Android

  • HTC launches Desire 210, Desire 816 smartphones in India at Rs 8,700 onwards 21-04-2014 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: HTC announced the launch of two new smartphones in India - Desire 210 and Desire 816. The HTC Desire 210 will be available in India by the end of this month at Rs 8,700, while the HTC Desire 816 will be available in India starting May at Rs...
  • HTC One (M8) to go on sale in India from the first week of May at Rs 49,900 21-04-2014 12:28 PM

    New Delhi: HTC has finally announced the availability and picing details of the HTC One (M8) for the India market. The company's new flagship phone will go on sale in India from the first week of May. It will be available for Rs 49,900. The HTC One (M8) has a...
  • Location-based mobile dating app Tinder for Android, iPhone helps you find a date 21-04-2014 11:23 AM

    New Delhi: While the app stores are flooded with a plethora of dating apps, it's Tinder that has managed to gain the attention of both users and investors. Tinder is a year-old location-based mobile dating app that was recently valued by investors at $500 million. Tinder shows you someone nearby...
  • Samsung to launch the next-gen Galaxy Note with a 'new form factor' in the second half of 2014 20-04-2014 05:59 PM

    New Delhi: In an interview with Reuters, Yoon Han-kil, senior vice president of Samsung's product strategy team, said that the company is planning to launch a new version of the Galaxy Note with a "new form factor" in the second half, without elaborating. "Our ultimate goal is to make products...
  • Samsung's first Tizen-based smartphone to be launched around the end of the second quarter 20-04-2014 05:51 PM

    New Delhi: Samsung wants to build its own ecosystem around Tizen to reduce its heavy reliance on Google Inc's Android, which powers majority of the South Korean firm's mobile devices. Samsung's first Tizen phone, which will launch around the end of the second quarter, would be a high-end model and...
  • Motorola rumoured to launch new Android smartphone in May; expected to be cheaper, slimmer than the Moto G 20-04-2014 02:12 PM

    New Delhi: Having garnered appreciation for its powerful, yet affordbale, Moto G smartphone, Motorola is now planning to introduce another budget-friendly smartphone which will be even thinner and cheaper than the Moto G smartphone. Technoblog claims to have learnt that the new Motorola handset will be launched in May. An...
  • Google releases Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android, lets you access your computer through your Android device 17-04-2014 04:22 PM

    New Delhi: With Chrome Remote Desktop app for Android, Google is bringing the ability to remotely control your desktop to your Android device. This feature was available for desktops since 2011. You can install the app for Android from here. Launch the Android app on your phone or tablet, tap...
  • Is this Amazon's first-ever smartphone? 17-04-2014 01:19 PM

    New Delhi: Amazon reportedly is preparing to launch its long-rumoured smartphone in June, but the phone has already been revealed in leaked images. BGR.com has put up a few pictures of what appears to be a prototype of the yet-to-be unveiled smartphone on its site. The phone in the leaked...
  • Election Watch Reporter app for Android lets citizens report election violations 17-04-2014 11:11 AM

    New Delhi: In a bid to clean up the election campaigns in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch have released an app named "Election Watch Reporter". The primary objective here is to help citizens report violations of model code of conduct. To...
  • Google launches new Google Camera app with Lens Blur, brings Photo Sphere to non-Nexus devices 17-04-2014 10:22 AM

    New Delhi: Google has launched a new camera app - Google Camera - for Android phones and tablets that brings many camera features that were previously available only on the Nexuus range to other Android devices and also includes new feature additions such as the Lens Blur. Lens Blur produces...
  • Lava Iris 504Q+ with 5-inch display, 10MP camera launched in India at Rs 13,990 16-04-2014 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: Lava launched its new smartphone - Iris 504Q+ - in the Indian market. Lava Iris 504Q+ is the successor to the Iris 504Q which was launched in June last year. The Lava Iris 504Q+ has a 10 megapixel rear autofocus camera, which is powered by Sony Exmor RS...
  • Galaxy S5 to outsell Galaxy S4, says Samsung executive 16-04-2014 01:12 PM

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's new Galaxy S5 smartphone should outsell its predecessor and defy predictions that the South Korean titan's latest model will struggle in a tough market for high-end handsets, a top executive said. The world's biggest smartphone maker has slashed prices of the S5, which rolled out...
  • 8 lesser-known built-in Android features that can help you make the most of your smartphone 16-04-2014 11:55 AM

    Android users install a plethora of apps to enrich their smartphone experience, but what many miss on are built-in Android features that can make it even more fulfilling. These eight features come pre-loaded on Android phones running Jelly Bean and above and not all of them may be available on...
  • Asus launches Fonepad 7 Dual SIM tablet in India at Rs 12,999 15-04-2014 03:29 PM

    New Delhi: Asus launched the successor to its Fonepad 7 tablet in India. Named "Fonepad 7 Dual SIM", the tablet has a 7-inch IPS display (1280x800) with a 178-degree viewing angle. It is powered by a 1.2GHz Intel Atom Z2520 dual-core processor and has slots for two SIM cards. The...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 durable than leading Android phones, but iPhone 5s has an edge 15-04-2014 10:45 AM

    New York: Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year's model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all of them in part because of its smaller size, a new study finds. The S5 scored well given its water resistance and a sturdy back...
  • Lava Iris 450 Colour with interchangeable colourful back panels launched in India at Rs 7,999 12-04-2014 01:31 PM

    New Delhi: Lava launched its new budget smartphone - Lava Iris 450 Colour. The smartphone gives consumers an option to go for different colour combinations. The company says there are six gorgeous colourful back panels on offer in different sets with black or white. These are Blue, Tan Brown, Raspberry...
  • New app 'SkinneePix' sheds 2-6 kg of virtual fat so faces look slimmer on selfies 10-04-2014 01:19 PM

    A new app that lets users shed virtual weight so their faces look skinnier on "selfie" photos is raising concerns about health and body-image issues. SkinneePix, for iPhone and Android devices, can trim from 2-6 kg of virtual fat for a slimmer selfie look. "Cameras add additional weight to photos...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 4 specs leaked; might compete with Apple's rumoured 5.5-inch iPhone 08-04-2014 12:07 PM

    New Delhi: Samsung's new flagship smartphone, Galaxy S5, has not yet gone on sale and rumours about the next-gen Galaxy Note have started coming up. According to a report from Chinese website CNMO, the Galaxy Note 4 will have a screen size bigger than the Galaxy S5 and could come...
  • Lava Iris Pro 20 with 4.7-inch display, 8MP camera launched in India at Rs 13,999 07-04-2014 01:16 PM

    New Delhi: Lava has launched another smartphone under its newly introduced Lava Iris Pro series. The first product in this series was the Lava Iris Pro 30 which was launched in January this year. Named "Lava Iris Pro 20", the phone is a dual-SIM smartphone and weighs 112g. It is...
  • Google to launch Android TV: Report 07-04-2014 11:32 AM

    New Delhi Close on the heels of the Amazon Fire TV launch, a new report emerged claiming that Google is working on its own version of Android TV, which in all likelihood will compete with Apple TV, Amazon's Fire TV and Roku. Reportedly, major video app providers have started building...
  • Lava QPAD e704 tablet with 7-inch display, quad-core CPU launched in India at Rs 9,999 06-04-2014 11:44 AM

    New Delhi: Lava launched the QPAD e704 tablet in India at Rs 9,999. It is a dual-SIM 3G tablet, which is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core Broadcom processor. It features a 7-inch multi-touch capacitive IPS display with 1024X600 resolution. It runs on Android Jelly bean 4.2.2 OS and comes...
  • FireChat app now comes to Android; lets users chat even without Internet connection 04-04-2014 11:47 AM

    San Francisco: A new mobile messaging application called FireChat is empowering nearby smartphone users to stay in touch even when there's no cellular service or Internet connection. In just two weeks since its release on the iPhone, FireChat already has provided a flicker of hope for people pining for more...
  • To challenge Android, Microsoft offers Windows for free on phones, tablets 03-04-2014 06:23 AM

    San Francisco: Microsoft is to give away its Windows operating system to makers of smartphones and small tablets for consumers as it seeks to make more of an impact on those fast-growing markets and counter the massive success of Google Inc's free Android platform. Microsoft's move, announced at its annual...