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Moto X Style Goes Official with a 5.7-inch QHD Screen, 21MP Camera, Snapdragon 808 and 3GB RAM

Moto X Style Goes Official with a 5.7-inch QHD Screen, 21MP Camera, Snapdragon 808 and 3GB RAM

After launching the Motorola Moto G 3rd-gen in India, Motorola has unveiled the new Moto X Style smartphone, as well. The new handset features a 5.7-inch Quad HD display, front-facing speakers and a premium design customizable by using the popular Moto Maker. The third-generation Moto X Style is Motorola’s news flagship device. Motorola makes a bold claim, saying this device is going to be […]

     
 
 

Crazy! Most Android Phones can be Hacked with a Simple MMS

Crazy! Most Android Phones can be Hacked with a Simple MMS

Security expert Joshua Drake, vice president of platform research and exploitation at mobile security firm Zimperium has developed an exploit which can hack virtually any Android phone out there just by sending a slightly modified multimedia message (MMS). According to Drake, for the exploit to work you only to know the victim’s phone number. The vulnerabilities were found in a core Android component called Stagefright, […]

     
 
 

10 Best Android Apps & Games This Week [July 27th]

10 Best Android Apps & Games This Week [July 27th]    

For the past week we didn’t see so many new notable Android apps and games, but we still managed to dig out 10 that you will most likely be interested in. In case you missed the previous edition, do take a look at it and check out our similar roundup for iOS users. So let’s have a look at the […]

     
 
 

Don’t Freak Out! Google Maps Timeline Lets You Revisit the Places You’ve Been to

Don’t Freak Out! Google Maps Timeline Lets You Revisit the Places You’ve Been to

Google has come up with yet another exciting (and controversial?) feature for the Maps called “Your Timeline”. Whether it is the fun holiday destination you had been to last year or the super cool pub you visited last month, everything will be shown by the map letting you visualize the real world routines, courtesy, the Google location history setting. If […]

     
 
 

TapDeck for Android Makes Discovering New Wallpapers as Easy as Tapping the Homescreen

TapDeck for Android Makes Discovering New Wallpapers as Easy as Tapping the Homescreen    

I’m not the biggest wallpaper fanatic. My Mac’s wallpaper is the default one. It’s the same story on my Android phone. The last really good wallpaper app I tried on my phone was Chrooma. It generated cool Material Design wallpapers every 5 minutes. A while later I changed my custom ROM and stayed with the stock Lollipop wallpaper. I’ve been […]

     
 
 

Swivel Allows you to Set a Custom Screen Rotation for Each App on your Android Device

Swivel Allows you to Set a Custom Screen Rotation for Each App on your Android Device

Swivel for Android comes with a very simple solution for a common annoyance – it allows you to set a custom screen orientation or rotation for each app on your Android smartphone or tablet. With a size of slightly more than 1 megabyte, the app is available for $0.99 on the Play Store for anybody who is running at least Android 4.0. Described as […]

     
 
 

First Impressions: Xolo’s Black Mi 4i Challenger!

First Impressions: Xolo’s Black Mi 4i Challenger!

When Xolo first burst on to the Indian scene, it was through a relatively high end device, the Xolo X900, which was the first phone to come with Intel inside. The period since has seen the company come up with a series of devices that have varied from the innovative (Xolo Play, Xolo PlayTegra Note) to the relatively routine. With […]

 
     
 
 

Hooks for Android Lets You Create Custom Alerts for Things that Matter to You

Hooks for Android Lets You Create Custom Alerts for Things that Matter to You    

Up until this week, the Hooks app has been available to iOS users only, but now it’s making its entry into the Android world, as well. The app can be viewed as a mix between Pushbullet and IFTTT, allowing users to send custom alerts for ‘everything they care about’. There are over 1 million alerts that one can use to create custom alerts by choosing one of […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Price Dropped to Rs. 5999 in India [Updated]

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Price Dropped to Rs. 5999 in India [Updated]

In just five years, Xiaomi has worked its way up to find a spot among the tentpole smartphone manufacturers. The Chinese technology conglomerate has managed to pull it off by strictly sticking to two strategies. First up, sell good, durable product with best-in-line specs possible at a ridiculously cheap price point. Second, slash their price even further after a few […]

     
 
 

Leaks Suggest BlackBerry is Working on ‘Venice’ Android Slider

Leaks Suggest BlackBerry is Working on ‘Venice’ Android Slider

A few weeks back, a high-profile publication was claiming that BlackBerry is seriously taking into account the release of an Android-powered handset. A few days after that report, CEO John Chen said that his company could consider building an Android smartphone only if it can make it secure enough. Now, well-known leaker Evan Blass, aka evleaks (here are just a few leaks coming from him), has tweeted that […]