Android

Android privacy assistant seeks to stop unwanted data collection

February 13, 2017

Not sure what your phone is collecting about you? A free Android app is promising to simplify the privacy settings on your smartphone, and stop any unwanted data collection. The English language app, called Privacy Assistant, comes from a team at Carnegie Mellon University, who’ve built it after six years of research studying digital privacy. […]

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iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Home Button Said to Work Only With Select Gloves

September 19, 2016

Home Button reportedly requires finger touch to work Reports suggest some capacitive gloves don’t work with the phone Apple introduced non-clickable home button with iPhone 7 It seems like winters are coming early for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus users, as user report claim that the Home Button on the smartphones doesn’t work without direct […]

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Android Nougat May Soon Get a Navigation Bar Customiser

August 26, 2016

Navigation bar customiser was enabled in Nougat by a tipster Customiser allows you to add, remove, and move icons from bar The code for the option was removed one month after its introduction As per information provided by tipsters, Google seems to be working on a navigation bar customiser (or navbar customiser), which will enable […]

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Honor Reveals Phones Set to Get Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update in February

November 2, 2015

Wondering when your Honor handset will get the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update? If your handset is one of the five named – then early next year. Honor India has announced that it will be rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow software version in the country to a range of its handsets beginning February 2016. Honor India […]

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LG Top OEM for Issuing Security Patches to Its Android Devices

October 14, 2015

In the light of the recent Stagefright vulnerabilities for Android, a report states that out of all the OEMsLG is best at offering security updates for its devices. The University of Cambridge, UK has released a research paper defining FUM (Free Update Mean) scores, based on which different OEMs including LG have been ranked. As […]

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Sony Concept For Android Marshmallow Edition Now Available

October 7, 2015

Sony has announced that it is expanding its Sony Concept for Android program, the company is releasing a new version of the software for Android Marshmallow and opening up the program to more countries. Sony Concept for Android Marshmallow will be available for 10,000 people to try out, in order to qualify to test the […]

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Android One Users Start Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA Updates

October 7, 2015

Google, while announcing the rollout of its Android 6.0 Marshmallow to Nexus devices, also added that it would be reaching Android One devices as well. The search giant had promised to keep its Android One handsets a priority for OS updates, and it seems to be making good on its word, with users reporting the […]

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Google Translate Powers In-App Translations in Android 6.0 Marshmallow

October 7, 2015

Google has announced that it will enable in-app translations via its Google Translate app for Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The company has announced that the users on the latest OS beginning this week will be able to translate in 90 languages right within any app. The new feature will allow users to translate a piece of […]

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Sharp’s RoBoHoN Is an Android Smartphone That Is Also a Cute Robot

October 7, 2015

Smartphones are becoming less interesting. The features that companies continue to add to their handsets – however exciting – are also becoming predictable. Japanese company Sharp is aware of it, which is why it has made a phone called RoBoHoN that, hold your drumsticks, is also a robot. The RoBoHoN comes with a camera, a […]

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update Roadmap for Several Manufacturers Leaked

October 6, 2015

Several handset manufacturers have started announcing their Android 6.0 Marshmallow update rollout plan for devices. HTC, Motorola, and LG have already detailed Android 6.0 Marshmallow update rollout. Now, a new list of devices has been leaked on the Internet claiming to reveal Android 6.0 Marshmallow update plans from several companies. The leaked list first reported […]

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