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Google is Working on a Version of Android Auto to be Built Directly into Cars

Google is Working on a Version of Android Auto to be Built Directly into Cars

Google has announced Android Auto in June this year at the Google I/O conference. To put it shortly, Android Auto allow Android smartphones and tablets to be operated in automobiles through the dashboard’s head unit, offeing drivers control over GPS navigation, music playback, SMS, telephony, and web search. Both touchscreen and button-controlled head unit displays are supported and hands-free operation through voice commands is also possible. But […]

     
 
 

Lenovo’s New ‘Fancy Maker’ Brand Could Allow Customers to Design their Own Smartphones Online

Lenovo’s New ‘Fancy Maker’ Brand Could Allow Customers to Design their Own Smartphones Online

A while back, we reported about Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola from Google, and now we’re seeing some first movements from the Chinese company pertaining to its smartphone strategy. Earlier this fall, Lenovo announced they would create a new subsidiary company under the lead of senior vice-president Chen Xudong. And Lenovo’s SVP has now made official the name of the new subsidiary – ‘Fancy […]

     
 
 

Over to YU – Micromax’s New Brand Woos the Geeks with Cyanogen!

Over to YU – Micromax’s New Brand Woos the Geeks with Cyanogen!

“You know, 2014 will go down as the year in which Micromax got into Obama mode,” a friend of mine quipped as we talked into the hall for the launch of the company’s new brand, YU, and its first device. “Heavens! Why?” I asked. “Because this is the year, the company has gone about saying ‘yes, we can,” my friend […]

 
     
 
 

Andromium is a Dock that Wants to Unleash Android onto Desktops

Andromium is a Dock that Wants to Unleash Android onto Desktops    

For the past few years, especially thanks to the increase in popularity of crowdfunding website, we’ve seen many bold projects trying to allow consumers to use their smartphones as notebook or desktop computers. Perhaps the most notorious such effort has been Ubuntu Edge, which has managed to gather an amazing amount on Kickstarter. But today we’re talking about Andromium, a […]

     
 
 

Micromax Yureka with CyanogenMod Announced for Rs.8,999, Will be Amazon Exclusive

Micromax Yureka with CyanogenMod Announced for Rs.8,999, Will be Amazon Exclusive

The much awaited smartphone from YU is here. Named Yureka, this is the first ever smartphone from Micromax’s new subsidiary which is aimed towards youth and sold solely online. Micromax has priced Yureka at Rs.8,999 (~$147) and will sell the phone exclusively on Amazon.in. The phone comes with a 5.5-inch HD (720p) IPS display, and powered by an Octa-Core 64-bit […]

 
     
 
 

Top 25 New Android Apps from 2014 You Shouldn’t Miss

Top 25 New Android Apps from 2014 You Shouldn’t Miss

If you enjoyed our previous post on top 25 new Android games from 2014, it’s now time to have a look at some of the Android apps that have been released this year on the Play Store. Of course, it’s hard to include all of them, so if you don’t find your favorite app in this list, it’s not because […]

 
     
 
 

Huawei’s New 5.5-inch 64-bit Honor 4X Smartphone is Priced at $210

Huawei’s New 5.5-inch 64-bit Honor 4X Smartphone is Priced at $210

Along with the flagship Huawei Honor 6 Plus, the company is also taking the wraps off the Huawei Honor 4X, another new addition to their end of the year portfolio. Just as expected, the smartphone is aggressively priced and will join many other devices that are competing in the low-end segment of the market. Here are the main specs and […]

     
 
 

Huawei Launches Honor 6 Plus Flagship for $322, Takes on iPhone 6 Plus

Huawei Launches Honor 6 Plus Flagship for $322, Takes on iPhone 6 Plus    

Huawei has stepped out of the spotlight for the past few months, but it’s now looking to get back into the action. At a special event in Beijing, the company has announced the Huawei Honor 6 Plus (cough, cough), which is the new flagship device of the company and the upgraded version, if we can say so, of the previously announced […]

     
 
 

New Lava Iris Fuel 60 Smartphone Packs a 4000mAh Battery and 10MP Camera for Rs. 8888

New Lava Iris Fuel 60 Smartphone Packs a 4000mAh Battery and 10MP Camera for Rs. 8888

Lava has announced the launch of the Iris Fuel 60, which is an upgrade to the recently launched Iris Fuel 50 and the second smartphone in the ‘iris Fuel’ line of products. What makes the product stand apart from others is that it packs a massive 4000 mAh battery for a price of Rs 8,888 (around $140). Thus, it will compete with such products as […]