normal eyeglasses. They might look and feel like glasses, but they are many ways Google Glass differs from a normal pair of specs, for example it cannot be folded like the normal glass and it comes in only one size and cannot be adjusted. [Recommended: Top Mobile Apps for Android Phones]

2) Google Glass conist of Bluetooth, speakers,Wi-Fi, GPS,  a camera, microphone, touchpad and possibly a gyroscope that detects head-tilts. Then there’s the main piece, a tiny screen the size of your finger, that shows you all the information you need at your finger tips.

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3) Apart from been controlled by voice, the Google Glass also has a touch-sensitive panel located on its side behind the camera lens and miniature display that runs along the right frame. Some Glass gestures are as follows: tap the touchpad to turn the display on; swipe forward or backward to navigate through your Glass “timeline;” with an item, option or menu selected, tap the touch pad to select the item or expand a menu; and you can swipe down on the touchpad while on the Home screen to turn the display off.

4) Since it’s built with a GPS chip, it’ll be able to help you navigate, with help from Google Maps. This will take away the need to look down at your smartphone and it will be especially handy when you are driving, when you’re walking through crowded streets or when you’re hiking through the countryside.

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5)  Google Glass, as currently released, does not have a cellular connection. You cannot make phone calls or send/receive SMS messages directly from you Glass. Again you need to rely on a connected device for these functions.

6) Google Glass makes good use of its cloud-based map service. In practice, this means you can receive in-vision directions to a destination, whilst receiving updates about distance travelled, time of arrival and in-journey conditions as you move.

7) Google Glass makes fantastic use of its cloud-based map service. In practice, this means you can receive in-vision directions to a destination, whilst receiving updates about distance travelled, time of arrival and in-journey conditions as you move.

Steve Jobs Most Significant Inventions

Most of the inventions tech-wise are attributed to Steve Jobs. He was always at the fore-front spearheading most of the inventions that changed our world.  Today Jobs is no more with us but his great work will be enduring in the top categories of invention and Jobs will remain in our heart for ever. Though he didnt have a formal education, he still stands today as  the greatest inventor of our age. We will try to list some of his greatest inventions, but the fact is that his greatest achievements goes beyond just the  products. Here we bring to you Steve Jobs most significant inventions in no particular chronological order

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Steve Jobs most significant inventions

1. Apple :

Jobs come up with his 1st computer called Apple.Apple I came in 1976 while Apple 2 followed in 1977Though it was in a small quantity but was really a grand change in the world of technology. Apple 2 was a slight difference from the former in the area of color graphics which also made it different from other rivals

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2) iMac:

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The iMac came at the period when Apple had gotten to its peak of sales, when their was athis quest for something new to be introduced. What also made this period unforgettable is baecause that was the same period Steve Jobs came back after his exit from the company. He introduced the iMac in 1998. It featured modern technology and a very special design. About 800,000 units of this product ws sold within five months. [Read Also: Google Glass Facts]

3) iPhone:

iPhone

On 2007, the Apple CEO Steve Jobs came up with the first smartphone known as the Iphone looking very simple and consisting of many features. Steve jobs announced the apple events but it’s not a normal event on 2007.Iphone works under the ios operating system. It supports many apps and the apps are available in the Apple App Store. It’s an inspiration of all other smartphones. Currently, it introduced a applicaion called “SIRI”. Subsequently,various categories of Ipod was introduced they include Ipod touch, Ipod nano, ultra compact Ipod shuffle and Ipod classic that can store up to 160 GB.

4) Itunes store:

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The world’s largest digital music juke box available as free application downloader is used for managing, playing and organizing files on computers, Ipod, Iphone and Ipad. Itunes store allows everyone to purchase and download music, videos, games, shows, ringtones and much more. It includes everything you need to keep you entertained.

5) iPod:

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Ipod is a first portable music player. One of Steve jobs most significant inventions. It wasunveiled in  2001 and manufactured by the Foxconn. Designed and developed by the Apple Inc. Currently, it sold three hundred million all around the world. Apple released many types ipods. They are  iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano, iPod Classic and iPod Touch. Recently, apple released the ipod touch which has an operating system of  ios 5.With better features compared to the previous release.It supports some certain services include iTunes Music Store, App Store, iCloud, iBooks, MobileMe, Game Center. Ipod simple logic is wherever you go music will follow.

6) iPad:

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Introduced in 2010, this was Steve Jobs last invention before his death, this device was criticized initially, most of the critics saying that it was not relevant, but it turned out succesful, revolutionalising the world of computers.We can do anything using ipad just as we can do in the computer.  It works with the ios operating system.