Android 6 Marshmallow update: when can I get it?

Samsung has begun pushing Android 6 Marshmallow to the Galaxy S5 around the world. Look out for your update soon. Android Marshmallow is here (for some). There are battery life improvements, greater app permission controls, standardized support for fingerprint scanners, more granular volume controls, USB-C support and new Google Now features, all part of a […]

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, WeChat, Facebook Messenger and Snapchat […]

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 rooted devices, f.lux is a […]

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 around since 2015, with the […]

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 you do you won’t have […]

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 design and comfortable head strap […]

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 from the Play Store or […]

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 have a lot of customization […]