Category Archives: Android

Poll: what will Android N be called?

Internally, Google has a codename that it uses to refer to its new Android versions. These are usually leaked before the release of the commercial name through appearances in the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) repository. They come in the form of three letter acronyms that stand for a dessert. The Google codename for Android KitKat was ‘Key Lime… Read More »

9 best free texting apps for Android

Best for themes: GO SMS Pro GO SMS Pro is a great all-inclusive texting app. It really helps you get the most out of those unlimited texting plans. There are some advertisements but often you need to click on the advertisement-animation feature to see them. You have some excellent features but the best part of this app… Read More »

First CM13 Snapshot Builds Based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Released

The CyanogenMod community in November last year released nightly CM13 builds based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow for select handsets. The company on Tuesday announced unveiled the first Snapshot build of CM13, based on Android 6.0.1 (r17) Marshmallow, marking the company’s first non-nightly release for CM13. The build is available for several smartphones including the Nexus… Read More »

3 apps that are plotting world domination

Uber While we have public transportation systems in place, and they work well (honestly!), Uber envisions an alternative: privatized mass transit that basically operates over current public routes and services. The main difference is that it’s more customized to meet demand and its a bit cleaner and nicer than riding the subway or the bus. Uber… Read More »

10 delightfully useful IFTTT recipes

1. Find your lost smartphone If you’re constantly misplacing your Android smartphone than have no fear, because IFTTT is here to save the day, thanks to this nifty little recipe. If calling your mobile from another phone isn’t getting you anywhere, this IFTTT recipe allows you to turn your lost smartphone’s volume up to the max. This means… Read More »

Chrome and Chrome Beta for Android update news

Chrome 49 for Android released – March 10, 2016 Google brought a few more behind-the-scenes, developer-friendly updates to Chrome with version 49. Most notably, an improved Background Sync API that now lets sites schedule a sync for the next time a device is connected to the internet. There’s also an update to the MediaRecorder API,… Read More »