Android is the most popular operating system that is used in smartphones and tablets. The presence of millions of utilities, games and software in Android makes it the most favorite OS among users. There are a few quality apps that have been included recently from the software giants Dropbox and Google. Let’s take a look at the best cool apps for Android.
For a very long time, Gmail was the email client that you needed to access mails in Android, but now it gives the provision of accessing Mailbox iOS by using a special Mailbox iOS app. This app is now available in the Android platform, which provides a UI that is better than the age old Gmail’s user interface. It also lets us easily manage emails that we receive on a weekly basis. Moreover, it provides greater security by checking your emails from the Dropbox’s server. Therefore, if you want a change, then it is better to go and check out Mailbox.
Recently, Google have come up with an app for providing a better experience while taking photos. It is available for all Android devices running on KitKat version of the Android operating system. It has a very easy and clean interface, making it a lot easier for the users to use. Moreover, the results provided by it are outstanding. Google has also included an option called Lens Blur, which will let users out of focus the background of an image. This app is free for the users and they can download it from the Google Play store.
Another app that is being released by Dropbox is Carousel. It is an app that helps the users to synchronize their gallery to their cloud storage service. This app gives the provision to keep the photos, which you never want to miss in a specific location and will help in freeing up your phone memory. You can back up every little pieces of information in to your Dropbox account and it allows you to take a look at these photos from your phone as well as from cloud.
You may already know that there are thousands of Calendar apps found in the Google Play Store. Most of these apps offer conventional calendar features like reminders, alarms, tasks etc. The problem with these apps is that they display all calendar information in a cluttered manner; however, UpTo allows you to de-clutter your calendar by organizing your tasks according to your priority. Thus, this is an app that you can consider.
These are some of the cool apps for Android. Check them out right away!
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Windows 7 is by far the most popular operating system available in the market. One of the best features of the operating system is that it is easy for a user to install new hardware components to the system. The operating system will assist you in installing the devices to the system. Here we discuss how the operating system will assist you in adding a new printer to the system. It is with the help of the device manager program installed with the operating system that it helps in installing the printer to the home computer.
At first, the operating system will recognize the printer for you and it will automatically install all the necessary drivers for the smooth working of the printer. According to Windows 7 support technicians, there is no need for you to install the software that came with the printer if you are using Windows 7 operating system, as the system will get the necessary drivers from the internet all by itself. All you need for this to work is a speedy internet connection. If you are wondering what a local printer is, it is a printer that is connected to the computer directly rather than through a network as a local printer.
The process of adding a new local printer to the system is pretty simple, Windows 7 support centre advises that you plug in the device to the USB port of the system and turn on the device. Now just wait until the system recognizes the printer. Once the printer is recognized, the system will automatically install the necessary drivers to the system. If everything works out as expected, there is no need to install the junk that the printer’s manufacturer gave you.
For checking whether the printer was installed correctly or not, Windows 7 support team advices you to navigate to the Devices and Printers section by clicking on the tab labeled Devices and Printers found in the Start menu. If you see the printer in the window, you are done. However, in some cases the printer might not be installed, in that case, you would need to perform a manual installation of drivers by inserting the installation disc that came with the printer.
You may also try visiting the manufacturer’s website and then get the latest drivers for the device from there. Once the download is complete, click on the file to start the installation of the driver software and you would be able to use the printer in no time.
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With the sheer number of the computing gadgets that are available in the market these days, it can be a difficult task for the users to make a choice. Not only the conventional desktops and laptops, but also attractive range of tablets, smart phones, and notebooks has made the choice much difficult. In these situations, it is very important to decide which features and specifications are in line with your needs to make a better decision. When you consider a tablet vs laptop, you should have a clear idea of your computing needs to make the choice.
Tablets are portable computing devices that provide the user with the mobility of a laptop at a lighter weight. They offer anything between a 7 to 10 inch screen and weigh less than a pound. In a tablet, the user will be able to touch the screen directly with his or her finger or a stylus, making working or gaming a fun filled experience. The user will get full control of the screen, applications, and other features. A good choice for any user looking to store music, capture photos, videos, play games, have video chat or read books.
However, tablets have many limitations as well. Along with the hefty price, most of the tablets demand special handling and care. Especially the touch screen displays, which can get damaged with a single mishandling. In case the touch screen is damaged, the whole device becomes useless and getting a screen replacement can burn a hole in your pocket.
This is the best choice for people who are looking for portability and strong hardware. When compared to tablets, the hardware that is included in laptops is much more robust. Laptops come with larger screens, better resolution and they have a physical keyboard. Many users find it much difficult and messy to type with a touch screen and always vouch for full physical keyboards. Laptops are more durable when compared to tablets and you do not need to worry about taking care of the touch screen displays.
Even though laptops are designed for portability, they are often a burden to carry. Most of the laptops that are available in the market weigh from 5 to 9 pounds, making it an additional luggage. If you wish to know more on the comparison between tablets and laptops, you can search with the keyword tablet vs laptop in your web browser.
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The total number of apps available on Google Play store has now crossed the 1.2 million mark, according to the latest figures. There are now so many good apps for Android OS available that it is very difficult to compile a list of the best Android apps in any category. Some of the popular apps worth checking out are mentioned here.
WebMD for Android
WebMD is a very popular online health information service. It provides all kinds of information about various health problems, tips for diagnosing various diseases, etc. Regular users of the WebMD website can now use the WebMD for Android app to access this online health information service. This app has features for assisting the user with diagnosing a disease, locating a medical practitioner in the neighborhood, etc.
The Avast Mobile Security and Antivirus app
An antivirus application is one of the essential requirements in all computer devices including the Android smartphone. Of course, there are many freeware and premium edition antivirus applications available at the Google Play store. But Avast stands out from the crowd, for being very light on the smartphone processor. You can download this app at Google Store for free.
Folder Lock app for Android
For those, who are worried about data privacy security, etc, this app will be the best solution. As the name suggests, this application can be used to password lock a particular folder in which you have stored important information.
The Google Hangouts app
All the Google apps are designed to function smoothly with their Android operating system. This app can be used for instant messaging and for video conferences. It is very useful app designed for corporate and personal communication.
Social networking apps
There are many good apps for Android available for all the social networking websites online. The official apps for Facebook, Twitter, etc are very popular because of the popularity enjoyed by these social networking websites. They are all available as freeware apps at the Google Play store.
Then, there are lots of other apps designed for specific purposes that you can find plenty of such apps at the Google app store. One such app is the Sleep Bot app. You can use it for monitoring your sleep cycle, making sure you are getting enough hours of quality sleep, for checking whether you snore, etc.
Visit the Google Play Store and checkout some of the latest apps shown there. There are many good ones that you can still get for free.
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The Google Play app store has more than 1.2 million apps. This makes drawing a list of the best Android apps for tablets or smart phones, really hard. Often, you will see tech websites online putting together such lists based on the number of downloads these apps have registered at the Google Play store.
But, the best Android apps for tablets need not always be the most popular ones as well. Lots of factors like availability of free versions, compatibility issues with the different Android OS editions, etc can influence the number of downloads an app registers at the Google Play Store. Here, we will briefly look at some of the best apps available for the Android operating system.
The Google Apps
The Android OS comes with some of the Google Apps already preinstalled in the OS. These include apps for Google services like Youtube, Gmail, Google Plus, etc. Google has designed these apps to work smoothly with their operating system. One such useful app is the Google app for note taking, called Google Keep.
Google has also released a web version of this app for their Google Drive online. You can just go to the Google Keep website after logging in to your Google account, create a note, and save it to your Google Drive. The Android tablet or smartphone works in the same manner. From the app, you can create and save notes to your Google Drive folder online, which you can later access from any other mobile device.
The Netflix app
The Netflix app is one of the best video streaming apps available for watching all your TV shows, movies, etc. Of course, the service is not available for free. You need to register for a subscription package that will cost about £5.99 per month. The app is available as a freeware at the Google Play store and you can checkout the Netflix service free of charge for 30 days. But, after that, you have to upgrade to the paid service to watch any more content.
The Camera Awesome app
Camera Awesome is a cool feature-rich camera app for the Android operating system. The Android OS already comes with a pre-installed app for the tablet or smart phone camera. But, the Camera Awesome app gives you more options like the Burst Mode for taking multiple pictures at the same time, image stabilization features, etc.
These are just some of the coolest apps available at the Google Play app store. Visit the Google Play store to find out more about other Android apps.
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