OPPO F3 Plus Hands On and First Impressions

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OPPO has announced the F3 Plus, its latest and greatest in the Selfie Expert lineup. On paper, the F3 Plus seems like a really interesting device especially in terms of the cameras where OPPO has even paid attention to the rear camera despite being a selfie focused smartphone. However, specs are one thing while real life performance is another. We got to spend some time with the device and here are our impressions.

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Nextbit Robin Android 7.0 Nougat stable update starts rolling out

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Nextbit started rolling out Android 7.0 (Nougat) for its community beta testers back in November last year. Last month Nextbit released Nougat beta 3 update for the Robin. Now it has started rolling out the final version of the Android 7.0 update for the Robin users globally. The latest build 88 for the Robin also includes January 5, 2017 Android security update. Continue reading “Nextbit Robin Android 7.0 Nougat stable update starts rolling out”

Misfit Vapor smartwatch with GPS and heart rate sensor will run Android Wear 2.0

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Fossil-owned Misfit today has officially announced that its Vapor smartwatch will run Android Wear 2.0. Announced first at CES 2017, it was not clear what software the watch will run.  Continue reading “Misfit Vapor smartwatch with GPS and heart rate sensor will run Android Wear 2.0”

Super Mario Run for Android starts rolling out, iOS version gets new features

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Nintendo has started rolling out Super Mario Run for Android devices, as it had promised. It is available in most countries and should be available in India as well later today. This is directly released as version 2.0, and iOS version has received an update to add these features that include different colored (Green, Red, Blue, Yellow and Purple) Yoshis as a new character. You can play Toad Rally with a Yoshi of a particular color to get more Toads of that color. Continue reading “Super Mario Run for Android starts rolling out, iOS version gets new features”

LG G6 Review

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The number 5 seems to be quite problematic for the Koreans. Samsung faced some of the worst reviews ever for a flagship product and one of the worst sales performance in their flagship Galaxy S line-up with the S5. The S5 did bring in some improvements but those were minor and in the process almost made some bad decisions including larger bezels etc. All these small things led to very disappointing sales figures and Samsung knew that had to start afresh. Project Zero was born and eventually resulted in the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge devices which were a huge leap from their preceding model. They were a step in the right direction and Samsung has been doing everything perfectly well with their smartphones since except for the Note7 battery exploding issues which did shake things up a bit but still resulted in one of the most profitable years for Samsung with the S7 series. Continue reading “LG G6 Review”

Android O Developer Preview images with Notification channels, Adaptive icons, PIP and more now available

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Google has released developer preview images for Android ‘O’, the next major Android release, ahead of Google I/O 2017 in May, just like it did last time for Android N. Google said that the next version of Android will bring new power and performance optimizations and many new ways to extend your apps. Continue reading “Android O Developer Preview images with Notification channels, Adaptive icons, PIP and more now available”

Guess Connect Android Wear 2.0 watches with Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor announced

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GUESS has launched two smartwatches that run latest Android Wear 2.0. The new Guess Connect watches are powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor. Continue reading “Guess Connect Android Wear 2.0 watches with Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor announced”

There’s a new “Selfie Expert” coming to town – Here are some teaser samples

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Selfies are all the rage now and almost every major manufacturer is trying their best to produce smartphones that cater to an audience that is in love with taking self portraits and sharing them across social media. We’ve had the liberty of using one of the latest selfie oriented smartphones that which is to be announced in India on the 23rd. Here are a few teaser shots from the device that shows its true photography potential.

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Super Mario Run for Android releasing on March 23

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Nintendo released Super Mario Run for iPhone and iPad on December 15th, and the iOS app clocked record 40 million downloads in 4 days of its release. At the end of December the company started pre-registrations for the Android version on Google Play so that you can get notified when the game releases. Earlier this year it announced that the game will be released for Android in March.  Continue reading “Super Mario Run for Android releasing on March 23”

Google confirms Google Assistant is not coming to Android tablets

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Earlier this month Google Assistant started rolling out to eligible Marshmallow and Nougat devices. However, the Assistant will be limited to Android phones and will not expand to tablets, as per Android Poli who confirmed the same with Google.

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OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS 4.1.0 update brings Android 7.1.1 Nougat, improvements and more

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Earlier this month OnePlus started rolling out OxygenOS Open Beta updates (OxygenOS Open Beta 3 for 3T and Open Beta 12 for 3) that brought Android 7.1.1 (Nougat) for the OnePlus 3 and 3T. Today it has started rolling out OxygenOS 4.1.0 update for the phones that brought Android 7.1.1 for all the users. Continue reading “OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS 4.1.0 update brings Android 7.1.1 Nougat, improvements and more”

WhatsApp to officially bring back text message status to Android next week

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Last week, WhatsApp rolled out an update to Android beta that brings back the old text message status feature. Now, the Facebook owned messaging app has announced that it will officially launch this feature next week to all Android users and will soon come to iPhone users.

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Starbucks forays into digital payment with Starbucks India Mobile App

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Tata Starbucks has announced the launch of today Starbucks India mobile app across the country. Available on Android and iPhone, the app will allow customers to pay for in-store purchases and earn Stars through the loyalty program using their mobile device.  Continue reading “Starbucks forays into digital payment with Starbucks India Mobile App”

Gmail for Android now lets you send money as attachments

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Google has rolled out an update for the Gmail app on Android that adds the ability for users to send and receive money via email attachments. After updating the app, you will have to tap on the attachment icon and choose whether you want to send or request money. All this is done through the Google Wallet app.

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Next generation Google Pixel phones reportedly codenamed as Walleye and Muskie

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We already know that next generation Pixel smartphones with improved features are in the works. Now details about codenames of the two Pixel smartphones have surfaced in a new leak. The two Pixel devices are codenamed Walleye and Muskie, according to Android Police.
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