Samsung Galaxy S6 to come pre-installed with apps that would make Google nervous

By on February 15, 2015 at 1:13 PM.

Samsung Galaxy S6 to come pre-installed with apps that would make Google nervous

The Galaxy S6 is turning out to be one of the most anticipated smartphones to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress next month and leaks are coming thick and fast about Samsung's next flagship smartphone. An earlier report had suggested that the Galaxy S6 would come with a bloat-free TouchWiz UI, which would no doubt be a wide change from earlier bloated versions of Samsung's proprietary UI. However, the latest rumor might provide an interesting twist to the tale. More →
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Google to reportedly make Internet access free for select apps in India on Android One smartphones, another blow to net neutrality

By on February 14, 2015 at 9:41 PM.

Google to reportedly make Internet access free for select apps in India on Android One smartphones, another blow to net neutrality

Google is tying up with select app developers and carriers in India, which would allow users to use those apps for free. This is yet another attempt by Google to lower the cost of Internet access to users. Earlier Google had tied up with Airtel to provide a free Internet zone where users could access some services including Google Search for free. The news comes on the heels of RCom partnering with Facebook to provide free access to some websites as well as Facebook to all its subscribers. More →
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Panasonic launched Toughpad FZ-B2, an extremely rugged Android tablet at Rs 75,000

By on February 14, 2015 at 12:43 PM.

Panasonic launched Toughpad FZ-B2, an extremely rugged Android tablet at Rs 75,000

Panasonic has launched a rugged Android Tablet called the FZ-B2. It has been specially developed to take on adverse conditions. The tablet is aimed for industries like automotive, aviation, telecom, utility, retail, manufacturing, and logistics. The FZ-B2 will be priced at Rs 75,000. More →
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Android Lollipop vs iOS 8: Google’s platform is more stable, experiences less app crashes

By on February 13, 2015 at 5:41 PM.

Android Lollipop vs iOS 8: Google’s platform is more stable, experiences less app crashes

Apple’s iOS 8 ran through a series of roadblocks when it was released. Android Lollipop also experienced a fair share of trouble until the stable Android 5.0.2 was out. According to a report from mobile app performance management Crittercism, Android Lollipop fares better than iOS when it comes to app crashes. More →
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Motorola Moto G (2014) spotted running on Android 5.1 Lollipop

By on February 6, 2015 at 6:18 PM.

Motorola Moto G (2014) spotted running on Android 5.1 Lollipop

Android 5.1 has been in the spotlight for some time now after it was spotted running on an Indonesian Android One. While the existence of the 5.1 update is no longer a secret, there is still no word on when it will be released. More →
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Motorola begins Android Lollipop soak tests for Moto E in India

By on February 5, 2015 at 2:05 PM.

Motorola begins Android Lollipop soak tests for Moto E in India

Motorola has been one of the quickest to release the latest Android updates for its smartphones. Thanks to running an almost stock Android version, Motorola smartphones have seen Android updates soon after Nexus smartphones. However, Motorola had delayed the roll out of Android 5.0 Lollipop owing to glitches in the operating system like battery drain, app crashes among others. Google fixed those bugs in Android 5.0.1. Now Motorola seems to be soak testing this version of Android Lollipop on its most affordable smartphone, the Moto E.  More →
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Google slyly launches Android 5.1 Lollipop on Android One, here’s what’s new

By on February 5, 2015 at 11:39 AM.

Google slyly launches Android 5.1 Lollipop on Android One, here’s what’s new

Google’s Android One website for Indonesia accidentally (or intentionally) yesterday revealed that the next Lollipop update is referred to as 5.1. While there is no word on the availability or an official changelog, a few leaked screenshots reveal some of the forthcoming changes. More →
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Android 5.1 Lollipop coming soon, spotted on Android One smartphones in Indonesia

By on February 4, 2015 at 6:30 PM.

Android 5.1 Lollipop coming soon, spotted on Android One smartphones in Indonesia

While Android One users in India await the Lollipop update, Google it seems is readying the 5.1 Lollipop update for Android One users in Indonesia. The update was spotted on Google's official Indonesian Android One page. More →
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Android One users to finally get Lollipop update in the “next few weeks”

By on February 4, 2015 at 3:32 PM.

Android One users to finally get Lollipop update in the “next few weeks”

Android One users are finally set to get the promised Lollipop update. Google India today tweeted that the update will be released to users in the “next few weeks.”  More →
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Google’s moment of shame: Android 5.0 Lollipop runs on just 1.6% of Android installed base

By on February 3, 2015 at 11:50 AM.

Google’s moment of shame: Android 5.0 Lollipop runs on just 1.6% of Android installed base

Three months after Google released Android 5.0 Lollipop, the latest iteration of Google’s mobile operating system has finally made a dent on the Android Developers Dashboard. According to the latest stats released by Google, Android 5.0 now accounts for 1.6 percent of current Android install base. More →
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