Vinayak Manohar

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10 best SMS apps for Android

<b>Update:</b> This is a depreciated list and will no longer be updated. Please refer to our current best list of best SMS apps and best texting apps here:<p>The best texting apps and SMS apps for Android (new!)<p>SMS has been the gold standard for text messaging for a long time. Most cell phone plans just give …

Apps

Fitbit Blaze review

Buy now from Amazon<p>Fitbit has proved it’s good at making fitness trackers. Offering a breadth of quality products in just about every price range, it’s no wonder why their trackers can be found on just about every other person’s wrist. But what happens when a fitness-first company tries to make …

Fitness Technology

Wander the Batcave with Google Maps

Batman is the best superhero of all time and if you disagree then come at me in the comments, bro. However, in spite of the Caped Crusader’s staggering awesomeness, he has a penchant for being represented in varying degrees of quality across media. I’m not going to say much about Batman v Superman …

Google Maps

Google's Nik Collection of desktop photo editing plug-ins is now free

Google has announced that its Nik Collection of photo editing plug-ins are now available for free. Google says that the decision to make the …

Photo Editing

Get Casio's Smart Outdoor Watch from the Google Store for $499

Casio's Android Wear-powered Smart Outdoor watch is now available from the Google Store. The rugged smartwatch is ready to face the elements, and …

Wear OS

You can drag and drop text between apps in the Android N preview

Another small way to make split-screen useful<p>Split-screen multitasking is one of the biggest new features in the Android N developer preview Google released yesterday, and we're still finding new ways to use it. One bit of functionality that Google added (at least in a very rudimentary form) is the …

The 25 Best Free Android Apps

From bleeding-edge productivity to fun with friends, presenting 25 great, no-cost additions to your home screen.<p>It’s time to load that Android-powered slab of glass and circuitry up with a heaping helping of download-worthy apps.<p>Of course, it’s downright impossible to individually tickle everyone’s …

WhatsApp gets new document share support: Top new features

1 / 7<p>WhatsApp has finally rolled out the ability to share documents, both on the Android and iOS versions of the app.In order to share a document, …

10 best to do list apps for Android

Staying organized is one of the toughest things to do. Everything in your life requires at least some kind of organization and it’s also something you have to do and keep track of every day. It’s okay if you can’t keep track of it all because most of us can’t either. It’s almost certain that you’ll …

Hound, SoundHound’s personal voice assistant, is now available for all

SoundHound has been working hard at bringing its personal voice assistant out of beta for the past few months, and that day is finally here. Hound – the voice assistant app that aims to combine the best of Google Now, Siri and Cortana – is now available for all to download on both Android and …

Step-by-step on How to Root OnePlus 2

We’re not certain why OnePlus, a phone manufacturing company, is teaching us how to root the OnePlus 2 but that’s certainly welcome than some random …

Android News

Power tools: Apps that give your battery more juice

These days, we’re pretty used to smartphones having 3,000 to 4,000mAh batteries – pretty standard fare for 2015 and 2016 smartphones. Also, with …

Google adds dedicated VR section to Google Store

You will see just how big a deal virtual reality (VR) is to Google when you realize that the Google Store just grew a dedicated VR section overnight. …

ASUS ZenFone Zoom Review

The quick take<p>ASUS has taken the the already impressive ZenFone 2 and turned it into something fun for anyone who enjoys the control of a DSLR camera …

Mobile Technology

Huawei Watch not getting Android Wear 1.4 today, but it is coming soon

If you have been keeping up with the Huawei Watch news, chances are your eyes haven’t moved away from that screen very much. Plenty of online publications have been talking about Android Wear 1.4 coming to this device today. Huawei themselves gave the announcement via a support thread earlier.<p>“The …

Wear OS

Microsoft completes acquisition of SwiftKey

Microsoft has now officially completed its previously-announced acquisition of SwiftKey, which makes popular virtual keyboards for iOS and Android …

Apps

More than 15,000 HTC Vive units reportedly sold in less than 10 minutes

How hot is the HTC Vive? According to HTC's Shen Ye (yes, the brains behind our Futurology series) tweeted Monday that more than 15,000 units of the …

Vivo Xplay5 Elite is the world's first smartphone with 6GB of RAM

Vivo has unveiled its flagship phones for 2016, the Xplay5 and Xplay5 Elite. The Xplay5 features the Snapdragon 652 SoC with a modest (relatively …

LMcable: first to charge both Android and iOS devices

Cables are messy – no need to reiterate that. We all know it, and we have to live with those tangle balls every single day. This is why solutions like wireless charging are so exciting to me, but there’s still a very important place for cables in our outlets. The only issue? Not all companies agree …

Gear & Gadgets

Here’s how to improve cooling for the Huawei Nexus 6P

LG may be taking a break from making a Nexus phone with Google but Huawei, the new partner, is tipped to make it big this year by coming up with …

Nova Launcher tips and tricks: six to spice up your Android | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Nova Launcher is the king of Android launchers. With features galore, it's the ultimate way to customize your smartphone. You can amaze spectators, …

Here’s how to enable double tap to wake on the Nexus 6P

Some smartphone makers implement a feature in their devices called “double tap to wake”, which allows users to wake the phone’s display by simply tapping on the screen two quick times. This feature is put in place for good reason on smartphones like the HTC One M8 or the LG G4 that have …

Android News

Best Microsoft Apps for Android

Microsoft is a large company, and while we may just think of them as the guys behind Windows, and those that failed at making Windows Phone …

Know Your Mobile

User guides 09:36, 25 May 2018<p>My iPhone 8’s battery, for want of a better word, is rubbish. And I don’t use that word lightly… but is Siri the …

Build with Chrome is a virtual Lego time-suck, but worth it

You really, really want to build something out of little plastic bricks, but you're stuck in your office, far away from your Lego stash. Lucky for you, Google has just unveiled Build with Chrome, a virtual Lego playground that gives you access to all sorts of pieces for building online.<p>You can jump …

Opening the doors to the world-famous Abbey Road Studios

RAW images and Android - everything you need to know

You've probably seen (or heard) a bit of talk about RAW images and Android lately. Some of us are pretty excited about what this brings to our …

Mobile Photography

6 tips for mastering navigation on an Android or iOS device

Don’t feel dumb if you’re sometimes flummoxed by the navigation in an iPhone or Android app, or even within iOS or Android itself. It happens to the best of us. You’re happily tapping around when, quite suddenly, you reach a dead end. Maybe you’re trying to find the Settings menu, or you want to …

Minimalism

How To Use Facebook Reactions On iOS, Android And Desktop: 6 Newly Released Emoji Expand Like Button

<i>Want to know how to use Facebook’s newly released reactions emoji? We’ve got all the info you need to get and use the new like button emoji on iOS,</i> …

Social Media

Do you need antivirus on Android? We asked an expert

Android has been around for several years now and yet the topic of security continues to be the source of some argument. On the one hand you have the …