Android smartphone

Google Datally app: Know how to stay under limits of pricey mobile data packages

Google Datally app: Know how to stay under limits of pricey mobile data packages

The app is now globally available on the Google Play Store for all phones running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and higher.

Dec 01, 2017, 12:16 PM IST
'SonicSpy' Android spyware found in Play Store

'SonicSpy' Android spyware found in Play Store

The malware gives attackers control over the device and allows them to silently record audio, make calls, retrieve call logs, contacts and take photographs, the company said in a blogpost.

Aug 14, 2017, 17:15 PM IST
Snapchat plans to unveil Android smartphone: Report

Snapchat plans to unveil Android smartphone: Report

In order to allow consumers more control over the camera features, photo-sharing mobile service Snapchat is reportedly planning to launch an Android smartphone.​

Feb 18, 2017, 12:19 PM IST
Every Android smartphone has a secret game –Know how to open and play it

Every Android smartphone has a secret game –Know how to open and play it

You can actually play the in-built game on your smartphone without having to download anything extra.

Feb 10, 2017, 16:25 PM IST
Samsung phone recall portends Android turf war

Samsung phone recall portends Android turf war

Samsung Electronics’s abandonment of the Galaxy Note 7 due to safety concerns will likely touch off a turf war among Android smartphone makers, analysts said, presenting them a rare opportunity to gain share but with less room for archrival Apple Inc.

Oct 12, 2016, 10:34 AM IST
Android users more honest, humble than iPhone users: Study

Android users more honest, humble than iPhone users: Study

The team from University of Lincoln also found that women were twice more likely to own an iPhone than an Android device.

Sep 01, 2016, 11:15 AM IST
$99 Superbook will turn your smartphone into laptop

$99 Superbook will turn your smartphone into laptop

What if you do not need to buy a new smartphone at all? The team at Andronium has raised $2,125,186 on crowdsourcing platform Kickstarter to build the world`s cheapest $99 Superbook that transforms your smartphone into a laptop.

Aug 15, 2016, 12:29 PM IST
Watch Video: BlackBerry DTEK50, the world's most secured Android smartphone

Watch Video: BlackBerry DTEK50, the world's most secured Android smartphone

As its name suggests, the BlackBerry DTEK50 comes with a DTEK software that protects devices from malware and other security problems often seen in other Android smartphones.

Jul 28, 2016, 18:13 PM IST

'Facebook deliberately crashed its Android app'

Facebook, in order to test the limits of consumer patience and the loyalty of Android smartphone users, crashed its app repeatedly, a report said.

Jan 07, 2016, 00:35 AM IST
BlackBerry to launch cheaper android smartphone next year

BlackBerry to launch cheaper android smartphone next year

BlackBerry may take into consideration a slightly cheaper Android smartphone in 2016.....

Dec 21, 2015, 12:55 PM IST
Bigger smartphone screens can change buying preferences: Study

Bigger smartphone screens can change buying preferences: Study

Participants in the study who viewed video ads on larger smartphone screens were more likely to want to purchase a product.

Nov 26, 2015, 15:03 PM IST
Pepsi P1 Android smartphone with fingerprint reader announced

Pepsi P1 Android smartphone with fingerprint reader announced

The Pepsi Phone P1 is a mid-range 4G handset with 5.5-inch HD display, with 2GB of RAM, and a 13 to 15-megapixel camera. It also features fingerprint scanning identification.

Nov 20, 2015, 19:26 PM IST

Nextbit's new smartphone Robin announced

Aside from backing up your photos, songs and apps, Robin removes apps and photos on your phone that you don't use.

Sep 02, 2015, 12:55 PM IST

Facebook Lite makes debut in Asia

Facebook on Thursday released a 'Lite' version of its application that was tailored for people using Android smartphones in places where wireless data bandwidth is scarce.

Jun 05, 2015, 04:20 AM IST

World's first hands-free smartphone for the disabled

An Israeli company has built the world's first completely hands-free smartphone for the disabled.

Feb 22, 2015, 15:36 PM IST

BlackBerry works with Boeing on phone that self-destructs

BlackBerry Ltd is working with Boeing Co on Boeing`s high-security Android-based smartphone, the Canadian mobile technology company`s chief executive said on Friday.

Dec 20, 2014, 08:41 AM IST

Panasonic launches T40 smartphone for Rs 5,990

The new smartphone supports dual-SIM, runs on Android 4.4 KitKat and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM.

Oct 18, 2014, 09:37 AM IST

Google asks US Supreme Court to decide Oracle copyright fight

Google Inc has asked the US Supreme Court to wade into contentious litigation against Oracle Corp, arguing that the high court must act to protect innovation in high tech.

Oct 09, 2014, 09:14 AM IST

Intex Aqua 4X smartphone launched at Rs 2,999

The Aqua 4X runs on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system. It supports 3G connectivity and is a dual SIM smartphone.

Sep 14, 2014, 09:16 AM IST

Karbonn Titanium S99 Android Smartphone launched at Rs 5,990

Karbonn, homemaker smartphone manufacturer forayed into the affordable KitKat OS platform with its cutting-edge Karbonn Titanium S99 Android Smartphone.

Jun 23, 2014, 15:44 PM IST