Version 1.5 was officially called ‘Cupcake’ and when introduced in May of 2009 it was a time when Android was desperate to catch up with the iPhone and this release did just that. It featured an onscreen keyboard, smoother transitions, … .
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Google is all smiles with the success of the Android platforms. It is one thing that they have managed to take it across on flagships from another company but the true loyalty of the OS has been seen on Samsung … .
If you’re familiar with jailbroken iDevices, you probably might have heard of Jay Freeman, a developer known as Saurik, credited with the development of Cydia, an alternative application store platform for iPhones that are jailbroken. Recently, Saurik made headlines yet … .
Google opened the I/O keynote with a mind boggling stat – Over 900 million Android devices have been activated till date. In its four and a half year history the OS had touched the 400 million mark and has more … .
Acer has gone on to populate their dial-SIM line with fresh stock. Incoming, the Acer Liquid E2, a notable successor to the former Liquid E1 that didn’t shine as the brightest star. This mid-range handset has been developed with the … .
It isn’t surprising when we bump into namesakes of well known celebrities, it’s a common norm for star-struck parents to name their newborn after cinema personalities, but a whimsical decision to name a child “Google” or “Like” sounds hilarious. The … .
All the speculations surrounding the Google Glass’s OS were put to rest by Larry Page yesterday; it indeed runs on a modified version of Android rather than a proprietary specially coded Firmware. Page said “obviously, Glass runs on Android, so … .
If you’re familiar with Japanese culture (which we’re guessing you to be well-versed in, after drowning yourself in Manga and Anime), you probably might’ve stumbled across the maneki-neko somewhere. Better known as the Beckoning Cat in western culture, this Japanese … .
Few days back we brought you the, rather disturbing, news of an Android app that can potentially hijack an airplane, as claimed by its creator Hugo Tesco. FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) sprung into action quickly, and refuted the claims made … .
French brand Winko has released the Cink which runs on Android 4.1 Jellybean and sells for 100 Euros (99 to be precise) without subscription. The entry level smartphone packs a 3.5 inch display supporting a resolution of 320 x 480 … .
Do you think anyone can possibly develop a mobile app that can HIJACK an aircraft? An Android app was demonstrated at the “Hack in the Box” security forum that can take control of a commercial flight. Hugo Tesco, a security … .
We have an epic battle cooking up, the battle of OS, come this summer we will have Android and iOS with their latest lock horns all over again. iOS 7 Vs Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie. Last week we brought … .
A couple of students from St. Petersburg Academy have gone on to crate a magical smartphone experience that lets users switch between two Android versions with a mere press of a button. Why someone would need to go about doing … .
Struggling to find space to stick your next sticky note? Love the cool things you come across everyday but fail to record it someplace to revisit it later? Or just a little amnesiac like me, Google has come up with … .
A German team of security researchers at Erlangen’s Friedrich-Alexander University have found that a smartphone running on Android give up data when physically frozen below -10C. The team froze the phone for an hour to bypass the encryption system by … .
The Prism II by Huawei is a successor to the Prism phone that was introduced a little under a year ago. Like the previous, this one too falls under the budget device category. There’s word that the Prism II will … .
E-Ink technology has been the weapon of choice for technologists, in their revolution against paper-back books. And they’re succeeding and growing in number, with each passing day. However, including the same in a smartphone can well mean a poor user … .
The world’s becoming a costlier place to live in but the prices of gizmos are somehow dropping rapidly. Following the Micromax Canvas HD, the UMI X2 smartphone joins the affordable smartphone league. The Chinese company has offered a phone that … .
Lenovo is taking three Android Jelly Bean tablets to China. With the announcement of these three, there is promise that they are scouting Eastern lands a lot more boldly than they do the rest of the blue planet. First in … .
Elaborate as teh name may be, there is certain confusion likely with all the phones named ‘One’ and those having an ‘X’ in the model name. Joining ranks of the greater counterparts is the One Touch Idol from the house … .
We’ve seen several phones that offer the peppiest and coolest themes to attract young minds. However, with Fujitsu’s new move in collaboration with Orange, we see them pay mind to the concerns and needs of seniors. The Stylistic S01 is … .
The day is here and the might revolution is about to see its next milestone as the Samsung Galaxy S4 is all set to make it on center stage. The report may not be completely confirmed but the Eldar Murtazin … .
The world sees more hope in the phablet arena, drawing a line past everything that is 5-inches and beyond in screen size. The LG Optimus G Pro stands as no exception. The 5.5-inch HD display offers full 1080p delights, under … .
Samsung has made two entry-level phones official this month, under the Galaxy banner. The Galaxy Young arrives with a 3.27-inch display, running on a 1GHz CPU with 4GB internal storage and Android Jelly Bean. The Galaxy Fame on the other … .
Eldar Murtazin, the famous Russian blogger is back with more dope on the Android front. British phone maker Vertu will be offering a high-value phone that offers a ‘free OS’. This comes after last year’s split from the Nokia banner … .