Category Archives: Android

Android 8.1 Oreo to Succeed v8.0, Reveals Google App Breakdown

HIGHLIGHTS The Android 8.0 started rolling out widely recently Details regarding Bisto headphones also revealed Android 8.1 Oreo can debut on next generation Pixel handsets If there were any doubts in your mind about what the next version of Android will be called, we now have an answer. The teardown of the Google app has reportedly revealed that the next version of… Read More »

Official name for Android O expected to be revealed on August 21: Report

Android O’s name has been a mystery for quite a while now. Oreo, Oatmeal cookie, Octopus or perhaps something else starting with an ‘O’, there have been various rumours regarding the official name for Google’s next OS release. Now, David Ruddock from Android Police has predicted in a series of Tweets that Android O’s name might be revealed by Google… Read More »

ANDROID WARNING – Google Play apps can steal information from YOUR WhatsApp

Google Play hosted 20 apps that were capable of stealing personal information from popular programmes like WhatsApp, security experts have said. –– ADVERTISEMENT –– The apps exploited know vulnerabilities to “root” devices running older versions of Android and then bypass security protectons. The malicious programmes were then capable of accessing sensitive data stored in popular apps such as… Read More »

Android O: Which notification upgrades are you most looking forward to? [Poll]

While Android O doesn’t introduce much new to the user interface, there are a lot of new tools for developers to use that make notifications much better. On top of this, the upcoming OS also comes with new system-level features that give users better control over what notifications they see and where they see them. Which of Android 8.0’s new notification… Read More »

LEARN HOW TO USE DO NOT DISTURB MODE IN ANDROID

Our smartphones command our attention several times every day. Some people even check their phones in the middle of the night. Why do we allow this endless torrent of incoming notifications, which are often unimportant, or worse, email spam, to interrupt us? If you can’t resist that blinking LED or that buzzing in your pocket, then you need to get to grips… Read More »

Android O Team’s Reddit AMA: 7 Things We Learnt

HIGHLIGHTS The name of the upcoming Android version was not revealed Android O has been said to improve Bluetooth audio performance The team shared difficulties regarding the development of platform Google’s Android team held a Reddit AMA session to answer user queries about the platform and as it usually happens, we got to learn a lot of things about the upcoming Android version… Read More »

Android 7.1.2-powered Xiaomi ‘riva’ spotted on Geekbench

A new Xiaomi smartphone – dubbed riva – has been spotted in a benchmark listing. The listing on Geekbench reveals the device is powered by an SoC with quad-core 1.40GHz processor, and has 3GB RAM. Other thing worth noting is that the phone runs Android Nougat (latest version: 7.1.2). Sadly, and as is usually the case with Geekbench… Read More »

Moto M Reportedly Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update in India

Lenovo’s Moto M, which was launched last year in India, has now according to user reports started receiving Android 7.0 Nougat update in the country. To recall, the Android 6.0 Marshmallow running Moto M smartphone was launched in two variants in India – the 32GB + 3GB model priced at Rs. 15,999, and the 64GB + 4GB version priced at Rs.… Read More »

Sony unleashes Android 7.1.1 update for the Xperia Z5, Z3+ and Z4 Tablet

After a brief hiccup, the Android 7.0 update for the Xperia Z5, Xperia Z3+ and Xperia Z4 Tablet rolled out in February this year. Now comes the sequel – 7.1.1 is being received by these same devices as we speak. The build number of the new update is 32.4.A.160 and it brings the Android security patch level to… Read More »

Nokia 3 Android phone is now listed online for purchase, price is Rs 9,499

Nokia 3 smartphone, which has officially gone on sale in India, is now available online as well. Nokia 3 is now listed on the Croma website at a price of Rs 9,499. However, Croma is showing Nokia 3’s price as a discounted one against the original price of Rs 10,299. When we check for Nokia 3’s home delivery… Read More »