The current state of Android TV: Waiting for a hero

If you were to go out tomorrow and buy something like a Sony Android-powered smart TV or a Mi Box or a SkyStream One Android box, you probably wouldn’t have many regrets if or when something newer gets released. The changes planned for Android TV do look like great additions to the platform, but not […]

Google’s Pixel phones get some exclusive Android 11 features

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Android 11 release: everything you need to know about Google’s update

Android will also reset the permissions granted to apps you haven’t used in a long time, notifying you when this happens, which will help avoid apps you use once and forget about being able to access parts of your phone you’d rather they didn’t.

Android 11 is live: How to use priority conversations, screen recording and other new features right away

App developers will need to update their app to work with Bubbles, and right now I can confirm that Google’s Messages app works. Facebook Messenger worked throughout the Android 11 beta program, but an update just a few days before Android 11 launched seems to have broken or disabled the integration. If you’re having trouble […]

Android 11 update being rolled out to OnePlus 8 series, Mi 10, Realme X50 Pro and Oppo Find X2 series

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‘Iconic’ Mr Bigs among 746 crime lords busted in biggest ever crime sting after cops crack secret phone code

The phones – which have pre-loaded apps for instant messaging, the ability to make VOIP calls (technology that converts your voice into a digital signal, allowing you to make a call directly from a computer) and a kill code which wipes them remotely – have no other conventional smart phone functionality and cost around £1,500 […]

How to Download Files in Chrome on Android

Downloads from Chrome are stored in the “Downloads” folder on your device. You can view this folder with a file manager. Most Android devices come with a file manager app pre-installed, usually simply called “Files” or “My Files.” If not, the “Files by Google” app is available for free in the Play Store.

The Best New Features in Android 11, Available Now

The second part of the Easter Egg is where Android Nougat comes into play. Nougat included an elaborate cat-collecting game as the Easter Egg. When you take the dial to 11, you’ll see a toast notification with a cat emoji at the bottom of your screen. This begins your cat collecting journey.

How to Disable Facebook Messenger Chat Head Icons on Android

You know what’s cool? Instant messaging with friends, family, and colleagues. You know what’s annoying? Having their face float above everything else on your phone. And that’s exactly how it is with Facebook Messenger—here’s how to turn off the floating face icons on Android.

The best NES emulators for Android and PC

You can also use standard Bluetooth Android gamepads if you aren’t a fan of touchscreen controls. Nostalgia.NES supports save states, rewinding, and does a pretty darn good job at emulating the NES Zapper for games like Duck Hunt. Before you download Nostalgia.NES, make sure you have a microSD card in your phone. All ROMs must […]