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Misfit Vapor is an Android Wear 2.0 Powered Fitness Watch Priced at $199

Misfit Vapor is an Android Wear 2.0 Powered Fitness Watch Priced at $199

Misfit for the first time showcased it’s Android Wear 2.0 watches last year. The Misfit Vapor is a touch screen Android Wear Watch that comes packed with all the features that one would need. The Vapor offers built-in music, GPS, optical heart rate sensor and all of this comes at a rather affordable price point of $199. The Misfit Vapor […]

     
 
 

Super Mario Run is Now Available for Download on Google Play Store

Super Mario Run is Now Available for Download on Google Play Store

Playing the nostalgia card seems to work out well for companies, it started out with Nokia announcing a 3310 and now Super Mario Run has been launched on Android. The game was up for preregistering from quiet some time but strangely enough, I didn’t get any notification when it was released. The game is identical to the one on the […]

     
 
 

Google Introduces Parental Controls on Android with Family Link

Google Introduces Parental Controls on Android with Family Link

Google is all set to score some brownie points with parents thanks to its new parental control software called Family Link. The software will help the parents set up a Google account for their kids and also hands over a bunch of controls and the ability to manage screen times along with other parameters like the daily limit. The app […]

     
 
 

Google’s new Website Suggests Homescreen Setups Based on Your Preferences

Google’s new Website Suggests Homescreen Setups Based on Your Preferences

Google is today augmenting the already rich customization support for Android with a new dedicated website called “My Android” that suggests the complete homescreen setup based on your preferences. You can get recommendations for everything from widgets to third-party launchers to icon packs. The web app itself is pretty straightforward – you begin by loading up this site, and subsequently, […]

     
 
 

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 […]

     
 
 

Dr Jekyll Becomes Mr Hyde: The Curse of Android

Dr Jekyll Becomes Mr Hyde: The Curse of Android

Few technologies from Silicon Valley have managed to create an impact as big as Android has. Whatever be one’s views on Android (especially versus iOS – what a debate that is!), there’s no denying that with the advent of Android, hundreds of millions of people that earlier had no access to any form of computing device are now in possession […]

 
     
 
 

Instant Tethering Feature Arrives for Android Nougat, Available for Nexus and Pixel Devices

Instant Tethering Feature Arrives for Android Nougat, Available for Nexus and Pixel Devices

Instant Tethering feature was on the radar ever since it was first spotted in testing a while ago. The Instant Tethering feature will allow Android phones to share the internet with each other without having to use the native Wi-Fi hotspot functionality. The feature has finally started seeding to select devices including the Nexus lineup and the Pixel phones.   […]

     
 
 

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 […]

 
     
 
 

Lenovo Yoga A12 is a $299 Android Powered Convertible with Halo Keyboard

Lenovo Yoga A12 is a $299 Android Powered Convertible with Halo Keyboard

Lenovo’s YogaBook has been garnering some rave reviews and now Lenovo has announced a new Yoga A12 convertible laptop that comes with watered down specifications as compared with the YogaBook. The price tag is also set at a more affordable $299. The Yoga A12 will be available starting from February 8 across Lenovo’s website. The caveat, however, is that unlike […]