Have the Status Bar Available from Any Android App

Some solutions that you will find on the Store have proven their value and are considered an absolute must for any user. Unfortunately most of these require that your device is rooted so it can gain access to modify how the system behaves. The one I’m about to show you is not among them. With the Android OS, no matter the version, it is easy... 

A New and Innovative Part Launcher Part Tracker Android App

How long has it been since you got the chance to test a really innovative product for your Android device. While there are over 700.000 apps on the Play Store, few can be categorized as original in terms of both looks and usefulness. Here is one that combines both. While there are many third party launchers on the Store, some more complicated than... 

SMS Messaging and Google Voice Are Brought Together in One App

If you like to communicate a lot by SMS and other online services then you know how troublesome it can be to switch apps all the time. This is especially true in case you are running older versions of the Android OS, such as Gingerbread or Froyo. One of the latest Facebook Messenger updates has brought the app big step further towards improving... 

Boot Your PC OS from Your Smartphone to Boost Its Speed

With Windows 7 and above, Microsoft introduced a method to speed up the system when the quantity of RAM was less then recommended, by using an external USB drive. This allowed for certain prefetched files to be accessed faster, therefor gaining the system some speed. It is now very common to use a USB drive to boot up a system and install the OS on... 

One Very Good Alternative Ubuntu Phone Launcher Available for Android (Video)

Not to long ago, Canonical made a big announcement regarding the Ubuntu Phone OS that is apparently going to be available at the begining of next year. The project developers demonstrated the OS running on a Galaxy Nexus smartphone and it made quite an impression. Ubuntu Phone is expected to run side-by-side with Android and also come pre-installed... 

How to Set Android Wallpapers Without Having to Crop the Image

One of the major annoyances with the Android OS is that while most of us choose to use a regular wallpaper the system does not allow setting it if not for a certain resolution that allows scrolling. Custom launchers can at least partially overcome the issue but there is another way to do it. Ridgeline Apps are responsible for some modest appearances... 

AMP+ Gets Updated With New Playback Features Gesture and Scrobbling support

Among the music players that you will find on the Store most are packed with features and sometimes forget that all the users wants to do is to listen to some music, without having to go through complicated menus and options. Apps like AMP are a welcome addition to the bunch. AMP is developed by SimpleCity and it has become one of the popular solutions... 

Orange Backup is the Best Way to Save and Upload All Android Data (Root)

One of the latest entries in the Android backup category is made by a team of developers that has been struggling to provide the fastest and more compatible option for backing up all the data on your device. Like all options of the sort, the solution requires that your device is rooted. Orange Backup by 2BOrange is one of the few options to create... 

Stop Worrying About Activating or Deactivating WiFi on Android. Here is How

The trouble with managing our connections on Android is that we have to keep coming back to them for activating or deactivating certain services to preserve battery life. In case of WiFi it is the same thing and while some apps would automatically act based on certain aspects, most of the time it comes to manually having to handle it. For managing... 

TEAM Battery Bar is One of the Most Practical and Efficient Way to View its Status

There are many solutions that we use to keep us informed of the battery status. In this category there are widgets of all shapes and sizes to place on our homescreen. Next there are status-bar notifications with all kinds of icons. Finally there is TEAM Battery Bar – the mos convenient of all three. Not all manufacturer provided ROMs have the... 

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