Android

 
 

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 […]

     
 
 

Android Nougat 7.1.2 Beta Released for Select Devices; Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 Miss Out

Android Nougat 7.1.2 Beta Released for Select Devices; Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 Miss Out

Google has launched yet another incremental update in the form of Android Nougat 7.1.2. The company has so far been true to its words of providing small incremental updates mainly consisting of bug fixes and tweaks to its Android OS. Soon after debuting Android Nougat 7.0, Google introduced an exclusive Nougat 7.1 edition along with the Pixel and Pixel XL […]

     
 
 

Pokémon Launches Duel, a Strategy Board Game Involving Pokémon Figures

Pokémon Launches Duel, a Strategy Board Game Involving Pokémon Figures    

Pokémon Go had literally been the buzzword when it comes to mobile games last year. This was one unique game that made gamers get up and tour their neighborhood in the hopes of catching a Pokémon or two. Thankfully it seems that the makers of Pokémon Go are not going to rest on their laurels and have already announced a […]

     
 
 

HummingBad Android Malware Returns to Google Play Store, Expected to have Affected Millions

HummingBad Android Malware Returns to Google Play Store, Expected to have Affected Millions

Remember Hummingbad? Yes, the Android malware that secretly rooted the customers by launching a chain attack gaining complete control over the infected device. It was only in last year that Checkpoint blog had shed light on how the malware operated and also the infrastructural aspects. The bad news is that the malware has raised its ugly head yet again and […]

     
 
 

Make any Android Wallpaper Come Alive with Liven

Make any Android Wallpaper Come Alive with Liven

Live wallpapers are one of the most salient aspects of Android customization. However, the majority of them are annoyingly obtrusive or too wearying for your phone’s processor in some cases. But what if I tell you there’s a new wallpaper app in town that reinvigorates your home screen with minimal appendages? Meet Liven Live Wallpaper Liven is an overlaying live […]