Google to spend Rs 100 crore in marketing the Android One: Report

By on July 16, 2014 at 3:43 PM.

Google to spend Rs 100 crore in marketing the Android One: Report

After announcing the Android one initiative at Google I/O, Android chief Sundar Pichai is expected to be in India somewhere between September and October to launch the first budget smartphones. Now, the Economic Times reports that the search giant is set to spend Rs 100 crore in marketing Android One. More →
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Delhiites can now book an auto rickshaw ride via an Android app called Pooch-O

By on July 13, 2014 at 1:05 PM.

Delhiites can now book an auto rickshaw ride via an Android app called Pooch-O

Now you can use your smartphone to hire an auto rickshaw in the national Capital with a new App "Pooch-O", which was launched by Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung. Delhi Integrated Multi-Model Transit System (DIMTS) has developed "Pooch-O", which will now allow users to locate autos, fitted with GPS, nearest to them and can then call its driver, whose numbers are registered with DIMTS, on their mobile phone and book a trip. More →
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Android KitKat continues its growth, now runs on nearly 18 percent of Android devices

By on July 9, 2014 at 5:42 PM.

Android KitKat continues its growth, now runs on nearly 18 percent of Android devices

Google’s Android KitKat adoption continues to grow and after touching double digits last month. From 13.6 percent in June, Android KitKat now runs on nearly 18 percent of devices. Android Jelly Bean, on the other hand, continues its slide and now runs on nearly 56.5 percent of devices. More →
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How to downgrade Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 from Android L to KitKat: Step-by-step guide

By on July 3, 2014 at 11:01 AM.

How to downgrade Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 from Android L to KitKat: Step-by-step guide

Yesterday we told you how to install Android L preview on your Nexus 5 smartphone or Nexus 7 tablet. If you are however tired of all the bugs and crashes, and want to switch back to the stable Android KitKat, there’s a way. Hit the break below to check out the step-by-step guide on how to uninstall Android L and switch your Nexus devices to KitKat. More →
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How to install Android L on Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 now: Step-by-step guide

By on July 2, 2014 at 11:53 AM.

How to install Android L on Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 now: Step-by-step guide

Last month Google previewed Android L at I/O, and immediately after, it released the operating system preview to the developers. You however don’t have to be a developer to try out Android L now, and all you need is a Nexus 5 smartphone or a Nexus 7 tablet. Hit the break below to check out the step-by-step guide on how to install Android L on your Nexus devices now. More →
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Android One smartphones to launch in India in September-October: Report

By on July 1, 2014 at 3:45 PM.

Android One smartphones to launch in India in September-October: Report

Last month at Google I/O, Android chief Sundar Pichai surprised everyone by announcing the Android One initiative. This initiative, which will be launched first in India, will see sub-$100 smartphones running on stock Android from Micromax, Karbonn and Spice. A report on Business Standard now claims that the first smartphones could be launched within the next three months. The report reveals that Sundar Pichai will be coming to India sometime between September and October to launch Android One smartphones.  More →
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HTC’s Android L roll out plans revealed in leaked roadmap

By on June 30, 2014 at 5:35 PM.

HTC’s Android L roll out plans revealed in leaked roadmap

Google previewed Android L at I/O, and almost immediately after HTC announced that it will roll out Android L update for the One (M8) and One (M7) within 90 days of Google releasing the source code. Now a leaked roadmap, courtesy of  @LlabTooFer, has thrown some light on what all phones are likely to get the forthcoming Android update. More →
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Top 10 Android KitKat smartphones in India priced under Rs 10,000

By on June 30, 2014 at 4:22 PM.

Top 10 Android KitKat smartphones in India priced under Rs 10,000

Last month, Motorola launched the Moto E in India, which was the first smartphone in the sub-Rs 10,000 range to run on Android KitKat. As expected, the smartphone changed the dynamics of the market, and compelled other companies to launch affordable smartphones running on the latest version of Android. Micromax was the first company to take the cue, and since then we have seen smartphones from the likes of Celkon, Karbonn, Xolo, Lava and Spice. Let’s take a look at the top-10 Android KitKat smartphones you can buy for less than Rs 10,000. More →
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