Author: Rajesh Pandey Google Profile for Rajesh Pandey
Rajesh is a 19 year old nerd, currently pursuing B.Com Hons from Bhawanipore college in Kolkata, India. He loves everything tech, especially Android. You can follow him on twitter @ePandu or mail to him at rajesh@techie-buzz.com.

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Unlike iOS, Android has comparatively few and basic animations throughout the OS. While I don’t really miss animations on my Android handset, I do miss the slick screen rotation animation found on Apple’s closed sourced OS. It might be a small thing, but it does make a difference and brings a WOW! factor to the [...]

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While most of the Snapdragon, OMAP and Exynos SoC based handsets have already got a semi-working port of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, nearly all of the Tegra 2 handsets are still waiting for some Ice Cream Sandwich love. While an ICS ROM for most of the Tegra 2 handset is under development, none of them [...]

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Thanks to the Retina Display on the iPhone 4, Android handset manufacturers started improving the screen tech used on their phone as well. While Samsung went the Super-AMOLED way, which is arguably the best screen technology present out there, Sony Ericsson used ‘Reality Display’ Mobile Bravia Engine technology on their phone. The Mobile Bravia Engine [...]

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Swiftkey is one of the best third party keyboard available for Android handsets. The keyboard learns your typing style by reading all your tweets, SMS, Facebook status updates and emails, thus making its predictions super accurate. No wonder the keyboard is always among the Top 10 Paid apps in the Android Market. The app is [...]

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Widget Locker is THE best lock screen replacement app in the Android Market, according to many people. However, the app is still no match against the brilliant lock screen of MIUI. I absolutely love the charging animation present in MIUI’s lock screen, and I really wished that Widget Locker had such a feature. I was [...]

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Samsung Galaxy S2 owners, here is some bad news from you. Codeworkx, one of the main developer who is working on bringing Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich ROM to the Galaxy S2, has updated his blog with some bad news. The ICS development for Galaxy S2 was going at a break-neck speed with the developers [...]

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Nearly all the popular Android handsets have got an alpha or beta build of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, since the OS code went public. The only exception to this statement will be Motorola handsets. Due to the encrypted bootloader on found on the company’s handsets, none of the Moto branded handsets got an early [...]

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Late last year, Google released a new version of the Android Market and reduced the app refund time from a 24 hours to a mere 15 minutes. While some developers appreciated this, general consumers criticized this move. With most Android games downloading an extra ‘resource’ pack after purchasing it from the Android Market, the 15 [...]

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Most of the Android phones nowadays come with anywhere between 512MB to 1GB of RAM.  Android, like Windows 7, caches the frequently used applications by a user so that next time when the user opens the app, it opens instantly. Due to this, the amount of ‘free’ RAM in Android phones is usually pretty low. [...]

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Carrier IQ, is one of the leading provide of Mobile Service Intelligence Solutions to the Wireless Industry. The app basically provides some ‘telemetry’ to cellular operators and handset manufacturers so that they can improve their network or handsets. However, last week, one XDA developer – TrevE – found out that Carrier IQ is basically logging [...]

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