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How to Get OK Google Everywhere on your Android Device

How to Get OK Google Everywhere on your Android Device

  Most of you guys must have received the update for Google Now which lets you say the command “OK Google” anywhere on your android device. even when its asleep, this though works only when the phone is charging). This is a neat new feature which helps make searches must easier and quicker. If you do not have this little feature yet, don’t worry we will not tell you to wait for it. Instead thanks to a user on Reddit, who discovered this handy trick, you can get this in a few easy steps. Text search the term “OK Google Everywhere” in Google Search. After that, go to Google Settings Go to Search & Now > Voice > “Ok Google” Detection and check “From any screen” to enable Hotword Detection from any app (even the lockscreen). Voila! Happy searching 🙂 We used this trick on couple of our devices, rooted and unrooted, works perfectly on both. If you have any queries regarding this. Please feel free to leave us a comment...

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How to install Google Apps (Gapps) on your Rooted Nokia X, X+ and XL devices – [Guide]

How to install Google Apps (Gapps) on your Rooted Nokia X, X+ and XL devices – [Guide]

 For those of you who are interested in enjoying the perks of Google Apps on your recently rooted Nokia X devices can do so now by just following these few simple steps: 1) First of all make sure that your device is fully rooted. Just in case you haven’t already rooted it, use Gandalf Exploit included in Framaroot app. (Download it from http://forum.xda-developers.com/atta…1&d=1391850491) 2) You would need a Root explorer app (https://play.google.com/store/apps/d…explorer&hl=es) 3) Extract and copy all apks from “NokiaX_Gapps_KashaMalaga_28.02.2014.zip” to /system/app and change permisions for this files. 4) Reboot 5) Extract and install as normal user every single needed apk include in “NokiaX_SomeGoogleApps.zip“. (If  you want to use Google Now Launcher, open it after it is fully installed ) 6) Launch the Play Store and log in using your Google account. 7) Enjoy 😉 So there you have it folks, for all those who want to give their Nokia X device a new look can now easily do it using these simple aforementioned steps. We would like to hear your views on it and if you have any trouble during or post installation then do feel free to drop a query in our comments section below. Cheers !! Note: Rooting would void your device’s warranty so do it at your own risk. Talk Android Phones would not be responsible for any damages incurred during or after the rooting process. Thank...

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How to Root a Nokia X, X+ and XL in 4 simple steps – [Guide]

How to Root a Nokia X, X+ and XL in 4 simple steps – [Guide]

Ever since Nokia announced their new line of Nokia X Android devices a couple of months back, the company has again managed to step in the limelight. Even though both the Nokia X and Nokia XL are based on the open source Android architecture, it does manage to distinguish its self from your traditional Android devices that include a few modifications and limitations imposed by the Finnish cellular giants that include Nokia’s own customized app store instead of the regular Google Play which is found on every Android device out there as yet and a bunch of other things as well. This little notion did disappoint a few potential buyers who wanted to give the Nokia X devices a try but were held back due to these minor drawbacks. Well you won’t be disappointed anymore. The beauty of Android devices is that no matter how complicated they are, they all have one thing in common which is the Kernel Open Source architecture that enables various possibilities for Rooting and replacing the original firmware with that of your liking. This is one of the main reasons for which the platform is so much adored and appreciated by not just developers but users in general as well. When it comes to rooting, the first name that springs in mind is XDA who throughout the years have managed to come up with solutions for almost all our Android related problems. With that said, our good friends ar XDA have yet again managed to impress us all with their latest rooting solution for the Nokia X devices which would then allow you to install any custom ROM of your choice. For those of you who are interested in rooting their devices need to follow these simple steps: 1. Download Framaroot.apk from here 2. Install it & Open 3. Click on Grandalf 4. Reboot your device So there you have it folks, for all those who want to give their Nokia X device a new look can now easily do it using these simple aforementioned steps. If you want to make your Android device feel more androidy then you here is a quick guide of installing Google Apps on your device. We would like to hear your views on it and if you have any trouble during or post installation then do feel free to drop a query in our comments section below. Cheers !! Note: Rooting would void your device’s warranty so do it at your own risk. Talk Android Phones would not be responsible for any damages incurred during or after the rooting process. Thank...

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How to get the Android 4.4 KiKat Transparent Status Bar

How to get the Android 4.4 KiKat Transparent Status Bar

Android 4.4 KitKat is the elusive candy for most users at this point in time, with users starting to very slowly but gradually get the updates. Well if your one like me who just can not wait for anything official to come and is not afraid to tweak your device, then my friend you have come to the right place. What sets apart Android 4.4 from the older versions is the subtle white color instead of the blue and most of the stuff has become transparent, including the status and notification bars. If you too want your device to have transparency all over then just follow the below steps: (Remember your device has to be Rooted and running a custom ROM like CM) Install Xposed Installer Open the Xposed app and go to Downloads Download Gravity Box Go to Framework in Xposed app Click on Install/Update Then go to modules where you can see Gravity Box and tick the check box. Restart/Reboot your device Go to Gravity Box App and start tweaking. To make the status bar transparent head on over to the Transparency Manger Mode and use the slider to adjust it. Voila Now you have a transparent status bar! Remember you can even make the notification bar transparent so just tweak away! To get the FULL Android 4.4 KitKat experience, download GEL (Google Experience Launcher) and the Android 4.4 KiKtat Theme for CM (This works will all custom ROMS who have an option to change themes in settings) from the Google Play Store. The settings seen on the pics are very close to what actual Android 4.4 KitKat looks like: Again do this on your own risk, We will not be responsible for anything happening to your device during this process. Have attached a few snaps to help you out how the final thing looks like. So go ahead and share with us what tweaks do you come up with to make your device all the more awesome! A Special Shout Out to +DinyarVirji for his participation  in the...

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Video Tutorial – Samsung Galaxy S3’s motion sensor capabilities

Video Tutorial – Samsung Galaxy S3’s motion sensor capabilities

The Samsung Galaxy S III tends to stand out from the rest of its competitors in more ways than one. Besides offering a host of different options like S voice, Smart Stay and S Beam to name a few; it has lots more to offer as well. For example, there is one particular feature in the phone  which has not yet been touched upon and that’s the phone’s Motion Control capabilities. Once you begin to explore the settings and menus you will find yourself opened up to quite an array of new ways to use this phone. Accelerometers and gyroscopes are not new anymore to mobile phones.  Anyone who has used their phone like a steering wheel in a racing game or taken advantage of a gyroscope in navigation software knows how cool this technology really is.  Essentially, when a phone can sense movement and gravity it can do all sorts of things. Samsung have really pushed this funcionality to its limit with the Galaxy S III The video review gives an in-depth coverage of the S3’s motion capabilities    ...

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Samsung Galaxy S2 and Samsung Galaxy Blaze unlock

Samsung Galaxy S2 and Samsung Galaxy Blaze unlock

Unlock Unit is a simple to use unlocking tool. It provides users with the unlock code of their device instantly. Once the user provides desired information and payment, unlock unit service will then send the unlocking code by means of e-mail. Let’s take a close look on the process that has to be followed for unlocking Samsung Galaxy S Blaze and Samsung Galaxy S2 devices. For Galaxy S2 unlock ; Go to www.unlockunit.com Choose Samsung category Choose  the model of the phone as Samsung Galaxy S2 Country and the Network should be selected properly Enter the correct e-mail address Enter the precise IMEI number (Users can receive the IMEI number by dialling *#06# on their Samsung Galaxy S2) Check the price and availability and make sure whether to proceed with the payment or not Then pay $16.49 either by any of the payment channels like card or PayPal Users will receive the unlock code and the instructions on to the e-mail address that they have provided Unlocking Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G by code include; Go to www.unlockunit.com Choose Samsung category Choose  the model of the phone as Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G Select properly the Country and the Network Enter the precise e-mail address Enter the precise IMEI number Users can receive the IMEI number by dialling *#06# on their Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G Check the price and availability and users will have to ensure that they are ready to proceed Pay $16.49 either from the credit card or PayPal Users will receive the unlock code and the instructions on to the e-mail address that they have provided Galaxy blaze unlock code isn’t that hard. Users will always have to ensure that they provide the right information while entering the e-mail address as well as selecting the country and network. The IMEI number should also be entered precisely. Unlocking allows the users to avoid the roaming charges while travelling across the world. It also allows the phone that the user is making use of to be used across all network providers in the world unless it is...

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