Tag Archive: Apps


The Oculus Quest isn’t just for gaming — here are our favorite media apps

The Oculus Quest is an excellent device for VR gaming, but it’s also a great headset for enjoying videos and other media. Whether it’s streaming YouTube videos or watching your own videos that are stored directly on the headset, these are the best media apps for the Oculus Quest.

Watching the web YouTube VR

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YouTube has billions of views for a reason; there’s an almost unlimited amount of content. That only expands on the  [Read More…]

Huawei is working on a backup OS that natively runs Android apps

The operating system could launch as early as this fall.

What you need to know Huawei’s been working on an Android alternative since 2012. The custom OS can still run Android apps. It could launch in Fall 2019.

Huawei’s relationship with the United States has been anything but smooth over the last year, but this past weekend saw the company take its biggest hit yet. Now with there being a very real possibility that Huawei could lose  [Read More…]

Android TV hits 5000 apps milestone, new hardware expected this year

A Play Store redesign for the platform is also in the works.

Android TV has struggled over the years to break into the mainstream with Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV dominating the TV set-top box market. While Android TV may not be the leader right now, new statistics show that it is on the rise.

Shalini Govil-Pai recently stated in an interview that Android TV now has a total of 5,000 apps and games  [Read More…]

How to multitask using two or more apps on the Galaxy Fold

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold was designed with multitasking in mind — that means opening not one, not two, but three apps at once on the massive 7.3-inch display. To get the most out of your new phone/tablet hybrid, here’s how you multitask.

Products used in this guide Samsung’s first foldable: Samsung Galaxy Fold ($ 1,980 at Samsung) Swipe left (for multitasking)

One of the benefits of a big screen is that you can fill it with a  [Read More…]

How to remove pre-installed apps and bloatware from Android without root

Most Android smartphone manufacturers load their smartphones with some of their exclusive apps while releasing them and many of this pre-installed Android apps are often locked by the device manufacturer to prevent the users from uninstalling them from their device.

While some pre-installed apps like file managers or Gallery apps are actually useful, not everyone wants a random app on their phone which they never use and just sitting there and running in the background potentially slowing down the performance  [Read More…]

The apps on the Galaxy Watch Active won’t leave you hanging

Best answer: Yes, the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active supports apps from the Galaxy Apps store. You can find major tracking apps like Under Armor and media apps like Spotify for your workout needs easily.

Amazon: Samsung Galaxy Watch Active ($ 200)

What apps are compatible?

It would be a rather questionable move to not include the ability to download apps to your brand new smartwatch. Samsung has recognized this and makes it possible to download some  [Read More…]

Slack now has a dark mode for its Android and iOS apps

Rolling out now with the latest update.

Here at Mobile Nations, and likely for a lot of remote companies, Slack is one of our most frequently used applications. It’s absolutely essential for staying in touch with coworkers throughout the day, and while it’s great for the most part, few things are as irritating as opening up a message late at night only to have the bright, white background blind you.

Now, after lots of anxiously waiting, Slack  [Read More…]

Five of the best productivity apps for Android in 2019

Smartphones are of the few things that most people have with them at all times. Despite being incredibly powerful and capable of performing PC-like tasks, most of us do not use them to their full potential.

If you install the right apps on your Android device, and make use of them perfectly, you can increase your productivity significantly. Bu, given there are a ton of productivity apps available for download, we often see multiple choices for apps that basically do the  [Read More…]

What are Android instant apps and how do you use them?

Have you ever wanted to try an app without actually installing it? If so, then instant apps are exactly what you’ve been searching for. Many times even when a service has a website and app, it is often easier and more convenient to use the app interface when on a mobile device.

However, just because you want to use that app, doesn’t mean you want it cluttering up your home screen or app drawer. Instant apps are perfect for these  [Read More…]

Nine apps to block spam calls and text messages in Android

Spam calls or messages or even spam emails are some of the things we all hate and wish we never have to handle them or even receive them in the first place. While blocking spam emails is relatively easy and could be avoided by simply keeping our email ids confidential, it is not as easy to avoid spam calls or text messages.

Because you might get spam or an advertising call from anyone ranging from telemarketers, unknown callers, scammers or even  [Read More…]