Tag Archive: February


Honor Holly 2 Plus all set to go on sale in India from February 15

The budget Honor Holly 2 Plus is going to make its debut in India next week. The phone will go on sale on Amazon India and Flipkart at 12:00AM February 15, with a retail price of ₹8,499 ($ 125).

There isn’t a dearth of budget Android handsets in India, but Honor is looking to differentiate itself by offering a 4000mAh battery and a gamut of connectivity options, which include GSM (LTE) as well as CDMA. You  [Read More…]

Lenovo sells 180,000 units of the K4 Note in India, open sale from February 15

Lenovo India has announced that it crossed 1.1 million registrations for the K4 Note, with over 180,000 units sold thus far. The vendor is getting rid of the registration system from next week, stating that the phone will be available on open sale starting February 15. Lenovo is also offering a new Pearl White color option as well.

Available for ₹11,900 ($ 175), the K4 Note offers a 5.5-inch Full HD display, MediaTek’s MT6753 SoC, 3GB  [Read More…]

Google Store $50 Nexus 5X discount ends on February 12

Google has been offering a $ 50 discount on the Nexus 5X for a few weeks already, and now the company has announced that the discount will end on February 12. If you have been eyeing the Nexus 5X, and like to save some extra money, you will want to make your purchase prior to February 12, so you can take advantage of the sale.

With the discount, the 16GB version of the smartphone is priced  [Read More…]

Score big game savings on all accessories at ShopAndroid through February 8!

It’s time to kick off our Big Game Sale where you can save 20% on all Android accessories!

Ramp up the defense with a protective case, stay active with the charger of your choice, or call the shots completely hands-free with a new Bluetooth — it’s all up for grabs right now at ShopAndroid. There are plenty of products to choose from for popular devices including the Galaxy S6, Note 5, Nexus 6P, and older (but  [Read More…]

Alto’s Adventure will race onto Android for free on February 11

Alto’s Adventure, a popular endless snowboarding game, will be making its way to Android on Thursday, February 11. Snowman, the game’s original developer, partnered with Noodlecake Studios to bring the game to Android. In contrast to the iOS version, which costs $ 2.99, Alto’s Adventure will be free-to-play on Android.

From Noodlecake Studios:

After a much discussion with the Snowman team, we both decided that it would be worth converting Alto to a free to play title for  [Read More…]

Podcasts could come to Google Play Music later in February

It was announced back in October that Google Play Music would be adding podcasts to its lineup, and now it looks like that launch may be imminent. It now appears that podcasts will launch on Play Music at some point in February. This timeframe comes from sports podcaster Bill Simmons, whose podcast will be available on Google Play at launch.

FYI – the BS Podcast will be available on Google Play when GP  [Read More…]

Nexus factory images updated with February security patches

If you own a Nexus phone or tablet, and don’t like to wait for the OTA release, you can now download the latest factory image from Google and flash it yourself. The update is still Android 6.0.1, but carries a different version number depending which phone or tablet you are using.

Depending on your device, the latest update will have a version number of MMB29Q, MMB29U, MMB29R or MXB48T. Included in this release is the latest  [Read More…]

Google’s February Security patch is live — here’s what you need to know!

Welcome back to another thrilling episode of Google’s Monthly Security Update. February has arrived, and that means it is time for Google to outline all of the patches being made to Android and point out who made those patches.

For the uninitiated, Google (and the Android Open Source Project) accepts contributions from external sources as well as the teams inside Google. Every month these contributions are sent to Google’s partners so they can update their own devices,  [Read More…]

BlackBerry Priv’s February security patch is now rolling out

The BlackBerry Priv is now receiving its February security patch. At this time, it is not clear exactly what has been patched or changed with this build, though we expect Google to reveal details about the update shortly. BlackBerry has done an excellent job so far in pushing timely security patches to the Priv. The update is pushing out now, and will likely hit unlocked smartphones purchased from ShopBlackBerry, then carrier variants.

If you own a Priv  [Read More…]

Honor 5X all set to launch in Europe on February 4

The Honor 5X will be launched in Europe. on February 4. The company has fired out a teaser email, revealing both the date and time for the event, which you’ll be able to watch live. As an added bonus, should you register at vMall, you’ll receive an exclusive sign-up bonus.

The event will run from 2:30p.m. to 9:30p.m. (GMT) and the exclusive sign-up bonus on vMall will bag you £20 off the Honor 5X (or equivalent  [Read More…]