How to factory reset an Android phone

If restarting your phone doesn't help the problem and your phone is still acting up, you might want to try a factory reset. This will restore your device to its factory...

How to Exfiltrate WPA2 WiFi Passwords Using Android & PowerShell

It's easier than you might think to hack into Wi-Fi routers using just one unrooted Android phone. This method doesn't require brute-forcing the password, a Windows OS for converting PowerShell scripts into...

Should You Unplug Chargers When You’re Not Using Them?

How much energy does your smartphone, laptop, and tablet chargers really use? Should you unplug them when you aren’t using them to save power and money? We measured exactly how much...

How to Turn an Android Phone into a Hacking Device Without Root

With just a few taps, an Android phone can be weaponized into a covert hacking device capable of running tools such as Nmap, Nikto, and Netcat — all without rooting the device.

Android phones to ape Apple TrueDepth 3D sensors next year

The market has long been aware of what Apple might launch with the iPhone X and yet it seems that it has caught Android manufacturers unprepared to fight back. From the...

Best Camera Apps for Android of 2018

Since every camera-equipped Android phone comes with a camera app, most people will never look further. But some OEMs do a better job than others at creating great apps for photography,...

Top Five Mobile Devices That Run Linux

In a market that is churning Android powered device after another Android powered device and the obligatory Apple update to its iPhone and iPad brands, it is no wonder people need...

Install Linux On Your Android Phone Without Rooting

Short Bytes: Installing some distribution of Linux on Android phone generally needs an ARM-supported distro and root permissions. As rooting a phone voids the warranty and opens backdoors for potential attacks, here’s...

New Sensor Measures Blood Pressure While You Hold Your Phone

Your smartphone already has a wide array of sensors inside, but it can’t measure your blood pressure — at least not yet. Researchers from Michigan State University have developed a prototype...

How to install Android apps on your Windows computer

Apps on Windows have gotten better. But every once in a while, you stumble upon a really useful mobile app that hasn’t made its way to PC yet. If runs on Android,...
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