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3 Best Alternatives to the Native Messaging App on Android

I’ve been using Android for almost about a year now. Just like any other Android phone, my phone too came loaded with a suite of stock applications like Gmail, Talk, Messaging, Maps, Places, etc. While most of these apps worked seamlessly on my phone, I really didn’t like the stock messaging app. It lacked many features like password-protection of messages, SMS backup, SMS scheduling, etc. If you check out the [...]

How-to Get Turn-by-Turn Navigation on Google Maps for Android, Anywhere

If you like to travel a lot and don’t like being lost, then it’s always nice to have Google Maps installed on your Android device or a GPS device with exact co-ordinates. The former is simpler, so I’d suggest you to install Google Maps or any other mapping service that lets you use navigation for free. But, Google Maps still doesn’t support turn-by-turn navigation in many countries, which as it [...]

Live Locker for Android is a Better Lockscreen

The only thing good about the stock Android lockscreen is the ability to add that cool join-the-dots-to-enter security lock. Other than it’s pretty boring to slide away all the time, just like the iOS lockscreen. If you’re looking for some app to change the way you unlock your phone, then Live Locker should make things more beautiful for your phone. Live Locker is an Android Lockscreen app that adds some [...]

3 Quality Wallpaper Changing Apps for Your Android Phone

Wallpapers always add a certain amount of personalization to a mobile device that a lot of other people are also using. With the increase in mobile devices under-the-hood hardware and large screen sizes, various Wallpaper techniques have emerged. So today I am rounding up 3 top notch wallpaper changing apps that you must have on your Android phone: Wallpaper Switch This app simply picks the wallpapers from Goodfon.com and rotates [...]

Silence Calls, Launch Applications Using Prox [Android]

All new mobile phones come standard with a proximity sensor, the one that scans the nearby environment and detects if any object is nearby. It helps turn off the screen during calls to help save battery and stops the touchscreen from being active. Prox, is an Android app that extends the use of the proximity sensor and the accelerometer and completes other useful tasks. Prox, was developed for the next [...]

Visidon AppLock: Face Recognition for Android

Security on a mobile phone is pretty much limited to lock codes and weird designs that a human brain can forget. Sometimes the lock code on your mobile phone becomes your greatest enemy when you forget it. This is where Face recognition comes in, a more advanced and secure way of keeping your mobile phone contents to yourself. Visidon Applock is an Android application that, finally, brings the much wanted [...]

2 Cool 3D Launchers for Your Android Phone

3D viewing and performance is still a novel concept in the smartphones field but manufacturers are increasingly trying to integrate the 3D technology in smartphones by beefing up the hardware that will improve this performance. Though games are a good parameter to judge the graphical power of your Android phone but if you really want to gauge your Android phone’s power then a 3D launcher will let you do it. [...]

How to control your PC using your Android Smartphone

Whenever watching movies or listening to loud music on the computer we often tend to keep meddling with the volume, changing tracks, etc. But it is really annoying to walk up to the computer from your comfortable couch or the bean bag just for doing these small adjustments. You really wish you could have a remote control for doing such tasks. Well, PcRemote is one such application that lets you [...]

3 Photo Styling and Editing Apps for Your Android Phone

Android marketplace is booming with apps ranging in multitude of categories, so today I will be highlighting several photography centric apps that will enable you to stylize and edit your photos with a style. So if you happen to have joined the Android club recently and you love photography and editing then you must download and play around with the apps that I will be highlighting in this post. Here [...]

Get to Know Everything About your Android Phone with Elixir App

Most of us these days own a smartphone having loads of features, but the dilemma is that we often are unaware of the specs of our portable. If you are not tech savvy then you won’t be aware of the facts like what the exact specifications of your Android phone are, what kind of sensors are there on it or how much RAM it boasts. So if you are curious [...]