Posts From Kishan Vyas

Kishan Vyas
104 posts

A loyal Android user since Android 2.1 Eclair. An Android purist.

Report: Samsung Plans to Launch the Galaxy Note 8 in August

Last year was pretty rough for Samsung as the company had to suspend the production of the Galaxy Note 7 due to some serious battery related issues which not only hurt the South Korean giant financially but also did damage to the Galaxy Note brand globally. After the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 phablet, it looks...

Moto C Plus With 4,000 mAh Battery and Android 7.0 Launched in India for ₹6999 ($108)

Officially announced last month, today, Motorola launched the second smartphone in its Moto C lineup in India called the Moto C Plus. While the entry-level Moto C is already available in the country for a while now, it's only today that the company is bringing the higher-specced Moto C Plus t0 India. Unlike the Moto C,...

Samsung is Inviting Galaxy S8/S8+ Owners in the US to Test Preview Version of Bixby Voice

Ater months of delay, Samsung's Bixby Voice is finally here... at least in a preview version. Samsung yesterday announced that they are launching an early access program for the Bixby Voice assistant in the US. The program will allow select Galaxy S8/S8+ owners to try out a preview version of Bixby Voice ahead of the...

Bug Report Suggests LG Might be Manufacturing one of the Upcoming Pixel Devices

Google's 2016 Pixel lineup was manufactured by HTC, though its branding only made it to the device's interior. It was earlier believed that the same partnership will continue this year as well, and as a result, HTC will once again be manufacturing the next Pixel lineup. However, a new report coming in suggests that might...

Google Releases reCAPTCHA API for Android to Fight Spam

While browsing the Internet you have probably come across many sites that asks you to complete a CAPTCHA challenge in order to prove whether or not you're a human visitor. Google's reCAPTCHA is one of the most popular CAPTCHA services out there that has helped millions of sites block spam and scripted bots. Google acquired reCAPTCHA...

Chrome 59 for Android Improves Page Loading Times; Adds Support for PNGs

With over 1 billion users, Google Chrome is undoubtedly one of the world's most popular browser out there. Google Chrome comes pre-loaded on all Android smartphones and offers seamless browsing experience across multiple platforms thanks to its tight integration with other Google services. A new update to Chrome for Android is now rolling out in the...

Android Security Bulletin Released for June 2017; Update Starts Rolling out to Pixels and Supported Nexus Devices

Right on schedule, Google has released Android monthly security bulletin for the month of June along with updated security patches for recently discovered vulnerabilities. This month's security bulletin includes fixes for a wide range of vulnerabilities ranging from critical to low levels. Google has again provided two security patch strings to make it easier for OEMs...

Nubia Z17 Launched with Snapdragon 835 SoC, 8GB of RAM, and Quick Charge 4+

ZTE's sub-brand Nubia has announced a new flagship in its home country, China, called the Nubia Z17. With the Nubia Z17, the Chinese OEM aims to deliver flagship smartphone experience with top-of-the-line hardware and premium design without raising the price bar too high. While not as popular as other Chinese OEMs such as Huawei and...

Report: Samsung Galaxy S8’s Bixby Voice Won’t be Available Until Late June

Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ are undoubtedly two of the hottest smartphones of 2017 with their gorgeous edge-to-edge display and top-of-the-line hardware without significantly widening the phone. One of the most talked about features of the Galaxy S8 during Samsung's Unpacked event was its new virtual assistant called Bixby. Bixby is Samsung's take on the virtual assistant,...

BlackBerry KEYone now available for Purchase in the U.S. and Canada

Originally announced at MWC 2017, the latest BlackBerry-branded Android smartphone, the BlackBerry KEYone, is now finally available for purchase in the U.S. and Canada. In a press release, TCL, the manufacturer of the device, has announced that the device will officially go on sale in the U.S. and Canada starting today. The BlackBerry KEYone will be...

Specifications and Design of Honor 9 Revealed in TENAA Certification

Last year's Honor 8 was a pretty capable flagship from Honor, offering impressive hardware and a premium design at an affordable price point. Now, it looks like a successor to the Honor 8 is just around the corner. The Honor 9 recently passed the TENAA certification in China which, in turn, also revealed some key details...

Andy Rubin’s Company ‘Essential’ to Launch New Android Smartphone On May 30th

Andy Rubin, one of the co-founders of Android, is set to announce a new Android smartphone this month. Rubin worked at Google for nine years before finally leaving the company in 2014 to launch a start-up called Essential. Back in March, Rubin teased a bezel-less smartphone that their team has been working on. It was...