Tag Archives: Android

PlayStation Communities App Launched for Android and iOS

Sony has launched a new PlayStation Communities app for Android and iOS, which is meant to help PS4 owners keep in touch with people of “similar interests and preferences” when they are not in front of their console. “Within a Community, you can join parties and launch into games with other Community members, or talk about your shared interests,” Sony ... Read More »

‘Gooligan’ Android Malware Stole Millions of Google Accounts, Say Researchers

A malicious software, called Gooligan, designed to attack Android smartphones has breached the accounts of more than a million Google users, security researchers said Wednesday. The report by Check Point Software Technologies said the Gooligan malware targets devices running Android 4.0 and 5.0, which represent nearly 74 percent of Android devices. Gooligan attacks can steal email addresses and authentication data ... Read More »

Nokia D1C Android Phone Specifications Tipped; Rumoured to Come in 2 Variants

Nokia may launch two variants of its widely rumoured D1C Android smartphone at MWC 2017. A new report claims that the two variants will come with different display, RAM, and camera specifications. Nokia’s re-entry to smartphones was seemingly confirmed when HMD Global, the firm with an exclusive global licence to manufacture Nokia-branded mobile phones and tablets for the next 10 ... Read More »

Sony Xperia X Performance Android 7.0 Nougat Update Now Rolling Out

In September, Sony shared its rollout plans for Android 7.0 Nougat update, adding the update will be coming first to its smartphones Xperia X Performance and Xperia XZ. In line with its earlier announcement, the company has now reportedly started rolling out the Nougat update to Xperia X Performance and Xperia X Performance Dual smartphones. The firmware build number 39.2.A.0.327 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Starts Receiving Galaxy Note 7’s Grace UX; Still Stuck On Android Marshmallow

Samsung has started rolling out Galaxy Note 7’s Grace UX to last year’s Galaxy Note 5. According to user reports, Samsung Galaxy Note 5 users in South Korea have been receiving an over-the-air (OTA) update that brings an all-new software experience. To recall, Samsung introduced the new Grace UX with its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone earlier this year. A forum ... Read More »

Android 7.1 Update Release Date Revealed?

Back in October, Google confirmed that the final build of Android 7.1 Nougat will start rolling out to Pixel, Nexus, and Android One devices in early December. There was no specific date mentioned then, and Google is yet to announce the exact date. However, a mobile carrier has listed the firmware rollout information on its website. Vodafone Australia has gone ... Read More »

HTC 10 Starts Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update

In August, HTC announced that its HTC 10 will be the first smartphone in its lineup to get the Android 7.0 Nougat update (with the HTC Sense UI skin). The company said that the smartphone will be getting the update sometime in the fourth quarter but didn’t give any further details at the time. Now, the company has announced that ... Read More »

Nokia Android Phone With Entry-Level Specifications Leaked via Benchmark Site

Nokia, once again trying its luck at smartphone manufacturing, will likely showcase its first smartphones at the Mobile World Congress in February 2017. The company behind the upcoming Nokia Android phone – HMD Global – has confirmed that it will attend MWC next year. A handful of mid-range and top-end Nokia Android smartphones have already been spotted on benchmark sites. ... Read More »

iPhone Users More Dishonest Than Android Smartphone Users, See Their Phones as Status Objects: Study

  When opting for a smartphone, customers usually compare hardware specifications, the operating system, and even the visual aesthetics of the devices. However, a new study claims that the choice of your smartphone might reveal some of your personal characteristics as well. Interestingly, the study suggests that iPhone users tend to be more dishonest compared to Android users and also ... Read More »

Nokia Android Phone Tipped to Have Zeiss Lens, 2K Display

New details of the upcoming Nokia Android phone, expected to be unveiled at the MWC 2017 in Barcelona, have surfaced online. According to a tipster based in China, the upcoming Nokia Android phone will feature a 5.2-inch or 5.5-inch screen size. The rumours claim that the smartphone will sport 2K (QHD) display, which means that the handset may belong to the ... Read More »