Android

  • An Android app that turns your phone into a mosquito repellent 6 hours 19 minutes ago

    Washington: Tired of using mosquito repellents that appear ineffective nowadays? A new smartphone app can rescue you from that imminent bite. Called "Mosquito Repellent", it will repel mosquitoes by emitting high frequency sounds that mosquitoes hate. You can also track the amount of bugs in your area and view maps where they...
  • LG G Watch: First impressions review 8 hours 52 minutes ago

    Mumbai: While LG's G Watch, the first Android Wear smartwatch, has been available to purchase (through Google Play Store) for Indian users for about a month now, it was early this week only when LG officially announced the launch of the smartwatch in India, alongside the LG G3 India launch....
  • Facetune image retouching app now available on Android Yesterday

    New Delhi: Facetune, a popular image editing app on iOS is now available for Android users. Lightricks, the company behind the app, says that the app "allows users to achieve the most professional-looking results without complicated or expensive software." The Facetune app is available on Google Play for Rs 190. The app...
  • Android grabs 70 per cent of the tablet market, Apple's market share slips to 25 per cent: Survey Yesterday

    Washington: Global sales of tablet computers edged higher in the second quarter, in the slowest growth since 2009, research firm Strategy Analytics said Wednesday. The research firm said global tablet shipments reached 52.9 million units, up just six per cent from the same period a year ago. Growth was led by devices...
  • Spice launches its first hexa-core smartphone Stellar 526 in India at Rs 11,499 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Spice launched two new Android smartphones - Stellar 520 and Stellar 526 - priced at Rs 8,999 and Rs 11,499, respectively. The 3G dual SIM Stellar 526 features a 1.5 GHz True hexacore processor, the latest Android Kitkat operating system, five inch IPS HD display, 1GB RAM, 8GB memory...
  • Spice to soon launch Firefox, Android One phones in India; Firefox phones to cost Rs 1,500, Android One phones Rs 6,000 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Homegrown handset maker Spice today said it will bring the much-awaited Rs 1,500-Firefox and Rs 6,000-Android One smartphones to India before Diwali. Earlier this year, Mozilla (developer of Firefox web browser) had tied up with Indian firms - Intex and Spice - to bring smartphones priced at USD...
  • Xperia T3: Sony launches 'the slimmest 5.3-inch phone' in India at Rs 27,990 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Consumer electronics giant Sony today introduced its ultra thin smartphone Xperia T3 for the India market priced at Rs 27,990. The handset, with a screen size of 5.3-inch, will be available in white, black and purple colours. It would be at retail outlets by the end of this month. "Xperia...
  • Amazon Fire Phone review: This new Android phone offers a fresh approach to smartphones 10 hours 39 minutes ago

    New York What I find fascinating about Amazon's Fire phone isn't the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products. Rather, I like that Amazon is thinking a lot about how phones ought to work. The iPhone and its Android smartphone rivals...
  • Xiaomi Mi 3 stock sold out within first 30 minutes of sale; registration window now open for the next sale starting July 29 2 days ago

    New Delhi: E-commerce portal Flipkart slowed down after online shoppers logged on the site to check out Xiaomi's Mi 3 smartphone that went out of stock within first 30 minutes of sale at the homegrown online marketplace. The registration window is now open from 22nd July to 28th July midnight. The...
  • Nvidia Shield: An 8-inch tablet for on-the-go gamers launched; lets users stream games from a PC desktop, laptop 2 days ago

    San Francisco: US computer chip maker Nvidia launched a high-performance tablet Tuesday aimed at gamers who want the convenience of a mobile device. The Nvidia Shield, with an eight-inch high-definition display, "was built specifically for gamers," according to the California company. The $299 gadget has an optional $40 cover that can be...
  • LG G3: First impressions review 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Not even a year has passed since LG introduced the G2 smartphone in India back in September, and now the company has launched its successor named the G3 at an event in Mumbai. While the LG G3 is based on the same design principles as its predecessor, but technically...
  • Xiaomi Mi 3 goes on sale in India; available online for Rs 13,999 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Xiaomi Mi3 that made its India debut last week is now available to purchase online at Rs 13,999. The phone is exclusively available on ecommerce site Flipkart.com, and is currently available for only registered users. "The registration window is now closed and registrations for next sale will open...
  • Members of 'piracy groups' SnappzMarket, Appbucket, Applanet accused of pirating Android apps 3 days ago

    San Francisco: US prosecutors on Monday unsealed indictments against six people suspected of collectively pirating millions of applications tailored for Android-powered mobile devices. Criminal charges were levelled at leading members of "piracy groups" SnappzMarket, Appbucket, and Applanet, according to the US Department of Justice. "Copyright infringement discourages smart people from doing innovative...
  • LG launches G Watch Android Wear smartwatch in India at Rs 15,000 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Along with the LG G3 India launch, LG also also unveiled its G Watch smartwatch, priced at Rs 15,000. The watch has a 1.65-inch display and features Qualcomm's Snapdragon 400 processor and has an internal memory of 4 GB with a 512MB RAM. The dust and water resistant watch sports...
  • LG G3: LG's new flagship smartphone coming to India today; features a 5.5-inch Quad HD display (2560x1440, 538ppi) 4 days ago

    Update: LG G3: LG launches its flagship phone with 2560x1440 pixel display in India at Rs 47,990 New Delhi: LG is all set to launch the much-awaited G3 smartphone in India today at its event in Mumbai. The LG G3, which is the company's new flagship smartphone, however, has already made...
  • ZTE to launch Nubia Z7 Max smartphone in India by October; likely to cost around Rs 25,000 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Chinese handset maker ZTE is expected to launch its premium 'Nubia Z7 Max' handset in India ahead of the festive season to compete in the fiercely contested smartphone market. Nubia Z7 Max, priced at around Rs 26,000, will be the first device from ZTE's premium phone range to debut...
  • Why Microsoft is killing Nokia X 6 days ago

    New York: The Nokia X phones that Microsoft discontinued this week blend two rival operating systems, but leave out the best of each. As a result, the devices didn't become a runaway hit as Nokia's low-cost answer to serving emerging markets. Nokia X phones were devised to be a gateway to the...
  • Octopus S520: Ex-Apple CEO John Sculley's Obi Mobiles launches octa-core smartphone in India at Rs 11,990 July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Obi Mobiles, a company co-founded by former Apple CEO John Sculley, today launched its flagship handset for Rs 11,990 in the fiercely competitive Indian smartphone market. The 'Octopus S520', which will be sold exclusively through online marketplace Snapdeal in the country, sports a five-inch display, 1.7 GHz octa-core processor...
  • LG G3 Beat: LG announces a mid-tier variant of the G3 July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: As LG's flagship phone the G3 gets sets for its India launch on July 21, the Korean company has readied a mid-tier variant of the phone. The LG G3 Beat packs in more economical-specifications behind a smaller 5-inch display. The display in the G3 Beat is a fairly common...
  • Samsung Galaxy Core 2 with a 4.5-inch display, quad-core processor launched in India at Rs 11,900 July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has launched its new smartphone - the Galaxy Core 2 - in India. The Galaxy Core, which is the successor to the Galaxy Core smartphone, comes with a faster processor and better display. It is priced in India at Rs 11,900. The Galaxy Core 2 has a...
  • InkCase Plus: A second screen that can extend your Android phone's battery life July 16, 2014

    Singapore: Know how to improve battery life of your smartphone? Attach a second screen. This low-power screen will stop you from turning on the smartphone's main display. Called InkCase Plus, the device by Singapore-based firm OAXIS is able to display incoming notifications and run certain special applications. The device comes with a...
  • Celkon launches Android KitKat-based Millennium Power Q3000, Elite Q470 smartphones at Rs 8,999, Rs 11,999 July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Celkon Mobiles today launched two new phones under its new 'Millennium' smartphone range, powered by the latest Android KitKat operating system. The two smartphones - Power Q3000 and Elite Q470 - are priced at Rs 8,999 and Rs 11,999, respectively. "Currently India is facing a need-gap of slim smartphones...
  • Xiaomi Mi 3: First impressions review of the 'Chinese Apple's' Rs 13,999 flagship phone July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Making its India debut, the fast-rising Chinese handset maker Xiaomi - which is often referred to as Apple of China - announced the launch of its three new handsets, including its flagship smartphone Mi 3, at its event in New Delhi. The Xiaomi Mi 3 is priced at...
  • Xiaomi Mi 3: The Chinese electronics giant comes to India with its flagship phone priced at Rs 13,999 July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Xiaomi may be little known outside China, but the fast-growing smartphone maker challenging the dominance of Apple and Samsung with high-spec, low-price phones has announced its entry into the burgeoning Indian smartphone market with its flagship phone, the Xiaomi Mi 3 priced at Rs 13,999. The Xiaomi Mi 3...
  • LG G3: LG's new flagship smartphone with a 5.5-inch QHD display (2560x1440) coming to India on July 21; up for pre-order for Rs 46,990 July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: LG is all set to officially announce the launch of its new flagship smartphone, the LG G3, in India on July 21. While LG will introduce the phone next week, it has already made its way to an Indian e-commerce store. The phone is up for pre-order on...
  • Wickedleak Wammy Neo Youth with octa-core processor, 5-inch display launched in India at Rs 8,450 July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: WickedLeak, India's smartphone and tablet manufacturer, has launched the Wammy Neo Youth smartphone in India. Priced at Rs 8,490, the phone has an octa-core processor and a 5-inch HD display with a pixel density of 320ppi. This dual-SIM smartphone runs Android 4.2 OS (upgradable to Android 4.4 Kitkat). The...
  • LG G3: LG's new flagship smartphone with a 5.5-inch QHD display (2560x1440) up for pre-order in India at Rs 46,990 July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: While LG has not yet revealed its plans to launch the new G3 smartphone in India, the phone has already made its way to an Indian e-commerce store. The phone is up for pre-order on Infibeam.com for Rs 46,990. The phone is available in two models - 16GB...