Google Chrome Beta Update for Android Now Support WebGL

Google had released an update for Chrome Beta[Android platform]. The update fixes an issue that freezes devices that utilize a particular Qualcomm GPU driver. It also contains bug fixes for known issues such as random flickering that occurs when opening a new tab.

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Chrome Beta now allows users to access experimental features by entering chrome://flags into the address bar, view a list of flags which you can disable or enable. It a hidden menu page that offers many features including WebGL, an FPS counter (shows a page’s actual frame rate), a JavaScript API for rendering 3D and 2D graphics within the browser without the need of a plugin. It also gives ability to disable accelerated CSS animations.

Download Chrome Beta for your Android device – click here

Note:- Google Chrome and Google Chrome Beta are two separate applications.

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade rolled out for Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2 tablets

Finally, Samsung has rolled out Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2 tablets, its a good news for the owners of these devices. The update is not just only to improve the experience, but it also boost performance.

This update will give users the option to access Google Now, Google’s personal assistant feature, and improved performance with Project Butter.

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The Galaxy Note 10.1 update includes dramatic improvements to the multitasking and the S Pen will be much smarter after installing the update. It will allow you to swap between on-screen colors at the touch of a button and let you unlock the home screen just by removing it. Also, Paper Artist has arrived that adds some great new features for those who like to sketch. The Tab 2 owners get the added bonus of the Samsung Premium Suite and productivity apps to the device.

Update is available through OTA (over the air) or via Kies update.

Samsung unveils Galaxy Grand with 5.0-inch display, Android 4.1

Today, Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Grand running on Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), apparently designed for mid-range customers. Samsung Galaxy Grand is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor. The phone comes with 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage, memory is expandable upto 64GB via microSD card. It has 5 inch, 800 x 480 WVGA TFT LCD display and a selection of built-in features including S Voice and Direct Call, which allows users to place calls by raising the handset to their ears.

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The Samsung Galaxy Grand features a 8 megapixel rear camera and a 2 megapixel front camera which is capable of making 720p video calls. The device is only 9.6mm thick and weight is 162 grams. Connectivity options in this smartphone include Bluetooth 4.0 + LE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (2.4GHz), Wi-Fi HT40, USB 2.0, A-GPS, Glonass and DLNA. It comes with the usual set of sensors like accelerometer, light and proximity sensors, gyro sensor and a digital compass. The Samsung Galaxy Grand comes with a 2100mAh battery.

Samsung plans to launch the phone in two versions: the single-SIM GT-I9080 and the dual-SIM GT-I9082. The dual-SIM variant is dual-active which will allow you to receive call on one number while talking on the other, perfect for emerging mobile markets. Price and release date is not announced yet.