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Obviously, we have had number of occasions; moments where some fellow got a chance to navigate through our smart device. Not to forget, some of them ended up in apps they weren't supposed to be. Those individuals can potentially be kids. If you are an Android user and with root or Xposed Android framework capabilities, feel free to enjoy this simple kids mode. Activate it with controlled app format and give access to...

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With improvement in smartphone development alike for hardware and software, new features and tools are being developed to make things easier for end users. With the launch of Siri for iOS by Apple, things changed rapidly for Android OS as well. Number of virtual assistant apps are available in Google Play Store for free. This jumped a step ahead with the development of Google Now. Not all available apps can simply be called...

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Our smart devices are loaded with contacts. And that too, not in the same instance. They could be located anywhere, highly-likely in different applications, and networks. We have got social friends which are not limited to Twitter and Facebook, and then the list continues for email contacts. The address books keeps on expanding and has no end point. With the advancement in technology and the pace of time, tasks are required to be done...

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A number of apps installed on one device do pile up towards something annoying on the home-screen. Being the first on row, are the notifications. i.e. you have installed a game and notification appears telling you to gain bonus, or check out your friend who has just joined the same app. Some might be least interested and these alerts appearing on the status bar could be irritating for them, at times. After all, there...

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Within the last few years, social media has evolved. Things need to go viral asap and social media turns out to be a great spot. Users share news and information of all sort. As of May 2013, Facebook has more than a billion users. This is a huge number meaning people have first hand access to information. With advancements in smartphone app development, all media platforms have have developed more friendly mobile...

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To ROOT a device means to get access to the system control. It also means being the only super user of the device. Exact numbers are unknown but it can be said that almost all users do want to ROOT their device once they find the advantages. The pros of rooting include making your phone faster. That is achieved by...
android backgrounds live wallpapers

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Android has reached the mark of 850,000 plus apps in Google Play Store. It includes all apps. keep in mind 'all apps' include regular and low quality apps. The low quality app take around 10% or so of all available apps on Android platform. Moving on, we can see the manufacturers compete with each other in terms of screen resolution, performance and device durability itself. Brand names such as Samsung, Sony, HTC and LG...
FlashCast mod for Chromecast

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What is Chromecast? It is a media streaming adapter which plays audio and video content on TV using WiFi or local network. Its only $35 to buy but is only available in US. The device works in two different ways. User can use mobile and web apps. Secondly, Chrome browser can be used from PC / Mac for connectivity.Device is powered via a micro-USB port and has...

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Is it really time to say good bye to smartphones and devices with removable battery? Some might say removable battery is history now, and some might defend the very existence of devices with removable batteries. With the devices getting bigger and wilder with extreme processing, screen resolution and memory, battery juice demand goes high. Juice as in battery life. Meaning a normal smart device with an average 4 inch high definition screen would need...

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The integration of GPS into smart devices took technology to new heights. Both good and bad, which can be discussed. Being an Android user, at times its likely that GPS icon is visible in notifications bar. And when tapped, all one gets is 'waiting for location' message. Meaning either the location is too technical (not), or the device GPS is just not getting there. If we look further, it seems to be a problem...