Install Linux On Your Android Phone Without Rooting

Short Bytes: Installing some distribution of Linux on Android phone generally needs an ARM-supported distro and root permissions. As rooting a phone voids the warranty and opens backdoors for potential attacks, here’s...

How to install Android apps on your Windows computer

Apps on Windows have gotten better. But every once in a while, you stumble upon a really useful mobile app that hasn’t made its way to PC yet. If runs on Android,...

How to factory reset an Android phone

If restarting your phone doesn't help the problem and your phone is still acting up, you might want to try a factory reset. This will restore your device to its factory...

Android phones to ape Apple TrueDepth 3D sensors next year

The market has long been aware of what Apple might launch with the iPhone X and yet it seems that it has caught Android manufacturers unprepared to fight back. From the...

Google Unveils Android P Developer Preview

We all expected Google to launch the Android P developer preview around the middle of the month, but the latest version of Android dropped a little earlier than that. Google has announced...

New Sensor Measures Blood Pressure While You Hold Your Phone

Your smartphone already has a wide array of sensors inside, but it can’t measure your blood pressure — at least not yet. Researchers from Michigan State University have developed a prototype...

Best Camera Apps for Android of 2018

Since every camera-equipped Android phone comes with a camera app, most people will never look further. But some OEMs do a better job than others at creating great apps for photography,...

Google Highlights Android Security Boosts, Says It’s Just as Safe as iOS

Android has a reputation for being less secure than Apple’s iOS, but Google says its platform has gotten a bad rap. The company has released its fourth annual security report, a 56-page...

How to Flash a ROM to Your Android Phone

Android is great, but sometimes, the version you get with your phone—whether its vanilla Android or something like Samsung's TouchWiz—leaves a bit to be desired. Here's how to install a new...

Should You Unplug Chargers When You’re Not Using Them?

Tested: Should You Unplug Chargers When You’re Not Using Them?How much energy do your smartphone, laptop, and tablet chargers really use? Should you unplug them when you aren’t using them to...