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Meizu Partners Google to Announce Android Go Smartphone Launch

Meizu recently launched its new range of smartphones, Meizu 15, Meizu 15 Plus, and Meizu 15 Lite, with 16:9 displays, in China. All these smartphones run Flyme OS 7, a custom Android ROM with heavy customisations and several proprietary apps and features. However, the company is now announcing a partnership with Google to launch Meizu’s first Android Go-based smartphone. Powered by ExploreadsGlobal Marketing chief at Meizu, Ard Boudeling… Read More »

Pixel, Pixel XL Are No Longer Available on Google Store

Pixel and Pixel XL are now no longer available for purchase through Google Store. Both smartphones were launched back in October 2016 and debuted as the first offering under Google’s Pixel hardware line, succeeding the Nexus range of smartphones. Despite their unavailability from Google Store, the dated Pixel handsets are still on sale at various online stores, including Amazon and Best Buy in the US as well as Amazon and Flipkart in… Read More »

Pixel 3 Naming Scheme Confirmed by Google in AOSP Commit

Google’s next flagship smartphone launch might still be a few months away but the Mountain View giant seems to have “accidentally” leaked information around it. According to a code commit spottedon the company’s Android Open Source Project (AOSP), the upcoming Pixel flagship will indeed be named the Pixel 3 and the larger variant looks set to be called the Pixel 3 XL. We can expect these… 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 »

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Available With Up to Rs. 10,000 Cashback on Citibank Cards

Citibank has partnered with Google to offer a cashback of up to Rs. 10,000 on the purchase of Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones from Flipkart and select offline stores. According to the offer, Rs. 8,000 cashback is valid on Pixel 2 64GB and 128GB variants, and Rs. 10,000 cashback is valid on Pixel 2 XL 64GB and 128GB variants. The offer is applicable on… Read More »

Nokia Shipped More Smartphones in Q4 Than HTC, Sony, Google, Lenovo, OnePlus: Counterpoint

HMD Global has seen a steady increase in Nokia-branded smartphone shipments ever since it relaunched the brand in late 2016. According to a report citing raw figures earlier this month, Counterpoint Research had said that Nokia licensee HMD Global managed to capture 1 percent of global market share in Q4 2017. This market share, the report said, translated to around 4.15 million units… Read More »

Android Bug Hunter Awarded Over $100,000 for Exposing Security Flaw in Google Pixel

Google has awarded $112,500 (roughly Rs. 71,83,300) to a security researcher for exposing a security flaw in Google Pixel smartphones. Guang Gong, in August 2017 submitted an exploit chain through the Android Security Rewards (ASR) programme. It was the first working remote exploit chain since the search giant has expanded the ASR program. Gong was awarded $105,000 (roughly Rs. … Read More »

Google Pixel 2 Available Offline for as Low as Rs. 49,999 Under Festive Offer

Amid facing criticism over some of the recently spotted issues, Google’s offline retail partners in India have kicked-off the Pixel 2 Festive Offer to sell the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XLat discounted prices, Gadgets 360 has learnt. The offer, which began on Wednesday and will run until Sunday, January 14, brings the Pixel 2 to an as low price as Rs. 49,999, while… Read More »

Google Analytics Desktop Version Gets Material Design UI Refresh and New Features

HIGHLIGHTS Google Analytics is the most used web analytics service It received a visual overhaul in accordance to Google’s Material Design Along with UX improvements, some legacy features were replaced as well Google Analytics, the ubiquitous usage analytics service for the Web and apps, is getting a much-needed user interface overhaul for its desktop version. Launched in the… Read More »

Google Calendar for Web Gets a Facelift: Here’s How to Get It Now

HIGHLIGHTS Calendar gets Material design makeover New changes now live for web app Calendar for web also gets new enterprise options Google announced Material Design language for its apps back in 2014 though the company is still busy rolling out app refreshes that bring the uniformity across mobile app and the Web. The latest in the series is… Read More »