Category: Android

Google is working on a broader Nexus replacement called ‘designed with our friends at Google’

Google is working on a broader Nexus replacement called ‘designed with our friends at Google’

Just when thought that the “Nexus” brand was dead, it turns out that Google is indeed working on what we would term as an evolution of the “Nexus” brand. According to 9to5Google, Google is looking at a broader partnership with manufacturers and has currently given it a new tag, “Designed with our friends at Google”. Indeed, the line drifts closer […]

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It takes just five attempts to break into Android-powered pattern-locked devices

It takes just five attempts to break into Android-powered pattern-locked devices

If you think that the popular pattern lock system in Android smartphones is the best option to safeguard your device, you are mistaken as security researchers have found that it takes just five attempts to break into Android devices. Pattern lock is a security measure that protects mobile phones or tablets. However, users only have five attempts to get the […]

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Android Instant Apps was previewed at Google I/O last year as a new way to run Android apps without requiring installation. Instant Apps is an important part of our effort to help users discover and run apps with minimal friction.

Android Instant Apps starts initial live testing | Android Developers Blog

Android Instant Apps starts initial live testing | Android Developers Blog: Android Instant Apps was previewed at Google I/O last year as a new way to run Android apps without requiring installation. Instant Apps is an important part of our effort to help users discover and run apps with minimal friction. Android instant apps are here as a pilot project in […]

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Huawei’s Top Notch Smartphones to Receive Android 7.0 Nougat update Soon

Huawei’s Top Notch Smartphones to Receive Android 7.0 Nougat update Soon

Huawei is a Chinese multinational networking and telecommunications company that has been manufacturing mobile phones since 1997. This month (January) 2017, they launched a new Smartphone named ‘P8 Lite (2017)’, which turned out to be a great success in the Smartphone market. The device had many interesting features and specifications, which attracted the consumers and the best among that was […]

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Google has announced that it will shut down legacy (older) version of popular Google productivity apps like Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets and Google Slides. The company has not detailed any reason for the shut down in the post describing the shutdown. The shutdown will affect both Android as well as iOS users starting 3 April 2017.

Google announces shutdown of legacy versions of Google apps from 3 April

Google has announced that it will shut down legacy (older) version of popular Google productivity apps like Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets and Google Slides. The company has not detailed any reason for the shut down in the post describing the shutdown. The shutdown will affect both Android as well as iOS users starting 3 April 2017. The company […]

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A global report by app analytics firm App Annie, has thrown plenty of light as to why Google, the Android community and the world thinks that India is a very important market even though smartphone penetration out here is still below 30 percent.

India is now Google Play Store’s number one customer; but it can do a lot better

A global report by app analytics firm App Annie, has thrown plenty of light as to why Google, the Android community and the world thinks that India is a very important market even though smartphone penetration out here is still below 30 percent. The analytics firm drafted a global report on the app scene (Play Store and App Store) and it […]

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Google confirms that all Chromebooks launched in 2017 will support Android apps

Google confirms that all Chromebooks launched in 2017 will support Android apps

Google had promised us in 2016 that Chrome OS would be getting support for Android apps. Google has now revealed, rather sneakily we might add, that all Chromebooks launched from 2017 onwards will support Android apps. We say sneakily because this claim was spotted on the Chrome OS support page. No official announcement was made. Android Police, which first reported […]

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Rumor Roundup: What Will We Get with the Samsung Galaxy S8?

Rumor Roundup: What Will We Get with the Samsung Galaxy S8?

The internet has been buzzing with rumors about the Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8 for the past few months. We here at ProPakistani decided to roundup all the rumors and list them with their likelihood of being true. Let’s get the obvious out of the way first, Samsung Galaxy S8 will feature Android 7.1 Nougat with Samsung’s custom Touchwiz UI on […]

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Top Free A.I. Personal Assistant Android Apps: A Look At Jarvis, Ozlo, Cortana

Top Free A.I. Personal Assistant Android Apps: A Look At Jarvis, Ozlo, Cortana

Siri is not the only AI-powered personal assistant out there; Android has a lot of those, including an app called Jarvis. If you’re an Android user and are looking for an AI personal assistant for sending messages, checking the weather and scheduling task, check out these apps, as approved by Slash Gear. Ozlo You can ask questions with this app […]

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ONE PLUS 4  New Upcoming Mobile 2017 Price Specification Feature

ONE PLUS 4 New Upcoming Mobile 2017 Price Specification Feature

ONE PLUS 4 RELEASE DATE, SPECIFICATIONS, FEATURES: OnePlus 4: OnePlus this is the word which can be heard from everyone who just used its awesome mobiles. The name came into existence with the release of OnePlus in 2014 which has really got great sales. A Smartphone will ultimate features are being sold for very low price and also having awesome […]

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Samsung launches the Galaxy C7 Pro in China, but there’s no C5 Pro in sight

Samsung launches the Galaxy C7 Pro in China, but there’s no C5 Pro in sight

Samsung is upgrading its Galaxy C series with follow-ups to last year’s Galaxy C5 and C7 in the form of a C5 Pro and C7 Pro. Both the device have been subject of quite a lot of rumors to date, but now we have some official information: The company has quietly launched the Galaxy C7 Pro in China. The phones […]

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Photo Grid collage app adds enhanced interface, AI to the mix in update

Photo Grid collage app adds enhanced interface, AI to the mix in update

Popular photo collage app Photo Grid is getting a sleek new look. Developer Cheetah Mobile Inc. released an update for both iOS and Android versions of the app on Friday. The latest Photo Grid includes an updated interface that’s designed to bring a smoother, less-cluttered experience to the app, as well as several new features. Machine learning is behind a […]

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New Lenovo P2 is available in India and packs a massive 3 days of battery life

New Lenovo P2 is available in India and packs a massive 3 days of battery life

It looks like Lenovo has launched yet another solid midrange device. The company has taken the wraps off of the P2, offering customers in India some pretty nice specs, different color options, and even a variety of RAM options. Color and RAM aside, one of the nicest things about this device is that it offers a massive 5,100mAh battery, which is an absolutely […]

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Hands-on with BlackBerry’s ‘Mercury’ phone | Review

Hands-on with BlackBerry’s ‘Mercury’ phone | Review

BlackBerry’s 2017 ‘Mercury’ phone is being manufactured by TCL and is set to be sold in North America and Europe initially. It launches at Mobile World Congress in February BlackBerry is the new BlackBerry. Last year TCL, the parent company of Alcatel, took over the licence to produce BlackBerry-branded handsets after the company ditched its hardware division. TCL says it […]

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BlackBerry Mercury and newer Android smartphones

BlackBerry Mercury and newer Android smartphones

While BlackBerry fans went ga ga over the recently announced ‘Mercury’ smartphone at CES, fans in India were however left disappointed. This is because soon after the announcement manufacturer TCL confirmed that it would not be able to sell the device in India because of licensing issues. This meant that the unnamed device codenamed ‘Mercury’ was not headed to India […]

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Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge users start receiving the Android 7.0 Nougat update

Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge users start receiving the Android 7.0 Nougat update

Those on the beta channel of updates for Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge have started receiving the Android 7.0 Nougat update. Those on the release channel, regular users, are supposed to get the update from 17 January onwards. It’s not known if their schedule will also be pushed up and if they can enjoy the update a few […]

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Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro and C7 Pro were just shown off in this newly leaked image

Samsung Galaxy C5 Pro and C7 Pro were just shown off in this newly leaked image

It looks like Samsung is prepping follow-ups to last year’s Galaxy C5 and C7 series. Expected to be called the C5 Pro and C7 Pro, the upcoming phones have been making the rounds in the rumor mills of late — and are expected to join the already-released C9 Pro, which was released only in China. The devices are largely expected to feature […]

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Lenovo P2 Mobile launched On 11th Jan @ 12.30 PM in India

Lenovo P2 Mobile launched On 11th Jan @ 12.30 PM in India

Lenovo India in a few hours from now will be launching its successor to the Vibe P1 called the Lenovo P2. The new smartphone will not just be a hardware upgrade but is expected to feature a new design as well, along with the one special feature that is the P1 was known for, battery life. Back in 2015, Lenovo […]

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Froyo is finally under 0.1 percent of Android devices, but Nougat is still below 1 percent

Froyo is finally under 0.1 percent of Android devices, but Nougat is still below 1 percent

The latest distribution numbers are in — Android 7.0 Nougat has been available since the end of August, but it has only made its way to 0.5 percent of Android devices. Google released version 7.1.1 and that’s only on 0.2 percent of Android devices. According to the Android Developer Dashboard, Nougat devices seem to only have jumped 0.1 percent from December’s […]

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Lenovo K6 Note: An underpowered smartphone that tries to compete with much better rivals

Lenovo K6 Note: An underpowered smartphone that tries to compete with much better rivals

Lenovo has been working overtime at releasing smartphones with new models from multiple series being launched in a mere gap of months. The company had previously launched the Lenovo K6 Power in the last week of November, before launching K6 Note. Lenovo Vibe K5 was launched back in August after the company launched Lenovo Zuk Z2 Plus. The company wants to […]

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