OnePlus One to get Android Lollipop update in March

By on February 24, 2015 at 7:18 PM.

OnePlus One to get Android Lollipop update in March

As part of its ‘90-day-Lollipop deadline,’ OnePlus was supposed to roll out the Lollipop update for its One flagship smartphone last month. But the only thing the company has managed to release so far is an alpha version of OxygenOS. But that hasn’t stopped OnePlus from giving its customers some more assurance. According to OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei, both the Indian and global variants will be getting the Lollipop-equipped software update in March. More →
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Google finally starts rolling out Lollipop update for Android One users in India

By on February 24, 2015 at 4:16 PM.

Google finally starts rolling out Lollipop update for Android One users in India

After what has been a long wait, Android One users in India have finally started receiving Lollipop update. This is after the company announced that the update was coming in the “next few weeks.” This is however a gradual rollout on a weekly basis, so only some selected smartphones will get the OTA update notification. More →
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BlackBerry rolls out software update to add support for Android apps

By on February 20, 2015 at 1:13 AM.

BlackBerry rolls out software update to add support for Android apps

Once an iconic player in the smartphone space, BlackBerry has seen its market share significantly dip over the last few years. The Canadian smartphone manufacturer has been struggling to compete in the market dominated by Android and iOS smartphones. But as it was slowly phasing out of the market, the company may have found a new plan to stay in the game: Run Android apps on BlackBerry handsets. More →
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New Android malware spies on you even when phone is switched off

By on February 19, 2015 at 1:49 PM.

New Android malware spies on you even when phone is switched off

There’s a new Android mobile malware in town, and it is designed to spy on you even when your mobile is switched off (or that’s what you would think). Security firm AVG has unveiled a new malware -- which is yet to be christened -- that tricks you into thinking that your mobile is switched off while it continues to log your activities in the background. More →
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Micromax Canvas Pep vs Xiaomi Redmi 1S vs Asus Zenfone C: Specifications, features compared

By on February 19, 2015 at 10:47 AM.

Micromax Canvas Pep vs Xiaomi Redmi 1S vs Asus Zenfone C: Specifications, features compared

Micromax yesterday launched the affordable Canvas Pep, priced at Rs 5,999. At this price range, the new smartphone will be up against the likes of the Asus Zenfone C and the Xiaomi Redmi 1S. We pit the three smartphones in a specifications and features comparison to see how they fare. More →
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You can use this Android app to check air pollution levels in Delhi and Pune

By on February 18, 2015 at 12:31 PM.

You can use this Android app to check air pollution levels in Delhi and 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. More →
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Google’s Android One smartphones launched in Philippines running on Android 5.1

By on February 17, 2015 at 5:39 PM.

Google’s Android One smartphones launched in Philippines running on Android 5.1

Google’s Android One project, which started off in India last year, has now extended to Philippines. The smartphones launched in the country include the Cherry One and the MyPhone Uno, and are one of the first smartphones to run on Android 5.1. More →
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Samsung Galaxy Grand Max vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G vs Yu Yureka: Specifications, features compared

By on February 17, 2015 at 4:44 PM.

Samsung Galaxy Grand Max vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 4G vs Yu Yureka: Specifications, features compared

Samsung has launched its newest mid-range smartphone in India, the Galaxy Grand Max in India, priced at Rs 15,990. While the phablet sports decent specifications, it will face some strong competition from the likes of the Redmi Note 4G and the Yu Yureka. These smartphones not only have similar set of specifications, but are also lighter on the pockets. We pit the handsets against each other in a spec and features comparison to see how they fare. More →
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Samsung Galaxy S6 to come pre-installed with apps that would make Google nervous

By on February 15, 2015 at 1:13 PM.

Samsung Galaxy S6 to come pre-installed with apps that would make Google nervous

The Galaxy S6 is turning out to be one of the most anticipated smartphones to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress next month and leaks are coming thick and fast about Samsung's next flagship smartphone. An earlier report had suggested that the Galaxy S6 would come with a bloat-free TouchWiz UI, which would no doubt be a wide change from earlier bloated versions of Samsung's proprietary UI. However, the latest rumor might provide an interesting twist to the tale. More →
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