Accessory of the Day: Anker MP141 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

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Now that we’re in the warmest part of the year we often find ourselves sitting on the back deck or patio enjoying a sunset. Maybe we’re out there on a Friday night with some friends and having a rousing game of Connect Four or whatever. Or, perhaps you’re the forever alone ...

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The Big List of Android Wear Apps

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So you’ve got yourself an Android Wear device and now you’re looking for apps and games. Where to go to find them? Well, as of right now Google isn’t doing anything all that formal to track apps with Wear in mind. Sure, there’s the “Apps for Android Wear” category tucked away in the Google Play ...

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Accessory of the Day: Do Good Have Fun Car Phone Mount

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Do you find yourself commuting to and from work in a car or, perhaps, driving as part of your job? Where are you putting your smartphone while you drive? Surely, not in the cup holder or on your lap, right? And, you’re definitely not texting and driving, are you? Put your handset ...

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Accessory of the Day: Lepow Moonstone 6000mAh External Battery

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Need some extra juice for your smartphone but can’t get to a power supply? That stinks, bro. We can’t really help you today, but we can do you a solid for the future. Next time, take an external battery with you and you’ll avoid the hassle of hugging a wall. The Lepow ...

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How To: Enable “OK Google” on all screens of your Android

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Want to enable Google Now voice search from any screen of your Android? Of course you do. Thanks to a recent update to the search app you can now say, “OK Google” from anywhere you want on your Android smartphone or tablet. It’s quite easy to do, actually, and here’s how ...

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Samsung slams iPhone users as “wall huggers” in latest commercial

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You know you’ve seen these guys… the ones who plug in their smartphones at airports, coffee shops, bathrooms, and other places. Heck, we’ve all been there. Early Android smartphones were outright terrible for battery life. Samsung’s latest TV spot, “Wall ...

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OnePlus tablet, recent HTC Volantis specs turn out to be hoax

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You know that old saying of, “If it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is”? Looks like that applies to not one, but two articles we covered yesterday. As it turns out, both the OnePlus tablet and new HTC Volantis specifications were the result of a hoax. According to ...

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Is my Android smartphone compatible with Android Wear?

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So you’ve heard the news, seen the pictures, and are already thinking about buying an Android Wear smartwatch. The only hangup, as you see it, is knowing whether your smartphone is compatible with the new software experience. Thankfully, finding out is as easy as visiting a website from your ...

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MobileBeat 2014 returns to San Francisco July 8-9

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MobileBeat, the annual VentureBeat conference centered around the future of mobile, returns to San Francisco in but a few week’s time. Taking place on July 8-9, some of the themes this year focus on fostering attention and engagement, advertising technology, and turning engagement into ...

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Google Glass to get Android Wear notifications

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With Android Wear getting its first official outing at Google I/O and the hype of  which Smartwatches will be available, there was little mention of Google Glass and where it fits in with Android Wear’s plans. No need to worry, Google haven’t forgotten about all the Glass explorers out there, ...

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By the numbers: Google boasts Android explosive growth

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Not that this is exactly new to many of you but Android is big and it’s getting bigger by the moment. Google today announced that there are now 1 billion active (within last 30 days) Android users. And, with the upcoming Android One, Android TV, Android Wear, and Android Fit stuff we ...

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LG G Watch goes up on pre-order for $255

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  It’s just a matter of time now until we expect to see the LG G Watch officially announced at Google I/O alongside the Moto 360, both of which will be Android Wear’s first flag-ship devices.So with launch of the LG G Watch imminent, it was obvious that some retailers would be chomping at ...

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Our interview with CEO of Blu Products: spec wars, upcoming products, LTE support, and more

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Blu Products is one of our favourite trendy brands featuring a variety of devices to meet the needs of smartphone consumers alike. AndroidGuys had a chance to have some of our top questions answered by BLU’s Chief Executive Officer, Samuel Ohev-Zion. Our Questions Answered In a growing ...

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Motorola showcases 10 best Moto 360 designs in Face-Off contest

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Motorola today announced it has trimmed its Moto 360 Face-Off submissions down to the top 10. After kicking off in mid-May, the hardware maker received more than 1,300 entries which run the gamut of simple and clean to outright busy and cluttered. A post on Google+ today tells us that now it’s ...

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Fuelband app is finally available on Android

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Nike said that it won’t make an Android application for Fuelband, that was February last year. More recently they announced they’ll focus on software rather than hardware, in other words won’t make any more Fuelbands. Well, be it as it may, they’ve released an Android app for Fuelband. There’s ...

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