ANDROID

  • HTC's One M9 sees major leaks, rumours before the MWC 2015 1 hour 21 minutes ago

    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 1 hour 33 minutes ago

    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 6 hours 40 minutes ago

    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 10 hours 7 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 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 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 1 week ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Samsung Galaxy Grand Max with a 5.25-inch display, 13MP camera available at Rs 15,362 February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung has finally launched the much-anticipated Grand Max smartphone in India. Priced at Rs 15,362, the phone is exclusively available on Snapdeal.com. The Samsung Galaxy Grand Max is available in white and grey colour options. The Galaxy Grand Max has a 5.25-inch display with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. It...
  • Asus to experiment with non-Android Wear OS for future smartwatches February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Asus has announced that it will not be using the Android Wear OS for its future smartwatches but will incorporate it for the upcoming second-gen ZenWatch model. Asus CEO Jerry Shen attributed OS reconsideration to the concerns about battery life of the smartwatch. Shen said that in order to...
  • Lava Iris Fuel 20 with 4400mAh battery launched at Rs 5,399 in India February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Lava has added another smartphone - the Lava Iris 20 - to its Fuel Series that boasts of 42 days of standby time and 42 hours of 2G talktime. The Lava Iris 20 includes a 4400mAh battery, which the company says is the second biggest smartphone battery available in...
  • Samsung Galaxy Grand Max to be launched in India on February 17 at Rs 17,286 February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: IBNLive had previously reported that Samsung would be introducing the Galaxy Grand Max smartphone in India on February 17 and now further information about the product including its price have surfaced. The phone that will be exclusively available on Snapdeal.com was found to be listed on the e-commerce...
  • An app that helps women tackle abusive behaviour in relationships February 16, 2015

    Melbourne: A mobile phone app has been created to help young women understand the signs of controlling and abusive behaviour in relationships. The iMatter app is designed to teach women about intimate partner violence and build resilience, ABC Online reported. Users can share the content and use the app as a personal...
  • Intex Aqua Star II with a 5-inch display, 13MP camera launched at Rs 5,999 in India February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: After introducing the Android 5.0 Lollipop running Aqua Star L last week, Intex has now launched a new smartphone - the Aqua Star II. The Intex Aqua Star II features a 5-inch display and 1.2 GHz quad-core processor. With Android 4.4.2 Kitkat, the handset supports 21 Indian languages. It...
  • Samsung Galaxy A7 launched in India at Rs 30,499; features a 5.5-inch display, 13MP camera February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung has introduced the recently-launched Galaxy A7 smartphone in India at a price of Rs 30,499. The phone that was unveiled early last month is now available in India via the company's India e-store. For now, the phone is only available in white colour in India. The black- and...
  • Samsung India to launch the Galaxy Grand Max on February 17, not the Galaxy Grand 3: Source February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: While "the grandest ever from Samsung" teaser hints at the Galaxy Grand 3 launch in India, a source familiar about the India launch plans of the upcoming Samsung phone confirmed to IBNLive that the company is going to introduce the Galaxy Grand Max in India next week -...
  • Intex Aqua Star L with Android 5.0 Lollipop launched at Rs 6,999 in India February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Intex has launched its latest Aqua Star L smartphone which is claimed to be the first Android Lollipop smartphone by an Indian brand. Priced at Rs 6,990, the Aqua Star L has dual-SIM capabilities and supports Bluetooth and WiFi. The phone has dedicated 1GB RAM and 8GB of inbuilt...