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Sony’s New Android Concept Is More Vanilla Than Anything

07/23/2015, If there is one thing that Android users can probably agree on is that OEMs laying on themes and skins on Android isn’t a particularly good experience. This usually results in the phone lagging unnecessarily, and being bogged down by features that users...

YouTube Can Finally Do Full Screen Vertical Videos On Android

07/22/2015, Watching a vertical video on a mobile device can be a major pain because you have to put up with those nasty black bars at the top and bottom which just ruin the whole experience, landscape is the way to go if you want to watch videos for a substantial...

Upcoming WhatsApp Update Includes Custom Notifications

07/22/2015, When it comes to notifications for WhatsApp, they are pretty limited. You can choose the sound the app makes between individual or group chats, but that’s about it. This means that if you wanted to separate notifications from different contacts, you’d...

Ubik Uno Smartphone Launched On Kickstarter

07/22/2015, There are many Android OEMs in the market today. Some of which you might not have heard of, and Ubik might be one of them. However despite their relatively unknown status, it seems that the company has a pretty decent smartphone in the works dubbed the...

Microsoft’s Hyperlapse App For Android Loses The Beta Label

07/17/2015, A couple of months ago, Microsoft released an app called Hyperlapse for Android devices. The idea was to allow the creation of timelapse videos, which at the same time offered up video recording with added stability. The app was launched as a beta but the...

HBO Now Available For Android And Amazon Fire Devices

07/17/2015, In March HBO came on stage during Apple’s event and announced HBO Now, a $15 standalone internet TV streaming service. It was later revealed that HBO Now would be an exclusive to Apple for 3 months, and in May Google announced that HBO Now would also be...

Cortana For Android Beta APK Leaked

07/17/2015, Back in March, Microsoft announced that they were planning on releasing Cortana as a standalone app on both iOS and Android devices. They later revealed that the beta version for Android was slated for July and while it already is July, we haven’t heard...

How To Run Android Apps in Chrome

07/17/2015, Android is the biggest mobile platform, which is why developers make so many amazing apps for Android. You can easily run your favorite apps on your Android phone, but what if you could run the same apps on PCs as well? With the appropriate tools, you can...

Remix Mini Is An Android PC That Will Only Cost You $30

07/16/2015, Computers come in all shapes and sizes, and unlike two decades ago, computers these days are considerably more affordable than what they used to be back in the day. A good example would be the Remix Mini, which as you can see from the images is small...

How To Print From Android

07/16/2015, Even with so much advancement in the digital world, the need for printing still exists, especially, at the corporate level. If you print often and are looking for a convenient way to print from your mobile, then printing right from your Android phone may...

How To Boot in Android Safe Mode

07/16/2015, Just like Windows, Android also comes with a built-in Safe Mode that works almost like the Windows Safe mode. In Safe Mode, the operating system boots up in its original configuration without loading any third-party software. Thus, the operating system...

Parrot MiniDrones Review: Hands-on

07/15/2015,   Parrot unveiled its five new MiniDrones for the first time during CES 2015, and they are new models of the MiniDrones series launched during CES 2014. Last week, Parrot officially announced the new products with the pricing for the US market, over...

Pushbullet Brings Full SMS Experience To Your PC

07/15/2015, People who use Pushbullet frequently will be aware that the app does allow users to read and reply to individual text messages when their Android device is paired to their PC. Even though the previous major update for this app was only released recently...