Want to try new features in Android apps before anyone else? Here's how to find, download and use beta apps on your phone

If you like to be at the cutting edge of technology and want to get your hands on apps for your Android phone before anyone else, here is how to find them and install them. It’s great fun!

Scan in paper based documents using Adobe Scan and save them to cloud storage as PDF files. OCR makes text in the PDFs editable.

There are many apps for your phone that enable you to scan paper based documents, but Adobe Scan has built in character recognition and cloud storage for your files. It's on Android and iOS.

Is it possible to take a screenshot that includes hidden areas off the screen? Yes, if you have a recent Samsung phone. Here's how to do it.

Some apps and web pages are bigger than will fit on a phone’s screen and you must swipe up and down to see everything. Here is a clever trick that captures parts of the screen you can’t see!

Customise notifications on Android phones to reduce disturbances and irritations. Choose which apps are allow to show notifications.

Our phones constantly demand our attention with notification sounds and vibrations. Don’t be a slave to your phone, cut out non-essential notifications and get more battery life.

Grumpy Cat on Android! Play a collection of mini games featuring the grumpy moggy. Grumpy Cat will also tell you the weather forecast.

I knew it was the worst game ever before I installed it, but I wanted to try it myself and see what it was really like. It was awful! I tried a weather app next and that was the worst too!

Top tips for protecting yourself when accessing the internet when using your phone. Phishing, virus protection and more.

With the rise of online dating sites, online shopping portals, and even online classrooms, we now live most of our lives on the Internet. That's great, but there is a downside too.

New features have been added to the Google Photos app that enable photos to be hidden in an archive. This article shows how it works.

A missing feature in Google Photos? Yes! The ability to hide photos you don’t want to see or to appear in the main photos feed. This is more useful than you might realise and here is why.

3 free Android apps for bloggers and website owners to check your site and competitors. See search engine rankings, monitor keywords for any domain, perform dozens of checks and more.

Almost everyone has a blog or website these days and if you care about search engine rankings, SEO, and getting it seen by as many people as possible, these Android apps can help you.

Restart an Android phone to solve problems and reset apps to fix errors and other issues. Here is how to do it and how to automate it.

When I hear people have a problem with their phone, I always ask if they have restarted it. Usually they haven’t and after a restart the problem often goes away. Here’s how to automate it.

Kaspersky Password Manager lets you store passwords, notes and financial information securely on your phone. Lock them up to prevent unauthorised access.

It is impossible to remember all the passwords that websites, services and apps require these days and a password manager is essential. Kaspersky Password Manager is free for Android and iOS.

Is Android blocking bad apps on your phone? Turn on this setting and Google Play Protect will scan for malicious apps and warn of problems.

Google is fighting bad apps on Android with new security scanning that runs in the background. Here is how to check that these security services are running and protecting your phone.

WarFriends review: battle other players for control of the battlefield in this wargame for Android and iOS. Fun cartoon-style 3D graphics and action.

WarFriends: PvP Shooter Game is exactly that and you and your squad of soldiers meet other players on the battlefield with the aim of wiping out your opponent. It’s for Android and iOS.

Review: Two apps for Android that enable you to create realistic 8-bit artwork that looks like it is from computers fromt he 1980s.

If you long for the 1980s and the era of the 8-bit computer, you will love these two free Android apps that let your turn photos into convincing 8-bit artwork and create funny avatars.

Stop the Facebook app using too much phone mobile data by using the settings and tweaks to Android listed here. Avoid using up all your phone data.

The Facebook app on your phone could the one of the biggest users of mobile data. If you are near to or exceeding your data limit, reduce Facebook data usage with these essential tweaks.

Samsung Game Tools and Game Launcher make playing games on your Samsung Galaxy phone more fun. Use them to record the action

Samsung has built special tools into Android 7 for the company’s top end phones like the Galaxy S8, S7 and S6. If you have the latest OS, here’s what you need to know about these gaming tools.

Use your Android phone to monitor your sleep. Record deep sleep, light sleep, restless waking and more. 3 great sleep trackers on test.

How do you feel in a morning when you wake up? Still tired or well rested? With a free sleep tracking app for your Android phone you can monitor your sleep cycles and wake up more gently.

Battery drain is an irritating problem for many people, but there are apps and settings that can solve the problem. These apps boost battery life of your phone.

The battery is one of the most complained about component in modern smartphones and they never last as long as we would like. These apps and built-in phone features combat battery drain.

Use the Device maintenance function in Settings on your Samsung or Android 7 phone to increase memory, storage, battery and security. It is an all-in-one toolkit.

Increase speed, space, security on Samsung phones with this tune-up. How to carry out essential maintenance tasks to keep your phone running at peak performance. Your phone will love it!

Earn money from apps on your Android phone by answering surveys, watching ads, installing apps, and more

Have you heard about the mobile apps that enable you to earn money answering a few simple questions in surveys? You are paid to answer ridiculously easy questions on your phone! Try it!

App Review: DU Screen Recorder enables you to record the screen and audio on your Android phone. Use it to record demos, the games you play and more. Share your videos online.

Free apps in the Google Play Store enable you to record the screen and audio on your phone or tablet. Record app demos or games you play with Screen Recorder - DU Recorder. It’s brilliant!