ANDROID

  • Roomates stab each other, steal car over Android, iPhone debate 11 hours 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A heated debate over whose smartphone was better landed two roommates behind the bars in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The roommates, Jiro oMendez and Elias Ecevo allegedly stabbed each other as they argued over whether Android smartphones were better than Apple iPhones. On April 17, the local police received reports of...
  • Micromax to launch low-cost Canvas Spark smartphone on April 21 in India Yesterday

    New Delhi: Micromax is all set to launch its new affordable smartphone - the Canvas Spark - in India on April 21. The media invite received from the company clearly states the launch of the Canvas Spark. "Be the first to get your hands on the Micromax Canvas Spark! Join us...
  • WhatsApp for Android gets a new look: 5 design changes in the restyled app Yesterday

    New Delhi: The WhatsApp for Android app has got a new design. While the redesigned app is not yet available to download from the Google Play store, you can get an early look at it by downloading the latest build (Version 2.12.41) of the app from the company's official site....
  • Finding your lost Android phone is now just a Google search away 2 days ago

    New Delhi: If you misplace your Android phone in the car or leave it somewhere around the house, search engine giant Google can now help locate the smartphone. Using Google search on a desktop, users need to type in 'Find my phone' and an approximate location of the device will be...
  • Meerkat, Twitter's Periscope rival, announces beta release of Android app 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Live-streaming app Meerkat has announced its plans to launch the app for Android. The Android app will initially be available to select users in beta phase before the company rolls it out to all. "We're opening up Meerkat for Android to external beta testers! Sign up," announced the...
  • Google rolls out Android for Work app 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a bid to bring in more security to work data and allowing the flexibility to get work done on Android devices, Google has finally rolled out its Android for Work app providing users with the option to separate office data from personal data on their devices. The...
  • Google's new handwriting input tool lets you draw emojis, text on Android devices 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Google has extended its handwriting input tool to Android apps and users with the 4.0.3 version of the Android software will now be able to put text into any app by writing onto the device screens. The new tool recognizes 82 languages and 20 distinct scripts and the interesting...
  • Facebook tests new Messenger app feature that brings back 'away' status messages 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Facebook has brought a new feature to its Messenger service for mobile that brings back the 'away' status option to let your friends know what were you doing when you were away from the device for a while. The feature, is a kind of away message that a user...
  • Huawei launches 5.2-inch P8, 6.8-inch P8 Max octa-core phones to take on Samsung Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6 2 days ago

    London: China's Huawei unveiled its flagship P8 and P8 Max smartphones on Wednesday, devices that stack up against the latest models from Samsung and Apple in technical specifications if not marketing budget. The P8, which runs Google's Android operating system, has a 5.2 inch display screen -- slightly larger than the...
  • WhatsApp for Android gets a new design, and here's how you can get it 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Popular cross-platform messaging app WhatsApp is on an update spree. After introducing the much-awaited voice calling feature, WhatsApp has now revamped the app for Android with a new design. The latest WhatsApp build (Version 2.12.41) that brings with it a new layout design and fresh icons, among other...
  • Asus Zenfone 2: How does the 'world's first 4GB RAM phone' measure against Xiaomi Mi 4, OnePlus One? 3 days ago

    New Delhi: While smartphone makers can be seen fiercely competing in the low-end and high-end segments of the smartphone market, they seem to be paying little heed to the mid-range section. Not that there is a dearth of phones in the Rs 18K-23K phones, but there is, indeed, a scarcity...
  • Google Nexus 4 users start getting Android 5.1 Lollipop update 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Google, reportedly, has started rolling out the Android 5.1 Lollipop update to its over two-year-old Nexus 4. The over-the-air update measures 174.5MB and is being rolled out to users in a phased manner. The update, apparently, has not reached users here in India yet. While Google claims improved performance...
  • The world's first USB Type-C phones may upset Apple, Huawei and HTC 3 days ago

    New Delhi: For consumers it might be a new element to the concept of smartphones, but the introduction of the world's first smartphones with USB Type-C is sure to upset the biggies of the tech world. Chinese company Letv unveiled its debut smartphones, named Le Superphones, which boast of the new...
  • Chinese company that compared Apple to Hitler launches the world's first USB Type-C phone 3 days ago

    New Delhi: After creating a furor for comparing Apple to Nazi leader Hitler, Chinese company, Letv announced its Le Superphones in the US market, apparently to compete with the Hitler of the smartphone industry. Two weeks ago the company's poster teased Le Superphones showing Hitler giving the Nazi salute while wearing...
  • HTC launches One M9+, One E9+, Desire 326G in India; plans 4G phones under Rs 20K 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Mobile device maker HTC unveiled three devices - One M9+, One E9+, Desire 326G - in India. The premium 4G smartphone M9 Plus priced at Rs 52,500 will be available from May. "The M9 Plus will be available in India for Rs 52,500. It will be available next...
  • iBerry Auxus Beast with 5.5-inch display, 13MP camera, 3GB RAM launched in India at Rs 13,990 4 days ago

    New Delhi: iberry India has launched its Auxus Beast smartphone that boasts of 3GB RAM for a price of Rs 13,990. The 5.5-inch phone will be sold exclusively on Snapdeal from April 20. Touted as the country's cheapest 3GB RAM smartphone, the Auxus Beast sports an HD IPS display and at...
  • HTC One M9+: HTC launches new flagship phone at Rs 52,500 in India; features a 5.2-inch 2K display, fingerprint scanner 4 days ago

    New Delhi: HTC has announced the launch of two new smartphones - the HTC One M9+ and the HTC E9+ - in India. The HTC One M9+ is priced at Rs 52,500 and will be available in India starting May. The company, however, has not yet revealed the pricing and...
  • Asus MeMo Pad 8 review: Sleek and powerful, but pricey 4 days ago

    Asus has managed to surprise me with its smartphones till now and recently I got to play with its MeMo Pad 8 (ME581CL) which has been launched in India. Till now, I had not been very fond of tablets but after using MeMo Pad 8, I am considering breaking my...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i spotted online; could be released on April 23 at 'global Mi phone premiere' in India 4 days ago

    New Delhi: As Xiaomi gears up for its 'global Mi phone premiere' event on April 23, the series of leaks have just started with specs of the Chinese manufacturer's next handset published on a website. Xiaomi had sent out invites for its global event that will be attended by Xiaomi CEO...
  • 'Ok Google' Trusted Voice smart lock feature rolling out to Android Lollipop users 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Google's Trusted Voice smart lock feature that allows users to unlock devices with their voice is being rolled out to Android Lollipop users. While the feature was introduced with Google Play Services 7.0 last month, it wasn't visible in the app settings just yet. However, multiple users of the...
  • Motorola launches Moto E (4G version) in India at Rs 7,999; up for pre-order on Flipkart 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Almost a month after introducing the second-gen Moto E (3G version), Motorola has announced the launch of the 4G variant of the phone in India at a price of Rs 7,999. The 4G version of the new Moto E costs Rs 1,000 more than the base model that carries...
  • Asus Zenfone 2: A quick hands-on with the 'world's first 4GB RAM smartphone' 5 days ago

    New Delhi: After teasing the upcoming Zenfone 2 for over two weeks, Asus decided to give select members of the media an early look at what is touted to be the "world's first 4 GB RAM phone". The company, which is yet to officially launch the three variants of the...
  • Google Android Lollipop OTA update bricks Nexus 7, Nexus 5 6 days ago

    New Delhi: As Google started rolling out its software's latest version, Android Lollipop, onto more devices, users have flocked its forums complaining about devices becoming unusable following the Android OTA update. Several people have reported that their Nexus 7 devices bricked after updates to various versions of Android Lollipop. Some of...
  • Purported Sony Xperia Z4 shows up in new set of leaked images 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Sony's new rumoured flagship, Xperia Z4, has now been leaked in a fresh set of images. The alleged Sony Xperia Z4 leaked photos are not of high quality, but they reveal some significant details about the upcoming flagship from Sony.The photos released by in2mobile suggest that the phone...
  • Along with Zenfone 2, Asus to also launch 10000mAh power bank, two other mobile accessories on April 23 in India 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Asus, which offered an early look at the Zenfone 2 to select members of Indian media on Friday, has more up its sleeves for its Zenfone 2 India event. Apart from the Zenfone 2, the company will also launch a 10000mAh power bank and two other mobile accessories at...
  • Microsoft's new app for Android lets you control Powerpoint presentations with your phone 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Microsoft has silenty introduced a new app for Android that lets users control Word, Excel, and Powerpoint files on their Bluetooth-enabled PC from their Android phone. Named Office Remote, the new app turns your phone into a smart remote that interacts with Microsoft Office on your PC. The app...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge go on sale in India at Rs 49,900 onwards April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The much-awaited Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge smartphones, which were announced in India last month, are now available to purchase across the country. The new S6 phones have been listed on the company's e-store since March 23, but they go on sale starting from April 10....