Category: Android News


Five important things iOS does better than Android

Android and iOS have plenty of differences. Here are five places we think Apple is doing better than Google.

The internet is filled with words about Android and iOS and why one is better than the other. It makes for fun writing and reading because everyone likes to hear about why the thing they prefer is better than the thing they don’t. but there are some important things each operating system does better than the other.

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Instagram for Android adding offline support soon

Instagram for Android will soon offer a pretty handy, new feature. And no, it’s not inspired by Snapchat or Pinterest this time. Instagram wants to make it easier for users in emerging markets to use the app, so during the Facebook Developer Conference (F8), the company announced it will be rolling out offline mode. We’ve […]

You can spill a cup of water on Lenovo’s new $279 Flex 11 Chromebook

Lenovo’s new Flex 11 Chromebook is cheap, rugged and versatile.

It’s becoming increasingly difficult for manufacturers to differentiate their Chromebooks in the highly competitive laptop space. Lenovo’s $ 279 Flex 11 Chromebook, which goes on sale this week, has a trick up its sleeve — or its keyboard port.

The Flex 11 has sealed ports and a keyboard that can withstand up to a cup of water spilled on it, with draining channels to ensure that the  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi 6 goes official with Snapdragon 835, dual main camera

As anticipated by the deluge of leaks of the past few months, Xiaomi unveiled its next-generation flagship, the Mi 6, today. The phone is the third handset to be announced with Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 processor, after the Sony Xperia XZ Premium and Samsung Galaxy S8. Aesthetically speaking, the design language hasn’t changed much since […]

How to get driving directions in Google Maps

Google Maps lets you easily navigate with turn-by-turn directions for various forms of transportation.

Google Maps has a wealth of options for driving, walking, public transit, and cycling. The desktop version of Maps also includes flight information, but that option isn’t available on mobile. Whether you’re looking for turn-by-turn directions to your favorite restaurant by car or are interested in cycling through a particular area, Google Maps has you covered.

Google offers tailored options for each  [Read More…]

Google Wifi UK review: A second opinion

Google Wifi is simple, friendly, and most important of all, just works.

A wireless router is not what you’d call an exciting product. When you buy a new one, generally it’s a “distress purchase” — you part with your money because your old one broke and a replacement is a necessity. Like most of us, if my Wi-Fi works pretty well, or even adequately, I’m not about to rock the boat.

Routers as a product category also  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Fire TV Stick is finally available in India for ₹3,999

Fire TV Stick lets you access Prime Video, Hotstar, Netflix, and other on-demand services.

Amazon has launched the Fire TV Stick in India for ₹3,999. The streaming dongle is now up for sale on Amazon India, and you’ll also be able to pick up the accessory from 24 retail stores across seven cities.

With the Fire TV Stick, you’ll be able to access Amazon’s Prime Video, along with a slew of other on-demand video streaming services  [Read More…]

Xiaomi Mi 6 ditches the 3.5mm jack, picks up Snapdragon 835 and dual cameras

The Mi 6 has everything you’re looking for in a 2017 flagship, if you don’t care about the 3.5mm jack.

At a massive event in Beijing, Xiaomi unveiled its 2017 flagship, the Mi 6. The phone is the first from a Chinese manufacturer to be powered by Qualcomm’s latest 10nm Snapdragon 835, offering eight CPU cores with a max clock speed of 2.45GHz. The Adreno 540 GPU is 25% faster than last year’s Adreno 530, and has serious VR  [Read More…]

Grab the 16GB Moto G4 Plus for just $159 at Best Buy and Amazon

One of last year’s best budget phones is on sale for $ 159.

The Moto G5 Plus is now available on Amazon for $ 229 for the variant with 2GB of RAM and 32GB storage, but if you’re looking for a phone in the $ 150 price range, last year’s Moto G4 Plus is a capable device. The phone is now on sale at Best Buy for $ 159 for the version with 2GB of RAM and 16GB storage.  [Read More…]

Apex Launcher is coming back in May with redesigned UI and new features

A new version of Apex Launcher is coming next month.

We haven’t hear much from Apex Launcher in a while, with the popular launcher picking up its last update on June 27, 2015. That’s all set to change soon, as the folks at Apex Launcher have announced that a new version of the app — designed for Nougat — will make its debut next month.

From Medium:

Things have been silent at Apex Launcher for a  [Read More…]