Use AI to Fix Your Selfies with FaceApp [Android/iOS]

Use AI to Fix Your Selfies with FaceApp [Android/iOS]

Developers have been extensively employing artificially intelligent algorithms in their mobile apps lately. Subsequently, we’ve been blessed with a series of unique applications such as Prisma or Switftkey keyboard. Now, FaceApp – the app that uses AI to fix your expressions in selfies and became popular ever since its iOS debut a couple of days back, has arrived for 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.   […]

     
 
 

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 […]

     
 
 

Nokia 6 Android Phone Goes Official; Features Android Nougat and 4GB of RAM

Nokia 6 Android Phone Goes Official; Features Android Nougat and 4GB of RAM    

The inevitable has finally happened. The Finnish smartphone giant – Nokia, after living under a rock for a long time, has returned with a new handset in collaboration with HMD Global. It’s called the “Nokia 6” (we can question the naming later) and it will be exclusively in China, unlike previous rumours which pointed at an India launch too. For […]

     
 
 

Report Reveals Android had the Most Security Vulnerabilities in 2016

Report Reveals Android had the Most Security Vulnerabilities in 2016

Android had a pretty disastrous last year if we talk about security. Millions of devices were exploited by various malware including Rowhammer, Quadrooter, Stagefright, Qualcomm “god mode” bug and a few more. Now, a new report has accentuated the slump period with some numbers which reveal Google’s mobile OS topped the vulnerabilities charts in 2016, followed by Debian and Ubuntu […]

     
 
 

8 Things You Should Know About Narendra Modi’s BHIM App

8 Things You Should Know About Narendra Modi’s BHIM App

Demonetization has finally given the long-overdue push to digital payments in India. Platforms such as Paytm or even POS services have been at their peak position as the citizens continue to struggle due to the lack of cash. Now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a new UPI-based app called BHIM (Bharat Interface for Money). Hence, here are eight things […]