ANDROID

  • Photos: Motorola's new Moto E 17 hours 58 minutes 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 22 hours 6 minutes 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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 2 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 5 days 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 5 days 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 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • New app that lets you track time of nearly anything you want February 13, 2015

    Pune: If you are obsessed with using technology to better understand yourself, here is an app called Instant 2.0 for you developed by Pune-based security consultant Shashwat Pradhan. The app, now available on Android, tracks nearly everything you want to record, including phone usage, app usage, fitness activity and travelling. The app...
  • Why thieves no longer love smartphones February 13, 2015

    New York: Smartphones, particularly iPhones, are no longer the favourites of discerning lifters, recent data shows. The reason: the "kill switch" is proving the killjoy for the thieves. The number of thefts and robberies of smartphones, particularly iPhones, is on the fall in New York, London and San Francisco, according to...
  • Spice Mobility launches Stellar 431 budget 3G smartphone priced at Rs 3,499 February 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Mobile devices company Spice Mobility launched its 3G-enabled dual-SIM smartphone Spice Stellar 431 priced at a very pocket-friendly Rs.3,499, a company statement said. The phone, powered by a 1 GHz dual-core processor and Android KitKat 4.4, is equipped with 10.16 cm (4 inch) capacitive touch screen. It is also...
  • Oppo Mirror 3 with a 4.7-inch display, 8MP rear camera launched at Rs 16,990 in India February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has launched a new mid-range smartphone - Mirror 3 - in India. Priced at Rs 16,990, the phone has a 4.7-inch HD display and runs Android 4.4-based ColorOS 2.0.1. The dual-SIM phone is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. The...
  • Motorola starts rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Moto E February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Motorola has announced its plans to roll out Android 5.0 Lollipop to the Moto Maxx and Moto E smartphones. The company will be rolling out the upgraded OS for these phones with soak testing, which means the upgrade will first be rolled out to a small group of...
  • A new app that lets you send pictures, messages to your friends' lock screens February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Locket has unveiled ScreenPop app that lets users send pictures or doodles right from their lock screens to others', without having to unlock the phone. With ScreenPop, one can simply take a picture from the lock screen and add text, emojis, or doodles and send it right across to...
  • 'Apple's iOS mobile platform dominates in enterprise segment' February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Apple's iOS mobile platform dominates the enterprise segment with about 64 per cent share worldwide in 2014, followed by Android with 27 per cent and Windows at 9 per cent, a report by virtualisation solutions firm Citrix said today. "iOS remains the dominant mobile platform in the enterprise at...