Search Files from Your Google Drive using Your Phone’s Google Search App

Google has made it easy for us to search files that we have stored in Google Drive. If you have an Android phone, you can search your files without even opening the Google Drive app. Google Search app on Android can now search Google Drive files too. All you have to do is say "On [...]

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How to Save Bandwidth While Watching Videos on Youtube’s Mobile App

Youtube's mobile app has this nifty feature that you can use to save bandwidth on your mobile data plan. Youtube app can download audio only while playing in the background. So, if you are playing music using the Youtube app, and do not really need the video part of it, just play the app in [...]

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What Happens to Emails That I Mark “Done”?

Inbox wants your email box to be a place where you get things done, not just a place where you send and receive emails. One of the first things you start doing in this new world is marking emails "done". So, what happens when you mark emails done? Simple. Done is almost same as moving [...]

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Android Lock Screen: Touch and Hold Down Forward or Back Button for Seekbar

Here is something that found out accidentally while playing around with the lock screen media control on Android. (This however is not truly original. There are already blogposts around explaining this feature!) While playing media on your Android device, lock screen shows media controls. Usually it contains the album art, play/pause button and the back/forward [...]

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How to Toggle First-Person View in Google Maps Navigation

Google Maps navigation has two views: First-person view (where the arrow faces forward at all times) and Map view, which shows a more traditional map and rotates the arrow   When you are using navigation, the first person view is more useful. Here is how you toggle between both these views. Tap the compass icon in [...]

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