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Download Navi is a free and open source Android download manager that supports phones, Android TV, and Chrome OS

The simple and fairly transparent download manager is one of Android's many advantages. Though it is miles better than any competitor can offer on mobile, it still lacks some very desirable functionality. That's where third-party download managers come into play. There are a bunch of them available on the Play Store, but they often have...

macOS’ Android File Transfer bug which made files lose creation dates will finally be fixed

Google's solution to transferring files from Android to macOS devices is a tool called Android File Transfer. Doing a simple Google Search, you can find dozens of complaints that macOS owners have had with this tool. Unless you're choosing to use some 3rd-party solution (which may also be as buggy), the Android File Transfer tool was the...

Google Files Go gets a built-in media player, faster sharing, and advanced browsing

Files Go was released last year by Google to finally offer a first-party solution for browsing the files on Android devices. It offers features like identifying big files and folders, decluttering the device, and more. Unfortunately, it still isn't built into the system itself, but the application has more than 10 million downloads on the...

Chrome OS 70 brings native network file share support

At one point in time, Chrome OS was nothing more than a minimal operating system that let you access various web services. As time has gone on though, it's become clear that Google has begun taking Chrome OS very seriously as it has started to gain mainstream feature after mainstream features. Even the supplemental features...

Solid Explorer Is Now Optimized For Android TV And Chrome OS

In the years since it was released, Solid Explorer has built its reputation as one of the top file managers available for Android. It was installed over a million times and has a rating of 4.6 in Google Play Store. The popular file manager has finally made its way to Android TV and Chrome OS. Usually,...

Google’s Files Go Smart File Manager has been Accidentally Leaked

One feature which stock Android has always lacked is proper, fleshed-out file manager. OEMs have made it a point to include custom file managers in their ROMs, but with Android 4.4 KitKat, the Documents provider gained basic file management capabilities. However, the functionality was never upgraded into a full file manager. However, this opinion has proved unpopular, as...

ES File Explorer – A Short Story of A Fallen King

File managers are still a missing puzzle in a big Android ecosystem. We have Windows Explorer, The Finder and Nautilus or Nemo on our PCs, but Android still has no truly extensive file explorer included in the system. I'm mostly referring to Nexus software here, which should be treated as a the matrix to all currently available firmwares...