Open the Google Search app in Android and tap the “Mic” icon. Next, tap the Menu button and select “Search with camera”. Take an image of the barcode/qr code and it will take you to the URL embedded in the barcode/qr code.
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Do you have a website that you frequently visit on your Android phone? You can pin your favorite sites to the home screen along with your other apps.
Don’t you hate it when your screen turn off suddenly while you are reading? The Keep Screen On app can prevent the screen from automatically shutting off.
Ever taken a fantastic photo with your Android phone, but when you used it as your homescreen wallpaper, it didn’t look so great? This article will explain the criteria for creating correctly-sized wallpapers on your Android phone and provide examples on how to do so.
If you are looking for a way to transfer photos from your Android phone to computer, without using a USB cable, SnapPea Photos for Google Chrome is one handy application you can use.
If you are looking for a way to backup your Android app data without rooting your phone, this Carbon app could be the one for you.
While Google Music is a great app for Android, many of us have music players installed which we are partial to. Here is how you can access your Google Music library in other music players.
Your Android device don’t support extracting archive files by default, especially when they are in the rar or 7z format. Here is how you can compress and extract files in Android.
If you have plenty of apk files in your Android phone and you don’t know which is which, here is how you can rename the apk files to something more recognizable.
Google Keep is a new Android note-taking app developed by Google. It is simple enough and doesn’t come with many features. Will it be enough to compete against Evernote? Let check it out.
If you have a stylus and are wondering which apps allow you to make full of it, here are 7 useful Android apps that are made to be used with a stylus.
If you have heard of the new Ubuntu Touch mobile OS and are keen to try on your Nexus device, here are the instructions for you to install Ubuntu Touch on Nexus 7, and also to restore back to Android.
When you click on a link or try to open a file on your Android phone, your phone will always use the default app to complete the action. What if you install a new app and want to set it as the default app? The following article will explain how you can do so.
Do you have an Android that came with a stylus like the Samsung Galaxy Note 2? Do you see the pen as more of a novelty than a tool? You’ll be glad to know it’s not an expensive accessory sent with the phone simply to lose; the S-Pen stylus can do some useful things.
One of the bigger questions surrounding smartphone ownership is if you should jailbreak or root it. This practice is done against the advice of the makers of the smartphones, whether it be Apple, Samsung. In this article, we will discuss if it is worth it to jailbreak or root your smartphone.
Have you heard there is a Ubuntu phone heading to the market soon? If you are a big fan of Linux, you can give your Android the Ubuntu look and feel right now.
If you are looking to improve the multitasking capability in Android, then you might be interested in Swapps for a better multitasking experience in Android.
To open apps in Android, the typical way is to go to the app drawer and select the app you want to run. This may not be an efficient method. Using gestures to quickly launch your favorite app is perhaps one of the better way to be productive.
You have probably realized that your Android phone doesn’t last long before the battery runs flat, but what can you do about it other keeping it constantly in charge? In this article, we will show you a way to find out more about the battery consumption rate and how you can better manage it to extend its life.
The dialer feature for Android is often simple and usable, but often leaves much to desire. In this article, we show you a variety of ways you can add additional features to the dialer and make it even more useful.