Tag Archive: Android

2 billion people use Facebook every month, despite its consistently subpar Android app

Facebook has reached a new milestone.

2 billion people now use Facebook every month, which is an incredible feat for a single platform to reach. On average, 800 million people “like” something on Facebook every single day. Surprisingly, over 1 billion people are using Facebook Groups every month. Those are just absolutely bonkers numbers to think about.

From the perspective of those who use Facebook on Android to be part  [Read More…]

Android Studio 3.0: Seven latest features which Android app developers can’t afford to miss

In today’s era, mobile technology is ruling everyone’s life and mobile apps have become the prime necessity of people. Most of them prefer Android platform mobiles as there are large number of great and innovative Android apps built at the most affordable pricing. Android Studio has always been a preferred IDE for Android app developer […]

Virgin Mobile says it will continue to support its Android user base

Last week, Sprint-owned Virgin Mobile announced it will stop selling Android smartphones and will instead be offering only iPhones, as well as a new iPhone-exclusive unlimited plan dubbed the “Inner Circle”. But while the news was greeted with enthusiasm by some, Android phone owners under the carrier were understandably starting to get worried. In a […]

OnePlus 3 and 3T to receive Android O update by end of 2017

Android O will be rolling out to the OnePlus 3 and 3T before December 31, 2017.

Remember when OnePlus kicked off the Nougat update for the OnePlus 3 and 3T on December 31, 2016? The company is once again committing to deliver the next platform update before the end of the year, which in this case is Android O.

OnePlus announced its intention to roll out Android O to the OnePlus 3 and 3T by the  [Read More…]

The Elders Scrolls: Legends offering ‘legendary’ gift for Android pre-registers

Pre-register for The Elders Scrolls: Legends and get a free legendary card at launch!

The Elders Scrolls: Legends is a free-to-play collectible card battling game, similar to the popular Hearthstone franchise, that will soon be available for Android. Pre-registration is currently open in the Google Play Store, and those who pre-register will be gifted a legendary card to start building your deck around.

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Best Android Phone For Long Battery Life

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Best overall Huawei Mate 9

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With a massive 5.9-inch display, you’d think that the Huawei Mate 9 wouldn’t be able to last a whole day — but you’d be dead wrong. That screen is helped along by a 4,000mAh battery — one of the biggest in its class — pushing the Mate 9 to a staggering 2-day average uptime. Huawei’s  [Read More…]

How I’m reliving my childhood through Android apps

Living in past is the fad again, and I’m leaning in by turning my smartphone into a time machine.

As if it wasn’t already obvious, nostalgia is in, everyone. ‘Tis the season for unearthing your middle school journals, busting out the retro video game consoles for marathon summer gaming sessions, and making playlists for the sole purpose of reminding you of that one faithful night.

Nostalgia doesn’t seem to be limited to my bubble either. Every old  [Read More…]

Android O’s notification coloring is an abomination

This idea needs a second look, Google.

Not every idea is a good idea. And some good ideas aren’t nearly as good as they sound once put into use. I’m not sure where the idea of colorizing media notifications in Android O fits into the “good” scale of ideas, but I know one thing. It’s an idea that needs to change.

In case you’re not up to snuff with what I’m talking about — even when launched  [Read More…]

Android O brings some significant improvements for VR

Getting a device Daydream certified is a documented process that any smartphone can apply for. Simply have a HD resolutin that can run two separate streams at 60 frames per second with a latency under 25 milliseconds. It also needs to run without overheating and maintain a decent battery drain rate. That sounds quite simple […]

Best casual games for Android

The perfect cure for a rainy day or your morning transit commute.

Not everyone wants to commit hours of their day to playing games on their phone. That’s why casual games exist! Championed by iconic mobile games such as Angry Birds and Candy Crush Saga, these games have proven wildly successful. They’re designed to be played on the go and at your own pace — as laid back or competitive as you want.

Most casual games are  [Read More…]