Phonebloks Is Becoming A Reality, Motorola Has Just Announced Project Ara


Back in September we brought your attention to a very intriguing concept of a smartphone that could be customized on the fly with blocks, fittingly named Phonebloks. It was designed by Dave Hakkens, a designer from Netherlands and certainly turned some heads. The whole premise behind the smartphone was to make it so you never had […]

The Chromecast vs. Apple TV vs. Roku [Chart]

Chromecast vs Apple TV vs Roku

Google announced the Chromecast at its breakfast with Sundar Pichai event that took place on July 24th and for those of you that missed the announcement essentially it is a dongle that plugs into your TVs HDMI port. Once connected to your TV it allows you to stream and mirror content from a tablet, smartphone or computer. […]

How To: Enable Native Google Maps On The iPad


When Google released the official Google Maps app for iOS it lacked iPad support. If you were someone who was looking forward to using Google Maps on the iPad then this was likely extremely disappointing. Although there is indeed workarounds for Jailbroken devices that includes using tweaks like RetinaPad or FullForce there is now a […]

How To: Fix The Google Chrome For iOS Bug That Causes The App To Crash On Jailbroken Devices


Recently we shared with you a new update for Google Chrome that brought about new gestures, the ability to share links via the stock iOS Messages app and much more. Something else this update  brought about unfortunately, was Jailbreak detection. It is a good thing that Google is taking security seriously, but according to Saurik the problem […]

Here’s How To Use Siri To Get Directions From Google Maps


So you’ve got the new Google Maps for iOS, which is about 100 times better than Apple Maps, and you want to use it with Siri. The problem is, Siri only provides directions using Apple’s Maps app. There is however, a small trick that can be used to get directions from Google Maps. No jailbreak […]

Want Google Maps On The iPad? FullForce Gives The iPhone App Almost Perfect Support For The Big Screen


Unfortunately for iPad users, not every iPhone app is developed alongside a big screen counterpart. If you’re using Apple’s tablets without a jailbreak, you have to get used to the pseudo-iPhone interface, which is clumsy in 2X mode. One recent iPhone-only app is the newly released App Store version of Google Maps, which is a […]

How To: Stop Google Maps For iOS From Tracking Your Location


Google finally released the long-awaited Google Maps application into the Apple App Store last night and it has already climbed to the number one spot in the App Store. There is nearly 12,000 reviews for Google Maps and almost all of which are positive. The two biggest criticisms about the latest Google Maps application is […]

How To: Root LG Nexus 4 Android 4.2 Jelly Bean [TUTORIAL]


LG’s Nexus 4 is the current device that is coming pre-loaded with the latest android operating system (OS), Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Due to an open-source community the device has already been rooted and now a lot of customization will be done to it over the next few months. The credit goes to XDA Developers’ member […]

Control Panel For Android: All Your Useful Settings In One Place


Do you like being able to change pretty much all your Android personalization options in the same place? Of course you do. Fortunately for you, there’s an app called Control Panel for Android that does exactly that. What’s more, it’s a free (though ad-supported) download from the Play Store. From the super basic stuff like […]

How To: Manually Update Nexus 7 To Android 4.2 (Build JOP40C) Jelly Bean


Google has started rolling out Android 4.2 Jelly Bean to the Nexus 7 via an OTA (over the air) update. Although OTA updates are very convenient, the only downside to them is that it can take days before the OTA update reaches you. If you are one of those people who can’t wait to take […]