List/Grid Tag Archives: Android

Fix Android Media server scanner SDcard CPU, Battery drain

Fix Android Media server scanner SDcard CPU, Battery drain

What is Mediaserver? Mediaserver or Media scanner on Android is designed to scan and index every media file: Images, Videos, Music and make the list available to all Android apps,… Read more »

Get iOS 7 Theme, Launcher on Android [Control Center, Notification Center, Lockscreen]

Get iOS 7 Theme, Launcher on Android [Control Center, Notification Center, Lockscreen]

iOS 7: You either hate it or love the notion of Flat UI and vibrant colors. iOS 7 UI aesthetics have been less than overwhelming but they did get mass… Read more »

Stream Music, Video from Android to PC [Windows, Mac OSX, Linux]

Stream Music, Video from Android to PC [Windows, Mac OSX, Linux]

Chromecast dongle lets you stream music, video, chrome tabs from Android, PC to an HDTV with HDMI input. But it isn’t a system wide streaming, it rather works only with… Read more »

Combine WiFi, 3G 4G Networks: Multipath TCP on iOS 7, Android

Combine WiFi, 3G 4G Networks: Multipath TCP on iOS 7, Android

Back in the days when Internet was dialup and was slow, several proprietary technologies were developed. One such technologies was to combine two dial-up modems to boost connection speed by… Read more »

Galaxy Note 3 Full Specs, Features

Galaxy Note 3 Full Specs, Features

Samsung announces new Galaxy Note 3, a flagship powerful descendent for the Phablet Note family. Note 3 learns from Galaxy S4’s design and improves on it. Note 3 is a… Read more »

4 Tips for Smartphone Security

4 Tips for Smartphone Security

When it comes to our mobile phones, most of the news tend to be about advancements. A major new mobile phone comes out every few months, new software updates seem… Read more »

Transform Android into Chromecast Receiver Dongle [Android AirPlay]

Transform Android into Chromecast Receiver Dongle [Android AirPlay]

Chromecast is the new $35 streaming device from Google that turns your HDTV into a stream receiver from various devices including Android, iOS and PCs. Ever since it was released,… Read more »

Customize, Auto-Hide Navigation Bar [Soft buttons] on Android

Customize, Auto-Hide Navigation Bar [Soft buttons] on Android

Nexus line of devices sports buttonless interface, giving user more power. Slowly, more and more android OEMs are adopting Soft buttons (Navigation bar), realizing importance of buttonless interface. But Navigation… Read more »

Stream Local Music, Videos to Chromecast from Android over WLAN

Stream Local Music, Videos to Chromecast from Android over WLAN

Chromecast streams Music, videos, and Chrome Tabs from Linux, Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android. But there is a catch. All of the content streams from the cloud directly to the… Read more »

Google Latitude to Google+ Locations Migration guide [Latitude Alternative]

Google Latitude to Google+ Locations Migration guide [Latitude Alternative]

Google has retired the amazing Latitude app that let you share your accurate location with friends and Family. They have removed Latitude from Google Maps v7 for Android, and iOS…. Read more »

Google Maps 7 Android: Save Offline Cache

Google Maps 7 Android: Save Offline Cache

Google Maps 7 for Android has been updated with a brand new clean UI. The Interface is attractive, text is more readable, the interface is more fluid and non-obstructive. The… Read more »

Open Source Library for Geolocation, Location-aware Android Games

Open Source Library for Geolocation, Location-aware Android Games

Gamification and Geolocation games are uber-cool. If you have played one among the two, you already count their importance. Ingress is the most geeky and immersive location aware game created… Read more »

HowTo Install Google Play Store on OUYA [Easy]

HowTo Install Google Play Store on OUYA [Easy]

I received my OUYA gaming console early as I was one of the thousands early Kickstarter backers for the project. OUYA impressed us with its good set of gaming titles and hackability…. Read more »

Samsung Galaxy MEGA 5.8 vs. 6.3 Review

Samsung Galaxy MEGA 5.8 vs. 6.3 Review

Samsung builds the widest range of Smartphone and Tablet  screen sizes from 3 inches phones all the way to 11 inches Android Tablets. This includes one of the bravest Phablets… Read more »

Fast File Transfer, Sync between: Android, iOS, Windows, OSX

Fast File Transfer, Sync between: Android, iOS, Windows, OSX

Sharing and syncing files between android and PC is easy with millions of apps out in Play Store. But most of these Syncing and File transfer utilities have too many… Read more »

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