Recent Articles | Android Central

Headlines

2 days ago

Motorola, selling nearly half of Lenovo's Q4 phone total, 'did not meet expectations'

51

Lenovo today announced its fourth-quarter earnings results for the three months ending March 31, 2016. For that period, some 10.9 million smartphone shipments were recorded. Of that, nearly 5 million units came from Motorola, which is now fully integrated into Lenovo, for $1 billion in revenue.

Read more and comment

 
2 days ago

Skype gains a refreshed interface and new features on Android tablets

8

Microsoft has released Skype 7.0 for Android, with the new version of the VoIP client adding a revamped user interface for tablet owners, along with new features.

Read more and comment

 
2 days ago

HTC will show off its first in-house VR game, Front Defense, at Computex

4

HTC will be showing off its first in-house VR game for the HTC Vive at Computex this year. The game, which is called Front Defense, is the first title from the company's internal VR software startup called FANTAHORN Studio. The developers are actually independent content developers that include a few HTC employees. HTC is sponsoring the team, and they are dedicated to working only on their VR content. It features a variety of weapons, from guns to grenades, along with epic battlefield fights and much more.

Read more and comment

 
2 days ago

Samsung may be working on its own Gear VR controller

14

A new report claims that Samsung may be developing its own Gear VR controller. Featuring a pretty simplistic design, the controller appears to have an analog stick on the left, a four-button keypad on the right and possibly a Start or menu button in the middle. On the top you've got a right and left shoulder button, as well as a Bluetooth sync button.

Read more and comment

 
3 days ago

Microsoft's Next Lock Screen has a new logo, improved UI and more

27

Microsoft's Next Lock Screen for Android has been updated to version 3.2, with a new logo, some improvements to its UI and more.

Read more and comment

 
3 days ago

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons hits Google Play to find the elixir and save father

9

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is now available for purchase on Google Play. The original title was directed by filmaker Josef Fares and developed by Starbreeze Studios back in 2013 for the Xbox 360, but now it's available on the Play Store after launching on iOS late last year. Players will be tasked with helping the two brothers on their adventure to locate and retrieve an elixir that will save their father.

Read more and comment

 
3 days ago

ZTE unveils the Axon 7 flagship with a massive 6GB of RAM

99

ZTE has unveiled a new handset, the Axon 7, as well as a VR headset. The company is looking to engage in the growing VR market and combine it with a smartphone experience. To be priced below $500, this new phone will be affordable yet pack a punch going up against premium options from competitors. As an added bonus, it will be among the first to support Google's Daydream platform.

Read more and comment

 
3 days ago

Samsung announces the Galaxy C5 with a 5.2-inch display, 4GB of RAM and sleek metal body

29

Samsung has announced the Galaxy C5 for China, the latest in the company's tailored line-up for the region. Sporting some premium specifications, as covered by FoneArena, this handset is an ideal option for those looking for a more advanced handset with the ability to throw in a second SIM if you're not using a microSD card.

Read more and comment

 
3 days ago

Samsung shows off what's inside the Gear 360

13

Samsung's Gear 360 is a nifty accessory for shooting 360-degree videos and photos. In a recent blog post the South Korean vendor has detailed the hardware powering the camera.

Read more and comment

 
3 days ago

LG G5 all set to make its debut in India on June 1

2

The LG G5 is currently up for pre-order in India, and we now have a confirmed launch date. The phone will be officially announced on June 1, which should be when availability kicks off. The retail pricing of the phone is ₹52,990, which is the same as that of the HTC 10.

Read more and comment

 
3 days ago

Huawei offering 60-day money back guarantee on the Honor 5X and 7

1

Huawei has announced the company is now offering a 60-day money back guarantee on both the Honor 5X and Honor 7 smartphones. This promotion is valid on all eligible purchases made before June 8, so you'll need to act promptly since this isn't permanent. The plus side is should you be unhappy with your purchase, the company will pay back all the fees and pick up the handset.

Read more and comment

 
3 days ago

Google could be bringing Android to the Raspberry Pi

13

The Raspberry Pi line of products are supported by a wide selection of operating systems, including Windows, but now Google could add another option to the list — Android. As covered by ArsTechnica, a new device tree has been spotted in Google's Android Open Source Project (AOSP) repository for the Raspberry Pi 3. For those of you who have yet to learn about the Pi, it's a small board with multiple integrated components, essentially a very small computer that retails for $35.

Read more and comment

 
3 days ago

You can now use the Skyscanner bot on Facebook Messenger to book your holidays

1

Skyscanner has announced the release of a Facebook Messenger bot to make it even easier for you to book your next vacation. The bot is able to search for flights and redirect users to the Skyscanner website to confirm and make payment. If you're not a fan of Facebook Messenger or do not have it installed yet, the bot can be accessed by a URL that will redirect you to the web version of Facebook's messaging platform.

Read more and comment

 
3 days ago

HTC launches four new Desire phones in India, because why not?

4

HTC is on a roll today in India. The Taiwanese vendor has launched the HTC 10 for ₹52,990, with the HTC 10 Lifestyle also set to make its debut in the market. Then there's the One X9 for ₹25,990, which brings a metal unibody design and BoomSound speakers to the mid-range segment. The vendor has also launched four new phones in the Desire range: the Desire 628, Desire 630, Desire 825, and the Desire 830.

Read more and comment

 
3 days ago

HTC brings the One X9 to India for ₹25,990, sales kick off June 20

3

Alongside HTC 10, HTC has launched the One X9 in India. The phone will be offered with dual-SIM connectivity, and will make its debut starting June 20 for ₹25,990.

Read more and comment

 
Show More Headlines

Pages