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Swivel Allows you to Set a Custom Screen Rotation for Each App on your Android Device

Swivel Allows you to Set a Custom Screen Rotation for Each App on your Android Device

Swivel for Android comes with a very simple solution for a common annoyance – it allows you to set a custom screen orientation or rotation for each app on your Android smartphone or tablet. With a size of slightly more than 1 megabyte, the app is available for $0.99 on the Play Store for anybody who is running at least Android 4.0. Described as […]

     
 
 

First Impressions: Xolo’s Black Mi 4i Challenger!

First Impressions: Xolo’s Black Mi 4i Challenger!

When Xolo first burst on to the Indian scene, it was through a relatively high end device, the Xolo X900, which was the first phone to come with Intel inside. The period since has seen the company come up with a series of devices that have varied from the innovative (Xolo Play, Xolo PlayTegra Note) to the relatively routine. With […]

 
     
 
 

Hooks for Android Lets You Create Custom Alerts for Things that Matter to You

Hooks for Android Lets You Create Custom Alerts for Things that Matter to You    

Up until this week, the Hooks app has been available to iOS users only, but now it’s making its entry into the Android world, as well. The app can be viewed as a mix between Pushbullet and IFTTT, allowing users to send custom alerts for ‘everything they care about’. There are over 1 million alerts that one can use to create custom alerts by choosing one of […]

     
 
 

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Price Dropped to Rs. 5999 in India [Updated]

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Price Dropped to Rs. 5999 in India [Updated]

In just five years, Xiaomi has worked its way up to find a spot among the tentpole smartphone manufacturers. The Chinese technology conglomerate has managed to pull it off by strictly sticking to two strategies. First up, sell good, durable product with best-in-line specs possible at a ridiculously cheap price point. Second, slash their price even further after a few […]

     
 
 

Leaks Suggest BlackBerry is Working on ‘Venice’ Android Slider

Leaks Suggest BlackBerry is Working on ‘Venice’ Android Slider

A few weeks back, a high-profile publication was claiming that BlackBerry is seriously taking into account the release of an Android-powered handset. A few days after that report, CEO John Chen said that his company could consider building an Android smartphone only if it can make it secure enough. Now, well-known leaker Evan Blass, aka evleaks (here are just a few leaks coming from him), has tweeted that […]

     
 
 

Best Camera App Replacements for Android, iOS and Windows Phone

Best Camera App Replacements for Android, iOS and Windows Phone

Guest post by Saif Khan. Many smartphones come with a capable camera these days. Photographs that we amateur photographers shoot using it, often turn out to be good. But if you see yourself on the other side of the road, i.e people are stuck with a phone with a capable camera and bad camera software, you’re not getting what you […]

 
     
 
 

How to Enable NTFS Support on Android: With & Without Root

How to Enable NTFS Support on Android: With & Without Root

These days, New Technology File System or NTFS is the most popular data format being used in most flash drives. But note that, most pen drives available in the market still doesn’t come formatted in NTFS by default. Instead they come in FAT32 format and you must have wondered why the hell does they still come in last gen format? […]

     
 
 

Xperia Smartphones in Sony’s Open Device Program can now Run a Preview Build of Android M

Xperia Smartphones in Sony’s Open Device Program can now Run a Preview Build of Android M    

There are still millions out there who are still looking to get Android Lollipop on their devices, but Sony hopes to impress its customers with a preview build of Android M. In a quite surprising move, the Japanese phone maker has decided to release the Android M Developer Preview build for a total of 12 Xperia devices. Thus, the devices in […]

     
 
 

10 Best Android Apps & Games This Week [June 22nd]

10 Best Android Apps & Games This Week [June 22nd]    

Another week has come to an end, which means we’re here with the usual roundup of the best new Android apps and games that have made it to the Play Store. As always, I invite you to check out the previous list and have a look at the new one meant at iOS users who are looking for some new […]

     
 
 

Create Your Own Dropbox/Google Drive Based Music Streaming Service With CloudPlayer for Android

Create Your Own Dropbox/Google Drive Based Music Streaming Service With CloudPlayer for Android

Music streaming services aren’t going anywhere. In fact, in 2 weeks, Apple is getting in to the game. But music streaming services might not be for everyone. They cost around $10 a month, don’t have the highest quality of music, one service never has all the music you need and all the music you’ve bought/collected over the past decade is […]