Turn Your Face into a Virtual Pointer with this Android App

Turn Your Face into a Virtual Pointer with this Android App

Accessibility options on mobile devices have improved a lot recently. The most prominent way of interacting is of course, with voice. However, for some, even that isn’t a viable medium and obviously, talking to your phone isn’t particularly convenient outdoors or in public places. Hence, to overcome these issues, we present an app that allows you to control the Android […]

     
 
 

5 Apps to Create a Smarter Android Homescreen

5 Apps to Create a Smarter Android Homescreen    

Home screens on Android phones have gone from being the spotlight to the most underrated aspect of a software. If you think about it, you don’t go beyond the home screen in the majority of instances because all your favorite applications are already pinned there and more or less, each setting can be toggled from the notification panel. So, how […]

     
 
 

Switching to Progressive Web Apps will Save you a Ton of Storage and RAM on Android

Switching to Progressive Web Apps will Save you a Ton of Storage and RAM on Android

As our lives continue to depend extensively on smartphone apps, preserving space is getting even more difficult. OEMs have also, unfortunately, discarded SD card support in the majority of their lineups, and purchasing a higher-end variant with more internal storage and RAM is just not affordable for most customers. Fortunately, there’s still a way out, and don’t worry, I won’t […]

 
     
 
 

Living with Microsoft Edge [Tech Xperiment]

Living with Microsoft Edge [Tech Xperiment]

Tech Xperiment is a new web series on TechPP where we will be extensively using a new (or updated version of) software/app for a week or two in place of the default, well-known alternative. We start the series with Microsoft Edge, the built-in web browser on Windows 10 which is trying its best to shrug off the baggage of its […]

 
     
 
 

South Korean Government Makes it Statutory for OEMs to Report Smartphone Explosions Immediately

South Korean Government Makes it Statutory for OEMs to Report Smartphone Explosions Immediately

The Samsung Note7 chapter may have been concluded by the company but its troubles continue to have impacts on the industry. A new report has revealed that the government of South Korea is on the verge of declaring a new set of security regulations which will make it compulsory for smartphone OEMs to report explosions or accidents and inspect the […]

     
 
 

Why Microsoft’s Windows 10 Cloud OS Makes Perfect Sense

Why Microsoft’s Windows 10 Cloud OS Makes Perfect Sense

PCs are in a difficult place right now. On one hand, they are being segregated in a wide range of form factors, and on the other, their revenue, as well as sales, have been drastically declining as advanced components continue to elongate their lives. The situation is even more befouled for Microsoft who is struggling to widespread Windows 10. The […]

     
 
 

Nuage Lets You Define a Custom Address for Your Gmail Account

Nuage Lets You Define a Custom Address for Your Gmail Account

The internet has been growing exponentially since its inception and one of the most painful aspects that have led to is finding an appropriate and easy to remember email address. Thankfully, there are a few companies which are paying attention. One of such startups is Nuage, and its latest tool lets anyone easily define a custom address for their email […]

     
 
 

Top 7 Tips and Apps for Handling Big Phones Better

Top 7 Tips and Apps for Handling Big Phones Better

Huge phones have taken over the smartphone world. Even if you do decide to be a rebel, you can’t go below 4.7-inch which is the iPhone of course. However, OEMs, except for a handful, haven’t particularly paid attention to making them utilitarian in terms of software. Because let’s face it, our fingers haven’t really evolved along with these devices. Fortunately, […]

     
 
 

Samsung Galaxy S8 Launch Date, Price, Specifications, and Design Confirmed in a new Leak

Samsung Galaxy S8 Launch Date, Price, Specifications, and Design Confirmed in a new Leak

As we approach the official unveilings of this year’s some of the most significant smartphones, leaks have started pouring in abundance. However, unlike the LG G6, Samsung’s eighth Galaxy flagship seems to have been well hidden under the drapes, until now. According to a new report by the infamous Evan Blass (evleaks), the Galaxy S8 will be shown off on […]

     
 
 

Understanding Google’s Convoluted Messaging World

Understanding Google’s Convoluted Messaging World

Messaging apps have come a long way. The past year for technology largely revolved around these services as artificial intelligence and chatbots continue to evolve. Google seems to be one of the companies who has been investing fiercely in the sector. But the search engine giant has been unable to keep up its own pace and the industry’s trends. That’s […]