Android

Battery Widget Reborn – Checking on your Android Battery has Never been this Elegant

One of the common behaviours found in mobile users is check on their mobile battery. We often see how much we can squeeze out from our mobiles before it drains out. Nowadays thanks to smartphones like the iPhones and Androids, we use our mobiles not just for making calls and send SMSes, we do a variety

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Swiftkey 4 for Android – Gesture Typing, Better Word Prediction, Faster Correction and more

One of the popular alternate keyboard for Android, Swiftkey, has just launched a new version a couple of days back. The keyboard now incorporates Flow , a gesture based typing method very similar to Swype and stock Android keyboard in the latest Jelly Bean (Android 4.2). Beside Flow, major improvements have been included such as

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Silence for Android – Automatically put your Android into Discrete Mode

Ever had the situation of your Android phone buzzing off during an important meeting? Wish you had never be disturbed with late night calls or message notifications? Wanted your Android to keep silent automatically according to your Google Calendar Schedule? That ‘s where Silence for Android comes into picture. Silence for Android is a great

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Video Players for Android Review – VLC, MX Player, Archos Video Player

In the burgeoning world of mobile phones, sub 4 inch screen Android device is a rarity. The latest phones on offer have some of the best mobile displays, like the 4.7 inch Super LCD 2 of the HTC One X, similar size with IPS display on the Google Nexus 4 or the Super AMOLED 4.8

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Custom ROM – Do I Need it for My Android?

In the world of mobiles, where Touchscreen phones have revolutionised the whole world, Google’s Android has been one of the biggest player in the smartphone industry. Since 2010, with the introduction of the first true Android Smartphone – Google Nexus One, and the Samsung Galaxy S, millions of users have turned to Android for their

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Open Signal for Android – Find the Best Network Reception in Your Area

You have an Android phone. It can do a lot of things – take and share photos, browse web, watch videos, play games, etc. The one thing that has changed little in the past decade is the mobile reception. Even the top-end smartphones do have their pitfalls regarding to the ability to pick up network

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Control your Android from your Web Browser through AirDroid

AirDroid is an Android app available for free on the Google Play Market. What is so special about this app? With this app you can control your android device right from your desktop browser!   AirDroid utilizes the WiFi network to which both your desktop or laptop computer and the Android device is connected to.

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Carbon For Twitter Released On Play Store; Is It Worth The Wait?

The much-awaited Carbon For Twitter app was finally released on the Google Play Store. If you haven’t heard of this app before, then it not your fault. Carbon was an extremely popular Twitter app for the webOS. Sadly, the app was killed, due to the sudden death of webOS. Back in 2011, the developers of Carbon announced

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Pocket – Save Webpages Offline In Your Browser Or Smartphone

Pocket, formerly called Read It Later is an app to view web content offline. If you are one of those who wish to read news articles and blog post even when not connected to the internet, this app is all you need. You only view the stripped down web pages, devoid of all the side

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CleverConnectivity For Android Toggles Data Network At Regular Intervals, Helps You Save Battery Drain

No matter what you do, it seems quite impossible to keep your Android running without charging it at least twice a day. If you are a power internet user and use Wi-Fi and 3G services like crazy, it is more likely that your Android runs out of battery every 4-5 hours. CleverConnectivity for Android is

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How to Disable Facebook Notifications on Android

I often get nagged by frequent Facebook notifications which always keep my Android shouting at me. Every time, when I try to concentrate hard on a serious office matter, these notifications continue to make my Android dance on my office table. It just kills all peace and more importantly, the attention. The result? I have finally decided to

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Flipboard for iOS and Android – The Best News Magazine App

Many of us can’t start of their day without a quick glance at the top stories of today. Some follow sites specific to their interest, such as Bicyling.com for the bikers, Wired.com for the tech enthusiasts, and more. And there is of course the regular updates from the world of social networking through Facebook, Twitter,

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Any.Do: The Best To-Do App For Android

It’s the world of apps that we are living in. We are now downloading more apps than ever before and these apps are regularly helping us to lead our lives in a more organised way. There are many To-do apps in the Android market whether paid or free like Astrid Tasks & To-do List, Wunderlist, Remember The Milk

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Quickly Toggle Wifi And Mobile Data Connection In Android

If you are an Android user and prefer to be in the state of “always connected” environment, you know how difficult it is to change Android’s data network every now and then. When you’re at home, you have to switch on your mobile’s packet data, when you are at office, you have to turn off

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Sync Folders On Mac or Windows PC With A Folder On Your Android Over Wi-Fi Network

Syncing files and folders between multiple desktops, mobile and tablet devices is an absolute pain. Thanks to file sync services such as Dropbox, Microsoft Live Skydrive and Google Drive, I can automatically backup and sync files, music, documents and folders between two computers. I use a laptop that runs on Windows 8 while lately I

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