Author Archives: Rajesh Pandey

About Rajesh Pandey

Rajesh is a 21-year old freelance writer from Kolkata, India. He loves to tinker around with his Android devices and flash custom ROMs on them.

Xiaomi Reportedly Working with Google on an Android One Handset

Xiaomi Reportedly Working with Google on an Android One Handset

Xiaomi is known for its budget handsets that offer extreme value for money. However, it is heavy MIUI skin running on top of Android is not appreciated by all. Now, it looks like the best of both worlds might just happen: a Xiaomi handset running a stock build of Android.

Google To Release Android O on August 21

Google To Release Android O on August 21

Google today launched a teaser site hinting at the impending launch of Android O on August 21st, the same day the solar eclipse is happening on Monday. Google had released the final Developer Preview of Android O around three weeks ago.

Essential Phone Review Roundup: Excellent Build Quality and Display, Mediocre Camera

Essential Phone Review Roundup: Excellent Build Quality and Display, Mediocre Camera

After a couple of months of delay, Andy Rubin’s Essential confirmed that it would start shipping the Essential Phone to customers who pre-ordered it from later this week. Now, with the phone also hitting Sprint stores, the first batch of Essential Phone reviews are also out.

Google Has Rolled out Instant Apps to 500 Million Android Devices

Google Has Rolled out Instant Apps to 500 Million Android Devices

Google today announced that it has rolled out Instant Apps support to over 500 million Android devices out there. Instant Apps is currently compatible with Android devices running Marshmallow or higher, though Google is working on adding support for devices running Lollipop as well.

Asus ZenFone 4 Lineup of Smartphones Unveiled Featuring Dual-Camera Setup

Asus ZenFone 4 Lineup of Smartphones Unveiled Featuring Dual-Camera Setup

After quite a few leaks, Asus today unveiled its ZenFone 4 series of handsets. The new ZenFone 4 lineup consists of six phones: the ZenFone 4, ZenFone 4 Selfie, ZenFone 4 Max followed by the Pro variants of these three handsets.

LG V30 Leaks in Press Renders

LG V30 Leaks in Press Renders

LG is all set to unveil its next flagship handset, the V30, in just over a week from now. Most of the details about the V30 has already leaked, and today, we get to feast our eyes on another set of press renders of the device.

You Can Now Make Free Voice Calls Through Google Home in the US and Canada

You Can Now Make Free Voice Calls Through Google Home in the US and Canada

Google today announced that Google Home users in the United States and Canada will soon be able to make free phone calls to their friends and families hands-free.

How to Install MIUI 9 Global Beta on Redmi Note 4 Right Away

How to Install MIUI 9 Global Beta on Redmi Note 4 Right Away

Over the weekend, Xiaomi released the global beta build of MIUI 9 for Redmi Note 4/4X (Snapdragon variant) and Mi 6. Xiaomi had unveiled MIUI 9 at an event in China late last month and released Chinese alpha and beta builds of the ROM soon after.

Google Estimated to Pay Samsung $3.5 Billion in Licensing Fees

Google Estimated to Pay Samsung $3.5 Billion in Licensing Fees

An analyst report from earlier this week suggested that Google could be paying Apple as much as $3 billion to remain the stock search engine on Safari for iPhone and iPad. Now, news report originating from Korea suggests that Google will reportedly be paying Samsung even higher licensing fees of $3.5 billion.

Essential Phone Pre-Orders to Start Shipping Within 7 Days

Essential Phone Pre-Orders to Start Shipping Within 7 Days

After months of delay, Andy Rubin’s Essential has finally provided customers who pre-ordered the handset with a confirmed shipped date. The email from Essential says that their pre-ordered Essential Phone is ready and will be shipped out to them within 7 days.