India

The Moto Turbo now available in India

If you remember the Motorola DROID Turbo – we’re pretty sure you remember, nobody forgets a phone like that – then most of you international readers will be glad to know that the robust phone is now making its way to other international markets. It was initially a part of the DROID partnership between Motorola and Verizon, but it was soon released in Latin America. Now – renamed the Moto Turbo – it has made its appearance in India.

YU coming out with 2nd smartphone dubbed “Project Caesar”

While the Yureka may have not rocked the digital world, it was a relative success on its own. YU Televentures, the separate company by Micromax which was behind the smartphone, is apparently working on their next entry into the market. This time around, they will again be working with custom ROM maker Cyanogen, and are looking to have this out in the Indian market by next month.

16GB OnePlus One in silk white lands in India

OnePlus has announced that the latest version of its OnePlus One has landed in India and it is exclusive to Amazon.in. The exclusive device is a 16GB OnePlus One smartphone in silk white color. The white back cover has a soft and smooth texture and is made with materials taken in part from cashew nuts. The smartphone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor under the hood.

Cyanogen’s Steve Kondik chimes in on OnePlus, Micromax row

Although India seems to be quickly becoming the new darling of the mobile industry after China, it isn't without its own share of controversy. So far the latest and biggest involves Indian OEM Micromax and Chinese startup OnePlus and it all revolves around the software provided by Cyanogen, Inc. While our limited outsider perspective would have us assign roles of villain and victim in this drama, things are, as always, not as clear cut. CyanogenMod founder Steve Kondik gives a few insights into some of the things that have happened behind the scenes.

CyanogenMod now officially supports Android One

It might have taken a while, but a lot of Android One users would probably be very happy to know that CyanogenMod, the popular aftermarket software outfit that tweaks Android into a better version of itself, is now giving it official support. There are only three devices under this Android umbrella, and all three are getting some CM11 love.

Samsung takes on youth market with Galaxy E7 and E5

A lot of people are really hoping that selfie related gadgets would not catch on but it seems like OEMs are trying to capture that segment of the market that would like to see more options for gadgets that cater to their need for capturing selfies. Samsung is taking on the younger market (we assume they're more selfie obsessed than the other generations) with two new products, the Galaxy E7 and E5, now available in India.

Android Community Weekly Digest: Dec. 21, 2014

Holidays are fast approaching, and so is the end of 2014. But while most are preparing their shopping lists and wish lists, the tech industry is already gearing up for next year's big event: CES and MWC. This week has also seen the rise of some new devices, while a couple of apps have been gifted with some pretty interesting changes. Welcome to the latest edition of Android Community's Weekly Digest, covering the period from December 15 to December 21, 2014.
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