Android 7.1.1 rolls out to eligible devices: What you need to know about Android...

Google has released the newest version of Android, version 7.1.1 Nougat, for eligible devices including the Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P. Here's everything you need to know....

How to send free text messages from your PC

Sending texts from your computer is extremely useful in dozens of different situations. Perhaps you lost your phone and need to send a message to someone; maybe you’re over your...

For deals or just the latest designs, these are the shopping apps you need

It's never to early to get started on your holiday shopping. To help, we've collected some of our favorite apps for Android and iOS you may not know about, including...
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Mathematica 10 released on Raspberry Pi

Happy Sunday from Software Expand! In this week's edition of Feedback Loop, we talk about the future of Windows Phone, whether it makes sense to build media centers discuss the preferences...

Dude, where’s my car? Check out the best Android car apps

You can find Android apps for absolutely everything these days, so why not for driving? The field of car-related apps is really revving up, and there are plenty of great Android...

How to play YouTube videos in the background on iOS and Android

Playing YouTube videos in the background can be a real chore. Thankfully, apps such as Safari and Firefox -- along with the premium offerings like YouTube Red -- make it...

This tech could dramatically improve image quality in existing smartphones

A company called Almalence is working on an app that drastically improves image quality in today’s phones, without requiring any new hardware. Similar to how HDR photography works, it samples...

HMD’s first Nokia smartphone is heading to China

Nokia fans hankering to get their hands on a new smartphone with their beloved brand name — and without Microsoft’s unloved mobile OS — will...

When is your phone getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow?

Android 6.0 Marshmallow may not be the newest version of Android — that honor goes to Android 7.0 Nougat. But it’s not exactly been put out to pasture. Some smartphone...

Five Android Nougat problems and how to deal with them

Android Nougat has been available for some time on Nexus and Pixel devices, but for all the new features it brings, you'll also encounte come a few bugs. Here are...