Tag Archives: Android

HTC 10, 10 Lifestyle, and One M9 Start Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update

After unlocked HTC One A9 smartphones started receiving the Nougat update, it was the turn of HTC 10 Lifestyle to receive the latest Android version. Notably, HTC 10 and HTC One M9 have also started receiving the updates in Europe. The news was confirmed by HTC’s Graham Wheeler, Product and Service Director, HTC EMEA. In a tweet, Wheeler wrote, “HTC ... Read More »

BlackBerry Mercury QWERTY Android Smartphone Set to Launch on February 25, Ahead of MWC 2017

TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited (TCT) at the CES 2017 preview event had announced that the new BlackBerry smartphone codenamed Mercury will be launched at an MWC event. Now, the Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry has finally confirmed the launch date. In a tweet, BlackBerry Mobile official Twitter handle revealed February 25 as the launch date for the upcoming Mercury smartphone. ... Read More »

Android Pattern Locks Can Be Broken Into in Just Five Attempts, Claim Researchers

If you think that the popular Android pattern lock systems are the best option to safeguard your device, you are mistaken as security researchers have found that it takes just five attempts to break into Android devices. Android pattern lock is a security measure that protects mobile phones or tablets. However, users only have five attempts to get the pattern ... Read More »

Nokia Heart Android Phone With Snapdragon 430 SoC Spotted in Benchmark Listing

Nokia Heart, a new Nokia Android phone, has been spotted in benchmark listing, suggesting that it may be revealed at the MWC 2017 event next month. The Nokia Heart smartphone has been tipped in GFXBench benchmark listing and is believed to be a toned down version of the Nokia 6 smartphone that was launched earlier this month. According to GFXBench ... Read More »

Nokia Android Phone With Snapdragon 835 SoC in the Works, Company Hints

HMD Global, the company that owns rights to the Nokia brand, has just dropped a hint that the company may soon reveal a new high-end flagship smartphone. While responding to some user queries on Chinese social network Weibo, Nokia’s account seemingly confirmed that the company is working on a Snapdragon 835-based smartphone. The company however added that this may take ... Read More »

Asus Halts Android 7.0 Nougat Rollout for ZenFone 3 Due to Undisclosed Bugs: Report

Asus started rolling out Android Nougat earlier this month in Philippines but the company has now reportedly stopped the rollout due to undisclosed bug related issues. The company has further advised users to enable the ‘Auto Download System Update’ in settings so that they receive the update as soon as it is made available. The Nougat update for ZenFone 3 ... Read More »

Nokia P1 Flagship Android Phone’s Price Leaked; Rumoured to Be Launched at MWC 2017

After the Nokia 6 launch, the first Android phone with Nokia branding in three years, HMD Global has now been tipped to launch its Android-based Nokia P1 smartphone at MWC 2017; the smartphone’s price has been leaked as well. Further, it has been suggested that the smartphone will be based on the Sharp Aquos Xx3 (seen alongside) smartphone, which was ... Read More »

Google Planning to Launch Mid-Range Android One Smartphones in the US This Year

Google’s Android One initiative, which was launched back in 2014, is aimed at manufacturing affordable devices that meet a certain set of quality standards and are targeted at emerging markets. However, the search giant is now reportedly planning to launch mid-range Android One smartphones in the US later this year. The US-targeted Android One devices are expected to cost between ... Read More »

Sony Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Premium Start Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update

Sony has begun rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat firmware update to Xperia Z devices that currently include Xperia Z5 and Xperia Z5 Premium, whereas it is expected to reach Xperia Z5 Compact some time later. The Android Nougat update is being pushed via an OTA update for select variants of phone. This means that the Android Nougat rollout is ... Read More »

HTC One A9 Starts Receiving Android 7.0 Nougat Update; Rollout for HTC 10 Tipped to Resume in 3 Weeks

Android Nougat seems to be capturing the OS share in smartphone market at a snail’s pace but it might now gain some momentum as unlocked HTC One A9 smartphones have finally started receiving the much-awaited Nougat update. Further, leaks suggest that the Nougat update rollout for HTC 10, which was put on hold due to a bug, is now expected ... Read More »