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Android also has a “kill switch”

Android, Google’s operating system for Open Source mobile phones, also has rules regarding its “android market“, its app store and…

Firefox will not be available for iPhone or Android

Mozilla has been working on a mobile version of its free operating system, called Fennex, whose alpha version is about…

How to install third-party app stores on Android

Google Almost all Android devices come with the Google Play Store. This is the official place to download apps and…

Your Android phone can work as a Geiger counter

Android: While we hope you never need it, clever researchers have figured out how to turn your Android phone’s camera…

How to encrypt your Android phone (and why you might want to)

Google introduced full device encryption in Android Gingerbread (2.3.x), but it has undergone drastic changes since then. On some high-end…

How to use the alarm, timer and stopwatch on Android

The built-in Clock app on your Android device can be used as an alarm clock, kitchen timer, and stopwatch to…

5+ Ways to Install Android Apps on Your Phone or Tablet

Google offers one main app store for Android, known as Google Play. However, Android is not like iOS. Google Play…

How to change the voice of Google Maps on iPhone and Android

The Google Maps app provides users with hands-free driving directions, travel alerts, and more. Its built-in speech engine delivers this…

Total War: Medieval 2, the review of the strategic classic for iOS and Android

Sixteen years after its release on PC, Creative Assembly’s strategic classic also lands on iOS and Android: the review of…

How to record a phone call on Android

There may or may not be a time in your life when you need to record a phone call. While…

Vivo V23 5G, the review of the Android smartphone specialized in selfies

Vivo returns to the charge with V23 5G, a smartphone with several distinctive elements capable of excelling in front cameras:…

How to load apps on Android

Just because an app isn’t available on the Google Play Store doesn’t mean it’s not available at all. You can…

Android Market, Google’s answer to the App Store (with photos)

Eric Chu, on the Android Developers Blog writes: “When we talk to developers, the common theme is the challenge of…

How to clear your browsing history in Chrome for Android

It’s no mystery that web browsers track a large part of our Internet usage patterns. This “history” can also be…

How to mirror your Windows or Android device screen to your Roku

Roku devices recently got a “screen mirroring” feature. With just a few clicks or taps, you can mirror a Windows…

Android 21 in the new Dragon Ball FighterZ trailer

We see the unreleased character of Dragon Ball FighterZ together with Goku, Krillin and Android 18 After the Tien and…

You can now buy Android desktops and laptops, but should you?

PC makers are now starting to make all-in-one Android desktop PCs. They also sell Android laptops and convertibles that convert…

How to block unwanted calls and text messages on Android, manually and automatically

It’s dinner time. He is sitting when he receives a call. On the other line, a robotic voice says, “We…

Should you clear the system cache of your Android phone?

Some Android phones store temporary files used for things like OS updates in a cache partition. You may have seen…

Android smartphones devalue before iPhone ones: BankMyCell data

According to BankMyCell data, Android smartphones depreciate much earlier than iPhones: here are all the numbers. BankMyCell is a site…

How to use a Bluetooth keyboard with your Android device

More and more people are starting to discover that tablets are decent productivity tools. With devices like the Microsoft Surface…

How to Load an Android App from an APK on a Chromebook

Chromebooks can now download and install Android apps from Google Play, and it works pretty well. But not all Android…

First Android phone: no color vs. iPhone

October is the key date in the North American market for the first smartphone based on Google’s mobile platform, Android,…

How to know what version of Android you have

Not all Android phones and tablets are updated to the current version of Android. It’s often helpful to know what…

Android problems are pushing the developer community towards the iPhone

Google has been accused by at least some developers of making some assumptions about Android’s appeal to programming teams, who…

Five ways to free up space on your Android device

Android phones and tablets can quickly fill up when you download apps, add media files like music and movies, and…

How to adjust the vibration intensity of your Android phone

FabrikaSimf / Shutterstock By default, your phone is set to vibrate when you interact with it or receive a notification.…

How to use Apple Maps in a browser on Windows and Android

II.studio/Shutterstock.com Apple Maps is only officially available on Apple devices like iPhones and Macs. But thanks to Duck Duck Win,…

How to trim and cut videos on your Android device

They say the best camera is the one you have with you, and most of the time that camera is…

8 reasons to install LineageOS on your Android device

CyanogenMod was once the most popular custom ROM for Android devices. Unfortunately, a short-lived effort to make ROM the foundation…

How to change fonts on Android

ben stockton Android offers many options to customize the look of your device, including the font style. If you want…

What are Android security updates and why are they important?

Updates are a frequent topic when it comes to the Android operating system. There are actually different types of Android…

How to control your Android device from your PC using AirDroid

AirDroid for Android replaces your USB cable to connect to your PC. Transfer files, send text messages, listen to music,…

How to stop Google Maps review requests on Android and iPhone

If you have Google Maps on your smartphone, you can receive notifications requesting a review of businesses you visit. Google…

How to Quickly Switch Between Gmail Accounts on Android, iPhone, and iPad

justin duino Google has a new gesture-based account switcher in some of its mobile apps that allows you to switch…

How to set default apps on Android

When you have multiple apps that do the same thing, like browsers, for example, Android will ask you which one…