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10 best TV remote apps for Android

The IR blaster is one of the most under-appreciated features on mobile phones. It’s also starting to become a rarer feature on mobile phones. It has a lot of uses. One of those is to control your TV. There are a variety of apps that are capable of it. However, there are also a ton of TV brands. …

Smart TV

15 best Android fitness apps and workout apps

There isn’t much you can do for your body that is better than getting in shape, staying in shape, and working out. It lowers all of the bad things (cholesterol, blood pressure, etc) and heightens all of the good things (muscles, stamina, etc). Owning an Android device won’t do these things for you …

Apps

15 best fighting games for Android

Fighting games may not be the most popular genre anymore, but the people who still love the genre are among the most loyal of any gamers. Unfortunately, fighting games haven’t been as rampant on Android as many would’ve hoped and there aren’t many amazing options available. 2018 saw some pretty big …

5 best home security apps for Android!

Home security is getting cheaper, smarter, and easier every year. Thus, the market is dwindling for standalone home security apps. Most of the better ones combine with a smart security camera these days. Still, there are a few options to explore for those who still have old phones laying around. …

Best phones under 20,000 (INR) for India

While there used to be a very clear divide between mid-range smartphones and high-end flagships, the lines have increasingly blurred over the past few years. Nowadays, phones offer similar metal constructions, high-resolution displays, solid cameras, and as much RAM and built-in storage as their …

10 best math apps for Android

Math is a difficult subject for a lot of people. It’s totally understandable. There are a bunch of things that numbers do. People look for math apps for a variety of reasons, but most of them are educational. Here are the best math apps for Android right now.<p>Brainly<p>Price: Free<p>DOWNLOAD ON GOOGLE PLAY<p>…

Google’s standalone camera Clips is available now

Back in January, Google’s standalone, AI-powered Clips camera suddenly went on sale in the Google store. However, within minutes the machine-learning camera was out of stock. Now, the full rollout of the camera is here, with Clips available in the U.S. for $249 from Best Buy, B&H, Verizon, and the …

Google launches Flutter beta, a dev platform for both Android and iOS

• Flutter is an app development platform that works with both Android and iOS.<br>• With one set of code, app developers can create and release apps for both operating systems at the same time.<br>• This will hopefully lead to a less fragmented Android experience.<p>One of the biggest issues Android faces is …

Google wants to help save 10,000 lives each year with new 911 technology

• According to <i>The Wall Street Journal,</i> Google is testing a way to provide precise location data of 911 callers to 911 operators in the US.<br>• Depending on the situation, shaving a minute off response times could save as many as 10,000 lives each year.<br>• Google says that it hopes to implement the technology …

5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week! – Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the #231st edition of Android Apps Weekly! Here are the big headlines from the last week:<p>Google Chrome received a huge update this week. It now blocks ads that don’t adhere to the Better Ad Standards. Google sends warnings to websites with offensive or intrusive advertising. That gives …

Congress believes Modi won’t stay on as prime minister even if BJP retains power in 2019. Here’s why

The BJP will lose its parliamentary majority and the party’s allies will force it to pick a new leader, argue Congress leaders.<p>Boosted by its …

10 best video editor apps for Android

Video editing is one of the heaviest tasks that a device can perform. On computers, it requires decent specs, tons of RAM, tons of storage, and some know-how on how to make it work. Because of this, it’s one of the more difficult tasks to reproduce on mobile. Phones do not have the specs or power …

Google can now tell you if your flight will be delayed, even before the airlines

• Google is updating its Flights service with predictions on flight delays.<br>• The predictions, along with reasons for flight delays, come from Google’s machine learning algorithms.<br>• The Flights feature can also show what’s included in some “Basic Economy” flight prices.<p>If you travel regularly, you’re …

Google Assistant adds Hindi language support for India (sort of)

• Google Assistant voice commands can now understand the Hindi language, which is spoken largely in India.<br>• However, the Android device settings must have English – India as the main language for this support to work.<br>• Google Assistant then translates Hindi voice commands to English.<p>Google Assistant is …

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Software

These are the 5 best Indian smartphone brands

Indian smartphone brands are losing ground to Chinese manufacturers in their home market — not a single one made the list of the five biggest players in Q3. Samsung is tied with Xiaomi for first place, followed by Lenovo, Vivo, and Oppo.<p>Best Android phones<br>• Best GPS running watches<p>But Indian …

10 best upcoming Android games

If you’re a gamer, there’s lots to be excited about in 2018. We’re expecting to see a number of great titles from well-known developers like Ubisoft, Telltale Games, and Niantic Labs.<p>Here are ten upcoming games we’re most excited about. The games fall into different categories like adventure, …

The 5 Best Smartphones You Can Buy Right Now

Between all the makes, models and sizes out there, buying a new smartphone can be a dizzying experience. Should you get an iPhone or an Android? Do …

Phones

Your guide to fashion smartwatches

Smartwatches are a lot of fun and exceedingly useful, but they’re hardly fashionable.<p>Maybe you’re gearing up for a night on the town, or just have an exquisite sense of taste, and you’re looking for something a little more stylish than watches like the Moto 360, LG Watch Style, and Casio WSD-F20. …

Wearable Tech

Google signs patent cross-licensing agreement with Tencent

• Google announced it reached a cross-licensing agreement with Chinese tech giant Tencent.<br>• The deal also led to both companies collaborating on future technology developments.<br>• Google and Tencent did not divulge any more specifics regarding the deal.<p>Google might not have the foothold in China that it …

Tractor beam breakthrough could lead to levitating humans

Yes, really. Sci-fi technology that can float objects in mid-air like magic could become reality.<p>Tractor beams have made the jump from science fiction to reality in recent years, but only for levitating very small objects. A new breakthrough could lead to futuristic, far out new uses for the …

Breakthroughs

Amazon's cashier-less grocery store opens to the public today

Amazon is throwing open the doors to its first cashier-less grocery store, dubbed Amazon Go, in Seattle on Monday, January 22.<p>The company first revealed its plans for its futuristic retail experience back in December 2016, describing how you could simply waltz into a shop with your phone that has …

eCommerce

This site makes browsing Netflix simple again

Tired of spending more time trying to find something to watch on Netflix than actually watching stuff? Flixable aims to fix that.<p>We've all been there. You sit down for movie night, open Netflix and start looking for something to watch. And you keep looking. And keep looking. And you look until you …

Watchlist

Truecaller introduces a new feature allowing users to backup contacts and call history

Truecaller, the popular caller ID app, has launched Truecaller Backup for Android, a new feature which allows users to backup and restore their contacts, call history, block list, and settings.<p>The feature comes in handy when you’re switching to a new phone, getting a new SIM card, or resetting your …

Honor 9 Lite with front and rear dual cameras launched in India

In a press conference in New Delhi, Honor launched the Honor 9 Lite in India. The smartphone packs in four cameras – front and rear dual cameras – similar to Honor 9i that was launched a couple of months ago.<p>We are excited to bring to our customers the latest offering Honor 9 Lite. Boasting not …

Google shares prototype images of Pixel 2, Pixelbook, more

• The head of Made by Google revealed some images of early prototypes for some of Google’s most recent hardware.<br>• The images depict the development process of the Pixel 2, Pixelbook, Daydream View, and Google Home products.<br>• Ivy Ross, the lead designer, talks about how she approaches the design of Google …

15 best local multiplayer games for Android

Playing video games with other people is the best way to play video games. You get to share in the excitement, challenge your friends, and have fun together. Social gaming is relatively easy on Android. However, it’s a little more difficult if you want to play with a friend in the same room as you …

Here’s how to set any location as a Pixel 2-style live wallpaper

Ever wanted a live wallpaper of your home city? Now you can get one thanks to Skyline – Live Wallpaper With Global 3D Terrain, an Android wallpaper app mimics the style of Pixel live wallpaper with real locations.<p>The app was developed by indie developer Justin Fincher and it’s based on the …

Computers are getting better than humans at reading

The robots are coming, and they can read.<p>Artificial intelligence programs built by Alibaba (BABA) and Microsoft (MSFT) have beaten humans on a Stanford University reading comprehension test.<p>"This is the first time that a machine has outperformed humans on such a test," Alibaba said in a statement …

Artificial Intelligence

Some users can get Duo video calls even if the app isn’t installed

• Some Android users can now receive Duo video calls without the app installed thanks to App Preview Messaging.<br>• App Preview Messaging allows messenger apps to display preview versions, which users can use to communicate.<br>• Allo has been using App Preview Messaging since it launched in 2016.<p>Google has …