With Ice Cream Sandwich, Google introduced major UI changes to Android in a bid to polish the OS, and bring a common design guideline – Holo – across all apps. Matias Durate’s touch on Ice Cream Sandwich was clearly visible, and for the first time, Android looked as good as iOS and Windows Phone, if […]
Here is how you can use Android Beam on your Android device to transfer data and information with a single tap to another Android device.
By default, the one touch pairing of the Nokia Play 360 over NFC does not work with Android devices. Here is how you can enable one-touch NFC pairing with the portable speakers for all NFC equipped Android devices.
Multitasking has always been one of Android’s key strength. Compared to iOS and Windows Phone 7/8, Android is the only mobile OS that provides true multitasking. However, the downside to this is the extremely poor battery life. By keeping apps running in the background, the battery life of Android devices are adversely affected. Most Android […]
While Google+ might have failed to challenge Facebook, it is still a decent social networking site that is very tightly integrated with Android. Once you install the official Google+ app on your Android device, the app automatically pulls in all your friends information including their last status update, high-resolution DPs, all the pictures they have […]
With the Galaxy Nexus and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Google dumped the capacitive buttons in favor of on-screen navigation buttons. This move allowed Google to completely dump the “menu” button, but still maintain backward compatibility with older apps since the navigation bar would automatically show a menu button when running older apps. The navigation […]
Before the iOS AppStore and the Google Play Store took over the world, Getjar was a very popular third party unofficial “app store” for Java and Symbian devices. While Getjar is not as popular as before now, the company does come up with incredible deals from time to time. Last year, the company gave away […]
The Google Play Store is home to nearly 700,000+ apps and games. However, not all of those apps or games are available in each and every region of the world. There can be multiple reasons for this like the app being useful only to Android users of a particular country, or an app being unavailable to a […]
Android devices nowadays generally come with 16 or 32GB of internal memory that is shared by all the installed apps on the device as well as your media files. Initially, the storage space might be sufficient, but over time, as you keep on installing and deleting apps, transferring music etc., the free storage space is […]
Our smartphones nowadays are a gateway into all our personal information. They store a lot of personal information about its users including their name, numbers, address, and much more. Applications that run on these smartphones also have access to our sensitive information. Usually, whenever you are installing an app that will access your personal information, […]