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Android Marshmallow Now Running on 15.2 Percent of Active Devices: Google

Google has updated its Google Play distribution data, providing figures for the seven-day period ending August 1. The data shows Android Marshmallow is now running on 15.2 percent of active devices. In July, Android Marshmallow was seen to be running on 13.3 percent of active Android devices – indicating a rise in adoption of 1.9 percent in a single month. ... Read More »

Telegram Responds to Report of Massive Hack

Messaging app Telegram has on Tuesday responded to media reports that claimed a hacker attack that originated in Iran was not a “massive” one and only publicly available information was exposed to hackers. The company however, acknowledged that 15 million accounts from Iran were confirmed to be registered with the app as part of the attack. On Tuesday, Reuters reported ... Read More »

Freedom 251 Maker Starts Delivery of 65,000 Units to Customers

After the initial dispatch of 5,000 units, Indian company Ringing Bells on Monday announced it has started deliveries of 65,000 more Freedom 251 smartphone units across many states in India. These include West Bengal, Haryana, Himachal, Bihar, Uttarakhand, New Delhi, Punjab, Jammu & Kashmir, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh. For those unaware, Ringing Bells announced the Freedom ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note7 Press Renders Leaked Just Ahead of Launch

Just ahead of its launch, the Samsung Galaxy Note7 has been subjected to a massive leak. Onleaks seems to have got hold of the official press renders, revealing the smartphone from all angles. A separate leak also gives us details on the possible Europe launch date. These renders (via Nowhereelse) pretty much speak the same story that recent past leaks ... Read More »

Google Tells You How to Get the Most Out of Your Android Device

The devices that you buy come with instructions for use, but the phone manual does not usually contain instructions for the operating system installed on these devices. Google has now realised this and has launched a new section on its Android website dedicated to teach its users how to use its operating system more efficiently. The new section named ‘Tips ... Read More »

Lenovo Vibe P2 With 4GB of RAM Purportedly Spotted in Benchmark Listing

Lenovo’s popular Vibe P1 smartphone featuring a massive battery is all set to get a successor, if a new benchmark listing is to be believed. A Geekbench Browser listing showing Lenovo P2c72, believed to be the Lenovo Vibe P2, has surfaced claiming some innards of the unannounced handset. According to the listing, the Lenovo Vibe P2 will sport an octa-core ... Read More »

Huawei Says It Shipped 60.5 Million Smartphones Globally in the First Half of 2016

China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world’s third-largest smartphone vendor, said first-half global smartphone shipments jumped 25 percent, helped by rapid growth in traditionally high-end markets such as Europe. Shenzhen-based Huawei, which competes with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc, shipped 60.5 million smartphones globally in the first half. Huawei’s consumer business group, which includes its smartphone division, booked ... Read More »

The power of skin-to-skin contact with your newborn

  The power of skin-to-skin contact with your newborn (Images Bazaar/Getty Images) A new study has suggested that skin-to-skin bonding, where a new baby is placed directly onto his mother’s chest, is important for his biology. The study showed that a mother’s body regulates and stabilises her baby’s biology when held in ‘skin-to-skin,’ the Mirror reported. Dr Susan Ludington, an ... Read More »

5 Phrases that should be a part of every child’s vocabulary

Teach children to say please and sorry (Thinkstock) If there is one thing that costs almost nothing, but is a great investment in your young one’s future, it’s manners. Yes, teaching kids good habits, behaviour, courtesy and how to present themselves in public is an important part of education. Your child comes across as a brat or a rude person ... Read More »

Next Generation Hyundai Verna Spotted Ahead of Official Debut

After making its big appearance at the 2016 Beijing Motor Show as a concept, Hyundai’s next generation Verna sedan was recently spotted in its production guise. Expected to make its official debut later this year, the new-gen Verna was seen at what appears to be a showroom warehouse. The car looks production ready and was seen with all the proper ... Read More »