How to locate a misplaced Android phone using 'Android Device Manager'?

  • Posted on: 26 November 2015
  • By: sasi

Misplacing a phone and then fretting over it can happen to any of us. You could have left it at a coffee shop or in the office but searched your entire house to find it. Or probably you know that is in your house but do not know the exact spot where you left it. Google's 'Find my phone' and 'Android device manager' can help you locate a misplaced Android phone.

Chrome's 'Reader Mode' for a better reading experience on Mobiles and Tablets.

  • Posted on: 17 November 2015
  • By: sasi

Some long text web pages can be difficult to read with many ads, images and videos on the page. Chrome's 'Reader Mode Toolbar Icon' provides a more readable version of the page. This version is stripped off the distracting elements and the text is re-flown to make it readable. This feature is available on Mobile devices only and not on PC. 'Reader mode' is especially helpful when saving a web page as PDF using chrome.

How to use 'Google Now on Tap' in Android Marshmallow?

  • Posted on: 29 October 2015
  • By: sasi

In Android Marshmallow, 'Google Now' personal assistant can work from within an app and return contextually relevant Google Now cards. When using any app like email, a web browser or youtube, press down the home button to launch Google Now. Then speak to Google Now for any assistance that you may require. Note: You need WiFi or data connection for Google Now to work.

How to granularly grant or revoke app permissions in Android Marshmallow?

  • Posted on: 28 October 2015
  • By: sasi

In Lollipop and earlier versions of Android, you had to accept all the permissions that an Android app asks for. Even if you did not require some of the features, you could not revoke permissions that those features required. In Android Marshmallow, you can granularly grant or revoke permissions even after installing the app.