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Want extra nav bar icons that are useful in Nougat? No root required!

I was browsing around XDA lately and there’s one app that struck me: Bringing in the extra NAV shortcut that we’ve been seeing in Android O. First initial thought was, what’s the catch? Turns out there’s no catch to this, you simply need to be on Nougat and follow a few simple steps and this will allow you to add …

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Are you using some security on your smartphone? Password? Encryption?

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The topic of smartphone security or securing one’s devices has been at the forefront of a lot of conversation both at home and at the office. It’s been in the media and anywhere else. It remains a big security threat and most people don’t even realise the impact. The impact is straightforward: You lose your unprotected device, someone finds it …

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The Nokia 6 – What we know, what to expect, here’s an unboxing!

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The Nokia 6 was not really announced for Canada, but we’ve been seeing all these pictures, rumours and so forth. Now we have specs, pictures and an unboxing. The device comes with a nice screen size with a 5.5-inch Full HD display and a 25D Gorilla Glass for the clumsy in people. When it comes to the processing capacity we …

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Want more #Giveaways ? I’m already planning the next one!

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First #giveaway on Android news and all the bytes has been quite a success, well over 350 participants!  While I’d like for everyone to win, I’ve decided to work on my next offering for giving stuff away! You’re reading this right! I’m planning to give more stuff away. As much as I’d like to ship this to wherever, the reality …

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Switching from iOS to an Android device? Then you need to know these…

You’re contemplating moving away from your iOS device or you’ve moved away from it, I’m here to make life a little easier for you with some simple information that everyone should know. 1. A launcher for your home screen A launcher is an app that displays your home screen with all the icons, widgets, and items you may want to press …

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How-to share your phone without compromising your privacy

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Within Google’s Android environment you have the ability to create a guest user on the device. This allows you to hand your phone over to someone else if they need to do anything without compromising your privacy. Who wants to have someone go through their devices and read text, emails or view pictures they shouldn’t be looking at? Use the …

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