Shoot photos in RAW mode on your phone for better quality images

Are the photos taken on your Android phone bright, colourful and pin sharp? If they aren’t, one way to improve them is to save photos in the RAW file format instead of JPEG. Here’s how to do it.

Earn money to spend in the Google Play Store by answering survey questions

Google makes money from you by analysing your internet activities, displaying adverts and so on. Turn the tables on Google and get the Alphabet company to pay you to use your phone instead.

If you have old printed photos from pre-digital times, wouldn’t it be great if you could transfer them to the computer or store them online as digital snaps. You can with Google PhotoScan.

Google Sprayscape is a fascinating way to create VR-like 360 degree images with your Android phone

Google has a new Android app and it is very unusual and nothing like you have seen before. Sprayscape is a sort of camera app for your phone, but it is unlike any other camera app you have seen.

Edit photos on your phone using the Google Photos app for Android and iOS

The Google Photos app has some great features and you can perform some basic editing like contrast and brightness correction, and you can apply lots of filters. Here’s how to use it on your phone.

Two Drive for Speed car racing games for Android phones reviewed and there is a winner!

There are two Drive for Speed games in the Google Play Store and they are both excellent driving games that get the adrenaline flowing with their speed and excitement, but they are very different.

How to stream music, movies and photos to other devices around the home

Do you have music, videos and photos on your computer? Can you access them on your phone or tablet? Yes you can using DLNA. Here we see how to stream media to your Android device using DLNA apps.

Get fit with the help of running apps on your mobile phone. They work on Android and iOS

There are few things better than a good run. It pumps your blood and for a while you outrun all your worries. Rachel Everly looks at the apps that can help you to get fit.

Security on Android phones need not be a worry. Here are three apps that protect against malware and theft

Malware is everywhere, on the internet on your computer, and possibly even on your smartphone, too. It is a constant worry, but there are plenty of mobile security apps to keep your phone safe. Here are three.

Use Selective Focus mode when taking portrait photos on the Samsung Galaxy phone to blur the background

The iPhone 7 has a new portrait mode that takes pin-sharp photos of people, but blurs the background in a pleasing way. Several Samsung phones have had this feature for ages and here is how to use it.

Keep your phone cool and stop it overheating with these free Android apps |

Have you noticed how warm, hot even, your phone gets sometimes? Heat can be a problem and excessive temperatures can damage the internal components. Here are four Android apps to make your phone cooler.

The best multiplayer games on your mobile for 2016

One of the perks of living in the present times is that you have almost everything you need in your pocket. The times when the phone was used just for conversations are long gone.

Take advantage of new features in Instagram like blocking bad language |

There are some new features in Instagram that can make it safer, less irritating and more fun to use. Have you updated to the latest version of the app? Here are the new features you need to know about.

Where is all your mobile data being used? How to place limits on the the data usage and avoid unexpected bills from your phone service provider.

Mobile phone data plans are becoming more generous, but our data consumption is increasing too. Running out of data is a constant worry, so what can be done to reduce our data needs? Here are some tips.

Install apps on your Android phone remotely by using a web browser on your computer

One of the great features of the Google Play Store is that is allows you to install software on your Android devices remotely. This is a clever trick you should be using and here’s your guide.

The privacy and security of your phone contents is important. Use the Private mode on Samsung Galaxy phones to hide content you don't want others to see -

If you have a fairly recent Samsung phone, there is an option to hide certain content, such as photos, so other people cannot see them. It is a useful privacy feature, but how does it work?

Increase the security of your Android phone by locking the apps on it -

Are you concerned about the security and privacy of your Android phone? I was, but by installing one app it was possible to lock access to any app and feature on the phone. Security problems are over!

Bubble Zoom comes to your favourite comics in Google Play Books

Do you read comics on your Android phone or tablet? Google just solved one of the most annoying problems and Bubble Zoom makes comics 100% better. Here’s how it works on your device.

Keep your children safe - top apps and advice

Some people lament the technological age and how the children of today are glued to their tablets and phones, but these devices can offer more than just entertainment. With the right app, you can actually use the smartphones to keep your children safe. The world is a dangerous place, but these five apps will provide you with important information that just might save your child’s life.