Google Maps for Android is getting WiFi only mode and mass transit delay

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Google has started rolling out (via) new features for its Maps app on Android. The update brings WiFi only option to Maps along with the ability to get notifications when mass transit will be delayed.  Continue reading “Google Maps for Android is getting WiFi only mode and mass transit delay”

Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro with Smart Glow, 2GB RAM, 4G LTE launched for Rs. 9890

Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro

Samsung launched the Galaxy J2 (2016) smartphone with Smart Glow feature in India last month for Rs. 9750. Today the company launched an upgraded version of the phone called Galaxy J2 Pro with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage, instead of 1.5GB of RAM and 8GB of storage in  Galaxy J2 (2016). Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro with Smart Glow, 2GB RAM, 4G LTE launched for Rs. 9890”

Prisma for Android officially released, now available for download from Google Play

Prisma android

Prisma for Android is out of beta and is available for download for all the Android users. It was first released for iOS earlier this month, later the company announced beta release for Android but it was pulled quickly. The iOS app has also been updated for faster experience and some bug fixes. Continue reading “Prisma for Android officially released, now available for download from Google Play”

Intex Aqua Ring with 5-inch HD display, Android 6.0 launched for Rs. 4999

Intex Aqua Ring

Intex has launched Aqua Ring, the company’s latest budget smartphone in the Aqua series. It has a 5-inch HD display with Dragontrail glass protection, is powered by a 1.3 quad-core MediaTek SoC and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It has a 5-megapixel rear and front-facing cameras, but only the rear camera is auto focus and comes with LED flash. Continue reading “Intex Aqua Ring with 5-inch HD display, Android 6.0 launched for Rs. 4999”

Karbonn Quattro L55 HD with 4G VoLTE, free VR headset launched for Rs. 9990

Karbonn Quattro L55 HD

Karbonn has launched Quattro L55 HD the company’s latest 4G smartphone with support for VoLTE (Voice Over LTE). It packs a 5.5-inch HD screen, is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop). It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. Continue reading “Karbonn Quattro L55 HD with 4G VoLTE, free VR headset launched for Rs. 9990”

Android 7.0 Nougat has enforced verified boot, device with corrupt image will not boot

Android 7.0 Nougat

Google released final Android 7.0 Nougat Developer Preview 5 earlier this week. Today Google has announced that it will be strictly enforcing verified boot in Android 7.0 so if the device has a corrupt boot image, it will not boot or will boot in a limited capacity with user consent. This improves security by using cryptographic integrity checking to detect changes to the operating system. Continue reading “Android 7.0 Nougat has enforced verified boot, device with corrupt image will not boot”

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note launching in India on August 1

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note

Lenovo was expected to launch the Vibe K5 Note smartphone in India today, but the company just announced the launch date of the smartphone in the country, which is set for August 1st. It is the successor of the Vibe K4 Note that was launched in the country earlier this year. Continue reading “Lenovo Vibe K5 Note launching in India on August 1”

Prisma photo editing app now available for Android in beta

Prisma android

The viral photo editing app Prisma that was launched for iOS earlier this month is finally available for Android (via). However, the app which turns your photos into beautiful piece of art is currently available in beta. Continue reading “Prisma photo editing app now available for Android in beta”

Gyst for Android integrates text, calendar, tasks and contacts for improved productivity

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Gyst (Get your stuff done), a new texting app has been launched on Android that focuses on improving productivity. The app integrates texting, contacts, calendars and tasks.

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ZTE ZMax Pro with 6-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 617, fingerprint sensor announced

ZTE ZMax Pro

ZTE has announced ZMax Pro, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone that will head to MetroPCS in the U.S. in August. It packs a 6-inch 1080p display, is powered by an Octa-Core Snapdragon 617 SoC and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It has a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It also has a fingerprint sensor on the back. Continue reading “ZTE ZMax Pro with 6-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 617, fingerprint sensor announced”

ZTE Small Fresh 4 with 5.2-inch 1080p display, 7.5mm slim metal body, 4G LTE announced

ZTE Small Fresh 4

ZTE has announced Small Fresh 4 (BV0701), its latest budget smartphone in China. It packs a 5.2-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass display with 78.2% screen-to-body ratio, is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek MT6753 SoC, runs on Android 6.0 with MiFavor UI 3.5, has a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. It also has a fingerprint sensor on the back. Continue reading “ZTE Small Fresh 4 with 5.2-inch 1080p display, 7.5mm slim metal body, 4G LTE announced”