YouTube Has a Secret Dark Mode – Here’s How to Activate It

Users of Google's multiple platforms are naturally fans of dark themes. Whether it's Android or other services, a dark mode is always welcome. So a dark mode for the company's biggest media streaming platform is probably a good idea. As discovered on Reddit, Google's YouTube is getting a dark mode. There's a few steps you … Continue reading YouTube Has a Secret Dark Mode – Here’s How to Activate It

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How-To: Remap the Galaxy S8’s Bixby Button to the Google Assistant

Samsung's Galaxy S8 features a dedicated button to activate the company's AI-driven assistant Bixby. By using different press commands (e.g. short press, long press), you can bring up various aspects of the bot and use its multiple functions. However, this is a pretty big commitment to make. If users don't want/like Bixby, it may seem … Continue reading How-To: Remap the Galaxy S8’s Bixby Button to the Google Assistant

How-To: Get the Pixel Launcher on Your Android Tablet

Google today began rolling out Android Nougat 7.1.2 beta 2 to all eligible testers, including Pixel C users. If you recall, they received a major update today which indicates Google's beginning to treat the tablet as a proper Pixel device. One of the updates Pixel C owners saw was the addition of the Pixel Launcher. … Continue reading How-To: Get the Pixel Launcher on Your Android Tablet

How-To: Add LG G6-Style Curved Corners to Your Android Device’s Screen

Back at MWC 2017, LG finally announced the G6 with a Snapdragon 821 chip, 4GB of RAM, and a big, beautiful 18:9 Quad HD+ HDR-enabled 5.7-inch display on a body that has a footprint smaller than that of an iPhone 7 Plus which features a 5.5-inch display. This is done with much manufacturing and design … Continue reading How-To: Add LG G6-Style Curved Corners to Your Android Device’s Screen

6 Useful Keypad Codes to Use on Android

Everybody loves secret codes. Finding a little bit of extra functionality in our devices makes us feel like insiders on a secret world. Though many people don’t know them, smartphones carry several codes that let you access useful and interesting functions. Here are a few of them. Information Mode If you are concerned with how … Continue reading 6 Useful Keypad Codes to Use on Android

How-To: Root LineageOS the Official Way

LineageOS recently took over the now-deceased CyanogenMod custom ROM platform which specialized in providing a customizable way to enjoy various smartphones. So far, we've seen various builds for the Nexus 6P/5X, Moto G4, OnePlus 2, and more pop up on the internet, but none of them come with root. That said, the developers behind the ROM … Continue reading How-To: Root LineageOS the Official Way

How-To: Get Dolby Atmos Audio Support on Android 4.3+ Without Root

Dolby is known for creating excellent sounding equalizers and speakers for phones, tablets, laptops, and PCs. But normally, only manufacturers can treat their customers to the sweet sounds of ultra-clarity and deep base provided by Dolby if they choose. In other words, it's up to them whether you get Atmos on your device or not. Obviously, … Continue reading How-To: Get Dolby Atmos Audio Support on Android 4.3+ Without Root

How-To: Enable the Google Assistant Without Root on Android 7.0+

Just a few days ago, we showed you how to get the ultimate Pixel Launcher experience on devices running Android 5.1 Lollipop and up. Of course, any of you who are interested in turning your device into a Google Pixel know that's only half the battle, as there's also another major software feature "exclusive" to … Continue reading How-To: Enable the Google Assistant Without Root on Android 7.0+