Why do android phones become slow over time and how to make them faster?

Installing too many apps and services is one of the main reasons of the device becoming slower over time. The other reasons are memory leaks, writing too many times on flash memory, background services, corruption in data cache etc.

To avoid android phone to become slower and to make it faster, follow the below tips:

1. Remove all unnecessary apps which are not required or used very rarely.
2. Remove/Disable the bloatware apps like Samsung Touchwiz apps, google apps etc.
3. Avoid using cleaner apps; this will be always running in the background and will make the device even slower.
4. Frequently clean cache memory of the apps.
5. Restrict background data of applications that are not required.
6. Clean up all the junk files on the device.
7. Change default animation to 0.5x. You can check the detailed guide here.

If nothing above makes your device faster, just take the backup and do a factory reset.

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Blue Coral Version to launch in Europe

Samsung launched the new blue coral color variant of S7 edge that looks stunningly amazing.
The phone was originally launched in India in November this year will be heading for a wide Europe release. The device is listed in one of the popular websites of Netherlands and it's showing as 'Coming Soon'.

Apart from India, the phone is also available in selected markets of South Korea, the United States, Singapore and Taiwan.


New iPhone will have a Dual Camera

Good news for all the iPhone fans. As per the insider information from Japan, the new iPhone will have a dual camera with camera lenses stacked up vertically. Also as per the leaks, the iPhone will still retain its name as iPhone 7s instead of iPhone 8.

The new iPhone 7s will have a 5-inch display while the iPhone 7s Plus will have a sharp 5.8 inch display. So are you guys excited about this leak?


Xiaomi Mi6 Sets New Record in Benchmarking

In a series of links of MI6, the AnTuTu benchmarking of the phone shows 210,329 points which is highest for any smartphone device that is available currently in the market. For example, the leader in smartphone market iPhone 7 plus has only scored 180,000 points. We assume snapdragon 835 processor is responsible for this higher benchmarking score. So, MI 6 is going to be one of the most powerful smartphones in 2017. 

As per the leaks, the smartphone will have 6 GB of RAM, frameless qhd display, ultrasonic fingerprint scanner, fast charging powerful battery. 

The device will be launched in February at MWC 2017.

Frameless Zuk Edge Released, Full Specs

Frameless Zuk Edge smartphone has been officially released. The Phablet has very thin frame at the edges of the display so we can call it as frameless.

The device comes with 5.5-inch screen and occupies 86.4% of the front panel area. The device has  a glass case, a fingerprint scanner, a sensor that supports gestures.

Other specifications of the phone are:
  • Snapdragon 821 processor
  • 4, 6 GB of RAM
  • 64 Gb flash memory
  • 3100 battery capacity
  • Quick charge 3.0
  • Camera 13 megapixel with aperture f/2.2
  • 8 megapixel selfie camera
  • Android 7.0

Xiaomi Mi 6 leaked photos and specs

Recently, the pictures of Xiaomi Mi 6 has been leaked online and the leak suggests it will be a smaller version of Mi Note 2 with curved edges.
The phone will be coming with Snapdragon 835 SoC that will be unveiled at CES next week. The phone comes with 6 GB Ram and 128/256 GB internal storage options. The phone is expected to be launched in February officially.

10 Amazing Android Phone Tips & Tricks

Save Battery:
If you have an AMOLED screen, by just setting black background as wallpaper, you can extend the phone battery life and can use the phone for more time.

Speed up charging:
If you are running out of time and want to charge your phone fast, just turn on the airplane mode. Airplane mode will disable all the wireless communications and charge your phone much faster.

Speed up the phone:
You can drastically speed up the phone just by reducing the animation time. To do this, go to the settings,  about phone and tap on build number version 7 times, this will unlock the developer options. Then it's just a click away in developer options to reduce the animation time to 0.5x

Reduce Data usage:
If you are worried about the mobile data limit being exceeded, you can simply go to settings and disable background data. There will be N number of apps that collects the background data and sending to the server. Disabling it will simply save your mobile data.

Fake your location:
Once you turn on developer options, there is an option called mock location app and by installing fake GPS app you can fake your location to anywhere in the world. At least you can fake your friends by posting the location in Facebook, WhatsApp etc.

Freeing Ram:
In developer options, you can check all the running background services and see which apps are consuming a lot of memory. You can uninstall the apps that are using more RAM even in the background. These apps are poorly written by developers, uninstalling them and installing alternate apps will make your device much faster.

Don't keep activities:
The name itself is self-explanatory. The app or activity will be killed automatically whenever you leave the app. Just go to developer options, to enable this setting.

Photomath app:
Just hover your camera on the mathematical equation and the app will solve the solution of the complex problem and immediately display the results.

Sleep Cycle app:
The app basically tracks and analyzes your sleep and wake you up by automatically from the lightest phase of sleep.

Using custom launcher:
Using a custom launcher like Nova or Apex launcher will help you to set more gesture based options. For example on my phone, I used swipe up to launch WhatsApp, swipe down to show notifications, double tap to lock the screen.

7 Advantages of Windows Phone over Android Phone

Are you confused about purchasing windows phone or android phone? Are you more interested in purchasing a windows phone?  Then check out the 7 core advantages that windows phone will provide over Android phone:

1. Security: 
Unlike apps in Android, windows app will go through a series of quality checks for virus/malware before being published on the store. So, the windows phone provides better security compared to android phones.
security of windows phone
2. Performance: 
If you are looking for phone with best specs and performance then windows phone is the one. Even an android phone with same specs has lower performance than windows phone. A windows phone with 512 MB ram is almost equal to 1 GB ram in Android, this is because windows OS have better memory management than Android.
performance of wp
3. Stability:
The windows phone will be very stable compared to android phones over time. If you had used android phones for more than a year, then your phone will start becoming slow and will hang frequently. But windows phone doesn't slow down/hang even after 2 years of usage.
4. Simple UI:
Windows phone provides simple UI with live tiles that look better than Android phones.

5. High Contrast Mode: 
Windows phone comes up with high contrast mode support that makes easy to read/browse the content on the phone during night. All you need to do is, go to accessibility options and enable high contrast mode.
high contrast mode of windows phone
6. Professional Use: 
Windows phone comes with the free office in the OS itself and thus very useful for professionals to edit the documents on the go. You can use excel, powerpoint and word documents directly from your phone without the need of any laptop.

7. Xbox games: 
Windows phone have perfect Xbox integration that works even great on low-end devices with lesser RAM.

5 Unique ways to use your Android Phone

All latest android phones are coming up with USB OTG support which is extremely useful. Check out the some of the unique ways to use your phone:

1. Connect Hard Disk/Flash drive using USB OTG
You can use the USB OTG cable to connect external hard disk up to 1 TB or flash drive to access all your favorite movies, holiday photos and loads of documents.
connect hard disk to mobile

2. Connect Keyboard and Mouse
You can use a keyboard to type long documents apart from emails & WhatsApp. You can also use the mouse for playing games or scrolling a document etc. I have used keyboard many times to type programs, office documents.
connect keyboard to moble

3. Print the documents
Modern printers can connect to Android device and print the required documents and photos from your phone.
Print the documents

4. Use as Fan and LED Light
You can buy accessories like LED light, fan etc and connect to your phone.
fan and led mobile accessories

5. As PS4 device
Using OTG, you can convert your smartphone into the PS4 device and play real time games like Asphalt8, real racing etc using a game controller.
game controller


5 Cool Android Apps People aren't Aware of

Every day thousands of android apps will be released on the play store and most of them will be unnoticed by the users. Here we tried to bring 5 cool android apps that most people aren't aware of.

1. Twin Camera:
It's a free camera application that helps you to clone yourself in the same photo. You should take both the photos with the same background and twin camera will merge both the photos into single pic as below.
twin camera android app
You can download the twin camera app from play store.

2. Dekorate:
Are you looking for interior designing your home? If so, this is the app for you. Dekorate helps you by providing great design ideas and will be part of your dream home. You can see thousands of photos of interiors and also filter them depending on your budget, color etc.
Dekorate android app
You can download the dekorate app from play store.

3. Locket:
Locket is your intelligent lock screen that saves your time, stay informed and also make your entertained. It brings trending personalized news, stories that inspire you etc. on your lock screen.
locket app
You can download the locket app from here.

4. SwipePad:
SwipePad provides a launcher panel overlay and is one of the fastest app switcher available on google play. With a single swipe, you can launch your favorite application. If you do multitasking more frequently, then this app is for you.
swipepad android app
You can download the swipe pad app from Google Play.

5. Sidebar Lite:
Sidebar Lite is yet another multitasking app for your android phone that allows you to switch between your favorite apps by taskbar on the side. It's fast, simple and heavily customizable. Some of its features include pin apps, live running apps indicators, customized colors, and sizes, minimal ram and battery usage, task killer etc.
Sidebar android app
You can download the sidebar app from Google Play.


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