WhatsApp will soon get a picture-in-picture mode for video calling for Android O, according to WABetaInfo. It will be available for WhatsApp beta Android version 2.17.265. Continue reading “WhatsApp to soon get PiP video call support for Android O”
Adobe has released a major update for its Lightroom Mobile app for iOS and the Android app has been redesigned from the ground up offering faster, more efficient experience. “Every screen has been redesigned with the goal of ensuring a natural, native Android experience while providing the highest quality, professional-grade mobile photo editing app ever,” said the company. Continue reading “Adobe Lightroom for iOS gets support for 3D Touch, Apple Pencil, Android app gets native design”
Android Nougat adoption has finally crossed the 10% mark and is now installed on 11.5% of all active Android devices, according to Google’s Android distribution numbers. Last month Nougat adoption was at 9.5%. Continue reading “Android Nougat is now installed on 11.5% of all Android devices”
The Honor 8 was one of the best mid-ranger devices of 2016 especially when it came to the camera performance, design and build quality. However, the small size often put off many prospective buyers who needed a larger device and perhaps something more powerful too.
Huawei’s online brand Honor has launched the beefed up version of the Honor 8 smartphone in India dubbed as Honor 8 Pro. It essentially is a larger and more advanced version of last year’s surprise hit. Launched at Rs.29,999, does Honor 8 Pro lives up our expectation? Let us take a look at the smartphone in detail to see just how good it is.
RED, popular for its high-end cameras today announced its entry into phone market with the RED HYDROGEN ONE Android smartphone that will have world’s first holgraphic display. This uses nanotechnology so it seamlessly switches between traditional 2D content, holographic multi-view content, 3D content and interactive games. The teaser image shows 3.5mm audio jack and USB Type-C port along with connector pins for modules. Continue reading “RED HYDROGEN ONE smartphone with Holographic display coming in Q1 2018”
Google has started rolling out new over-the-air (OTA) update for Pixel and Nexus devices and also posted factory images as part of monthly Android Security release. The latest update this month fixes several critical issues, including issues in Runtime, Framework, Libraries and more. Continue reading “Google rolls out July Android security update for Pixel and Nexus devices”
ZTE has announced Blade V7 Plus, its latest smartphone in the Blade series. It has a 5.2-inch 1080p display, is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek MT6753 SoC, but it still runs on Android 6.0. It has an unibody metal design and has a fingerprint sensor on the back that can unlock the phone in 0.3 seconds. Continue reading “ZTE Blade V7 Plus with 5.2-inch 1080p display, metal body, fingerprint sensor announced”
Xiaomi has released the list of 14 smartphones that will get Android Nougat update. The list includes 10 smartphones that will get Android 7.0 update and four smartphones that will get Android 7.1 update. Most of these smartphones were released running Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow). Continue reading “Xiaomi confirms Android Nougat update for range of smartphones”
Sony Mobile continues its Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) update for its smartphones. It confirmed Android 7.0 (Nougat) update for a range of smartphones back in August and rolled out the update for the Z5 series and other devices earlier this year, now the Android 7.1.1 update is available for Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact and Xperia Z5 Premium, Xperia Z3+ and Xperia Z4 Tablet. Continue reading “Sony Xperia Z5 series, Xperia Z3+ and Xperia Z4 Tablet Android 7.1.1 starts rolling out”
Huawei’s Honor brand introduced Honor 9 flagship smartphone in China earlier this month. Today at an event in Berlin, the company introduced the smartphone for global markets. To remind you, it packs a 5.15-inch 1080p curved glass display, is powered by an Octa-Core Huawei Kirin 960, has up to 6GB of RAM, runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) with EMUI 5.1 and a 20-megapixel rear camera along with a 12-megapixel camera for 2x hybrid zoom and laser autofocus for quick focus. Continue reading “Honor 9 with 20MP + 12MP dual rear cameras starts rolling out globally”
Lenovo launched the K6 Power smartphone back in November last year and launched the K6 Note in December, both running Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow). It also launched 4GB RAM version of the K6 Power. Today the company has announced that it has started rolling out Android 7.0 (Nougat) update for both the smartphone, as it had promised.
Last week Infocus sent out invites for the launch of a new smartphone with big battery in India on June 28th. Now the smartphone has been listed as a placeholder on Amazon India website that confirms the design and specifications of the smartphone. Continue reading “InFocus Turbo 5 with 5000mAh battery, fingerprint sensor launching in India on June 28”
WhatsApp has announced that it will continue to support Android 2.3 till 2020. The Facebook owned messaging app has updated its old blog stating that Android 2.3.7 and older will continue to work until February 1, 2020.
Google is ending support for the Android Market app on Android 2.1 Eclair and older devices on June 30, 2017. When this change happens, users on these devices will no longer be able to access, or install other apps from, the Android Market. The Android Market was replaced by Google Play in 2012.
Yota Devices is back with their third smartphone after over 3 years. It introduced the YotaPhone 3 at the Russian-Chinese Expo. Even through the officially specifications have not been revealed, the smartphone is said to pack a 5.5-inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) AMOLED display, will be powered by an Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and will run Android Nouat. It has a full-touch control on its 5.2-inch HD always-on electronic paper display (EPD) on the other side. Continue reading “YotaPhone 3 with 5.5-inch 1080p AMOLED and 5.2-inch e-Ink screens coming this year for $350”