Category Archives: Android

Android O Users Will Be Able Pause and Resume System Updates

It seems like folks at Google have finally provided a solution for a long-standing issue with the platform as the search giant has now added the option to pause system updates with Android O’s second developer preview. This means that if you have to download an extremely large update and head out of your home, meaning away from… Read More »

Google endorses Kotlin for Android development

Android Studio 3.0 IDE will include this first addition to Android’s official languages Google’s Java-centric Android mobile development platform is adding the Kotlin language as an officially supported development language, and will include it in the Android Studio 3.0 IDE. Its developers had previously promoted Kotlin for Android development. The revelation was made Wednesday by Google Program Manager Stephanie… Read More »

Why Android is likely safe from a WannaCry-like attack

Enlarge Image Unlike the Google Pixel, most Android devices are running on outdated operating systems. James Martin/CNET The WannaCry cyberattack has ensnared more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries by taking advantage of outdated versions of Windows that never got Microsoft’s crucial security patches. Hmm. Millions of devices that are stuck on older versions of an operating system… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 5s and Mi 5s Plus to get Android 7 Nougat beta update

The Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi is still making into headlines even after launching its much-hyped smartphone, Mi 6. Now, it’s all about another smartphone which was released earlier. It is time for Xiaomi to release the latest Android Nougat update for the smartphones launched last year. Yes, you heard it right. This news is all about Xiaomi Mi… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7R Rumoured to Be Sold at Half the Price of Original

Earlier this year in March, Samsung confirmed that the company will be selling refurbished units of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone and latest information suggests that the company might be selling the phone at a much cheaper price than the original phone. The South Korean company might reportedly be selling the refurbished units of the now-defunct smartphone at… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 4 India Launch Expected on May 16

Xiaomi Redmi 4 is expected to launch in India on May 16, after the company on Thursday sent invites for an event in New Delhi on that date that would see the “launch of the next Redmi device”. Earlier this week, Amazon India announced the upcoming Xiaomi Redmi phone will be exclusive to its platform. Amazon India in… Read More »

OnePlus 5 with Snapdragon 835, 8GB RAM, 23MP rear camera surfaces

More details of OnePlus 5 along with an image have surfaced in a new leak. The latest image revealed by popular tipster Evan Blass via Gamesbeat suggests a pretty powerful successor to the OnePlus 3/OnePlus 3T. According to the report, OnePlus 5 will come with an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 8GB RAM, 64GB internal storage while expandable memory is up… Read More »

OnePlus 5 listed with specs and $449 price tag

Despite a rocky first couple of years, OnePlus has really turned things around with its well-praised OnePlus 3, and then later, the just as well-respected OnePlus 3T. OnePlus is expected to deliver again with its next major smartphone release: The OnePlus 5. OppoMart has listed the OnePlus 5, complete with specs and a retail price of $449.00. The… Read More »

HTC U Ultra Sapphire Edition incredible scratch resistance verified

HTC released a special edition its U Ultra flagship with a sapphire screen, and naturally everyone is curious if it’s really as great as it sounds. Luckily Zack from the popular YouTube channel JerryRigEverything put the device under the scratch test (along with a luxury Tissot watch) and provides the answer. A hybrid glass $50 screen protector for… Read More »

No iPhone user can even imagine dealing with what Android users have to tolerate

We’re now five months into 2017, and Apple’s new iOS 11 platform is about one month away from being released as a beta. iOS 10, Apple’s most recent public software release, is currently installed on about 80% of active iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch devices. iPhone users, can you even imagine what life would be like if the… Read More »