Google is out with its monthly Android distribution chart which is also the first one of 2017. Android Nougat 7.0 is still crawling at 0.5%, up just 1% from last month. However, Android Nougat 7.1 has made its debut in the chart at 0.2%. This means the Google’s latest Android OS is currently available only on 0.7% of all Android devices. Continue reading “Android Nougat now on 0.7% of Android devices, Froyo finally bids adieu”
This month, Google’s Android platform distribution numbers reveal that the total Lollipop adoption has now reached to 12.4 percent, which is an increase of 2.7 percent from last month’s almost 10 percent overall (9.7 percent). Continue reading “Android Lollipop now on 12.4% devices, KitKat still tops with 39.2%”
Seems like everyone is joining in on the candy bar QWERTY touchscreen design. First was the Nokia E6-00 then the Samsung Galaxy Pro and more recently the LG Optimus Pro. Now Motorola have announced the Motorola XT316 which is based on the same form factor.
Android is pretty big an eco-system and as an OS it has seen tremendous growth. The recent reports clearly show that Android is the one that is growing, thriving and completely dominating. Android from Google also is responsible for the rise of many new, small, hitherto unknown manufacturers coming into the game. It’s also been responsible for the re-emergence of Sony Ericsson and Motorola. It’s no wonder that today it’s pretty much the OS of choice for developers and users.
India has seen a positive adoption rate for Android. Many Indian brands have introduced Android smartphones at entry levels that have completely changed the way we look at mobile phones. Spice has been quite gung-ho on Android, launching many devices on the platform. It’s no wonder that today it has one of the largest Android portfolios amongst Indian brands. In fact their latest endeavour puts them squarely in the territory of big boys. The Android powered MI410 is the first Android phone from an Indian brand to really take the fight to the bigger boys and their toys. Continue reading “The Spice Mi410 Review”
Atrix was the first device by Motorola to come out with a dual core processor. The only problem with this device was that it came out with Android 2.2 Froyo coupled with a locked bootloader. There is good news for all the Atrix users, Motorola will be rolling out a Gingerbread update soon which will also include unlocked bootloader. This gingerbread update was leaked by the guys at Xda developers. Also the bootloader was unlocked. If you have the Atrix and want to unlock the bootloader then you can follow this simple guide. This works on both Gingerbread and Froyo.
All the devices which Sharp has brought out till now has not worked quite well in the market, this new leaked device does not look promising either. The design is not that great, the specs are also average. This device is referred as SH8188U.
The much awaited Android Froyo update is available for the Motorola Defy in the UK. The v34.177.3 upgrade for Motorola DEFY provides new features from Android 2.2 (Froyo) plus additional improvements.
Motorola Defy is the company’s Android powered rugged smartphone. This handset was originally launched with the old Android 2.1 (Eclair) Operating System. Few weeks ago, T-mobile rolled out the Android 2.2 Froyo update in the US. And now, the much awaited Android Froyo update is available for the Motorola Defy in the UK. The v34.177.3 upgrade for Motorola DEFY provides new features from Android 2.2 (Froyo) plus additional improvements. Continue reading “Motorola Defy Gets The Android 2.2 Froyo Update In UK”
Sony Ericsson has introduced the latest addition to their range of Walkman phones by announcing the WT18i for the Chinese market.
Earlier this year at CES 2011, LG officially announced the LG Optimus Black which is an amazing looking phone and its main feature is the 4-Inch NOVA touchscreen display which is clearer, brighter, and less power consuming as compared to other displays, that’s what LG said. The phone was recently launched in Singapore and it’s also available in India. Continue reading “Orange UK to launch LG Optimus Black”
LG recently launched two new Android powered phones under the Optimus series and both are dual-core phones. One is the LG Optimus 2X and other is LG Optimus 3D. LG Optimus 3D is the first Android powered phone to come with glasses-free 3D display which is quite impressive. We heard that the device will start shipping in June and it looks like we heard right. Well-known UK online retailer known as Clove has officially announced the price and release date of the LG Optimus 3D. Continue reading “LG Optimus 3D priced in UK, launching next month”
In many of my posts about the Nokia E7, ever since I received my trial unit, I kept saying that “I don’t get it”. I don’t understand the purpose of the E7 or who will buy it or for what reason. The rationale behind my thought was that in terms of Symbian competition, the Nokia N8 offers a much more complete package, while in terms of QWERTY/Business competition, there are plenty of better options with Android on board.
However, saying something is not like proving it in an objective comparison of specs, so given that I have an N8, E7 and HTC Desire Z in my hands, I set out to take some pictures of all of them for you, and to do a specifications comparison table.
2010 was the year of smartphones and we told you that year 2011 will be the year of tablets. The new year is just started and a lot of big companies have launched and announced tablets, so far we have seen a lot of it and more are coming. Apple iPad and Samsung Galaxy Tab were launched last year, and they both motivated other big boys to launch tablets. Continue reading “Rumor Mill: Google Nexus Tablet coming soon, Android 2.x tablets not upgradeable to Honeycomb?”
Looking forward to the latest version of Adobe Flash Player for Android? Then stop wasting your time and head over to Android Market to download the latest version of it. Continue reading “Adobe Flash Player updated to 10.2, now available for Honeycomb too”
Last month, HTC announced the new HTC Incredible S at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2011 in Barcelona. According to our friends at Mahesh Telecom, the HTC Incredible is already available for sale in India with HTC India warranty.
Last month, HTC announced the new HTC Incredible S at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2011 in Barcelona. This handset is the successor of the popular HTC Incredible smartphone and it currently runs on the Android 2.2 (FroYo) operating system. According to our friends at Mahesh Telecom, a popular retailer in Mumbai, the HTC Incredible is already available for sale in India with HTC India warranty. Check out the complete specs, after the break. Continue reading “HTC Incredible S Already Available In India?”
The picture above shows a flyer which was distributed by Samsung at a tech expo today. According to the flyer, Samsung will be releasing a Wi-Fi only version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab.