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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Google Android One smartphones will be powered by Mediatek chipsets: Report

By on June 27, 2014 at 6:31 PM.

Google Android One smartphones will be powered by Mediatek chipsets: Report

Google surprised everyone when it announced its Android One initiative earlier this week at its annual I/O event. The initiative, which will be launched first in India, will see sub-$100 smartphones running on stock Android from Micromax, Karbonn and Spice. These smartphones will receive automatic software updates from Google, which makes a big difference as phones in this price segment don't normally get software updates after they are launched. More →
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Sundar Pichai takes on Tim Cook, Android now has over 1 billion monthly active users with 93% running latest version of Google Play Services

By on June 26, 2014 at 1:24 AM.

Sundar Pichai takes on Tim Cook, Android now has over 1 billion monthly active users with 93% running latest version of Google Play Services

At Google I/O, Android and Chrome chief Sundar Pichai today revealed that there are over 1 billion monthly active users on the Android platform. And that number does not include devices like the Kindle Fire tablet, Nokia X-series smartphones and most Android based devices in China that don't run Google services. He further mentioned that there was a staggering 236 percent increase in app installations year-on-year. More →
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Google Android One announced: Micromax, Karbonn and Spice first partners in India

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

Google Android One announced: Micromax, Karbonn and Spice first partners in India

At the ongoing Google I/O, Sundar Pichai announced a new program called Android One. This is essentially a hardware and software reference program to help OEMs build affordable smartphones. The program will kick off in India where Google has partnered Micromax, Karbonn and Spice. More →
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