Some of the fondest memories of a comic book reader are peeling off the plastic wrap off of the comic book and turning the cover page. That sound of fresh paper rattling still makes us a little giddy inside. As much as we hate to admit, digital books are the present and the future. The purists still believe that nothing’s better than the feeling of a physical book in the hand and the sound of the rattling pages is unparalleled. But, the success of Kindle and reading apps tell us a different story. The handiness of a small gadget essentially carrying your whole library is too good a deal for avid readers to not look into. The comic book readers have long been waiting for a solid [...]
Looks like Samsung is going by the “if you can’t beat them, join them” philosophy. The Korean giant is reportedly planning to launch its apps for iOS devices. Though the love-hate relationship between Samsung and Apple continues, it doesn’t mean the former can’t make some cash off of the latter’s user base.
Gear Manager, S Health, Smart Camera and Remote Control are some of the apps that Samsung is planning to launch on iOS. These utility apps are meant to work for Samsung’s smart devices like smart TVs, smartwatches and smart cameras.
Samsung’s idea accepts that there is a huge iOS user base who are being shunned [...]
The mythbusters are back, and this time one of the all time popular myths regarding iOS has been busted. According to a new study, it turns out that iOS isn’t as malware-proof as people have come to believe. In fact, reports suggest that Android is safer and more secure than iOS.
The study carried out by Checkmarx and AppSec Labs claim that Apple’s ‘wall garden’, that is the App Store, is filled with apps that have greater percentage of critical or high severity security vulnerabilities when compared to Android apps.
According to the report, a critical vulnerability is defined as one “that exposes a major security risk with a direct exploit (not [...]
Google is revamping its Google Play Store. A redesigned version of the Play Store began rolling out on Thursday and the changes are quite evident. The homepage has a whole new look to it with horizontal scrolling and improved search features.
One of the first things you’ll notice on opening the new Play Store is the two clearly divided sections: Apps and Games and Entertainment. Previously there were six categories, but now they will be found under these two major sections, which makes it easier to navigate. In the Apps and Games section you’ll find all your social media apps and games, and basically all your chart topping apps for your smartphone and tablets. In [...]
There are so many apps and games that come out every week that it is a little difficult to sort through the mess. Not all of them succeed in drawing users attention. It takes a while for an app to accumulate a base. And then there are some games that don’t really require too much thought. It’s usually the simplest ones that become highly addictive and popular. So, in today’s app(s) of the week, we have two games to please your addictive soul.Nibblers
Nibblers is the latest game developed by Rovio. The company behind Angry Birds is trying to bounce back with its newest match 3 game. For the past few years Rovio has been trying to regain the glory it [...]
It comes as no surprise really that WhatsApp is the most popular messaging app in India, according to reports by global research consultancy firm TNS. Facebook remains the most popular social networking site in India with 51% of users logging in daily, while 56% users are on WhatsApp daily.
“The social networking market of India is Facebook centric, which is fueling the adoption of Facebook Messenger also as the IM platform for private messaging. However, WhatsApp is by far the most popular IM platform in India.” TNS India executive director Parijat Chakraborty commented.
When compared to countries such as Thailand (78%), Taiwan (75%), and Hong Kong (72%), [...]
Gaming nerds with powerful smartphones need a good game or two that fully showcases what their phones are capable of. The games we’re talking about are the console-like high-definition games that are heavy, processor-consuming, and feature kickass visuals.
Give your Pac-Man 256 and Crossy Road a break and let your smartphone shift into overdrive with these high-definition games.Walking Dead: The Game
Are you a fan of The Walking Dead TV show or the comics? Well, you don’t have to be to enjoy this 5 episode zombie apocalyptic game. Yes, the game is set in the same fictional world as the comics, but the characters are mostly new. There’s plenty [...]
As apps become more prevalent and powerful, entrepreneurs and small business owners are relying on these savvy tools to help their businesses grow and run more smoothly. Some of the apps in this arsenal will help you get a lot done with minimal personnel, since things are just starting out and human resources may be limited at this point.
We are listing top 10 apps to get you organized, connected, visible and will likely contribute to your start-up’s success.1. Slack
Slack provides you with real-time messaging, archiving and integrations to other tools, such as Google Docs and [...]
If you’re one of the lucky few who get to escape the country’s blistering summer, we’ve got some handy tips for you. We’re here to tell you how to utilise what technology has to offer to ensure you have a safe, fun, and stress-free vacation.
First things first, figure out the best way to get an affordable data connection on your phone, in the countries you’re visiting. There are several companies (Lyca, Matrix) that provide you with international calling cards, even before you leave the country.
So, let’s get started.Pack Up!
The excitement of the journey begins when you start deciding the stuff you’re going to [...]
Back in September, Google released a beta project ARC (App Runtime for Chrome) that allowed Android apps to run on Chrome OS. Now the news has surfaced that speaks of its compatibility on every desktop version of Chrome. This means any user running the latest Chrome browser can download and run the Android apps on different platforms like Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux.
As aforementioned, the project is in beta stage and is officially designed for developers only. But one can download the .apk file of any Android app and install it on their desktops. All you need to download is the ARC Welder tool where you can find the [...]
After two months of beta testing, Microsoft has released the final version of Office for Android tablets. As with the iOS apps launched last year, Office is essentially free to use on Android for most consumers, though certain premium features and business functionality require an Office 365 subscription.
The list of requirements to use the app include having a tablet that’s 7-inches or larger that’s also running Android 4.4 KitKat or newer. They also need to have to have an ARM-based processor and 1GB of RAM or above.
All of the Office [...]
Apps help us stay connected, book movie tickets, message our loved ones and improve our overall daily efficiency. But it’s not all pretty; they also tend to suck up our phone’s battery life. As apps improve and become more sophisticated, they tend to drain more battery from your smartphones. Well, there’s an easy way out to this problem, there are plenty of free ‘lite’ versions you can use as alternatives.
We are listing top 5 Lite-versions of your favorite apps that will help save your smartphone’s battery life.1. Lite WebApp for Facebook