Category: Android HOWTOs

How to Convert ANY Photo into HDR on your Smartphone! [Better Instagram Photos]

In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to convert any of your photos into HDR photo with Snapseed app.  Now, this is not true HDR but using Snapseed, you can improve your photo and also give it HDR look, especially those you took in bad lighting conditions, this will make your worst photos usable again so you can post better photos on Instagram.  First, download the Snapseed app, it is available for both Android and iOS.

How to Stream 4K Movies on Your Phone to Chromecast using AllCast! [App of the Week]

Chromecast has been probably one of the most innovative devices that allows you to easily “cast” online videos such as YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, etc…etc… Now, one of the missing features of Chromecast is that it cannot by itself stream movies on your phone.   Also, if you want to stream 4K movies, that’s even near impossible to do.

How to Fix Bad Photos w/ Photo Editor Pro on Galaxy Note 8/S8/S8+!

For those of you who may have took bad photos like all of us will do at some point in our life(or do it more often), here’s how to easily fix terrible, bad photos with blown-out highlights or too-dark scenes. If you have Galaxy Note 8, S8, or S8+ you can use the Photo Editor Pro which has load of options and customization just like Photoshop but better optimized for phones.

How to Convert Android into iPhone X w/ “the notch”!

If you absolutely want to convert your Android smartphone into iPhone X, there’s an easy way using the XOutOf10 app for Android.  With this app, you will no longer have ability to check all of your notifications nevermind checking how much battery percentage you have left.  Best of all, you can even get the notch for your forehead which will fully convince your friends that you indeed have an iPhone X not Android.  Now, we advise you use caution when using this conversion method as you may end up picking up a lot of girls.  This app works on all Android smartphones so definitely give it a go and let us know if you are able to trick people into thinking you have iPhone X.

How to Install Android 8.0 Oreo on Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P/5X! [Video Tutorial]

In this video I show you how to install the latest and greatest Android 8.0 Oreo on your Google Pixel, Pixel XL, Nexus 6P, or 5X.  Google will push out Android 8.0 Oreo update via OTA(over-the-air) eventually but if you are too impatient to wait or you are on a rooted phone with custom ROM, you can manually install it using Google factory images.

How to Film Sliding Shots w/ Android Smartphone!

For those of you who want to get that cinematic look, you will definitely want to invest in a slider.  In the past, I have been using Edelkrone slider, which is an awesome slider but after buying its motorized slider unit, the total cost comes to over $1000 plus it is very heavy.

How to Install Galaxy S8 AOD(Always-On-Display) on Galaxy Phones!

For those of you who want to try out Samsung Galaxy S8 AOD(Always-On-Display) on your Galaxy phone (such as Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, or any older Galaxy devices running S7 Edge Ported custom ROM), you can easily do it with the Galaxy S8 AOD APK file, which was pulled straight from a real Galaxy S8.  This will give you several new features including swipe actions in your always-on-display and also you can set your edge screen as AOD (edge screen feature only works if you have edge screen phone).  There also may be some other new features I may have missed.  So, let’s go do this!

How to Install Android O Preview on Pixel or Nexus 6P/5X!

In this quick tutorial, I am going to show you how to install the latest Android O Preview, Google’s next iteration of Android operating system, quick and easily using fastboot and your computer.  You can use Windows, Mac, Linux, or even Chromebook to install the new Android O firmware image files.  For Mac or Linux, please substitute the code I outline below instead of the one I used in the video tutorial.