Tag Archive: Apps


The tech and apps you need for hurricane season

Hurricanes are one of the most destructive natural disasters that wreak havoc for miles upon miles. It leaves in its wake flooding, millions of dollars worth of property damage, and of course power outages.

Currently, the US is bracing for what looks to be a very active hurricane season beginning with Florence; this one looks to be a massive storm unlike one we’ve ever experienced on the East coast in recent memory.

Whether you’re bracing for a direct hit from  [Read More…]

These are all the Android Go apps that you can try on your device right now

Android Go is Google’s lightweight mobile platform that has been designed to run on lower system specifications than usual. It’s aimed at developing markets and lower-income areas, where people own devices with poor processors and smaller amounts of RAM.

At such low specifications, Google had to rework some applications to optimize them to work within smaller RAM constraints. Thus the Android Go applications were born.

Most of these apps come installed on Android Go phones by default, but you can  [Read More…]

Apps Sale review – the simple way to discover which paid apps have gone free & on sale

Everyone wants to save money, whether it’s on phone bills, clothes or simply apps and games. Android developers regularly put apps on sale, or even make them for free for a limited time, to attract more attention. But sometimes you won’t know an app has been discounted until it’s too late.

Fortunately, there are ways to find the latest apps and games on sale. You’ll simply need a monitor app like Apps Sale. You can get it from the Google  [Read More…]

4 ways Android apps make Chromebooks more like Windows PCs

Google markets Chromebooks as more secure, simpler to use, and easier to maintain than Windows PCs, but Android apps may have changed things.

Unfortunately for Google (and fortunately for Microsoft), Android apps on the Chrome OS chip away at Chromebooks’ touted advantages. Windows PCs have been the standard for personal computing for decades. Apple’s attempts to subvert Microsoft’s PC dominance with Macs have succeeded in only carving out a tiny niche alongside Redmond’s market dominance.

Google entered  [Read More…]

Best Android apps for finding a new job

Job hunting has changed a lot in recent years. Now thanks to mobile technology, you can take your job search on the go, and apply for the positions that seem appealing to you anytime, anywhere.

The era of looking for job offers in the local newspaper is long gone, and today you’re most likely going to have to rely on that Android phone of yours if you want to get a new job.

So for the purpose of this article  [Read More…]

9 Android apps that power my work, my wonder, and my will to live

I can’t live without my phone, but I especially can’t live without these apps.

Few items have become as essentially to our everyday lives as our smartphones, but what makes our smartphones so vital isn’t the hardware itself, it’s the software it runs. The apps and the services our smartphones serve up to use turn these slabs of glass and metal into tools of productivity, procrastination, and mass communication. Everyone has a different set of apps that  [Read More…]

Don’t have Portrait Mode on your Android? Use these apps instead

Portrait pictures with a blurred background (or bokeh) are all the rage right now. Once considered a feature of DSLR cameras, today a large number of smartphones has a dedicated portrait mode to help you create these such photos.

The majority of these phones feature a dual-camera setup where the primary lens is used to capture the subject while the secondary one (telephoto or wide lens) creates depth to differentiate between subject and background.

However, handsets like the Pixel 2  [Read More…]

The Google Play Store puts a ban on cryptocurrency apps, along with many others

Google has started banning any apps that have anything to do with the process of cryptocurrency mining from the Play Store. The search giant regularly updates it policies regarding which apps are allowed in the Store.

This week Google changed the guidelines yet again. This can be seen in the July update to Google’s Developer Policy Center. The decision appears to be an extension of a previous ruling. This saw all extensions associated with cryptocurrency mining removed from the Chrome  [Read More…]

The Google Play Store puts a ban on cryptocurrency apps, along with many others

Google has started banning any apps that have anything to do with the process of cryptocurrency mining from the Play Store. The search giant regularly updates it policies regarding which apps are allowed in the Store.

This week Google changed the guidelines yet again. This can be seen in the July update to Google’s Developer Policy Center. The decision appears to be an extension of a previous ruling. This saw all extensions associated with cryptocurrency mining removed from the Chrome  [Read More…]

Best eight Android apps for avid readers

Technology has infiltrated every aspect of our lives, and like it or not, reading is no exception to this.

Today it seems we’ve almost forgotten the feeling of holding a book in our hands, as the world is slowly turning digital. But it’s not all bad! Because being able to carry a global library in your pocket comes with a few advantages. Like saving quite a lot on costs.

So for all the literature fans who are trying to step  [Read More…]