[Android Trick] Cast A Magic Spell using your Android Phone

What would Harry Porter do if he would find himself in a dark room? He would cast a magic spell on his magic wand to light up the room.

Guess what you can do the same with your Android phone. Latest version of Google Now allows you to turn on & turn off the Torch of your mobile phone using the exact same Harry Porter commands.

The voice command is “OK Google Lumos” to turn on the light & “OK Google Nox”.

You can also activate silence mode by calling out “OK Google Silencio”.

Go cast your spell!

Top 5 Android phones under 10K in India

With so many new budget phones launching every day, it is really hard to find the right one which suits your budget and has decent configuration too. So just to help reduce your time in finding the right phone, we have compiled a list of top 5 budget android phones.

5 – Panasonic Eluga Icon


With HD display, 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM and 1.5 GHz true octa-core processor, this phone scores 7.5/10 on specsheet in this price range. It misses on OS update (still running on KitKat) and FHD display. Also there are mixed user reviews from verified buyers around the net. You can checkout more about this phone here Panasonic Eluga Icon (Slate).

4 – Yu – Yureka Plus


It has got almost all the good things in it. Initially the phone was running Cyanogen out of the box. But now users will have to visit service centre to get the Cyanogen installed on this phone. With Cyanogen you will get frequent OS updates and lot more control over the OS. With 13 mp camera, 1.5 GHz Octa-core processor and 2 GB RAM and Full HD display this one deserves to be in the top 5 list.

3 – InFocus M810

infocus m810

2.5 GHz quad core processor, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB ROM, 13MP camera – I am sure it has already got your attention with this specs. And the main attraction is NFC. There are not many phones with decent specs that come under 10K and has NFC too. Classy looks of this one adds a bonus point. Only issue is – this phone does not support Indian 4G bands. So if you are planning to use 4G any time soon ,then you can skip this one.

2 –  Coolpad Note 3

Coolpad note 3

Finger print scanner, 1.3 GHz octa core processor, 3 GB RAM, 3000 mAh battery and HD display  -what more can we ask for in 9k? This phone scores 9/10 on spec sheet for this range. Phone’s build quality too is up to the mark and looks beautiful in hand. Not only that, phone is also loved by real users. With all the positive reviews around the net I had to put this on #2.

1 – Lenovo K3 note

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K3 note

This one is my personal favourite. It has most balanced specs I have seen within this range – backed by Lenovo’s really nice customer service (I am already using a Lenovo tablet). 2 GB RAM, 1.7 GHz Octa-core processor, full HD display, 3000 mAh battery, 16 GB ROM and all of these at below 10K price. Very few would disagree about this one being put at  #1 in budget category.

Don’t see your favourite phone here? Use the comment box below to enlighten us.

Vysor – easiest way to access your Android from PC

control android from PC - vysor

It might not be the most sought after utility, but the ability to control your android from PC can definitely make your life a little more easy. This can help you save some time if you have to work on both devices simultaneously, specially for developers this tool can come handy.

control android from PC - vysor

Vysor is a chrome extension which lets you control your android from PC. So far all the tools which we have seen requires the phone to be rooted, but Vysor will work just by enabling developer mode on the phone. To enable developement mode, go to Settings -> About phone and press seven times on build version. After this you will see a new option under settings – Developer Options . Select that option and enable USB debugging.

Having done this, you can connect your phone to computer and Vysor will allow you to control it. Vysor is still in beta mode so it might not work perfectly but still it’s a cool utility.


Let me know if you know of any other such cools tools.


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