Galaxy S10 software update brings dedicated Night mode

Having a night mode option in your smartphone’s built-in camera is not a rare feature anymore but some would say a necessity. The relatively new Samsung Galaxy S10 line launched with a Bright Night mode but it lacked several things to make it truly useful. Now the latest software update …

Samsung Galaxy Buds update brings enhanced touch control, Bixby

Samsung officially launched the Galaxy Buds together with the Galaxy S10 phones. The 10th Anniversary flagship offering of the South Korean tech giant deserve an impressive partner and the Galaxy Buds are the perfect pair. Everything has been going great until some users started to complain about the battery percentage …

Twitter to introduce hide replies feature this June

Twitter continues to experiment with ways to let users have more control over the conversation that they started but also to maintain the supposedly open nature of what goes on in the platform. A couple of months ago, a tipster revealed that the social network is actually testing a “hide …

HTC apps removed then reuploaded due to new Google Play policy errors

Owners of HTC devices might have panicked a little when news started going out that HTC apps were disappearing from the Google Play Store. Apps like the HTC Mail app were unpublished last February and in fact, in the last three months, a total of 14 HTC apps were removed. …

Pixel 3 Android Q beta update released from Google Play Store

The Pixel 3 is getting the new Avengers Playmoji stickers in time for the movie. It will also be sold soon on T-Mobile, ending the Verizon exclusivity. The phone may have a number of bugs and issues but the phone still sells. You may not realize it but many people …

Facebook Messenger’s Dark Mode finally universally launched

Just last month, users of Facebook’s Messenger app were pretty excited when they figured out there was a way to finally enable the dark mode. All you had to do was to send an emoji of the crescent moon to one of your friends or even to yourself. But of …

ActionDash 2.0 ready with deeper insights, better security

The digital wellbeing app ActionDash was first introduced to the Android community back in January by the same team that launched the Action Launcher. It brings the numerous Digital Wellbeing features that Google added introduced to the latest Android OS to more Android phones. This means other Android devices can …

Tasker update allows long press volume button

Tasker was updated only last month. It allowed quick remapping of Bixby. Before that, we learned the app was ineligible for some permissions after the Play Store update. It’s getting another round of updates that is said to handle volume key long presses even when the display is off. This …

Skype brings Screen Sharing to Android app in beta

Skype may not be the most popular messaging app anymore but they still have a pretty big user base. And Microsoft continues to try and capture that market that is in between using messaging apps for personal reasons and for work-related reasons. They’re now introducing a new feature in their …

Nova Launcher 6.1 update brings Numeric Dots and Dark Mode

The last Nova Launcher app update brought Stable release of 6.0. That was only last month and today, Nova Launcher 6.1 is ready with numeric dots and dark mode for the Google Discover page. The new version is now live on the Play Store so feel free to download the …

Google Home now lets you silence your phone through voice command

The situation is this: You’re in the kitchen cooking hurriedly for your small dinner party while the toddler is sleeping in the other room. You suddenly remember that your phone is not set to silent and is actually near your kid. Instead of running into the other room to manually …

Facebook makes improvements for managing memorialized accounts

When someone close to you or even just someone you know casually passes away, one of the places where we grieve their loss is on social media. No matter how you feel about that, it’s already a given. Facebook introduced memorialized accounts to help convert accounts of departed users into …

VLC releases version 3.1, brings back Android Auto support

VLC is probably one of the most popular media players out there because it can play almost any audio or video file, regardless of the format. The Android app version isn’t as robust as the desktop one of course, but it’s still way better than the other players out there. …

Pulse SMS receives Smart Replies feature with the latest update

Pulse was first introduced by Klinker back in 2016 as a new SMS and Tablet Messenger app. An Android Wear 2.9 version of the program was released the following year. We haven’t heard anything about it since then but the latest information we got will make the instant messaging tool …

Microsoft Launcher rolls out stable version of version 5.3 update

Beta testers of the Microsoft Launcher have experienced the changes that the launcher will bring to your device. And now, weeks later, Microsoft is finally rolling out the stable version of version 5.3 of the app. This includes a lot of user experience (that’s UX to you) improvements, better Microsoft …

LINE now lets you screencap chats more conveniently

While you can always use your smartphone’s native screencap feature to “immortalize” your chats with friends, it’s probably more helpful and convenient to have a feature built within the app itself. That’s what LINE is bringing you with its new Chat Capture feature which allows you to not just save …

YouTube now bringing picture-in-picture mode to non-Premium subscribers

If you’re a mobile multi-tasker, you probably want features in your phone and in your apps that will let you do several things at once. Watching YouTube videos is probably one of those apps that you can use in the background while browsing through your social media feed or something. …

Google Maps now lets you report live traffic slowdowns

Even though technically they’re both owned by Google, there’s still a lot of differences between Google Maps and Waze. But one of the most requested features from users of the former is to adapt the incident reporting feature of the latter. Late that year they eventually did that but was …