Tag "Android"

Paytm launches Business app aimed at small merchants

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Days after the launch of WhatsApp Business App Paytm has come up with a similar application. The digital payments network has launched Paytm Business App for Android users which lets new merchants sign up quickly and get a Paytm QR code.

Toyota and Lexus vehicles to get Apple’s CarPlay this year

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After avoiding in-car software platforms like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for quite some time, Toyota will finally be offering Apple’s in-dash infotainment system that works with your iPhone in its new 2019 Toyota Avalon. Toyota’s new 2019 Avalon was announced on Monday at the 2018

Micromax to launch India’s 1st Android Go smartphone for Rs 2K: Report

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Micromax is gearing up to launch the first Android Go smartphone in India priced around Rs 2,000 that will run on Android Oreo(Go edition). According to FactorDaily, Google has teamed up with domestic handset makers such as Micromax, Lava, Intex,

Android Oreo with OxygenOS Open Beta 1 now available for OnePlus 5T

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There is a good news for OnePlus 5T owners. OnePlus, the Chinese mobile phone manufacturer has released the OxygenOS Open Beta 1 build for the OnePlus 5T owners that brings Android Oreo 8.0. The company has already released Android 8.0 Oreo-based on

Rajinikanth launches website, app after announcing political debut

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A Day after announcing his entry into Indian politics, Superstar Rajinikanth has launched a website(rajinimandram.org) and an Android app to help his followers register their names with the All India Rajinikanth Fans Association (Akila Indiya Rajinikanth Rasigar Mandram). The app

Now android apps will run in the background in Chrome OS

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It’s been a while now that Google has been running Android apps on Chromebook. But these applications do not work in the background. Thankfully, Google will soon fix this. According to 9to5Google, with an upcoming update to Chrome OS, Android

Google Assistant is now available on older Android phones and tablets

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Google Assistant, Google’s personal assistant is available on many recent phones and tablets for a while now. However, now Google is making the Google Assistant available on Android mobile phones running on Android Lolipop and tablets running on Android Nougat.

After OnePlus, Nokia’s current devices too won’t support Project Treble

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After OnePlus’ announcement that none of its smartphones, including the latest 5T will support Project Treble, looks like even Nokia is trudging the same line. Project Treble, introduced as part of Android 8.0 Oreo represents a major “re-architect of the Android OS framework designed

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 845 processor

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Qualcomm Technologies has announced its newest flagship processor called Snapdragon 845 processor. The 845 processor is a direct successor to the very popular 835 processor. The Snapdragon 845 will be majorly found in many high-end Android phones of 2018. The

Microsoft Edge is now available on Android and iOS

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After launching the beta version of Microsoft Edge browser for Android and iOS users, Microsoft has officially launched the app for Android and iOS users globally. “Microsoft Edge for iOS and Android brings familiar features like your Favorites, Reading List, New

OnePlus 3, 3T get Face Unlock with Android Oreo update

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OnePlus 5T has a lot to boast about and tempt OnePlus’ fans to upgrade to the latest flagship. But if you can’t upgrade, worry not because you could still get some of those features. Wondering how? While the previous OnePlus

HMD Global starts rolling out Android Oreo update for Nokia 8

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HMD Global has started rolling out Android 8.0 Oreo update for its Nokia 8 smartphone. The Android Oreo update will be available as an OTA, however not all Nokia 8 smartphones will get it. “Working together with our fans under

OnePlus devices won’t support Android Oreo’s quick OS updates feature

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While OnePlus 3 and 3T have started getting Android Oreo updates, One Plus 5 and 5T are due for updates early next year but despite that none of them will not support Project Treble, OnePlus confirmed in its forums yesterday. Google’s Project Treble makes

Android devices secretly sending location data to Google: Report

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An investigation by Quartz has revealed that Android phones have been secretly collecting and sending location data to Google even when the location service is disabled. Quartz found that all the device needs to do is grab a user’s location

Essential releases Android Oreo beta for its smartphone

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Andy Rubin’s Essential is the latest manufacturer to release Android Oreo beta for its smartphone. The company says eager participants can download the latest Android OS refresh from its website by heading over to its developer portal. Oreo was just released for

You can now see your saved passwords in Google Chrome for Android

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Google is finally bringing the ability to view saved passwords on Chrome for Android. The feature which was earlier available for desktop users is now available for Android mobile users in the latest Chrome 62 version. Whenever you log in

WhatsApp for Android introduces major updates including smaller app size

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The latest version of WhatsApp for Android (beta) is introducing some major changes to the app. The app is now generally smaller in size and also has a new feature that notifies your contacts whenever you change your number. According

Microsoft brings Edge browser to iOS and Android in beta

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Microsoft is finally bringing its Edge browser to iOS and Android devices. The beta version of the mobile browser is only available to Windows Insiders, which requires a Windows 10 PC to sign up. iOS users will be able to

Google announces ‘zero-touch’ Android configuration for businesses

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Setting up an Android phone may be a simple task but it does become tedious when a business with hundreds of employees has to configure devices across an entire organization. Now to fix that, Google is launching a new deployment method

Xiaomi unveils Mi A1 Android One smartphone priced at Rs 14,999

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Xiaomi unveiled its first smartphone with Android One- Mi A1 at a launch event in New Delhi today. Google has partnered Xioami to revive its Android One smartphone program in India, as it aims at codifying the Android experience for the low-end smartphone. Dubbed Xiaomi Mi A1, its hardware is