Android phones

WhatsApp for Android beta version brings major updates

The other major update is that when you change your phone number in WhatsApp, your contacts would receive notification of the update. 

Oct 15, 2017, 16:00 PM IST
Most active users in India spend 4 hours per day on apps: Report

Most active users in India spend 4 hours per day on apps: Report

Most active users in India spend over four hours per day in apps — that’s the equivalent of half a standard workday.

Sep 07, 2017, 09:21 AM IST
Google announces voice search support for eight Indian languages

Google announces voice search support for eight Indian languages

Google on Monday launched voice search support for eight additional languages spoken in India, allowing people to use their voice to dictate queries both in Gboard on Android and in Search through the Google App.

Aug 14, 2017, 14:27 PM IST
Apple devices failing more than Android smartphones: Study

Apple devices failing more than Android smartphones: Study

When it comes to reliability and performance, Apple iPhones and iPads are failing more often than Android smartphones, a study has revealed.

Aug 26, 2016, 13:23 PM IST
This smartphone sensor tells what is inside a wall

This smartphone sensor tells what is inside a wall

A new device and app, Walabot DIY, lets you find the wires, studs, pipes, plastic, rodents and anything else that is buried inside a wall.

Aug 17, 2016, 11:43 AM IST
Google may launch its own handset to take on Apple

Google may launch its own handset to take on Apple

 In an apparent move to take on Apple`s dominance in the lucrative high-end smartphone market, search engine giant Google may release its own brand of handset by the end of this year, according to a media report.

Jun 27, 2016, 16:43 PM IST
Infosys co-founder launches app chronicling Indian IT journey

Infosys co-founder launches app chronicling Indian IT journey

Infosys cofounder S Gopalakrishnan on Sunday launched a new app 'itihaasa' that chronicles the "fascinating journey" of the Indian IT industry since the 1950s

Apr 17, 2016, 19:51 PM IST
Russian authorities find Google guilty in antitrust probe

Russian authorities find Google guilty in antitrust probe

Russia`s antitrust authority said Monday it had found US Internet giant Google guilty of unfairly keeping rival services off mobile devices in a probe demanded by local search engine provider Yandex.

Sep 15, 2015, 14:20 PM IST

Stagefright, a virus that makes your Android devices spy on you

In what could be termed as the single largest security update for mobile phones in history, Google will be patching bugs for Android called 'Stagefright'.

Aug 07, 2015, 18:32 PM IST

Google, Samsung to get monthly security updates for Android phones

With Android becoming one of the biggest target for hackers, Google and Samsung will soon be releasing monthly security updates for their Android phones.

Aug 07, 2015, 17:49 PM IST

Adobe's Lightroom Mobile for Android update adds new features, bug fixes

Adobe has released an update for Lightroom Mobile for Android.

Jul 21, 2015, 21:31 PM IST

Truecaller launches messaging app from India

Truecaller, an app that helps identify unknown numbers and also block spam calls launched a new app on Tuesday that offers a substitute to the stock messaging app on Android phones from India.

Jul 07, 2015, 17:14 PM IST

Microsoft makes Word available on Android phones

Microsoft on Wednesday followed through on a promise to release versions of its widely used Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs for smartphones running on Google-backed Android software.

Jun 25, 2015, 02:51 AM IST

New App to relieve post-quake stress

A new mental health app is designed to help quake victims recover from trauma and promote general well being.

Jun 15, 2015, 17:17 PM IST

Android users can now send directions, notes from desktop to phones via Google search

Google has rolled out a new feature wherein users can easily send directions, notes, reminders and more directly from Google search on the desktop to their Android phones.

Apr 26, 2015, 20:38 PM IST

Best smartphones under Rs 10,000 in India

Given below is a list of smartphones, priced under or just around Rs 10,000 with the best blend of features, performance and quality.

Apr 23, 2015, 18:44 PM IST
Google releases work tools designed for Android phones

Google releases work tools designed for Android phones

Google is releasing a set of tools designed for businesses and employees who want to get work done on smartphones running on the company's Android software.

Feb 26, 2015, 09:14 AM IST

Samsung still ahead of Micromax in India, says Counterpoint

As Korea's Samsung and homegrown Micromax slug it out for their market share in India, sectoral research firms have thrown contrasting data on who leads in the world's third largest smartphone market.

Feb 06, 2015, 00:13 AM IST

From camera to smartphone: Kodak launches android phone IM5

The MI5 featurs a 5-inch screen with 720x1280p display resolution. It runs on Android 4.4 KitKat and is soon to get Android 5.0 Lollipop upgrade.

Jan 10, 2015, 17:04 PM IST