Tag Archives: Android

Android N to Be Called Android Nougat

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Google has officially announced the name of the Android N release. The next version of Android will be called Android Nougat. The name continues the tradition of naming major Android releases after desserts. It all started with Android 1.5 Cupcake, followed by Android 1.6 Donut, Android 2.0 Eclair, Android 2.2 Froyo, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow arrives with 10 new features

After months of waiting, Google has finally started rolling out the next version of its mobile OS Android, Marshmallow. Also, the next update of the OS is numbered Android 6.0, instead of Android 5.2 as previously speculated. Announced at Google I/O 2015, Android Marshmallow brings with it a number of new features. Here we take

OnePlus CEO teases ‘X’ device move ahead of October 12 launch event

OnePlus has an announcement to make in India on October 12, in which it is expected to unveil its third phone, as well as a renewed focus on the Indian market. This could mean products made in India, similar to a move made recently by Xiaomi, another Chinese manufacturer. Likewise, Motorola was also keen recently to

Gionee Pioneer P3S launched at Rs 5,999; features 4.5-inch display, 5MP camera

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Gionee has introduced a new smartphone dubbed Pioneer P3S at a price of Rs 5,999. The device will go on sale this week in white, grey, red, and golden colour variants. In terms of specs, the smartphone features a 4.5-inch display with a 480 x 854 pixel resolution. It is powered by a MediaTek MT6580 chipset with a 1.3GHz quad-core

Lara Croft GO hits Android with puzzle-based gameplay

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Lara Croft GO has officially been released on iOS and Android. The turn-based puzzle game will offer a new look into the world of Tomb Raider with its animation based design. Square Enix leans heavily on the success of Hitman GO, melding its board game style navigation with the world of Tomb Raider. The gameplay

Google Maps for Android update makes it easier to access Street View

You sometimes use the Street View feature of Google Maps to see a place you’re about to visit and what its surrounding area looks like. Maybe you’re apartment hunting and want to see if the neighborhood looks safe. Regardless of why you do it, Google understands us and has made this previewing a tad easier. Google Maps

Xiaomi announces new Redmi 2 Prime, its first smartphone ‘made in India’

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Smartphone manufacturers are climbing over each other to take full advantage of the rapidly expanding market opportunities in India. Chief among them is Chinese smartphone manufacturer, Xiaomi, which has just announced its first smartphone assembled in India, for the Indian market only. The Redmi 2 Prime still predominantly uses parts from China, but is assembled

Sony Xperia™ announced new Xperia series mobile : Waterproof , 5-inch 1080p display , 21.5MP camera , 2.0 GHz processor with Hybrid Autofocus

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Sony Mobile has formally unveiled its latest mid-range offering, the Xperia M5 (E5603, E5606, E5653) and Xperia M5 Dual (E5633, E5643, E5663), which is a bit of a powerhouse by our reckoning. One of the key features that sets the Xperia M5 apart from other Sony Xperia devices is its camera. For a fast-paced lifestyle,

New leak images of slim-bezel Sony Xperia C5 Ultra

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We have some new images of a purported Android-powered Xperia C5 Ultra to look at, courtesy of Mail.ru. The original post by Mail.ru was located in the /reviews/ subsection of their site and timestamped for August 3rd, and was taken down shortly after we began reviewing it. It’s possible the posting was under embargo until Sony

Ultra-secure Turing Phone now available to reserve online

Ultra-secure Turing Phone now available to reserve online-media-1

Right at the beginning of July, Turing Robotics announced a brand new phone which promised to be ultra-durable and ridiculously secure. Now, the phone is available to reserve online. There are three colors to choose from: Beowulf, Pharaoh and Cardinal. Those will be available in three storage options, the usual 16GB, 64GB and 128GB storage