Android O: All the best features in Google’s latest OS update

With Google I/O come and gone, it’s clear Android O isn’t going to be the most dramatic software update ever, but there’s still plenty to look forward to. Now in its second developer preview, Android O brings a number of performance improvements and new features. While many of these may just be small tweaks, collectively, […]

Exercise ‘keeps the mind sharp’ in over-50s, study finds

Doing moderate exercise several times a week is the best way to keep the mind sharp if you’re over 50, research suggests. Thinking and memory skills were most improved when people exercised the heart and muscles on a regular basis, a review of 39 studies found. This remained true in those who already showed signs […]

Bixby vs Google Assistant vs Siri

2017 is shaping up to be the year of the virtual assistant, with Google and Amazon already rolling out their new Assistant andAlexa software to more devices over previous months. Not forgetting that Apple’s Siri has already nabbed a big share of the smartphone market, tucked away in every iPhone, and Microsoft continues to focus on Cortana. Samsung has also announced […]

Hacked by apps

Tristan Harris, Google’s former product manager, said that social media-giants have an ability to hack humans’ brains. This ‘hacking’ is done to get people addicted to phone. During his interview he said there are some techniques of popular apps that can the person using the app hooked to the phone for as long as possible. […]

How to manage your kid’s Android device with Google Family Link

Managing your kids’ digital activity used to be an exercise in frustration. Short of limiting the amount of time they spent on their various gadgets, keeping track of what they were doing — or preventing them from doing something they shouldn’t — was nearly impossible. But apps like Google’s Family Link are changing the paradigm. Google’s new Family Link service, designed […]

Master your Samsung Galaxy S8 with these tips and tricks

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is finally here, and it’s a looker. The South Korean company’s phone packs a gorgeous edge-to-edge curved screen, a beefed-up front-facing camera, a top-of-the-line processor, and a new virtual assistant powered by artificial intelligence. But like many devices of the Galaxy S8’s caliber, not every feature is easy to use — or find. […]

3 things you can do to step up your selfie game

Taking a self portrait might seem like a straightforward process, but the truth is, getting the lighting, composition, and mood just right can be a challenge, as is the case with any photograph.To ensure your Snapchat post is up to snuff or your Tinder photo is as smooth as your pickup line (which will inevitably […]