If you are interested in the Chromecast capability, but not the hardware, here is how you can turn your Android device into a Chromecast.
While Android doesn’t show notification on the lockscreen by default, that doesn’t mean you can’t add the feature in. NiLS Notification Lock Screen is a useful Android app that can show notifications in the lockscreen and allows you to take necessary actions in it, without unlocking the phone.
Most of the existing podcast apps are either lacking in features or too complicated to use. Pocket Casts is the best Android podcast app you can get.
Google came out with its own solution to help you find lost Android phones and tablets. This is certainly cutting into the business developers such as Seek Droid, Find My Droid and others. So, what is Google offering and can it compete with those existing apps in the market?
While you can transfer files from PC to PC using a USB drive, it can be a troublesome task to plug in and remove the thumb drive again and again. Any Send makes it easier by allowing you to send files over the WiFi network.
The good thing about Android is that you can customize everything to your liking. If you own an Android phone, but love the Windows Phone 8 interface, here’s how you can make Android look like Windows Phone 8.
With the growing number of malware for Android, it is getting easier for anyone’s phone to get infected. But how can you find out if your Android phone was infected?
If you are looking to keep your sms private from a snooping coworker or a nosey boyfriend or girlfriend, here are 5 useful Android apps to help.
An updated app can fix many bugs and add new features, but there is also the risk that an option you loved has been removed. A good way is to auto backup apps before they get updated so you can easily revert back to older version if there is a need to.
Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with a hovering control feature that allows you to answer the call without touching the screen. What about the rest of us? Here is a good alternative for you to achieve the same effect without breaking your phone.
There are tons of information in your Android phone that you don’t want others to know. Hi App Lock is a useful app that allows you to lock Android apps and provide added security to your phone.
If your phone’s mobile plan only allow you to use a limited amount of mobile data, you will want to do limit some of the apps to use only WiFi, and not mobile data.
While installing app in Android, it will show you the various permission the app has access to. If you really like the app, but are not comfortable with the permission, Permission Manager is one good app for you to limit the app permission.
The Youtube app for Android doesn’t allow you to play video in the background. Here is how you can listen to YouTube without the video on Android, and run in the background.
If you are keen to get your hands on the latest Android 4.3, but your phone’s manufacturer/carrier is not ready to push the update to your phone yet, you can try it out on your desktop, by running Android 4.3 in a virtual machine.
What exactly is Play Games? This is the latest addition to the Google Play family and it allows you to play games against real life opponents.
Rather than cluttering your Android homescreen with shortcuts, Methodic adds a smart homescreen shortcut that changes throughout the day and ensure that the shortcuts you need are at hand when you need them.
If you have a passion for free and open source (FOSS) software, F-Droid is a marketplace for you to find all the FOSS Android apps.