Flipboard 3.0 for iOS and Android features a major redesign, The Daily Edition, and more topics

By about 3 hours ago.

Flipboard 3.0 for iOS and Android features a major redesign, The Daily Edition, and more topics

Popular news-reading app Flipboard has just been redesigned and provided with a handful of features to offer its users more personalized experience. The new version, Flipboard 3.0 gives users 34,000 new topics to choose from. More →
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Google Drive app for Android updated with Material Design, improved PDF interaction and search

By about 9 hours ago.

Google Drive app for Android updated with Material Design, improved PDF interaction and search

Google is slowly updating all its apps to align them with the new Material Design language that it recently unveiled. The latest app to join the club is Google Drive for Android. Alongside the graphical overhaul, the new version of the app also has an improved search feature, and better PDF integration. More →
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Microsoft Band is a $199 fitness tracker compatible with Windows Phone, Android and iOS devices

By about 10 hours ago.

Microsoft Band is a $199 fitness tracker compatible with Windows Phone, Android and iOS devices

Microsoft has finally taken the lid off its long-rumored wearable device. It’s called Microsoft Band, and it comes with both watch and fitness tracker features. Priced at $199, Microsoft Band works with Android, iOS and Windows Phone, with a sync app for Macs as well. Microsoft claims that "it's the most advanced band we've seen in terms of technology on the wrist." More →
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Lenovo A7-30 3G voice calling tablet launched, priced at Rs 9,999

By on October 29, 2014 at 5:15 PM.

Lenovo A7-30 3G voice calling tablet launched, priced at Rs 9,999

Lenovo has launched a new voice calling tablet called the A7-30 3G. The tablet is priced at Rs 9,999, and is essentially a 3G variant of the Lenovo A7-30 tablet launched earlier this year. More →
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Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra says Apple’s iPhone 6 design is very ‘HTC-like’, defends design theft allegations

By on October 29, 2014 at 3:17 PM.

Xiaomi’s Hugo Barra says Apple’s iPhone 6 design is very ‘HTC-like’, defends design theft allegations

Xiaomi's Hugo Barra was at WSJD conference yesterday where he touched upon various topics including the long-standing accusation of Xiaomi stealing Apple's design. Barra, combating design theft allegations from Apple design chief Jony Ive, voiced his opinion saying that the design and engineering team at Xiaomi are inspired by great products just like everyone out there. He said that even Apple's iOS is inspired by many Android features, which it then later innovates around adding their own twist, and then later embedding it into its own eco-system. He also felt that the new iPhone 6 carried 'design elements that were very HTC-like'. More →
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Google details Android 5.0 Lollipop’s major security features

By on October 29, 2014 at 1:04 PM.

Google details Android 5.0 Lollipop’s major security features

Google’s latest update to mobile operating system Android, Lollipop brings a slew of features to the mobile platform. While the graphical overhaul dubbed Material Design might be the biggest noticeable change, there are lots of other things Google has put its focus on. Chief among them is its security. In a blogpost, the company has detailed the major security features it has added to the operating system. More →
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YouTube WatchMe brings live broadcasting capabilities to third-party Android apps

By on October 29, 2014 at 9:37 AM.

YouTube WatchMe brings live broadcasting capabilities to third-party Android apps

Google has announced a new open source project called “YouTube WatchMe for Android.” This project essentially aims at giving third-party developers the ability to include live broadcasting capabilities in their apps. More →
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How to improve your smartphone’s battery life

By on October 27, 2014 at 2:54 PM.

How to improve your smartphone’s battery life

No matter how big a battery is bundled with a smartphone, battery life is more often than not one of the chief complaints of every smartphone user. Scientists have been working on fast charging and long lasting batteries, but they are far from being commercially available. In the meantime, there are various tips and tricks that can help extend your phone’s battery life. More →
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Nokia HERE maps now available for all Android devices running Jelly Bean or higher

By on October 22, 2014 at 9:52 AM.

Nokia HERE maps now available for all Android devices running Jelly Bean or higher

Last month Nokia announced its plans to release its iconic HERE maps to Android and iOS devices. On HERE maps' website earlier this morning the company announced the availability of a beta version of its maps app that works with any device running on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or above. More →
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Gmail 5.0 for Android embraces Material Design, adds support for Yahoo and Outlook emails

By on October 21, 2014 at 10:31 AM.

Gmail 5.0 for Android embraces Material Design, adds support for Yahoo and Outlook emails

In addition to the graphical revamp, the Gmail 5.0 app will finally allow Android users to add non-Gmail accounts such as Yahoo and Outlook to the email client. According to Android Police, users will be able to read and answer emails from their non-Gmail accounts. More →
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