iOS 8 will be available for download from tonight

Apple iOS 8

UPDATE: Now available! Today is iOS 8 day and if you are looking to upgrade your iDevice to the latest operating system, the new iOS will be available for download from 10:30PM IST tonight. Apple claims iOS 8 is the “biggest iOS release ever” that brings in features like improved Messages and Photos, predictive typing […]

iOS 8 update will release on September 17

Apple iOS 8

At the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus launch event, Apple also detailed the release of its upcoming iOS 8 software update. The latest iOS 8 will be available to existing iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users as a free software update on September 17, two days prior to the new iPhones hitting the retail […]

HTC offers 100GB Google Drive storage to One users

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As part of HTC’s Advantage program, HTC is giving away 100GB of free Google Drive storage to select HTC One model users. Users with HTC One (M8), One remix and One max will be eligible for the redemption with the storage valid for two years. The offer page does not list the One mini 2 […]

Airtel introduces Wynk music service

Airtel Wynk

In a bid to push services, Airtel has introduced Wynk music service. The service can be accessed through a free downloadable app and gives users a selection of over 1.7 million songs to choose from across various genres. Good thing about Wynk is that it works on any carrier and offers three plans with the […]

HERE Maps comes to Android but will be exclusive to Samsung smartphones

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Technically, HERE Maps is already on Android courtesy Nokia X but it will be the first time the service will be available to regular non-forked Android devices. As part of the agreement, Samsung Galaxy devices will get the privilege to use the HERE Maps with free voice guided navigation on compatible handsets like Galaxy S5. […]

Opera Mini to become default web browser in Microsoft Asha phones

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Norway-based Opera has confirmed that Microsoft will replace their existing web browser – Xpress with the Opera Mini. The agreement covers devices running Series 30+, Series 40 and Asha software platforms and will replace the Xpress browser that previously came pre-loaded in Nokia branded feature and Asha phones. Opera Mini is a widely used browser […]

LG wants to standardise G3 UX across its low and mid-range mobile devices

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LG is taking a bold step to make its lower priced products at par with their latest flagship phone. LG has confirmed that some of the UX features introduced in the LG G3 will make its way to the entry-level and mid-range smartphones and tablets. However, there’s a caveat though – it applies only to […]

Gionee Pioneer P4 gets Android 4.4 update in India

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While Elife E7 users are still waiting for the elusive Android 4.4 KitKat update, Gionee has gone ahead and released the KitKat update for its Pioneer P4 smartphone. The Android 4.4 KitKat update is available as an OTA and in addition to the bump in software version, there’s improvement in overall performance and updates to […]

Android Device Manager adds ‘Call Owner’ feature in case of misplaced device

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Android Device Manager is a free nifty tool for Android devices and the Google service has now added a new function that greatly increases the chances of finding the misplaced smartphone. The app and the web service has added ‘call to owner’ feature that enables the person who is in possession of the device, directly […]

Android Apps you cannot have on your iPhone

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We see people flaunting their iPhones like it’s a fashion accessory. And while you have many that can afford an iPhone, the iOS still trails in the apps department that even money can’t buy. Check out some of the apps that are available only on the Android OS and even if they’re on the iOS, […]

Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited, read or listen to any book for $9.99/month

Amazon Kindle Unlimited

What was a leak a few days ago is now a reality. Amazon has announced the Kindle Unlimited service and true to the leak, the service opens up unlimited access of over 600,000 books to users for just $9.99 a month. The service is US-only for now but will enable users to read unlimited number […]

Chromecast can mirror Android screen to TV

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Android screen mirroring was confirmed by Google at the Google I/O last month and the company has now starting rolling out the feature with the new Chromecast update. With the new v1.7 update, users will be able to stream their Android screen directly to the Chromecast-connected TV. The feature will initially work on select devices […]

Amazon Appstore offers $100 worth of apps for two days

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Amazon is back again with their Appstore promotion giving away premium apps for free. Till tomorrow, users can download over $100 worth of premium apps for free. The list includes 31 apps and some of the good ones as well like Plex, MyBackup Pro, Room Two, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, to name a few. Check […]

Google targets the next billion with Android One

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Google kicked off the long I/O keynote with the announcement of Android One. The program aims to bring Android smartphone to the next billion consumers at a sub-$100 price. The program will basically include a hardware reference platform that small companies can take advantage of while the Android updates will be taken care by Google […]

Amazon Appstore will bring plethora of Android apps to Blackberry devices

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BlackBerry has announced that they’ve signed a licensing agreement with Amazon that will bring a choice of more than 240,000 Android apps to BlackBerry 10 devices through the Amazon Appstore. The apps will be supported on Blackberry OS 10.3 when it launches later this fall. While it was possible for users to run Android apps […]