Google Reportedly Wants to Build its Own Nexus Devices

Google Reportedly Wants to Build its Own Nexus Devices

Although Android rules the roost when it comes to global mobile OS market share, Google has very little control over the affairs. For instance, the update process in an Android powered phone is something that Google has no control over, they just finalize the update after which it is at the sole discretion of the OEM or the carriers on […]

     
 
 

Camera MX Brings iPhone’s Live Photos Feature to Android

Camera MX Brings iPhone’s Live Photos Feature to Android

Apple with the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus introduced a new camera feature, “Live Photos” that can be used to generate dynamic images. It did so by capturing multiple shots before and after the main image providing a much more fun experience as users were able to see a little bit of story behind that particular photo. It was pretty certain […]

     
 
 

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Roll-out Roadmap for Lenovo Smartphones Detailed

Android 6.0 Marshmallow Roll-out Roadmap for Lenovo Smartphones Detailed

Android 6.0 Marshmallow was first unveiled in May 2015 at Google I/O under the codename “Android ‘M’” and it was officially released last month. And while there hundreds of millions of users who still don’t have even Android Lollipop, there are phone makers who are already making public their plans to bring Android 6.0 to their users. Lenovo has announced through […]

     
 
 

WhatsApp for Android Updated with Starred Messages to Allow Users to Quickly Access Bookmarked Messages

WhatsApp for Android Updated with Starred Messages to Allow Users to Quickly Access Bookmarked Messages

WhatsApp has recently released a very useful feature for iPhone users, called Starred Messages. This enables users to quickly access bookmarked messages including images, videos, or other content. And now it seems that this feature is available to Android users, as well, but it hasn’t made its way on Google Play. In order to get this feature on your Android smartphone, you […]

     
 
 

Stagefright 2.0 is Back to Haunt Millions of Android Users, Targets MP3s

Stagefright 2.0 is Back to Haunt Millions of Android Users, Targets MP3s

The Stagefright scare seems to be far from over as Zimperium labs who were the first ones to unearth the vulnerability have reported a Stagefright 2.0 version. This time around the vulnerability is piggy backing on the MP3 audio and also MP4 videos. Curbing the Stagefright menace would most likely be easier this time as we are already familiar with […]

     
 
 

You can now Block Specific Email Addresses and Unsubscribe from Newsletters in Gmail

You can now Block Specific Email Addresses and Unsubscribe from Newsletters in Gmail

There are millions out there who rely on Gmail as their main email client, and I’m sure that for many out there, including myself, it is an essential tool in our daily activities. So it is Google’s responsibility to make sure their product is getting frequent and useful updates. And such seems to be the case with this fresh announcement. Google […]

     
 
 

How to Restore Deleted Messages on iOS and Android

How to Restore Deleted Messages on iOS and Android

Did you ever accidentally delete some of the messages on your smartphone? Did you leave the phone with a child or someone else who erased the wrong texts by mistake? There’s no need to worry about not being able to recover them because there’s some hope for both iOS and Android devices. The application for iOS works for iPhones, iPads […]

 
     
 
 

Line Releases its Official Free Launcher App for Android Users

Line Releases its Official Free Launcher App for Android Users

If you got bored with the current Android launcher you’re using, the perhaps it’s time to have a look at a new one. So if you want to give it a try, you should know that Japanese messaging company Line has released an Android launcher app, available for free on the Google Play Store.  Line is especially popular among Asian users, […]

     
 
 

How to Set Custom Notifications for your Favorite Contacts in WhatsApp for Android

How to Set Custom Notifications for your Favorite Contacts in WhatsApp for Android

WhatsApp is the world’s most used free messaging app and one of the reasons that make it so popular is the fact that it’s being frequently updated with new features. The most recent version for Android users brings a couple of updates, among which is the option to set custom notifications for your contacts.  The option to toggle the read status […]