Android Lollipop announced, here’s what’s new

By on October 15, 2014 at 9:46 PM.

Android Lollipop announced, here’s what’s new

As expected, Google has today announced Android L, and it is called “Lollipop.” Google had announced and detailed the features of the operating system at I/O in June earlier this year. Lollipop is making its debut on three new devices including the Nexus 6, the Nexus 9 and the Nexus Player media streaming device. It will then be released on the Nexus 5, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, and Google Play Edition devices in the coming weeks. With the Android Lollipop now announced, let’s take a look at some of the features and improvements that you can expect on the new operating system. More →
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Google Chief teases Android L in a new video, hints an imminent release

By on October 15, 2014 at 9:03 AM.

Google Chief teases Android L in a new video, hints an imminent release

Google is expected to take the wraps off two Nexus devices - Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, and release Android L to the public today. It’s been months since the company first announced Android L and highlighted some of its features, however what exactly that L stands for is yet to be revealed. More →

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Android L could be called “Licorice”: Report

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

Android L could be called “Licorice”: Report

There has been quite a bit of speculation surrounding what the next version of Android could be called. While names like Lollipop and Lemon Meringue Pie have done the rounds, a new contender has now been thrown into the mix. More →
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IRCTC goes mobile, Indian railway e-ticketing service launches official Android app

By on October 13, 2014 at 12:58 PM.

IRCTC goes mobile, Indian railway e-ticketing service launches official Android app

Indian Railway official e-ticketing service Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has finally launched its official Android mobile app to enable users to book tickets on-the-go. Calling it 'IRCTC Connect', the app is now available for free download for all Android 4.1 users and above. More →
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Google has reportedly been working on a multi-window feature for Android

By on October 8, 2014 at 3:52 PM.

Google has reportedly been working on a multi-window feature for Android

While smartphones have enough power for multi-tasking, Samsung is credited with being the first company to introduce a multi-window interface on its smartphones. Other companies like LG have followed with its own UI, but they are far from being a smooth experience. But it seems Google has been working on a multi-window feature of its own. The first photos of an early version of the feature have leaked, courtesy of Android Police. More →
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Samsung paid $1 billion to Microsoft in 2013 for Android patents, may still owe it $6.9 million

By on October 4, 2014 at 10:18 PM.

Samsung paid $1 billion to Microsoft in 2013 for Android patents, may still owe it $6.9 million

Microsoft has claimed that Samsung owes it $6.9 million in unpaid interest from last year. The software technology company which had filed a lawsuit against Samsung in August filed its amended complaint in public last night which revealed several information including that it made 1 billion dollar from Samsung in 2013 for a single year's worth of patent-licensing royalties. More →
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Google’s modular Project Ara smartphones to run on a modified version of Android L, ships early next year

By on September 30, 2014 at 4:01 PM.

Google’s modular Project Ara smartphones to run on a modified version of Android L, ships early next year

Google’s ambitious Project Ara, the modular swap-the-components-as-you-like smartphone, will run on a modified version of the forthcoming Android L operating system and ship in early 2015, Paul Eremenko, the head of Project Era announced on the company’s website. More →
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Android L could be released on November 1: Report

By on September 24, 2014 at 5:00 PM.

Android L could be released on November 1: Report

There have been numerous rumors around when Google will unveil the next Nexus devices as well as the Android L update. Adding to that list is a report on Android Authority, which cites Android blogger Paul O’Brien as claiming that the next Android update will be released on November 1. More →
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New Motorola Moto X launched in India, prices start at Rs 31,999

By on September 24, 2014 at 12:02 PM.

New Motorola Moto X launched in India, prices start at Rs 31,999

Motorola unveiled the new Moto X in India earlier this month, but didn’t reveal the price saying it would be announced on the day of launch. Today, the company has launched the flagship device in India with prices starting at Rs 31,999. The wooden and leather back variants will cost Rs 33,999 and they will go on sale on Flipkart at midnight. More →
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Round 2 in Android One war: New phones may hit market by December-end

By on September 21, 2014 at 5:31 PM.

Round 2 in Android One war: New phones may hit market by December-end

Enthused by the initial response to Google's Android One, handset makers Karbonn, Spice and Intex are gearing up for round two with a slew of smartphone launches beginning December this year. The first set of Android One devices were launched last week, priced Rs 6,399 onwards by Micromax, Karbonn and Spice. More →
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