Category Archives: Mobiles

Samsung Galaxy A5, Galaxy A7 (2018) Spotted on Wi-Fi Certification Site, Following US FCC Debut

HIGHLIGHTS The Galaxy A5 (2018) and Galaxy A7 (2018) to have dual-band Wi-Fi Both the next-gen Galaxy A series handsets to run Android 7.1 Nougat Samsung support pages confirm the new development After taking the trend of bezel-less flagships to new levels with the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy Note 8 models, Samsung is now seemingly working on the next-generation of… Read More »

Windows Update borks elderly printers in typical Patch Tuesday style

icrosoft’s latest batch of software updates for Windows has been blamed for a mysterious ailment befalling some poor old Epson dot-matrix printers. Reg readers let us know that, after installing this week’s Patch Tuesday payload from Redmond, their Windows boxes no longer work with Epson’s dot matrix printers (which are still a thing, apparently, especially among those working with… Read More »

Microsoft grants enterprises 6 more months of support for Windows 10 1511

Microsoft has reversed the retirement of Windows 10 version 1511, extending support for the 2015 feature upgrade by six months for commercial customers. “To help some early enterprise adopters that are still finishing their transition to Windows as a service, we will be providing a supplemental servicing package for Windows 10, version 1511, for an additional six months,… Read More »

Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with settings and input improvements

Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs with settings and input improvements. This build is part of the RS4 branch, which represents the next Windows 10 update the company has yet to announce. Windows 10 is a service, meaning it was built in a very different way from its predecessors so it can be regularly updated with not just fixes,… Read More »

Oreo reaches 0.3% of the Android market in latest distribution chart

At this point, the slow growth in distribution numbers for the latest version of Android is nothing new – the fact is, it’s always been like this. It’s still pretty funny to see Oreo at a whopping 0.3% of the market at the moment, growing from 0.2% one month ago. When interpreting those numbers, remember that Google released Android… Read More »

Google cracks down on power-user apps that use Android’s accessibility API

Google is cracking down on apps that use Android’s accessibility API. Even though the APIs have been around for years without any kind of rules about usage, Google has now started telling developers that using the accessibility API for anything other than helping users with disabilities will result in a ban from the Play Store. As first reported… Read More »

Android Oreo Now on 0.3 Percent of Active Devices, Marshmallow Powers Majority: Google

Android 8.0 Oreo, Google’s latest mobile operating system, after showing up in October Android distribution chart for the first time has made a small rise in new version chart. The latest distribution numbers from Google reveal that the Android Oreo is inching closer to 1 percent of active Android devices though it may take couple of more months.… Read More »

Gionee M7 Power India Launch Soon, Company Teases

After its debut in China back in September, the Gionee M7 Power is now all set to enter India. The Chinese company has teased the new launch without revealing any details about its availability and price. Gionee on Monday sent out a teaser image to the Indian media to suggest the launch of the M7 Power in the country. The… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Plus Render Leaked, Shows Bezel-less Display and Dual Cameras

After Gionee and OnePlus, Xiaomi is now in rumours for developing its new handset with minimal bezels said to be called Redmi 5 Plus. A render has apparently been leaked to suggest the new launch with a dual-camera setup. A Weibo user has shared the leaked render, as reported by GizChina, to reveal the design of the rumoured Redmi 5… Read More »

Itel Mobile Partners Indus OS With the Aim of Software Differentiation

Itel Mobile, part of Chinese mobile manufacturer Transsion Holdings, on Monday announced its partnership with the home-grown operating system Indus OS. Through the partnership, Itel Mobile is looking at introducing software differentiation in the Indian smartphone market, something which it believes holds the key to future success. “Our association with Indus OS is another step in this direction. It… Read More »