Google details Android 5.0 Lollipop’s major security features

By on October 29, 2014 at 1:04 PM.

Google details Android 5.0 Lollipop’s major security features

Google’s latest update to mobile operating system Android, Lollipop brings a slew of features to the mobile platform. While the graphical overhaul dubbed Material Design might be the biggest noticeable change, there are lots of other things Google has put its focus on. Chief among them is its security. In a blogpost, the company has detailed the major security features it has added to the operating system. More →
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Google Fit app released, Google’s answer to Apple’s HealthKit

By on October 29, 2014 at 9:45 AM.

Google Fit app released, Google’s answer to Apple’s HealthKit

Google has released Google Fit, a standalone app that let users track their fitness goals. The app captures your run-of-the-mill activity, as well as supports third-party app integrations and Android Wear devices. More →
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Asus to release Android 5.0 Lollipop update to Zenfone-series and several Padfone devices next year

By on October 27, 2014 at 6:30 PM.

Asus to release Android 5.0 Lollipop update to Zenfone-series and several Padfone devices next year

Google announced the general public availability of Android 5.0 Lollipop earlier this month. Several smartphone manufacturers including Motorola, HTC, and Sony have already announced the phones they will be seeding out the update to. Joining the club is the Taiwanese manufacturer Asus which just revealed the list of devices it will be rolling out the the said update to, and furthermore, how soon will that happen. More →
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Samsung Galaxy S5 to get Android 5.0 Lollipop in December, TouchWiz and system apps get massive improvements: Report

By on October 26, 2014 at 11:03 AM.

Samsung Galaxy S5 to get Android 5.0 Lollipop in December, TouchWiz and system apps get massive improvements: Report

Google announced the public availability of its latest mobile operating system Android 5.0 Lollipop earlier this month. The operating system is already running on newly launched Nexus 9 and Nexus 6, while other devices are still waiting in queue to get the update. If you’ve a Galaxy S5 smartphone, you might not have to wait that long, as according to a new report on SamMobile, the Galaxy S5 will be snagging the update sometime in December. More →
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Google releases first major update to Android Wear, adds support for GPS, Bluetooth headphones and offline music playback

By on October 24, 2014 at 10:17 AM.

Google releases first major update to Android Wear, adds support for GPS, Bluetooth headphones and offline music playback

Google has released the first major update to its wearable operating system Android Wear. The update adds a number of new features including support for built-in GPS sensors, Bluetooth headphones, and offline music playback, the company announced in a blogpost. More →
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National Train Enquiry System (NTES) app launched for Android devices to help keep track of trains

By on October 23, 2014 at 11:39 AM.

National Train Enquiry System (NTES) app launched for Android devices to help keep track of trains

Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) has launched a mobile app on Android platform for train enquiry. The new mobile app for Android devices has many features. More →
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 could get Android 5.0 Lollipop update sooner than expected

By on October 22, 2014 at 1:05 PM.

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 could get Android 5.0 Lollipop update sooner than expected

Motorola, HTC and Sony have already revealed their respective roadmaps of Lollipop release for their Android devices. Samsung, on the other hand, is infamous for releasing Android updates quite late. This time however, Samsung seems to have a pleasant surprise for its users.  More →
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Nokia HERE maps now available for all Android devices running Jelly Bean or higher

By on October 22, 2014 at 9:52 AM.

Nokia HERE maps now available for all Android devices running Jelly Bean or higher

Last month Nokia announced its plans to release its iconic HERE maps to Android and iOS devices. On HERE maps' website earlier this morning the company announced the availability of a beta version of its maps app that works with any device running on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or above. More →
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Google clones Flappy Bird for its Android 5.0 Lollipop Easter egg [video]

By on October 20, 2014 at 6:08 PM.

Google clones Flappy Bird for its Android 5.0 Lollipop Easter egg [video]

Google is known to give small treats for Android users, which are hidden in the SDK for developers to discover. Android 5.0 Lollipop is no different, but the Easter egg found in the latest operating system is a pleasant surprise. More →
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