How to Add a Different Launcher to the Google Now Launch Gesture


Launched with the Nexus series, most of the Android devices nowadays come with the option to use the swipe-up Google Now feature. Swipe your finger up from the bottom of any screen to launch it on your device. While I agree that Google Now, over the past few months, has become almost a complete package of […]

How to Turn Off Facebook’s Auto-Playing Video Ads on Computer, Android and iPhone


I am not against ads and completely aware of the fact as to how important it can be for a business to grow. However, there’s a fine line between showing ads and annoying with ads, and Facebook just crossed that line by coming up with auto-playing video ads. But the worst part is that it’s not just […]

3 Cool Ways to Quickly Launch Camera on Your Locked Android Device


How many times has it happened that you see something amazing, worth capturing in the mobile camera. But that fleeting moment usually doesn’t stop for you to fiddle around with your device’s lockscreen to find and launch the camera app. After that, all you can do is resort to social network whining, and hurling abuses at Android for […]

How to Change Almost Every Default Setting for an Android App


Previously we have talked about a few Android apps using which you can control specific Android settings like screen brightness or orientation and override the system default for individual apps. We used two different apps to take care of the task. While the purpose was solved, I started looking for an app that can bring […]

How to Move a Half-Finished Download and Schedule Downloads in uTorrent


uTorrent is one of the best torrent downloaders not only for PCs, but for smartphones as well. But the flexibility it provides especially on its desktop version is above par, and today we are going to take up two of those cool features. First of all, we will see how you can move an unfinished download from one location to […]

IFTTT Android App Review: How to Use it and How Good Is It


Several months after launching on iOS, IFTTT (If This Than That) finally launched their official app for Android yesterday. Yes, quite late to the party but if it makes Android users feel any better, the app offers more extensive integration with the OS in Android than compared to what’s in their iOS app. So today we will see what […]

7 Power Tips for Spotify to Enhance the Music Listening Experience


If you are a Spotify user, I am sure you probably don’t need me to go gaga about the awesomeness of the service. Spotify has given a new meaning to online music streaming. While the service is available on smartphones and desktops, today we will just be focusing on the desktop version and will see some amazing […]

How to Quickly Share Photos and Videos Between iPhone and Android


Sharing media between two Android devices is a cakewalk. Just turn on the Bluetooth, search for the device, press the send button and boom, the files are transferred. However if it’s between an Android and an iOS device, everything changes. Even though you can turn on and use Bluetooth on an iPhone, you can’t share files from an […]

The Complete Guide to Using Android to Survive in a New Country


Whether you are traveling to a new country for a temporary stay or moving in permanently, the first few days (or weeks) are the most challenging. Changing climate, new language, unknown streets… there’s just so much to watch out for. However, if you carry an Android phone, you can ease up things for yourself by installing some […]

How to Get Customized Notifications On Android Lockscreen


With two different smartphones in your pocket (I own both an Android and an iPhone), you can’t help but compare the features between the two. There are some features of Android I miss on my iPhone, and some iOS features I’d love to get on Android. Let’s stick to getting iOS features on Android for this post. […]

4 Features That Make MX Player The Best Video Player for Android


While reviewing KMPLayer for Android, which was launched just a month back, I realized that I compared it to MX Player frequently. That resulted in me taking a fresh look at MX Player, one of my favorite video player apps. I compared it with other players in the market and concluded that it brings in some useful […]

Everything You Need to Know About Archiving Emails in Outlook 2010


Most of us who use popular web based email services like Gmail and probably never worry about archiving, considering we have GBs of cloud storage at our disposal. However, if you are working in an organization, or you have an educational email account where you only have limited server space to store emails, it’s necessary […]

SeriesGuide is the Best Android App for Tracking TV Shows and Movies


I am a TV buff and there are quite a number of shows, I follow on a regular basis. Most of the times I remembered when each of my favorite seasons are going to air so that I can watch them without anyone spoiling it for me. Just look at what happens on Twitter after […]

How to Download APK File Using Chrome or Any Other Browser


In the past, we have seen some ways to download APK files to your device that are not directly available to you from the Play Store. The app might be a country-restricted one or your device might not be in the support lists. For example, if your device is not Tegra powered, but you are certain that […]