One in five Android devices run on KitKat: Google

By on August 13, 2014 at 1:53 PM.

One in five Android devices run on KitKat: Google

Google’s Android KitKat adoption continues to grow steadily since its launch in October 2013. The latest version of Android has found its place on 20.9 percent of devices in August, according to latest figures released by Google. Android KitKat has seen a steady rise from 13.6 percent in June to 18 percent in July. Android Jelly Bean, on the other hand, has shown a marginal decline to 54.2 percent from 56.5 percent since July. More →
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Top 5 Android KitKat smartphones in India priced under Rs 5,000

By on August 7, 2014 at 5:53 PM.

Top 5 Android KitKat smartphones in India priced under Rs 5,000

Ever since the Motorola Moto E entered the Indian smartphone market, local brands have reacted to its popularity by launching ultra-affordable Android KitKat smartphones. Suddenly there are many smartphones to choose from if you are shifting from a feature phone to a smartphone and don’t want to spend a lot of money. Here are five Android KitKat smartphones — listed in the order of their price — you can buy in India today for less than Rs 5,000. 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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Freedome, an Android and iOS app that lets you surf the Internet anonymously

By on July 27, 2014 at 12:34 PM.

Freedome, an Android and iOS app that lets you surf the Internet anonymously

Security solutions firm F-Secure has introduced a mobile application, Freedome app, for surfing the Internet anonymously. The company claims the app enables users mask their IP address and hide their real location. It further claimed that this app is an ideal choice to counter cyber snooping. 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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Microsoft could launch an Android powered Lumia!

By on July 7, 2014 at 11:25 AM.

Microsoft could launch an Android powered Lumia!

If Microsoft's decision to continue launching the forked Android running X-series of smartphones from Nokia wasn't baffling enough, the software giant could launch full-fledged Android smartphones under the Lumia brand soon. Serial leakster @evleaks claims that an Android-powered Lumia is coming under the Nokia by Microsoft branding. More →
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Android One smartphones to launch in India in September-October: Report

By on July 1, 2014 at 3:45 PM.

Android One smartphones to launch in India in September-October: Report

Last month at Google I/O, Android chief Sundar Pichai surprised everyone by announcing the Android One initiative. This initiative, which will be launched first in India, will see sub-$100 smartphones running on stock Android from Micromax, Karbonn and Spice. A report on Business Standard now claims that the first smartphones could be launched within the next three months. The report reveals that Sundar Pichai will be coming to India sometime between September and October to launch Android One smartphones.  More →
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Top 10 Android KitKat smartphones in India priced under Rs 10,000

By on June 30, 2014 at 4:22 PM.

Top 10 Android KitKat smartphones in India priced under Rs 10,000

Last month, Motorola launched the Moto E in India, which was the first smartphone in the sub-Rs 10,000 range to run on Android KitKat. As expected, the smartphone changed the dynamics of the market, and compelled other companies to launch affordable smartphones running on the latest version of Android. Micromax was the first company to take the cue, and since then we have seen smartphones from the likes of Celkon, Karbonn, Xolo, Lava and Spice. Let’s take a look at the top-10 Android KitKat smartphones you can buy for less than Rs 10,000. More →
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