Muhammad Bilal Khan

17 Flips | 2 Magazines | 3 Following | @buppy86 | Keep up with Muhammad Bilal Khan on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Muhammad Bilal Khan”

Does wiping your old phone’s data truly protect your privacy?

A new report from Avast cautions us to think carefully about how protected our data is before we resell our smartphones and tablets. According to their research, out of the 20 used phones that the anti-virus company purchased from Ebay, they were able to recover 40,000 photos (nude pics, too), 750 …

Information Systems

Google introduces separate Docs, Sheets apps for editing Drive content on and offline

In my opinion, making Google Drive the hub for all of your online content wasn’t the best idea on mobile. Google Drive is a solid online storage …

Best Samsung Galaxy S5 cases

As is the case with every iteration, the Samsung Galaxy S5 was one of the most anticipated releases of the year, and while it may not have featured the major overhaul that some hoped for, what you get is a device with a beautiful display, the best processing package currently available, a fantastic …

Operating Systems

HTC One (M8)

Samsung and HTC have launched their latest flagships, and the two devices have very different roles and aspirations. While Samsung hopes to maintain its position as the undisputed king of the Android hill, HTC is hoping to claw its way back into a market it dominated only a few years ago.<p>The age …

Phones

HTC One M8: Zoes and video highlights in Sense 6.0

Microsoft Office now free, Portal for Android coming, dogecoin mining apps exist! - Google Play Week

Stock Android might not be your device's best side

Many a time I’ve had people ask me what in the world I’m blabbering about when I get onto the subject of tech. One of the biggest areas of confusion …

[What's Really New/APK Teardown] Google Maps Update 7.2 Rolling Out: Google Now-Style Navigation Card, Hotel Rates, HTC Contacts Bug Fix, And More [APK Download]

Article Contents<p>1 What's new?<p>1.1 Route preview and one-tap Start navigation button<br>• 1.2 Hotel rates (read: hotel ads)<br>• 1.3 A really annoying HTC Contacts …

What happens once Android eats up all the competition?

The birth, rise and near dominance of Android is a spectacle to behold. Born with the help of open source software and an established OS kernel (in Linux), Android has seen continuous growth in almost all markets around the world. Recently published figures suggest that Android is now used on some …

Google Glass

How Google, Yahoo, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon track you (infographic)

Americans are starting to perk up about privacy after the reveal of a government surveillance program called PRISM. But it’s important to know how tech companies generally track your data and what you’re agreeing to in those terms of service agreements.<p>Google, Facebook, and Yahoo all rely pretty …

What Android has over iOS

Apple’s WWDC will be upon us in a few hours, and Apple hopes to reignite a stale iOS, after it has fallen behind Android in recent times. Join us as we take a look at all the reasons why Android is king of the mobile operating system world.<p><i>Disclaimer: I do not absolutely, positively hate iOS. I</i> …

Android News

The official Samsung Galaxy S4 wireless charging kit

Official accessory brings Qi wireless charging to the Galaxy S4, at the cost of a little extra girth<p>Wireless charging is one of those features that …

Gear & Gadgets

Check out this list of the best VoIP and SIP apps for Android!

There are a lot of people who use VoIP’s and SIP’s as alternatives to a carrier’s offering. A lot of time you’ll find that the rates are cheaper, and sometimes even free of charge. That said, we went into the depths of the Play Store in search for some of the best VoIP and SIP apps available, and …

Apps

25 Galaxy S4 Tips & Tricks

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is host to a number of hidden features that unlock the full potential of the device. These Galaxy S5 tips and tricks can help …

10 Things The Samsung Galaxy S4 Can Do That The iPhone Can't

When the phone first came out, reviewers criticized Samsung for shoving too many complex and glitchy extras in the phone.<p>But there are some features in the GS4 that do work well and could be useful, and you won't find them in the GS4's chief rival, the iPhone.<p>Let's take a look at some of the best …

Galaxy S4 now fastest-selling Samsung smartphone ever based on sales

Do you want to know how well Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S4, is currently selling? It is selling exceptionally well. It’s selling so well, in fact, that according to an unnamed Samsung executive who recently spoke with the English-language <i>Chosunilbo</i> of Korea, the Galaxy …

Mobile

Android Powers Almost 60% Of All Mobile Devices Sold, iOS Just 19.3%

Android doesn’t look like it’s about to lose any of its market share to competing platforms any time soon. During the first quarter of 2013, Google’s platform powered a whipping 59.9% of all smart mobile devices sold as total shipments hit 308.7 million units.<p>Apple’s iOS, on the other hand, was …

Mobile