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[Guide] Disable/Uninstall/Remove Bixby from Samsung Phones

March 19, 2019
A few months back, I added shiny new Samsung Galaxy S9+ to my gadget list. [Yaay! :D] While Samsung flagships are known for their build quality, looks, camera, display et cetera, Samsung is notorious for adding unnecessary bloatware on their phones. One of such bloatwares that comes pre-installed is their virtual assistant Bixby and its related services. Hell, they even added a physical button for the same. 

How to Install, Setup and Use AndroidViewClient on Windows

August 21, 2018
Step by step tutorial on setting up AndroidViewClient on Windows machines. AndroidViewClient is a python library and tools that simplifies test script creation and android test automation, providing higher level operations and the ability of obtaining the tree of Views present at any given moment on the device or emulator screen and perform operations on it. AndroidViewClient is commonly used to create tests scripts but can be in stand-alone scripts as well. Test script creation can be even further simplified and automated by using Culebra. Culebra is a sweet tool!

The Ultimate ADB Reference Guide – Android Debug Bridge

August 12, 2018
Anyone working with Android development will come across this utility - adb - at one point of time during their development cycle. Android Debug Bridge, acronym-ed as adb is a powerful command line based utility to assist developers during Android app development. While the utility might have been conceived as a debugging utility by Google Engineers, it has set of innovative use cases which could go way beyond as just "debugging" tool. 

Interesting Analytics Data: Mobile Devices – June 2016

June 25, 2016
I use Google Analytics on this website. Few lines of JS tracking code collects plethora of visitor information. One of the matrix of Analytics service is, Mobile - under category of Audience Overview. It's quite an interesting section. Let's have a look at it. I've taken sample of 1,00,000 sessions. Mobile industry is volatile, current scores are prone to change. I will compare stakes again after one year.

List Of Productivity Apps : Turn Your Smartphone Into A Powerhouse

April 2, 2016
As I iterated earlier, smartphone is one the best gadgets we use these days. Though we use it mostly to remain in touch with friends, take photos and pass time, there are a handful of apps that can turn it into a productivity powerhouse. I like making lists. Many of my list articles have received a warm response. Time to create another one: List of Productivity Apps! It contains the apps that I personally use on Android.