Tag Archives: Android

Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X Users Report In-Car Bluetooth Issues on Android 7.1.1 Nougat

Android 7.1.1 Nougat update brought several useful additions to the mobile platform but has seemingly brought connection issues with in-car Bluetooth to some Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X smartphones. As per some of the online posts, the connection issues can be traced back as far as the beta program for Android 7.1.1 Nougat developer preview, which was launched in October. ... Read More »

Android Creator Andy Rubin Said to Be Near Comeback With ‘Essential’ Phone

Just over two years after leaving Google, Andy Rubin is preparing to take on the smartphone industry he helped create. Rubin, creator of the Android operating system, is planning to marry his background in software with artificial intelligence in a risky business: consumer hardware. Armed with about a 40-person team, filled with recruits from Apple and Google, Rubin is preparing ... Read More »

iPhone Sales Grow in US, EU, Japan as Android Smartphone Sales Drop: Kantar

The latest smartphone OS sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech shows that iPhone’s market share in the US has climbed 6.4 percent year-on-year in the three months ended November last year. The data shows that early holiday sales boosted the already growing iOS market share to 43.5 percent in the US while Android’s share came down 5.1-percent on-year to 55.3-percent ... Read More »

Nokia 6 Price, Launch Date Revealed; More Android Smartphones Expected on February 26

The first of the much-anticipated Nokia Android phones, the Nokia 6, was unveiled earlier this month without much fanfare exclusively in China. The new Nokia 6 smartphone will be going on sale next week in the country, the company said in a Facebook post. “Get ready! The Nokia 6 is coming to China! More announcements to follow on February 26th… ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 Tipped to Receive Android Nougat Update Starting January 17

Samsung’s 2016 flagship smartphone Galaxy S7 may soon start receiving Android Nougat update, if a new leaked screenshot is to be believed. The Nougat update is expected to arrive on the European Samsung Galaxy S7 models from next week. According to a leaked screenshot shared by The Android Soul, the Samsung Galaxy S7 with model number SM-G935F will start receiving ... Read More »

Android Nougat Running on 0.7 Percent of Active Devices and Froyo Is Dead, Says Google

Google has released its monthly Google Play distribution data and Android users will finally be able to bid adieu to Android 2.2 Froyo. The data shows, among other things, that Froyo has dropped to below the 0.1 percent mark, marking the end of what was the oldest active Android version until last month. The date was collected from Android devices ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL), ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) Start Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update

Asus ZenFone 3 users have reportedly started receiving the Android 7.0 Nougat devices, starting with the Philippines. Specifically, the ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) and ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) models are receiving the update. Users of the Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) and ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) smartphones in the Philippines are reporting receiving the update, notes Tech Update. The Android 7.0 Nougat update brings ... Read More »

Nokia Android Phones Tipped to Get a Personal Assistant Named ‘Viki’: Report

HMD Global launched its first Nokia Android smartphone – the Nokia 6 – on Sunday and now news reports are suggesting that the company might be working on its own text and voice-based virtual assistant named ‘Viki’. If the reports turn out to be true, Nokia will join the likes of Google, Apple, and Microsoft who already have their own ... Read More »

Nokia E1 Android Phone Specifications Leaked; Tipped to Pack Snapdragon 425 SoC

HMD Global, the company that currently holds the rights to develop mobile devices under the brand – Nokia, surprised the mobile industry on Sunday as the company launched its first Nokia branded Android smartphone – Nokia 6. Even though the company was tipped to mark Nokia’s return to smartphone market in 2017, hardly anyone anticipated the comeback to be so ... Read More »

Nokia 6 Android Phone Launched: Price, Specifications, Release Date, and More

HMD Global, the company that now owns the rights to the Nokia brand, has unveiled Nokia 6, a smartphone that runs Android. If you are wondering about Nokia 6’s price in India and its release date, there’s bad news for you as the smartphone is exclusive to the Chinese market. Without any fanfare, HMD Global announced the launch of Nokia ... Read More »