Author Archives: Abhijeet Mishra

About Abhijeet Mishra

Abhijeet holds an avid interest in mobile technology, and uses Android as his OS of choice (though he indulges in an iPad when it comes to tablets). You can usually find him catching up on all the latest developments on smartphones (usually on Twitter), while singing along to folk and country songs from the ’60s and ’70s.

HTC One M8 and One M9 to get Marshmallow outside the US this week

HTC One M8 and One M9 to get Marshmallow outside the US this week

HTC was among the first manufacturers to roll out Android 6.0 to its flagships, but as usual, the update first arrived on handsets in the US. Now, Marshmallow is all set to come to the One M8 and One M9 internationally, with HTC UK revealing that the update will start rolling out to the two devices within 48 hours.

HTC rumored to be making two Nexus smartphones in 2016

HTC rumored to be making two Nexus smartphones in 2016

Huawei’s first attempt at a Nexus smartphone worked out pretty well, with the Nexus 6P getting rave reviews and offering the most complete experience on a Nexus device. It was rumored that the Chinese OEM would make another Nexus smartphone in 2016, but a leak through Weibo suggests Google will partner with HTC for two Nexus devices this year. 

Sony holding an MWC press conference on February 22nd

Sony holding an MWC press conference on February 22nd

While manufacturers of Android smartphones keep churning out new devices every now and then, only Sony makes sure it launches flagship smartphones every few months instead of just mid-range or budget devices. Well, it looks like we could soon see the company continuing the trend. 

Asus launches the ZenWatch 2 in India, pricing starts at Rs. 11,999

Asus launches the ZenWatch 2 in India, pricing starts at Rs. 11,999

Asus’ second Android Wear smartwatch, the ZenWatch 2, has gone up for sale in India. With prices starting at Rs. 11,999, the ZenWatch 2 is the cheapest Android Wear smartwatch to launch in the country and is available in three different variants. 

HTC One X9 goes official with a 5.5-inch display, 13 MP OIS camera

HTC One X9 goes official with a 5.5-inch display, 13 MP OIS camera

No one asked for it, but HTC just made another addition to its smartphone lineup, which has been steadily growing with numerous knock-offs of its primary flagship this year. The One X9 has been made official on the company’s Weibo page

HTC One M9 Marshmallow update now rolling out

HTC One M9 Marshmallow update now rolling out

HTC said yesterday that the One M9, its not-so-successful 2015 flagship, would be getting the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update within 24 hours. Users of the device are now reporting that the rollout has begun in earnest with the OTA available for unlocked devices in the US. 

HTC teases new device announcement for December 24, could be the One X9

HTC teases new device announcement for December 24, could be the One X9

HTC has launched too many smartphones this year, and it looks like the company could squeeze in just one more device before 2015 comes to a close. HTC has started teasing the announcement of a new smartphone on Christmas eve (December 24). 

Chromecast gets new compatible games for the holidays

Chromecast gets new compatible games for the holidays

Just in time for the holidays, Google is giving existing and prospective Chromecast users some new options for gaming on their TV using their smartphone. Both new and existing games now support streaming via Google’s $35 dongle. 

Samsung Galaxy A9 gets certified in China, images and specs revealed

Samsung Galaxy A9 gets certified in China, images and specs revealed

The Galaxy A9 has already been unveiled by Samsung… Well, sort of – the A9 was detailed on the company’s Weibo account earlier this month but wasn’t made official worldwide. But that could soon change, as the largest Galaxy A smartphone recently passed through Chinese certification authority TENAA. 

Google testing new login method that won’t require a password

Google testing new login method that won’t require a password

Google will soon make a user’s smartphone the only key they need to log in to their Google accounts on any device, thanks to a new login method that the internet giant is testing with a small group of users.