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Moto Z Play now receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat update in India

The Moto Z Play received its Android 7.0 Nougat update back in February this year and it seems like the company wants the smartphone to stay up-to-date as it has now started rolling out is Android 7.1.1 Nougat in India. To recall, the company previously started rolling out Android 7.1.1 Nougat update to its Moto Z smartphone last month. With Android 7.1.1 Nougat update, ... Read More »

Nokia 3, Nokia 5, Nokia 6 Android Phones Now Available for Purchase in Australia

HIGHLIGHTS The Nokia Android smartphones were launched globally in February HMD Global recently released the Nokia 5 in Germany The company launched new Nokia smartphones in India in June HMD Global launched its Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 smartphones at MWC 2017 in February this year. The company has been releasing the handsets in global markets steadily and now it has made these smartphones available in ... Read More »

Motorola releases Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for Moto Z

There is a catch though. The update is being rolled out only to Moto Z owners who reside in Hong Kong and Indonesia. The smartphone featured Android 6.0 Marshmallow at the time of the launch. Later, it was updated to Android 7.0 Nougat. Coming back to the latest update, the Android 7.1.1 brings in a couple of new features. For ... Read More »

Google Testing a ‘Panic Button’ on Android to Help Quickly Exit a Malicious App

ious app The feature is currently disabled If there ever was a time for Google to come out with a panic button for Android, then this is it. Coming fresh off the heels of two Android malware-related reports this past week – CopyCat and SpyDealer – it is now being reported that the Internet search giant has secretly added a malware ‘panic button’ ... Read More »

CopyCat Malware Affected Over 14 Million Android Devices: Check Point

HIGHLIGHTS CopyCat malware campaign stole ad revenues by installing fraud apps It first infected the Android devices and then tried to root them Google had quelled the CopyCat campaign and lowered the threat The cyber threats have increasingly grown with time on multitude of platforms such as Android, Linux, and Windows to name a few. Researchers have now found that ... Read More »

Facebook Lite for Android Review: Made for India

While phone makers are now launching 4G handsets and companies like Airtel and Reliance working towards bringing the networks in India, you might think that there’s no need for apps that minimise data use. The fact of the matter though is that even in a metro like Delhi, 3G access depends greatly on which part of the city you’re in ... Read More »

Android co-founder’s new phone reveal teased for Tuesday [Update]

Update: Whelp, if you didn’t think we were in for a phone reveal on May 30, think again. Android co-founder Andy Rubin’s start-up Essential sent out another tweet on May 25, this time of a rectangular silhouette that looks suspiciously like a phone (the buttons!). True to rumors, it appears there’s a hardware attachment, likely for the camera, on the ... Read More »

Google Pixel, Nexus Users Face Fingerprint Sensor Issues Post Android 7.1.2 Update

Earlier this month, the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update was made available for Pixel and select Nexus devices and brought along several bug fixes along. Now, several Pixel and Nexus owners have complained that the update also brought along an issue regarding the fingerprint sensors due to which the device fails to recognise the authentication hardware. On its support forum, Google ... Read More »

LG Will Be First to Introduce Phone with Android Nougat — But What Does That Even Mean?

LG (KRX:066570) has announced it will unveil it’s latest phone — the v20 — on September 6. And one thing at least is for certain. The phone will be the first to run the new Android Nougat operating system. But what does that mean exactly and how useful will the phone be for business communications? The announcements of new smartphones ... Read More »

Is Your Business App On Android? Here’s Why It Had Better Be

Planning a new app for your small business? Make sure you build it on Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Android, since that’s where you’re most likely to find your customers. According to a new Gartner report, Android is dominating the smartphone marketplace with a whopping 86.2 percent share in the second quarter of 2016. Android Dominates Smartphone Business Android’s topnotch performance came from ... Read More »