Google Keep adds labels – makes to-do lists easier to find

If like us here at Beginnerstech you like to keep a to-do list and notes with Google Keep but find it hard to search for them due to the inability to add labels, your problems are over. The new feature is pretty self-explanator...
by Dave Thornton
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NoRoot Firewall – Android app that blocks apps from phoning home without your permission

We all know that in the past, the only way to install a firewall on an Android phone was to “root” the device. This meant granting yourself root permissions. Most Android users for whatever reason haven’t “roote...
by Dave Thornton
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Google release Handwriting Input app to Google Play with Emoji support

Google released a new app on 15 April, Google Handwriting Input, to the Play Store. As the name suggests, you use it to handwrite both print and flowing text on your Android phone or tablet without the need to have a stylus. Th...
by Dave Thornton
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Tilt Alarm a slightly different way to get you up [Review]

Okay, so how many of you switch the alarm off only to fall back to sleep? How about everyone’s favourite The Snooze button. Yes there’s a plethora of alarm apps on Google play and one of my all time favourites is Timely whi...
by Dave Thornton
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Sky Movies app arrives in Google Play

The Sky Movies app has been on iOS for a long time now and today finally Android users can get hold of the app. If you download the app you will be able to check out channel listings, read information about films and look up th...
by Ryan Oneill
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Official, Nexus 5 available in Red on Google Play

Well we have the Black, then the white and now the Nexus 5 now comes in red. If you’ve been waiting for the red variant then now’s your chance to buy it. Pricing is the same for all colours: £299 for the 16GB and ...
by Dave Thornton
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WordPress 4.2 for Android updates include PIN lock, Insights section, Passcode Lock screen and Website search

WordPress, the popular content management system which powers lots of blogs and review websites (including ours), has released version 4.2 of its Android app with some welcomed new changes. So let’s delve straight into WordPr...
by Dave Thornton
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Google Drive, Docs and Sheets Update becomes even more Confusing

Google added two new Apps to  iOS and Android. Google Docs and Google Sheets, both these are free Apps that allow users to create and edit word processing or spreadsheet documents. Now comes the confusing bit. Google removed t...
by Dave Thornton
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Google Offers Free Google Play Credit to UK Chromecast Owners

Google is offering UK Chromecast owners £4.99 of free Google Play credit to, they say, ’put towards a movie rental’ from the Play Store, until the July 15th. Great for an Easter weekend of movie watching, right? Divin...
by Dave Thornton
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