Google has launched the first family of Android One phones in India and makes high-quality Smartphones with latest features accessible to as many people as possible. Android One is a new family More »
Apple forays into the big screen segment with its new 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus. The device was launched alongside the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 at an event that took place on September 9th. More »
Apple has finally unveiled its much awaited flagship Smartphone – iPhone 6. As reported earlier, the new iPhone was launched alongside the iPhone 6 Plus at an event on 9th September. Apple More »
Xiaomi Redmi 1S, the most affordable Android Smartphone form the Chinese maker enters Indian market. Currently, it is available exclusively on Flipkart for Rs. 5999. Considering the specs offered, it is a More »
Micromax, the Indian budget Smartphone maker, has launched a new online-only Smartphone brand – Yu. Micromax has partnered with Cyanogen Inc., the makers of Cyanogen Mod ROMs, for the new Yu brand. The Yu Televentures will be a wholly owned subsidiary of Micromax Informatics. The Yu brand Smartphones will run on custom Android OS coming from CyanogenMod.
“Yu will be a game changer brand in India. Disruption has to be the name of the game and with this partnership, we are raising the bar again and rewriting the rules. As Yu is envisioned to build an ecosystem of connected devices and offer a differentiated user experience, we will engage directly with consumers. We strongly feel that CYANOGEN is the right partner to help us deliver a differentiated experience in the mobile ecosystem, we are together committed to challenge the limits of possibility and create a new world.” Micromax co-founder Rahul Sharma told at the launch event.
Google has silently announced its new generation Nexus Smartphone – the Nexus 6. The new Smartphone runs on the newest Android 5.0 Lollipop OS, which was also made official on the same day. This time Google has chosen Motorola to manufacture its new device.
Google Nexus 6 sports a 5.96-inch QHD AMOLED display with a resolution of 2560 x 1440 pixels at 496 ppi. The display has an aspect ratio of 16:9 and is protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Under the hood, it packs a 2.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor alongside Adreno 420 GPU and 3GB of RAM. It comes in two storage options – 32GB and 64GB with no expansion support.
Voice over Internet Protocol provider Vonage has launched Vonage Abroad, allowing users to access lower cost international calls to 68 countries around the world. Whether from a landline or mobile it’s now possible to avoid data roaming charges with Vonage.
How does it work?
Traditional telecoms companies charge roaming fees on top of their standard call rates when users make calls between the UK and abroad. These fees can be substantial, especially when calling via mobile, and can be prohibitively expensive for many.
Finally Google has announced the next big update to its Android platform – the Android 5.0 Lollipop. The new update comes with many new features and with over 5,000 new APIs for developers.
The most notable feature in Android 5.0 Lollipop is the Material Design, which carries a bold, colorful, and responsive UI design. The interface comes with more fluid animations and offers a smoother and more consistent user experience across the devices.
The next big change is the way you get to see the notifications. Android 5.0 Lollipop gets a new lock screen with notifications and allow users to respond to messages directly from the lock screen. The new update allows users to set preferences for notifications like Priority mode and scheduled downtime. Users can also enjoy videos and games without being interrupted by incoming calls.
Spice Mobiles has unveiled the cheapest Android One Smartphone – the Spice Dream UNO. Based on Google’s reference design, the Smartphone offers a smooth, fast and lag-free experience at an affordable price.
Spice Dream UNO dons a 4.5-inch, 480×854 pixels, IPS display and supports dual SIM functionality. Under the hood, it has a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, Mali-400MP GPU and 1GB of RAM. It comes with up to 32GB MicroSD expandable memory support in addition to the 4GB internal memory. Like the other Android One phones, it runs on the latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS and will receive further updates directly from Google.
Karbonn Sparkle V, the Smartphone based on Android One program was recently launched by Karbonn Mobiles. Built using Google’s reference design, Android One Smartphones are powered by superior quality hardware package tuned for Android.
Karbonn Sparkle V flaunts a 4.5-inch IPS display with a FWVGA resolution of 480 x 854 pixels. It packs a 1.3GHz quad-core processor alongside Mali-400MP GPU and 1GB RAM. For storage, it has 4GB of ROM with an expansion support of up to 32GB via MicroSD card. The Smartphone supports dual-SIM and runs on the latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat OS with guaranteed updates from Google for two years.