How to Unlock the Bootloader on your Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL

Google’s two new flagships, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, have been well-received by the internet. However, there’s always room for improvement, and that’s why many Android users are choosing to root the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL … Read More

New Root-Only App Plays Music from the Pixel 2’s Ambient Display

One of the cool features of the new Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL flagships from Google is the “Now Playing” section of the lock screen. That tool uses the Pixel 2’s always-on display to identify whatever song is playing … Read More

How to Enable Google Lens in Google Photos on a Rooted Android Today

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL have nifty new software features that are making the rest of the Android community jealous. Google Lens is one such feature. It’s available in Google Photos in the new Pixel 2 smartphones … Read More

5 Fast Facts You Need to Know About Android 8.1’s Major Changes

The Android 8.1 Developer Preview has been released – just 64 days after the last Android 8.0 Oreo update. While only one third of Android smartphones have been upgraded to Oreo, Google’s development team is already moving onto 8.1. The … Read More

How to Play YouTube Videos in the Background on Android

Back in the old days, you could minimize the YouTube app while it played in the background. Unfortunately, Google got rid of this feature. Today, you need to keep the YouTube app open and active at all times. Fortunately, there’s … Read More

Rooting the Pixel 2: Everything You Need to Know About Google’s New Androids

Earlier this week, Google announced the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Both phones are launching later this year. Both phones include latest version of Android Oreo out of the box, along with the flagship-level tech specs you’d expect from … Read More

How to Block Advertisements System-Wide on Android (With or Without Root Access)

One of the coolest things about Android is that you can block advertisements system-wide. In fact, you can block ads even without root access. Tired of annoying and intrusive ads while browsing the web or using a mobile app? Blocking … Read More

Equifax Data Breach: Here’s How to Check If You’re One of the 143 Million Victims

The Equifax data breach may be the worst data leak in human history. An estimated 143 million records were exposed to hackers. The victims included vast numbers of people in the United States, Canada, and the UK. Is your identity … Read More

2 Scary Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Sign Up for Equifax’s Trusted ID Subscription After the Latest Data Breach

Credit reporting bureau Equifax recently suffered one of the worst data breaches in history. The company exposed the personal records of 143 million Americans. SSNs, addresses, credit card numbers, full names, and other personal information were all exposed to hackers. … Read More

Google Automatically Stores Audio Files of Your Voice Online – and You Can Listen to Them Today

Do you use Google Assistant? If you’ve ever said, “OK Google” and asked your phone a question, then you’ve used Google Assistant. Well, you may be surprised to learn that Google is recording your voice every time you say, “OK … Read More