Six (6) Android Games You Should Play Now not Tomorrow

Got a new device? You need to get some new games. Here are some quick recommendations for great Android games. Some are familiar from other platforms. Some are free. Some are paid, and some have specific hardware requirements. All are listed here.
1.  Minecraft Pocket Edition
Why it is great: Minecraft is an entertaining block-building and survival game. You can play either in creative mode where you build and invent things in your own randomly generated world or you can play in survival mode where you use your wits and resources to survive against the creepers who come out at night.
Note – this does not connect with your main Minecraft account if you play the computer version of the game.
Play for yourself or keep it around to entertain kids. (Turn off in-app purchases if you do this.)
Minecraft is a paid app ($6.99) but you can find occasional sales, in-app purchases run from $0.50 to $1.99.   More »
2.  Lara Croft Go
Based on the popular Tomb Raider series and developed by Square Enix, Lara Craft Go is a relatively simple but very addictive puzzle game you can take with you. The puzzles are designed for short bursts of play, so pull it out in the doctor’s office waiting room or while riding the bus home.
Lara Croft Go sells for $4.99 but is occasionally on sale for $0.99. It allows in-app purchases. If you like this game, you can also check out Hitman Go, which is also from Square Enix.  More »
3.  Buttons and Scissors
This is a free puzzle game where you try to cut matching color buttons off of a square of denim. Mechanically this feels similar to Bejeweled, but not completely the same. The logic puzzles offer great challenges for players of all ages.
The other big advantage to this game is that it does not require any connectivity. You can play this game on devices that aren’t connected to Wi-Fi or in that signal dead spot.
Buttons and Scissors is a free download but allows in-app purchases.  More »
 Did you want to try out the new trend in adult coloring books, but you don’t want to carry around coloring pencil and a coloringb book? Try out this app instead. It’s appropriate for kids or adults, and while it’s not the same as coloring in an actual coloring book, it is still very satisfying.
Mandala Coloring Pages is free (with ads) but also allows in-app purchases.  More »
Yes. You can play an Android version of Portal. This is a real console game. As such, it requires a real console. This version will only work on the Nvidia Shield version of Android TV.  The Nvidia Shield starts at around $199 but allows you to stream movies and play Android games on your TV.
Portal starts at $1.99 but this is “introductory pricing.”  More »
If you have a phone with a fast processor and terrific screen display, you can take it for a ride with this virtual reality game. This is a first-person shooter where you aim at balloons. You’ll need Google Cardboard. This is an inexpensive accessory that you can either make or buy for around $15 and will turn your phone into a virtual reality device. Obviously not a game you can play while waiting in a doctor’s office (unless your doctor is awesome) but a fun novelty game to play by yourself or after having one of your friends try on the headset.
VR Cardboard Shooter 3D is a free download.  More »

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How to Change the Color of Address Bar in Mobile Browser to Match Your WordPress Site Theme Color


Recently, we was asked by our clients, on how to add custom theme color to their browser to match with their WordPress Theme, when browsing on mobile platform, due to their theme don’t have this feature inbuilt, so we have to tell them to give us more time, to figure out how this feature can be added to their sites in a custom settings. 

Setting this color to your mobile browser, is not a bad SEO practices, rather it enhanced the beauty of your site in mobile views and also it speaks good about your site, telling your visitors that, your site colors are well arranged in terms of the designing. 

Now Have you ever noticed that many popular websites like BBC and Facebook use their own brand colors for the address bar in mobile browser. In this article, we will show you how to change the color of address bar in mobile browser to match your WordPress site.


Why Match Address Bar Color in Mobile Browser?

Yes, This is the question we asked most of our clients, in adding this feature to there sites, and they all gave us reasonable answers, that made us to go ahead in creating this article, Now here is the answer we got from one of our clients, that pushed our team spirit in putting it to work.

They Said that: Most of the popular WordPress themes, they knew before now, are all mobile responsive. This makes your site looks great on mobile devices. However, it still looks and feels like a website.

And also, Matching the color of address bar to your WordPress site, gives it a native app-like feel. This improves user experience, which ultimately boosts sales and conversions.

Note: However, please note or be reminded that currently, this feature is only supported or works for Google Chrome web Browser on Android devices using Lollipop or newer versions. Maybe in future updates of other mobile web browsers might support this feature to be added to their browsers.

Adding Match Address Bar Color on Mobile Browser to Your WordPress Theme

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Simply add this code in your theme or child theme‘s header.php file just before the closing </head> tag.

<meta name="theme-color" content="#c75ea3" />

Note that, This line is a HTML meta tag used by Google Chrome on Android to change color of address bar in mobile browser. The content field has the hex code for the color you want to use as theme color.

Are you Not sure how to get the hex color code?

You can get the HEX value of a color using any image editing software like Adobe Photoshop, Gimp, Paint, etc. Also, you can search for color codes in Google Search Engine, to see the lists of color codes you want to your browser theme color.

Note: If you are Using Publisher, WordPress Theme, You can add this code to your Publisher Theme Settings page, in the section of Custom Code: e.g: Theme Options/ Analytics/Custom Code/Code before </head> Add the code in this box, and you are done in adding it.



That’s all, we hope this article helped you learn how to change the color of address bar in mobile browser to match your WordPress site. 

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