Golden tips to assistance we collect a right Android phone

Whether it be Xolo 8X-1000, Opp Find 7 or HTC one M8, all Android phones have opposite specifications. 

 

If chai, Bollywood and cricket were not adequate to build a kitschy thought of India, afterwards a American record marketplace investigate organisation International Data Corporation told us late final year we could supplement Google’s Android handling complement to it, with 9 of each 10 smartphones in a nation regulating that.

As those among a 70 per cent of Indians who don’t have smartphones upgrade, Android will customarily advantage from a network effect, that tells us that a some-more a users, a some-more profitable a use becomes.

However, distinct Apple’s insistence on virginity of race, Google lets developers make changes to a handling system.

So, to compute themselves in a fish marketplace that Android phones have become, handset makers supplement facilities to a batch Android.

What does that meant for you? We take a demeanour during some aspects of some of a renouned versions offered currently.

 

 

 

Stock: The mom hen

Users have a advantage of staying one step forward of a bend as inclination regulating on a batch Android get updates from Google before others.

The latest chronicle of Android’s KitKat era runs on many mid- to upper-range inclination such as Google’s Nexus 5 (which we used to exam this version) and Motorola’s Moto G and X.

Any hiccups in terms of opening are simply sorted with timely updates from Google.

The inheritor to KitKat, a Android L, is approaching soon.

Apart from a pristine Android performance, a batch chronicle of a handling complement is also a sky for developers.

For they can work on a user interface themselves regulating Developer Options. One reduction with a batch Android is that we need to use third-party applications for digital content.

Usually, it’s a stock’s neat cultured that wins over people.

 

 

HTC’s Sense: For your palliate only

For a amicable animal, a Taiwanese HTC Sense’s BlinkFeed app is heavenly.

It not customarily aggregates your feeds from a amicable networking websites yet also gives we an choice to follow all your news and party gossip.

And this app gets a detached homescreen. The app seems to have turn so renouned that HTC has announced it would be releasing it for all Android inclination on a Google Play store.

BlinkFeed also learns who we correlate with some-more on a amicable networks and accordingly updates your feeds. And if you’ve corkscrew too deep, daub a shade on a tip instead of crawling all a approach up.

A problem yet is that if your thesis of seductiveness is not in a BlinkFeed’s categories we have to go one by one to each site to supplement it; a app’s hunt duty in such cases customarily throws adult a brood of Twitter feeds.

The app, however, is not shown on a lockscreen, that we can open with a double daub or appropriate adult and tighten with a double tap.

The Sense on a One M8, a latest flagship indication that we used to exam a handling system, also comes with a dual-camera facilities that let we use both a lenses concurrently and a Zoe app, that will also be expelled on a Play Store, for sharpened high-resolution cinema and videos that can afterwards be crushed up.

The Sense uses a darker colour intrigue to use reduction battery.

 

 

Xiaomi’s MIUI: The Chinese concierge

The MI User Interface, or a MIUI, is a Xiaomi’s tradition ROM for a phones. As a Business Standard examination of Xiaomi’s mid-range flagship Mi3 (the device on that we tested it) forked out, a MIUI is sincerely elementary to use. All your apps are on a homescreen, like in Apple.

Through your Xiaomi account, download several themes that we can use even for customarily a partial of a interface.

Long press a settings capacitive pivotal and detached from a common running-apps tray, we get a RAM cleaner, information on how most memory is in use and either we are on a 2G or a 3G network.

Double click a close picture to switch between a song actor and a lockscreen. Long press a behind capacitive pivotal to go to a camera from a lockscreen.

Long press a home capacitive pivotal to switch on a flashlight from a lockscreen. You can bookmark a some-more critical SMSes.

When promulgation a calm to some-more than one person, we can select opposite thesis titles. Check a speed of a mobile internet network in a presentation bar. For more, check out a MIUI central website.

 

 

Oppo’s Color: Pleasing we softly

The Color’s offset and soothing colour intrigue is appreciative adequate to try this interface.

The themes accessible with Color on a Oppo Find 7 (with that we tested a interface) are talented yet infrequently so artistic that we competence feel mislaid and clueless.

For instance, in a Minions thesis from a Despicable Me Hollywood series, a idol for video in a by-pass tray is a grinning serf wearing a climax built with fruit (a la Madagascar’s King Julien).

The gesture-based controls such as sketch patterns to go to a song actor or a camera or even to make calls to someone in sold but unlocking a shade will win we over.

 

 

XOLO’s Hive: Build it yourself

XOLO’s exclusive program apartment Hive, a latest entrant in a club, takes a skin to a whole new level.

What is so engaging about Hive? It fosters ideas and suggestions.

Hive has platforms such as CONNECT and EDGE that concede XOLO users to share their ideas about Hive. Built around a community-based system, users can bond with other record aficionados.

The village afterwards votes for these ideas and a best ones are eventually rolled out as updates.

While CONNECT is some-more about thought generation, EDGE focuses on a digital content, where artists showcase their themes, wallpapers, ringtones, etc.

All this personalised things can be downloaded by XOLO users.

Hive’s energy government complement is remarkable. Working on XOLO’s 8X-1000 smartphone, Hive keeps a user adult to date on a core use (the 8X-1000 runs on a 1.4GHz eight-core processor).

A energy widget also shows a video and audio playback time and speak time.

The Hive launcher has filters that assistance users conduct apps with ease. It also comes with a one-touch RAM cleaner that frees adult space in one go. 

 

20 best Android apps and games this week

It’s time for a weekly roundup of a best new Android apps and games to have emerged on a Google Play store.

As ever, prices are scold during a time of writing, though competence have altered by a time we review this. (Free + IAP) means in-app purchases are used within a app.

Want some-more apps? Browse prior Best Android Apps roundups on The Guardian. And if you’re looking for iOS apps, crop a repository of Best iPhone and iPad apps roundups instead.

APPS

MIX by Camera360 (Free)
This is a spin-off from a well-regarded Camera360 photography app: pitched as a “companion to Instagram”, it has lots some-more effects and filters to tweak your shots, with lots of range to brew adult your possess settings (hence a title).

Grabble: The Fashion Finder (Free)
There have been copiousness of apps earnest to assistance we find garments to buy, though few have done a durability impact. Can Grabble sire a trend? It looks good: able of browsing UK retailers including Top Shop, ASOS and Net-a-Porter, with a simple, permitted interface.

Fragment (£1.20)
More photography here, with a nifty (if rather novelty) app to spin your snaps into “prismatic art” afterwards share them on several amicable networks. You select frames, shapes and patterns, afterwards use discerning touchscreen controls to make a mini-masterpiece (or a mess).

WeTransfer (Free)
Online, WeTransfer is a elementary approach to share vast files with friends. Its Android app is only as useful: we can upload adult to 10GB of photos and videos, entering friends’ email addresses to send them a couple to a files. Good for pity after vast village events – weddings, for example.

Line Toss: Photo Sharing (Free)
Social network Line clearly didn’t deliberate a British jargon consultant when fixing a new print and video-sharing app. Still, if we are a Line user – and a numbers are flourishing outward a local Japan – it’s a neat approach to share and arrange your snaps and videos with friends.

Delvv: Your Personal News Feed (Free)
Isn’t that Facebook or Twitter? No, Delvv is one of a organisation of apps aggregating news stories for we to read, formed on your interests. Advanced users can supplement in RSS subscriptions to balance their feed, though it’s permitted adequate for anyone to use.

SpinMe Alarm Clock (Free + IAP)
I’ve not nonetheless met a alarm time able of removing me out of bed though during slightest 3 bleary-eyed presses on a snooze button. SpinMe competence be a heal for that bad habit: to spin a alarm off, we have to get adult and spin around holding your phone. Fun, if punishing.

Wakie (Free)
It’s strictly a week of Android alarm-clock apps. Wakie is an even foreigner idea, though utterly fun: we set an alarm, afterwards get a phone call – for 60 seconds limit – from another Wakie user during that time. And we can do a waking if we like too. Sounds creepy, though a village seems friendly.

Folr (Free + IAP)
Finally, Folr is a latest location-tracking app, designed to be used (with permission, obviously) to keep tabs on your nearest and dearest. Parents are expected to be a pivotal audience, nonetheless a developer is angling for schools to use it too.

Tiny Tower Vegas for Android.
Tiny Tower Vegas for Android.

GAMES

Tiny Tower Vegas (Free + IAP)
The dual prior Tiny Tower games – Tiny Tower and Star Wars: Tiny Death Star – were both brilliant. This one is flattering good too, during initial glance: we build a pixelly hotel and casino, stuffing a floors with gambling, and afterwards popping in to play yourself.

Madden NFL Mobile (Free + IAP)
EA’s American football authorization earnings to Android for a new season, in a recently-adopted guise as a free-to-play game. Expect central players and teams, low tactical depth, and (hopefully) reduction server issues as a diversion gets into a pitch of things in a entrance weeks.

Calculords (£1.76 + IAP)
This is one of a many resourceful games on Android during a moment: a turn-based card-battling diversion with a twist: maths. You have to solve sums in sequence to muster your infantry in a array of battles. It’s addictive and clever.

Swing Copters (Free)
Yes, a supplement to Flappy Bird, from developer Dong Nguyen. This time, instead of waving a bird horizontally while avoiding pipes, you’re zig-zagging a propeller-headed impression upwards between platforms and overhanging hammers. Manages a dubiously-impressive attainment of being even some-more formidable and frustrating than a predecessor.

They Need To Be Fed 3 (£1.19)
The prior They Need To Be Fed games were fab, and this continues a trend: a beautifully-crafted height journey with a “360-degree” schtick that means you’re not limited from going in one direction. Excellent stuff.

Ascension (Free + IAP)
Card-battlers are now entire on mobile devices, though Ascension was one of a initial good ones behind in 2011. It’s taken a time to come to Android, though is good value a demeanour if you’re a fan of a genre: collecting cards to form your rug afterwards exploring a low conflict strategy.

Five Nights during Freddy’s (£1.81)
One of a scariest Android games you’ll play this week, here: a acclimatisation of a equally scary PC game. It sees we personification a confidence ensure in a restaurant, gripping an eye on a animatronic animal mascots – with a ruthless plotline effervescent in a background. Creepy, though really good with it.

Deep Under a Sky (£1.99)
A unusual feast for a eyeballs, here, with a diversion that’s a bit suggestive of PlayStation classical Fl0w. You beam a jellyfish by 80 levels on a dim side of Venus – be quiet, space biology experts – enjoying a visuals as we go. A relaxing treat.

Mountain (£1 + IAP)
Mountain is really silly, though fun too: we emanate a hulk towering that hangs in space, afterwards watch it get strike by a continue and several equipment of drifting junk. Yes, that’s it. But in an age of timer-based freemium games, checking in on this is a exhale of uninformed (mountain) air.

Pac-Man Friends (Free + IAP)
If a suspicion of Pac-Man re-imagined in a freemium diversion borrowing a turn structure from Candy Crush Saga bothers you, equivocate this. But if not, we competence wish to give Pac-Man’s latest mobile quip a try: it’s a new spin on a normal ghost-chasing pill-chomping action.

Fionna Fights – Adventure Time (£0.60)
Finally, a latest diversion formed on a noble TV uncover Adventure Time, this time with Fionna, a womanlike chronicle of favourite Finn in gender-swapped episodes. It’s a colourful, fun movement beat-em-up.

Those are a picks, though what have we been enjoying on Android this week? Post your recommendations (or feedback on these) in a comments section.

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Lenovo Vibe X2 With Android ‘Lollipop’ Teased for Sep 4 Launch

Lenovo seems set to launch a Vibe X2 smartphone using Android L,
with a association promulgation lollipop-featuring invites for a Sep 4
pre-IFA 2014 event.

On a invitation, Lenovo shows a large lollipop
(appearing to be referring to Android L) with a Vibe X2 name written
at a centre. The entice also contains a tongue-in-cheek anxiety to
Apple’s September 9 invite,
that had pronounced “Wish we could contend more.” Lenovo on a possess entice says,
“We can’t contend anything either.”

While we will know more
about a Vibe X2 in reduction than a week’s time, new leaks (via
gdgtarena have forked a
2.2GHz dual-core processor, 5-inch full-HD touchscreen, 2GB of RAM, 32GB
inbuilt storage, 13-megapixel back camera with LED flash, and a 5MP
front-facing camera.

Based on a leaks, a Vibe X2 features
nearly a same specifications as a predecessor, a Vibe X, solely a
bumped-up processor. The Vibe X was launched in December
last year

and got a cost cut by roughly Rs. 3,000 in May this year – bringing
the cost down to Rs. 22,999.

With a Vibe X2 launch invite,
Lenovo might only have suggested that a genuine name of Android L is Lollipop, and not Lemon Meringue
Pie as recently reported.
Of course, until Google confirms a name – even such a explanation by a
Google partner can't be taken as confirmation.

Lenovo final month
added a new phablet
to a ‘Vibe’ portfolio by rising a Vibe Z2 Pro. The pivotal specifications of
the handset are 6-inch Quad-HD (1440×2560 pixel) display; Android 4.4 KitKat; quad-core Qualcomm
Snapdragon (MSM8974AC) 801 processor clocked during 2.5GHz; 3GB of RAM;
16-megapixel back camera; 5-megapixel front camera; 32GB of inbuilt
storage (non-expandable), and 4000mAh battery.

Micromax Canvas 2 Colours Receiving Android 4.4.2 KitKat Update in India

Micromax on
Friday announced a Android 4.4.2 KitKat refurbish for a Canvas 2
Colours (A120)
smartphone. The smartphone was launched
in Apr with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
out-of-the-box.

The
smartphone manufacturer done a proclamation on a Facebook
page, seeking Canvas 2 Colours users to reboot their smartphone to get the
KitKat refurbish presentation over Wi-Fi as recommendation. Micromax also
posted a proclamation again on Sunday with an
image
providing a changelog for a Android 4.4.2 KitKat update.

The
over-the-air (OTA) Android 4.4.2 KitKat refurbish for a Canvas 2 Colours
is about 283MB in distance and will embody Music Album art on a lock
screen along with an softened user interface.

The Micromax Canvas 2
Colours (A120) is a dual-SIM (GSM+GSM) device that comes with a 5-inch
IPS arrangement with a fortitude of 720×1280 (HD) pixels. It is powered by a
1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek (MT6582) processor joined with 1GB of RAM.

The
Canvas 2 Colours facilities 4GB of inbuilt storage, that is further
expandable around microSD label (up to 32GB). It sports an 8-megapixel
autofocus back camera with LED flash, while there is a 2-megapixel
front-facing camera also onboard. On a connectivity front, a Canvas 2
Colours includes 3G, GPS, Wi-Fi, Micro-USB, and Bluetooth options.

Last
week, Micromax had also rolled out a Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for
the Canvas Doodle 3. The Android 4.4.2 KitKat refurbish is sized around
387MB. The smartphone was launched in
April

this year with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out-of-the-box.

The
Canvas Doodle 3 facilities a 6-inch arrangement and is powered by a 1.3GHz
dual-core MediaTek (MT6572) processor alongside 512MB of RAM. It also
includes a 5-megapixel autofocus back camera; 0.3-megapixel front-facing
camera; 4GB of built-in storage (expandable adult to 32GB), and a 2500mAh
battery.

How to Find a Best Deals on Android Apps

In an progressing article, we
described how we can track good deals on good iOS apps,
though that information is of small use if you’re an Android user. If you
find yourself scouring dim corners of Google Play store in a wish of
alighting yourself a good deal, worry not, assistance is during hand. Android may
not indispensably have a best paid apps, though it unequivocally has a best
app for anticipating deals on paid apps. Read on.

AppSales
AppSales
is a favourite bonus tracking app, and it’s customarily for Android. It
comes with several modernized filtering options to slight down your
search. With this app, we can filter hunt formula by a volume of
discount being applied, or uncover customarily apps that have left free, that had
a smallest rating we set. Here’s how to use it:

1. Install
AppSales
and run it. You’ll see dual tabs – Sales and Watchlist. The initial tab
shows all apps on sale and we can daub any of these and click a eye
icon to supplement it to your watch list to lane deals during a glance.

2.
To filter your understanding hunt, daub a 3 straight dots idol on the
top-right Settings. The initial choice is Set filters. Select the
minimum bonus and rating here to slight down on a best apps. You
can also name app categories and configure notifications in the
Settings menu.

One problem with a app is that we can customarily add
10 apps to your watch list for free. The app charges a subscription fee
of around Rs. 250 per year to let we supplement adult to 100 apps in this list.

You can also find a deals regulating a AppSales website. It doesn’t have a same hunt tools, though it’s a discerning approach to find deals.

Amazon Appstore for Android
The
other choice for Android (and BB10) users is to implement a Amazon
Appstore
.
The Amazon Appstore has daily freebies, and it customarily keeps offering
up unequivocally good apps; there are also outrageous discounts from time to time.
Recently Amazon gave divided paid apps value $100 for free
– so installing this on your phone is unequivocally a good idea.

IFTTT
IFTTT,
brief for If This Then That, is a good use that lets we automate
several tasks. You can make it do several things, such as send you
alerts when a banking sell rate crosses a threshold, for you. It
has a channel called AppZapp, that lets we lane app deals for
top-rated apps. The routine of environment it adult for Android is similar to
what we’d explained for iOS earlier
.

1. Go to IFTTT Create a Recipe.

2.
You’ll see this in outrageous rise size: “if this afterwards that”. Click
“this” name AppZapp corkscrew to a bottom name one of
six triggers.

3. Triggers are events that tell IFTTT to send
you an alert. In a box of AppZapp, a triggers we can name from
are when a top-rated app goes on sale, goes giveaway or gets an update.
These 3 triggers are accessible for Apple’s App Store and Google Play store. Pick a trigger you
want to get applicable alerts, such as tip app left free.

4.
Now name your nation (you can name between US, UK or Germany, but
no India) and difficulty of apps we wish an warning for. Now click Create
Recipe.

5. The subsequent step will uncover we a same content we saw
in step 2. Instead of “this”, you’ll see a AppZapp icon. Now click on
“that”. This is where we name a kind of alerts we want. We
recommend that we collect one of Email Digest and Android notifications.
This will send we one email each day or a discerning presentation on your
smartphone. You need to implement a IFTTT app on your phone to get this
to work.

We found this to be a best process to keep an eye on
apps on sale or apps that go giveaway due to a notifications. You can tap
these notifications, daub a warning in a IFTTT app and we will be
redirected to Google Play.

IFTTT_appzapp.jpg

Now that we’ve lonesome how to find the
best deals on Android and iOS apps, we are certain that Windows
Phone, BlackBerry, PC and Mac users are feeling left out. There’s no
need to be unhappy as we will assistance we save income on those platforms in an
upcoming article.

As always, revisit a How to section for many some-more useful articles.

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Android 4.4.2 Update Guide

Galaxy S5 Active PromoPicture: ATT

Galaxy S5 Active Promo with off Gear Fit

The S5 Active is a various that mostly caters to consumers with an active lifestyle (people who go jogging or other aptness associated activities), so a various name “Active.” The refurbish finally rolled out on a S5 Active after a Galaxy S4 Mini.

The Android 4.4.2 Kitkat refurbish will be a final one attack a S5 Active while other Samsung Galaxy inclination will still be removing a 4.4.4 Kitkat upgrade.

With that, S5 Active users can design a following facilities on their phones:

Visual Voice Mail enhancements
Security updates and patches
Application designation enhancements
Accidental puncture dial bound on a close screen
Several reduce covering modem crashes and imbecility alleviation enhancements
E-mail UX enhancements
Re-activation close improvements

S5 Active users can download a refurbish on their phones where it will automatically implement itself or if a programmed designation fails, users can implement it manually.

Usually, users get a prompt from their phones about a refurbish and either or not they would wish to download and implement it. Users can thereafter check a download 3 times during four-hour intervals. Afterwards, postponing a refurbish will be overridden by a complement where it downloads a refurbish and installs it.

Of course, there will be instances when a phone will not be receiving any updates of any kind. Users will thereafter have to manually download a refurbish and implement it. To do this, users will have to navigate to a Menu, go to Settings, thereafter to More, thereafter to About Device, Software Update, and thereafter name a choice “Check for Update.”

The phone will thereafter demeanour for an refurbish and thereafter download it. Make certain a phone is connected to a Wi-Fi network. The phone will thereafter continue with a designation and will soon reboot afterwards.

Acer Iconia One 7: An Android Tablet For Your Adventurous Weekends

Acer’s Iconia One 7 is an Android inscription that knows where it can fit into your lifestyle. If we are looking for a second tablet, or a inscription that we can happily take into an sourroundings where we would rather not to lift an costly device, afterwards this bill inscription is value considering.

With sell wrapping that pushes thought of summer (from Android phony sunglasses to someone regulating a inscription out in a sun, with a jauntily pointed shawl on a categorical cover), the Acer Iconia One 7 Android tablet is pitched as a leisure device for a traveller. This is not a inscription to run your business from, though it is one that will concede we to check in while away, as good as keep lane of your activities through a simple design.

The mains horse in a box comes with UK and EU plugs (in a UK sell version), as good as a USB wire that connects a horse to a inscription (or a inscription to a PC). It’s a flattering customary setup, and while Acer has not put a outrageous volume of bid into a packaging, what there is does element the design summary of a tablet.

Acer includes printed reserve information, local warranty details, and general guaranty sum (back to a travelling pattern again). What is not enclosed is any fact on indeed regulating a tablet. It’s insincere that anyone picking adult this inscription will be good capable in Android and a on-screen information during a initial booting knowledge will be sufficient to get them started.

The Acer Iconia 7 (image: Ewan Spence)

The Acer Iconia 7 (image: Ewan Spence)

The Iconia One 7 is not going to win any awards for a specifications. Priced during £110 in a UK or $129 in a US, a dual-core Intel processor runs during 1.6 GHz, there is 1 GB of RAM, with 16 GB of flash storage. The shade is a important for a cost 1280×800 pixels. The battery is also smaller than we competence pattern during 3680 mAh. Rated as 7 hours of use, which is a small bit on a brief side, it’s one of a many important trade-offs done to get a inscription down to a cost that Acer wanted.

This is not a inscription we are going to buy for opening or top-end speed. This feels like a runabout tablet. Much as we sportscar owners keep a Ford in a garage to drive down to a shops with, the Iconia One 7 feels like a inscription that we would be happy to rope into your backpack to have ‘something’ with you. we consider this Acer pattern would be befitting for camping trips, festival attendance, or indeed anywhere that we wish a inscription that we don’t mind removing knocked about a bit.

The Acer Iconia One 7 is your runabout tablet

The Acer Iconia 7 (image: Ewan Spence)

The Acer Iconia 7 (image: Ewan Spence)

There’s no need to unequivocally pull a specs out, since if Acer was to go that route, a cost of a inscription would go up, and that would better a point. In a ideal universe we consider Acer would have favourite a cost to strech £99 in a UK, though with a stream record that substantially requires too most concede in a specifications. Acer has a target for opening noted ‘acceptable’ and a preference to not go for a ultimate low cost points is a correct one.

Given a speed of growth and manufacturing, there’s a possibility that this inscription can strech that psychological cost indicate by Christmas, during that indicate it should turn appealing for incentive buyers and those looking for a second tablet.

I consternation if one of a categorical contributions to a cost is a volume of third-party applications that come pre-installed by Acer? Running Android 4.4.2 (after some over-the-air updates), a Iconia One 7 comes with a customary Google applications, including Google Drive, Gmail. Goole+, Google Maps, and a Google Play store to squeeze and download third-party apps.

It also comes with a poignant series of third-party apps (including Booking.com, Audible, Zino, Accuweather, Amazon’s apartment of Android apps, Evernote, Skype, and McAfee Security). That’s a good widespread of apps if we are starting out, though it does appear rather haphazard in a choices. It feels like Acer has went for a income accessible by a pre-installation program, than selecting a brew of applications that would urge a usability of a tablet.

I’m unhappy that many of these applications can't be uninstalled by a user though hacking into a tablet, removing base access, and resetting permissions. It might be a inlet of a savage for a cheaper tablet, though it compromises a prophesy that Acer presumably has of a inscription that acts as a delegate cut of hardware.

You are not going to get ultimate speed out of this inscription (unless your thought of ultimate speed is a arrange of graphical opening a twin core 1.6 GHz Intel chip will deliver). While a nonplus games and head-scratchers of a Android universe are all ideally acceptable, go for a some-more graphically abounding games and the middling opening of a inscription will be on display. If we are only looking for a inscription for checking mail, updating amicable networks, some decent web browsing (ie a arrange of things a traveller would find good use of) afterwards a reduce specs of a inscription will not get in a way.

The Acer Iconia 7 (image: Ewan Spence)

The Acer Iconia 7 (image: Ewan Spence)

Launch: Xolo Play 8X-1100 during Rs 14999

Xolo has introduced a Play 8X-1100 gaming Android phone after rising the  Play 8X-1200  progressing this month. Optimised for mobile gamers, this handset comes with 1.7 GHz octa-core processor along with 700 MHz Mali 450 GPU and 2 GB RAM. It also houses a gyroscope for 6-axis suit intuiting HD gaming experience. Xolo Play 8X-1100 runs on Andorid 4.4 KitKat OS and sports a 5-inch HD IPS display, stable with CORNING Gorilla Glass 3.

Play 8X-1100 allows entrance to Xolo’s disdainful gaming zone- Xolo Play Zone where user can choose, download and play from a collection of HD games. Apart from giveaway games, user has entrance to paid HD games as well. All these paid games are accessible during ignored rate as compared to Google Play, exclusively on XOLO Play Zone.

The device facilities a 13 MP back camera with high attraction Sony Exmor RS Sensor and faster automobile concentration with sealed loop function. The 5-megapixel front-facing camera, with 88 grade wide-angle lens and BSI Sensor let users constraint selfies. Play 8X-1100 offers 1080p Full HD recording (rear) and playback and sports twin speakers with DTS approximate sound for a abounding multimedia experience.

XOLO Play 8X-1100 is packaged with a latest record pity technology- Hotknot that can broadcast information wirelessly fixation dual inclination nearby any other, with speed 5 times faster than normal Bluetooth. To send data, user needs to move dual inclination (both should support Hotknot feature) closer, simply by touching shade to screen.

The device sports 16 GB inner memory that is expandable upto 32 GB. The phone is powered by a 2100 mAh Li-ion battery and has OTG support permitting users to bond USB coop drives.

XOLO Play 8X-1100 is accessible for Rs. 14,999 during all certified sell counters and complicated trade outlets.

Specs:

5 in. HD IPS arrangement with Corning Gorilla Glass 3
1.7 GHz Octa-core Processor
2 GB RAM
700 Mhz, Mali 450 GPU
Gyroscope
13 MP AF back camera with high attraction Sony Exmor RS Sensor
5 MP front camera with BSI Sensor 88 grade far-reaching perspective angle
Android v4.4 KitKat OS
16 GB inner Memory, 32 GB expandable memory
2100 mAh Battery
Dual SIM (3G+2G)

Top 5 Android Gaming Apps of Aug 2014

August has always been a hottest month for gaming and nobody wants to jump out for entertainment.

This is when gaming apps come into a scene. If we unequivocally wish to skip a partial of installing and un-installing games in hunt of that specific diversion we want, afterwards take a recommendations. We move to we Top 5 Android Apps of Aug 2014.

  1. Games of Thrones Ascent

Games of Thrones Ascent offers a good understanding of desirous events from a book. The actor gets to quarrel in a conflict and turn a aristocrat of a North. This is a devise diversion and one needs to rise a devise and afterwards take over a fight. This diversion offers a clear knowledge and leverages we with large entertainment. The diversion offers characters from a book and allows a actor to emanate their possess characters as well. Every Game of Thrones fan contingency play this game.

  1. Empire: Rome Rising

Empire: Rome Rising is also a devise diversion and requires an egghead mind setup for completing a levels. The diversion is built in a unfolding where a army is fighting for a autonomy of Rome. This is a fight fury diversion and it satisfies a core of genuine gamers. The actor is ostensible to find out new ways of invading and holding over a house of a existent king. The diversion runs uniformly on all Android phones. It has a really appealing graphical user interface and serves with a genuine feel of personification a game.

  1. Leo’s Fortune

Leo’s Fortune was firstly launched on iOS height though with time a recognition increased. Now it is accessible on a Android handling complement as well. The diversion is accessible for $4.99 on all heading app stores. The diversion has a puzzling feel combined to it and anybody who plays it is now smitten by a proceed of a game.

  1. Star Wars: Assault Team

If we are always in hunt of devise games, where we can rise strategies and lead a conflict from a front, afterwards we should check this diversion out. Star Wars: Assault group facilities a outrageous set of characters from Star Wars and allows we to select your favorite characters. You can build teams and we can pass a ships of a enemies. You can also yield harmed soldiers with a assist during claim times. The diversion underwent an refurbish during a finish of July. All a bugs were private in a refurbish and in Aug a diversion jumped some good series of stairs in ranking.

  1. Rebuild

Most of us are artistic people. We adore building and re-building things. In games, we all are ardent engineers with a egghead mind set to build something as startling as a Taj Mahal or as a Empire state building. Rebuild is a diversion for such souls. It allows we to plan, build, explode and rebuild. The diversion is set in a time post a Zombie apocalypse. You as a actor are ostensible to start from a blemish and reinstate a passed civilization. You will also need to form teams and kill left zombies.

The diversion runs really uniformly on comparison versions of Android handling systems as well. The diversion has some flaws though it still creates a approach to a tip of devise games. A contingency play for everybody with an harmless adore for zombies.

 


AT&T HTC One M8 Android 4.4.3 Update Halted Over Battery Drain Issues

T-Mobile HTC One M8 Android 4.4.3 KitKat Update is Rolling Out Now

We told you a integrate of days ago that the HTC One M8 Android 4.4.3 refurbish is being rolled out for a ATT various of a device. After a many of a users who updated their smartphones to a new firmware chronicle started to news serious battery drains, ATT motionless to hindrance a Android 4.4.3 hurl out.

Even yet many users were awaiting HTC to move a Android 4.4.4 refurbish to a HTC One M8, a Taiwanese phone builder patched all a confidence fixes of 4.4.4 into their new Android 4.4.3 update. Besides a 4.4.4-specific confidence fixes, a new refurbish also arrived with improvements for Bluetooth, mobile connectivity, and WiFi.

The now behind HTC One M8 Android 4.4.3 refurbish also arrived with upgrades for a Camera and Gallery apps, while adding Power History in Settings. It also brought enhancements for HTC’s Sync Manager and teenager changes for Quick Settings, Motion Launch, and Boom Sound.

As we might know, Sprint and T-Mobile already rolled out a HTC One M8 Android 4.4.3 update, and, fortunately, they users haven’t complained about issues of any kind. On a other palm Verizon is approaching to move a new refurbish to their users someday mid-September, with combined facilities like Extreme Power Saving that promises adult to 8 hours for any 1% of battery discharge.

Getting behind to a ATT HTC One M8 Android 4.4.3 update, a conduit unsuccessful to exhibit how prolonged it will take until a hurl out will be resumed. Hopefully, a battery empty bug will be bound shortly and a refurbish will be behind on lane in a integrate of weeks. Unfortunately, ATT didn’t discuss anything about their skeleton to assistance a One M8 users who already updated to 4.4.3 and experiencing battery drain.

Anyway, if for some reason we get a presentation to refurbish to Android 4.4.3 don’t do it until serve notice. Are there any detrimental One M8 owners who updated to 4.4.3 reading this? Are we folks experiencing battery drain? Please let your associate M8 owners know in a comments territory below.

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