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  • The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are now available in India, having been up for pre-orders since September 22. Apple has seen a lukewarm response to these launches globally, what with the iPhone X looming on the horizon, and it will be interesting to see whether this pattern is upheld in India. Jio has partnered with Apple to release the iPhone8 and iPhone 8 Plus with some really attractive discounts. If you're looking for a launch day deal on these smartphones, Reliance Jio's offers are definitely worth a look. Interestingly, Jio held an event for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus' launch in Mumbai, where Apple CEO Tim Cook made an appearance via a video. His short message to Indians was full of the usual stuff, but it does highlight Apple's focus on growing its market share in India. The iPhone 8 price in India is Rs. 64,000 for 64GB and Rs. 77,000 for 256GB. iPhone 8 Plus 64GB and 256GB variants are priced at Rs. 73,000 and Rs. 86,000 respectively. All the pre-bookin..

    iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus in India, Another Amazon Sale, Android O for Nokia 8, and More: Your 360 Daily

    The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are now available in India, having been up for pre-orders since September 22. Apple has seen a lukewarm response to these launches globally, what with the iPhone X looming on the horizon, and it will be interesting to see whether this pattern is upheld in India. Jio has partnered with Apple to release the iPhone8 and iPhone 8 Plus with some really attractive discounts. If you're looking for a launch day deal on these smartphones, Reliance Jio's offers are definitely worth a look. Interestingly, Jio held an event for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus' launch in Mumbai, where Apple CEO Tim Cook made an appearance via a video. His short message to Indians was full of the usual stuff, but it does highlight Apple's focus on growing its market share in India. The iPhone 8 price in India is Rs. 64,000 for 64GB and Rs. 77,000 for 256GB. iPhone 8 Plus 64GB and 256GB variants are priced at Rs. 73,000 and Rs. 86,000 respectively. All the pre-bookin..
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  • Just like every other month, Google has now released the monthly security update for the month of October as well. The over-the-air (OTA) rollout of October monthly security patch for Nexus and Pixel devices, which are supported by the search giant itself, has already been started and should show up soon on the devices. Further, the California-based company has also made the factory images and full OTA zip files for the update available for instant update.While the notification will show up on the Pixel and Nexus devices automatically, Android 8.0 Oreo users can choose to manually trigger the update by heading to Settings > System > System update. Users on Android 7.1.1 Nougat can also head to system settings and find the option to check for system update. The update build number for the Pixel or Pixel XL handsets in Canada or Project Fi is OPR1.170623.027, while that for other units of the smartphones it is OPR3.170623.008.The Pixel C has the update build number as OPR1.170623.027, ..

    October Android Security Update Released for Google Nexus, Pixel Devices

    Just like every other month, Google has now released the monthly security update for the month of October as well. The over-the-air (OTA) rollout of October monthly security patch for Nexus and Pixel devices, which are supported by the search giant itself, has already been started and should show up soon on the devices. Further, the California-based company has also made the factory images and full OTA zip files for the update available for instant update.While the notification will show up on the Pixel and Nexus devices automatically, Android 8.0 Oreo users can choose to manually trigger the update by heading to Settings > System > System update. Users on Android 7.1.1 Nougat can also head to system settings and find the option to check for system update. The update build number for the Pixel or Pixel XL handsets in Canada or Project Fi is OPR1.170623.027, while that for other units of the smartphones it is OPR3.170623.008.The Pixel C has the update build number as OPR1.170623.027, ..
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  • Android 8.0 Oreo, the latest publicly available mobile operating system by Google, is now running on 0.2 percent of active devices. Google has updated its Google Play distribution data, providing figures for the seven-day period ending Monday, October 2, 2017. As expected, the Android Nougat-based devices logging into the store are slowly rising.The data shows Android Nougat (Android 7.0 and Android 7.1) now running on 17.8 percent of active devices, a rise of 2 percent from September numbers. The latest distribution numbers also see Android Oreo making its first appearance in over a month of being rolled out. Google doesn't show any version with less than 0.1 percent distribution in the chart.Sharing the latest distribution data of different versions of Android, Google reported that Marshmallow has a total share of 32 percent of Android devices that check into Google Play, which is a fall of just 0.2 percent from the last month's number that stood at 32.2 percent.Android..

    Android 8.0 Oreo Makes Its Debut in Google’s Version Distribution Chart

    Android 8.0 Oreo, the latest publicly available mobile operating system by Google, is now running on 0.2 percent of active devices. Google has updated its Google Play distribution data, providing figures for the seven-day period ending Monday, October 2, 2017. As expected, the Android Nougat-based devices logging into the store are slowly rising.The data shows Android Nougat (Android 7.0 and Android 7.1) now running on 17.8 percent of active devices, a rise of 2 percent from September numbers. The latest distribution numbers also see Android Oreo making its first appearance in over a month of being rolled out. Google doesn't show any version with less than 0.1 percent distribution in the chart.Sharing the latest distribution data of different versions of Android, Google reported that Marshmallow has a total share of 32 percent of Android devices that check into Google Play, which is a fall of just 0.2 percent from the last month's number that stood at 32.2 percent.Android..
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  • Nokia 6, Nokia 8 as well as the budget Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 will get the Android P update when the next major build of the mobile OS is released, HMD Global has confirmed. The Finnish company has made the statement soon after it announced that the smartphones will be upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo before the end of the year. This is line with the company's promises at launch that its Nokia Android smartphones will run stock Android with frequent updates. It means that all current Nokia Android smartphones will be provided with two major OS upgrades - Android Oreo and Android P.This kind of support for non-Nexus and non-Pixel smartphones seems to be an impressive feat and especially so for Nokia 3, which is the cheapest model out of the three and falls in the budget segment category.As if this was not enough, HMD Global's Chief Technology Officer has also revealed that the company is now open to the idea of unlocking the bootloaders of its Nokia-branded phones. The news comes a..

    Nokia 6, Nokia 8 and Other Nokia Android Phones Will Get Android P Update: HMD Global

    Nokia 6, Nokia 8 as well as the budget Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 will get the Android P update when the next major build of the mobile OS is released, HMD Global has confirmed. The Finnish company has made the statement soon after it announced that the smartphones will be upgraded to Android 8.0 Oreo before the end of the year. This is line with the company's promises at launch that its Nokia Android smartphones will run stock Android with frequent updates. It means that all current Nokia Android smartphones will be provided with two major OS upgrades - Android Oreo and Android P.This kind of support for non-Nexus and non-Pixel smartphones seems to be an impressive feat and especially so for Nokia 3, which is the cheapest model out of the three and falls in the budget segment category.As if this was not enough, HMD Global's Chief Technology Officer has also revealed that the company is now open to the idea of unlocking the bootloaders of its Nokia-branded phones. The news comes a..
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  • Sony's Xperia XZ1, the latest flagship smartphone from the company, was launched on Monday for the Indian market. Initially unveiled at IFA 2017, the Sony Xperia XZ1 ships with Android 8.0 Oreo - a major highlight feature. One of other the biggest marketed features of the Sony Xperia XZ1 is its 3D scanning camera. The Sony Xperia Z1 was launched globally alongside the Xperia XZ1 Compact and the Xperia XA1 Plus. With the Xperia Z1 and Xperia XA1 Plus already being introduced for the Indian market, we can expect Sony to soon launch the Xperia Z1 Compact in the country.Sony Xperia XZ1 price in IndiaThe Sony Xperia XZ1 price in India is Rs. 44,990, and it will be going on sale starting Monday, September 25 itself via both offline and online stores. The company has made the smartphone available in its Black colour variant. The smartphone will be bundled with a Quick Charger 3.0 UCH1.2, and other launch offers include a Rs. 1,000 discount on the Rs. 3,490 Style Stand Cover; 5 percent c..

    Sony Xperia XZ1 With 3D Scanning Camera, Android 8.0 Oreo Launched in India: Price, Specifications

    Sony's Xperia XZ1, the latest flagship smartphone from the company, was launched on Monday for the Indian market. Initially unveiled at IFA 2017, the Sony Xperia XZ1 ships with Android 8.0 Oreo - a major highlight feature. One of other the biggest marketed features of the Sony Xperia XZ1 is its 3D scanning camera. The Sony Xperia Z1 was launched globally alongside the Xperia XZ1 Compact and the Xperia XA1 Plus. With the Xperia Z1 and Xperia XA1 Plus already being introduced for the Indian market, we can expect Sony to soon launch the Xperia Z1 Compact in the country.Sony Xperia XZ1 price in IndiaThe Sony Xperia XZ1 price in India is Rs. 44,990, and it will be going on sale starting Monday, September 25 itself via both offline and online stores. The company has made the smartphone available in its Black colour variant. The smartphone will be bundled with a Quick Charger 3.0 UCH1.2, and other launch offers include a Rs. 1,000 discount on the Rs. 3,490 Style Stand Cover; 5 percent c..
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  • Android Oreo started rolling out to Pixel and Nexus devices a few weeks ago, but despite all the testing ahead of its launch there have been a number of bugs pointed out by users. Now, some users who have updated their Pixel and Nexus devices to the new Android version are now facing a problem with the Google Clock app, with its alarms not working properly. Moreover, other users have also reported that Android Oreo update is causing random rebooting in the middle of normal operations on their devices.In an emailed complaint to Android Police, a reader reported the issue whereby the alarm clock on his Pixel device, running on Android Oreo, would go off if the alarm is set to less than an hour, while it won't if the same has been set to a further time. While this may have been a one-off occurrence, several other users mentioned the same issue in reviews on the Google Clock app's listing on Google Play. Several annoyed users have mentioned how the bug made them late for work.B..

    Android 8.0 Oreo Causing Alarm Clock Issues, Random Reboots for Some Users

    Android Oreo started rolling out to Pixel and Nexus devices a few weeks ago, but despite all the testing ahead of its launch there have been a number of bugs pointed out by users. Now, some users who have updated their Pixel and Nexus devices to the new Android version are now facing a problem with the Google Clock app, with its alarms not working properly. Moreover, other users have also reported that Android Oreo update is causing random rebooting in the middle of normal operations on their devices.In an emailed complaint to Android Police, a reader reported the issue whereby the alarm clock on his Pixel device, running on Android Oreo, would go off if the alarm is set to less than an hour, while it won't if the same has been set to a further time. While this may have been a one-off occurrence, several other users mentioned the same issue in reviews on the Google Clock app's listing on Google Play. Several annoyed users have mentioned how the bug made them late for work.B..
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  • After launching the K9 Kavach smartphone loaded with UPI-enabled BHIM app for faster payments in India, Karbonn has now launched a new smartphone to its K9 range. Called the K9 Smart Grand, the new smartphone comes with highlighted features such as a fingerprint scanner, 4G VoLTE support, and 2.5D curved display. The Karbonn K9 Smart Grand is available at a price of Rs. 5,290 in two colours - Black and Champagne.The Karbonn K9 Smart Grand is a dual-SIM smartphone that runs on Android 7.0 Nougat. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor (maker unspecified) paired with 1GB of RAM. The smartphone features a 5.2-inch FWVGA (480x854 pixels) display that comes with 2.5D curved glass. On the storage front, the K9 Smart Grand has 8GB of inbuilt storage with an option to expand the storage further via microSD card (up to 32GB).Coming to the photography, Karbonn K9 Smart Grand offers 8-megapixel rear camera with an LED flash and features such as Panorama shot, continuous shot, and face de..

    Karbonn K9 Smart Grand With 4G VoLTE Support, Android 7.0 Nougat Launched in India: Price, Specifications

    After launching the K9 Kavach smartphone loaded with UPI-enabled BHIM app for faster payments in India, Karbonn has now launched a new smartphone to its K9 range. Called the K9 Smart Grand, the new smartphone comes with highlighted features such as a fingerprint scanner, 4G VoLTE support, and 2.5D curved display. The Karbonn K9 Smart Grand is available at a price of Rs. 5,290 in two colours - Black and Champagne.The Karbonn K9 Smart Grand is a dual-SIM smartphone that runs on Android 7.0 Nougat. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor (maker unspecified) paired with 1GB of RAM. The smartphone features a 5.2-inch FWVGA (480x854 pixels) display that comes with 2.5D curved glass. On the storage front, the K9 Smart Grand has 8GB of inbuilt storage with an option to expand the storage further via microSD card (up to 32GB).Coming to the photography, Karbonn K9 Smart Grand offers 8-megapixel rear camera with an LED flash and features such as Panorama shot, continuous shot, and face de..
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  • Microsoft at its Build conference, a few months back, talked about PCs and phones working together, and the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build for tablets and PCs brings it to life. The company's latest Build 16251 for "Fast ring" users bring features that enable linking your Android phone to your PC. This is a follow-up to the company's previous Apple Continuity-like feature for Windows 10. At Build, Microsoft revealed a brand new feature dubbed Pick up Where I Left Off (PWILO) that Microsoft apps will support out-of-the-box.The all-new Build 16251 for PC is focused on cross-device web-browsing. Currently, Microsoft is releasing the feature for Android devices only while support for iPhone is expected to arrive soon.Windows 10 Insider Preview users in "Fast ring" to get started can go to Settings > Phone and link your phone, after installing the new build on the PC. After adding the Android phone to be linked, users will receive an SMS from Microsoft directing to inst..

    Windows 10 Preview Build Now Lets Link Your Android Phone to Your PC

    Microsoft at its Build conference, a few months back, talked about PCs and phones working together, and the latest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build for tablets and PCs brings it to life. The company's latest Build 16251 for "Fast ring" users bring features that enable linking your Android phone to your PC. This is a follow-up to the company's previous Apple Continuity-like feature for Windows 10. At Build, Microsoft revealed a brand new feature dubbed Pick up Where I Left Off (PWILO) that Microsoft apps will support out-of-the-box.The all-new Build 16251 for PC is focused on cross-device web-browsing. Currently, Microsoft is releasing the feature for Android devices only while support for iPhone is expected to arrive soon.Windows 10 Insider Preview users in "Fast ring" to get started can go to Settings > Phone and link your phone, after installing the new build on the PC. After adding the Android phone to be linked, users will receive an SMS from Microsoft directing to inst..
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