ANDROID

  • You don't really need an antivirus app for your Android phone: Google 50 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Most of you may have an antivirus app installed on your Android phone, but you actually don't need one. Explaining how secure Android devices have become, Google's lead engineer for Android security, Adrian Ludwig, says that the company often scans for malware and has become so proficient at...
  • Lava Iris Alfa L with 5.5-inch display, 8MP camera launched at Rs 8,000 in India 4 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Adding a new member to its Iris brand of smartphones, Lava has launched a new smartphone - the Iris Alfa L - in India. The new phone features a 5.5-inch qHD IPS display with a resolution of 960x540 pixels and runs Android Lollipop 5.0. At its heart is a...
  • Google apologises for the Android mascot peeing on Apple logo 5 hours 16 minutes ago

    San Francisco: Google was re-evaluating its user-edited online map system after the latest embarrassing incident - an image of an Android mascot urinating on an Apple logo. The image, part of a crowd-sourced edit on Google Maps, appeared briefly at a Pakistani location before it was removed by the online giant...
  • Google Maps shows Android robot mascot peeing on the Apple logo 18 hours 53 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The image of an Android robot mascot relieving itself on the Apple logo in Google Maps has the Internet amused. The image that appeared on Google Maps near the city of Rawalpindi in Pakistan, could be seen only in the the Map view. It, however, disappeared when users...
  • Twitter's new feature Highlights creates a summary of the best tweets for you 22 hours 24 minutes ago

    London: Inundated with hashtags, re-tweets and favourites? Now you can sift through them and find the important ones easily, thanks to a new Twitter feature. Called 'Highlights', the feature rolled out very recently by the microblogging site is aimed at helping users sift through the large number of tweets on their...
  • Lenovo K80: Lenovo launches its 4GB RAM smartphone to take on the Asus Zenfone 2 23 hours 50 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After enlarged display and slim profile, the smartphone trend now seems to be shifting to the increased RAM. After Asus, which launched the world's first 4 GB RAM Zenfone 2 early this year (and on April 23 in India), Lenovo has now introduced its new phone that packs...
  • The Rs 12,999 Xiaomi Mi 4i to be available from April 30 in India Yesterday

    New Delhi: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi said it plans to launch its data centre in India by later this year or by early next year as it looks to address data security concerns of Indian authorities. In October last year, Xiaomi had announced that it will set up a local data...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i images: Xiaomi's feature-packed Rs 12,999 smartphone Yesterday

    The smartphone wars in India just got even more exciting with the launch of Xiaomi's Mi 4i. Priced at Rs 12,999 the phone has a unibody design and is powered by a 2nd generation Snapdragon 615 octa-core 64-bit processor. The 5-inch device has a full HD resolution of 1920x1080 pixels...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i unveiled in India at Rs 12,999: 1920x1080 px, 3120mAh, 13MP, 4G dual SIM, octa-core 64 bit Yesterday

    New Delhi: Xiaomi has just upped the smartphone competition in India with its newest smartphone - the Xiaomi Mi 4i - that carries a very competitive price tag of Rs 12,999. The phone goes on sale from April 30 and registrations begin on April 23 at 8 PM on Flipkart. The...
  • Google rolling out Android 5.1.1 to fix camera issues in Android 5.1 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Within a month of its latest Android 5.1 OS rollout, Google has started issuing new releases to patch bugs in the system. Users of the Nexus 5 and 6 have raised complaints about the smartphones' camera apps malfunctioning after they updated to the latest Android operating system. The latest release...
  • Asus Zenfone 2 comes to India in 4 variants, priced from Rs 12,999 to Rs 22,999 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Asus has launched its new smartphone - the Asus Zenfone 2 - in four variants in the Indian market. The prices for the Zenfone 2 start at Rs 12,999 for the base model and go up to Rs 22,999 for the top variant. (Read our review of the...
  • Xiaomi Mi 4i to be unveiled for the world at Xiaomi's India event today 2 days ago

    Update: Xiaomi Mi 4i unveiled in India at Rs 12,999: 1920x1080 px, 3120mAh, 13MP, 4G dual SIM, octa-core 64 bit New Delhi: An upbeat Xiaomi, that just sold a Guinness Record breaking 2.11 million handsets in 12 hours, is all geared up to unleash its newest smartphone - dubbed the Xiaomi...
  • Microsoft Outlook for Android now available for download 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In January, Microsoft released its Outlook app for iOS along with a preview version for Android. After updating Outlook for Android 17 times during this time, the app is finally out of preview and polished for a full rollout. Outlook notes in its blog that its Android version has...
  • Hello: Facebook launches phone-calling app for Android, that also includes Truecaller-like features 2 days ago

    New York: Hello? Anyone there? Facebook unveiled a new voice-calling app for Android phones on Wednesday, the same day that its WhatsApp messaging service introduced voice-calling for iOS devices. Phone calls, it seems, are not dead yet. Called "Hello," the stand-alone app is the seventh child of Facebook Creative Labs, the company's...
  • Gionee Pioneer P4S with 4.5-inch display, 5MP camera launched in India for Rs 7,799 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Gionee has rolled out its latest budget smartphone, the Gionee Pioneer P4s, in India for a price of Rs 7,799. The phone sports a 4.5-inch multi-capacitive touchscreen and runs on a 1.3GHz quad-core processor. It includes 1GB RAM and 8GB internal memory that can be expanded up to 32GB...
  • Asus Zenfone 2: Photos taken with Asus' upcoming flagship phone. No effects. No filters 3 days ago

    New Delhi: We put the Asus Zenfone 2's 13-megapixel rear camera to tests in different lighting conditions and captured some random shots. The photos were taken in three different environments - outdoor under the sun, room environment, and low-light. Based on the lighting conditions, we have classified the photos into...
  • Micromax Canvas Spark with 4.7-inch display, 8MP camera launched at Rs 4,999 in India 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Micromax has finally launched its new low-cost smartphone - the Canvas Spark - in India. It will be available exclusively on Snapdeal at a price of Rs 4,999. The Canvas Spark features a 4.7-inch qHD IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 that makes the screen scratch-resistant. It...
  • In the Bollywood iPhone jungle, Salman Khan the lone BlackBerry ranger; Aamir Khan, Vishal Dadlani hunt with Androids 4 days ago

    In the smartphone battlefield there have been many losers, but no outright winner yet. While Android and iPhone both fight it out for the top spot in smartphone sales, Bollywood is one big iPhone monopoly. While we have been chronicling the tech tales of the stars, we also took a deeper...
  • Karbonn Alfa A120 with 4.5-inch display, 3000mAh battery launched in India for Rs 4,590 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Indian smartphone manufacturer Karbonn has launched its latest Alfa A120 smartphone for a price of Rs 4,590, catering the budget segment of the market. The Alfa A120 smartphone sports a 4.5-Inch FWVGA IPS screen and runs on a 1.3 GHz dual processor. It includes 512MB RAM and 4GB of...
  • Micromax Canvas Spark: The new low-cost smartphone coming to India today 4 days ago

    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...
  • Motorola Moto E (4G version) goes on sale in India at Rs 7,999 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Motorola's long-awaited 4G version of the flagship Moto E is up for sale on Flipkart starting today. The 4G Moto E was launched in India last week, a month after its 3G variant was introduced. The 4G version of the new Moto E costs Rs 1,000 more than...
  • Photos: Asus Zenfone 2 goes out in the summer sun 4 days ago

    The Asus Zenfone 2 that is scheduled to be launched in India on April 23 reached the IBNLive office this week and we took it out for a stroll in the blazing summer sun. While the scorching rays of the sun made us sweat a little, they made the phone...
  • Google gears up to fight Apple Watch, releases major Android Watch update 4 days ago

    New Delhi: As the Apple Watch gets closer to the wrists of the consumers, Google is leaving no stone unturned to highlight its own Android Wear watches to garner interest. The search giant has released a major update to its Android Wear smartwatches adding more functionality to the wearable devices. The...
  • Meet Han, an android that can recognise and interact with people 4 days ago

    Seoul: A humanoid robot which can mimic human expressions greeted visitors on Saturday (April 18) at a Hong Kong electronics fair. The robot head, known as 'Han', can also hold simple interactive conversations with the crowd. At the touch of a button using a mobile phone app, Han can smile, wince, frown,...
  • Oppo Joy Plus with 4-inch display, 3MP camera launched in India for Rs 6,990 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Catering to the budget section of the Indian smartphone market, Oppo unveiled its latest Joy Plus smartphone for a price of Rs 6,990. Oppo Joy Plus features a 4-inch display and is powered by MediaTek MT6572 dual-core 1.3GHz processor with 1 GB RAM and 4GB internal storage, expandable up...
  • Top 10: 4G smartphones under Rs 10,000 available in India 5 days ago

    4G connectivity is the new battleground for smartphone makers to compete on in the low-cost segment. From Xiaomi to Lenovo to Microsoft, smartphone manufacturers are aggressively pushing their budget 4G devices to the Indian market. Our list of sub-Rs 10K 4G smartphones in India may help you pick a right...
  • Micromax Canvas Spark: The new low-cost smartphone coming to India tomorrow 5 days ago

    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...