9 Tips for Using Your Big Android Phone With Just One Hand

Phone screens are getting larger and larger Fabulous Phablets: The 5 Best Big-Screen Smartphones You Can Buy Fabulous Phablets: The 5 Best Big-Screen Smartphones You Can Buy If you’re going to buy a big-screen phone now, and by that, we mean something that’s larger than a 5.5-inch screen and smaller than a 7-inch tablet, these are your best options. Read More , whether you like it or not. Funnily enough, there was a time when we used to swear by

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Here’s why you might get Google Duo calls on your Android phone without the app

Google Duo is Android’s official answer to FaceTime, allowing you to make simple and stable video calls to friends and family. Thanks to a new update just pushed out by Google, you’ll be able to receive calls made by the Duo app on some Android phones, even if you don’t actually have the app yourself.Android Police spotted the update, which means audio and video calls will pop up on some Android phones even without the app – it’s not clear

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Chrome OS is about to borrow another feature from Android

Chrome OS and Android are closer than ever before – many Chromebooks, including the Google Pixelbook – can run Android apps just as well as a phone or tablet, and it looks like the desktop OS is about to borrow another feature from its mobile sibling.Chrome Story spotted that notification badges are on their way to Chrome OS in the near future, based on some hunting around in recent code updates. The tiny badges were introduced in Android 8.0 Oreo

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Snowden’s new Android app turns your cheap smartphone into a home security system

Even the best digital security practices are often undone by sloppy physical security. An unreadable 40 character password, after all, is only as secure as the office containing the Post-it note you wrote it on.(Sidebar: please don’t do this. Use a password manager for god sakes, it’s almost 2018).To help combat the threat the Freedom of the Press Foundation, led by our favorite spy-turned-advocate, Edward Snowden, launched Haven, an app for cheap Android burners that turns them into full-fledged home

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Best free Android apps of 2017: 100 you must download

It’s been ten years since Android was first outed by Google, and back then it was hard to imagine the sheer number of apps we’d have today.There are apps for everything, and many of them are completely free, meaning you’re just a few downloads away from supercharging your smartphone at no extra cost.Admittedly, the huge quantity of apps doesn’t mean they’re all quality – far from it in fact, and finding the good ones can be tough. There are tools and

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Best iPhone and Android party games to play with your family this Christmas

You’re full of turkey, you’ve had a fair few alcoholic drinks and you’re drowning in wrapping paper, but then someone in your family plucks up and says, “shall we play a game?”It’s then you realize all that’s on offer is Monopoly – which is set to last until at least midnight – or it’s a case of making conversation with those around you, so what if you had some party games ready and raring to go on your phone?For that

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The best free Android games in 2017: try these out now

What’s better than a free game? Well, pretty much nothing. Except when it’s just terrible and you’ve wasted your sweet time to download it.Sure, it’s not going to cost you anything, but that doesn’t mean it’s OK to just mess around with terrible games that are free because the developer can’t make you pay anything for it in good conscience.So what are you supposed to do about it? Well, we’re here to help you with all that – but before

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Best Android apps 2017: download these now

It’s been ten years since Android was announced, and what a decade it’s been. But there’s never been a better time to jump on board, as the Google Play store has exploded in recent years, with a proliferation of apps that can cater to your every need.The problem is: there are just too many of them, even with Editor’s Picks, Featured and Best Selling, Top Paid and Top Free categories there to help.There are things you can do to filter

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How to Make Your Own QR Codes from Your iPhone or Android Phone

You might think that QR codes are so 2006, but they’re coming back in a big way. Here’s how to create your own.You might be asking yourself, “Why would I ever want or need to create my own QR code?”, and that’s a valid question. QR codes are a sort of hidden gem that a lot of people underestimate, and they can be used in all sorts of different ways. When scanned, they can take you to a specific website,

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