Here’s how WhatsApp could replace Android

The wave of interest in ‘messaging as a platform’ has been swelling for a couple of years now. Smartphone software development, and the way services are offered online, is transforming as mobile interfaces do. That change is currently centered around text-based conversations. In the post-search era, messaging apps like WhatsApp,…

New Android apps you have to download in March 2016

March f.lux Joining the slowly swelling ranks of screen-dimming apps on Android, f.lux started its life on Linux and Windows years ago. It has been available on jailbroken iPhone for a few years, too, and now it’s finally making its way to Android. Currently in beta and only available on…

ExoMount Touch car air vent mount – 31% off

Smartphones offer a convenient replacement for a stand-alone GPS, but you can also still make calls and send messages using voice-activated services like Google Now. The only question is where to place your phone when you’re in the car. Luckily, the ExoMount air vent mount has you covered. Clip it…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge vs Galaxy S7 Edge comparison

Galaxy S6 Edge vs Galaxy S7 Edge: design The Galaxy S6 Edge was a revolutionary device. Its dual-sided display had an aesthetic purpose – some people just prefer the look of this handset over the simultaneously released Galaxy S6 – but it also offered unique functionality. The Galaxy S7 Edge…

Samsung Galaxy S7: Snapdragon vs Exynos

The differences in the processors of the two versions of the Galaxy S7. US VARIANT INTERNATIONAL VARIANT PROCESSOR Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Quad-Core, 14 nm 2 x 1.59 GHz, 2 x 2.15 GHz Samsung Exynos 8890 Octa-Core, 14 nm 2 x 2.6 GHz oder 4 x 2.3 GHz + 4 x 1.5…

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…