Tag Archive: Android


Do you like Samsung’s custom gestures for Android Pie?

Samsung’s gestures may be better than Google’s.

One UI is Samsung’s take on Android 9 Pie, and while it retains a lot of what makes Pie so great, it also introduces a few new things not found on other devices.

Pie’s native gesture navigation system has been faced with a heap of criticism since release, and like a lot of other companies, Samsung used its Pie update to introduce its own take on gestures. On a Samsung  [Read More…]

Double SMS Messages on Android Auto? Here’s how to fix it

Android Auto has been a great addition to the Google portfolio. It has allowed the company to expand its platforms to a whole new field of consumer products. Auto also expands Google’s push of its in-house AI initiative behind Google Assistant. However, Android Auto is not without some bumps in the road.

You see, Android Auto is obviously designed to be mainly used with Google’s own product lineup of software. It has Google Maps, Messages, and Play Music tightly integrated  [Read More…]

Small but powerful: Ten useful Android apps under 10 MB

Most popular Android apps. while effectively serve their purpose, are often memory and storage hogs and while a lot of Android smartphones these days have a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 6 or sometimes even 8 GB of RAM with over a 32 GB of internal storage space, some Android users still have phones with a 2 or 3 GB of RAM and internal storage space ranging from 8 to 16 GB.

Such users might experience problems like  [Read More…]

All of Microsoft’s Android beta programs, and how to sign up

Microsoft has a plethora of apps on Android, and you can test early features on many of them by being a beta tester.

While becoming a Microsoft mobile beta tester is generally simple, it can require a different process depending on the platform you’re on and can also vary from app to app. Android has a few different ways to become a beta tester.

Microsoft, Google Play and Android apps

There are many Microsoft Android  [Read More…]

These card games for Android will rock your world

Classic card games and fantasy card worlds on your Android phone? Yes, please!

For some, card games are the ultimate way to relax. Killing time on your morning commute or unwinding at the end of your day playing cards can now all happen on your phone, which is fantastic. You can play solo or face opponents in virtual game rooms anytime, day or night, in casino-style games or fantasy card games of every kind.

We’ve collected the  [Read More…]

Dr. Mario comes to Android this summer

Mario meets Tetris meets Android!

Nintendo has brought several of it popular franchises to Android and iOS like Super Mario Run and Animal Crossing — though of course the most fun Nintendo games are still exclusive to the Nintendo Switch — but this summer, a classic is slated to make the jump to Android. Nintendo has announced that it is partnering with LINE Corporation to bring a Dr. Mario game to Android and iOS.

The new “action  [Read More…]

Is Hulu available on Android TV?

Best answer: Yes, Hulu is available on Android TV. However, it’s running an older version of the Hulu app which lacks the newest features and Add-ons. The Android TV Hulu app also doesn’t currently support Hulu with Live TV.

Hulu: $ 8+/mo (Free trial, then $ 6/mo or $ 45/mo with Live TV starting Feb. 26) Amazon: NVIDIA Shield TV with remote ($ 150) Two phoenix rising

Hulu offers Cord Cutters a bit of everything. You can  [Read More…]

Stable Android 9.0 Pie update rolling out to ASUS ZenFone 5Z globally

The ZenFone 5Z is getting a generous dose of Pie.

ASUS has kicked off the rollout of stable Android 9.0 Pie update for the ZenFone 5Z. The update is going out globally, with ASUS noting that it should be available to all 5Z users over the coming weeks.

ASUS pared back ZenUI’s customizations in recent years, with the interface now in line with pure Android. The update should being all the new features in Pie, including app  [Read More…]

Android Q: What we know so far

With a few months to go before Google I/O 2019, we’re starting to see our first reports and rumors surrounding Google’s next release of Android. Expected to be version 10, Android Q could soon surface in early look and beta builds.

READ: Google I/O to take place May 7-9

Much of the platform has taken shape over previous versions of Android with the last few generations focused on fine tuning and user interface. However, things can change, and Google is not  [Read More…]

Five mobile data usage tracking and monitoring apps for Android

While it is a good thing that the mobile internet speeds have substantially increased, it is also sad to know that so have the prices we pay for using them. Even though some mobile carriers offer mobile data plans with unlimited data, not a lot of people opt for them either because they are too expensive or they think they might not need unlimited mobile data.

However, more often than not we might end up using a lot more data  [Read More…]