• By Robert Pewter
  • 23-Nov-2016

How to Use the Phone to Connect my Tablet or Laptop Online

If you’re caught in a situation where you don’t have Wi-Fi to connect your laptop to the Internet, you could always bank on your phone’s data connection for the same.


  • By Key Content
  • 04-Oct-2016

5 Android Apps that Sap your Battery

Smartphones and tablets are constantly being upgraded. They have become more intelligent, a lot lighter and they’ve taken on some spectacular designs. One thing that still remains a problem though is battery performance.


  • By Robbie Pewter
  • 30-Sep-2016

We are Maxwell by Softonic

We've changed our name, but not our mission. Introducing Maxwell by Softonic


  • By Key Content
  • 29-Aug-2016

How To Fix The “Google Play Services Has Stopped” Error

If you're experiencing the always irritating “Google Play Services has stopped” error, don't worry. Read below for a number of ways to fix this error.


  • By Robert Pewter
  • 24-Aug-2016

Why You Should Download Utility Apps To Your Android Phone

Utility apps might not be glamorous, but they are useful. Read on for why you might want to download some of them.


  • By Robert Pewter
  • 04-Aug-2016

The 8 Major Benefits Of Using An Android Smartphone

It's hard to know which OS is best when buying a new smartphone. Read on to discover some of the benefits of using Android.


  • By Robbie Pewter
  • 01-Mar-2016

How to Find Out What's Causing Android Battery Drain

Having problems with your Android's battery life? Learn how to check your battery usage to find out what could be causing it, and discover the 10 most battery-draining apps.


  • By Fabrizio Ferri-Benedetti
  • 27-Jan-2016

How to Get Rid of the Malware That Injects Spam in Every App

If you are seeing fullscreen ads in all your apps, there is adware on your cellphone. The good news is that detecting and removing it only takes a minute. Let us explain how.


  • By Fabrizio Ferri-Benedetti
  • 01-Dec-2015

How to Get Rid of Android Preinstalled Apps

They are there every time you turn on the mobile phone or tablet: preinstalled apps, games or utilities that the manufacturer decided to embed on Android so you could not get rid of them. Here we let you know the best ways to deal with them.


  • By Fabrizio Ferri-Benedetti
  • 09-Nov-2015

5 Tips to Free Up Storage Space on Your Android Device

The infamous “Insufficient storage available” error means that your device has run out of space. No more memory, zero, nada. Luckily, there are safe and fast ways to make room.


  • By Fabrizio Ferri-Benedetti
  • 02-Nov-2015

How to Install Apps Using APK Files

In some cases you need to install Android apps from a source other than Google Play. This method is known as "APK sideloading".


  • By Fabrizio Ferri-Benedetti
  • 26-Oct-2015

How to Set Up your New Android Phone

New smartphone or tablet? Don't be afraid of setting it up: in this article, I'll show you how to quickly set up your Android device in no time.