Tag Archive: Apps


Five awesome Android apps you can’t get from the Play Store

As you likely know, the Google Play Store is one of the biggest app markets for smartphones with millions of apps and games. There are countless new ones being added every day.

Not everyone knows it, but there are a lot of Android apps that are available for download outside of the Google Play Store – as APK files. For whatever reason, they can be installed separately. Some may not be allowed to be uploaded while others are purposefully direct-to-user.

While these apps  [Read More…]

Best Android backup apps to safely backup your data

Android phones are currently one of the primary places of storage for a lot of people. Rightfully so. It’s here where we have some of our most valuable data, including photos, videos, documents, and messages.

There is a lot of risks involved in storing all your personal and valuable data in your Android phone alone. For instance, you might damage your device, lose it, or sometimes even install a new custom ROM. Indeed, a broken app, ROM, or software update  [Read More…]

What are Android Go apps?

Android Go apps are lightweight versions of apps created specifically to run smoother on lower end hardware. These come bundled in by default on phones running Android Go and can even be installed on other Android phones.

For those unfamiliar with Android Go, it is a version of Android engineered to use less resources for entry-level phones.

Read More: What is Android Go and what phones run it?

While Android Go apps offer lightweight versions of Android apps, that  [Read More…]

Microsoft bringing Dynamics 365 mixed reality apps to Android and iOS

Dynamics 365 Product Visualize for iOS

Microsoft’s augmented reality business apps are expanding from HoloLens to Android and iOS.

HoloLens is has been Microsoft’s main avenue for experimenting with business-focused mixed reality apps, but it’s preparing to expand those efforts to Android and iOS. As part of a broader set of updates for Dynamics 365 today, Microsoft announced that two of its mixed reality apps, Product Visualize and Remote Assist, will soon come to iOS and  [Read More…]

This Valentine’s gift from Google Play saves you $1 on apps over $3

Save on your next app, game, or in-app purchase for a limited time

Google Play is offering $ 1 off your next app or game purchase of $ 3 or more when you redeem code VALENTINE2019 on your account before your purchase. This deal is valid on in-app purchases too, though the credit is only good through February 28.

Whether you’re a fan of Candy Crush, Pokémon Go, Clash of Clans, or if you’re looking to get  [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…]

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…]

How to install region restricted Android apps on your device

When I first heard about Spotify, I was really excited as it had all the features that I was looking for in a music streaming app and it was perfect. However, I was mildly infuriated when I came to know that the developers of Spotify have made it region restricted and it is not available for download in my country.

However, I didn’t give up. Instead, I found a workaround where you can manage to install any compatible app or  [Read More…]

After 10 years, Android apps are still worse than their iOS counterparts

Even with 80% or so of the smartphone market, Android is still behind iOS when it comes to the apps we use. Why?

You probably have a handful (or more) of apps installed on your phone. Apps are a big part of what makes a smartphone “smart,” and whether for business or pleasure, an app store is what keeps a platform alive. Every person who ever owned a Windows phone knows the sting and that it’s true.  [Read More…]

Code like a pro – Learn to build websites and mobile apps for only $12

Having a website is one of the most important factors to success for people who want to grow their personal brands or businesses. You will have a tough time competing with others if you don’t have an online presence. Fortunately, the tools to create one are better than ever — even if you have no experience.

Why not make 2019 the year you learn to code websites and/or mobile apps? It’s easier than you think and we’ve got a tremendous  [Read More…]