Futu Hoki is Air Hockey on steroids

Air Hockey is probably one of those games that would always bring about an air of nostalgia for those who’ve lived in dorms or attended a frat party at least once in their life. But a new Android game is not the air hockey of your childhood. Well it could be, if your table was on steroids and your dorm had psychedelic decoration and if your opponents were wielding laser guns.

Enable call recording on Samsung Galaxy S5, other devices

Call recording is a nice feature to have on smartphone, especially if the user makes phone calls for work that are data and information intensive. A person’s memory can only hold on to reminders and information on voice calls for so long, and sometimes technology can help out those memory gaps. Fortunately, the good fellows at XDA has help for us.

Boxer smart email app finally arrives to Android

Finally, Boxer is now available for Android devices. The email app which has been popular on iPhones and iPads recently launched for Android. Kindle and Android users have long been asking for this app and their prayers have finally been answered with new features for better email management.

TWRP comes out with version 2.8, brings native MTP support

One of the most popular custom recoveries for Android devices is the Team Win Recovery Project, or better known to Android tweakers and modders alike as just TWRP. The group, led by XDA recognized developers “Dees_Troy” and “bigbiff”, has come out with a new major release compiled as version 2.8 which brings lots of new features and goodies to all and sundry.

LG G3 Stylus global rollout begins

LG went official with its new smartphone called the G3 Stylus late last month ahead of IFA 2014. The smartphone was a bit disappointing in some areas and isn’t going to be a competitor to the Galaxy Note line of smartphones. If you liked what you saw in the LG G3 Stylus, the good news is that the phone is set to debut in Brazil, Latin America, Central Asia, and other locations this week.

Leaks show HTC possibly venturing to personal medical devices

With HTC keeping relatively quiet all throughout the craziness that was IFA 2014, you wonder how it’s going to try to keep itself competitive in the market as the holidays roll in and gadget frenzy will surely increase to fever pitch. There are rumors of HTC competing with GoPro for a mobile camera, and also a much-hyped smartwatch that was deferred to an early 2015 launch. But more surprising is @upleak’s news of the outfit venturing to personal medical devices.

Samsung confirms Galaxy Note 4 coming in October

In the excitement leading up to Samsung’s official announcement of their new Galaxy Note 4, they released several videos hyping up the S-Pen capabilities of the phablet. And when it was finally announced two weeks ago right before IFA 2014, the next question was: when will it finally be available for purchase? Well, the OEM has now sort of answered that question through another video, and Note fans will have to wait a few more weeks to finally get their hands on the newest member of the family.

Droid Protector App Lock saves you from prying eyes

Ever wished for a lock app feature on your Android smartphone? This is something a lot of smartphone owners want to have on their devices—for their apps to be locked to prevent prying eyes and snoops. You know how easy it is to check a particular app when borrowing a phone. Simply tap on the app icon and you’ll be able to see one’s private e-mails, photos, or access his Facebook, mail, or any other social networks.

Sony PartyShare app turns your Xperia device into a jukebox

Sony definitely knows how to bring life to a party. The company recently launched a new music app that can turn your Xperia phone into a jukebox. This app is ideal for hosting parties as it allows up to a maximum of ten users to broadcast a party, share a music playlist, and stream photos in real-time.