WhatsApp Call rolling to iOS users soon: Co-founder Brian Acton

By on March 26, 2015 at 3:12 PM.

WhatsApp Call rolling to iOS users soon: Co-founder Brian Acton

WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton confirmed that WhatsApp voice calling is coming to iOS users in a 'couple of weeks'. The confirmation came during last night's Facebook F8 developer event. After the F8 event, VentureBeat folks tried to get Acton to reconfirm his 'couple of weeks' comment, but the co-founder hesitated before he said, "Yes. Well, several weeks," before being whisked away by his handlers. More →
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Here’s how Microsoft plans on converting Android smartphones to Windows 10

By on March 18, 2015 at 5:45 PM.

Here’s how Microsoft plans on converting Android smartphones to Windows 10

Apart from announcing that the much-awaited Windows 10 is coming this summer, Microsoft revealed another nugget of interesting intel. It said that Xiaomi has come on board to test Windows 10 on certain select Mi 4 devices, sparking off a lot of debate among the geeks. While the world was still doing the moths on this development, Microsoft told TechCrunch, that it plans to bring software specifically targeted to convert Android users to Windows Phone users. More →
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Android 5.1 with enhanced device protection, multi-SIM support and HD voice now rolling out

By on March 10, 2015 at 12:37 PM.

Android 5.1 with enhanced device protection, multi-SIM support and HD voice now rolling out

While most devices are yet to snag the Android 5.0 Lollipop update, Google has started to push the next major iteration to Lollipop -- the Android 5.1 -- the Android maker announced on a blog post. The update brings some handy features including multi-SIM support, HD voice, enhanced device protection, improved quick settings, and a plethora of bug fixes for the glitches Lollipop had sent your way. The company says that Nexus smartphones and tablets will start receiving the update this week. More →
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Google is bringing Android to the virtual reality platform: Report

By on March 7, 2015 at 11:43 AM.

Google is bringing Android to the virtual reality platform: Report

Google is reportedly working on an Android version that can power VR applications. Wall Street Journal reports that the tech giant has hired 'a secret team of tens of engineers' to begin the task. The project, when completed, will be freely available just like the versions of Android for smartphones and tablets.  More →
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Beware! Indian Overseas Bank Android app is vulnerable to hackers: Report

By on March 4, 2015 at 1:01 PM.

Beware! Indian Overseas Bank Android app is vulnerable to hackers: Report

In a new development, an Android app security company Appvigil is claiming that Chennai-based Indian Overseas Bank's Android application might be vulnerable to being targeted by hackers. The security company has discovered a JavaScript Injection vulnerability also known as cross-scripting or XSS vulnerability, in the bank's Android app. More →
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Android dominated the global smartphone market by a wide margin in 2014: IDC

By on February 25, 2015 at 4:38 PM.

Android dominated the global smartphone market by a wide margin in 2014: IDC

The latest report by IDC shares stats on the worldwide smartphone market shipments in the fourth quarter and the calendar year for 2014. The report reveals that 81.5 percent smartphones that were shipped in 2014 ran on Android OS, while Apple's iPhones followed behind making up 4.8 percent of total smartphone shipments. More →
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Uninstall! Top 20 Android apps that drain your smartphone’s battery and impact performance

By on February 25, 2015 at 1:55 PM.

Uninstall! Top 20 Android apps that drain your smartphone’s battery and impact performance

If you are one of the many Android users frustrated with your smartphone’s reduced performance levels and battery life, here are some of the apps that you need to steer clear of. AVG Technologies has published a report revealing some of the most popular apps that adversely affect your Android smartphone. More →
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Watch Oscars 2015 live stream on PC, Android and iOS in India

By on February 22, 2015 at 6:10 PM.

Watch Oscars 2015 live stream on PC, Android and iOS in India

The annual Academy Awards are back, and this time the line-up of nominations is nothing short of epic. Movies like The Imitation Game, Whiplash, Selma, American Sniper and Birdman are all eyeing the golden trophy in anticipation. Considering the time difference, the show is to air tomorrow at 5:30AM on Star World and Star Movies. The repeat telecast is set to happen at 8.30PM the same day. But for those who love the world of  Internet and mobile, here's how you can catch the Oscars live on these platforms. More →
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