ANDROID

  • Photos: HTC One M9, HTC Vive, HTC Grip 16 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: HTC launched its latest Android smartphone, the HTC One M9, at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. It comes with a new 20-megapixel rear camera that has a lens made of sapphire to protect from scratches and in the front is the HTC UltraPixel camera.It features a dual-tone,...
  • BlackBerry plans to broaden its cross-platform strategy; to provide its security, productivity, communication tools to iOS, Android, Windows devices 18 hours 1 minutes ago

    Toronto: BlackBerry announced on Sunday that it plans to expand its cross-platform strategy and deliver its often admired security, productivity and communication tools to any smartphone or tablet device running iOS, Android or Windows. The one-time smartphone sector pioneer's devices have waned in popularity in recent years, but in a bid...
  • Photos: Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge 19 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Samsung unveiled on Sunday its latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge, at the Unpacked event during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Galaxy S6 smartphone features a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal and is designed from scratch in an operation dubbed...
  • Q&A: Here's what you need to know about Samsung Pay 21 hours 12 minutes ago

    New York: Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung now wants to get that on Android phones - at least the ones it makes. The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones announced Sunday will come with mobile-pay capabilities. Samsung's payment service won't come until this...
  • HTC Grip: HTC launches its first fitness tracking band for the serious athletes at $199 21 hours 52 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Along with its latest HTC One M9 dual-tone smartphone, the company also rolled out its HTC Grip fitness band in collaboration with the Under Armour Record app for iOS and Android at the ongoing Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The digital fitness tracking band for the serious athletes has...
  • Samsung launches Galaxy S6 with a flat display, Galaxy S6 Edge with a dual-curved display; first Samsung phones to support wireless charging Yesterday

    New Delhi: Samsung unveiled its latest Galaxy S6 smartphone featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim its throne as undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple. Designed from scratch in an operation dubbed "Project Zero", the phone comes in two variants - the Galaxy S6 and...
  • HTC One M9: HTC's new flagship smartphone with a 20-megapixel rear camera officially unveiled Yesterday

    New Delhi: HTC took the wraps off its new flagship smartphone - the HTC One (M9) - at an event in Barcelona. From the outside, the new HTC One M9 smartphone looks and feels like last year's model. But there's a huge difference inside - the camera. For years, HTC has...
  • Huawei Watch: Huawei unveils its first Android Wear smartwatch; features a round-faced display, larger than Moto 360 Yesterday

    Barcelona: Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei on Sunday launched its first smartwatch, a round-faced device that works with Android phones, joining a crowded market weeks before the introduction of the highly anticipated Apple Watch. At an event tied to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the firm unveiled its Huawei watch...
  • HTC's One M9 sees major leaks, rumours before the MWC 2015 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Although HTC's official unveilings most of the times happen after their unofficial leaks, the upcoming, or should we say the already out, HTC One M9 smartphone has been worst hit by leaks and rumours. So much so that even the official press images and commercial videos were out...
  • Samsung's Galaxy S6 tops the chart of 'most-anticipated' smartphone at the MWC 2015 Yesterday

    New Delhi: The Mobile World Congress 2015 is just a few hours away and speculations are running all-time high around the possible unveilings of some of the most awaited smartphones and related technologies at the three-day event. The last two weeks have seen a lot of rumours and leaks surrounding one...
  • Micromax rolls out Canvas Selfie A255 with 13-megapixel rear, front cameras at Rs 15,999 in India Yesterday

    New Delhi: Micromax has announced the price of its selfie-friendly smartphone in India, the Micromax Canvas Selfie A255, which will sell at Rs 15,999. The smartphone, a latest in Micromax's Canvas series, featuring a 13-megapixel camera both in the front and rear, was first announced later last year. The smartphone has...
  • Huawei's smartwatch promotional videos pop online hours before MWC 2015 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Just hours before the Mobile World Congress 2015 kicks off, videos of Huawei's smartwatch have been spotted online that showcase the construction and usage of the luxurious digital watch. One video by Huawei device features the 'timeless design story' of the smartwatch, while another appears more like a commercial...
  • YouTube for Android updated with video-trimming feature 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Google has announced a new video-trimming feature and inline video previews for the YouTube app for Android.Users can now select the exact frame where the video starts and ends, giving them precise control of their trims.There is now an inline video preview before the video is uploaded. "And...
  • Motorola's new Moto E (2nd gen) coming to India at Rs 6,999; features a 4.5-inch display, front camera, Android 5.0 Lollipop 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Motorola has revealed the price of the new Moto E for the Indian market and has kept it the same as the previous generation model. Priced at Rs 6,999 for the 3G variant, the second-gen Moto E will soon be launched in India and will be exclusively available...
  • Karbonn Titanium Dazzle with a 5-inch display, 5MP camera launched at Rs 5,490 in India 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Karbonn has launched a new smartphone in India. Named Karbonn Titanium Dazzle, the phone is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. The phone comes with 8GB of internal memory, which is expandable up to 32 GB, and a 5-inch FWVGA screen. It runs Android...
  • Photos: Motorola's new Moto E 4 days ago

    Motorola has announced the second-gen Moto E smartphone, which includes improvements over last year's model and a 4G LTE variant. The phone sports a 4.5-inch display, a 5-megapixel rear camera and also a front-facing camera. It runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop and has Motorola's personalised software experience. With a 2,390mAh...
  • BlackBerry working with Google to secure Android devices 4 days ago

    Toronto: BlackBerry said on Wednesday that it is working with Google to enable its software to manage and secure some of Google's Android devices, a move that builds on BlackBerry's recent partnership with Samsung Electronics Co. In November, BlackBerry announced partnerships with Samsung and other high-profile technology industry players, broadening the...
  • Google announces 'Android for Work' with secure business apps designed for professionals 4 days ago

    San Francisco: Google is releasing a set of tools designed for businesses and employees who want to get work done on Android-powered smartphones, setting up a skirmish on another key front of mobile computing. The technology launches Google's attempt to turn Android phones into the digital hub of people's personal and...
  • HTC One M9 specs, details leaked in images, video ad. Yet again 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Images of HTC's upcoming smartphone, HTC One M9, have been leaked again on Twitter days before its official release at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015. This is the second incidence when HTC appears to be marred by the constant leaks related to its HTC One M9 smartphone. On...
  • Motorola's new Moto E launched: 4.5-inch display, front camera, Android 5.0 Lollipop, 4G; prices start at $120 4 days ago

    New York: Motorola is updating its low-cost smartphone, the Moto E, as it targets first-time smartphone buyers worldwide. Among the improvements over last year's model: The camera now has auto-focusing, whereas the older model had a fixed-focus lens that didn't compensate for how far away the subject was. The new Moto...
  • Fly Qik+, Qik, Snap: Fly Mobiles launches 3 Android smartphones at Rs 2,999 onwards in India 5 days ago

    New Delhi: UK-based mobile manufacturer, Fly Mobiles, has launched three smartphones in India- the Qik, Qik+, and the Snap. These smartphones will be sold exclusively on Snapdeal. The Fly Qik+ is priced at Rs 6,999, the Qik at Rs 5,999, and the Fly Snap at Rs 2,999. Phones under the Qik...
  • Android dominant in two-horse smartphone race with 81.5% market share 5 days ago

    Washington: Google Android dominated the global smartphone market in 2014, holding an 81.5 per cent market share, with Apple's iOS second and no strong third player, market tracker IDC said Tuesday. Despite Apple's late surge on its newly released iPhones, the California giant saw its market share for the year drop...
  • Google starts rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop update to Android One phones in India 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Android One users in India have a reason to rejoice now. Google has started rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop update to Android One handsets in India. "To those with Android One phones in India, here's where we are with the over-the-air (OTA) update that will bring Android Lollipop to...
  • US judge dismisses lawsuit against Google for making own search engine default app in Android phones February 22, 2015

    New York: A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit accusing Google of harming smartphone buyers by forcing handset makers that use its Android operating system to make the search engine company's own applications the default option. Consumers claimed that Google required companies such as Samsung to favor Google apps such as YouTube...
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop lets you change some device settings with 'OK, Google' voice command February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Those who love to instruct voice commands to their Android phones but have to provide manual input to tweak system settings now have a reason to smile. Android Lollipop lets you change some of the phone's settings based on voice inputs. Saying aloud "OK, Google. Turn on WiFi" can...
  • BlackBerry users can now use Android apps February 20, 2015

    Toronto: BlackBerry rolled out a major software update on Thursday, allowing users of its entire suite of BlackBerry 10 devices such as the Z10, Q10 and Z30 to access Android applications, and a host of other features, including Blend. The company said the BlackBerry 10 OS 10.3.1 gives users the ability...
  • Micromax Canvas Pep with a 4.5-inch display, 5-megapixel rear camera launched at Rs 5,999 in India February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Micromax has launched its new budget smartphone - Canvas Pep, which is priced at Rs 5,999. The phone has a 4.5-inch FWVGA display and runs on Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The phone is available for purchase across online and offline stores. The dual-SIM phone is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core...
  • A new app that forecasts air pollution in Delhi, Pune February 18, 2015

    Pune: India's earth sciences ministry has launched the country's first air quality mobile application to provide the forecast for air quality and corresponding health advisories in real time. The service is presently for Delhi and Pune. Available on Android at present, SAFAR-AIR will provide current and one to three day forecast...