mobile apps

LeanDroid Saves Your Battery By Automatically Disabling Connections

Android: We all want our handsets’ batteries to last as long as possible. LeanDroid helps to maximise battery life by turning off different connection types when you don’t need them.


Authy Is A PIN-Protected Manager For Two-Factor Authentication

Android/iOS: Two-factor authentication is a feature that you should probably enable on every service that offers it. While Google has the handy Authenticator app, Authy improves on it in almost every way.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Keep Calm Generator on Android, Laser Hell on iOS and Spectral Souls on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Mobile Apps Still Beat Mobile Sites: Gartner

There’s no doubt that building a functional mobile site avoids the pain of having to build specific apps for multiple phone platforms. The big problem? End users would still much rather have an app.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include PicShop Photo Editor on Android, Living Planet on iOS and Mirror’s Edge on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


The Popular Android Apps That Hog The Most Battery, Data And Storage

It’s no secret that many apps are terrible for your phone’s performance. If you want to know which ones are the worst, take a look at this study from AVG, which highlights the Android apps that drain your battery most, take up the most storage space and use up the most data.


AutoVoice Now Lets You Create Custom Google Now Commands

We’ve talked before about how to use AutoVoice, the excellent Tasker plugin, to create a custom voice command for anything on Android. Now, the plugin allows you to tie those commands directly into Google Now, so you can trigger anything you want with a simple “OK, Google”.


Gruveo Brings Fast, No-Install, Anonymous Video Calling To Android

Android/Web: Previously mentioned video calling service Gruveo took the wraps off a major update today. It now includes Android support that lets you talk to others without having to install an app first..


Navigate Through A Song On Android With The Lockscreen Controls

One of the neatest features of stock Android is the lockscreen controls that appear while you’re listening to music. What you might not have known is that you can long-press them to jump to a specific part of a song.


Clarisketch Quickly Annotes And Shares Images With Audio Narration

Android: Showing is sometimes better than telling, but why not do both when you can? Clarisketch lets you share a picture with drawn-on annotations, and it even includes your own descriptions as you say them.