Night mode in Samsung browser explained. How it breaks page contrast and accessibility, pastelify SVG colors, and why web developers can’t do anything about it.
Secure Wi-Fi is a VPN service from Samsung and McAfee. Here is what it does and how to stop its adverts and remove it from your phone.
Sleep Debt Tracker is a simple Google Fit-compatible Android app that assumes you’re sleeping in the hours when you don’t use your phone at night.
An over-aggressive power-savings system causes Android devices configured with a PAC proxy configuration file to lose networking.
Sync your continuous heart rate monitoring data collected by the Xiaomi Mi Band 4 or 3 fitness tracker to the Google Fit app.
The Instapaper app for Android has several issues, but its mobile web app is mostly okay.
The Contour Next glucose monitor and its companion app communicate with each other over Bluetooth. Well, they try to anyway.
window.close() closes a Firefox WebExtension pop-out window on desktop. That doesn’t work on Firefox for Android, causing many extensions to misbehave.
The YouTube app is supposed to remind you to take periodic breaks, but fails to prompt users across devices.
The Nokia 7 Plus has an unusually small NFC contact area and it’s located in an unusual place.
Chrome goes against Google’s ad-business-interests and introduces a distraction/ad-free reading mode experience in Chrome for Android.
How to use European English date-formats and locale settings while still using Android in American English. Customize your Android device’s locale settings.
The LastPass password manager has discontinued support for one of Firefox for Android’s most popular extensions.
My Android device struggled with high-memory usage from the Google Now Launcher app. Moving to a different launcher app gave my phone a new lease on life.
YouTube can show fewer ads when using Chromecast compared to desktop and mobile. Are YouTube creators losing out when you watch on the big screen?
Firefox for Android supports WebExtensions. However, debugging them can be a little tricky.
Firefox Focus browser, built on WebKit, for Android has been downloaded 1 million times in a month. Whatever happen to Mozilla’s commitment to GeckoView?
An amazingly simple app lets you experience the joy of having a reversible USB Type-C cable.
A smart app connects your Linux desktop and Android device. Lets them share files and clipboard with each other.
Android releases are named after desserts and sweets. However, food allergies mean these codenames aren’t inclusive of everyone.
There are a number of XMPP clients available for Android, but Conversations is the one you’ll want to use.
I’ve worn a Moto 360 for one year and I’ve got a lot to say about the experience.
I made a quick niche app and published it on Google Play Store. Here are my experiences trying to monetize it.
I developed an Android app to detect and troubleshoot HTTP proxy configuration issues.
Use Java APIs instead of Android’s URI API to avoid Android’s mishandling of IPv6 literal addresses.
I tried out the new Sense sleep monitoring system and its kind-of-stupid “smart” alarm clock.
Google is the only company that seems able to deliver good Android smartphones.
Grindr doesn’t use HTTPS-encryption allowing network operators and man-in-the-middle attackers to intercept private pics in the app.
I’ve used Android Wear for the last two months. It’s not all “OK Google”.
An Android competitor has much better security and privacy tools than the original Android from Google.
It’s difficult to back up your things on a platform not built for being backed up.
Prevent your Android phone’s screen from turning on when connecting it to a USB-charger or Qi wireless charging mat.