The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is here. And with it come expected and unexpected surprises. The Galaxy Note series is one of  Samsung’s greatest product lines, and this series embodies that company’s leadership in terms of technology and design. The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is an excellent phone, worthy of being one of this year’s flagship phones. The quality and the list of amazing features did not come as a surprise because they’re something you would expect from Samsung. The only surprising thing about the Note 9 is its color schemes. The bold colors are something new, especially if you’re familiar with Samsung’s traditional color choices. There are fans who were happy with the changes, and there are those who prefer the old color scheme. Either way, it doesn’t affect the performance of the phone, so I guess this issue is only superficial. If you’re one of those who have […]

Every day, thousands or even billions of people connect via SMS. It’s the most convenient way to communicate, no wonder why it’s still around even after 3 decades. Interestingly, a new SMS-protocol-based technology is being championed and introduced to many mobile phone manufacturers and mobile carriers: RCS Messaging or rich communication services. Let’s take a look at how this technology is rolled out to consumers. What is RCS Messaging? In case you haven’t heard of it yet, RCS is basically a part of the new Advanced Messaging standard. It is introduced for the purpose of improving the current messaging functionality that is, by default, built-in on most smartphones. Aside from having the text messaging features, RCS allows sending quality picture messages of up to 10MB in size. It also allows location sharing, group chats, and video calls. In addition, this service also supports read acknowledgements and typing indicators, which you’re […]

Just when you think you are all set to leave the house, you realize that your Android device’s battery is low. So, you immediately plug it in. Unfortunately, you realize you do not have enough time left to charge up, else you’ll be late for work. Well, if you do not use your Android device much, you need not worry about low battery issues. However, if you rely on your phone so much because you use it to listen to music while on the road or for GPS navigation, low battery scenarios will definitely disappoint you. In this fast-paced era, smartphones are used for almost everything. When they die on us and run out of battery, we feel so futile and helpless. Fortunately, a technology has been introduced to save us from low battery problems: the fast charger for Android. With a few hours of charging, you could get your […]

When it comes to shopping for a new Android phone, the task can be daunting and exhausting. Just imagine going through hundreds of the latest Android phones on the market right now, all competing for your attention—and budget. It’s easy to get attracted to pretty designs and be swayed by a convincing salesperson or a tempting staggered payment system — but hold your horses. Before you make an ill-informed buying decision that you’ll probably regret later on, check out our list of the best Android phones in 2018 and choose the best smartphone for you. All Android phones have their advantages and disadvantages, and we’ve laid them out for you in this article so you can choose wisely. The Best Android Phone: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is the best smartphone under the Galaxy flagship. With a 6.4-inch screen and an S Pen stylus, there is […]

Xiaomi Poco F1 is undoubtedly one amazing phone. Given its price and incredibly fast Snapdragon 845 processor, which is ideal for gaming, it is not surprising why it is currently the talk of the town. Not to mention, it also sports a wide 6.18” FHD+ display and has a similar RAM and storage space as with Mi 8. If you have ever bought Xiaomi Poco F1, you will be very happy to know that it comes with lots of interesting features, which include TWRP Recovery compatibility, which you can use to unlock your device’s full potential. Of course, we need not provide reasons why you should root your device. However, if you are looking to do exciting things like playing with apps like Xposed, customizing your smartphone’s settings, or using other backup apps, then you definitely need to gain Xiaomi Poco F1 root access. Getting Started Before you can proceed […]

The release of Pixel Android 9 Pie may have marked another milestone for Google, but it seems to be plagued with a number of problems. Although some of these issues are just minor bugs, others are way too complicated. Now, before the Android Pie update arrives for your Android device, you have to be familiar with the common Android 9 Pie issues. That way, you won’t be caught off guard. Then again, if you have already upgraded to the recent Android 9 Pie OS, you have to keep an eye out for any problems and report whatever issue you come across with to Google so they can improve the OS in the future. Below, we’ll walk you through the current and most common Android 9 Pie problems and provide possible fixes to them. Common Android 9 Pie Issues and Fixes While Google is working to improve Android 9 Pie, you […]

Gone are the days of bulky TV sets with even bulkier antennas. This is the age when televisions can do more than what they were initially designed for. Android TV is one of the latest forms of home entertainment today, and it can do more than simple programming and broadcasting. With Android TVs, you can play games, install applications, post updates, watch YouTube videos, and browse the internet on the big screen. Since most televisions are now connected to the Internet, the need for data protection and internet security has only grown stronger. Whenever you use your television to access the Internet, it becomes vulnerable to online threats, such as data theft, online snooping and malware infection. One way to protect your Android TV from these risks is by routing your connection through a reliable VPN. However, setting up a VPN on Android TV box is not as easy as […]

Samsung is at the forefront of developing powerful devices, and Samsung S9 and Samsung S9+ are not exceptions. These new flagship devices from the Samsung line were released a couple of months agond their impressive hardware took the Android world by storm. Here we’ll discuss several ways to fix Galaxy S9 Wi-Fi calling issues. These methods have been used by other users before and have been proven to fix these calling problems. How to Fix Galaxy S9 Wi-Fi Calling Issues Making and receiving calls is one of the most basic functions of a phone. If your device can’t make or receive calls, then what’s the point of having it in the first place? This major problem was noticed by Samsung users after they had installed the latest Android updates. Check out these DIY methods to fix Galaxy S9 Wi-Fi calling issues every affected Samsung user should try before calling in […]

There are times when we accidentally delete files on our phone or intentionally get rid of photos and regret big time because we believe that there’s no way to retrieve lost files. Fortunately, Android has several photo recovery options that allow users to recover photos that have been deleted. Check out the options below How to Recover Deleted Photos Using Your Computer 1. Recuva Recuva File Recovery is a third-party app that restores deleted files and photos. However, you need to install the app on your computer, then connect your Android device using a USB cable to be able to use the app to recover deleted files. Aside from recovering files that have been accidentally deleted, you can also restore files that have been removed by bugs, viruses, or crashes. It has a user-friendly interface where you can filter the results according to file name or type, and the best […]

The smartphone industry is a competitive market. With new devices popping up like mushrooms, the market has been saturated with many phones and models making it difficult to choose for the brand and models that match your budget and needs. Taiwanese and Android-phone manufacturer, HTC, may not be as famous as Samsung and Huawei, but their line of phones are top-notch and are high-quality with excellent features. In this article, we’ll list down the best HTC phones available in the market today and provide you the features that make them unique. HTC U12+ The HTC U12+ is one of the top HTC phones today. It is an upgrade of U11+, which was released last year. It boasts a 6-inch display with 18:9 LCD resolution. It comes with a 3500mAh battery that gives enough power for all your gaming and streaming need. U12+ comes pre-installed with Android 8.0 Oreo, which can […]