Tag Archives: ‘Android

Moto G6 Series Will Get Only One Major Android Update, No Update for Moto E5 Lineup: Report

Motorola unveiled its latest smartphones in the Moto G and Moto E series earlier this week. The Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus, Moto G6 Play, Moto E5, Moto E5 Plus, and Moto E5 Play will make their way into international markets soon. While the new handsets feature stock Android and other features, they will have a key flaw that may deter some buyers – poor software support. Motorola has reportedly said that… Read More »

Android P Will Have Gesture Controls Similar to iPhone X

While Android P is yet to completely emerge as the Android Oreo successor, it has now been spotted that this new Android version will bring an experience similar to the iPhone X. The experience, which appears to come in the form of gesture navigation, has been revealed by none other Google itself. It could sit alongside support for notch and multi-camera setup that both are aimed to… Read More »

Android P Will Have Gesture Controls Similar to iPhone X

While Android P is yet to completely emerge as the Android Oreo successor, it has now been spotted that this new Android version will bring an experience similar to the iPhone X. The experience, which appears to come in the form of gesture navigation, has been revealed by none other Google itself. It could sit alongside support for notch and multi-camera setup that both are aimed to… Read More »

Google Working on Mid-Range Pixel Smartphone Series With Android Go: Report

Google currently offers only the Pixel range of smartphones that is known for offering flagship specifications at premium price points. But, as per a new report, that is set to change for good. Rumours suggest the Mountain View-based tech giant is looking to launch a new inexpensive mid-range smartphone series that is codenamed Desire. This is of particular interest as HTC’s… Read More »

Nokia 1 Android Go Smartphone Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Nokia 1, the company’s first smartphone running Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition), is finally available for sale in India. Nokia licensee HMD Global had announced the smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February this year. The Nokia 1 is among the first handsets in India which come with the Android Oreo (Go edition). The Android Go ecosystem promises to deliver an… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Finally Begins Rolling Out: Report

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has started receiving its Android 8.0 Oreo update. The South Korean company hasn’t confirmed the rollout as yet, however, users report the update has begun in France. It’s also being said that it isn’t a beta update, but a stable release. To recall, a Samsung Turkey website had last week indicated the Galaxy Note 8 would start receiving its… Read More »

WhatsApp for Android Now Lets You Add Group Description, Search Participants, Switch to Video Call

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp for Android has been updated The update brings the ability to let users add group descriptions It also includes the option to search group participants WhatsApp for Android has been updated with a couple of new group-focused features. There is the ability to let users add a description to a group. This was debuted on the beta… 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 »

Nokia 8 Starts Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update

Nokia 8 has now started receiving Android 8.1 Oreo update. The update comes just weeks after HMD Global released a beta test programme for the flagship handset that was running Android 8.0 Oreo until now and recently received the February Android security patch. The company’s Chief Product Officer Juho Sarvikas on Tuesday announced the latest update rollout through a tweet. “We are rolling out Android Oreo… Read More »

WhatsApp Payments UPI-Based Feature Arrives in India on Android Phones, iPhone

WhatsApp Payments, based on UPI, is available to some users in the Attachments menu HIGHLIGHTS The WhatsApp feature is available to select users on v2.18.21 on iOS It is also available for select users on version 2.18.41 on Android WhatsApp Payments will based on Indian government’s UPI WhatsApp has reportedly started testing out its UPI-based payments feature in India. The… Read More »