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Google Says User Data Requests From India at an All-Time High

HIGHLIGHTS Google received 3,843 requests for data from 6,343 government accounts That is 391 more requests than the same period in 2016 This is the highest number of requests since 2009 The number of requests that Google received from India in the first half of 2017 for disclosing user data was at an all-time high, reveals the latest biannual transparency… Read More »

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro, Other Phab Smartphones Won’t Get an Android 7.0 Nougat Update

Lenovo’s Phab 2 Pro, which was launched last year as the ‘world’s first Tango smartphone’ will not be receiving an Android Nougat update. The news was confirmed by Lenovo’s Support page that lists devices that are slated to receive an update. Unfortunately, the entire Lenovo Phab series seems to have been excluded from the update list. Apart from the Phab 2… Read More »

Xiaomi’s next big screen device to boast an OLED display by Samsung

Amidst, we came across a report published by Phonearena, which hints a deal between the Chinese smartphone maker and the Korean tech giant Samsung. As per the report, Xiaomi’s next big screen device, possibly the successor to the Mi Max 2 or a device from Redmi series will sport a 6-inch OLED screen by Samsung. The report cites… Read More »

Zopo teases upcoming smartphone series; an 18:9 aspect ratio phone on tow

Since the launch of the Xiaomi Mi Mix late last year, a display trend has been set. Following the launch of the near bezel-less smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer, LG and Samsung came up with innovative displays on their flagship smartphones. Earlier this year, LG unveiled the LG G6 with a FullVision display that has an unusual aspect… Read More »

Grab an LG V20 for as low as $355

Just last week, we told you about an LG V20 deal where-in you could grab a unit for $400. And now, you can get the device for an even lower rate. An eBay seller is currently offering the phone (64GB variant) for as low as $355. A quick look at the eBay listing reveals a price tag of… Read More »

ZTE pushes an update for the Quartz smartwatch

The Quartz is ZTE’s first attempt at Android Wear 2.0 wearable. It was launched earlier this year, and the company taking good care of its security. ZTE pushed an update which brings some major fixes to the Quartz’ software. According to the release notes, the update includes Google security patches, Bluetooth connectivity and sync enhancements, bug fixes and… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 duo getting an update

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are getting a new update. Arriving as version G930W8VLS2BQF1 and G935W8VLS2BQF1, respectively, it brings Android security fixes for June. Aside from the latest patch, the update also includes stability and performance-related improvements as well as some bug fixes. As is usually the case with OTA roll outs, it might take some… Read More »

Google Play Now Has an ‘Android Excellence’ Section With Curated Apps and Games

HIGHLIGHTS The lists in the section will be refreshed quarterly Android Excellence can be found in revamped Editor’s Choice section The section promotes the content that follows Google’s guidelines Google has introduced a new section in Google Play store called ‘Android Excellence’. This section is meant to promote apps that have great design, performance, or follow the best… Read More »

How to Reset or Hard Reboot an iPhone or iPad

HIGHLIGHTS Don’t force restart unless your iPhone or iPad is not responding The button combination is different for iPhone 7/ iPhone 7 Plus Hold down the buttons until you see the Apple logo Despite all of Apple’s engineering efforts, there are some times when your iPhone or iPad stops responding to your touch and you need to reset… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 dummy reveals that an embedded fingerprint scanner is likely

The image of a Samsung Galaxy Note 8 dummy was spotted on Chinese micro-blogging site weibo. A video of this Galaxy Note 8 dummy also exists, showing it next to the obviously much smaller Samsung Galaxy S7 edge. Right off the bat, we can see that the new version of Samsung’s high-end phablet features a vertically placed dual-camera… Read More »