Tag Archives: Android

Google Releases February Android Security Update for Pixel, Nexus Devices

Google has released its monthly Android security update for the month of February for its Pixel and Nexus devices. The company however was second to rollout the security update as Sony released the update to its Xperia devices last week. Similar to previous releases, Google’s February Android security update focuses on fixing security issues in the operating system. The February ... Read More »

Nokia P1 Android Phone Price, Specifications, and More: All We Know So Far

Nokia 6 is the first of the many Nokia Android phones we can expect to see from HMD Global. The Nokia 6 smartphone has been warmly received, and even went out of stock within a minute in the first flash sale in China. All eyes are now on the Mobile World Congress 2017, where HMD is expected to unveil the Nokia P1, a ... Read More »

Android 7.1.2 Nougat Will Let You Decide Where to Set a Live Wallpaper

Android 7.1.2, Google’s latest maintenance release for Android Nougat, was released to compatible devices merely few days back and new features from the new build are slowly being reported. The latest in the series is a feature that many Android users have been waiting for years to arrive. With Android 7.1.2, Android users will be able to opt where they ... Read More »

Sony Starts Rolling Out February Android Security Update Ahead of Google Pixel Phones

Sony has earned itself some bragging rights as the Japan-based company has started rolling out the February Android security update to its Xperia devices, even ahead of Google’s own Pixel smartphones. Google makes its security patch available to the OEMs every month with bug fixes and security improvements to the Android build but this time around Sony has definitely surprised ... Read More »

Honor 8 Lite With Android 7.0 Nougat, Octa-Core SoC Launched

Ahead of MWC 2017, Huawei has quietly launched its new smartphone in Finland. The Honor 8 Lite is up for pre-orders, and is priced at EUR 269 (roughly Rs. 19,600). It is set to go on sale in the country on February 17. Finland site Suomimobiili reported of this development in the country. The Honor 8 Lite, specifications wise, is ... Read More »

Nokia P1 Concept Render Video Highlights Flagship Nokia Android Phone’s Design

Nokia P1, the long-rumoured flagship Nokia Android phone, is widely expected to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, where HMD Global has already slotted an event. The company, which has rights to the Nokia brand, is also expected to showcase more devices at the mega trade show, but the Nokia P1 will be the centre of things. ... Read More »

Google Paid Out $3 Million to Bug Researchers in 2016; Nearly $1 Million for Android

Google last year gave out $3 million (roughly Rs. 21 crores) as part of its Vulnerability Rewards Program where the company pays out researchers to find, fix, and prevent vulnerabilities specifically in Android, Chrome, and other Google products and services. In a blog post, the company updated the details and said that it nearly gave Android and Chrome researchers nearly ... Read More »

Android Nougat 7.1.2 Public Beta Now Available for Compatible Pixel, Nexus Devices

Google on Monday released the public beta of the Android 7.1.2 Nougat update, which is the next maintenance release for Android Nougat. The company is also rolling out the beta to eligible devices enrolled in the Android Beta Program. Google claims that the new update is focused on fixing a number of bugs and also brings optimisations. The latest Android ... Read More »

Lava X41+ Android Smartphone Launched: Price, Specifications, and More

Lava has unveiled its new X-series smartphone in India, the X41+. Priced at Rs. 8,999, the handset is now listed on the company’s site and can be expected to be available via retail channels soon. The Lava X41+ features a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 for protection and a pixel density of 294ppi. The ... Read More »

US President Donald Trump Reportedly Still Using an Unsecured Android Device

Contrary to the reports that the Donald Trump had ditched his Android mobile phone for a potentially more secure device, the 45th US President is still using his old device to post on Twitter. According to a report in the New York Times on Wednesday, Trump has been using his old, unsecured Android phone to post on Twitter since moving ... Read More »