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For me, one of the greatest features of the smartphone is the ability to tether out a connection to a computer, laptop, tablet, or any other compatible Wi-Fi or Bluetooth-enabled device. When on-the-fly, it means I don’t have to waste any time sourcing a decent hotspot, and can instead get on with the task in hand. While most smartphones offer this feature natively though, often it is hidden which means you can often browse the Web on your smartphone, but cannot replicate the experience on your external device. Hotspot Control from...

With Google commanding such a huge presence in the productivity field nowadays, every new app the company drops is treated as the next big thing. This trend continued with the announcement of the Google Keep app, which integrated a simple, effective note-taking facility into the Google Apps infrastructure, and as well as popping up on Drive, the customary Android app was also released to the Play Store. The market for apps that let users quickly take down lists, thoughts and musings is extremely fierce though, and although Google Keep...

One of the most exciting features of Facebook Home, the social network’s new Android launcher set to hit the Google Play Store later today, is the new ‘Chat Heads’ feature, which allows all SMS and Facebook messages to manifest themselves from within a single interface. The main idea behind it, of course, is to lessen the need for you to keep flitting between Facebook Messenger and your native SMS app, and although Home is itself limited currently in how many devices it will cater to, Chat Heads has just arrived to the...