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Google’s Translate App Gets Instant Camera Translations and Improved Real-time Conversations

Google’s Translate App Gets Instant Camera Translations and Improved Real-time Conversations

Microsoft-owned Skype has unveiled a real-time translation tool last month, and now it seems that Google has replied with an important upgrade for its Translate app. More than 500 million people use Google Translate every month, so the update that the Mountain View-based company has now rolled out is pretty important as it brings crucial improvements to the utility. Last year, […]

     
 
 

Microsoft’s New Lumia 435 Announced for Just €69, Lumia 532 for €79

Microsoft’s New Lumia 435 Announced for Just €69, Lumia 532 for €79

Microsoft has announced its first ever non-Nokia Lumia device a few weeks back – the Lumia 535 Windows Phone smartphone. Now the company is unveiling its most affordable Windows Pone handset yet – the Lumia 435 along with another affordable new model – the Lumia 532. The cheapest one gets announced at a price of 69 euros (81$) with the second being […]

     
 
 

Samsung Z1 with Tizen OS Announced in India for Rs.5700 ($92)

Samsung Z1 with Tizen OS Announced in India for Rs.5700 ($92)

It’s not dead yet. We mean the Tizen based smartphones. What started off as a possible rival to Android and iOS met with so many roadblocks that some of us thought we won’t ever see a Tizen based smartphone. Well, Samsung has managed to get one out in the wild and has announced the first ever Tizen OS smartphone, the […]

     
 
 

Users Cry Foul as Google Removes Silent Mode Without Vibrate in Android 5.0

Users Cry Foul as Google Removes Silent Mode Without Vibrate in Android 5.0

Almost one month ago, we were reporting that the upcoming Android 5.1 version could bring back the Silent Mode, but now we’re hearing news that this won’t happen. A recent thread on Reddit has been getting a lot of replies, saying that Google has decided to remove the Silent Mode without vibrate from Android 5.x. The original poster also said that […]

     
 
 

Low-cost Samsung Galaxy J1 Leaks Out, Marks the Start of a New Line

Low-cost Samsung Galaxy J1 Leaks Out, Marks the Start of a New Line

According to fresh intel coming from SamMobile, it seems that a low-cost Samsung smartphone is allegedly in the works, and will actually mark the introduction of a new family line. We’re speaking about the entry-level J1 smartphone, which is apparently a smartphone featuring a 4.3-inch 480×800-pixel display and a 5-megapixel camera. The handset could also feature 1GB of RAM with 4GB of internal storage, […]

     
 
 

You Can Soon Dual Boot Windows/Mac/Linux on your Chromebook

You Can Soon Dual Boot Windows/Mac/Linux on your Chromebook

Google’s Chrome OS laptops are being chosen by consumers because they are cheap and they feature a lightweight operating system that is suitable for those working mostly online or always on the go. However, this product’s major feature also makes it the major drawback – for many out there, a Chromebook is nothing more than a laptop running a web-centric operating system. Francois Beaufort, […]

     
 
 

Is it Mi or YU?: The Redmi Note 4G vs YU Yureka

Is it Mi or YU?: The Redmi Note 4G vs YU Yureka

They have both arrived with a lot of fanfare in the Indian market. Both their manufacturers have had more than their fair share of legal wrangles. They both offer very decent hardware at surprisingly low prices. They are both in limited supply and are sold only online. So which one is the phone for you – the Cyanogen-laden YU Yureka […]

 
     
 
 

Best 10 Android Apps This Week

Best 10 Android Apps This Week    

We’re back with our weekly roundup of the best new Android apps in 2015, as well! The holidays are now over, so it’s now back to work for many of us, and with this, our usual selection has returned. Just in case you missed these stories, I recommend you to have a look at some of the best Android apps […]

     
 
 

Micromax Unveils 5-inch Canvas Hue: 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor, 3000 mAh Battery, 8MP Camera for 10,999 Rs

Micromax Unveils 5-inch Canvas Hue: 1.3 GHz Quad Core Processor, 3000 mAh Battery, 8MP Camera for 10,999 Rs

Micromax has announced the launch of the newest Canvas Hue Android smartphone in India which continues the foray into the low-end segment of the market. Micromax says the new device is ‘designed for the astute new age consumer‘, featuring a 5-inch AMOLED HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The smartphone gets launched at a price of 10,999 Rs, which puts it in direct […]

     
 
 

Eight Years, Eight Things That the iPhone Got Us Hooked To

Eight Years, Eight Things That the iPhone Got Us Hooked To

On 9 January 2007, Steve Jobs had announced that Apple was going to reinvent the phone while launching the very first iPhone. Eight years down the line, he must be smiling at his own foresight (he would!), from wherever he resides these days. Yes, Apple alone cannot take credit for the smartphone and app revolution (a competitor that Jobs wanted […]