Delete this app for more Android battery life

Delete this app for more Android battery life

When it comes to phone apps, many people use Facebook’s version multiple times a day. So it may cause you to cringe when you learn the dramatic effect it has on the battery life and speed of your Android Phone. You heard that right, the Facebook app is reportedly draining 20% of your Android’s battery while potentially slowing it down by 15%. Here’s what you need to know about this surprising news, and how to fix it.

You can have iTunes on your Android Phone

You can have iTunes on your Android Phone

One of the biggest problems facing new Android users relates to music. More specifically, it relates to just how in the heck does one get their beloved, and often times robust, iTunes Library onto their shiny new Android phone. Believe it or not, the process isn’t as complicated as it seems.

More payment options come to Samsung

More payment options come to Samsung

As mobile payments move ever closer to becoming the norm for settling bills and undertaking financial transactions, Google Wallet and Apple Pay continue to be the services that hog the limelight. While it may appear on the surface that these are the only popular options, Samsung Pay is also getting in on a slice of the NFC-technology action.

New features in Android M

New features in Android M

Android phone users can expect a new OS coming soon with Google’s announcement at this year’s Google I/O, its annual software developer conference. While they did not announce which dessert it will be named after yet, the Android M as they are calling it at the moment comes with many improvements worth mentioning.

How to extend an Android’s battery life

How to extend an Android’s battery life

Android phones are turning the smartphone industry on its head with a bundle of great new features and functionality. However, many of the features and applications available on the Android device are real battery drainers. Even though Android phones’ batteries are growing bigger with every passing year, they are simply not keeping pace with all the power-hungry applications and hardware.

Change the way Chrome tabs are handled

Change the way Chrome tabs are handled

Android 5.0 is out and an increasing number of devices are being upgraded to it. This version of Android introduces a number of changes, including a new look and tweak to the way open and recent apps are handled (a feature called Overview). While Overview is great, there have been some grumblings over the way it handles Chrome, and more specifically open tabs in Chrome.

Looking at the new Google Calendar

Looking at the new Google Calendar

For users who have Google Apps and Android devices, Google Calendar is one of the more useful tools and app. With the recent update of Android 5.0, the tech company has been releasing updates to their mobile apps too. The latest app to get a makeover, with a new updated version, is Google Calendar and with it some great features have been introduced.

Nexus 6, 9 and Lollipop announced!

Nexus 6, 9  and Lollipop announced!

Google’s Nexus line of devices promises users a pure Android experience. This means that the operating system is exactly as Google designed it to be, unlike many other Android devices where manufacturers add their own layout and design. In mid October, Google announced not one, but three new Nexus devices that set a new benchmark for what Android can really be.