Tag Archive: Files


How to stream Torrent files online without downloading them to your PC

Gone are those days where people used to spend hundreds of dollars to buy a CD loaded with their favourite films or song collections. It has been many years since the world has shifted towards Torrents and inarguably, it is currently the most popular way of downloading the content you need from the web. But […]

Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate makes managing video files a breeze (Review)

Overview: Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate is video management software for Windows PC and Mac that allows you to edit, download, convert and manage video files from all different sources including Android and mobile devices. It has a ton of features and tools to help you get your videos how and where you’d like them using […]

Qualcomm files patent infringement complaints against Apple, aims to ban U.S. iPhone imports

Qualcomm says the iPhone uses six inventions that Apple isn’t paying for.

Qualcomm owns a lot of IP (intellectual property). Much of it is for things we don’t think about when we are using a phone powered by one of its processors, like network data transfer and battery management. Today, it has filed a complaint with the ITC (international trade commission) against Apple, which it says uses six patented technologies without offering the correct compensation to Qualcomm.

It makes  [Read More…]

How to ‘Sideload’ APK files on Android with confidence

There are hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of apps in the Google Play Store or Amazon Appstore. Whether it’s the latest release from a major developer or the first title from an upstart indie outfit, there’s tons to choose from in those two trusted outlets. Occasionally, though, you may run into an app that’s […]

Samsung’s Secure Folder creates a private space for your apps and files

Samsung’s Secure Folder is now available for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge.

Samsung has officially released the Secure Folder app for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge on the Galaxy Apps store. Secure Folder relies on Samsung’s Knox security platform to set up a secure encrypted zone on your phone. Anything you store in the Secure Folder — apps, files, documents, or images — will be hidden behind an added layer of authentication, which can be accessed by  [Read More…]

Is sideloading APK files considered piracy?

Is sideloading an Android app considered piracy? Yes. No. Maybe. It depends.

Recently, we got a question from someone new to Android about sideloading apps. For the most part, this isn’t something you do (or can do) on iOS and seeing people in the comments of articles here and elsewhere about getting APK files online and sideloading them was a little confusing. Along with some confirmation about the hows and the whys, the meat of the question  [Read More…]

With FotoSwipe 3.0, sharing files, pictures, videos (even apps) has never been easier #BYEBYEBLUETOOTH

If you’re looking for an easy way to transfer your files, pictures, folders — WHATEVER — check out FotoSwipe!

For those of you that have been reading Android Central for a while, you might remember us posting about FotoSwipe way back in 2014 and 2015.

Together, with the help of our awesome community, we helped the FotoSwipe team launch their app in iTunes and Google Play, and we’ve been super pumped about their  [Read More…]

Store your files forever with a lifetime subscription of pCloud Premium Cloud Storage for only $59.99 (Deal of the Day)

How many pictures or documents do you think you have? Not in terms of files, but in terms of storage space? We’re willing to bet you’ve got gigabytes worth of documents floating around. Whether it’s from phones here and there or files on various computers, you’ve probably got a lot of important data that you

How to transfer your iCloud Drive files to Google Drive

How do I transfer iCloud drive files to Google Drive? Hint: You’ll need a computer!

If you’re making the switch from iPhone to Android, then you’ll likely want to take advantage of Google Drive and all the other Google Apps. That means you’ll need to transfer your iCloud Drive files to Google Drive.

This can get a bit tricky, since Apple really doesn’t want to see you go, but if you use the iCloud Drive and  [Read More…]

Skype now allows for sharing of files, photos and videos of up to 300MB

Microsoft is allowing all users of its Skype VoIP service to share files, photos and videos of up to 300MB each with friends and groups.

In a blog post, Microsoft stated files that are shared on Skype can be accessed later if the person that is receiving the file is offline. They can also download the same file multiple times on different devices. Microsoft added:

Over the last few weeks we’ve tested a  [Read More…]