Our Top 6 Favorite Tips and Tricks for Google Maps

Our Top 6 Favorite Tips and Tricks for Google Maps

If you’re like me, you use Google Maps several times per day. I would literally get lost in my own city multiple times per week without Google Maps. But until I started researching this article, I didn’t realize how many Google Maps tips and tricks were out there. Be better, fellow Google Maps users, and start implementing these tips today: Use Maps Offline Google has changed its offline maps feature a few times over the years, and there’s some disagreement over how you actually…

5 Things Android Fans Secretly Hate About Android

5 Things Android Fans Secretly Hate About Android

Let’s admit it: Android isn’t perfect. There are plenty of things to hate about Android. Unfortunately, just like Winston Churchill said about democracy, Android is the worst mobile OS except for all the others. Yes, we’re stuck with Android. But that doesn’t mean it’s free from criticism. Here are 5 things Android fans secretly hate about Android: 1) Slow Updates This one’s easy. One of the most annoying problems is the length of time between hearing about cool updates and…

How to Change your Boot Animation in Android in 60 Seconds

How to Change your Boot Animation in Android in 60 Seconds

Want to change your Android boot animation? Personally, it’s one of my favorite things to do on a rooted Android. A custom boot animation reminds you that you have a rooted Android from the moment you boot it up. Sure, you might only see that boot animation once a week, or whenever you’re tinkering with your Android – but still, it’s undeniably cool. Changing your boot animation isn’t as hard as you think. Today, we’re explaining how to quickly and easily change your Android…

5 Fast Facts You Need to Know About the New Google Fuchsia OS Leaks

5 Fast Facts You Need to Know About the New Google Fuchsia OS Leaks

Google’s mysterious Fuchsia OS has been tantalizing the Android community for months. The OS is rumored to be a blend between Chrome OS and Android. Fuchsia first made headlines in August 2016, when it was first revealed that Google was working on the secretive project. A few weeks later, the internet buzzed with rumors of another Google OS project: Andromeda. Depending on who you believe, both OSes were a blend between Chrome OS and Android. One was spotted running on a Nexus 9. It was…

Rumor: Samsung Will Release the First Foldable Smartphone in Q4 2017

Rumor: Samsung Will Release the First Foldable Smartphone in Q4 2017

Before the end of this year, the world could have its first foldable smartphone. That’s the latest rumor from South Korea, where Samsung is reportedly hard at work bringing a foldable smartphone to market. Of course, foldable Androids have been rumored for the last 3 years now. We know the technology for bendable displays is there – it’s just a matter of which phone company wants to add that tech to a smartphone. This latest rumor comes from the infamous “supply chain…

Samsung Will Announce Everything About the Galaxy S8 at MWC 2017

Samsung Will Announce Everything About the Galaxy S8 at MWC 2017

A new report states that Samsung will not unveil the Galaxy S8 at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, but they will share plenty of information about the upcoming flagship phone at the event. MWC 2017 takes place at the end of February. Samsung has reportedly scheduled an event for February 27 – one day after the company’s MWC press conference – where it plans to release all details about the Galaxy S8. None of this is officially confirmed. The leak comes from Kim…

How to Manage App Permissions on Android Without Rooting

How to Manage App Permissions on Android Without Rooting

One of the best parts about rooting Android, in days gone by, was the ability to manage app permissions. However, the latest versions of Android – Android 6.0 and up – let you customize app permissions fairly easily – whether or not you have a rooted Android. How do you manage app permissions on Android without rooting? Today, we’re teaching you everything you need to know about controlling what your apps can do with your phone. How to Manage App Permissions for New Apps It’s…

How to Install Google’s Pixel Launcher on your Android Today

How to Install Google’s Pixel Launcher on your Android Today

Google’s new Pixel launcher is undeniably attractive. Until recently, that launcher was only available on Pixel devices. Fortunately for you, times have changed, and you can now install the Pixel launcher on any Android. Today, we’re explaining how to do that and change up the feel – and usability – of your Android device. Pixel Launcher is a free app available to download from the Google Play Store. You can download it for free today here. After installing that app, you get…

3 Easy Ways to Improve Sound Quality on Android

3 Easy Ways to Improve Sound Quality on Android

When you listen to music on your phone, you don’t usually expect the best sound quality. However, with certain apps installed, you can vastly improve sound quality on Android in just a few minutes. Ready to listen to the best Android audio experience possible – regardless of your hardware? Today, we’re explaining how to improve your Android audio experience. 1) Install Noozxoide EIZO-Rewire PRO Noozxoide EIZO-Rewire PRO is a free app available on the Google Play Store. Sure, the name…

How to Get the Best iOS 10 Features on your Android Device Today

How to Get the Best iOS 10 Features on your Android Device Today

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, iPhones have some cool things we don’t see on Android. But the best part about Android is that you don’t have to suffer silently: instead, you can download iOS-like apps and iPhone features to your Android and start using them today. Want to get the best iOS 10 features on your Android? Today, we’re teaching you how. Automatic Lock Screen Wakeup One of the cool features on the iPhone 7 and other iOS 10 devices is for the lock screen to automatically wake…