Android phones

Google Pixel to get voiceless emergency operator options

The feature would first reach Pixel phones and would later be rolled out to other Android phones as well.

Aug 02, 2019, 17:48 PM IST

IAF launches mobile game 'Indian Air Force; All you need to know

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday launched combat mobile game – 'Indian Air Force – A Cut Above' for Android phones, iPhones in a bid to woo young users to join the defence forces. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 01, 2019, 07:28 AM IST

WhatsApp Dark Mode concept image revealed – Check features and how it looks

WABetaInfo, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features early, has revealed the concept image of the Dark Mode feature.

Jan 22, 2019, 15:30 PM IST

Dark mode on Android phones saves battery life, confirms Google

Dark mode essentially changes the overall colour theme of an operating system (OS) or applications to the colour black.

Nov 09, 2018, 16:49 PM IST

Google Lens coming to all phones running Google Photos

The company also said that the app would soon come on Apple devices.

Mar 08, 2018, 12:20 PM IST

Google Assistant coming to Android tablets, phones running 5.0 Lollipop

Google Assistant is now coming to Android tablets running Android 7.0 Nougat and 6.0 Marshmallow and phones running 5.0 Lollipop.

Dec 14, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

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 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 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

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

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

 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 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

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