Category Archives: Mobile Apps

Carpool Service Is the Blueprint for Convenient and Affordable Travelling to Workplace

Carpool is not a new concept in USA and other European countries and nowadays it has garnered commendable acceptance in other major countries including India. With a huge range of benefits, carpooling has emerged as one of the most favored options that will help the car-owners combat the steep fuel price as well as enable the commuters to avoid the daily rush during the busy office hours.

Carpooling is the synonym for sharing car with commuters who are travelling in the same direction. As a matter of fact, the concept of carpooling involves both the car owners and general commuters who are willing to share a ride while travelling to the same destination. Until recently, carpooling as a concept was quite popular in the US and European countries but according to a survey, commuters, especially the office-goers in India have been using the internet to find carpool listing or classified sites to get into rideshare arrangements. The survey further revealed that as a concept, carpool has been embraced mostly by the private firm executives in the major metropolitan cities. The carpool concept has garnered huge popularity in the Indian cities that have the busiest of traffic. Apart from eliminating the traffic congestion during the busy office hours, Carpool has some other benefits to offer which includes considerable saving on travelling and petrol cost, meeting eco-friendly standard and getting introduced to new people.
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Google Is On the Verge of Indexing Android App Content

Android app developers can now get their app content indexed and connect pages from the websites with the specific content within the app. The users who have already got your app installed can open it directly from relevant mobile search results on Google.

Google Indexing Android App Content

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Google robots can index the Android app content, either through a sitemap file or through Google’s Webmaster Tools. Content within Android apps will be indexed by Google robots and when the users will search for the app from the mobile devices, they will be directed to relevant content of the app.

The process is still in the testing phase and indexing is only limited to a handful group of developers. Signed-in searchers within United States are expected to view the results on their Android devices within a few weeks.

The mobile app developers, who intend to get their apps indexed, need to sign up for application of interest. However, the developers should be aware of certain technical details which can be read here. For the time being, Google’s app indexing is currently available for Android OS and whether it would expand to Windows and iPhone apps is a question for the time to answer!