Droid Zap by Motorola previously allowed non-Droid users see what photos Droid Zap users within a 1,000-foot radius were sharing, but prevented them from sharing anything. However, the app is available for all Android users, even non-Droid users will be able share photos.
Notably, Motorola on Friday updated the app to v2.1, adding Zap Zone, a time-based photo sharing feature. For now, this feature is only available for users with Droid handsets running Android Jelly Bean OS and higher.
“For DROID owner on ‘Jellybean’ OS or higher, we’ve also added Zap Zone, which allows multiple people to magically share pictures at your next party. Simply Zap the invite to your friends and your smartphones are magically connected. Any pictures you take or your friends take will automatically be shared for the duration of the Zap Zone,” states the app page.
Talking about Motorola, the firm recently released its much-awaited budget smartphone, the Moto G in India. Not to be forgotten of course, is the announced acquisition of Motorola Mobility by Lenovo, which is expected to be approved in due course (http://gadgets.ndtv.com/laptops/news/lenovo-acquisitions-of-ibm-and-motorola-will-get-us-regulatory-nods-experts-477719) by US regulators.
Currently, the Moto G can only be booked via Flipkart, on online retailer.
The Moto G features a 4.5-inch HD ‘edge-to-edge’ display with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels (translating to a pixel density of 329ppi) and boasts of a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen.
Powered by a quad-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, coupled with an Adreno 305 GPU, the Moto G features 1GB of RAM. On the optics front, the Moto G sports a 5-megapixel rear camera along with an LED flash and also includes a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera. The rear camera supports HD (720p) video recording.