Category Archives: Android

Qualcomm Fights Apple’s Attempt to Move Battleground to Britain

The saga of Apple’s war with Qualcomm over its lucrative use of patents has spilled into a British court. But Qualcomm says their legal fight should stay firmly across the Atlantic. Qualcomm asked Judge Paul Morgan on Tuesday to declare the British court has no right to determine whether it breached competition laws because the matter will effectively be settled… Read More »

Amazon India’s Samsung Carnival Offers Up to Rs. 8,000 Cashback as Amazon Pay on Select Samsung Devices

HIGHLIGHTS Galaxy Note 8 gets the most cashback in the Samsung Carnival sale Select mid-range phones also get exchange discounts 5 percent SBI cashback is valid on Samsung home appliances and laptops Amazon India is hosting the Samsung Carnival sale from March 5-8 with up to Rs. 8,000 cashback on purchase of select Samsung devices in the form of Amazon Pay balance. The cashback offer is… Read More »

Android P May Bring Stricter Call Blocking, First Developer Preview Tipped for Mid-March Release

HIGHLIGHTS Native call blocking is expected to offer prevention against spam calls The feature was spotted in AOSP gerrits by a Sony engineer We can expect Developer Preview 1 to be released around March 14 Android P will be the next big upgrade to Google’s popular mobile operating system, with an official announcement expected at Google’s I/O event later this year.… Read More »

LG K8 (2018), K10 (2018) Launched Ahead of MWC 2018: Specifications, Features

HIGHLIGHTS LG has announced the 2018 edition of its K8 and K10 models The LG K8 (2018) has a 5-inch display Both new smartphones will be showcased at MWC 2018 next week LG on Thursday unveiled the 2018 editions of its K8 and K10 smartphones, saying they would be launched at MWC 2018. Both new smartphones will roll out globally… Read More »

Infinix Hot S3 With 20-Megapixel Selfie Camera, Full View Display Launched: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS The Hot S3 is the first Infinix phone to sport a Full View display The selfie camera comes with dual soft light LED flash The phone is priced starting at Rs. 8,999, available via Flipkart Transsion Holdings-owned Infinix Mobile on Tuesday announced the launch of the Infinix Hot S3 in India. The all-new Infinix Hot S3 features a 20-megapixel selfie camera… Read More »

Samsung Confirms It Will Launch Foldable OLED Smartphones in 2018

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung is planning to release focus on the Galaxy S9 in Q1 2018 The company posted revenues of KRW 65.98 trillion in Q4 2017 Samsung is expected to push for Bixby and 5G integration Samsung Electronics on Wednesday posted its fourth quarter and FY 2017 results in South Korea. In the announcement, Samsung revealed that it is planning to focus… Read More »

Transsion Holdings Launches Its Smart Accessories Brand, Oraimo, in India

In an attempt to take the experience of its consumers to another level, China-based Transsion Holdings on Friday launched its smart accessories brand Oraimo in India. “Oraimo products are already extremely popular in several international markets as they are quite trendy,” Guoli Liu, General Manager of Oraimo, Transsion Holdings, said in a statement. Oraimo will offer affordable accessories such as headphones,… Read More »

Pixel 2 XL Affected by Slow Fingerprint Unlocking After Android 8.1 Oreo Update, Some Users Complain

HIGHLIGHTS Fingerprint unlock reportedly becomes laggy after Android 8.1 Users reported the issue on Google Product Forums and Reddit A top Google Product Forums contributor suggested a fix in the pipeline Some Pixel 2 XL users have reported that they are facing slower fingerprint unlocking on their Pixel 2 XL devices after installing the Android 8.1 Oreo update. The issue has been… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5 Unveiled, WhatsApp Restricted Groups, Vodafone’s New Plans

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus images shared by Xiaomi executive WhatsApp Restricted Groups feature spotted in beta Vodafone unveils 5 new plans with unlimited calls We got the first official look at the Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus today, ahead of their official launch on Thursday. Xiaomi global spokesperson Donovan Sung shared four images that gave… Read More »

Best Android boxes in 2018: for TV and everything else

Whether you want to use them to smarten up your dumb TV set or to empower your workforce on a budget, Android boxes have earned their place – with merit – in the wider personal computer ecosystem. Falling prices along with rising competition and a massive improvement in technology means that you can now have Android boxes capable… Read More »