Android

  • 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...
  • BBM now lets users send files up to 16MB in size, share photos in group chats 02-04-2014 12:06 PM

    New Delhi: BlackBerry has started rolling out the latest version of its BBM app for Android, iPhone and BlackBerry 10 devices that not only lets uers send larger files (up to 16MB on BlackBerry 10, Android and iPhone) but also lets them share photos in multi-person (group) chats. The 6MB...
  • Gionee Elife S5.5, the world's slimmest smartphone, launched in India at Rs 22,999 31-03-2014 04:43 PM

    New Delhi: Gionee has announced the launch of the Elife S5.5, which is believed to be the world's slimmest smartphone, in India at Rs 22,999. The phone will be available in India starting from April 27. The phone has a thickness of 5.5m and weighs 130g. According to the company,...
  • HTC Desire 310 with 4.5-inch display, 5MP camera launched in India at Rs 11,700 29-03-2014 12:03 PM

    New Delhi: HTC launched its new smartphone - Desire 310 - in India at Rs 11,700. This dual SIM phone is powered by a quad-core processor and has a 4.5-inch FWVGA display. It runs Android 4.2 with HTC Blinkfeed and weighs 140g. The phone has an internal storage of 4GB....
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 review: Improvements could lure Samsung users to upgrade their devices 27-03-2014 05:49 PM

    New York: Samsung is banking on you shaping up this spring. The company announced its new Galaxy S5 smartphone, which is set to go on sale in April, along with a pair of watches. And many of the features included on the devices focus on fitness. Considering the continued fascination...
  • Windows Phone innovations show promise, but not enough to beat Android 27-03-2014 04:31 PM

    New York: In the market for smartphones, Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 system is barely there. It's dwarfed by Apple's iOS and Google's Android systems in both attention and sales. But over the past few months, I have come to appreciate many of the software's innovations, which rivals would be wise...
  • Samsung launches Gear Fit fitness band and Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo smartwatches in India at Rs 15,900 onwards 27-03-2014 01:43 PM

    New Delhi: Demonstrating how the battleground for innovation is shifting from the hand to the wrist, Samsung introduced its new wearable devices - Gear Fit, Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo - in India, alongside the Galaxy S5 India launch. The Gear Fit and Gear 2 Neo are priced at Rs...
  • Samsung launches Galaxy S5 in India, to be priced between Rs 51,000 and Rs 53,000 27-03-2014 01:39 PM

    New Delhi: Samsung has announced the launch of its new flagship smartphone, Galaxy S5, for the Indian market. The phone will be priced between Rs 51,000 and Rs 53,000, with the exact price to be revealed later, said Samsung. It will be available in India starting from April 11. The...
  • Twitter now lets you add 4 photos to a tweet, tag up to 10 people in a photo 27-03-2014 12:02 PM

    New Delhi: With the view to make photos on Twitter more social, the company has introduced a new features that let users include up to four photos in a tweet and tag up to 10 people in a photo. Twitter says tagging people doesn't affect character count in the tweet,...
  • LG launches 4G-enabled G2 smartphone in India at Rs 49,000 26-03-2014 04:32 PM

    Bangalore: LG Electronics India announced the launch of 4G-enabled android smartphone LG G2, priced at Rs 49,000. The 4G version of G2 is priced at RS 49,000 for the 32-GB model and shall be available in three colour variants white, black and gold, the company officials said. Stating that 4G...
  • HTC One (M8): First impressions review 25-03-2014 09:42 PM

    New Delhi: HTC, which had reinvented itself with the One Brand last year, uncovered its next-gen One smartphone - named HTC One (M8) - on Tuesday. While the company took the wraps off the device at its events in New York and London, it had organised an extensive demo session...
  • HTC One (M8) with 5-inch 1080p display, duo rear camera unveiled; coming to India in April 25-03-2014 09:27 PM

    New Delhi: HTC has finally unveiled the much-rumoured successor to its HTC One smartphone and has named it HTC One (M8). The phone will be available in India from the third week of April, while it will go on sale in some countries on April 1, said the company. The...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 coming to India on March 27 24-03-2014 06:49 PM

    New Delhi: The much-awaited Samsung Galaxy S5 is coming to India on March 27, said a company official. The company has started sending out media invites for its event on March 27. The smartphone, which made its first appearance last month at the Samsung Unpacked event, is likely to be...
  • LG L70, L90 with Android 4.4 KitKat available online for Rs 14,500, Rs 17,499 24-03-2014 04:06 PM

    New Delhi: LG India has added two new devices to its smartphone lineup - L70 and L90 - which are available on e-commerce site Snapdeal.com for Rs 14,500 and Rs 17,499, respectively. Both phones run Android 4.4 KitKat. The LG L70 has a 4.5-inch display and an 8 megapixel rear...