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Four Android apps that can help you quit smoking

Friday, October 21, 2016 | More »

The graphic visuals on cigarette boxes and advertisements against smoking before movies may put you off but there is a reason why they are posted. Smoking and smokeless tobacco kill nearly 6 million people globally every year, says the World Health Organization (WHO). That’s one death every si...


Google’s Pixel – a peek into the smartphone

Google is expected to launch its branded smartphones named Pixel at an event in San Francisco on Tuesday. The technology giant is likely to unveil two models— Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL, according to media reports. Till now, Google has been tying up with smartphone manufacturers such as Huaw...

3 October, 2016 | More »

Galaxy Note 7

Samsung recalls Galaxy Note 7 globally amid battery explosion fears

Tech giant Samsung Electronics said it will replace the newly launched Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices globally as reports of the smartphone’s battery exploding while charging emerged on social media. The recall comes a week before Samsung’s rival Apple is expected to launch its new iPhone model. ...

2 September, 2016 | More »


Google’s latest OS Nougat out of beta; what’s new in Android 7.0?

Google has rolled out the new version of its mobile operating system that tweaks the interface and packs in a host of performance-enhancement features. Christened Android 7.0 Nougat, the latest version is finally out of beta. It will be readily available to the Google’s own Nexus devices but other...

23 August, 2016 | More »


Apple’s India iPhone sales, market share tumble as pressure mounts to boost growth

Apple Inc.’s mobile-phone shipments and market share in India plunged in the April-June period from a year earlier, according to US-based research firm Strategy Analytics, highlighting the challenges the iPhone maker faces in the world’s third-largest smartphone market. The company shipped 800,0...

5 August, 2016 | More »


Will BlackBerry’s second Android phone click after a failed first attempt?

Canadian handset maker BlackBerry Ltd has unveiled its second Android-powered device in an effort to revive its mobile-phone business. The launch of the DTEK50, its slimmest device, comes less than a month after the company announced that it will stop making the Blackberry Classic. The beleaguered s...

27 July, 2016 | More »


Twitter launches much-needed ‘Night Mode’ feature for Android users

Twitter Inc. has some interesting news for Android users who are most active during the night and tweet until the wee hours of the morning. The microblogging site has come out with a ‘Night Mode’ feature for Android users which will help them in reading better in low-light conditions and reduce ...

27 July, 2016 | More »


Photo-editing app Prisma debuts on Google Play store

Android users who have been eagerly waiting for the popular photo-editing app Prisma have a reason to cheer. The app, which went viral soon after its launch on iOS last month, is now finally available for Android devices and users can download it through the Google Play store. The popular app was ea...

25 July, 2016 | More »


Google aims to train 2 mn Android developers in India

Tech giant Google aims to train about 2 million developers in India on its Android platform over the next three years to cash in on the high-quality talent pool in the country. India, which has about one million people working on solutions for the Android mobile platform, is poised to become home to...

11 July, 2016 | More »


Android N is sweet on Nougat

Google has announced that “Nougat” will be the official name of Android N, the latest version of its Android mobile operating system. Android revealed the name on its Twitter and Snapchat handle. Nougat, a confection made from sugar/honey, dried nuts, and eggs, has Spanish-Middle East origins. A...

1 July, 2016 | More »

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