Author Archive : Christine Kitsati

Google bringing ‘on-body detection’ in Smart Lock feature

by Christine Kitsati We all know that it sometimes becomes tedious to unlock your smartphone time and again. Google realized that and introduced the Smart Lock feature in Android 5.0, which makes sure that your smartphone remains unlocked, when it is in a trusted place or connected to a trusted device. Now, to make Smart Lock even more […] 22 March 2015 at 11:40 pm

LinkedIn launches a standalone job search app for Android

by Christine Kitsati LinkedIn on Thursday announced the arrival of its standalone job search app in Google Play. The app is simple known as ‘Linked Job Search’ and can be grabbed now from the Play Store. The application offers all the features that you normally find on the web version of jobs on LinkedIn and has been developed keeping […] 19 March 2015 at 11:37 pm

Huawei to unveil P8 smartphone on April 15

by Christine Kitsati Huawei is reportedly all set to introduce its new flagship Android smartphone in the form of P8. As per the invites sent out to the European tech press, the smartphone will be introduced on April 15 at an event in London. The company has not shared any other details at this point, but rumours and leaks […] 16 March 2015 at 11:34 pm

You can now build your own Moto 360 in Moto Maker

by Christine Kitsati Motorola has announced that the Moto 360 customisation is now open at the company’s Moto Maker website. The consumers can now head over to the Moto Maker to design their own Moto 360 smartwatch from the available options. According to the company, you can choose from three watch cases (light metal, dark metal, and champagne gold), nine […] 10 March 2015 at 05:47 pm

Google to bring Wi-Fi and gesture support to Android Wear

by Christine Kitsati Android Wear is all set to get seriously competition from Apple Watch in 45 days, but Google isn’t sitting idly and is reportedly working on adding more features to the platform. According to The Verge, Google will soon release an update for Android Wear, which will bring support for Wi-Fi connectivity, allowing the smartwatches to connect […] 9 March 2015 at 05:44 pm

Karbonn Platinum P9 is a phablet with 6-inch qHD display & 8MP front cam

by Christine Kitsati Karbonn has quietly added a new budget phablet to its Android portfolio in the Indian market. Part of the company’s brand new Platinum-series, the new Karbonn Platinum P9 smartphone sports a 6-inch IPS qHD display and can be grabbed from e-retailer as well as brick and mortar stores in Black colour. It has been priced at […] 6 March 2015 at 02:09 pm

Google releases PDF Viewer for Android, updates Drive app

by Christine Kitsati Google has released a standalone PDF reader app in the Play Store for Android users. Dubbed as Google PDF Viewer, the app doesn’t bring any new functionality that isn’t already available on your Android device if it packs Google Drive app. Google has primarily launched the app for Android for Work users, who don’t want to deploy […] 4 March 2015 at 02:06 pm

No more major Chrome releases for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

by Christine Kitsati Google has announced that it is freezing the development of Chrome browser for the devices running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Chrome version 42 will be last major version for the Android version. According to Google, the number of Chrome users with Android 4.0 has been constantly decreasing and the backward compatibility has been stopping […] 2 March 2015 at 02:04 pm

Android 5.0.2 update now rolling out to Android Wear smartwatches

by Christine Kitsati Google and its partners have started rolling out Android 5.0.2 update to Android Wear smartwatches . The first watches to get the update are Samsung Gear Live, Moto 360, Sony SmartWatch 3, LG G Watch and G Watch R. The update is available over-the-air and you will automatically get the notification on your smartwatch, however […] 22 February 2015 at 06:18 pm

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 2 specs leaked

by Christine Kitsati A few days back we had reported that Samsung has started working on the second generation Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablets, which are expected to be launched by mid-2015. Today, SamMobile has published a new report with detailed specifications of these new tablets. The website has learnt from unnamed sources that Samsung’s upcoming Tab S 2 SM-T710 will come […] 21 February 2015 at 06:15 pm