Category Archives: Android

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 »

Android Nougat update rolled out for Lenovo K6 Power, K6 Note

The smartphones were launched last year with Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. Lenovo has rolled out the latest Android Nougat 7.0 update for K6 Power and K6 Note smartphones in India. The smartphones were launched last year with Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. Lenovo K6 Power is available in leading retail outlets and online portals for Rs 9,999… Read More »

Lenovo K6 Power and K6 Note Android 7.0 Nougat update starts rolling out in India

Lenovo launched the K6 Power smartphone back in November last year and launched the K6 Note in December, both running Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow). It also launched 4GB RAM version of the K6 Power. Today the company has announced that it has started rolling out Android 7.0 (Nougat) update for both the smartphone, as it had promised. The Nougat update brings several new features such… Read More »

Karbonn Aura Note 2 with 5.5-inch HD display and Android Nougat launched for Rs 6,490

Indian phone maker Karbonn has added a budget smartphone to its portfolio with the Aura Note 2. The phone comes as a successor to the last year’s Aura Note 4G. Similar to the brand’s Fashion Eye and Fashion Eye 2.0 phones, the Aura Note 2 also comes with an AI-based Fashion Eye app, which allows users to search for… Read More »