How to recover deleted text messages on your Android phone

Tools to recover deleted text messages There are several different PC and Mac-based tools available. They essentially all do the same thing: scan your Android’s memory, then identify and recover your deleted messages. Some cost money, some are free and some do more than others. Whichever tool you choose, they’ll all walk you…

Android N vs iOS 9 comparison

Android N vs iOS 9: release date Android N is currently available as a Developer Preview, which was made available on 17 March. It’s a long way from a finished system and only contains a few new bits; the final version is due in the Fall. iOS 9 has been…

Best translation apps for Android

Best for offline use: Microsoft Translator Microsoft jumped into the Android translation market with its simple and sophisticated app. This app is designed for offline use and supports 12 offline languages. Accessing these offline are really easy, you just need to download each individually. Each is around 200 MB and once…

Facebook Messenger tips and tricks: from notifications to locations

Play hidden basketball game on Facebook Messenger The latest version of Facebook Messenger has a cool new feature that allows you to play a game of basketball during a chat. The game is free but it’s hidden. Read below for how to access it. How to play Facebook Messenger hidden basketball…

Top 5 Android VR headsets

Gear VR Samsung’s Gear VR headset works with the group’s newest mobiles, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, also playing nicely with older devices including the Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. This VR accessory for Android devices works specifically with Samsung gadgets, and a lightweight…

Best Android antivirus and mobile security apps 2016

2. 360 Security – Antivirus: best real-time protection 360 (formerly known as Qihoo) is a long-standing and popular Android antivirus app with all the bells and whistles required to protect your phone. Naturally, it has an antivirus engine, which automatically scans your files and updates its definitions. Each installation, whether…

15 best root apps for Android

Best for easy flashing: Flashify Manually flashing your files could brick your device and will certainly give you more work to do. With Flashify you can sit back and let the app automatically do the flash lifting for you. This is a great app for those who really like to…

Common Google Play Store error codes and how to fix them

The solutions for the errors described below are based on the experiences of the editors as well as readers and moderators from the forum. Some of these solutions also come courtesy of a very helpful XDA Developers forum thread. If you encounter any other problems with Google Play, feel free to…

Best keyboard apps for Android: type faster and more accurately

Best for maximizing screen space: Minuum The Minuum keyboard isn’t your typical QWERTY keyboard. Although the positions of the letters are similar, the entire alphabet appears on the same line. This means that Minuum is one of the smallest Android keyboards, but it’s also deceptively simple to use. While it may…

OnePlus 3 price, release date, specs and rumors

OnePlus 3 price and release date CNET en Espanol got an exclusive interview with OnePlus Co-founder Carl Pei. While he didn’t disclose any details about the design of the OnePlus 3, Mr Pei did disclose an estimated launch date; the end of the second quarter of 2016. There’s no information on the…