CrossOver Lets You Run Windows Programs on Chromebooks and x86 Android Tablets

CrossOver Lets You Run Windows Programs on Chromebooks and x86 Android Tablets    

Years ago, CodeWeavers launched a product titled “Wine” to aid Mac and Linux users who were frustrated by the absence of crucial software and tools which were exclusively available on Microsoft’s Windows. Wine is still working and essentially allows running Windows-limited applications on other platforms. However, the company has returned with yet another release and this time, they’re attempting to achieve […]

     
 
 

Pop-Out and Play YouTube Videos in Foreground on Android with FlyTube

Pop-Out and Play YouTube Videos in Foreground on Android with FlyTube

Despite available resources, Google has been always grumpy about allowing YouTube videos to play in the background on smartphones. After all, who watches a lengthy clip without concurrently working or chatting with someone? There are a series of third-party solutions present on the store, however, the good ones are limited to rooted devices which obviously most users don’t possess. Fortunately, […]

     
 
 

Google’s ‘Verify App’ can keep QuadRooter Vulnerability at Bay

Google’s ‘Verify App’ can keep QuadRooter Vulnerability at Bay

QuadRooter has been the latest threat in the Android world and as we reported earlier it is expected to affect a major chunk of Android devices. While Google is working on issuing the patches and sorting out the vulnerability it is now discovered that the ‘Verify Apps’ feature can block the exploit in nearly 90-percent of Android devices. A quick […]

     
 
 

QuadRooter is a New Vulnerability Affecting over 900 Million Android Devices

QuadRooter is a New Vulnerability Affecting over 900 Million Android Devices

Vulnerabilities are not exactly something new for Android, but the one that is caused due to Qualcomm chipset is something new. Checkpoint has unearthed a set of four vulnerabilities that would eventually end up affecting 900 million Android smartphones and tablets with Qualcomm chipsets. The vulnerability is dubbed as “QuadRooter” and as one might deduce from the name it has […]

     
 
 

BlackBerry DTEK 50 Claims to be “World’s Most Secure” Android Smartphone

BlackBerry DTEK 50 Claims to be “World’s Most Secure” Android Smartphone

After leaking out in images earlier today, BlackBerry, in a surprising move, has made the DTEK50 (Yes, that’s the name) android handset official. However, it seems like the company is transitioning away from hardware as BlackBerry DTEK 50 essentially inherits hardware specifications and design from Alcatel’s Idol 4. Additionally, it is being touted as world’s most secure phone featuring high-end […]

     
 
 

The SuperBook Turns Your Android Phone into a Fully Functioning Laptop for $99

The SuperBook Turns Your Android Phone into a Fully Functioning Laptop for $99    

We have seen a bunch of attempts at turning smartphones into capable workstations – Microsoft’s Windows uses Continuum, HP’s Elite X3 takes that one step ahead with a range of additional products and docks, even Canonical’s mobile OS comes with a native feature, but none of them have been to quite achieve the desired level of functionality and justification. That’s […]

     
 
 

Prisma for Android will be Available for Download in Beta Today

Prisma for Android will be Available for Download in Beta Today

Almost every iOS user has been flaunting artistic pictures on their social profiles with the help of a new photo-editing sensation – the Prisma app. Until now, Android users were left out and stuck with mediocre rip-offs. Fortunately, the company behind the app is finally releasing a beta channel for Android, rollout for which will commence later today. To register […]

     
 
 

CTRL-F Lets You Digitally Search Real World Documents on Android

CTRL-F Lets You Digitally Search Real World Documents on Android

We’re quite used to searching documents by pressing hugely popular Ctrl+F shortcut on Windows. However, when it comes to real world documents and archives, you are either stuck with manually flipping pages or scan the document for creating a digital copy through Optical Character Recognition. Both of these methods are exceedingly time-consuming and tedious. Fortunately, there’s an Android app now […]

     
 
 

Google Play Store’s Family Library Allows You to Share Applications with Five People

Google Play Store’s Family Library Allows You to Share Applications with Five People

Back at their I/O conference, Google announced that they’ll be bringing family plans on Android’s Play Store allowing users to share purchases with other people, something Apple introduced earlier in 2014. The feature is finally been made official with a public rollout planned for selected countries this month. Family Library, as Google calls it, works fairly straightforward – Everyone in the […]