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Five Reasons to Buy – and Not to Buy – an Android Wear Smartwatch

Five Reasons to Buy – and Not to Buy – an Android Wear Smartwatch

The Android Wear smart watches – the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live are officially up for sale. But is it time to invest in one? We make the case for and against them. Yes, go ahead and buy one! 1. They run the official Android Wear OS Yes, we have had smartwatches which ran Android before but […]

     
 
 

Best 10 Android Apps This Week

Best 10 Android Apps This Week

It’s that time when we get down and review the best new Android apps that have made their way into the Play Store. Do check out the previous edition which, because of a certain glitch, didn’t get featured on our homepage. This time, we’ve got a lot of interesting new apps and games for your Android smartphone and tablet, so […]

     
 
 

Early Tests Point Toward Big Battery Improvements in Android L

Early Tests Point Toward Big Battery Improvements in Android L

As we were telling you a few days ago, the next Android version is said to come with serious improvements to the battery life. And now, according to some early tests coming from ArsTechnica, it seems that this is indeed turning into reality. The single viable solution to address problems with the battery life was to increase the amount of mAh, […]

     
 
 

Samsung Launches the Galaxy S5 Mini: 4.5 inch, 1.4 GHz, 1.5GB of RAM, 8MP camera

Samsung Launches the Galaxy S5 Mini: 4.5 inch, 1.4 GHz, 1.5GB of RAM, 8MP camera

We’ve seen Samsung launch the much-awaited Galaxy S5 at the Mobile World Congress this year and today the company has announced its smaller brother – the Galaxy S5 Mini. Unfortunately, the slightly smaller smartphone also comes with dumbed down tech specs. As a matter of fact, lately, more OEMs are releasing Mini versions of their flagship smartphone with lower specs. […]

     
 
 

Hands on With the Flipkart Digiflip Pro Tablet

Hands on With the Flipkart Digiflip Pro Tablet

Indian e-commerce giant, Flipkart has got a tablet of its own now, the rather quaintly named Digiflip Pro XT 712. We spent a bit of time with the tablet and here are our extremely initial impressions (we are waiting for a review unit at the time this was written). On first glance, the Digiflip Pro XT 712 looks pretty routine, […]

     
 
 

First Big Look at Android Wear: Most Important Features

First Big Look at Android Wear: Most Important Features

At the Google I/O Conference which kickstarted today, we’ve seen Sundar Pichai and his team announce Android One, details on the next Android version but also the first big look at Android Wear. We know from March that there are going to be at least two new smartwatches released on the market with Android Wear – LG G Watch and […]

 
     
 
 

Android One: Cheap Nexus Like Smartphones with Direct Updates for Less than $100

Android One: Cheap Nexus Like Smartphones with Direct Updates for Less than $100

At the Google I/O Conference that has started a few minutes ago, Sundar Pichai, who oversees Android, Chrome and Google Apps, has announced a new initiative called “Android One“. This is one announcement we didn’t see coming, so it’s nice to see such surprises. The Android One represents cheap Nexus-like smartphones designed for developing markets that uses stock Android. With the use of Google Play, OEMs […]

     
 
 

Best 10 Android Apps This Week

Best 10 Android Apps This Week

After a short break caused by a medical problem, we’re back with our usual weekly selection of the best new Android apps that have made their way on the Google Play Store. Because of the short absence, I’m sure that you are looking forward to downloading some new apps and games on your Android smartphones and tablets. And don’t you […]

     
 
 

Nokia’s X2 Android is Here, Fills up the Hardware Gap Left by the Original Nokia X

Nokia’s X2 Android is Here, Fills up the Hardware Gap Left by the Original Nokia X

The Nokia X2 has finally been made official and improves upon the original Nokia X with hardware and software innovations. While the device is almost identical in appearance to the original Android-based Nokia X, it comes with a slightly bigger 4.3-inch display, compared to the 4.0-inch one on the original Nokia X. There’s now 1GB of RAM, and a faster 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon […]

     
 
 

Karbonn Titanium S99 with Android KitKat Takes on Moto E, Priced at Rs.5990

Karbonn Titanium S99 with Android KitKat Takes on Moto E, Priced at Rs.5990

Moto E is one of the best budget Android smartphones currently available, and it’s the biggest threat that OEMs specialized with this kind of devices have to face. This is true especially in India, where Karbonn has announced the Titanium S99 Android smartphone which sports a 4-inch screen, runs on KitKat and is priced at Rs.5990. Here is the full […]