Azzief Khaliq

Azzief is a writer for Hongkiat.com. He is also a musician, Android user and all around nerd. He loves his tea and spends far too much time thinking about video games.

Latest posts

Android Fragmentation: The Story So Far

This post was first published on: Jan 16, 2014. Android fragmentation is often brought up as the Achilles’ heel of the OS. Critics often point to fr…

Stream Region-Locked Content Anywhere With Media Hint

Let’s face it: region-locked content is really annoying. How many times have you wanted to watch something on the Internet but were stymied by regio…

JUMP Cable: A smart charging cable that doubles as a battery

One of the biggest drawbacks of smartphones is their battery life. That’s the only obstacle to constant connectivity and while the many heavy batter…

Apply New Android Themes Easily With Themer

Android has always been known for being heavily customizable, but the amount of work needed can sometimes be daunting. Having to look for and install …

How to Enable “Ok Google” Outside the US

Note: This article was first published on: Dec 12, 2013. One of the best features of the new Google Experience Launcher is its support for Google Now…

5 Powerful Bitcoin Mining Machines Money Can Buy

We’ve talked about Bitcoins before, and even put together a list of 20 places where you can spend them. But a list of places to spend Bitcoins isn…

Use The "Ok Google" Hotword On Your Computer [Quicktip]

If you’ve been using Google Now on your Android 4.4 device, you may have tried using the handy "Ok Google" voice command to activate Google Now’s …

Keep Your Android Device’s Data Safe With Samsung KNOX

As bring your own device (BYOD) policies become more and more popular with enterprises and their employees, issues related to data security and confid…

Improve Your iPhone’s Low Light Capabilities With Lightstrap

Update: Funding for Lightstrap has been cancelled. If you use your iPhone to take photos, you’ve probably been frustrated by the iPhone’s poor low…

U.S. vs. China: Big Tech Brand Comparison

Every day, many of us visit websites like Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook, and Google. These sites come from the US. But, despite their worldwide fame, C…

Where Can You Spend Your Bitcoins?

If you’re a follower of technology or business websites, you’ve probably heard of Bitcoin. Bitcoin is a digital peer-to-peer currency famed for it…

Draw Circuits On Paper With Circuit Scribe

Have you ever wished there was another way to prototype or teach about electronic circuits other than breaking out the old-school and decidedly low-te…