Oppo R5 launching in India this month priced below Rs 30,000

By on December 12, 2014 at 3:54 PM.

Oppo R5 launching in India this month priced below Rs 30,000

Oppo has today announced that it will be launching the Oppo R5 in India this month, which is in line with previous reports. The company also announced that the device will be priced between the Rs 25,000 - Rs 30,000 bracket. More →
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Facebook’s Trending feature released on Android, iOS to soon follow

By on December 11, 2014 at 3:18 PM.

Facebook’s Trending feature released on Android, iOS to soon follow

Facebook has finally released Trending, its Twitter-like monitoring feature showcasing breaking news from around the world, on the mobile platform. The feature has currently been released on Android, and will soon be launched on the iOS app as well. More →
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Nokia HERE Maps launched on Google Play Store, iPhone app coming next year

By on December 11, 2014 at 3:03 PM.

Nokia HERE Maps launched on Google Play Store, iPhone app coming next year

Nokia has finally made its iconic HERE Maps available on the Google Play Store. The release comes two months after the mapping service made installation file for the app available for Android, which users had to sideload on their device manually. The company also announced that it will be bringing the HERE on iOS early next year. More →
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YouTube offline mode launched in India for Android and iOS users

By on December 11, 2014 at 12:35 PM.

YouTube offline mode launched in India for Android and iOS users

Earlier this year, while launching the Android One smartphones in India, Google also announced that it would be launching an “offline feature” for Indian users. Today, the company has launched the feature for Android and iOS users that essentially lets you download YouTube videos and play them back in offline mode when you don’t have data connectivity. More →
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Google search on Chrome for Android is 100-150 milliseconds faster

By on December 10, 2014 at 12:06 PM.

Google search on Chrome for Android is 100-150 milliseconds faster

Google has announced that it has boosted its search on mobile phones. It has added a new feature to the Chrome app on Android called “Reactive Prefetch,” which essentially makes the search up to 100-150 milliseconds faster. More →
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Facebook tries to revive Slingshot with another Snapchat-like upgrade

By on December 5, 2014 at 11:47 AM.

Facebook tries to revive Slingshot with another Snapchat-like upgrade

Facebook, in June, released the Slingshot app to take on Snapchat. Except that it was considered too cumbersome, while comparatively, Snapchat was a breeze to use. To renovate that, Facebook has just rolled out an upgrade for the app. The upgrade has completely changed the previous premise of the app, and has bought a new change that sounds far too much like Snapchat stories.  More →
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AirDroid 3.0 will let you run WhatsApp and other messaging apps on your computer

By on December 4, 2014 at 6:44 PM.

AirDroid 3.0 will let you run WhatsApp and other messaging apps on your computer

AirDroid, a popular tool that blurs the line between PC and Android devices has been updated to add AirMirror, as well as standalone clients for Windows and Mac. As the name suggests the feature mirrors your Android’s on-screen activities to your computer. So in essence you will be able to run Android apps including WhatsApp and other messaging apps on your computer. More →
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Several Google Nexus 5 handsets riddled with bugs after Android 5.0 Lollipop update

By on December 4, 2014 at 3:08 PM.

Several Google Nexus 5 handsets riddled with bugs after Android 5.0 Lollipop update

Several Nexus 5 handset users who recently updated their phones to Android 5.0 Lollipop are reporting issues on their device. Users are complaining about buggy software experience, poor and inconsistent battery life, as well as Wi-Fi issues. More →
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Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F) starts receiving Android 5.0 Lollipop update: Report

By on December 4, 2014 at 2:57 PM.

Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900F) starts receiving Android 5.0 Lollipop update: Report

After what seems to have been a long wait for many, Samsung has begun rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the Galaxy S5. This is the first time Samsung has been so quick in rolling out an Android update, just 31 days after Google released the final Lollipop code to AOSP. More →
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Google uses Times Square’s biggest billboard to promote Android

By on November 25, 2014 at 9:56 PM.

Google uses Times Square’s biggest billboard to promote Android

Ahead of the Black Friday sale, Google has taken over New York City’s Times Square with a new digital billboard, which it is using to promote Android, Android Central reports. The giant billboard spans over 25,000 square feet, is over eight stories tall, and has pixel density greater than 4K TV displays (It is made up of 24 million pixels and happens to be the highest resolution LED screen of its size in the world). More →
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