Must-have video conferencing apps for Android

photo credit: Shutterstock Video conferencing is not exactly something new to mobile devices. In fact, when 3G was first introduced to GSM networks, video-calling was the most-touted feature. Sadly, devices like the Nokia N90 and even the cheap LG KU250 “3G for all” did not end up popularizing video calling. While carriers theoretically supported video-conferencing […]

How to Transfer Files Between Android Device and PC Over WiFi

When it comes to transferring files from your android device to computer or other mobile device, Bluetooth or USB cable is the most commonly used medium. They work absolutely fine but there is a better way to do it. With the connectivity options like Wifi, you can transfer files from and to your Android device […]

Tips on how to block inappropriate content from your child’s mobile devices

Inappropriate content is just one of the hazards that face inexperienced users of today’s complex mobile devices. Add in random texting, unauthorized in-app purchases, location tracking and malware, and it’s not surprising that parents are sometimes reluctant to buy that first smartphone! But you have to start somewhere. So start with filters. Inappropriate content is […]

Four Tips for Quick Android Maintenance

While the sophistication of mobile devices grows steadily, requiring less and less effort on the part of the user to maintain their device, you still need to put in a little bit of extra effort to ensure that your device will perform flawlessly. Usually, the problem is realizing that you need to do a bit […]

How to Protect Your Mobile Device from Warm Weather Hazards

These days, we rely on our mobile devices for just about everything. And while we can usually depend on our mobile devices to be there for us through thick and thin, in the warmer months our gadgets are more susceptible to damage, wear and tear. So how can you ensure your fun won’t be disrupted […]

FYI: Google Play Support Now has Live Chat for Questions About Device Purchases

Did you know that Google Play Support now has a “Chat with us” option? In the past, if you needed support for issues through Google Play, you had two options: ”Email us” or “Call us.” While these options certainly work, especially “Call us” since you can almost instantly get ahold of someone on the support […]

Google’s Cloud Print Android App Brings a World of Printers to You

Cloud Print is a service that allows you to send documents from any connected device to your supported printers, or a mobile device as a kind of virtual print out. This requires a little setup, but there is ample documentation for all supported devices. Google also has a deal with FedEx offices allowing you to […]

Free follower app for Instagram malware targets Android Users

Users of mobile devices running Google’s Android operating system may have to think twice before downloading a supposed free follower app for Instagram. Security vendor Trend Micro said the malware, dubbed as ANDROIDOS_GCMBOT.A, can be used to launch malicious webpages or send messages from the device. “Be careful of who you add. If your account […]