Xolo to follow Xiaomi by launching its custom HIVE UI on August 6: Here’s what you need to know

By on August 4, 2014 at 1:12 PM.

Xolo to follow Xiaomi by launching its custom HIVE UI on August 6: Here’s what you need to know

Back in June, we covered a story about Xolo’s plans to launch a custom Android UI called HIVE. The UI has a unique interactive feature wherein users will be able to interact with the company’s developers to give them feedback as well as request new features for their smartphone. Xolo is going to launch HIVE later this week on August 9 and here is what you need to know about the forthcoming UI. More →
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Microsoft sues Samsung for not paying Android royalty

By on August 3, 2014 at 3:00 PM.

Microsoft sues Samsung for not paying Android royalty

Microsoft filed a case against Samsung Electronics in a US court over breach of contract. The lawsuit accuses the South Korean company of not paying for cross-licensing of technology. The dispute involves technology included in Android, the Google operating system for mobile phones and tablets. More →
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Google Now launcher now available for all devices running Android 4.1 and above

By on August 3, 2014 at 9:40 AM.

Google Now launcher now available for all devices running Android 4.1 and above

Google has finally released a launcher that brings easy access to Google Now on Android devices. The Google Now launcher is now available on the Play Store that brings Google Now to all devices running on Android 4.1 and upwards. More →
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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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