Google reportedly developing an Android Wear app for iOS platform

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Google reportedly developing an Android Wear app for iOS platform

Currently, Google’s Android Wear platform for wearables needs an accompanying Android smartphone to function. Things are however set to change as a French Technology website 01net reports that the search giant is working on making the platform compatible with iOS. This new feature is expected to be announced at Google's annual developer conference in May. More →
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Android Lollipop doubles its global installed base but still remains irrelevant

By on March 3, 2015 at 1:08 PM.

Android Lollipop doubles its global installed base but still remains irrelevant

Android Lollipop, the latest iteration to Google’s mobile operating system which was released back in November last year. In four months of its existence has only managed to get installed in 3.3 percent of Android devices worldwide, according to the latest stats provided by Google. More →
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Apple patents technology to track iPhones even when it is switched off

By on February 26, 2015 at 3:34 PM.

Apple patents technology to track iPhones even when it is switched off

Apple has been granted a patent which could allow it to track an individual’s iPhone even when the smartphone is switched off. The patent -- which the company had filed last year and was granted a few weeks ago -- could help the iPhone-maker bolster its anti-mobile theft efforts and help users easily locate their phone when misplaced or stolen. More →
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Uninstall! Top 20 Android apps that drain your smartphone’s battery and impact performance

By on February 25, 2015 at 1:55 PM.

Uninstall! Top 20 Android apps that drain your smartphone’s battery and impact performance

If you are one of the many Android users frustrated with your smartphone’s reduced performance levels and battery life, here are some of the apps that you need to steer clear of. AVG Technologies has published a report revealing some of the most popular apps that adversely affect your Android smartphone. More →
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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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Siri will soon start understanding Indian English accent

By on February 24, 2015 at 8:49 AM.

Siri will soon start understanding Indian English accent

Siri, the digital voice assistant found on Apple’s iOS devices will soon be able to speak a number of new languages. The company released a new beta of iOS 8.3 this morning which reveals that Siri will be speaking Russian, Danish, Dutch, Thai, Turkish, Swedish, and Portuguese starting later this year. In addition, Siri is also working on India’s English accent. More →
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Microsoft preps to take on Apple’s Find My Friends app with new ‘People Sense’ for Windows Phone

By on February 23, 2015 at 1:43 PM.

Microsoft preps to take on Apple’s Find My Friends app with new ‘People Sense’ for Windows Phone

Microsoft is working on a location sharing app named ‘People Sense’ which would allow users to chat and share their real-time location with friends and family members. The app -- which seems to borrow features from Apple’s Find my Friends app -- would also integrate with Bing Maps. More →
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Surprise! Watch an Android Wear smartwatch work with the iPhone

By on February 23, 2015 at 12:10 PM.

Surprise! Watch an Android Wear smartwatch work with the iPhone

Android Wear-powered timepieces are at the forefront of the smartwatches bandwagon. However, one of the issue these gadgets have had so far is their inability to work with any smartphone other than powered by Google’s Android. While officially, the said compatibility combination still exists, a developer has found a way to get Android Wear smartwatches up and running on Apple’s iPhone. More →
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