Tag Archives: Android

How to Use Gesture Navigation Controls in Android 11

In Android 10, Google put the final touches to its gesture controls, ditching the last few soft keys and creating a system more like the gesture navigation in Apple’s iOS. The latest version, Android 11, doesn’t add anything new in terms of changes to this system. Like taking off the last training wheel, using gestures […]

The Best Augmented Reality Apps for Android and iOS

Augmented reality (AR) has long sounded like a wild, futuristic concept, but the technology has been around for years. AR is all about superimposing computer-generated images on top of your view of reality, thus creating a composite view that augments the real world. AR apps run the gamut from interactive map overlays and virtual showrooms […]

Android 11: Hands-on With Google’s New Smart Home Controls

There’s a reason I prefer commanding Google Assistant to turn on the lights in my apartment through the many smart speakers I have around. It’s easier than taking a smartphone out of my pocket, then opening the Google Home app, or the respective app I’ve downloaded for that gadget. However, Google Assistant has its own […]