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You’ll find thousands of apps available for mobile operating systems, but not all of them are safe. We’ll review whether or not you should install them, show you which are the best options for various functions, and update you on the latest features.

KeePassium is an open-source KeePass client for iOS

KeePassium is an open-source KeePass client for iOS

About a month ago, I wrote an article about a KeePass client for iOS, called Strongbox. I also mentioned an alternative app named KeePassium and that I followed development of the application […]

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Google launches Gallery Go by Google Photos for Android

Gallery Go by Google Photos is a new Android application by Google designed as an alternative to Google Photos. The application has been launched worldwide by Google but it is feature-restricted in […]

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Is File Manager the best Files app for Android?

File Manager is a replacement application for the default Android Files app that offers a better experience and more features than the default file manager on Android. I don't like the Files […]

Strongbox Password Safe is a free, open-source KeePass client for iOS

Strongbox Password Safe is a free, open-source KeePass client for iOS

Many privacy/security conscious users, including myself, prefer to use KeePass. After all a free, actively supported, open-source application, that stores your logins in an encrypted database on your local storage is hard […]

Zim is a free, open source, text editor with wiki like features

Zim is a free, open source, text editor with wiki like features

One unusual text editor which I came across a while ago, was Zim.  This isn't your average text editor. If you have used hierarchical text editors  like AllMyNotes Organizer or Tree Notes […]

Newsflow is a free, customizable RSS reader app for Windows 10

Newsflow is a free, customizable RSS reader app for Windows 10

Sometimes we may only have time to read the headlines of articles, and if something piques our interest, we read the entire post. This is where RSS readers shine. Newsflow is a […]

Xpotify is an open-source Spotify client with some nice extra features

Xpotify is an open-source Spotify client with some nice extra features

As much as I like Spotify, I've always felt that the desktop app was missing something. Maybe it was too distracting, or perhaps it was the pop-up ads which annoyed me occasionally. […]

Notepads is an open-source text editor with a fluent design

Notepads is an open-source text editor with a fluent design

Notepads is the newest text editor on the block, and it looks gorgeous. The developer, Jackie Liu, says he made it to be a fast app which feels like the good old […]

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Joplin

Joplin is an open source note taking app for iOS, Android, Windows, macOS and Linux

Note taking apps are handy and can be used for simple tasks like jotting down lists, to storing important information. The primary use of such an app, at least for me, is […]

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First look at Firefox Lockbox for Android

Firefox Lockbox is a new password manager for Android by Firefox-maker Mozilla designed to provide Firefox Account users with easy access to saved passwords. Firefox Lockbox is not a typical password manager. […]

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How to block WhatsApp media from appearing in Android's gallery

WhatsApp Messenger supports media attachments just like most messaging apps. Media that you receive is automatically added to the device's gallery by default. Means: any photo, image, gif, or video that you […]

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APKGrabber: update Android apps without Google Play

APKGrabber is an application for Google's Android operating system to update installed applications without using Google Play. The application is a fork of APKUpdater which we reviewed in 2017, twice. APKUpdater development […]

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AdGuard 3.0 for Android: Redesign, Stealth Mode, Custom Filter Lists

AdGuard 3.0 is now available. The new version of the popular content blocker for Android  features a redesigned interface, new stealth mode, support for custom lists, and more. The new version of […]

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How to save installed Android apps as APK files

APK Extractor is a free application for Google's Android operating system that you may use to save installed Android apps as APK files on the device. The installation of Android applications is […]

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Control big Android devices better with a single hand

Reachability Cursor: one-handed mode mouse pointer is a new application for Google Android to control big Android devices with a single hand. Smartphones seem to get bigger with every passing year; while […]

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Netflix for Android update brings fast forward button

If you happen to watch Netflix on your Android devices using the company's official application, you may have noticed already that the application's interface changed after the most recent update the company […]

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Google tests horizontal tab switcher in Chrome mobile

Google is testing a new feature in Chrome mobile for Android right now that changes the tab switcher from a vertical layout to a horizontal one. When you open the list of […]

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Copy text from any Android app with Universal Copy

Universal Copy is a free application for Google's Android operating system that you may use to copy any text that you encounter on devices running Android. While you can copy text from […]

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List the trackers that apps use on Google Play

Google Play is the primary application store for Android applications. Most Android devices ship with Google Play installed by default and most Android users use it to browse, find and install applications […]

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Lumen Privacy Monitor monitors Android apps tracking

Lumen Privacy Monitor is a free application for Google Android that monitors connections that applications make on a device it runs on to uncover communication with tracking servers and data collecting. Created […]

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Addons Detector for Android review

Addons Detector is a free application for Google's Android operating system that reveals which addon packages installed applications use among other things. You may use it to find out which apps include […]

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ProtonVPN Android promises free bandwidth unrestricted service without ads

Proton Technologies, best known for the secure email service ProtonMail launched ProtonVPN for Android today. The company launched ProtonVPN to the public last year but had to shut down registration soon after […]

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Opera 44 for Android with UI refresh and fast news access

Opera Software announced the general availability of Opera 44 for the Android operating system earlier today. The new version focuses on delivering news faster to users of the mobile browser, and refreshes […]

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Google tests Files Go file manager for Android

Files Go is an unreleased (at this point in time) file manager by Google for Android whose primary purpose is freeing up storage space on Android devices, and managing files. The application […]

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F-Droid 1.0 for Android is out

F-Droid 1.0 has been released today. It is an Android application that provides users with a catalog of free and open source software that users can install on their Android devices. Note: […]

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Blizzard Battle.net app for Android

Blizzard Entertainment published Blizzard Battle.net, a new application for Google's Android operating system recently. The new application focuses on communication more than anything else. You may use it to chat with your […]

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BlueBorne Vulnerability Scanner for Android

BlueBorne Vulnerability Scanner by Armis is a free application for Android devices that checks whether the device is vulnerable to BlueBorne. BlueBorne is an attack vector that attacks devices via Bluetooth. Any […]

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Windy: Wind, Waves and Hurricane forecast on Android

Windy is a specialized weather application for Android that combines basic weather forecasting with highly detailed weather information. Designed specifically for anyone who needs wind or waves weather information, it may be […]

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A look at Orfox, a Tor Browser for Android

Orfox is a web browser for Android that is based on the same source code as the Tor Browser but with some privacy modifications added to it. Basically, if you want to […]

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Guides by Lonely Planet for Android

Guides by Lonely Planet is a free application for Google Android that provides you with free city guides curated by Lonely Planet. It takes at least some preparation to visit a different […]

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Kaspersky launches information hungry VPN app for Android

Kaspersky Secure Connection: VPN service is a new application by Russian security company Kaspersky for the Android mobile operating system. The application is available as a free and premium version. The free […]

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Improve your English Pronunciation with ELSA Speak for Android

ELSA Speak: Reduce your accent is a free application for Android (and iOS) that assists you in improving your English pronunciation. ELSA, which stands for English Language Speech Assistant coaches non-native speakers […]

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My Device: the best system information app for Android?

My Device is a free application for Google's Android operating system that displays all there is to know about an Android device in its interface. Knowing which features your Android device supports […]

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Py for Android: learn programming and IT skills

Py is a free application for Google Android devices that teaches you programming and IT skills in an interactive environment. When you want to learn how to code, you have plenty of […]

Quantum, an introduction to Quantum Mechanics for Android

Quantum is a free application for Google's Android operating system that teaches you the basics of quantum mechanics. Quantum mechanics deals with the so-called microworld and the objects -- atoms or particles […]

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Guide to Linux app for Android

Guide to Linux is a free application for Google Android that comes with tutorials, information on commands and shell scripts, and a Terminal emulator. If you want to get to know Linux, […]

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Keep track of Android app updates with Changes

Changes is a free application for Android devices that makes it easier to keep track of application updates and changelogs. Google Play is the default store for Android applications. It is installed […]

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After a year, Motion Stills lands on Android

Motion Stills, an experimental short video creation application by Google, has been released by the company for the Android platform. Google launched Motion Stills in June 2016 for iOS, and has now […]

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Send any file with WhatsApp

The most recent WhatsApp update for Android and iOS enables the sending of any file type to other users of the messaging service. File attachments were limited to a selection of files […]

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Caffeine: prevent sleep on Android devices

Caffeine is a free application for Android devices that prevents sleep, lock or screen dimming automatically or manually. Power saving modes are essential on mobile devices as these modes will preserve battery […]


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