Google Allo and Google Duo Apps. First Impressions!

So Google has brought out some new messaging/communication apps….We were due a refresh, anyway. I love Google apps a lot, and I have used these since they were launched. Here is my review. Google Allo Download link This is Google’s new messaging app. The setup process is fairly regular, the only interesting thing being that…

INSTAGRAM STORIES VS. SNAPCHAT STORIES!!!

First things, first: Instagram Stories will not kill Snapchat (Stories). Recently, media content sharing giant, Instagram, released a new feature called Instagram stories, in which an Instagram user, new or old, can use a combination of photos and/or video clips to share with their audience what they have been up to, in a less curated…

MY TOP 10 APPS FOR THE SUMMER

Greetings, Android lovers and enthusiasts! The summer has been around for a few weeks now, some are already dreading when it will end, and they have to go back to doing something where they wear more clothes. Relax. Summer still has a few more weeks to go, and here are a few apps to help…

SAMSUNG GALAXY S7/S7 EDGE: MY IMPRESSIONS!!!

Been a while!Samsung, a couple of days back, at their annual Samsung Unpacked event, announced their 2 new flagship phones in their category. The S7 and S7 Edge, for me, are conclusive evidence that Samsung has indeed grown up, because looking at these phones, a lot of intelligence has gone into the design, usability and…

BLACKBERRY PRIV: WELCOME TO THE 21ST CENTURY!

I used to own a Blackberry Bold 2. Or was it 3? Finally, a Blackberry phone that not only the mother would love. This is Blackberry’s latest offering, the Priv, where Priv stands for Privacy. What makes this device so unique is that it is running Android for what would hopefully be the first in…

FACTORY RESET YOUR ANDROID DEVICE!

A few weeks back, I decided to take the bold step to do a factory reset on my Oneplus One device. My phone had become buggy, and all I had tried to do to fix it wasn’t working.So I backed up all my important files that were not already in the cloud (photos and contacts…

SCHOOL PRODUCTIVITY APPS | Part 2

This is a continuation of the last blog article {Part 1}, which you guys received very well indeed. We are going to be reviewing a few more apps to make you the efficient android-using student. Many of these apps will make you want to not carry ANYTHING else with you, except your android phone/tablet. Don’t…

SCHOOL PRODUCTIVITY APPS | Part 1

This is my list of some of the basic android apps that would make life as a student that much easier. Simple and free apps without any additional learning curve, some of which even come pre-installed on our android devices. 1. Google App Play store link Yes, there is a Google app. What would we…

MY TOP 5 LOCKSCREENS

Your android phone is beautiful, and it is exactly that: YOUR android device. Android devices already come preinstalled with a very efficient lockscreen which gives you a variety of unlock options including Swipe, PIN, Pattern, Face Unlock, and with the newer phones a fingerprint unlock option. For me, the lockscreen matters a lot, because I…

WHAT ANDROID PHONE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

In this picture, if I ask people to name the phones shown there, most people will accurately name only about 2 or 3 of them, and I can even predict that the ones that would be accurately predicted would be the Samsung and HTC phones. Most times, this is the same way we buy phones,…

My Top 5 Android Launchers

I am thinking that it’s about time you changed your home screen. You have used the same pre-installed launcher that came with your phone, and all you change is wallpaper (cat, boy/girlfriend, ex-boy/girlfriend, dream vacation/car, cat, etc.), just icons on wallpaper. You do know that you’re not using an iPhone, right? There’s so much your…

Man Meets Android

Hi. My name is Ike, and I will be talking a lot about the android operating system. My experience is limited to hands on usage of not a few devices, and I keep myself well informed about new trends and information in the android ecosystem. I will be posting information about new trends, devices, apps…