HTC is working on a blockchain-powered Android smartphone

Anirban Ghoshal

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC is working on a new Android smartphone that will be powered by blockchain technology. According ....

16 May, 2018

Google brings Android to appliances in quest to extend dominance beyond phones


Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday launched a spinoff of its Android operating system for home appliances and other machines, ....

8 May, 2018

Apple has a two-year head start in 3D sensing technology — can Android catch up?


Most Android phones will have to wait until 2019 to duplicate the 3D sensing feature behind Apple’s Face ID security, three ....

20 March, 2018

After payments, WhatsApp set to roll out customer support features

Anirban Ghoshal

After launching a payment feature on top of its popular instant messaging platform, WhatsApp is planning to offer customer support ....

8 March, 2018

Google rolls out minimum specs for businesses using Android

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech firm Google has launched a new advisory programme asking businesses to deploy Android devices of certain specifications only. ....

23 February, 2018

Google’s Motion Stills app to get new augmented-reality feature

Anirban Ghoshal

Alphabet Inc.’s Google said it was releasing a new augmented reality (AR) feature for its app Motion Stills that would allow ....

7 February, 2018

Facebook introduces security keys for enhanced account protection

Varun Arora

Social networking giant Facebook Inc., on Thursday introduced an additional option for account protection. Users can now register ....

27 January, 2017

WhatsApp disabled on older Android, iOS & Windows devices

Varun Arora

Facebook-owned WhatsApp messaging app has stopped functioning for those using older smartphones, according to several media reports ....

3 January, 2017

Nintendo opens Super Mario Run pre-registration for Android users

Priya Singh

After launching the Super Mario Run for iOS devices earlier this month, Nintendo is now gearing up to launch the Android version. Nintendo, ....

30 December, 2016

PremjiInvest-backed Cyanogen to shut down services on December 31

Priya Singh

Cyanogen, the startup that made a popular custom version of Android, has announced that it is shutting down operations and will ....

26 December, 2016

Facebook Messenger introduces group video chat on iOS, Android & web platforms

Priya Singh

Social networking giant Facebook Inc has rolled out group video chat on Messenger for Android, iOS and web platforms the world ....

21 December, 2016

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Build said to solve Google Pixel connectivity issues

Priya Singh

Google has started rolling out Android 7.1.1 Nougat Build in a bid to fix connectivity issues reported in Android 7.0 Nougat which ....

14 December, 2016

Google turns Drive for iOS into Android migration tool

Priya Singh

Technology giant Google has activated a new Google Drive feature that can turn the cloud storage app for iOS, a mobile operating ....

14 December, 2016

Google cuts size of Android app updates

Priya Singh

Tech giant Google has reduced the size of its application updates by up to 65% using new software, a move that will save data ....

8 December, 2016

Nokia to re-enter smartphone market in 2017; to be powered by Android

Priya Singh

Nokia officially announced that it will re-enter the smartphone market in early 2017 with a range of new smartphones in a blogpost ....

2 December, 2016

Android malware Gooligan breaches over 1 million Google accounts

Varun Arora

An Android malware has infected over 1 million Google accounts with the number of affected devices rising to 13,000 a day, says ....

1 December, 2016

Facebook launches Flash in third attempt to quash Snapchat

Priya Singh

Social media giant Facebook Inc. has been relentlessly trying to takeover Instagram's market share. It has either been launching ....

11 November, 2016

Reliance Entertainment picks stake in FunOnGo, launches entertainment app Chillx

Priya Prasad

Anil Ambani-owned Reliance Entertainment has picked a majority stake in digital content and distribution company FunOnGo Media ....

9 November, 2016

BlackBerry launches its last smartphones DTEK50, DTEK60 in India

Priya Singh

Canadian mobile maker BlackBerry on Monday launched two new Android smartphones—DTEK50 and DTEK60—in India. BlackBerry has ....

7 November, 2016

Exclusive: Immunisation management platform vImmune picked for FbStart, raises angel funding

Binu Paul

Bangalore- and Dallas-based AsepsisLife Inc's immunisation management platform vImmune has been selected for Facebook's FbStart ....

3 November, 2016

Exclusive: Android utility app SooperMo raises seed funding

Arti Singh

Android utility app suite SooperMo, operated by Gurgaon-based SooperMo Appstudio Pte Ltd, has raised $100,000 (Rs 67 lakh) in ....

25 October, 2016