Hands-On: Here’s Your First Look at Instagram’s Direct Messaging App [Download APK]

A report from earlier today said Instagram was gearing up to introduce a dedicated app for its Direct messaging service, and now an APK of the app has been published by the folks at APK Mirror. Currently being tested in Chile, Israel, Italy, Portugal, Turkey, and Uruguay, the app separates itself from the main Instagram experinece while […]

Hands-On with iOS 11 Beta 1

Apple recently released the first beta to iOS 11, the next major software update for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. It has a ton of new features and little tweaks worth noting, so we’ll try to mention everything we can in this hands-on. For now, we’ll have to manage using an iPhone 7 running […]

Hands-On with Lenovo’s Moto Z Droid

I’ve always really liked Motorola’s smartphones. The clean version of Android built-in, the snappiness, the overall design – you could say I’m a Motorola fanboy (but I assure you I’m not as I can see all their faults just as well as I can see their strengths). But nevertheless I was especially excited watching Lenovo’s […]

Hands-On: Twitter’s Night Mode for Android

A month ago, Twitter officially began rolling out a complete material design makeover for their Android app. It was met with much praise by users and meets all the design standards Google set back in 2014 with Android Lollipop. However, something that’s been leaked before and rumored about is a possible upcoming dark theme for the […]

Hands-On with Google Keyboard 5.1

In the latest developer preview of Android N, Google released an updated version of their stock Keyboard which includes lots of differnet themes to choose from. All of them are colorful and bright…well, other than the solid black one of course. Luckily, the good folks over at Android Police were able to rip the official APK file […]