Micromax wins temporary injunction against Shenzhen OnePlus in India

A legal battle was fought recently in India with a Delhi high court granting Micromax Informatics Ltd a temporary injunction this week against Chinese smartphone maker Shenzhen OnePlus Technology Co Ltd. The court barred OnePlus from marketing, selling, and shipping OnePlus mobile phones in India that bear the Cyanogen mark.

Pushbullet adds Quick-Action support

Having fun with Pushbullet yet? The app has been getting interesting updates recently: send links to and from phone, Notification Mirroring, Play Store beta program, EvolveSMS integration, universal copy and paste, subscribing to Channels,  Material Design, and improved navigation. The Pushbullet team will just keep on working on the app to make your experience even better. The latest addition is the Quick-Action support that allows you to react to notifications right on your computer.

Instagram adds five new filters, easier access and management

Have you grown tired of rotating your filters from Sierra to Willow to Earlybird and all the 14 existing filters of Instagram? Well you have an early Christmas gift from the photo sharing juggernaut as the latest update brings users five more artistic and creative filters to choose from, to enhance your selfies or food porn pics or artsily framed shots before sharing it with the whole world.

NVIDIA’s SHIELD Hub updated, gets Material Design love

The NVIDIA SHIELD mobile gaming device has been around for over a year now, gaining a cult following as one of the best mobile gaming platforms around. Today, this device is getting a relevant update to the SHIELD Hub app which serves as the game launcher platform for the device – some Material Design aesthetic and the addition of 1080p at 60FPS streaming from the device to your TV. Naturally, this update is also available for the SHIELD tablet.

Still looking for a smartwatch? Now’s your chance to get one [DEALS]

Despite some detractors, unbelievers, and naysayers, smartwatches are becoming quite the fad. With a total of six models to choose from just from the Android Wear catalog, it's kinda hard to decide which one to spend your money on. But what if you could get one for free? Sounds like a dream? Now you can make that a reality with Android Community Deals' Choose Your Own Android Watch giveaway.

Todoist adds productivity to your wrist via Android Wear

Among the many justifications for Android Wear and smartwatches, getting prompted about your appointments and due tasks rank high, next to a call or message notification. Popular todo list app Todoist, which has been included in Google's 2014 Top Apps, is taking that goal to heart. The latest update to the app brings support for Android Wear, but the integration with your smartwatch does more than just tell you when you're task is due.

Pebble now has Android Wear support

Pebble is a week early in giving digital presents to their loyal users who tether their smartwatches to Android devices. Version 2.3 now gives you the ability to reply and act on notifications from apps that have Android Wear support and it will give your Pebble a whole new lease on its digital life.

HTC One M8, One M7 to get Android 5.0 Lollipop next month

We already know that HTC is planning to roll out Android Lollipop updates for some HTC phones. We saw some leaked photos last month of an HTC One M8 running Lollipop and Sense 6.0. HTC said the update would arrive once the final build of the platform is ready. That should be sometime in February but looks like the update is coming earlier in January. This is good news for HTC One M8 and HTC One M7 owners who've only been waiting for the sweet Lollipop update. The Taiwan-based phone manufacturer was actually the first companies to outline their Android 5.0 plans so this is really good news.

T-Mobile Announces Un-carrier 8.0 – Data Stash

Remember the days when we waited till 7pm to start calling our friends? Or the days of being careful who to call because they weren't with the same phone provider you were? Or constantly keep track of how many minutes we had left before the bill cycle ended? You get the point. Today we're still worrying about the same thing but with data. T-Mobile has introduced a new concept of data rolling over and it's called the Un-Carrier Data Stash. Data Stash lets you save your unused data and re-use it at a later time when you do need it.